Period
to 17 February 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 17 February 2019 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 47 18
Rank change year-on-year +26 -29 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 22 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 7.07% 3.38% 9.54%
As % of the Vendors category 14.57% 8.00% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 29
County Antrim median daily rate £288 £263 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -19.48% -
10th Percentile £117 £226 £306
90th Percentile £465 £269 £430
Northern Ireland median daily rate £300 £263 £326
% change year-on-year +14.29% -19.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £12.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +15.48% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £12.34
% change year-on-year +5.26% +15.48% -

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 County Antrim.

All Vendors
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 151 200 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 48.55% 42.19% 40.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 127 95
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £420 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +28.83% +4.32%
10th Percentile £208 £264 £213
90th Percentile £438 £500 £453
Northern Ireland median daily rate £388 £420 £326
% change year-on-year -7.74% +28.83% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 21
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.11 £13.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.71% +14.58% -
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.18 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £16.25 £14.34
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £20.75 £13.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year +50.91% +14.58% -

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in County Antrim

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in County Antrim

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in County Antrim over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in County Antrim

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in County Antrim

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 17 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +24 22 £288 +9.52% 4
Cisco
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) LAN
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall
3 8 (36.36%) CCNA
4 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
4 7 (31.82%) WAN
4 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
4 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
5 5 (22.73%) BGP
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
5 5 (22.73%) IPsec
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) CRM
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
5 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) DHCP
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) DNS
6 4 (18.18%) CCNP
7 3 (13.64%) McAfee
7 3 (13.64%) CommVault
7 3 (13.64%) L2TP

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
1 9 (40.91%) LAN
2 7 (31.82%) WAN
3 5 (22.73%) BGP
3 5 (22.73%) IPsec
4 4 (18.18%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 3 (13.64%) L2TP
5 3 (13.64%) OpenVPN
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
5 3 (13.64%) Wireless
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (9.09%) FCoE
6 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 2 (9.09%) Junos
6 2 (9.09%) Multicast
6 2 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (9.09%) TACACS
6 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
General
1 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) IT Support
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Support
4 3 (13.64%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Public Cloud
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) CCTV
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) PKI
3 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) Unix
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (22.73%) CRM
2 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Biometrics
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (13.64%) Microservices
3 3 (13.64%) Proactive Management
3 3 (13.64%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.64%) SOA
3 3 (13.64%) Ticket Management
3 3 (13.64%) Time Management
3 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.09%) Adaptive Security
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (9.09%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) CCNA
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) CCNP
5 3 (13.64%) MCSE
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) CCIE
6 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (4.55%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (9.09%) Prometheus
1 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) CommVault
3 3 (13.64%) Juniper
3 3 (13.64%) McAfee
3 3 (13.64%) Meraki
4 2 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
4 2 (9.09%) F5
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Peregrine
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy