The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
South West / Bristol
Rank 41 40 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco 28 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.75% 3.52% 1.62%
As % of the Vendors category 8.41% 9.49% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 11
Median daily rate £373 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £234 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £376 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +41.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
333 295 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 44.58% 37.11% 36.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 207 230
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 12
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £30.00 £45.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Bristol region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Bristol region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 24 (45.28%) Firewall
2 23 (43.40%) CheckPoint
3 18 (33.96%) VMware
4 17 (32.08%) Windows
4 17 (32.08%) Data Centre
5 14 (26.42%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
6 13 (24.53%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
6 13 (24.53%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (20.75%) F5
7 11 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
8 10 (18.87%) Linux
9 9 (16.98%) WAN
9 9 (16.98%) VPN
9 9 (16.98%) DNS
9 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
10 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
10 8 (15.09%) Citrix
11 7 (13.21%) CCNA
11 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
11 7 (13.21%) DHCP
11 7 (13.21%) MS Office
11 7 (13.21%) Internet
11 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
11 7 (13.21%) DV Cleared
11 7 (13.21%) Network Security
11 7 (13.21%) Skype for Business

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 7 (13.21%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (45.28%) Firewall
2 14 (26.42%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (24.53%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (24.53%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (16.98%) DNS
4 9 (16.98%) VPN
4 9 (16.98%) WAN
5 7 (13.21%) DHCP
5 7 (13.21%) Internet
5 7 (13.21%) Network Security
5 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
5 7 (13.21%) Unified Communications
6 5 (9.43%) FWSM
6 5 (9.43%) LAN
7 4 (7.55%) VoIP
8 3 (5.66%) VLAN
9 2 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (3.77%) MPLS
9 2 (3.77%) OSPF
9 2 (3.77%) Wireless
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Network Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Support Engineer
5 8 (15.09%) Data Centre Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Data Network Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) SOC Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 2 (3.77%) Cisco Security Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (9.43%) Fat Client
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.43%) Thin Client
3 4 (7.55%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.77%) Handset
5 2 (3.77%) IVR
6 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Linux
3 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
4 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.55%) Unix
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.32%) ITIL
2 5 (9.43%) Analytics
2 5 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (9.43%) High Availability
2 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
2 5 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
2 5 (9.43%) SIEM
3 4 (7.55%) Demand Management
3 4 (7.55%) Information Security
3 4 (7.55%) Security Architecture
3 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.66%) Migration
4 3 (5.66%) Network Design
4 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.66%) Validation
5 2 (3.77%) Change Management
5 2 (3.77%) Patch Management
5 2 (3.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) Java
1 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
1 4 (7.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
4 7 (13.21%) CCNA
4 7 (13.21%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) CCNP
6 2 (3.77%) CCIE
6 2 (3.77%) MCP
7 1 (1.89%) CCVP
7 1 (1.89%) Degree
7 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (11.32%) XenApp
4 5 (9.43%) VMware ESX
4 5 (9.43%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.55%) BitLocker
5 4 (7.55%) Snort
5 4 (7.55%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) SCCM
2 4 (7.55%) Nessus
2 4 (7.55%) QRadar
2 4 (7.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (7.55%) WSUS
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) CheckPoint
2 18 (33.96%) VMware
3 11 (20.75%) F5
4 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.09%) Citrix
6 6 (11.32%) AppSense
6 6 (11.32%) Intel Security
6 6 (11.32%) Palo Alto
6 6 (11.32%) SolarWinds
7 5 (9.43%) CA
7 5 (9.43%) Nokia
7 5 (9.43%) Wyse
8 4 (7.55%) Juniper
8 4 (7.55%) ScanSafe
8 4 (7.55%) Symantec
9 3 (5.66%) Dell
10 2 (3.77%) CommVault
10 2 (3.77%) Polycom
10 2 (3.77%) Sophos
10 2 (3.77%) Verint