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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Support
Rank 571 551 548
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 29 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.045% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.048% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £135 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £409 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
-11.92% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.25%

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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 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 27 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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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 -8 28 £300 -7.69% 3
London +6 21 £300 +20.00% 2
City of London +33 16 £300 +26.31% 2
South East -11 4 £364 +11.92% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £281 -
Kent - 2 - -
Hampshire - 1 £340 -
West Sussex - 1 £388 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Gwent - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Derby - - - -
Guildford - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Lewes - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Watford - - - -

Cisco Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 62 (100.00%) Cisco
2 44 (70.97%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (50.00%) Firewall
4 26 (41.94%) CCNP
5 23 (37.10%) Cisco CUCM
6 22 (35.48%) CCNA
7 15 (24.19%) LAN
7 15 (24.19%) VoIP
7 15 (24.19%) WAN
8 12 (19.35%) VPN
8 12 (19.35%) IP Telephony
8 12 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (17.74%) Wireless
9 11 (17.74%) Finance
9 11 (17.74%) EIGRP
9 11 (17.74%) CheckPoint
10 10 (16.13%) ITIL
11 9 (14.52%) SolarWinds
11 9 (14.52%) Cisco UCCX
12 8 (12.90%) Cisco IPT
12 8 (12.90%) OPNET
12 8 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (12.90%) MPLS
12 8 (12.90%) BGP
13 7 (11.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (11.29%) Linux
13 7 (11.29%) XMPP
14 6 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (9.68%) Cisco ASA

Cisco Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (3.23%) Lync
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.00%) Firewall
2 15 (24.19%) LAN
2 15 (24.19%) VoIP
2 15 (24.19%) WAN
3 12 (19.35%) VPN
3 12 (19.35%) IP Telephony
3 12 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (17.74%) Wireless
4 11 (17.74%) EIGRP
5 8 (12.90%) Cisco IPT
5 8 (12.90%) MPLS
5 8 (12.90%) BGP
6 6 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (9.68%) Multicast
7 5 (8.06%) Unified Communications
7 5 (8.06%) BIG-IP
7 5 (8.06%) NetScreen
8 4 (6.45%) TACACS
8 4 (6.45%) Cisco PIX
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) XMPP
2 5 (8.06%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Hedge funds
2 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.23%) IVR
2 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.61%) CESG
3 1 (1.61%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (1.61%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.06%) Network Management
4 4 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (3.23%) Service Management
5 2 (3.23%) Contact Management
5 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.61%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.61%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (1.61%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.61%) Change Control
6 1 (1.61%) Change Management
6 1 (1.61%) CRM
6 1 (1.61%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.61%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.61%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.61%) Fault Management
6 1 (1.61%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.61%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (70.97%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (41.94%) CCNP
3 22 (35.48%) CCNA
4 8 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (6.45%) CCVP
6 3 (4.84%) CCIE
7 1 (1.61%) CCSP
7 1 (1.61%) CCIP
7 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (37.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (14.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (12.90%) OPNET
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.61%) Legato
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.61%) RANCID
5 1 (1.61%) WSUS
5 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.61%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (17.74%) CheckPoint
3 9 (14.52%) SolarWinds
4 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.06%) BMC
5 5 (8.06%) F5
6 4 (6.45%) Juniper
7 3 (4.84%) Mitel
8 2 (3.23%) Tandberg
8 2 (3.23%) Avaya
9 1 (1.61%) CommVault
9 1 (1.61%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.61%) HP
9 1 (1.61%) EMC
9 1 (1.61%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.61%) Crossbeam
9 1 (1.61%) VMware
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