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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
South West / Bristol
Rank 28 33 51
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 40 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.94% 4.42% 2.62%
As % of the Vendors category 11.76% 10.87% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 11
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £479 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.54% -10.00%  

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 340 368 314
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 42.03% 40.66% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 263 221
Median daily rate £370 £355 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.22% -1.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 16
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.93% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £18.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Bristol

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (45.90%) CheckPoint
2 27 (44.26%) Firewall
3 22 (36.07%) Data Centre
4 21 (34.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (31.15%) F5
6 18 (29.51%) Wi-Fi
7 16 (26.23%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (24.59%) Windows
9 14 (22.95%) Unified Communications
10 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
10 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
10 13 (21.31%) Wireless
11 12 (19.67%) Nokia
11 12 (19.67%) SLA
11 12 (19.67%) SolarWinds
12 11 (18.03%) FWSM
12 11 (18.03%) VPN
12 11 (18.03%) DNS
12 11 (18.03%) VMware
13 10 (16.39%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (16.39%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (16.39%) Network Security
14 9 (14.75%) Skype for Business
15 8 (13.11%) Finance
15 8 (13.11%) WAN
15 8 (13.11%) DHCP
15 8 (13.11%) MS Office
15 8 (13.11%) High Availability
15 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (11.48%) SCCM

Cisco
Top Related 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 (14.75%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Office
2 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Office 365
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (44.26%) Firewall
2 21 (34.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (29.51%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (26.23%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (22.95%) Unified Communications
6 13 (21.31%) Wireless
7 11 (18.03%) DNS
7 11 (18.03%) FWSM
7 11 (18.03%) VPN
8 10 (16.39%) Network Security
9 8 (13.11%) DHCP
9 8 (13.11%) WAN
10 7 (11.48%) Internet
11 5 (8.20%) Cisco IPT
11 5 (8.20%) IP Telephony
11 5 (8.20%) LAN
11 5 (8.20%) MPLS
12 3 (4.92%) BGP
12 3 (4.92%) OSPF
12 3 (4.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) MySQL
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Network Engineer
2 18 (29.51%) Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Network Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Cisco Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Check Point Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Firewall Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Network Security Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
1 2 (3.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) LAMP
2 1 (1.64%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.84%) Fat Client
3 6 (9.84%) Thin Client
4 4 (6.56%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.28%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.28%) Digital Signage
5 2 (3.28%) Handset
5 2 (3.28%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.56%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.92%) Unix
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) CentOS
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.11%) High Availability
2 7 (11.48%) Demand Management
2 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
3 6 (9.84%) Incident Management
3 6 (9.84%) Information Security
4 5 (8.20%) Network Management
5 4 (6.56%) ITIL
5 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.92%) Analytics
6 3 (4.92%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (4.92%) Migration
6 3 (4.92%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.92%) Security Management
6 3 (4.92%) SIEM
7 2 (3.28%) Application Virtualisation
7 2 (3.28%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (3.28%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.28%) Time Management
7 2 (3.28%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) Java
2 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.28%) Python
3 1 (1.64%) Perl
3 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.84%) CCNA
2 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) CCNP
4 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) APMP
5 2 (3.28%) CCENT
5 2 (3.28%) CISMP
5 2 (3.28%) CISSP
5 2 (3.28%) GSEC
5 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) COBIT
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.28%) ISO27002
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (11.48%) XenApp
5 6 (9.84%) VMware ESX
5 6 (9.84%) XenDesktop
6 5 (8.20%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (6.56%) BitLocker
8 2 (3.28%) Snort
9 1 (1.64%) Firmware
9 1 (1.64%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (6.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.28%) Nessus
4 2 (3.28%) QRadar
Vendors
1 28 (45.90%) CheckPoint
2 19 (31.15%) F5
3 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
4 12 (19.67%) Nokia
4 12 (19.67%) SolarWinds
5 11 (18.03%) VMware
6 7 (11.48%) AppSense
6 7 (11.48%) CA
7 6 (9.84%) Citrix
7 6 (9.84%) HP
7 6 (9.84%) Wyse
8 5 (8.20%) Dell
8 5 (8.20%) IBM
8 5 (8.20%) IronPort
8 5 (8.20%) Palo Alto
9 4 (6.56%) Symantec
9 4 (6.56%) Xerox
10 3 (4.92%) Juniper
11 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
11 2 (3.28%) Intel Security