The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 33 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 155 117 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.33% 3.49% 4.27%
As % of the Vendors category 12.46% 8.54% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 58 96
Median daily rate £355 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 8
Median hourly rate £24.50 £48.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.95% +102.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £21.74 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.25 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+20.98% -2.40%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1244 1370 1267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.76% 40.86% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 840 797
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 94 66
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.60 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.35% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.96 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the South West region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the South West region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Wiltshire 0 57 £375 -11.76% 6
Bristol +29 48 £355 +44.89% 15
Gloucestershire +9 13 £300 -7.69% 16
Somerset +21 12 £300 +33.33% 6
Devon +10 10 £350 +40.00% 1
Dorset 0 7 £400 +263.63% 4
Cornwall - 3 - - 4
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 West region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 191 (60.25%) Firewall
2 148 (46.69%) Cisco Certification
3 125 (39.43%) WAN
4 118 (37.22%) LAN
5 105 (33.12%) Security Cleared
6 102 (32.18%) CCNP
7 88 (27.76%) CheckPoint
8 87 (27.44%) SC Cleared
9 83 (26.18%) VPN
10 80 (25.24%) Windows
11 75 (23.66%) Cisco ASA
12 70 (22.08%) CCNA
13 68 (21.45%) Data Centre
14 67 (21.14%) VMware
15 61 (19.24%) Juniper
16 56 (17.67%) Wireless
17 52 (16.40%) ITIL
18 47 (14.83%) DHCP
19 44 (13.88%) VoIP
20 41 (12.93%) MPLS
20 41 (12.93%) Cisco Nexus
21 40 (12.62%) BGP
22 39 (12.30%) Microsoft
23 37 (11.67%) Linux
24 36 (11.36%) F5
25 35 (11.04%) Windows Server
25 35 (11.04%) DNS
26 34 (10.73%) Finance
27 32 (10.09%) Active Directory
27 32 (10.09%) OSPF

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 18 (5.68%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.21%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.58%) Mule
5 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.32%) IIS
6 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (5.05%) MS Office
2 12 (3.79%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.21%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.68%) Office 365
2 17 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.52%) IaaS
5 3 (0.95%) IBM PureFlex
6 2 (0.63%) SaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (60.25%) Firewall
2 125 (39.43%) WAN
3 118 (37.22%) LAN
4 83 (26.18%) VPN
5 75 (23.66%) Cisco ASA
6 56 (17.67%) Wireless
7 47 (14.83%) DHCP
8 44 (13.88%) VoIP
9 41 (12.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 41 (12.93%) MPLS
10 40 (12.62%) BGP
11 35 (11.04%) DNS
12 32 (10.09%) OSPF
13 30 (9.46%) Network Security
14 29 (9.15%) TCP/IP
15 27 (8.52%) VLAN
16 23 (7.26%) EIGRP
16 23 (7.26%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (6.62%) Internet
17 21 (6.62%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.32%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (10.73%) Finance
2 28 (8.83%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.52%) Billing
4 6 (1.89%) Banking
5 4 (1.26%) Military
6 3 (0.95%) Back Office
7 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 111 (35.02%) Network Engineer
2 39 (12.30%) Analyst
3 32 (10.09%) Architect
4 31 (9.78%) Cisco Engineer
5 29 (9.15%) Support Engineer
6 28 (8.83%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 23 (7.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 20 (6.31%) Consultant
9 19 (5.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (5.36%) Network Analyst
10 17 (5.36%) Network Support
11 16 (5.05%) Field Engineer
11 16 (5.05%) Security Analyst
12 15 (4.73%) Network Field Engineer
12 15 (4.73%) Senior Network Engineer
13 13 (4.10%) Network Support Engineer
14 12 (3.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 11 (3.47%) Network Architect
15 11 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
16 10 (3.15%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.89%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.26%) OCX
3 3 (0.95%) XMPP
4 2 (0.63%) .NET
4 2 (0.63%) CSS
5 1 (0.32%) HTML
5 1 (0.32%) VXML
5 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (21.45%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.47%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (3.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.58%) CESG
6 5 (1.58%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.58%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.26%) Blog
7 4 (1.26%) Clustering
7 4 (1.26%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.95%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.95%) iPad
8 3 (0.95%) PKI
8 3 (0.95%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.63%) CMDB
9 2 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.63%) Health Informatics
9 2 (0.63%) Informatics
9 2 (0.63%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 80 (25.24%) Windows
2 37 (11.67%) Linux
3 35 (11.04%) Windows Server
4 24 (7.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (7.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (6.94%) Windows 7
7 20 (6.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.21%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.21%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.58%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.26%) Unix
11 3 (0.95%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.95%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.95%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.95%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (16.40%) ITIL
2 30 (9.46%) Migration
3 26 (8.20%) Project Management
4 25 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 24 (7.57%) PRINCE2
6 21 (6.62%) Network Design
7 17 (5.36%) Information Security
8 14 (4.42%) SIEM
9 13 (4.10%) Change Management
9 13 (4.10%) Network Management
10 12 (3.79%) Security Architecture
10 12 (3.79%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (3.15%) Content Management
11 10 (3.15%) DDoS Mitigation
12 9 (2.84%) Configuration Management
12 9 (2.84%) Six Sigma
13 7 (2.21%) Change Control
13 7 (2.21%) Problem Management
13 7 (2.21%) TOGAF
13 7 (2.21%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.84%) PowerShell
2 8 (2.52%) SQL
3 5 (1.58%) VBScript
4 2 (0.63%) Java
4 2 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 148 (46.69%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (33.12%) Security Cleared
3 102 (32.18%) CCNP
4 87 (27.44%) SC Cleared
5 70 (22.08%) CCNA
6 21 (6.62%) DV Cleared
7 18 (5.68%) CISSP
8 16 (5.05%) Degree
9 13 (4.10%) CCIE
10 12 (3.79%) JNCIP
11 10 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (1.26%) HNC
14 4 (1.26%) MCSA
15 3 (0.95%) CCDP
15 3 (0.95%) Check Point Certification
15 3 (0.95%) JNCIA
15 3 (0.95%) JNCIS
16 2 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.26%) SLA
2 17 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (5.05%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.58%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.63%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.32%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 32 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 30 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.05%) VMware ESX
4 11 (3.47%) XenApp
5 8 (2.52%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.52%) ProxySG
5 8 (2.52%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.58%) Firmware
7 4 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.95%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.95%) vSphere
8 3 (0.95%) XenServer
9 2 (0.63%) Snort
9 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.63%) UAG
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (4.42%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (3.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (3.79%) SCCM
3 11 (3.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (1.89%) Ansible
4 6 (1.89%) Puppet
5 5 (1.58%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (1.58%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.58%) Nagios
6 4 (1.26%) TrustSec
7 3 (0.95%) Endace
8 2 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.63%) Nessus
8 2 (0.63%) QRadar
9 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.32%) SCOM
9 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (27.76%) CheckPoint
2 67 (21.14%) VMware
3 61 (19.24%) Juniper
4 39 (12.30%) Microsoft
5 36 (11.36%) F5
6 23 (7.26%) Fortinet
7 18 (5.68%) HP
7 18 (5.68%) Palo Alto
8 16 (5.05%) Forcepoint
9 15 (4.73%) Citrix
10 13 (4.10%) Nortel
11 12 (3.79%) Cyber-Ark
12 11 (3.47%) Dell
13 10 (3.15%) ArcSight
13 10 (3.15%) IBM
13 10 (3.15%) Intel Security
13 10 (3.15%) SonicWALL
14 9 (2.84%) Nokia
15 8 (2.52%) Oracle
15 8 (2.52%) WatchGuard
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