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 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
England / South East
Rank 21 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 509 496 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.12% 5.96% 5.58%
As % of the Vendors category 14.23% 12.58% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 265 272
Median daily rate £400 £361 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 16
Median hourly rate £22.00 £45.00 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +158.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £117.50
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3576 3943 4469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.99% 47.38% 48.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2061 2190 2346
Median daily rate £410 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 212 217
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +115.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.46 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £40.00
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 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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +2 169 £425 +6.25% 27
Berkshire -1 144 £413 +13.79% 29
Buckinghamshire +42 74 £425 +38.21% 7
Surrey +9 53 £380 -5.00% 18
Oxfordshire -2 19 £325 +33.33% 19
Middlesex +14 13 £368 -18.33% 2
West Sussex +17 12 £475 +18.75% 2
East Sussex +8 11 £350 +9.37% 5
Kent 0 5 £205 -21.90% 3
Sussex - 2 £350 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 414 (40.39%) Cisco Certification
2 376 (36.68%) Firewall
3 287 (28.00%) LAN
4 270 (26.34%) CCNP
5 256 (24.98%) WAN
6 248 (24.20%) Windows
7 238 (23.22%) VMware
8 225 (21.95%) Security Cleared
9 218 (21.27%) Juniper
10 213 (20.78%) CCNA
11 208 (20.29%) Data Centre
12 200 (19.51%) CheckPoint
13 179 (17.46%) SC Cleared
14 178 (17.37%) Cisco ASA
15 168 (16.39%) Linux
16 163 (15.90%) Telecoms
17 160 (15.61%) ITIL
17 160 (15.61%) Cisco Nexus
18 156 (15.22%) VoIP
19 150 (14.63%) F5
20 144 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
21 139 (13.56%) MPLS
22 138 (13.46%) Microsoft
23 135 (13.17%) Network Security
24 129 (12.59%) CCIE
25 121 (11.80%) VPN
25 121 (11.80%) Active Directory
26 110 (10.73%) Windows Server
27 102 (9.95%) DNS
28 97 (9.46%) HP

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 45 (4.39%) Skype for Business
2 44 (4.29%) MS Exchange
3 22 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (1.46%) Apache
5 12 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (0.88%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.78%) Apache Pig
8 8 (0.78%) Apache Solr
8 8 (0.78%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.78%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.59%) IIS
9 6 (0.59%) JBoss
10 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 2 (0.20%) CMS
13 1 (0.098%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.098%) SAS
13 1 (0.098%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.83%) MS Office
3 15 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (0.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.098%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (2.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.39%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.098%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.32%) IaaS
2 25 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (2.44%) PaaS
3 24 (2.34%) Office 365
4 19 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (0.39%) SaaS
6 4 (0.39%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.098%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.098%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 376 (36.68%) Firewall
2 287 (28.00%) LAN
3 256 (24.98%) WAN
4 178 (17.37%) Cisco ASA
5 160 (15.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 156 (15.22%) VoIP
7 139 (13.56%) MPLS
8 135 (13.17%) Network Security
9 121 (11.80%) VPN
10 102 (9.95%) DNS
11 95 (9.27%) BGP
12 93 (9.07%) Wireless
13 92 (8.98%) SAN
14 85 (8.29%) OSPF
15 79 (7.71%) TCP/IP
16 72 (7.02%) SSL
17 67 (6.54%) Unified Communications
18 56 (5.46%) DHCP
19 51 (4.98%) VLAN
20 47 (4.59%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (3.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.46%) MySQL
3 14 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (1.27%) Big Data
5 12 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (0.88%) HBase
6 9 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 9 (0.88%) Oracle Exadata
7 8 (0.78%) Apache Hive
7 8 (0.78%) Apache Zeppelin
7 8 (0.78%) Hadoop
7 8 (0.78%) Sqoop
8 6 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (2.54%) Subversion
2 22 (2.15%) GCC
2 22 (2.15%) GDB
2 22 (2.15%) Trac
3 9 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.78%) Vagrant
5 7 (0.68%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (0.49%) StarTeam
7 4 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.098%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.098%) git-flow
8 1 (0.098%) JIRA
8 1 (0.098%) Visual Studio
General
1 163 (15.90%) Telecoms
2 75 (7.32%) Finance
3 31 (3.02%) Retail
4 17 (1.66%) Law
5 14 (1.37%) Back Office
5 14 (1.37%) Legal
6 9 (0.88%) Billing
6 9 (0.88%) Electronics
7 6 (0.59%) Banking
8 5 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.39%) Marketing
10 3 (0.29%) Local Government
11 2 (0.20%) Advertising
11 2 (0.20%) Games
11 2 (0.20%) German Language
11 2 (0.20%) Publishing
12 1 (0.098%) French Language
12 1 (0.098%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.098%) Military
12 1 (0.098%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 308 (30.05%) Network Engineer
2 169 (16.49%) Architect
3 139 (13.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 96 (9.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 80 (7.80%) Consultant
6 75 (7.32%) Security Engineer
7 74 (7.22%) Network Architect
8 70 (6.83%) Analyst
9 66 (6.44%) Network Security Engineer
10 44 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
11 39 (3.80%) Support Engineer
12 37 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 36 (3.51%) Network Analyst
14 35 (3.41%) Administrator
14 35 (3.41%) Security Architect
15 33 (3.22%) Design Engineer
16 32 (3.12%) Cisco Architect
16 32 (3.12%) Firewall Engineer
16 32 (3.12%) Senior Network Engineer
17 31 (3.02%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 22 (2.15%) STL
2 16 (1.56%) 802.1X
3 10 (0.98%) SAML
4 9 (0.88%) Middleware
5 8 (0.78%) Apache Tez
5 8 (0.78%) Kafka
5 8 (0.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 8 (0.78%) Regular Expression
5 8 (0.78%) XMPP
6 6 (0.59%) XML
7 4 (0.39%) ADO
7 4 (0.39%) Web Services
8 3 (0.29%) .NET
8 3 (0.29%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.29%) HTML
8 3 (0.29%) VXML
9 2 (0.20%) CSS
10 1 (0.098%) JSP
10 1 (0.098%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 208 (20.29%) Data Centre
2 35 (3.41%) Management Information System
3 32 (3.12%) IVR
4 30 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (2.24%) EMC VNX
6 21 (2.05%) EMC VMAX
7 20 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.95%) Driving Licence
8 18 (1.76%) FlexPod
9 17 (1.66%) IBM Mainframe
9 17 (1.66%) Mainframe
9 17 (1.66%) PKI
10 14 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (1.27%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (1.07%) VCE vBlock
13 9 (0.88%) Grid Computing
14 8 (0.78%) Clustering
14 8 (0.78%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.59%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 248 (24.20%) Windows
2 168 (16.39%) Linux
3 110 (10.73%) Windows Server
4 73 (7.12%) Unix
5 53 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (3.32%) Solaris
8 32 (3.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (2.93%) Windows 7
10 24 (2.34%) AIX
11 23 (2.24%) CentOS
12 22 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (2.15%) Windows 10
13 16 (1.56%) Android
14 9 (0.88%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.59%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.39%) HPUX
16 4 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (15.61%) ITIL
2 91 (8.88%) Network Design
3 81 (7.90%) Migration
4 69 (6.73%) Service Management
5 63 (6.15%) Load Balancing
6 61 (5.95%) High Availability
7 45 (4.39%) Change Management
8 39 (3.80%) Project Management
9 33 (3.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 33 (3.22%) Software Engineering
10 32 (3.12%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 31 (3.02%) Disaster Recovery
12 28 (2.73%) Incident Management
13 27 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (2.54%) Information Security
14 26 (2.54%) Network Management
14 26 (2.54%) PRINCE2
15 25 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
16 24 (2.34%) OO
17 23 (2.24%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (3.32%) C++
2 31 (3.02%) PowerShell
3 29 (2.83%) SQL
4 25 (2.44%) Shell Script
5 23 (2.24%) C
6 20 (1.95%) Python
7 16 (1.56%) Java
8 14 (1.37%) Perl
9 12 (1.17%) VB
10 11 (1.07%) Ruby
11 8 (0.78%) VBScript
12 4 (0.39%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.29%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.20%) C#
14 2 (0.20%) PHP
15 1 (0.098%) Korn
Qualifications
1 414 (40.39%) Cisco Certification
2 270 (26.34%) CCNP
3 225 (21.95%) Security Cleared
4 213 (20.78%) CCNA
5 179 (17.46%) SC Cleared
6 129 (12.59%) CCIE
7 62 (6.05%) Degree
8 58 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (3.32%) CCDP
9 34 (3.32%) DV Cleared
10 33 (3.22%) MCSE
11 32 (3.12%) CCSE
12 27 (2.63%) CCSA
13 26 (2.54%) JNCIA
14 22 (2.15%) CCIP
15 21 (2.05%) MCSA
16 19 (1.85%) CCVP
17 17 (1.66%) CISSP
18 16 (1.56%) JNCIS
19 13 (1.27%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.68%) SLA
2 32 (3.12%) PCI DSS
3 24 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.27%) QA
6 9 (0.88%) HIPAA
7 6 (0.59%) PA-DSS
8 4 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.29%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.20%) COBIT
10 2 (0.20%) COSO
10 2 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.20%) SAS 70
11 1 (0.098%) PMBOK
System Software
1 144 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 121 (11.80%) Active Directory
3 35 (3.41%) Hyper-V
4 34 (3.32%) vSphere
5 30 (2.93%) vCloud
6 19 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (1.76%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.78%) Apache Flume
9 8 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.78%) HDFS
9 8 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.78%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.68%) ProxySG
10 7 (0.68%) XenServer
11 6 (0.59%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.59%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.59%) XenApp
12 5 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (0.49%) UAG
Systems Management
1 55 (5.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 32 (3.12%) Cisco UCCE
3 28 (2.73%) Cisco UCCX
4 25 (2.44%) Puppet
5 22 (2.15%) FortiGate
6 21 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
8 18 (1.76%) AirWatch
8 18 (1.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 18 (1.76%) WSUS
9 15 (1.46%) NetBackup
10 14 (1.37%) Nagios
11 11 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (1.07%) vRealize
12 10 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 9 (0.88%) Ansible
13 9 (0.88%) Tivoli
14 8 (0.78%) Ambari
14 8 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
14 8 (0.78%) Oozie
Vendors
1 238 (23.22%) VMware
2 218 (21.27%) Juniper
3 200 (19.51%) CheckPoint
4 150 (14.63%) F5
5 138 (13.46%) Microsoft
6 97 (9.46%) HP
7 76 (7.41%) Palo Alto
8 57 (5.56%) NetApp
9 56 (5.46%) Citrix
10 50 (4.88%) EMC
11 46 (4.49%) Avaya
12 41 (4.00%) Blue Coat
13 34 (3.32%) Aruba
14 32 (3.12%) IBM
15 31 (3.02%) Riverbed
16 29 (2.83%) Dell
16 29 (2.83%) Oracle
17 27 (2.63%) Huawei
17 27 (2.63%) Nokia
18 26 (2.54%) Fortinet
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