Period
to 26 November 2020

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 26 November 2020 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
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 39 86
Rank change year-on-year -1 +47 -25
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 17 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Essex 2.92% 3.27% 2.23%
As % of the Vendors category 6.94% 8.10% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 8
Median daily rate £375 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% +52.38%
10th Percentile £274 £134 £169
90th Percentile £480 £513 £433
East of England median daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £19.75 £13.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.02% -17.72%
East of England median hourly rate - £21.50 £13.17
% change year-on-year - +63.31% -20.36%

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 144 210 610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 41.98% 40.38% 56.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 127 379
Median daily rate £416 £450 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.51% -11.76% -0.49%
10th Percentile £229 £200 £218
90th Percentile £538 £575 £600
East of England median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 36
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.35% +2.30% +0.21%
10th Percentile £26.40 £13.00 £10.71
90th Percentile £57.40 £22.83 £39.38
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £16.63
% change year-on-year +142.42% -0.75% +0.76%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Essex

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco in Essex.

Daily rate trend for Cisco in Essex

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco in Essex over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco in Essex

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco in Essex.

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 26 November 2020. 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 -13 4 £300 -25.00%
Harlow +5 2 £463 -7.50%
Basildon 0 2 £369 +20.41%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £375 -
Cisco
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 4 (40.00%) 802.11
3 4 (40.00%) DOCSIS
3 4 (40.00%) DSL
3 4 (40.00%) Telnet
3 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 4 (40.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (40.00%) IPv4
3 4 (40.00%) IPv6
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Broadband
3 4 (40.00%) WLAN
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) WPA
3 4 (40.00%) UPnP
3 4 (40.00%) WPA2
3 4 (40.00%) 802.1X
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) CCIE
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) LAN

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) 802.11
3 4 (40.00%) Broadband
3 4 (40.00%) DOCSIS
3 4 (40.00%) DSL
3 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 4 (40.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 4 (40.00%) IPv4
3 4 (40.00%) IPv6
3 4 (40.00%) Telnet
3 4 (40.00%) UPnP
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) WLAN
3 4 (40.00%) WPA
3 4 (40.00%) WPA2
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Switch Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) DNA
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Network Segmentation
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) CCIE
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) CEH
5 1 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Dell Certification
5 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Avaya
1 1 (10.00%) Brocade
1 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (10.00%) Dell
1 1 (10.00%) F5
1 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Juniper
1 1 (10.00%) Meraki
1 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds