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 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank 575 585 551
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -34
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 27 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.024% 0.015%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.62% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 1
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£361 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 -
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
4359 4170 3290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.64% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2661 2409 1887
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% +5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 157 162
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £24.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.44% +23.75%

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 28 April 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 17 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 28 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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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 +9 27 £361 +3.21% 3
London +7 12 £363 -27.50% 2
West Midlands -2 5 £375 +7.14%
South West - 5 £360 -
Shropshire -10 3 - -
Telford -11 3 - -
Devon - 3 £300 -
Exeter - 3 £300 -
City of London - 2 £338 - 1
North West - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £383 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £383 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £360 -
South East -21 1 £400 +50.94% 1
Cobham - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 £400 - 1

CiscoWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 51 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (68.63%) CheckPoint
2 35 (68.63%) SolarWinds
3 31 (60.78%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (52.94%) Firewall
4 27 (52.94%) BGP
5 25 (49.02%) OSPF
6 24 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (45.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (43.14%) MPLS
9 20 (39.22%) Wireless
10 19 (37.25%) HP
11 17 (33.33%) IBM
11 17 (33.33%) Blue Coat
12 15 (29.41%) Network Security
13 14 (27.45%) DNS
13 14 (27.45%) OpenView
13 14 (27.45%) CCNP
13 14 (27.45%) DHCP
13 14 (27.45%) EIGRP
14 13 (25.49%) WAN
14 13 (25.49%) Windows
15 12 (23.53%) CCNA
15 12 (23.53%) VPN
15 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
15 12 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
16 11 (21.57%) FWSM
16 11 (21.57%) Aruba
16 11 (21.57%) Network Management
16 11 (21.57%) VoIP

CiscoWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
1 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (60.78%) Cisco ASA
2 27 (52.94%) Firewall
2 27 (52.94%) BGP
3 25 (49.02%) OSPF
4 23 (45.10%) Cisco Nexus
5 22 (43.14%) MPLS
6 20 (39.22%) Wireless
7 15 (29.41%) Network Security
8 14 (27.45%) EIGRP
8 14 (27.45%) DHCP
8 14 (27.45%) DNS
9 13 (25.49%) WAN
10 12 (23.53%) VPN
11 11 (21.57%) VoIP
11 11 (21.57%) FWSM
12 10 (19.61%) Unified Communications
12 10 (19.61%) Cisco IPT
13 9 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (17.65%) HSRP
13 9 (17.65%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Network Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Security Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) Network Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Network Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Design Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Network Support
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (3.92%) Network Support Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Security Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Cisco Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Network Design Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) UNIX
4 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (21.57%) Network Management
3 9 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
3 9 (17.65%) Network Design
4 8 (15.69%) Load Balancing
5 6 (11.76%) ITIL
5 6 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.80%) Information Security
7 4 (7.84%) Service Management
7 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.84%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (3.92%) People Management
8 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.92%) Fault Management
8 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.96%) Change Control
9 1 (1.96%) SIEM
9 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (27.45%) CCNP
3 12 (23.53%) CCNA
3 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.76%) CCDP
5 5 (9.80%) CCSA
6 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.88%) CCIE
8 2 (3.92%) CCSP
8 2 (3.92%) CCVP
8 2 (3.92%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) OpenView
2 9 (17.65%) AirWatch
3 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (5.88%) FortiGate
3 3 (5.88%) SCOM
4 1 (1.96%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (68.63%) CheckPoint
2 35 (68.63%) SolarWinds
3 19 (37.25%) HP
4 17 (33.33%) IBM
4 17 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 11 (21.57%) Aruba
6 10 (19.61%) VMware
6 10 (19.61%) Websense
7 9 (17.65%) Nokia
7 9 (17.65%) F5
8 8 (15.69%) IronPort
8 8 (15.69%) CA
9 4 (7.84%) BMC
9 4 (7.84%) McAfee
9 4 (7.84%) Fortinet
10 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.92%) Citrix
11 2 (3.92%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.96%) ArcSight
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