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 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 33 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing Cisco 36 9 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.60% 2.39% 7.42%
As % of the Vendors category 9.97% 4.29% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 8
Average daily rate
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£365 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £376 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -4.76%
Cisco
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
361 210 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.10% 55.85% 52.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 99 88
Average daily rate £360 £307 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.26% -5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £491 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 30
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £15.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -33.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £10.35 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.19 £36.00
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 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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 +3 32 £375 +1.35% 3
Northumberland -1 1 £348 -13.00%
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (50.85%) Windows
2 29 (49.15%) Firewall
3 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (33.90%) CheckPoint
4 20 (33.90%) LAN
4 20 (33.90%) WAN
5 19 (32.20%) DNS
5 19 (32.20%) HP
5 19 (32.20%) Juniper
5 19 (32.20%) F5
6 18 (30.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 18 (30.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 18 (30.51%) vSphere
6 18 (30.51%) Network Monitoring
7 17 (28.81%) EMC
7 17 (28.81%) Service Management
7 17 (28.81%) Network Design
7 17 (28.81%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (28.81%) Network Security
8 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
8 16 (27.12%) Incident Management
8 16 (27.12%) Service Delivery
8 16 (27.12%) SSL
8 16 (27.12%) McAfee
8 16 (27.12%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (25.42%) Hyper-V
9 15 (25.42%) WhatsUp Gold
9 15 (25.42%) Network Management
9 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (25.42%) ITIL

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.69%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) MS Office
1 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (49.15%) Firewall
2 20 (33.90%) WAN
2 20 (33.90%) LAN
3 19 (32.20%) DNS
4 18 (30.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 18 (30.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 17 (28.81%) Cisco IOS
5 17 (28.81%) Network Security
6 16 (27.12%) SSL
6 16 (27.12%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (22.03%) SAN
8 11 (18.64%) Junos
9 8 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (8.47%) SMS
11 3 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (3.39%) MPLS
12 2 (3.39%) DSL
13 1 (1.69%) DHCP
13 1 (1.69%) Wireless Security
13 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
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 22 (37.29%) Network Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
3 5 (8.47%) Architect
3 5 (8.47%) Analyst
3 5 (8.47%) Consultant
3 5 (8.47%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (8.47%) IT Support
4 4 (6.78%) Network Administrator
4 4 (6.78%) Administrator
4 4 (6.78%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.08%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Network Consultant
5 3 (5.08%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Server Support
5 3 (5.08%) Virtualisation Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Network Support
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Cryptography
2 6 (10.17%) Clustering
3 2 (3.39%) Life Science
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) AS400
4 1 (1.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.85%) Windows
2 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Network Monitoring
2 17 (28.81%) Service Management
2 17 (28.81%) Network Design
3 16 (27.12%) Incident Management
3 16 (27.12%) Service Delivery
4 15 (25.42%) ITIL
4 15 (25.42%) Load Balancing
4 15 (25.42%) Network Management
5 9 (15.25%) Time Management
6 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.08%) SIEM
7 3 (5.08%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.08%) Change Management
7 3 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.69%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.69%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) SQL
1 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (11.86%) CCNA
5 6 (10.17%) MCSE
6 5 (8.47%) MCSA
6 5 (8.47%) CCNP
6 5 (8.47%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.69%) PMP
7 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) QA
2 10 (16.95%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (30.51%) vSphere
2 15 (25.42%) Hyper-V
3 13 (22.03%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (25.42%) WhatsUp Gold
2 6 (10.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.39%) WSUS
4 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (3.39%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.39%) SCOM
5 1 (1.69%) SCCM
5 1 (1.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) CheckPoint
2 19 (32.20%) HP
2 19 (32.20%) Juniper
2 19 (32.20%) F5
3 17 (28.81%) EMC
4 16 (27.12%) McAfee
5 15 (25.42%) TippingPoint
6 11 (18.64%) 3PAR
7 10 (16.95%) VMware
8 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.08%) Symantec
9 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.39%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.39%) Crossbeam
10 2 (3.39%) Avaya
11 1 (1.69%) Citrix
11 1 (1.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (1.69%) CA
11 1 (1.69%) NetApp
11 1 (1.69%) Lotus
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