Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Cisco Prime (formerly Cisco Works)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 782 766 798
Rank change year-on-year -16 +32 -55
Contract jobs citing Cisco Prime 80 89 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.084% 0.091% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.74% 0.82% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 60 31
England median daily rate £363 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.84% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £202 £299 £230
90th Percentile £500 £580 £525
UK median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
England median hourly rate £26.48 £52.50 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.57% -34.38% -27.27%
10th Percentile £24.50 £51.25 £70.00
90th Percentile £41.00 £53.75 £90.00
UK median hourly rate £26.48 £52.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year -49.57% -34.38% -27.27%

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 10746 10836 9068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.33% 11.11% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7354 6996 5609
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £240
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 246 312
England median hourly rate £17.14 £20.38 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.90% +1.88% +1.50%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -3.43%

Cisco Prime
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Prime in England

Cisco Prime
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Prime in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Prime in England

Cisco Prime
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Prime in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Prime in England

Cisco Prime
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Prime in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Prime in England

Cisco Prime
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Prime in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 November 2017. 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 -16 31 £400 -12.57% 2
North of England +62 13 £275 -60.71%
Midlands +29 9 £263 -19.23%
East of England +4 9 - - 1
South East 0 9 £400 +8.11% 2
South West -7 9 £400 +12.68%
North West +34 8 £270 -69.14%
East Midlands -1 5 £281 -16.67%
Yorkshire +25 4 £275 -57.69%
West Midlands +18 4 £225 -30.77%
North East +63 1 - -
Cisco Prime
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Prime 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 England region with a requirement for Cisco Prime.

1 79 (98.75%) Cisco
2 55 (68.75%) Firewall
3 50 (62.50%) Wireless
4 49 (61.25%) LAN
5 44 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (45.00%) WAN
7 30 (37.50%) CCNP
8 27 (33.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 26 (32.50%) Cisco Wireless
10 25 (31.25%) Data Centre
11 24 (30.00%) WLAN
12 23 (28.75%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (26.25%) 802.1X
13 21 (26.25%) Cisco ISE
13 21 (26.25%) CCNA
14 20 (25.00%) BGP
15 18 (22.50%) CheckPoint
15 18 (22.50%) VPN
16 16 (20.00%) ITIL
16 16 (20.00%) MPLS
17 15 (18.75%) VoIP
17 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
17 15 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
18 14 (17.50%) Network Design
18 14 (17.50%) VMware
18 14 (17.50%) HP
18 14 (17.50%) SolarWinds
19 13 (16.25%) CCIE
20 12 (15.00%) Network Security
21 11 (13.75%) VLAN

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 3 (3.75%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (68.75%) Firewall
2 50 (62.50%) Wireless
3 49 (61.25%) LAN
4 36 (45.00%) WAN
5 27 (33.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 26 (32.50%) Cisco Wireless
7 24 (30.00%) WLAN
8 23 (28.75%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (26.25%) Cisco ISE
10 20 (25.00%) BGP
11 18 (22.50%) VPN
12 16 (20.00%) MPLS
13 15 (18.75%) VoIP
13 15 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (15.00%) Network Security
15 11 (13.75%) 802.11
15 11 (13.75%) OSPF
15 11 (13.75%) VLAN
16 10 (12.50%) EIGRP
16 10 (12.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (8.75%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) German Language
5 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 23 (28.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (23.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Cisco Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Cisco Support
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) LAN Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Network Operations Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Network Support
9 4 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.50%) FMCG
3 4 (5.00%) BYOD
4 3 (3.75%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.00%) ITIL
2 14 (17.50%) Network Design
3 9 (11.25%) Capacity Management
3 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 9 (11.25%) Network Management
4 8 (10.00%) Change Management
5 7 (8.75%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.75%) Security Management
6 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (7.50%) Information Security
6 6 (7.50%) Information Security Management
6 6 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (7.50%) Supplier Management
7 5 (6.25%) Network Architecture
8 4 (5.00%) High Availability
8 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.00%) Service Management
9 3 (3.75%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) Python
2 4 (5.00%) Perl
3 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.25%) PHP
4 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (37.50%) CCNP
3 21 (26.25%) CCNA
4 13 (16.25%) CCIE
5 9 (11.25%) CWNA
5 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.00%) CCDP
7 3 (3.75%) CCSA
7 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.50%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (2.50%) Degree
8 2 (2.50%) VCP5
8 2 (2.50%) VCP6
8 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.25%) CCIE Wireless
9 1 (1.25%) CCIP
9 1 (1.25%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) SLA
2 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (3.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Cacti
1 6 (7.50%) SCCM
1 6 (7.50%) SCOM
2 5 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (5.00%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.75%) OpenView
4 3 (3.75%) Opsview
4 3 (3.75%) QRadar
4 3 (3.75%) Stealthwatch
4 3 (3.75%) TrustSec
4 3 (3.75%) vCenter Server
4 3 (3.75%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (2.50%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (2.50%) Netcool
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 79 (98.75%) Cisco
2 18 (22.50%) CheckPoint
3 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 14 (17.50%) HP
4 14 (17.50%) SolarWinds
4 14 (17.50%) VMware
5 9 (11.25%) Palo Alto
6 7 (8.75%) Blue Coat
6 7 (8.75%) Citrix
6 7 (8.75%) F5
7 6 (7.50%) CA
8 4 (5.00%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.00%) IBM
8 4 (5.00%) IronPort
8 4 (5.00%) Juniper
9 3 (3.75%) Ensim
9 3 (3.75%) NetScout
9 3 (3.75%) Remedy
10 2 (2.50%) Aruba
10 2 (2.50%) Sonus