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 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
England / South West
Rank 40 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 117 166 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.31% 5.55% 4.18%
As % of the Vendors category 10.53% 13.82% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 114 63
Median daily rate £325 £353 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £419 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 5
Median hourly rate £38.50 £15.25 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+152.45% -42.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £20.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+32.09% -4.70%

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
1111 1201 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.97% 40.13% 40.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 786 760
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £465 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 70 64
Median hourly rate £38.50 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.10% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 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
Wiltshire -13 40 £344 -5.17% 7
Bristol -1 39 £370 +5.71% 14
Gloucestershire -12 13 £300 +140.00% 2
Somerset +4 6 £219 -32.69% 4
Devon -1 6 £185 -2.63% 4
Dorset -2 3 £450 +20.00% 3
Cornwall - 2 £344 - 1
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 86 (37.89%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (35.24%) Security Cleared
3 78 (34.36%) Windows
3 78 (34.36%) Firewall
4 71 (31.28%) VMware
4 71 (31.28%) CCNA
5 50 (22.03%) Active Directory
6 49 (21.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 47 (20.70%) SC Cleared
7 47 (20.70%) Data Centre
7 47 (20.70%) WAN
8 46 (20.26%) LAN
9 41 (18.06%) Windows Server
10 40 (17.62%) CheckPoint
11 38 (16.74%) ITIL
12 36 (15.86%) DV Cleared
13 33 (14.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 33 (14.54%) Microsoft
14 32 (14.10%) CCNP
14 32 (14.10%) Wireless
15 31 (13.66%) HP
16 29 (12.78%) DNS
16 29 (12.78%) Juniper
16 29 (12.78%) F5
17 28 (12.33%) Migration
18 27 (11.89%) Cisco ASA
19 26 (11.45%) VLAN
20 25 (11.01%) DHCP
21 24 (10.57%) Linux
21 24 (10.57%) Wi-Fi

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 14 (6.17%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.76%) Apache
2 4 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (1.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.32%) ArcGIS
3 3 (1.32%) SAS
3 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.08%) Office 365
3 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) IaaS
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (34.36%) Firewall
2 49 (21.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 47 (20.70%) WAN
4 46 (20.26%) LAN
5 32 (14.10%) Wireless
6 29 (12.78%) DNS
7 27 (11.89%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (11.45%) VLAN
9 25 (11.01%) DHCP
10 24 (10.57%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (10.13%) VPN
12 20 (8.81%) Network Security
13 18 (7.93%) Unified Communications
14 16 (7.05%) VoIP
15 14 (6.17%) Internet
15 14 (6.17%) MPLS
16 13 (5.73%) OSPF
16 13 (5.73%) TCP/IP
17 12 (5.29%) BGP
18 11 (4.85%) FWSM
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 10 (4.41%) Finance
2 7 (3.08%) Banking
3 4 (1.76%) Games
3 4 (1.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.32%) Military
5 2 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (30.40%) Network Engineer
2 33 (14.54%) Analyst
3 30 (13.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (8.81%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.49%) NOC Engineer
6 16 (7.05%) Architect
6 16 (7.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 16 (7.05%) Network Analyst
7 13 (5.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (4.41%) Cisco Analyst
10 9 (3.96%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.96%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 9 (3.96%) Data Centre Engineer
11 8 (3.52%) Network Support
11 8 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.08%) Consultant
12 7 (3.08%) Integration Engineer
12 7 (3.08%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.32%) .NET
2 2 (0.88%) Web Services
2 2 (0.88%) XMPP
3 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.44%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (0.44%) Middleware
3 1 (0.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.70%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 8 (3.52%) Fat Client
5 8 (3.52%) Thin Client
6 7 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (2.64%) Clustering
8 4 (1.76%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.76%) PKI
8 4 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.32%) Handset
9 3 (1.32%) IVR
9 3 (1.32%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.32%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.88%) CESG
10 2 (0.88%) Replication
11 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 78 (34.36%) Windows
2 41 (18.06%) Windows Server
3 24 (10.57%) Linux
4 17 (7.49%) Windows 7
5 13 (5.73%) Unix
6 11 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.08%) Windows 10
10 6 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.64%) Solaris
11 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.44%) Android
12 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.74%) ITIL
2 28 (12.33%) Migration
3 17 (7.49%) Project Management
4 16 (7.05%) PRINCE2
5 14 (6.17%) Load Balancing
6 13 (5.73%) Customer Requirements
6 13 (5.73%) Service Management
7 11 (4.85%) Service Delivery
8 10 (4.41%) SIEM
9 9 (3.96%) Information Security
9 9 (3.96%) Network Management
10 8 (3.52%) Change Management
10 8 (3.52%) Demand Management
10 8 (3.52%) High Availability
11 7 (3.08%) DevOps
11 7 (3.08%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.08%) Network Design
11 7 (3.08%) Six Sigma
12 6 (2.64%) Time Management
13 5 (2.20%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.85%) C
2 9 (3.96%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.76%) AWK
4 3 (1.32%) Java
4 3 (1.32%) Python
5 2 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (37.89%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (35.24%) Security Cleared
3 71 (31.28%) CCNA
4 47 (20.70%) SC Cleared
5 36 (15.86%) DV Cleared
6 32 (14.10%) CCNP
7 7 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.64%) HNC
8 6 (2.64%) MCSE
9 4 (1.76%) CCIE
9 4 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.32%) CISSP
10 3 (1.32%) MCSA
10 3 (1.32%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.32%) PMP
10 3 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.88%) CCDA
11 2 (0.88%) CNA
11 2 (0.88%) ISEB
11 2 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.25%) SLA
2 2 (0.88%) COBIT
2 2 (0.88%) GPG13
2 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.88%) ISO27002
2 2 (0.88%) JSP 440
2 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.88%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (22.03%) Active Directory
2 33 (14.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.13%) vSphere
4 11 (4.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (4.41%) VMware ESX
6 8 (3.52%) XenApp
7 7 (3.08%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.08%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (1.76%) BitLocker
10 4 (1.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.32%) Firmware
11 3 (1.32%) Snort
11 3 (1.32%) vCloud
12 2 (0.88%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.88%) XenServer
13 1 (0.44%) UAG
13 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (4.85%) Cisco Prime
1 11 (4.85%) SCCM
2 9 (3.96%) vRealize
3 5 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.20%) WSUS
4 4 (1.76%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.76%) Puppet
4 4 (1.76%) QRadar
4 4 (1.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (1.76%) Zenoss
5 3 (1.32%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (1.32%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.32%) Nessus
6 2 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.88%) Nagios
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.44%) Opsview
7 1 (0.44%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 71 (31.28%) VMware
2 40 (17.62%) CheckPoint
3 33 (14.54%) Microsoft
4 31 (13.66%) HP
5 29 (12.78%) F5
5 29 (12.78%) Juniper
6 17 (7.49%) SolarWinds
7 16 (7.05%) Citrix
8 14 (6.17%) Dell
8 14 (6.17%) Nokia
8 14 (6.17%) Red Hat
9 13 (5.73%) Palo Alto
10 11 (4.85%) CA
11 10 (4.41%) Brocade
11 10 (4.41%) Intel Security
12 9 (3.96%) IBM
13 8 (3.52%) Symantec
14 7 (3.08%) AppSense
14 7 (3.08%) EMC
15 6 (2.64%) Blue Coat
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