The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 38 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 27 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.13% 6.93% 7.51%
As % of the Vendors category 7.48% 14.89% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 8
Average daily rate £222 £281 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.14% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £230 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £300 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £13.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 - £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 - £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
361 141 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 55.20% 46.53% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 61 89
Average daily rate £278 £270 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 19
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% +30.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £10.50 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £18.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cisco
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -25 24 £222 -21.14% 3
Durham - 3 - -
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England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (53.85%) VMware
1 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 16 (41.03%) ITIL
3 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (33.33%) SAN
5 12 (30.77%) Telecoms
6 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (28.21%) HP
7 10 (25.64%) UNIX
8 9 (23.08%) Solaris
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 9 (23.08%) VMware ESX
8 9 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (20.51%) EMC
9 8 (20.51%) SQL
10 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.95%) Service Management
10 7 (17.95%) NAS
10 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
10 7 (17.95%) Clustering
11 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
11 6 (15.38%) LAN
12 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
12 5 (12.82%) Oracle
12 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (12.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.13%) IIS
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) SAN
2 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 9 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (17.95%) NAS
4 6 (15.38%) LAN
5 5 (12.82%) VLAN
6 4 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (10.26%) Internet
6 4 (10.26%) IPsec
6 4 (10.26%) VPN
6 4 (10.26%) DNS
6 4 (10.26%) DHCP
7 3 (7.69%) WAN
7 3 (7.69%) Firewall
8 2 (5.13%) 4G
8 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.13%) 3G
8 2 (5.13%) DSL
8 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
1 5 (12.82%) Analyst
1 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
1 5 (12.82%) SAN Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Administrator
3 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.56%) Coordinator
5 1 (2.56%) Architect
5 1 (2.56%) IT Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Symmetrix DMX
2 4 (10.26%) PKI
2 4 (10.26%) CLARiiON
3 3 (7.69%) PMI
3 3 (7.69%) Celerra
4 2 (5.13%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (25.64%) UNIX
4 9 (23.08%) Solaris
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Service Management
3 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (10.26%) Capacity Management
4 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
4 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
4 4 (10.26%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) Workflow
6 1 (2.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) MCSA
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.69%) CCNA
5 3 (7.69%) MCSE
5 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
5 3 (7.69%) MCITP
6 2 (5.13%) Degree
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.56%) MCT
7 1 (2.56%) VCAP
7 1 (2.56%) CCEE
7 1 (2.56%) CCIA
7 1 (2.56%) NCDA
7 1 (2.56%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (23.08%) VMware ESX
4 5 (12.82%) vSphere
4 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.26%) DFS Replication
6 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.56%) XenApp
7 1 (2.56%) XenServer
7 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (10.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (7.69%) SCOM
3 2 (5.13%) WSUS
4 1 (2.56%) MOM
4 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) VMware
2 11 (28.21%) HP
3 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.51%) EMC
5 5 (12.82%) Oracle
5 5 (12.82%) Splunk
6 4 (10.26%) Veritas
7 2 (5.13%) Citrix
8 1 (2.56%) Symantec
8 1 (2.56%) NetApp
8 1 (2.56%) AppSense
8 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.56%) Isilon