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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 18 27 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing Cisco 27 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.82% 3.82% 9.61%
As % of the Vendors category 13.43% 7.19% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £245 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.36% +22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.60% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.90% -15.47%
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
201 139 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 50.76% 53.05% 52.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 72 35
Average daily rate £365 £245 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.97% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £193 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 16
Average hourly rate £14.80 £10.50 £17.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.95% -39.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £10.50 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £27.50 £24.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 2015.

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
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 29 January 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 14 £413 +68.36% 2
Cisco
North East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) Firewall
3 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (31.37%) vSphere
5 15 (29.41%) EMC
6 14 (27.45%) WAN
6 14 (27.45%) LAN
6 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
6 14 (27.45%) Network Security
7 13 (25.49%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (25.49%) CheckPoint
7 13 (25.49%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (23.53%) F5
8 12 (23.53%) McAfee
8 12 (23.53%) HP
8 12 (23.53%) Juniper
8 12 (23.53%) Hyper-V
9 11 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (21.57%) Service Management
9 11 (21.57%) Service Delivery
9 11 (21.57%) VMware
9 11 (21.57%) Incident Management
9 11 (21.57%) DNS
9 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
9 11 (21.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 11 (21.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 10 (19.61%) Network Management
10 10 (19.61%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (19.61%) SSL
10 10 (19.61%) Cryptography

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.96%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (17.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (39.22%) Firewall
2 14 (27.45%) WAN
2 14 (27.45%) LAN
2 14 (27.45%) Network Security
3 13 (25.49%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (21.57%) DNS
4 11 (21.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (21.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 10 (19.61%) SSL
6 9 (17.65%) SAN
6 9 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (11.76%) Junos
8 5 (9.80%) Cisco ICM
9 3 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.92%) SMS
10 2 (3.92%) VoIP
10 2 (3.92%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.96%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (1.96%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.96%) Back Office
1 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Network Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Consultant
2 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) IT Support
3 5 (9.80%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Network Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Voice Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Virtualisation Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.92%) Server Support
6 2 (3.92%) Network Administrator
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Cryptography
2 5 (9.80%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Life Science
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) IVR
4 1 (1.96%) AS400
4 1 (1.96%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (21.57%) Service Management
2 11 (21.57%) Service Delivery
2 11 (21.57%) Incident Management
3 10 (19.61%) Network Management
3 10 (19.61%) Network Design
3 10 (19.61%) Load Balancing
4 9 (17.65%) ITIL
5 6 (11.76%) Time Management
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 3 (5.88%) SIEM
7 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.96%) Line Management
9 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (11.76%) MCSE
5 5 (9.80%) DV Cleared
5 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (9.80%) MCSA
6 4 (7.84%) CCNP
6 4 (7.84%) CCNA
7 1 (1.96%) PMP
7 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
2 7 (13.73%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) vSphere
2 12 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 10 (19.61%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (7.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (3.92%) SCOM
5 2 (3.92%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) EMC
2 13 (25.49%) CheckPoint
3 12 (23.53%) F5
3 12 (23.53%) McAfee
3 12 (23.53%) HP
3 12 (23.53%) Juniper
4 11 (21.57%) VMware
5 10 (19.61%) TippingPoint
6 8 (15.69%) 3PAR
7 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.88%) Symantec
9 1 (1.96%) Crossbeam
9 1 (1.96%) Draytek
9 1 (1.96%) Polycom
9 1 (1.96%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.96%) NEC
9 1 (1.96%) Citrix
9 1 (1.96%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (1.96%) NetApp