Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 54 8
Rank change year-on-year +6 -46 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 9 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.29% 3.35% 11.27%
As % of the Vendors category 5.29% 7.79% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 14
County Antrim median daily rate £388 £326 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -7.33% +81.29%
10th Percentile £232 £306 £302
90th Percentile £500 £411 £598
Northern Ireland median daily rate £388 £326 £351
% change year-on-year +19.05% -7.33% +81.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.50 - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.50 - £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 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 170 231 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 43.26% 43.02% 55.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 185 48
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% +26.98% +49.11%
10th Percentile £262 £260 £104
90th Percentile £550 £473 £516
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £397 £315
% change year-on-year +8.63% +26.03% +49.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.50 £14.53 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.09% -15.77% -22.47%
10th Percentile £10.80 £12.69 £15.05
90th Percentile £18.45 £22.68 £19.45
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £14.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% -27.35% -37.50%

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 July 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
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 July 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 +11 9 £388 +19.05% 2
Cisco
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Presales
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) CommVault
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (11.11%) Finance

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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Presales
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) CommVault
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper