The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 30 34
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 21 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.37% 3.41% 4.38%
As % of the Vendors category 15.79% 8.73% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 7
Median daily rate £375 £226 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.74% -49.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £190 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £303 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.64 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.76% +21.95%  

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 Kent.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 133 126 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 52.99% 39.01% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 80 65
Median daily rate £375 £328 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.50% -29.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £202 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.52 £55.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.05% +243.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Kent

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Kent over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Kent

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Kent

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 6 £425 - 1
Maidstone -5 2 £145 -28.39%
Tonbridge - 1 £525 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £370 -
Cisco
South East

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

1 22 (75.86%) Firewall
2 21 (72.41%) LAN
3 17 (58.62%) Wireless
4 16 (55.17%) DNS
5 15 (51.72%) WAN
5 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (48.28%) CCNA
6 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
6 14 (48.28%) DHCP
6 14 (48.28%) WLAN
7 13 (44.83%) Network Security
8 10 (34.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (31.03%) High Availability
9 9 (31.03%) IP Telephony
9 9 (31.03%) Change Management
10 8 (27.59%) IPsec
10 8 (27.59%) HP
10 8 (27.59%) Mitel
10 8 (27.59%) Cisco IPT
11 7 (24.14%) CCNP
11 7 (24.14%) MPLS
11 7 (24.14%) VMware
12 6 (20.69%) CISSP
12 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
12 6 (20.69%) ITIL
12 6 (20.69%) F5
12 6 (20.69%) Riverbed
12 6 (20.69%) 802.1X
12 6 (20.69%) Telepresence
13 5 (17.24%) Network Architecture

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (13.79%) IIS
1 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) Firewall
2 21 (72.41%) LAN
3 17 (58.62%) Wireless
4 16 (55.17%) DNS
5 15 (51.72%) WAN
6 14 (48.28%) DHCP
6 14 (48.28%) WLAN
7 13 (44.83%) Network Security
8 10 (34.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (31.03%) IP Telephony
10 8 (27.59%) Cisco IPT
10 8 (27.59%) IPsec
11 7 (24.14%) MPLS
12 6 (20.69%) Telepresence
13 5 (17.24%) 802.11
14 4 (13.79%) DPNSS
14 4 (13.79%) QSIG
14 4 (13.79%) SNMP
15 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
15 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Designer
2 5 (17.24%) Network Designer
2 5 (17.24%) Security Designer
2 5 (17.24%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Technician
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Check Point Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) 802.1X
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) NHS
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Change Management
1 9 (31.03%) High Availability
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Network Architecture
3 5 (17.24%) Programme Management
4 4 (13.79%) Health Informatics
4 4 (13.79%) Informatics
4 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Demand Management
6 2 (6.90%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.45%) IT Strategy
7 1 (3.45%) Network Management
7 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (48.28%) CCNA
3 7 (24.14%) CCNP
4 6 (20.69%) CISSP
5 4 (13.79%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) CNA
6 1 (3.45%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 3 (10.34%) PMO
2 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (13.79%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (10.34%) ProxySG
4 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
2 8 (27.59%) HP
2 8 (27.59%) Mitel
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) F5
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) Riverbed
5 5 (17.24%) Siemens
6 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
7 3 (10.34%) Brocade
7 3 (10.34%) Juniper
7 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
8 2 (6.90%) Nokia
9 1 (3.45%) CA
9 1 (3.45%) IBM
9 1 (3.45%) IronPort
9 1 (3.45%) Meraki
9 1 (3.45%) Polycom
9 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.45%) Sophos