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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
UK / England
Rank 46 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1810 1889 2064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.36% 4.13% 4.47%
As % of the Vendors category 9.63% 9.59% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1076 1094 1222
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 99 89
Median hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.60 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.10 £26.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.38 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.89% +33.52%

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
18790 19695 21156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.22% 43.02% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11682 11744 12637
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 803 935
Median hourly rate £19.88 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.42 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -9 617 £400 - 163
South East +6 514 £400 +10.34% 110
West Midlands +31 130 £360 -12.30% 44
Yorkshire -1 121 £375 +7.14% 33
South West -3 112 £344 -1.64% 19
North West +8 101 £339 -15.10% 41
East of England -17 95 £375 +8.69% 22
North East +17 55 £363 +16.00% 3
East Midlands -1 51 £330 -16.19% 17
Midlands +1 1 - -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 1626 (42.04%) Firewall
2 1487 (38.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1076 (27.82%) LAN
4 1032 (26.68%) WAN
5 942 (24.35%) Windows
6 920 (23.78%) CCNP
7 899 (23.24%) VMware
8 819 (21.17%) CheckPoint
9 787 (20.35%) CCNA
10 756 (19.54%) Juniper
11 748 (19.34%) Security Cleared
12 729 (18.85%) Microsoft
13 717 (18.54%) Data Centre
14 688 (17.79%) Cisco ASA
15 625 (16.16%) ITIL
16 600 (15.51%) SC Cleared
17 590 (15.25%) F5
18 545 (14.09%) Active Directory
19 537 (13.88%) Cisco Nexus
20 529 (13.68%) Linux
21 522 (13.50%) VPN
22 518 (13.39%) Network Security
23 508 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
24 505 (13.06%) Wireless
25 497 (12.85%) Finance
26 473 (12.23%) Windows Server
27 434 (11.22%) TCP/IP
28 402 (10.39%) DNS
29 391 (10.11%) VoIP
30 389 (10.06%) MPLS

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
1 216 (5.58%) MS Exchange
2 133 (3.44%) Skype for Business
3 97 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 83 (2.15%) Apache
5 58 (1.50%) IIS
6 54 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 50 (1.29%) Tomcat
8 46 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 45 (1.16%) WebLogic
10 39 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
11 38 (0.98%) iPlanet
12 35 (0.90%) JBoss
13 31 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 28 (0.72%) WebSphere
15 27 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
16 20 (0.52%) OpenStack
17 16 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
18 15 (0.39%) IBM Notes
19 14 (0.36%) CMS
19 14 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 215 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 188 (4.86%) MS Office
3 53 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.21%) MS Project
7 2 (0.052%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.052%) InDesign
7 2 (0.052%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 29 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.13%) assyst
5 4 (0.10%) Eikon
5 4 (0.10%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.078%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.026%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.026%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 171 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 150 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 130 (3.36%) Office 365
4 52 (1.34%) IaaS
5 41 (1.06%) PaaS
6 37 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (0.67%) SaaS
8 15 (0.39%) Akamai
9 14 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (0.26%) Mimecast
11 9 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (0.13%) SoftLayer
13 4 (0.10%) G Suite
13 4 (0.10%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.10%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.078%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.078%) GitHub
14 3 (0.078%) Trello
15 2 (0.052%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 1626 (42.04%) Firewall
2 1076 (27.82%) LAN
3 1032 (26.68%) WAN
4 688 (17.79%) Cisco ASA
5 537 (13.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 522 (13.50%) VPN
7 518 (13.39%) Network Security
8 505 (13.06%) Wireless
9 434 (11.22%) TCP/IP
10 402 (10.39%) DNS
11 391 (10.11%) VoIP
12 389 (10.06%) MPLS
13 356 (9.20%) BGP
14 349 (9.02%) OSPF
15 327 (8.45%) SAN
16 283 (7.32%) DHCP
17 240 (6.20%) VLAN
18 214 (5.53%) Internet
19 185 (4.78%) SSL
20 184 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 41 (1.06%) MySQL
3 39 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 27 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (0.59%) Hadoop
7 22 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (0.54%) Big Data
9 19 (0.49%) HBase
10 13 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (0.31%) NoSQL
11 12 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
12 11 (0.28%) Apache Hive
13 9 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (0.23%) Sqoop
14 8 (0.21%) Apache Zeppelin
14 8 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.16%) BODI
Development Applications
1 30 (0.78%) Subversion
2 26 (0.67%) Jenkins
3 23 (0.59%) Git (software)
4 22 (0.57%) GCC
4 22 (0.57%) GDB
4 22 (0.57%) Trac
5 18 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 15 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (0.36%) Vagrant
8 13 (0.34%) JIRA
9 6 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.16%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (0.13%) StarTeam
11 4 (0.10%) GoCD
12 3 (0.078%) Rational Application Developer
12 3 (0.078%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 2 (0.052%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.052%) Grunt
General
1 497 (12.85%) Finance
2 320 (8.27%) Telecoms
3 177 (4.58%) Banking
4 97 (2.51%) Retail
5 48 (1.24%) Legal
6 45 (1.16%) Law
7 35 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 34 (0.88%) Back Office
9 27 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 26 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 25 (0.65%) Billing
12 19 (0.49%) Local Government
13 16 (0.41%) Advertising
13 16 (0.41%) Electronics
14 14 (0.36%) Marketing
15 12 (0.31%) Games
15 12 (0.31%) Publishing
16 10 (0.26%) German Language
17 8 (0.21%) French Language
18 6 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1194 (30.87%) Network Engineer
2 545 (14.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 503 (13.00%) Architect
4 379 (9.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 290 (7.50%) Analyst
6 216 (5.58%) Consultant
7 211 (5.46%) Network Architect
8 206 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 206 (5.33%) Support Engineer
9 203 (5.25%) Security Engineer
10 167 (4.32%) Network Security Engineer
11 154 (3.98%) Senior Network Engineer
12 135 (3.49%) Administrator
13 125 (3.23%) Project Manager
14 116 (3.00%) Network Support
15 114 (2.95%) Infrastructure Architect
16 112 (2.90%) Network Analyst
17 102 (2.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 99 (2.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
19 92 (2.38%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (2.15%) 802.1X
2 66 (1.71%) Web Services
3 57 (1.47%) XMPP
4 43 (1.11%) Middleware
5 40 (1.03%) J2EE
6 24 (0.62%) XML
7 22 (0.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 22 (0.57%) STL
8 19 (0.49%) CSS
9 16 (0.41%) .NET
10 15 (0.39%) HTML
11 14 (0.36%) SAML
12 12 (0.31%) LAMP
12 12 (0.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 12 (0.31%) XSLT
13 11 (0.28%) VXML
14 10 (0.26%) Kafka
14 10 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (0.26%) Regular Expression
15 9 (0.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 717 (18.54%) Data Centre
2 175 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
3 131 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 96 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
5 83 (2.15%) Clustering
6 58 (1.50%) EMC VNX
7 55 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 53 (1.37%) IVR
9 51 (1.32%) Blackberry
9 51 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 49 (1.27%) Driving Licence
11 48 (1.24%) VCE vBlock
12 47 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
13 46 (1.19%) NHS
13 46 (1.19%) Virtual Team
14 38 (0.98%) PKI
15 33 (0.85%) EMC VMAX
16 31 (0.80%) FlexPod
16 31 (0.80%) Replication
17 26 (0.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 942 (24.35%) Windows
2 529 (13.68%) Linux
3 473 (12.23%) Windows Server
4 280 (7.24%) Unix
5 250 (6.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 240 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 163 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 143 (3.70%) Windows 7
9 123 (3.18%) Solaris
10 115 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 77 (1.99%) Windows 10
12 48 (1.24%) AIX
13 47 (1.22%) CentOS
14 45 (1.16%) Android
15 31 (0.80%) Windows 8
16 29 (0.75%) SUSE
17 28 (0.72%) Windows XP
18 21 (0.54%) Ubuntu
19 20 (0.52%) HPUX
20 19 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 625 (16.16%) ITIL
2 316 (8.17%) Network Design
3 299 (7.73%) Migration
4 265 (6.85%) Load Balancing
5 191 (4.94%) Network Management
6 174 (4.50%) Service Management
7 169 (4.37%) Project Management
8 155 (4.01%) Change Management
9 153 (3.96%) High Availability
10 136 (3.52%) Information Security
11 134 (3.46%) PRINCE2
11 134 (3.46%) Service Delivery
12 113 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
13 107 (2.77%) Disaster Recovery
14 101 (2.61%) Network Architecture
15 94 (2.43%) Root Cause Analysis
16 92 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 90 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
18 89 (2.30%) Problem Management
18 89 (2.30%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 174 (4.50%) SQL
2 122 (3.15%) PowerShell
3 93 (2.40%) Python
4 75 (1.94%) Java
5 59 (1.53%) C
6 47 (1.22%) Perl
7 40 (1.03%) C++
8 36 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 26 (0.67%) Ruby
10 23 (0.59%) JavaScript
10 23 (0.59%) VB
11 22 (0.57%) Bash Shell
12 16 (0.41%) PHP
13 13 (0.34%) VBScript
14 11 (0.28%) C#
15 8 (0.21%) Korn
16 7 (0.18%) Go
17 5 (0.13%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.10%) AWK
19 2 (0.052%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1487 (38.44%) Cisco Certification
2 920 (23.78%) CCNP
3 787 (20.35%) CCNA
4 748 (19.34%) Security Cleared
5 600 (15.51%) SC Cleared
6 388 (10.03%) CCIE
7 190 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 159 (4.11%) Degree
9 135 (3.49%) MCSE
10 120 (3.10%) CCDP
11 104 (2.69%) DV Cleared
12 94 (2.43%) CCSA
13 93 (2.40%) CISSP
14 89 (2.30%) CCSE
15 88 (2.28%) JNCIA
16 62 (1.60%) CCVP
16 62 (1.60%) MCSA
17 60 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
18 52 (1.34%) CCDA
18 52 (1.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (4.37%) SLA
2 119 (3.08%) PCI DSS
3 93 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (0.70%) COBIT
5 24 (0.62%) QA
6 20 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.44%) RMADS
8 14 (0.36%) Government Security Classifications
9 13 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
9 13 (0.34%) JSP 440
10 12 (0.31%) ISO27002
11 9 (0.23%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.16%) PA-DSS
13 2 (0.052%) COSO
13 2 (0.052%) GPG13
13 2 (0.052%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.052%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.052%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.052%) SAS 70
14 1 (0.026%) BS25999
System Software
1 545 (14.09%) Active Directory
2 508 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 162 (4.19%) vSphere
4 158 (4.08%) Hyper-V
5 87 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
6 78 (2.02%) VMware ESX
7 77 (1.99%) XenApp
8 49 (1.27%) vCloud
9 35 (0.90%) ProxySG
10 34 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
11 33 (0.85%) Firmware
11 33 (0.85%) XenDesktop
12 31 (0.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 24 (0.62%) NFS
13 24 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
14 22 (0.57%) KVM
14 22 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
15 21 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
16 17 (0.44%) Xen
17 16 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 162 (4.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 92 (2.38%) SCCM
3 84 (2.17%) FortiGate
4 82 (2.12%) Puppet
5 81 (2.09%) Cisco UCCX
6 76 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
7 66 (1.71%) Nagios
8 62 (1.60%) Cisco UCCE
8 62 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
9 53 (1.37%) Nessus
10 45 (1.16%) NetBackup
11 39 (1.01%) WSUS
12 37 (0.96%) SCOM
13 32 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 31 (0.80%) Backup Exec
15 28 (0.72%) AirWatch
15 28 (0.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 28 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
15 28 (0.72%) vRealize
16 26 (0.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 899 (23.24%) VMware
2 819 (21.17%) CheckPoint
3 756 (19.54%) Juniper
4 729 (18.85%) Microsoft
5 590 (15.25%) F5
6 368 (9.51%) HP
7 349 (9.02%) Citrix
8 317 (8.20%) Palo Alto
9 207 (5.35%) EMC
10 183 (4.73%) Fortinet
11 177 (4.58%) Blue Coat
12 160 (4.14%) NetApp
13 156 (4.03%) Oracle
14 142 (3.67%) Red Hat
15 135 (3.49%) Avaya
16 132 (3.41%) SolarWinds
17 130 (3.36%) Dell
17 130 (3.36%) Riverbed
18 128 (3.31%) Aruba
19 117 (3.02%) Brocade
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