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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 34 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 120 152 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.73% 4.89% 4.07%
As % of the Vendors category 9.76% 10.15% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 82 66
Median daily rate £328 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.49% +6.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £236 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £460 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 13
Median hourly rate £27.62 £12.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.16% -56.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £9.25 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £29.25 £35.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £18.38 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.33%
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
1230 1497 1339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 48.48% 48.18% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 873 717
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 134 150
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.80 £37.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 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
Hertfordshire +19 52 £375 -6.25% 15
Essex +3 31 £275 -26.66% 6
Bedfordshire +11 19 £413 +37.50% 7
Norfolk -5 9 £490 +58.06%
Cambridgeshire -18 7 £550 +87.23% 5
Suffolk -6 2 £270 -10.00% 4
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 of England region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 82 (36.94%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (36.04%) LAN
3 77 (34.68%) Firewall
4 73 (32.88%) WAN
5 58 (26.13%) Windows
5 58 (26.13%) Microsoft
5 58 (26.13%) CCNA
6 57 (25.68%) VMware
7 44 (19.82%) ITIL
8 43 (19.37%) CheckPoint
8 43 (19.37%) Cisco ASA
9 42 (18.92%) Wireless
10 40 (18.02%) Data Centre
11 39 (17.57%) DNS
12 38 (17.12%) HP
13 37 (16.67%) F5
14 36 (16.22%) CCNP
15 35 (15.77%) Juniper
16 34 (15.32%) VPN
16 34 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
17 30 (13.51%) Citrix
18 28 (12.61%) Active Directory
18 28 (12.61%) Linux
18 28 (12.61%) Network Security
19 27 (12.16%) Security Cleared
20 25 (11.26%) MPLS
20 25 (11.26%) OSPF
20 25 (11.26%) Finance
20 25 (11.26%) Wi-Fi
21 23 (10.36%) BGP

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 17 (7.66%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.21%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.41%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.70%) SAS
5 5 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.25%) IIS
6 4 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.35%) Apache
7 3 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.35%) nginx
7 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.35%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.90%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.45%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 23 (10.36%) MS Office
2 21 (9.46%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.35%) MS Project
6 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.90%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.76%) Office 365
2 7 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.25%) Yammer
4 4 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (36.04%) LAN
2 77 (34.68%) Firewall
3 73 (32.88%) WAN
4 43 (19.37%) Cisco ASA
5 42 (18.92%) Wireless
6 39 (17.57%) DNS
7 34 (15.32%) VPN
8 28 (12.61%) Network Security
9 25 (11.26%) MPLS
9 25 (11.26%) OSPF
9 25 (11.26%) Wi-Fi
10 23 (10.36%) BGP
10 23 (10.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (9.46%) BIG-IP
11 21 (9.46%) DHCP
12 18 (8.11%) VLAN
13 17 (7.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 17 (7.66%) WLAN
14 16 (7.21%) TCP/IP
15 15 (6.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.80%) Data Mart
4 3 (1.35%) MySQL
4 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.45%) Xcode
General
1 25 (11.26%) Finance
2 19 (8.56%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.31%) Banking
4 12 (5.41%) Retail
5 4 (1.80%) Legal
5 4 (1.80%) Local Government
6 3 (1.35%) Automotive
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 76 (34.23%) Network Engineer
2 29 (13.06%) Cisco Engineer
3 28 (12.61%) Architect
4 24 (10.81%) Analyst
5 23 (10.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 21 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (8.11%) Support Engineer
8 17 (7.66%) Consultant
9 14 (6.31%) Technical Architect
10 13 (5.86%) Network Consultant
11 10 (4.50%) Network Support
11 10 (4.50%) Service Analyst
11 10 (4.50%) Service Desk Analyst
12 9 (4.05%) Network Analyst
12 9 (4.05%) Network Support Engineer
13 8 (3.60%) Administrator
13 8 (3.60%) Project Manager
14 7 (3.15%) Cisco Support
14 7 (3.15%) Network Specialist
14 7 (3.15%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.15%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.25%) COM
2 5 (2.25%) JSP
3 3 (1.35%) LAMP
3 3 (1.35%) Web Services
4 2 (0.90%) J2EE
5 1 (0.45%) .NET
5 1 (0.45%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.02%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.50%) NHS
4 9 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.60%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (3.15%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.80%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.35%) CCTV
8 3 (1.35%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.35%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.90%) Clustering
9 2 (0.90%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.90%) MPEG
10 1 (0.45%) BYOD
10 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.45%) e-Health
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (26.13%) Windows
2 28 (12.61%) Linux
3 19 (8.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 15 (6.76%) Unix
6 13 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.50%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.60%) Solaris
9 7 (3.15%) AIX
10 6 (2.70%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.25%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.80%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.35%) CentOS
13 3 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.82%) ITIL
2 16 (7.21%) Project Management
3 13 (5.86%) Migration
4 12 (5.41%) Network Management
5 11 (4.95%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (4.95%) Load Balancing
6 10 (4.50%) Data Analysis
6 10 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (4.05%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (4.05%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (3.60%) ITIL V3
8 8 (3.60%) Network Design
8 8 (3.60%) Service Management
8 8 (3.60%) Six Sigma
9 7 (3.15%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (3.15%) PRINCE2
9 7 (3.15%) Strategic Planning
10 6 (2.70%) CRM
10 6 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.60%) Java
1 8 (3.60%) SQL
2 5 (2.25%) C
3 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.35%) VBScript
4 1 (0.45%) C#
4 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.45%) PHP
4 1 (0.45%) Python
4 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (36.94%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (26.13%) CCNA
3 36 (16.22%) CCNP
4 27 (12.16%) Security Cleared
5 23 (10.36%) SC Cleared
6 17 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (6.31%) MCSE
8 12 (5.41%) CCA
8 12 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (5.41%) Degree
9 11 (4.95%) MCP
10 9 (4.05%) CCIE
11 7 (3.15%) CCDA
11 7 (3.15%) DV Cleared
12 5 (2.25%) CISM
12 5 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (1.80%) CCDP
13 4 (1.80%) MCSA
14 3 (1.35%) CCENT
14 3 (1.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.50%) SLA
2 5 (2.25%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 34 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (12.61%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.60%) vSphere
4 5 (2.25%) Firmware
5 4 (1.80%) iptables
6 3 (1.35%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (1.35%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.90%) NFS
7 2 (0.90%) XenApp
8 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (3.15%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (3.15%) SCCM
2 4 (1.80%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.35%) Graphite
3 3 (1.35%) logstash
3 3 (1.35%) Nagios
3 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.90%) Bacula
4 2 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.90%) Control-M
4 2 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.90%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (0.90%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 58 (26.13%) Microsoft
2 57 (25.68%) VMware
3 43 (19.37%) CheckPoint
4 38 (17.12%) HP
5 37 (16.67%) F5
6 35 (15.77%) Juniper
7 30 (13.51%) Citrix
8 20 (9.01%) Oracle
9 17 (7.66%) Blue Coat
10 15 (6.76%) Meraki
11 14 (6.31%) Aruba
12 12 (5.41%) Dell
13 9 (4.05%) Red Hat
14 8 (3.60%) IronPort
14 8 (3.60%) NetApp
14 8 (3.60%) Palo Alto
15 7 (3.15%) Avaya
16 6 (2.70%) Nortel
16 6 (2.70%) SAP
16 6 (2.70%) Sun
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