Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 40 77
Rank change year-on-year -4 +37 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 81 74 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.11% 4.35% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 9.99% 10.93% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 39 23
Bristol median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £213 £246 £120
90th Percentile £421 £603 £385
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 0
Bristol median hourly rate £18.63 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.50% - -
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £39.25 £44.25
% change year-on-year -18.47% -11.30% +96.67%

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 811 677 624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.15% 39.80% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 458 444
Bristol median daily rate £375 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +0.69% -4.61%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £163
90th Percentile £538 £514 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 41 33
Bristol median hourly rate £21.81 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.87% +13.51% +10.45%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.89
90th Percentile £50.88 £43.75 £41.80
South West median hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.29% -15.00% +24.63%

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 November 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 22 November 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 32 (39.51%) Firewall
2 28 (34.57%) Windows
3 19 (23.46%) LAN
3 19 (23.46%) Finance
3 19 (23.46%) F5
4 18 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 18 (22.22%) WAN
5 17 (20.99%) Active Directory
5 17 (20.99%) VMware
5 17 (20.99%) Wireless
6 16 (19.75%) Wi-Fi
6 16 (19.75%) ITIL
6 16 (19.75%) Data Centre
7 14 (17.28%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (16.05%) Unix
8 13 (16.05%) Linux
8 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (14.81%) Hyper-V
9 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
9 12 (14.81%) High Availability
9 12 (14.81%) Load Balancing
9 12 (14.81%) Solaris
9 12 (14.81%) Apache
9 12 (14.81%) PRINCE2
9 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
9 12 (14.81%) DNS
9 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 11 (13.58%) J2EE
10 11 (13.58%) WebLogic
10 11 (13.58%) Tomcat

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 12 (14.81%) Apache
2 11 (13.58%) JBoss
2 11 (13.58%) Tomcat
2 11 (13.58%) WebLogic
3 8 (9.88%) iPlanet
3 8 (9.88%) MS Exchange
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle Application Server
4 7 (8.64%) IIS
5 4 (4.94%) EPiServer
5 4 (4.94%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.23%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Office 365
2 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (39.51%) Firewall
2 19 (23.46%) LAN
3 18 (22.22%) WAN
4 17 (20.99%) Wireless
5 16 (19.75%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (14.81%) DNS
6 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
7 11 (13.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (12.35%) Unified Communications
9 9 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (9.88%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (6.17%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (4.94%) DHCP
12 4 (4.94%) Internet
12 4 (4.94%) Network Security
12 4 (4.94%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (4.94%) Skype
13 3 (3.70%) MPLS
13 3 (3.70%) SAN
13 3 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.23%) MySQL
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (23.46%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Billing
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) German Language
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 14 (17.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Project Manager
5 8 (9.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Wireless Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Solaris Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Data Centre Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Data Network Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (4.94%) Unix Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Wireless Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) J2EE
2 4 (4.94%) CSS
3 3 (3.70%) .NET
3 3 (3.70%) Middleware
3 3 (3.70%) Web Services
4 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.47%) XMPP
5 1 (1.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.35%) Clustering
3 5 (6.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.94%) Replication
5 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.57%) Windows
2 18 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 13 (16.05%) Linux
3 13 (16.05%) Unix
4 12 (14.81%) Solaris
5 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.64%) AIX
6 7 (8.64%) HPUX
7 6 (7.41%) SUSE
7 6 (7.41%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) ITIL
2 12 (14.81%) High Availability
2 12 (14.81%) Load Balancing
2 12 (14.81%) PRINCE2
3 10 (12.35%) Service Delivery
4 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.17%) Change Management
5 5 (6.17%) ITIL V3
5 5 (6.17%) Project Management
6 4 (4.94%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.70%) Migration
7 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.70%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (3.70%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.47%) Information Security
8 2 (2.47%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (2.47%) Matrix Management
8 2 (2.47%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.23%) C-shell
2 1 (1.23%) Java
2 1 (1.23%) Korn
2 1 (1.23%) Perl
2 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.35%) CCNA
4 8 (9.88%) APMP
4 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (6.17%) CCNP
7 4 (4.94%) CCIE
7 4 (4.94%) CWNA
7 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.70%) MCSE
9 2 (2.47%) CCENT
9 2 (2.47%) Degree
9 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (20.99%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (7.41%) KVM
6 4 (4.94%) ISA Server
7 3 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (2.47%) Samba
8 2 (2.47%) XenApp
9 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.47%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.23%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.23%) OpenView
3 1 (1.23%) SCOM
3 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) F5
2 17 (20.99%) VMware
3 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 11 (13.58%) CheckPoint
5 9 (11.11%) HP
5 9 (11.11%) Oracle
5 9 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 8 (9.88%) Sun
6 8 (9.88%) Veritas
7 7 (8.64%) Juniper
7 7 (8.64%) SolarWinds
7 7 (8.64%) Veeam
8 6 (7.41%) PlateSpin
9 3 (3.70%) BEA
9 3 (3.70%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.70%) Citrix
9 3 (3.70%) IBM
9 3 (3.70%) McAfee
9 3 (3.70%) New Relic
9 3 (3.70%) ServiceNow