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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 39 37 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Contract jobs citing Cisco 17 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.14% 4.47% 10.10%
As % of the Vendors category 7.17% 8.05% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 6
Average daily rate
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£228 £222 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.57% -21.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £168 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £332 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
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
237 298 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 43.81% 55.49% 50.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 206 42
Average daily rate £308 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 10
Average hourly rate £11.86 £14.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Sunderland -2 9 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 7 £198 -10.94% 1
Gateshead - 1 £275 - 1
Prudhoe - - - -
Cisco
North East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 16 (32.65%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Firewall
3 13 (26.53%) EMC
3 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
4 12 (24.49%) ITIL
5 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
5 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
6 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
6 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (18.37%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (18.37%) Network Security
6 9 (18.37%) LAN
6 9 (18.37%) WAN
6 9 (18.37%) HP
6 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (18.37%) CheckPoint
6 9 (18.37%) Service Management
6 9 (18.37%) vSphere
6 9 (18.37%) F5
7 8 (16.33%) McAfee
7 8 (16.33%) Juniper
7 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
7 8 (16.33%) TippingPoint
7 8 (16.33%) Incident Management
8 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (12.24%) SAN
9 6 (12.24%) MCSE
9 6 (12.24%) MS Office
9 6 (12.24%) VMware

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.24%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) Firewall
2 9 (18.37%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (18.37%) Network Security
2 9 (18.37%) LAN
2 9 (18.37%) WAN
3 6 (12.24%) SAN
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco ICM
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (8.16%) Junos
5 4 (8.16%) DNS
5 4 (8.16%) SSL
6 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (4.08%) VPN
8 1 (2.04%) VoIP
8 1 (2.04%) LDAP
8 1 (2.04%) Wireless
8 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
1 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.04%) Back Office
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Service Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) IT Support
5 4 (8.16%) Voice Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) EMC Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Cryptography
2 5 (10.20%) Clustering
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) AS400
4 1 (2.04%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) CentOS
6 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Service Management
3 8 (16.33%) Incident Management
4 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.20%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (10.20%) Time Management
6 4 (8.16%) Network Management
6 4 (8.16%) Network Design
6 4 (8.16%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 4 (8.16%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.12%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.12%) ITSM
7 3 (6.12%) Information Security
7 3 (6.12%) SIEM
8 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.04%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (12.24%) MCSE
5 5 (10.20%) MCSA
5 5 (10.20%) CCNP
5 5 (10.20%) CCNA
6 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
1 4 (8.16%) JSP 440
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
1 9 (18.37%) vSphere
2 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (8.16%) SRDF
3 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (8.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.16%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) EMC
2 9 (18.37%) HP
2 9 (18.37%) CheckPoint
2 9 (18.37%) F5
3 8 (16.33%) Juniper
3 8 (16.33%) McAfee
3 8 (16.33%) TippingPoint
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.24%) VMware
5 5 (10.20%) 3PAR
6 4 (8.16%) Riverbed
6 4 (8.16%) Brocade
6 4 (8.16%) Crossbeam
7 3 (6.12%) Symantec
7 3 (6.12%) Dell
8 1 (2.04%) NetApp
8 1 (2.04%) Lotus
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds