The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
South East / Kent
Rank 40 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.92% 4.06% 4.38%
As % of the Vendors category 4.27% 10.14% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 10
Median daily rate £153 £200 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% -55.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +14.28%

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
117 138 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 44.83% 40.00% 52.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 106 97
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £198 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £450 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £27.38 £10.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.80% +11.11%
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 Kent

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Maidstone - 1 £145 -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 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 Kent region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 7 (41.18%) DNS
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 5 (29.41%) CCNA
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) WLAN
4 4 (23.53%) DHCP
4 4 (23.53%) Wireless
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
4 4 (23.53%) High Availability
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 3 (17.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (17.65%) BitLocker
5 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
5 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) XenApp
5 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 3 (17.65%) Huawei
5 3 (17.65%) Brocade
5 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
5 3 (17.65%) SCCM
5 3 (17.65%) Application Virtualisation

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Mimecast
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) DNS
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) Wireless
3 4 (23.53%) WLAN
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.88%) Broadband
6 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Technician
1 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Network Technician
2 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Network Support
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Technician
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Technician
3 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Server Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
1 3 (17.65%) NHS
1 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.88%) Health Informatics
2 1 (5.88%) Informatics
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Change Management
1 4 (23.53%) High Availability
2 3 (17.65%) Application Virtualisation
2 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CCNA
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) BitLocker
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) XenApp
2 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
1 3 (17.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) AppSense
3 3 (17.65%) Avaya
3 3 (17.65%) Brocade
3 3 (17.65%) CA
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) Huawei
3 3 (17.65%) Nortel
3 3 (17.65%) Symantec
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Wyse
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.88%) Mitel