The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 33 33 36
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.81% 0.98% 2.89%
As % of the Vendors category 4.42% 1.92% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Median daily rate £350 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £270 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £340 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -1.23% -7.95%  

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 Bedfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 113 156 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 40.79% 50.98% 47.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 110 144
Median daily rate £425 £434 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.01% -2.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.52% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Bedfordshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Bedfordshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Bedfordshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Bedfordshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Luton +9 2 £575 +76.92% 1
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) DHCP
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) CCIE
5 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) MCSE
6 2 (15.38%) MPLS
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Mitel
6 2 (15.38%) VLAN
6 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (15.38%) Network Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (15.38%) MPLS
5 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
5 2 (15.38%) VLAN
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.69%) DMVPN
6 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
6 1 (7.69%) HSRP
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Network Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (15.38%) Network Management
1 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Service Design
2 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) CCIE
3 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) MCSE
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) CCDE
5 1 (7.69%) CCIP
5 1 (7.69%) CCSA
5 1 (7.69%) CCSE
5 1 (7.69%) CCSP
5 1 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (7.69%) MCITP
5 1 (7.69%) MCP
5 1 (7.69%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) VCAP
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) AppDNA
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) Mitel
5 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.69%) AppSense
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Meraki
5 1 (7.69%) Meru Networks
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) Virgin Media