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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
England / South West
Rank 37 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 113 141 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.39% 4.71% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 10.67% 11.32% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 80 68
Median daily rate £339 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £190 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 16
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +78.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £27.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.80 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +55.00%

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
1059 1246 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.16% 41.62% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 820 728
Median daily rate £363 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.82% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 72 97
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -2 49 £313 -10.71% 2
Bristol +4 28 £370 +4.22% 12
Dorset -2 9 £425 +13.33% 1
Gloucestershire -13 8 £310 -17.33%
Devon +12 7 £185 -2.63%
Cornwall - 5 £350 -
Somerset +7 4 £275 -15.38%
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 (39.27%) Security Cleared
2 82 (37.44%) Cisco Certification
3 80 (36.53%) Firewall
4 77 (35.16%) Windows
5 67 (30.59%) CCNA
6 65 (29.68%) VMware
7 52 (23.74%) SC Cleared
8 48 (21.92%) WAN
9 46 (21.00%) Windows Server
10 45 (20.55%) Data Centre
11 42 (19.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 42 (19.18%) LAN
12 41 (18.72%) ITIL
13 38 (17.35%) CheckPoint
14 37 (16.89%) Juniper
14 37 (16.89%) Active Directory
14 37 (16.89%) DV Cleared
15 32 (14.61%) CCNP
16 31 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
17 30 (13.70%) Microsoft
18 28 (12.79%) Linux
19 26 (11.87%) HP
19 26 (11.87%) Migration
20 25 (11.42%) Cisco ASA
21 23 (10.50%) DNS
21 23 (10.50%) VLAN
22 22 (10.05%) Wireless
22 22 (10.05%) VPN
22 22 (10.05%) SLA
22 22 (10.05%) PRINCE2

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 9 (4.11%) Skype for Business
2 5 (2.28%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.83%) Apache
3 4 (1.83%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (6.39%) MS Office
2 11 (5.02%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.28%) Office 365
3 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.91%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.46%) IaaS
5 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (36.53%) Firewall
2 48 (21.92%) WAN
3 42 (19.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 42 (19.18%) LAN
4 25 (11.42%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (10.50%) DNS
5 23 (10.50%) VLAN
6 22 (10.05%) VPN
6 22 (10.05%) Wireless
7 21 (9.59%) DHCP
8 20 (9.13%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (8.22%) Network Security
9 18 (8.22%) VoIP
10 16 (7.31%) MPLS
10 16 (7.31%) TCP/IP
11 15 (6.85%) Internet
12 13 (5.94%) OSPF
13 11 (5.02%) BGP
13 11 (5.02%) SSL
14 10 (4.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Subversion
1 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (3.65%) Finance
2 7 (3.20%) Banking
3 4 (1.83%) Games
3 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.37%) Back Office
4 3 (1.37%) Military
5 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (29.22%) Network Engineer
2 30 (13.70%) Cisco Engineer
3 29 (13.24%) Analyst
4 25 (11.42%) Support Engineer
5 16 (7.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (6.85%) NOC Engineer
7 14 (6.39%) Architect
8 12 (5.48%) Data Centre Engineer
8 12 (5.48%) Network Support
9 11 (5.02%) Network Analyst
10 10 (4.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (4.57%) Network Support Engineer
11 8 (3.65%) Cisco Analyst
11 8 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.20%) Cisco Network Analyst
12 7 (3.20%) Consultant
12 7 (3.20%) Data Network Engineer
12 7 (3.20%) VMware Engineer
13 6 (2.74%) Network Operations Engineer
13 6 (2.74%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.83%) .NET
2 3 (1.37%) XMPP
3 1 (0.46%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.46%) HTML
3 1 (0.46%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (0.46%) Middleware
3 1 (0.46%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.55%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.11%) VCE vBlock
4 7 (3.20%) Clustering
4 7 (3.20%) Fat Client
4 7 (3.20%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.20%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (1.83%) EMC VNX
6 4 (1.83%) IVR
6 4 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.37%) Handset
7 3 (1.37%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.37%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.91%) CESG
8 2 (0.91%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.91%) PKI
8 2 (0.91%) Replication
9 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 77 (35.16%) Windows
2 46 (21.00%) Windows Server
3 28 (12.79%) Linux
4 15 (6.85%) Windows 7
5 14 (6.39%) Unix
6 13 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.28%) Solaris
11 4 (1.83%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.83%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.37%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.37%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.91%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.91%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.72%) ITIL
2 26 (11.87%) Migration
3 22 (10.05%) PRINCE2
4 14 (6.39%) Project Management
4 14 (6.39%) Service Management
5 12 (5.48%) Service Delivery
6 10 (4.57%) Load Balancing
7 9 (4.11%) Six Sigma
8 8 (3.65%) Configuration Management
8 8 (3.65%) Network Design
9 7 (3.20%) Change Management
9 7 (3.20%) Network Management
10 6 (2.74%) High Availability
10 6 (2.74%) Information Security
10 6 (2.74%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.74%) Time Management
11 5 (2.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.28%) Incident Management
11 5 (2.28%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.02%) C
2 7 (3.20%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.83%) AWK
3 4 (1.83%) Java
3 4 (1.83%) Python
4 2 (0.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (39.27%) Security Cleared
2 82 (37.44%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (30.59%) CCNA
4 52 (23.74%) SC Cleared
5 37 (16.89%) DV Cleared
6 32 (14.61%) CCNP
7 9 (4.11%) HNC
8 7 (3.20%) CCIE
8 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.74%) MCSE
10 4 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.37%) MCSA
11 3 (1.37%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.37%) PMP
12 2 (0.91%) CNA
12 2 (0.91%) CNE
12 2 (0.91%) MCP
12 2 (0.91%) Novell Certification
12 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.05%) SLA
2 2 (0.91%) JSP 440
2 2 (0.91%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (16.89%) Active Directory
2 31 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (9.59%) vSphere
4 10 (4.57%) XenApp
5 9 (4.11%) VMware ESX
6 7 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.74%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (2.74%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.83%) BitLocker
8 4 (1.83%) Firmware
8 4 (1.83%) Snort
8 4 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.91%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (4.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 9 (4.11%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (3.65%) SCCM
3 6 (2.74%) vRealize
4 5 (2.28%) Nagios
4 5 (2.28%) QRadar
4 5 (2.28%) WSUS
5 4 (1.83%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (1.83%) Endace
5 4 (1.83%) Nessus
5 4 (1.83%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.83%) Puppet
5 4 (1.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (1.83%) Zenoss
6 3 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.46%) Opsview
Vendors
1 65 (29.68%) VMware
2 38 (17.35%) CheckPoint
3 37 (16.89%) Juniper
4 30 (13.70%) Microsoft
5 26 (11.87%) HP
6 21 (9.59%) F5
7 16 (7.31%) Citrix
8 15 (6.85%) Palo Alto
9 13 (5.94%) Dell
10 11 (5.02%) Intel Security
11 10 (4.57%) Brocade
11 10 (4.57%) Red Hat
12 8 (3.65%) IBM
12 8 (3.65%) SolarWinds
12 8 (3.65%) Symantec
13 7 (3.20%) CA
13 7 (3.20%) EMC
14 6 (2.74%) AppSense
14 6 (2.74%) Nokia
15 5 (2.28%) Wyse
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