The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 45 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 56 57 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.54% 3.62% 4.48%
As % of the Vendors category 7.93% 9.19% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 46
Median daily rate £448 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £203 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £454 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +62.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.00%
Cisco
England

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
706 620 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 44.63% 39.34% 42.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 336 287
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £180 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 71
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.83 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.67% +16.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.11 £11.13 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.08 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Nottinghamshire -7 18 £600 +60.00% 8
Derbyshire +5 17 £400 +31.14%
Leicestershire +15 9 £375 +19.04% 4
Lincolnshire -3 5 £350 +65.68% 1
Northamptonshire -9 5 £350 -7.52% 2
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 48 (47.52%) Windows
2 45 (44.55%) Active Directory
3 40 (39.60%) Firewall
4 39 (38.61%) LAN
5 38 (37.62%) WAN
6 33 (32.67%) Wireless
7 29 (28.71%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (24.75%) VMware
9 23 (22.77%) ITIL
9 23 (22.77%) Office 365
10 21 (20.79%) VPN
10 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
10 21 (20.79%) Wi-Fi
11 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (18.81%) Linux
12 19 (18.81%) Palo Alto
13 18 (17.82%) Data Centre
13 18 (17.82%) CCNP
13 18 (17.82%) SCCM
14 17 (16.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (16.83%) SAN
15 16 (15.84%) Windows Server
16 15 (14.85%) CISSP
16 15 (14.85%) CCNA
16 15 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (13.86%) Citrix
17 14 (13.86%) Mac OS X
17 14 (13.86%) MS Exchange
17 14 (13.86%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (13.86%) Mule

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 14 (13.86%) MS Exchange
1 14 (13.86%) Mule
2 11 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.98%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Office
2 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.77%) Office 365
2 17 (16.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (13.86%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.98%) IaaS
5 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.99%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (39.60%) Firewall
2 39 (38.61%) LAN
3 38 (37.62%) WAN
4 33 (32.67%) Wireless
5 21 (20.79%) VPN
5 21 (20.79%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (16.83%) SAN
7 13 (12.87%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (12.87%) DNS
8 10 (9.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (9.90%) DHCP
9 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
10 7 (6.93%) MPLS
11 6 (5.94%) Network Security
12 5 (4.95%) Unified Communications
12 5 (4.95%) VLAN
13 4 (3.96%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (3.96%) NX-OS
13 4 (3.96%) OSPF
13 4 (3.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (8.91%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Manufacturing
2 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (24.75%) Network Engineer
2 17 (16.83%) Architect
3 16 (15.84%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (13.86%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
10 4 (3.96%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Network Support
10 4 (3.96%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Support Specialist
10 4 (3.96%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) XMPP
2 1 (0.99%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.97%) Clustering
3 3 (2.97%) EMC VNX
3 3 (2.97%) Handset
4 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.98%) FMCG
4 2 (1.98%) HP Storage
4 2 (1.98%) iPad
4 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.98%) Replication
5 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.99%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 48 (47.52%) Windows
2 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (18.81%) Linux
4 16 (15.84%) Windows Server
5 14 (13.86%) Mac OS X
6 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.93%) Unix
8 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.95%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.99%) Solaris
11 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.77%) ITIL
2 14 (13.86%) DevOps
3 10 (9.90%) Network Management
4 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2
5 5 (4.95%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (4.95%) Coaching
5 5 (4.95%) Mentoring
5 5 (4.95%) Migration
6 4 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (3.96%) Network Optimisation
6 4 (3.96%) Project Management
6 4 (3.96%) Security Patching
6 4 (3.96%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (2.97%) Change Control
7 3 (2.97%) ITIL V3
7 3 (2.97%) Logistics
7 3 (2.97%) Network Design
8 2 (1.98%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.98%) SDLC
8 2 (1.98%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.94%) SQL
2 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (28.71%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (17.82%) CCNP
3 15 (14.85%) CCNA
3 15 (14.85%) CISSP
3 15 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (12.87%) MCSE
5 8 (7.92%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (5.94%) MCSA
7 5 (4.95%) Degree
7 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.97%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.97%) CCIE
8 3 (2.97%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.98%) MCP
9 2 (1.98%) MCSM
9 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 2 (1.98%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.98%) PMP
9 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (44.55%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.95%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.95%) vSphere
4 4 (3.96%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.98%) XenApp
6 1 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (17.82%) SCCM
2 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (12.87%) Ansible
3 13 (12.87%) Puppet
4 3 (2.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.97%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.98%) EdgeSight
5 2 (1.98%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.99%) Nessus
6 1 (0.99%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 25 (24.75%) VMware
2 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
3 19 (18.81%) Palo Alto
4 14 (13.86%) Citrix
5 13 (12.87%) Google
6 12 (11.88%) CheckPoint
7 10 (9.90%) HP
8 9 (8.91%) Juniper
9 7 (6.93%) Dell
9 7 (6.93%) NetApp
10 6 (5.94%) Blue Coat
11 5 (4.95%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.96%) IBM
12 4 (3.96%) Intel
12 4 (3.96%) Meraki
13 3 (2.97%) EMC
13 3 (2.97%) Fortinet
13 3 (2.97%) Nimble Storage
14 2 (1.98%) CA
14 2 (1.98%) Nokia