Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 78 23
Rank change year-on-year +18 -55 +36
Contract jobs citing Cisco 54 57 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.39% 2.48% 6.72%
As % of the Vendors category 7.17% 5.43% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 82
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £428 £420 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.90% +6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £314 £264 £290
90th Percentile £495 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +12.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - -
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.79% -30.91% -29.49%

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 753 1,049 770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.30% 45.71% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 526 428
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £232 £220 £263
90th Percentile £590 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.47% +5.75% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 61 38
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.25 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.84% +53.33% -30.30%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £37.63 £29.46 £37.18
South East median hourly rate £16.38 £17.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year -6.43% +13.43% -20.86%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 +31 49 £429 -14.30% 8
High Wycombe -2 1 - - 8
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 29 (53.70%) Firewall
2 26 (48.15%) VMware
2 26 (48.15%) Windows
3 25 (46.30%) F5
4 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
5 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 17 (31.48%) WAN
6 17 (31.48%) Citrix
7 16 (29.63%) PowerShell
7 16 (29.63%) SCCM
8 15 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (27.78%) CCNP
8 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 15 (27.78%) ITIL
8 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
9 14 (25.93%) Hyper-V
9 14 (25.93%) DV Cleared
9 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
9 14 (25.93%) LAN
9 14 (25.93%) Change Management
10 13 (24.07%) CCNA
10 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
10 13 (24.07%) Blue Coat
10 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
11 12 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
11 12 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (20.37%) BIG-IP
12 11 (20.37%) IPsec
12 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP

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 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.52%) IIS
3 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.56%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.85%) CMS
6 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Office 365
2 7 (12.96%) Akamai
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.85%) PaaS
5 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (53.70%) Firewall
2 17 (31.48%) WAN
3 14 (25.93%) LAN
4 12 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
5 11 (20.37%) BGP
5 11 (20.37%) BIG-IP
5 11 (20.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (20.37%) IPsec
5 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
6 10 (18.52%) Internet
7 9 (16.67%) IP Telephony
8 7 (12.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (12.96%) SSL
8 7 (12.96%) Telepresence
8 7 (12.96%) Unified Communications
9 6 (11.11%) DHCP
9 6 (11.11%) DNS
9 6 (11.11%) Wireless
10 5 (9.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (9.26%) Publishing
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Architect
2 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Network Support
5 5 (9.26%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Network Specialist
6 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) CSS
2 6 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.11%) Clustering
2 6 (11.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) BYOD
6 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.85%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.52%) Windows 10
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.70%) Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Android
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ITIL
2 14 (25.93%) Change Management
3 11 (20.37%) Virtual Environments
4 9 (16.67%) Task Automation
5 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 8 (14.81%) Incident Management
5 8 (14.81%) Network Management
6 7 (12.96%) ITIL V3
7 6 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (11.11%) Patch Management
7 6 (11.11%) Server Building
7 6 (11.11%) Server Management
8 5 (9.26%) Data Protection
8 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (9.26%) Security Management
9 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (7.41%) Information Security
9 4 (7.41%) Information Security Management
9 4 (7.41%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) VBScript
4 3 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.78%) CCNP
2 15 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (25.93%) DV Cleared
4 13 (24.07%) CCNA
4 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
5 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (11.11%) CCA
7 6 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (11.11%) MCTS
7 6 (11.11%) VCAP
7 6 (11.11%) VCP4
7 6 (11.11%) VCP5
8 4 (7.41%) CCIP
9 3 (5.56%) MCSA
10 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.93%) Hyper-V
3 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.96%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (11.11%) vCloud
5 6 (11.11%) vSphere
5 6 (11.11%) XenServer
6 2 (3.70%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (3.70%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (29.63%) SCCM
2 7 (12.96%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 6 (11.11%) vCenter Server
4 3 (5.56%) Ansible
4 3 (5.56%) Terraform
5 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) VMware
2 25 (46.30%) F5
3 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 17 (31.48%) Citrix
5 13 (24.07%) Blue Coat
6 11 (20.37%) Juniper
6 11 (20.37%) Palo Alto
7 9 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 7 (12.96%) Aruba
9 5 (9.26%) NetApp
9 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
10 4 (7.41%) Remedy
11 3 (5.56%) Nokia
12 2 (3.70%) Aerohive Networks
12 2 (3.70%) Forcepoint
12 2 (3.70%) Sophos
13 1 (1.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 1 (1.85%) McAfee
13 1 (1.85%) Meraki
13 1 (1.85%) Proofpoint