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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 33 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 538 471 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.37% 4.98% 4.48%
As % of the Vendors category 11.64% 10.46% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 241 193
Average daily rate
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£375 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 45
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% +4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.50 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -10.00%
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
4621 4505 4160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.16% 47.63% 48.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2261 2032
Average daily rate £377 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 261 333
Average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.25 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -3 186 £400 +21.21% 70
Hampshire -4 109 £375 +25.00% 48
Surrey +23 86 £375 - 28
Buckinghamshire +11 66 £403 +0.62% 16
Oxfordshire +4 42 £320 -1.53% 10
West Sussex -21 19 £300 -10.44% 2
Kent -2 11 £350 -3.44% 5
East Sussex -15 9 £256 +2.50% 2
Middlesex +2 5 £273 -32.92% 1
M4 Corridor 0 1 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 436 (41.56%) Cisco Certification
2 403 (38.42%) Firewall
3 308 (29.36%) WAN
4 303 (28.88%) LAN
5 281 (26.79%) Windows
6 269 (25.64%) VMware
7 257 (24.50%) CheckPoint
8 240 (22.88%) Security Cleared
9 236 (22.50%) CCNP
10 225 (21.45%) Juniper
11 222 (21.16%) ITIL
12 210 (20.02%) Telecoms
13 207 (19.73%) CCNA
14 206 (19.64%) Cisco ASA
15 205 (19.54%) VPN
16 199 (18.97%) Microsoft
17 197 (18.78%) SC Cleared
18 165 (15.73%) F5
18 165 (15.73%) Linux
19 145 (13.82%) Active Directory
20 144 (13.73%) MPLS
21 141 (13.44%) DNS
22 140 (13.35%) OSPF
23 139 (13.25%) Network Security
24 133 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
25 131 (12.49%) HP
26 129 (12.30%) TCP/IP
27 127 (12.11%) BGP
28 112 (10.68%) VoIP
29 104 (9.91%) Cisco Nexus

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 57 (5.43%) MS Exchange
2 48 (4.58%) Lync
3 28 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 23 (2.19%) IIS
6 17 (1.62%) Apache
6 17 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (0.76%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.29%) SAS
12 3 (0.29%) WordPress
12 3 (0.29%) Live Communications Server
12 3 (0.29%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.095%) GroupWise
Applications
1 81 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.15%) MS Office
3 20 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.57%) MS Project
6 1 (0.095%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.33%) RMDS
2 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.57%) Mimecast
4 5 (0.48%) PaaS
5 4 (0.38%) IaaS
6 2 (0.19%) Office 365
7 1 (0.095%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.095%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.095%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 403 (38.42%) Firewall
2 308 (29.36%) WAN
3 303 (28.88%) LAN
4 206 (19.64%) Cisco ASA
5 205 (19.54%) VPN
6 144 (13.73%) MPLS
7 141 (13.44%) DNS
8 140 (13.35%) OSPF
9 139 (13.25%) Network Security
10 129 (12.30%) TCP/IP
11 127 (12.11%) BGP
12 112 (10.68%) VoIP
13 104 (9.91%) Cisco Nexus
14 98 (9.34%) Wireless
15 90 (8.58%) SAN
16 83 (7.91%) SSL
17 80 (7.63%) Internet
18 77 (7.34%) VLAN
19 70 (6.67%) DHCP
20 69 (6.58%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.57%) MySQL
6 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.38%) DB2
8 1 (0.095%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.095%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (0.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.19%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.19%) Log4j
3 2 (0.19%) Maven
3 2 (0.19%) IntelliJ
3 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.19%) JUnit
4 1 (0.095%) Ant
General
1 210 (20.02%) Telecoms
2 91 (8.67%) Finance
3 11 (1.05%) Back Office
4 10 (0.95%) Retail
5 7 (0.67%) Billing
5 7 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.48%) Banking
7 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.38%) Military
8 4 (0.38%) Automotive
9 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.29%) Legal
9 3 (0.29%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.19%) Marketing
10 2 (0.19%) French Language
10 2 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.095%) Games
11 1 (0.095%) Advertising
11 1 (0.095%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 259 (24.69%) Network Engineer
2 103 (9.82%) Analyst
3 89 (8.48%) Architect
4 81 (7.72%) IP Engineer
5 77 (7.34%) Consultant
5 77 (7.34%) Security Engineer
6 73 (6.96%) Cisco Engineer
7 69 (6.58%) Design Engineer
8 67 (6.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 56 (5.34%) Support Engineer
10 45 (4.29%) Network Analyst
11 41 (3.91%) Network Security Engineer
12 40 (3.81%) Network Support
13 38 (3.62%) Senior Network Engineer
14 36 (3.43%) Project Manager
14 36 (3.43%) Network Architect
15 34 (3.24%) Network Consultant
16 28 (2.67%) Voice Engineer
17 23 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
17 23 (2.19%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.48%) HTML
2 28 (2.67%) JSP
2 28 (2.67%) .NET
3 26 (2.48%) ASP.NET
4 21 (2.00%) XMPP
5 17 (1.62%) CSS
6 14 (1.33%) Rendezvous
7 7 (0.67%) Application Packaging
8 6 (0.57%) Regular Expression
9 5 (0.48%) XML
10 4 (0.38%) Middleware
11 3 (0.29%) Web Services
11 3 (0.29%) WAP
11 3 (0.29%) SAML
11 3 (0.29%) Ajax
11 3 (0.29%) REST
12 2 (0.19%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.19%) RESTEasy
12 2 (0.19%) JAX-RS
12 2 (0.19%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
1 37 (3.53%) Management Information System
2 24 (2.29%) PKI
3 23 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
4 22 (2.10%) SecurID
5 19 (1.81%) IVR
6 16 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.43%) Clustering
8 13 (1.24%) FlexPod
9 11 (1.05%) Blackberry
9 11 (1.05%) Raspberry Pi
10 8 (0.76%) e-Health
11 7 (0.67%) NHS
11 7 (0.67%) Replication
11 7 (0.67%) Wiki
12 6 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (0.57%) Smart Meter
13 5 (0.48%) EqualLogic
13 5 (0.48%) Open Source
13 5 (0.48%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 281 (26.79%) Windows
2 165 (15.73%) Linux
3 86 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (7.63%) UNIX
5 63 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 50 (4.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (4.67%) Windows 7
8 29 (2.76%) Solaris
9 24 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (2.00%) CentOS
11 12 (1.14%) Windows XP
12 11 (1.05%) VMS
12 11 (1.05%) AIX
13 10 (0.95%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.86%) SUSE
15 5 (0.48%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (21.16%) ITIL
2 87 (8.29%) Network Design
3 81 (7.72%) Migration
4 78 (7.44%) Project Management
4 78 (7.44%) Load Balancing
5 68 (6.48%) Change Management
6 51 (4.86%) Network Management
6 51 (4.86%) Service Management
7 45 (4.29%) Service Delivery
8 44 (4.19%) Network Architecture
9 40 (3.81%) PRINCE2
10 39 (3.72%) Validation
11 38 (3.62%) Network Monitoring
11 38 (3.62%) Kalman Filter
12 32 (3.05%) Configuration Management
13 31 (2.96%) Knowledge Management
14 29 (2.76%) Time Management
15 27 (2.57%) Security Testing
16 25 (2.38%) Risk Assessment
17 21 (2.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (5.82%) SQL
2 46 (4.39%) PowerShell
3 36 (3.43%) JavaScript
4 24 (2.29%) C
5 18 (1.72%) Perl
6 16 (1.53%) Shell Script
7 15 (1.43%) Python
7 15 (1.43%) C++
8 14 (1.33%) PHP
9 12 (1.14%) Java
10 11 (1.05%) VBScript
11 8 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.67%) VB
13 4 (0.38%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.19%) Tcl
15 1 (0.095%) C#
15 1 (0.095%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 436 (41.56%) Cisco Certification
2 240 (22.88%) Security Cleared
3 236 (22.50%) CCNP
4 207 (19.73%) CCNA
5 197 (18.78%) SC Cleared
6 82 (7.82%) CCIE
7 76 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 54 (5.15%) DV Cleared
8 54 (5.15%) Degree
9 51 (4.86%) CISSP
10 37 (3.53%) MCITP
11 32 (3.05%) CCDP
12 28 (2.67%) MCSE
12 28 (2.67%) ISTQB
13 26 (2.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 24 (2.29%) CCSE
15 21 (2.00%) CCSA
16 18 (1.72%) JNCIS
17 17 (1.62%) CCSP
18 15 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.82%) SLA
2 37 (3.53%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.53%) QA
4 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.29%) COSO
5 3 (0.29%) COBIT
5 3 (0.29%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.19%) GPG13
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.095%) TickIT
System Software
1 145 (13.82%) Active Directory
2 133 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (6.29%) vSphere
4 40 (3.81%) Hyper-V
5 33 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (1.91%) Firmware
7 18 (1.72%) VMware ESX
8 16 (1.53%) XenApp
9 13 (1.24%) Sendmail
10 12 (1.14%) XenDesktop
11 11 (1.05%) vCloud
12 7 (0.67%) Snort
13 6 (0.57%) XenServer
13 6 (0.57%) NFS
14 5 (0.48%) ProxySG
14 5 (0.48%) Postfix
15 4 (0.38%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.38%) FreeRADIUS
15 4 (0.38%) Squid
16 3 (0.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 51 (4.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 46 (4.39%) SCCM
3 35 (3.34%) FortiGate
4 28 (2.67%) Cisco UCCE
5 18 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
6 15 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
7 13 (1.24%) MIMEsweeper
7 13 (1.24%) MAILsweeper
7 13 (1.24%) CA Spectrum
8 12 (1.14%) SCOM
9 11 (1.05%) Cisco IPCC
10 9 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (0.76%) WSUS
11 8 (0.76%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.67%) CiscoWorks
13 6 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
13 6 (0.57%) Netcool
13 6 (0.57%) Nagios
13 6 (0.57%) OpenView
14 5 (0.48%) OVSD
Vendors
1 269 (25.64%) VMware
2 257 (24.50%) CheckPoint
3 225 (21.45%) Juniper
4 199 (18.97%) Microsoft
5 165 (15.73%) F5
6 131 (12.49%) HP
7 90 (8.58%) Blue Coat
8 81 (7.72%) NetApp
9 67 (6.39%) Citrix
10 53 (5.05%) SolarWinds
11 39 (3.72%) CA
12 37 (3.53%) McAfee
13 36 (3.43%) Fortinet
13 36 (3.43%) Tufin
14 31 (2.96%) Avaya
15 25 (2.38%) Oracle
16 23 (2.19%) NetScout
17 22 (2.10%) Dell
18 19 (1.81%) Brocade
19 18 (1.72%) Verint
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: Negotiable Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
LEXSTRA
Rate: £380 - £415 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago