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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 35 41
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 52 44 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.14% 4.70% 4.18%
As % of the Vendors category 10.92% 10.05% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 18 9
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £295 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.76% +21.95%  

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 Buckinghamshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 476 438 546
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.08% 46.74% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 212 241
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 29
Median hourly rate £12.50 £10.12 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.54% -59.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.03 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £15.13 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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
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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -5 40 £400 -11.11% 8
High Wycombe +9 6 £130 -67.90% 3
Marlow -1 1 £305 +82.08%
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 75 (58.14%) Security Cleared
2 71 (55.04%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (50.39%) SC Cleared
4 59 (45.74%) Firewall
5 52 (40.31%) F5
6 48 (37.21%) WAN
7 47 (36.43%) CCNP
7 47 (36.43%) Cisco ASA
8 43 (33.33%) LAN
9 37 (28.68%) Windows
10 32 (24.81%) Juniper
11 30 (23.26%) ITIL
12 27 (20.93%) Data Centre
13 25 (19.38%) VPN
13 25 (19.38%) Cisco Nexus
13 25 (19.38%) DV Cleared
14 23 (17.83%) CCNA
15 22 (17.05%) Citrix
15 22 (17.05%) Office 365
16 21 (16.28%) CheckPoint
17 20 (15.50%) Microsoft
17 20 (15.50%) DHCP
17 20 (15.50%) Wireless
17 20 (15.50%) VMware
18 19 (14.73%) CCIE
19 18 (13.95%) Blue Coat
19 18 (13.95%) Palo Alto
20 16 (12.40%) BGP
20 16 (12.40%) Active Directory
20 16 (12.40%) HP

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 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.65%) IIS
2 6 (4.65%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.10%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.05%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) G Suite
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 59 (45.74%) Firewall
2 48 (37.21%) WAN
3 47 (36.43%) Cisco ASA
4 43 (33.33%) LAN
5 25 (19.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 25 (19.38%) VPN
6 20 (15.50%) DHCP
6 20 (15.50%) Wireless
7 16 (12.40%) BGP
8 15 (11.63%) DNS
8 15 (11.63%) TCP/IP
8 15 (11.63%) VLAN
9 12 (9.30%) VoIP
10 11 (8.53%) SAN
11 10 (7.75%) BIG-IP
11 10 (7.75%) Internet
12 9 (6.98%) ICMP
12 9 (6.98%) Network Security
13 8 (6.20%) Ethernet
13 8 (6.20%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.88%) Finance
3 3 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (0.78%) German Language
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (28.68%) Architect
2 24 (18.60%) Network Engineer
3 22 (17.05%) Analyst
4 21 (16.28%) Network Architect
5 17 (13.18%) Consultant
6 15 (11.63%) Network Analyst
7 9 (6.98%) Technical Architect
8 8 (6.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Enterprise Architect
8 8 (6.20%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Cisco Architect
9 7 (5.43%) Cisco Network Architect
9 7 (5.43%) Network Consultant
9 7 (5.43%) Principal Consultant
10 6 (4.65%) Network Operations Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Operations Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
11 5 (3.88%) Security Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.65%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.78%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.93%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.98%) Fat Client
3 9 (6.98%) Thin Client
4 8 (6.20%) IVR
5 6 (4.65%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.88%) IBM XIV
6 5 (3.88%) LPAR
6 5 (3.88%) Replication
6 5 (3.88%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.33%) BYOD
8 1 (0.78%) Clustering
8 1 (0.78%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.68%) Windows
2 14 (10.85%) Windows 10
3 11 (8.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (7.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.20%) Windows Server
6 7 (5.43%) Unix
7 6 (4.65%) Linux
8 5 (3.88%) AIX
9 3 (2.33%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.26%) ITIL
2 15 (11.63%) Network Design
3 12 (9.30%) Change Management
3 12 (9.30%) Service Delivery
4 11 (8.53%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (7.75%) ITIL V3
5 10 (7.75%) Load Balancing
6 9 (6.98%) DevOps
6 9 (6.98%) Protective Monitoring
6 9 (6.98%) Service Management
7 8 (6.20%) Workflow
8 7 (5.43%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.43%) Migration
9 6 (4.65%) ITSM
9 6 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (3.88%) Capacity Management
10 5 (3.88%) Project Management
10 5 (3.88%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.20%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (58.14%) Security Cleared
2 71 (55.04%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (50.39%) SC Cleared
4 47 (36.43%) CCNP
5 25 (19.38%) DV Cleared
6 23 (17.83%) CCNA
7 19 (14.73%) CCIE
8 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (5.43%) CCSA
9 7 (5.43%) CCSE
9 7 (5.43%) MCSA
10 6 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (3.10%) MCSE
12 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.33%) MCP
13 1 (0.78%) CCDP
13 1 (0.78%) CISSP
13 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.78%) Degree
13 1 (0.78%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.30%) SLA
2 9 (6.98%) GPG13
3 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.78%) QA
4 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (12.40%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.75%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.75%) XenApp
4 9 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (6.98%) XenDesktop
5 7 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.88%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (3.88%) ISA Server
6 5 (3.88%) UAG
7 2 (1.55%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.55%) vSphere
8 1 (0.78%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (10.08%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (6.98%) AppDNA
3 8 (6.20%) OVSD
4 5 (3.88%) SCCM
5 4 (3.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.55%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.55%) Nexpose
6 2 (1.55%) OpenView
7 1 (0.78%) Ansible
7 1 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 52 (40.31%) F5
2 32 (24.81%) Juniper
3 22 (17.05%) Citrix
4 21 (16.28%) CheckPoint
5 20 (15.50%) Microsoft
5 20 (15.50%) VMware
6 18 (13.95%) Blue Coat
6 18 (13.95%) Palo Alto
7 16 (12.40%) HP
8 12 (9.30%) Avaya
9 10 (7.75%) Remedy
10 9 (6.98%) AppSense
10 9 (6.98%) Brocade
11 7 (5.43%) Nokia
11 7 (5.43%) SAP
12 6 (4.65%) Forcepoint
12 6 (4.65%) Fortinet
12 6 (4.65%) NetApp
13 5 (3.88%) IBM
13 5 (3.88%) Red Hat
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