Period
to 18 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 74 43
Rank change year-on-year +8 -31 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 15 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.06% 2.94% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 3.74% 5.32% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 22
Essex median daily rate £400 £363 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +30.63% +0.91%
10th Percentile £115 £131 £226
90th Percentile £488 £583 £530
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Essex median hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £28.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -44.06% -
10th Percentile £29.50 £12.49 £22.60
90th Percentile £30.50 £16.92 £33.61
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.62 £27.62
% change year-on-year -9.73% -39.84% +28.47%

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 401 470 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 55.16% 55.29% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 329 181
Essex median daily rate £500 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +25.00% -3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £254 £190
90th Percentile £600 £587 £475
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 91
Essex median hourly rate £30.50 £16.47 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.24% -0.21% -16.46%
10th Percentile £15.68 £11.60 £15.75
90th Percentile £46.65 £42.90 £41.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.03 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.19% -2.85% -19.51%

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 June 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 June 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
Basildon +5 4 £488 - 4
Chelmsford -3 4 £400 +100.00%
Cisco
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 7 (46.67%) WAN
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) Network Design
3 5 (33.33%) MPLS
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) NHS
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (20.00%) Project Governance
5 3 (20.00%) Office 365
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (20.00%) Network Management
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Internet

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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) MPLS
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (13.33%) Broadband
6 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) TACACS
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) SAN
7 1 (6.67%) VLAN
7 1 (6.67%) VPN
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) NHS
3 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Network Design
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) Network Management
3 3 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Commercial Awareness
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.67%) CCA
3 1 (6.67%) CCDA
3 1 (6.67%) CCDP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Aruba
5 2 (13.33%) Avaya
5 2 (13.33%) BT
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Huawei
6 1 (6.67%) Sophos