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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 14 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.48% 6.88% 4.73%
As % of the Vendors category 10.81% 18.57% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Average daily rate £363 £245 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.95% -10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £229 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £269 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £24.13 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
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
74 70 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 50.68% 37.04% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 41 27
Average daily rate £380 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.13 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.62% +54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £25.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 5 £363 +47.95%
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) Juniper
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (26.32%) CCNP
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
6 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) JNCIP
6 3 (15.79%) IPsec
6 3 (15.79%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (15.79%) Solaris
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) BGP
3 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
3 3 (15.79%) IPsec
3 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
3 3 (15.79%) MPLS
3 3 (15.79%) OSPF
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) VoIP
3 3 (15.79%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) MGW
4 2 (10.53%) NAS
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Designer
1 6 (31.58%) Network Designer
2 3 (15.79%) IP Designer
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Designer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall Support
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Solaris
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) High Availability
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Network Management
2 2 (10.53%) Software Licensing
2 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.26%) Email Filtering
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) CCNP
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) JNCIP
5 2 (10.53%) MCSE
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CCA
6 1 (5.26%) CCNA
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.26%) MCDST
6 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Juniper
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
4 2 (10.53%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) GENBAND
5 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.26%) Panasonic
5 1 (5.26%) Sophos