The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 27 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 57 48
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 17 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.37% 2.57% 2.57%
As % of the Vendors category 6.80% 6.64% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 12
Median daily rate £395 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £253 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £475 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +28.20%  

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 West Sussex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 250 286 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 49.60% 38.65% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 173 151
Median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £474 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +71.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £43.00 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in West Sussex

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in West Sussex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in West Sussex

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in West Sussex

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -2 10 £395 -12.22%
Gatwick 0 2 - -
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 19 (50.00%) Firewall
2 17 (44.74%) VPN
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (39.47%) CCNP
4 14 (36.84%) VoIP
5 13 (34.21%) MPLS
6 12 (31.58%) WAN
6 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
7 11 (28.95%) Network Design
8 10 (26.32%) Migration
8 10 (26.32%) CCNA
8 10 (26.32%) LAN
8 10 (26.32%) CheckPoint
8 10 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
9 9 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (23.68%) F5
9 9 (23.68%) ITIL
9 9 (23.68%) VLAN
10 8 (21.05%) CCIE
11 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.42%) CCDP
11 7 (18.42%) Windows
11 7 (18.42%) Banking
11 7 (18.42%) BBC
11 7 (18.42%) VMware
11 7 (18.42%) Riverbed
11 7 (18.42%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (18.42%) Rackspace
11 7 (18.42%) NetScaler

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 4 (10.53%) Documentum
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Maximo
2 1 (2.63%) Primavera
2 1 (2.63%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) Firewall
2 17 (44.74%) VPN
3 14 (36.84%) VoIP
4 13 (34.21%) MPLS
5 12 (31.58%) WAN
6 10 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (26.32%) LAN
7 9 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (23.68%) VLAN
8 7 (18.42%) NetScaler
9 5 (13.16%) DHCP
9 5 (13.16%) Wireless
10 4 (10.53%) PSTN
11 3 (7.89%) DNS
11 3 (7.89%) OSPF
12 2 (5.26%) BGP
12 2 (5.26%) IPv4
12 2 (5.26%) IPv6
12 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
12 2 (5.26%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
General
1 7 (18.42%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) NOC Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) VoIP Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) IT Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Network Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) BBC
2 7 (18.42%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.53%) Algorithms
5 3 (7.89%) iSeries
6 2 (5.26%) AS400
6 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
6 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
7 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.63%) BYOD
7 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Unix
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Network Design
2 10 (26.32%) Migration
3 9 (23.68%) ITIL
3 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 4 (10.53%) Content Management
4 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 4 (10.53%) ETL
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.53%) SDLC
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Statistics
6 2 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (39.47%) CCNP
3 10 (26.32%) CCNA
4 8 (21.05%) CCIE
5 7 (18.42%) CCDP
6 4 (10.53%) Degree
7 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
7 2 (5.26%) PMP
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) CCSA
8 1 (2.63%) HP ASE
8 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) XenApp
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.63%) Nagios
3 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) CheckPoint
2 9 (23.68%) F5
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.42%) Rackspace
3 7 (18.42%) Riverbed
3 7 (18.42%) Virgin Media
3 7 (18.42%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) IBM
5 4 (10.53%) Aastra
5 4 (10.53%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) OpenText
6 3 (7.89%) Citrix
6 3 (7.89%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.26%) SAP
7 2 (5.26%) Wyse
8 1 (2.63%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.63%) Ubiquiti