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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Support
Rank 579 574 550
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 33 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.032% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.035% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 12
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £415 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £238
% change year-on-year
- +36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - £21.00

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
52890 48823 51424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.74% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32944 29508 28904
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2089 2090 2526
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -7.65%

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 17 October 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 25 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 17 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 32 £300 -7.69% 4
London +29 22 £300 +4.34% 1
City of London +40 16 £300 +33.33% 1
South East -21 4 £340 +4.61% 1
Hampshire - 3 £340 -
West Midlands -12 2 £450 -
Yorkshire - 2 £281 - 1
Surrey -9 1 £325 -12.16%
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Bracknell - - - -
Derby - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Lewes - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Farnborough - - - -

Cisco Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 63 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (68.25%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (50.79%) CCNP
3 32 (50.79%) Firewall
4 17 (26.98%) WAN
4 17 (26.98%) Cisco CUCM
5 16 (25.40%) EIGRP
6 15 (23.81%) LAN
6 15 (23.81%) CCNA
6 15 (23.81%) Finance
7 14 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 13 (20.63%) BGP
8 13 (20.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (19.05%) VPN
10 11 (17.46%) VoIP
11 10 (15.87%) Wireless
11 10 (15.87%) IP Telephony
12 9 (14.29%) TACACS
13 8 (12.70%) OSPF
13 8 (12.70%) ITIL
14 7 (11.11%) MPLS
14 7 (11.11%) HSRP
14 7 (11.11%) Multicast
15 6 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
15 6 (9.52%) BMC
15 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
15 6 (9.52%) NetScreen
15 6 (9.52%) CCIE
15 6 (9.52%) Cisco IPT
15 6 (9.52%) Network Management

Cisco Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.59%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 32 (50.79%) Firewall
2 17 (26.98%) WAN
3 16 (25.40%) EIGRP
4 15 (23.81%) LAN
5 13 (20.63%) BGP
5 13 (20.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (19.05%) VPN
7 11 (17.46%) VoIP
8 10 (15.87%) Wireless
8 10 (15.87%) IP Telephony
9 9 (14.29%) TACACS
10 8 (12.70%) OSPF
11 7 (11.11%) MPLS
11 7 (11.11%) HSRP
11 7 (11.11%) Multicast
12 6 (9.52%) NetScreen
12 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
12 6 (9.52%) Cisco IPT
12 6 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (9.52%) Unified Communications
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) CSS
1 5 (7.94%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (6.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Hedge funds
1 5 (7.94%) FlexPod
2 3 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.17%) IVR
4 1 (1.59%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Linux
1 5 (7.94%) UNIX
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) ITIL
2 6 (9.52%) Network Management
3 5 (7.94%) Change Management
3 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (7.94%) Migration
4 3 (4.76%) Fault Management
5 2 (3.17%) Contact Management
5 2 (3.17%) Service Management
5 2 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.59%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.59%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (1.59%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.59%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.59%) Change Control
6 1 (1.59%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.59%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.59%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.59%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (68.25%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (50.79%) CCNP
3 15 (23.81%) CCNA
4 6 (9.52%) CCIE
5 5 (7.94%) CCVP
6 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.59%) CCSP
7 1 (1.59%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (26.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (7.94%) RANCID
3 5 (7.94%) OPNET
3 5 (7.94%) OpenNMS
4 4 (6.35%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 6 (9.52%) BMC
3 6 (9.52%) F5
4 5 (7.94%) SolarWinds
4 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.35%) Juniper
6 3 (4.76%) Avaya
6 3 (4.76%) HP
6 3 (4.76%) Mitel
7 1 (1.59%) Tandberg
7 1 (1.59%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.59%) Nortel
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix
7 1 (1.59%) VMware
Bournemouth, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £22 - £25 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago