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 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 48 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1927 1958 2273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.21% 3.87% 4.32%
As % of the Vendors category 9.28% 9.11% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1104 1189 1337
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 81 101
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
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
20761 21482 23512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 42.41% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12758 12813 14111
Median daily rate £425 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 899 1164
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.76 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.51 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 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
London -8 717 £425 +6.25% 144
South East +5 502 £425 +16.43% 96
East of England -3 121 £325 -13.33% 23
Yorkshire +23 119 £350 +1.44% 27
North West -1 116 £350 -2.09% 46
West Midlands -8 114 £400 +23.07% 43
South West 0 109 £306 -12.50% 27
North East +10 68 £340 +49.45% 5
East Midlands -24 45 £338 +12.50% 20
Midlands +5 5 £475 +216.66% 1
South Coast - 1 - -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 England region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 1755 (42.41%) Firewall
2 1587 (38.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1074 (25.95%) LAN
4 1062 (25.66%) Windows
5 1034 (24.99%) WAN
6 967 (23.37%) VMware
7 962 (23.25%) CCNP
8 925 (22.35%) CheckPoint
9 842 (20.35%) CCNA
10 829 (20.03%) Microsoft
11 789 (19.07%) Cisco ASA
12 762 (18.41%) Juniper
13 756 (18.27%) Data Centre
14 732 (17.69%) Security Cleared
15 683 (16.51%) ITIL
16 632 (15.27%) Active Directory
17 600 (14.50%) Linux
18 596 (14.40%) F5
19 587 (14.19%) SC Cleared
20 585 (14.14%) Network Security
21 581 (14.04%) VPN
22 558 (13.48%) Cisco Nexus
23 556 (13.44%) Wireless
24 549 (13.27%) Finance
25 537 (12.98%) Windows Server
26 536 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
27 476 (11.50%) TCP/IP
28 462 (11.16%) DNS
29 395 (9.55%) VoIP
30 387 (9.35%) BGP

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
1 254 (6.14%) MS Exchange
2 165 (3.99%) Skype for Business
3 124 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 102 (2.46%) Apache
5 70 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 58 (1.40%) IIS
6 58 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 48 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 45 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 42 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
10 41 (0.99%) iPlanet
11 36 (0.87%) JBoss
12 32 (0.77%) WebSphere
13 31 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
14 27 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
15 26 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 19 (0.46%) OpenStack
17 18 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 16 (0.39%) nginx
18 16 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 261 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 203 (4.91%) MS Office
3 78 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 29 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.34%) MS Project
7 2 (0.048%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.048%) InDesign
7 2 (0.048%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 30 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.12%) assyst
5 4 (0.097%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.072%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.072%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.048%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.048%) Eikon
7 2 (0.048%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.048%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.048%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.024%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.024%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 172 (4.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 168 (4.06%) Office 365
3 138 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (1.35%) IaaS
5 44 (1.06%) PaaS
6 34 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (0.82%) SaaS
7 10 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (0.24%) Mimecast
8 8 (0.19%) G Suite
9 7 (0.17%) Trello
10 5 (0.12%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.072%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.072%) IBM PureFlex
11 3 (0.072%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.072%) Yammer
12 2 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.048%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.048%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1755 (42.41%) Firewall
2 1074 (25.95%) LAN
3 1034 (24.99%) WAN
4 789 (19.07%) Cisco ASA
5 585 (14.14%) Network Security
6 581 (14.04%) VPN
7 558 (13.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 556 (13.44%) Wireless
9 476 (11.50%) TCP/IP
10 462 (11.16%) DNS
11 395 (9.55%) VoIP
12 387 (9.35%) BGP
13 363 (8.77%) OSPF
14 358 (8.65%) SAN
15 338 (8.17%) MPLS
16 315 (7.61%) DHCP
17 252 (6.09%) Internet
18 250 (6.04%) VLAN
19 232 (5.61%) SSL
20 203 (4.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 43 (1.04%) MySQL
3 41 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 36 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (0.72%) Hadoop
7 26 (0.63%) HBase
8 25 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (0.43%) Big Data
10 14 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (0.31%) NoSQL
12 11 (0.27%) Apache Hive
12 11 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
13 9 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.22%) Sqoop
14 8 (0.19%) Apache Zeppelin
15 7 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
17 5 (0.12%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 25 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 23 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 22 (0.53%) Subversion
5 19 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
6 16 (0.39%) GCC
6 16 (0.39%) GDB
6 16 (0.39%) Trac
7 14 (0.34%) JIRA
8 7 (0.17%) Vagrant
9 5 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.12%) StarTeam
10 4 (0.097%) GoCD
10 4 (0.097%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.048%) Grunt
11 2 (0.048%) gulp
11 2 (0.048%) Hudson
11 2 (0.048%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.048%) webpack
General
1 549 (13.27%) Finance
2 304 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 185 (4.47%) Banking
4 97 (2.34%) Retail
5 56 (1.35%) Law
6 52 (1.26%) Legal
7 47 (1.14%) Back Office
8 36 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 34 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 23 (0.56%) Billing
10 23 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 21 (0.51%) Marketing
12 18 (0.43%) Local Government
13 17 (0.41%) Electronics
13 17 (0.41%) Publishing
14 13 (0.31%) Advertising
15 11 (0.27%) Games
16 10 (0.24%) Military
17 9 (0.22%) German Language
18 8 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1236 (29.87%) Network Engineer
2 591 (14.28%) Cisco Engineer
3 561 (13.56%) Architect
4 406 (9.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 277 (6.69%) Analyst
6 260 (6.28%) Consultant
7 252 (6.09%) Support Engineer
8 240 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 230 (5.56%) Security Engineer
10 223 (5.39%) Network Architect
11 190 (4.59%) Network Security Engineer
12 185 (4.47%) Senior Network Engineer
13 164 (3.96%) Administrator
14 133 (3.21%) Infrastructure Architect
15 127 (3.07%) Project Manager
16 124 (3.00%) Network Support
17 122 (2.95%) Firewall Engineer
18 114 (2.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 109 (2.63%) Network Consultant
20 107 (2.59%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (2.54%) 802.1X
2 60 (1.45%) XMPP
3 56 (1.35%) Web Services
4 50 (1.21%) Middleware
5 43 (1.04%) J2EE
6 32 (0.77%) CSS
7 25 (0.60%) XML
8 21 (0.51%) HTML
9 20 (0.48%) SAML
10 18 (0.43%) Regular Expression
11 17 (0.41%) XSLT
12 16 (0.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 16 (0.39%) LAMP
12 16 (0.39%) STL
13 14 (0.34%) Rendezvous
14 13 (0.31%) JSP
14 13 (0.31%) VXML
15 12 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
16 11 (0.27%) .NET
16 11 (0.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 756 (18.27%) Data Centre
2 167 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
3 150 (3.62%) Management Information System
4 98 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
5 76 (1.84%) Clustering
6 66 (1.59%) EMC VNX
7 53 (1.28%) Computer Science
8 51 (1.23%) NHS
9 48 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 45 (1.09%) IVR
11 44 (1.06%) Blackberry
12 41 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
13 39 (0.94%) VCE vBlock
14 38 (0.92%) PKI
14 38 (0.92%) Virtual Team
15 36 (0.87%) Driving Licence
16 32 (0.77%) FlexPod
16 32 (0.77%) Replication
17 31 (0.75%) CMDB
18 30 (0.72%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 1062 (25.66%) Windows
2 600 (14.50%) Linux
3 537 (12.98%) Windows Server
4 285 (6.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 266 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 263 (6.36%) Unix
7 178 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 142 (3.43%) Solaris
9 131 (3.17%) Windows 7
10 115 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 57 (1.38%) AIX
12 53 (1.28%) Windows 10
13 47 (1.14%) CentOS
14 41 (0.99%) Windows 8
15 40 (0.97%) Android
16 39 (0.94%) Windows XP
17 33 (0.80%) Ubuntu
18 29 (0.70%) SUSE
19 22 (0.53%) Mac OS X
20 19 (0.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (16.51%) ITIL
2 316 (7.64%) Network Design
3 305 (7.37%) Migration
4 283 (6.84%) Load Balancing
5 219 (5.29%) Network Management
6 208 (5.03%) Project Management
7 182 (4.40%) Change Management
8 174 (4.20%) Service Management
9 154 (3.72%) Network Architecture
10 151 (3.65%) Information Security
11 141 (3.41%) PRINCE2
12 138 (3.33%) Service Delivery
13 131 (3.17%) High Availability
14 128 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
15 116 (2.80%) ITIL V3
16 113 (2.73%) Network Monitoring
17 109 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
18 102 (2.46%) DevOps
19 101 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
19 101 (2.44%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 217 (5.24%) SQL
2 131 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 105 (2.54%) Python
4 96 (2.32%) Java
5 61 (1.47%) C
6 52 (1.26%) Perl
7 45 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 33 (0.80%) C++
8 33 (0.80%) JavaScript
9 27 (0.65%) VB
10 26 (0.63%) Bash Shell
11 25 (0.60%) Ruby
12 20 (0.48%) PHP
13 10 (0.24%) C#
14 7 (0.17%) Go
14 7 (0.17%) Korn
14 7 (0.17%) VBScript
15 4 (0.097%) AWK
16 3 (0.072%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.048%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1587 (38.35%) Cisco Certification
2 962 (23.25%) CCNP
3 842 (20.35%) CCNA
4 732 (17.69%) Security Cleared
5 587 (14.19%) SC Cleared
6 374 (9.04%) CCIE
7 213 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 176 (4.25%) Degree
9 162 (3.91%) MCSE
10 140 (3.38%) CISSP
11 113 (2.73%) CCDP
12 110 (2.66%) DV Cleared
13 69 (1.67%) CCSE
14 68 (1.64%) CCSA
14 68 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
15 67 (1.62%) MCP
16 65 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 61 (1.47%) CCDA
17 61 (1.47%) MCSA
18 60 (1.45%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (3.60%) SLA
2 145 (3.50%) PCI DSS
3 115 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.75%) JSP 440
4 31 (0.75%) QA
5 28 (0.68%) COBIT
6 23 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
7 17 (0.41%) RMADS
8 13 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.24%) ISO27002
10 9 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
11 8 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 8 (0.19%) PA-DSS
12 6 (0.14%) HIPAA
13 4 (0.097%) COSO
13 4 (0.097%) SAS 70
14 2 (0.048%) GPG13
14 2 (0.048%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.024%) GxP
15 1 (0.024%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 632 (15.27%) Active Directory
2 536 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 194 (4.69%) vSphere
4 155 (3.75%) Hyper-V
5 94 (2.27%) XenApp
6 89 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
7 83 (2.01%) VMware ESX
8 44 (1.06%) Firmware
9 40 (0.97%) vCloud
10 39 (0.94%) NFS
11 38 (0.92%) XenDesktop
12 36 (0.87%) ProxySG
13 35 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
14 32 (0.77%) KVM
15 30 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 30 (0.72%) Xen
16 29 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
17 28 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
18 23 (0.56%) SRDF
19 19 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 157 (3.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 132 (3.19%) SCCM
3 98 (2.37%) FortiGate
3 98 (2.37%) Puppet
4 80 (1.93%) Cisco UCCX
5 78 (1.88%) Cisco Prime
6 72 (1.74%) Nagios
7 61 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
8 55 (1.33%) Cisco UCCE
8 55 (1.33%) Nessus
9 52 (1.26%) NetBackup
10 51 (1.23%) SCOM
11 37 (0.89%) Backup Exec
11 37 (0.89%) WSUS
12 35 (0.85%) OPNET
12 35 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 33 (0.80%) Ansible
14 28 (0.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 28 (0.68%) vRealize
15 24 (0.58%) Cacti
Vendors
1 967 (23.37%) VMware
2 925 (22.35%) CheckPoint
3 829 (20.03%) Microsoft
4 762 (18.41%) Juniper
5 596 (14.40%) F5
6 385 (9.30%) Citrix
7 373 (9.01%) HP
8 361 (8.72%) Palo Alto
9 232 (5.61%) EMC
10 198 (4.78%) Fortinet
11 193 (4.66%) NetApp
12 185 (4.47%) Blue Coat
13 180 (4.35%) Oracle
14 166 (4.01%) SolarWinds
15 157 (3.79%) Red Hat
16 154 (3.72%) Dell
17 143 (3.46%) Aruba
18 136 (3.29%) Riverbed
19 125 (3.02%) Avaya
20 121 (2.92%) Intel Security
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