The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Prime skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Prime over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Prime (formerly Cisco Works)
Rank 600 636 610
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -26
Contract jobs citing Cisco Prime 49 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.059% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.86% 0.70% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 21
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £80.00 £110.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £80.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5678 4836 4892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.73% 8.34% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3590 2974 2905
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 180 181
Median hourly rate £26.50 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.24% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.72 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.00 £46.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -6.66%

Cisco Prime
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cisco Prime as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Cisco Prime Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco Prime
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Prime within the UK.

Cisco Prime Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Prime
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Prime within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Cisco Prime Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco Prime
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Cisco Prime Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Prime
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Prime within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +37 45 £375 +7.14% 11
London +14 20 £458 -8.50% 3
South West +21 7 £315 - 1
South East +16 7 £350 -26.31% 1
East of England +16 4 £450 -
East Midlands - 4 £338 - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £338 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £350 -
Dorset - 4 £315 -
Northampton - 4 £338 - 1
Hertford - 3 £450 -
Wimborne - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 £450 -
South Wales - 3 £350 - 1
Wales - 3 £350 - 2
North West +19 2 £763 +134.61% 2
Manchester -1 2 £763 +117.85% 2
Swindon - 2 £475 -
Wiltshire - 2 £475 -
Scotland +20 1 £325 -
City of London +14 1 £313 -
Yorkshire +12 1 - -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Fife +2 1 £325 -
West Midlands -25 1 £300 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £375 -
Suffolk - 1 - -

Cisco Prime
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Prime also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cisco Prime.

1 116 (100.00%) Cisco
2 74 (63.79%) Firewall
3 66 (56.90%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (51.72%) Wireless
5 57 (49.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 52 (44.83%) CheckPoint
7 46 (39.66%) Data Centre
8 45 (38.79%) Security Cleared
9 43 (37.07%) SC Cleared
9 43 (37.07%) BGP
10 42 (36.21%) Juniper
11 41 (35.34%) CCNP
11 41 (35.34%) LAN
11 41 (35.34%) OSPF
12 37 (31.90%) MPLS
13 36 (31.03%) ITIL
14 34 (29.31%) SolarWinds
15 31 (26.72%) WAN
16 30 (25.86%) F5
17 29 (25.00%) Network Management
18 28 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
18 28 (24.14%) CCNA
19 27 (23.28%) VPN
20 26 (22.41%) Cisco ISE
21 25 (21.55%) TACACS
22 21 (18.10%) Cisco IPT
23 20 (17.24%) Network Design
23 20 (17.24%) CCIE
23 20 (17.24%) Palo Alto
24 18 (15.52%) Windows Server

Cisco Prime
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Office
2 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) assyst
2 3 (2.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (63.79%) Firewall
2 60 (51.72%) Wireless
3 57 (49.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 43 (37.07%) BGP
5 41 (35.34%) LAN
5 41 (35.34%) OSPF
6 37 (31.90%) MPLS
7 31 (26.72%) WAN
8 28 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
9 27 (23.28%) VPN
10 26 (22.41%) Cisco ISE
11 25 (21.55%) TACACS
12 21 (18.10%) Cisco IPT
13 17 (14.66%) IPsec
14 16 (13.79%) Unified Communications
15 15 (12.93%) DHCP
15 15 (12.93%) SSL
16 14 (12.07%) DNS
16 14 (12.07%) IP Telephony
16 14 (12.07%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.59%) MySQL
General
1 9 (7.76%) Finance
2 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.59%) Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Electronics
4 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (52.59%) Network Engineer
2 29 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 24 (20.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (14.66%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 11 (9.48%) Analyst
5 11 (9.48%) Network Analyst
6 9 (7.76%) Juniper Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Architect
7 7 (6.03%) Consultant
7 7 (6.03%) Design Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Designer
7 7 (6.03%) Network Consultant
7 7 (6.03%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Implementation Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Designer
8 6 (5.17%) Network Design Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Cisco Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.45%) XMPP
3 1 (0.86%) XML
3 1 (0.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (39.66%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.07%) Management Information System
2 14 (12.07%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.45%) PKI
5 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.72%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.86%) e-Health
6 1 (0.86%) Fintech
6 1 (0.86%) IVR
6 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.52%) Linux
1 18 (15.52%) Windows
1 18 (15.52%) Windows Server
2 15 (12.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.86%) Mandriva Linux
4 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.03%) ITIL
2 29 (25.00%) Network Management
3 20 (17.24%) Network Design
4 16 (13.79%) Load Balancing
5 10 (8.62%) Change Management
6 8 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (6.03%) Change Control
7 7 (6.03%) Information Management
7 7 (6.03%) Migration
8 6 (5.17%) ITIL V3
8 6 (5.17%) Operations Management
8 6 (5.17%) Presales
8 6 (5.17%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.31%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.45%) Business Continuity
10 4 (3.45%) Matrix Management
10 4 (3.45%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.45%) Process Improvement
10 4 (3.45%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.72%) Java
1 2 (1.72%) PHP
1 2 (1.72%) Python
2 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.86%) Korn
2 1 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 66 (56.90%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (38.79%) Security Cleared
3 43 (37.07%) SC Cleared
4 41 (35.34%) CCNP
5 28 (24.14%) CCNA
6 20 (17.24%) CCIE
7 13 (11.21%) CCSE
8 10 (8.62%) CCDP
9 7 (6.03%) JNCIE
9 7 (6.03%) JNCIP
10 6 (5.17%) CCSA
11 4 (3.45%) CCSP
12 2 (1.72%) Degree
13 1 (0.86%) CCNP Voice
13 1 (0.86%) CCVP
13 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.21%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) BIND 9
1 3 (2.59%) Firmware
1 3 (2.59%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.86%) Snort
3 1 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) FortiGate
2 9 (7.76%) OpenView
3 8 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (6.90%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (5.17%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (4.31%) Cacti
5 5 (4.31%) SCCM
6 4 (3.45%) Nagios
7 3 (2.59%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (2.59%) TrustSec
8 2 (1.72%) SCOM
9 1 (0.86%) Cisco CME
9 1 (0.86%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.86%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 116 (100.00%) Cisco
2 52 (44.83%) CheckPoint
3 42 (36.21%) Juniper
4 34 (29.31%) SolarWinds
5 30 (25.86%) F5
6 20 (17.24%) Palo Alto
7 15 (12.93%) HP
7 15 (12.93%) Red Hat
8 13 (11.21%) Nokia
9 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
10 10 (8.62%) IronPort
11 9 (7.76%) CA
12 7 (6.03%) Fortinet
12 7 (6.03%) IBM
12 7 (6.03%) Meraki
12 7 (6.03%) Splunk
13 5 (4.31%) Aruba
13 5 (4.31%) Extreme Networks
13 5 (4.31%) ScanSafe
13 5 (4.31%) Sourcefire