Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 47 62
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 -22
Contract jobs citing Cisco 20 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.83% 1.90% 2.62%
As % of the Vendors category 8.10% 4.53% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 24
Cambridge median daily rate £225 £260 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% +4.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £181 £205 £225
90th Percentile £424 £324 £385
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £260 £235 £250
% change year-on-year +10.64% -6.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £16.18 - £48.50
10th Percentile £15.32 - £47.25
90th Percentile £17.04 - £49.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% +33.33% -56.36%

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 Cambridge.

All Vendors
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 247 265 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 34.99% 42.00% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 132 249
Cambridge median daily rate £363 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -3.03% +11.49%
10th Percentile £200 £233 £225
90th Percentile £570 £550 £573
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £400 £405
% change year-on-year -9.38% -1.23% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 26
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £16.88 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -17.68% -19.61%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.48 £15.77
90th Percentile £45.40 £43.75 £59.38
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.62 £17.38 £17.25
% change year-on-year -10.13% +0.72% -31.00%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 November 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 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
3 7 (35.00%) Wireless
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) CCNA
4 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) LAN
5 5 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (15.00%) VoIP
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) HP
7 3 (15.00%) WAN
7 3 (15.00%) DHCP
7 3 (15.00%) SNMP
7 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) CentOS
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Network Management
7 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
7 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (10.00%) yum

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 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) Wireless
3 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 5 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) SNMP
4 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (15.00%) VoIP
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (10.00%) SAN
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) OSPF
6 1 (5.00%) Skype
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Support
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Support
3 3 (15.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Voice Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
1 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) CentOS
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Network Management
1 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) Information Security
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) CCNP
5 2 (10.00%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (5.00%) CCIE
6 1 (5.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GLP
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (10.00%) FortiGate
1 2 (10.00%) Terraform
1 2 (10.00%) yum
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (5.00%) Packer
2 1 (5.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp