The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 19 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.06% 5.81% 10.95%
As % of the Vendors category 11.94% 12.82% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £220 £363 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.31% +39.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £363 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £363 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £24.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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 Ipswich region.

Vendors Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
67 39 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 42.41% 45.35% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 30
Median daily rate £288 £363 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
Median hourly rate £10.42 £12.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -48.93%
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 Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
4 3 (18.75%) Data Management
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) Intel Security
4 3 (18.75%) BGP
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (18.75%) Mimecast
4 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) High Availability
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) SAN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Mimecast
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) BGP
3 2 (12.50%) IPv4
3 2 (12.50%) IPv6
3 2 (12.50%) MPLS
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) OSPF
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Broadband
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.25%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (6.25%) RSVP
4 1 (6.25%) SDH
4 1 (6.25%) SONET
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) VPLS
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Designer
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IP Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Integration Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (18.75%) Data Management
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNP
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.25%) KVM
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Intel Security
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) NetApp
3 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Huawei
4 1 (6.25%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) Tellabs