Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 65 47
Rank change year-on-year +17 -18 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 127 96 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.00% 2.90% 3.88%
As % of the Vendors category 9.18% 6.37% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 62 79
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £170 £228 £192
90th Percentile £489 £557 £476
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 14
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +12.68% -11.25%
10th Percentile £13.46 £11.25 £12.85
90th Percentile £34.00 £60.00 £23.75
England median hourly rate £21.34 £24.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -12.91% +16.67% +5.00%

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 1384 1508 1342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.62% 45.60% 41.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 917 726
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £220 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £565 £525
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 78 111
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.77 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.75 £42.73 £28.00
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
Northamptonshire +17 31 £339 -3.21% 1
Derbyshire -11 28 £325 +13.14% 5
Nottinghamshire +6 26 £325 -32.64% 8
Leicestershire -1 13 £225 -21.74% 5
Lincolnshire +5 12 £245 -30.00%
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 54 (42.52%) Firewall
2 49 (38.58%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (36.22%) Windows
4 43 (33.86%) Microsoft
5 41 (32.28%) VMware
6 39 (30.71%) ITIL
7 36 (28.35%) CCNA
8 30 (23.62%) Active Directory
9 28 (22.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (21.26%) WAN
11 26 (20.47%) Windows Server
12 25 (19.69%) SAN
13 24 (18.90%) LAN
13 24 (18.90%) CCNP
14 23 (18.11%) HP
14 23 (18.11%) F5
15 21 (16.54%) Security Cleared
16 20 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (14.96%) Unified Communications
17 19 (14.96%) Data Centre
18 18 (14.17%) High Availability
19 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
19 17 (13.39%) SC Cleared
19 17 (13.39%) Clustering
19 17 (13.39%) TCP/IP
19 17 (13.39%) CheckPoint
20 16 (12.60%) Wireless
20 16 (12.60%) Linux
20 16 (12.60%) MCSE
21 15 (11.81%) Apache

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 15 (11.81%) Apache
1 15 (11.81%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.24%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.66%) iPlanet
3 11 (8.66%) JBoss
3 11 (8.66%) Oracle Application Server
3 11 (8.66%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.72%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.94%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.36%) IIS
6 3 (2.36%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.36%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.36%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.66%) Office 365
2 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.94%) G Suite
4 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (42.52%) Firewall
2 27 (21.26%) WAN
3 25 (19.69%) SAN
4 24 (18.90%) LAN
5 19 (14.96%) Unified Communications
6 17 (13.39%) TCP/IP
7 16 (12.60%) Wireless
8 13 (10.24%) DNS
9 12 (9.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (7.87%) DHCP
11 9 (7.09%) MPLS
11 9 (7.09%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (6.30%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (5.51%) NAS
13 7 (5.51%) VPN
14 6 (4.72%) BGP
14 6 (4.72%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (4.72%) OSPF
14 6 (4.72%) VoIP
15 5 (3.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.15%) MySQL
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) Big Data
4 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (11.02%) Automotive
2 8 (6.30%) Finance
3 7 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.36%) Banking
4 3 (2.36%) Marketing
4 3 (2.36%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (26.77%) Network Engineer
2 17 (13.39%) Architect
3 15 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (11.02%) Support Engineer
5 13 (10.24%) Network Architect
6 10 (7.87%) IT Support
6 10 (7.87%) Unix Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (6.30%) IT Engineer
9 7 (5.51%) Administrator
9 7 (5.51%) Cisco Architect
9 7 (5.51%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (5.51%) Network Support
9 7 (5.51%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Cisco Network Architect
10 6 (4.72%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Solaris Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Designer
11 5 (3.94%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.09%) J2EE
2 3 (2.36%) .NET
2 3 (2.36%) WAP
3 1 (0.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.96%) Data Centre
2 17 (13.39%) Clustering
3 15 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.72%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.15%) NHS
6 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.57%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.79%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.79%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.79%) PKI
7 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
7 1 (0.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.22%) Windows
2 26 (20.47%) Windows Server
3 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (12.60%) Linux
5 13 (10.24%) Unix
6 11 (8.66%) AIX
6 11 (8.66%) Solaris
6 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (7.87%) HPUX
8 9 (7.09%) SUSE
9 8 (6.30%) Windows 7
10 6 (4.72%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.57%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.79%) Android
13 1 (0.79%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.71%) ITIL
2 18 (14.17%) High Availability
3 15 (11.81%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 15 (11.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (11.02%) Data Loss Prevention
4 14 (11.02%) ITIL V3
5 12 (9.45%) ERP
5 12 (9.45%) Load Balancing
5 12 (9.45%) PLM
6 11 (8.66%) Project Management
6 11 (8.66%) SDLC
7 10 (7.87%) Asset Management
7 10 (7.87%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.30%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (6.30%) Data Protection
9 7 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.51%) Migration
9 7 (5.51%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (3.94%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.72%) SQL
2 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
2 4 (3.15%) C-shell
2 4 (3.15%) Java
2 4 (3.15%) Korn
2 4 (3.15%) Perl
2 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (38.58%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (28.35%) CCNA
3 28 (22.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (18.90%) CCNP
5 21 (16.54%) Security Cleared
6 17 (13.39%) SC Cleared
7 16 (12.60%) MCSE
8 14 (11.02%) Degree
9 10 (7.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (7.09%) MCSA
11 8 (6.30%) MCP
11 8 (6.30%) VCAP
12 7 (5.51%) CCIE
13 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.57%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.79%) CNE
15 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
15 1 (0.79%) HND
15 1 (0.79%) MCTS
15 1 (0.79%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (23.62%) Active Directory
2 20 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.15%) KVM
4 4 (3.15%) Samba
4 4 (3.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (3.15%) XenApp
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.57%) Firmware
6 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.57%) vSphere
7 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.79%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (11.02%) SCCM
2 5 (3.94%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (3.94%) Ionix
3 4 (3.15%) SCOM
4 3 (2.36%) OpenView
5 2 (1.57%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.79%) OVSD
6 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.79%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 43 (33.86%) Microsoft
2 41 (32.28%) VMware
3 23 (18.11%) F5
3 23 (18.11%) HP
4 17 (13.39%) CheckPoint
5 14 (11.02%) Citrix
6 11 (8.66%) NetApp
6 11 (8.66%) Oracle
6 11 (8.66%) Red Hat
6 11 (8.66%) Sun
7 8 (6.30%) Juniper
8 7 (5.51%) Dell
8 7 (5.51%) EMC
9 6 (4.72%) Aruba
10 5 (3.94%) Blue Coat
10 5 (3.94%) Google
10 5 (3.94%) Palo Alto
10 5 (3.94%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.15%) PlateSpin
11 4 (3.15%) Veritas