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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 32 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 543 403 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.62% 4.56% 3.85%
As % of the Vendors category 11.99% 9.57% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 209 146
Average daily rate
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£372 £332 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.04% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 30
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.68% -8.33%
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 4209 3513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.88% 47.61% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2368 2052 1635
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.83% +5.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 246 307
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.92 £10.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +8 209 £398 +22.30% 50
Hampshire +3 107 £375 +8.69% 42
Surrey +34 93 £350 +8.10% 32
Oxfordshire -2 40 £320 -1.53% 10
Buckinghamshire +13 39 £375 +10.70% 18
West Sussex -4 24 £345 +6.15% 2
East Sussex +1 16 £394 +26.00% 2
Kent -6 12 £450 +24.13% 9
Middlesex -6 3 £273 -42.63% 3
Home Counties - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 430 (41.55%) Firewall
2 422 (40.77%) Cisco Certification
3 300 (28.99%) WAN
4 295 (28.50%) LAN
5 281 (27.15%) Windows
6 257 (24.83%) VMware
7 253 (24.44%) CheckPoint
8 231 (22.32%) ITIL
9 230 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 221 (21.35%) CCNP
11 217 (20.97%) Juniper
12 213 (20.58%) Cisco ASA
13 211 (20.39%) CCNA
13 211 (20.39%) Telecoms
14 183 (17.68%) VPN
15 182 (17.58%) Microsoft
16 180 (17.39%) SC Cleared
17 157 (15.17%) MPLS
18 152 (14.69%) F5
19 145 (14.01%) OSPF
19 145 (14.01%) Linux
20 141 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
21 140 (13.53%) Active Directory
22 134 (12.95%) DNS
23 132 (12.75%) BGP
24 130 (12.56%) Network Security
25 126 (12.17%) TCP/IP
26 113 (10.92%) HP
27 112 (10.82%) VoIP
28 98 (9.47%) Cisco Nexus

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 63 (6.09%) MS Exchange
2 50 (4.83%) Lync
3 32 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (2.03%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.93%) IIS
6 14 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (0.97%) Apache
9 7 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.48%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.39%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
12 3 (0.29%) Live Communications Server
12 3 (0.29%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.29%) SAS
13 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 79 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.67%) MS Office
3 19 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.68%) MS Project
6 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.097%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (0.97%) RMDS
2 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.097%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.87%) PaaS
1 9 (0.87%) IaaS
2 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.48%) SaaS
4 4 (0.39%) Office 365
5 1 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.097%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 430 (41.55%) Firewall
2 300 (28.99%) WAN
3 295 (28.50%) LAN
4 213 (20.58%) Cisco ASA
5 183 (17.68%) VPN
6 157 (15.17%) MPLS
7 145 (14.01%) OSPF
8 134 (12.95%) DNS
9 132 (12.75%) BGP
10 130 (12.56%) Network Security
11 126 (12.17%) TCP/IP
12 112 (10.82%) VoIP
13 98 (9.47%) Cisco Nexus
14 91 (8.79%) SAN
15 77 (7.44%) Wireless
16 76 (7.34%) Internet
17 73 (7.05%) VLAN
18 70 (6.76%) IPsec
19 67 (6.47%) DHCP
20 65 (6.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (0.58%) MySQL
5 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (0.39%) DB2
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.39%) Big Data
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.097%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.097%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.39%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.19%) IntelliJ
2 2 (0.19%) Log4j
2 2 (0.19%) Maven
2 2 (0.19%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.19%) JUnit
3 1 (0.097%) Ant
General
1 211 (20.39%) Telecoms
2 84 (8.12%) Finance
3 18 (1.74%) Retail
4 12 (1.16%) Back Office
5 8 (0.77%) Billing
6 7 (0.68%) Military
6 7 (0.68%) Banking
6 7 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.58%) Marketing
7 6 (0.58%) Legal
8 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.29%) Advertising
9 2 (0.19%) Electronics
9 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.097%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.097%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.097%) Publishing
10 1 (0.097%) Games
10 1 (0.097%) French Language
Job Titles
1 239 (23.09%) Network Engineer
2 115 (11.11%) Analyst
3 97 (9.37%) Architect
4 82 (7.92%) IP Engineer
5 79 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 77 (7.44%) Consultant
7 75 (7.25%) Cisco Engineer
8 74 (7.15%) Design Engineer
9 67 (6.47%) Security Engineer
10 57 (5.51%) Support Engineer
11 44 (4.25%) Network Analyst
12 37 (3.57%) Project Manager
13 35 (3.38%) Network Support
14 34 (3.29%) Network Architect
15 33 (3.19%) Network Security Engineer
16 32 (3.09%) Network Consultant
16 32 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
16 32 (3.09%) Senior Network Engineer
17 26 (2.51%) Voice Engineer
18 22 (2.13%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.96%) HTML
2 21 (2.03%) JSP
2 21 (2.03%) XMPP
3 20 (1.93%) .NET
4 19 (1.84%) ASP.NET
5 15 (1.45%) CSS
6 10 (0.97%) Rendezvous
7 7 (0.68%) Application Packaging
8 6 (0.58%) Regular Expression
9 5 (0.48%) XML
10 4 (0.39%) WAP
10 4 (0.39%) Spring
10 4 (0.39%) SOAP
11 3 (0.29%) Web Services
11 3 (0.29%) Middleware
11 3 (0.29%) JMS
12 2 (0.19%) Hibernate
12 2 (0.19%) Ajax
12 2 (0.19%) Servlets
12 2 (0.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (2.61%) IVR
3 25 (2.42%) PKI
4 23 (2.22%) SecurID
5 19 (1.84%) Management Information System
5 19 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
6 15 (1.45%) Clustering
7 12 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 12 (1.16%) FlexPod
8 11 (1.06%) Raspberry Pi
8 11 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 9 (0.87%) Smart Meter
9 9 (0.87%) e-Health
10 8 (0.77%) Replication
11 7 (0.68%) Cryptography
11 7 (0.68%) Wiki
11 7 (0.68%) User Experience
12 6 (0.58%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.48%) Statistics
13 5 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 281 (27.15%) Windows
2 145 (14.01%) Linux
3 96 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (7.83%) UNIX
5 75 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (4.64%) Windows 7
7 45 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (3.67%) Solaris
9 36 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (2.42%) CentOS
11 18 (1.74%) Windows XP
12 11 (1.06%) VMS
13 9 (0.87%) AIX
13 9 (0.87%) SUSE
13 9 (0.87%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.48%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.48%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (22.32%) ITIL
2 80 (7.73%) Network Design
3 74 (7.15%) Project Management
3 74 (7.15%) Migration
4 58 (5.60%) Change Management
5 57 (5.51%) Load Balancing
6 49 (4.73%) Network Architecture
7 47 (4.54%) Network Management
7 47 (4.54%) Service Management
8 42 (4.06%) Service Delivery
8 42 (4.06%) Validation
9 40 (3.86%) PRINCE2
9 40 (3.86%) Network Monitoring
10 34 (3.29%) Kalman Filter
10 34 (3.29%) Time Management
11 30 (2.90%) Incident Management
12 26 (2.51%) Risk Assessment
13 22 (2.13%) Knowledge Management
14 21 (2.03%) Fault Management
14 21 (2.03%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (5.41%) SQL
2 36 (3.48%) PowerShell
3 30 (2.90%) JavaScript
4 19 (1.84%) Perl
5 17 (1.64%) C
6 16 (1.55%) C++
6 16 (1.55%) Python
7 15 (1.45%) Shell Script
8 14 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.06%) Java
10 6 (0.58%) T-SQL
10 6 (0.58%) VBScript
10 6 (0.58%) VB
10 6 (0.58%) PHP
11 4 (0.39%) C#
12 1 (0.097%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 422 (40.77%) Cisco Certification
2 230 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 221 (21.35%) CCNP
4 211 (20.39%) CCNA
5 180 (17.39%) SC Cleared
6 83 (8.02%) CCIE
7 71 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 57 (5.51%) DV Cleared
9 46 (4.44%) Degree
10 44 (4.25%) CISSP
11 31 (3.00%) MCITP
12 30 (2.90%) MCSE
13 25 (2.42%) CCDP
14 23 (2.22%) VCP4
15 22 (2.13%) CCSE
16 21 (2.03%) ISTQB
17 20 (1.93%) CCSA
18 19 (1.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 18 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 18 (1.74%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.09%) SLA
2 34 (3.29%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.77%) QA
4 5 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.39%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.19%) GPG13
7 1 (0.097%) COSO
7 1 (0.097%) COBIT
System Software
1 141 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 140 (13.53%) Active Directory
3 59 (5.70%) vSphere
4 44 (4.25%) Hyper-V
5 34 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (2.03%) Firmware
7 17 (1.64%) VMware ESX
8 14 (1.35%) XenApp
9 13 (1.26%) XenDesktop
9 13 (1.26%) vCloud
10 12 (1.16%) Sendmail
11 8 (0.77%) NFS
12 5 (0.48%) ProxySG
13 4 (0.39%) Snort
13 4 (0.39%) Squid
13 4 (0.39%) XenServer
13 4 (0.39%) FreeRADIUS
14 3 (0.29%) KVM
14 3 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 46 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 45 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 39 (3.77%) SCCM
4 23 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
5 14 (1.35%) CA Spectrum
5 14 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
6 13 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
7 12 (1.16%) MIMEsweeper
7 12 (1.16%) MAILsweeper
7 12 (1.16%) WSUS
8 10 (0.97%) Backup Exec
9 9 (0.87%) OpenView
9 9 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.87%) SCOM
9 9 (0.87%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.77%) CiscoWorks
11 7 (0.68%) Netcool
12 6 (0.58%) Nagios
12 6 (0.58%) Cisco IPCC
13 5 (0.48%) OVSD
Vendors
1 257 (24.83%) VMware
2 253 (24.44%) CheckPoint
3 217 (20.97%) Juniper
4 182 (17.58%) Microsoft
5 152 (14.69%) F5
6 113 (10.92%) HP
7 83 (8.02%) Blue Coat
8 73 (7.05%) Citrix
9 71 (6.86%) NetApp
10 45 (4.35%) SolarWinds
11 43 (4.15%) CA
12 40 (3.86%) McAfee
13 37 (3.57%) Fortinet
14 36 (3.48%) Avaya
15 34 (3.29%) Tufin
16 26 (2.51%) EMC
16 26 (2.51%) Nokia
17 24 (2.32%) Oracle
18 22 (2.13%) IBM
19 21 (2.03%) Remedy
Surrey
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 Per Day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £320 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £33 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
St Hugh's College
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £375.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £375.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Middlesex
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Isle of Wight
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago