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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 29 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 185 95 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.08% 2.96% 3.93%
As % of the Vendors category 13.59% 7.51% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 47 90
Median daily rate £355 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £147 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £477 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 £49.19 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.17% +87.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £26.32 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £49.19 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £18.38 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.33%
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
1361 1265 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 44.71% 39.46% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 772 789
Median daily rate £375 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 91 62
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 25 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
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 25 July 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 25 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 +6 64 £363 -17.14% 8
Bristol +33 54 £355 +44.89% 10
Devon +19 20 £350 +40.00%
Gloucestershire +4 16 £328 -21.08% 3
Dorset +4 14 £400 +263.63%
Somerset +19 13 £275 -29.03% 5
Cornwall - 3 - - 1
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 205 (59.42%) Firewall
2 166 (48.12%) Cisco Certification
3 142 (41.16%) WAN
4 127 (36.81%) LAN
5 126 (36.52%) Security Cleared
6 116 (33.62%) CCNP
7 105 (30.43%) SC Cleared
8 104 (30.14%) VPN
9 94 (27.25%) CheckPoint
10 84 (24.35%) Windows
11 80 (23.19%) Cisco ASA
12 78 (22.61%) Juniper
13 76 (22.03%) VMware
13 76 (22.03%) Data Centre
14 75 (21.74%) CCNA
15 58 (16.81%) Wireless
16 56 (16.23%) MPLS
16 56 (16.23%) BGP
17 52 (15.07%) ITIL
18 49 (14.20%) OSPF
18 49 (14.20%) Linux
19 46 (13.33%) VoIP
20 45 (13.04%) DHCP
20 45 (13.04%) Microsoft
20 45 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
21 43 (12.46%) Finance
22 42 (12.17%) F5
23 41 (11.88%) IPsec
24 40 (11.59%) Active Directory
25 38 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (2.32%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.45%) Mule
6 3 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.58%) IIS
8 1 (0.29%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 15 (4.35%) MS Office
2 13 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.22%) Office 365
2 17 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.32%) IaaS
5 2 (0.58%) SaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.29%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.29%) PaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 205 (59.42%) Firewall
2 142 (41.16%) WAN
3 127 (36.81%) LAN
4 104 (30.14%) VPN
5 80 (23.19%) Cisco ASA
6 58 (16.81%) Wireless
7 56 (16.23%) BGP
7 56 (16.23%) MPLS
8 49 (14.20%) OSPF
9 46 (13.33%) VoIP
10 45 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
10 45 (13.04%) DHCP
11 41 (11.88%) IPsec
12 35 (10.14%) Network Security
13 34 (9.86%) DNS
14 28 (8.12%) EIGRP
14 28 (8.12%) TCP/IP
15 27 (7.83%) VLAN
16 24 (6.96%) Internet
17 22 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.29%) Big Data
2 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.29%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (12.46%) Finance
2 34 (9.86%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.32%) Billing
4 7 (2.03%) Banking
5 4 (1.16%) Military
6 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.58%) Back Office
6 2 (0.58%) Marketing
7 1 (0.29%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.29%) Local Government
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 106 (30.72%) Network Engineer
2 50 (14.49%) Analyst
3 31 (8.99%) Cisco Engineer
4 29 (8.41%) Architect
4 29 (8.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 29 (8.41%) Support Engineer
5 26 (7.54%) Designer
5 26 (7.54%) Network Analyst
6 25 (7.25%) Network Designer
7 23 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 21 (6.09%) Security Analyst
10 19 (5.51%) Consultant
11 18 (5.22%) Field Engineer
12 16 (4.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 15 (4.35%) Network Field Engineer
13 15 (4.35%) Network Support
14 13 (3.77%) Cisco Analyst
14 13 (3.77%) Cisco Network Analyst
14 13 (3.77%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.74%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.16%) OCX
3 3 (0.87%) XMPP
4 2 (0.58%) CSS
4 2 (0.58%) J2EE
5 1 (0.29%) .NET
5 1 (0.29%) CGI
5 1 (0.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 76 (22.03%) Data Centre
2 13 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 13 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (2.03%) Clustering
4 7 (2.03%) PKI
5 6 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.45%) CESG
6 5 (1.45%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.45%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.16%) Blog
7 4 (1.16%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.87%) iPad
8 3 (0.87%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.58%) CMDB
9 2 (0.58%) Health Informatics
9 2 (0.58%) Informatics
9 2 (0.58%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 84 (24.35%) Windows
2 49 (14.20%) Linux
3 31 (8.99%) Windows Server
4 26 (7.54%) Windows 7
5 25 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (6.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.61%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.32%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.45%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.16%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.87%) Unix
13 1 (0.29%) CatOS
13 1 (0.29%) CentOS
13 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (15.07%) ITIL
2 30 (8.70%) Migration
3 29 (8.41%) Service Delivery
4 26 (7.54%) Project Management
5 21 (6.09%) Network Design
6 19 (5.51%) PRINCE2
7 16 (4.64%) Information Security
7 16 (4.64%) SIEM
8 13 (3.77%) Network Management
9 12 (3.48%) Change Management
9 12 (3.48%) ITIL V3
9 12 (3.48%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (3.19%) Security Architecture
10 11 (3.19%) Service Management
11 10 (2.90%) Content Management
11 10 (2.90%) DDoS Mitigation
12 9 (2.61%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (2.61%) TOGAF
13 8 (2.32%) Demand Management
13 8 (2.32%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.19%) PowerShell
1 11 (3.19%) SQL
2 6 (1.74%) VBScript
3 3 (0.87%) Java
4 2 (0.58%) Python
5 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 166 (48.12%) Cisco Certification
2 126 (36.52%) Security Cleared
3 116 (33.62%) CCNP
4 105 (30.43%) SC Cleared
5 75 (21.74%) CCNA
6 36 (10.43%) DV Cleared
7 20 (5.80%) Degree
8 18 (5.22%) CISSP
9 15 (4.35%) JNCIP
9 15 (4.35%) JNCIS
10 11 (3.19%) CCIE
10 11 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.03%) JNCIA
11 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (1.16%) CCDP
13 4 (1.16%) MCP
13 4 (1.16%) MCSA
14 3 (0.87%) Check Point Certification
14 3 (0.87%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.25%) SLA
2 18 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (4.64%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.58%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 40 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 38 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.64%) VMware ESX
4 11 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.90%) XenApp
5 10 (2.90%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.32%) ProxySG
7 6 (1.74%) Firmware
8 4 (1.16%) BitLocker
8 4 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.16%) UAG
8 4 (1.16%) vSphere
8 4 (1.16%) XenServer
9 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.29%) Snort
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (3.48%) SCCM
3 11 (3.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 10 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.74%) Ansible
5 6 (1.74%) Puppet
6 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (1.16%) TrustSec
8 2 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.58%) Nagios
8 2 (0.58%) WSUS
9 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.29%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.29%) Nessus
9 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 94 (27.25%) CheckPoint
2 78 (22.61%) Juniper
3 76 (22.03%) VMware
4 45 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 42 (12.17%) F5
6 23 (6.67%) Fortinet
6 23 (6.67%) Palo Alto
7 22 (6.38%) HP
8 19 (5.51%) Nokia
9 18 (5.22%) Dell
10 15 (4.35%) Citrix
10 15 (4.35%) IBM
10 15 (4.35%) Intel Security
11 14 (4.06%) Forcepoint
11 14 (4.06%) SolarWinds
12 13 (3.77%) BT
13 12 (3.48%) Cyber-Ark
13 12 (3.48%) Nortel
14 11 (3.19%) Oracle
15 10 (2.90%) SonicWALL
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