The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 33 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 26 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.91% 4.19% 2.55%
As % of the Vendors category 11.61% 8.45% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 10
Average daily rate £250 £257 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% -42.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £205 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £34.25 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
Cisco
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
224 213 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 42.26% 49.53% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 97 152
Average daily rate £350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £205 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -29.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.75 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £45.00 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Essex region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Essex region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +2 4 £425 +54.54% 1
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco.

1 16 (34.78%) Firewall
2 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (28.26%) CCNP
3 13 (28.26%) Cisco UCCE
4 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 10 (21.74%) WAN
4 10 (21.74%) Finance
5 9 (19.57%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (15.22%) Tandberg
6 7 (15.22%) CCSA
6 7 (15.22%) Dell
6 7 (15.22%) Windows
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (15.22%) Verint
7 6 (13.04%) VMware
7 6 (13.04%) Network Security
7 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (13.04%) XMPP
8 5 (10.87%) Linux
8 5 (10.87%) Juniper
8 5 (10.87%) H.323
8 5 (10.87%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
9 4 (8.70%) NetScreen
9 4 (8.70%) OSPF
9 4 (8.70%) BGP
9 4 (8.70%) MGCP
9 4 (8.70%) SQL
9 4 (8.70%) VoIP
9 4 (8.70%) Active Directory

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) Firewall
2 10 (21.74%) WAN
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (13.04%) Network Security
4 5 (10.87%) H.323
5 4 (8.70%) BGP
5 4 (8.70%) DNS
5 4 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (8.70%) MGCP
5 4 (8.70%) NetScreen
5 4 (8.70%) OSPF
5 4 (8.70%) VoIP
6 3 (6.52%) LAN
7 2 (4.35%) DHCP
7 2 (4.35%) FTP
7 2 (4.35%) LDAP
7 2 (4.35%) SAN
7 2 (4.35%) SMTP
7 2 (4.35%) SSL
7 2 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Automotive
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Consultant
2 9 (19.57%) Team Leader
3 5 (10.87%) Designer
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Security Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Chemistry
3 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.35%) Physics
3 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.52%) Unix
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (4.35%) ITIL
1 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
1 2 (4.35%) Presales
1 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
1 2 (4.35%) SIEM
1 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
2 1 (2.17%) Change Control
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
2 1 (2.17%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
2 1 (2.17%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (2.17%) Information Security
2 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (2.17%) Project Management
2 1 (2.17%) Service Management
2 1 (2.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) VBA
3 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (28.26%) CCNP
3 7 (15.22%) CCSA
4 3 (6.52%) CCNA
5 2 (4.35%) CCIE
5 2 (4.35%) CCSP
5 2 (4.35%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.17%) CCSE
6 1 (2.17%) CEH
6 1 (2.17%) Degree
6 1 (2.17%) MCDST
6 1 (2.17%) MCSE
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Snort
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (15.22%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (4.35%) EnCase
4 2 (4.35%) QRadar
5 1 (2.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
2 7 (15.22%) Dell
2 7 (15.22%) Tandberg
2 7 (15.22%) Verint
3 6 (13.04%) VMware
4 5 (10.87%) Juniper
5 4 (8.70%) HP
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.52%) McAfee
6 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix
7 2 (4.35%) F5
7 2 (4.35%) IBM
7 2 (4.35%) Imperva
7 2 (4.35%) Infoblox
7 2 (4.35%) NetIQ
7 2 (4.35%) Rapid7
7 2 (4.35%) Sourcefire
7 2 (4.35%) Splunk