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 30 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 36 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 435 492 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.62% 5.39% 4.72%
As % of the Vendors category 9.68% 11.34% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 253 174
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 51
Average hourly rate £19.75 £16.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.91% -33.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.38 £23.48
% change year-on-year
+3.40% -21.74%
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
4495 4337 4227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.78% 47.54% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2166 2081
Average daily rate £388 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 236 351
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.30 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 -8 147 £398 +6.00% 49
Hampshire -3 101 £388 +19.23% 31
Surrey -1 63 £400 +10.34% 55
Buckinghamshire +3 50 £400 - 15
Oxfordshire -13 30 £375 +6.38% 7
West Sussex -19 14 £363 +79.01% 8
Kent -4 13 £438 +25.00% 1
Middlesex +10 8 £264 -8.26% 4
East Sussex -12 6 £325 +80.55% 2
M4 Corridor +4 1 - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 382 (39.92%) Cisco Certification
2 363 (37.93%) Firewall
3 293 (30.62%) LAN
3 293 (30.62%) WAN
4 269 (28.11%) Windows
5 254 (26.54%) VMware
6 226 (23.62%) CheckPoint
7 215 (22.47%) Juniper
8 207 (21.63%) CCNP
9 199 (20.79%) ITIL
10 197 (20.59%) CCNA
11 194 (20.27%) Security Cleared
12 188 (19.64%) VPN
13 185 (19.33%) Microsoft
14 164 (17.14%) Active Directory
14 164 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
15 156 (16.30%) SC Cleared
16 148 (15.46%) Linux
16 148 (15.46%) Telecoms
17 140 (14.63%) DNS
18 139 (14.52%) Data Centre
19 127 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
20 126 (13.17%) F5
21 125 (13.06%) Network Security
21 125 (13.06%) TCP/IP
22 122 (12.75%) HP
22 122 (12.75%) MPLS
23 117 (12.23%) Finance
24 109 (11.39%) Wireless
25 106 (11.08%) OSPF

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 49 (5.12%) MS Exchange
2 32 (3.34%) Lync
2 32 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (2.72%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.99%) IIS
5 18 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (1.57%) Apache
7 14 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.52%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.31%) WordPress
12 3 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.21%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.21%) Eucalyptus
13 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 84 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.76%) MS Visio
3 32 (3.34%) MS Office
4 9 (0.94%) MS Project
4 9 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.57%) RMDS
2 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.10%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.84%) SaaS
3 8 (0.84%) IaaS
4 7 (0.73%) PaaS
5 4 (0.42%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.21%) Office 365
7 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 363 (37.93%) Firewall
2 293 (30.62%) LAN
2 293 (30.62%) WAN
3 188 (19.64%) VPN
4 164 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
5 140 (14.63%) DNS
6 125 (13.06%) TCP/IP
6 125 (13.06%) Network Security
7 122 (12.75%) MPLS
8 109 (11.39%) Wireless
9 106 (11.08%) OSPF
9 106 (11.08%) BGP
10 88 (9.20%) SAN
11 86 (8.99%) VoIP
12 84 (8.78%) SSL
13 81 (8.46%) Cisco Nexus
14 64 (6.69%) DHCP
15 62 (6.48%) IPsec
16 58 (6.06%) Internet
17 48 (5.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.52%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (0.42%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.42%) MySQL
7 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.31%) StarTeam
3 3 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.21%) JUnit
4 2 (0.21%) Maven
4 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.21%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.21%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.21%) Log4j
4 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.10%) Juju
5 1 (0.10%) Subversion
5 1 (0.10%) ClearCase
General
1 148 (15.46%) Telecoms
2 117 (12.23%) Finance
3 12 (1.25%) Retail
4 10 (1.04%) Banking
5 8 (0.84%) Billing
6 7 (0.73%) Back Office
7 6 (0.63%) Legal
8 5 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.52%) Marketing
9 4 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.42%) Automotive
10 3 (0.31%) Military
10 3 (0.31%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.31%) Advertising
11 2 (0.21%) French Language
11 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.10%) German Language
12 1 (0.10%) Games
12 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 231 (24.14%) Network Engineer
2 94 (9.82%) Analyst
3 91 (9.51%) Architect
4 69 (7.21%) Consultant
5 54 (5.64%) IP Engineer
6 52 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 49 (5.12%) Security Engineer
8 46 (4.81%) Cisco Engineer
9 43 (4.49%) Design Engineer
10 42 (4.39%) Project Manager
11 41 (4.28%) Network Analyst
11 41 (4.28%) Support Engineer
12 31 (3.24%) Network Consultant
13 30 (3.13%) Support Analyst
13 30 (3.13%) Senior Network Engineer
14 29 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
14 29 (3.03%) Network Support
15 28 (2.93%) Network Architect
16 25 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
17 24 (2.51%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.66%) HTML
2 24 (2.51%) JSP
3 23 (2.40%) .NET
4 21 (2.19%) ASP.NET
5 16 (1.67%) CSS
6 15 (1.57%) Rendezvous
7 6 (0.63%) XMPP
8 5 (0.52%) SAML
8 5 (0.52%) Application Packaging
9 4 (0.42%) REST
9 4 (0.42%) Middleware
9 4 (0.42%) VXML
10 3 (0.31%) Web Services
10 3 (0.31%) Ajax
11 2 (0.21%) Apache CXF
11 2 (0.21%) RESTful
11 2 (0.21%) HTML5
11 2 (0.21%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.21%) JAX-RS
11 2 (0.21%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 139 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 38 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 32 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 19 (1.99%) PKI
6 15 (1.57%) Clustering
7 14 (1.46%) SecurID
8 13 (1.36%) FlexPod
8 13 (1.36%) e-Health
8 13 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.04%) IVR
10 10 (1.04%) Replication
11 9 (0.94%) Raspberry Pi
12 8 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.84%) EPoS
13 7 (0.73%) NHS
13 7 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (0.63%) User Experience
14 6 (0.63%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 269 (28.11%) Windows
2 148 (15.46%) Linux
3 93 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (7.52%) UNIX
5 62 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (5.43%) Windows 7
8 24 (2.51%) Solaris
9 15 (1.57%) Windows XP
10 14 (1.46%) CentOS
11 13 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.04%) Data ONTAP
13 9 (0.94%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.84%) VMS
14 8 (0.84%) AIX
15 4 (0.42%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.21%) HPUX
17 2 (0.21%) SUSE
17 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (20.79%) ITIL
2 87 (9.09%) Network Design
3 84 (8.78%) Project Management
4 80 (8.36%) Load Balancing
5 76 (7.94%) Migration
6 59 (6.17%) Service Management
7 56 (5.85%) Change Management
8 52 (5.43%) Service Delivery
9 40 (4.18%) Network Management
10 39 (4.08%) PRINCE2
11 35 (3.66%) Configuration Management
12 33 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
13 31 (3.24%) Network Architecture
14 30 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
15 25 (2.61%) Time Management
16 24 (2.51%) Validation
17 23 (2.40%) Knowledge Management
17 23 (2.40%) Security Testing
17 23 (2.40%) Capacity Planning
18 21 (2.19%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (5.33%) SQL
2 39 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 31 (3.24%) C
4 26 (2.72%) JavaScript
5 23 (2.40%) Perl
6 15 (1.57%) Shell Script
7 14 (1.46%) Python
7 14 (1.46%) PHP
7 14 (1.46%) Java
8 13 (1.36%) C++
9 12 (1.25%) VBScript
10 6 (0.63%) VB
11 2 (0.21%) Tcl
11 2 (0.21%) C#
11 2 (0.21%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.10%) Groovy
12 1 (0.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 382 (39.92%) Cisco Certification
2 207 (21.63%) CCNP
3 197 (20.59%) CCNA
4 194 (20.27%) Security Cleared
5 156 (16.30%) SC Cleared
6 78 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 66 (6.90%) CCIE
8 46 (4.81%) Degree
9 39 (4.08%) CISSP
10 38 (3.97%) MCITP
10 38 (3.97%) DV Cleared
11 35 (3.66%) MCSE
12 30 (3.13%) CCDP
13 24 (2.51%) CCSE
14 22 (2.30%) ISTQB
15 21 (2.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 21 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 19 (1.99%) CCSA
17 16 (1.67%) CCVP
17 16 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.64%) SLA
2 25 (2.61%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.99%) QA
4 6 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.52%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.42%) COBIT
6 4 (0.42%) COSO
7 2 (0.21%) GPG13
7 2 (0.21%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 164 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 127 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (7.21%) vSphere
4 37 (3.87%) XenApp
5 32 (3.34%) Hyper-V
6 31 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (2.82%) VMware ESX
8 16 (1.67%) XenDesktop
9 12 (1.25%) Sendmail
10 8 (0.84%) XenServer
10 8 (0.84%) vCloud
11 7 (0.73%) Firmware
12 6 (0.63%) NFS
13 5 (0.52%) Postfix
13 5 (0.52%) Shibboleth
14 4 (0.42%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.42%) Snort
14 4 (0.42%) Samba
15 3 (0.31%) ProxySG
15 3 (0.31%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 45 (4.70%) SCCM
2 39 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 31 (3.24%) Cisco UCCE
4 22 (2.30%) Cisco UCCX
5 17 (1.78%) FortiGate
6 15 (1.57%) CA Spectrum
7 14 (1.46%) SCOM
7 14 (1.46%) WSUS
7 14 (1.46%) Cisco Prime
8 12 (1.25%) MIMEsweeper
8 12 (1.25%) MAILsweeper
9 10 (1.04%) Cisco IPCC
10 8 (0.84%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.84%) WhatsUp Gold
10 8 (0.84%) EMC VPLEX
11 7 (0.73%) Puppet
12 6 (0.63%) SCVMM
12 6 (0.63%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.52%) SCDPM
14 4 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 254 (26.54%) VMware
2 226 (23.62%) CheckPoint
3 215 (22.47%) Juniper
4 185 (19.33%) Microsoft
5 126 (13.17%) F5
6 122 (12.75%) HP
7 76 (7.94%) Citrix
8 73 (7.63%) Blue Coat
9 71 (7.42%) NetApp
10 49 (5.12%) McAfee
11 41 (4.28%) SolarWinds
12 35 (3.66%) CA
13 32 (3.34%) NetScout
14 24 (2.51%) Dell
14 24 (2.51%) Brocade
15 22 (2.30%) Websense
16 20 (2.09%) Fortinet
16 20 (2.09%) Avaya
17 19 (1.99%) Tufin
18 18 (1.88%) EMC
Winchester, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £300 - £360 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 21 hours ago
Waterlooville
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £25 - £45 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Montash
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Winchester
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £480 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Middlesex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hospira UK Ltd
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus pension and 22 days holiday per
Posted: 21 days ago