The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 35 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.30% 5.31% 7.71%
As % of the Vendors category 7.18% 11.22% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £350 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.63 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -2.80%
Cisco
North East

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

Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
195 98 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 45.99% 47.34% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 38 84
Average daily rate £345 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £170 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £498 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 14
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £10.50 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 11 £339 -3.07% 1
Sunderland - - - - 1
Cisco
North East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (35.48%) HP
5 11 (35.48%) WAN
6 10 (32.26%) Service Management
6 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
7 9 (29.03%) LAN
7 9 (29.03%) Firewall
8 8 (25.81%) F5
8 8 (25.81%) ITIL
8 8 (25.81%) MS Office
8 8 (25.81%) Juniper
8 8 (25.81%) DNS
8 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
9 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
9 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
9 7 (22.58%) Network Management
9 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
9 7 (22.58%) WhatsUp Gold
9 7 (22.58%) QA
9 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
9 7 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (19.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (19.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (19.35%) Network Design
10 6 (19.35%) vSphere
10 6 (19.35%) SSL

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) WAN
2 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) LAN
3 8 (25.81%) DNS
4 6 (19.35%) SSL
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (19.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (19.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (16.13%) Junos
5 5 (16.13%) Network Security
5 5 (16.13%) SAN
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.45%) DHCP
7 2 (6.45%) MPLS
7 2 (6.45%) DSL
7 2 (6.45%) SMS
8 1 (3.23%) VoIP
8 1 (3.23%) WLAN
8 1 (3.23%) Internet
8 1 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Network Support
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Support
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Clustering
1 5 (16.13%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.45%) Life Science
3 1 (3.23%) Celerra
3 1 (3.23%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
3 1 (3.23%) Handset
3 1 (3.23%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Service Management
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
3 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
3 7 (22.58%) Network Management
3 7 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (19.35%) Network Design
5 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.68%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (9.68%) Time Management
7 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.23%) Workflow
8 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.23%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
1 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
1 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
2 4 (12.90%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
1 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
2 6 (19.35%) vSphere
3 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (9.68%) WSUS
3 2 (6.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) SCOM
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) HP
2 8 (25.81%) Juniper
2 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
2 8 (25.81%) F5
3 6 (19.35%) McAfee
3 6 (19.35%) EMC
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) TippingPoint
5 4 (12.90%) 3PAR
6 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
6 3 (9.68%) VMware
6 3 (9.68%) Crossbeam
7 2 (6.45%) CA
8 1 (3.23%) Veritas
8 1 (3.23%) NEC
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix
8 1 (3.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (3.23%) Draytek
8 1 (3.23%) Polycom
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