Period
to 18 February 2018

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 6 months to 18 February 2018 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 33 30
Rank change year-on-year -16 -3 +25
Contract jobs citing Cisco 12 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.93% 3.51% 4.71%
As % of the Vendors category 3.96% 8.60% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 26
Bedfordshire median daily rate £355 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.88% +8.67% +53.06%
10th Percentile £113 £305 £170
90th Percentile £488 £556 £470
East of England median daily rate £338 £328 £363
% change year-on-year +3.05% -9.66% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £24.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.61% +230.00%
East of England median hourly rate £15.13 £29.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -48.29% +39.29% -

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bedfordshire.

All Vendors
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 303 221 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 48.79% 40.77% 47.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 136 192
Bedfordshire median daily rate £380 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% -6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £130 £228 £221
90th Percentile £575 £545 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 38
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.87% +121.43%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.86 £14.00
90th Percentile £35.31 £16.15 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -7.89% +8.57%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Bedfordshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -8 9 £350 -34.88% 4
Bedford -4 1 £475 +43.94% 2
Cisco
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) F5
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (25.00%) Adaptive Security
5 2 (16.67%) Skype
5 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 2 (16.67%) WatchGuard
5 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (16.67%) Office 365
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (16.67%) GFI Software

Cisco
Co-occurring 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 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (16.67%) Skype
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) WLAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Support
2 3 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Project Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Adaptive Security
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CCENT
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) F5
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Avaya
3 2 (16.67%) GFI Software
3 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) WatchGuard
4 1 (8.33%) BT
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper