Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 55 26 46
Rank change year-on-year -29 +20 +26
Contract jobs citing Cisco 103 80 162
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 4.03% 5.98% 4.21%
As % of the Vendors category 9.99% 13.63% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 59 127
10th Percentile £216 £180 £204
25th Percentile £278 £258 £281
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £360 £375
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -6.25%
75th Percentile £475 £469 £469
90th Percentile £548 £525 £525
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 3
10th Percentile " " £18.55
25th Percentile £12.25 " £19.38
Median hourly rate £18.98 - £21.50
75th Percentile £28.42 " £29.13
90th Percentile £28.56 " £33.25
England median hourly rate £23.00 £30.75 £25.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +20.59% +2.00%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 1,031 587 1,705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 40.30% 43.87% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 350 1,042
10th Percentile £150 £185 £190
25th Percentile £300 £288 £306
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £427 £400 £411
Median % change year-on-year +6.75% -2.74% -3.24%
75th Percentile £530 £493 £500
90th Percentile £600 £550 £600
England median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 57 101
10th Percentile £11.93 £12.28 £11.13
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate £15.00 £43.00 £16.20
Median % change year-on-year -65.12% +165.43% -1.82%
75th Percentile £22.26 £47.50 £22.25
90th Percentile £39.50 £53.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £19.21 £23.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -16.49% +22.99% +7.97%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Cisco as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Cisco in the East of England

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco in the East of England

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Cisco in the East of England

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Cisco in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire -17 37 £425 -2.86% 8
Hertfordshire -16 29 £400 +33.33% 13
Essex -11 14 £413 +10.00% 5
Bedfordshire -14 9 £338 +7.48% 4
Suffolk -7 8 £375 +42.86% 2
Norfolk -19 4 £270 +2.86% 4
East Anglia -7 2 - - 3
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 36 (34.95%) Windows
2 29 (28.16%) Active Directory
3 28 (27.18%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (27.18%) Social Skills
4 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
4 24 (23.30%) LAN
4 24 (23.30%) Firewall
5 19 (18.45%) Microsoft 365
6 18 (17.48%) VMware
6 18 (17.48%) CCNP
7 17 (16.50%) ITIL
7 17 (16.50%) BGP
7 17 (16.50%) Security Cleared
8 16 (15.53%) Wireless
8 16 (15.53%) Juniper
8 16 (15.53%) Windows Server
9 15 (14.56%) Windows 10
9 15 (14.56%) VPN
9 15 (14.56%) SLA
9 15 (14.56%) OSPF
10 14 (13.59%) MPLS
10 14 (13.59%) WAN
10 14 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (13.59%) Data Centre
11 12 (11.65%) IPsec
11 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Office
11 12 (11.65%) Telecoms
12 11 (10.68%) Linux
12 11 (10.68%) SC Cleared
12 11 (10.68%) Azure

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 6 (5.83%) ArcGIS
2 5 (4.85%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.94%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.83%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.45%) Microsoft 365
2 11 (10.68%) Azure
3 5 (4.85%) AWS
3 5 (4.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.94%) GCP
5 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.97%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (0.97%) GitHub
5 1 (0.97%) IaaS
5 1 (0.97%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.30%) Firewall
1 24 (23.30%) LAN
2 17 (16.50%) BGP
3 16 (15.53%) Wireless
4 15 (14.56%) OSPF
4 15 (14.56%) VPN
5 14 (13.59%) MPLS
5 14 (13.59%) WAN
6 12 (11.65%) IPsec
7 10 (9.71%) DNS
7 10 (9.71%) Internet
8 9 (8.74%) DHCP
9 7 (6.80%) DMVPN
9 7 (6.80%) EIGRP
9 7 (6.80%) Network Security
9 7 (6.80%) TCP/IP
10 6 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (5.83%) Cisco ISE
10 6 (5.83%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (4.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) GIS
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 28 (27.18%) Social Skills
2 12 (11.65%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.74%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.88%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (2.91%) Finance
6 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.97%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (29.13%) Network Engineer
2 14 (13.59%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.68%) Analyst
4 8 (7.77%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (5.83%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.85%) Administrator
6 5 (4.85%) Service Analyst
6 5 (4.85%) Service Desk Administrator
6 5 (4.85%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Designer
7 4 (3.88%) Network Designer
7 4 (3.88%) Provisioning Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) RAN Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Test Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Build Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) LDAP
2 2 (1.94%) JSON
2 2 (1.94%) Spine.js
2 2 (1.94%) XML
2 2 (1.94%) YAML
3 1 (0.97%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.88%) NHS
3 4 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.91%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.94%) Derivative
6 1 (0.97%) Clustering
6 1 (0.97%) CMDB
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.97%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.97%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (0.97%) PKI
6 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) Replication
6 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.95%) Windows
2 16 (15.53%) Windows Server
3 15 (14.56%) Windows 10
4 11 (10.68%) Linux
5 10 (9.71%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2019
7 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.80%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.88%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.91%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.50%) ITIL
2 11 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (9.71%) Migration
4 9 (8.74%) Problem Management
4 9 (8.74%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (7.77%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.80%) Change Management
6 7 (6.80%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (6.80%) DevOps
6 7 (6.80%) Incident Management
6 7 (6.80%) Mathematics
6 7 (6.80%) Network Design
6 7 (6.80%) Systems Engineering
7 6 (5.83%) Data Migration
7 6 (5.83%) Image Processing
7 6 (5.83%) Test Scripting
8 5 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.85%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (4.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.71%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.80%) C
3 6 (5.83%) VB
4 3 (2.91%) Python
4 3 (2.91%) SQL
5 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (27.18%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (17.48%) CCNP
3 17 (16.50%) Security Cleared
4 11 (10.68%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.83%) CCIE
6 6 (5.83%) CCNA
6 6 (5.83%) Degree
6 6 (5.83%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.85%) MCP
8 3 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.91%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.94%) CEH
9 2 (1.94%) CISSP
9 2 (1.94%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.94%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.94%) MCSE
10 1 (0.97%) CCDP
10 1 (0.97%) CCSP
10 1 (0.97%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) OASIS TOSCA
3 1 (0.97%) GxP
System Software
1 29 (28.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.80%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.83%) VMware NSX
5 3 (2.91%) NFS
6 2 (1.94%) Docker
6 2 (1.94%) KVM
6 2 (1.94%) LXC
6 2 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.94%) vSphere
7 1 (0.97%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.97%) RHEV
7 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.97%) XenApp
7 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) Ansible
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (5.83%) SCCM
3 3 (2.91%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.91%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (1.94%) Cloudify
4 2 (1.94%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.94%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.94%) Grafana
4 2 (1.94%) Juju
4 2 (1.94%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.94%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.94%) Puppet
4 2 (1.94%) Stealthwatch
4 2 (1.94%) Terraform
5 1 (0.97%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.97%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.97%) vRealize
5 1 (0.97%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.48%) VMware
3 16 (15.53%) Juniper
4 11 (10.68%) Meraki
5 10 (9.71%) CheckPoint
6 9 (8.74%) Palo Alto
7 8 (7.77%) Sophos
8 7 (6.80%) Oracle
9 6 (5.83%) Avaya
9 6 (5.83%) Citrix
9 6 (5.83%) ESRI
9 6 (5.83%) Lumension
9 6 (5.83%) NetApp
10 5 (4.85%) BT
10 5 (4.85%) Dell
10 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.88%) F5
11 4 (3.88%) Huawei
11 4 (3.88%) Nokia
11 4 (3.88%) SolarWinds