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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 28 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 9 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.54% 3.66% 7.87%
As % of the Vendors category 9.38% 10.61% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 8
Average daily rate £240 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £233 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £255 £266
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
96 66 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 37.80% 34.55% 51.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 38 71
Average daily rate £335 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £237 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -61.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £15.88 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -9 6 £233 -7.00% 1
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (36.84%) CCNA
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) Citrix
6 4 (21.05%) SCCM
6 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) LAN
7 3 (15.79%) MCSE
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.79%) VPN
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (15.79%) Firewall
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (15.79%) VLAN
7 3 (15.79%) MCITP
7 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (10.53%) Network Management
8 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (10.53%) Splunk

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) VLAN
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.53%) IPsec
3 2 (10.53%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) WLAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) PBX
4 1 (5.26%) ADSL
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) MPLS
4 1 (5.26%) DPNSS
4 1 (5.26%) MGCP
4 1 (5.26%) SS7
4 1 (5.26%) Megaco
4 1 (5.26%) H.323
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Leader
2 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (10.53%) Network Management
2 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (36.84%) CCNA
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Splunk
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) BT
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) Brocade
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