Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 77 9
Rank change year-on-year +56 -68 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 27 11 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 8.06% 1.88% 13.45%
As % of the Vendors category 17.88% 4.62% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 25
County Antrim median daily rate £375 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.62% +79.31%
10th Percentile £215 £256 £303
90th Percentile £500 £450 £394
Northern Ireland median daily rate £375 £356 £318
% change year-on-year +5.26% +12.20% +75.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 5
County Antrim median hourly rate £37.25 £14.00 £12.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.07% +13.45% -
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.05 £14.00 £22.94
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £37.25 £14.00 £12.34
% change year-on-year +166.07% +13.45% -

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 151 238 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 45.07% 40.61% 49.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 170 73
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +30.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £270 £265 £105
90th Percentile £513 £500 £434
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £413 £315
% change year-on-year -0.12% +30.95% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 13
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 £13.89 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.62% +6.83% -
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.05 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £17.32 £28.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £27.25 £13.89 £13.00
% change year-on-year +96.22% +6.83% -

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 19 November 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in County Antrim over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 November 2018. 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 +51 26 £375 +5.26% 3
Cisco
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 18 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (62.96%) Firewall
3 13 (48.15%) CCNP
4 12 (44.44%) LAN
5 11 (40.74%) WAN
5 11 (40.74%) CheckPoint
5 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
6 10 (37.04%) Juniper
7 9 (33.33%) VLAN
7 9 (33.33%) Network Security
7 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 9 (33.33%) Security Patching
7 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 9 (33.33%) Threat Detection
8 8 (29.63%) CCNA
9 7 (25.93%) A+ Certification
9 7 (25.93%) SAN
9 7 (25.93%) VMware
9 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 6 (22.22%) ITIL
11 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
11 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 5 (18.52%) MCSE
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (18.52%) Problem Management

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 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) LAN
3 11 (40.74%) WAN
4 9 (33.33%) Network Security
4 9 (33.33%) VLAN
5 7 (25.93%) SAN
6 2 (7.41%) BGP
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.41%) DHCP
6 2 (7.41%) DNS
6 2 (7.41%) IPsec
6 2 (7.41%) L2TP
6 2 (7.41%) OpenVPN
6 2 (7.41%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (7.41%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) VoIP
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Network Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco Specialist
3 6 (22.22%) Implementation Specialist
4 5 (18.52%) NOC Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Network Support
5 4 (14.81%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco Support
6 3 (11.11%) IT Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) IT Support
7 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Security Patching
1 9 (33.33%) Threat Detection
2 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 5 (18.52%) Proactive Management
4 5 (18.52%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
4 5 (18.52%) Ticket Management
5 4 (14.81%) Network Management
5 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 2 (7.41%) Microservices
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Network Planning
7 2 (7.41%) SOA
7 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (48.15%) CCNP
3 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
4 8 (29.63%) CCNA
5 7 (25.93%) A+ Certification
6 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 5 (18.52%) MCSE
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (11.11%) Degree
9 2 (7.41%) CCIE
9 2 (7.41%) CCVP
10 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) CheckPoint
2 10 (37.04%) Juniper
3 7 (25.93%) VMware
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.11%) CommVault
5 3 (11.11%) Meraki
5 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix