Period
to 25 May 2020

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 25 May 2020 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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 72 59
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13 -26
Contract jobs citing Cisco 36 52 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 2.90% 2.77% 2.61%
As % of the Vendors category 7.41% 7.06% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 22
Median daily rate £375 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +29.17% -18.92%
10th Percentile £173 £295 £192
90th Percentile £588 £537 £394
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +6.25% +23.08% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.56% -4.26% +113.64%
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £46.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -56.52% +104.44% -41.56%

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 486 737 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 39.10% 39.29% 35.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 468 392
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £213 £246 £226
90th Percentile £638 £600 £513
South West median daily rate £468 £440 £390
% change year-on-year +6.36% +12.82% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 17
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.89% +44.29% -29.29%
10th Percentile £13.00 £9.41 £12.27
90th Percentile £53.56 £60.00 £44.20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +116.22% -51.95%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Bristol

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for Cisco in Bristol

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco in Bristol over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco in Bristol

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for Cisco in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 20 (55.56%) Firewall
2 19 (52.78%) WAN
3 17 (47.22%) LAN
4 13 (36.11%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 12 (33.33%) CCNP
5 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (30.56%) Windows
7 10 (27.78%) VPN
7 10 (27.78%) Wireless
7 10 (27.78%) DV Cleared
8 9 (25.00%) BGP
8 9 (25.00%) Juniper
8 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 8 (22.22%) OSPF
9 8 (22.22%) Network Design
10 7 (19.44%) VMware
11 6 (16.67%) Migration
11 6 (16.67%) CCDP
11 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 5 (13.89%) DAB
12 5 (13.89%) JNCIS
12 5 (13.89%) Brocade
12 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
12 5 (13.89%) Azure
12 5 (13.89%) F5
12 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 5 (13.89%) Palo Alto
12 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
13 4 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus

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 (2.78%) CMS
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (55.56%) Firewall
2 19 (52.78%) WAN
3 17 (47.22%) LAN
4 13 (36.11%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (27.78%) VPN
5 10 (27.78%) Wireless
6 9 (25.00%) BGP
7 8 (22.22%) OSPF
8 5 (13.89%) DAB
9 4 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (11.11%) VLAN
10 3 (8.33%) EIGRP
10 3 (8.33%) Network Security
10 3 (8.33%) VoIP
11 2 (5.56%) DHCP
11 2 (5.56%) DNS
11 2 (5.56%) FWSM
11 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
11 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications
12 1 (2.78%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (8.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Designer
3 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Network Designer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Network Design
2 6 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
6 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
6 2 (5.56%) IT Strategy
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (2.78%) Antivirus Management
7 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.78%) ITSM
7 1 (2.78%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.78%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.78%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.78%) Service Management
7 1 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) CCNP
1 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.78%) DV Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) CCDP
4 5 (13.89%) JNCIS
5 3 (8.33%) CCIE
5 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) CCDA
6 1 (2.78%) CCIE Collaboration
6 1 (2.78%) CCIE Routing and Switching
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Server
3 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.78%) Firmware
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
1 2 (5.56%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.78%) Opsview
2 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Juniper
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) Brocade
4 5 (13.89%) F5
4 5 (13.89%) Palo Alto
5 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.11%) McAfee
6 3 (8.33%) Aruba
6 3 (8.33%) Dell
7 2 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (5.56%) IBM
7 2 (5.56%) Meraki
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle
7 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.78%) Adobe
8 1 (2.78%) Citrix
8 1 (2.78%) CommVault
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.78%) Veritas