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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 42 40
Rank change year-on-year -17 -2  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 44 58 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.86% 3.75% 3.77%
As % of the Vendors category 6.34% 9.60% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 37
Median daily rate £325 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +32.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.42% -26.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +28.20%  

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 694 604 663
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 45.12% 39.04% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 378 359
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 32
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -28.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £16.35 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 June 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
Northamptonshire +8 16 £338 -14.28% 5
Derbyshire -15 9 £288 -17.85% 1
Nottinghamshire -15 8 £375 -37.50% 3
Leicestershire -9 6 £165 -52.17% 1
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 40 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (45.88%) Firewall
3 30 (35.29%) Windows
4 28 (32.94%) ITIL
5 26 (30.59%) VMware
6 23 (27.06%) CCNA
7 22 (25.88%) Active Directory
8 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
9 19 (22.35%) CCNP
9 19 (22.35%) LAN
10 18 (21.18%) Juniper
10 18 (21.18%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 16 (18.82%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (18.82%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (17.65%) SAN
13 15 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (15.29%) DHCP
14 13 (15.29%) ITIL V3
14 13 (15.29%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
15 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
15 12 (14.12%) WAN
15 12 (14.12%) DNS
15 12 (14.12%) NetApp
15 12 (14.12%) Wireless
16 11 (12.94%) Citrix
16 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (12.94%) Meraki
16 11 (12.94%) Data Centre

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 8 (9.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.53%) Apache
2 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Office 365
2 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.71%) G Suite
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.18%) IaaS
4 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (45.88%) Firewall
2 19 (22.35%) LAN
3 18 (21.18%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (18.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (18.82%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (17.65%) SAN
6 13 (15.29%) DHCP
7 12 (14.12%) DNS
7 12 (14.12%) WAN
7 12 (14.12%) Wireless
8 10 (11.76%) IP Telephony
9 9 (10.59%) Cisco IPT
10 8 (9.41%) BGP
10 8 (9.41%) MPLS
10 8 (9.41%) Unified Communications
11 6 (7.06%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
11 6 (7.06%) VLAN
12 5 (5.88%) Network Security
12 5 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) MySQL
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (5.88%) Finance
1 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.71%) Automotive
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Local Government
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.47%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Architect
5 8 (9.41%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Voice Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Voice Network Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Network Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.71%) Database Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) IT Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Network Support
8 4 (4.71%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) .NET
1 5 (5.88%) ADSI
2 2 (2.35%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.18%) WAP
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (12.94%) Data Centre
3 9 (10.59%) Clustering
4 5 (5.88%) PKI
5 3 (3.53%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.35%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.35%) Replication
6 2 (2.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.18%) Handset
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.29%) Windows
2 17 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.53%) Linux
7 3 (3.53%) Unix
7 3 (3.53%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.18%) Android
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) ITIL
2 13 (15.29%) ITIL V3
3 10 (11.76%) Project Management
4 7 (8.24%) SDLC
5 6 (7.06%) Data Loss Prevention
5 6 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.06%) Incident Management
5 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.88%) Fault Management
6 5 (5.88%) Network Design
6 5 (5.88%) Network Management
6 5 (5.88%) Service Design
7 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.71%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 4 (4.71%) ITSM
7 4 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (4.71%) Service Management
7 4 (4.71%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 5 (5.88%) VB.NET
2 3 (3.53%) Java
3 1 (1.18%) Python
3 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (27.06%) CCNA
3 19 (22.35%) CCNP
4 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
5 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
6 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (9.41%) JNCIA
7 8 (9.41%) MCSE
8 7 (8.24%) Degree
9 5 (5.88%) DBS Check
10 4 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.35%) CCIE
11 2 (2.35%) MCP
11 2 (2.35%) MCSA
11 2 (2.35%) VCAP
12 1 (1.18%) CCSA
12 1 (1.18%) CCSE
12 1 (1.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.18%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (25.88%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.53%) vCloud
3 3 (3.53%) vSphere
4 1 (1.18%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.18%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.18%) XenApp
4 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (5.88%) SCCM
3 4 (4.71%) OVSD
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.35%) SCOM
5 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.18%) MIIS
5 1 (1.18%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 26 (30.59%) VMware
2 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.18%) Juniper
4 12 (14.12%) NetApp
5 11 (12.94%) Citrix
5 11 (12.94%) Meraki
6 9 (10.59%) CheckPoint
6 9 (10.59%) HP
7 7 (8.24%) Palo Alto
8 6 (7.06%) Dell
8 6 (7.06%) McAfee
8 6 (7.06%) SolarWinds
9 5 (5.88%) Computacenter
9 5 (5.88%) Intel
9 5 (5.88%) Symantec
10 4 (4.71%) Google
11 3 (3.53%) Aruba
11 3 (3.53%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.53%) LANDesk
11 3 (3.53%) Mitel
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