The table below looks at the statistics for the Cisco Support role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Support in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Support
Rank 270 246 235
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.054% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.059% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Average daily rate
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£320 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £340 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £378 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.38% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - £17.50
Cisco Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9157 8491 8122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.47% 92.19% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5544 4748 4306
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 425 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Cisco Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Support in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cisco Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cisco Support
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Support across the South East region.

Cisco Support Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Support across the South East region.

Cisco Support Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco Support
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Berkshire - 2 £361 -
Surrey - 2 £303 -
Hampshire -2 1 £295 -13.23%
Cisco Support
England

Cisco Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Cisco Support in their job title 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 with Cisco Support in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (12.50%) CCVP
5 1 (12.50%) IPsec
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Lync
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012

Cisco Support
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Cisco Support in their job title 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 with Cisco Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) SecurID
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCSP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCVP
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Radware
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Sun