The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 28 March 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 9 30
Rank change year-on-year -4 +21  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.85% 10.13% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% 21.62% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £165 £105 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.14% -72.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.85% -10.00%  

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 Cheltenham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 26 37 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 50.00% 46.84% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 25
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £103 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £513 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Median hourly rate £28.25 £12.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.41% -71.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.05 £43.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Cheltenham

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) SONET
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (33.33%) F5

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DSL
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
2 1 (33.33%) ISDN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
2 1 (33.33%) SONET
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper