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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank 600 590 556
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -34
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 26 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.042% 0.064%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 0.50% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 10
Average daily rate £290 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £355 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £485 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £375 £295
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +27.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £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
4383 4362 3801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.52% 8.42% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2761 2590 2136
Average daily rate £425 £425 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 143 142
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 20 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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 25 £290 -22.66% 6
South East +28 14 £290 - 4
Surrey -2 7 £275 -
Berkshire - 5 £354 -
Yorkshire - 5 £275 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £275 -
Middlesbrough - 4 £275 -
London +3 3 £389 -22.25% 2
South West +3 3 £375 +3.44%
Bristol -2 3 £375 +3.44%
Slough - 3 £350 -
Redhill - 2 - -
Reigate - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £263 -
City of London +35 1 £413 +10.00%
Bracknell - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £290 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

CiscoWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 52 (98.11%) Cisco
2 37 (69.81%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (66.04%) Wireless
4 30 (56.60%) Firewall
5 27 (50.94%) LAN
6 26 (49.06%) e-Health
7 25 (47.17%) CCNA
7 25 (47.17%) HP
8 24 (45.28%) CA
9 23 (43.40%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (41.51%) Network Management
11 21 (39.62%) MPLS
12 18 (33.96%) CCNP
12 18 (33.96%) WAN
13 16 (30.19%) OpenView
13 16 (30.19%) SolarWinds
14 15 (28.30%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (28.30%) ITIL
15 14 (26.42%) VPN
15 14 (26.42%) OSPF
15 14 (26.42%) BGP
16 13 (24.53%) Unix
16 13 (24.53%) Linux
16 13 (24.53%) Network Security
16 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
17 12 (22.64%) Windows
17 12 (22.64%) EMC
17 12 (22.64%) F5
17 12 (22.64%) CA Spectrum
17 12 (22.64%) Data Centre

CiscoWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 35 (66.04%) Wireless
2 30 (56.60%) Firewall
3 27 (50.94%) LAN
4 23 (43.40%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (39.62%) MPLS
6 18 (33.96%) WAN
7 15 (28.30%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (26.42%) BGP
8 14 (26.42%) OSPF
8 14 (26.42%) VPN
9 13 (24.53%) Network Security
10 11 (20.75%) EIGRP
11 10 (18.87%) DHCP
11 10 (18.87%) DNS
11 10 (18.87%) Unified Communications
12 9 (16.98%) ISDN
12 9 (16.98%) RIP
13 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
14 7 (13.21%) Broadband
14 7 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) German Language
2 1 (1.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (86.79%) Network Engineer
2 24 (45.28%) Cisco Engineer
2 24 (45.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 21 (39.62%) Network Support
3 21 (39.62%) Network Support Engineer
3 21 (39.62%) Support Engineer
4 16 (30.19%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 16 (30.19%) Cisco Support
4 16 (30.19%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) EMC Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) LAN Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Network Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (49.06%) e-Health
2 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Linux
1 13 (24.53%) Unix
2 12 (22.64%) Windows
3 11 (20.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (20.75%) Solaris
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Network Management
2 15 (28.30%) ITIL
3 11 (20.75%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (20.75%) System Testing
4 8 (15.09%) Risk Management
5 6 (11.32%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (11.32%) Project Management
6 5 (9.43%) Change Control
6 5 (9.43%) Fault Management
6 5 (9.43%) Load Balancing
6 5 (9.43%) Network Design
7 4 (7.55%) Information Management
7 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (5.66%) Operations Management
8 3 (5.66%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.77%) Validation
9 2 (3.77%) Web Filtering
10 1 (1.89%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (69.81%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (47.17%) CCNA
3 18 (33.96%) CCNP
4 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
5 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
6 5 (9.43%) CCIE
7 2 (3.77%) Degree
7 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) OpenView
2 12 (22.64%) CA Spectrum
3 7 (13.21%) OPNET
4 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 52 (98.11%) Cisco
2 25 (47.17%) HP
3 24 (45.28%) CA
4 16 (30.19%) SolarWinds
5 12 (22.64%) EMC
5 12 (22.64%) F5
6 11 (20.75%) Red Hat
7 10 (18.87%) Juniper
8 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
9 8 (15.09%) NetQoS
10 6 (11.32%) IBM
11 5 (9.43%) Nokia
12 4 (7.55%) IronPort
13 3 (5.66%) Barracuda Networks
13 3 (5.66%) Blue Coat
13 3 (5.66%) Forcepoint
13 3 (5.66%) Fortinet
13 3 (5.66%) Palo Alto
14 2 (3.77%) Intel Security
14 2 (3.77%) Riverbed