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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 37 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 69 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.45% 2.81% 4.37%
As % of the Vendors category 9.99% 6.49% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 14 26
Median daily rate £340 £228 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.45% -34.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £139 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £321 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
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
691 416 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 54.58% 43.33% 47.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 239 259
Median daily rate £345 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 37 20
Median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.66 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £47.10 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the North East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +2 58 £340 +47.82% 2
Durham +9 9 £363 +40.77%
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 49 (47.57%) Firewall
2 43 (41.75%) Linux
3 40 (38.83%) Security Cleared
4 39 (37.86%) Oracle
5 38 (36.89%) ITIL
5 38 (36.89%) F5
6 36 (34.95%) SC Cleared
6 36 (34.95%) TCP/IP
7 34 (33.01%) WebLogic
8 32 (31.07%) Unix
9 31 (30.10%) Red Hat
10 30 (29.13%) HP
10 30 (29.13%) High Availability
11 29 (28.16%) Sun
12 28 (27.18%) J2EE
12 28 (27.18%) Apache
12 28 (27.18%) Tomcat
12 28 (27.18%) iPlanet
12 28 (27.18%) Clustering
12 28 (27.18%) Load Balancing
13 27 (26.21%) Oracle Application Server
13 27 (26.21%) Veritas
13 27 (26.21%) JBoss
14 26 (25.24%) Windows
14 26 (25.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 25 (24.27%) Solaris
16 20 (19.42%) VMware
17 19 (18.45%) SAN
18 18 (17.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 17 (16.50%) Windows Server

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (33.01%) WebLogic
2 28 (27.18%) Apache
2 28 (27.18%) iPlanet
2 28 (27.18%) Tomcat
3 27 (26.21%) JBoss
3 27 (26.21%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (3.88%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.88%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (47.57%) Firewall
2 36 (34.95%) TCP/IP
3 19 (18.45%) SAN
4 16 (15.53%) LAN
5 11 (10.68%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (8.74%) DHCP
6 9 (8.74%) DNS
7 8 (7.77%) VPN
7 8 (7.77%) WAN
8 7 (6.80%) Wireless
9 5 (4.85%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (4.85%) Network Security
10 4 (3.88%) Skype
10 4 (3.88%) SSL
11 3 (2.91%) BGP
11 3 (2.91%) BIG-IP
11 3 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.91%) IPsec
11 3 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.94%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) BODI
1 6 (5.83%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.97%) Big Data
5 1 (0.97%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (5.83%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.97%) Finance
2 1 (0.97%) German Language
Job Titles
1 23 (22.33%) Network Engineer
2 11 (10.68%) Storage Engineer
3 10 (9.71%) Administrator
4 8 (7.77%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Architect
5 7 (6.80%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Solaris Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.80%) Unix Administrator
6 6 (5.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Project Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Network Support
8 4 (3.88%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.18%) J2EE
2 1 (0.97%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.97%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.18%) Clustering
2 9 (8.74%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.74%) EMC VMAX
2 9 (8.74%) Replication
3 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.85%) Celerra
4 5 (4.85%) EMC VNX
4 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (4.85%) HP Storage
4 5 (4.85%) HP StoreVirtual
5 4 (3.88%) Symmetrix
6 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.91%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.97%) IVR
8 1 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (41.75%) Linux
2 32 (31.07%) Unix
3 26 (25.24%) Windows
4 25 (24.27%) Solaris
5 18 (17.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (16.50%) Windows Server
7 16 (15.53%) HPUX
8 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (11.65%) AIX
10 11 (10.68%) SUSE
11 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (2.91%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (2.91%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.89%) ITIL
2 30 (29.13%) High Availability
3 28 (27.18%) Load Balancing
4 9 (8.74%) Migration
4 9 (8.74%) Network Design
4 9 (8.74%) Quality Management
5 8 (7.77%) QMS
6 7 (6.80%) Change Control
7 6 (5.83%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.85%) ITSM
8 5 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.88%) Change Management
9 4 (3.88%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.88%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.88%) Project Governance
9 4 (3.88%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.88%) Service Management
9 4 (3.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.88%) SQL
2 1 (0.97%) C
2 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (38.83%) Security Cleared
2 36 (34.95%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.56%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.77%) CCNP
5 7 (6.80%) CCNA
6 6 (5.83%) CCSE
6 6 (5.83%) Degree
7 4 (3.88%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (3.88%) HP ASE
8 3 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.91%) CCDP
8 3 (2.91%) CCSA
9 2 (1.94%) CCIE
9 2 (1.94%) CCIP
9 2 (1.94%) HP MASE
9 2 (1.94%) HPE ATP
9 2 (1.94%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.94%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.97%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (25.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 10 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.74%) Active Directory
4 8 (7.77%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.94%) Firmware
5 2 (1.94%) NFS
6 1 (0.97%) KVM
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (3.88%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.97%) Legato
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.97%) PureDisk
5 1 (0.97%) SCCM
5 1 (0.97%) SCOM
5 1 (0.97%) Simpana
5 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (37.86%) Oracle
2 38 (36.89%) F5
3 31 (30.10%) Red Hat
4 30 (29.13%) HP
5 29 (28.16%) Sun
6 27 (26.21%) Veritas
7 20 (19.42%) VMware
8 15 (14.56%) Brocade
9 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
10 12 (11.65%) EMC
11 11 (10.68%) 3PAR
11 11 (10.68%) Juniper
12 10 (9.71%) CheckPoint
13 7 (6.80%) NetApp
14 6 (5.83%) TIBCO
15 5 (4.85%) Isilon
15 5 (4.85%) Symantec
16 4 (3.88%) Citrix
16 4 (3.88%) Lotus
17 3 (2.91%) Riverbed