Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 58 20
Rank change year-on-year -33 -38 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco 70 92 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.27% 3.32% 7.55%
As % of the Vendors category 5.24% 7.18% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 55 84
Surrey median daily rate £363 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -3.03% +26.92%
10th Percentile £256 £200 £246
90th Percentile £536 £565 £498
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +13.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 19
Surrey median hourly rate - £25.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.02% -20.00%
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +75.79% -36.67% -23.08%

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 1,335 1,281 1,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 43.20% 46.30% 50.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 852 614
Surrey median daily rate £450 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.80% +0.63%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £176
90th Percentile £606 £575 £586
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 65
Surrey median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -26.19% -
10th Percentile £15.01 £12.68 £12.35
90th Percentile £49.78 £25.00 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year -5.71% +13.97% -19.18%

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 17 January 2019.

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
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 17 January 2019. 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
Guildford -15 10 £363 +45.73% 14
Epsom +7 6 £263 -22.07% 1
Camberley -12 6 - - 5
Staines -8 5 £275 -45.00%
Godalming - 4 £370 -
Woking -3 3 £400 +100.00% 2
Addlestone - 3 £350 -
Reigate -2 2 - -
Weybridge - 2 £513 - 1
Egham - 2 £300 -
Leatherhead -2 1 - -
Esher - 1 £375 -
Horley - 1 - - 1
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 33 (47.14%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (38.57%) WAN
2 27 (38.57%) Firewall
3 20 (28.57%) Juniper
3 20 (28.57%) CCNA
4 19 (27.14%) LAN
4 19 (27.14%) Wireless
5 17 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (24.29%) Office 365
6 16 (22.86%) ITIL
7 14 (20.00%) CCNP
7 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (18.57%) Internet
8 13 (18.57%) Windows
9 12 (17.14%) VMware
9 12 (17.14%) Palo Alto
10 11 (15.71%) CheckPoint
10 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (14.29%) Migration
11 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
12 9 (12.86%) NetScaler
12 9 (12.86%) SLA
12 9 (12.86%) CCIE
12 9 (12.86%) VPN
12 9 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (12.86%) SCCM
12 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (11.43%) F5

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 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.29%) Office 365
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.71%) IaaS
5 3 (4.29%) Google Analytics
6 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.57%) Firewall
1 27 (38.57%) WAN
2 19 (27.14%) LAN
2 19 (27.14%) Wireless
3 17 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (18.57%) Internet
6 9 (12.86%) NetScaler
6 9 (12.86%) VPN
7 8 (11.43%) MPLS
7 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
8 7 (10.00%) Network Security
8 7 (10.00%) SAN
8 7 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (8.57%) VoIP
10 5 (7.14%) BGP
10 5 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (7.14%) IP Telephony
10 5 (7.14%) IPsec
10 5 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.86%) Apache Hive
2 2 (2.86%) Big Data
2 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.86%) HBase
2 2 (2.86%) Mahout
2 2 (2.86%) MySQL
2 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.86%) Sqoop
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) JIRA
1 2 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.43%) AutoIt
General
1 7 (10.00%) Retail
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
4 1 (1.43%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Principal Security Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Installations Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) SAML
2 1 (1.43%) LDAP
2 1 (1.43%) OAuth
2 1 (1.43%) REST
2 1 (1.43%) SOAP
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.71%) Wiki
5 3 (4.29%) Clustering
6 2 (2.86%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.86%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.43%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.43%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.43%) PKI
7 1 (1.43%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.57%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Unix
4 3 (4.29%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) ITIL
2 10 (14.29%) Migration
3 8 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (8.57%) Presales
6 5 (7.14%) Information Security
6 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.14%) Project Management
6 5 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (7.14%) Service Management
7 4 (5.71%) Analytics
7 4 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.71%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (5.71%) SIEM
8 3 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.29%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (4.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) Python
3 2 (2.86%) C
3 2 (2.86%) C++
3 2 (2.86%) Java
3 2 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (47.14%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (28.57%) CCNA
3 14 (20.00%) CCNP
4 9 (12.86%) CCIE
5 6 (8.57%) JNCIE
5 6 (8.57%) MCSE
5 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.86%) CCDA
6 2 (2.86%) CCDP
6 2 (2.86%) CCIE Data Center
6 2 (2.86%) CCSA
6 2 (2.86%) CCSE
6 2 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.86%) Degree
6 2 (2.86%) JNCIP
6 2 (2.86%) MCITP
6 2 (2.86%) MCSA
6 2 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (2.86%) VCP6
6 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.71%) vSphere
5 3 (4.29%) XenApp
5 3 (4.29%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (2.86%) HDFS
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) SCCM
2 3 (4.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.29%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) Nessus
2 3 (4.29%) SCOM
2 3 (4.29%) SCVMM
2 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.86%) Ambari
3 2 (2.86%) Ansible
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.86%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (2.86%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.86%) Oozie
3 2 (2.86%) PaperCut
3 2 (2.86%) Puppet
4 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.43%) Nagios
4 1 (1.43%) QRadar
4 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (28.57%) Juniper
2 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.14%) Palo Alto
3 12 (17.14%) VMware
4 11 (15.71%) CheckPoint
5 8 (11.43%) F5
5 8 (11.43%) Meraki
6 7 (10.00%) Oracle
7 6 (8.57%) Aruba
7 6 (8.57%) Google
7 6 (8.57%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.14%) HP
9 4 (5.71%) Avaya
9 4 (5.71%) Blue Coat
9 4 (5.71%) Citrix
9 4 (5.71%) NetApp
10 3 (4.29%) BMC
10 3 (4.29%) CommVault
10 3 (4.29%) Sophos
10 3 (4.29%) WatchGuard