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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 45 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 24 4 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.92% 2.09% 8.09%
As % of the Vendors category 9.56% 3.81% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 9
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£348 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £300 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £21.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 - £18.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 - £25.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -6.97%
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
251 105 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 40.95% 54.97% 47.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 46 73
Average daily rate £349 £300 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £158 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £484 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 22
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.20 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.88% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.10 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 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
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 20 October 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 -24 18 £348 +16.00% 5
Sunderland -1 3 £349 - 1
Cisco
North East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 21 (63.64%) Windows
1 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (51.52%) WAN
3 16 (48.48%) HP
3 16 (48.48%) LAN
4 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (45.45%) Firewall
4 15 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (42.42%) Service Management
5 14 (42.42%) CheckPoint
5 14 (42.42%) Juniper
5 14 (42.42%) DNS
5 14 (42.42%) vSphere
6 13 (39.39%) WhatsUp Gold
6 13 (39.39%) Network Management
6 13 (39.39%) F5
6 13 (39.39%) Incident Management
7 12 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (36.36%) EMC
7 12 (36.36%) MS Office
7 12 (36.36%) McAfee
8 11 (33.33%) Service Delivery
8 11 (33.33%) SSL
8 11 (33.33%) ITIL
8 11 (33.33%) Network Security
8 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 11 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (33.33%) QA
8 11 (33.33%) Network Design

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Office
2 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) WAN
2 16 (48.48%) LAN
3 15 (45.45%) Firewall
4 14 (42.42%) DNS
5 12 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (33.33%) Network Security
6 11 (33.33%) SSL
6 11 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (30.30%) Junos
8 9 (27.27%) SAN
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (12.12%) SMS
10 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (6.06%) DHCP
11 2 (6.06%) MPLS
11 2 (6.06%) DSL
12 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (3.03%) VoIP
12 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Server Support
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.06%) Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Network Support
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Virtualisation Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Cryptography
2 4 (12.12%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Life Science
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
1 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
2 14 (42.42%) Service Management
3 13 (39.39%) Incident Management
3 13 (39.39%) Network Management
4 11 (33.33%) Network Design
4 11 (33.33%) ITIL
4 11 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
6 6 (18.18%) Time Management
7 3 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
9 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
2 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) PMP
4 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
2 9 (27.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) vSphere
2 11 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.06%) WSUS
3 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (6.06%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.03%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) HP
2 14 (42.42%) Juniper
2 14 (42.42%) CheckPoint
3 13 (39.39%) F5
4 12 (36.36%) McAfee
4 12 (36.36%) EMC
5 10 (30.30%) TippingPoint
6 9 (27.27%) 3PAR
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.18%) VMware
9 3 (9.09%) Crossbeam
9 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
10 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
10 2 (6.06%) CA
11 1 (3.03%) Veritas
11 1 (3.03%) NEC
11 1 (3.03%) Citrix
11 1 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (3.03%) Draytek
11 1 (3.03%) Polycom