Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 90 43
Rank change year-on-year +28 -47 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 55 48 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.18% 2.01% 4.66%
As % of the Vendors category 6.85% 4.56% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 53
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £428 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% - -
10th Percentile £318 £166 £278
90th Percentile £492 £538 £547
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +10.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -77.27% - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -26.47% +18.26%

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 803 1,053 838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 46.39% 44.15% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 473 442
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £233 £200 £230
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 77 44
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.25 £10.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.64% +68.54% -33.97%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.50
90th Percentile £16.00 £38.10 £26.80
South East median hourly rate £16.18 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.85% +13.33% -16.67%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +22 49 £429 +7.13% 14
High Wycombe -4 1 - - 2
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 31 (56.36%) Firewall
2 24 (43.64%) VMware
2 24 (43.64%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) F5
3 22 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
5 18 (32.73%) Citrix
6 17 (30.91%) WAN
7 16 (29.09%) LAN
7 16 (29.09%) CCNP
7 16 (29.09%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (29.09%) PowerShell
7 16 (29.09%) Data Centre
8 15 (27.27%) DV Cleared
8 15 (27.27%) Juniper
8 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
8 15 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 15 (27.27%) ITIL
9 14 (25.45%) Change Management
9 14 (25.45%) Hyper-V
9 14 (25.45%) Windows Server
10 13 (23.64%) SCCM
10 13 (23.64%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (23.64%) Cisco ISE
10 13 (23.64%) Blue Coat
10 13 (23.64%) BGP
11 12 (21.82%) CCNA
11 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
11 12 (21.82%) Office 365
12 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared

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 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.18%) IIS
3 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Office 365
2 7 (12.73%) Akamai
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (56.36%) Firewall
2 17 (30.91%) WAN
3 16 (29.09%) LAN
4 13 (23.64%) BGP
4 13 (23.64%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (23.64%) Cisco ISE
5 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
6 11 (20.00%) BIG-IP
6 11 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (20.00%) IPsec
7 9 (16.36%) Internet
8 7 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (12.73%) Network Security
8 7 (12.73%) SSL
8 7 (12.73%) Telepresence
9 6 (10.91%) Unified Communications
9 6 (10.91%) VPN
9 6 (10.91%) Wireless
10 5 (9.09%) OSPF
11 4 (7.27%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Publishing
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Network Support
4 6 (10.91%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Network Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) CSS
2 6 (10.91%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.82%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) Clustering
2 6 (10.91%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) BYOD
5 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.82%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.91%) Windows 10
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.64%) Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.82%) Android
7 1 (1.82%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) ITIL
2 14 (25.45%) Change Management
3 11 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
4 8 (14.55%) Incident Management
4 8 (14.55%) ITIL V3
4 8 (14.55%) Task Automation
5 7 (12.73%) Network Management
6 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (10.91%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (10.91%) Patch Management
6 6 (10.91%) Security Management
6 6 (10.91%) Server Building
6 6 (10.91%) Server Management
7 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (7.27%) Information Security
8 4 (7.27%) Information Security Management
8 4 (7.27%) ISMS
8 4 (7.27%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.55%) SQL
3 6 (10.91%) VBScript
4 2 (3.64%) C
4 2 (3.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (29.09%) CCNP
2 16 (29.09%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 12 (21.82%) CCNA
5 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (14.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (10.91%) CCA
8 6 (10.91%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (10.91%) MCTS
8 6 (10.91%) VCAP
8 6 (10.91%) VCP4
8 6 (10.91%) VCP5
9 4 (7.27%) CCIP
9 4 (7.27%) MCSA
10 1 (1.82%) CCIE
10 1 (1.82%) CISSP
10 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (3.64%) QA
4 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.45%) Hyper-V
3 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.91%) vCloud
4 6 (10.91%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (10.91%) vSphere
4 6 (10.91%) XenServer
5 5 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.64%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.64%) ProxySG
6 2 (3.64%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) SCCM
2 7 (12.73%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (10.91%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (10.91%) SCVMM
3 6 (10.91%) vCenter Server
4 2 (3.64%) Ansible
4 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.64%) Terraform
5 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) F5
1 24 (43.64%) VMware
2 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 18 (32.73%) Citrix
4 15 (27.27%) Juniper
5 13 (23.64%) Blue Coat
6 11 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 9 (16.36%) CheckPoint
8 7 (12.73%) Aruba
9 5 (9.09%) McAfee
10 4 (7.27%) NetApp
10 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
10 4 (7.27%) Remedy
11 3 (5.45%) HP
12 2 (3.64%) Forcepoint
12 2 (3.64%) Nokia
13 1 (1.82%) Computacenter
13 1 (1.82%) IronPort
13 1 (1.82%) Nortel
13 1 (1.82%) Riverbed