The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 29 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 481 380 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.38% 4.53% 4.63%
As % of the Vendors category 11.25% 8.97% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 177 151
Average daily rate
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£350 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 57
Average hourly rate £16.75 £30.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.08% +40.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.21 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +9.75%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4275 4238 4773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.81% 50.48% 48.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2122 2108 2048
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 338 352
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
Cisco
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 +21 191 £350 - 26
Hampshire +6 116 £345 -8.00% 45
Surrey -16 65 £355 -8.38% 13
Buckinghamshire +8 40 £413 +50.00% 9
West Sussex -1 24 £268 -19.54% 11
Oxfordshire +2 18 £338 +3.84% 6
Kent -4 13 £350 - 8
East Sussex -2 9 £375 +7.14% 3
Middlesex -8 2 £288 -32.35% 3
Sussex - 2 £370 - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

1 383 (38.80%) Cisco Certification
2 377 (38.20%) Firewall
3 292 (29.58%) Windows
4 243 (24.62%) Security Cleared
5 236 (23.91%) Juniper
6 229 (23.20%) Telecoms
7 215 (21.78%) CheckPoint
8 211 (21.38%) Microsoft
9 206 (20.87%) LAN
10 205 (20.77%) VMware
11 192 (19.45%) CCNP
12 187 (18.95%) WAN
13 177 (17.93%) Active Directory
14 168 (17.02%) SC Cleared
15 164 (16.62%) CCNA
16 156 (15.81%) VPN
17 154 (15.60%) ITIL
18 152 (15.40%) MPLS
19 144 (14.59%) Cisco ASA
20 138 (13.98%) HP
21 126 (12.77%) OSPF
22 122 (12.36%) Network Security
23 120 (12.16%) VoIP
24 119 (12.06%) Windows Server 2008
25 117 (11.85%) DNS
26 115 (11.65%) Linux
27 114 (11.55%) MS Exchange
28 110 (11.14%) BGP
29 106 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
30 94 (9.52%) CCIE

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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
1 114 (11.55%) MS Exchange
2 66 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (4.76%) Lync
4 33 (3.34%) Apache
5 29 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 25 (2.53%) SharePoint
6 25 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (2.03%) IIS
8 15 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (1.01%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.81%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.61%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.51%) CMS
13 4 (0.41%) Live Communications Server
13 4 (0.41%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.41%) SAS
14 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 71 (7.19%) MS Office
2 70 (7.09%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.41%) MS Project
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.20%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.62%) Office 365
2 5 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 377 (38.20%) Firewall
2 206 (20.87%) LAN
3 187 (18.95%) WAN
4 156 (15.81%) VPN
5 152 (15.40%) MPLS
6 144 (14.59%) Cisco ASA
7 126 (12.77%) OSPF
8 122 (12.36%) Network Security
9 120 (12.16%) VoIP
10 117 (11.85%) DNS
11 110 (11.14%) BGP
12 91 (9.22%) TCP/IP
13 82 (8.31%) SAN
14 79 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 72 (7.29%) Wireless
16 64 (6.48%) Ethernet
17 63 (6.38%) IPsec
18 62 (6.28%) Cisco PIX
19 55 (5.57%) Internet
20 49 (4.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (5.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.91%) DB2
2 9 (0.91%) MySQL
3 7 (0.71%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.71%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (0.41%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.20%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.10%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.10%) Ingres
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (1.62%) GDB
2 8 (0.81%) Subversion
3 7 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.10%) Ant
7 1 (0.10%) Hudson
7 1 (0.10%) Gradle
7 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.10%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.10%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.10%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.10%) JIRA
7 1 (0.10%) Selenium
7 1 (0.10%) WebLOAD
General
1 229 (23.20%) Telecoms
2 50 (5.07%) Finance
3 15 (1.52%) Billing
4 10 (1.01%) Legal
5 9 (0.91%) Back Office
5 9 (0.91%) Marketing
6 8 (0.81%) Retail
7 7 (0.71%) Electronics
7 7 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.71%) Banking
8 6 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.41%) Front Office
9 4 (0.41%) Advertising
9 4 (0.41%) Military
10 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.20%) French Language
11 2 (0.20%) Games
11 2 (0.20%) Local Government
11 2 (0.20%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 221 (22.39%) Network Engineer
2 88 (8.92%) Consultant
3 84 (8.51%) Security Engineer
4 82 (8.31%) Architect
5 75 (7.60%) IP Engineer
6 69 (6.99%) Support Engineer
7 63 (6.38%) Analyst
8 61 (6.18%) Design Engineer
9 51 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 46 (4.66%) Network Security Engineer
11 45 (4.56%) Cisco Engineer
12 37 (3.75%) Project Manager
13 35 (3.55%) Network Consultant
14 32 (3.24%) Network Architect
15 30 (3.04%) NOC Engineer
16 27 (2.74%) Network Support
17 26 (2.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 26 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
18 22 (2.23%) Systems Engineer
19 19 (1.93%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.63%) .NET
2 22 (2.23%) JSP
3 18 (1.82%) HTML
4 12 (1.22%) ASP.NET
5 8 (0.81%) XML
5 8 (0.81%) WAP
6 7 (0.71%) CSS
7 6 (0.61%) Middleware
8 4 (0.41%) SAML
8 4 (0.41%) WML
8 4 (0.41%) Web Services
9 3 (0.30%) SOAP
10 2 (0.20%) JSF
10 2 (0.20%) XMPP
10 2 (0.20%) RESTful
10 2 (0.20%) VXML
11 1 (0.10%) X-Windows
11 1 (0.10%) JTAPI
11 1 (0.10%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.10%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 30 (3.04%) Blackberry
2 24 (2.43%) Management Information System
3 15 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (0.91%) PKI
4 9 (0.91%) Handset
5 7 (0.71%) Thin Client
5 7 (0.71%) Fat Client
6 6 (0.61%) Clustering
7 5 (0.51%) DTV
7 5 (0.51%) iPhone
7 5 (0.51%) Open Source
7 5 (0.51%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.51%) SecurID
7 5 (0.51%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.41%) Kindle
8 4 (0.41%) EqualLogic
8 4 (0.41%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.41%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.41%) AS400
9 3 (0.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 292 (29.58%) Windows
2 119 (12.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 115 (11.65%) Linux
4 79 (8.00%) UNIX
4 79 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 65 (6.59%) Windows 7
6 51 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (4.05%) Windows XP
8 29 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (2.74%) Solaris
10 20 (2.03%) Windows 8
11 14 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
12 13 (1.32%) AIX
13 9 (0.91%) Windows 2000
13 9 (0.91%) Android
14 8 (0.81%) VMS
15 6 (0.61%) Windows NT
16 5 (0.51%) CentOS
17 4 (0.41%) zOS
18 3 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (15.60%) ITIL
2 91 (9.22%) Network Design
3 69 (6.99%) Network Management
4 64 (6.48%) Project Management
5 48 (4.86%) Change Management
6 45 (4.56%) Migration
7 41 (4.15%) Service Management
8 40 (4.05%) PRINCE2
9 36 (3.65%) Load Balancing
10 32 (3.24%) Service Delivery
11 30 (3.04%) Information Security
11 30 (3.04%) Network Architecture
12 29 (2.94%) Configuration Management
13 26 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
14 25 (2.53%) Fault Management
15 24 (2.43%) Validation
15 24 (2.43%) Risk Assessment
15 24 (2.43%) Incident Management
16 20 (2.03%) Performance Management
17 18 (1.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (5.37%) C
2 51 (5.17%) SQL
3 30 (3.04%) Perl
4 29 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 23 (2.33%) Java
6 18 (1.82%) PHP
7 15 (1.52%) VB
8 13 (1.32%) C++
9 12 (1.22%) JavaScript
10 10 (1.01%) Python
11 9 (0.91%) Embedded C
11 9 (0.91%) VBScript
12 7 (0.71%) C#
12 7 (0.71%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.71%) Ruby
13 1 (0.10%) Korn
13 1 (0.10%) C-shell
13 1 (0.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 383 (38.80%) Cisco Certification
2 243 (24.62%) Security Cleared
3 192 (19.45%) CCNP
4 168 (17.02%) SC Cleared
5 164 (16.62%) CCNA
6 94 (9.52%) CCIE
7 64 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 52 (5.27%) Degree
9 49 (4.96%) DV Cleared
10 42 (4.26%) CISSP
11 38 (3.85%) MCSE
12 35 (3.55%) MCITP
13 34 (3.44%) CCSP
14 27 (2.74%) CCDP
14 27 (2.74%) CCSE
15 23 (2.33%) CCSA
15 23 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 21 (2.13%) ISTQB
17 19 (1.93%) Check Point Certification
18 17 (1.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.88%) SLA
2 25 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.42%) QA
4 11 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.81%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.41%) COBIT
8 2 (0.20%) BS25999
9 1 (0.10%) GPG13
9 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 177 (17.93%) Active Directory
2 106 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (4.86%) vSphere
4 35 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (2.94%) XenApp
6 27 (2.74%) Hyper-V
7 15 (1.52%) ProxySG
8 14 (1.42%) VMware ESX
9 12 (1.22%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.91%) Xen
11 7 (0.71%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.51%) vCloud
13 4 (0.41%) UAG
13 4 (0.41%) Shibboleth
13 4 (0.41%) NLBS
13 4 (0.41%) Sendmail
13 4 (0.41%) NFS
14 3 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.30%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.30%) Snort
Systems Management
1 25 (2.53%) SCCM
2 23 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 21 (2.13%) FortiGate
4 19 (1.93%) Tivoli
5 18 (1.82%) Backup Exec
6 16 (1.62%) NetBackup
7 15 (1.52%) WSUS
7 15 (1.52%) WhatsUp Gold
8 13 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
8 13 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
9 11 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 10 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (0.91%) HP UCMDB
12 8 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
13 7 (0.71%) CiscoWorks
13 7 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.61%) OpenView
14 6 (0.61%) Puppet
15 5 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 236 (23.91%) Juniper
2 215 (21.78%) CheckPoint
3 211 (21.38%) Microsoft
4 205 (20.77%) VMware
5 138 (13.98%) HP
6 94 (9.52%) Citrix
7 92 (9.32%) F5
8 75 (7.60%) Blue Coat
9 42 (4.26%) Oracle
10 36 (3.65%) McAfee
10 36 (3.65%) Huawei
11 35 (3.55%) Symantec
12 34 (3.44%) Nokia
12 34 (3.44%) Avaya
13 33 (3.34%) EMC
13 33 (3.34%) NetApp
14 30 (3.04%) IBM
15 28 (2.84%) Nortel
16 27 (2.74%) Red Hat
17 25 (2.53%) Brocade
Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
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Rate: NEG
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TDA Recruitment Ltd
Salary: shift allowance and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
ITF Solutions
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
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Kent
JNC Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
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