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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 50 48
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 41 43 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.74% 2.63% 3.10%
As % of the Vendors category 5.57% 5.96% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 26
Median daily rate £300 £310 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -24.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £207 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £396 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £19.94 £9.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.86% -36.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.89 £8.65 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.99 £13.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.85% -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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 736 722 733
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 49.13% 44.24% 43.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 393 369
Median daily rate £350 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +2.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £217 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 45
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.19% -10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £9.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £39.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -5 14 £315 -1.56% 6
Nottinghamshire +8 10 £338 +6.71% 3
Northamptonshire +4 10 £300 -4.00% 4
Leicestershire -2 7 £291 +0.43% 7
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 56 (60.87%) Firewall
2 48 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (34.78%) ITIL
4 30 (32.61%) Windows
4 30 (32.61%) VMware
5 28 (30.43%) CCNA
6 27 (29.35%) CCNP
6 27 (29.35%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (25.00%) Juniper
8 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
9 19 (20.65%) LAN
9 19 (20.65%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (20.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (19.57%) Active Directory
10 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (17.39%) IP Telephony
11 16 (17.39%) Wireless
11 16 (17.39%) Windows Server
12 15 (16.30%) Data Centre
12 15 (16.30%) Project Management
12 15 (16.30%) DNS
12 15 (16.30%) Unix
13 14 (15.22%) DHCP
13 14 (15.22%) HP
13 14 (15.22%) F5
13 14 (15.22%) Meraki
14 13 (14.13%) Security Cleared
14 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (14.13%) ITIL V3

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 7 (7.61%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.52%) iPlanet
2 6 (6.52%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.35%) IIS
4 3 (3.26%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.35%) Office 365
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (60.87%) Firewall
2 27 (29.35%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (20.65%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (20.65%) LAN
3 19 (20.65%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (17.39%) IP Telephony
4 16 (17.39%) Wireless
5 15 (16.30%) DNS
6 14 (15.22%) DHCP
7 13 (14.13%) Cisco IPT
7 13 (14.13%) WAN
8 10 (10.87%) SAN
9 9 (9.78%) MPLS
10 8 (8.70%) LDAP
11 7 (7.61%) VLAN
11 7 (7.61%) VoIP
12 6 (6.52%) BIG-IP
12 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
12 6 (6.52%) VPN
13 5 (5.43%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.17%) DB2
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.35%) Local Government
4 3 (3.26%) Retail
5 2 (2.17%) Finance
5 2 (2.17%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (48.91%) Network Engineer
2 27 (29.35%) Cisco Engineer
3 26 (28.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (11.96%) Analyst
6 9 (9.78%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) Voice Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) Voice Network Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Technical Leader
8 5 (5.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Network Support
8 5 (5.43%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Database Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) IronPort Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.26%) Firewall Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) J2EE
2 5 (5.43%) .NET
2 5 (5.43%) ADSI
2 5 (5.43%) JSP
2 5 (5.43%) Web Services
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (7.61%) Clustering
4 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.43%) PKI
5 3 (3.26%) Handset
5 3 (3.26%) HP Storage
5 3 (3.26%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.26%) NHS
6 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.17%) EPoS
6 2 (2.17%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.61%) Windows
2 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (17.39%) Windows Server
4 15 (16.30%) Unix
5 13 (14.13%) Linux
5 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.52%) AIX
6 6 (6.52%) Solaris
6 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.09%) CentOS
9 1 (1.09%) Gentoo
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.78%) ITIL
2 15 (16.30%) Project Management
3 13 (14.13%) ITIL V3
4 8 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 7 (7.61%) Incident Management
5 7 (7.61%) Mentoring
5 7 (7.61%) Six Sigma
5 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.52%) Fault Management
6 6 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (6.52%) Service Design
7 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.43%) CAD
7 5 (5.43%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (5.43%) SDLC
8 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (4.35%) IT Strategy
8 4 (4.35%) QMS
8 4 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.52%) Java
1 6 (6.52%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.43%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.17%) Python
3 2 (2.17%) VBScript
4 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (30.43%) CCNA
3 27 (29.35%) CCNP
4 13 (14.13%) Security Cleared
5 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 11 (11.96%) JNCIA
7 7 (7.61%) Degree
8 6 (6.52%) MCSE
8 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (5.43%) DBS Check
10 4 (4.35%) CCSE
11 2 (2.17%) CCDP
11 2 (2.17%) CCIE
11 2 (2.17%) CCSA
11 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.09%) HND
12 1 (1.09%) MCP
12 1 (1.09%) MCSA
12 1 (1.09%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) SLA
2 5 (5.43%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.09%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (19.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.35%) vSphere
4 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.17%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.17%) vCloud
4 2 (2.17%) XenApp
4 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.09%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (6.52%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (6.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (5.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (5.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.35%) SCCM
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (3.26%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.17%) OpenView
6 1 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.09%) MIIS
6 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.09%) OVSD
6 1 (1.09%) Puppet
6 1 (1.09%) SCOM
6 1 (1.09%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 30 (32.61%) VMware
2 23 (25.00%) Juniper
3 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
4 14 (15.22%) F5
4 14 (15.22%) HP
4 14 (15.22%) Meraki
5 13 (14.13%) CheckPoint
6 12 (13.04%) NetApp
7 10 (10.87%) Symantec
8 9 (9.78%) Citrix
9 8 (8.70%) Sun
10 7 (7.61%) Red Hat
11 6 (6.52%) BEA
11 6 (6.52%) Computacenter
11 6 (6.52%) EMC
11 6 (6.52%) Intel Security
11 6 (6.52%) Oracle
12 5 (5.43%) Dell
12 5 (5.43%) Intel
12 5 (5.43%) SolarWinds
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