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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 52 38
Rank change year-on-year +27 -14  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 31 10 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.24% 1.68% 5.33%
As % of the Vendors category 14.09% 3.83% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 19
Median daily rate £300 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +43.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £370 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £530 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 14
Median hourly rate £16.17 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.80% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +28.20%  

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 220 261 353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 37.16% 43.87% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 133 201
Median daily rate £313 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £505 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 41
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +41.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

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 28 June 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
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 28 June 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 +11 13 £204 - 2
Peterborough +10 11 £335 -
St Neots - 3 £330 -
Huntingdon - 2 - - 1
Cisco
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 21 (42.86%) WAN
2 20 (40.82%) LAN
2 20 (40.82%) Firewall
3 15 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (22.45%) VMware
4 11 (22.45%) CCNA
5 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.37%) CCNP
5 9 (18.37%) Windows
5 9 (18.37%) Wireless
6 8 (16.33%) VoIP
6 8 (16.33%) DNS
7 7 (14.29%) DHCP
7 7 (14.29%) Linux
7 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 7 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (14.29%) Information Security
8 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (12.24%) Migration
8 6 (12.24%) VPN
8 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
8 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
9 5 (10.20%) CentOS
9 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
9 5 (10.20%) Business Continuity
10 4 (8.16%) BCP
10 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
10 4 (8.16%) ITIL
10 4 (8.16%) Degree

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 2 (4.08%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.86%) WAN
2 20 (40.82%) Firewall
2 20 (40.82%) LAN
3 9 (18.37%) Wireless
4 8 (16.33%) DNS
4 8 (16.33%) VoIP
5 7 (14.29%) DHCP
5 7 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (12.24%) VPN
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (6.12%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (6.12%) IP Telephony
8 3 (6.12%) SAN
8 3 (6.12%) Unified Communications
8 3 (6.12%) WLAN
9 2 (4.08%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (4.08%) Internet
9 2 (4.08%) MPLS
9 2 (4.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Cisco Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Network Specialist
5 5 (10.20%) Voice Specialist
6 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Network Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) LAN Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Voice Network Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) WAN Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Private Cloud
2 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) NHS
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.04%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.04%) Handset
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) CentOS
3 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.12%) Unix
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Information Security
2 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (12.24%) Migration
3 5 (10.20%) Business Continuity
4 4 (8.16%) BCP
4 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (8.16%) High Availability
4 4 (8.16%) ITIL
5 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.12%) Service Management
5 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.08%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (4.08%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.04%) Conflict Management
7 1 (2.04%) Decision Quality
7 1 (2.04%) DevOps
7 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.04%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.04%) Security Hardening
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (22.45%) CCNA
3 9 (18.37%) CCNP
4 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.16%) Degree
6 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (4.08%) MCP
7 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.04%) CCIE
7 1 (2.04%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (2.04%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (2.04%) MCSA
7 1 (2.04%) MCSE
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.04%) Firmware
4 1 (2.04%) Snort
4 1 (2.04%) vCloud
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (8.16%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.08%) Terraform
3 2 (4.08%) vCenter Server
3 2 (4.08%) yum
4 1 (2.04%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (2.04%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) VMware
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.12%) Citrix
5 3 (6.12%) F5
5 3 (6.12%) HP
5 3 (6.12%) Riverbed
6 2 (4.08%) Aruba
6 2 (4.08%) Cloudera
6 2 (4.08%) EMC
6 2 (4.08%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (4.08%) Google
6 2 (4.08%) Peregrine
6 2 (4.08%) Remedy
6 2 (4.08%) Tufin
7 1 (2.04%) AlgoSec
7 1 (2.04%) Becrypt
7 1 (2.04%) CyberArk
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper