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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 46 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 18 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.24% 1.41% 5.86%
As % of the Vendors category 8.00% 2.78% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 4
Average daily rate
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£348 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £300 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -6.97%
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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
225 72 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.54% 50.70% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 41 62
Average daily rate £347 £310 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.09% +21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £184 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £494 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.90 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.50% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 15 (62.50%) Windows
1 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (54.17%) LAN
2 13 (54.17%) WAN
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (50.00%) HP
3 12 (50.00%) DNS
3 12 (50.00%) MS Office
3 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) vSphere
3 12 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (45.83%) F5
4 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
4 11 (45.83%) Service Management
4 11 (45.83%) Juniper
4 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
5 10 (41.67%) EMC
5 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 10 (41.67%) Service Delivery
5 10 (41.67%) Incident Management
5 10 (41.67%) QA
5 10 (41.67%) WhatsUp Gold
5 10 (41.67%) Network Management
6 9 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (37.50%) Network Design
6 9 (37.50%) Network Security
6 9 (37.50%) McAfee

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Office
2 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) LAN
1 13 (54.17%) WAN
2 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 12 (50.00%) DNS
3 9 (37.50%) SSL
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (37.50%) Network Security
3 9 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (33.33%) Junos
5 7 (29.17%) SAN
6 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (8.33%) DHCP
8 2 (8.33%) MPLS
8 2 (8.33%) DSL
8 2 (8.33%) SMS
9 1 (4.17%) VoIP
9 1 (4.17%) WLAN
9 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) IDOL
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Server Support
2 3 (12.50%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Network Support
3 2 (8.33%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Support
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Handset
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
1 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (45.83%) Service Management
3 10 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 10 (41.67%) Incident Management
3 10 (41.67%) Network Management
4 9 (37.50%) Network Design
4 9 (37.50%) ITIL
5 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 6 (25.00%) Time Management
7 3 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
9 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) PMP
4 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
2 7 (29.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) vSphere
2 9 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
4 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) WSUS
3 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (8.33%) HP SIM
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) HP
2 11 (45.83%) Juniper
2 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
2 11 (45.83%) F5
3 10 (41.67%) EMC
4 9 (37.50%) McAfee
5 8 (33.33%) TippingPoint
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) 3PAR
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
8 3 (12.50%) Crossbeam
8 3 (12.50%) Riverbed
9 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
9 2 (8.33%) CA
10 1 (4.17%) Veritas
10 1 (4.17%) NEC
10 1 (4.17%) Citrix
10 1 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (4.17%) Draytek
10 1 (4.17%) Polycom