Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 21 29
Rank change year-on-year -23 +8 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 24 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.52% 6.84% 4.79%
As % of the Vendors category 7.34% 13.68% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 32
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £330 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +2.72% +8.90%
10th Percentile £114 £232 £208
90th Percentile £488 £538 £461
East of England median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.67 £40.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.84% -3.03% +230.00%
10th Percentile £10.45 £37.50 £37.88
90th Percentile £12.74 £42.50 £43.63
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 £31.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year -48.25% +51.19% -23.64%

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 327 307 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 47.95% 50.00% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 188 206
Bedfordshire median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £130 £200 £191
90th Percentile £563 £538 £594
East of England median daily rate £407 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.60% -6.25% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 32
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.84 £13.00 £32.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.92% -59.41% +146.37%
10th Percentile £9.39 £10.04 £10.88
90th Percentile £35.31 £38.50 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -0.42% -19.51% -

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 20 November 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 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 20 November 2017. 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 -4 12 £360 -15.29%
Bedford -8 2 £306 -7.20%
Cisco
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCNP
3 9 (37.50%) Firewall
3 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 8 (33.33%) Migration
4 8 (33.33%) LAN
4 8 (33.33%) WAN
4 8 (33.33%) Citrix
5 7 (29.17%) Oracle
5 7 (29.17%) Unix
5 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
5 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (29.17%) F5
5 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
6 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
7 5 (20.83%) HP
7 5 (20.83%) ITIL
7 5 (20.83%) VPN
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (16.67%) High Availability
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) Solaris
8 4 (16.67%) Linux
8 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (16.67%) Wireless
9 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (12.50%) ITSM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) LAN
2 8 (33.33%) WAN
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (20.83%) VPN
5 4 (16.67%) Wireless
6 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
6 3 (12.50%) Skype
6 3 (12.50%) VoIP
7 2 (8.33%) BGP
7 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
7 2 (8.33%) OSPF
7 2 (8.33%) SAN
7 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.33%) WLAN
8 1 (4.17%) TACACS
8 1 (4.17%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Network Support
4 3 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Project Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) Handset
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Unix
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Solaris
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) High Availability
5 3 (12.50%) Adaptive Security
5 3 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 3 (12.50%) Change Control
5 3 (12.50%) CMMI
5 3 (12.50%) Data Security
5 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.50%) ITSM
5 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) Validation
5 3 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Network Design
6 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCNP
3 3 (12.50%) CCIE
3 3 (12.50%) CCNA
3 3 (12.50%) MCSA
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.33%) CCA
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) MCP
4 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) Sun Certification
4 2 (8.33%) VCAP
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.17%) CCENT
5 1 (4.17%) CCIE Security
5 1 (4.17%) CCSA
5 1 (4.17%) HP APS
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) DameWare
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.17%) HP NNM
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (29.17%) F5
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle
5 5 (20.83%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) Avaya
6 3 (12.50%) Juniper
7 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.33%) CommVault
7 2 (8.33%) GFI Software
7 2 (8.33%) WatchGuard
8 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.17%) Meru Networks
8 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.17%) Trustwave
8 1 (4.17%) Virgin Media