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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 24 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 27 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.35% 2.90% 4.44%
As % of the Vendors category 10.84% 6.67% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 10
Median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £375 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £540 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+16.65% -3.43%
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
249 225 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 58.59% 43.52% 45.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 103 99
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 29 36
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +24.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Basildon +15 11 £275 -34.52% 1
Chelmsford +1 5 £250 -33.33%
Brentwood +10 3 £350 - 4
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 28 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
3 25 (51.02%) CCNA
4 17 (34.69%) LAN
4 17 (34.69%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (32.65%) WAN
5 16 (32.65%) MCP
5 16 (32.65%) MCSE
5 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (32.65%) CCA
5 16 (32.65%) Citrix Certification
6 15 (30.61%) Data Analysis
6 15 (30.61%) MS Office
6 15 (30.61%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (28.57%) NHS
8 13 (26.53%) Internet
8 13 (26.53%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (24.49%) Strategic Planning
9 12 (24.49%) WLAN
10 10 (20.41%) Windows
11 9 (18.37%) Firewall
11 9 (18.37%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (16.33%) VoIP
12 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
13 7 (14.29%) VPN
13 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
13 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 7 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (14.29%) CCNP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.20%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) GroupWise
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) MS Office
2 13 (26.53%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 3 (6.12%) MS Project
4 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Office 365
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.20%) Yammer
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) LAN
2 16 (32.65%) WAN
3 13 (26.53%) Internet
4 12 (24.49%) WLAN
5 9 (18.37%) Firewall
6 8 (16.33%) VoIP
7 7 (14.29%) VPN
8 6 (12.24%) Wireless
9 5 (10.20%) PBX
10 3 (6.12%) Cisco IPT
10 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
11 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (4.08%) Extranet
11 2 (4.08%) H.323
11 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
11 2 (4.08%) Telepresence
12 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (2.04%) Network Security
12 1 (2.04%) SAN
12 1 (2.04%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Automotive
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
2 3 (6.12%) Legal
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Network Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) VoIP Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Voice Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) LAN Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) LAN/WAN Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Migration Manager
9 2 (4.08%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) COM
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (28.57%) NHS
3 6 (12.24%) Driving Licence
3 6 (12.24%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) IVR
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Handset
5 1 (2.04%) Informatics
5 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Data Analysis
1 15 (30.61%) Performance Monitoring
2 12 (24.49%) Strategic Planning
3 7 (14.29%) Migration
4 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL
4 6 (12.24%) System Testing
5 5 (10.20%) Case Management
5 5 (10.20%) CRM
5 5 (10.20%) Data Management
5 5 (10.20%) Document Management
6 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.12%) Coaching
7 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.12%) Project Management
7 3 (6.12%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.08%) Android Development
8 2 (4.08%) iOS Development
8 2 (4.08%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (51.02%) CCNA
3 16 (32.65%) CCA
3 16 (32.65%) Citrix Certification
3 16 (32.65%) MCP
3 16 (32.65%) MCSE
3 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (14.29%) CCNP
5 3 (6.12%) CCDA
6 2 (4.08%) CCIE
6 2 (4.08%) Degree
7 1 (2.04%) CCDP
7 1 (2.04%) CCVP
7 1 (2.04%) GSEC
7 1 (2.04%) HND
7 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) Firmware
2 4 (8.16%) NDS
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (4.08%) SCCM
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (12.24%) Dell
3 6 (12.24%) Samsung
3 6 (12.24%) Tandberg
4 5 (10.20%) Infor
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 5 (10.20%) SAP
4 5 (10.20%) VMware
5 4 (8.16%) Novell
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix
6 2 (4.08%) ComArch
6 2 (4.08%) Red Box
7 1 (2.04%) Altiris
7 1 (2.04%) BT
7 1 (2.04%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) NetApp
7 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.04%) Veeam