Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 48 64
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco 128 126 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.72% 4.00% 2.93%
As % of the Vendors category 10.54% 9.25% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 90 64
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £326 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.38% -6.79% +7.69%
10th Percentile £119 £170 £228
90th Percentile £512 £489 £595
England median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.07 £21.50 £22.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.94% -4.18% +26.41%
10th Percentile £15.09 £13.30 £11.20
90th Percentile £22.47 £30.00 £60.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +13.64% -10.20% +16.67%

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 1,214 1,362 1,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 44.76% 43.25% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 856 918
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £212 £219 £250
90th Percentile £550 £539 £575
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 86 75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.55 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.03% -3.23% -2.78%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.31 £8.74
90th Percentile £32.00 £43.13 £42.95
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%

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 13 November 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
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 13 November 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
Nottinghamshire +25 39 £315 -3.08% 12
Derbyshire +18 31 £338 +5.47% 10
Northamptonshire -12 29 £340 +3.82% 13
Leicestershire +12 15 £520 +131.11% 18
Lincolnshire +3 8 £300 +22.45% 5
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 52 (40.63%) Firewall
2 50 (39.06%) Windows
3 47 (36.72%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (35.94%) Microsoft
5 35 (27.34%) CCNA
6 32 (25.00%) VPN
7 28 (21.88%) WAN
8 27 (21.09%) Active Directory
8 27 (21.09%) LAN
8 27 (21.09%) VMware
9 25 (19.53%) TCP/IP
9 25 (19.53%) F5
10 24 (18.75%) CCNP
10 24 (18.75%) Citrix
10 24 (18.75%) Windows Server
11 22 (17.19%) Network Security
12 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
12 21 (16.41%) CheckPoint
12 21 (16.41%) Cisco Firepower
13 20 (15.63%) Linux
14 19 (14.84%) VoIP
14 19 (14.84%) Migration
15 18 (14.06%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (13.28%) Data Centre
16 17 (13.28%) Wireless
16 17 (13.28%) ITIL
17 16 (12.50%) Office 365
17 16 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
18 13 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 12 (9.38%) IaaS

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 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (3.91%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.34%) Site Server
6 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.78%) Confluence
7 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (12.50%) Office 365
3 12 (9.38%) IaaS
4 7 (5.47%) PaaS
5 6 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.56%) SaaS
7 1 (0.78%) Apigee
7 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 52 (40.63%) Firewall
2 32 (25.00%) VPN
3 28 (21.88%) WAN
4 27 (21.09%) LAN
5 25 (19.53%) TCP/IP
6 22 (17.19%) Network Security
7 21 (16.41%) Cisco Firepower
8 19 (14.84%) VoIP
9 18 (14.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (13.28%) Wireless
11 12 (9.38%) MPLS
12 11 (8.59%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (7.81%) SAN
13 10 (7.81%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (6.25%) OSPF
15 7 (5.47%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (5.47%) NetScaler
15 7 (5.47%) Unified Communications
16 6 (4.69%) BGP
16 6 (4.69%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.56%) DB2
4 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.78%) Big Data
4 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.78%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (7.03%) Retail
2 6 (4.69%) Finance
3 4 (3.13%) Automotive
4 3 (2.34%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.56%) Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (33.59%) Network Engineer
2 19 (14.84%) Architect
3 15 (11.72%) Analyst
4 11 (8.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (5.47%) Network Architect
7 6 (4.69%) Service Analyst
7 6 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (4.69%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Security Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) Cisco IPT Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) Cisco Specialist
9 4 (3.13%) Consultant
9 4 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) Security Architect
9 4 (3.13%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.13%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.47%) Middleware
2 4 (3.13%) Spring
3 2 (1.56%) XMPP
4 1 (0.78%) ADSI
4 1 (0.78%) COM
4 1 (0.78%) Kafka
4 1 (0.78%) LDAP
4 1 (0.78%) Swagger
4 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.69%) Clustering
3 5 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.34%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.34%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.56%) NHS
6 2 (1.56%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.78%) PKI
7 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (39.06%) Windows
2 24 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 20 (15.63%) Linux
4 10 (7.81%) Windows 10
4 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.47%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.56%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.78%) Unix
8 1 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.84%) Migration
2 17 (13.28%) ITIL
3 13 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (7.03%) Patch Management
5 7 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (5.47%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.69%) Network Design
6 6 (4.69%) SOA
7 5 (3.91%) Analytics
7 5 (3.91%) Change Control
7 5 (3.91%) Change Management
7 5 (3.91%) Data Modelling
7 5 (3.91%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.91%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (3.91%) Project Management
8 4 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (3.13%) Network Optimisation
8 4 (3.13%) SABSA
8 4 (3.13%) Security Architecture
8 4 (3.13%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.59%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.69%) SQL
3 3 (2.34%) Java
4 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.78%) Python
4 1 (0.78%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 47 (36.72%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (27.34%) CCNA
3 24 (18.75%) CCNP
4 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.47%) MCP
6 6 (4.69%) Degree
7 5 (3.91%) DBS Check
7 5 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.91%) MCSE
8 4 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (3.13%) MCITP
8 4 (3.13%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.56%) CCIE
9 2 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.56%) MCSA
9 2 (1.56%) MCTS
10 1 (0.78%) HND
10 1 (0.78%) VCP6
10 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.78%) PMO
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (21.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.59%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.47%) vSphere
4 4 (3.13%) XenApp
5 3 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (9.38%) WSUS
3 11 (8.59%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (7.03%) SCCM
5 2 (1.56%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.56%) SCOM
5 2 (1.56%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 46 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.09%) VMware
3 25 (19.53%) F5
4 24 (18.75%) Citrix
5 21 (16.41%) CheckPoint
6 12 (9.38%) McAfee
7 10 (7.81%) Oracle
8 8 (6.25%) IBM
8 8 (6.25%) Riverbed
9 7 (5.47%) HP
10 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.91%) Exinda
11 5 (3.91%) NetApp
12 4 (3.13%) BT
12 4 (3.13%) Palo Alto
13 3 (2.34%) Aerohive Networks
13 3 (2.34%) Fortinet
13 3 (2.34%) Meraki
13 3 (2.34%) Remedy
13 3 (2.34%) ServiceNow