The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 39 29 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 102 168 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.03% 6.07% 3.94%
As % of the Vendors category 8.61% 11.95% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 81 68
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 14
Median hourly rate £30.00 £23.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £40.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.63 £24.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.58% +41.42%
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1184 1406 1437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.80% 50.81% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 757 708
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 114 94
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.30 £39.75
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 the East of England

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 5 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
Hertfordshire -5 47 £425 +13.33% 13
Cambridgeshire 0 19 £413 +65.00% 7
Essex -15 14 £300 +20.00% 3
Norfolk -13 9 £300 +9.09%
Suffolk +1 8 £316 -9.64% 2
Bedfordshire -4 6 £300 -27.27% 7
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England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 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 East of England region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 82 (35.50%) LAN
2 81 (35.06%) Firewall
3 77 (33.33%) WAN
4 74 (32.03%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (25.11%) CheckPoint
6 50 (21.65%) Windows
7 46 (19.91%) CCNP
7 46 (19.91%) VMware
8 45 (19.48%) CCNA
9 42 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
9 42 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 41 (17.75%) Wireless
11 40 (17.32%) HP
12 37 (16.02%) DNS
12 37 (16.02%) ITIL
12 37 (16.02%) Juniper
13 35 (15.15%) Microsoft
13 35 (15.15%) F5
14 34 (14.72%) Data Centre
15 33 (14.29%) Active Directory
16 31 (13.42%) Finance
16 31 (13.42%) Security Cleared
17 30 (12.99%) Network Security
17 30 (12.99%) SC Cleared
18 28 (12.12%) VPN
19 27 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
19 27 (11.69%) Windows Server
20 24 (10.39%) MPLS
21 23 (9.96%) Aruba
22 22 (9.52%) Meraki

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 16 (6.93%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.60%) SAS
4 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.73%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.87%) IIS
7 1 (0.43%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 15 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.03%) MS Office
3 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.87%) BASE24
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.19%) Office 365
2 7 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (35.50%) LAN
2 81 (35.06%) Firewall
3 77 (33.33%) WAN
4 42 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 42 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 41 (17.75%) Wireless
6 37 (16.02%) DNS
7 30 (12.99%) Network Security
8 28 (12.12%) VPN
9 24 (10.39%) MPLS
10 21 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 21 (9.09%) VLAN
11 19 (8.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 18 (7.79%) 3G
12 18 (7.79%) 4G
13 17 (7.36%) WLAN
14 16 (6.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 16 (6.93%) LTE
15 15 (6.49%) BIG-IP
15 15 (6.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.73%) Data Mart
3 3 (1.30%) MS Access
3 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 31 (13.42%) Finance
2 13 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.33%) Banking
4 8 (3.46%) Advertising
5 7 (3.03%) Retail
6 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.87%) Local Government
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (29.44%) Network Engineer
2 29 (12.55%) Cisco Engineer
3 28 (12.12%) Architect
4 27 (11.69%) Analyst
5 22 (9.52%) Consultant
6 19 (8.23%) Support Engineer
7 15 (6.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 15 (6.49%) Network Analyst
7 15 (6.49%) Network Support
8 12 (5.19%) Network Support Engineer
9 11 (4.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 10 (4.33%) Designer
10 10 (4.33%) Network Consultant
11 9 (3.90%) Cisco Support
11 9 (3.90%) Infrastructure Support
11 9 (3.90%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.46%) Network Security Engineer
12 8 (3.46%) Senior Network Engineer
12 8 (3.46%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.03%) XMPP
2 6 (2.60%) Web Services
3 5 (2.16%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.87%) .NET
5 1 (0.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.72%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.36%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (3.46%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 7 (3.03%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.16%) iSeries
6 4 (1.73%) NHS
7 3 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.30%) CCTV
8 2 (0.87%) Chemistry
8 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.87%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.87%) HP Storage
8 2 (0.87%) MPEG
8 2 (0.87%) Physics
9 1 (0.43%) CMDB
9 1 (0.43%) e-Health
9 1 (0.43%) PKI
9 1 (0.43%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 50 (21.65%) Windows
2 27 (11.69%) Windows Server
3 21 (9.09%) Linux
4 17 (7.36%) Unix
5 15 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.46%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.46%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.87%) Solaris
11 1 (0.43%) AIX
11 1 (0.43%) HPUX
11 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.02%) ITIL
2 15 (6.49%) Migration
3 12 (5.19%) Network Management
4 11 (4.76%) Network Design
4 11 (4.76%) Project Management
5 10 (4.33%) Service Management
6 9 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (3.90%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 6 (2.60%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (2.60%) Load Balancing
8 6 (2.60%) TOGAF
9 5 (2.16%) Change Control
9 5 (2.16%) Facilities Management
10 4 (1.73%) Data Migration
10 4 (1.73%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (1.73%) SIEM
10 4 (1.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (1.73%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.33%) SQL
2 3 (1.30%) Java
3 2 (0.87%) C
3 2 (0.87%) VBA
4 1 (0.43%) C#
4 1 (0.43%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 74 (32.03%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (19.91%) CCNP
3 45 (19.48%) CCNA
4 31 (13.42%) Security Cleared
5 30 (12.99%) SC Cleared
6 12 (5.19%) Degree
7 10 (4.33%) CCSA
8 9 (3.90%) CCIE
8 9 (3.90%) DV Cleared
8 9 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (3.46%) JNCIP
10 6 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.16%) JNCIA
11 5 (2.16%) JNCIS
11 5 (2.16%) MCSE
11 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (1.73%) JNCIE
12 4 (1.73%) MCSA
12 4 (1.73%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.79%) SLA
2 5 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) COBIT
4 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 27 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.03%) vSphere
4 3 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.30%) XenApp
5 2 (0.87%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.87%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
1 11 (4.76%) SCCM
2 9 (3.90%) Cisco UCCE
3 8 (3.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.73%) Nessus
4 4 (1.73%) SCOM
5 3 (1.30%) Bacula
5 3 (1.30%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.87%) Control-M
7 1 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.43%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.43%) Endace
7 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.43%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.43%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.43%) WMI
Vendors
1 58 (25.11%) CheckPoint
2 46 (19.91%) VMware
3 40 (17.32%) HP
4 37 (16.02%) Juniper
5 35 (15.15%) F5
5 35 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 23 (9.96%) Aruba
7 22 (9.52%) Blue Coat
7 22 (9.52%) Meraki
8 21 (9.09%) Citrix
9 12 (5.19%) Dell
10 11 (4.76%) NetApp
10 11 (4.76%) Remedy
10 11 (4.76%) Tandberg
11 10 (4.33%) Avaya
11 10 (4.33%) Nortel
12 8 (3.46%) Palo Alto
13 6 (2.60%) Barracuda Networks
13 6 (2.60%) Forcepoint
13 6 (2.60%) Oracle
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