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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 63 38
Rank change year-on-year +20 -25  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 21 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.02% 1.33% 4.20%
As % of the Vendors category 7.87% 3.07% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 19
Median daily rate £419 £452 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +50.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.85% -10.00%  

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 267 261 274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 51.15% 43.36% 52.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 130 165
Median daily rate £413 £366 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.62% -8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +11 7 £400 -15.16%
Horsham - 5 £335 - 2
Gatwick -8 2 £388 +49.03%
East Grinstead - 2 £440 -
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 18 (50.00%) Firewall
2 17 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (38.89%) CCNP
4 10 (27.78%) VPN
5 9 (25.00%) LAN
5 9 (25.00%) MPLS
5 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (22.22%) VMware
6 8 (22.22%) VoIP
6 8 (22.22%) WAN
6 8 (22.22%) ITIL
6 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
7 7 (19.44%) Network Design
8 6 (16.67%) Wireless
8 6 (16.67%) Migration
8 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
8 6 (16.67%) Juniper
8 6 (16.67%) OSPF
8 6 (16.67%) CCNA
8 6 (16.67%) Windows
8 6 (16.67%) F5
9 5 (13.89%) Palo Alto
9 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
9 5 (13.89%) CCIE
10 4 (11.11%) DNS
10 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
10 4 (11.11%) PSTN

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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) VPN
3 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (25.00%) LAN
3 9 (25.00%) MPLS
4 8 (22.22%) VoIP
4 8 (22.22%) WAN
5 7 (19.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (16.67%) OSPF
6 6 (16.67%) Wireless
7 4 (11.11%) BGP
7 4 (11.11%) DHCP
7 4 (11.11%) DNS
7 4 (11.11%) PSTN
7 4 (11.11%) VLAN
7 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (8.33%) IPv6
8 3 (8.33%) SAN
8 3 (8.33%) SSL
8 3 (8.33%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) VoIP Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) BBC
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) PKI
2 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) BYOD
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) iSeries
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Network Design
3 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 6 (16.67%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.33%) Change Management
5 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Adaptive Security
6 2 (5.56%) Change Control
6 2 (5.56%) Information Management
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Management
6 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.78%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Invoice Processing
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (38.89%) CCNP
3 6 (16.67%) CCNA
4 5 (13.89%) CCIE
5 3 (8.33%) CCDP
5 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
5 3 (8.33%) PMP
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (5.56%) CCSE
6 2 (5.56%) CCSP
6 2 (5.56%) HP ASE
6 2 (5.56%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) CCSA
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PMO
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.78%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) VMware
2 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) F5
3 6 (16.67%) Juniper
4 5 (13.89%) Palo Alto
5 4 (11.11%) Aastra
6 3 (8.33%) Aruba
6 3 (8.33%) HP
6 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix
7 2 (5.56%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (5.56%) NetApp
7 2 (5.56%) Rackspace
7 2 (5.56%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.56%) Samsung
7 2 (5.56%) SAP
7 2 (5.56%) Virgin Media
8 1 (2.78%) Ubiquiti