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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 43 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2107 2062 1755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.25% 4.12% 3.60%
As % of the Vendors category 9.57% 9.20% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1309 1225 1061
Median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 97 85
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £11.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.00 £36.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +8.33%
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
22006 22424 21839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.42% 44.79% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13814 13453 12557
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 1003 972
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -20 719 £413 +15.38% 166
South East +7 537 £380 -1.93% 113
South West +37 185 £355 +18.33% 36
Yorkshire -2 153 £378 +25.83% 31
West Midlands -11 141 £370 +12.12% 45
North West -12 134 £325 - 42
East of England -7 104 £325 +3.17% 42
East Midlands -2 58 £425 +32.81% 24
North East -24 51 £344 +26.14% 10
Midlands +1 12 £475 +47.28%
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1708 (42.19%) Firewall
2 1557 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 1136 (28.06%) WAN
4 1048 (25.89%) LAN
5 1020 (25.20%) CCNP
6 978 (24.16%) Windows
7 919 (22.70%) VMware
8 867 (21.42%) CheckPoint
9 764 (18.87%) Juniper
10 762 (18.82%) Data Centre
11 759 (18.75%) CCNA
12 716 (17.69%) ITIL
13 709 (17.51%) Cisco ASA
14 702 (17.34%) Microsoft
15 687 (16.97%) Security Cleared
16 634 (15.66%) Wireless
17 627 (15.49%) Active Directory
18 614 (15.17%) VPN
19 581 (14.35%) Network Security
20 556 (13.74%) Linux
21 548 (13.54%) Finance
22 540 (13.34%) MPLS
23 523 (12.92%) F5
24 522 (12.90%) SC Cleared
25 521 (12.87%) Cisco Nexus
26 519 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
27 502 (12.40%) BGP
28 476 (11.76%) Windows Server
29 457 (11.29%) DNS
30 452 (11.17%) 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
1 264 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 127 (3.14%) Skype for Business
3 124 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 86 (2.12%) SharePoint
5 64 (1.58%) IIS
6 51 (1.26%) Apache
7 50 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 42 (1.04%) OpenStack
9 33 (0.82%) Tomcat
10 30 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 30 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
11 29 (0.72%) WebSphere
12 28 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
13 19 (0.47%) Mule
13 19 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 16 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
15 13 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
15 13 (0.32%) WebLogic
16 12 (0.30%) SAS
17 10 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 254 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 171 (4.22%) MS Office
3 61 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.22%) MS Project
6 8 (0.20%) ProjectWise
7 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.025%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 25 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 19 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.20%) RMDS
5 5 (0.12%) Eikon
6 3 (0.074%) BASE24
7 2 (0.049%) assyst
7 2 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.049%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.025%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.025%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.025%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.025%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.025%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.025%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.025%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.025%) Primavera
8 1 (0.025%) Summit
8 1 (0.025%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.025%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 167 (4.13%) Office 365
2 123 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 66 (1.63%) IaaS
5 41 (1.01%) SaaS
6 35 (0.86%) PaaS
7 33 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (0.35%) Mimecast
9 12 (0.30%) Google Apps
10 8 (0.20%) Yammer
11 6 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.074%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.074%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.049%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.049%) IBM PureFlex
14 2 (0.049%) OneDrive
15 1 (0.025%) SoftLayer
15 1 (0.025%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1708 (42.19%) Firewall
2 1136 (28.06%) WAN
3 1048 (25.89%) LAN
4 709 (17.51%) Cisco ASA
5 634 (15.66%) Wireless
6 614 (15.17%) VPN
7 581 (14.35%) Network Security
8 540 (13.34%) MPLS
9 521 (12.87%) Cisco Nexus
10 502 (12.40%) BGP
11 457 (11.29%) DNS
12 452 (11.17%) TCP/IP
13 416 (10.28%) VoIP
14 387 (9.56%) OSPF
15 330 (8.15%) SAN
16 324 (8.00%) DHCP
17 228 (5.63%) Internet
18 211 (5.21%) EIGRP
19 207 (5.11%) VLAN
20 188 (4.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 45 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (0.94%) MySQL
4 36 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 28 (0.69%) DB2
6 24 (0.59%) Hadoop
7 21 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (0.44%) HBase
10 11 (0.27%) Relational Database
11 9 (0.22%) Big Data
11 9 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
12 8 (0.20%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.12%) Informix
14 5 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.099%) Data Mart
16 3 (0.074%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 25 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
3 21 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 20 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 15 (0.37%) StarTeam
6 12 (0.30%) JIRA
7 11 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (0.17%) git-flow
9 5 (0.12%) Subversion
10 3 (0.074%) Hudson
10 3 (0.074%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.049%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.049%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.049%) JUnit
11 2 (0.049%) Maven
11 2 (0.049%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.049%) Xcode
12 1 (0.025%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.025%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.025%) TestDirector
General
1 548 (13.54%) Finance
2 334 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 161 (3.98%) Banking
4 99 (2.45%) Retail
5 56 (1.38%) Legal
6 49 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 31 (0.77%) Back Office
7 31 (0.77%) Games
8 30 (0.74%) Law
9 29 (0.72%) Marketing
10 26 (0.64%) Advertising
10 26 (0.64%) Billing
11 23 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.52%) Investment Banking
12 21 (0.52%) Military
13 20 (0.49%) Electronics
14 12 (0.30%) French Language
15 11 (0.27%) Publishing
16 8 (0.20%) Automotive
17 7 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1296 (32.02%) Network Engineer
2 527 (13.02%) Cisco Engineer
3 486 (12.01%) Architect
4 368 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 361 (8.92%) Analyst
6 304 (7.51%) Support Engineer
7 217 (5.36%) Security Engineer
7 217 (5.36%) Senior Network Engineer
8 210 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 199 (4.92%) Consultant
10 182 (4.50%) Network Architect
11 176 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
12 148 (3.66%) Network Analyst
13 141 (3.48%) Designer
14 140 (3.46%) Network Support
15 132 (3.26%) Firewall Engineer
16 126 (3.11%) Project Manager
17 125 (3.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 120 (2.96%) Infrastructure Architect
19 112 (2.77%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (2.12%) 802.1X
2 59 (1.46%) Web Services
3 46 (1.14%) Middleware
4 42 (1.04%) XMPP
5 24 (0.59%) HTML
6 21 (0.52%) XML
7 20 (0.49%) CSS
8 19 (0.47%) SAML
9 18 (0.44%) LAMP
10 17 (0.42%) .NET
11 16 (0.40%) Rendezvous
12 15 (0.37%) XSLT
13 11 (0.27%) ASP.NET
13 11 (0.27%) J2EE
13 11 (0.27%) Node.js
14 8 (0.20%) JSP
15 7 (0.17%) JRuby
16 6 (0.15%) COM
16 6 (0.15%) jQuery
16 6 (0.15%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 762 (18.82%) Data Centre
2 127 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 92 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
5 82 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 55 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 54 (1.33%) Driving Licence
7 54 (1.33%) EMC VNX
8 49 (1.21%) Clustering
9 45 (1.11%) Blackberry
9 45 (1.11%) FlexPod
10 44 (1.09%) PKI
11 41 (1.01%) Replication
12 37 (0.91%) iSeries
12 37 (0.91%) IVR
13 32 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
14 31 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
15 29 (0.72%) NHS
15 29 (0.72%) Private Cloud
16 24 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 978 (24.16%) Windows
2 556 (13.74%) Linux
3 476 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 320 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 225 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 194 (4.79%) Windows 7
7 176 (4.35%) Unix
8 149 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 81 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 79 (1.95%) Solaris
11 62 (1.53%) Windows 8
12 51 (1.26%) Windows 10
13 46 (1.14%) CentOS
13 46 (1.14%) Mac OS X
14 45 (1.11%) Windows XP
15 41 (1.01%) Data ONTAP
16 37 (0.91%) AIX
17 17 (0.42%) Android
18 14 (0.35%) Mac OS
18 14 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 716 (17.69%) ITIL
2 342 (8.45%) Migration
3 304 (7.51%) Network Design
4 251 (6.20%) Project Management
5 214 (5.29%) Load Balancing
6 201 (4.97%) Change Management
7 169 (4.17%) Network Management
8 154 (3.80%) Service Management
9 145 (3.58%) Network Monitoring
10 134 (3.31%) Service Delivery
11 133 (3.29%) Information Security
12 132 (3.26%) PRINCE2
13 116 (2.87%) High Availability
14 113 (2.79%) Network Architecture
15 107 (2.64%) ITIL V3
16 105 (2.59%) Stakeholder Management
17 95 (2.35%) Change Control
17 95 (2.35%) Configuration Management
18 91 (2.25%) Problem Management
19 90 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 219 (5.41%) SQL
2 159 (3.93%) PowerShell
3 100 (2.47%) Python
4 76 (1.88%) Perl
5 71 (1.75%) Java
6 53 (1.31%) Bash Shell
7 42 (1.04%) C
8 39 (0.96%) JavaScript
9 32 (0.79%) Shell Script
10 29 (0.72%) VBScript
11 28 (0.69%) Ruby
12 26 (0.64%) VB
13 24 (0.59%) PHP
14 12 (0.30%) Tcl
15 9 (0.22%) Lisp
16 8 (0.20%) C#
17 5 (0.12%) C++
18 3 (0.074%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.074%) T-SQL
19 2 (0.049%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1557 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 1020 (25.20%) CCNP
3 759 (18.75%) CCNA
4 687 (16.97%) Security Cleared
5 522 (12.90%) SC Cleared
6 298 (7.36%) CCIE
7 218 (5.39%) Degree
8 169 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 152 (3.75%) DV Cleared
10 126 (3.11%) CISSP
11 108 (2.67%) CCDP
12 92 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 91 (2.25%) MCSE
14 87 (2.15%) CCSE
15 71 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
16 67 (1.66%) MCSA
17 55 (1.36%) CCSA
17 55 (1.36%) CISM
18 51 (1.26%) JNCIP
19 48 (1.19%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (4.62%) SLA
2 88 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 84 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 39 (0.96%) QA
5 25 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 22 (0.54%) JSP 440
7 20 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
8 16 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 14 (0.35%) ISO27005
10 9 (0.22%) ISAE 3402
11 7 (0.17%) COBIT
12 5 (0.12%) COSO
12 5 (0.12%) HIPAA
13 4 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.099%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.074%) BS7799
14 3 (0.074%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.074%) SAS 70
15 2 (0.049%) FIPS 140-2
15 2 (0.049%) GxP
System Software
1 627 (15.49%) Active Directory
2 519 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 175 (4.32%) vSphere
4 142 (3.51%) Hyper-V
5 101 (2.50%) VMware ESX
6 81 (2.00%) XenApp
7 73 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
8 65 (1.61%) NFS
9 48 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
10 40 (0.99%) XenDesktop
11 35 (0.86%) vCloud
12 33 (0.82%) KVM
13 32 (0.79%) ProxySG
14 30 (0.74%) Firmware
15 28 (0.69%) Xen
16 26 (0.64%) SRDF
17 24 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
18 22 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
19 20 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
19 20 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 153 (3.78%) SCCM
2 118 (2.92%) Puppet
3 110 (2.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 106 (2.62%) FortiGate
5 96 (2.37%) Cisco Prime
6 64 (1.58%) Nagios
7 57 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
8 54 (1.33%) Cisco UCCE
9 52 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
10 45 (1.11%) SCOM
11 36 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 35 (0.86%) Ansible
13 33 (0.82%) Tivoli
13 33 (0.82%) WSUS
14 31 (0.77%) NetBackup
15 29 (0.72%) Backup Exec
15 29 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
16 27 (0.67%) OPNET
17 24 (0.59%) Cacti
18 21 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 919 (22.70%) VMware
2 867 (21.42%) CheckPoint
3 764 (18.87%) Juniper
4 702 (17.34%) Microsoft
5 523 (12.92%) F5
6 415 (10.25%) HP
7 380 (9.39%) Citrix
8 296 (7.31%) Palo Alto
9 242 (5.98%) EMC
10 228 (5.63%) NetApp
11 217 (5.36%) SolarWinds
12 182 (4.50%) Fortinet
13 181 (4.47%) Blue Coat
14 174 (4.30%) Oracle
15 160 (3.95%) IBM
16 141 (3.48%) Dell
17 135 (3.33%) Red Hat
18 122 (3.01%) Intel Security
19 118 (2.92%) Riverbed
20 114 (2.82%) Aruba
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