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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 44 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2067 2179 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.20% 4.42% 3.59%
As % of the Vendors category 9.49% 9.82% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1277 1059
Median daily rate £375 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 111 89
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.17 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +36.36%
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
21786 22192 21681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.24% 45.06% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13701 13176 12536
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 705 1010 1012
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 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
London -26 687 £416 +18.92% 175
South East +5 588 £383 +2.00% 110
South West +25 170 £359 +13.80% 28
North West -8 156 £325 - 47
Yorkshire -5 132 £388 +29.16% 50
West Midlands -14 128 £356 +4.77% 31
East of England -13 98 £400 +27.38% 34
East Midlands -4 49 £363 - 21
North East -31 37 £360 +58.24% 7
Midlands +3 6 £323 -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 England region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 1659 (41.32%) Firewall
2 1557 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1106 (27.55%) WAN
4 1030 (25.65%) LAN
5 977 (24.33%) CCNP
6 946 (23.56%) Windows
7 920 (22.91%) VMware
8 830 (20.67%) CheckPoint
9 767 (19.10%) CCNA
10 759 (18.90%) Juniper
11 745 (18.56%) Data Centre
12 711 (17.71%) ITIL
13 691 (17.21%) Security Cleared
14 688 (17.14%) Microsoft
15 668 (16.64%) Cisco ASA
16 601 (14.97%) Wireless
17 592 (14.74%) Active Directory
18 585 (14.57%) VPN
19 555 (13.82%) Finance
20 554 (13.80%) Linux
21 551 (13.72%) Network Security
22 544 (13.55%) MPLS
23 527 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
23 527 (13.13%) F5
24 518 (12.90%) SC Cleared
25 513 (12.78%) Cisco Nexus
26 497 (12.38%) BGP
27 449 (11.18%) Windows Server
28 447 (11.13%) DNS
29 439 (10.93%) TCP/IP

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
1 257 (6.40%) MS Exchange
2 111 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 93 (2.32%) Skype for Business
4 86 (2.14%) SharePoint
5 62 (1.54%) IIS
6 53 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 48 (1.20%) Apache
8 43 (1.07%) OpenStack
9 34 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 33 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
11 30 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
12 27 (0.67%) Tomcat
13 21 (0.52%) WebSphere
14 14 (0.35%) Node.js
15 13 (0.32%) WebLogic
16 12 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 11 (0.27%) SAS
18 10 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
18 10 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
19 9 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 252 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 157 (3.91%) MS Office
3 56 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.22%) ProjectWise
6 7 (0.17%) MS Project
7 4 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.050%) HipChat
9 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 23 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.20%) RMDS
5 4 (0.100%) Eikon
6 3 (0.075%) BASE24
6 3 (0.075%) Radian6
7 2 (0.050%) assyst
7 2 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.050%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.025%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.025%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.025%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.025%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.025%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.025%) Primavera
8 1 (0.025%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.025%) Summit
8 1 (0.025%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 129 (3.21%) Office 365
2 108 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 60 (1.49%) IaaS
5 37 (0.92%) SaaS
6 29 (0.72%) PaaS
7 27 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (0.32%) Google Apps
9 12 (0.30%) Mimecast
10 7 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.12%) Yammer
12 3 (0.075%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.075%) Rackspace Cloud
12 3 (0.075%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.050%) IBM PureFlex
14 1 (0.025%) GitHub
14 1 (0.025%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.025%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.025%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1659 (41.32%) Firewall
2 1106 (27.55%) WAN
3 1030 (25.65%) LAN
4 668 (16.64%) Cisco ASA
5 601 (14.97%) Wireless
6 585 (14.57%) VPN
7 551 (13.72%) Network Security
8 544 (13.55%) MPLS
9 513 (12.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 497 (12.38%) BGP
11 447 (11.13%) DNS
12 439 (10.93%) TCP/IP
13 393 (9.79%) VoIP
14 389 (9.69%) OSPF
15 317 (7.90%) SAN
16 311 (7.75%) DHCP
17 222 (5.53%) EIGRP
18 221 (5.50%) Internet
19 198 (4.93%) VLAN
20 174 (4.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 46 (1.15%) MySQL
3 45 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (0.75%) DB2
4 30 (0.75%) Oracle Database
5 26 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (0.50%) Hadoop
7 18 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (0.30%) Big Data
8 12 (0.30%) HBase
8 12 (0.30%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
9 9 (0.22%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.17%) Informix
11 6 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.100%) Data Mart
13 4 (0.100%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.100%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 21 (0.52%) Git (software)
2 21 (0.52%) Jenkins
2 21 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
3 14 (0.35%) StarTeam
4 11 (0.27%) JIRA
4 11 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (0.20%) Subversion
6 7 (0.17%) git-flow
7 5 (0.12%) IntelliJ
7 5 (0.12%) Maven
8 4 (0.100%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.100%) JUnit
8 4 (0.100%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.075%) Hudson
9 3 (0.075%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.050%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.025%) GitLab
11 1 (0.025%) Gradle
11 1 (0.025%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 555 (13.82%) Finance
2 346 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 163 (4.06%) Banking
4 91 (2.27%) Retail
5 50 (1.25%) Legal
6 38 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 37 (0.92%) Games
8 31 (0.77%) Advertising
8 31 (0.77%) Back Office
9 29 (0.72%) Law
10 26 (0.65%) Billing
10 26 (0.65%) Investment Banking
10 26 (0.65%) Marketing
10 26 (0.65%) Military
11 24 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.52%) Electronics
13 12 (0.30%) French Language
14 9 (0.22%) Local Government
14 9 (0.22%) Publishing
15 7 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1263 (31.46%) Network Engineer
2 507 (12.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 455 (11.33%) Architect
4 386 (9.61%) Analyst
5 359 (8.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 292 (7.27%) Support Engineer
7 210 (5.23%) Security Engineer
8 206 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 203 (5.06%) Senior Network Engineer
10 191 (4.76%) Consultant
11 184 (4.58%) Network Architect
12 171 (4.26%) Network Security Engineer
13 161 (4.01%) Network Support
14 156 (3.89%) Network Analyst
15 143 (3.56%) Designer
16 136 (3.39%) Project Manager
17 118 (2.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 112 (2.79%) Network Support Engineer
19 110 (2.74%) Firewall Engineer
20 106 (2.64%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (1.79%) 802.1X
2 66 (1.64%) Web Services
3 38 (0.95%) Middleware
4 33 (0.82%) XMPP
5 21 (0.52%) .NET
5 21 (0.52%) HTML
6 20 (0.50%) LAMP
7 19 (0.47%) XML
8 14 (0.35%) ASP.NET
8 14 (0.35%) CSS
9 12 (0.30%) SAML
10 11 (0.27%) J2EE
10 11 (0.27%) Rendezvous
11 10 (0.25%) Java EE
11 10 (0.25%) XSLT
12 8 (0.20%) jQuery
12 8 (0.20%) JRuby
12 8 (0.20%) JSP
13 6 (0.15%) WAP
14 5 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 745 (18.56%) Data Centre
2 122 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (2.62%) Video Conferencing
4 102 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 87 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 67 (1.67%) EMC VNX
7 62 (1.54%) Driving Licence
8 56 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 54 (1.34%) Replication
10 50 (1.25%) Clustering
11 45 (1.12%) Blackberry
11 45 (1.12%) PKI
12 42 (1.05%) iSeries
13 37 (0.92%) FlexPod
13 37 (0.92%) Private Cloud
14 33 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
15 30 (0.75%) IVR
16 29 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
17 28 (0.70%) NHS
18 26 (0.65%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 946 (23.56%) Windows
2 554 (13.80%) Linux
3 449 (11.18%) Windows Server
4 311 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 221 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 195 (4.86%) Unix
7 193 (4.81%) Windows 7
8 137 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 91 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 72 (1.79%) Solaris
11 68 (1.69%) Windows 8
12 51 (1.27%) Windows 10
12 51 (1.27%) Windows XP
13 50 (1.25%) CentOS
14 44 (1.10%) AIX
15 37 (0.92%) Mac OS X
16 33 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
17 17 (0.42%) Android
18 14 (0.35%) VMS
19 12 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 711 (17.71%) ITIL
2 365 (9.09%) Migration
3 289 (7.20%) Network Design
4 254 (6.33%) Project Management
5 211 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 199 (4.96%) Change Management
7 157 (3.91%) Network Management
8 147 (3.66%) Service Management
9 143 (3.56%) Network Monitoring
10 139 (3.46%) PRINCE2
11 133 (3.31%) Service Delivery
12 124 (3.09%) Information Security
13 114 (2.84%) High Availability
14 106 (2.64%) Network Architecture
15 103 (2.57%) Incident Management
16 101 (2.52%) ITIL V3
17 98 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
18 96 (2.39%) Configuration Management
19 95 (2.37%) Change Control
19 95 (2.37%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 198 (4.93%) SQL
2 142 (3.54%) PowerShell
3 97 (2.42%) Python
4 77 (1.92%) Perl
5 61 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 59 (1.47%) Java
7 46 (1.15%) C
8 35 (0.87%) JavaScript
9 34 (0.85%) Shell Script
10 29 (0.72%) Ruby
11 27 (0.67%) PHP
11 27 (0.67%) VBScript
12 18 (0.45%) VB
13 13 (0.32%) Tcl
14 10 (0.25%) Lisp
15 9 (0.22%) C#
16 5 (0.12%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.100%) C++
18 2 (0.050%) Korn
18 2 (0.050%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1557 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
2 977 (24.33%) CCNP
3 767 (19.10%) CCNA
4 691 (17.21%) Security Cleared
5 518 (12.90%) SC Cleared
6 296 (7.37%) CCIE
7 224 (5.58%) Degree
8 191 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 165 (4.11%) DV Cleared
10 122 (3.04%) CISSP
11 107 (2.67%) MCSE
12 97 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 96 (2.39%) CCDP
14 80 (1.99%) CCSE
15 77 (1.92%) MCSA
16 71 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
17 59 (1.47%) CCSA
18 53 (1.32%) JNCIS
19 51 (1.27%) CISM
19 51 (1.27%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (4.91%) SLA
2 95 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 80 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (0.82%) QA
5 28 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
6 20 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 18 (0.45%) ISO27005
7 18 (0.45%) JSP 440
8 13 (0.32%) ISAE 3402
9 10 (0.25%) COBIT
10 5 (0.12%) COSO
10 5 (0.12%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.100%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.100%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.075%) SAS 70
13 2 (0.050%) FIPS 140-2
13 2 (0.050%) GLP
13 2 (0.050%) MiFID
System Software
1 592 (14.74%) Active Directory
2 527 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 171 (4.26%) vSphere
4 144 (3.59%) Hyper-V
5 102 (2.54%) VMware ESX
6 75 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
6 75 (1.87%) XenApp
7 58 (1.44%) NFS
8 40 (1.00%) XenDesktop
9 35 (0.87%) vCloud
10 33 (0.82%) ProxySG
11 29 (0.72%) Firmware
12 26 (0.65%) KVM
13 21 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
14 20 (0.50%) Xen
15 17 (0.42%) SRDF
16 16 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
17 14 (0.35%) Snort
18 11 (0.27%) Docker
19 10 (0.25%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 133 (3.31%) SCCM
2 106 (2.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 102 (2.54%) Puppet
4 93 (2.32%) Cisco Prime
5 88 (2.19%) FortiGate
6 59 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
7 55 (1.37%) Cisco UCCE
7 55 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
8 51 (1.27%) SCOM
9 48 (1.20%) Nagios
10 45 (1.12%) NetBackup
11 39 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 38 (0.95%) Tivoli
13 31 (0.77%) WSUS
14 26 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
15 25 (0.62%) Backup Exec
16 24 (0.60%) Ansible
17 20 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
18 19 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
18 19 (0.47%) OpenView
Vendors
1 920 (22.91%) VMware
2 830 (20.67%) CheckPoint
3 759 (18.90%) Juniper
4 688 (17.14%) Microsoft
5 527 (13.13%) F5
6 436 (10.86%) HP
7 379 (9.44%) Citrix
8 268 (6.67%) Palo Alto
9 243 (6.05%) EMC
10 222 (5.53%) SolarWinds
11 218 (5.43%) NetApp
12 195 (4.86%) Blue Coat
13 173 (4.31%) IBM
14 170 (4.23%) Oracle
15 159 (3.96%) Fortinet
16 153 (3.81%) Dell
17 150 (3.74%) Red Hat
18 121 (3.01%) Avaya
19 115 (2.86%) Aruba
19 115 (2.86%) Riverbed
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £325.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day + negotiable on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300.00 - £301.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £300 to £310 per day 3 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Rate: £13 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £445 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £430 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago