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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 14 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 27 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.74% 4.07% 4.29%
As % of the Vendors category 16.07% 9.40% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 13
Median daily rate £330 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +220.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.44%
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
168 149 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 48.14% 43.31% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 95 147
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £571 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £33.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +92.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +3 11 £330 +10.00% 2
Luton -8 5 £283 -5.83% 2
Dunstable - 3 £175 -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (66.67%) WAN
2 28 (62.22%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (62.22%) Firewall
3 25 (55.56%) LAN
4 21 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (42.22%) CheckPoint
6 19 (42.22%) CCNP
7 18 (40.00%) Network Security
8 16 (35.56%) CCNA
9 15 (33.33%) Citrix
10 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
11 13 (28.89%) OSPF
11 13 (28.89%) VMware
12 12 (26.67%) PCI DSS
12 12 (26.67%) F5
13 11 (24.44%) Network Management
13 11 (24.44%) BGP
13 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
13 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
14 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
14 10 (22.22%) Load Balancing
15 9 (20.00%) Fortinet
15 9 (20.00%) Windows
16 8 (17.78%) Information Security
16 8 (17.78%) Nessus
16 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (17.78%) Splunk
16 8 (17.78%) ArcSight
16 8 (17.78%) LogLogic

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 (8.89%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 30 (66.67%) WAN
2 28 (62.22%) Firewall
3 25 (55.56%) LAN
4 21 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (40.00%) Network Security
7 13 (28.89%) OSPF
8 11 (24.44%) BGP
9 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 7 (15.56%) MPLS
10 7 (15.56%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (15.56%) tcpdump
10 7 (15.56%) VoIP
10 7 (15.56%) Wireshark
11 6 (13.33%) DHCP
11 6 (13.33%) DNS
11 6 (13.33%) NetScaler
11 6 (13.33%) VLAN
11 6 (13.33%) Wireless
12 5 (11.11%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Local Government
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Consultant
2 8 (17.78%) Security Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Information Security Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) LAN Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Security Technical Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Security Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) VMware Architect
4 4 (8.89%) WAN Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.44%) Solaris
7 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Network Management
2 10 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 8 (17.78%) Information Security
3 8 (17.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 7 (15.56%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (15.56%) SIEM
5 5 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.89%) Migration
6 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.89%) Web Filtering
7 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.44%) Change Control
8 2 (4.44%) Converged Infrastructure
8 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.44%) Email Migration
8 2 (4.44%) Identity Management
8 2 (4.44%) Internal Audit
8 2 (4.44%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (62.22%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (42.22%) CCNP
3 16 (35.56%) CCNA
4 7 (15.56%) CCSA
4 7 (15.56%) CISSP
5 3 (6.67%) CCDA
5 3 (6.67%) CCDP
6 2 (4.44%) CCDE
6 2 (4.44%) CCIE
6 2 (4.44%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.44%) MCITP
6 2 (4.44%) MCSE
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.44%) VCAP
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.22%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) XenApp
4 3 (6.67%) vSphere
5 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Nessus
2 3 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (4.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) CheckPoint
2 15 (33.33%) Citrix
3 13 (28.89%) VMware
4 12 (26.67%) F5
5 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
6 9 (20.00%) Fortinet
7 8 (17.78%) ArcSight
7 8 (17.78%) LogLogic
7 8 (17.78%) LogRhythm
7 8 (17.78%) Splunk
8 7 (15.56%) HP
8 7 (15.56%) IronPort
8 7 (15.56%) Juniper
9 6 (13.33%) Tripwire
10 4 (8.89%) Sourcefire
11 3 (6.67%) Dell
12 2 (4.44%) Intel
12 2 (4.44%) Mitel
12 2 (4.44%) Nortel
12 2 (4.44%) Oracle