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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 19 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 17 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.36% 1.95% 3.94%
As % of the Vendors category 9.88% 4.49% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 11
Median daily rate £413 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £239 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £344 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +8.33%
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
172 156 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 54.26% 43.45% 43.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 105 120
Median daily rate £413 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £148 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +53.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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
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 30 June 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
Bedford +6 4 £400 +18.51%
Luton +4 4 £425 +47.82% 5
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 9 (42.86%) Citrix
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (42.86%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
5 7 (33.33%) VoIP
5 7 (33.33%) OSPF
5 7 (33.33%) IronPort
5 7 (33.33%) VLAN
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) DHCP
6 6 (28.57%) DNS
6 6 (28.57%) CCNP
6 6 (28.57%) CCNA
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) HP
7 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
7 5 (23.81%) BGP
7 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
7 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (23.81%) IP Telephony
7 5 (23.81%) F5
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012

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 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Domino
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (33.33%) OSPF
4 7 (33.33%) VLAN
4 7 (33.33%) VoIP
5 6 (28.57%) DHCP
5 6 (28.57%) DNS
6 5 (23.81%) BGP
6 5 (23.81%) IP Telephony
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (19.05%) EIGRP
7 4 (19.05%) Network Security
7 4 (19.05%) SMTP
7 4 (19.05%) Wireless
8 3 (14.29%) 802.11
8 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Local Government
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
1 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
2 4 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (19.05%) Web Filtering
3 3 (14.29%) Network Management
4 2 (9.52%) Email Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Server Building
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (4.76%) Network Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCNA
2 6 (28.57%) CCNP
3 3 (14.29%) CCDA
3 3 (14.29%) CCDP
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.76%) CCENT
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (4.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) Citrix
3 7 (33.33%) IronPort
4 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
4 5 (23.81%) F5
4 5 (23.81%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Sourcefire
6 3 (14.29%) Dell
7 2 (9.52%) Mitel
7 2 (9.52%) Nortel
8 1 (4.76%) Lotus
8 1 (4.76%) NetApp
8 1 (4.76%) Progress