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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
UK / England
Rank 45 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1744 1986 2085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.17% 4.23% 4.44%
As % of the Vendors category 9.39% 9.87% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 1176 1212
Median daily rate £380 £365 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 80 100
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £55.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.88 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +4.65%

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
18566 20123 21455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.42% 42.89% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11657 12204 12578
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 784 895
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.46 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £55.00 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -12 600 £400 - 152
South East +6 524 £391 +7.93% 86
West Midlands +32 136 £363 -9.37% 38
South West -11 117 £331 -6.02% 36
North West 0 99 £339 +0.51% 38
Yorkshire -16 92 £400 +6.66% 27
East of England -14 72 £400 +14.28% 22
North East +11 47 £363 +11.53% 4
East Midlands -3 45 £328 +0.76% 12
Midlands +2 1 - -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 1533 (40.91%) Firewall
2 1459 (38.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1026 (27.38%) LAN
4 978 (26.10%) WAN
5 924 (24.66%) CCNP
6 907 (24.21%) Windows
7 865 (23.09%) VMware
8 772 (20.60%) CheckPoint
9 769 (20.52%) CCNA
10 759 (20.26%) Security Cleared
11 745 (19.88%) Juniper
12 684 (18.25%) Microsoft
13 676 (18.04%) Data Centre
14 666 (17.77%) Cisco ASA
15 609 (16.25%) ITIL
16 605 (16.15%) SC Cleared
16 605 (16.15%) F5
17 533 (14.22%) Wireless
18 513 (13.69%) Active Directory
19 512 (13.66%) VPN
20 503 (13.42%) Cisco Nexus
21 501 (13.37%) Linux
22 493 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
23 476 (12.70%) Network Security
24 462 (12.33%) Finance
25 443 (11.82%) Windows Server
26 410 (10.94%) TCP/IP
27 406 (10.84%) MPLS
28 395 (10.54%) CCIE
29 389 (10.38%) VoIP

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
1 185 (4.94%) MS Exchange
2 143 (3.82%) Skype for Business
3 90 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 84 (2.24%) Apache
5 59 (1.57%) IIS
6 52 (1.39%) SharePoint
7 49 (1.31%) Tomcat
8 42 (1.12%) WebLogic
9 40 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
10 37 (0.99%) JBoss
11 35 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 35 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
12 34 (0.91%) iPlanet
13 27 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
14 26 (0.69%) WebSphere
15 22 (0.59%) OpenStack
16 14 (0.37%) IBM Notes
16 14 (0.37%) nginx
17 13 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
18 11 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 211 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 191 (5.10%) MS Office
3 49 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.24%) MS Project
7 2 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.053%) InDesign
7 2 (0.053%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 29 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.13%) assyst
5 4 (0.11%) Eikon
5 4 (0.11%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.080%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.027%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.027%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 181 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 148 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 130 (3.47%) Office 365
4 54 (1.44%) IaaS
5 39 (1.04%) PaaS
6 36 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (0.67%) SaaS
8 14 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (0.35%) Akamai
10 11 (0.29%) Mimecast
11 9 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (0.13%) SoftLayer
13 4 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.11%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.080%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.053%) GitHub
15 2 (0.053%) OpenShift
16 1 (0.027%) G Suite
16 1 (0.027%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1533 (40.91%) Firewall
2 1026 (27.38%) LAN
3 978 (26.10%) WAN
4 666 (17.77%) Cisco ASA
5 533 (14.22%) Wireless
6 512 (13.66%) VPN
7 503 (13.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 476 (12.70%) Network Security
9 410 (10.94%) TCP/IP
10 406 (10.84%) MPLS
11 389 (10.38%) VoIP
12 377 (10.06%) DNS
13 353 (9.42%) BGP
14 352 (9.39%) OSPF
15 303 (8.09%) SAN
16 276 (7.37%) DHCP
17 228 (6.08%) VLAN
18 203 (5.42%) Internet
19 190 (5.07%) Unified Communications
20 189 (5.04%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 35 (0.93%) MySQL
3 34 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (0.77%) Oracle Database
5 24 (0.64%) Hadoop
6 23 (0.61%) Big Data
7 22 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (0.48%) HBase
10 13 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (0.32%) Oracle Exadata
12 11 (0.29%) Apache Hive
13 10 (0.27%) NoSQL
13 10 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.24%) Sqoop
15 8 (0.21%) Apache Zeppelin
16 7 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
17 6 (0.16%) BODI
Development Applications
1 29 (0.77%) Subversion
2 26 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 24 (0.64%) GCC
3 24 (0.64%) GDB
3 24 (0.64%) Trac
4 23 (0.61%) Git (software)
5 18 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
5 18 (0.48%) Vagrant
5 18 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 14 (0.37%) JIRA
7 7 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
8 6 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.16%) StarTeam
8 6 (0.16%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.080%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (0.080%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 2 (0.053%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.053%) GoCD
10 2 (0.053%) TeamCity
General
1 462 (12.33%) Finance
2 331 (8.83%) Telecoms
3 168 (4.48%) Banking
4 93 (2.48%) Retail
5 49 (1.31%) Law
6 46 (1.23%) Legal
7 30 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 29 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 26 (0.69%) Back Office
10 24 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 21 (0.56%) Billing
12 20 (0.53%) Local Government
13 14 (0.37%) Electronics
13 14 (0.37%) Marketing
14 12 (0.32%) Advertising
15 11 (0.29%) Games
16 10 (0.27%) Military
17 9 (0.24%) German Language
18 8 (0.21%) French Language
19 6 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1164 (31.06%) Network Engineer
2 518 (13.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 487 (13.00%) Architect
4 353 (9.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 308 (8.22%) Analyst
6 207 (5.52%) Network Architect
7 204 (5.44%) Consultant
8 193 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 193 (5.15%) Support Engineer
9 192 (5.12%) Security Engineer
10 154 (4.11%) Network Security Engineer
11 148 (3.95%) Senior Network Engineer
12 125 (3.34%) Network Analyst
13 121 (3.23%) Administrator
14 118 (3.15%) Project Manager
15 106 (2.83%) Network Support
16 104 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
16 104 (2.78%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
17 98 (2.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 92 (2.46%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (2.59%) 802.1X
2 64 (1.71%) XMPP
3 61 (1.63%) Web Services
4 38 (1.01%) Middleware
5 37 (0.99%) J2EE
6 31 (0.83%) XML
7 24 (0.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 24 (0.64%) STL
8 16 (0.43%) SAML
9 15 (0.40%) .NET
10 14 (0.37%) CSS
10 14 (0.37%) HTML
11 13 (0.35%) XSLT
12 12 (0.32%) LAMP
13 10 (0.27%) Kafka
13 10 (0.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 10 (0.27%) Regular Expression
13 10 (0.27%) Software Packaging
13 10 (0.27%) WAP
14 9 (0.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 676 (18.04%) Data Centre
2 182 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (3.02%) Management Information System
4 102 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
5 81 (2.16%) Clustering
6 66 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 60 (1.60%) EMC VNX
8 54 (1.44%) IVR
9 51 (1.36%) Blackberry
9 51 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 47 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 46 (1.23%) Driving Licence
12 41 (1.09%) Virtual Team
12 41 (1.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 40 (1.07%) NHS
13 40 (1.07%) PKI
14 34 (0.91%) EMC VMAX
15 32 (0.85%) Replication
16 30 (0.80%) FlexPod
17 24 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 907 (24.21%) Windows
2 501 (13.37%) Linux
3 443 (11.82%) Windows Server
4 262 (6.99%) Unix
5 230 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 218 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 171 (4.56%) Windows 7
8 145 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 109 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 108 (2.88%) Solaris
11 99 (2.64%) Windows 10
12 42 (1.12%) Android
13 41 (1.09%) AIX
14 34 (0.91%) CentOS
15 27 (0.72%) Windows 8
16 24 (0.64%) SUSE
16 24 (0.64%) Windows XP
17 22 (0.59%) Mac OS X
18 21 (0.56%) HPUX
19 15 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (16.25%) ITIL
2 329 (8.78%) Network Design
3 298 (7.95%) Migration
4 237 (6.33%) Load Balancing
5 187 (4.99%) Service Management
6 181 (4.83%) Network Management
7 162 (4.32%) Project Management
8 152 (4.06%) Change Management
9 149 (3.98%) High Availability
10 131 (3.50%) Information Security
11 124 (3.31%) Service Delivery
12 120 (3.20%) PRINCE2
13 103 (2.75%) Agile Software Development
14 98 (2.62%) Network Architecture
15 90 (2.40%) Problem Management
16 89 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
17 86 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
17 86 (2.30%) Stakeholder Management
18 85 (2.27%) Incident Management
19 83 (2.22%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 164 (4.38%) SQL
2 122 (3.26%) PowerShell
3 84 (2.24%) Python
4 64 (1.71%) Java
5 63 (1.68%) C
6 50 (1.33%) Perl
7 38 (1.01%) C++
8 36 (0.96%) Shell Script
9 24 (0.64%) Ruby
10 23 (0.61%) VBScript
11 21 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 19 (0.51%) JavaScript
13 16 (0.43%) VB
14 13 (0.35%) PHP
15 11 (0.29%) C#
16 7 (0.19%) Korn
17 6 (0.16%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.11%) AWK
19 3 (0.080%) Go
20 2 (0.053%) R
Qualifications
1 1459 (38.94%) Cisco Certification
2 924 (24.66%) CCNP
3 769 (20.52%) CCNA
4 759 (20.26%) Security Cleared
5 605 (16.15%) SC Cleared
6 395 (10.54%) CCIE
7 186 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 167 (4.46%) Degree
9 131 (3.50%) MCSE
10 120 (3.20%) CCDP
11 108 (2.88%) DV Cleared
12 102 (2.72%) CCSA
12 102 (2.72%) CCSE
12 102 (2.72%) JNCIA
13 80 (2.14%) CISSP
14 61 (1.63%) MCSA
15 54 (1.44%) CCIP
16 51 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
17 49 (1.31%) CCDA
17 49 (1.31%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (4.19%) SLA
2 94 (2.51%) PCI DSS
3 75 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.61%) QA
5 22 (0.59%) COBIT
6 20 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.37%) ISO27002
8 13 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
9 10 (0.27%) HIPAA
10 8 (0.21%) PA-DSS
11 7 (0.19%) JSP 440
11 7 (0.19%) RMADS
12 6 (0.16%) GPG13
13 5 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
14 3 (0.080%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.053%) BS25999
15 2 (0.053%) COSO
15 2 (0.053%) Data Quality
15 2 (0.053%) ISO 9001
15 2 (0.053%) SAS 70
System Software
1 513 (13.69%) Active Directory
2 493 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 156 (4.16%) Hyper-V
4 153 (4.08%) vSphere
5 86 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
6 76 (2.03%) VMware ESX
7 73 (1.95%) XenApp
8 61 (1.63%) vCloud
9 43 (1.15%) ProxySG
10 35 (0.93%) XenDesktop
11 31 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 30 (0.80%) Firmware
13 29 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
14 24 (0.64%) NFS
14 24 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
15 23 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
16 22 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
17 20 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
18 19 (0.51%) KVM
19 17 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 173 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 109 (2.91%) FortiGate
3 95 (2.54%) Cisco Prime
4 93 (2.48%) SCCM
5 84 (2.24%) Puppet
6 80 (2.14%) Cisco UCCX
7 68 (1.81%) Cisco UCCE
8 65 (1.73%) Nagios
9 61 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
10 37 (0.99%) NetBackup
11 36 (0.96%) Nessus
12 33 (0.88%) vRealize
13 31 (0.83%) SCOM
14 30 (0.80%) WSUS
15 28 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 27 (0.72%) Backup Exec
17 26 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
18 24 (0.64%) AirWatch
19 22 (0.59%) Ansible
20 20 (0.53%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 865 (23.09%) VMware
2 772 (20.60%) CheckPoint
3 745 (19.88%) Juniper
4 684 (18.25%) Microsoft
5 605 (16.15%) F5
6 353 (9.42%) HP
7 351 (9.37%) Citrix
8 325 (8.67%) Palo Alto
9 190 (5.07%) EMC
10 184 (4.91%) Blue Coat
11 180 (4.80%) Fortinet
12 164 (4.38%) NetApp
13 157 (4.19%) Oracle
14 147 (3.92%) Red Hat
15 145 (3.87%) SolarWinds
16 131 (3.50%) Riverbed
17 130 (3.47%) Aruba
18 122 (3.26%) Brocade
19 117 (3.12%) Dell
20 114 (3.04%) Avaya
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