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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 58 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 9 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.34% 2.77% 2.70%
As % of the Vendors category 3.41% 5.81% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate £220 £413 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +68.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £384 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £424 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+26.19% +20.00%
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
264 155 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 39.23% 47.69% 63.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 103 117
Average daily rate £400 £353 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% +44.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 16
Average hourly rate £20.25 £13.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £10.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £14.80 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 (73.91%) ITIL
2 15 (65.22%) Windows
3 14 (60.87%) Migration
4 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
5 12 (52.17%) SAN
6 11 (47.83%) EMC
6 11 (47.83%) Incident Management
6 11 (47.83%) Replication
6 11 (47.83%) VMware
6 11 (47.83%) CLARiiON
6 11 (47.83%) Symmetrix
6 11 (47.83%) Celerra
6 11 (47.83%) NAS
6 11 (47.83%) EMC VNX
6 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
7 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
8 9 (39.13%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (34.78%) Service Management
10 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
10 6 (26.09%) Firewall
11 5 (21.74%) Dell
11 5 (21.74%) LAN
11 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
11 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
12 4 (17.39%) WAN
12 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
12 4 (17.39%) HP
13 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
13 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
13 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) SAN
2 11 (47.83%) NAS
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
4 5 (21.74%) LAN
5 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.70%) DHCP
6 2 (8.70%) DNS
6 2 (8.70%) VPN
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (4.35%) FWSM
7 1 (4.35%) MPLS
7 1 (4.35%) Network Security
7 1 (4.35%) SNMP
7 1 (4.35%) SSL
7 1 (4.35%) VoIP
7 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Storage Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Support Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) SAN Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Storage Support Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) SAN Support
5 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (8.70%) Exchange Support
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Support
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Support
7 1 (4.35%) EMC Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Support
7 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) VoIP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Celerra
1 11 (47.83%) CLARiiON
1 11 (47.83%) EMC VNX
1 11 (47.83%) Replication
1 11 (47.83%) Symmetrix
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) FreeBSD
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) ITIL
2 14 (60.87%) Migration
3 11 (47.83%) Incident Management
4 8 (34.78%) Service Management
5 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Email Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) ITSM
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.35%) BCP
7 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Change Control
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (4.35%) Security Patching
7 1 (4.35%) Server Building
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) EMC
1 11 (47.83%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) Dell
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) CA
4 2 (8.70%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Mitel
5 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.35%) Sun