The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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.

Cisco
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 34 33
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 18 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.33% 4.43% 4.95%
As % of the Vendors category 7.93% 9.93% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 11
Median daily rate £398 £413 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.63% +65.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £272 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £60.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +400.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £58.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £60.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00%  

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 Cambridgeshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 227 282 365
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 42.04% 44.62% 54.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 171 179
Median daily rate £400 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £246 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 37
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.33% +212.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.33 £9.60 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £60.00 £21.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Cambridgeshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Cambridgeshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Cambridgeshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in Cambridgeshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Cambridge -6 8 £386 -6.42% 6
Peterborough -1 3 - - 4
Huntingdon - 1 £500 - 1
St Neots - 1 - -
Cisco
East of England

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

1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) WAN
3 6 (25.00%) DHCP
3 6 (25.00%) DNS
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
5 4 (16.67%) VoIP
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) CCNA
5 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.67%) VPN
5 4 (16.67%) Wireless
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (12.50%) F5
6 3 (12.50%) IP Telephony
6 3 (12.50%) CCNP
6 3 (12.50%) SAN
6 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 3 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (8.33%) EMC
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (8.33%) WLAN
7 2 (8.33%) MS Office
7 2 (8.33%) Peregrine

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) WAN
3 6 (25.00%) DHCP
3 6 (25.00%) DNS
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (16.67%) VoIP
5 4 (16.67%) VPN
5 4 (16.67%) Wireless
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (12.50%) IP Telephony
6 3 (12.50%) SAN
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (8.33%) Internet
7 2 (8.33%) MPLS
7 2 (8.33%) PuTTY
7 2 (8.33%) WLAN
8 1 (4.17%) Network Security
8 1 (4.17%) WebEx
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Support
3 3 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Support
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) EMC Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) EMC VNX
1 2 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.17%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (4.17%) Handset
2 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.17%) Conflict Management
2 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (4.17%) Data Architecture
2 1 (4.17%) Decision Quality
2 1 (4.17%) High Availability
2 1 (4.17%) Information Architecture
2 1 (4.17%) Information Security
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL
2 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.17%) Migration
2 1 (4.17%) Network Design
2 1 (4.17%) Security Hardening
2 1 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CCNA
3 3 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) HIPAA
1 1 (4.17%) HL7
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Firmware
3 1 (4.17%) Snort
3 1 (4.17%) vCloud
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.17%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (12.50%) F5
3 3 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) EMC
4 2 (8.33%) Peregrine
4 2 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (4.17%) Becrypt
5 1 (4.17%) Brocade
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) CyberArk
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.17%) Sourcefire
5 1 (4.17%) Splunk
5 1 (4.17%) Tufin