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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 20 11 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +28
Contract jobs citing Cisco 13 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.68% 7.82% 2.61%
As % of the Vendors category 10.66% 15.23% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 8
Median daily rate £400 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £243 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £452 £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £24.50 £42.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.35% +240.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Cisco
East of England

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
122 151 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 43.88% 51.36% 43.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 96 142
Median daily rate £400 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +26.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £229 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £584 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 15
Median hourly rate £12.05 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.57% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £13.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.68 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 4 £500 +33.33%
Bedford -3 2 £330 -13.44% 5
Dunstable - 2 - -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 30 (68.18%) WAN
2 29 (65.91%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (65.91%) Firewall
3 24 (54.55%) LAN
4 22 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 20 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (45.45%) CheckPoint
6 19 (43.18%) CCNP
7 17 (38.64%) Network Security
8 15 (34.09%) Data Centre
9 14 (31.82%) PCI DSS
9 14 (31.82%) CCNA
10 12 (27.27%) Citrix
10 12 (27.27%) VMware
10 12 (27.27%) Network Management
10 12 (27.27%) F5
11 11 (25.00%) OSPF
11 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
12 10 (22.73%) BGP
12 10 (22.73%) Fortinet
13 9 (20.45%) Load Balancing
14 8 (18.18%) Nessus
14 8 (18.18%) Splunk
14 8 (18.18%) ArcSight
14 8 (18.18%) LogLogic
14 8 (18.18%) CCSA
14 8 (18.18%) Information Security
14 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
14 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (68.18%) WAN
2 29 (65.91%) Firewall
3 24 (54.55%) LAN
4 22 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 20 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (38.64%) Network Security
7 11 (25.00%) OSPF
8 10 (22.73%) BGP
8 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
9 8 (18.18%) NetScaler
10 7 (15.91%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (15.91%) tcpdump
10 7 (15.91%) Wireless
10 7 (15.91%) Wireshark
11 6 (13.64%) DHCP
11 6 (13.64%) MPLS
12 5 (11.36%) DNS
12 5 (11.36%) EIGRP
12 5 (11.36%) VoIP
12 5 (11.36%) VPN
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Local Government
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Consultant
2 8 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 8 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Technical Architect
4 6 (13.64%) VMware Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Security Technical Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Security Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Network Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Network Technical Architect
7 3 (6.82%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.82%) Solaris
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Network Management
2 9 (20.45%) Load Balancing
3 8 (18.18%) Information Security
3 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 7 (15.91%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (15.91%) SIEM
5 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.82%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.82%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (6.82%) Web Filtering
8 2 (4.55%) Change Control
8 2 (4.55%) Internal Audit
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.27%) Security Architecture
9 1 (2.27%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (65.91%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (43.18%) CCNP
3 14 (31.82%) CCNA
4 8 (18.18%) CCSA
5 7 (15.91%) CISSP
6 5 (11.36%) CCIE
7 3 (6.82%) CCDE
7 3 (6.82%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (6.82%) MCITP
7 3 (6.82%) MCSE
7 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (6.82%) VCAP
7 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.55%) CCDA
8 2 (4.55%) CCDP
9 1 (2.27%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.36%) XenApp
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
5 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Nessus
2 3 (6.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 12 (27.27%) Citrix
2 12 (27.27%) F5
2 12 (27.27%) VMware
3 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (22.73%) Fortinet
5 8 (18.18%) ArcSight
5 8 (18.18%) LogLogic
5 8 (18.18%) LogRhythm
5 8 (18.18%) Splunk
6 7 (15.91%) Juniper
7 6 (13.64%) HP
7 6 (13.64%) Tripwire
8 5 (11.36%) IronPort
9 3 (6.82%) 3PAR
9 3 (6.82%) Dell
9 3 (6.82%) Meru Networks
9 3 (6.82%) Oracle
9 3 (6.82%) Sourcefire
10 2 (4.55%) Intel