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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 24 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 18 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.19% 7.41% 8.30%
As % of the Vendors category 11.39% 17.05% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £250 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.96% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -63.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -21.00%
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
158 129 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 54.30% 43.43% 42.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 71 62
Average daily rate £363 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -63.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £11.00 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Maidstone +3 2 £405 - 4
Sevenoaks - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - - 3
Dartford - - - -
Dover - - - - 2
Folkestone - - - -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 15 (51.72%) VMware
3 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
4 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
4 14 (48.28%) LAN
5 13 (44.83%) WAN
5 13 (44.83%) CCNA
5 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
7 10 (34.48%) CCNP
7 10 (34.48%) Advertising
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (31.03%) DNS
9 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
9 8 (27.59%) Citrix
9 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (24.14%) XenApp
10 7 (24.14%) vSphere
10 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
10 7 (24.14%) ITIL
11 6 (20.69%) OSPF
11 6 (20.69%) Change Management
12 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds
12 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (17.24%) BGP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.90%) IIS
7 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) LAN
3 13 (44.83%) WAN
4 9 (31.03%) DNS
5 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (20.69%) OSPF
7 5 (17.24%) BGP
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (13.79%) DHCP
8 4 (13.79%) MPLS
9 3 (10.34%) Network Security
10 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (6.90%) VPN
10 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
11 1 (3.45%) Wireless
11 1 (3.45%) VLAN
11 1 (3.45%) Internet
11 1 (3.45%) DMZ
11 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Ingres
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) WebLOAD
General
1 10 (34.48%) Advertising
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (27.59%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Support
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Support
5 2 (6.90%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.90%) Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.45%) CentOS
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.45%) OS/400
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Change Management
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.90%) Change Control
4 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (6.90%) BCP
4 2 (6.90%) Network Design
4 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) SOA
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Ruby
1 1 (3.45%) Python
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (44.83%) CCNA
3 10 (34.48%) CCNP
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (17.24%) MCSE
6 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.90%) CRISC
7 2 (6.90%) CISSP
7 2 (6.90%) CISA
7 2 (6.90%) CISM
8 1 (3.45%) MCITP
8 1 (3.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) XenApp
2 7 (24.14%) vSphere
3 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.34%) Terminal Services
4 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
3 8 (27.59%) Citrix
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.34%) Avaya
6 3 (10.34%) Juniper
6 3 (10.34%) F5
7 2 (6.90%) CA
7 2 (6.90%) CommVault
7 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.45%) McAfee
8 1 (3.45%) HP
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.45%) Apple
8 1 (3.45%) Adobe
8 1 (3.45%) JBoss
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