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 27 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
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 23 12
Rank change year-on-year +17 -11  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 19.35% 1.30% 13.51%
As % of the Vendors category 35.29% 1.72% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Median daily rate £363 - £298
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 - £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 - £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +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 Colchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Colchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 17 58 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 54.84% 75.32% 75.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 10
Median daily rate £400 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 47 15
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Colchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Colchester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 27 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
4 2 (25.00%) Red Box
4 2 (25.00%) Data Privacy
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) CCDP
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (25.00%) MGCP
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco SocialMiner
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) FirePass
4 2 (25.00%) HSRP
4 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) MGCP
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Check Point Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
1 1 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Privacy
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCDP
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCSE
3 1 (12.50%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) F5
1 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Red Box
2 2 (25.00%) Zeacom
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Imperva
3 1 (12.50%) Infoblox