The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 29 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.

Cisco
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 37 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.75% 1.64% 4.56%
As % of the Vendors category 8.96% 5.95% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Median daily rate £350 £325 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +20.93%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
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 East Sussex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 67 84 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 30.73% 27.63% 31.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 54 56
Median daily rate £350 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -12.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £415 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £10.50 £18.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.24% -52.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in East Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in East Sussex

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in East Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in East Sussex

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 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
Brighton +2 3 £425 +30.76% 2
Hastings - 3 £350 -
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) CCNA
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
5 4 (23.53%) MPLS
5 4 (23.53%) CCIE
5 4 (23.53%) Juniper
5 4 (23.53%) SAN
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
6 3 (17.65%) TACACS
6 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
7 2 (11.76%) Unix
7 2 (11.76%) MS Office
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) WAN
7 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (5.88%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 1 (5.88%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (5.88%) DHCP

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) MPLS
3 4 (23.53%) SAN
4 3 (17.65%) TACACS
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Network Architect
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCNA
2 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) CCIE
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CCDP
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (5.88%) CCSA
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Juniper
2 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto