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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank 548 523 511
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 23 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.074% 0.044%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.57% 1.01% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £285 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
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
4043 3565 2975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.07% 7.30% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2454 2048 1610
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 139 209
Average hourly rate £20.03 £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £33.78 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

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 29 January 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 21 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 29 January 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 -29 23 £375 +20.96% 9
London +13 9 £500 +17.64% 5
West Midlands -9 5 £375 +27.11%
South West - 5 £363 -
Bristol - 5 £363 -
South East -12 4 £338 - 3
City of London +11 2 £375 - 2
Fareham - 1 £338 -
Hampshire - 1 £338 -
Surrey - 1 - - 3
Glasgow - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Basildon - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Staines - - - - 2
Berkshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Greenwich - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

CiscoWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 21 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (54.05%) Firewall
4 18 (48.65%) CheckPoint
5 17 (45.95%) OSPF
5 17 (45.95%) BGP
6 16 (43.24%) SolarWinds
6 16 (43.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (40.54%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (37.84%) CCNP
9 12 (32.43%) CCNA
9 12 (32.43%) Network Security
9 12 (32.43%) Load Balancing
10 11 (29.73%) LAN
10 11 (29.73%) WAN
11 10 (27.03%) IBM
11 10 (27.03%) Network Management
11 10 (27.03%) Blue Coat
11 10 (27.03%) Network Design
12 9 (24.32%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (21.62%) Unified Communications
13 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
13 8 (21.62%) VPN
13 8 (21.62%) HP
13 8 (21.62%) Wireless
14 7 (18.92%) MPLS
14 7 (18.92%) Nokia
14 7 (18.92%) CCDP
14 7 (18.92%) MS Visio
14 7 (18.92%) Cisco IPT

CiscoWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (18.92%) MS Visio
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
3 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
4 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.70%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) Firewall
2 17 (45.95%) OSPF
2 17 (45.95%) BGP
3 16 (43.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (40.54%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (32.43%) Network Security
6 11 (29.73%) LAN
6 11 (29.73%) WAN
7 8 (21.62%) Unified Communications
7 8 (21.62%) VPN
7 8 (21.62%) Wireless
8 7 (18.92%) MPLS
8 7 (18.92%) Cisco IPT
8 7 (18.92%) FWSM
9 6 (16.22%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (16.22%) VoIP
10 5 (13.51%) IP Telephony
11 4 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (8.11%) DNS
12 3 (8.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Network Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Design Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.41%) Statistics
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) SecurID
3 1 (2.70%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Load Balancing
2 10 (27.03%) Network Management
2 10 (27.03%) Network Design
3 9 (24.32%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (16.22%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Fault Management
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.11%) Service Management
8 2 (5.41%) Change Control
9 1 (2.70%) Line Management
9 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.70%) Project Management
9 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.70%) Migration
9 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
9 1 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) CCNP
3 12 (32.43%) CCNA
4 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
5 7 (18.92%) CCDP
6 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
7 3 (8.11%) CCIE
7 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.41%) CCSA
8 2 (5.41%) CCVP
8 2 (5.41%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (5.41%) CCSP
9 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) FortiGate
1 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (5.41%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (5.41%) OpenView
3 1 (2.70%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.70%) Cacti
3 1 (2.70%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) CheckPoint
3 16 (43.24%) SolarWinds
4 10 (27.03%) IBM
4 10 (27.03%) Blue Coat
5 8 (21.62%) HP
6 7 (18.92%) Nokia
7 6 (16.22%) CA
8 5 (13.51%) IronPort
9 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.81%) F5
10 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
10 2 (5.41%) Remedy
10 2 (5.41%) Juniper
10 2 (5.41%) BT
11 1 (2.70%) Citrix
11 1 (2.70%) Brocade
11 1 (2.70%) Fujitsu