The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 36 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 19 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.90% 0.53% 6.25%
As % of the Vendors category 8.72% 0.97% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Average daily rate
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£406 £370 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.79% -1.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £370 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £370 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -4.76%
Cisco
Tyne and Wear

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

Vendors Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
218 103 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 44.76% 54.50% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 58 43
Average daily rate £360 £280 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -21.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £197 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -16.00%
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 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 17 (48.57%) Windows
1 17 (48.57%) Firewall
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (37.14%) LAN
2 13 (37.14%) WAN
2 13 (37.14%) vSphere
3 12 (34.29%) EMC
4 11 (31.43%) DNS
4 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
4 11 (31.43%) MS Office
4 11 (31.43%) CheckPoint
4 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
4 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
4 11 (31.43%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 10 (28.57%) F5
5 10 (28.57%) VMware
5 10 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (28.57%) Network Security
5 10 (28.57%) TippingPoint
5 10 (28.57%) HP
5 10 (28.57%) Service Management
5 10 (28.57%) Juniper
6 9 (25.71%) SSL
6 9 (25.71%) ITIL
6 9 (25.71%) WhatsUp Gold
6 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
6 9 (25.71%) QA

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Office
1 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) Firewall
2 13 (37.14%) WAN
2 13 (37.14%) LAN
3 11 (31.43%) DNS
4 10 (28.57%) Network Security
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (25.71%) SSL
5 9 (25.71%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (20.00%) SAN
8 6 (17.14%) Junos
9 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (5.71%) MPLS
10 2 (5.71%) DSL
10 2 (5.71%) SMS
11 1 (2.86%) VoIP
11 1 (2.86%) WLAN
11 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (2.86%) Back Office
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Server Support
3 3 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Virtualisation Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Network Support
4 2 (5.71%) Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Network Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Support Technician
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) AS400
2 1 (2.86%) Handset
2 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
1 11 (31.43%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (28.57%) Service Management
3 9 (25.71%) ITIL
3 9 (25.71%) Network Design
3 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
3 9 (25.71%) Network Management
4 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
5 5 (14.29%) Time Management
6 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.57%) SIEM
7 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.86%) Change Management
9 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) CCNP
3 4 (11.43%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) PMP
5 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
2 6 (17.14%) JSP 440
3 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) vSphere
2 8 (22.86%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (11.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.71%) WSUS
4 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (5.71%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) SCCM
5 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) EMC
2 11 (31.43%) CheckPoint
3 10 (28.57%) VMware
3 10 (28.57%) HP
3 10 (28.57%) Juniper
3 10 (28.57%) TippingPoint
3 10 (28.57%) F5
4 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.86%) McAfee
5 6 (17.14%) 3PAR
6 3 (8.57%) Symantec
7 2 (5.71%) Crossbeam
7 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.86%) Draytek
8 1 (2.86%) Polycom
8 1 (2.86%) NEC
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix
8 1 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.86%) CA