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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 571 584
Rank change year-on-year +35 +13  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Prime 46 61 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.080%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.00% 1.10% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 25
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £325 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £600 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £355 £300
% change year-on-year -4.92% +18.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £24.86 £52.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.64% +110.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +75.00%  

Cisco Prime is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4597 5562 4432
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.83% 11.27% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3042 3657 2760
Median daily rate £488 £450 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +10.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 113 152
Median hourly rate £17.89 £28.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.12% +38.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

Cisco Prime
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Cisco Prime as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 28 £425 -22.72% 2
South West +3 7 £370 +2.77%
South East +20 4 £370 +5.71%
East Midlands - 3 £300 -
North West +19 2 £218 -80.22% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £275 -
Cisco Prime
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Cisco
2 67 (63.21%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (59.43%) Firewall
4 50 (47.17%) Wireless
5 45 (42.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 44 (41.51%) SolarWinds
6 44 (41.51%) CCNP
6 44 (41.51%) LAN
7 40 (37.74%) Cisco ASA
8 39 (36.79%) CheckPoint
9 38 (35.85%) WAN
10 35 (33.02%) Data Centre
11 33 (31.13%) MPLS
12 32 (30.19%) BGP
13 31 (29.25%) OSPF
14 30 (28.30%) 802.1X
15 29 (27.36%) CCIE
16 28 (26.42%) Windows
17 25 (23.58%) TCP/IP
18 24 (22.64%) Security Cleared
19 22 (20.75%) VLAN
19 22 (20.75%) DHCP
20 21 (19.81%) Cisco IOS
20 21 (19.81%) Network Management
20 21 (19.81%) Palo Alto
20 21 (19.81%) Cisco Wireless
21 19 (17.92%) ITIL
22 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
22 18 (16.98%) Citrix
22 18 (16.98%) F5

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 5 (4.72%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.21%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (59.43%) Firewall
2 50 (47.17%) Wireless
3 45 (42.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 44 (41.51%) LAN
5 40 (37.74%) Cisco ASA
6 38 (35.85%) WAN
7 33 (31.13%) MPLS
8 32 (30.19%) BGP
9 31 (29.25%) OSPF
10 25 (23.58%) TCP/IP
11 22 (20.75%) DHCP
11 22 (20.75%) VLAN
12 21 (19.81%) Cisco IOS
12 21 (19.81%) Cisco Wireless
13 17 (16.04%) Cisco ISE
14 16 (15.09%) NetScaler
15 15 (14.15%) VPN
15 15 (14.15%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (13.21%) DNS
17 13 (12.26%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (11.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.60%) Finance
3 1 (0.94%) French Language
3 1 (0.94%) German Language
3 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (55.66%) Network Engineer
2 24 (22.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 22 (20.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (14.15%) Architect
5 13 (12.26%) Network Architect
5 13 (12.26%) Wireless Engineer
5 13 (12.26%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 11 (10.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (9.43%) Analyst
8 9 (8.49%) Consultant
8 9 (8.49%) Network Analyst
9 7 (6.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Network Support
10 6 (5.66%) Security Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.72%) Cisco Support
11 5 (4.72%) Designer
11 5 (4.72%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.30%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.89%) HTML
2 2 (1.89%) XML
2 2 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.02%) Data Centre
2 18 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.60%) BYOD
4 3 (2.83%) Clustering
5 2 (1.89%) FMCG
5 2 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.89%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.94%) e-Health
6 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.94%) NHS
6 1 (0.94%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.42%) Windows
2 14 (13.21%) Windows 10
3 6 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.77%) Linux
5 3 (2.83%) Android
5 3 (2.83%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.83%) Unix
6 1 (0.94%) AIX
6 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.81%) Network Management
2 19 (17.92%) ITIL
3 10 (9.43%) Change Management
4 8 (7.55%) High Availability
5 7 (6.60%) Load Balancing
5 7 (6.60%) Network Design
5 7 (6.60%) Problem Management
6 6 (5.66%) Service Management
7 5 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.77%) Change Control
8 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.83%) Algorithmic Trading
9 3 (2.83%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.83%) Information Security
9 3 (2.83%) Information Security Management
9 3 (2.83%) Migration
9 3 (2.83%) Security Management
9 3 (2.83%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.60%) Perl
1 7 (6.60%) Python
2 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.89%) C
3 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.89%) Ruby
3 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.89%) SQL
4 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 67 (63.21%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (41.51%) CCNP
3 29 (27.36%) CCIE
4 24 (22.64%) Security Cleared
5 17 (16.04%) SC Cleared
6 13 (12.26%) CCNA
7 2 (1.89%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (0.94%) CCDP
8 1 (0.94%) CCIE Wireless
8 1 (0.94%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (0.94%) CCSA
8 1 (0.94%) CCSE
8 1 (0.94%) CCVP
8 1 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.89%) KVM
5 1 (0.94%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.94%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (10.38%) FortiGate
2 8 (7.55%) Cacti
3 5 (4.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (4.72%) OpenView
3 5 (4.72%) QRadar
3 5 (4.72%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (3.77%) SCCM
4 4 (3.77%) SCOM
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.89%) Puppet
6 1 (0.94%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco CME
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.94%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (0.94%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 106 (100.00%) Cisco
2 44 (41.51%) SolarWinds
3 39 (36.79%) CheckPoint
4 21 (19.81%) Palo Alto
5 18 (16.98%) Citrix
5 18 (16.98%) F5
5 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
6 17 (16.04%) Juniper
7 16 (15.09%) HP
8 10 (9.43%) CA
9 9 (8.49%) IBM
10 8 (7.55%) IronPort
10 8 (7.55%) VMware
11 7 (6.60%) Blue Coat
12 5 (4.72%) Fortinet
12 5 (4.72%) Infoblox
12 5 (4.72%) Nokia
13 3 (2.83%) EMC
13 3 (2.83%) Hitachi
13 3 (2.83%) NetScout
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