Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 2021 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
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 15 32
Rank change year-on-year -25 +17 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 62 68 104
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.98% 9.47% 5.71%
As % of the Vendors category 9.44% 18.28% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 47 74
10th Percentile £201 £129 £137
25th Percentile £244 £243 £233
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £306 £425 £363
Median % change year-on-year -27.94% +17.24% +9.52%
75th Percentile £364 £475 £450
90th Percentile £438 £525 £488
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
10th Percentile £22.05 " £11.88
25th Percentile £22.50 " £12.34
Median hourly rate £50.75 £22.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +125.56% +7.14% +16.20%
75th Percentile £52.63 " £39.66
90th Percentile £57.50 " £44.15
England median hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -23.33% +17.65% +6.25%

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 657 372 845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 42.17% 51.81% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 224 487
10th Percentile £131 £158 £175
25th Percentile £250 £293 £305
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £375 £400
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.23%
75th Percentile £520 £469 £494
90th Percentile £600 £525 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 24 73
10th Percentile £8.75 £9.96 £10.36
25th Percentile £10.76 £11.39 £11.88
Median hourly rate £16.83 £14.07 £15.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.56% -6.18% +7.14%
75th Percentile £22.38 £20.63 £17.88
90th Percentile £51.00 £36.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -13.33% +20.32% +7.52%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Cisco as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Cisco in the East Midlands

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco in the East Midlands

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Cisco in the East Midlands

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Cisco in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

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 27 November 2021. 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 -14 27 £288 -17.86% 11
Derbyshire -7 13 £300 -33.33% 7
Northamptonshire -8 10 £310 +158.33% 6
Leicestershire -30 5 £435 -3.33% 7
Lincolnshire -10 3 - - 5
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 37 (59.68%) Firewall
2 27 (43.55%) Windows
3 26 (41.94%) SQL
4 23 (37.10%) WAN
4 23 (37.10%) VPN
4 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
4 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
5 22 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (35.48%) Migration
6 20 (32.26%) VMware
6 20 (32.26%) ITIL
7 19 (30.65%) Wireless
7 19 (30.65%) Azure
8 18 (29.03%) Windows Server
8 18 (29.03%) SD-WAN
9 16 (25.81%) Social Skills
10 15 (24.19%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (24.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (24.19%) MPLS
11 14 (22.58%) CCNA
11 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
11 14 (22.58%) PBX
11 14 (22.58%) Linux
11 14 (22.58%) Unix
11 14 (22.58%) Microsoft 365
12 13 (20.97%) LAN
12 13 (20.97%) HP
12 13 (20.97%) CCNP
13 12 (19.35%) SAN
13 12 (19.35%) Middleware

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 9 (14.52%) JBoss
1 9 (14.52%) NetWeaver
1 9 (14.52%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.65%) Azure
2 14 (22.58%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (19.35%) IaaS
4 9 (14.52%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 9 (14.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 9 (14.52%) PaaS
4 9 (14.52%) SaaS
5 7 (11.29%) AWS
6 3 (4.84%) Azure Storage
7 1 (1.61%) iTunes
7 1 (1.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (59.68%) Firewall
2 23 (37.10%) VPN
2 23 (37.10%) WAN
3 19 (30.65%) Wireless
4 18 (29.03%) SD-WAN
5 15 (24.19%) MPLS
6 14 (22.58%) PBX
7 13 (20.97%) LAN
8 12 (19.35%) SAN
9 11 (17.74%) VoIP
10 10 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (16.13%) DNS
11 9 (14.52%) DHCP
11 9 (14.52%) Skype
12 8 (12.90%) Network Security
13 7 (11.29%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (9.68%) Cisco Firepower
14 6 (9.68%) Internet
15 3 (4.84%) IP Telephony
15 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (14.52%) DB2
3 9 (14.52%) MySQL
3 9 (14.52%) SAP HANA
4 3 (4.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (25.81%) Social Skills
2 9 (14.52%) Public Sector
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.84%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.84%) Automotive
4 3 (4.84%) Local Government
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Architect
2 10 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (12.90%) Designer
3 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Designer
3 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 8 (12.90%) IT Architect
3 8 (12.90%) IT Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (12.90%) Solutions Designer
4 6 (9.68%) Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Manager
5 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) IT Support
5 4 (6.45%) Network Support
5 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Support Manager
6 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) Middleware
2 9 (14.52%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) PKI
1 9 (14.52%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.45%) BYOD
2 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.84%) Handset
4 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Windows Server
3 14 (22.58%) Linux
3 14 (22.58%) Unix
4 9 (14.52%) AIX
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.84%) VMS
7 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.23%) Android
8 2 (3.23%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.61%) CentOS
9 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Migration
2 20 (32.26%) ITIL
3 15 (24.19%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (24.19%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (19.35%) High Availability
5 11 (17.74%) Data Protection
5 11 (17.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (14.52%) Business Analysis
6 9 (14.52%) Business Continuity
6 9 (14.52%) Decision-Making
6 9 (14.52%) Due Diligence
6 9 (14.52%) Identity Management
6 9 (14.52%) Microservices
6 9 (14.52%) Remediation Plan
6 9 (14.52%) Service Management
6 9 (14.52%) Storage Management
6 9 (14.52%) TOGAF
7 8 (12.90%) Conflict Resolution
8 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.61%) VB
4 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (22.58%) CCNA
3 13 (20.97%) CCNP
4 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.06%) Degree
7 4 (6.45%) MCSA
8 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.23%) MCSE
9 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.61%) CISSP
9 1 (1.61%) Dell Certification
9 1 (1.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) COBIT
1 9 (14.52%) GDPR
1 9 (14.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.52%) Docker
3 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.68%) vSphere
5 4 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 9 (14.52%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 20 (32.26%) VMware
3 13 (20.97%) HP
4 11 (17.74%) Citrix
5 10 (16.13%) Red Hat
6 9 (14.52%) Oracle
6 9 (14.52%) SAP
6 9 (14.52%) Software AG
7 7 (11.29%) CommVault
7 7 (11.29%) IBM
8 6 (9.68%) Brocade
8 6 (9.68%) Veeam
9 5 (8.06%) Aerohive Networks
9 5 (8.06%) Cognos
10 4 (6.45%) Extreme Networks
10 4 (6.45%) F5
10 4 (6.45%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (6.45%) Ruckus Wireless
10 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow