Period
to 19 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 19 February 2018 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 > Surrey
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 24 36
Rank change year-on-year -48 +12 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 82 124 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.79% 6.17% 4.83%
As % of the Vendors category 6.28% 12.18% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 64 53
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.39% +16.23%
10th Percentile £185 £258 £251
90th Percentile £575 £500 £550
South East median daily rate £388 £400 £358
% change year-on-year -3.13% +11.89% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 12
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £41.00 £51.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.02% -20.00% +17.14%
10th Percentile £19.80 £26.25 £41.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £41.50 £54.89
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £27.38 £39.50
% change year-on-year -30.61% -30.68% +107.89%

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 Surrey.

All Vendors
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,305 1,018 1,350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 44.43% 50.62% 52.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 583 821
Surrey median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £200 £200
90th Percentile £579 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 68 91
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.43 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.00 £41.50 £53.94
South East median hourly rate £17.48 £15.36 £18.88
% change year-on-year +13.84% -18.65% +17.97%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Surrey

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Surrey

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Surrey

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Surrey

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in Surrey

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Camberley -9 16 £343 -16.97% 6
Guildford +14 14 £320 -14.67% 8
Staines -15 10 £500 +26.98%
Woking +10 8 £195 -48.68% 6
Epsom - 2 £338 - 3
Leatherhead -1 1 £500 +56.25% 2
Reigate -43 1 £400 - 3
Redhill - 1 - - 1
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 28 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (32.93%) Firewall
3 23 (28.05%) Linux
4 22 (26.83%) VoIP
5 21 (25.61%) WAN
6 20 (24.39%) CCNA
6 20 (24.39%) VMware
7 19 (23.17%) ITIL
8 18 (21.95%) Windows
9 17 (20.73%) CCNP
9 17 (20.73%) Palo Alto
10 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
11 15 (18.29%) LAN
11 15 (18.29%) Telecoms
12 14 (17.07%) Juniper
13 13 (15.85%) DNS
13 13 (15.85%) PBX
13 13 (15.85%) Finance
13 13 (15.85%) RTP
13 13 (15.85%) Network Security
13 13 (15.85%) Asterisk PBX
14 12 (14.63%) CCIE
14 12 (14.63%) Data Centre
14 12 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (13.41%) F5
15 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
15 11 (13.41%) Citrix
15 11 (13.41%) UMTS
15 11 (13.41%) GSM
15 11 (13.41%) CheckPoint

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (6.10%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.66%) SAS
4 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) RMDS
2 1 (1.22%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Office 365
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.22%) G Suite
4 1 (1.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.22%) PaaS
4 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (32.93%) Firewall
2 22 (26.83%) VoIP
3 21 (25.61%) WAN
4 15 (18.29%) LAN
5 13 (15.85%) Asterisk PBX
5 13 (15.85%) DNS
5 13 (15.85%) Network Security
5 13 (15.85%) PBX
5 13 (15.85%) RTP
6 12 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (13.41%) GSM
7 11 (13.41%) UMTS
7 11 (13.41%) Wireshark
8 9 (10.98%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (10.98%) LTE
8 9 (10.98%) MGW
8 9 (10.98%) RANAP
8 9 (10.98%) SGSN
8 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
8 9 (10.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) DB2
2 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) GCC
1 9 (10.98%) GDB
1 9 (10.98%) Subversion
1 9 (10.98%) Trac
2 4 (4.88%) JIRA
3 2 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (18.29%) Telecoms
2 13 (15.85%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (35.37%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.20%) Architect
2 10 (12.20%) Telecoms Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Network Specialist
7 4 (4.88%) Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Field Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Network Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (4.88%) Network Support
7 4 (4.88%) Platform Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Security Specialist
7 4 (4.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (10.98%) STL
2 4 (4.88%) JTAPI
2 4 (4.88%) LDAP
2 4 (4.88%) RFC 2833
2 4 (4.88%) TAPI
2 4 (4.88%) Web Services
3 2 (2.44%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.10%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.88%) Clustering
3 4 (4.88%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.88%) User Experience
4 3 (3.66%) CMDB
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) AS400
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.22%) CCTV
5 1 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.22%) EPoS
5 1 (1.22%) Handset
5 1 (1.22%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.22%) iSeries
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) PDA
5 1 (1.22%) PKI
5 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Linux
2 18 (21.95%) Windows
3 9 (10.98%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.10%) Solaris
6 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.88%) Debian
7 4 (4.88%) Fedora
7 4 (4.88%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.66%) Unix
8 3 (3.66%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) ITIL
2 10 (12.20%) Project Management
3 9 (10.98%) Cross-Platform Development
3 9 (10.98%) OO
3 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
4 8 (9.76%) Multithreading
4 8 (9.76%) Service Management
5 7 (8.54%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.32%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.10%) Network Architecture
7 5 (6.10%) Process Management
8 4 (4.88%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.88%) DevOps
8 4 (4.88%) Migration
8 4 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.88%) Presales
8 4 (4.88%) Process Improvement
9 3 (3.66%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) C++
2 8 (9.76%) SQL
3 6 (7.32%) Python
4 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.88%) Perl
4 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.66%) C
6 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (24.39%) CCNA
3 17 (20.73%) CCNP
4 12 (14.63%) CCIE
5 8 (9.76%) MCSE
5 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.10%) MCP
6 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.88%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 4 (4.88%) CCSP
7 4 (4.88%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.66%) BICSI Certification
8 3 (3.66%) CCDP
8 3 (3.66%) JNCIS
8 3 (3.66%) LPIC
8 3 (3.66%) RHCE
9 2 (2.44%) Degree
9 2 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 7 (8.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.54%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.88%) PA-DSS
4 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.10%) ProxySG
3 5 (6.10%) Sendmail
4 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.88%) VMware NSX
5 3 (3.66%) Firmware
6 2 (2.44%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) SCCM
2 4 (4.88%) vCenter Server
3 3 (3.66%) SCOM
4 2 (2.44%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.22%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.22%) Ansible
5 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.22%) DameWare
5 1 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.22%) Nagios
5 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (24.39%) VMware
2 17 (20.73%) Palo Alto
3 14 (17.07%) Juniper
4 11 (13.41%) CheckPoint
4 11 (13.41%) Citrix
4 11 (13.41%) F5
4 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.98%) Red Hat
6 8 (9.76%) Blue Coat
6 8 (9.76%) Riverbed
6 8 (9.76%) SolarWinds
7 6 (7.32%) HP
8 5 (6.10%) McAfee
8 5 (6.10%) Proofpoint
9 3 (3.66%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (3.66%) Aruba
9 3 (3.66%) Bloomberg
9 3 (3.66%) Dell
9 3 (3.66%) FireEye
9 3 (3.66%) TippingPoint