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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Support
Rank 557 544 550
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 27 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.038% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.041% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 13
Average daily rate
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£320 £291 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.87% -8.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £124 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £363 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £263 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48756 46361 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29723 26977 29363
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1976 2145 2631
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%

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 10 July 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 10 July 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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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 -5 27 £320 -2.66% 4
London +18 16 £350 - 2
City of London +37 12 £375 +50.00% 2
East of England -17 8 £288 -14.81%
Hertfordshire +5 3 £315 -6.66%
South East -3 3 £388 - 1
Kent - 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 £388 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Gwent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Guildford - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -
Watford - - - -

Cisco Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (46.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 20 (40.00%) CCNA
4 20 (40.00%) Firewall
5 19 (38.00%) CCNP
6 18 (36.00%) VoIP
7 12 (24.00%) WAN
7 12 (24.00%) LAN
8 10 (20.00%) IP Telephony
8 10 (20.00%) SolarWinds
9 9 (18.00%) Cisco UCCX
9 9 (18.00%) VPN
9 9 (18.00%) Wireless
9 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
10 8 (16.00%) OPNET
10 8 (16.00%) Migration
10 8 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (16.00%) ITIL
10 8 (16.00%) Cisco IPT
11 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (14.00%) XMPP
11 7 (14.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (14.00%) Finance
11 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (14.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (14.00%) MPLS
12 6 (12.00%) Avaya
13 5 (10.00%) ISDN
14 4 (8.00%) Alcatel-Lucent

Cisco Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (4.00%) Lync
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) Firewall
2 18 (36.00%) VoIP
3 12 (24.00%) WAN
3 12 (24.00%) LAN
4 10 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 9 (18.00%) Wireless
5 9 (18.00%) VPN
6 8 (16.00%) Cisco IPT
7 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (14.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (14.00%) MPLS
8 5 (10.00%) ISDN
9 4 (8.00%) Unified Communications
10 3 (6.00%) IPsec
10 3 (6.00%) OSPF
10 3 (6.00%) EIGRP
10 3 (6.00%) TACACS
11 2 (4.00%) BGP
11 2 (4.00%) DNS
11 2 (4.00%) Cisco ICM
General
1 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) IVR
2 1 (2.00%) Statistics
2 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
1 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) ITIL
1 8 (16.00%) Migration
2 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.00%) Contact Management
3 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 31 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (40.00%) CCNA
3 19 (38.00%) CCNP
4 8 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (8.00%) Degree
6 2 (4.00%) CCIE
7 1 (2.00%) CCIP
7 1 (2.00%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (46.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (18.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (16.00%) OPNET
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (2.00%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (2.00%) Legato
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 6 (12.00%) Avaya
4 4 (8.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.00%) Mitel
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.00%) Juniper
6 2 (4.00%) Tandberg
6 2 (4.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.00%) Crossbeam
7 1 (2.00%) Remedy
7 1 (2.00%) VMware
7 1 (2.00%) EMC
7 1 (2.00%) BMC
7 1 (2.00%) CommVault
7 1 (2.00%) Ericsson
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £1 per day + negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago