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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Support
Rank 581 578 557
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 35 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.013% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.015% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £294 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £385 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £303 £250
% change year-on-year
+9.91% +21.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 - £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - £25.75

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
51713 48167 48748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.71% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32673 29142 27386
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2096 2586
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 24 November 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 23 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 24 November 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 +4 35 £300 -11.11% 9
London +28 19 £300 -20.00% 3
City of London - 16 £300 - 1
South East -23 11 £325 - 3
Hampshire - 6 £340 - 2
Portsmouth - 4 £319 - 2
Berkshire +2 2 - - 1
West Midlands -13 2 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
South West - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Leeds - - - - 1
Lewes - - - -
Thame - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - -

Cisco Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 64 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (67.19%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (51.56%) CCNP
4 32 (50.00%) Firewall
5 19 (29.69%) EIGRP
6 18 (28.13%) BGP
7 16 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 15 (23.44%) OSPF
9 14 (21.88%) TACACS
9 14 (21.88%) Finance
9 14 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (21.88%) HSRP
10 13 (20.31%) VPN
10 13 (20.31%) WAN
11 11 (17.19%) Perl
11 11 (17.19%) UNIX
11 11 (17.19%) CCNA
11 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
11 11 (17.19%) Change Management
11 11 (17.19%) Cisco CUCM
11 11 (17.19%) RANCID
12 10 (15.63%) DMVPN
12 10 (15.63%) FlexPod
12 10 (15.63%) VRRP
12 10 (15.63%) SNMP
12 10 (15.63%) CCIE
12 10 (15.63%) PPP
12 10 (15.63%) OpenNMS
13 9 (14.06%) LAN
14 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared

Cisco Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (4.69%) Lync
2 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (50.00%) Firewall
2 19 (29.69%) EIGRP
3 18 (28.13%) BGP
4 15 (23.44%) OSPF
5 14 (21.88%) TACACS
5 14 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (21.88%) HSRP
6 13 (20.31%) VPN
6 13 (20.31%) WAN
7 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
8 10 (15.63%) VRRP
8 10 (15.63%) PPP
8 10 (15.63%) SNMP
8 10 (15.63%) DMVPN
9 9 (14.06%) LAN
10 7 (10.94%) Multicast
11 6 (9.38%) DHCP
11 6 (9.38%) HTTP
11 6 (9.38%) NetScreen
11 6 (9.38%) MPLS
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) CSS
2 4 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) FlexPod
2 5 (7.81%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (7.81%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.13%) Wiki
4 1 (1.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) UNIX
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Windows
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) Change Management
2 6 (9.38%) Network Management
3 4 (6.25%) ITIL
4 3 (4.69%) Migration
4 3 (4.69%) Fault Management
5 2 (3.13%) Time Management
5 2 (3.13%) Service Management
5 2 (3.13%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.56%) Change Control
6 1 (1.56%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.56%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (1.56%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (67.19%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (51.56%) CCNP
3 11 (17.19%) CCNA
4 10 (15.63%) CCIE
5 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.81%) CCVP
7 1 (1.56%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (17.19%) RANCID
2 10 (15.63%) OpenNMS
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.56%) OPNET
5 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (9.38%) BMC
3 6 (9.38%) F5
4 4 (6.25%) Juniper
4 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.69%) HP
5 3 (4.69%) Nortel
5 3 (4.69%) Avaya
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix
6 1 (1.56%) Mitel
6 1 (1.56%) Tandberg
6 1 (1.56%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day £300-325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 150-190 Per Day
Posted: 11 days ago
West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 13 days ago