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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank 598 539 562
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +23
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 16 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.074% 0.070%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 1.04% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 15
Average daily rate
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£404 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £424 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £110.00 - £21.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 - £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £166.00 - £104.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £73.00

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
4433 3750 3752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.67% 7.11% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2208 1972
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 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 155 181
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £13.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%

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 23 September 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 23 September 2014.

CiscoWorks Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

CiscoWorks
Top 24 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 23 September 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 -42 16 £404 +15.28% 7
London +21 9 £350 - 2
Wiltshire - 3 - - 1
South West - 3 - - 1
City of London +21 2 - - 1
South East - - - - 2
South Wales - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reading - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Stirling - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

CiscoWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (56.52%) CCNP
4 11 (47.83%) Firewall
4 11 (47.83%) HP
4 11 (47.83%) LAN
4 11 (47.83%) Network Security
5 10 (43.48%) WAN
6 9 (39.13%) BGP
7 8 (34.78%) OpenView
7 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
7 8 (34.78%) CCNA
7 8 (34.78%) Network Management
7 8 (34.78%) Multicast
8 7 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
9 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
9 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
9 6 (26.09%) OSPF
10 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
10 5 (21.74%) MPLS
10 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) BT
10 5 (21.74%) ATM
10 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
10 5 (21.74%) HSRP
10 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
11 4 (17.39%) Line Management
11 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (17.39%) Change Control

CiscoWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
2 4 (17.39%) AutoCAD
3 3 (13.04%) MS Office
4 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) LAN
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall
1 11 (47.83%) Network Security
2 10 (43.48%) WAN
3 9 (39.13%) BGP
4 8 (34.78%) Multicast
5 6 (26.09%) OSPF
6 5 (21.74%) MPLS
6 5 (21.74%) HSRP
6 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
6 5 (21.74%) ATM
7 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (17.39%) VPN
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (17.39%) tcpdump
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (13.04%) Wireless
8 3 (13.04%) VoIP
8 3 (13.04%) RIP
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Design Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Network Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Network Security Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Statistics
2 2 (8.70%) e-Health
2 2 (8.70%) SecurID
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Network Management
2 7 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
4 4 (17.39%) Line Management
4 4 (17.39%) Change Control
4 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
4 4 (17.39%) Network Design
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (56.52%) CCNP
3 8 (34.78%) CCNA
4 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) CCIE
7 2 (8.70%) CCDP
7 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.35%) Degree
8 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) OpenView
2 4 (17.39%) HP NNM
3 3 (13.04%) Cacti
3 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (8.70%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (4.35%) WSUS
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) HP
3 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
3 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
4 5 (21.74%) BT
5 3 (13.04%) Juniper
6 2 (8.70%) CA
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) VMware
7 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu
7 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) Nokia
7 1 (4.35%) Veritas
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