Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 61 48
Rank change year-on-year +25 -13 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 133 92 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.46% 2.91% 3.97%
As % of the Vendors category 10.15% 6.42% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 62 80
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £334 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +11.25% -7.69%
10th Percentile £169 £221 £170
90th Percentile £490 £492 £489
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 14
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +49.25% -22.09%
10th Percentile £21.25 £18.18 £11.38
90th Percentile £47.65 £60.00 £23.75
England median hourly rate £20.75 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.31% +8.89% +12.50%

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 1,310 1,432 1,338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.96% 45.27% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 879 710
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £214 £220 £225
90th Percentile £538 £565 £506
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 90 106
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.41% -14.77%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.95 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.75 £40.25 £38.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.76
% change year-on-year - -1.46% +7.64%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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 +13 32 £363 -10.77% 16
Derbyshire +7 29 £350 +6.87% 14
Northamptonshire +9 24 £325 -7.14% 16
Leicestershire +2 20 £225 -15.09% 16
Lincolnshire +13 12 £249 - 7
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 57 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (41.35%) Firewall
3 43 (32.33%) Microsoft
4 42 (31.58%) VMware
5 41 (30.83%) Windows
6 40 (30.08%) ITIL
7 37 (27.82%) CCNA
8 33 (24.81%) CCNP
9 29 (21.80%) LAN
10 27 (20.30%) Active Directory
11 26 (19.55%) WAN
12 25 (18.80%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (17.29%) TCP/IP
14 22 (16.54%) Security Cleared
15 21 (15.79%) Citrix
15 21 (15.79%) F5
15 21 (15.79%) Windows Server
16 20 (15.04%) SAN
16 20 (15.04%) Wireless
16 20 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (13.53%) SC Cleared
17 18 (13.53%) HP
17 18 (13.53%) DNS
17 18 (13.53%) Data Centre
18 16 (12.03%) High Availability
18 16 (12.03%) Office 365
18 16 (12.03%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (12.03%) MCSE
18 16 (12.03%) Linux
18 16 (12.03%) CheckPoint

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 12 (9.02%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.77%) Apache
2 9 (6.77%) iPlanet
2 9 (6.77%) JBoss
2 9 (6.77%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (6.77%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.77%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.01%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.26%) IIS
5 2 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.50%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.50%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.50%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.03%) Office 365
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (41.35%) Firewall
2 29 (21.80%) LAN
3 26 (19.55%) WAN
4 23 (17.29%) TCP/IP
5 20 (15.04%) SAN
5 20 (15.04%) Wireless
6 18 (13.53%) DNS
7 14 (10.53%) DHCP
8 13 (9.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (9.77%) Unified Communications
9 12 (9.02%) MPLS
9 12 (9.02%) VPN
10 8 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (6.02%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (5.26%) OSPF
11 7 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (4.51%) BGP
12 6 (4.51%) NAS
12 6 (4.51%) VLAN
13 5 (3.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) Big Data
4 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
General
1 11 (8.27%) Automotive
2 9 (6.77%) Finance
3 7 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.76%) Retail
5 4 (3.01%) Banking
6 3 (2.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (34.59%) Network Engineer
2 18 (13.53%) Architect
3 14 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.77%) Cisco Engineer
5 12 (9.02%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) Network Architect
7 8 (6.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Consultant
7 8 (6.02%) IT Support
7 8 (6.02%) Unix Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.26%) Cisco Architect
8 7 (5.26%) Network Support
8 7 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Cisco Network Architect
9 6 (4.51%) Solaris Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 5 (3.76%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) J2EE
2 3 (2.26%) .NET
2 3 (2.26%) LDAP
3 2 (1.50%) WAP
4 1 (0.75%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.53%) Clustering
3 5 (3.76%) NHS
4 4 (3.01%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.50%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.75%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.75%) PKI
6 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.83%) Windows
2 21 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 16 (12.03%) Linux
3 16 (12.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (9.77%) Windows 7
5 12 (9.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.27%) Unix
7 9 (6.77%) AIX
7 9 (6.77%) HPUX
7 9 (6.77%) Solaris
8 7 (5.26%) SUSE
9 6 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.51%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.50%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.08%) ITIL
2 16 (12.03%) High Availability
3 15 (11.28%) ITIL V3
4 14 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (9.02%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 11 (8.27%) Data Loss Prevention
6 11 (8.27%) Load Balancing
7 10 (7.52%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (7.52%) PRINCE2
7 10 (7.52%) Project Management
8 9 (6.77%) ERP
8 9 (6.77%) PLM
9 8 (6.02%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.26%) Data Protection
10 7 (5.26%) SDLC
11 6 (4.51%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.51%) Migration
12 5 (3.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.76%) SQL
2 4 (3.01%) Bash Shell
2 4 (3.01%) C-shell
2 4 (3.01%) Korn
2 4 (3.01%) Perl
2 4 (3.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (27.82%) CCNA
3 33 (24.81%) CCNP
4 25 (18.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (16.54%) Security Cleared
6 18 (13.53%) SC Cleared
7 16 (12.03%) MCSE
8 10 (7.52%) Degree
9 9 (6.77%) CCIE
9 9 (6.77%) MCSA
10 8 (6.02%) VCAP
10 8 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (3.76%) MCP
12 3 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.50%) CISM
13 2 (1.50%) CISSP
13 2 (1.50%) DBS Check
13 2 (1.50%) SSCP
14 1 (0.75%) CNE
14 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (1.50%) GDPR
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (20.30%) Active Directory
2 20 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.77%) XenApp
5 5 (3.76%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (3.76%) vSphere
6 4 (3.01%) Samba
7 3 (2.26%) KVM
7 3 (2.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.50%) Firmware
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.75%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (6.02%) SCCM
2 5 (3.76%) Ionix
2 5 (3.76%) WSUS
3 2 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.50%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.50%) OpenView
4 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.75%) SCOM
4 1 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (32.33%) Microsoft
2 42 (31.58%) VMware
3 21 (15.79%) Citrix
3 21 (15.79%) F5
4 18 (13.53%) HP
5 16 (12.03%) CheckPoint
6 13 (9.77%) Red Hat
7 12 (9.02%) Juniper
7 12 (9.02%) Oracle
8 9 (6.77%) NetApp
8 9 (6.77%) Sun
9 6 (4.51%) EMC
9 6 (4.51%) Sophos
10 5 (3.76%) Apple
10 5 (3.76%) Dell
10 5 (3.76%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.01%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.26%) IBM
12 3 (2.26%) PlateSpin
12 3 (2.26%) Veritas