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 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 42 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2201 2012 1836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.41% 3.89% 3.77%
As % of the Vendors category 9.81% 8.80% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1199 1113
Median daily rate £399 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 92 88
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -19.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.00%
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
22428 22853 21885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.95% 44.21% 44.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13969 13791 12367
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 £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 750 998 997
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.31 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +4.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.86 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 July 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 July 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 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
London -10 783 £425 +9.67% 186
South East +6 527 £375 - 140
South West +30 184 £355 +1.42% 26
West Midlands +3 168 £388 +20.15% 37
Yorkshire +9 165 £375 +25.00% 48
East of England +8 130 £325 +3.17% 42
North West -10 123 £375 +15.38% 55
East Midlands -1 56 £448 +37.69% 15
North East -15 40 £321 +18.88% 6
Midlands +1 11 £488 +51.16%
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 1844 (43.54%) Firewall
2 1635 (38.61%) Cisco Certification
3 1166 (27.53%) WAN
4 1082 (25.55%) LAN
5 1071 (25.29%) CCNP
6 1046 (24.70%) Windows
7 948 (22.38%) CheckPoint
7 948 (22.38%) VMware
8 805 (19.01%) CCNA
9 801 (18.91%) Juniper
10 795 (18.77%) Microsoft
11 784 (18.51%) Data Centre
12 783 (18.49%) Cisco ASA
13 751 (17.73%) ITIL
14 748 (17.66%) Security Cleared
15 672 (15.87%) Active Directory
16 670 (15.82%) Wireless
17 628 (14.83%) VPN
18 618 (14.59%) Network Security
19 587 (13.86%) Linux
20 582 (13.74%) SC Cleared
21 570 (13.46%) Finance
22 560 (13.22%) F5
23 542 (12.80%) Cisco Nexus
24 535 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
25 498 (11.76%) Windows Server
26 496 (11.71%) MPLS
27 494 (11.66%) BGP
28 482 (11.38%) TCP/IP
29 480 (11.33%) DNS

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
1 282 (6.66%) MS Exchange
2 153 (3.61%) Skype for Business
3 125 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 92 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 62 (1.46%) IIS
6 61 (1.44%) Apache
7 46 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 41 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 36 (0.85%) OpenStack
10 34 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
11 30 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 30 (0.71%) WebSphere
12 26 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 26 (0.61%) WebLogic
13 21 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 19 (0.45%) iPlanet
14 19 (0.45%) Mule
15 18 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
15 18 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
16 13 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 300 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 184 (4.34%) MS Office
3 73 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.31%) MS Project
5 13 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.19%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.024%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 25 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.19%) RMDS
5 5 (0.12%) Eikon
6 3 (0.071%) assyst
6 3 (0.071%) BASE24
6 3 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
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 (0.024%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.024%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.024%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.024%) Summit
8 1 (0.024%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 176 (4.16%) Office 365
2 143 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
4 68 (1.61%) IaaS
5 52 (1.23%) SaaS
6 40 (0.94%) PaaS
7 34 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (0.38%) Google Apps
9 14 (0.33%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.19%) Yammer
11 5 (0.12%) Trello
12 3 (0.071%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.071%) IBM PureFlex
12 3 (0.071%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.047%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.047%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.024%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1844 (43.54%) Firewall
2 1166 (27.53%) WAN
3 1082 (25.55%) LAN
4 783 (18.49%) Cisco ASA
5 670 (15.82%) Wireless
6 628 (14.83%) VPN
7 618 (14.59%) Network Security
8 542 (12.80%) Cisco Nexus
9 496 (11.71%) MPLS
10 494 (11.66%) BGP
11 482 (11.38%) TCP/IP
12 480 (11.33%) DNS
13 442 (10.44%) VoIP
14 390 (9.21%) OSPF
15 348 (8.22%) SAN
16 332 (7.84%) DHCP
17 243 (5.74%) Internet
18 229 (5.41%) VLAN
19 211 (4.98%) SSL
20 209 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 51 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 44 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (0.87%) MySQL
5 24 (0.57%) DB2
5 24 (0.57%) Hadoop
6 23 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (0.47%) HBase
8 16 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (0.19%) Big Data
10 8 (0.19%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.17%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.14%) Informix
12 6 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.12%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.094%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 37 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 23 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
3 22 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 21 (0.50%) Jenkins
5 12 (0.28%) JIRA
6 10 (0.24%) StarTeam
7 7 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
8 6 (0.14%) git-flow
8 6 (0.14%) Subversion
9 4 (0.094%) Travis CI
10 3 (0.071%) Hudson
11 2 (0.047%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.047%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.047%) JUnit
11 2 (0.047%) Maven
11 2 (0.047%) Xcode
12 1 (0.024%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.024%) GitLab
12 1 (0.024%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.024%) TestDirector
General
1 570 (13.46%) Finance
2 328 (7.74%) Telecoms
3 175 (4.13%) Banking
4 102 (2.41%) Retail
5 58 (1.37%) Legal
6 53 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 32 (0.76%) Law
7 32 (0.76%) Marketing
8 30 (0.71%) Back Office
9 29 (0.68%) Games
10 26 (0.61%) Billing
11 23 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 20 (0.47%) Investment Banking
12 20 (0.47%) Military
13 19 (0.45%) Electronics
14 18 (0.43%) Advertising
15 12 (0.28%) French Language
15 12 (0.28%) Publishing
16 11 (0.26%) Automotive
16 11 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1337 (31.57%) Network Engineer
2 544 (12.85%) Architect
3 533 (12.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 385 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 370 (8.74%) Analyst
6 294 (6.94%) Support Engineer
7 247 (5.83%) Consultant
8 226 (5.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 225 (5.31%) Security Engineer
10 223 (5.27%) Senior Network Engineer
11 201 (4.75%) Network Architect
12 185 (4.37%) Network Security Engineer
13 154 (3.64%) Network Analyst
14 146 (3.45%) Firewall Engineer
15 142 (3.35%) Project Manager
16 136 (3.21%) Network Support
17 131 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
18 129 (3.05%) Designer
19 127 (3.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
20 126 (2.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (2.43%) 802.1X
2 58 (1.37%) Middleware
3 55 (1.30%) Web Services
4 47 (1.11%) XMPP
5 29 (0.68%) CSS
6 27 (0.64%) HTML
7 26 (0.61%) XML
8 24 (0.57%) J2EE
9 20 (0.47%) JSP
10 19 (0.45%) Regular Expression
10 19 (0.45%) SAML
11 18 (0.43%) Rendezvous
12 17 (0.40%) LAMP
12 17 (0.40%) XSLT
13 14 (0.33%) .NET
14 11 (0.26%) ASP.NET
15 10 (0.24%) Node.js
16 7 (0.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 7 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
17 6 (0.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 784 (18.51%) Data Centre
2 135 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
3 116 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 97 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
5 85 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 62 (1.46%) EMC VNX
7 55 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 53 (1.25%) Clustering
9 49 (1.16%) Driving Licence
10 48 (1.13%) Blackberry
10 48 (1.13%) Replication
11 47 (1.11%) FlexPod
12 43 (1.02%) IVR
12 43 (1.02%) PKI
13 34 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
14 31 (0.73%) NHS
15 29 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
16 28 (0.66%) Private Cloud
17 26 (0.61%) Hedge funds
18 25 (0.59%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1046 (24.70%) Windows
2 587 (13.86%) Linux
3 498 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 335 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 250 (5.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 179 (4.23%) Unix
6 179 (4.23%) Windows 7
7 157 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 105 (2.48%) Solaris
9 90 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 67 (1.58%) Windows 8
11 52 (1.23%) Windows 10
12 50 (1.18%) CentOS
13 49 (1.16%) AIX
14 43 (1.02%) Windows XP
15 41 (0.97%) Data ONTAP
16 39 (0.92%) Mac OS X
17 24 (0.57%) Ubuntu
18 17 (0.40%) Android
19 14 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (17.73%) ITIL
2 341 (8.05%) Migration
3 314 (7.41%) Network Design
4 275 (6.49%) Project Management
5 241 (5.69%) Load Balancing
6 209 (4.94%) Change Management
7 191 (4.51%) Network Management
8 171 (4.04%) Service Management
9 156 (3.68%) Network Monitoring
10 143 (3.38%) Information Security
11 141 (3.33%) PRINCE2
12 135 (3.19%) ITIL V3
13 133 (3.14%) Network Architecture
14 131 (3.09%) Service Delivery
15 123 (2.90%) High Availability
16 116 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
17 100 (2.36%) Change Control
18 94 (2.22%) Configuration Management
19 92 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
20 91 (2.15%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 219 (5.17%) SQL
2 163 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 93 (2.20%) Python
4 87 (2.05%) Java
5 73 (1.72%) Perl
6 50 (1.18%) Bash Shell
7 43 (1.02%) C
8 42 (0.99%) JavaScript
9 36 (0.85%) Shell Script
10 28 (0.66%) VBScript
11 25 (0.59%) VB
12 23 (0.54%) Ruby
13 19 (0.45%) PHP
14 13 (0.31%) Tcl
15 6 (0.14%) C#
16 4 (0.094%) C++
16 4 (0.094%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.071%) Lisp
17 3 (0.071%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.047%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1635 (38.61%) Cisco Certification
2 1071 (25.29%) CCNP
3 805 (19.01%) CCNA
4 748 (17.66%) Security Cleared
5 582 (13.74%) SC Cleared
6 317 (7.49%) CCIE
7 220 (5.19%) Degree
8 195 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 150 (3.54%) DV Cleared
10 145 (3.42%) CISSP
11 135 (3.19%) CCDP
12 116 (2.74%) MCSE
13 99 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 94 (2.22%) CCSE
15 83 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
16 74 (1.75%) MCSA
17 64 (1.51%) CCSA
17 64 (1.51%) CISM
18 53 (1.25%) JNCIP
19 51 (1.20%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (4.46%) SLA
2 106 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 91 (2.15%) PCI DSS
4 41 (0.97%) JSP 440
5 37 (0.87%) QA
6 23 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 22 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
8 13 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.24%) ISO27005
10 9 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 8 (0.19%) COBIT
12 6 (0.14%) COSO
12 6 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
13 5 (0.12%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.094%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.094%) SAS 70
15 3 (0.071%) BS7799
16 2 (0.047%) GLP
16 2 (0.047%) GxP
System Software
1 672 (15.87%) Active Directory
2 535 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 193 (4.56%) vSphere
4 150 (3.54%) Hyper-V
5 101 (2.38%) VMware ESX
6 85 (2.01%) XenApp
7 78 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
8 64 (1.51%) NFS
9 40 (0.94%) Firmware
10 38 (0.90%) KVM
10 38 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
11 37 (0.87%) vCloud
11 37 (0.87%) XenDesktop
12 33 (0.78%) Xen
13 31 (0.73%) SRDF
14 30 (0.71%) ProxySG
15 27 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
16 26 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
17 20 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
18 17 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 167 (3.94%) SCCM
2 123 (2.90%) FortiGate
3 119 (2.81%) Puppet
4 116 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 93 (2.20%) Cisco Prime
6 74 (1.75%) Nagios
7 55 (1.30%) SCOM
8 54 (1.28%) Cisco UCCE
9 52 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
10 49 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
11 46 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 36 (0.85%) NetBackup
13 35 (0.83%) Ansible
14 34 (0.80%) OPNET
15 30 (0.71%) Cacti
16 29 (0.68%) Backup Exec
16 29 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
17 27 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
18 26 (0.61%) Tivoli
19 25 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 948 (22.38%) CheckPoint
1 948 (22.38%) VMware
2 801 (18.91%) Juniper
3 795 (18.77%) Microsoft
4 560 (13.22%) F5
5 422 (9.96%) HP
6 413 (9.75%) Citrix
7 328 (7.74%) Palo Alto
8 255 (6.02%) EMC
9 226 (5.34%) SolarWinds
10 221 (5.22%) NetApp
11 200 (4.72%) Fortinet
12 194 (4.58%) Blue Coat
13 193 (4.56%) Oracle
14 171 (4.04%) Dell
15 158 (3.73%) Red Hat
16 140 (3.31%) Aruba
16 140 (3.31%) IBM
17 137 (3.23%) Riverbed
18 129 (3.05%) Intel Security
Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £150 - 175 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £280.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
FT Select
Rate: From £175 to £190 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 8 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £24 - £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £185 - £215 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Skilliantech Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £130.00 - £140.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago