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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
England / North East
Rank 48 57 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -24
Contract jobs citing Cisco 44 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.88% 2.34% 3.98%
As % of the Vendors category 10.43% 5.77% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 13
Median daily rate £360 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £144 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £415 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.88 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.88 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +4.65%

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
422 364 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.84% 40.49% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 243 171
Median daily rate £360 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £573 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 9 15
Median hourly rate £22.00 £11.04 £14.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.36% -22.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.46 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.65 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +19 38 £360 +61.79% 3
Durham +2 5 £363 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 68 (61.26%) Firewall
2 58 (52.25%) F5
3 53 (47.75%) Security Cleared
4 49 (44.14%) SC Cleared
5 48 (43.24%) ITIL
6 44 (39.64%) HP
7 42 (37.84%) Linux
8 39 (35.14%) Oracle
9 34 (30.63%) WebLogic
9 34 (30.63%) TCP/IP
10 33 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
10 33 (29.73%) LAN
11 31 (27.93%) Unix
11 31 (27.93%) Red Hat
12 30 (27.03%) Juniper
12 30 (27.03%) High Availability
13 29 (26.13%) CheckPoint
13 29 (26.13%) Sun
14 28 (25.23%) iPlanet
14 28 (25.23%) J2EE
14 28 (25.23%) Apache
14 28 (25.23%) Tomcat
14 28 (25.23%) Load Balancing
15 27 (24.32%) Oracle Application Server
15 27 (24.32%) JBoss
15 27 (24.32%) Veritas
15 27 (24.32%) Wireless
15 27 (24.32%) Clustering
16 26 (23.42%) CCNP
16 26 (23.42%) Veritas Volume Manager

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 (30.63%) WebLogic
2 28 (25.23%) Apache
2 28 (25.23%) iPlanet
2 28 (25.23%) Tomcat
3 27 (24.32%) JBoss
3 27 (24.32%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (2.70%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (61.26%) Firewall
2 34 (30.63%) TCP/IP
3 33 (29.73%) LAN
4 27 (24.32%) Wireless
5 25 (22.52%) WAN
6 16 (14.41%) BIG-IP
7 13 (11.71%) SAN
8 9 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (6.31%) VPN
10 5 (4.50%) DHCP
10 5 (4.50%) DNS
10 5 (4.50%) Network Security
10 5 (4.50%) SSL
11 3 (2.70%) Skype
12 2 (1.80%) BGP
12 2 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.80%) IPsec
12 2 (1.80%) MPLS
12 2 (1.80%) OSPF
13 1 (0.90%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) BODI
1 6 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.90%) Big Data
5 1 (0.90%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (9.91%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.90%) Finance
2 1 (0.90%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (34.23%) Network Engineer
2 9 (8.11%) Administrator
3 8 (7.21%) Architect
3 8 (7.21%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (6.31%) Solaris Engineer
4 7 (6.31%) Storage Engineer
4 7 (6.31%) Unix Administrator
5 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (4.50%) Project Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.60%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (3.60%) DBA
7 4 (3.60%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (3.60%) Network Support
7 4 (3.60%) Security Engineer
7 4 (3.60%) SQL DBA
7 4 (3.60%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.23%) J2EE
2 1 (0.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.32%) Clustering
2 13 (11.71%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.50%) EMC VMAX
5 5 (4.50%) Replication
6 4 (3.60%) Symmetrix
7 2 (1.80%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.80%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.90%) AS400
8 1 (0.90%) Celerra
8 1 (0.90%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.90%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 42 (37.84%) Linux
2 31 (27.93%) Unix
3 25 (22.52%) Solaris
4 22 (19.82%) Windows
5 18 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (14.41%) HPUX
7 14 (12.61%) Windows Server
8 12 (10.81%) AIX
9 11 (9.91%) SUSE
9 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.70%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (43.24%) ITIL
2 30 (27.03%) High Availability
3 28 (25.23%) Load Balancing
4 24 (21.62%) Network Design
5 21 (18.92%) ITSM
5 21 (18.92%) Service Management
6 9 (8.11%) Migration
7 7 (6.31%) Change Control
8 6 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.41%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.60%) Change Management
10 4 (3.60%) Data Migration
10 4 (3.60%) Project Governance
10 4 (3.60%) QMS
10 4 (3.60%) Quality Management
10 4 (3.60%) Time Management
11 3 (2.70%) Project Management
11 3 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (0.90%) C
2 1 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (47.75%) Security Cleared
2 49 (44.14%) SC Cleared
3 33 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (23.42%) CCNP
5 24 (21.62%) CCSE
6 22 (19.82%) JNCIA
7 21 (18.92%) CCIE
7 21 (18.92%) CCSA
8 19 (17.12%) CCDP
8 19 (17.12%) CCIP
8 19 (17.12%) JNCIE
9 14 (12.61%) Degree
10 13 (11.71%) HP ASE
10 13 (11.71%) HP MASE
11 10 (9.01%) CCNA
12 5 (4.50%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
14 2 (1.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 1 (0.90%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (23.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.80%) Firmware
5 2 (1.80%) NFS
6 1 (0.90%) KVM
6 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (19.82%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (3.60%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.90%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.90%) PureDisk
5 1 (0.90%) Simpana
Vendors
1 58 (52.25%) F5
2 44 (39.64%) HP
3 39 (35.14%) Oracle
4 31 (27.93%) Red Hat
5 30 (27.03%) Juniper
6 29 (26.13%) CheckPoint
6 29 (26.13%) Sun
7 27 (24.32%) Veritas
8 23 (20.72%) Riverbed
9 20 (18.02%) Fortinet
10 19 (17.12%) VMware
11 16 (14.41%) Aruba
12 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
13 9 (8.11%) Brocade
14 6 (5.41%) EMC
14 6 (5.41%) NetApp
14 6 (5.41%) TIBCO
15 5 (4.50%) 3PAR
16 4 (3.60%) Symantec
17 3 (2.70%) Lotus