Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 20 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 38 53
Rank change year-on-year -52 +15 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 48 82 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.03% 4.73% 3.51%
As % of the Vendors category 4.60% 10.25% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 54 50
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £166 £275 £283
90th Percentile £538 £546 £496
South East median daily rate £377 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -5.75% +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -29.58% +18.33% +64.38%

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 Buckinghamshire.

All Vendors
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1043 800 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.12% 46.19% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 420 539
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £394 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £201 £229 £207
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.44% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 41 48
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 £10.80 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.72% -32.20% +27.44%
10th Percentile £8.79 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.10 £27.25 £30.15
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.13 £18.50
% change year-on-year +5.43% -12.84% +19.35%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Buckinghamshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Buckinghamshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Buckinghamshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Buckinghamshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in Buckinghamshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -46 40 £400 -5.88% 4
High Wycombe -11 3 £345 -27.37% 5
Marlow -2 1 £305 -4.31% 1
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 19 (39.58%) Firewall
2 16 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
5 12 (25.00%) HP
5 12 (25.00%) VMware
5 12 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 11 (22.92%) Network Design
6 11 (22.92%) CCNP
6 11 (22.92%) Windows
7 10 (20.83%) ITIL
7 10 (20.83%) CCIE
7 10 (20.83%) Blue Coat
8 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
8 9 (18.75%) CCNA
8 9 (18.75%) LAN
8 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
9 8 (16.67%) NetApp
9 8 (16.67%) SAN
9 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (16.67%) Office 365
10 7 (14.58%) SLA
10 7 (14.58%) Juniper
10 7 (14.58%) Firmware
11 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 6 (12.50%) F5

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) OneDrive
2 1 (2.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) Firewall
2 9 (18.75%) LAN
3 8 (16.67%) SAN
4 5 (10.42%) BGP
4 5 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (10.42%) WAN
5 4 (8.33%) OSPF
5 4 (8.33%) VPN
5 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (6.25%) DHCP
6 3 (6.25%) DNS
6 3 (6.25%) Internet
6 3 (6.25%) MPLS
6 3 (6.25%) Network Security
6 3 (6.25%) Skype
6 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Electronics
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) IBM XIV
3 2 (4.17%) LPAR
3 2 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) RIA
4 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.25%) Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Unix
6 2 (4.17%) AIX
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Network Design
2 10 (20.83%) ITIL
3 6 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 5 (10.42%) Migration
5 4 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.25%) Change Management
6 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.25%) Project Management
6 3 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (6.25%) Service Management
6 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 12 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 11 (22.92%) CCNP
5 10 (20.83%) CCIE
6 9 (18.75%) CCNA
7 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (8.33%) MCSE
10 3 (6.25%) MCP
11 2 (4.17%) CCDA
11 2 (4.17%) CCDE
11 2 (4.17%) CCDP
12 1 (2.08%) GSAE
12 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.58%) Firmware
4 6 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (4.17%) XenApp
7 1 (2.08%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.08%) ProxySG
7 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) Ansible
2 3 (6.25%) OVSD
3 2 (4.17%) OpenView
3 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.17%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) HP
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 10 (20.83%) Blue Coat
4 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 8 (16.67%) NetApp
6 7 (14.58%) Juniper
7 6 (12.50%) F5
8 5 (10.42%) Citrix
9 4 (8.33%) Brocade
9 4 (8.33%) McAfee
9 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
10 3 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (6.25%) Fortinet
10 3 (6.25%) SAP
10 3 (6.25%) Symantec
11 2 (4.17%) CA
11 2 (4.17%) IBM
11 2 (4.17%) Intel
11 2 (4.17%) Oracle