The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
South East / Middlesex
Rank 8 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.69% 3.07% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 17.72% 5.49% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Median daily rate £348 £438 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.57% +60.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £328 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £522 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.07 £20.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -3.48%

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

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
79 91 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 60.31% 55.83% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 63 39
Median daily rate £375 £385 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £283 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £518 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (38.46%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 9 (34.62%) Dell
3 9 (34.62%) Sophos
3 9 (34.62%) VMware
4 8 (30.77%) Finance
4 8 (30.77%) Citrix
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (26.92%) WSUS
5 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (26.92%) MPLS
5 7 (26.92%) Legal
6 6 (23.08%) CCNP
6 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 6 (23.08%) LAN
6 6 (23.08%) WAN
7 5 (19.23%) SLA
7 5 (19.23%) Internet
7 5 (19.23%) OSPF
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (15.38%) Network Security
8 4 (15.38%) VPN
9 3 (11.54%) VoIP
9 3 (11.54%) BGP
9 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (38.46%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (26.92%) MPLS
3 6 (23.08%) LAN
3 6 (23.08%) WAN
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (19.23%) Internet
4 5 (19.23%) OSPF
5 4 (15.38%) Network Security
5 4 (15.38%) VPN
6 3 (11.54%) BGP
6 3 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (11.54%) VoIP
7 2 (7.69%) IPsec
7 2 (7.69%) SSL
8 1 (3.85%) DNS
8 1 (3.85%) SAN
8 1 (3.85%) VLAN
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Legal
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Support Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Desktop Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Desktop Support
4 7 (26.92%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Security Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) WAN Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
1 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
1 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
1 3 (11.54%) Software Licensing
2 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.85%) Information Security
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) Security Architecture
3 1 (3.85%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) MCP
3 2 (7.69%) MCSA
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCIE
4 1 (3.85%) CCVP
4 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Dell
1 9 (34.62%) Sophos
1 9 (34.62%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) Citrix
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.54%) F5
5 2 (7.69%) Forcepoint
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Ciena
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Fortinet