The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Colchester 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 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
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 13 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 5.88% 2.04% 7.41%
As % of the Vendors category 8.33% 2.33% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £413 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 - £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.85% -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 Colchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Colchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 24 43 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 70.59% 87.76% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 10
Median daily rate £400 £348 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.10% -17.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £378 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 27 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -  
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 Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester 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 Colchester

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Colchester

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) Imperva
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Check Point Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Imperva
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox