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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 28 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 527 467 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.96% 4.88% 5.05%
As % of the Vendors category 12.29% 10.23% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 271 244
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £263 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 22
Median hourly rate £34.00 £19.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.35% -3.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.17 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.15 £41.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.00%
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
4289 4566 4261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.53% 47.69% 47.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2511 2565 2099
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 211 243
Median hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £39.00 £42.50
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +27 189 £375 -2.28% 42
Berkshire +4 187 £380 +1.33% 29
Surrey +1 69 £369 +5.35% 29
Buckinghamshire +3 38 £400 - 8
West Sussex -12 17 £363 -3.33% 3
Oxfordshire -4 15 £275 -19.11% 8
Kent 0 9 £203 -46.00% 15
East Sussex 0 3 £319 -3.40% 1
Middlesex -12 1 £325 +23.22% 3
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 484 (43.49%) Firewall
2 437 (39.26%) Cisco Certification
3 307 (27.58%) Security Cleared
4 284 (25.52%) CCNP
5 281 (25.25%) CheckPoint
6 274 (24.62%) LAN
7 271 (24.35%) WAN
8 249 (22.37%) VMware
9 238 (21.38%) SC Cleared
10 233 (20.93%) Juniper
11 225 (20.22%) Windows
11 225 (20.22%) Cisco ASA
12 220 (19.77%) Data Centre
13 207 (18.60%) ITIL
13 207 (18.60%) CCNA
14 203 (18.24%) Linux
15 199 (17.88%) Microsoft
15 199 (17.88%) Network Security
16 174 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
17 151 (13.57%) VPN
17 151 (13.57%) Wireless
18 145 (13.03%) MPLS
19 136 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
20 132 (11.86%) F5
21 128 (11.50%) TCP/IP
22 124 (11.14%) Telecoms
23 123 (11.05%) Active Directory
23 123 (11.05%) BGP
24 116 (10.42%) Finance
25 111 (9.97%) VoIP

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 42 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 23 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.44%) Skype for Business
4 12 (1.08%) OpenStack
5 11 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (0.72%) Apache
6 8 (0.72%) IIS
7 6 (0.54%) iPlanet
7 6 (0.54%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.36%) CMS
9 3 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.18%) JBoss
11 1 (0.090%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.090%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.090%) SAS
11 1 (0.090%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 83 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.61%) MS Office
3 21 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.72%) ProjectWise
5 6 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.27%) MS Project
6 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.090%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.090%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.27%) assyst
4 1 (0.090%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.090%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.090%) Primavera
4 1 (0.090%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.44%) Office 365
3 15 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.26%) IaaS
4 14 (1.26%) PaaS
5 10 (0.90%) SaaS
6 5 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.18%) Yammer
8 1 (0.090%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.090%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 484 (43.49%) Firewall
2 274 (24.62%) LAN
3 271 (24.35%) WAN
4 225 (20.22%) Cisco ASA
5 199 (17.88%) Network Security
6 174 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 151 (13.57%) VPN
7 151 (13.57%) Wireless
8 145 (13.03%) MPLS
9 128 (11.50%) TCP/IP
10 123 (11.05%) BGP
11 111 (9.97%) VoIP
12 109 (9.79%) DNS
13 89 (8.00%) OSPF
14 82 (7.37%) SSL
15 77 (6.92%) Internet
16 65 (5.84%) IPsec
17 62 (5.57%) SAN
18 59 (5.30%) DHCP
19 51 (4.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.44%) DB2
3 12 (1.08%) Oracle Database
3 12 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (0.81%) MySQL
5 3 (0.27%) Big Data
5 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.090%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.090%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.090%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.090%) QlikView
7 1 (0.090%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (0.90%) StarTeam
3 8 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.36%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.27%) Subversion
7 2 (0.18%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.18%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.18%) JIRA
7 2 (0.18%) JUnit
7 2 (0.18%) Maven
8 1 (0.090%) TestDirector
General
1 124 (11.14%) Telecoms
2 116 (10.42%) Finance
3 14 (1.26%) Billing
4 13 (1.17%) Military
5 9 (0.81%) Back Office
5 9 (0.81%) Legal
5 9 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 9 (0.81%) Retail
6 7 (0.63%) Banking
7 5 (0.45%) Electronics
7 5 (0.45%) Marketing
8 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.18%) Advertising
9 2 (0.18%) Law
10 1 (0.090%) Automotive
10 1 (0.090%) Front Office
10 1 (0.090%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 384 (34.50%) Network Engineer
2 158 (14.20%) Architect
3 131 (11.77%) Cisco Engineer
4 101 (9.07%) Analyst
5 100 (8.98%) Support Engineer
6 91 (8.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 83 (7.46%) Consultant
8 74 (6.65%) Security Engineer
9 69 (6.20%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 66 (5.93%) Network Architect
11 56 (5.03%) Firewall Engineer
12 54 (4.85%) Senior Network Engineer
13 53 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
14 52 (4.67%) Network Analyst
15 42 (3.77%) Network Support
16 37 (3.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 37 (3.32%) Network Support Engineer
17 35 (3.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 35 (3.14%) Technical Architect
18 34 (3.05%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.53%) 802.1X
1 17 (1.53%) Regular Expression
2 10 (0.90%) HTML
3 9 (0.81%) .NET
3 9 (0.81%) ASP.NET
4 8 (0.72%) Middleware
5 7 (0.63%) J2EE
6 6 (0.54%) Web Services
6 6 (0.54%) XMPP
7 5 (0.45%) JSP
8 4 (0.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (0.27%) CSS
9 3 (0.27%) LAMP
9 3 (0.27%) MSMQ
9 3 (0.27%) VXML
9 3 (0.27%) XML
10 2 (0.18%) CGI
10 2 (0.18%) Java EE
10 2 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 220 (19.77%) Data Centre
2 35 (3.14%) FlexPod
3 33 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 23 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (2.07%) Driving Licence
6 20 (1.80%) EMC VNX
6 20 (1.80%) iSeries
7 18 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 17 (1.53%) RSA SecurID
8 17 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
9 16 (1.44%) PKI
10 15 (1.35%) AS400
10 15 (1.35%) Replication
11 10 (0.90%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.90%) e-Health
11 10 (0.90%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.81%) Clustering
12 9 (0.81%) VCE vBlock
13 8 (0.72%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 225 (20.22%) Windows
2 203 (18.24%) Linux
3 94 (8.45%) Windows Server
4 68 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (3.77%) Unix
7 38 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
9 27 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (1.98%) Windows 7
11 21 (1.89%) CentOS
11 21 (1.89%) Solaris
12 18 (1.62%) AIX
13 8 (0.72%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.72%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.63%) VMS
15 5 (0.45%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (18.60%) ITIL
2 89 (8.00%) Migration
2 89 (8.00%) Network Design
3 72 (6.47%) Load Balancing
4 69 (6.20%) Change Management
5 68 (6.11%) Service Management
6 61 (5.48%) Project Management
7 53 (4.76%) Information Security
8 52 (4.67%) Configuration Management
9 40 (3.59%) Network Architecture
10 37 (3.32%) Service Delivery
11 35 (3.14%) High Availability
12 34 (3.05%) Network Management
13 29 (2.61%) PRINCE2
14 28 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
14 28 (2.52%) Kalman Filter
15 27 (2.43%) Capacity Management
15 27 (2.43%) Incident Management
16 26 (2.34%) TOGAF
17 25 (2.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 58 (5.21%) SQL
2 47 (4.22%) PowerShell
3 27 (2.43%) Python
4 24 (2.16%) Perl
5 20 (1.80%) C
6 19 (1.71%) VBScript
7 14 (1.26%) VB
8 13 (1.17%) Java
9 9 (0.81%) JavaScript
9 9 (0.81%) Ruby
9 9 (0.81%) Tcl
10 7 (0.63%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.54%) PHP
12 2 (0.18%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.18%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.090%) C#
13 1 (0.090%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 437 (39.26%) Cisco Certification
2 307 (27.58%) Security Cleared
3 284 (25.52%) CCNP
4 238 (21.38%) SC Cleared
5 207 (18.60%) CCNA
6 78 (7.01%) Degree
7 77 (6.92%) CCIE
8 67 (6.02%) DV Cleared
9 46 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 40 (3.59%) CCSE
10 40 (3.59%) CISSP
10 40 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 29 (2.61%) CCDP
12 27 (2.43%) CCSA
13 23 (2.07%) CISM
14 22 (1.98%) MCSE
15 20 (1.80%) CCSP
16 16 (1.44%) NCDA
17 15 (1.35%) MCITP
18 14 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.30%) SLA
2 41 (3.68%) PCI DSS
3 34 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.80%) JSP 440
5 17 (1.53%) QA
6 12 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.99%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (0.54%) ISO27005
10 5 (0.45%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.36%) COBIT
11 4 (0.36%) COSO
11 4 (0.36%) ISAE 3402
11 4 (0.36%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.36%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
13 2 (0.18%) GLP
13 2 (0.18%) PA-DSS
14 1 (0.090%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 136 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 123 (11.05%) Active Directory
3 73 (6.56%) vSphere
4 31 (2.79%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.80%) VMware ESX
6 18 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (1.26%) XenApp
8 13 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
9 12 (1.08%) ProxySG
10 11 (0.99%) vCloud
11 9 (0.81%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.54%) NFS
12 6 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.36%) Firmware
14 4 (0.36%) XenServer
15 3 (0.27%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.18%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 46 (4.13%) FortiGate
2 33 (2.96%) Cisco UCCE
2 33 (2.96%) Puppet
3 31 (2.79%) SCCM
4 25 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 23 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (1.98%) Tivoli
7 21 (1.89%) Nagios
8 20 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 19 (1.71%) Cisco Prime
9 19 (1.71%) SCOM
10 14 (1.26%) Cisco UCCX
11 12 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
12 9 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
13 8 (0.72%) Backup Exec
13 8 (0.72%) WhatsUp Gold
13 8 (0.72%) WSUS
14 7 (0.63%) Netcool
14 7 (0.63%) SCVMM
15 6 (0.54%) SCSM
Vendors
1 281 (25.25%) CheckPoint
2 249 (22.37%) VMware
3 233 (20.93%) Juniper
4 199 (17.88%) Microsoft
5 132 (11.86%) F5
6 102 (9.16%) HP
6 102 (9.16%) Palo Alto
7 89 (8.00%) Citrix
8 74 (6.65%) EMC
9 73 (6.56%) Blue Coat
10 66 (5.93%) Red Hat
11 64 (5.75%) SolarWinds
12 63 (5.66%) NetApp
13 50 (4.49%) Oracle
14 48 (4.31%) IBM
15 42 (3.77%) Fortinet
16 37 (3.32%) Dell
17 33 (2.96%) Intel Security
18 29 (2.61%) Riverbed
19 27 (2.43%) Aruba
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Michael Bailey Associates
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ReThink Recruitment
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Hampshire
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Hampshire
Volt
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Oscar
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Elevate Direct
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Kent
Reed Technology
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4it Recruitment Ltd
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
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Experis Ltd
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