Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 53 26
Rank change year-on-year -11 -27 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 165 185 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.36% 3.65% 5.60%
As % of the Vendors category 7.02% 8.34% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 94 157
East of England median daily rate £413 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.91% -1.54% -5.45%
10th Percentile £229 £187 £200
90th Percentile £550 £488 £521
England median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 10
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £16.18 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.63% -49.04% +51.19%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.50 £16.45
90th Percentile £36.32 £29.00 £36.65
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.28 £24.50
% change year-on-year +17.51% -13.16% +11.36%

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 2,351 2,217 2,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.85% 43.77% 48.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,374 1,235 1,280
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £190 £200 £206
90th Percentile £582 £588 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 130 185
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.72 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.30% +1.32% -19.51%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.49 £10.68
90th Percentile £43.75 £46.13 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -11 56 £425 +13.33% 29
Cambridgeshire +3 38 £425 +55.25% 14
Essex -24 24 £403 +25.78% 16
Suffolk +5 19 £525 +101.92% 5
Bedfordshire +2 13 £375 +2.04% 14
Norfolk +20 12 £438 +182.26% 3
East Anglia - 3 £513 - 13
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 69 (41.82%) Firewall
2 52 (31.52%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (25.45%) Windows
3 42 (25.45%) LAN
4 40 (24.24%) CCNP
4 40 (24.24%) Data Centre
5 38 (23.03%) Juniper
6 33 (20.00%) WAN
7 32 (19.39%) Security Cleared
8 31 (18.79%) Microsoft
8 31 (18.79%) BGP
8 31 (18.79%) VMware
9 30 (18.18%) CheckPoint
9 30 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 30 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 29 (17.58%) Migration
11 26 (15.76%) OSPF
11 26 (15.76%) VPN
12 25 (15.15%) SC Cleared
12 25 (15.15%) Network Security
13 24 (14.55%) Wireless
14 23 (13.94%) Active Directory
14 23 (13.94%) ITIL
15 20 (12.12%) DNS
16 19 (11.52%) Linux
17 18 (10.91%) CCNA
18 16 (9.70%) TCP/IP
18 16 (9.70%) Telecoms
19 15 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
19 15 (9.09%) Project Management

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 7 (4.24%) Skype for Business
2 5 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.21%) IIS
4 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.61%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.61%) SAS
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.61%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.61%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.61%) SketchUp
4 1 (0.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.61%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.61%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.06%) Office 365
2 7 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.61%) G Suite
4 1 (0.61%) GitHub
4 1 (0.61%) Serverless
4 1 (0.61%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 69 (41.82%) Firewall
2 42 (25.45%) LAN
3 33 (20.00%) WAN
4 31 (18.79%) BGP
5 30 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 26 (15.76%) OSPF
6 26 (15.76%) VPN
7 25 (15.15%) Network Security
8 24 (14.55%) Wireless
9 20 (12.12%) DNS
10 16 (9.70%) TCP/IP
11 15 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (8.48%) Cisco ISE
12 14 (8.48%) VoIP
13 11 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (6.06%) Cisco Firepower
14 10 (6.06%) MPLS
14 10 (6.06%) VLAN
15 9 (5.45%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.64%) Big Data
1 6 (3.64%) MySQL
2 5 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.42%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.61%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.61%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.61%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.61%) GitLab
2 1 (0.61%) JIRA
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (9.70%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.88%) Finance
3 9 (5.45%) Retail
4 5 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.42%) Law
6 2 (1.21%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (36.97%) Network Engineer
2 18 (10.91%) Security Engineer
3 17 (10.30%) Analyst
4 16 (9.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (8.48%) Architect
5 14 (8.48%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (7.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 10 (6.06%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 10 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Network Architect
10 7 (4.24%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.64%) Consultant
11 6 (3.64%) Developer
11 6 (3.64%) Network Analyst
12 5 (3.03%) PHP Developer
13 4 (2.42%) Service Analyst
13 4 (2.42%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.48%) 802.1X
2 7 (4.24%) HTML
3 6 (3.64%) jQuery
3 6 (3.64%) Middleware
4 3 (1.82%) Web Services
5 2 (1.21%) LDAP
5 2 (1.21%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.61%) CGI
6 1 (0.61%) CSS
6 1 (0.61%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.61%) REST
6 1 (0.61%) RESTful
6 1 (0.61%) SOAP
6 1 (0.61%) Twisted
6 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.24%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.24%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.24%) PKI
4 5 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.42%) Clustering
6 3 (1.82%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.82%) Replication
7 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.21%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.21%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.61%) Handset
8 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.61%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.61%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.45%) Windows
2 19 (11.52%) Linux
3 12 (7.27%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.64%) Unix
7 5 (3.03%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.42%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.21%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.21%) VMS
10 2 (1.21%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.21%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.21%) zOS
11 1 (0.61%) Debian
11 1 (0.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.58%) Migration
2 23 (13.94%) ITIL
3 15 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 15 (9.09%) Project Management
4 14 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.27%) Network Management
6 11 (6.67%) Mathematics
7 9 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (4.85%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (4.85%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.24%) Waterfall
10 6 (3.64%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (3.64%) Network Architecture
10 6 (3.64%) Network Optimisation
10 6 (3.64%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.64%) SIEM
11 5 (3.03%) ITIL V3
11 5 (3.03%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.67%) SQL
2 9 (5.45%) C
2 9 (5.45%) Python
3 6 (3.64%) PHP
4 4 (2.42%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.82%) Java
5 3 (1.82%) Perl
6 2 (1.21%) JCL
7 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.61%) R
7 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (31.52%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (24.24%) CCNP
3 32 (19.39%) Security Cleared
4 25 (15.15%) SC Cleared
5 18 (10.91%) CCNA
6 11 (6.67%) CCIE
7 9 (5.45%) DV Cleared
8 7 (4.24%) CCSA
9 5 (3.03%) CCSE
10 4 (2.42%) MCP
10 4 (2.42%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.82%) CCIE Data Center
11 3 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.21%) BC Cleared
12 2 (1.21%) CCDA
12 2 (1.21%) CCDE
12 2 (1.21%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 2 (1.21%) Degree
12 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.85%) SLA
2 5 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.21%) PMO
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) GDPR
4 1 (0.61%) GMP
4 1 (0.61%) GxP
System Software
1 23 (13.94%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.85%) ProxySG
5 6 (3.64%) vSphere
6 4 (2.42%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.21%) Docker
7 2 (1.21%) vCloud
7 2 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.61%) Firmware
8 1 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.61%) KVM
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.61%) Xen
8 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (6.67%) SCCM
2 8 (4.85%) FortiGate
3 6 (3.64%) Cacti
4 5 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (2.42%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (2.42%) Stealthwatch
6 3 (1.82%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.21%) Ansible
7 2 (1.21%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.21%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.21%) Puppet
7 2 (1.21%) QRadar
7 2 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.61%) Kibana
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.61%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.61%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.61%) vMotion
8 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (23.03%) Juniper
2 31 (18.79%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.79%) VMware
3 30 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 15 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 14 (8.48%) F5
6 12 (7.27%) Palo Alto
7 10 (6.06%) Citrix
8 8 (4.85%) Blue Coat
8 8 (4.85%) Symantec
9 6 (3.64%) HP
10 5 (3.03%) Arista
10 5 (3.03%) Aruba
10 5 (3.03%) Canon
10 5 (3.03%) Sophos
11 4 (2.42%) CA
11 4 (2.42%) Dell
11 4 (2.42%) NetApp
11 4 (2.42%) NetQoS
11 4 (2.42%) Riverbed