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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 25 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 502 493 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.49% 5.23% 5.08%
As % of the Vendors category 13.26% 11.01% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 287 277
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 16
Median hourly rate £34.25 £39.00 £18.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.17% +106.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £16.35 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £45.03 £111.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +13.41%
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
3787 4476 4750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.93% 47.49% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2110 2445 2458
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 241 294
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% +26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.59 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +6 168 £448 +23.44% 31
Hampshire +3 155 £400 - 28
Surrey +24 64 £425 +21.42% 23
Buckinghamshire +29 43 £425 +21.42% 7
West Sussex +5 16 £325 -7.14% 1
Oxfordshire -18 15 £325 -8.77% 11
Middlesex +5 14 £400 -11.11% 1
East Sussex +19 11 £263 -15.32% 6
Kent +8 8 £325 +35.41% 3
Thames Valley - 1 £750 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 409 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
2 380 (37.92%) Firewall
3 273 (27.25%) LAN
4 268 (26.75%) CCNP
5 245 (24.45%) Windows
6 234 (23.35%) WAN
7 228 (22.75%) CheckPoint
8 227 (22.65%) VMware
9 214 (21.36%) CCNA
10 213 (21.26%) Security Cleared
11 199 (19.86%) Data Centre
12 194 (19.36%) Juniper
13 187 (18.66%) Linux
14 186 (18.56%) Cisco ASA
15 171 (17.07%) Network Security
16 169 (16.87%) SC Cleared
17 165 (16.47%) ITIL
18 161 (16.07%) Cisco Nexus
19 138 (13.77%) Microsoft
20 136 (13.57%) VoIP
21 135 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
22 131 (13.07%) Telecoms
23 130 (12.97%) F5
24 129 (12.87%) VPN
25 119 (11.88%) MPLS
26 114 (11.38%) CCIE
27 110 (10.98%) Windows Server
28 107 (10.68%) Active Directory
29 104 (10.38%) Wireless
30 95 (9.48%) Palo Alto

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 36 (3.59%) MS Exchange
2 28 (2.79%) Skype for Business
3 19 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (1.80%) Apache
5 12 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.80%) Apache Pig
8 8 (0.80%) Apache Solr
8 8 (0.80%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.80%) JBoss
9 6 (0.60%) iPlanet
9 6 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.40%) CMS
11 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.09%) MS Office
3 24 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.40%) MS Project
5 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.100%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (2.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.40%) Infor M3
2 4 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.39%) IaaS
2 26 (2.59%) PaaS
3 21 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.50%) Office 365
5 14 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.50%) SaaS
7 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.100%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.100%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 380 (37.92%) Firewall
2 273 (27.25%) LAN
3 234 (23.35%) WAN
4 186 (18.56%) Cisco ASA
5 171 (17.07%) Network Security
6 161 (16.07%) Cisco Nexus
7 136 (13.57%) VoIP
8 129 (12.87%) VPN
9 119 (11.88%) MPLS
10 104 (10.38%) Wireless
11 85 (8.48%) BGP
11 85 (8.48%) TCP/IP
12 83 (8.28%) DNS
13 82 (8.18%) SAN
14 80 (7.98%) SSL
15 76 (7.58%) OSPF
16 60 (5.99%) Internet
17 48 (4.79%) Unified Communications
18 47 (4.69%) VLAN
19 46 (4.59%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.60%) MySQL
3 12 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (1.10%) Big Data
5 9 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (0.90%) HBase
5 9 (0.90%) NoSQL
5 9 (0.90%) Oracle Database
5 9 (0.90%) Oracle Exadata
6 8 (0.80%) Apache Hive
6 8 (0.80%) Apache Zeppelin
6 8 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 8 (0.80%) Sqoop
7 6 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.20%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (1.90%) Subversion
2 17 (1.70%) GCC
2 17 (1.70%) GDB
2 17 (1.70%) Trac
3 8 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.40%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.20%) JIRA
8 1 (0.100%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.100%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 131 (13.07%) Telecoms
2 82 (8.18%) Finance
3 30 (2.99%) Retail
4 19 (1.90%) Law
5 14 (1.40%) Back Office
6 12 (1.20%) Legal
7 9 (0.90%) Electronics
8 8 (0.80%) Banking
8 8 (0.80%) Billing
9 7 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.40%) Marketing
11 3 (0.30%) Advertising
11 3 (0.30%) Military
12 2 (0.20%) Games
12 2 (0.20%) German Language
12 2 (0.20%) Local Government
12 2 (0.20%) Publishing
13 1 (0.100%) French Language
13 1 (0.100%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.100%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 305 (30.44%) Network Engineer
2 163 (16.27%) Architect
3 137 (13.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 95 (9.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 92 (9.18%) Consultant
6 83 (8.28%) Security Engineer
7 71 (7.09%) Network Security Engineer
8 67 (6.69%) Network Architect
9 59 (5.89%) Analyst
10 50 (4.99%) Support Engineer
11 45 (4.49%) Infrastructure Architect
12 43 (4.29%) Firewall Engineer
13 38 (3.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 38 (3.79%) Security Architect
14 37 (3.69%) Administrator
15 33 (3.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 32 (3.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 32 (3.19%) Cisco Architect
17 31 (3.09%) Network Analyst
18 30 (2.99%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.80%) 802.1X
2 17 (1.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 17 (1.70%) STL
3 16 (1.60%) Regular Expression
4 10 (1.00%) Middleware
5 9 (0.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 9 (0.90%) SAML
6 8 (0.80%) Apache Tez
6 8 (0.80%) Kafka
6 8 (0.80%) XMPP
7 7 (0.70%) J2EE
8 6 (0.60%) Web Services
9 5 (0.50%) JSP
10 4 (0.40%) ADO
10 4 (0.40%) VXML
11 3 (0.30%) .NET
11 3 (0.30%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.30%) HTML
12 2 (0.20%) CSS
13 1 (0.100%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 199 (19.86%) Data Centre
2 43 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 24 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (2.30%) EMC VNX
5 20 (2.00%) IVR
6 19 (1.90%) PKI
7 18 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
8 17 (1.70%) IBM Mainframe
8 17 (1.70%) Mainframe
9 16 (1.60%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.60%) EMC VMAX
10 15 (1.50%) Driving Licence
11 12 (1.20%) FlexPod
12 11 (1.10%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.00%) Grid Computing
14 8 (0.80%) Clustering
14 8 (0.80%) CMDB
15 7 (0.70%) e-Health
15 7 (0.70%) Private Cloud
16 6 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 245 (24.45%) Windows
2 187 (18.66%) Linux
3 110 (10.98%) Windows Server
4 74 (7.39%) Unix
5 47 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (4.39%) Solaris
8 31 (3.09%) AIX
9 26 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (2.20%) CentOS
11 22 (2.20%) Windows 7
12 14 (1.40%) Android
13 9 (0.90%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.80%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.80%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (0.40%) HPUX
16 4 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (16.47%) ITIL
2 80 (7.98%) Migration
3 79 (7.88%) Network Design
4 67 (6.69%) Load Balancing
4 67 (6.69%) Service Management
5 49 (4.89%) Project Management
6 48 (4.79%) High Availability
7 46 (4.59%) Change Management
8 37 (3.69%) Information Security
9 33 (3.29%) Kalman Filter
10 29 (2.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (2.89%) Network Management
10 29 (2.89%) Root Cause Analysis
11 28 (2.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 28 (2.79%) Network Architecture
12 27 (2.69%) Incident Management
13 26 (2.59%) PRINCE2
13 26 (2.59%) Software Engineering
14 25 (2.50%) Problem Management
14 25 (2.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (3.29%) SQL
2 29 (2.89%) C++
2 29 (2.89%) Shell Script
3 22 (2.20%) Python
4 20 (2.00%) C
5 19 (1.90%) Java
6 18 (1.80%) Perl
7 15 (1.50%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.00%) VB
9 6 (0.60%) Ruby
10 4 (0.40%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.40%) PHP
11 3 (0.30%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.20%) VBScript
13 1 (0.100%) C#
13 1 (0.100%) Korn
Qualifications
1 409 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
2 268 (26.75%) CCNP
3 214 (21.36%) CCNA
4 213 (21.26%) Security Cleared
5 169 (16.87%) SC Cleared
6 114 (11.38%) CCIE
7 71 (7.09%) Degree
8 50 (4.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (3.89%) MCSE
10 38 (3.79%) DV Cleared
11 31 (3.09%) CISSP
12 30 (2.99%) CCDP
13 21 (2.10%) CCSE
14 18 (1.80%) CCVP
15 16 (1.60%) CCSA
15 16 (1.60%) CCSP
15 16 (1.60%) CISM
16 15 (1.50%) JNCIA
17 14 (1.40%) JNCIS
18 11 (1.10%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.99%) SLA
2 37 (3.69%) PCI DSS
3 32 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.70%) JSP 440
5 16 (1.60%) QA
6 9 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 8 (0.80%) PA-DSS
8 6 (0.60%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.40%) COBIT
10 4 (0.40%) COSO
10 4 (0.40%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.100%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.100%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.100%) PMBOK
System Software
1 135 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 107 (10.68%) Active Directory
3 36 (3.59%) vSphere
4 24 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 22 (2.20%) vCloud
6 20 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (1.00%) XenServer
8 9 (0.90%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.90%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.80%) Apache Flume
9 8 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.80%) HDFS
9 8 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.80%) XenApp
10 7 (0.70%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.60%) ProxySG
12 4 (0.40%) Firmware
12 4 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.40%) Samba
Systems Management
1 43 (4.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 29 (2.89%) FortiGate
3 25 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
4 22 (2.20%) Puppet
5 21 (2.10%) Cisco UCCX
5 21 (2.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 17 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.60%) Nagios
8 14 (1.40%) NetBackup
9 13 (1.30%) WSUS
10 12 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
11 11 (1.10%) AirWatch
12 10 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (1.00%) SCCM
13 9 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 9 (0.90%) Tivoli
14 8 (0.80%) Ambari
14 8 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
14 8 (0.80%) Oozie
15 6 (0.60%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 228 (22.75%) CheckPoint
2 227 (22.65%) VMware
3 194 (19.36%) Juniper
4 138 (13.77%) Microsoft
5 130 (12.97%) F5
6 95 (9.48%) Palo Alto
7 83 (8.28%) HP
8 61 (6.09%) Citrix
9 55 (5.49%) NetApp
10 50 (4.99%) EMC
11 37 (3.69%) Avaya
11 37 (3.69%) Dell
11 37 (3.69%) Oracle
12 32 (3.19%) Red Hat
13 31 (3.09%) IBM
14 29 (2.89%) Blue Coat
14 29 (2.89%) Extreme Networks
14 29 (2.89%) Fortinet
15 28 (2.79%) Symantec
16 27 (2.69%) Intel Security
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