Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 26 66
Rank change year-on-year -28 +40 -15
Contract jobs citing Cisco 79 118 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.60% 6.70% 2.40%
As % of the Vendors category 7.85% 14.62% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 88 29
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +1.82%
10th Percentile £291 £290 £198
90th Percentile £550 £538 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -13.64% -43.59% +119.72%

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 1,007 807 1,007
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 45.86% 45.83% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 439 458
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £232 £263 £213
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 35 43
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.13 £10.80 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.31% -32.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.71
90th Percentile £35.02 £36.45 £30.15
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.36 £18.75
% change year-on-year +10.71% -18.11% +17.19%

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 25 February 2018.

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
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 25 February 2018. 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 -30 65 £425 - 21
Aylesbury +2 2 £245 -18.33% 3
High Wycombe -6 2 £245 -48.42% 4
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 38 (48.10%) Firewall
2 32 (40.51%) Security Cleared
3 30 (37.97%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (31.65%) ITIL
5 23 (29.11%) F5
6 22 (27.85%) DV Cleared
6 22 (27.85%) WAN
7 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
8 20 (25.32%) CCNP
8 20 (25.32%) LAN
8 20 (25.32%) Cisco ISE
9 19 (24.05%) Windows
9 19 (24.05%) VMware
9 19 (24.05%) Change Management
10 18 (22.78%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (21.52%) SC Cleared
11 17 (21.52%) Blue Coat
12 16 (20.25%) Wireless
12 16 (20.25%) Citrix
13 15 (18.99%) Active Directory
13 15 (18.99%) ITIL V3
14 14 (17.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 14 (17.72%) Office 365
14 14 (17.72%) Palo Alto
15 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (16.46%) Juniper
16 12 (15.19%) CheckPoint
16 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (15.19%) OSPF
16 12 (15.19%) BGP

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 9 (11.39%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.59%) IIS
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) Office 365
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (48.10%) Firewall
2 22 (27.85%) WAN
3 20 (25.32%) Cisco ISE
3 20 (25.32%) LAN
4 18 (22.78%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (20.25%) Wireless
6 14 (17.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 12 (15.19%) BGP
7 12 (15.19%) DNS
7 12 (15.19%) OSPF
8 11 (13.92%) DHCP
9 10 (12.66%) Network Security
10 9 (11.39%) BIG-IP
10 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
10 9 (11.39%) VLAN
11 8 (10.13%) ICMP
11 8 (10.13%) IPsec
11 8 (10.13%) VPN
12 7 (8.86%) Internet
12 7 (8.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (10.13%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.33%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.46%) Architect
3 10 (12.66%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (12.66%) Technical Architect
4 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 9 (11.39%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (10.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Network Team Leader
5 8 (10.13%) Team Leader
6 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) Consultant
7 6 (7.59%) Data Network Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Data Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Cisco Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.80%) WAP
3 1 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.27%) Java EE
3 1 (1.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.06%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.80%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.80%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) RIA
6 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
2 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (10.13%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.59%) Linux
5 5 (6.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.27%) Unix
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) ITIL
2 19 (24.05%) Change Management
3 15 (18.99%) ITIL V3
4 10 (12.66%) Virtual Environments
5 9 (11.39%) Load Balancing
5 9 (11.39%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (11.39%) Network Virtualisation
5 9 (11.39%) Service Delivery
6 8 (10.13%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 8 (10.13%) Service Management
7 6 (7.59%) ITSM
7 6 (7.59%) Network Design
8 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.80%) High Availability
9 3 (3.80%) Information Security
9 3 (3.80%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.80%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.80%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
1 7 (8.86%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) Python
3 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (40.51%) Security Cleared
2 30 (37.97%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (27.85%) DV Cleared
4 20 (25.32%) CCNP
5 17 (21.52%) SC Cleared
6 12 (15.19%) CCIE
6 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (11.39%) MCSA
8 8 (10.13%) CCNA
9 6 (7.59%) MCSE
10 5 (6.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (5.06%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (2.53%) CCDA
13 2 (2.53%) CCDE
13 2 (2.53%) CCDP
13 2 (2.53%) MCP
14 1 (1.27%) MCITP
14 1 (1.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) SLA
2 5 (6.33%) QA
3 3 (3.80%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (18.99%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.86%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.86%) XenApp
4 6 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.80%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (3.80%) ISA Server
5 3 (3.80%) UAG
6 2 (2.53%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) SCCM
2 6 (7.59%) Ansible
3 4 (5.06%) OVSD
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.53%) Puppet
5 1 (1.27%) Kibana
5 1 (1.27%) logstash
5 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) F5
2 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.05%) VMware
4 17 (21.52%) Blue Coat
5 16 (20.25%) Citrix
6 14 (17.72%) Palo Alto
7 13 (16.46%) Juniper
8 12 (15.19%) CheckPoint
9 10 (12.66%) HP
10 8 (10.13%) McAfee
10 8 (10.13%) NetApp
10 8 (10.13%) ServiceNow
11 6 (7.59%) Fortinet
12 5 (6.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
12 5 (6.33%) Sourcefire
13 4 (5.06%) Computacenter
13 4 (5.06%) Forcepoint
13 4 (5.06%) Remedy
14 3 (3.80%) Brocade