Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 26 26
Rank change year-on-year -26 0 +20
Contract jobs citing Cisco 207 285 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.01% 5.85% 5.53%
As % of the Vendors category 9.00% 11.87% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 168 197
East of England median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -1.82%
10th Percentile £151 £200 £206
90th Percentile £475 £497 £493
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 13 41
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 £29.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.31% +40.48% -23.64%
10th Percentile £11.50 £18.97 £11.38
90th Percentile £29.00 £35.80 £42.50
England median hourly rate £21.28 £24.50 £21.51
% change year-on-year -13.16% +13.89% +7.56%

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 the East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2300 2401 2712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.57% 49.27% 46.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1238 1334 1483
East of England median daily rate £408 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% -6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £191 £207 £200
90th Percentile £575 £532 £575
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 185 282
East of England median hourly rate £16.47 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.21% -19.51% -1.20%
10th Percentile £10.47 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.65 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in the East of England

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in the East of England

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in the East of England

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in the East of England

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in the East of England

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -23 73 £375 - 12
Cambridgeshire +25 64 £260 +10.64% 10
Essex -37 35 £263 -4.55% 1
Bedfordshire -23 24 £400 +21.21% 1
Suffolk -5 8 £260 +1.96% 1
Norfolk -13 3 £155 -68.21% 1
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 96 (46.38%) Firewall
2 82 (39.61%) LAN
3 81 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (30.92%) Windows
5 62 (29.95%) WAN
6 56 (27.05%) Microsoft
7 54 (26.09%) Active Directory
8 49 (23.67%) CCNP
8 49 (23.67%) ITIL
9 47 (22.71%) VMware
10 45 (21.74%) Wireless
11 41 (19.81%) Security Cleared
12 38 (18.36%) HP
13 37 (17.87%) VPN
13 37 (17.87%) Windows Server
14 36 (17.39%) CCNA
15 35 (16.91%) Juniper
15 35 (16.91%) Data Centre
16 34 (16.43%) SC Cleared
17 30 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (13.53%) Cisco ASA
19 26 (12.56%) Citrix
19 26 (12.56%) Microsoft Office
20 24 (11.59%) MS Exchange
21 23 (11.11%) Linux
22 22 (10.63%) VoIP
22 22 (10.63%) SAN
22 22 (10.63%) CCIE
23 21 (10.14%) OSPF
23 21 (10.14%) DHCP

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 24 (11.59%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.38%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.90%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.42%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (12.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.48%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.90%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (46.38%) Firewall
2 82 (39.61%) LAN
3 62 (29.95%) WAN
4 45 (21.74%) Wireless
5 37 (17.87%) VPN
6 28 (13.53%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (10.63%) SAN
7 22 (10.63%) VoIP
8 21 (10.14%) DHCP
8 21 (10.14%) DNS
8 21 (10.14%) OSPF
9 20 (9.66%) BGP
10 19 (9.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (8.70%) Network Security
12 15 (7.25%) Cisco Wireless
12 15 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (7.25%) WLAN
13 14 (6.76%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (5.31%) Internet
15 10 (4.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.42%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) GIS
General
1 10 (4.83%) Retail
2 9 (4.35%) Finance
2 9 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (0.48%) Local Government
4 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.48%) Military
4 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (28.50%) Network Engineer
2 41 (19.81%) Analyst
3 24 (11.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (10.63%) Support Engineer
5 21 (10.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (6.76%) Architect
6 14 (6.76%) Network Support
6 14 (6.76%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.80%) Network Specialist
8 11 (5.31%) Network Support Engineer
9 10 (4.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (4.83%) Network Analyst
9 10 (4.83%) Voice Specialist
10 9 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.35%) Cisco Support
11 8 (3.86%) Cisco Analyst
11 8 (3.86%) Service Analyst
11 8 (3.86%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (3.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.93%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.48%) .NET
2 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.48%) Core Data
2 1 (0.48%) Flash
2 1 (0.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.91%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.86%) NHS
4 6 (2.90%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.90%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.90%) Private Cloud
4 6 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.42%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.93%) HP Storage
6 4 (1.93%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.97%) Clustering
7 2 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.97%) PDA
7 2 (0.97%) PKI
7 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.48%) Handset
8 1 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (30.92%) Windows
2 37 (17.87%) Windows Server
3 23 (11.11%) Linux
4 21 (10.14%) Windows 7
5 16 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (5.80%) Unix
8 10 (4.83%) CentOS
9 9 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (3.86%) Solaris
10 8 (3.86%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.93%) HPUX
11 4 (1.93%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.97%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.97%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.48%) Android
13 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.67%) ITIL
2 19 (9.18%) Migration
2 19 (9.18%) Service Delivery
3 18 (8.70%) Network Management
4 17 (8.21%) Change Control
5 16 (7.73%) Incident Management
5 16 (7.73%) Information Security
6 15 (7.25%) Network Design
7 13 (6.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (5.80%) Problem Management
9 11 (5.31%) Business Continuity
10 10 (4.83%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (4.83%) Mathematics
10 10 (4.83%) Server Virtualisation
10 10 (4.83%) Service Management
11 9 (4.35%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.38%) Mentoring
12 7 (3.38%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (3.38%) TOGAF
13 6 (2.90%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.28%) SQL
2 8 (3.86%) Perl
3 7 (3.38%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.93%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.93%) C
4 4 (1.93%) Java
4 4 (1.93%) Python
4 4 (1.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (23.67%) CCNP
3 41 (19.81%) Security Cleared
4 36 (17.39%) CCNA
5 34 (16.43%) SC Cleared
6 22 (10.63%) CCIE
7 17 (8.21%) Degree
8 16 (7.73%) MCP
9 13 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (5.80%) DV Cleared
11 10 (4.83%) CCSA
11 10 (4.83%) MCSE
12 8 (3.86%) CCSE
13 7 (3.38%) CCA
13 7 (3.38%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (2.42%) CCDP
14 5 (2.42%) JNCIS
15 4 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.93%) MCSA
16 3 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.73%) SLA
2 4 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.45%) QA
4 2 (0.97%) PMO
5 1 (0.48%) GLP
5 1 (0.48%) GMP
5 1 (0.48%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 30 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.73%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.86%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (2.90%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.90%) vSphere
6 5 (2.42%) DFS Replication
6 5 (2.42%) NFS
6 5 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.42%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (1.93%) iptables
7 4 (1.93%) Samba
8 3 (1.45%) XenApp
9 1 (0.48%) Firmware
9 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (4.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (4.35%) SCCM
3 5 (2.42%) DameWare
3 5 (2.42%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.42%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.42%) Terraform
3 5 (2.42%) vCenter Server
3 5 (2.42%) yum
4 3 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.97%) Cacti
5 2 (0.97%) SmokePing
5 2 (0.97%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.48%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.48%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.48%) Packer
6 1 (0.48%) Puppet
6 1 (0.48%) SCOM
6 1 (0.48%) vMotion
Vendors
1 56 (27.05%) Microsoft
2 47 (22.71%) VMware
3 38 (18.36%) HP
4 35 (16.91%) Juniper
5 26 (12.56%) Citrix
6 20 (9.66%) F5
7 18 (8.70%) CheckPoint
8 14 (6.76%) NetApp
9 13 (6.28%) Blue Coat
10 12 (5.80%) Red Hat
11 9 (4.35%) Dell
11 9 (4.35%) McAfee
11 9 (4.35%) Nokia
11 9 (4.35%) Oracle
12 7 (3.38%) Mitel
12 7 (3.38%) Palo Alto
13 6 (2.90%) Fortinet
13 6 (2.90%) Huawei
13 6 (2.90%) Veeam
14 5 (2.42%) 3PAR