The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 17 25 24
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.96% 1.19% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 2.70% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £575 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.92% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00%  

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 Luton.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 34 74 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 33.33% 44.05% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 51 58
Median daily rate £425 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.04% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £588 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -62.50%  
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 Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Luton

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Luton

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

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

1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (16.67%) CCDE
3 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) HSRP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Technical Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Technical Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCDE
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) VCAP
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Meru Networks
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Virgin Media