Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 6 16
Rank change year-on-year -53 +10 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 19 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 3.47% 12.84% 10.00%
As % of the Vendors category 8.12% 23.14% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 8
County Antrim median daily rate £326 £315 £194
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.49% +62.58% +10.71%
10th Percentile £306 £299 £163
90th Percentile £445 £583 £491
Northern Ireland median daily rate £326 £315 £194
% change year-on-year +3.49% +62.58% +33.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - £20.00 -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £23.50 -

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 County Antrim.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 234 121 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 42.70% 55.50% 56.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 56 53
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £311 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.51% +46.47% -29.17%
10th Percentile £260 £109 £144
90th Percentile £469 £506 £468
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £315 £214
% change year-on-year +26.98% +47.37% -34.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.53 £17.25 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.77% -22.47% +30.88%
10th Percentile £12.69 £11.35 £12.25
90th Percentile £22.68 £27.00 £32.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.53 £20.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -27.35% -37.50% +88.24%

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 22 July 2017.

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 22 July 2017. 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 19 £326 +3.49%
Cisco
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 11 (57.89%) Network Design
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 9 (47.37%) CCNP
4 8 (42.11%) OSPF
4 8 (42.11%) BGP
4 8 (42.11%) EIGRP
5 6 (31.58%) Juniper
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
5 6 (31.58%) Arista
6 5 (26.32%) Banking
6 5 (26.32%) Internet
7 4 (21.05%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) Retail
7 4 (21.05%) Retail Banking
8 3 (15.79%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (15.79%) XMPP
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) Avaya
9 2 (10.53%) DHCP
9 2 (10.53%) HP
9 2 (10.53%) Firewall
9 2 (10.53%) Wireless
9 2 (10.53%) CCIE
9 2 (10.53%) Mitel
9 2 (10.53%) CCTV
9 2 (10.53%) VLAN
10 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) BGP
1 8 (42.11%) EIGRP
1 8 (42.11%) OSPF
2 5 (26.32%) Internet
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (10.53%) DHCP
5 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) VLAN
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) LAN
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 4 (21.05%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Design Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Voice Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) CCTV
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Network Design
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (47.37%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Arista
1 6 (31.58%) Juniper
2 3 (15.79%) Avaya
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Mitel