Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 37 67
Rank change year-on-year +4 +30 -23
Contract jobs citing Cisco 130 134 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.30% 4.46% 2.91%
As % of the Vendors category 11.64% 10.15% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 100 62
East Midlands median daily rate £326 £350 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.79% +4.87% +11.25%
10th Percentile £113 £170 £221
90th Percentile £530 £489 £492
England median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £20.65 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.01% +40.00% +49.25%
10th Percentile £15.43 £21.25 £18.18
90th Percentile £32.63 £47.65 £60.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year +21.95% -17.17% +10.00%

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 1,117 1,320 1,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 45.57% 43.97% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 831 880
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £220
90th Percentile £550 £538 £566
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 88 89
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.64 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.55% - -
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.21 £10.00
90th Percentile £23.92 £41.63 £40.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.46 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.26% -0.26% -

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 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +10 36 £308 -15.17% 25
Northamptonshire +7 36 £275 -15.38% 15
Derbyshire +13 30 £425 +25.93% 10
Leicestershire +3 11 £520 +131.11% 7
Lincolnshire -1 10 £300 +20.60% 4
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 56 (43.08%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (37.69%) Windows
3 47 (36.15%) Microsoft
4 46 (35.38%) Firewall
5 40 (30.77%) CCNA
6 31 (23.85%) VMware
7 30 (23.08%) CCNP
8 25 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (18.46%) Citrix
9 24 (18.46%) LAN
9 24 (18.46%) VPN
10 23 (17.69%) WAN
10 23 (17.69%) Active Directory
10 23 (17.69%) F5
11 21 (16.15%) Network Security
11 21 (16.15%) TCP/IP
12 20 (15.38%) VoIP
12 20 (15.38%) Wireless
12 20 (15.38%) Data Centre
13 19 (14.62%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (13.85%) Windows Server
15 17 (13.08%) Cisco CUCM
15 17 (13.08%) PaaS
16 16 (12.31%) ITIL
17 15 (11.54%) Linux
17 15 (11.54%) OSPF
17 15 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
18 13 (10.00%) Migration
18 13 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 (6.92%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.54%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.54%) Site Server
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (13.08%) PaaS
3 11 (8.46%) IaaS
3 11 (8.46%) Office 365
4 7 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.77%) Apigee
6 1 (0.77%) Boomi
6 1 (0.77%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.77%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 46 (35.38%) Firewall
2 24 (18.46%) LAN
2 24 (18.46%) VPN
3 23 (17.69%) WAN
4 21 (16.15%) Network Security
4 21 (16.15%) TCP/IP
5 20 (15.38%) VoIP
5 20 (15.38%) Wireless
6 19 (14.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (11.54%) OSPF
8 13 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (9.23%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (8.46%) BGP
10 11 (8.46%) Cisco Firepower
11 10 (7.69%) EIGRP
11 10 (7.69%) SAN
11 10 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (6.92%) MPLS
12 9 (6.92%) Unified Communications
13 6 (4.62%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.15%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.54%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.54%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.77%) Big Data
4 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Visual Studio Team System
2 8 (6.15%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.77%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.77%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.77%) JIRA
3 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (6.15%) Manufacturing
1 8 (6.15%) Retail
2 6 (4.62%) Finance
3 4 (3.08%) Automotive
4 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.54%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.54%) Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) Back Office
6 1 (0.77%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Front Office
6 1 (0.77%) Local Government
6 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (32.31%) Network Engineer
2 35 (26.92%) Architect
3 19 (14.62%) Analyst
4 14 (10.77%) Security Architect
5 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (8.46%) Network Architect
6 10 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) Service Analyst
7 9 (6.92%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (5.38%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Voice Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
11 5 (3.85%) Voice Specialist
12 4 (3.08%) Cisco IPT Engineer
12 4 (3.08%) Network Support
12 4 (3.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.15%) Middleware
2 5 (3.85%) Spring
3 2 (1.54%) XMPP
4 1 (0.77%) Kafka
4 1 (0.77%) Swagger
4 1 (0.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.62%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.31%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.31%) NHS
5 3 (2.31%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.54%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.77%) Blog
7 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 49 (37.69%) Windows
2 18 (13.85%) Windows Server
3 15 (11.54%) Linux
4 10 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 9 (6.92%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.54%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.77%) Unix
10 1 (0.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.31%) ITIL
2 13 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (10.00%) Migration
3 12 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 9 (6.92%) Data Modelling
5 9 (6.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 9 (6.92%) Network Design
5 9 (6.92%) SABSA
5 9 (6.92%) Security Architecture
6 8 (6.15%) Change Management
6 8 (6.15%) Data Acquisition
7 7 (5.38%) Analytics
7 7 (5.38%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (5.38%) Project Management
8 6 (4.62%) CRM
8 6 (4.62%) SOA
9 5 (3.85%) Change Control
9 5 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.92%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.62%) SQL
3 1 (0.77%) Java
3 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.77%) Python
3 1 (0.77%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 56 (43.08%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (30.77%) CCNA
3 30 (23.08%) CCNP
4 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (7.69%) MCP
6 6 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.85%) Degree
8 4 (3.08%) CCIE
8 4 (3.08%) MCSE
9 3 (2.31%) MCITP
9 3 (2.31%) MCSA
10 2 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.54%) HND
11 1 (0.77%) CCIE Wireless
11 1 (0.77%) VCP6
11 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) QA
1 2 (1.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) GDPR
2 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.77%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (17.69%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.92%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.38%) vSphere
5 4 (3.08%) XenApp
6 2 (1.54%) Docker
6 2 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.54%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (13.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (6.92%) SCCM
3 2 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.54%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.54%) SCOM
3 2 (1.54%) WSUS
3 2 (1.54%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.77%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 47 (36.15%) Microsoft
2 31 (23.85%) VMware
3 24 (18.46%) Citrix
4 23 (17.69%) F5
5 10 (7.69%) Oracle
5 10 (7.69%) Riverbed
6 9 (6.92%) CheckPoint
7 8 (6.15%) Exinda
7 8 (6.15%) IBM
8 6 (4.62%) NetApp
8 6 (4.62%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.85%) HP
9 5 (3.85%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.08%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (3.08%) Google
10 4 (3.08%) Juniper
11 3 (2.31%) BMC
11 3 (2.31%) Meraki
11 3 (2.31%) Remedy
11 3 (2.31%) ServiceNow