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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 25 May 2022 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
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 25 30 30
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 82 43 55
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.92% 4.51% 5.06%
As % of the Vendors category 13.80% 9.82% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 26 30
10th Percentile £188 £120 £155
25th Percentile £213 £185 £205
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £356 £335 £360
Median % change year-on-year +6.34% -6.94% +14.29%
75th Percentile £450 £488 £525
90th Percentile £484 £497 £571
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
10th Percentile - - £35.23
25th Percentile - - £40.08
Median hourly rate - £14.70 £48.15
Median % change year-on-year - -69.47% +190.94%
75th Percentile - £29.23 £51.58
90th Percentile - £37.94 £53.63
England median hourly rate £23.91 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +19.55% -13.04% -10.40%

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 594 438 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 42.92% 45.96% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 284 254
10th Percentile £160 £121 £181
25th Percentile £293 £263 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £375 £400
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
75th Percentile £513 £458 £488
90th Percentile £600 £538 £578
England median daily rate £525 £484 £460
% change year-on-year +8.47% +5.27% -1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 25 33
10th Percentile £9.50 £9.00 £10.15
25th Percentile £9.98 £9.52 £11.63
Median hourly rate £16.68 £14.60 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.23% +4.29% +3.70%
75th Percentile £23.44 £15.00 £23.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £16.00 £48.63
England median hourly rate £21.37 £20.00 £18.60
% change year-on-year +6.85% +7.53% +1.92%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Cisco as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Cisco in the East Midlands

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco in the East Midlands

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 25 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Derbyshire +1 26 £450 +71.43% 6
Leicestershire +4 21 £349 -26.58% 6
Nottinghamshire +5 15 £225 -25.93% 2
Northamptonshire -5 11 £338 -30.77% 5
Lincolnshire +2 8 £338 +27.36% 1
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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 39 (47.56%) Windows
2 32 (39.02%) WAN
3 30 (36.59%) Active Directory
4 27 (32.93%) Firewall
5 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
6 22 (26.83%) Microsoft 365
7 21 (25.61%) VMware
8 20 (24.39%) Wireless
8 20 (24.39%) Windows Server
8 20 (24.39%) Azure
9 18 (21.95%) LAN
9 18 (21.95%) SD-WAN
10 15 (18.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 15 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (17.07%) Security Cleared
11 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (17.07%) Cisco Firepower
12 13 (15.85%) SCCM
12 13 (15.85%) SC Cleared
12 13 (15.85%) Windows 10
13 12 (14.63%) ITIL
13 12 (14.63%) Windows 7
13 12 (14.63%) Social Skills
14 11 (13.41%) Meraki
14 11 (13.41%) HP
15 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
15 10 (12.20%) DHCP
15 10 (12.20%) DNS
15 10 (12.20%) Data Centre
15 10 (12.20%) Cisco ISE

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 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) JBoss
3 1 (1.22%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft 365
2 20 (24.39%) Azure
3 3 (3.66%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.66%) Nutanix
3 3 (3.66%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.44%) AWS
5 1 (1.22%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.22%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (1.22%) IaaS
5 1 (1.22%) PaaS
5 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (39.02%) WAN
2 27 (32.93%) Firewall
3 20 (24.39%) Wireless
4 18 (21.95%) LAN
4 18 (21.95%) SD-WAN
5 14 (17.07%) Cisco Firepower
6 10 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (12.20%) Cisco ISE
6 10 (12.20%) DHCP
6 10 (12.20%) DNS
7 9 (10.98%) VPN
8 7 (8.54%) MPLS
9 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
9 6 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (6.10%) BGP
10 5 (6.10%) WLAN
11 4 (4.88%) Internet
11 4 (4.88%) OSPF
11 4 (4.88%) VoIP
12 3 (3.66%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (1.22%) DB2
1 1 (1.22%) MySQL
1 1 (1.22%) SAP HANA
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Hudson
General
1 12 (14.63%) Social Skills
2 3 (3.66%) Law
2 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.44%) Automotive
3 2 (2.44%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.22%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.85%) Support Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) IT Support
4 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) IT Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.54%) Desktop Support
7 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.32%) Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Consultant
7 6 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Network Specialist
9 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Architect
9 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support
10 3 (3.66%) Data Architect
10 3 (3.66%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) LDAP
2 1 (1.22%) Middleware
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.32%) Smartphone
3 5 (6.10%) Clustering
3 5 (6.10%) NHS
4 4 (4.88%) PKI
5 3 (3.66%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.66%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.44%) Fibre Optics
6 2 (2.44%) FMCG
6 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.22%) CMDB
7 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (47.56%) Windows
2 20 (24.39%) Windows Server
3 13 (15.85%) Windows 10
4 12 (14.63%) Windows 7
5 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.32%) Linux
6 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.22%) AIX
9 1 (1.22%) Solaris
9 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (14.63%) ITIL
3 8 (9.76%) Migration
3 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.10%) Agile
4 5 (6.10%) Business Continuity
4 5 (6.10%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (6.10%) Project Management
4 5 (6.10%) Service Management
5 4 (4.88%) Customer-Centricity
5 4 (4.88%) Identity Management
6 3 (3.66%) BCP
6 3 (3.66%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (3.66%) Change Management
6 3 (3.66%) Data Centre Operations
6 3 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.66%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (3.66%) Project Delivery
6 3 (3.66%) Remote Monitoring and Management
6 3 (3.66%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) SQL
2 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (17.07%) Security Cleared
3 13 (15.85%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.54%) CCNA
5 6 (7.32%) CCIE
5 6 (7.32%) CCNP
5 6 (7.32%) MCSE
5 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.88%) Degree
7 3 (3.66%) A+ Certification
7 3 (3.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.66%) MCP
7 3 (3.66%) MCSA
8 2 (2.44%) VCAP
9 1 (1.22%) CCDP
9 1 (1.22%) CCIE Security
9 1 (1.22%) HP APS
9 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) COBIT
1 1 (1.22%) GDPR
1 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.32%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.66%) XenApp
5 2 (2.44%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.22%) Docker
6 1 (1.22%) pfSense
6 1 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (15.85%) SCCM
2 4 (4.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (4.88%) VxRail
3 3 (3.66%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (3.66%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.66%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.44%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.61%) VMware
3 11 (13.41%) HP
3 11 (13.41%) Meraki
4 8 (9.76%) Citrix
4 8 (9.76%) Dell
5 7 (8.54%) Palo Alto
6 5 (6.10%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.88%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (4.88%) Aruba
7 4 (4.88%) EMC
7 4 (4.88%) F5
7 4 (4.88%) Sophos
7 4 (4.88%) Symantec
7 4 (4.88%) Zscaler
8 3 (3.66%) Avaya
8 3 (3.66%) IBM
8 3 (3.66%) McAfee
8 3 (3.66%) NetApp
8 3 (3.66%) Veeam