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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Support
Rank 581 576 542
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 13 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.043% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.047% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 12
Average daily rate
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£275 £308 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.56% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £199 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £396 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.94 £20.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.33% +6.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.94 £20.63
% change year-on-year
+82.33% +6.36%

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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
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 24 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 April 2015. 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 10 £275 -8.33% 7
East of England +16 3 £250 -14.89%
London -3 3 £281 -25.00% 3
Scotland +5 2 £306 -12.50%
South East -6 2 £285 - 1
City of London +14 1 £238 -36.66%
Essex +9 1 £250 +56.25%
Hertfordshire +1 1 - -
Bedfordshire 0 1 - -
Berkshire -5 1 £285 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £275 -
Slough - 1 £285 -
Cardiff - 1 £275 -
Gateshead - 1 £275 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Lewes - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 £300 -
West Lothian - 1 £300 -
North East - 1 £275 -
South Wales - 1 £275 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £275 -
Wales - 1 £275 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2

Cisco Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (47.22%) Firewall
4 14 (38.89%) CCNP
5 12 (33.33%) OSPF
6 9 (25.00%) BGP
6 9 (25.00%) CCNA
6 9 (25.00%) VPN
7 8 (22.22%) TACACS
7 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 8 (22.22%) Change Management
7 8 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (22.22%) HSRP
8 7 (19.44%) RANCID
8 7 (19.44%) CCIE
8 7 (19.44%) EIGRP
8 7 (19.44%) SNMP
8 7 (19.44%) Perl
8 7 (19.44%) UNIX
9 6 (16.67%) PPP
9 6 (16.67%) WAN
9 6 (16.67%) DHCP
9 6 (16.67%) DNS
9 6 (16.67%) VRRP
9 6 (16.67%) FlexPod
9 6 (16.67%) DMVPN
9 6 (16.67%) OpenNMS
9 6 (16.67%) XMPP
10 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus

Cisco Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (5.56%) Lync
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) Firewall
2 12 (33.33%) OSPF
3 9 (25.00%) BGP
3 9 (25.00%) VPN
4 8 (22.22%) TACACS
4 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 8 (22.22%) HSRP
5 7 (19.44%) EIGRP
5 7 (19.44%) SNMP
6 6 (16.67%) PPP
6 6 (16.67%) WAN
6 6 (16.67%) DHCP
6 6 (16.67%) DNS
6 6 (16.67%) VRRP
6 6 (16.67%) DMVPN
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (13.89%) HTTP
7 5 (13.89%) VoIP
8 4 (11.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) XMPP
2 1 (2.78%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) FlexPod
2 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.56%) Wiki
3 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.78%) IVR
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Change Management
2 4 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 2 (5.56%) Time Management
4 2 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.78%) Information Governance
5 1 (2.78%) Network Management
5 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.78%) Project Management
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Perl
2 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (38.89%) CCNP
3 9 (25.00%) CCNA
4 7 (19.44%) CCIE
5 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.78%) MCTS
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.78%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (19.44%) RANCID
3 6 (16.67%) OpenNMS
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Nortel
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (2.78%) Brocade
4 1 (2.78%) NetScout
4 1 (2.78%) Polycom
4 1 (2.78%) F5
4 1 (2.78%) Avaya
4 1 (2.78%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
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