Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 41 46
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 47 65 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.74% 4.06% 3.98%
As % of the Vendors category 7.51% 9.48% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 44 52
Bristol median daily rate £300 £373 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.46% +4.93% +13.60%
10th Percentile £218 £208 £257
90th Percentile £383 £573 £473
South West median daily rate £350 £325 £357
% change year-on-year +7.69% -8.84% +6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Bristol median hourly rate £18.63 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.34% +18.92% -
10th Percentile £17.44 £22.00 £17.75
90th Percentile £19.81 £22.00 £19.25
South West median hourly rate £18.63 £38.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -51.62% +4.05% +63.07%

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 626 686 689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 36.48% 42.85% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 462 489
Bristol median daily rate £375 £383 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +4.79% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £219 £238
90th Percentile £500 £538 £489
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £369
% change year-on-year +3.23% +5.08% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 23
Bristol median hourly rate £13.25 £19.38 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.61% +1.97% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.36 £10.65 £12.50
90th Percentile £40.23 £43.70 £31.75
South West median hourly rate £18.18 £38.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -52.77% +40.00% +36.24%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 22 (46.81%) LAN
2 17 (36.17%) Windows
3 16 (34.04%) WAN
3 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
3 16 (34.04%) Firewall
3 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
4 15 (31.91%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
6 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
6 10 (21.28%) CCNP
6 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
7 9 (19.15%) Wireless
8 8 (17.02%) DNS
8 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
9 7 (14.89%) EMC VNX
9 7 (14.89%) CCNA
9 7 (14.89%) EMC
9 7 (14.89%) Juniper
9 7 (14.89%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (12.77%) SCCM
10 6 (12.77%) Network Security
10 6 (12.77%) VMware
10 6 (12.77%) ITIL
10 6 (12.77%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (10.64%) Aruba
11 5 (10.64%) Office 365
11 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (10.64%) DHCP
11 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange

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 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (10.64%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (46.81%) LAN
2 16 (34.04%) Firewall
2 16 (34.04%) WAN
3 9 (19.15%) Wireless
4 8 (17.02%) DNS
5 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (12.77%) Cisco Wireless
6 6 (12.77%) Network Security
7 5 (10.64%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (10.64%) DHCP
7 5 (10.64%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (10.64%) WLAN
8 4 (8.51%) Skype
8 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
9 3 (6.38%) Internet
9 3 (6.38%) Unified Communications
9 3 (6.38%) VLAN
10 2 (4.26%) MPLS
10 2 (4.26%) VoIP
10 2 (4.26%) VPN
General
1 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Network Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Wireless Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Design Authority
7 3 (6.38%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) WAP
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) EMC VNX
2 4 (8.51%) Replication
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.13%) Android
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) ITIL
2 4 (8.51%) ITIL V3
3 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.38%) Security Hardening
3 3 (6.38%) Security Management
4 2 (4.26%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.26%) Change Management
4 2 (4.26%) Information Security
4 2 (4.26%) Information Security Management
4 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (4.26%) Network Management
4 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.13%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.13%) Service Management
5 1 (2.13%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.91%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
4 10 (21.28%) CCNP
5 7 (14.89%) CCNA
6 5 (10.64%) CCIE
7 3 (6.38%) CCDP
7 3 (6.38%) CWNA
7 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.13%) CCDA
9 1 (2.13%) CCIE Wireless
9 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) Firmware
3 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
5 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (12.77%) SCCM
3 4 (8.51%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.38%) Cacti
4 3 (6.38%) Kibana
5 2 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.13%) OfficeScan
6 1 (2.13%) SCOM
6 1 (2.13%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.13%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) EMC
2 7 (14.89%) Juniper
3 6 (12.77%) VMware
4 5 (10.64%) Aruba
4 5 (10.64%) McAfee
5 4 (8.51%) F5
6 3 (6.38%) Dell
6 3 (6.38%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) Ruckus Wireless
6 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.38%) Veeam
7 2 (4.26%) Brocade
7 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix
7 2 (4.26%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.26%) Sophos
7 2 (4.26%) Symantec
7 2 (4.26%) Trend Micro