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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 39 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.22% 6.58% 4.14%
As % of the Vendors category 6.90% 13.06% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 20
Median daily rate £300 £250 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -36.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £355 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +37.85%
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
203 268 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 46.67% 50.38% 46.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 146 162
Median daily rate £400 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £180 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 15 24
Median hourly rate £16.50 £38.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.41% +106.66%
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 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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Colchester -14 1 - - 1
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 17 (38.64%) CheckPoint
3 14 (31.82%) Windows
3 14 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (29.55%) VMware
5 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 11 (25.00%) CCNP
6 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (25.00%) Firewall
7 10 (22.73%) HP
7 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (20.45%) Cisco UCCE
8 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
8 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
9 8 (18.18%) WAN
9 8 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (15.91%) Tandberg
10 7 (15.91%) Cisco UCCX
10 7 (15.91%) CCSA
11 6 (13.64%) SAS
11 6 (13.64%) SQL
11 6 (13.64%) Dell
12 5 (11.36%) CCNA
12 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
12 5 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (11.36%) Verint
13 4 (9.09%) Data Mart
13 4 (9.09%) Banking
13 4 (9.09%) XMPP
13 4 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM

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 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) Firewall
2 8 (18.18%) WAN
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (9.09%) H.323
4 4 (9.09%) Intranet
5 3 (6.82%) MGCP
5 3 (6.82%) NetScreen
5 3 (6.82%) Network Security
6 2 (4.55%) BGP
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (4.55%) DNS
6 2 (4.55%) OSPF
6 2 (4.55%) SAN
6 2 (4.55%) VoIP
6 2 (4.55%) Wireless
7 1 (2.27%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.27%) LAN
7 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) Data Mart
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Architect
1 9 (20.45%) Consultant
2 7 (15.91%) Team Leader
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Designer
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) IT Technician
6 2 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) XMPP
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.55%) Chemistry
2 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.55%) NHS
2 2 (4.55%) Physics
2 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.82%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 2 (4.55%) Presales
3 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) VBA
4 1 (2.27%) C
4 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.00%) CCNP
3 7 (15.91%) CCSA
4 5 (11.36%) CCNA
5 2 (4.55%) CCIE
5 2 (4.55%) CCSP
6 1 (2.27%) CCSE
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) MCSE
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (15.91%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) CheckPoint
2 13 (29.55%) VMware
3 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 10 (22.73%) HP
5 7 (15.91%) Tandberg
6 6 (13.64%) Dell
7 5 (11.36%) Verint
8 4 (9.09%) SunGard
9 3 (6.82%) Juniper
10 2 (4.55%) Citrix
11 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.27%) F5
11 1 (2.27%) Imperva
11 1 (2.27%) Infoblox
11 1 (2.27%) Meraki
11 1 (2.27%) Polycom
11 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds