Period
to 28 October 2020

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 28 October 2020 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
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 48 65
Rank change year-on-year +12 +17 +24
Contract jobs citing Cisco 15 52 53
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.62% 3.74% 2.98%
As % of the Vendors category 5.47% 8.10% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 32
Median daily rate £465 £413 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.73% -3.51% +3.64%
10th Percentile £181 £256 £313
90th Percentile £508 £488 £466
South East median daily rate £375 £399 £400
% change year-on-year -6.02% -0.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.33 £36.75
% change year-on-year -22.79% +23.35% +47.00%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 274 642 833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 66.18% 46.19% 46.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 333 452
Median daily rate £500 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £309 £250 £230
90th Percentile £638 £563 £550
South East median daily rate £463 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +3.35% +5.29% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 68 77
Median hourly rate £12.86 £14.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.29% +13.73% -25.00%
10th Percentile £9.37 £9.88 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £34.30 £16.56
Median hourly rate £26.00 £19.71 £16.50
% change year-on-year +31.91% +19.45% -2.94%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Buckinghamshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for Cisco in Buckinghamshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco in Buckinghamshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco in Buckinghamshire.

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 28 October 2020. 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 +3 11 £495 +11.24% 3
High Wycombe +20 2 £188 -46.43%
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, 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 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Migration
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Public Sector
6 3 (20.00%) IT Strategy
6 3 (20.00%) Ansible
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (20.00%) AWS
6 3 (20.00%) SCCM
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) Network Design
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (13.33%) WAN
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (13.33%) CCNA
7 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) SAN

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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) BGP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (6.67%) NetScreen
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) OpenScape
4 1 (6.67%) OSPF
4 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (26.67%) Public Sector
2 2 (13.33%) Local Government
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Architect
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Communications Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior VMware Architect
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Mitel Voice Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Communications Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Network Field Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
1 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (13.33%) High Availability
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Presales
3 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Virtualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Technology Roadmap
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware NSX
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) ProxySG
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) vRealize
2 2 (13.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Rackspace
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) FireEye
5 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Mitel
5 1 (6.67%) Zscaler