The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 20 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 11 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.31% 5.30% 8.72%
As % of the Vendors category 13.10% 11.11% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Median daily rate £220 £363 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.31% +39.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £281 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £363 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £24.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £20.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+32.09% -4.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Vendors Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
84 72 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 40.58% 47.68% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 51 40
Median daily rate £255 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.65% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 16
Median hourly rate £10.42 £12.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -48.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Suffolk region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Suffolk region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Ipswich -7 8 £220 -39.31%
Bury St Edmunds - 1 - -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 18 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (44.44%) CCNA
3 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) Firewall
4 11 (30.56%) VMware
4 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (30.56%) MCSE
5 9 (25.00%) Windows
5 9 (25.00%) CCA
5 9 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 8 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
7 7 (19.44%) System Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Data Analysis
7 7 (19.44%) LAN
8 6 (16.67%) WLAN
8 6 (16.67%) MCP
8 6 (16.67%) MS Office
8 6 (16.67%) CCNP
8 6 (16.67%) Wireless
8 6 (16.67%) SAN
8 6 (16.67%) Citrix
8 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (16.67%) Internet
8 6 (16.67%) NHS
8 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
1 6 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) LAN
3 6 (16.67%) Internet
3 6 (16.67%) SAN
3 6 (16.67%) Wireless
3 6 (16.67%) WLAN
4 5 (13.89%) WAN
5 4 (11.11%) BGP
6 3 (8.33%) IPv4
6 3 (8.33%) IPv6
6 3 (8.33%) Network Security
6 3 (8.33%) OSPF
6 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
7 2 (5.56%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 2 (5.56%) SDH
7 2 (5.56%) SONET
7 2 (5.56%) VLAN
7 2 (5.56%) VPLS
7 2 (5.56%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.78%) JMeter
2 1 (2.78%) JUnit
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Designer
2 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (16.67%) NHS
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (19.44%) Data Analysis
2 7 (19.44%) System Testing
3 4 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (8.33%) Coaching
4 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (8.33%) Data Management
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL
4 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.33%) Security Patching
5 2 (5.56%) High Availability
5 2 (5.56%) Validation
6 1 (2.78%) Business Development
6 1 (2.78%) Change Management
6 1 (2.78%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (2.78%) Network Design
6 1 (2.78%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (44.44%) CCNA
3 11 (30.56%) MCSE
3 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (25.00%) CCA
4 9 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (16.67%) CCNP
5 6 (16.67%) MCP
6 5 (13.89%) Degree
7 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.56%) MCSA
9 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
9 1 (2.78%) ISEB
9 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
9 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.33%) Firmware
4 3 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) KVM
5 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Citrix
4 4 (11.11%) Juniper
4 4 (11.11%) NetApp
5 3 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.56%) EMC
6 2 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) Huawei
6 2 (5.56%) Tellabs
7 1 (2.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.78%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.78%) Sun