The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Suffolk region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 35 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 16 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.62% 10.13% 14.18%
As % of the Vendors category 7.61% 32.65% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 20
Average daily rate
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£223 £240 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £207 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £402 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Vendors Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
92 49 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 34.46% 31.01% 42.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 25 57
Average daily rate £365 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.00 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Cisco
East of England

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
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 1 August 2014. 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
Ipswich -11 6 £220 -45.00% 1
Lowestoft - - - -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (30.00%) LAN
5 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (25.00%) VPN
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) UNIX
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) Solaris
5 5 (25.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) PKI
5 5 (25.00%) VLAN
5 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (25.00%) IPsec
5 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (25.00%) Network Management
5 5 (25.00%) Splunk
5 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) CCNP
7 3 (15.00%) DNS
7 3 (15.00%) PSTN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) VPN
2 5 (25.00%) VLAN
2 5 (25.00%) IPsec
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) PSTN
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) DPNSS
5 1 (5.00%) MGCP
5 1 (5.00%) SS7
5 1 (5.00%) Megaco
5 1 (5.00%) H.323
5 1 (5.00%) ADSL
5 1 (5.00%) PBX
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Support
2 5 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Support
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) IVR
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Solaris
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (25.00%) Network Management
1 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) CCIP
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) HP
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Splunk
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) BT