The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 27 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.25% 3.07% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 5.71% 7.30% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Median daily rate £460 £338 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.29% +51.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £182 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £433 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £24.50 £42.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.35% +126.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +41.87%

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

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
105 137 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 39.33% 42.02% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 85 133
Median daily rate £413 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £43.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £14.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.68 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +12 3 £538 +79.16%
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 26 (74.29%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (74.29%) Firewall
2 22 (62.86%) WAN
3 19 (54.29%) LAN
3 19 (54.29%) CheckPoint
4 18 (51.43%) CCNP
5 15 (42.86%) Network Security
5 15 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (34.29%) PCI DSS
7 12 (34.29%) CCNA
8 10 (28.57%) Network Management
9 9 (25.71%) F5
9 9 (25.71%) Fortinet
10 8 (22.86%) Nessus
10 8 (22.86%) Splunk
10 8 (22.86%) ArcSight
10 8 (22.86%) LogLogic
10 8 (22.86%) LogRhythm
10 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
10 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
10 8 (22.86%) OSPF
10 8 (22.86%) BGP
10 8 (22.86%) CCSA
10 8 (22.86%) Information Security
10 8 (22.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
11 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 7 (20.00%) Juniper
11 7 (20.00%) Citrix

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (74.29%) Firewall
2 22 (62.86%) WAN
3 19 (54.29%) LAN
4 15 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (42.86%) Network Security
5 14 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (22.86%) BGP
6 8 (22.86%) OSPF
6 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
7 7 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
7 7 (20.00%) tcpdump
7 7 (20.00%) Wireshark
8 6 (17.14%) NetScaler
9 4 (11.43%) MPLS
9 4 (11.43%) VPN
10 3 (8.57%) DHCP
10 3 (8.57%) Wireless
11 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (5.71%) IPsec
11 2 (5.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Security Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) Security Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Security Technical Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Security Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) VMware Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Deskside Support
7 2 (5.71%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
7 2 (5.71%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Network Management
2 8 (22.86%) Information Security
2 8 (22.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 7 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (20.00%) SIEM
4 6 (17.14%) Load Balancing
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.71%) Change Control
6 2 (5.71%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.71%) Internal Audit
6 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.86%) Service Design
7 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (74.29%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (51.43%) CCNP
3 12 (34.29%) CCNA
4 8 (22.86%) CCSA
5 7 (20.00%) CISSP
6 4 (11.43%) CCIE
7 3 (8.57%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (8.57%) MCSE
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.71%) CCDE
8 2 (5.71%) MCITP
8 2 (5.71%) VCAP
8 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.86%) CCIP
9 1 (2.86%) CCSE
9 1 (2.86%) CCSP
9 1 (2.86%) MCP
9 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (11.43%) XenApp
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
3 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Nessus
2 2 (5.71%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) CheckPoint
2 9 (25.71%) F5
2 9 (25.71%) Fortinet
3 8 (22.86%) ArcSight
3 8 (22.86%) LogLogic
3 8 (22.86%) LogRhythm
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.86%) Splunk
4 7 (20.00%) Citrix
4 7 (20.00%) Juniper
5 6 (17.14%) Tripwire
5 6 (17.14%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.71%) HP
6 2 (5.71%) Intel
6 2 (5.71%) Meru Networks
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds