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 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 44 28 15
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 23 6 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.30% 1.70% 7.59%
As % of the Vendors category 7.44% 3.85% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 13
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£347 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £305 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £345 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +3.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.10% -22.00%
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
309 156 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 44.33% 44.19% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 60 100
Average daily rate £347 £363 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +39.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 21
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 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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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 -23 19 £347 +6.91% 8
Northumberland - - - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (42.50%) HP
4 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
4 17 (42.50%) Firewall
5 16 (40.00%) DNS
6 15 (37.50%) WAN
7 14 (35.00%) LAN
7 14 (35.00%) Juniper
8 13 (32.50%) CheckPoint
8 13 (32.50%) Service Management
8 13 (32.50%) F5
9 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
9 12 (30.00%) ITIL
9 12 (30.00%) MS Office
10 11 (27.50%) Incident Management
10 11 (27.50%) WhatsUp Gold
10 11 (27.50%) Network Management
10 11 (27.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (27.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 11 (27.50%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (25.00%) Junos
11 10 (25.00%) vSphere
11 10 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (25.00%) Network Design
11 10 (25.00%) QA
11 10 (25.00%) TippingPoint
11 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
11 10 (25.00%) SSL

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Office
2 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) Firewall
2 16 (40.00%) DNS
3 15 (37.50%) WAN
4 14 (35.00%) LAN
5 11 (27.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (27.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 10 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (25.00%) Junos
6 10 (25.00%) SSL
6 10 (25.00%) SAN
7 9 (22.50%) Network Security
8 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (10.00%) SMS
9 4 (10.00%) DHCP
10 3 (7.50%) MPLS
11 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (5.00%) DSL
12 1 (2.50%) Cisco ISE
12 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.00%) Server Support
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) VMware Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.00%) Operations Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Cryptography
2 4 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Life Science
4 1 (2.50%) Celerra
4 1 (2.50%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Handset
4 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Service Management
2 12 (30.00%) ITIL
3 11 (27.50%) Network Management
3 11 (27.50%) Incident Management
3 11 (27.50%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 10 (25.00%) Network Design
5 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
6 6 (15.00%) Time Management
7 3 (7.50%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) CCNP
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) PMP
5 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) QA
2 8 (20.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (25.00%) vSphere
3 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
4 8 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (5.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.50%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) HP
2 14 (35.00%) Juniper
3 13 (32.50%) CheckPoint
3 13 (32.50%) F5
4 10 (25.00%) TippingPoint
4 10 (25.00%) McAfee
4 10 (25.00%) EMC
5 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.00%) 3PAR
7 4 (10.00%) VMware
8 3 (7.50%) Crossbeam
8 3 (7.50%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.00%) Dell
9 2 (5.00%) CA
10 1 (2.50%) Veritas
10 1 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (2.50%) Citrix
10 1 (2.50%) Draytek
10 1 (2.50%) Polycom
10 1 (2.50%) Brocade
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