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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 35 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 457 457 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.94% 5.09% 4.50%
As % of the Vendors category 10.56% 10.75% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 233 161
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 48
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.00 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -17.51%
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
4327 4253 4096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.81% 47.36% 50.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2353 2114 2028
Average daily rate £388 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 244 322
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 3 June 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 0 144 £398 +13.57% 61
Hampshire -2 110 £375 +19.92% 28
Surrey +10 70 £375 +4.16% 38
Buckinghamshire -6 57 £425 +6.25% 23
Oxfordshire +3 33 £413 +52.07% 7
Kent +8 15 £388 +40.90% 7
West Sussex -31 11 £300 -10.44% 10
Middlesex +8 7 £263 -14.63% 3
East Sussex -15 5 £225 -8.62% 3
M4 Corridor +2 1 - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 400 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 375 (37.50%) Firewall
3 300 (30.00%) WAN
4 298 (29.80%) LAN
5 280 (28.00%) Windows
6 251 (25.10%) VMware
7 245 (24.50%) CheckPoint
8 223 (22.30%) Juniper
9 214 (21.40%) ITIL
10 212 (21.20%) CCNP
11 207 (20.70%) Security Cleared
12 198 (19.80%) Microsoft
13 194 (19.40%) VPN
14 193 (19.30%) CCNA
15 187 (18.70%) Cisco ASA
16 176 (17.60%) Telecoms
17 168 (16.80%) SC Cleared
18 161 (16.10%) Active Directory
19 151 (15.10%) Linux
20 145 (14.50%) MPLS
21 143 (14.30%) DNS
22 142 (14.20%) Data Centre
23 141 (14.10%) F5
24 137 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
25 136 (13.60%) Network Security
26 127 (12.70%) HP
27 126 (12.60%) OSPF
28 120 (12.00%) TCP/IP
29 113 (11.30%) BGP
29 113 (11.30%) Wireless

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 56 (5.60%) MS Exchange
2 45 (4.50%) Lync
3 30 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.90%) IIS
6 16 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (1.40%) Apache
8 13 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.50%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.30%) WordPress
12 3 (0.30%) Live Communications Server
12 3 (0.30%) SAS
12 3 (0.30%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 86 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.60%) MS Visio
3 32 (3.20%) MS Office
4 11 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.90%) MS Project
6 6 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.50%) RMDS
2 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.70%) PaaS
3 7 (0.70%) IaaS
4 6 (0.60%) SaaS
5 4 (0.40%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.20%) Office 365
7 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 375 (37.50%) Firewall
2 300 (30.00%) WAN
3 298 (29.80%) LAN
4 194 (19.40%) VPN
5 187 (18.70%) Cisco ASA
6 145 (14.50%) MPLS
7 143 (14.30%) DNS
8 136 (13.60%) Network Security
9 126 (12.60%) OSPF
10 120 (12.00%) TCP/IP
11 113 (11.30%) BGP
11 113 (11.30%) Wireless
12 92 (9.20%) VoIP
13 90 (9.00%) SSL
14 88 (8.80%) Cisco Nexus
15 86 (8.60%) SAN
16 72 (7.20%) DHCP
17 67 (6.70%) IPsec
18 62 (6.20%) Internet
19 59 (5.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.40%) MySQL
6 4 (0.40%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.30%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.20%) JUnit
3 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.20%) IntelliJ
3 2 (0.20%) Log4j
3 2 (0.20%) Maven
3 2 (0.20%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 176 (17.60%) Telecoms
2 107 (10.70%) Finance
3 14 (1.40%) Back Office
4 9 (0.90%) Retail
5 8 (0.80%) Banking
5 8 (0.80%) Billing
6 6 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.40%) Automotive
7 4 (0.40%) Marketing
8 3 (0.30%) Legal
8 3 (0.30%) Advertising
8 3 (0.30%) Military
8 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.20%) Electronics
9 2 (0.20%) French Language
9 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.10%) German Language
10 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 241 (24.10%) Network Engineer
2 105 (10.50%) Analyst
3 93 (9.30%) Architect
4 71 (7.10%) Consultant
4 71 (7.10%) IP Engineer
5 62 (6.20%) Security Engineer
6 61 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 53 (5.30%) Design Engineer
7 53 (5.30%) Cisco Engineer
8 46 (4.60%) Support Engineer
9 45 (4.50%) Network Analyst
10 38 (3.80%) Senior Network Engineer
11 37 (3.70%) Project Manager
12 34 (3.40%) Network Support
13 32 (3.20%) Network Consultant
14 31 (3.10%) Network Architect
15 29 (2.90%) Infrastructure Architect
16 27 (2.70%) Support Analyst
17 26 (2.60%) Network Security Engineer
18 25 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (4.40%) HTML
2 28 (2.80%) .NET
2 28 (2.80%) JSP
3 26 (2.60%) ASP.NET
4 15 (1.50%) CSS
4 15 (1.50%) Rendezvous
5 12 (1.20%) XMPP
6 6 (0.60%) Application Packaging
7 5 (0.50%) SAML
8 4 (0.40%) XML
8 4 (0.40%) Middleware
9 3 (0.30%) VXML
9 3 (0.30%) Ajax
9 3 (0.30%) Web Services
9 3 (0.30%) REST
10 2 (0.20%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.20%) JAX-RS
10 2 (0.20%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.20%) RESTEasy
10 2 (0.20%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 142 (14.20%) Data Centre
2 37 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 36 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 21 (2.10%) PKI
5 18 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.70%) SecurID
7 16 (1.60%) Clustering
8 15 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (1.20%) IVR
9 12 (1.20%) FlexPod
10 11 (1.10%) Raspberry Pi
11 9 (0.90%) Replication
11 9 (0.90%) e-Health
12 8 (0.80%) EPoS
13 6 (0.60%) Cryptography
13 6 (0.60%) CMDB
13 6 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 280 (28.00%) Windows
2 151 (15.10%) Linux
3 87 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (7.00%) UNIX
5 63 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 53 (5.30%) Windows 7
7 51 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (2.00%) Solaris
9 18 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (1.70%) CentOS
11 15 (1.50%) Windows XP
12 13 (1.30%) VMS
13 8 (0.80%) AIX
13 8 (0.80%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.50%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.40%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.20%) HPUX
16 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (21.40%) ITIL
2 85 (8.50%) Network Design
3 80 (8.00%) Project Management
4 76 (7.60%) Migration
5 75 (7.50%) Load Balancing
6 64 (6.40%) Change Management
7 54 (5.40%) Service Management
8 50 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 47 (4.70%) Network Management
10 39 (3.90%) PRINCE2
11 38 (3.80%) Validation
11 38 (3.80%) Network Architecture
11 38 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
11 38 (3.80%) Kalman Filter
12 37 (3.70%) Configuration Management
13 29 (2.90%) Time Management
14 28 (2.80%) Knowledge Management
15 27 (2.70%) Security Testing
16 26 (2.60%) Incident Management
17 21 (2.10%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 57 (5.70%) SQL
2 41 (4.10%) PowerShell
3 33 (3.30%) JavaScript
4 26 (2.60%) C
5 23 (2.30%) Perl
6 16 (1.60%) PHP
7 14 (1.40%) Java
7 14 (1.40%) Shell Script
7 14 (1.40%) Python
8 13 (1.30%) C++
9 11 (1.10%) VBScript
10 7 (0.70%) VB
11 4 (0.40%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.20%) Tcl
12 2 (0.20%) C#
12 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.10%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 400 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 212 (21.20%) CCNP
3 207 (20.70%) Security Cleared
4 193 (19.30%) CCNA
5 168 (16.80%) SC Cleared
6 86 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 66 (6.60%) CCIE
8 55 (5.50%) Degree
9 46 (4.60%) MCITP
9 46 (4.60%) CISSP
10 44 (4.40%) DV Cleared
11 35 (3.50%) MCSE
12 32 (3.20%) CCDP
13 28 (2.80%) ISTQB
14 26 (2.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 25 (2.50%) CCSE
16 22 (2.20%) JNCIS
17 21 (2.10%) CCSA
18 18 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 17 (1.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.40%) SLA
2 33 (3.30%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.90%) QA
4 5 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.40%) COBIT
5 4 (0.40%) COSO
5 4 (0.40%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.20%) GPG13
6 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) TickIT
7 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
System Software
1 161 (16.10%) Active Directory
2 137 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (6.50%) vSphere
4 36 (3.60%) Hyper-V
5 31 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (2.30%) XenApp
7 22 (2.20%) VMware ESX
8 14 (1.40%) Firmware
8 14 (1.40%) XenDesktop
9 12 (1.20%) Sendmail
10 10 (1.00%) vCloud
11 8 (0.80%) XenServer
12 6 (0.60%) NFS
13 5 (0.50%) Postfix
13 5 (0.50%) Shibboleth
14 4 (0.40%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.40%) Samba
14 4 (0.40%) Snort
15 3 (0.30%) ProxySG
15 3 (0.30%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 47 (4.70%) SCCM
1 47 (4.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 27 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
3 23 (2.30%) FortiGate
4 17 (1.70%) Cisco UCCX
5 14 (1.40%) SCOM
5 14 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
6 12 (1.20%) MIMEsweeper
6 12 (1.20%) MAILsweeper
6 12 (1.20%) WSUS
7 11 (1.10%) Cisco IPCC
8 10 (1.00%) NetBackup
8 10 (1.00%) CA Spectrum
8 10 (1.00%) TrustSec
9 8 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.60%) WhatsUp Gold
10 6 (0.60%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.60%) Nagios
11 4 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
11 4 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 251 (25.10%) VMware
2 245 (24.50%) CheckPoint
3 223 (22.30%) Juniper
4 198 (19.80%) Microsoft
5 141 (14.10%) F5
6 127 (12.70%) HP
7 77 (7.70%) Blue Coat
8 73 (7.30%) NetApp
9 67 (6.70%) Citrix
10 49 (4.90%) SolarWinds
11 46 (4.60%) McAfee
12 36 (3.60%) CA
13 30 (3.00%) Avaya
13 30 (3.00%) NetScout
13 30 (3.00%) Tufin
14 28 (2.80%) Fortinet
15 22 (2.20%) Brocade
15 22 (2.20%) Dell
16 20 (2.00%) Websense
17 19 (1.90%) Oracle
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