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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 35 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 459 467 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.82% 5.07% 4.54%
As % of the Vendors category 10.14% 10.91% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 252 188
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -28.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.00 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
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
4527 4281 4120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.55% 46.49% 48.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2572 2124 2046
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 237 307
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.48 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% -13.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.02 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -4 157 £375 - 51
Hampshire -12 91 £388 +13.97% 14
Surrey +2 66 £350 -2.77% 34
Buckinghamshire 0 46 £400 +1.58% 16
Oxfordshire -15 31 £350 +3.70% 9
West Sussex -6 24 £363 +7.40% 6
Kent +8 20 £375 +7.14% 11
East Sussex -2 15 £330 -12.00% 3
Middlesex +6 7 £265 -47.00% 1
Sussex +3 1 - - 2
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (39.88%) Cisco Certification
2 392 (39.08%) Firewall
3 301 (30.01%) LAN
4 298 (29.71%) WAN
5 278 (27.72%) VMware
6 262 (26.12%) Windows
7 242 (24.13%) CheckPoint
8 228 (22.73%) CCNP
9 223 (22.23%) Juniper
10 218 (21.73%) CCNA
11 207 (20.64%) ITIL
12 197 (19.64%) Security Cleared
13 196 (19.54%) Microsoft
13 196 (19.54%) VPN
14 176 (17.55%) Cisco ASA
15 162 (16.15%) Data Centre
16 159 (15.85%) SC Cleared
17 158 (15.75%) Active Directory
18 155 (15.45%) TCP/IP
19 153 (15.25%) F5
20 150 (14.96%) Linux
21 146 (14.56%) DNS
22 145 (14.46%) HP
23 144 (14.36%) Telecoms
24 141 (14.06%) Network Security
25 131 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
26 127 (12.66%) BGP
27 119 (11.86%) MPLS
28 117 (11.67%) Finance
29 114 (11.37%) OSPF

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (5.68%) MS Exchange
2 39 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (3.49%) Lync
4 31 (3.09%) IIS
5 29 (2.89%) SharePoint
6 26 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (1.60%) Apache
8 15 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (0.90%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.50%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.40%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.30%) WordPress
13 3 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.20%) Eucalyptus
14 2 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.20%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.100%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.100%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 93 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.39%) MS Visio
3 32 (3.19%) MS Office
4 12 (1.20%) MS Project
5 8 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.40%) RMDS
2 2 (0.20%) SAP CCM
2 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.100%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.100%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.100%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.60%) PaaS
3 15 (1.50%) IaaS
4 13 (1.30%) SaaS
5 6 (0.60%) Office 365
6 4 (0.40%) IBM PureFlex
6 4 (0.40%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.100%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.100%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.100%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.100%) Symantec.cloud
8 1 (0.100%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.100%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 392 (39.08%) Firewall
2 301 (30.01%) LAN
3 298 (29.71%) WAN
4 196 (19.54%) VPN
5 176 (17.55%) Cisco ASA
6 155 (15.45%) TCP/IP
7 146 (14.56%) DNS
8 141 (14.06%) Network Security
9 127 (12.66%) BGP
10 119 (11.86%) MPLS
11 114 (11.37%) OSPF
12 112 (11.17%) Wireless
13 101 (10.07%) SAN
14 95 (9.47%) Cisco Nexus
15 92 (9.17%) VoIP
16 90 (8.97%) SSL
17 75 (7.48%) DHCP
18 70 (6.98%) IPsec
19 65 (6.48%) Internet
19 65 (6.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.99%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (0.70%) DB2
6 6 (0.60%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.50%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.30%) MySQL
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.100%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.100%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.100%) Big Data
10 1 (0.100%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (0.40%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.30%) StarTeam
3 3 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.20%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.20%) Subversion
4 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.100%) Juju
5 1 (0.100%) JUnit
5 1 (0.100%) Maven
5 1 (0.100%) Log4j
5 1 (0.100%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.100%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.100%) IntelliJ
General
1 144 (14.36%) Telecoms
2 117 (11.67%) Finance
3 12 (1.20%) Retail
4 11 (1.10%) Banking
5 10 (1.00%) Back Office
6 8 (0.80%) Billing
7 7 (0.70%) Legal
7 7 (0.70%) Marketing
8 6 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.50%) Automotive
10 4 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.40%) Advertising
11 3 (0.30%) Publishing
11 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.20%) Games
12 2 (0.20%) Military
12 2 (0.20%) French Language
12 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.100%) German Language
Job Titles
1 257 (25.62%) Network Engineer
2 112 (11.17%) Architect
3 98 (9.77%) Analyst
4 80 (7.98%) Consultant
5 55 (5.48%) Security Engineer
6 51 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
7 50 (4.99%) Support Engineer
8 42 (4.19%) Network Architect
9 41 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 38 (3.79%) Network Analyst
10 38 (3.79%) Senior Network Engineer
11 37 (3.69%) IP Engineer
12 34 (3.39%) Network Consultant
13 33 (3.29%) Infrastructure Architect
14 31 (3.09%) Network Support
15 29 (2.89%) Project Manager
15 29 (2.89%) Network Security Engineer
16 28 (2.79%) Support Analyst
16 28 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
17 27 (2.69%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.89%) HTML
2 23 (2.29%) .NET
3 21 (2.09%) JSP
4 19 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 18 (1.79%) 802.1X
6 17 (1.69%) CSS
7 14 (1.40%) Rendezvous
8 8 (0.80%) XMPP
9 5 (0.50%) REST
9 5 (0.50%) Middleware
9 5 (0.50%) SAML
10 4 (0.40%) VXML
11 3 (0.30%) Ajax
11 3 (0.30%) SOAP
11 3 (0.30%) Web Services
11 3 (0.30%) Application Packaging
12 2 (0.20%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.20%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.20%) JSF
13 1 (0.100%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 162 (16.15%) Data Centre
2 40 (3.99%) Management Information System
3 39 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (2.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 23 (2.29%) PKI
6 18 (1.79%) Clustering
7 15 (1.50%) e-Health
8 14 (1.40%) SecurID
8 14 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
8 14 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.40%) FlexPod
9 13 (1.30%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.10%) Replication
11 10 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (0.80%) IVR
12 8 (0.80%) EPoS
12 8 (0.80%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.70%) iSeries
13 7 (0.70%) NHS
13 7 (0.70%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 262 (26.12%) Windows
2 150 (14.96%) Linux
3 105 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (6.98%) UNIX
6 53 (5.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (4.19%) Windows 7
8 20 (1.99%) Solaris
9 17 (1.69%) CentOS
10 13 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (1.30%) Windows XP
11 11 (1.10%) Data ONTAP
12 8 (0.80%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.40%) AIX
14 3 (0.30%) VMS
14 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.20%) SUSE
15 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.100%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.100%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (20.64%) ITIL
2 101 (10.07%) Load Balancing
3 92 (9.17%) Network Design
4 80 (7.98%) Migration
5 72 (7.18%) Project Management
6 60 (5.98%) Service Management
7 58 (5.78%) Change Management
8 57 (5.68%) Service Delivery
9 39 (3.89%) Kalman Filter
10 36 (3.59%) Configuration Management
11 35 (3.49%) Network Management
12 32 (3.19%) PRINCE2
12 32 (3.19%) Network Monitoring
13 29 (2.89%) Network Architecture
14 26 (2.59%) Capacity Planning
15 25 (2.49%) SIEM
16 23 (2.29%) Security Testing
16 23 (2.29%) Time Management
17 22 (2.19%) Validation
18 21 (2.09%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (6.38%) SQL
2 51 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 29 (2.89%) C
4 25 (2.49%) JavaScript
5 24 (2.39%) Perl
6 15 (1.50%) Java
7 14 (1.40%) PHP
8 13 (1.30%) Shell Script
8 13 (1.30%) Python
9 12 (1.20%) C++
10 10 (1.00%) VBScript
11 3 (0.30%) VB
11 3 (0.30%) C#
12 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.20%) Tcl
13 1 (0.100%) Groovy
13 1 (0.100%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 400 (39.88%) Cisco Certification
2 228 (22.73%) CCNP
3 218 (21.73%) CCNA
4 197 (19.64%) Security Cleared
5 159 (15.85%) SC Cleared
6 72 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 67 (6.68%) CCIE
8 49 (4.89%) Degree
9 41 (4.09%) CCSE
10 40 (3.99%) CISSP
11 38 (3.79%) DV Cleared
12 36 (3.59%) MCITP
13 34 (3.39%) MCSE
13 34 (3.39%) CCDP
14 29 (2.89%) CCSA
15 23 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 23 (2.29%) CCSP
16 21 (2.09%) ISTQB
17 19 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 19 (1.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.58%) SLA
2 21 (2.09%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.60%) QA
4 13 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.70%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.40%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.30%) COSO
8 3 (0.30%) COBIT
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.100%) TickIT
10 1 (0.100%) GPG13
System Software
1 158 (15.75%) Active Directory
2 131 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (7.38%) vSphere
4 44 (4.39%) VMware ESX
5 38 (3.79%) XenApp
6 34 (3.39%) Hyper-V
7 30 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (1.50%) XenDesktop
9 13 (1.30%) ProxySG
10 11 (1.10%) vCloud
11 9 (0.90%) Sendmail
12 8 (0.80%) XenServer
13 6 (0.60%) Snort
13 6 (0.60%) iptables
14 5 (0.50%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.50%) Shibboleth
14 5 (0.50%) NFS
14 5 (0.50%) Postfix
15 4 (0.40%) Samba
15 4 (0.40%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 43 (4.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 41 (4.09%) SCCM
3 34 (3.39%) Cisco UCCE
4 30 (2.99%) Cisco UCCX
5 18 (1.79%) SCOM
5 18 (1.79%) CA Spectrum
6 17 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
7 15 (1.50%) FortiGate
8 14 (1.40%) Puppet
9 11 (1.10%) WSUS
10 10 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
11 9 (0.90%) EMC VPLEX
11 9 (0.90%) NetBackup
11 9 (0.90%) MIMEsweeper
11 9 (0.90%) MAILsweeper
12 8 (0.80%) Cisco IPCC
12 8 (0.80%) WhatsUp Gold
13 7 (0.70%) SCVMM
13 7 (0.70%) Cacti
13 7 (0.70%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 278 (27.72%) VMware
2 242 (24.13%) CheckPoint
3 223 (22.23%) Juniper
4 196 (19.54%) Microsoft
5 153 (15.25%) F5
6 145 (14.46%) HP
7 87 (8.67%) Citrix
8 76 (7.58%) Blue Coat
9 68 (6.78%) NetApp
10 54 (5.38%) McAfee
11 46 (4.59%) SolarWinds
12 38 (3.79%) CA
13 32 (3.19%) NetScout
14 30 (2.99%) Fortinet
14 30 (2.99%) Nokia
15 28 (2.79%) Brocade
16 27 (2.69%) Red Hat
17 25 (2.49%) IBM
17 25 (2.49%) Dell
17 25 (2.49%) Tufin
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Rate: Up to £450 per day
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Havant
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Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 6 Month Fixed Term Contract with opt
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Rate: Up to £350 per day
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Berkshire
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