Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 55 59
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 104 117 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.75% 3.68% 3.01%
As % of the Vendors category 8.64% 8.08% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 94 64
East Midlands median daily rate £315 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -1.75% +1.79%
10th Percentile £113 £152 £236
90th Percentile £493 £538 £625
England median daily rate £403 £393 £390
% change year-on-year +2.55% +0.64% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
East Midlands median hourly rate £32.82 £16.10 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.87% +12.98% -19.72%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.30 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.75 £30.00 £15.88
England median hourly rate £24.00 £21.70 £22.75
% change year-on-year +10.60% -4.62% +10.98%

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 1,204 1,448 1,342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.42% 45.58% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 911 845
East Midlands median daily rate £391 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.19% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £250
90th Percentile £550 £545 £575
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.65% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 83 62
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.93% +12.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.32 £8.69
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.69 £18.99
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in the East Midlands

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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 19 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in the East Midlands

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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 19 September 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
Nottinghamshire +16 37 £315 -13.10% 12
Derbyshire +19 28 £338 +5.47% 4
Leicestershire +5 16 £288 +41.98% 9
Northamptonshire -33 12 £263 -25.00% 14
Lincolnshire +13 6 £300 +34.83% 1
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 40 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 39 (37.50%) Firewall
3 38 (36.54%) Windows
4 30 (28.85%) Active Directory
5 28 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (25.00%) LAN
7 25 (24.04%) WAN
8 24 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 24 (23.08%) Windows Server
9 20 (19.23%) Cisco Firepower
9 20 (19.23%) CCNA
9 20 (19.23%) F5
10 19 (18.27%) Citrix
10 19 (18.27%) CheckPoint
10 19 (18.27%) VPN
11 18 (17.31%) CCNP
11 18 (17.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (16.35%) VMware
13 16 (15.38%) Migration
13 16 (15.38%) Linux
13 16 (15.38%) Office 365
13 16 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (14.42%) McAfee
15 14 (13.46%) Network Security
15 14 (13.46%) Cisco CUCM
16 13 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
17 12 (11.54%) ITIL
17 12 (11.54%) VoIP
17 12 (11.54%) IaaS
17 12 (11.54%) Data Centre

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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 5 (4.81%) Site Server
2 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (15.38%) Office 365
2 12 (11.54%) IaaS
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.88%) G Suite
4 2 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.96%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (37.50%) Firewall
2 26 (25.00%) LAN
3 25 (24.04%) WAN
4 24 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 20 (19.23%) Cisco Firepower
6 19 (18.27%) VPN
7 18 (17.31%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (13.46%) Network Security
9 12 (11.54%) VoIP
10 11 (10.58%) Wireless
11 10 (9.62%) DHCP
12 9 (8.65%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (8.65%) DNS
12 9 (8.65%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (6.73%) MPLS
14 6 (5.77%) SAN
15 5 (4.81%) VLAN
16 4 (3.85%) Cisco IPT
16 4 (3.85%) IP Telephony
16 4 (3.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (5.77%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Aerospace
2 5 (4.81%) Retail
3 2 (1.92%) Automotive
3 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (26.92%) Network Engineer
2 15 (14.42%) Analyst
3 12 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (8.65%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.69%) Architect
5 8 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Security Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Consultant
8 5 (4.81%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Voice Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Cisco IPT Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Cisco Support
9 4 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.88%) Cisco Specialist
10 3 (2.88%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) Middleware
2 2 (1.92%) ADSI
2 2 (1.92%) LDAP
2 2 (1.92%) Spring
2 2 (1.92%) XMPP
3 1 (0.96%) COM
3 1 (0.96%) WAP
3 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.73%) Clustering
2 7 (6.73%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.85%) NHS
4 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.92%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.92%) PKI
4 2 (1.92%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.54%) Windows
2 24 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 16 (15.38%) Linux
4 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.77%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.88%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.88%) VMS
6 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.96%) Unix
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.38%) Migration
2 12 (11.54%) ITIL
3 9 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (8.65%) Patch Management
3 9 (8.65%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (4.81%) Change Control
4 5 (4.81%) High Availability
5 4 (3.85%) Analytics
5 4 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 4 (3.85%) Runbook
6 3 (2.88%) Active Listening
6 3 (2.88%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.88%) ITSM
6 3 (2.88%) Line Management
6 3 (2.88%) Operations Management
6 3 (2.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.88%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.88%) SOA
7 2 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.65%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.77%) SQL
3 2 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.96%) Lisp
4 1 (0.96%) Python
4 1 (0.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 28 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (19.23%) CCNA
3 18 (17.31%) CCNP
4 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (5.77%) DBS Check
7 5 (4.81%) Degree
7 5 (4.81%) MCSE
8 4 (3.85%) MCP
9 3 (2.88%) MCITP
9 3 (2.88%) MCSA
10 2 (1.92%) CEH
10 2 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.92%) MCTS
11 1 (0.96%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (28.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.77%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.81%) vSphere
4 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.85%) XenApp
5 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (9.62%) WSUS
4 5 (4.81%) SCCM
5 2 (1.92%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.92%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.92%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 40 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.23%) F5
3 19 (18.27%) CheckPoint
3 19 (18.27%) Citrix
4 17 (16.35%) VMware
5 15 (14.42%) McAfee
6 7 (6.73%) HP
6 7 (6.73%) Veeam
7 6 (5.77%) Oracle
8 5 (4.81%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.85%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (3.85%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.85%) IBM
10 3 (2.88%) Juniper
10 3 (2.88%) Meraki
10 3 (2.88%) Mitel
10 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.88%) Remedy
10 3 (2.88%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.88%) ServiceNow