Period
to 25 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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
South West > Dorset
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 29 34
Rank change year-on-year +16 +5 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 29 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 9.67% 3.93% 2.77%
As % of the Vendors category 23.02% 10.30% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 3
Dorset median daily rate £425 £413 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +65.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £225 £300 £129
90th Percentile £488 £475 £355
South West median daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +0.71% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £25.50 £48.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.90% -47.79% +14.93%
10th Percentile £37.25 £25.25 £44.88
90th Percentile £45.25 £25.75 £50.25
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £39.25 £42.75
% change year-on-year -18.47% -8.19% +90.00%

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 Dorset.

All Vendors
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 126 165 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 42.00% 38.11% 40.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 107 83
Dorset median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £225 £181 £120
90th Percentile £509 £538 £503
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 22
Dorset median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -65.06% +86.52%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.33
90th Percentile £43.15 £23.95 £49.19
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.38% +29.81%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Dorset

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Dorset

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Dorset

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Dorset

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 25 November 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
Wimborne +1 7 £450 +9.09%
Bournemouth +9 5 £293 -26.88% 2
Dorchester - 5 £250 -
Weymouth - 1 - -
Cisco
South West

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 Dorset region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 18 (62.07%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (41.38%) LAN
3 12 (41.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (31.03%) CCNA
6 8 (27.59%) OSPF
6 8 (27.59%) IPsec
6 8 (27.59%) VPN
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 7 (24.14%) DNS
7 7 (24.14%) Wireless
8 6 (20.69%) WAN
9 5 (17.24%) Fortinet
9 5 (17.24%) Network Security
9 5 (17.24%) ISSAP
9 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
9 5 (17.24%) Unix
9 5 (17.24%) Linux
9 5 (17.24%) MCSE
9 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (17.24%) CISSP
9 5 (17.24%) GIAC
9 5 (17.24%) McAfee
9 5 (17.24%) SCCP
9 5 (17.24%) Palo Alto
10 4 (13.79%) BGP
10 4 (13.79%) Back Office

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.90%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) Firewall
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (41.38%) LAN
3 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (27.59%) IPsec
4 8 (27.59%) OSPF
4 8 (27.59%) VPN
5 7 (24.14%) DNS
5 7 (24.14%) Wireless
6 6 (20.69%) WAN
7 5 (17.24%) Network Security
7 5 (17.24%) SCCP
8 4 (13.79%) BGP
8 4 (13.79%) IP Telephony
8 4 (13.79%) MPLS
9 3 (10.34%) Broadband
9 3 (10.34%) DHCP
9 3 (10.34%) Nortel Meridian
9 3 (10.34%) SAN
9 3 (10.34%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (13.79%) Back Office
2 3 (10.34%) Aerospace
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Network Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (20.69%) Cisco Analyst
5 6 (20.69%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 6 (20.69%) Network Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Security Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco Support
7 3 (10.34%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) IT Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Network Support
7 3 (10.34%) Network Support Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Collaboration Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) PKI
2 4 (13.79%) VAX
3 2 (6.90%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL
1 4 (13.79%) Security Architecture
2 3 (10.34%) High Availability
3 2 (6.90%) Security Operations
3 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.90%) SIEM
3 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Change Control
4 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.45%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (3.45%) Microservices
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Network Design
4 1 (3.45%) Network Management
4 1 (3.45%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (31.03%) CCNA
3 5 (17.24%) CISSP
3 5 (17.24%) GIAC
3 5 (17.24%) ISSAP
3 5 (17.24%) MCSE
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.79%) CCNP
4 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) RMADS
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (6.90%) vRealize
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Fortinet
2 5 (17.24%) McAfee
2 5 (17.24%) Palo Alto
3 4 (13.79%) Juniper
3 4 (13.79%) Sun
4 3 (10.34%) Avaya
4 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.34%) Meraki
4 3 (10.34%) Nortel
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) BT
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle