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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 30 52
Rank change year-on-year +3 +22  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 54 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.38% 5.38% 2.38%
As % of the Vendors category 14.75% 13.61% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 41 15
Median daily rate £370 £365 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.36% +23.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £213 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £600 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.52% +38.88%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 366 338 290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 43.21% 39.53% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 430 348
Median daily rate £388 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £245 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 20
Median hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.00% -39.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £10.25 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.68 £55.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 28 June 2017, 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 39 (41.49%) Firewall
2 31 (32.98%) F5
2 31 (32.98%) Data Centre
3 29 (30.85%) CheckPoint
4 28 (29.79%) Wi-Fi
4 28 (29.79%) Wireless
5 26 (27.66%) Finance
6 25 (26.60%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (20.21%) WAN
8 18 (19.15%) SolarWinds
8 18 (19.15%) Unified Communications
9 17 (18.09%) High Availability
9 17 (18.09%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (18.09%) LAN
10 15 (15.96%) PRINCE2
11 14 (14.89%) Windows
11 14 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (14.89%) VMware
12 13 (13.83%) HP
12 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
12 13 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (12.77%) Nokia
13 12 (12.77%) FWSM
14 11 (11.70%) SLA
14 11 (11.70%) Linux
14 11 (11.70%) APMP
15 10 (10.64%) Network Security
15 10 (10.64%) Unix
15 10 (10.64%) Oracle

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 9 (9.57%) Apache
1 9 (9.57%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.51%) iPlanet
2 8 (8.51%) JBoss
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle Application Server
2 8 (8.51%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.32%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.06%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.19%) Office 365
3 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (41.49%) Firewall
2 28 (29.79%) Wi-Fi
2 28 (29.79%) Wireless
3 25 (26.60%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (20.21%) WAN
5 18 (19.15%) Unified Communications
6 17 (18.09%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (18.09%) LAN
7 12 (12.77%) FWSM
8 10 (10.64%) DNS
8 10 (10.64%) Network Security
8 10 (10.64%) VPN
9 8 (8.51%) Internet
9 8 (8.51%) MPLS
9 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
10 7 (7.45%) Cisco IPT
10 7 (7.45%) IP Telephony
11 6 (6.38%) DHCP
11 6 (6.38%) OSPF
12 5 (5.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) MySQL
1 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
General
1 26 (27.66%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.26%) Electronics
3 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Billing
4 1 (1.06%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.02%) Project Manager
3 14 (14.89%) Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) Network Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Architect
5 7 (7.45%) Cisco Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Solaris Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Wireless Product Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Check Point Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Data Network Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Firewall Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Network Security Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) J2EE
2 4 (4.26%) Web Services
3 2 (2.13%) XMPP
4 1 (1.06%) LAMP
4 1 (1.06%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (32.98%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.51%) Clustering
2 8 (8.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.13%) Handset
5 2 (2.13%) IVR
5 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.06%) CESG
6 1 (1.06%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.06%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.06%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Windows
2 11 (11.70%) Linux
3 10 (10.64%) Unix
4 8 (8.51%) Solaris
5 7 (7.45%) AIX
5 7 (7.45%) HPUX
6 6 (6.38%) SUSE
6 6 (6.38%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.19%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.06%) CentOS
10 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.09%) High Availability
2 15 (15.96%) PRINCE2
3 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (8.51%) ITIL
4 8 (8.51%) Load Balancing
4 8 (8.51%) Proactive Monitoring
5 7 (7.45%) Network Management
5 7 (7.45%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.38%) Demand Management
6 6 (6.38%) Information Security
7 5 (5.32%) Project Management
8 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.26%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (4.26%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (4.26%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 3 (3.19%) Migration
9 3 (3.19%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.19%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.13%) Perl
2 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.06%) C
2 1 (1.06%) C-shell
2 1 (1.06%) Java
2 1 (1.06%) Korn
2 1 (1.06%) PHP
2 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (11.70%) APMP
3 9 (9.57%) CCNA
3 9 (9.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (9.57%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.32%) CCNP
6 4 (4.26%) CISMP
6 4 (4.26%) CISSP
7 3 (3.19%) GSEC
7 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.13%) CCENT
8 2 (2.13%) CWNA
8 2 (2.13%) Degree
9 1 (1.06%) CCDP
9 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.06%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.06%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.06%) MCSE
9 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) SLA
2 4 (4.26%) COBIT
2 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.64%) Active Directory
3 9 (9.57%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (6.38%) KVM
6 5 (5.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (5.32%) XenApp
7 2 (2.13%) Samba
7 2 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.06%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.06%) Firmware
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.06%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.13%) SCCM
3 1 (1.06%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (1.06%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (1.06%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.06%) OpenView
3 1 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (32.98%) F5
2 29 (30.85%) CheckPoint
3 18 (19.15%) SolarWinds
4 14 (14.89%) VMware
5 13 (13.83%) HP
5 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
6 12 (12.77%) Nokia
7 10 (10.64%) Oracle
8 8 (8.51%) Sun
9 7 (7.45%) CA
9 7 (7.45%) IBM
9 7 (7.45%) IronPort
9 7 (7.45%) Juniper
9 7 (7.45%) Red Hat
9 7 (7.45%) Veritas
10 6 (6.38%) PlateSpin
11 5 (5.32%) Blue Coat
11 5 (5.32%) Citrix
11 5 (5.32%) Palo Alto
12 4 (4.26%) Dell
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