The table below looks at the statistics for the Cisco Support role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Support in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Support
Rank 548 561 549
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 71 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.079% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.084% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 29 20
Average daily rate £275 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £97 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £405 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Cisco Support
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Support in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cisco Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco Support
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Support within the UK.

Cisco Support Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Support
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Support within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Cisco Support Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco Support
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Support within the UK.

Cisco Support Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Support
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Support within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +28 66 £280 -6.66% 22
South East +12 26 £288 -5.34% 7
London +1 23 £288 -4.16% 6
Berkshire +8 7 £360 +38.46%
East of England +4 5 £225 - 1
Yorkshire -6 5 £275 - 1
M4 Corridor - 5 £288 -
City of London +36 4 £235 -21.66% 2
South West +5 4 £250 -13.04% 3
Hampshire +2 4 £223 +1.71% 2
Surrey -4 4 £275 +29.41% 3
Kent - 4 £200 - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £275 -
Middlesbrough - 4 £275 -
Slough +12 3 £350 +34.61%
Norwich -5 3 - -
Norfolk -9 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 £238 - 2
Scotland -7 2 £250 -16.66%
Portsmouth -8 2 £225 -29.41%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £200 -
Belfast - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £215 - 1
North West - 2 - - 2
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £225 -
Glasgow - 2 £250 -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Oxfordshire -2 1 £280 -12.50% 1

Cisco Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cisco Support in their job title 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 with Cisco Support in their job title.

1 110 (100.00%) Cisco
2 70 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (45.45%) CCNP
4 49 (44.55%) CCNA
5 37 (33.64%) Firewall
6 35 (31.82%) LAN
7 31 (28.18%) Wireless
8 25 (22.73%) MPLS
9 24 (21.82%) WAN
10 23 (20.91%) ITIL
11 22 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (19.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (18.18%) BGP
14 19 (17.27%) OSPF
15 18 (16.36%) EIGRP
15 18 (16.36%) HP
16 17 (15.45%) Windows
16 17 (15.45%) F5
17 16 (14.55%) CiscoWorks
18 14 (12.73%) Juniper
18 14 (12.73%) TCP/IP
18 14 (12.73%) e-Health
19 13 (11.82%) Incident Management
19 13 (11.82%) Network Security
19 13 (11.82%) OpenView
19 13 (11.82%) Finance
20 11 (10.00%) VMware
20 11 (10.00%) ISDN
20 11 (10.00%) RIP
20 11 (10.00%) VLAN

Cisco Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cisco Support in their job title 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 with Cisco Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.82%) Lync
3 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Office
2 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (33.64%) Firewall
2 35 (31.82%) LAN
3 31 (28.18%) Wireless
4 25 (22.73%) MPLS
5 24 (21.82%) WAN
6 22 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (19.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (18.18%) BGP
9 19 (17.27%) OSPF
10 18 (16.36%) EIGRP
11 14 (12.73%) TCP/IP
12 13 (11.82%) Network Security
13 11 (10.00%) ISDN
13 11 (10.00%) RIP
13 11 (10.00%) VLAN
14 9 (8.18%) Broadband
14 9 (8.18%) IPsec
14 9 (8.18%) VoIP
15 8 (7.27%) Cisco Wireless
15 8 (7.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (11.82%) Finance
2 10 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.82%) Advertising
3 2 (1.82%) Electronics
3 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.82%) Local Government
3 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (0.91%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.73%) XMPP
3 1 (0.91%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) e-Health
2 9 (8.18%) Driving Licence
3 7 (6.36%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.55%) Cryptography
4 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.82%) Statistics
7 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.91%) EPoS
7 1 (0.91%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.91%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.45%) Windows
2 9 (8.18%) Windows Server
2 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.36%) Linux
4 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.64%) Unix
5 4 (3.64%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.73%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.82%) Solaris
8 1 (0.91%) Android
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.91%) ITIL
2 13 (11.82%) Incident Management
3 11 (10.00%) Network Management
3 11 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (8.18%) Change Management
5 7 (6.36%) Information Security
5 7 (6.36%) Load Balancing
6 6 (5.45%) Problem Management
6 6 (5.45%) Project Management
7 5 (4.55%) Capacity Management
7 5 (4.55%) Computer Security
7 5 (4.55%) Security Patching
8 4 (3.64%) Fault Management
8 4 (3.64%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.73%) Low Latency
9 3 (2.73%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.82%) Programme Management
10 2 (1.82%) Service Management
10 2 (1.82%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.82%) Perl
2 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (45.45%) CCNP
3 49 (44.55%) CCNA
4 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.45%) CCIE
6 5 (4.55%) CCVP
7 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.91%) CCSP
8 1 (0.91%) CEH
8 1 (0.91%) CISSP
8 1 (0.91%) Degree
8 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.91%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.91%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.91%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.91%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.91%) MCITP
8 1 (0.91%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) SLA
2 5 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.82%) vSphere
4 1 (0.91%) Firmware
4 1 (0.91%) GPFS
4 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.91%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (0.91%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (14.55%) CiscoWorks
2 13 (11.82%) OpenView
3 9 (8.18%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (6.36%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (3.64%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (3.64%) OPNET
6 3 (2.73%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.82%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.91%) Cacti
8 1 (0.91%) Endace
8 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.91%) SCCM
8 1 (0.91%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 110 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (16.36%) HP
3 17 (15.45%) F5
4 14 (12.73%) Juniper
5 11 (10.00%) VMware
6 8 (7.27%) Avaya
6 8 (7.27%) NetQoS
7 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
8 6 (5.45%) CA
9 5 (4.55%) Cyberoam
10 4 (3.64%) Citrix
11 3 (2.73%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.82%) Brocade
12 2 (1.82%) EMC
12 2 (1.82%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.82%) IronPort
12 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.82%) SAP
12 2 (1.82%) SonicWALL
12 2 (1.82%) Sun
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