The table below looks at the statistics for CiscoWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CiscoWorks over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank 145 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.061% - 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.81% - 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +39.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -54.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
246 152 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.53% 6.44% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 78 124
Average daily rate £425 £308 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% -16.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Average hourly rate £24.00 £14.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.71% -26.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £31.38 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

CiscoWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CiscoWorks across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

CiscoWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CiscoWorks
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CiscoWorks across the South West region.

CiscoWorks Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CiscoWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CiscoWorks across the South West region.

CiscoWorks Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

CiscoWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing CiscoWorks 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 CiscoWorks.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Multicast
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) AutoCAD
2 3 (60.00%) BT
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) HP NNM
2 3 (60.00%) Statistics
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) OpenView
2 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (60.00%) ATM
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) CA
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia

CiscoWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing CiscoWorks 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 CiscoWorks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (60.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) ATM
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Multicast
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (40.00%) FWSM
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) OpenView
1 3 (60.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) BT
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) IronPort
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) CA
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) IBM