The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 14 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
+39 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 74 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.78% 2.16% 3.17%
As % of the Vendors category 18.88% 5.20% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 10 15
Median daily rate £425 £308 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% -13.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £217 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%

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

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
392 404 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.50% 41.56% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 188 272
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 36
Median hourly rate £10.80 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.08% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.77 £8.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £25.40
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 Buckinghamshire

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Milton Keynes +43 64 £425 +38.21% 3
Marlow -1 4 £303 -
Newport Pagnell - 2 £525 -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

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

1 71 (62.83%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (46.90%) WAN
2 53 (46.90%) Firewall
3 51 (45.13%) LAN
4 42 (37.17%) F5
5 41 (36.28%) Windows
6 40 (35.40%) CCNP
6 40 (35.40%) Security Cleared
7 37 (32.74%) SC Cleared
7 37 (32.74%) CCNA
8 31 (27.43%) Data Centre
9 28 (24.78%) DHCP
9 28 (24.78%) Cisco ASA
10 27 (23.89%) VPN
11 26 (23.01%) DNS
12 24 (21.24%) Active Directory
13 22 (19.47%) VoIP
13 22 (19.47%) ITIL
13 22 (19.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (18.58%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (18.58%) CheckPoint
14 21 (18.58%) VMware
15 19 (16.81%) Windows Server
16 17 (15.04%) Juniper
17 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
17 16 (14.16%) Network Security
17 16 (14.16%) VLAN
17 16 (14.16%) Windows 10
18 15 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (13.27%) Skype for Business

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 15 (13.27%) Skype for Business
2 8 (7.08%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (5.31%) IIS
4 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (46.90%) Firewall
1 53 (46.90%) WAN
2 51 (45.13%) LAN
3 28 (24.78%) Cisco ASA
3 28 (24.78%) DHCP
4 27 (23.89%) VPN
5 26 (23.01%) DNS
6 22 (19.47%) VoIP
7 21 (18.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (14.16%) Network Security
8 16 (14.16%) VLAN
9 15 (13.27%) Wireless
10 13 (11.50%) Ethernet
10 13 (11.50%) MPLS
11 12 (10.62%) BGP
11 12 (10.62%) OSPF
12 11 (9.73%) Skype
13 9 (7.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 8 (7.08%) TCP/IP
15 7 (6.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.54%) Big Data
4 1 (0.88%) GIS
General
1 11 (9.73%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Billing
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (23.89%) Network Engineer
2 23 (20.35%) Analyst
3 19 (16.81%) Consultant
4 18 (15.93%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (15.93%) Network Analyst
5 15 (13.27%) Architect
6 14 (12.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (9.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (8.85%) Network Operations Analyst
8 10 (8.85%) Operations Analyst
8 10 (8.85%) Security Engineer
9 9 (7.96%) Network Security Engineer
10 8 (7.08%) Network Consultant
11 7 (6.19%) Network Architect
11 7 (6.19%) VMware Engineer
12 6 (5.31%) Active Directory Engineer
12 6 (5.31%) Cisco Consultant
12 6 (5.31%) Principal Consultant
13 5 (4.42%) Security Consultant
13 5 (4.42%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.54%) ADO
3 2 (1.77%) XMPP
4 1 (0.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.43%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.50%) IVR
3 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.31%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.42%) e-Health
6 4 (3.54%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.77%) Clustering
8 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.88%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.88%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (36.28%) Windows
2 22 (19.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (16.81%) Windows Server
4 16 (14.16%) Windows 10
5 14 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (11.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.19%) Android
8 6 (5.31%) Unix
8 6 (5.31%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.77%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.88%) Linux
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.47%) ITIL
2 11 (9.73%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 11 (9.73%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 9 (7.96%) Change Management
3 9 (7.96%) Load Balancing
3 9 (7.96%) Workflow
4 6 (5.31%) Data Centre Operations
4 6 (5.31%) Information Security
4 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 6 (5.31%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (5.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (4.42%) Capacity Management
5 5 (4.42%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.42%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 5 (4.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (3.54%) Analytics
6 4 (3.54%) ITIL V3
6 4 (3.54%) Network Design
6 4 (3.54%) Project Management
6 4 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.62%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (62.83%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (35.40%) CCNP
2 40 (35.40%) Security Cleared
3 37 (32.74%) CCNA
3 37 (32.74%) SC Cleared
4 14 (12.39%) CCIE
5 10 (8.85%) CCSA
5 10 (8.85%) MCSA
5 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (6.19%) CCSE
6 7 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (4.42%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.65%) Degree
9 2 (1.77%) CCDP
10 1 (0.88%) CCA
10 1 (0.88%) CCDA
10 1 (0.88%) CCVP
10 1 (0.88%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.88%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (21.24%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.73%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.31%) ISA Server
5 5 (4.42%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (4.42%) UAG
6 2 (1.77%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.88%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.88%) vSphere
7 1 (0.88%) XenApp
7 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) Cisco Prime
1 10 (8.85%) NetBackup
2 8 (7.08%) AirWatch
2 8 (7.08%) FortiGate
3 6 (5.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (5.31%) WSUS
4 5 (4.42%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (4.42%) Nexpose
5 4 (3.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.77%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.77%) SCCM
7 1 (0.88%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.88%) Nessus
7 1 (0.88%) OpenView
7 1 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.88%) OVSD
7 1 (0.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 42 (37.17%) F5
2 21 (18.58%) CheckPoint
2 21 (18.58%) VMware
3 17 (15.04%) Juniper
4 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
5 15 (13.27%) HP
5 15 (13.27%) Symantec
6 14 (12.39%) Blue Coat
7 12 (10.62%) Avaya
7 12 (10.62%) Remedy
8 7 (6.19%) Citrix
8 7 (6.19%) Forcepoint
8 7 (6.19%) Nokia
9 6 (5.31%) ArcSight
9 6 (5.31%) Intel Security
9 6 (5.31%) LogRhythm
9 6 (5.31%) MobileIron
10 5 (4.42%) FireEye
10 5 (4.42%) GFI Software
10 5 (4.42%) Rapid7