The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 28 July 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 North East 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 38 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 16 15 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.04% 4.40% 7.30%
As % of the Vendors category 6.13% 10.20% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 12
Average daily rate
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£331 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £350 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £381 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
- +12.16%
Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
261 147 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 49.62% 43.11% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 62 119
Average daily rate £331 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 22
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -48.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £32.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Cisco
England

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tyne and Wear -18 12 £347 -0.72% 4
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
2 19 (46.34%) Windows
3 16 (39.02%) HP
4 14 (34.15%) ITIL
4 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
5 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (29.27%) Firewall
6 12 (29.27%) Telecoms
6 12 (29.27%) VMware
6 12 (29.27%) LAN
6 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
7 10 (24.39%) WAN
7 10 (24.39%) DNS
7 10 (24.39%) Service Management
7 10 (24.39%) Hyper-V
8 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
8 9 (21.95%) Juniper
9 8 (19.51%) EMC
9 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
9 8 (19.51%) SQL
9 8 (19.51%) CheckPoint
9 8 (19.51%) F5
10 7 (17.07%) Clustering
10 7 (17.07%) SAN
11 6 (14.63%) Solaris
11 6 (14.63%) UNIX
11 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
11 6 (14.63%) TippingPoint

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) LAN
1 12 (29.27%) Firewall
2 10 (24.39%) WAN
2 10 (24.39%) DNS
3 7 (17.07%) SAN
4 6 (14.63%) VLAN
4 6 (14.63%) Junos
4 6 (14.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (14.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (12.20%) SSL
5 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
6 4 (9.76%) VPN
6 4 (9.76%) DHCP
6 4 (9.76%) Network Security
6 4 (9.76%) IPsec
6 4 (9.76%) Internet
7 3 (7.32%) SMS
7 3 (7.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.44%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (29.27%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Server Support
4 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) IT Support
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.44%) HP Storage Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Clustering
2 4 (9.76%) Cryptography
2 4 (9.76%) PKI
3 3 (7.32%) PMI
4 1 (2.44%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Celerra
4 1 (2.44%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) Solaris
4 6 (14.63%) UNIX
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Service Management
3 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
3 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
3 6 (14.63%) Network Management
3 6 (14.63%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (12.20%) Network Design
4 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
5 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.32%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (7.32%) Time Management
6 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.32%) Project Management
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.44%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
2 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) CCNA
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) CCNP
6 1 (2.44%) MCSA
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
2 4 (9.76%) JSP 440
3 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) Hyper-V
3 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.20%) vSphere
5 4 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.88%) SCOM
3 2 (4.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (4.88%) WSUS
4 1 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) HP
2 12 (29.27%) VMware
3 9 (21.95%) Juniper
4 8 (19.51%) CheckPoint
4 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.51%) EMC
4 8 (19.51%) F5
5 6 (14.63%) TippingPoint
6 5 (12.20%) 3PAR
6 5 (12.20%) McAfee
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle
6 5 (12.20%) Splunk
7 3 (7.32%) Riverbed
7 3 (7.32%) Crossbeam
8 2 (4.88%) Dell
8 2 (4.88%) CA
8 2 (4.88%) Veritas
9 1 (2.44%) Remedy
9 1 (2.44%) Isilon
9 1 (2.44%) ProCurve