Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 38 30
Rank change year-on-year -16 -8 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 173 202 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.70% 4.52% 5.28%
As % of the Vendors category 7.95% 9.83% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 116 144
East of England median daily rate £338 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -10.34% +8.21%
10th Percentile £183 £198 £213
90th Percentile £475 £519 £500
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 8 24
East of England median hourly rate £15.13 £29.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.29% +39.27% -8.68%
10th Percentile £11.50 £16.18 £11.50
90th Percentile £29.00 £39.95 £59.63
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.19
% change year-on-year -16.00% +12.68% +3.20%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 2,177 2,055 2,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.51% 46.01% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,238 1,169 1,299
East of England median daily rate £418 £392 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% -2.00% +2.89%
10th Percentile £190 £200 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 159 243
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.72% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £43.70 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +7.66%

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018. 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 -26 56 £363 -19.44% 35
Cambridgeshire +21 54 £400 +6.67% 32
Essex -4 28 £320 +11.30% 20
Bedfordshire -11 14 £365 -2.67% 11
Norfolk -3 10 £265 -16.54% 10
Suffolk -13 10 £260 +18.18% 8
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 74 (42.77%) Firewall
2 67 (38.73%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (35.84%) Windows
4 60 (34.68%) LAN
5 52 (30.06%) Microsoft
6 50 (28.90%) WAN
7 45 (26.01%) ITIL
7 45 (26.01%) CCNA
8 42 (24.28%) VPN
9 38 (21.97%) Juniper
9 38 (21.97%) Wireless
10 37 (21.39%) Active Directory
11 35 (20.23%) Security Cleared
11 35 (20.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 32 (18.50%) Cisco ASA
13 31 (17.92%) SC Cleared
13 31 (17.92%) Data Centre
14 30 (17.34%) CCNP
15 29 (16.76%) Microsoft Office
16 28 (16.18%) NetApp
16 28 (16.18%) OSPF
17 27 (15.61%) Windows Server
18 26 (15.03%) MCP
18 26 (15.03%) VMware
19 25 (14.45%) Service Delivery
20 24 (13.87%) HP
21 23 (13.29%) BGP
21 23 (13.29%) Retail
22 22 (12.72%) Incident Management
22 22 (12.72%) 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 20 (11.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.78%) Skype for Business
3 9 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.89%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (16.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.31%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.62%) Office 365
2 3 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 74 (42.77%) Firewall
2 60 (34.68%) LAN
3 50 (28.90%) WAN
4 42 (24.28%) VPN
5 38 (21.97%) Wireless
6 35 (20.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 32 (18.50%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (16.18%) OSPF
9 23 (13.29%) BGP
10 22 (12.72%) DHCP
11 21 (12.14%) DNS
12 20 (11.56%) SAN
13 19 (10.98%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (9.25%) Cisco Wireless
14 16 (9.25%) Network Security
15 15 (8.67%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (6.94%) IPsec
16 12 (6.94%) MPLS
16 12 (6.94%) NX-OS
17 11 (6.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) GIS
4 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 23 (13.29%) Retail
2 12 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.73%) Finance
4 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.58%) Military
4 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (38.73%) Network Engineer
2 45 (26.01%) Analyst
3 19 (10.98%) Service Analyst
3 19 (10.98%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (8.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (8.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (7.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 13 (7.51%) Support Analyst
6 12 (6.94%) Support Engineer
7 11 (6.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.36%) Network Support
8 9 (5.20%) Architect
8 9 (5.20%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 8 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.62%) Network Support Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Network Analyst
10 7 (4.05%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (4.05%) Server Analyst
10 7 (4.05%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.62%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.16%) VXML
3 1 (0.58%) Core Data
3 1 (0.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.92%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.05%) NHS
4 5 (2.89%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.31%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.31%) HP Storage
5 4 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.31%) PKI
6 3 (1.73%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.16%) Fintech
7 2 (1.16%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.58%) CMDB
8 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.58%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.58%) FMCG
8 1 (0.58%) Handset
8 1 (0.58%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 62 (35.84%) Windows
2 27 (15.61%) Windows Server
3 19 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (8.67%) Windows 7
5 13 (7.51%) Linux
6 10 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.47%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.73%) CentOS
9 3 (1.73%) Unix
9 3 (1.73%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.16%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.58%) Android
11 1 (0.58%) Debian
11 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.01%) ITIL
2 25 (14.45%) Service Delivery
3 22 (12.72%) Incident Management
4 20 (11.56%) Mathematics
5 18 (10.40%) Problem Management
6 17 (9.83%) Migration
7 12 (6.94%) Change Control
8 10 (5.78%) Network Design
8 10 (5.78%) Network Management
8 10 (5.78%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (5.20%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (3.47%) Presales
12 5 (2.89%) Asset Management
12 5 (2.89%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (2.89%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (2.89%) Mentoring
12 5 (2.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (2.31%) Data Analysis
13 4 (2.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.47%) PowerShell
1 6 (3.47%) SQL
2 5 (2.89%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.31%) Java
3 4 (2.31%) Python
4 3 (1.73%) Perl
5 2 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (38.73%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (26.01%) CCNA
3 35 (20.23%) Security Cleared
4 31 (17.92%) SC Cleared
5 30 (17.34%) CCNP
6 26 (15.03%) MCP
7 12 (6.94%) CCIE
8 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (5.20%) Degree
10 8 (4.62%) MCSE
11 6 (3.47%) CCA
11 6 (3.47%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (2.89%) CCDA
12 5 (2.89%) DV Cleared
12 5 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.31%) JNCIE
14 3 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (1.73%) CCIP
14 3 (1.73%) CCSA
15 2 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) SLA
2 3 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.58%) PMO
4 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 37 (21.39%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.51%) Hyper-V
2 13 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.36%) vSphere
4 9 (5.20%) DFS Replication
5 8 (4.62%) NFS
6 5 (2.89%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.73%) iptables
7 3 (1.73%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.16%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (7.51%) SCCM
2 9 (5.20%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (5.20%) vCenter Server
3 7 (4.05%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (4.05%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.73%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.73%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.73%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.16%) Cacti
5 2 (1.16%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.16%) PowerCLI
5 2 (1.16%) Puppet
5 2 (1.16%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.58%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.58%) SCOM
6 1 (0.58%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (0.58%) vMotion
Vendors
1 52 (30.06%) Microsoft
2 38 (21.97%) Juniper
3 28 (16.18%) NetApp
4 26 (15.03%) VMware
5 24 (13.87%) HP
6 20 (11.56%) CheckPoint
7 17 (9.83%) F5
8 12 (6.94%) McAfee
9 11 (6.36%) Citrix
10 9 (5.20%) Blue Coat
10 9 (5.20%) Clearswift
10 9 (5.20%) Huawei
10 9 (5.20%) Meraki
11 6 (3.47%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.89%) Forcepoint
12 5 (2.89%) Fortinet
13 4 (2.31%) arcserve
13 4 (2.31%) Avaya
13 4 (2.31%) BT
13 4 (2.31%) CA