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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 31 21 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Contract jobs citing Cisco 120 159 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.30% 6.18% 3.66%
As % of the Vendors category 10.85% 12.97% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 86 51
Median daily rate £325 £375 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £491 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 13
Median hourly rate £29.25 £18.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.81 £33.30 £24.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
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
1106 1226 1338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 48.83% 47.63% 46.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 657 823
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 142 113
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.20 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -8 52 £444 +10.93% 12
Suffolk +14 27 £236 -39.03% 1
Essex -4 23 £325 -18.75% 3
Bedfordshire -4 12 £408 +8.66% 4
Cambridgeshire -11 6 £325 -12.16% 11
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 149 (55.39%) Cisco Certification
2 116 (43.12%) Firewall
3 101 (37.55%) CCNA
4 94 (34.94%) LAN
5 86 (31.97%) WAN
6 70 (26.02%) CheckPoint
7 58 (21.56%) Microsoft
8 56 (20.82%) CCNP
9 53 (19.70%) Juniper
9 53 (19.70%) Cisco ASA
10 52 (19.33%) DNS
10 52 (19.33%) VMware
11 45 (16.73%) F5
12 43 (15.99%) Network Security
12 43 (15.99%) Data Centre
13 42 (15.61%) VPN
14 40 (14.87%) Wireless
15 39 (14.50%) Security Cleared
16 38 (14.13%) Windows
17 35 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
18 34 (12.64%) Linux
19 33 (12.27%) MCSE
20 32 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
21 31 (11.52%) SC Cleared
21 31 (11.52%) DHCP
21 31 (11.52%) Active Directory
22 29 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
23 27 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
23 27 (10.04%) CCA
23 27 (10.04%) Citrix Certification

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 12 (4.46%) Apache
1 12 (4.46%) MS Exchange
1 12 (4.46%) nginx
2 6 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.86%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.74%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.74%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.37%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (9.29%) MS Office
2 19 (7.06%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (2.60%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.49%) Office 365
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.74%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 116 (43.12%) Firewall
2 94 (34.94%) LAN
3 86 (31.97%) WAN
4 53 (19.70%) Cisco ASA
5 52 (19.33%) DNS
6 43 (15.99%) Network Security
7 42 (15.61%) VPN
8 40 (14.87%) Wireless
9 32 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 31 (11.52%) DHCP
11 26 (9.67%) TCP/IP
12 25 (9.29%) WLAN
13 24 (8.92%) MPLS
14 23 (8.55%) OSPF
15 22 (8.18%) BGP
15 22 (8.18%) Internet
15 22 (8.18%) VoIP
16 19 (7.06%) BIG-IP
17 18 (6.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 16 (5.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.23%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.86%) MySQL
5 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.37%) GIS
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (6.32%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.95%) Finance
3 11 (4.09%) Banking
4 8 (2.97%) Local Government
5 7 (2.60%) Retail
6 4 (1.49%) Automotive
6 4 (1.49%) Legal
7 2 (0.74%) Law
7 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Front Office
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
8 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (36.80%) Network Engineer
2 38 (14.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 31 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (10.04%) Consultant
5 22 (8.18%) Architect
5 22 (8.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 21 (7.81%) Security Engineer
7 18 (6.69%) Network Security Engineer
7 18 (6.69%) Support Engineer
8 17 (6.32%) Analyst
9 14 (5.20%) Security Consultant
9 14 (5.20%) Technical Architect
10 12 (4.46%) Network Consultant
11 11 (4.09%) Network Support
11 11 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.72%) Network Architect
13 9 (3.35%) Administrator
13 9 (3.35%) Network Analyst
13 9 (3.35%) Systems Administrator
14 8 (2.97%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.46%) LAMP
2 5 (1.86%) JSP
2 5 (1.86%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (1.49%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (1.49%) XMPP
4 2 (0.74%) J2EE
5 1 (0.37%) COM
5 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.99%) Data Centre
2 29 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (8.92%) NHS
4 5 (1.86%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.86%) Driving Licence
4 5 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.12%) IVR
6 3 (1.12%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (0.74%) Handset
7 2 (0.74%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.37%) Clustering
8 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.37%) e-Health
8 1 (0.37%) Informatics
8 1 (0.37%) PKI
8 1 (0.37%) PMI
8 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.13%) Windows
2 34 (12.64%) Linux
3 18 (6.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.83%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.72%) Unix
7 9 (3.35%) Solaris
7 9 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.23%) AIX
8 6 (2.23%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.12%) Android
9 3 (1.12%) CentOS
9 3 (1.12%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (10.04%) ITIL
2 24 (8.92%) Performance Monitoring
3 22 (8.18%) Data Analysis
4 21 (7.81%) Network Management
5 16 (5.95%) Strategic Planning
6 14 (5.20%) Project Management
7 13 (4.83%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (4.83%) Load Balancing
7 13 (4.83%) System Testing
8 12 (4.46%) Network Design
8 12 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (4.09%) Migration
10 10 (3.72%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (3.72%) Presales
11 9 (3.35%) Information Security
11 9 (3.35%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (3.35%) SIEM
11 9 (3.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 8 (2.97%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.09%) Java
2 5 (1.86%) PHP
2 5 (1.86%) Python
3 4 (1.49%) C
3 4 (1.49%) Perl
3 4 (1.49%) Ruby
3 4 (1.49%) SQL
4 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 149 (55.39%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (37.55%) CCNA
3 56 (20.82%) CCNP
4 39 (14.50%) Security Cleared
5 35 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (12.27%) MCSE
7 31 (11.52%) SC Cleared
8 27 (10.04%) CCA
8 27 (10.04%) Citrix Certification
9 22 (8.18%) MCP
10 21 (7.81%) CCIE
11 10 (3.72%) CCSA
12 9 (3.35%) Degree
13 7 (2.60%) CCDP
13 7 (2.60%) CISSP
14 5 (1.86%) CCDA
14 5 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (1.49%) MCITP
16 3 (1.12%) CCDE
16 3 (1.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.32%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.35%) SLA
3 6 (2.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.86%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 31 (11.52%) Active Directory
2 27 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.20%) vSphere
4 12 (4.46%) Firmware
4 12 (4.46%) FreeRADIUS
5 9 (3.35%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (2.97%) XenApp
7 4 (1.49%) iptables
7 4 (1.49%) NDS
7 4 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.12%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.74%) NFS
9 2 (0.74%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.37%) KVM
10 1 (0.37%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (6.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (4.46%) Nagios
2 12 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.97%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (2.97%) Nessus
4 6 (2.23%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.23%) Graphite
4 6 (2.23%) logstash
5 4 (1.49%) Ansible
5 4 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (1.49%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.49%) Puppet
5 4 (1.49%) SCCM
6 3 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.74%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.37%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.37%) Simpana
8 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 70 (26.02%) CheckPoint
2 58 (21.56%) Microsoft
3 53 (19.70%) Juniper
4 52 (19.33%) VMware
5 45 (16.73%) F5
6 24 (8.92%) Citrix
7 18 (6.69%) Blue Coat
8 17 (6.32%) HP
9 14 (5.20%) Fortinet
10 12 (4.46%) Oracle
11 11 (4.09%) NetApp
12 9 (3.35%) Red Hat
12 9 (3.35%) Sourcefire
12 9 (3.35%) Splunk
13 8 (2.97%) ArcSight
13 8 (2.97%) IronPort
13 8 (2.97%) LogLogic
13 8 (2.97%) LogRhythm
13 8 (2.97%) Meraki
14 7 (2.60%) Palo Alto