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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 31 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 572 535 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.94% 5.39% 5.02%
As % of the Vendors category 12.14% 11.68% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 251 241
Median daily rate £386 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £201 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 40 30
Median hourly rate £20.25 £30.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.37 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +37.14%
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
4712 4582 4455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.95% 46.17% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2808 2452 2228
Median daily rate £400 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 250 258
Median hourly rate £20.25 £19.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Hampshire +20 214 £400 +6.66% 25
Berkshire +5 181 £375 -5.66% 38
Surrey -9 79 £385 +1.98% 22
Buckinghamshire -9 38 £400 -0.62% 11
Oxfordshire -8 23 £315 -1.56% 9
West Sussex -24 15 £450 +50.00% 5
Kent -29 9 £202 -42.42% 3
Middlesex -3 3 £400 +46.78%
East Sussex -12 1 £425 +65.85% 7
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 468 (42.16%) Firewall
2 437 (39.37%) Cisco Certification
3 287 (25.86%) Security Cleared
4 274 (24.68%) LAN
5 260 (23.42%) Juniper
6 256 (23.06%) CCNP
7 254 (22.88%) WAN
8 253 (22.79%) VMware
9 239 (21.53%) Data Centre
10 230 (20.72%) CheckPoint
11 220 (19.82%) Cisco ASA
12 214 (19.28%) SC Cleared
13 212 (19.10%) Windows
14 193 (17.39%) CCNA
15 188 (16.94%) MPLS
16 181 (16.31%) Linux
16 181 (16.31%) ITIL
17 176 (15.86%) Microsoft
18 164 (14.77%) Cisco Nexus
19 159 (14.32%) Wireless
20 144 (12.97%) Telecoms
20 144 (12.97%) VPN
21 137 (12.34%) BGP
22 135 (12.16%) Network Security
23 127 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure
23 127 (11.44%) F5
23 127 (11.44%) HP
24 122 (10.99%) DNS
25 118 (10.63%) TCP/IP
26 114 (10.27%) Finance

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 38 (3.42%) MS Exchange
2 21 (1.89%) IIS
3 20 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.71%) Skype for Business
5 13 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (0.81%) Apache
7 8 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (0.72%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.36%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.18%) CMS
11 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.090%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.090%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.090%) JBoss
12 1 (0.090%) SAS
12 1 (0.090%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.090%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 71 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.34%) MS Office
3 11 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.90%) ProjectWise
5 4 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.27%) MS Project
7 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.090%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.18%) assyst
5 1 (0.090%) Primavera
5 1 (0.090%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.090%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.53%) IaaS
2 13 (1.17%) Office 365
3 11 (0.99%) PaaS
4 10 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.63%) SaaS
7 4 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.090%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.090%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.090%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 468 (42.16%) Firewall
2 274 (24.68%) LAN
3 254 (22.88%) WAN
4 220 (19.82%) Cisco ASA
5 188 (16.94%) MPLS
6 164 (14.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 159 (14.32%) Wireless
8 144 (12.97%) VPN
9 137 (12.34%) BGP
10 135 (12.16%) Network Security
11 122 (10.99%) DNS
12 118 (10.63%) TCP/IP
13 100 (9.01%) VoIP
14 98 (8.83%) OSPF
15 90 (8.11%) SAN
16 85 (7.66%) Internet
17 79 (7.12%) SSL
18 71 (6.40%) VLAN
19 67 (6.04%) DHCP
20 63 (5.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.61%) DB2
2 26 (2.34%) SQL Server
3 14 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (0.99%) MySQL
5 9 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.27%) Big Data
8 2 (0.18%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.18%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.090%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.090%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.090%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (1.35%) StarTeam
2 14 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 12 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (0.54%) Subversion
5 5 (0.45%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.45%) JUnit
5 5 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.36%) IntelliJ
6 4 (0.36%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.36%) Maven
7 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.090%) git-flow
8 1 (0.090%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.090%) TestDirector
General
1 144 (12.97%) Telecoms
2 114 (10.27%) Finance
3 14 (1.26%) Back Office
3 14 (1.26%) Billing
4 12 (1.08%) Military
5 8 (0.72%) Retail
6 7 (0.63%) Banking
6 7 (0.63%) Electronics
7 6 (0.54%) Aerospace
7 6 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.54%) Marketing
8 5 (0.45%) Legal
9 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.090%) Advertising
11 1 (0.090%) Automotive
11 1 (0.090%) French Language
11 1 (0.090%) German Language
11 1 (0.090%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.090%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 388 (34.95%) Network Engineer
2 158 (14.23%) Architect
3 155 (13.96%) Cisco Engineer
4 113 (10.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 106 (9.55%) Support Engineer
6 84 (7.57%) Analyst
7 78 (7.03%) Network Architect
8 60 (5.41%) Security Engineer
9 57 (5.14%) Network Support
10 55 (4.95%) Senior Network Engineer
11 50 (4.50%) Network Support Engineer
12 48 (4.32%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 47 (4.23%) Consultant
14 44 (3.96%) Network Security Engineer
15 42 (3.78%) IP Engineer
16 40 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 37 (3.33%) Cisco Support
17 37 (3.33%) Design Engineer
18 36 (3.24%) Project Manager
19 34 (3.06%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.89%) 802.1X
2 12 (1.08%) HTML
3 11 (0.99%) .NET
4 10 (0.90%) ASP.NET
4 10 (0.90%) Middleware
5 8 (0.72%) Web Services
6 6 (0.54%) CSS
7 5 (0.45%) LAMP
7 5 (0.45%) XML
7 5 (0.45%) XMPP
8 4 (0.36%) CGI
8 4 (0.36%) Java EE
8 4 (0.36%) SAML
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 2 (0.18%) HTML5
10 2 (0.18%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.18%) WPF
10 2 (0.18%) X-Windows
11 1 (0.090%) VXML
11 1 (0.090%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 239 (21.53%) Data Centre
2 45 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 39 (3.51%) Driving Licence
4 32 (2.88%) iSeries
5 29 (2.61%) AS400
6 27 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (2.34%) FlexPod
8 20 (1.80%) Computer Science
9 19 (1.71%) PKI
10 18 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 17 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
12 15 (1.35%) Clustering
13 14 (1.26%) Cryptography
13 14 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
13 14 (1.26%) Smartcard
14 13 (1.17%) Client/Server
14 13 (1.17%) Mathematics
14 13 (1.17%) Replication
15 9 (0.81%) Statistics
16 8 (0.72%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 212 (19.10%) Windows
2 181 (16.31%) Linux
3 93 (8.38%) Windows Server
4 86 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (4.32%) Unix
6 46 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (3.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (1.80%) Data ONTAP
10 19 (1.71%) AIX
10 19 (1.71%) Windows 7
11 16 (1.44%) CentOS
12 10 (0.90%) Solaris
13 6 (0.54%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.36%) VMS
15 3 (0.27%) CatOS
15 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (16.31%) ITIL
2 97 (8.74%) Migration
3 89 (8.02%) Network Design
4 85 (7.66%) Change Management
5 66 (5.95%) Project Management
6 64 (5.77%) Service Management
7 55 (4.95%) Configuration Management
8 54 (4.86%) Information Security
9 52 (4.68%) Load Balancing
10 50 (4.50%) Incident Management
11 43 (3.87%) Cybersecurity
12 40 (3.60%) Network Management
13 38 (3.42%) High Availability
14 36 (3.24%) Service Delivery
15 33 (2.97%) Network Architecture
16 31 (2.79%) PRINCE2
17 30 (2.70%) Capacity Management
18 28 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
19 27 (2.43%) Network Monitoring
19 27 (2.43%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (5.68%) SQL
2 42 (3.78%) PowerShell
3 26 (2.34%) C
4 23 (2.07%) Python
5 18 (1.62%) VBScript
6 17 (1.53%) Perl
7 12 (1.08%) VB
8 11 (0.99%) JavaScript
9 10 (0.90%) Tcl
10 8 (0.72%) Java
10 8 (0.72%) Ruby
11 6 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.45%) PHP
13 4 (0.36%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.18%) C#
15 1 (0.090%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.090%) C++
15 1 (0.090%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 437 (39.37%) Cisco Certification
2 287 (25.86%) Security Cleared
3 256 (23.06%) CCNP
4 214 (19.28%) SC Cleared
5 193 (17.39%) CCNA
6 81 (7.30%) CCIE
7 75 (6.76%) Degree
8 71 (6.40%) DV Cleared
9 44 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 41 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 37 (3.33%) CISSP
12 29 (2.61%) CCSE
13 20 (1.80%) CISM
14 18 (1.62%) CCSA
14 18 (1.62%) MCITP
15 17 (1.53%) CCVP
15 17 (1.53%) MCSA
15 17 (1.53%) MCSE
16 15 (1.35%) CCDP
16 15 (1.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.95%) SLA
2 44 (3.96%) PCI DSS
3 29 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (1.62%) QA
6 15 (1.35%) ISO 9001
7 14 (1.26%) ISO27005
8 11 (0.99%) ISAE 3402
9 4 (0.36%) COBIT
9 4 (0.36%) COSO
9 4 (0.36%) SAS 70
10 3 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.27%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.18%) GLP
11 2 (0.18%) HIPAA
System Software
1 127 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 110 (9.91%) Active Directory
3 51 (4.59%) vSphere
4 35 (3.15%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (1.71%) VMware ESX
7 12 (1.08%) ProxySG
7 12 (1.08%) XenApp
8 10 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
8 10 (0.90%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.81%) vCloud
10 7 (0.63%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.27%) NFS
12 3 (0.27%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.27%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.18%) iptables
13 2 (0.18%) KVM
13 2 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 38 (3.42%) Tivoli
2 34 (3.06%) Cisco UCCE
3 33 (2.97%) FortiGate
4 31 (2.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 24 (2.16%) SCCM
6 19 (1.71%) CiscoWorks
7 18 (1.62%) Cisco UCCX
7 18 (1.62%) Puppet
8 14 (1.26%) SCOM
9 12 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 11 (0.99%) WhatsUp Gold
11 10 (0.90%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
11 10 (0.90%) Nagios
11 10 (0.90%) RSA Security Analytics
11 10 (0.90%) WSUS
12 9 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (0.81%) SCVMM
12 9 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
12 9 (0.81%) vRealize
Vendors
1 260 (23.42%) Juniper
2 253 (22.79%) VMware
3 230 (20.72%) CheckPoint
4 176 (15.86%) Microsoft
5 127 (11.44%) F5
5 127 (11.44%) HP
6 94 (8.47%) Citrix
7 84 (7.57%) Palo Alto
8 80 (7.21%) IBM
9 75 (6.76%) NetApp
10 74 (6.67%) SolarWinds
11 71 (6.40%) Blue Coat
12 65 (5.86%) EMC
13 58 (5.23%) Oracle
14 47 (4.23%) Red Hat
15 41 (3.69%) Avaya
16 34 (3.06%) Aruba
17 32 (2.88%) Fortinet
17 32 (2.88%) Intel Security
18 31 (2.79%) Huawei
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