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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 74 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 23 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.00% 3.38% 3.77%
As % of the Vendors category 3.67% 7.90% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 19
Median daily rate £363 £275 £222
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% +23.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £120 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £354 £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.60 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +37.85%
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
626 329 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 54.34% 42.73% 53.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 181 233
Median daily rate £295 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £242 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £12.36 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.62% -14.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £11.00 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £27.25 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -32 20 £363 +31.81% 2
Northumberland - 1 £375 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 20 (39.22%) ITIL
2 19 (37.25%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (37.25%) Firewall
2 19 (37.25%) VMware
3 16 (31.37%) SAN
4 13 (25.49%) HP
4 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
5 12 (23.53%) EMC
6 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
7 10 (19.61%) F5
7 10 (19.61%) EMC VNX
7 10 (19.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (19.61%) CCNP
8 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.65%) LAN
8 9 (17.65%) Project Management
9 8 (15.69%) Migration
9 8 (15.69%) Linux
9 8 (15.69%) Sun
9 8 (15.69%) CCNA
9 8 (15.69%) ITIL V3
10 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (13.73%) NAS
10 7 (13.73%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (13.73%) JSP 440
10 7 (13.73%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
10 7 (13.73%) BEA

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 7 (13.73%) iPlanet
1 7 (13.73%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.88%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.92%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.80%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (37.25%) Firewall
2 16 (31.37%) SAN
3 9 (17.65%) LAN
4 7 (13.73%) BIG-IP
4 7 (13.73%) NAS
5 5 (9.80%) IP Telephony
5 5 (9.80%) VPN
5 5 (9.80%) WAN
5 5 (9.80%) Wireless
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (7.84%) Network Security
6 4 (7.84%) Telepresence
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (5.88%) DNS
7 3 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.88%) LDAP
8 2 (3.92%) FTP
8 2 (3.92%) VoIP
8 2 (3.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Service Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Storage Support Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) SAN Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (3.92%) EMC Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Architect
6 2 (3.92%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) JSP
2 6 (11.76%) J2EE
3 4 (7.84%) XMPP
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (3.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) EMC VNX
2 5 (9.80%) Celerra
2 5 (9.80%) CLARiiON
2 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (9.80%) Replication
2 5 (9.80%) Symmetrix
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) HP Storage
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.88%) Clustering
4 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.92%) Grid Computing
5 2 (3.92%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Linux
3 7 (13.73%) AIX
3 7 (13.73%) Solaris
3 7 (13.73%) Unix
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.96%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Project Management
3 8 (15.69%) ITIL V3
3 8 (15.69%) Migration
4 7 (13.73%) Incident Management
4 7 (13.73%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (13.73%) Six Sigma
5 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (11.76%) QMS
6 5 (9.80%) Service Management
7 3 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.92%) Email Migration
8 2 (3.92%) Information Security
8 2 (3.92%) ITSM
8 2 (3.92%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.92%) Time Management
8 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.96%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
3 10 (19.61%) CCNP
3 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
4 8 (15.69%) CCNA
5 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.92%) CWNE
8 1 (1.96%) CCDP
8 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) JSP 440
2 6 (11.76%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (13.73%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (5.88%) FortiGate
4 3 (5.88%) OpenView
5 2 (3.92%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (3.92%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (3.92%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.96%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) VMware
2 13 (25.49%) HP
3 12 (23.53%) EMC
4 10 (19.61%) F5
5 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 8 (15.69%) Sun
7 7 (13.73%) BEA
7 7 (13.73%) Oracle
7 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.84%) Dell
9 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.88%) Cognos
9 3 (5.88%) IBM
9 3 (5.88%) Juniper
9 3 (5.88%) Opsware
9 3 (5.88%) Siemens
10 2 (3.92%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.92%) Aruba
10 2 (3.92%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds