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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 27 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.45% 2.17% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 6.60% 4.73% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Median daily rate £418 £325 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.46% +54.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £438 £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £24.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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 Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
106 148 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 37.06% 45.82% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 96 142
Median daily rate £405 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £170 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +171.42%
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 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +10 3 £538 +79.16%
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 14 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (47.62%) WAN
4 9 (42.86%) LAN
4 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 8 (38.10%) CCNP
6 7 (33.33%) Citrix
6 7 (33.33%) CCNA
7 6 (28.57%) Network Security
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (23.81%) VMware
9 4 (19.05%) CCSA
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) DHCP
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (19.05%) Fortinet
9 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
9 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
10 3 (14.29%) LogRhythm
10 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 3 (14.29%) Network Management
10 3 (14.29%) F5
10 3 (14.29%) Splunk
10 3 (14.29%) ArcSight
10 3 (14.29%) LogLogic
10 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Nessus

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 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) LAN
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (28.57%) Network Security
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (19.05%) DHCP
6 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
7 3 (14.29%) DNS
7 3 (14.29%) OSPF
7 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.52%) BGP
8 2 (9.52%) MPLS
8 2 (9.52%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (9.52%) tcpdump
8 2 (9.52%) VLAN
8 2 (9.52%) VoIP
8 2 (9.52%) VPN
8 2 (9.52%) Wireless
8 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Deskside Support
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Security Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Information Security
1 3 (14.29%) Network Management
1 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (9.52%) SIEM
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Internal Audit
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) CCNP
3 7 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (19.05%) CCSA
5 3 (14.29%) CCIE
6 2 (9.52%) CISSP
6 2 (9.52%) MCSE
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.76%) CCDE
7 1 (4.76%) CCIP
7 1 (4.76%) CCSE
7 1 (4.76%) CCSP
7 1 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (4.76%) MCITP
7 1 (4.76%) MCP
7 1 (4.76%) MCSA
7 1 (4.76%) VCAP
7 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) XenApp
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Nessus
2 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 7 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Fortinet
5 3 (14.29%) ArcSight
5 3 (14.29%) F5
5 3 (14.29%) Juniper
5 3 (14.29%) LogLogic
5 3 (14.29%) LogRhythm
5 3 (14.29%) Splunk
6 2 (9.52%) Mitel
6 2 (9.52%) Tripwire
7 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Intel
7 1 (4.76%) Meraki
7 1 (4.76%) Meru Networks
7 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds