Period
to 16 July 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 16 July 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 63 65
Rank change year-on-year +33 +2 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 127 92 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.00% 3.15% 2.73%
As % of the Vendors category 13.71% 7.44% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 52 68
East Midlands median daily rate £315 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.08% +0.78% -9.47%
10th Percentile £137 £190 £155
90th Percentile £475 £456 £538
England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £20.50 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.44% +150.00% +56.52%
10th Percentile £12.60 £15.25 £14.10
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.70 £20.57
England median hourly rate £24.50 £21.50 £21.20
% change year-on-year +13.95% +1.42% +6.00%

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 the East Midlands.

All Vendors
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 926 1,236 1,478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.74% 42.27% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 707 899
East Midlands median daily rate £386 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £171 £210 £220
90th Percentile £550 £540 £546
England median daily rate £463 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +2.78% +3.45% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 64 68
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +6.90% +13.73%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.08 £10.00
90th Percentile £38.20 £45.30 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +7.04% +4.41% -2.86%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in the East Midlands

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in the East Midlands

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in the East Midlands

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in the East Midlands

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in the East Midlands

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Nottinghamshire +38 62 £300 -17.24% 25
Leicestershire +8 23 £275 +22.22% 9
Northamptonshire +22 22 £325 -5.80% 20
Derbyshire 0 10 £375 - 14
Lincolnshire -3 6 £385 +61.26% 3
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 64 (50.39%) Firewall
2 56 (44.09%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (40.16%) CCNA
4 42 (33.07%) Windows
5 39 (30.71%) Microsoft
6 35 (27.56%) LAN
7 34 (26.77%) CCNP
8 31 (24.41%) VMware
9 28 (22.05%) ITIL
10 27 (21.26%) Network Security
10 27 (21.26%) Cisco ASA
10 27 (21.26%) Windows Server
11 26 (20.47%) WAN
11 26 (20.47%) Active Directory
12 25 (19.69%) Wireless
13 24 (18.90%) VoIP
13 24 (18.90%) Data Centre
14 23 (18.11%) Office 365
15 22 (17.32%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
16 21 (16.54%) F5
16 21 (16.54%) Cisco CUCM
16 21 (16.54%) Cisco ISE
17 20 (15.75%) SCCM
18 19 (14.96%) HP
19 17 (13.39%) Hyper-V
19 17 (13.39%) CheckPoint
20 16 (12.60%) Cisco Prime
20 16 (12.60%) Citrix
20 16 (12.60%) VMware Infrastructure

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 8 (6.30%) Skype for Business
2 6 (4.72%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.94%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.11%) Office 365
2 21 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.94%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (3.15%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.57%) Boomi
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.79%) IaaS
7 1 (0.79%) SaaS
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (50.39%) Firewall
2 35 (27.56%) LAN
3 27 (21.26%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (21.26%) Network Security
4 26 (20.47%) WAN
5 25 (19.69%) Wireless
6 24 (18.90%) VoIP
7 22 (17.32%) Wi-Fi
8 21 (16.54%) Cisco ISE
9 16 (12.60%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (10.24%) Cisco Wireless
10 13 (10.24%) TCP/IP
10 13 (10.24%) VPN
11 12 (9.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (9.45%) OSPF
12 11 (8.66%) WLAN
13 9 (7.09%) Cisco Firepower
13 9 (7.09%) IP Telephony
14 8 (6.30%) Cisco IPT
14 8 (6.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.94%) Blockchain
2 5 (3.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.79%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Hudson
General
1 11 (8.66%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.51%) Finance
3 6 (4.72%) Games
4 5 (3.94%) Automotive
5 4 (3.15%) Electronics
5 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.15%) Marketing
6 3 (2.36%) Back Office
6 3 (2.36%) Front Office
7 2 (1.57%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.57%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (29.92%) Network Engineer
2 18 (14.17%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (13.39%) Analyst
4 13 (10.24%) Architect
5 12 (9.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.66%) Network Specialist
7 8 (6.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.30%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 7 (5.51%) Senior Network Specialist
8 7 (5.51%) Service Analyst
8 7 (5.51%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.72%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) VoIP Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.15%) Middleware
2 3 (2.36%) XMPP
3 2 (1.57%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.57%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.79%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.90%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.30%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (5.51%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.36%) NHS
6 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.57%) CMDB
6 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.57%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.79%) e-Health
7 1 (0.79%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.79%) Handset
7 1 (0.79%) iPhone
7 1 (0.79%) LIMS
7 1 (0.79%) PACS
7 1 (0.79%) PMI
7 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (33.07%) Windows
2 27 (21.26%) Windows Server
3 15 (11.81%) Windows 10
4 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.87%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.30%) Linux
8 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.36%) Unix
10 2 (1.57%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.05%) ITIL
2 14 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (11.02%) Service Delivery
3 11 (8.66%) Incident Management
4 9 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (7.09%) Load Balancing
5 8 (6.30%) Architectural Design
5 8 (6.30%) ITIL V3
5 8 (6.30%) Logistics
6 7 (5.51%) TOGAF
7 6 (4.72%) Migration
7 6 (4.72%) Network Management
7 6 (4.72%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.72%) Project Management
8 5 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.94%) Microservices
8 5 (3.94%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (3.94%) Service Management
9 4 (3.15%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (3.15%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.66%) SQL
2 6 (4.72%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (44.09%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (40.16%) CCNA
3 34 (26.77%) CCNP
4 12 (9.45%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (6.30%) MCSA
6 8 (6.30%) MCSE
7 7 (5.51%) MCP
8 6 (4.72%) Degree
9 5 (3.94%) HND
9 5 (3.94%) MCITP
9 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (2.36%) CCIE
11 2 (1.57%) CCIP
11 2 (1.57%) CCSA
11 2 (1.57%) CCSE
11 2 (1.57%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.79%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.81%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.57%) GDPR
3 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.79%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.79%) HL7
System Software
1 26 (20.47%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.39%) Hyper-V
3 16 (12.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.51%) XenApp
5 5 (3.94%) Docker
6 3 (2.36%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (16.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (15.75%) SCCM
3 16 (12.60%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (3.94%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.94%) SCOM
4 5 (3.94%) WSUS
5 3 (2.36%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.36%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.79%) Ansible
6 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.79%) OpenView
6 1 (0.79%) OPNET
6 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.79%) Puppet
6 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.79%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 39 (30.71%) Microsoft
2 31 (24.41%) VMware
3 21 (16.54%) F5
4 19 (14.96%) HP
5 17 (13.39%) CheckPoint
6 16 (12.60%) Citrix
7 14 (11.02%) Dell
8 13 (10.24%) Palo Alto
9 10 (7.87%) Apple
10 8 (6.30%) Hitachi
10 8 (6.30%) IBM
10 8 (6.30%) Juniper
10 8 (6.30%) SolarWinds
10 8 (6.30%) Sun
11 7 (5.51%) Google
12 6 (4.72%) Fortinet
12 6 (4.72%) Oracle
12 6 (4.72%) SAP
12 6 (4.72%) Sophos
13 5 (3.94%) Brocade