Period
to 22 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cisco Prime skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco Prime over the 6 months to 22 June 2021 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.

Cisco Prime (formerly Cisco Works)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 612 547 755
Rank change year-on-year -65 +208 +52
Contract jobs citing Cisco Prime 24 23 69
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.048% 0.061% 0.083%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 0.40% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 41
10th Percentile £300 £282 £253
25th Percentile £313 £316 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £450 £400
Median % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -13.51%
75th Percentile £539 £533 £450
90th Percentile £564 £540 £515
UK median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £22.86
UK median hourly rate £25.00 - £22.86

Cisco Prime is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7,931 5,790 12,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.83% 15.34% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,600 4,100 8,505
10th Percentile £350 £300 £313
25th Percentile £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 122 283
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.44 £12.00
25th Percentile £18.00 £14.50 £13.90
Median hourly rate £23.21 £19.50 £18.75
Median % change year-on-year +19.03% +4.00% -1.32%
75th Percentile £47.63 £26.39 £27.00
90th Percentile £60.30 £47.50 £47.76
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +75.00% +2.56% +2.63%

Cisco Prime
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cisco Prime as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Prime in England

Cisco Prime
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco Prime in England.

Daily rate trend for Cisco Prime in England

Cisco Prime
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco Prime in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco Prime in England

Cisco Prime
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco Prime in England.

Hourly rate trend for Cisco Prime in England

Cisco Prime
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Prime within the England region over the 6 months to 22 June 2021. 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
London -67 10 £520 -3.70% 1
North of England +16 5 £413 +10.00% 2
Yorkshire +13 3 - -
South East -5 3 £450 -8.16% 2
South West +17 2 £330 -34.00% 1
North West +2 2 £413 +10.00% 2
Midlands -21 2 £375 +25.00%
East of England +3 1 £325 -27.78%
East Midlands +1 1 £375 +25.00%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Cisco Prime
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Prime 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 England region with a requirement for Cisco Prime.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) Firewall
3 15 (62.50%) Wireless
3 15 (62.50%) SolarWinds
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (50.00%) WAN
4 12 (50.00%) LAN
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco ISE
6 9 (37.50%) Network Management
7 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 8 (33.33%) CCNP
7 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (33.33%) OSPF
8 7 (29.17%) VPN
8 7 (29.17%) WLAN
8 7 (29.17%) EIGRP
8 7 (29.17%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (25.00%) F5
9 6 (25.00%) Fortinet
9 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (25.00%) BGP
9 6 (25.00%) MPLS
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (20.83%) SD-WAN
10 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
10 5 (20.83%) VLAN
10 5 (20.83%) Network Security
10 5 (20.83%) Aruba

Cisco Prime
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) Firewall
2 15 (62.50%) Wireless
3 12 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (50.00%) LAN
3 12 (50.00%) WAN
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco ISE
5 8 (33.33%) OSPF
5 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 7 (29.17%) EIGRP
6 7 (29.17%) VPN
6 7 (29.17%) WLAN
7 6 (25.00%) BGP
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower
7 6 (25.00%) MPLS
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (20.83%) Network Security
8 5 (20.83%) SD-WAN
8 5 (20.83%) VLAN
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Social Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.17%) Jinja
2 1 (4.17%) Velocity
2 1 (4.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) CAN bus
3 1 (4.17%) e-Health
3 1 (4.17%) FlexPod
3 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Network Management
2 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 3 (12.50%) Network Design
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) DNA
3 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Task Automation
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Measurement
4 1 (4.17%) Physics
4 1 (4.17%) Presales
4 1 (4.17%) Project Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (4.17%) Technology Roadmap
4 1 (4.17%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) CCNP
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CCIE
2 4 (16.67%) CCNA
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) CCDA
5 1 (4.17%) CCDP
5 1 (4.17%) CCIE Wireless
5 1 (4.17%) CCSA
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (4.17%) NIST
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) ProxySG
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.17%) Kibana
3 1 (4.17%) logstash
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
3 1 (4.17%) RANCID
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (62.50%) SolarWinds
3 6 (25.00%) F5
3 6 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 5 (20.83%) Aruba
4 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
5 4 (16.67%) Dell
5 4 (16.67%) Meraki
5 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.33%) Citrix
7 2 (8.33%) Infoblox
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.17%) Arista
8 1 (4.17%) Avaya
8 1 (4.17%) Juniper
8 1 (4.17%) McAfee
8 1 (4.17%) Riverbed