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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
England / East of England
Rank 53 38 29
Rank change year-on-year -15 -9  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 79 111 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.71% 4.52% 5.37%
As % of the Vendors category 8.14% 9.56% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 62 63
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 32
Median hourly rate £22.50 £57.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.86% +144.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 970 1161 1330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.54% 47.25% 50.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 659 727
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 90 121
Median hourly rate £19.45 £17.38 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +6.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.65 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.48 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -5 36 £450 +5.88% 7
Cambridgeshire -1 18 £398 -3.63% 13
Norfolk 0 7 £285 -5.00% 3
Suffolk -4 7 £223 -38.62% 2
Essex -15 7 £400 +52.38% 2
Bedfordshire +1 5 £350 +16.66% 2
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 82 (43.85%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (40.11%) Firewall
3 46 (24.60%) LAN
4 42 (22.46%) WAN
4 42 (22.46%) CCNA
5 40 (21.39%) CheckPoint
6 39 (20.86%) Juniper
6 39 (20.86%) CCNP
7 37 (19.79%) VMware
8 36 (19.25%) DNS
8 36 (19.25%) Security Cleared
9 34 (18.18%) Wireless
10 33 (17.65%) F5
11 32 (17.11%) Microsoft
12 30 (16.04%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (14.97%) Network Security
14 27 (14.44%) Windows
15 26 (13.90%) SC Cleared
16 25 (13.37%) DHCP
17 23 (12.30%) Active Directory
18 22 (11.76%) ITIL
19 21 (11.23%) VPN
19 21 (11.23%) MPLS
20 20 (10.70%) Data Centre
21 19 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
21 19 (10.16%) VoIP
21 19 (10.16%) Blue Coat
22 18 (9.63%) Linux
22 18 (9.63%) Cisco Nexus
23 17 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM

Cisco
Top Related 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 9 (4.81%) Apache
1 9 (4.81%) nginx
2 6 (3.21%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.07%) IIS
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (6.42%) MS Office
2 7 (3.74%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.53%) Odoo
1 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.60%) SaaS
3 2 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.07%) PaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.53%) IaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.53%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 75 (40.11%) Firewall
2 46 (24.60%) LAN
3 42 (22.46%) WAN
4 36 (19.25%) DNS
5 34 (18.18%) Wireless
6 30 (16.04%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (14.97%) Network Security
8 25 (13.37%) DHCP
9 21 (11.23%) MPLS
9 21 (11.23%) VPN
10 19 (10.16%) VoIP
11 18 (9.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (8.56%) WLAN
13 15 (8.02%) TCP/IP
14 14 (7.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 14 (7.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 14 (7.49%) SAN
15 13 (6.95%) BIG-IP
16 12 (6.42%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (6.42%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.14%) MySQL
2 4 (2.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.53%) GIS
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.53%) JMeter
2 1 (0.53%) JUnit
General
1 14 (7.49%) Finance
2 9 (4.81%) Banking
3 8 (4.28%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.60%) Retail
5 2 (1.07%) German Language
5 2 (1.07%) Law
5 2 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.53%) Automotive
6 1 (0.53%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) Front Office
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Local Government
6 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (32.09%) Network Engineer
2 31 (16.58%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (9.09%) Consultant
4 14 (7.49%) Network Support
4 14 (7.49%) Support Engineer
5 13 (6.95%) Architect
5 13 (6.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (6.95%) Network Specialist
6 11 (5.88%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 11 (5.88%) Network Consultant
6 11 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
7 10 (5.35%) Network Support Engineer
7 10 (5.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 9 (4.81%) Designer
8 9 (4.81%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) Analyst
9 8 (4.28%) Network Architect
10 7 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.21%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.81%) LAMP
2 4 (2.14%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (2.14%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (1.60%) Web Services
4 1 (0.53%) .NET
4 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.70%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.81%) NHS
3 4 (2.14%) EMC VNX
3 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 3 (1.60%) Handset
4 3 (1.60%) Private Cloud
4 3 (1.60%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.07%) e-Health
5 2 (1.07%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.07%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.07%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.07%) PMI
5 2 (1.07%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.53%) PKI
6 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.44%) Windows
2 18 (9.63%) Linux
3 12 (6.42%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.14%) Unix
8 1 (0.53%) Solaris
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (11.76%) ITIL
2 14 (7.49%) Network Design
3 12 (6.42%) Migration
4 11 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (4.81%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (4.81%) Network Management
6 8 (4.28%) Mentoring
7 6 (3.21%) DevOps
7 6 (3.21%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (3.21%) Service Design
7 6 (3.21%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (3.21%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (2.67%) Presales
8 5 (2.67%) Problem Management
8 5 (2.67%) Project Management
8 5 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.14%) Change Management
9 4 (2.14%) Data Analysis
9 4 (2.14%) Data Management
9 4 (2.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.67%) Python
2 4 (2.14%) Java
2 4 (2.14%) Perl
2 4 (2.14%) PHP
2 4 (2.14%) Ruby
2 4 (2.14%) SQL
3 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.53%) C++
4 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 82 (43.85%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (22.46%) CCNA
3 39 (20.86%) CCNP
4 36 (19.25%) Security Cleared
5 26 (13.90%) SC Cleared
6 14 (7.49%) CCIE
7 13 (6.95%) MCSE
7 13 (6.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (4.81%) MCP
9 6 (3.21%) CCA
9 6 (3.21%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (3.21%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.67%) Degree
11 4 (2.14%) MCSA
12 3 (1.60%) CCSA
12 3 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.07%) CCIP
13 2 (1.07%) CCSE
13 2 (1.07%) NCDA
13 2 (1.07%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) SLA
2 2 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.53%) GPG13
3 1 (0.53%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.53%) HL7
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (12.30%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.35%) vSphere
4 9 (4.81%) FreeRADIUS
4 9 (4.81%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.67%) Firmware
5 5 (2.67%) XenApp
6 4 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.14%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.60%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.60%) NDS
7 3 (1.60%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.07%) NFS
9 1 (0.53%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.53%) Snort
9 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (4.81%) Nagios
2 9 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.21%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (2.67%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (2.67%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.14%) Ansible
5 4 (2.14%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (2.14%) Puppet
6 3 (1.60%) Graphite
6 3 (1.60%) logstash
7 2 (1.07%) EMC VPLEX
7 2 (1.07%) SCCM
8 1 (0.53%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.53%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.53%) OpenView
8 1 (0.53%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.53%) Simpana
Vendors
1 40 (21.39%) CheckPoint
2 39 (20.86%) Juniper
3 37 (19.79%) VMware
4 33 (17.65%) F5
5 32 (17.11%) Microsoft
6 19 (10.16%) Blue Coat
7 14 (7.49%) Citrix
7 14 (7.49%) HP
8 11 (5.88%) NetApp
9 10 (5.35%) EMC
10 9 (4.81%) Palo Alto
11 6 (3.21%) Brocade
12 5 (2.67%) Computacenter
13 4 (2.14%) Meraki
13 4 (2.14%) Remedy
13 4 (2.14%) Sourcefire
14 3 (1.60%) 3PAR
14 3 (1.60%) Fortinet
14 3 (1.60%) Huawei
14 3 (1.60%) Trustwave
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