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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 43 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2235 2089 2050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.44% 3.94% 4.03%
As % of the Vendors category 9.82% 8.91% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1254 1216
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 92 94
Median hourly rate £24.15 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.54% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -3.61%
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
22756 23435 23317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 44.22% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14118 14144 13284
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 754 1003 1033
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -6 841 £425 +6.25% 161
South East +4 519 £398 +9.65% 122
Yorkshire +9 165 £360 +20.00% 45
West Midlands +6 162 £400 +23.07% 37
East of England +11 155 £325 +4.00% 37
South West +19 154 £355 +1.42% 47
North West -4 129 £365 +12.30% 60
East Midlands -11 48 £375 +7.14% 13
North East -4 33 £300 +2.04% 7
Midlands -6 10 £388 +20.15%
South Coast - 1 £450 -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 1879 (44.35%) Firewall
2 1650 (38.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1152 (27.19%) WAN
4 1099 (25.94%) LAN
5 1076 (25.40%) CCNP
6 1031 (24.33%) Windows
7 957 (22.59%) CheckPoint
8 939 (22.16%) VMware
9 827 (19.52%) Microsoft
10 822 (19.40%) Cisco ASA
11 803 (18.95%) CCNA
12 801 (18.90%) Data Centre
13 780 (18.41%) Juniper
14 750 (17.70%) ITIL
15 704 (16.62%) Security Cleared
16 683 (16.12%) Active Directory
17 665 (15.70%) Wireless
18 642 (15.15%) Network Security
19 604 (14.26%) VPN
20 591 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
21 578 (13.64%) F5
22 567 (13.38%) Finance
23 559 (13.19%) Linux
24 531 (12.53%) SC Cleared
25 512 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
26 511 (12.06%) Windows Server
27 510 (12.04%) TCP/IP
28 486 (11.47%) DNS
29 476 (11.23%) BGP
30 422 (9.96%) 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
1 290 (6.84%) MS Exchange
2 166 (3.92%) Skype for Business
3 132 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 95 (2.24%) SharePoint
5 56 (1.32%) IIS
6 52 (1.23%) Apache
7 49 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 37 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
9 36 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
10 34 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 33 (0.78%) Tomcat
12 29 (0.68%) OpenStack
13 26 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 23 (0.54%) WebLogic
15 21 (0.50%) iPlanet
16 19 (0.45%) Mule
17 18 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
18 17 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 16 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
20 15 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 289 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 194 (4.58%) MS Office
3 75 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.28%) MS Project
7 8 (0.19%) ProjectWise
8 2 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.024%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 17 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.12%) Eikon
5 3 (0.071%) assyst
5 3 (0.071%) BASE24
6 2 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.047%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.047%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.047%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.047%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.024%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.024%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.024%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.024%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.024%) Primavera
7 1 (0.024%) RMDS
7 1 (0.024%) Summit
7 1 (0.024%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 189 (4.46%) Office 365
2 142 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 137 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 70 (1.65%) IaaS
5 48 (1.13%) SaaS
6 46 (1.09%) PaaS
7 30 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (0.38%) Google Apps
9 15 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.24%) Mimecast
11 7 (0.17%) Yammer
12 6 (0.14%) Trello
13 4 (0.094%) IBM PureFlex
14 3 (0.071%) Rackspace Cloud
14 3 (0.071%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.047%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.047%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.047%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.047%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1879 (44.35%) Firewall
2 1152 (27.19%) WAN
3 1099 (25.94%) LAN
4 822 (19.40%) Cisco ASA
5 665 (15.70%) Wireless
6 642 (15.15%) Network Security
7 604 (14.26%) VPN
8 591 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 510 (12.04%) TCP/IP
10 486 (11.47%) DNS
11 476 (11.23%) BGP
12 422 (9.96%) VoIP
13 417 (9.84%) MPLS
14 385 (9.09%) OSPF
15 333 (7.86%) SAN
16 332 (7.84%) DHCP
17 242 (5.71%) Internet
18 235 (5.55%) VLAN
19 224 (5.29%) SSL
20 206 (4.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 46 (1.09%) Oracle Database
3 42 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (0.90%) MySQL
5 28 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (0.47%) DB2
6 20 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (0.42%) Hadoop
8 16 (0.38%) HBase
8 16 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.17%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.12%) Big Data
11 5 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.12%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.12%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.094%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.094%) GIS
12 4 (0.094%) Informix
Development Applications
1 29 (0.68%) Git (software)
1 29 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 27 (0.64%) Jenkins
3 21 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 13 (0.31%) JIRA
5 11 (0.26%) Subversion
6 7 (0.17%) StarTeam
7 6 (0.14%) git-flow
8 5 (0.12%) Travis CI
9 4 (0.094%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.071%) GCC
10 3 (0.071%) GDB
10 3 (0.071%) GoCD
10 3 (0.071%) Trac
11 2 (0.047%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.047%) Hudson
11 2 (0.047%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.047%) JUnit
11 2 (0.047%) Maven
11 2 (0.047%) Xcode
General
1 567 (13.38%) Finance
2 316 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 189 (4.46%) Banking
4 94 (2.22%) Retail
5 58 (1.37%) Legal
6 46 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 39 (0.92%) Back Office
8 35 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 34 (0.80%) Billing
10 31 (0.73%) Law
11 30 (0.71%) Marketing
12 22 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 21 (0.50%) Advertising
13 21 (0.50%) Games
14 20 (0.47%) Electronics
15 18 (0.42%) Publishing
16 16 (0.38%) Local Government
17 13 (0.31%) Military
18 12 (0.28%) French Language
19 11 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1328 (31.34%) Network Engineer
2 570 (13.45%) Cisco Engineer
3 552 (13.03%) Architect
4 419 (9.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 336 (7.93%) Analyst
6 292 (6.89%) Support Engineer
7 269 (6.35%) Consultant
8 235 (5.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 225 (5.31%) Security Engineer
10 207 (4.89%) Network Architect
11 201 (4.74%) Senior Network Engineer
12 185 (4.37%) Network Security Engineer
13 151 (3.56%) Firewall Engineer
14 138 (3.26%) Network Analyst
15 137 (3.23%) Administrator
15 137 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
16 134 (3.16%) Network Support
17 128 (3.02%) Project Manager
18 127 (3.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 115 (2.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (2.50%) 802.1X
2 53 (1.25%) Middleware
3 52 (1.23%) Web Services
4 50 (1.18%) XMPP
5 33 (0.78%) CSS
6 26 (0.61%) HTML
7 23 (0.54%) J2EE
8 21 (0.50%) JSP
8 21 (0.50%) XML
9 18 (0.42%) Regular Expression
10 15 (0.35%) .NET
10 15 (0.35%) LAMP
10 15 (0.35%) SAML
11 14 (0.33%) Rendezvous
11 14 (0.33%) XSLT
12 11 (0.26%) VXML
13 10 (0.24%) ASP.NET
14 9 (0.21%) Node.js
15 7 (0.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 7 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 801 (18.90%) Data Centre
2 147 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
3 134 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 94 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
5 74 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 57 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 52 (1.23%) EMC VNX
8 51 (1.20%) FlexPod
8 51 (1.20%) IVR
9 47 (1.11%) Blackberry
9 47 (1.11%) Replication
10 46 (1.09%) Clustering
11 45 (1.06%) Driving Licence
12 43 (1.01%) PKI
13 41 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
14 35 (0.83%) Hedge funds
15 31 (0.73%) NHS
16 27 (0.64%) Private Cloud
17 25 (0.59%) User Experience
17 25 (0.59%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1031 (24.33%) Windows
2 559 (13.19%) Linux
3 511 (12.06%) Windows Server
4 317 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 249 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 190 (4.48%) Unix
7 165 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 153 (3.61%) Windows 7
9 108 (2.55%) Solaris
10 96 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 52 (1.23%) Windows 10
12 51 (1.20%) Windows 8
13 50 (1.18%) CentOS
13 50 (1.18%) Windows XP
14 47 (1.11%) AIX
15 41 (0.97%) Data ONTAP
16 37 (0.87%) Mac OS X
17 27 (0.64%) Android
18 26 (0.61%) Ubuntu
19 13 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 750 (17.70%) ITIL
2 343 (8.10%) Migration
3 307 (7.25%) Network Design
4 263 (6.21%) Load Balancing
5 247 (5.83%) Project Management
6 216 (5.10%) Change Management
7 215 (5.07%) Network Management
8 165 (3.89%) Information Security
9 156 (3.68%) Service Management
10 143 (3.38%) PRINCE2
11 141 (3.33%) ITIL V3
12 136 (3.21%) Network Architecture
13 134 (3.16%) Network Monitoring
14 130 (3.07%) Service Delivery
15 110 (2.60%) Kalman Filter
15 110 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 109 (2.57%) High Availability
17 107 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
18 98 (2.31%) Change Control
19 97 (2.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 216 (5.10%) SQL
2 161 (3.80%) PowerShell
3 99 (2.34%) Python
4 88 (2.08%) Java
5 67 (1.58%) Perl
6 43 (1.01%) C
7 42 (0.99%) JavaScript
8 39 (0.92%) Bash Shell
9 38 (0.90%) Shell Script
10 29 (0.68%) VB
11 28 (0.66%) VBScript
12 23 (0.54%) Ruby
13 22 (0.52%) PHP
14 10 (0.24%) C++
15 9 (0.21%) Tcl
16 6 (0.14%) Go
17 4 (0.094%) C#
17 4 (0.094%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.071%) Lisp
19 2 (0.047%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1650 (38.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1076 (25.40%) CCNP
3 803 (18.95%) CCNA
4 704 (16.62%) Security Cleared
5 531 (12.53%) SC Cleared
6 363 (8.57%) CCIE
7 193 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 187 (4.41%) Degree
9 155 (3.66%) CISSP
10 142 (3.35%) CCDP
11 133 (3.14%) DV Cleared
12 108 (2.55%) MCSE
13 105 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 85 (2.01%) CCSE
14 85 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
15 72 (1.70%) CISM
16 67 (1.58%) CCSA
17 66 (1.56%) MCSA
18 54 (1.27%) JNCIP
19 49 (1.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (4.20%) SLA
2 136 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 130 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (1.04%) JSP 440
5 33 (0.78%) QA
6 22 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
7 20 (0.47%) COBIT
8 16 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 11 (0.26%) RMADS
10 10 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
10 10 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.17%) ISO27005
12 6 (0.14%) COSO
13 4 (0.094%) ISAE 3402
13 4 (0.094%) SAS 70
14 3 (0.071%) BS7799
14 3 (0.071%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.071%) PMBOK
System Software
1 683 (16.12%) Active Directory
2 512 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 199 (4.70%) vSphere
4 146 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 99 (2.34%) VMware ESX
6 84 (1.98%) XenApp
7 76 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
8 56 (1.32%) NFS
9 38 (0.90%) Firmware
10 36 (0.85%) vCloud
11 35 (0.83%) KVM
12 33 (0.78%) XenDesktop
13 31 (0.73%) ProxySG
14 30 (0.71%) Xen
15 29 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
15 29 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
16 26 (0.61%) SRDF
17 22 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
18 14 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
18 14 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 164 (3.87%) SCCM
2 133 (3.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 117 (2.76%) Puppet
4 112 (2.64%) FortiGate
5 93 (2.19%) Cisco Prime
6 72 (1.70%) Nagios
7 69 (1.63%) Cisco UCCX
8 65 (1.53%) Cisco UCCE
8 65 (1.53%) SCOM
9 55 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
10 44 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 41 (0.97%) Ansible
12 40 (0.94%) NetBackup
12 40 (0.94%) OPNET
13 34 (0.80%) Backup Exec
14 33 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
15 32 (0.76%) WSUS
16 31 (0.73%) Cacti
16 31 (0.73%) Nessus
17 29 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 957 (22.59%) CheckPoint
2 939 (22.16%) VMware
3 827 (19.52%) Microsoft
4 780 (18.41%) Juniper
5 578 (13.64%) F5
6 408 (9.63%) HP
7 404 (9.54%) Citrix
8 327 (7.72%) Palo Alto
9 241 (5.69%) EMC
10 218 (5.15%) Fortinet
11 214 (5.05%) SolarWinds
12 207 (4.89%) NetApp
13 173 (4.08%) Blue Coat
14 169 (3.99%) Dell
15 168 (3.97%) Oracle
16 144 (3.40%) Red Hat
17 142 (3.35%) Riverbed
18 138 (3.26%) Aruba
19 131 (3.09%) IBM
20 127 (3.00%) Avaya
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Runcorn, Cheshire
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Joseph Harry Ltd
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London
Lorien Resourcing
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
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Wimborne, Dorset
Networkers
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Hampshire
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Central London / West End
Miracle Partners Ltd
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Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Cheshire
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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London
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