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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank 614 538 542
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +4
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 15 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.082% 0.066%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.32% 1.16% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 15
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£425 £365 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +46.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £310 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £391 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +56.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £110.00 £17.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+537.68% -53.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £17.05 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £166.00 £17.45 £107.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £17.25 £81.00
% change year-on-year
+131.88% -78.70%

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
4660 3699 3641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.00% 7.02% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2833 2237 1912
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 149 200
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.25 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

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 20 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CiscoWorks within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

CiscoWorks Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

CiscoWorks
Top 26 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 20 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
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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 -55 15 £425 +21.42% 10
London +19 7 £431 +24.10% 8
West Midlands -38 3 £404 +0.24% 1
City of London +25 2 - - 2
Milton Keynes -8 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -9 2 - - 1
South East -19 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
Telford -21 1 £404 +0.24%
Shropshire -24 1 £404 +0.24%
Surrey - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Staines - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Croydon - - - - 2
Leatherhead - - - -
Wales - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Greenwich - - - -

CiscoWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 24 (96.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (56.00%) CCNP
4 13 (52.00%) Firewall
5 12 (48.00%) LAN
6 11 (44.00%) WAN
6 11 (44.00%) Network Security
7 10 (40.00%) CCNA
7 10 (40.00%) HP
8 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
8 9 (36.00%) BGP
9 8 (32.00%) Network Management
9 8 (32.00%) Multicast
10 7 (28.00%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds
10 7 (28.00%) OpenView
10 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
10 7 (28.00%) MS Visio
11 6 (24.00%) OSPF
11 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
12 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (20.00%) HSRP
12 5 (20.00%) BT
12 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
12 5 (20.00%) Finance
12 5 (20.00%) MPLS
12 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
12 5 (20.00%) ATM
12 5 (20.00%) Mentoring

CiscoWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (16.00%) AutoCAD
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) LAN
3 11 (44.00%) WAN
3 11 (44.00%) Network Security
4 9 (36.00%) BGP
5 8 (32.00%) Multicast
6 6 (24.00%) OSPF
7 5 (20.00%) MPLS
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (20.00%) HSRP
7 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 5 (20.00%) ATM
8 4 (16.00%) VoIP
8 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.00%) VPN
8 4 (16.00%) tcpdump
8 4 (16.00%) Wireless
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (12.00%) DNS
9 3 (12.00%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Statistics
2 2 (8.00%) e-Health
2 2 (8.00%) SecurID
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Network Management
2 7 (28.00%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.00%) Change Control
4 4 (16.00%) Line Management
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (16.00%) Network Design
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Fault Management
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management
7 1 (4.00%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (56.00%) CCNP
3 10 (40.00%) CCNA
4 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) CCIE
7 2 (8.00%) CCDP
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.00%) Degree
8 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) OpenView
2 4 (16.00%) HP NNM
3 2 (8.00%) Cacti
3 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (8.00%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) HP
3 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds
5 5 (20.00%) BT
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) Juniper
7 2 (8.00%) CA
7 2 (8.00%) F5
8 1 (4.00%) Symantec
8 1 (4.00%) VMware
8 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
8 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.00%) Veeam
8 1 (4.00%) Nokia
8 1 (4.00%) Veritas
8 1 (4.00%) Citrix
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