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 7 July 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank 143 130 110
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% 0.035% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.49% 0.48% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £255 £300
% change year-on-year
+24.01% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CiscoWorks
England

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
205 209 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.65% 7.28% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 133 72
Average daily rate £375 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £264 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 2
Average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.26% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.62 £18.52 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £190.00 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.53%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CiscoWorks within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Devon - 1 £300 -
CiscoWorks
England

CiscoWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (62.50%) Spanning Tree
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) Network Management
2 5 (62.50%) Unified Communications
2 5 (62.50%) FWSM
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco IPT
2 5 (62.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (62.50%) IronPort
2 5 (62.50%) CA
2 5 (62.50%) Nokia
2 5 (62.50%) IP Telephony
2 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
2 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) SCOM
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco PIX

CiscoWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) IP Telephony
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco IPT
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) Unified Communications
2 5 (62.50%) FWSM
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (62.50%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Network Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Network Load Balancing
1 5 (62.50%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) CCSA
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) OpenView
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
2 5 (62.50%) IronPort
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) CA
2 5 (62.50%) Nokia