The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 36 46
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 13 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.30% 1.99% 2.99%
As % of the Vendors category 12.04% 5.11% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 10
Median daily rate £204 - £315
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 - £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.76% +25.00%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 108 137 216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 35.76% 38.92% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 75 148
Median daily rate £300 £340 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -6.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 17
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +2.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Cambridge

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Cambridge

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 9 (42.86%) WAN
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Firewall
3 7 (33.33%) LAN
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) CCNP
5 5 (23.81%) VoIP
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
5 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) CentOS
5 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (19.05%) Wireless
6 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
6 4 (19.05%) CCNA
6 4 (19.05%) VPN
6 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 3 (14.29%) DHCP
7 3 (14.29%) Unix
7 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
7 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (9.52%) Apache Spark
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) WAN
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) LAN
3 5 (23.81%) VoIP
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) VPN
4 4 (19.05%) Wireless
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (14.29%) DHCP
5 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) Internet
6 2 (9.52%) MPLS
6 2 (9.52%) SAN
6 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.76%) IPv4
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security
7 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Support
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (4.76%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) CentOS
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) High Availability
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Security Hardening
3 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCNP
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) CCNA
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (9.52%) MCP
7 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
7 1 (4.76%) CCIE
7 1 (4.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (4.76%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (4.76%) MCSA
7 1 (4.76%) MCSE
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) Firmware
4 1 (4.76%) vCloud
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (9.52%) Terraform
2 2 (9.52%) yum
3 1 (4.76%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (4.76%) Packer
3 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
4 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 2 (9.52%) Aruba
5 2 (9.52%) Cloudera
5 2 (9.52%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (9.52%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper