Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 2018 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 30 32
Rank change year-on-year -38 +2 +29
Contract jobs citing Cisco 45 95 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.48% 5.48% 5.13%
As % of the Vendors category 6.85% 13.07% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 76 68
Bristol median daily rate £313 £370 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.54% +3.50% +19.17%
10th Percentile £206 £211 £223
90th Percentile £388 £436 £503
South West median daily rate £338 £350 £363
% change year-on-year -3.57% -3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Bristol median hourly rate £47.00 - £41.25
South West median hourly rate £46.75 £39.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +18.35% +58.00% -28.36%

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 657 727 743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 36.26% 41.93% 40.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 490 501
Bristol median daily rate £388 £386 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% +4.39% +5.71%
10th Percentile £213 £237 £244
90th Percentile £514 £525 £500
South West median daily rate £390 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +0.65% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 24
Bristol median hourly rate £18.75 £32.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.31% +47.73% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.65 £10.73
90th Percentile £61.05 £44.65 £43.53
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -29.49% +56.00% +24.24%

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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, 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 18 (40.00%) LAN
1 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (40.00%) Firewall
2 13 (28.89%) WAN
3 12 (26.67%) Wireless
4 11 (24.44%) CCNP
4 11 (24.44%) CCNA
4 11 (24.44%) Windows
5 10 (22.22%) Juniper
6 9 (20.00%) VMware
7 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
7 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (17.78%) Cisco Wireless
7 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
8 7 (15.56%) BGP
8 7 (15.56%) Finance
9 6 (13.33%) MPLS
9 6 (13.33%) OSPF
9 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
9 6 (13.33%) ITIL
9 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
10 5 (11.11%) vCenter Server
10 5 (11.11%) Aruba
10 5 (11.11%) Office 365
10 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.11%) WLAN
10 5 (11.11%) SLA
10 5 (11.11%) EMC
10 5 (11.11%) Firmware

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 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) Firewall
1 18 (40.00%) LAN
2 13 (28.89%) WAN
3 12 (26.67%) Wireless
4 8 (17.78%) Cisco Wireless
5 7 (15.56%) BGP
6 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
6 6 (13.33%) MPLS
6 6 (13.33%) OSPF
7 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 5 (11.11%) VLAN
7 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (11.11%) WLAN
8 4 (8.89%) ADSL
8 4 (8.89%) NAS
8 4 (8.89%) SAN
8 4 (8.89%) VPN
9 3 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (6.67%) DNS
9 3 (6.67%) Junos
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Wireless Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Network Support
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Support Officer
6 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) WAP
2 1 (2.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) EMC Centera
4 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (8.89%) Network Management
3 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.67%) NsoIT
4 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.44%) Adaptive Security
5 2 (4.44%) Break/Fix
5 2 (4.44%) Change Management
5 2 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.44%) Line Management
5 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Network Planning
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (24.44%) CCNA
2 11 (24.44%) CCNP
3 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) CCDP
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.44%) CCIE
6 2 (4.44%) CWNA
6 2 (4.44%) Degree
6 2 (4.44%) JNCIP
6 2 (4.44%) MCSA
6 2 (4.44%) MCSE
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.22%) CCDA
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) MCT
7 1 (2.22%) OCA
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) Firmware
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.44%) NFS
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.44%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
5 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) vCenter Server
2 3 (6.67%) Cacti
2 3 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (6.67%) Kibana
3 2 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Juniper
2 9 (20.00%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.11%) Aruba
4 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 5 (11.11%) EMC
5 4 (8.89%) McAfee
5 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.67%) Brocade
6 3 (6.67%) F5
6 3 (6.67%) HP
6 3 (6.67%) Ruckus Wireless
6 3 (6.67%) Sophos
7 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.44%) Dell
7 2 (4.44%) Meraki
7 2 (4.44%) NetApp
7 2 (4.44%) Splunk
7 2 (4.44%) Veeam
7 2 (4.44%) WatchGuard