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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 29 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 580 472 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.23% 5.00% 5.09%
As % of the Vendors category 12.94% 10.75% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 234 234
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £206 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 41 26
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +79.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.17 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +34.32%
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
4482 4390 4222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.16% 46.49% 47.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2669 2379 2115
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 249 247
Median hourly rate £20.21 £19.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £35.00
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 28 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 28 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 28 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 +19 205 £400 +9.58% 24
Berkshire +4 189 £375 -5.66% 33
Surrey +1 81 £380 -0.65% 31
Buckinghamshire -2 41 £400 -2.43% 20
Oxfordshire -2 24 £310 -17.33% 3
West Sussex -12 21 £450 +50.00% 8
Kent -18 11 £226 -41.61% 5
East Sussex +3 3 £419 +76.31% 4
Middlesex -6 1 £400 +52.38%
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 477 (42.44%) Firewall
2 439 (39.06%) Cisco Certification
3 292 (25.98%) Security Cleared
4 276 (24.56%) LAN
5 275 (24.47%) Juniper
5 275 (24.47%) VMware
6 268 (23.84%) WAN
7 255 (22.69%) CCNP
8 240 (21.35%) CheckPoint
9 238 (21.17%) Data Centre
10 227 (20.20%) Windows
11 214 (19.04%) Cisco ASA
12 210 (18.68%) SC Cleared
13 205 (18.24%) ITIL
14 202 (17.97%) Microsoft
15 198 (17.62%) CCNA
16 197 (17.53%) Linux
17 189 (16.81%) MPLS
18 174 (15.48%) Cisco Nexus
19 150 (13.35%) VPN
20 148 (13.17%) Wireless
21 145 (12.90%) BGP
22 144 (12.81%) Telecoms
22 144 (12.81%) VMware Infrastructure
22 144 (12.81%) Network Security
23 139 (12.37%) F5
24 129 (11.48%) TCP/IP
25 126 (11.21%) Active Directory
26 123 (10.94%) DNS
27 118 (10.50%) 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 44 (3.91%) MS Exchange
2 22 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.69%) IIS
4 15 (1.33%) Skype for Business
5 12 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (0.80%) Apache
6 9 (0.80%) OpenStack
7 7 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.18%) CMS
10 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.089%) SAS
11 1 (0.089%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.089%) Tomcat
Applications
1 81 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.40%) MS Office
3 13 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.80%) ProjectWise
5 7 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.27%) MS Project
7 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.089%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.18%) assyst
5 1 (0.089%) Primavera
5 1 (0.089%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.089%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.51%) IaaS
2 16 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.33%) Office 365
3 15 (1.33%) PaaS
4 13 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.80%) SaaS
6 5 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.18%) Yammer
9 1 (0.089%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.089%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.089%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 477 (42.44%) Firewall
2 276 (24.56%) LAN
3 268 (23.84%) WAN
4 214 (19.04%) Cisco ASA
5 189 (16.81%) MPLS
6 174 (15.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 150 (13.35%) VPN
8 148 (13.17%) Wireless
9 145 (12.90%) BGP
10 144 (12.81%) Network Security
11 129 (11.48%) TCP/IP
12 123 (10.94%) DNS
13 106 (9.43%) OSPF
14 95 (8.45%) VoIP
15 80 (7.12%) DHCP
15 80 (7.12%) SAN
16 76 (6.76%) SSL
17 72 (6.41%) Internet
18 70 (6.23%) IPsec
19 62 (5.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.14%) DB2
3 14 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (0.98%) MySQL
5 9 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.44%) 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 (0.089%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.089%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (1.33%) StarTeam
2 12 (1.07%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (0.44%) Subversion
6 4 (0.36%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.36%) IntelliJ
6 4 (0.36%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.36%) JUnit
6 4 (0.36%) Maven
7 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.089%) git-flow
8 1 (0.089%) TestDirector
General
1 144 (12.81%) Telecoms
2 116 (10.32%) Finance
3 16 (1.42%) Billing
4 13 (1.16%) Back Office
5 12 (1.07%) Military
6 9 (0.80%) Retail
7 8 (0.71%) Electronics
7 8 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.62%) Marketing
9 5 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.44%) Banking
9 5 (0.44%) Legal
10 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.089%) Advertising
12 1 (0.089%) Automotive
12 1 (0.089%) French Language
12 1 (0.089%) Front Office
12 1 (0.089%) German Language
12 1 (0.089%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 389 (34.61%) Network Engineer
2 156 (13.88%) Architect
3 147 (13.08%) Cisco Engineer
4 112 (9.96%) Support Engineer
5 107 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 95 (8.45%) Analyst
7 74 (6.58%) Network Architect
8 64 (5.69%) Security Engineer
9 59 (5.25%) Network Support
10 55 (4.89%) Senior Network Engineer
11 54 (4.80%) Consultant
12 51 (4.54%) Network Support Engineer
13 47 (4.18%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 45 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
15 39 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 39 (3.47%) IP Engineer
15 39 (3.47%) Network Analyst
16 38 (3.38%) Cisco Support
16 38 (3.38%) Firewall Engineer
17 36 (3.20%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.69%) 802.1X
2 11 (0.98%) .NET
2 11 (0.98%) HTML
3 10 (0.89%) ASP.NET
3 10 (0.89%) Middleware
4 7 (0.62%) Web Services
5 5 (0.44%) LAMP
5 5 (0.44%) XMPP
6 4 (0.36%) CSS
6 4 (0.36%) Java EE
6 4 (0.36%) SAML
6 4 (0.36%) XML
7 3 (0.27%) CGI
7 3 (0.27%) MSMQ
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (0.18%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.18%) WPF
9 1 (0.089%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.089%) HTML5
9 1 (0.089%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 238 (21.17%) Data Centre
2 43 (3.83%) Management Information System
3 35 (3.11%) Driving Licence
4 29 (2.58%) iSeries
5 26 (2.31%) FlexPod
6 25 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (2.14%) AS400
7 24 (2.14%) Computer Science
8 21 (1.87%) PKI
9 19 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 17 (1.51%) Clustering
11 16 (1.42%) Mathematics
11 16 (1.42%) Replication
12 15 (1.33%) Cryptography
12 15 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
13 14 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
13 14 (1.25%) EMC VNX
13 14 (1.25%) Smartcard
14 13 (1.16%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.89%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 227 (20.20%) Windows
2 197 (17.53%) Linux
3 105 (9.34%) Windows Server
4 84 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (4.09%) Unix
7 40 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (1.87%) CentOS
9 21 (1.87%) Windows 7
10 20 (1.78%) Data ONTAP
11 19 (1.69%) AIX
12 11 (0.98%) Solaris
13 7 (0.62%) VMS
13 7 (0.62%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.53%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.36%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.27%) CatOS
16 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (18.24%) ITIL
2 99 (8.81%) Network Design
3 93 (8.27%) Migration
4 83 (7.38%) Change Management
5 68 (6.05%) Service Management
6 63 (5.60%) Project Management
7 58 (5.16%) Configuration Management
7 58 (5.16%) Information Security
8 56 (4.98%) Load Balancing
9 44 (3.91%) Incident Management
10 43 (3.83%) Network Management
11 38 (3.38%) Network Architecture
12 37 (3.29%) High Availability
12 37 (3.29%) Service Delivery
13 34 (3.02%) PRINCE2
14 31 (2.76%) Capacity Management
15 30 (2.67%) Cybersecurity
16 28 (2.49%) TOGAF
17 27 (2.40%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (2.31%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 69 (6.14%) SQL
2 47 (4.18%) PowerShell
3 26 (2.31%) C
4 22 (1.96%) Python
5 19 (1.69%) VBScript
6 17 (1.51%) Perl
7 14 (1.25%) VB
8 10 (0.89%) JavaScript
9 9 (0.80%) Tcl
10 8 (0.71%) Ruby
11 7 (0.62%) Java
12 5 (0.44%) PHP
12 5 (0.44%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.36%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.18%) C#
14 2 (0.18%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.089%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.089%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 439 (39.06%) Cisco Certification
2 292 (25.98%) Security Cleared
3 255 (22.69%) CCNP
4 210 (18.68%) SC Cleared
5 198 (17.62%) CCNA
6 82 (7.30%) CCIE
7 78 (6.94%) Degree
7 78 (6.94%) DV Cleared
8 49 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 44 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 37 (3.29%) CISSP
11 33 (2.94%) CCSE
12 20 (1.78%) CISM
12 20 (1.78%) MCSE
13 19 (1.69%) CCSA
14 18 (1.60%) MCITP
15 17 (1.51%) CCDP
16 16 (1.42%) MCSA
17 15 (1.33%) ISEB
18 14 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.60%) SLA
2 45 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 30 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (1.51%) ISO 9001
5 17 (1.51%) QA
6 14 (1.25%) ISO27005
7 11 (0.98%) ISAE 3402
8 4 (0.36%) COBIT
8 4 (0.36%) COSO
8 4 (0.36%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.36%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.36%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.36%) SAS 70
9 3 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.18%) GLP
System Software
1 144 (12.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (11.21%) Active Directory
3 59 (5.25%) vSphere
4 36 (3.20%) Hyper-V
5 26 (2.31%) VMware ESX
6 22 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (1.42%) XenApp
8 13 (1.16%) ProxySG
9 11 (0.98%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.80%) vCloud
11 8 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (0.53%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.36%) NFS
15 3 (0.27%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.18%) iptables
16 2 (0.18%) KVM
17 1 (0.089%) BitLocker
17 1 (0.089%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 33 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 31 (2.76%) Cisco UCCE
2 31 (2.76%) SCCM
3 26 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
3 26 (2.31%) Cisco Prime
4 25 (2.22%) FortiGate
5 24 (2.14%) Puppet
6 20 (1.78%) SCOM
7 17 (1.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 14 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
8 14 (1.25%) WSUS
9 13 (1.16%) Backup Exec
9 13 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
10 12 (1.07%) Nagios
11 11 (0.98%) WhatsUp Gold
12 10 (0.89%) RSA Security Analytics
12 10 (0.89%) vRealize
13 9 (0.80%) SCVMM
14 8 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 275 (24.47%) Juniper
1 275 (24.47%) VMware
2 240 (21.35%) CheckPoint
3 202 (17.97%) Microsoft
4 139 (12.37%) F5
5 118 (10.50%) HP
6 89 (7.92%) Citrix
7 84 (7.47%) Palo Alto
8 79 (7.03%) IBM
9 77 (6.85%) SolarWinds
10 76 (6.76%) EMC
11 71 (6.32%) Blue Coat
12 70 (6.23%) NetApp
13 58 (5.16%) Oracle
14 57 (5.07%) Red Hat
15 38 (3.38%) Intel Security
16 37 (3.29%) Aruba
17 33 (2.94%) Avaya
18 31 (2.76%) Huawei
19 30 (2.67%) Riverbed
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