The table below looks at the statistics for CiscoWorks skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CiscoWorks over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank 562 531 524
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -7
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 14 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.070% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.34% 0.95% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 5
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£375 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4142 3676 2863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.89% 7.31% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2467 2033 1607
Average daily rate £417 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 158 183
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

CiscoWorks
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CiscoWorks within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

CiscoWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CiscoWorks
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CiscoWorks within the UK.

CiscoWorks Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CiscoWorks
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CiscoWorks within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

CiscoWorks Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CiscoWorks
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CiscoWorks within the UK.

CiscoWorks Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CiscoWorks
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 CiscoWorks within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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 -38 14 £375 +7.14% 7
London -20 6 £500 +11.11%
Bristol - 3 £338 - 1
South West - 3 £338 - 1
South East -32 2 - - 2
City of London +11 1 £375 -
West Midlands -16 1 £375 +15.38% 2
Surrey - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £420 - 1
Basildon - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Slough - - - -
Staines - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -

CiscoWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CiscoWorks also 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 that cited CiscoWorks.

1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (51.35%) CheckPoint
4 18 (48.65%) BGP
4 18 (48.65%) Firewall
4 18 (48.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (45.95%) OSPF
5 17 (45.95%) SolarWinds
6 15 (40.54%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (37.84%) CCNP
8 13 (35.14%) Load Balancing
9 12 (32.43%) Network Security
9 12 (32.43%) CCNA
10 11 (29.73%) WAN
10 11 (29.73%) Network Design
11 10 (27.03%) Blue Coat
11 10 (27.03%) IBM
11 10 (27.03%) LAN
11 10 (27.03%) Network Management
12 9 (24.32%) VPN
13 8 (21.62%) CCDP
13 8 (21.62%) Wireless
13 8 (21.62%) Unified Communications
13 8 (21.62%) Network Monitoring
14 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
14 7 (18.92%) FWSM
14 7 (18.92%) Cisco IPT
14 7 (18.92%) Nokia
14 7 (18.92%) MPLS
14 7 (18.92%) HP

CiscoWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CiscoWorks also 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 that cited CiscoWorks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
3 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) BGP
1 18 (48.65%) Firewall
1 18 (48.65%) Cisco Nexus
2 17 (45.95%) OSPF
3 15 (40.54%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (32.43%) Network Security
5 11 (29.73%) WAN
6 10 (27.03%) LAN
7 9 (24.32%) VPN
8 8 (21.62%) Unified Communications
8 8 (21.62%) Wireless
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco IPT
9 7 (18.92%) MPLS
9 7 (18.92%) VoIP
9 7 (18.92%) FWSM
10 6 (16.22%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (13.51%) IP Telephony
11 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (10.81%) DHCP
12 4 (10.81%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Design Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Network Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Network Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Data Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Implementation Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Services Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.70%) e-Health
2 1 (2.70%) SecurID
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Load Balancing
2 11 (29.73%) Network Design
3 10 (27.03%) Network Management
4 8 (21.62%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (16.22%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (13.51%) ITIL
7 4 (10.81%) Fault Management
8 3 (8.11%) Service Management
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.70%) Change Control
10 1 (2.70%) SIEM
10 1 (2.70%) Migration
10 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.70%) Project Management
10 1 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) CCNP
3 12 (32.43%) CCNA
4 8 (21.62%) CCDP
5 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
6 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared
7 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
7 3 (8.11%) CCIE
8 2 (5.41%) CCSP
8 2 (5.41%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (5.41%) CCSA
8 2 (5.41%) CCVP
9 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (8.11%) FortiGate
3 2 (5.41%) OpenView
3 2 (5.41%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.70%) Cacti
4 1 (2.70%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (51.35%) CheckPoint
3 17 (45.95%) SolarWinds
4 10 (27.03%) Blue Coat
4 10 (27.03%) IBM
5 7 (18.92%) HP
5 7 (18.92%) Nokia
6 6 (16.22%) CA
7 5 (13.51%) IronPort
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.81%) F5
9 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.41%) Remedy
10 1 (2.70%) BT
10 1 (2.70%) Brocade
10 1 (2.70%) Fujitsu
10 1 (2.70%) Aruba
10 1 (2.70%) Sun
10 1 (2.70%) Citrix
10 1 (2.70%) Juniper
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