Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 66 56
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 92 87 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.15% 2.77% 2.98%
As % of the Vendors category 7.41% 5.98% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 71 58
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £320 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -10.18% -5.00%
10th Percentile £188 £150 £257
90th Percentile £456 £538 £625
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% +56.52% -22.03%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.10 £8.35
90th Percentile £47.70 £20.57 £16.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.40 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.14% +7.00% -2.91%

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 1,241 1,454 1,373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 42.47% 46.29% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 887 808
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £220 £250
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 67 65
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +15.45% -12.14%
10th Percentile £10.10 £10.00 £8.89
90th Percentile £45.26 £52.50 £20.60
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +17 28 £375 +25.00% 5
Nottinghamshire +9 25 £328 -12.53% 14
Leicestershire +8 14 £225 -15.09% 2
Northamptonshire -27 12 £345 -13.75% 9
Lincolnshire +17 9 £240 +9.09% 1
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 38 (41.30%) Firewall
2 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 27 (29.35%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (29.35%) Windows
4 25 (27.17%) LAN
4 25 (27.17%) WAN
5 24 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 21 (22.83%) CheckPoint
6 21 (22.83%) Windows Server
7 20 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (21.74%) Office 365
8 18 (19.57%) F5
8 18 (19.57%) TCP/IP
9 17 (18.48%) VPN
9 17 (18.48%) CCNP
9 17 (18.48%) CCNA
10 15 (16.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (16.30%) Cisco Firepower
11 14 (15.22%) McAfee
11 14 (15.22%) Wireless
12 13 (14.13%) Linux
13 12 (13.04%) ITIL
13 12 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
13 12 (13.04%) Hyper-V
14 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
14 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (11.96%) Data Centre
14 11 (11.96%) DHCP
15 10 (10.87%) SAN
15 10 (10.87%) DNS

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 6 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.35%) Site Server
3 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.09%) IIS
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 20 (21.74%) Office 365
2 8 (8.70%) IaaS
3 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.26%) G Suite
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.17%) SaaS
5 1 (1.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (41.30%) Firewall
2 25 (27.17%) LAN
2 25 (27.17%) WAN
3 18 (19.57%) TCP/IP
4 17 (18.48%) VPN
5 15 (16.30%) Cisco Firepower
5 15 (16.30%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (15.22%) Wireless
7 11 (11.96%) DHCP
8 10 (10.87%) DNS
8 10 (10.87%) SAN
9 9 (9.78%) VoIP
10 8 (8.70%) Network Security
11 7 (7.61%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (5.43%) MPLS
12 5 (5.43%) VLAN
12 5 (5.43%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (4.35%) PBX
13 4 (4.35%) SMS
13 4 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.17%) DB2
3 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Local Government
2 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Automotive
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (10.87%) Analyst
3 9 (9.78%) Architect
4 7 (7.61%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Consultant
5 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Network Architect
5 6 (6.52%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) IT Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Cisco Support
7 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (3.26%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) ADSI
1 2 (2.17%) LDAP
2 1 (1.09%) .NET
2 1 (1.09%) COM
2 1 (1.09%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.61%) Clustering
3 6 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.17%) NHS
4 2 (2.17%) PKI
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.09%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.35%) Windows
2 21 (22.83%) Windows Server
3 13 (14.13%) Linux
4 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.26%) Mac OS
6 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.17%) VMS
7 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.04%) ITIL
2 10 (10.87%) Patch Management
3 9 (9.78%) Migration
4 8 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (4.35%) High Availability
5 4 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.35%) Network Architecture
6 3 (3.26%) Active Listening
6 3 (3.26%) Analytics
6 3 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.26%) Network Design
6 3 (3.26%) Project Management
6 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.17%) Cloud Operations
7 2 (2.17%) Critical Thinking
7 2 (2.17%) ITSM
7 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.17%) Runbook
7 2 (2.17%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.52%) SQL
3 2 (2.17%) Java
4 1 (1.09%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 27 (29.35%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (18.48%) CCNA
2 17 (18.48%) CCNP
3 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
4 10 (10.87%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (7.61%) MCSE
7 6 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (6.52%) DBS Check
8 4 (4.35%) CCIE
9 3 (3.26%) Degree
10 2 (2.17%) CCSA
10 2 (2.17%) CEH
10 2 (2.17%) MCITP
10 2 (2.17%) MCP
10 2 (2.17%) MCSA
10 2 (2.17%) MCTS
11 1 (1.09%) BC Cleared
11 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.26%) ProxySG
3 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.26%) vSphere
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.17%) XenApp
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (10.87%) WSUS
3 5 (5.43%) SCCM
4 4 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.17%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.17%) ThinApp
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.83%) CheckPoint
3 18 (19.57%) F5
4 14 (15.22%) McAfee
5 8 (8.70%) Citrix
5 8 (8.70%) HP
5 8 (8.70%) VMware
6 7 (7.61%) Palo Alto
6 7 (7.61%) Veeam
7 4 (4.35%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (4.35%) Mitel
8 3 (3.26%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.26%) Juniper
8 3 (3.26%) NetApp
8 3 (3.26%) Oracle
8 3 (3.26%) Remedy
9 2 (2.17%) Brocade
9 2 (2.17%) Dell
9 2 (2.17%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.17%) Veritas