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 29 January 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.

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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 34 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 504 386 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.50% 4.58% 3.59%
As % of the Vendors category 11.45% 9.84% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 204 126
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.60% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 37
Average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.28 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £55.40 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.90% -15.47%
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
4403 3921 3678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.02% 46.55% 48.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2284 1930 1719
Average daily rate £375 £374 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.40% +6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 229 326
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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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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
Berkshire +20 199 £350 - 44
Hampshire -6 111 £350 +1.44% 55
Surrey +14 79 £331 +10.41% 29
Buckinghamshire +4 32 £395 +16.17% 14
Oxfordshire -8 30 £347 +11.04% 11
East Sussex -5 22 £400 +23.07% 4
West Sussex -13 16 £375 +7.14% 2
Kent -10 12 £450 +71.42% 13
M4 Corridor -2 1 £400 -
Middlesex -11 1 - - 1
Home Counties - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 414 (41.61%) Firewall
2 404 (40.60%) Cisco Certification
3 268 (26.93%) WAN
4 263 (26.43%) LAN
5 259 (26.03%) Windows
6 239 (24.02%) VMware
7 234 (23.52%) CheckPoint
8 219 (22.01%) CCNP
9 218 (21.91%) Telecoms
10 211 (21.21%) Security Cleared
11 206 (20.70%) Cisco ASA
12 204 (20.50%) ITIL
13 202 (20.30%) CCNA
14 188 (18.89%) Juniper
15 185 (18.59%) Microsoft
16 160 (16.08%) SC Cleared
17 154 (15.48%) VPN
18 151 (15.18%) OSPF
19 142 (14.27%) MPLS
20 141 (14.17%) F5
21 136 (13.67%) Linux
22 128 (12.86%) BGP
22 128 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
23 120 (12.06%) HP
24 117 (11.76%) Active Directory
25 113 (11.36%) Network Security
26 110 (11.06%) DNS
27 108 (10.85%) VoIP
28 107 (10.75%) SAN
29 106 (10.65%) TCP/IP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 71 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 45 (4.52%) Lync
3 33 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (2.51%) IIS
5 21 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 16 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.80%) Apache
11 5 (0.50%) SAS
12 4 (0.40%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (0.30%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.30%) Live Communications Server
14 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 1 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.10%) Moodle
Applications
1 85 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 41 (4.12%) MS Office
3 10 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.90%) MS Project
5 6 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) RMDS
3 1 (0.10%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.60%) Office 365
1 6 (0.60%) SaaS
1 6 (0.60%) PaaS
2 5 (0.50%) IaaS
3 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 414 (41.61%) Firewall
2 268 (26.93%) WAN
3 263 (26.43%) LAN
4 206 (20.70%) Cisco ASA
5 154 (15.48%) VPN
6 151 (15.18%) OSPF
7 142 (14.27%) MPLS
8 128 (12.86%) BGP
9 113 (11.36%) Network Security
10 110 (11.06%) DNS
11 108 (10.85%) VoIP
12 107 (10.75%) SAN
13 106 (10.65%) TCP/IP
14 86 (8.64%) Cisco Nexus
15 75 (7.54%) VLAN
16 68 (6.83%) Wireless
17 65 (6.53%) IPsec
18 62 (6.23%) Internet
19 53 (5.33%) SSL
20 52 (5.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (0.60%) MySQL
4 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (0.50%) DB2
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (0.40%) Big Data
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.10%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.10%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.10%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.10%) Ant
General
1 218 (21.91%) Telecoms
2 82 (8.24%) Finance
3 21 (2.11%) Retail
4 11 (1.11%) Back Office
4 11 (1.11%) Banking
5 8 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 7 (0.70%) Marketing
6 7 (0.70%) Legal
6 7 (0.70%) Military
7 6 (0.60%) Billing
7 6 (0.60%) Advertising
8 4 (0.40%) Electronics
9 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.20%) Games
10 2 (0.20%) German Language
10 2 (0.20%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.10%) French Language
11 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 235 (23.62%) Network Engineer
2 113 (11.36%) Analyst
3 88 (8.84%) Architect
4 86 (8.64%) IP Engineer
5 82 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 81 (8.14%) Design Engineer
7 76 (7.64%) Cisco Engineer
8 67 (6.73%) Consultant
9 65 (6.53%) Security Engineer
10 56 (5.63%) Support Engineer
11 35 (3.52%) Network Analyst
12 34 (3.42%) Project Manager
12 34 (3.42%) Network Security Engineer
13 29 (2.91%) Network Architect
13 29 (2.91%) Network Support
14 28 (2.81%) Voice Engineer
15 27 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
16 26 (2.61%) Senior Network Engineer
17 25 (2.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 24 (2.41%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.32%) HTML
2 20 (2.01%) .NET
3 19 (1.91%) JSP
4 18 (1.81%) XMPP
4 18 (1.81%) ASP.NET
5 11 (1.11%) CSS
6 7 (0.70%) Application Packaging
7 6 (0.60%) WAP
8 5 (0.50%) Regular Expression
8 5 (0.50%) SOAP
9 4 (0.40%) Web Services
9 4 (0.40%) COM+
10 3 (0.30%) Middleware
10 3 (0.30%) JMS
10 3 (0.30%) XML
11 2 (0.20%) Ajax
11 2 (0.20%) Spring
11 2 (0.20%) JPA
12 1 (0.10%) LINQ
12 1 (0.10%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 37 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (2.61%) IVR
3 23 (2.31%) PKI
4 18 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
5 17 (1.71%) SecurID
6 14 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 13 (1.31%) Clustering
8 12 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.01%) Computer Science
11 9 (0.90%) Smart Meter
12 7 (0.70%) Wiki
13 6 (0.60%) Replication
13 6 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.50%) Statistics
14 5 (0.50%) User Experience
14 5 (0.50%) EMC Centera
14 5 (0.50%) e-Health
14 5 (0.50%) Cryptography
15 4 (0.40%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 259 (26.03%) Windows
2 136 (13.67%) Linux
3 96 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 77 (7.74%) UNIX
6 42 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (3.92%) Windows 7
8 39 (3.92%) Solaris
9 21 (2.11%) CentOS
9 21 (2.11%) Windows XP
10 13 (1.31%) AIX
11 11 (1.11%) VMS
12 9 (0.90%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.90%) SUSE
13 6 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (0.50%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.40%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (20.50%) ITIL
2 78 (7.84%) Network Design
3 68 (6.83%) Migration
4 63 (6.33%) Project Management
5 49 (4.92%) Change Management
6 47 (4.72%) Network Management
7 46 (4.62%) Load Balancing
8 45 (4.52%) Network Architecture
9 41 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
10 40 (4.02%) Validation
11 36 (3.62%) Service Delivery
12 35 (3.52%) PRINCE2
13 32 (3.22%) Incident Management
14 31 (3.12%) Kalman Filter
15 29 (2.91%) Time Management
16 28 (2.81%) Service Management
17 26 (2.61%) Fault Management
18 24 (2.41%) Risk Assessment
19 21 (2.11%) Security Testing
20 20 (2.01%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (4.42%) SQL
2 38 (3.82%) PowerShell
3 27 (2.71%) JavaScript
4 19 (1.91%) Perl
5 15 (1.51%) Bash Shell
6 14 (1.41%) C
7 13 (1.31%) C++
7 13 (1.31%) Python
8 12 (1.21%) Java
9 10 (1.01%) VBScript
9 10 (1.01%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.60%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.50%) PHP
11 5 (0.50%) VB
12 4 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 404 (40.60%) Cisco Certification
2 219 (22.01%) CCNP
3 211 (21.21%) Security Cleared
4 202 (20.30%) CCNA
5 160 (16.08%) SC Cleared
6 82 (8.24%) CCIE
7 71 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 55 (5.53%) DV Cleared
9 42 (4.22%) Degree
10 34 (3.42%) CISSP
11 30 (3.02%) MCSE
12 27 (2.71%) MCITP
13 24 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 24 (2.41%) CCSE
14 23 (2.31%) CCSA
15 22 (2.21%) CCDP
16 20 (2.01%) ISTQB
17 18 (1.81%) CCSP
17 18 (1.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 17 (1.71%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.63%) SLA
2 40 (4.02%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.11%) QA
4 10 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.30%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) COSO
7 1 (0.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 128 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 53 (5.33%) vSphere
4 39 (3.92%) Hyper-V
5 22 (2.21%) XenApp
5 22 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (2.01%) Firmware
7 16 (1.61%) VMware ESX
8 13 (1.31%) XenDesktop
9 11 (1.11%) ProxySG
10 9 (0.90%) Sendmail
10 9 (0.90%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.90%) NFS
11 8 (0.80%) vCloud
12 5 (0.50%) FreeRADIUS
12 5 (0.50%) KVM
12 5 (0.50%) Snort
13 4 (0.40%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.30%) UAG
Systems Management
1 44 (4.42%) FortiGate
2 38 (3.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 34 (3.42%) SCCM
4 24 (2.41%) Cisco UCCE
5 15 (1.51%) Cisco Prime
6 12 (1.21%) Backup Exec
7 11 (1.11%) CA Spectrum
7 11 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
7 11 (1.11%) OpenView
7 11 (1.11%) NetBackup
8 10 (1.01%) MIMEsweeper
8 10 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (1.01%) WSUS
8 10 (1.01%) SCOM
9 9 (0.90%) MAILsweeper
10 8 (0.80%) CiscoWorks
10 8 (0.80%) Nagios
10 8 (0.80%) Netcool
11 5 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 239 (24.02%) VMware
2 234 (23.52%) CheckPoint
3 188 (18.89%) Juniper
4 185 (18.59%) Microsoft
5 141 (14.17%) F5
6 120 (12.06%) HP
7 77 (7.74%) Citrix
8 68 (6.83%) Blue Coat
9 59 (5.93%) NetApp
10 43 (4.32%) Avaya
11 39 (3.92%) SolarWinds
12 34 (3.42%) Fortinet
13 33 (3.32%) CA
13 33 (3.32%) McAfee
14 32 (3.22%) Oracle
15 30 (3.02%) EMC
15 30 (3.02%) Nokia
16 28 (2.81%) IBM
17 26 (2.61%) Sun
18 25 (2.51%) Tufin
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