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 12 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.

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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 44 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco 4 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.86% 3.41% 4.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.88% 6.93% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 8
Average daily rate £353 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
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
213 231 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 45.91% 49.25% 49.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 144 97
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.32% -33.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 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
Crawley -7 2 £390 -2.50% 2
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (59.26%) Firewall
2 15 (55.56%) ITIL
3 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 12 (44.44%) VMware
3 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (37.04%) LAN
4 10 (37.04%) CCNA
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 9 (33.33%) SMTP
5 9 (33.33%) DHCP
5 9 (33.33%) FTP
5 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 9 (33.33%) DNS
5 9 (33.33%) CCENT
6 8 (29.63%) WAN
6 8 (29.63%) VPN
6 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
6 8 (29.63%) SAN
7 7 (25.93%) Linux
7 7 (25.93%) Ethernet
7 7 (25.93%) CCNP
7 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
7 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
7 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
8 6 (22.22%) Aruba
8 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (37.04%) LAN
4 9 (33.33%) DHCP
4 9 (33.33%) DNS
4 9 (33.33%) FTP
4 9 (33.33%) SMTP
4 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (29.63%) SAN
5 8 (29.63%) VPN
5 8 (29.63%) WAN
6 7 (25.93%) Ethernet
7 6 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (22.22%) SNMP
8 5 (18.52%) HSRP
8 5 (18.52%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (18.52%) tcpdump
8 5 (18.52%) VLAN
8 5 (18.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
1 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Network Support
3 4 (14.81%) Check Point Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Check Point Support
3 4 (14.81%) Firewall Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Firewall Support
3 4 (14.81%) Network Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Network Support Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Support Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) BYOD
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.41%) iSeries
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) Unix
6 1 (3.70%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
2 4 (14.81%) Project Management
2 4 (14.81%) Service Management
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) ITSM
4 2 (7.41%) Network Design
4 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.41%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.70%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) People Management
5 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) CCNA
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (33.33%) CCENT
3 7 (25.93%) CCNP
4 5 (18.52%) CCSE
5 4 (14.81%) CCSA
5 4 (14.81%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (7.41%) JNCIA
6 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (3.70%) CISMP
7 1 (3.70%) CISSP
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.70%) MCSE
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PMBOK
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.81%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) VirtualBox
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Cacti
1 2 (7.41%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (22.22%) Aruba
5 5 (18.52%) Citrix
5 5 (18.52%) HP
5 5 (18.52%) NetApp
6 4 (14.81%) Juniper
6 4 (14.81%) LANDesk
7 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 3 (11.11%) Sophos
8 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
8 2 (7.41%) CommVault
8 2 (7.41%) EMC
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle
8 2 (7.41%) Qualys
8 2 (7.41%) Veeam
9 1 (3.70%) Apple
9 1 (3.70%) IronPort
9 1 (3.70%) Symantec