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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 28 69 54
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -15
Contract jobs citing Cisco 182 81 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.03% 2.56% 3.53%
As % of the Vendors category 13.73% 6.92% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 46 80
Median daily rate £350 £320 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £143 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £34.90 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% -6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £23.46 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £46.33 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £18.38
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +3.40%
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
1326 1171 1291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 43.97% 37.07% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 700 850
Median daily rate £365 £358 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.95% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 99 63
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.19 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% +7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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 1 July 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
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 1 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
Wiltshire +19 63 £363 +3.57% 11
Bristol +28 48 £365 +25.86% 22
Devon +18 20 £350 +40.00% 1
Gloucestershire +6 19 £330 -20.48% 5
Dorset +1 16 £400 +263.63% 4
Somerset +9 11 £269 -12.24% 3
Cornwall - 1 £215 - 2
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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 West region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 200 (58.65%) Firewall
2 162 (47.51%) Cisco Certification
3 138 (40.47%) WAN
4 119 (34.90%) Security Cleared
5 118 (34.60%) LAN
6 117 (34.31%) CCNP
7 105 (30.79%) VPN
8 101 (29.62%) SC Cleared
9 96 (28.15%) CheckPoint
10 85 (24.93%) Windows
11 78 (22.87%) Cisco ASA
12 77 (22.58%) VMware
13 76 (22.29%) Juniper
14 74 (21.70%) Data Centre
15 68 (19.94%) CCNA
16 58 (17.01%) MPLS
17 56 (16.42%) BGP
18 54 (15.84%) Wireless
19 51 (14.96%) ITIL
20 49 (14.37%) Linux
20 49 (14.37%) OSPF
21 46 (13.49%) Finance
22 44 (12.90%) Active Directory
22 44 (12.90%) F5
23 43 (12.61%) IPsec
24 42 (12.32%) Microsoft
24 42 (12.32%) VoIP
24 42 (12.32%) Cisco Nexus
25 41 (12.02%) DHCP
26 40 (11.73%) DV Cleared

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 25 (7.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.93%) Skype for Business
3 8 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.47%) Mule
5 4 (1.17%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.29%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.29%) IIS
8 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 16 (4.69%) MS Office
2 11 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.28%) Office 365
2 17 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.05%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.29%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 200 (58.65%) Firewall
2 138 (40.47%) WAN
3 118 (34.60%) LAN
4 105 (30.79%) VPN
5 78 (22.87%) Cisco ASA
6 58 (17.01%) MPLS
7 56 (16.42%) BGP
8 54 (15.84%) Wireless
9 49 (14.37%) OSPF
10 43 (12.61%) IPsec
11 42 (12.32%) Cisco Nexus
11 42 (12.32%) VoIP
12 41 (12.02%) DHCP
13 37 (10.85%) Network Security
14 31 (9.09%) DNS
15 29 (8.50%) EIGRP
16 25 (7.33%) VLAN
17 23 (6.74%) IP Telephony
17 23 (6.74%) TCP/IP
18 20 (5.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.59%) Big Data
2 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.29%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (13.49%) Finance
2 34 (9.97%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.05%) Billing
4 5 (1.47%) Back Office
4 5 (1.47%) Military
5 4 (1.17%) Banking
6 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.59%) Marketing
7 1 (0.29%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (31.38%) Network Engineer
2 53 (15.54%) Analyst
3 32 (9.38%) Designer
4 31 (9.09%) Network Designer
5 30 (8.80%) Cisco Engineer
5 30 (8.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 28 (8.21%) Network Analyst
7 27 (7.92%) Support Engineer
8 26 (7.62%) Architect
8 26 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (7.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 23 (6.74%) Security Analyst
11 19 (5.57%) Consultant
12 17 (4.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 17 (4.99%) Field Engineer
13 16 (4.69%) Network Support
14 15 (4.40%) Cisco Analyst
14 15 (4.40%) Cisco Network Analyst
14 15 (4.40%) Network Field Engineer
15 13 (3.81%) IP Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.76%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.17%) OCX
3 2 (0.59%) CSS
3 2 (0.59%) J2EE
3 2 (0.59%) Web Services
4 1 (0.29%) .NET
4 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.29%) CGI
4 1 (0.29%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.29%) Java EE
4 1 (0.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (21.70%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.52%) Management Information System
2 12 (3.52%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (2.64%) Fat Client
4 9 (2.64%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.35%) PKI
6 7 (2.05%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.76%) Clustering
8 5 (1.47%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.17%) Blog
10 3 (0.88%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.88%) iPad
10 3 (0.88%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.59%) CESG
11 2 (0.59%) CMDB
11 2 (0.59%) Health Informatics
11 2 (0.59%) Informatics
11 2 (0.59%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 85 (24.93%) Windows
2 49 (14.37%) Linux
3 32 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 27 (7.92%) Windows 7
4 27 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (5.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.35%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.76%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.47%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.88%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.29%) CatOS
11 1 (0.29%) CentOS
11 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (14.96%) ITIL
2 33 (9.68%) Service Delivery
3 27 (7.92%) Migration
4 23 (6.74%) Project Management
5 22 (6.45%) Network Design
6 17 (4.99%) PRINCE2
7 15 (4.40%) Information Security
7 15 (4.40%) SIEM
8 12 (3.52%) Demand Management
8 12 (3.52%) ITIL V3
8 12 (3.52%) Service Management
8 12 (3.52%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (3.23%) Change Management
9 11 (3.23%) Network Management
10 10 (2.93%) Security Architecture
11 9 (2.64%) Content Management
11 9 (2.64%) DDoS Mitigation
11 9 (2.64%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (2.35%) Problem Management
12 8 (2.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.81%) SQL
2 11 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.76%) VBScript
4 3 (0.88%) Java
5 2 (0.59%) Python
6 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.29%) C#
6 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.29%) PHP
6 1 (0.29%) Ruby
6 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 162 (47.51%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (34.90%) Security Cleared
3 117 (34.31%) CCNP
4 101 (29.62%) SC Cleared
5 68 (19.94%) CCNA
6 40 (11.73%) DV Cleared
7 20 (5.87%) Degree
8 19 (5.57%) JNCIS
9 18 (5.28%) CISSP
10 13 (3.81%) JNCIP
11 11 (3.23%) CCIE
11 11 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (1.17%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.17%) MCP
14 3 (0.88%) CCSA
14 3 (0.88%) CCSE
14 3 (0.88%) Check Point Certification
14 3 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.92%) SLA
2 17 (4.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.81%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.88%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.29%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 44 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 38 (11.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.57%) VMware ESX
4 12 (3.52%) XenApp
4 12 (3.52%) XenDesktop
5 11 (3.23%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.35%) ProxySG
8 6 (1.76%) BitLocker
8 6 (1.76%) Firmware
8 6 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.76%) XenServer
9 5 (1.47%) vSphere
10 4 (1.17%) UAG
11 2 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (3.81%) SCCM
2 10 (2.93%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (2.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 9 (2.64%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (1.76%) Ansible
5 6 (1.76%) Puppet
6 4 (1.17%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.17%) TrustSec
7 2 (0.59%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.59%) Nagios
7 2 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.29%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (28.15%) CheckPoint
2 77 (22.58%) VMware
3 76 (22.29%) Juniper
4 44 (12.90%) F5
5 42 (12.32%) Microsoft
6 23 (6.74%) Fortinet
6 23 (6.74%) Nokia
7 22 (6.45%) Palo Alto
8 21 (6.16%) HP
9 17 (4.99%) BT
10 16 (4.69%) Citrix
11 15 (4.40%) Dell
11 15 (4.40%) Intel Security
12 14 (4.11%) IBM
12 14 (4.11%) SolarWinds
13 13 (3.81%) Forcepoint
14 11 (3.23%) Nortel
15 10 (2.93%) IronPort
15 10 (2.93%) Oracle
16 9 (2.64%) SonicWALL
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