Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 61 50
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 93 93 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.12% 3.02% 3.34%
As % of the Vendors category 7.33% 6.15% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 63 67
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +10.00% -13.98%
10th Percentile £114 £222 £170
90th Percentile £538 £535 £493
England median daily rate £390 £399 £375
% change year-on-year -2.19% +6.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.00% +42.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £16.23 £18.79 £8.35
90th Percentile £47.95 £60.00 £19.10
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +1.12%

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 1,268 1,513 1,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 42.56% 49.20% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 896 741
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £215
90th Percentile £543 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 82 80
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.00 £9.71
90th Percentile £46.67 £44.05 £40.13
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +8.70%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Derbyshire +9 25 £365 +21.67% 11
Nottinghamshire -21 20 £400 +6.67% 19
Leicestershire +13 19 £234 -11.70% 12
Northamptonshire -3 17 £300 -25.00% 7
Lincolnshire +9 8 £240 - 6
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (43.01%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (39.78%) Firewall
3 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
4 28 (30.11%) CCNP
5 27 (29.03%) Windows
5 27 (29.03%) LAN
6 22 (23.66%) CCNA
7 21 (22.58%) Active Directory
8 20 (21.51%) WAN
8 20 (21.51%) Wireless
8 20 (21.51%) Security Cleared
8 20 (21.51%) Office 365
9 19 (20.43%) ITIL
10 18 (19.35%) SC Cleared
11 17 (18.28%) Citrix
11 17 (18.28%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (17.20%) Windows Server
13 15 (16.13%) VMware
13 15 (16.13%) TCP/IP
13 15 (16.13%) DNS
13 15 (16.13%) DHCP
14 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (11.83%) Windows 7
15 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (10.75%) CheckPoint
17 9 (9.68%) SAN
17 9 (9.68%) VPN
18 8 (8.60%) Juniper

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 4 (4.30%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.51%) Office 365
2 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) G Suite
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.08%) IaaS
4 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (39.78%) Firewall
2 27 (29.03%) LAN
3 20 (21.51%) WAN
3 20 (21.51%) Wireless
4 15 (16.13%) DHCP
4 15 (16.13%) DNS
4 15 (16.13%) TCP/IP
5 12 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (9.68%) SAN
6 9 (9.68%) VPN
7 7 (7.53%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (6.45%) MPLS
8 6 (6.45%) Unified Communications
9 5 (5.38%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (5.38%) PBX
9 5 (5.38%) SSL
9 5 (5.38%) VoIP
9 5 (5.38%) WLAN
10 4 (4.30%) VLAN
10 4 (4.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.30%) Automotive
2 3 (3.23%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Local Government
2 3 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (31.18%) Network Engineer
2 17 (18.28%) Architect
3 11 (11.83%) Network Architect
4 10 (10.75%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) Consultant
6 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 5 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.30%) IT Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.23%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) .NET
1 1 (1.08%) ADSI
1 1 (1.08%) Core Data
1 1 (1.08%) LDAP
1 1 (1.08%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) NHS
4 2 (2.15%) Clustering
4 2 (2.15%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.08%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.08%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.08%) PKI
5 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.03%) Windows
2 16 (17.20%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (11.83%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.53%) Linux
5 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.43%) ITIL
2 17 (18.28%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (8.60%) ITIL V3
4 7 (7.53%) Incident Management
4 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
5 6 (6.45%) Project Management
6 5 (5.38%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.38%) CRM
6 5 (5.38%) Data Protection
6 5 (5.38%) Presales
7 4 (4.30%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.30%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (4.30%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 4 (4.30%) Migration
7 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.23%) ERP
8 3 (3.23%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.23%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (1.08%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 40 (43.01%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (30.11%) CCNP
3 22 (23.66%) CCNA
4 20 (21.51%) Security Cleared
5 18 (19.35%) SC Cleared
6 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (8.60%) MCSE
8 7 (7.53%) CCIE
9 4 (4.30%) MCP
9 4 (4.30%) MCSA
10 3 (3.23%) Degree
11 2 (2.15%) CCSA
11 2 (2.15%) CEH
11 2 (2.15%) CISM
11 2 (2.15%) CISSP
11 2 (2.15%) DBS Check
11 2 (2.15%) SSCP
11 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (1.08%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (2.15%) GDPR
2 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.60%) XenApp
3 7 (7.53%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.38%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (5.38%) vSphere
5 3 (3.23%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) WSUS
2 4 (4.30%) SCCM
3 2 (2.15%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.15%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.15%) ThinApp
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.28%) Citrix
3 15 (16.13%) VMware
4 10 (10.75%) CheckPoint
5 8 (8.60%) Juniper
6 7 (7.53%) F5
6 7 (7.53%) HP
7 6 (6.45%) Sophos
8 5 (5.38%) Apple
8 5 (5.38%) Palo Alto
8 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.38%) Veeam
9 4 (4.30%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.30%) NetApp
9 4 (4.30%) Remedy
9 4 (4.30%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.23%) Aerohive Networks
10 3 (3.23%) Avaya
10 3 (3.23%) Oracle
11 2 (2.15%) Mitel