Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 30 37
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 30 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.62% 5.12% 4.29%
As % of the Vendors category 12.55% 12.08% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 16
Kent median daily rate £370 £200 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.00% -44.83% -9.38%
10th Percentile £192 £168 £249
90th Percentile £538 £338 £394
South East median daily rate £380 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.08% - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -29.58% +14.52% +65.33%

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 Kent.

All Vendors
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 239 207 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 44.76% 42.42% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 138 149
Kent median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £241 £168 £200
90th Percentile £538 £456 £488
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £17.64 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.63% +7.73% -27.22%
10th Percentile £19.35 £10.98 £12.25
90th Percentile £88.22 £32.48 £25.50
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £18.59
% change year-on-year +7.81% -13.93% +19.94%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 6 months to 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Kent over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Tunbridge Wells +6 3 £370 +13.85% 1
Canterbury - 1 £250 -
Dartford - 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £200 -
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (46.67%) CCNA
3 12 (40.00%) LAN
4 11 (36.67%) ITIL
4 11 (36.67%) Firewall
4 11 (36.67%) Finance
5 10 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (30.00%) WAN
6 9 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 9 (30.00%) Wireless
6 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
7 7 (23.33%) F5
7 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
7 7 (23.33%) Network Security
8 6 (20.00%) HP
8 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (20.00%) DNS
9 5 (16.67%) VPN
9 5 (16.67%) SLA
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 5 (16.67%) IIS
9 5 (16.67%) CCDA
9 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
9 5 (16.67%) NHS
9 5 (16.67%) Office 365
10 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
10 4 (13.33%) IT Strategy

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 5 (16.67%) IIS
1 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Eikon
2 1 (3.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) LAN
2 11 (36.67%) Firewall
3 9 (30.00%) WAN
3 9 (30.00%) Wireless
4 7 (23.33%) Network Security
5 6 (20.00%) DNS
5 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.67%) VPN
7 4 (13.33%) BIG-IP
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (13.33%) DHCP
7 4 (13.33%) SMS
8 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (10.00%) Unified Communications
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (6.67%) WAAS
9 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) LAN Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Network Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) NHS
3 3 (10.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
2 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Solaris
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 4 (13.33%) IT Strategy
4 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Demand Management
5 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) Network Management
5 2 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.33%) Line Management
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (46.67%) CCNA
3 5 (16.67%) CCDA
4 4 (13.33%) CCNP
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (23.33%) F5
3 6 (20.00%) HP
4 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) Bloomberg
5 4 (13.33%) Citrix
6 3 (10.00%) FactSet
6 3 (10.00%) IBM
6 3 (10.00%) Juniper
6 3 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.00%) VMware
7 2 (6.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (6.67%) Aruba
7 2 (6.67%) Capita
7 2 (6.67%) FireEye
7 2 (6.67%) IronPort
7 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
7 2 (6.67%) TippingPoint