The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 32 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.79% 6.59% 3.58%
As % of the Vendors category 5.92% 14.67% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Average daily rate
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£347 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Vendors Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
169 75 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 47.08% 44.91% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 32 74
Average daily rate £335 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -51.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Cisco
Tyne and Wear

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (46.67%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) LAN
4 12 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (36.67%) ITIL
5 11 (36.67%) HP
5 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (36.67%) Service Management
6 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 10 (33.33%) WAN
7 8 (26.67%) VMware
7 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (23.33%) F5
8 7 (23.33%) Firewall
8 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
8 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (23.33%) Juniper
8 7 (23.33%) EMC
8 7 (23.33%) DNS
9 6 (20.00%) UNIX
9 6 (20.00%) SAN
9 6 (20.00%) MS Office
9 6 (20.00%) Solaris
9 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 6 (20.00%) QA
9 6 (20.00%) Network Management
9 6 (20.00%) Network Monitoring

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) LAN
2 10 (33.33%) WAN
3 7 (23.33%) Firewall
3 7 (23.33%) DNS
4 6 (20.00%) SAN
5 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (16.67%) Junos
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (16.67%) VLAN
5 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.67%) SSL
6 4 (13.33%) VPN
6 4 (13.33%) DSL
6 4 (13.33%) IPsec
6 4 (13.33%) Network Security
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (10.00%) Internet
8 2 (6.67%) SMS
8 2 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) IDOL
General
1 12 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Support
6 1 (3.33%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Project Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Cryptography
1 4 (13.33%) PKI
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) PMI
3 1 (3.33%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.33%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) UNIX
4 6 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
1 11 (36.67%) Service Management
2 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (20.00%) Network Management
2 6 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (16.67%) Network Design
3 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (10.00%) Time Management
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (13.33%) JSP 440
3 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) vSphere
4 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.67%) WSUS
4 1 (3.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) HP
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) F5
3 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (23.33%) Juniper
3 7 (23.33%) EMC
4 5 (16.67%) Splunk
4 5 (16.67%) TippingPoint
4 5 (16.67%) McAfee
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
6 3 (10.00%) Riverbed
6 3 (10.00%) Crossbeam
7 2 (6.67%) CA
7 2 (6.67%) Veritas