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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - 7 12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 3.33% 2.94%
As % of the Vendors category - 5.00% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £180
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.88 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +4.65%

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
15 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 26.79% 66.67% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 20
Median daily rate £375 £170 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) CCSA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Nessus
3 1 (33.33%) Tripwire
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (33.33%) LogLogic

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) LogLogic
2 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Tripwire