Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 70 45
Rank change year-on-year -1 -25 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 52 71 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.76% 3.15% 4.14%
As % of the Vendors category 5.99% 7.07% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 56 39
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £316 £150 £230
90th Percentile £467 £538 £539
South East median daily rate £415 £395 £395
% change year-on-year +5.06% - +8.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £53.33 £56.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £25.35 £34.00
% change year-on-year -11.23% -25.46% +23.64%

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 868 1,004 812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 46.12% 44.56% 46.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 447 429
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +8.11%
10th Percentile £220 £161 £203
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 59 39
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £16.93 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.17% +47.22% -4.17%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.78 £8.50
90th Percentile £26.65 £31.00 £18.75
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year -4.35% +1.47% -5.56%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -3 44 £450 +12.50% 8
High Wycombe -7 2 - - 1
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 36 (69.23%) Firewall
2 28 (53.85%) F5
3 24 (46.15%) Juniper
4 22 (42.31%) Security Cleared
5 21 (40.38%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (38.46%) Cisco ISE
7 18 (34.62%) LAN
8 17 (32.69%) WAN
9 15 (28.85%) BGP
9 15 (28.85%) DV Cleared
9 15 (28.85%) Blue Coat
9 15 (28.85%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 13 (25.00%) CCNP
11 13 (25.00%) Citrix
11 13 (25.00%) ITIL
11 13 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
12 12 (23.08%) VMware
13 11 (21.15%) IPsec
13 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
13 11 (21.15%) BIG-IP
13 11 (21.15%) Windows
13 11 (21.15%) CheckPoint
13 11 (21.15%) Palo Alto
13 11 (21.15%) Virtual Environments
14 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
14 10 (19.23%) HP
14 10 (19.23%) CCNA

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 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.85%) IIS
2 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.54%) Office 365
3 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Akamai
5 1 (1.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (69.23%) Firewall
2 21 (40.38%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (38.46%) Cisco ISE
4 18 (34.62%) LAN
5 17 (32.69%) WAN
6 15 (28.85%) BGP
6 15 (28.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 11 (21.15%) BIG-IP
8 11 (21.15%) IPsec
9 9 (17.31%) Internet
9 9 (17.31%) Wireless
10 8 (15.38%) SSL
11 7 (13.46%) Network Security
11 7 (13.46%) OSPF
11 7 (13.46%) SAN
11 7 (13.46%) Telepresence
12 6 (11.54%) VPN
13 5 (9.62%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Advertising
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Technical Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Network Support
5 6 (11.54%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Network Specialist
7 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.85%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.92%) BYOD
3 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.92%) IVR
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (1.92%) Linux
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Virtual Environments
3 9 (17.31%) Change Management
4 8 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 7 (13.46%) Network Management
6 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (9.62%) Capacity Management
7 5 (9.62%) Network Design
7 5 (9.62%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (9.62%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
9 3 (5.77%) Security Management
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.85%) DevOps
10 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.85%) Migration
10 2 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (3.85%) C
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 15 (28.85%) DV Cleared
3 14 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (25.00%) CCNP
5 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
6 10 (19.23%) CCNA
7 4 (7.69%) CCIP
8 3 (5.77%) MCSA
8 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.92%) CCAA
9 1 (1.92%) CCENT
9 1 (1.92%) CCIE
9 1 (1.92%) CCSE
9 1 (1.92%) CISSP
9 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.85%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (7.69%) Ansible
3 3 (5.77%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.85%) SCCM
4 2 (3.85%) Terraform
5 1 (1.92%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) F5
2 24 (46.15%) Juniper
3 15 (28.85%) Blue Coat
4 13 (25.00%) Citrix
5 12 (23.08%) VMware
6 11 (21.15%) CheckPoint
6 11 (21.15%) Palo Alto
7 10 (19.23%) HP
7 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 7 (13.46%) Aruba
8 7 (13.46%) NetApp
8 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
9 6 (11.54%) McAfee
10 2 (3.85%) Meraki
10 2 (3.85%) Nokia
11 1 (1.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (1.92%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.92%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.92%) Symantec