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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Support
Rank 611 587 565
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 14 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.052% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.056% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £256 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £364 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £286 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.24% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - £17.50

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 19 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 28 August 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 -26 14 £300 - 4
South East -18 5 £320 -12.02% 1
London 0 3 £285 -5.00% 1
North East -23 3 - - 1
Durham - 3 - - 1
Darlington - 3 - - 1
Rochdale - 2 £300 -
Berkshire - 2 £361 -
Surrey - 2 £303 -
Manchester - 2 £300 -
North West - 2 £300 -
Hampshire -8 1 £295 -13.23%
City of London -11 1 £285 -5.00%
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £385 -
Slough - 1 £338 -
Portsmouth - 1 £295 -
Epsom - 1 - -

Cisco Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (42.86%) CCNA
4 11 (39.29%) Firewall
5 9 (32.14%) WAN
5 9 (32.14%) LAN
6 8 (28.57%) VPN
6 8 (28.57%) CCNP
7 7 (25.00%) VoIP
7 7 (25.00%) Windows
7 7 (25.00%) VLAN
8 6 (21.43%) Wireless
8 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (21.43%) OSPF
9 5 (17.86%) ITIL
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.86%) IPsec
9 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
9 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
10 4 (14.29%) Network Security
10 4 (14.29%) VMware
10 4 (14.29%) CCVP
10 4 (14.29%) Finance
10 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 4 (14.29%) DNS
10 4 (14.29%) SSL
10 4 (14.29%) SLA
10 4 (14.29%) DHCP

Cisco Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) Lync
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 9 (32.14%) LAN
2 9 (32.14%) WAN
3 8 (28.57%) VPN
4 7 (25.00%) VoIP
4 7 (25.00%) VLAN
5 6 (21.43%) Wireless
5 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 6 (21.43%) OSPF
6 5 (17.86%) IPsec
6 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (14.29%) Network Security
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (14.29%) EIGRP
7 4 (14.29%) DNS
7 4 (14.29%) SSL
7 4 (14.29%) DHCP
8 3 (10.71%) Internet
8 3 (10.71%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) SecurID
2 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.71%) Network Design
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Network Management
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.57%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (42.86%) CCNA
3 8 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (14.29%) CCSP
4 4 (14.29%) CCVP
5 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (3.57%) MCSE
7 1 (3.57%) MCSA
7 1 (3.57%) CCIE
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.57%) MCTS
7 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) F5
5 2 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (3.57%) Mitel
6 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.57%) Brocade
6 1 (3.57%) NetScout
6 1 (3.57%) Polycom
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) Radware
6 1 (3.57%) Sun
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya
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