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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 28 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 167 92 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.71% 3.08% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category 13.41% 8.25% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 56 83
Median daily rate £360 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £26.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 - £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 - £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +35.29%
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
1245 1115 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.59% 37.33% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 636 827
Median daily rate £370 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 99 81
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.60 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.77 £41.30 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 +8 51 £363 +11.53% 5
Bristol +12 37 £360 +21.00% 14
Gloucestershire +17 32 £330 -26.66% 8
Dorset +7 16 £368 +122.72% 4
Devon +2 13 £375 +21.95% 3
Somerset +10 9 £286 -26.12% 1
Cornwall - 1 £215 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 169 (51.06%) Firewall
2 150 (45.32%) Cisco Certification
3 120 (36.25%) Security Cleared
4 115 (34.74%) WAN
5 106 (32.02%) CCNP
6 99 (29.91%) SC Cleared
7 97 (29.31%) LAN
8 94 (28.40%) CheckPoint
9 81 (24.47%) VPN
10 80 (24.17%) Windows
11 76 (22.96%) VMware
12 72 (21.75%) Juniper
12 72 (21.75%) Data Centre
13 65 (19.64%) CCNA
13 65 (19.64%) Cisco ASA
14 58 (17.52%) MPLS
14 58 (17.52%) ITIL
15 51 (15.41%) Wireless
16 50 (15.11%) BGP
17 47 (14.20%) OSPF
17 47 (14.20%) Finance
18 45 (13.60%) Linux
19 44 (13.29%) DV Cleared
20 43 (12.99%) Active Directory
21 41 (12.39%) Microsoft
21 41 (12.39%) VoIP
22 40 (12.08%) Nokia
23 39 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
23 39 (11.78%) F5
24 38 (11.48%) Cisco Nexus

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 26 (7.85%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.72%) Skype for Business
3 8 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) Eucalyptus
6 1 (0.30%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.30%) IIS
6 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.32%) Office 365
3 8 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.30%) PaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 169 (51.06%) Firewall
2 115 (34.74%) WAN
3 97 (29.31%) LAN
4 81 (24.47%) VPN
5 65 (19.64%) Cisco ASA
6 58 (17.52%) MPLS
7 51 (15.41%) Wireless
8 50 (15.11%) BGP
9 47 (14.20%) OSPF
10 41 (12.39%) VoIP
11 38 (11.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 37 (11.18%) IPsec
12 37 (11.18%) Network Security
13 25 (7.55%) DHCP
14 24 (7.25%) DNS
14 24 (7.25%) EIGRP
14 24 (7.25%) IP Telephony
15 19 (5.74%) Internet
16 18 (5.44%) TCP/IP
17 17 (5.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.51%) Big Data
2 5 (1.51%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (14.20%) Finance
2 37 (11.18%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.32%) Military
4 8 (2.42%) Billing
5 7 (2.11%) Banking
6 4 (1.21%) Back Office
7 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.30%) Local Government
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (25.68%) Network Engineer
2 57 (17.22%) Analyst
3 36 (10.88%) Designer
4 31 (9.37%) Network Designer
5 30 (9.06%) Network Analyst
6 28 (8.46%) Cisco Engineer
6 28 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (8.16%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 23 (6.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 22 (6.65%) Security Analyst
10 21 (6.34%) Architect
11 18 (5.44%) Support Engineer
12 17 (5.14%) Cisco Analyst
12 17 (5.14%) Cisco Network Analyst
12 17 (5.14%) Consultant
12 17 (5.14%) Field Engineer
13 15 (4.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 15 (4.53%) Network Field Engineer
13 15 (4.53%) Network Support
14 14 (4.23%) Check Point Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.21%) OCX
2 2 (0.60%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.60%) J2EE
2 2 (0.60%) Java EE
2 2 (0.60%) Web Services
3 1 (0.30%) .NET
3 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.30%) CGI
3 1 (0.30%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.30%) SOAP
3 1 (0.30%) WAP
3 1 (0.30%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 72 (21.75%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (3.32%) Fat Client
4 11 (3.32%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.32%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.81%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.81%) Clustering
6 6 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.51%) PKI
8 4 (1.21%) Blog
8 4 (1.21%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.91%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) Replication
9 3 (0.91%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.60%) CESG
10 2 (0.60%) CMDB
10 2 (0.60%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 80 (24.17%) Windows
2 45 (13.60%) Linux
3 27 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (7.85%) Windows 7
5 25 (7.55%) Windows Server
6 17 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.72%) Windows 10
9 7 (2.11%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.91%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.30%) CatOS
11 1 (0.30%) CentOS
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.30%) Solaris
11 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.30%) Unix
11 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (17.52%) ITIL
2 36 (10.88%) Service Delivery
3 26 (7.85%) Project Management
4 24 (7.25%) Migration
5 20 (6.04%) Network Design
6 18 (5.44%) PRINCE2
7 15 (4.53%) Network Management
8 14 (4.23%) Demand Management
9 13 (3.93%) Service Management
9 13 (3.93%) SIEM
10 12 (3.63%) ITIL V3
11 10 (3.02%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (3.02%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (2.72%) Change Control
12 9 (2.72%) Change Management
12 9 (2.72%) Information Security
13 8 (2.42%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (2.42%) Problem Management
14 7 (2.11%) Infrastructure Management
14 7 (2.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.93%) PowerShell
2 12 (3.63%) SQL
3 5 (1.51%) VBScript
4 3 (0.91%) Java
5 2 (0.60%) C
5 2 (0.60%) Python
6 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.30%) C#
6 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.30%) PHP
6 1 (0.30%) Ruby
6 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 150 (45.32%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (36.25%) Security Cleared
3 106 (32.02%) CCNP
4 99 (29.91%) SC Cleared
5 65 (19.64%) CCNA
6 44 (13.29%) DV Cleared
7 23 (6.95%) Degree
8 19 (5.74%) JNCIS
9 11 (3.32%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (3.32%) JNCIP
10 9 (2.72%) CCIE
10 9 (2.72%) CISSP
11 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (1.21%) CCSA
13 4 (1.21%) HND
13 4 (1.21%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.91%) CCSE
14 3 (0.91%) Check Point Certification
14 3 (0.91%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.27%) SLA
2 13 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.02%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.91%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.60%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.30%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 43 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 39 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.04%) VMware ESX
4 14 (4.23%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (3.32%) XenApp
5 11 (3.32%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.11%) vSphere
7 6 (1.81%) BitLocker
7 6 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.81%) XenServer
8 5 (1.51%) Firmware
9 4 (1.21%) UAG
10 3 (0.91%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.60%) vCloud
12 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (3.02%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (2.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (2.11%) SCCM
3 5 (1.51%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (1.21%) TrustSec
5 3 (0.91%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.91%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.60%) Nagios
6 2 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.60%) vMotion
7 1 (0.30%) Ansible
7 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.30%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.30%) Puppet
7 1 (0.30%) SCOM
7 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 94 (28.40%) CheckPoint
2 76 (22.96%) VMware
3 72 (21.75%) Juniper
4 41 (12.39%) Microsoft
5 40 (12.08%) Nokia
6 39 (11.78%) F5
7 35 (10.57%) HP
8 19 (5.74%) Citrix
8 19 (5.74%) Fortinet
8 19 (5.74%) IBM
8 19 (5.74%) SolarWinds
9 17 (5.14%) BT
9 17 (5.14%) Dell
10 15 (4.53%) Palo Alto
11 13 (3.93%) Intel Security
11 13 (3.93%) IronPort
12 12 (3.63%) CA
12 12 (3.63%) Nortel
13 11 (3.32%) EMC
14 10 (3.02%) Avaya
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