The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 24 August 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 4 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 20.00% 3.64% 14.63%
As % of the Vendors category 23.81% 6.06% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £330 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.25 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+20.98% -2.40%
Cisco
Bedfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
42 33 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 84.00% 60.00% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 45
Median daily rate £225 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £336 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £25.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 10 (83.33%) LAN
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Network Security
3 8 (66.67%) CCNP
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (58.33%) Network Management
5 6 (50.00%) CCNA
6 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (41.67%) F5
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (33.33%) CCSA
7 4 (33.33%) Citrix
8 3 (25.00%) OSPF
8 3 (25.00%) BGP
8 3 (25.00%) CISSP
8 3 (25.00%) Information Security
8 3 (25.00%) Nessus
8 3 (25.00%) Splunk
8 3 (25.00%) ArcSight
8 3 (25.00%) LogLogic
8 3 (25.00%) SIEM
8 3 (25.00%) tcpdump
8 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
8 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
8 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (25.00%) Data Centre

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) LAN
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) Network Security
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (25.00%) tcpdump
5 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (16.67%) 802.11
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
7 1 (8.33%) DMZ
7 1 (8.33%) SNA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Security Technical Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Security Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Network Management
2 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) SIEM
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Email Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Server Building
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCNP
3 6 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) CCSA
5 3 (25.00%) CISSP
6 2 (16.67%) CCDA
6 2 (16.67%) CCDP
6 2 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nessus
2 2 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (41.67%) F5
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) ArcSight
4 3 (25.00%) LogLogic
4 3 (25.00%) LogRhythm
4 3 (25.00%) Splunk
5 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) IronPort
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Nortel
5 2 (16.67%) Sourcefire
5 2 (16.67%) Tripwire
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
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