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 25 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 3 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 4.05% 9.76% 4.08%
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% 16.90% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 5
Median daily rate £195 £330 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.90% -20.48%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.76% +21.95%  

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 33 71 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 44.59% 57.72% 48.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 51
Median daily rate £325 £330 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.51% -20.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £428 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.23 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.32% -68.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 25 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Isilon
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10

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 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) HSRP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) EMC Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Isilon
1 1 (25.00%) VMware