The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Cisco
Bedfordshire > Bedford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 5 11
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 2.56% 12.90% 6.25%
As % of the Vendors category 3.33% 18.18% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Bedford median daily rate £138 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.62% +33.33%  
Bedfordshire median daily rate £468 £413 £300
% change year-on-year +13.33% +37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 30 22 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 76.92% 70.97% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 26 103
Bedford median daily rate £350 £280 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +33.33%  
10th Percentile £148 £131 £95
90th Percentile £440 £481 £355
Bedfordshire median daily rate £445 £413 £300
% change year-on-year +7.87% +37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 13
Bedford median hourly rate - £8.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -79.37%  
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -21.25% +1.91%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Bedford

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Bedford

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) DameWare
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Switch Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware