Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 29 42
Rank change year-on-year -16 +13 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 92 129 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.55% 6.32% 3.71%
As % of the Vendors category 9.94% 13.86% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 100 33
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £437 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.80% +9.31% +1.27%
10th Percentile £309 £313 £233
90th Percentile £540 £539 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £404 £375
% change year-on-year +5.20% +7.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £53.33 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £20.45 £27.00
% change year-on-year +107.82% -24.26% +20.00%

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 926 931 881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 45.84% 45.59% 44.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 442 450
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £226 £239
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 31 36
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +26.53% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.75
90th Percentile £44.70 £21.00 £31.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% +0.72%

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 24 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 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 -23 75 £438 -2.78% 4
High Wycombe -6 2 £350 +169.23% 6
Aylesbury - 2 £245 -
Buckingham - 1 - -
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 58 (63.04%) Firewall
2 50 (54.35%) Security Cleared
3 38 (41.30%) DV Cleared
4 33 (35.87%) Cisco ISE
5 31 (33.70%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (30.43%) VMware
6 28 (30.43%) ITIL
6 28 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
8 26 (28.26%) Citrix
9 25 (27.17%) Change Management
9 25 (27.17%) F5
9 25 (27.17%) SC Cleared
10 24 (26.09%) Wireless
11 23 (25.00%) Windows
12 22 (23.91%) Juniper
13 21 (22.83%) CCNP
13 21 (22.83%) HP
13 21 (22.83%) ITIL V3
14 20 (21.74%) WAN
14 20 (21.74%) CheckPoint
14 20 (21.74%) Blue Coat
15 19 (20.65%) BGP
16 18 (19.57%) OSPF
16 18 (19.57%) MS Exchange
16 18 (19.57%) LAN
16 18 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (18.48%) Palo Alto
17 17 (18.48%) Virtual Environments
17 17 (18.48%) 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 18 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.61%) IIS
3 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.17%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.22%) Office 365
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.26%) IaaS
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.09%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (63.04%) Firewall
2 33 (35.87%) Cisco ISE
3 31 (33.70%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (26.09%) Wireless
5 20 (21.74%) WAN
6 19 (20.65%) BGP
7 18 (19.57%) LAN
7 18 (19.57%) OSPF
8 17 (18.48%) TCP/IP
9 14 (15.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 14 (15.22%) ICMP
9 14 (15.22%) IPsec
9 14 (15.22%) SAN
10 13 (14.13%) BIG-IP
10 13 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (11.96%) VPN
12 8 (8.70%) Network Security
13 6 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (6.52%) DHCP
13 6 (6.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (3.26%) Finance
1 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (1.09%) Electronics
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 21 (22.83%) Architect
3 19 (20.65%) Technical Architect
4 16 (17.39%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (17.39%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 16 (17.39%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 14 (15.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) Support Engineer
7 10 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (9.78%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 8 (8.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 8 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (8.70%) Network Team Leader
9 8 (8.70%) Team Leader
10 7 (7.61%) Analyst
11 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 5 (5.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 5 (5.43%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.17%) JSON
3 1 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.52%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.43%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.26%) Clustering
5 2 (2.17%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) PKI
6 1 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.00%) Windows
2 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (9.78%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.70%) Linux
6 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.09%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) ITIL
2 25 (27.17%) Change Management
3 21 (22.83%) ITIL V3
4 17 (18.48%) Virtual Environments
5 16 (17.39%) Network Virtualisation
6 15 (16.30%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (11.96%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 11 (11.96%) Service Management
9 10 (10.87%) Service Delivery
10 9 (9.78%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (7.61%) Capacity Management
11 7 (7.61%) ITSM
11 7 (7.61%) Network Design
11 7 (7.61%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (7.61%) Server Virtualisation
12 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
13 4 (4.35%) Project Management
14 3 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
1 8 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (54.35%) Security Cleared
2 38 (41.30%) DV Cleared
3 28 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (27.17%) SC Cleared
5 21 (22.83%) CCNP
6 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (11.96%) MCSA
8 10 (10.87%) CCNA
9 8 (8.70%) MCSE
10 6 (6.52%) CCIE
11 5 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (4.35%) MCP
13 3 (3.26%) CCIP
14 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (1.09%) CCAA
15 1 (1.09%) CCSE
15 1 (1.09%) CISSP
15 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) SLA
2 5 (5.43%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (18.48%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (9.78%) Hyper-V
5 8 (8.70%) XenApp
6 3 (3.26%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (3.26%) ISA Server
6 3 (3.26%) UAG
7 2 (2.17%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.17%) ProxySG
7 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) SCCM
2 5 (5.43%) OVSD
3 2 (2.17%) Ansible
3 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.09%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.09%) Kibana
4 1 (1.09%) logstash
Vendors
1 28 (30.43%) VMware
2 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
3 26 (28.26%) Citrix
4 25 (27.17%) F5
5 22 (23.91%) Juniper
6 21 (22.83%) HP
7 20 (21.74%) Blue Coat
7 20 (21.74%) CheckPoint
8 17 (18.48%) Palo Alto
9 15 (16.30%) NetApp
10 12 (13.04%) Red Hat
11 10 (10.87%) ServiceNow
12 9 (9.78%) McAfee
13 4 (4.35%) Forcepoint
13 4 (4.35%) Remedy
14 3 (3.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 3 (3.26%) Aruba
14 3 (3.26%) Computacenter
15 2 (2.17%) Aerohive Networks
15 2 (2.17%) Brocade