Period
to 15 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 37 38
Rank change year-on-year -25 +1 +40
Contract jobs citing Cisco 64 89 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.11% 4.73% 4.61%
As % of the Vendors category 8.28% 11.35% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 64 49
Bristol median daily rate £340 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.21% +3.57% +25.00%
10th Percentile £213 £214 £228
90th Percentile £425 £424 £515
South West median daily rate £364 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +3.19% +0.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 12
Bristol median hourly rate £47.00 - £25.00
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £39.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +18.99% +54.90% -47.42%

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 773 784 663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 37.54% 41.64% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 535 438
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -0.68%
10th Percentile £226 £213 £204
90th Percentile £524 £538 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 40
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% +6.38% +24.27%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.88 £11.18
90th Percentile £70.00 £52.00 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +39.13% +9.52%

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 October 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 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 31 (48.44%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (40.63%) CCNA
3 21 (32.81%) VMware
4 19 (29.69%) Firewall
4 19 (29.69%) Windows
5 16 (25.00%) Juniper
5 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 15 (23.44%) CCNP
7 14 (21.88%) vCenter Server
7 14 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (20.31%) LAN
8 13 (20.31%) Finance
9 11 (17.19%) Manufacturing
9 11 (17.19%) Programme Management
10 10 (15.63%) WAN
10 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
10 10 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
11 9 (14.06%) Atlassian
12 8 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
12 8 (12.50%) Linux
12 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 8 (12.50%) Wireless
12 8 (12.50%) BGP
13 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
13 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.94%) OSPF
13 7 (10.94%) Java

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 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Office 365
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.69%) Firewall
2 13 (20.31%) LAN
3 10 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (15.63%) WAN
4 8 (12.50%) BGP
4 8 (12.50%) Wireless
5 7 (10.94%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (10.94%) OSPF
6 6 (9.38%) Ethernet
6 6 (9.38%) MPLS
7 5 (7.81%) NAS
7 5 (7.81%) SAN
8 4 (6.25%) VPN
8 4 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (4.69%) ADSL
9 3 (4.69%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (4.69%) OpenFlow
9 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.69%) VLAN
9 3 (4.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) MySQL
1 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.94%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.38%) SonarQube
2 6 (9.38%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.56%) webpack
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Manufacturing
3 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Electronics
4 3 (4.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Network Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Voice Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Genesys Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Network Support
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) XMPP
2 2 (3.13%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (1.56%) COM
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
3 1 (1.56%) Vue.js
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 8 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (9.38%) IVR
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Replication
3 3 (4.69%) Social Media
4 2 (3.13%) Smart City
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.56%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Windows
2 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.50%) Linux
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.13%) Unix
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.56%) CentOS
6 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) Programme Management
2 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.38%) NsoIT
4 5 (7.81%) ITIL
4 5 (7.81%) Network Management
5 4 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.69%) Analytics
6 3 (4.69%) Biometrics
6 3 (4.69%) Break/Fix
6 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.69%) CRM
6 3 (4.69%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.69%) Migration
6 3 (4.69%) Open Source
6 3 (4.69%) Presales
6 3 (4.69%) Project Management
6 3 (4.69%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) Java
1 7 (10.94%) Python
2 5 (7.81%) C
3 3 (4.69%) Java 8
3 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.56%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 31 (48.44%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (40.63%) CCNA
3 15 (23.44%) CCNP
4 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
5 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
6 6 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (6.25%) CCNP Voice
7 4 (6.25%) MCSA
7 4 (6.25%) MCSE
7 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.69%) Degree
9 2 (3.13%) CWNA
9 2 (3.13%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.56%) APMP
10 1 (1.56%) CCDP
10 1 (1.56%) CCIE
10 1 (1.56%) MCT
10 1 (1.56%) OCA
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.25%) KVM
5 2 (3.13%) NFS
5 2 (3.13%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.56%) Docker
6 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) vCenter Server
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) VMware
2 16 (25.00%) Juniper
3 9 (14.06%) Atlassian
4 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.81%) Ruckus Wireless
7 4 (6.25%) McAfee
8 3 (4.69%) Avaya
8 3 (4.69%) Genesys
8 3 (4.69%) HP
8 3 (4.69%) SAP
9 2 (3.13%) EMC
9 2 (3.13%) F5
9 2 (3.13%) Forcepoint
9 2 (3.13%) GENBAND
9 2 (3.13%) IBM
9 2 (3.13%) Meraki
9 2 (3.13%) NetApp
9 2 (3.13%) Sophos
9 2 (3.13%) Splunk