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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank - 12 4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 2.33% 18.92%
As % of the Vendors category - 3.85% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +166.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-8.85% +33.33%
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
24 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 61.54% 60.47% 51.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 8
Average daily rate £170 £320 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £145 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £485 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) CCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper