Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 65 71
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -18
Contract jobs citing Cisco 30 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.63% 2.20% 2.84%
As % of the Vendors category 6.82% 4.07% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 15
Essex median daily rate £413 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.91% -20.00% +60.00%
10th Percentile £258 £115 £158
90th Percentile £550 £488 £590
East of England median daily rate £425 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Essex median hourly rate - £30.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +76.47% -50.00%
East of England median hourly rate £66.81 £14.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +352.95% -34.44% -20.35%

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 440 369 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 53.20% 54.11% 57.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 260 320
Essex median daily rate £457 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.60% +17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £286 £284 £255
90th Percentile £560 £600 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 29
Essex median hourly rate £12.50 £31.75 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.63% -5.22% +103.03%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.38 £15.75
90th Percentile £16.35 £49.25 £45.20
East of England median hourly rate £17.09 £15.86 £17.89
% change year-on-year +7.76% -11.32% +8.39%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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
Harlow - 8 £525 - 1
Basildon +1 5 £265 -45.64% 1
Brentwood - 2 £350 -
Chelmsford +6 1 £525 +55.56% 2
Stanford-le-Hope - 1 £345 -
Cisco
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (46.67%) Wireless
3 12 (40.00%) LAN
4 11 (36.67%) VPN
5 9 (30.00%) Firewall
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (23.33%) OSPF
6 7 (23.33%) BGP
6 7 (23.33%) CCNP
6 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
7 6 (20.00%) NX-OS
7 6 (20.00%) HP
7 6 (20.00%) IPsec
8 5 (16.67%) CCNA
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
8 5 (16.67%) VLAN
8 5 (16.67%) 802.1X
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (13.33%) HSRP
9 4 (13.33%) Windows
9 4 (13.33%) DNS
9 4 (13.33%) SSL
9 4 (13.33%) WLAN
9 4 (13.33%) WAN
9 4 (13.33%) SNMP
9 4 (13.33%) Finance

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) Wireless
2 12 (40.00%) LAN
3 11 (36.67%) VPN
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 9 (30.00%) Firewall
5 7 (23.33%) BGP
5 7 (23.33%) OSPF
6 6 (20.00%) IPsec
6 6 (20.00%) NX-OS
7 5 (16.67%) VLAN
8 4 (13.33%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (13.33%) DNS
8 4 (13.33%) HSRP
8 4 (13.33%) SNMP
8 4 (13.33%) SSL
8 4 (13.33%) VRRP
8 4 (13.33%) WAN
8 4 (13.33%) WLAN
9 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Network Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Network Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Network Operations Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Wireless Network Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) WLAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) CCTV
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Reinsurance
3 1 (3.33%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (3.33%) SCADA
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (10.00%) Network Design
2 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (10.00%) Project Management
2 3 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (6.67%) Service Management
3 2 (6.67%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) High Availability
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.33%) SIEM
4 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PHP
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) CCNP
4 5 (16.67%) CCNA
5 3 (10.00%) CCIE
5 3 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) CEH
6 1 (3.33%) CISSP
6 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) NFS
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Cacti
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Nexpose
2 1 (3.33%) QRadar
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Juniper
3 3 (10.00%) Meraki
3 3 (10.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Ivanti
4 2 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) Aruba
5 1 (3.33%) Brocade
5 1 (3.33%) CA
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) McAfee
5 1 (3.33%) NEC
5 1 (3.33%) NetQoS
5 1 (3.33%) Rapid7
5 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec
5 1 (3.33%) Xerox