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 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 44 44 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 121 139 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.32% 4.18% 5.12%
As % of the Vendors category 10.42% 10.19% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 74 123
Median daily rate £325 £333 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £113 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £48.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.52% +115.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £37.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.61%
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
1161 1364 1362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.41% 41.00% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 819 863
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 87 74
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.76 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Bristol +26 40 £325 +96.96% 4
Wiltshire -10 35 £400 +14.28% 5
Gloucestershire -5 14 £250 -20.00% 3
Somerset +32 13 £363 - 5
Dorset +3 7 £413 - 3
Devon -5 4 £275 -14.06% 1
Cornwall +4 3 - - 5
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 185 (60.46%) Firewall
2 144 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
3 104 (33.99%) Security Cleared
4 103 (33.66%) WAN
5 99 (32.35%) LAN
6 86 (28.10%) Windows
6 86 (28.10%) CCNP
7 82 (26.80%) CCNA
8 78 (25.49%) CheckPoint
9 77 (25.16%) VPN
10 75 (24.51%) VMware
11 73 (23.86%) SC Cleared
12 65 (21.24%) Cisco ASA
12 65 (21.24%) Data Centre
13 62 (20.26%) Juniper
14 54 (17.65%) ITIL
15 49 (16.01%) DHCP
16 46 (15.03%) Wireless
17 44 (14.38%) Windows Server
18 42 (13.73%) Cisco Nexus
19 39 (12.75%) Microsoft
20 38 (12.42%) Linux
20 38 (12.42%) MPLS
20 38 (12.42%) BGP
21 37 (12.09%) Active Directory
22 36 (11.76%) DNS
22 36 (11.76%) Migration
23 34 (11.11%) F5
24 33 (10.78%) VLAN
24 33 (10.78%) Finance

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 16 (5.23%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (1.96%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.63%) Mule
5 4 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.33%) IIS
6 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (4.58%) MS Office
2 13 (4.25%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.96%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (5.56%) Office 365
2 16 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.96%) IaaS
4 3 (0.98%) IBM PureFlex
5 2 (0.65%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 185 (60.46%) Firewall
2 103 (33.66%) WAN
3 99 (32.35%) LAN
4 77 (25.16%) VPN
5 65 (21.24%) Cisco ASA
6 49 (16.01%) DHCP
7 46 (15.03%) Wireless
8 42 (13.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 38 (12.42%) BGP
9 38 (12.42%) MPLS
10 36 (11.76%) DNS
11 33 (10.78%) VLAN
12 31 (10.13%) Network Security
13 30 (9.80%) OSPF
14 29 (9.48%) TCP/IP
15 27 (8.82%) VoIP
16 22 (7.19%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (6.86%) Internet
18 19 (6.21%) EIGRP
18 19 (6.21%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.33%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (10.78%) Finance
2 22 (7.19%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.61%) Banking
4 6 (1.96%) Billing
5 3 (0.98%) Back Office
5 3 (0.98%) Military
6 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.33%) Local Government
7 1 (0.33%) Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (33.01%) Network Engineer
2 45 (14.71%) Analyst
3 32 (10.46%) Support Engineer
4 29 (9.48%) Cisco Engineer
5 25 (8.17%) Architect
6 22 (7.19%) Network Analyst
7 21 (6.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 19 (6.21%) Network Support
9 18 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 17 (5.56%) Consultant
11 16 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (5.23%) Security Analyst
12 15 (4.90%) Network Support Engineer
12 15 (4.90%) Senior Network Engineer
13 13 (4.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 11 (3.59%) Senior Analyst
15 9 (2.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 9 (2.94%) Cisco Analyst
15 9 (2.94%) Cisco Network Analyst
15 9 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.96%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.63%) XMPP
3 4 (1.31%) OCX
4 3 (0.98%) .NET
5 2 (0.65%) CSS
6 1 (0.33%) HTML
6 1 (0.33%) VXML
6 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (21.24%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.25%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.63%) CESG
5 5 (1.63%) Clustering
5 5 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.31%) Blog
7 3 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (0.98%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.98%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.98%) iPad
7 3 (0.98%) PKI
7 3 (0.98%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.65%) Health Informatics
8 2 (0.65%) Informatics
8 2 (0.65%) IPTV
8 2 (0.65%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 86 (28.10%) Windows
2 44 (14.38%) Windows Server
3 38 (12.42%) Linux
4 25 (8.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (6.86%) Windows 7
5 21 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.96%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.63%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.63%) Unix
8 5 (1.63%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.31%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.98%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.98%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.98%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (17.65%) ITIL
2 36 (11.76%) Migration
3 25 (8.17%) PRINCE2
4 24 (7.84%) Project Management
5 21 (6.86%) Service Delivery
6 18 (5.88%) Information Security
6 18 (5.88%) Network Design
7 15 (4.90%) Network Management
7 15 (4.90%) SIEM
8 13 (4.25%) Change Management
8 13 (4.25%) Security Architecture
9 11 (3.59%) Six Sigma
10 10 (3.27%) Content Management
10 10 (3.27%) DDoS Mitigation
11 9 (2.94%) Configuration Management
11 9 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (2.29%) Change Control
12 7 (2.29%) Problem Management
12 7 (2.29%) Threat Management
12 7 (2.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.61%) PowerShell
2 5 (1.63%) SQL
3 3 (0.98%) Java
3 3 (0.98%) Python
3 3 (0.98%) VBScript
4 1 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 144 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 104 (33.99%) Security Cleared
3 86 (28.10%) CCNP
4 82 (26.80%) CCNA
5 73 (23.86%) SC Cleared
6 27 (8.82%) DV Cleared
7 18 (5.88%) CISSP
8 14 (4.58%) Degree
9 13 (4.25%) CCIE
10 8 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.61%) JNCIP
11 7 (2.29%) HNC
12 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.31%) MCP
13 4 (1.31%) MCSA
13 4 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.98%) CCDP
14 3 (0.98%) Check Point Certification
14 3 (0.98%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.98%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.52%) SLA
2 16 (5.23%) PCI DSS
3 14 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.65%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 37 (12.09%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.58%) VMware ESX
4 8 (2.61%) ProxySG
5 7 (2.29%) Firmware
5 7 (2.29%) XenApp
6 6 (1.96%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.63%) vSphere
8 4 (1.31%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.98%) Snort
10 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (5.23%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (3.92%) SCCM
3 11 (3.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 10 (3.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.96%) Ansible
5 6 (1.96%) Nagios
5 6 (1.96%) Puppet
6 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (1.63%) WSUS
7 4 (1.31%) Endace
7 4 (1.31%) TrustSec
8 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.98%) Nessus
8 3 (0.98%) QRadar
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.33%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.33%) SCOM
10 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 78 (25.49%) CheckPoint
2 75 (24.51%) VMware
3 62 (20.26%) Juniper
4 39 (12.75%) Microsoft
5 34 (11.11%) F5
6 20 (6.54%) HP
7 18 (5.88%) Palo Alto
8 14 (4.58%) Citrix
8 14 (4.58%) Forcepoint
9 12 (3.92%) Cyber-Ark
9 12 (3.92%) Fortinet
10 11 (3.59%) IBM
10 11 (3.59%) Intel Security
10 11 (3.59%) Nortel
11 10 (3.27%) ArcSight
11 10 (3.27%) SonicWALL
12 9 (2.94%) Nokia
13 8 (2.61%) Blue Coat
13 8 (2.61%) CA
13 8 (2.61%) Dell
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