Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 51 63
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 55 53 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.93% 3.45% 2.57%
As % of the Vendors category 7.60% 8.23% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 34
Bristol median daily rate £270 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.57% -1.64% +16.67%
10th Percentile £215 £235 £128
90th Percentile £368 £401 £401
South West median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year - -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Bristol median hourly rate £18.63 £24.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.98% +32.43% -16.85%
10th Percentile £17.44 £23.35 £17.75
90th Percentile £19.81 £32.95 £19.25
South West median hourly rate £18.63 £38.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -51.62% -9.41% +87.31%

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 724 644 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 38.57% 41.90% 37.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 434 431
Bristol median daily rate £388 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% -5.78%
10th Percentile £217 £205 £193
90th Percentile £562 £511 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 39 31
Bristol median hourly rate £18.63 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.88% +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £12.63 £11.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £54.25 £43.25 £28.75
South West median hourly rate £23.75 £23.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.65% -15.86% +37.09%

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 22 January 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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 25 (45.45%) Firewall
2 24 (43.64%) Windows
3 18 (32.73%) LAN
4 17 (30.91%) WAN
4 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
5 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
5 14 (25.45%) Windows Server
6 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (20.00%) DNS
7 10 (18.18%) ITIL
8 9 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (14.55%) CCNP
9 8 (14.55%) CCNA
9 8 (14.55%) Juniper
10 7 (12.73%) IIS
10 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
10 7 (12.73%) VMware
10 7 (12.73%) Wireless
10 7 (12.73%) Finance
10 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (12.73%) Windows 10
11 6 (10.91%) Veeam
11 6 (10.91%) SCCM
11 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
12 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 5 (9.09%) McAfee
12 5 (9.09%) CWNA
12 5 (9.09%) Replication

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 7 (12.73%) IIS
2 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.27%) Apache
3 4 (7.27%) EPiServer
3 4 (7.27%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.45%) JBoss
4 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (45.45%) Firewall
2 18 (32.73%) LAN
3 17 (30.91%) WAN
4 11 (20.00%) DNS
5 9 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (12.73%) Wireless
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.27%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (7.27%) DHCP
8 4 (7.27%) Network Security
8 4 (7.27%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (7.27%) Skype
9 3 (5.45%) Unified Communications
9 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (3.64%) Internet
10 2 (3.64%) Junos
10 2 (3.64%) WLAN
11 1 (1.82%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Billing
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Wireless Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (7.27%) Active Directory Support
7 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Wireless Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Active Directory Support Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) CSS
2 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) J2EE
2 3 (5.45%) Middleware
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Replication
2 4 (7.27%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.73%) Windows 10
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.27%) Linux
4 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.27%) Solaris
4 4 (7.27%) Unix
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) ITIL
2 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.09%) Change Management
3 5 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.45%) Project Management
5 3 (5.45%) Security Hardening
6 2 (3.64%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.64%) Information Security
6 2 (3.64%) Information Security Management
6 2 (3.64%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (3.64%) Matrix Management
6 2 (3.64%) Migration
6 2 (3.64%) Security Management
6 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.64%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.64%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.82%) Java
2 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.55%) CCNA
3 8 (14.55%) CCNP
4 5 (9.09%) CWNA
5 4 (7.27%) CCIE
6 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.64%) MCSE
8 1 (1.82%) APMP
8 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.27%) ISA Server
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (7.27%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.64%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.82%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.82%) OfficeScan
4 1 (1.82%) SCOM
4 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.82%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Juniper
3 7 (12.73%) VMware
4 6 (10.91%) Veeam
5 5 (9.09%) F5
5 5 (9.09%) McAfee
6 4 (7.27%) EMC
6 4 (7.27%) HP
7 3 (5.45%) BEA
7 3 (5.45%) New Relic
7 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow
7 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.64%) AirMagnet
8 2 (3.64%) Ipanema Technologies
8 2 (3.64%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (3.64%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (3.64%) Sophos
8 2 (3.64%) Symantec
8 2 (3.64%) Trend Micro