The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 22 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 12 20
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 3.85% 2.44% 3.88%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 3.33% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £245 £310 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.96% -40.95%  
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 - - £20.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +2.00% +21.95%  

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 Taunton.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20 30 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 38.46% 73.17% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 31
Median daily rate £423 £310 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.29% -35.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £240 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £551 £682
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £20.60
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 Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Taunton

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds