The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 26 June 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.

Cisco
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 27 21
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.12% 1.05% 3.11%
As % of the Vendors category 2.86% 2.25% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £270 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.76% +25.00%  

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 Ipswich.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 35 89 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 39.33% 46.60% 52.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 52 55
Median daily rate £333 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.35% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £266 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Ipswich

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
3 1 (16.67%) IOS XR
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) CCIP
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) IOS XR
3 1 (16.67%) IPv4
3 1 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) RSVP
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IP Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCIP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds