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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 29 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 11 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.86% 6.07% 8.68%
As % of the Vendors category 7.48% 12.50% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 14
Average daily rate
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£430 £263 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.80% +64.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £239 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £377 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
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
147 136 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 51.58% 48.57% 51.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 71 100
Average daily rate £375 £370 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 41
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.63 £21.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 December 2014. 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
Dartford - 2 £450 - 1
Maidstone +3 1 - - 2
Sevenoaks - - - -
Stansted - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Dover - - - -
Faversham - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Firewall
3 13 (44.83%) VMware
3 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (41.38%) CheckPoint
4 12 (41.38%) ITIL
4 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
5 11 (37.93%) LAN
6 10 (34.48%) WAN
6 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
7 9 (31.03%) CCNA
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (27.59%) Advertising
8 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (24.14%) F5
9 7 (24.14%) Citrix
9 7 (24.14%) CCNP
10 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (20.69%) vSphere
10 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (17.24%) OSPF
11 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
11 5 (17.24%) DNS
11 5 (17.24%) SLA
11 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
11 5 (17.24%) MS Office
11 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (6.90%) IIS
6 1 (3.45%) Lync
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) Acrobat
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) Firewall
2 11 (37.93%) LAN
3 10 (34.48%) WAN
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (17.24%) OSPF
5 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
5 5 (17.24%) DNS
6 4 (13.79%) Network Security
6 4 (13.79%) BGP
6 4 (13.79%) MPLS
6 4 (13.79%) SAN
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (6.90%) BIG-IP
8 2 (6.90%) VPN
8 2 (6.90%) DHCP
9 1 (3.45%) Junos
9 1 (3.45%) NetScreen
9 1 (3.45%) RIP
9 1 (3.45%) Wireless
General
1 8 (27.59%) Advertising
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Support
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support
6 1 (3.45%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Change Management
3 3 (10.34%) Change Control
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) Network Design
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security
4 2 (6.90%) BCP
4 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (6.90%) Network Management
4 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.45%) SOA
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (31.03%) CCNA
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (24.14%) CCNP
5 4 (13.79%) MCSE
6 2 (6.90%) MCITP
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.90%) CISA
6 2 (6.90%) CISM
6 2 (6.90%) CISSP
6 2 (6.90%) CCDP
6 2 (6.90%) CRISC
7 1 (3.45%) CCIE
7 1 (3.45%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) vSphere
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) XenApp
4 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.34%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.90%) Firmware
6 1 (3.45%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.45%) ProxySG
6 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Foglight
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) VMware
2 12 (41.38%) CheckPoint
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) F5
4 7 (24.14%) Citrix
5 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds
5 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
5 4 (13.79%) Juniper
6 3 (10.34%) CommVault
7 2 (6.90%) McAfee
7 2 (6.90%) CA
8 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.45%) MobileIron
8 1 (3.45%) Symantec
8 1 (3.45%) Avaya
8 1 (3.45%) Nokia
8 1 (3.45%) Clearswift
8 1 (3.45%) Adobe
8 1 (3.45%) HP
8 1 (3.45%) BT
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