The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Support
Rank 554 551 548
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 36 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.043% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.047% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £314 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £124 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £351 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £308 £250
% change year-on-year
-6.65% +23.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £17.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
England +13 36 £300 -6.97% 7
London +20 25 £313 -2.34% 2
City of London +43 19 £325 +36.84%
East of England -15 5 £315 -6.66%
Hertfordshire -2 3 £315 -6.66%
South East -5 3 £388 +22.43% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £281 - 2
Kent - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £281 - 1
Sheffield - 2 £281 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £388 -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Gwent - - - -
Slough - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Guildford - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Leeds - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1

Cisco Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 59 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (66.10%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (42.37%) Firewall
4 23 (38.98%) CCNP
4 23 (38.98%) Cisco CUCM
5 21 (35.59%) CCNA
6 19 (32.20%) VoIP
7 14 (23.73%) WAN
7 14 (23.73%) LAN
8 12 (20.34%) IP Telephony
9 11 (18.64%) Wireless
10 10 (16.95%) Finance
10 10 (16.95%) VPN
10 10 (16.95%) ITIL
11 9 (15.25%) Cisco UCCX
11 9 (15.25%) SolarWinds
12 8 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (13.56%) Cisco IPT
12 8 (13.56%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (13.56%) OPNET
12 8 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (13.56%) MPLS
12 8 (13.56%) EIGRP
13 7 (11.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
13 7 (11.86%) CheckPoint
13 7 (11.86%) XMPP
14 6 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (10.17%) Migration
14 6 (10.17%) BGP

Cisco Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (3.39%) Lync
2 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Office
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (42.37%) Firewall
2 19 (32.20%) VoIP
3 14 (23.73%) WAN
3 14 (23.73%) LAN
4 12 (20.34%) IP Telephony
5 11 (18.64%) Wireless
6 10 (16.95%) VPN
7 8 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (13.56%) Cisco IPT
7 8 (13.56%) MPLS
7 8 (13.56%) EIGRP
8 6 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (10.17%) BGP
9 5 (8.47%) Unified Communications
9 5 (8.47%) Multicast
10 4 (6.78%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (6.78%) ISDN
11 3 (5.08%) TACACS
11 3 (5.08%) IPsec
11 3 (5.08%) Cisco IOS
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) XMPP
2 2 (3.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Hedge funds
1 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (3.39%) IVR
1 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) ITIL
2 8 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (10.17%) Migration
4 2 (3.39%) Network Management
4 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.39%) Contact Management
4 2 (3.39%) Service Management
5 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.69%) CRM
5 1 (1.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.69%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (1.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.69%) Change Control
5 1 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 39 (66.10%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (38.98%) CCNP
3 21 (35.59%) CCNA
4 8 (13.56%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (6.78%) CCVP
6 2 (3.39%) Degree
6 2 (3.39%) CCIE
7 1 (1.69%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (38.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (15.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (13.56%) OPNET
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.69%) Legato
5 1 (1.69%) WSUS
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (15.25%) SolarWinds
3 7 (11.86%) CheckPoint
4 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.78%) Mitel
5 4 (6.78%) Avaya
5 4 (6.78%) Juniper
6 2 (3.39%) Riverbed
6 2 (3.39%) F5
6 2 (3.39%) Tandberg
6 2 (3.39%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (3.39%) BMC
7 1 (1.69%) VMware
7 1 (1.69%) CommVault
7 1 (1.69%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.69%) EMC
7 1 (1.69%) Crossbeam
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 Per Day per day (Ltd Co. basis)
Posted: 3 days ago