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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 August 2022 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 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 42 37 48
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 105 113 62
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 4.18% 5.03% 4.05%
As % of the Vendors category 10.01% 12.09% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 63 49
10th Percentile £204 £143 £203
25th Percentile £306 £208 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £325 £388
Median % change year-on-year +30.77% -16.13% -8.82%
75th Percentile £525 £438 £500
90th Percentile £576 £613 £525
England median daily rate £465 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +13.41% -3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 0
10th Percentile £12.03 - -
25th Percentile £12.13 £12.25 -
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% - -
75th Percentile £16.47 £20.60 -
90th Percentile £21.95 £28.56 -
England median hourly rate £24.46 £22.50 £26.81
% change year-on-year +8.69% -16.08% +12.88%

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 1,049 935 684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 41.79% 41.61% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 547 385
10th Percentile £189 £129 £180
25th Percentile £314 £251 £288
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £418
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.19% -6.96%
75th Percentile £575 £525 £523
90th Percentile £675 £600 £588
England median daily rate £530 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 96 53
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.25 £14.25
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.06 £17.38
Median hourly rate £19.81 £15.00 £21.57
Median % change year-on-year +32.07% -30.46% +33.15%
75th Percentile £39.75 £23.21 £47.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £46.88 £58.80
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.78 £20.00
% change year-on-year +19.84% -6.13% +6.81%

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 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022.

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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -13 30 £463 +42.31% 9
Hertfordshire -16 28 £413 -4.62% 17
Essex +12 25 £425 +193.10% 4
Bedfordshire -7 12 £375 +25.00% 4
Suffolk -9 6 £338 -10.00% 3
Norfolk +4 4 £205 -10.87% 2
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 58 (55.24%) Firewall
2 43 (40.95%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (35.24%) WAN
4 34 (32.38%) Microsoft
5 33 (31.43%) LAN
6 32 (30.48%) Wireless
7 30 (28.57%) VPN
7 30 (28.57%) Social Skills
8 27 (25.71%) ITIL
8 27 (25.71%) Windows
9 22 (20.95%) CCNP
10 21 (20.00%) Network Security
11 20 (19.05%) Security Cleared
11 20 (19.05%) Active Directory
11 20 (19.05%) VMware
12 19 (18.10%) Juniper
13 18 (17.14%) CheckPoint
13 18 (17.14%) CCNA
13 18 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (16.19%) Data Centre
15 16 (15.24%) Azure
15 16 (15.24%) TCP/IP
15 16 (15.24%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
17 14 (13.33%) Incident Management
17 14 (13.33%) DNS
17 14 (13.33%) Palo Alto
18 13 (12.38%) SC Cleared
19 12 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
19 12 (11.43%) Problem 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.81%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.95%) CMS
4 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.24%) Azure
2 15 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.81%) AWS
4 4 (3.81%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (2.86%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (1.90%) Azure Storage
7 1 (0.95%) GCP
7 1 (0.95%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (55.24%) Firewall
2 37 (35.24%) WAN
3 33 (31.43%) LAN
4 32 (30.48%) Wireless
5 30 (28.57%) VPN
6 21 (20.00%) Network Security
7 16 (15.24%) TCP/IP
7 16 (15.24%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (13.33%) DNS
9 12 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (10.48%) BGP
10 11 (10.48%) Internet
10 11 (10.48%) OSPF
11 10 (9.52%) IPsec
11 10 (9.52%) SD-WAN
11 10 (9.52%) VoIP
12 9 (8.57%) MPLS
13 8 (7.62%) DHCP
13 8 (7.62%) Reverse Proxy
14 7 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.95%) Hudson
General
1 30 (28.57%) Social Skills
2 12 (11.43%) Public Sector
3 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.76%) Automotive
5 4 (3.81%) Finance
5 4 (3.81%) German Language
5 4 (3.81%) Hungarian Language
5 4 (3.81%) Lithuanian Language
5 4 (3.81%) Polish Language
5 4 (3.81%) Portuguese Language
5 4 (3.81%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.86%) Retail
7 2 (1.90%) Back Office
7 2 (1.90%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.95%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.95%) Legal
8 1 (0.95%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.95%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 41 (39.05%) Network Engineer
2 14 (13.33%) Analyst
3 12 (11.43%) Service Analyst
3 12 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (10.48%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Architect
6 7 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Network Manager
8 5 (4.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) IT Support
8 5 (4.76%) Technical Support
8 5 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (3.81%) Installations Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Network Specialist
9 4 (3.81%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (3.81%) WAN Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) LDAP
2 2 (1.90%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.19%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.76%) NHS
3 5 (4.76%) SCADA
4 3 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.86%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.90%) iPhone
5 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.95%) FMCG
6 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.71%) Windows
2 9 (8.57%) Linux
2 9 (8.57%) Windows 10
3 5 (4.76%) Mac OS
3 5 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 5 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.86%) Android
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.95%) CentOS
6 1 (0.95%) Solaris
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.71%) ITIL
2 14 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 12 (11.43%) Problem Management
4 11 (10.48%) Migration
5 10 (9.52%) Asset Management
5 10 (9.52%) Network Management
6 9 (8.57%) Data Loss Prevention
6 9 (8.57%) Network Design
6 9 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (7.62%) Application Virtualisation
7 8 (7.62%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 8 (7.62%) Incident Response
7 8 (7.62%) Project Delivery
7 8 (7.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (6.67%) Mathematics
8 7 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (4.76%) Change Control
10 5 (4.76%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.90%) Python
3 1 (0.95%) Bash
3 1 (0.95%) C
3 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (40.95%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (20.95%) CCNP
3 20 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 18 (17.14%) CCNA
5 13 (12.38%) SC Cleared
6 10 (9.52%) MCP
7 5 (4.76%) CCIE
8 3 (2.86%) CEH
8 3 (2.86%) CISSP
9 2 (1.90%) CCDP
9 2 (1.90%) CCIE Collaboration
9 2 (1.90%) Degree
9 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.95%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.95%) CCSP
10 1 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) NIST
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) NCSC
3 1 (0.95%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.95%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.81%) NFS
5 3 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.90%) vSphere
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.95%) Postfix
7 1 (0.95%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.95%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.95%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.95%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 6 (5.71%) SCCM
4 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (3.81%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (3.81%) Terraform
6 3 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.90%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.90%) WSUS
8 1 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.95%) Observium
8 1 (0.95%) SCOM
8 1 (0.95%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.95%) VxRail
Vendors
1 34 (32.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.05%) VMware
3 19 (18.10%) Juniper
4 18 (17.14%) CheckPoint
5 14 (13.33%) Palo Alto
6 11 (10.48%) Citrix
6 11 (10.48%) NetApp
7 10 (9.52%) Meraki
8 8 (7.62%) F5
9 6 (5.71%) Dell
9 6 (5.71%) HP
9 6 (5.71%) McAfee
10 5 (4.76%) Symantec
11 4 (3.81%) Aruba
12 3 (2.86%) Dell KACE
12 3 (2.86%) Sun
12 3 (2.86%) Supermicro
13 2 (1.90%) Brocade
13 2 (1.90%) Fortinet
13 2 (1.90%) NETGEAR