The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 22 25 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.77% 2.67% 4.65%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 4.71% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Median daily rate - £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £359 £350
% change year-on-year +1.04% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £15.75
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 Guildford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 41 85 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 31.54% 56.67% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 47 71
Median daily rate £425 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £185 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.47 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.33% -20.85%  
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 Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Guildford

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Guildford

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

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 Guildford region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (50.00%) Threat Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) WebEx
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) VMware

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Threat Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Aruba
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware