The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Tyne and Wear 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 36 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 24 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.47% 10.10% 10.43%
As % of the Vendors category 8.00% 19.81% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 7
Average daily rate £222 £281 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.14% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £230 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £300 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
300 106 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 55.87% 50.96% 49.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 42 61
Average daily rate £275 £270 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £251 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% -1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cisco
North East

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 18 April 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 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
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Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 21 £222 -21.14% 3
Sunderland +1 3 - -
Cisco
North East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (67.74%) Security Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) VMware
3 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
4 13 (41.94%) Windows
5 12 (38.71%) Telecoms
6 11 (35.48%) ITIL
6 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (29.03%) UNIX
8 9 (29.03%) Solaris
9 8 (25.81%) SAN
10 7 (22.58%) EMC
10 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
10 7 (22.58%) Service Management
10 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
11 6 (19.35%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (19.35%) Clustering
11 6 (19.35%) HP
12 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
12 5 (16.13%) Oracle
12 5 (16.13%) LAN
12 5 (16.13%) NAS
12 5 (16.13%) Splunk
12 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
12 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (16.13%) VLAN
13 4 (12.90%) PKI
13 4 (12.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
13 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Lync
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) SAN
2 6 (19.35%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) LAN
3 5 (16.13%) NAS
3 5 (16.13%) VLAN
4 4 (12.90%) IPsec
4 4 (12.90%) VPN
5 3 (9.68%) Internet
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.45%) 4G
6 2 (6.45%) 3G
6 2 (6.45%) DSL
6 2 (6.45%) WAN
6 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.23%) SMTP
7 1 (3.23%) X.400
7 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (38.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
1 5 (16.13%) Analyst
1 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
1 5 (16.13%) SAN Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.68%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Project Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) PKI
2 4 (12.90%) Symmetrix DMX
2 4 (12.90%) CLARiiON
3 3 (9.68%) PMI
3 3 (9.68%) Celerra
4 2 (6.45%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (29.03%) UNIX
3 9 (29.03%) Solaris
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Service Management
3 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
4 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Workflow
6 1 (3.23%) Network Management
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.23%) MCT
6 1 (3.23%) VCAP
6 1 (3.23%) CCEE
6 1 (3.23%) CCIA
6 1 (3.23%) NCDA
6 1 (3.23%) NCIE
6 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) VMware ESX
4 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) XenServer
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.68%) SCOM
3 2 (6.45%) WSUS
4 1 (3.23%) MOM
4 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) VMware
2 7 (22.58%) EMC
3 6 (19.35%) HP
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle
4 5 (16.13%) Splunk
5 4 (12.90%) Veritas
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix
8 1 (3.23%) NetApp
8 1 (3.23%) AppSense
8 1 (3.23%) Symantec