Period
to 18 December 2018

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 6 months to 18 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
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 63 37
Rank change year-on-year -23 -26 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 24 33 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.26% 4.41% 5.67%
As % of the Vendors category 4.03% 8.68% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 27
Essex median daily rate £403 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.78% +16.36% -31.25%
10th Percentile £159 £160 £212
90th Percentile £431 £367 £360
East of England median daily rate £413 £320 £330
% change year-on-year +28.91% -3.03% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Essex median hourly rate £13.17 - £34.31
10th Percentile £12.55 - £22.88
90th Percentile £15.50 - £35.50
East of England median hourly rate £13.58 £16.18 £29.50
% change year-on-year -16.05% -45.15% +40.48%

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 Essex.

All Vendors
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 596 380 510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 56.02% 50.73% 61.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 254 291
Essex median daily rate £500 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +46.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £236 £310 £225
90th Percentile £600 £600 £515
East of England median daily rate £425 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +1.80% +11.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 94
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £31.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -43.96% +32.87%
10th Percentile £10.34 £11.47 £15.75
90th Percentile £42.83 £44.75 £42.95
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.78% +0.79% -20.36%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Essex

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 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
Brentwood +16 6 £400 -
Colchester -1 3 £105 - 2
Basildon +5 1 £403 +34.17% 2
Grays - 1 - -
Harlow - 1 - - 5
Cisco
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Essex region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 10 (41.67%) Windows
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Firewall
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
4 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
4 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
5 6 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (25.00%) CCNP
5 6 (25.00%) LAN
5 6 (25.00%) WAN
5 6 (25.00%) SNMP
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) PHP
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) jQuery
5 6 (25.00%) Cacti
5 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) Juniper
7 4 (16.67%) Service Management
7 4 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (16.67%) CA
7 4 (16.67%) Symantec
7 4 (16.67%) MySQL

Cisco
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) G Suite
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) LAN
2 6 (25.00%) SNMP
2 6 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 4 (16.67%) Network Security
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Firepower
4 3 (12.50%) Extranet
5 2 (8.33%) BGP
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (8.33%) IPsec
5 2 (8.33%) OSPF
5 2 (8.33%) SSL
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.33%) VPN
5 2 (8.33%) VRRP
5 2 (8.33%) Wireless
5 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Big Data
1 4 (16.67%) MariaDB
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) PHP Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
1 6 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.17%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (33.33%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
3 4 (16.67%) Analytics
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
3 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 3 (12.50%) Document Management
4 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.50%) Network Management
4 3 (12.50%) Network Planning
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PHP
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCNP
3 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (12.50%) CCNA
5 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) BC Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Cacti
2 3 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (4.17%) Nexpose
4 1 (4.17%) QRadar
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Juniper
4 4 (16.67%) CA
4 4 (16.67%) NetQoS
4 4 (16.67%) Symantec
5 3 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 2 (8.33%) WatchGuard
7 1 (4.17%) Adobe
7 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.17%) D-Link
7 1 (4.17%) Meraki
7 1 (4.17%) Mercator
7 1 (4.17%) Rapid7
7 1 (4.17%) Sophos
7 1 (4.17%) Veeam
7 1 (4.17%) Veritas