The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 4 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 26 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 30 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.51% 4.92% 3.89%
As % of the Vendors category 13.45% 10.53% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £268 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.84% -32.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £128 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £621
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.60 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.32%
Cisco
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Vendors Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
223 171 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 40.99% 46.72% 45.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 109 111
Average daily rate £363 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £127 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £454 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.10 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the West Sussex region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the West Sussex region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Crawley +1 20 £363 -3.33% 2
Gatwick +1 2 £298 -
Horsham -5 1 £170 -16.04%
Worthing - 1 £120 -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Cisco 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 Cisco.

1 23 (56.10%) ITIL
2 22 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (53.66%) Firewall
3 20 (48.78%) VMware
4 18 (43.90%) Windows
5 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (39.02%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (36.59%) WAN
6 15 (36.59%) LAN
6 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
6 15 (36.59%) DNS
7 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
8 13 (31.71%) CCNP
8 13 (31.71%) VPN
9 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
9 11 (26.83%) CheckPoint
10 10 (24.39%) FTP
10 10 (24.39%) SMTP
10 10 (24.39%) DHCP
11 9 (21.95%) CCNA
11 9 (21.95%) Linux
11 9 (21.95%) CCENT
12 8 (19.51%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (19.51%) Aruba
12 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
12 8 (19.51%) VoIP
12 8 (19.51%) Wireshark
13 7 (17.07%) VLAN
13 7 (17.07%) IPsec

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Cisco 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 Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.63%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (53.66%) Firewall
2 16 (39.02%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (36.59%) LAN
3 15 (36.59%) WAN
3 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
3 15 (36.59%) DNS
4 13 (31.71%) VPN
5 10 (24.39%) FTP
5 10 (24.39%) SMTP
5 10 (24.39%) DHCP
6 8 (19.51%) VoIP
6 8 (19.51%) Wireshark
6 8 (19.51%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (17.07%) IPsec
7 7 (17.07%) VLAN
7 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
7 7 (17.07%) tcpdump
7 7 (17.07%) Spanning Tree
8 6 (14.63%) SNMP
9 5 (12.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Administrator
3 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Network Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Senior Network Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Firewall Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Firewall Support
4 3 (7.32%) Network Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Network Support
4 3 (7.32%) Rollout Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Support Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) iSeries
3 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.88%) Replication
3 2 (4.88%) BYOD
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Linux
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.32%) UNIX
7 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
2 6 (14.63%) Project Management
3 4 (9.76%) Change Management
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.32%) Network Design
4 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.32%) Time Management
4 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.32%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (4.88%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (31.71%) CCNP
3 9 (21.95%) CCNA
3 9 (21.95%) CCENT
4 6 (14.63%) CCSE
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (9.76%) CCDP
7 3 (7.32%) MCSE
7 3 (7.32%) CCIE
7 3 (7.32%) CCSA
7 3 (7.32%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (7.32%) JNCIA
7 3 (7.32%) MCDST
7 3 (7.32%) Degree
8 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.88%) PMBOK
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
3 6 (14.63%) XenApp
4 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.32%) VirtualBox
5 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.88%) vSphere
5 2 (4.88%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Cacti
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) VMware
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.83%) CheckPoint
4 8 (19.51%) Aruba
5 7 (17.07%) Citrix
6 6 (14.63%) HP
6 6 (14.63%) Juniper
7 4 (9.76%) NetApp
7 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
8 3 (7.32%) Dell
8 3 (7.32%) Avaya
8 3 (7.32%) McAfee
8 3 (7.32%) Sophos
8 3 (7.32%) Qualys
8 3 (7.32%) Panasonic
9 2 (4.88%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.88%) 3Com
9 2 (4.88%) Mitel
9 2 (4.88%) F5
9 2 (4.88%) Rackspace