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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Prime (formerly Cisco Works)
Rank 600 615 595
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Contract jobs citing Cisco Prime 50 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.068% 0.071%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.84% 0.79% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 27
Median daily rate £350 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £289 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £306
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +11.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 £80.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £80.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-34.37% +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
5986 5061 4735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.03% 8.66% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3859 3096 2758
Median daily rate £450 £405 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £235
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 125 164 159
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.41% +11.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.43 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.32 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+31.31% +9.34%

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 August 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 August 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 -3 43 £450 +28.57% 17
London -6 18 £450 +9.09% 7
South West +18 8 £415 - 1
South East -3 5 £350 -26.31% 6
South Wales - 5 £350 -
Wales - 5 £350 - 1
East of England +18 4 £450 -
West Midlands -34 4 £325 +8.33%
Devon +12 3 £355 -
North West +9 3 £875 +169.23% 2
Exeter +4 3 £355 -
Manchester -2 3 £875 +150.00% 2
Hampshire - 3 £350 -
Dorset - 3 - -
Wimborne - 3 - -
Hertford - 3 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £450 -
Swindon - 2 £475 -
Greenwich - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £475 -
Staffordshire - 2 £325 -
City of London +36 1 £313 -34.21%
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Yorkshire +4 1 - -
Birmingham -13 1 £325 +8.33%
Solihull - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £225 - 6
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
North East - 1 - -

Cisco Prime
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Cisco
2 69 (66.99%) Firewall
3 55 (53.40%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (48.54%) Wireless
5 47 (45.63%) CheckPoint
6 46 (44.66%) Cisco Nexus
7 40 (38.83%) Security Cleared
7 40 (38.83%) BGP
7 40 (38.83%) Data Centre
8 39 (37.86%) MPLS
9 38 (36.89%) OSPF
9 38 (36.89%) Juniper
9 38 (36.89%) SC Cleared
10 37 (35.92%) LAN
11 35 (33.98%) CCNP
12 31 (30.10%) WAN
12 31 (30.10%) SolarWinds
13 30 (29.13%) ITIL
14 26 (25.24%) Network Management
14 26 (25.24%) F5
15 25 (24.27%) TACACS
15 25 (24.27%) VPN
16 23 (22.33%) Cisco ASA
17 22 (21.36%) Cisco ISE
17 22 (21.36%) CCNA
18 20 (19.42%) CCIE
19 19 (18.45%) Cisco IPT
20 17 (16.50%) Network Design
20 17 (16.50%) Windows
20 17 (16.50%) Linux

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 (2.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MS Office
2 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) assyst
2 3 (2.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 69 (66.99%) Firewall
2 50 (48.54%) Wireless
3 46 (44.66%) Cisco Nexus
4 40 (38.83%) BGP
5 39 (37.86%) MPLS
6 38 (36.89%) OSPF
7 37 (35.92%) LAN
8 31 (30.10%) WAN
9 25 (24.27%) TACACS
9 25 (24.27%) VPN
10 23 (22.33%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (21.36%) Cisco ISE
12 19 (18.45%) Cisco IPT
13 17 (16.50%) IPsec
14 14 (13.59%) IP Telephony
15 13 (12.62%) DHCP
15 13 (12.62%) Ethernet
15 13 (12.62%) SSL
15 13 (12.62%) TCP/IP
15 13 (12.62%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.97%) MySQL
General
1 8 (7.77%) Finance
1 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.94%) Banking
2 2 (1.94%) Electronics
2 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (49.51%) Network Engineer
2 26 (25.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (20.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (14.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) Analyst
5 8 (7.77%) Consultant
5 8 (7.77%) Juniper Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) Network Analyst
5 8 (7.77%) Network Consultant
6 7 (6.80%) Design Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Designer
7 6 (5.83%) Implementation Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Designer
7 6 (5.83%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Wireless Network Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Network Designer
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.88%) XMPP
3 1 (0.97%) XML
3 1 (0.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (38.83%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.59%) Management Information System
3 12 (11.65%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.88%) PKI
6 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.97%) Fintech
7 1 (0.97%) IVR
7 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.97%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.50%) Linux
1 17 (16.50%) Windows
2 16 (15.53%) Windows Server
3 13 (12.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.94%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.97%) Mandriva Linux
5 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.97%) Unix
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.13%) ITIL
2 26 (25.24%) Network Management
3 17 (16.50%) Network Design
4 13 (12.62%) Load Balancing
5 7 (6.80%) Change Control
5 7 (6.80%) Information Management
5 7 (6.80%) Migration
6 6 (5.83%) Change Management
6 6 (5.83%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (5.83%) Operations Management
6 6 (5.83%) Presales
7 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.88%) Matrix Management
8 4 (3.88%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (3.88%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (2.91%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.91%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.91%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (1.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.94%) Java
2 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.97%) Korn
2 1 (0.97%) PHP
2 1 (0.97%) Python
2 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (53.40%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (38.83%) Security Cleared
3 38 (36.89%) SC Cleared
4 35 (33.98%) CCNP
5 22 (21.36%) CCNA
6 20 (19.42%) CCIE
7 11 (10.68%) CCSE
8 10 (9.71%) CCDP
9 7 (6.80%) JNCIE
9 7 (6.80%) JNCIP
10 4 (3.88%) CCSA
11 3 (2.91%) Degree
12 2 (1.94%) CCSP
13 1 (0.97%) CCNP Voice
13 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.97%) BIND 9
3 1 (0.97%) Firmware
3 1 (0.97%) Snort
3 1 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) FortiGate
2 8 (7.77%) OpenView
2 8 (7.77%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (6.80%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (4.85%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (4.85%) SCCM
5 3 (2.91%) Cacti
5 3 (2.91%) TrustSec
6 2 (1.94%) Nagios
6 2 (1.94%) SCOM
7 1 (0.97%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco CME
7 1 (0.97%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.97%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 103 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (45.63%) CheckPoint
3 38 (36.89%) Juniper
4 31 (30.10%) SolarWinds
5 26 (25.24%) F5
6 16 (15.53%) Palo Alto
7 14 (13.59%) HP
8 13 (12.62%) Nokia
8 13 (12.62%) Red Hat
9 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
10 10 (9.71%) IronPort
11 7 (6.80%) CA
11 7 (6.80%) Fortinet
11 7 (6.80%) IBM
11 7 (6.80%) Splunk
12 5 (4.85%) Aruba
12 5 (4.85%) Extreme Networks
12 5 (4.85%) Meraki
12 5 (4.85%) ScanSafe
12 5 (4.85%) Sourcefire
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