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 23 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 18 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 5.10% 3.40% 2.04%
As % of the Vendors category 10.81% 6.85% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Median daily rate £500 £425 £239
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +78.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £278
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year +6.76% +21.35%  

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 74 73 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 47.13% 49.66% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 54 37
Median daily rate £480 £425 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% +38.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £586 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £31.89 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.27%  
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 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in Luton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Luton region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 6 (60.00%) Avaya
1 6 (60.00%) Skype
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) CCIE
4 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (20.00%) FortiGate
5 2 (20.00%) Trustwave
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
5 2 (20.00%) Virgin Media
5 2 (20.00%) CCIE Security
5 2 (20.00%) Meru Networks

Cisco
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Skype
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) TACACS
6 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Telephony Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Telephony Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) CMMI
3 2 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
3 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCIE
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE Security
2 2 (20.00%) HP APS
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CCSA
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) GPG13
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (10.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Meru Networks
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Trustwave
3 2 (20.00%) Virgin Media
4 1 (10.00%) AppSense
4 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Nokia
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto