The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 29 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 502 499 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.79% 5.13% 5.21%
As % of the Vendors category 12.02% 10.66% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 285 268
Median daily rate £388 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.26% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 22
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.75 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.90% +11.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.84 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £38.15 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.54%
Cisco
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4178 4681 4274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.22% 48.17% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2472 2668 2207
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 204 234
Median hourly rate £19.44 £19.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +16.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +3 166 £411 +6.81% 33
Hampshire +21 149 £400 +3.89% 22
Surrey +10 76 £388 +12.72% 27
Buckinghamshire -6 35 £360 -10.00% 4
Oxfordshire -15 25 £319 -8.92% 8
Middlesex +7 19 £425 +38.21%
Kent +3 17 £200 -44.82% 7
West Sussex -25 10 £350 - 4
East Sussex -11 1 £225 -31.81% 3
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 461 (42.53%) Firewall
2 432 (39.85%) Cisco Certification
3 279 (25.74%) Security Cleared
4 276 (25.46%) CCNP
5 271 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 261 (24.08%) LAN
7 244 (22.51%) VMware
8 240 (22.14%) WAN
9 227 (20.94%) Windows
10 224 (20.66%) Cisco ASA
11 213 (19.65%) Data Centre
12 211 (19.46%) Juniper
13 207 (19.10%) ITIL
14 205 (18.91%) SC Cleared
15 197 (18.17%) Microsoft
16 194 (17.90%) CCNA
17 192 (17.71%) Network Security
18 190 (17.53%) Linux
19 184 (16.97%) Cisco Nexus
20 137 (12.64%) VPN
21 133 (12.27%) F5
21 133 (12.27%) VMware Infrastructure
22 131 (12.08%) Wireless
23 128 (11.81%) Active Directory
24 117 (10.79%) Telecoms
25 112 (10.33%) TCP/IP
26 110 (10.15%) HP
26 110 (10.15%) BGP
27 109 (10.06%) MPLS
28 107 (9.87%) DNS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 50 (4.61%) MS Exchange
2 25 (2.31%) Skype for Business
3 23 (2.12%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (0.92%) OpenStack
6 8 (0.74%) Apache
6 8 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.55%) iPlanet
7 6 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.37%) IIS
9 3 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.28%) CMS
9 3 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.18%) JBoss
11 1 (0.092%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.092%) SAS
11 1 (0.092%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 78 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.40%) MS Office
3 21 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.74%) ProjectWise
5 7 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.28%) MS Project
6 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.28%) assyst
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.092%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.092%) Primavera
4 1 (0.092%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.57%) IaaS
1 17 (1.57%) PaaS
2 16 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.38%) Office 365
4 13 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.65%) SaaS
6 5 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.18%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.18%) Yammer
9 1 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.092%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.092%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 461 (42.53%) Firewall
2 261 (24.08%) LAN
3 240 (22.14%) WAN
4 224 (20.66%) Cisco ASA
5 192 (17.71%) Network Security
6 184 (16.97%) Cisco Nexus
7 137 (12.64%) VPN
8 131 (12.08%) Wireless
9 112 (10.33%) TCP/IP
10 110 (10.15%) BGP
11 109 (10.06%) MPLS
12 107 (9.87%) DNS
13 105 (9.69%) VoIP
14 86 (7.93%) OSPF
15 84 (7.75%) SSL
16 75 (6.92%) Internet
17 62 (5.72%) SAN
18 56 (5.17%) DHCP
19 48 (4.43%) SNMP
20 47 (4.34%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.01%) DB2
3 11 (1.01%) Oracle Database
4 9 (0.83%) MySQL
5 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.18%) Big Data
8 2 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.18%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.092%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.092%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.092%) GIS
9 1 (0.092%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.092%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.092%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (0.83%) Subversion
3 7 (0.65%) StarTeam
4 5 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.46%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.37%) GCC
5 4 (0.37%) GDB
5 4 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.37%) Trac
5 4 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.18%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.18%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.18%) JIRA
6 2 (0.18%) JUnit
6 2 (0.18%) Maven
7 1 (0.092%) TestDirector
General
1 117 (10.79%) Telecoms
2 106 (9.78%) Finance
3 16 (1.48%) Billing
4 12 (1.11%) Legal
5 11 (1.01%) Retail
6 9 (0.83%) Back Office
6 9 (0.83%) Electronics
7 8 (0.74%) Banking
7 8 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.55%) Military
9 5 (0.46%) Marketing
10 4 (0.37%) Advertising
10 4 (0.37%) Law
11 3 (0.28%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.18%) Publishing
13 1 (0.092%) Automotive
13 1 (0.092%) Front Office
13 1 (0.092%) German Language
Job Titles
1 361 (33.30%) Network Engineer
2 147 (13.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 145 (13.38%) Architect
4 101 (9.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 95 (8.76%) Consultant
6 88 (8.12%) Support Engineer
7 83 (7.66%) Security Engineer
8 82 (7.56%) Analyst
9 62 (5.72%) Network Security Engineer
10 60 (5.54%) Network Architect
11 57 (5.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 52 (4.80%) Firewall Engineer
13 47 (4.34%) Senior Network Engineer
14 41 (3.78%) Network Analyst
14 41 (3.78%) Network Support
15 37 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 36 (3.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 34 (3.14%) Cisco Consultant
17 34 (3.14%) Network Support Engineer
18 33 (3.04%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.57%) Regular Expression
2 16 (1.48%) 802.1X
3 12 (1.11%) HTML
4 11 (1.01%) .NET
4 11 (1.01%) ASP.NET
5 9 (0.83%) XMPP
6 8 (0.74%) Middleware
6 8 (0.74%) Web Services
7 7 (0.65%) J2EE
8 5 (0.46%) JSP
9 4 (0.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (0.37%) SAML
9 4 (0.37%) STL
10 3 (0.28%) LAMP
10 3 (0.28%) MSMQ
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 3 (0.28%) VXML
10 3 (0.28%) XML
11 2 (0.18%) CSS
11 2 (0.18%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 213 (19.65%) Data Centre
2 36 (3.32%) FlexPod
2 36 (3.32%) Management Information System
3 24 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (2.03%) EMC VNX
5 21 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 20 (1.85%) Driving Licence
6 20 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
7 17 (1.57%) PKI
8 15 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 14 (1.29%) iSeries
10 12 (1.11%) Replication
11 11 (1.01%) IVR
11 11 (1.01%) RSA SecurID
12 10 (0.92%) AS400
12 10 (0.92%) e-Health
12 10 (0.92%) VCE vBlock
13 9 (0.83%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.83%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.74%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 227 (20.94%) Windows
2 190 (17.53%) Linux
3 106 (9.78%) Windows Server
4 71 (6.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (4.34%) Unix
7 42 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (2.68%) Data ONTAP
8 29 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (2.12%) Solaris
10 22 (2.03%) Windows 7
11 19 (1.75%) CentOS
12 16 (1.48%) AIX
13 9 (0.83%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.74%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.65%) Android
15 7 (0.65%) VMS
16 5 (0.46%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (19.10%) ITIL
2 101 (9.32%) Migration
3 79 (7.29%) Network Design
4 68 (6.27%) Load Balancing
5 67 (6.18%) Change Management
6 65 (6.00%) Service Management
7 54 (4.98%) Information Security
7 54 (4.98%) Project Management
8 48 (4.43%) Configuration Management
9 38 (3.51%) Network Architecture
10 37 (3.41%) High Availability
10 37 (3.41%) Service Delivery
11 31 (2.86%) Network Management
12 28 (2.58%) Capacity Management
12 28 (2.58%) Data Protection
13 27 (2.49%) ITIL V3
13 27 (2.49%) Kalman Filter
14 26 (2.40%) Incident Management
15 24 (2.21%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (2.21%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 53 (4.89%) SQL
2 46 (4.24%) PowerShell
3 27 (2.49%) Python
4 23 (2.12%) Perl
5 20 (1.85%) VBScript
6 18 (1.66%) VB
7 17 (1.57%) C
8 15 (1.38%) Java
9 13 (1.20%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.83%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.74%) PHP
12 7 (0.65%) C++
13 5 (0.46%) Tcl
14 4 (0.37%) Ruby
15 2 (0.18%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.18%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.092%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.092%) C#
16 1 (0.092%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 432 (39.85%) Cisco Certification
2 279 (25.74%) Security Cleared
3 276 (25.46%) CCNP
4 205 (18.91%) SC Cleared
5 194 (17.90%) CCNA
6 88 (8.12%) CCIE
7 72 (6.64%) Degree
8 63 (5.81%) DV Cleared
9 51 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 38 (3.51%) CISSP
11 36 (3.32%) CCSE
11 36 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 31 (2.86%) CCSA
13 30 (2.77%) CCDP
14 25 (2.31%) MCSE
15 23 (2.12%) CISM
16 21 (1.94%) CCSP
16 21 (1.94%) CCVP
17 15 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 15 (1.38%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.89%) SLA
2 40 (3.69%) PCI DSS
3 33 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (2.03%) JSP 440
5 12 (1.11%) QA
6 10 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 8 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.37%) COBIT
8 4 (0.37%) COSO
8 4 (0.37%) SAS 70
9 3 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.28%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.28%) ISO27005
9 3 (0.28%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.18%) GLP
10 2 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.18%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.092%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 133 (12.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 128 (11.81%) Active Directory
3 69 (6.37%) vSphere
4 28 (2.58%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.85%) VMware ESX
6 17 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.11%) vCloud
8 11 (1.01%) ProxySG
8 11 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (1.01%) XenApp
9 6 (0.55%) NFS
10 5 (0.46%) Firmware
10 5 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.37%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.37%) XenServer
12 3 (0.28%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.18%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.18%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 46 (4.24%) FortiGate
2 35 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 35 (3.23%) Cisco UCCE
3 33 (3.04%) Puppet
4 28 (2.58%) SCCM
5 22 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (1.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 20 (1.85%) SCOM
8 19 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
8 19 (1.75%) Nagios
9 17 (1.57%) Cisco UCCX
10 14 (1.29%) Tivoli
10 14 (1.29%) WSUS
11 13 (1.20%) AirWatch
11 13 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
12 12 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
13 11 (1.01%) NetBackup
14 9 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
14 9 (0.83%) WhatsUp Gold
15 8 (0.74%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 271 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 244 (22.51%) VMware
3 211 (19.46%) Juniper
4 197 (18.17%) Microsoft
5 133 (12.27%) F5
6 110 (10.15%) HP
7 86 (7.93%) Palo Alto
8 73 (6.73%) Citrix
9 68 (6.27%) EMC
10 63 (5.81%) SolarWinds
11 62 (5.72%) Red Hat
12 59 (5.44%) NetApp
13 53 (4.89%) Blue Coat
14 46 (4.24%) Oracle
15 40 (3.69%) Fortinet
16 38 (3.51%) IBM
17 36 (3.32%) Dell
18 33 (3.04%) Intel Security
19 31 (2.86%) Riverbed
20 29 (2.68%) Symantec
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