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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 34 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.52% 4.08% 4.36%
As % of the Vendors category 3.18% 9.04% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 10
Median daily rate £300 £413 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £433 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +166.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +37.85%
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
157 177 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 47.87% 45.15% 44.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 111 105
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 8
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.47 £42.50 £24.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 4 May 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 -1 4 £325 +71.05% 2
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) CCNP
3 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 6 (42.86%) CCNA
4 6 (42.86%) VPN
4 6 (42.86%) F5
5 5 (35.71%) VLAN
5 5 (35.71%) Network Security
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) OSPF
5 5 (35.71%) BGP
6 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (28.57%) Nessus
6 4 (28.57%) SIEM
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (21.43%) CCSE
7 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (21.43%) tcpdump
7 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
7 3 (21.43%) RIP
7 3 (21.43%) Check Point Certification

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 1 (7.14%) IBM Domino
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) BGP
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) OSPF
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) VLAN
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) MPLS
5 3 (21.43%) RIP
5 3 (21.43%) tcpdump
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
6 2 (14.29%) VoIP
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Network Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
1 4 (28.57%) SIEM
1 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCNP
3 6 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (21.43%) CCSA
4 3 (21.43%) CCSE
4 3 (21.43%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (7.14%) CCENT
5 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
5 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Nessus
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
3 1 (7.14%) HP NNM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (7.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 6 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) IronPort
5 1 (7.14%) Lotus
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Progress