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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
South East / Kent
Rank 34 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.96% 2.07% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category 4.03% 5.75% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Median daily rate £205 £263 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.90% -41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.38 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +40.12%

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
124 87 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 48.63% 36.10% 54.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 66 85
Median daily rate £350 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £240 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.46 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% -0.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 13 (56.52%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
2 9 (39.13%) LAN
2 9 (39.13%) Wireless
3 8 (34.78%) VoIP
4 7 (30.43%) Change Management
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (26.09%) Network Security
5 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
5 6 (26.09%) Nortel
5 6 (26.09%) Avaya
6 5 (21.74%) Juniper
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (21.74%) CCNA
6 5 (21.74%) DNS
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
7 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 3 (13.04%) Huawei
8 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
8 3 (13.04%) SCCM
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (13.04%) Wyse
8 3 (13.04%) VMware
8 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (13.04%) AppSense

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 (13.04%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Mimecast
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) LAN
2 9 (39.13%) Wireless
3 8 (34.78%) VoIP
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (26.09%) Network Security
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (21.74%) DNS
7 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.04%) Broadband
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (13.04%) MPLS
8 3 (13.04%) VPN
8 3 (13.04%) WAN
9 2 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (8.70%) DHCP
9 2 (8.70%) WLAN
10 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) LAN Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Wireless Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (17.39%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Network Support
7 3 (13.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco Support
7 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Technician
8 2 (8.70%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 2 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Technician
8 2 (8.70%) Senior Technician
8 2 (8.70%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
1 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Change Management
2 3 (13.04%) Application Virtualisation
2 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) High Availability
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCNA
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) BitLocker
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) XenApp
2 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
1 3 (13.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
2 6 (26.09%) Avaya
2 6 (26.09%) Nortel
3 5 (21.74%) Juniper
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) AppSense
5 3 (13.04%) CA
5 3 (13.04%) Huawei
5 3 (13.04%) Symantec
5 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) Wyse
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.35%) Brocade
7 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Mitel