Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 44 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 -28 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 21 21 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.66% 3.14% 7.20%
As % of the Vendors category 7.89% 6.60% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 18
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £475 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +43.94% +5.60%
10th Percentile £325 £375 £244
90th Percentile £436 £519 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £11.67 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -72.55% +6.25%
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £16.81 £27.62
% change year-on-year -21.66% -39.16% +130.17%

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 266 318 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 46.42% 47.53% 51.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 192 204
Bedfordshire median daily rate £423 £429 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +3.63% +9.60%
10th Percentile £210 £229 £250
90th Percentile £584 £562 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.75 £13.67 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.22% +13.44% -59.83%
10th Percentile £13.74 £9.31 £7.88
90th Percentile £20.80 £41.52 £44.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% - -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 17 October 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 17 October 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
Bedford +10 10 £363 +18.37% 3
Luton -7 4 £388 -20.51% 3
Dunstable - 4 - - 1
Cisco
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 12 (57.14%) Firewall
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CCNA
3 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 10 (47.62%) CCNP
3 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
4 9 (42.86%) LAN
4 9 (42.86%) CCSA
4 9 (42.86%) Network Security
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (33.33%) Network Management
5 7 (33.33%) CCSE
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
6 6 (28.57%) OSPF
6 6 (28.57%) BGP
7 5 (23.81%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
7 5 (23.81%) Wireshark
7 5 (23.81%) tcpdump
7 5 (23.81%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (23.81%) Driving Licence
8 4 (19.05%) Network Segmentation
8 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
8 4 (19.05%) VMware NSX
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (14.29%) CCDP
9 3 (14.29%) Migration

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 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 9 (42.86%) Network Security
4 6 (28.57%) BGP
4 6 (28.57%) OSPF
5 5 (23.81%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 5 (23.81%) tcpdump
5 5 (23.81%) Wireshark
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
8 2 (9.52%) VPN
8 2 (9.52%) Wireless
9 1 (4.76%) Skype
9 1 (4.76%) Telepresence
9 1 (4.76%) WLAN
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Network Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Project Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Driving Licence
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Network Management
2 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) Network Segmentation
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Server Building
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Task Automation
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Email Migration
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.76%) Server Management
6 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) Python
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CCNA
3 10 (47.62%) CCNP
4 9 (42.86%) CCSA
5 7 (33.33%) CCSE
6 5 (23.81%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (14.29%) CCDP
9 1 (4.76%) CCA
9 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
9 1 (4.76%) MCTS
9 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.76%) VCAP
9 1 (4.76%) VCP4
9 1 (4.76%) VCP5
9 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware NSX
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) vCloud
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Avaya
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) IronPort
5 1 (4.76%) Nortel
5 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.76%) Ruckus Wireless