Period
to 25 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 37 29
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.94% 1.35% 4.01%
As % of the Vendors category 6.19% 3.39% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Chester median daily rate £325 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +3.56% -
10th Percentile £228 £257 £301
90th Percentile £424 £418 £492
Cheshire median daily rate £386 £400 £390
% change year-on-year -3.44% +2.56% +16.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Chester median hourly rate - - £21.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year -44.44% +3.45% +8.75%

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 Chester.

All Vendors
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 97 118 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 47.55% 39.73% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 100 75
Chester median daily rate £340 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.58% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £199 £292 £305
90th Percentile £490 £525 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.94% - +3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 16
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +25.00% -22.22%
10th Percentile £11.08 £17.50 £11.80
90th Percentile £30.80 £17.50 £34.38
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.93 £14.35
% change year-on-year -18.39% +11.05% -11.72%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Chester

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Chester

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Chester over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Chester

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Chester region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) CESG
5 1 (16.67%) Local Government
5 1 (16.67%) PKI
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (16.67%) SCOM
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) 802.11
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) LDAP
5 1 (16.67%) Multicast
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) SMS
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CWNA
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft