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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
England / South East
Rank 20 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 524 563 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.88% 6.56% 5.50%
As % of the Vendors category 13.92% 13.56% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 314 270
Median daily rate £391 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £231 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 19
Median hourly rate £16.50 £44.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +175.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £61.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.88 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +4.65%

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
3765 4153 4532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.43% 48.39% 47.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2185 2392 2364
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 217 206
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +145.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 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 February 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 February 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 -1 178 £423 +9.03% 25
Berkshire 0 145 £400 +6.66% 23
Buckinghamshire +41 76 £425 +50.44% 4
Surrey -7 48 £338 -16.40% 11
Oxfordshire -2 20 £325 +33.33% 10
Middlesex +16 15 £348 -20.57% 1
West Sussex -1 13 £413 +35.24%
East Sussex +7 10 £350 +7.69% 10
Kent -7 5 £153 -23.75% 5
Sussex - 4 £350 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 440 (42.43%) Cisco Certification
2 373 (35.97%) Firewall
3 300 (28.93%) CCNP
4 283 (27.29%) LAN
5 270 (26.04%) Security Cleared
6 257 (24.78%) WAN
7 245 (23.63%) Windows
8 231 (22.28%) CCNA
9 229 (22.08%) VMware
10 223 (21.50%) Juniper
11 217 (20.93%) SC Cleared
12 206 (19.86%) Data Centre
13 193 (18.61%) CheckPoint
14 181 (17.45%) Telecoms
15 168 (16.20%) Cisco ASA
16 167 (16.10%) VoIP
16 167 (16.10%) Linux
17 164 (15.81%) ITIL
18 153 (14.75%) MPLS
18 153 (14.75%) Cisco Nexus
19 146 (14.08%) CCIE
20 145 (13.98%) F5
21 139 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
22 130 (12.54%) Microsoft
23 123 (11.86%) VPN
24 119 (11.48%) Active Directory
25 116 (11.19%) Network Security
26 111 (10.70%) Windows Server
27 110 (10.61%) Network Design
28 107 (10.32%) Wireless

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 46 (4.44%) Skype for Business
2 41 (3.95%) MS Exchange
3 22 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (1.64%) Apache
5 9 (0.87%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.77%) Apache Pig
6 8 (0.77%) Apache Solr
6 8 (0.77%) Apache Spark
6 8 (0.77%) JBoss
7 7 (0.68%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.58%) IIS
9 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 2 (0.19%) SAS
12 1 (0.096%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.096%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.096%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (2.80%) MS Office
2 28 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 20 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.19%) MS Project
4 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (2.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.39%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.096%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.47%) IaaS
2 31 (2.99%) Office 365
3 27 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (2.41%) PaaS
5 22 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (0.39%) SoftLayer
8 3 (0.29%) SaaS
9 1 (0.096%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.096%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 373 (35.97%) Firewall
2 283 (27.29%) LAN
3 257 (24.78%) WAN
4 168 (16.20%) Cisco ASA
5 167 (16.10%) VoIP
6 153 (14.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 153 (14.75%) MPLS
7 123 (11.86%) VPN
8 116 (11.19%) Network Security
9 107 (10.32%) Wireless
10 99 (9.55%) BGP
11 93 (8.97%) DNS
12 92 (8.87%) OSPF
12 92 (8.87%) SAN
13 81 (7.81%) TCP/IP
14 76 (7.33%) Unified Communications
15 62 (5.98%) VLAN
16 60 (5.79%) DHCP
17 59 (5.69%) SSL
18 51 (4.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.45%) MySQL
3 13 (1.25%) Big Data
4 9 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (0.87%) HBase
4 9 (0.87%) NoSQL
4 9 (0.87%) Oracle Exadata
5 8 (0.77%) Apache Hive
5 8 (0.77%) Apache Zeppelin
5 8 (0.77%) Hadoop
5 8 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (0.77%) Sqoop
6 6 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (2.51%) Subversion
2 24 (2.31%) GCC
2 24 (2.31%) GDB
2 24 (2.31%) Trac
3 10 (0.96%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.77%) Vagrant
5 7 (0.68%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (0.58%) StarTeam
7 4 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.096%) Ant
8 1 (0.096%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.096%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.096%) git-flow
8 1 (0.096%) JIRA
8 1 (0.096%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.096%) Visual Studio
General
1 181 (17.45%) Telecoms
2 71 (6.85%) Finance
3 31 (2.99%) Retail
4 15 (1.45%) Back Office
4 15 (1.45%) Law
5 11 (1.06%) Legal
6 9 (0.87%) Banking
7 8 (0.77%) Billing
8 5 (0.48%) Electronics
8 5 (0.48%) Local Government
8 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.39%) Marketing
10 2 (0.19%) French Language
10 2 (0.19%) Games
10 2 (0.19%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.096%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.096%) German Language
11 1 (0.096%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.096%) Military
11 1 (0.096%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 313 (30.18%) Network Engineer
2 168 (16.20%) Architect
3 126 (12.15%) Cisco Engineer
4 84 (8.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 75 (7.23%) Analyst
6 73 (7.04%) Consultant
6 73 (7.04%) Network Architect
7 59 (5.69%) Security Engineer
8 54 (5.21%) Network Security Engineer
9 43 (4.15%) Design Engineer
10 41 (3.95%) Support Engineer
11 40 (3.86%) Network Analyst
12 39 (3.76%) Infrastructure Architect
12 39 (3.76%) Senior Network Engineer
13 37 (3.57%) Cisco Architect
13 37 (3.57%) Security Architect
14 32 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 31 (2.99%) Project Manager
16 29 (2.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
17 27 (2.60%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 24 (2.31%) STL
2 15 (1.45%) 802.1X
2 15 (1.45%) XML
3 11 (1.06%) Middleware
3 11 (1.06%) SAML
4 8 (0.77%) Apache Tez
4 8 (0.77%) Kafka
4 8 (0.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 8 (0.77%) Regular Expression
5 5 (0.48%) XMPP
6 4 (0.39%) ADO
7 3 (0.29%) .NET
7 3 (0.29%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.29%) HTML
7 3 (0.29%) VXML
8 2 (0.19%) CGI
8 2 (0.19%) CSS
8 2 (0.19%) REST
8 2 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 206 (19.86%) Data Centre
2 35 (3.38%) IVR
3 31 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 30 (2.89%) Computer Science
5 29 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (2.22%) EMC VMAX
6 23 (2.22%) EMC VNX
7 20 (1.93%) Driving Licence
7 20 (1.93%) FlexPod
8 19 (1.83%) PKI
9 18 (1.74%) Mainframe
10 17 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
11 12 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.16%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.16%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 11 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (0.87%) Grid Computing
14 8 (0.77%) Clustering
14 8 (0.77%) CMDB
14 8 (0.77%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 245 (23.63%) Windows
2 167 (16.10%) Linux
3 111 (10.70%) Windows Server
4 64 (6.17%) Unix
5 52 (5.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (4.15%) Windows 7
8 31 (2.99%) Solaris
9 28 (2.70%) Windows 10
10 25 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (2.03%) AIX
12 20 (1.93%) CentOS
13 17 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.96%) Android
15 8 (0.77%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.58%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
17 4 (0.39%) HPUX
17 4 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (15.81%) ITIL
2 110 (10.61%) Network Design
3 78 (7.52%) Migration
4 76 (7.33%) Service Management
5 56 (5.40%) High Availability
6 55 (5.30%) Load Balancing
7 41 (3.95%) Change Management
8 36 (3.47%) Project Management
9 35 (3.38%) Software Engineering
10 33 (3.18%) Root Cause Analysis
11 27 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (2.60%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 27 (2.60%) PRINCE2
12 25 (2.41%) Network Management
13 24 (2.31%) Cross-Platform Development
13 24 (2.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 24 (2.31%) OO
14 23 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
14 23 (2.22%) Problem Management
15 22 (2.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (3.38%) PowerShell
2 33 (3.18%) C++
3 26 (2.51%) SQL
4 24 (2.31%) Shell Script
5 20 (1.93%) C
6 17 (1.64%) VBScript
7 16 (1.54%) Python
8 14 (1.35%) Java
9 12 (1.16%) Perl
9 12 (1.16%) Ruby
10 5 (0.48%) VB
11 3 (0.29%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.19%) C#
12 2 (0.19%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.096%) Korn
13 1 (0.096%) PHP
13 1 (0.096%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 440 (42.43%) Cisco Certification
2 300 (28.93%) CCNP
3 270 (26.04%) Security Cleared
4 231 (22.28%) CCNA
5 217 (20.93%) SC Cleared
6 146 (14.08%) CCIE
7 68 (6.56%) Degree
8 65 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 43 (4.15%) CCDP
10 42 (4.05%) DV Cleared
11 40 (3.86%) JNCIA
12 39 (3.76%) CCSE
13 35 (3.38%) MCSE
14 32 (3.09%) CCIP
14 32 (3.09%) CCSA
15 28 (2.70%) MCSA
16 22 (2.12%) JNCIS
17 20 (1.93%) JNCIE
17 20 (1.93%) MCITP
18 19 (1.83%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.44%) SLA
2 30 (2.89%) PCI DSS
3 27 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.25%) QA
4 13 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.87%) HIPAA
6 8 (0.77%) PA-DSS
7 4 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.19%) COBIT
8 2 (0.19%) COSO
8 2 (0.19%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.19%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.096%) GPG13
9 1 (0.096%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 139 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (11.48%) Active Directory
3 34 (3.28%) vSphere
4 33 (3.18%) Hyper-V
5 31 (2.99%) vCloud
6 26 (2.51%) VMware ESX
7 19 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.06%) ProxySG
9 9 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.87%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.77%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.77%) BitLocker
10 8 (0.77%) HDFS
10 8 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (0.77%) XenApp
10 8 (0.77%) XenServer
11 6 (0.58%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.48%) Docker
12 5 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 59 (5.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 39 (3.76%) Cisco UCCE
3 34 (3.28%) Cisco UCCX
4 30 (2.89%) FortiGate
5 29 (2.80%) Cisco Prime
6 26 (2.51%) Puppet
7 22 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 14 (1.35%) Nagios
10 13 (1.25%) vRealize
11 12 (1.16%) AirWatch
11 12 (1.16%) WSUS
12 10 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 9 (0.87%) Ansible
13 9 (0.87%) NetBackup
14 8 (0.77%) Ambari
14 8 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
14 8 (0.77%) Oozie
14 8 (0.77%) SCCM
14 8 (0.77%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 229 (22.08%) VMware
2 223 (21.50%) Juniper
3 193 (18.61%) CheckPoint
4 145 (13.98%) F5
5 130 (12.54%) Microsoft
6 101 (9.74%) HP
7 73 (7.04%) Palo Alto
8 65 (6.27%) NetApp
9 56 (5.40%) Citrix
10 52 (5.01%) EMC
11 43 (4.15%) Blue Coat
12 42 (4.05%) Avaya
12 42 (4.05%) Fortinet
13 41 (3.95%) Riverbed
14 40 (3.86%) Aruba
15 32 (3.09%) Dell
15 32 (3.09%) Oracle
16 30 (2.89%) Brocade
17 29 (2.80%) Huawei
18 27 (2.60%) Nokia
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 17 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £240.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £52k - 58k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £250 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Harris Global
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 18 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Posted: 8 days ago