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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 43 37 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing Cisco 24 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.08% 3.44% 6.74%
As % of the Vendors category 7.55% 7.33% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 6
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£228 £168 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.82% -40.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £168 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £343 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -15.00%
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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
318 273 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.82% 46.99% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 168 56
Average daily rate £300 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £25.00 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -10 18 £180 +7.46% 6
Durham -6 5 £288 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (37.50%) Firewall
2 16 (33.33%) ITIL
3 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 13 (27.08%) Windows
4 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
4 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
5 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (25.00%) WAN
5 12 (25.00%) HP
6 11 (22.92%) EMC
6 11 (22.92%) LAN
6 11 (22.92%) Service Management
6 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
6 11 (22.92%) F5
7 10 (20.83%) Incident Management
7 10 (20.83%) Juniper
7 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.75%) McAfee
8 9 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (16.67%) DNS
9 8 (16.67%) MS Office
10 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
10 7 (14.58%) Cryptography
10 7 (14.58%) Network Security
10 7 (14.58%) vSphere
10 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
11 6 (12.50%) 3PAR
11 6 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (12.50%) Junos

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) Firewall
2 12 (25.00%) WAN
3 11 (22.92%) LAN
4 9 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (16.67%) DNS
6 7 (14.58%) Network Security
7 6 (12.50%) Junos
7 6 (12.50%) SAN
7 6 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (10.42%) SSL
8 5 (10.42%) Cisco ICM
9 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (6.25%) IPv6
10 3 (6.25%) DHCP
10 3 (6.25%) VPN
11 2 (4.17%) VoIP
11 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (2.08%) Cisco ISE
12 1 (2.08%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Consultant
2 8 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Network Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Voice Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) EMC Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Storage Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco Support
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco Voice Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) Network Implementation Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) VXML
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Cryptography
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) IVR
3 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Service Management
3 10 (20.83%) Incident Management
4 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
5 6 (12.50%) Network Design
6 5 (10.42%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (10.42%) ITSM
6 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
6 5 (10.42%) Information Security
6 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
6 5 (10.42%) Time Management
7 4 (8.33%) Network Management
7 4 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (8.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
8 3 (6.25%) Change Control
8 3 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.25%) Migration
8 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.08%) Coaching
9 1 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) Java
1 1 (2.08%) PHP
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) CCNP
5 3 (6.25%) CCNA
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.08%) MCSE
7 1 (2.08%) MCSA
7 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) JSP 440
2 4 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) vSphere
2 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 6 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (8.33%) SRDF
4 1 (2.08%) KVM
4 1 (2.08%) iptables
4 1 (2.08%) Xen
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
2 12 (25.00%) HP
3 11 (22.92%) EMC
3 11 (22.92%) F5
4 10 (20.83%) Juniper
4 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.75%) McAfee
6 6 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 6 (12.50%) TippingPoint
7 5 (10.42%) Dell
7 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
8 4 (8.33%) Riverbed
8 4 (8.33%) Brocade
8 4 (8.33%) Crossbeam
9 2 (4.17%) VMware
10 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.08%) BT
10 1 (2.08%) Sybase
10 1 (2.08%) Citrix
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