Period
to 17 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 6 months to 17 January 2019 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 53 47
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco 84 59 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.94% 3.12% 3.52%
As % of the Vendors category 9.44% 7.98% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 28 28
Bristol median daily rate £388 £290 £337
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.62% -13.88% -3.79%
10th Percentile £258 £217 £235
90th Percentile £476 £388 £401
South West median daily rate £378 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +16.15% - -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Bristol median hourly rate £47.00 £18.63 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +152.35% -23.98% -
10th Percentile £19.80 £17.44 £23.40
90th Percentile £159.40 £19.81 £31.15
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £18.56 £38.50
% change year-on-year +153.20% -51.79% -9.41%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bristol.

All Vendors
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 890 739 651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.74% 39.02% 41.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 517 439
Bristol median daily rate £425 £381 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.55% +5.10% -3.33%
10th Percentile £270 £216 £204
90th Percentile £575 £545 £514
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 15 39
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £18.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.77% -6.88% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.63 £12.55
90th Percentile £65.30 £54.25 £43.25
South West median hourly rate £39.75 £23.50 £23.14
% change year-on-year +69.15% +1.57% -13.50%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Bristol

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Bristol

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Bristol

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Bristol

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in Bristol

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £388 -
Cisco
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 28 (33.33%) Firewall
2 27 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (30.95%) Cisco Nexus
4 25 (29.76%) VMware
4 25 (29.76%) Juniper
5 22 (26.19%) CCNA
5 22 (26.19%) Windows
6 21 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 18 (21.43%) LAN
8 17 (20.24%) Windows Server
8 17 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
9 15 (17.86%) Active Directory
9 15 (17.86%) OSPF
10 14 (16.67%) BGP
10 14 (16.67%) Linux
10 14 (16.67%) Wireless
10 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 13 (15.48%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (15.48%) F5
12 12 (14.29%) Telecoms
12 12 (14.29%) Finance
12 12 (14.29%) WAN
13 11 (13.10%) Python
13 11 (13.10%) CCNP
13 11 (13.10%) SAN
13 11 (13.10%) Migration
13 11 (13.10%) Cisco Wireless
14 10 (11.90%) Aerohive Networks
14 10 (11.90%) Manufacturing

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Office 365
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.19%) IaaS
4 1 (1.19%) npm
4 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.33%) Firewall
2 26 (30.95%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (21.43%) LAN
4 15 (17.86%) OSPF
5 14 (16.67%) BGP
5 14 (16.67%) Wireless
6 13 (15.48%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (14.29%) WAN
8 11 (13.10%) Cisco Wireless
8 11 (13.10%) SAN
9 6 (7.14%) VPN
10 5 (5.95%) Cisco Firepower
10 5 (5.95%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (5.95%) NetScaler
10 5 (5.95%) OpenFlow
11 4 (4.76%) Internet
11 4 (4.76%) Network Security
12 3 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (3.57%) SNMP
13 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
2 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.33%) SonarQube
2 7 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.19%) webpack
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
1 12 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.90%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.33%) Electronics
3 7 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.48%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Architect
4 8 (9.52%) Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Network Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Network Specialist
8 4 (4.76%) Active Directory Support
8 4 (4.76%) Cisco Support
8 4 (4.76%) Consultant
8 4 (4.76%) Server Support
8 4 (4.76%) Windows Server Support
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) XMPP
2 2 (2.38%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (1.19%) Node.js
3 1 (1.19%) Vue.js
3 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.14%) IVR
2 6 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.57%) Social Media
4 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.38%) Replication
4 2 (2.38%) Smart City
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Windows
2 17 (20.24%) Windows Server
3 14 (16.67%) Linux
4 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.57%) CentOS
7 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.19%) Unix
8 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.10%) Migration
2 10 (11.90%) Programme Management
3 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 7 (8.33%) Network Management
3 7 (8.33%) Service Design
4 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.76%) ITIL
5 4 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (4.76%) Open Source
6 3 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.57%) Analytics
6 3 (3.57%) CRM
6 3 (3.57%) Data Modelling
6 3 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.57%) Network Design
6 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.57%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.10%) Python
2 9 (10.71%) Java
3 4 (4.76%) C
3 4 (4.76%) SQL
4 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.57%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 27 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (26.19%) CCNA
3 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
4 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 11 (13.10%) CCNP
6 4 (4.76%) Degree
6 4 (4.76%) MCSE
6 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.57%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (2.38%) CCSE
8 2 (2.38%) MCSA
9 1 (1.19%) CCIE
9 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.19%) CWNA
9 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.14%) KVM
5 5 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.38%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.38%) UAG
6 2 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.38%) XenApp
7 1 (1.19%) Docker
7 1 (1.19%) vSphere
7 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) vCenter Server
2 5 (5.95%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.76%) SCCM
4 3 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.38%) Nagios
6 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) Juniper
1 25 (29.76%) VMware
2 13 (15.48%) F5
3 10 (11.90%) Aerohive Networks
4 9 (10.71%) CheckPoint
4 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.52%) Atlassian
5 8 (9.52%) Ruckus Wireless
6 7 (8.33%) SAP
7 6 (7.14%) Citrix
7 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.76%) HP
9 3 (3.57%) Avaya
9 3 (3.57%) Dell
9 3 (3.57%) Genesys
10 2 (2.38%) GENBAND
10 2 (2.38%) Nokia
10 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.19%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.19%) Palo Alto