The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 16 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.72% 1.71% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 13.51% 4.41% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £538 £300 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +55.00%

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

Vendors Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
37 68 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 34.91% 38.86% 48.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 45 65
Median daily rate £488 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.68 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.37% +340.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.70 £12.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 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 Luton region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 7 (70.00%) WAN
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) MPLS
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) MCSE
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) CCIE
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (30.00%) MCITP
5 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (30.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) MPLS
2 6 (60.00%) NetScaler
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (30.00%) HSRP
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Technical Architect
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Network Technical Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCDE
2 3 (30.00%) CCIE
2 3 (30.00%) MCITP
2 3 (30.00%) MCSE
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) VCAP
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Meru Networks
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Virgin Media