The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 25 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 568 525 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.63% 5.50% 4.48%
As % of the Vendors category 13.83% 11.59% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 279 210
Average daily rate £363 £370 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £464 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 26
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.40 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.62% -0.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.40 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £117.50 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4108 4530 4011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.98% 47.47% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2368 2359 1964
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 216 235
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cisco
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 across the South East region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Cisco
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 across the South East region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Cisco
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +26 231 £400 +8.10% 30
Berkshire -3 178 £375 +3.44% 55
Surrey -9 71 £408 +23.01% 42
Buckinghamshire -6 22 £283 -24.66% 12
Oxfordshire -10 19 £244 -25.00% 12
Kent -5 14 £200 -55.55% 7
East Sussex +4 10 £325 -18.75% 2
M4 Corridor 0 6 £288 -28.12%
Middlesex -1 5 £444 +64.35%
West Sussex -5 4 £353 -6.00% 4
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

1 448 (45.25%) Firewall
2 396 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 279 (28.18%) LAN
4 250 (25.25%) WAN
5 247 (24.95%) Juniper
6 240 (24.24%) CCNP
7 232 (23.43%) Security Cleared
8 229 (23.13%) Cisco ASA
9 224 (22.63%) Windows
10 223 (22.53%) VMware
11 216 (21.82%) CheckPoint
12 212 (21.41%) Data Centre
13 191 (19.29%) SC Cleared
14 186 (18.79%) CCNA
15 169 (17.07%) VPN
16 167 (16.87%) MPLS
17 165 (16.67%) ITIL
18 157 (15.86%) Wireless
19 154 (15.56%) Linux
20 148 (14.95%) Microsoft
21 144 (14.55%) BGP
22 136 (13.74%) Telecoms
23 132 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
24 125 (12.63%) DNS
25 124 (12.53%) TCP/IP
25 124 (12.53%) OSPF
26 119 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
27 117 (11.82%) Network Security
28 115 (11.62%) F5
29 114 (11.52%) Active Directory

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 37 (3.74%) MS Exchange
2 25 (2.53%) IIS
3 21 (2.12%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (1.82%) Skype for Business
6 9 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.71%) Apache
8 7 (0.71%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.71%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.20%) CMS
10 2 (0.20%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.20%) JBoss
10 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.10%) Eucalyptus
11 1 (0.10%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.10%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 48 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.53%) MS Office
3 13 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.61%) MS Project
5 5 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.20%) ProjectWise
6 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.10%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.72%) IaaS
2 14 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.41%) SaaS
3 9 (0.91%) PaaS
4 8 (0.81%) Office 365
5 6 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.20%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.10%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.10%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 448 (45.25%) Firewall
2 279 (28.18%) LAN
3 250 (25.25%) WAN
4 229 (23.13%) Cisco ASA
5 169 (17.07%) VPN
6 167 (16.87%) MPLS
7 157 (15.86%) Wireless
8 144 (14.55%) BGP
9 132 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 125 (12.63%) DNS
11 124 (12.53%) OSPF
11 124 (12.53%) TCP/IP
12 117 (11.82%) Network Security
13 96 (9.70%) VoIP
14 92 (9.29%) VLAN
15 89 (8.99%) SSL
16 81 (8.18%) SAN
17 79 (7.98%) IPsec
18 68 (6.87%) DHCP
18 68 (6.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.23%) DB2
1 32 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.71%) MySQL
4 6 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.10%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.10%) Big Data
8 1 (0.10%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.10%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.10%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (1.11%) StarTeam
1 11 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (0.40%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.40%) JUnit
3 4 (0.40%) Subversion
3 4 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.40%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.20%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.20%) Maven
4 2 (0.20%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.10%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.10%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.10%) git-flow
5 1 (0.10%) JIRA
5 1 (0.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 136 (13.74%) Telecoms
2 104 (10.51%) Finance
3 13 (1.31%) Back Office
4 12 (1.21%) Military
5 11 (1.11%) Aerospace
6 8 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.71%) Electronics
8 6 (0.61%) Banking
8 6 (0.61%) Marketing
9 5 (0.51%) Billing
9 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.51%) Retail
10 4 (0.40%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.20%) Publishing
12 1 (0.10%) Advertising
12 1 (0.10%) Games
12 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.10%) Legal
12 1 (0.10%) Local Government
12 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 351 (35.45%) Network Engineer
2 145 (14.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 119 (12.02%) Architect
4 103 (10.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 101 (10.20%) Support Engineer
6 79 (7.98%) Analyst
7 65 (6.57%) Network Architect
7 65 (6.57%) Network Support
8 62 (6.26%) Senior Network Engineer
9 56 (5.66%) Network Support Engineer
10 55 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 47 (4.75%) Consultant
12 46 (4.65%) Security Engineer
13 39 (3.94%) Design Engineer
14 38 (3.84%) Cisco Support
15 36 (3.64%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
16 35 (3.54%) Network Security Engineer
17 33 (3.33%) IP Engineer
17 33 (3.33%) Network Analyst
18 32 (3.23%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.83%) 802.1X
2 14 (1.41%) CSS
3 12 (1.21%) Middleware
4 9 (0.91%) HTML
5 6 (0.61%) .NET
5 6 (0.61%) Web Services
6 5 (0.51%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.51%) RSS
7 4 (0.40%) Java EE
7 4 (0.40%) JSF
7 4 (0.40%) WAP
7 4 (0.40%) WPF
7 4 (0.40%) XML
8 3 (0.30%) CGI
8 3 (0.30%) COM
8 3 (0.30%) COM+
8 3 (0.30%) XMPP
9 2 (0.20%) JSP
9 2 (0.20%) XSL
9 2 (0.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 212 (21.41%) Data Centre
2 45 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 35 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 32 (3.23%) iSeries
5 30 (3.03%) AS400
6 20 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.02%) PKI
7 19 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
8 17 (1.72%) Cryptography
9 16 (1.62%) Clustering
10 10 (1.01%) SecurID
10 10 (1.01%) Statistics
11 9 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (0.81%) Smartcard
13 7 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.61%) DataPower
14 6 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (0.61%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 224 (22.63%) Windows
2 154 (15.56%) Linux
3 93 (9.39%) Windows Server
4 92 (9.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (4.14%) Unix
8 26 (2.63%) Windows 7
9 16 (1.62%) AIX
10 14 (1.41%) Solaris
11 12 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.81%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.51%) CentOS
13 5 (0.51%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.30%) Android
15 3 (0.30%) CatOS
15 3 (0.30%) HPUX
16 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (16.67%) ITIL
2 86 (8.69%) Migration
3 77 (7.78%) Network Design
4 75 (7.58%) Change Management
5 63 (6.36%) Load Balancing
6 62 (6.26%) Incident Management
7 57 (5.76%) Project Management
8 55 (5.56%) Service Management
9 39 (3.94%) Network Management
10 38 (3.84%) Information Security
11 36 (3.64%) Service Delivery
12 34 (3.43%) Network Architecture
13 31 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
14 29 (2.93%) PRINCE2
15 28 (2.83%) Cybersecurity
15 28 (2.83%) ITSM
16 27 (2.73%) Disaster Recovery
17 26 (2.63%) High Availability
18 24 (2.42%) Problem Management
19 23 (2.32%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (6.87%) SQL
2 21 (2.12%) C
2 21 (2.12%) PowerShell
3 12 (1.21%) Python
4 9 (0.91%) Perl
5 7 (0.71%) Java
5 7 (0.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.51%) Shell Script
6 5 (0.51%) Tcl
6 5 (0.51%) VB
7 4 (0.40%) C#
8 3 (0.30%) PHP
9 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.20%) C++
9 2 (0.20%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.20%) Ruby
9 2 (0.20%) VBScript
10 1 (0.10%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 396 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 240 (24.24%) CCNP
3 232 (23.43%) Security Cleared
4 191 (19.29%) SC Cleared
5 186 (18.79%) CCNA
6 75 (7.58%) CCIE
7 68 (6.87%) Degree
8 48 (4.85%) DV Cleared
9 35 (3.54%) CISSP
10 34 (3.43%) CCSE
11 33 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 22 (2.22%) CCSA
14 19 (1.92%) CCVP
15 18 (1.82%) MCSE
16 17 (1.72%) MCSA
17 15 (1.52%) CCENT
18 14 (1.41%) Check Point Certification
18 14 (1.41%) MCITP
19 12 (1.21%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.56%) SLA
2 46 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 23 (2.32%) QA
4 14 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.81%) ISO27005
7 7 (0.71%) ISAE 3402
7 7 (0.71%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.51%) COBIT
8 5 (0.51%) COSO
8 5 (0.51%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.51%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.20%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 119 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 114 (11.52%) Active Directory
3 33 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 32 (3.23%) vSphere
5 17 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.31%) XenApp
7 11 (1.11%) VMware ESX
8 10 (1.01%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.71%) ProxySG
10 5 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.51%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.40%) vCloud
11 4 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.30%) iptables
12 3 (0.30%) Samba
12 3 (0.30%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.30%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.30%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 36 (3.64%) Tivoli
2 35 (3.54%) Cisco UCCE
3 33 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 23 (2.32%) WSUS
5 20 (2.02%) Cisco UCCX
5 20 (2.02%) FortiGate
6 18 (1.82%) SCCM
7 15 (1.52%) CiscoWorks
8 12 (1.21%) Backup Exec
8 12 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (1.21%) WhatsUp Gold
9 11 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
10 10 (1.01%) NetBackup
10 10 (1.01%) SCOM
11 8 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
12 7 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (0.71%) RSA Security Analytics
12 7 (0.71%) vRealize
13 6 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
13 6 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 247 (24.95%) Juniper
2 223 (22.53%) VMware
3 216 (21.82%) CheckPoint
4 148 (14.95%) Microsoft
5 115 (11.62%) F5
6 109 (11.01%) HP
7 99 (10.00%) Citrix
8 91 (9.19%) Palo Alto
9 75 (7.58%) IBM
10 59 (5.96%) SolarWinds
11 58 (5.86%) NetApp
12 48 (4.85%) EMC
12 48 (4.85%) Intel Security
13 43 (4.34%) Oracle
14 42 (4.24%) Blue Coat
15 37 (3.74%) Avaya
16 33 (3.33%) Aruba
17 30 (3.03%) Fortinet
18 28 (2.83%) Huawei
19 26 (2.63%) IronPort
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day + dep on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day + dep on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day + Circa £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day + Circa £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Venn Group
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £220 - £260 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Capita plc
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Rate: £350 p/d
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
IQ Telecom
Rate: £0.0000 per month
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £29000 - £39000 per annum + 9mth FTC
Posted: 22 days ago