The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 45 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2165 2000 2122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.35% 3.85% 4.08%
As % of the Vendors category 9.72% 8.89% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1200 1254
Median daily rate £400 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 82 112
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.65% -2.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.44%
Cisco
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22266 22506 23540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.76% 43.27% 45.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13732 13559 13549
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 784 974 1096
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -6.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.01 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in England

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
London +3 825 £431 +7.81% 140
South East +3 498 £400 +14.28% 120
West Midlands +6 180 £400 +28.00% 37
Yorkshire +7 145 £360 +20.00% 29
East of England +7 143 £325 +6.55% 38
North West -5 141 £375 +7.14% 51
South West -1 125 £325 -0.76% 31
North East +11 49 £320 +19.62% 6
East Midlands -30 35 £325 -3.70% 23
Midlands -6 5 £350 - 1
South Coast - 2 £450 -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 England region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 1870 (43.77%) Firewall
2 1679 (39.30%) Cisco Certification
3 1110 (25.98%) WAN
4 1094 (25.61%) LAN
5 1081 (25.30%) Windows
6 1062 (24.86%) CCNP
7 951 (22.26%) VMware
8 949 (22.21%) CheckPoint
9 847 (19.83%) Microsoft
10 843 (19.73%) CCNA
11 805 (18.84%) Cisco ASA
12 795 (18.61%) Data Centre
13 794 (18.59%) Juniper
14 754 (17.65%) ITIL
15 747 (17.49%) Security Cleared
16 690 (16.15%) Active Directory
17 630 (14.75%) Network Security
18 628 (14.70%) Wireless
19 611 (14.30%) F5
20 595 (13.93%) Cisco Nexus
20 595 (13.93%) Linux
21 581 (13.60%) Finance
22 580 (13.58%) VPN
23 574 (13.44%) SC Cleared
24 542 (12.69%) Windows Server
25 515 (12.06%) VMware Infrastructure
26 512 (11.99%) TCP/IP
27 466 (10.91%) DNS
28 459 (10.74%) BGP
29 407 (9.53%) HP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 273 (6.39%) MS Exchange
2 158 (3.70%) Skype for Business
3 127 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 92 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 88 (2.06%) Apache
6 58 (1.36%) Tomcat
7 57 (1.33%) IIS
8 49 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 47 (1.10%) WebLogic
10 45 (1.05%) iPlanet
11 38 (0.89%) WebSphere
12 37 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
13 35 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
14 29 (0.68%) JBoss
15 27 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 25 (0.59%) OpenStack
17 23 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
18 19 (0.44%) Mule
19 18 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
19 18 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 289 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 192 (4.49%) MS Office
3 80 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 18 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.33%) MS Project
7 6 (0.14%) ProjectWise
8 2 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.023%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 25 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.094%) assyst
5 4 (0.094%) Eikon
6 3 (0.070%) BASE24
7 2 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.047%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.047%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.047%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.047%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.023%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.023%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.023%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.023%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.023%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.023%) Primavera
8 1 (0.023%) RMDS
8 1 (0.023%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 187 (4.38%) Office 365
2 156 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 143 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
4 71 (1.66%) IaaS
5 53 (1.24%) SaaS
6 50 (1.17%) PaaS
7 24 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 22 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (0.37%) Google Apps
10 10 (0.23%) Mimecast
11 7 (0.16%) Yammer
12 6 (0.14%) Trello
13 4 (0.094%) IBM PureFlex
14 3 (0.070%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.070%) Rackspace Cloud
14 3 (0.070%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.047%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.047%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.047%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1870 (43.77%) Firewall
2 1110 (25.98%) WAN
3 1094 (25.61%) LAN
4 805 (18.84%) Cisco ASA
5 630 (14.75%) Network Security
6 628 (14.70%) Wireless
7 595 (13.93%) Cisco Nexus
8 580 (13.58%) VPN
9 512 (11.99%) TCP/IP
10 466 (10.91%) DNS
11 459 (10.74%) BGP
12 405 (9.48%) MPLS
13 389 (9.11%) VoIP
14 384 (8.99%) OSPF
15 362 (8.47%) SAN
16 326 (7.63%) DHCP
17 256 (5.99%) Internet
18 235 (5.50%) VLAN
19 218 (5.10%) SSL
20 203 (4.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 46 (1.08%) MySQL
2 46 (1.08%) Oracle Database
3 35 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (0.66%) Hadoop
5 25 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (0.56%) HBase
7 20 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (0.35%) Big Data
9 15 (0.35%) DB2
10 11 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (0.23%) NoSQL
12 9 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
13 8 (0.19%) Apache Hive
14 7 (0.16%) Apache Zeppelin
14 7 (0.16%) Relational Database
14 7 (0.16%) Sqoop
15 6 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (0.73%) Git (software)
1 31 (0.73%) Jenkins
2 26 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 20 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
4 17 (0.40%) JIRA
4 17 (0.40%) Subversion
5 7 (0.16%) GCC
5 7 (0.16%) GDB
5 7 (0.16%) StarTeam
5 7 (0.16%) Trac
6 6 (0.14%) git-flow
7 5 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (0.12%) Travis CI
8 4 (0.094%) GoCD
9 2 (0.047%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.047%) Grunt
9 2 (0.047%) gulp
9 2 (0.047%) Hudson
9 2 (0.047%) Maven
9 2 (0.047%) webpack
General
1 581 (13.60%) Finance
2 306 (7.16%) Telecoms
3 202 (4.73%) Banking
4 109 (2.55%) Retail
5 61 (1.43%) Legal
6 40 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 39 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 38 (0.89%) Back Office
9 36 (0.84%) Law
10 34 (0.80%) Billing
11 25 (0.59%) Marketing
12 21 (0.49%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.40%) Advertising
14 15 (0.35%) Electronics
14 15 (0.35%) Games
15 14 (0.33%) Publishing
16 13 (0.30%) Local Government
17 12 (0.28%) Military
18 11 (0.26%) French Language
19 10 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1301 (30.45%) Network Engineer
2 579 (13.55%) Cisco Engineer
3 567 (13.27%) Architect
4 421 (9.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 315 (7.37%) Analyst
6 282 (6.60%) Support Engineer
7 268 (6.27%) Consultant
8 244 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 238 (5.57%) Security Engineer
10 210 (4.92%) Network Architect
11 198 (4.63%) Senior Network Engineer
12 195 (4.56%) Network Security Engineer
13 152 (3.56%) Administrator
14 151 (3.53%) Infrastructure Architect
15 145 (3.39%) Firewall Engineer
16 134 (3.14%) Network Support
17 128 (3.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 119 (2.79%) Project Manager
19 115 (2.69%) Network Analyst
20 110 (2.57%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (2.60%) 802.1X
2 56 (1.31%) Middleware
3 55 (1.29%) Web Services
4 52 (1.22%) XMPP
5 45 (1.05%) J2EE
6 34 (0.80%) CSS
7 28 (0.66%) HTML
8 23 (0.54%) XML
9 21 (0.49%) JSP
10 19 (0.44%) Regular Expression
11 17 (0.40%) SAML
12 15 (0.35%) LAMP
12 15 (0.35%) Rendezvous
12 15 (0.35%) XSLT
13 14 (0.33%) .NET
13 14 (0.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 11 (0.26%) ASP.NET
14 11 (0.26%) VXML
15 10 (0.23%) WAP
16 7 (0.16%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 795 (18.61%) Data Centre
2 163 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 138 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 92 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
5 74 (1.73%) Computer Science
6 68 (1.59%) Clustering
7 64 (1.50%) EMC VNX
8 56 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 48 (1.12%) Blackberry
10 47 (1.10%) IVR
10 47 (1.10%) PKI
11 46 (1.08%) Replication
12 44 (1.03%) Driving Licence
13 41 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
14 38 (0.89%) NHS
15 35 (0.82%) Hedge funds
16 33 (0.77%) FlexPod
17 29 (0.68%) User Experience
18 26 (0.61%) Virtual Team
19 24 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1081 (25.30%) Windows
2 595 (13.93%) Linux
3 542 (12.69%) Windows Server
4 316 (7.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 261 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 234 (5.48%) Unix
7 186 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 137 (3.21%) Windows 7
9 132 (3.09%) Solaris
10 103 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 59 (1.38%) AIX
12 53 (1.24%) Windows 10
13 48 (1.12%) Windows 8
14 47 (1.10%) CentOS
15 45 (1.05%) Windows XP
16 36 (0.84%) Mac OS X
17 31 (0.73%) Ubuntu
18 30 (0.70%) Android
19 21 (0.49%) SUSE
20 20 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 754 (17.65%) ITIL
2 332 (7.77%) Migration
3 329 (7.70%) Network Design
4 270 (6.32%) Load Balancing
5 232 (5.43%) Network Management
6 231 (5.41%) Project Management
7 208 (4.87%) Change Management
8 163 (3.82%) Information Security
9 161 (3.77%) Service Management
10 150 (3.51%) Service Delivery
11 148 (3.46%) ITIL V3
12 146 (3.42%) Network Architecture
13 145 (3.39%) PRINCE2
14 134 (3.14%) Network Monitoring
15 121 (2.83%) High Availability
16 118 (2.76%) Kalman Filter
17 111 (2.60%) SIEM
18 109 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
19 104 (2.43%) Change Control
20 90 (2.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 233 (5.45%) SQL
2 139 (3.25%) PowerShell
3 99 (2.32%) Java
3 99 (2.32%) Python
4 54 (1.26%) Perl
5 48 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 47 (1.10%) C
7 37 (0.87%) Shell Script
8 34 (0.80%) Bash Shell
9 26 (0.61%) VB
10 25 (0.59%) PHP
11 22 (0.51%) C++
12 21 (0.49%) Ruby
13 20 (0.47%) VBScript
14 9 (0.21%) C#
15 7 (0.16%) Go
16 4 (0.094%) Tcl
16 4 (0.094%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.070%) Korn
17 3 (0.070%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1679 (39.30%) Cisco Certification
2 1062 (24.86%) CCNP
3 843 (19.73%) CCNA
4 747 (17.49%) Security Cleared
5 574 (13.44%) SC Cleared
6 392 (9.18%) CCIE
7 223 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 195 (4.56%) Degree
9 160 (3.75%) CISSP
10 142 (3.32%) MCSE
11 127 (2.97%) CCDP
12 126 (2.95%) DV Cleared
13 89 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
14 88 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 84 (1.97%) CCSE
16 71 (1.66%) CCSA
17 70 (1.64%) CISM
18 61 (1.43%) MCP
19 57 (1.33%) MCSA
20 52 (1.22%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (4.21%) SLA
2 149 (3.49%) PCI DSS
3 129 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (1.03%) JSP 440
5 33 (0.77%) QA
6 26 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
7 24 (0.56%) COBIT
8 16 (0.37%) RMADS
9 10 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.21%) Government Security Classifications
11 8 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 8 (0.19%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.16%) COSO
13 5 (0.12%) SAS 70
14 4 (0.094%) ISO27005
14 4 (0.094%) PA-DSS
15 3 (0.070%) BS7799
15 3 (0.070%) HIPAA
15 3 (0.070%) ISO27002
16 2 (0.047%) GxP
System Software
1 690 (16.15%) Active Directory
2 515 (12.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (4.05%) vSphere
4 147 (3.44%) Hyper-V
5 100 (2.34%) VMware ESX
6 86 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
7 83 (1.94%) XenApp
8 55 (1.29%) NFS
9 42 (0.98%) Firmware
10 37 (0.87%) KVM
11 35 (0.82%) vCloud
12 34 (0.80%) XenDesktop
13 32 (0.75%) ProxySG
14 31 (0.73%) Xen
15 30 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
16 27 (0.63%) SRDF
16 27 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
17 24 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
18 22 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 15 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 159 (3.72%) SCCM
2 131 (3.07%) Cisco CUCM
3 114 (2.67%) FortiGate
4 108 (2.53%) Cisco Prime
5 105 (2.46%) Puppet
6 73 (1.71%) Nagios
7 63 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
8 60 (1.40%) SCOM
9 54 (1.26%) Cisco UCCE
10 51 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 50 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
12 48 (1.12%) NetBackup
13 41 (0.96%) Nessus
14 40 (0.94%) OPNET
15 38 (0.89%) Ansible
16 37 (0.87%) Backup Exec
16 37 (0.87%) WSUS
17 36 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
18 32 (0.75%) Cacti
19 29 (0.68%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 951 (22.26%) VMware
2 949 (22.21%) CheckPoint
3 847 (19.83%) Microsoft
4 794 (18.59%) Juniper
5 611 (14.30%) F5
6 407 (9.53%) HP
7 399 (9.34%) Citrix
8 348 (8.15%) Palo Alto
9 262 (6.13%) EMC
10 228 (5.34%) Fortinet
11 210 (4.92%) SolarWinds
12 191 (4.47%) Oracle
13 186 (4.35%) NetApp
14 164 (3.84%) Dell
15 154 (3.60%) Blue Coat
16 153 (3.58%) Red Hat
17 147 (3.44%) Riverbed
18 139 (3.25%) Aruba
19 131 (3.07%) Intel Security
20 127 (2.97%) Avaya
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