The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Rank 54 36 37
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.65% 3.13% 4.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.79% 7.41% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 10
Median daily rate £400 £250 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £359 £350
% change year-on-year +1.04% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -5.81%  

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 Essex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 251 189 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 59.34% 42.19% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 87 103
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 13
Median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.75% -19.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £19.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Essex

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Essex over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Essex

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Essex

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Colchester 0 2 £413 -
Chelmsford - 1 £200 -
Harlow - 1 £600 -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (46.88%) CCNA
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 10 (31.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (28.13%) PBX
5 9 (28.13%) VoIP
5 9 (28.13%) Cisco IPT
6 8 (25.00%) Firewall
6 8 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (21.88%) Windows
8 6 (18.75%) LAN
8 6 (18.75%) MCSE
8 6 (18.75%) WAN
8 6 (18.75%) CCNP
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.63%) MS Office
9 5 (15.63%) MCP
9 5 (15.63%) VMware
9 5 (15.63%) Migration
10 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
10 4 (12.50%) DNS
10 4 (12.50%) HP
10 4 (12.50%) DHCP
10 4 (12.50%) NDS
10 4 (12.50%) CCA
10 4 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (12.50%) Novell
10 4 (12.50%) NHS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) GroupWise
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) NetSuite
1 1 (3.13%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco IPT
1 9 (28.13%) PBX
1 9 (28.13%) VoIP
2 8 (25.00%) Firewall
3 6 (18.75%) LAN
3 6 (18.75%) WAN
4 4 (12.50%) DHCP
4 4 (12.50%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) Internet
5 3 (9.38%) BGP
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (9.38%) MPLS
5 3 (9.38%) OSPF
5 3 (9.38%) SAN
5 3 (9.38%) Wireless
5 3 (9.38%) WLAN
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (6.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) GIS
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) German Language
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Data Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Wireless Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) COM
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) NHS
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) PMI
4 1 (3.13%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.13%) Handset
4 1 (3.13%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (15.63%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.13%) Coaching
6 1 (3.13%) Demand Management
6 1 (3.13%) IT Strategy
6 1 (3.13%) Line Management
6 1 (3.13%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (46.88%) CCNA
3 6 (18.75%) CCNP
3 6 (18.75%) MCSE
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (15.63%) MCP
5 4 (12.50%) CCA
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (9.38%) Degree
7 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
8 1 (3.13%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (3.13%) CCSE
8 1 (3.13%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) NDS
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco CME
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (3.13%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.13%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) HP
3 4 (12.50%) Novell
4 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) F5
4 3 (9.38%) NetApp
5 2 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.13%) Brocade
6 1 (3.13%) Clearswift
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) Epicor
6 1 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.13%) Huawei
6 1 (3.13%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.13%) Sage
6 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
Brentwood, Essex
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Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
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