The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 34 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 25 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.10% 4.69% 5.21%
As % of the Vendors category 8.77% 7.93% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 1
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£400 £280 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.52 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.77% -11.83%
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England

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

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
285 290 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.72% 59.18% 53.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 172 63
Average daily rate £365 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £198 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £23.75 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.26% +25.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £34.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
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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 +7 21 £414 +55.39% 5
Northumberland - - - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (38.98%) Firewall
2 21 (35.59%) Windows
3 20 (33.90%) EMC
4 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
5 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (27.12%) vSphere
6 16 (27.12%) WAN
7 15 (25.42%) LAN
8 14 (23.73%) Network Security
9 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
9 13 (22.03%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (22.03%) ITIL
9 13 (22.03%) Juniper
9 13 (22.03%) CheckPoint
9 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
9 13 (22.03%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (20.34%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (20.34%) F5
10 12 (20.34%) McAfee
10 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
11 11 (18.64%) DNS
11 11 (18.64%) HP
11 11 (18.64%) TippingPoint
11 11 (18.64%) Network Design
11 11 (18.64%) Incident Management
11 11 (18.64%) Service Management
11 11 (18.64%) Service Delivery
11 11 (18.64%) VMware
11 11 (18.64%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (18.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (3.39%) Apache
1 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.69%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.98%) Firewall
2 16 (27.12%) WAN
3 15 (25.42%) LAN
4 14 (23.73%) Network Security
5 13 (22.03%) Cisco IOS
6 12 (20.34%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (18.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 11 (18.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 11 (18.64%) DNS
8 10 (16.95%) SSL
8 10 (16.95%) SAN
9 9 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (11.86%) Junos
11 5 (8.47%) Cisco ICM
12 3 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (3.39%) VPN
13 2 (3.39%) Internet
13 2 (3.39%) SMS
13 2 (3.39%) VoIP
13 2 (3.39%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
1 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.69%) Back Office
1 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.69%) Finance
1 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Consultant
3 6 (10.17%) Network Consultant
4 5 (8.47%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Administrator
4 5 (8.47%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) IT Support
5 4 (6.78%) Voice Specialist
5 4 (6.78%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) EMC Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Network Administrator
5 4 (6.78%) Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco Specialist
6 3 (5.08%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Virtualisation Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) VXML
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Cryptography
2 5 (8.47%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) IVR
3 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.69%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.59%) Windows
2 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.69%) CentOS
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) ITIL
1 13 (22.03%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (18.64%) Service Management
2 11 (18.64%) Service Delivery
2 11 (18.64%) Network Design
2 11 (18.64%) Incident Management
3 10 (16.95%) Load Balancing
3 10 (16.95%) Network Management
4 7 (11.86%) Time Management
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 3 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.08%) SIEM
6 3 (5.08%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.39%) Change Management
8 1 (1.69%) Project Management
8 1 (1.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) Java
2 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.95%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (13.56%) CCNA
5 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (10.17%) MCSE
7 5 (8.47%) MCSA
7 5 (8.47%) CCNP
7 5 (8.47%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.69%) VCP4
8 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
1 8 (13.56%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) vSphere
2 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
3 11 (18.64%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.78%) SRDF
6 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.69%) Xen
7 1 (1.69%) XenApp
7 1 (1.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (8.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (8.47%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (5.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (3.39%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) EMC
2 13 (22.03%) Juniper
2 13 (22.03%) CheckPoint
3 12 (20.34%) McAfee
3 12 (20.34%) F5
4 11 (18.64%) TippingPoint
4 11 (18.64%) VMware
4 11 (18.64%) HP
5 9 (15.25%) 3PAR
6 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.78%) Brocade
7 4 (6.78%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.08%) Symantec
9 2 (3.39%) Avaya
10 1 (1.69%) Crossbeam
10 1 (1.69%) BT
10 1 (1.69%) Sybase
10 1 (1.69%) Citrix
10 1 (1.69%) NetApp
10 1 (1.69%) Lotus
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