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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 27 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 143 134 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.88% 4.74% 4.50%
As % of the Vendors category 11.91% 10.58% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 70 84
Median daily rate £325 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £190 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 21 18
Median hourly rate £36.00 £21.01 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.38% -23.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £21.51 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.04% +0.05%
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
1201 1266 1368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.38% 44.80% 44.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 673 793
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 113 139
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.53 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% -10.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 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 -2 58 £360 -8.28% 14
Bedfordshire +11 28 £330 +4.76% 7
Essex +15 27 £300 -26.82% 8
Suffolk 0 12 £200 -33.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 10 £235 -6.00% 7
Norfolk -4 8 £488 +95.00%
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 127 (52.26%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (41.98%) Firewall
3 94 (38.68%) LAN
4 92 (37.86%) CCNA
5 85 (34.98%) WAN
6 67 (27.57%) Microsoft
7 61 (25.10%) CheckPoint
8 52 (21.40%) Cisco ASA
9 51 (20.99%) CCNP
10 50 (20.58%) Windows
11 47 (19.34%) VMware
12 46 (18.93%) Juniper
13 45 (18.52%) DNS
14 42 (17.28%) F5
15 41 (16.87%) Data Centre
16 40 (16.46%) ITIL
17 38 (15.64%) Network Security
18 36 (14.81%) Wireless
19 34 (13.99%) Cisco Nexus
20 33 (13.58%) Citrix
21 32 (13.17%) Active Directory
21 32 (13.17%) MS Office
21 32 (13.17%) VPN
22 30 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
23 26 (10.70%) MCSE
23 26 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
23 26 (10.70%) Security Cleared
24 25 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
25 24 (9.88%) Linux
25 24 (9.88%) DHCP

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 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.53%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.06%) IIS
5 4 (1.65%) Apache
5 4 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.65%) nginx
6 3 (1.23%) IBM Domino
6 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.82%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.82%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.41%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (13.17%) MS Office
2 17 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.00%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) BASE24
2 2 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.94%) Office 365
2 7 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.06%) Yammer
4 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.82%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (41.98%) Firewall
2 94 (38.68%) LAN
3 85 (34.98%) WAN
4 52 (21.40%) Cisco ASA
5 45 (18.52%) DNS
6 38 (15.64%) Network Security
7 36 (14.81%) Wireless
8 34 (13.99%) Cisco Nexus
9 32 (13.17%) VPN
10 24 (9.88%) DHCP
10 24 (9.88%) OSPF
11 23 (9.47%) BGP
12 21 (8.64%) Internet
12 21 (8.64%) MPLS
13 20 (8.23%) TCP/IP
14 19 (7.82%) WLAN
15 18 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 17 (7.00%) BIG-IP
16 17 (7.00%) VoIP
17 15 (6.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.47%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.23%) MySQL
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.41%) Xcode
General
1 15 (6.17%) Telecoms
2 14 (5.76%) Finance
3 12 (4.94%) Retail
4 9 (3.70%) Banking
4 9 (3.70%) Local Government
5 5 (2.06%) Legal
6 3 (1.23%) Automotive
7 2 (0.82%) Advertising
7 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (39.51%) Network Engineer
2 34 (13.99%) Cisco Engineer
3 31 (12.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (10.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 25 (10.29%) Consultant
6 22 (9.05%) Analyst
7 19 (7.82%) Security Engineer
8 18 (7.41%) Architect
8 18 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
9 16 (6.58%) Support Engineer
10 14 (5.76%) Network Consultant
11 12 (4.94%) Technical Architect
12 11 (4.53%) Security Consultant
13 10 (4.12%) LAN Engineer
14 9 (3.70%) Network Analyst
14 9 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
14 9 (3.70%) WAN Engineer
15 8 (3.29%) Information Security Consultant
15 8 (3.29%) Network Architect
15 8 (3.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.47%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.06%) COM
2 5 (2.06%) JSP
3 4 (1.65%) LAMP
3 4 (1.65%) XMPP
4 2 (0.82%) J2EE
4 2 (0.82%) Web Services
5 1 (0.41%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.87%) Data Centre
2 26 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (8.23%) NHS
4 11 (4.53%) Driving Licence
5 10 (4.12%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.23%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.23%) IVR
7 3 (1.23%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.82%) CCTV
8 2 (0.82%) Clustering
8 2 (0.82%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.41%) e-Health
9 1 (0.41%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.41%) Informatics
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.41%) RIA
9 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 50 (20.58%) Windows
2 24 (9.88%) Linux
3 20 (8.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (4.94%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.53%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.29%) Solaris
7 8 (3.29%) Unix
7 8 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.47%) AIX
9 5 (2.06%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.23%) Android
10 3 (1.23%) CentOS
10 3 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.46%) ITIL
2 20 (8.23%) Data Analysis
2 20 (8.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 18 (7.41%) Network Management
4 17 (7.00%) Load Balancing
5 14 (5.76%) Migration
6 13 (5.35%) Project Management
7 12 (4.94%) Information Security
7 12 (4.94%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (4.94%) Strategic Planning
8 10 (4.12%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (4.12%) System Testing
9 9 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (3.70%) SIEM
9 9 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (3.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 8 (3.29%) ITIL V3
10 8 (3.29%) Six Sigma
11 7 (2.88%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (2.88%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.88%) Java
2 5 (2.06%) SQL
3 4 (1.65%) C
4 3 (1.23%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.23%) VBScript
5 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.41%) PHP
5 1 (0.41%) Python
5 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 127 (52.26%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (37.86%) CCNA
3 51 (20.99%) CCNP
4 30 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (10.70%) MCSE
5 26 (10.70%) Security Cleared
6 24 (9.88%) CCA
6 24 (9.88%) Citrix Certification
7 21 (8.64%) SC Cleared
8 20 (8.23%) MCP
9 18 (7.41%) CCIE
10 10 (4.12%) CCSA
11 8 (3.29%) CCDP
11 8 (3.29%) CISSP
11 8 (3.29%) Degree
12 6 (2.47%) CCDA
12 6 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (2.06%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (1.65%) CISM
14 4 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.00%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.12%) SLA
3 5 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.06%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (13.17%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.70%) Firmware
4 8 (3.29%) vSphere
5 5 (2.06%) XenApp
6 4 (1.65%) FreeRADIUS
6 4 (1.65%) iptables
6 4 (1.65%) NDS
7 3 (1.23%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.82%) NFS
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.41%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (4.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (3.29%) Nessus
3 7 (2.88%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (2.88%) SCCM
4 4 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (1.65%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.65%) Graphite
4 4 (1.65%) logstash
4 4 (1.65%) Nagios
4 4 (1.65%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.82%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.82%) Control-M
6 2 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (27.57%) Microsoft
2 61 (25.10%) CheckPoint
3 47 (19.34%) VMware
4 46 (18.93%) Juniper
5 42 (17.28%) F5
6 33 (13.58%) Citrix
7 20 (8.23%) HP
8 19 (7.82%) Oracle
9 16 (6.58%) Blue Coat
10 13 (5.35%) Fortinet
11 12 (4.94%) Splunk
12 11 (4.53%) Dell
12 11 (4.53%) NetApp
13 10 (4.12%) IronPort
13 10 (4.12%) Palo Alto
14 9 (3.70%) Red Hat
15 8 (3.29%) ArcSight
15 8 (3.29%) LogLogic
15 8 (3.29%) LogRhythm
16 7 (2.88%) Meraki
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