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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank 611 602 559
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -43
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 14 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.025% 0.055%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.29% 0.31% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 14
Average daily rate
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£500 £275 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £248 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £245 £345
% change year-on-year
+69.38% -28.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
4785 4457 4006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.17% 8.01% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2928 2634 2312
Average daily rate £403 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 150 157
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.33 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £40.00 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 August 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 12 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 August 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 -11 14 £500 +81.81% 1
London +19 8 £500 +81.81%
City of London +7 4 £475 -
West Midlands - 4 £330 -
Shropshire - 3 - -
Telford - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £500 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
South East - 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

CiscoWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (83.72%) CheckPoint
3 33 (76.74%) MPLS
4 31 (72.09%) SolarWinds
5 30 (69.77%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (55.81%) Firewall
7 22 (51.16%) BGP
7 22 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (48.84%) OSPF
9 19 (44.19%) EIGRP
10 18 (41.86%) VoIP
10 18 (41.86%) WAN
11 17 (39.53%) CCNP
11 17 (39.53%) Blue Coat
11 17 (39.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (37.21%) Wireless
12 16 (37.21%) Fortinet
13 15 (34.88%) OpenView
13 15 (34.88%) HP
13 15 (34.88%) HSRP
14 14 (32.56%) IBM
14 14 (32.56%) Network Security
15 13 (30.23%) DNS
15 13 (30.23%) DHCP
15 13 (30.23%) Windows
15 13 (30.23%) F5
16 12 (27.91%) WAN Optimisation
16 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
16 12 (27.91%) CSS
16 12 (27.91%) McAfee

CiscoWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 33 (76.74%) MPLS
2 30 (69.77%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (55.81%) Firewall
4 22 (51.16%) BGP
5 21 (48.84%) OSPF
6 19 (44.19%) EIGRP
7 18 (41.86%) VoIP
7 18 (41.86%) WAN
8 17 (39.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (37.21%) Wireless
10 15 (34.88%) HSRP
11 14 (32.56%) Network Security
12 13 (30.23%) DHCP
12 13 (30.23%) DNS
13 11 (25.58%) WLAN
13 11 (25.58%) BIG-IP
13 11 (25.58%) DMVPN
14 10 (23.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 10 (23.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 10 (23.26%) DSL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) German Language
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Network Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Security Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Network Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) CSS
2 10 (23.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) e-Health
3 2 (4.65%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) WAN Optimisation
2 8 (18.60%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (16.28%) Information Security
3 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 6 (13.95%) Service Management
4 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Project Management
6 4 (9.30%) Network Management
6 4 (9.30%) Network Design
7 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.98%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.65%) People Management
8 2 (4.65%) Low Latency
9 1 (2.33%) Cyber Security
9 1 (2.33%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (39.53%) CCNP
3 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.63%) CCIE
4 5 (11.63%) CCNA
5 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (6.98%) CCSA
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) CEH
7 1 (2.33%) CISSP
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.33%) MCP
7 1 (2.33%) HNC
7 1 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) OpenView
2 10 (23.26%) AirWatch
3 5 (11.63%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (6.98%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (83.72%) CheckPoint
3 31 (72.09%) SolarWinds
4 17 (39.53%) Blue Coat
5 16 (37.21%) Fortinet
6 15 (34.88%) HP
7 14 (32.56%) IBM
8 13 (30.23%) F5
9 12 (27.91%) McAfee
10 11 (25.58%) Websense
10 11 (25.58%) VMware
10 11 (25.58%) BMC
10 11 (25.58%) Aruba
11 8 (18.60%) CA
12 7 (16.28%) Juniper
13 3 (6.98%) IronPort
13 3 (6.98%) Nokia
14 1 (2.33%) Infovista
14 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
14 1 (2.33%) Citrix