The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 23 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.69% 4.35% 3.57%
As % of the Vendors category 9.62% 11.58% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £278 £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -12.19%
Cisco
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Vendors Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
104 95 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 48.83% 37.55% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 58 38
Average daily rate £450 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £210 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 9
Average hourly rate £23.50 £14.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.85% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.13 £19.00 £15.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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
Ipswich +3 7 £350 +50.53% 1
Newmarket - - - -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 14 (63.64%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) VMware
5 6 (27.27%) VLAN
5 6 (27.27%) VPN
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
6 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Network Security
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (18.18%) Network Management
7 4 (18.18%) LAN
7 4 (18.18%) Wireless
7 4 (18.18%) IPsec
7 4 (18.18%) CCNA
8 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (13.64%) WAN
8 3 (13.64%) UNIX
8 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.64%) Solaris
8 3 (13.64%) Citrix
8 3 (13.64%) Splunk
8 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
8 3 (13.64%) SCCM

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) VPN
2 6 (27.27%) VLAN
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security
3 4 (18.18%) Wireless
3 4 (18.18%) IPsec
3 4 (18.18%) LAN
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) NAS
5 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 2 (9.09%) VoIP
5 2 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) MPLS
6 1 (4.55%) OSPF
6 1 (4.55%) BGP
6 1 (4.55%) H.323
6 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.55%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQLBase
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Designer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Network Management
2 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
2 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security
3 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.09%) SIEM
3 2 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CCA
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.55%) HND
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) Nessus
3 1 (4.55%) Nmap
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) Splunk
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) Sophos
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) Tandberg
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
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