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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 18 12 18
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 4.55% 6.72% 6.34%
As % of the Vendors category 10.91% 15.09% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Median daily rate £220 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.31% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £363 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £24.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -1.23% -7.95%  

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 55 53 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 41.67% 44.54% 41.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 36
Median daily rate £325 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -19.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £23.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -49.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco in Ipswich.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Ipswich

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) BGP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Juniper
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) IPv4
3 2 (16.67%) IPv6
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) OSPF
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (8.33%) Multicast
4 1 (8.33%) KVM
4 1 (8.33%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (8.33%) VXLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Tellabs
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking

Cisco
Top Related 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) BGP
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) IPv4
2 2 (16.67%) IPv6
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) Broadband
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) IOS XR
3 1 (8.33%) Multicast
3 1 (8.33%) NX-OS
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) SDH
3 1 (8.33%) SONET
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IP Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (16.67%) Data Management
1 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) KVM
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Huawei
4 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) Tellabs