Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Solutions Architect was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Solutions Architect
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 866 857
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Solutions Architect 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.005% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
England median daily rate £588 £400 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.88% -20.08% +5.37%
10th Percentile £493 £379 £470
90th Percentile £710 £450 £560
UK median daily rate £500 £400 £501
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.08% +5.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2662 2972 3818
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

Cisco Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Cisco Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Solutions Architect in England

Cisco Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Solutions Architect in England

Cisco Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Solutions Architect in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Solutions Architect in England

Cisco Solutions Architect
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 Solutions Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 21 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
South East +2 4 £495 +24.53% 1
London -20 2 £678 +54.86%
Cisco Solutions Architect
UK

Cisco Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Cisco Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Cisco Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Verint
3 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Genesys
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) VXLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation

Cisco Solutions Architect Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VXLAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (16.67%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Verint
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Genesys
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Meraki
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) VMware