The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 24 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 20 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.49% 5.83% 7.90%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 11.18% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £212 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.65%
Cisco
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
120 161 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.96% 52.10% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 97 74
Average daily rate £363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £155 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Kent region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Kent region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +1 5 £363 +3.57%
West Malling - 2 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 - - 2
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco.

1 23 (65.71%) Firewall
2 20 (57.14%) VMware
2 20 (57.14%) Windows
3 19 (54.29%) Citrix
4 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (51.43%) MS Exchange
4 18 (51.43%) WAN
4 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (51.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (48.57%) LAN
5 17 (48.57%) CheckPoint
6 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (45.71%) vSphere
6 16 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (42.86%) CCNA
8 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
8 13 (37.14%) ITIL
8 13 (37.14%) F5
9 12 (34.29%) CCNP
10 10 (28.57%) OSPF
10 10 (28.57%) BGP
10 10 (28.57%) SolarWinds
10 10 (28.57%) XenApp
11 9 (25.71%) XenDesktop
11 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (25.71%) BIG-IP
11 9 (25.71%) Wireless
12 8 (22.86%) MPLS
12 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
12 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (51.43%) MS Exchange
1 18 (51.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (65.71%) Firewall
2 18 (51.43%) WAN
3 17 (48.57%) LAN
4 10 (28.57%) OSPF
4 10 (28.57%) BGP
5 9 (25.71%) Wireless
5 9 (25.71%) BIG-IP
6 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
6 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (22.86%) MPLS
7 7 (20.00%) SAN
8 6 (17.14%) NAS
9 5 (14.29%) Network Security
10 4 (11.43%) iSCSI
10 4 (11.43%) VLAN
10 4 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
12 2 (5.71%) Internet
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Network Engineer
1 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Network Support
3 3 (8.57%) Network Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Project Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (17.14%) Change Control
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.71%) SIEM
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.86%) Information Security
6 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (42.86%) CCNA
3 12 (34.29%) CCNP
4 6 (17.14%) MCSE
4 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (8.57%) CCSA
5 3 (8.57%) CCSE
6 2 (5.71%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.71%) JNCIS
6 2 (5.71%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (5.71%) CCSP
7 1 (2.86%) MCSA
7 1 (2.86%) PMP
7 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.86%) CISM
7 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) vSphere
2 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
3 10 (28.57%) XenApp
4 9 (25.71%) XenDesktop
5 7 (20.00%) VMware ESX
6 5 (14.29%) DFS Replication
7 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (14.29%) Foglight
3 4 (11.43%) SCCM
4 2 (5.71%) SCOM
5 1 (2.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) VMware
2 19 (54.29%) Citrix
3 17 (48.57%) CheckPoint
4 13 (37.14%) F5
5 10 (28.57%) SolarWinds
6 7 (20.00%) Juniper
6 7 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (5.71%) Dell
7 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.71%) Splunk
7 2 (5.71%) Meraki
7 2 (5.71%) Aruba
7 2 (5.71%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (2.86%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.86%) Lancope
8 1 (2.86%) LogLogic
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.86%) Tufin
8 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.86%) NetScout