Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Support was £269 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 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 Support
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 783 792 788
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 59 72 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.063% 0.074% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.078% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 40
England median daily rate £269 £362 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.74% +25.45% -3.75%
10th Percentile £169 £190 £193
90th Percentile £378 £550 £371
UK median daily rate £265 £350 £288
% change year-on-year -24.43% +21.74% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
England median hourly rate £28.00 - £16.50
10th Percentile £24.90 - £13.35
90th Percentile £29.00 - £19.80
UK median hourly rate £28.00 - £16.50

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 88370 92296 99465
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58881 60820 64344
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 2615 2980 3832
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.77 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Cisco Support
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Support in England

Cisco Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Support in England

Cisco Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Support in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Support in England

Cisco Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Support in England

Cisco Support
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 Support within the England region over the 6 months to 19 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 -30 32 £270 -36.47%
South West +13 9 £273 -12.10%
East of England -8 9 £200 -6.98% 1
South East -6 5 £170 -53.04%
North of England +54 3 £244 -18.75%
Yorkshire +21 3 £244 -23.53%
Midlands +24 1 £400 +14.45%
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
Cisco Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Cisco Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (47.46%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (45.76%) Firewall
4 25 (42.37%) Wireless
5 21 (35.59%) CCNA
6 17 (28.81%) WAN
7 15 (25.42%) VPN
8 13 (22.03%) CCNP
8 13 (22.03%) LAN
8 13 (22.03%) Windows
8 13 (22.03%) ITIL
9 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
10 11 (18.64%) Citrix
11 10 (16.95%) DHCP
11 10 (16.95%) CheckPoint
12 9 (15.25%) DNS
12 9 (15.25%) Cisco Prime
12 9 (15.25%) Finance
12 9 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (11.86%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (11.86%) VoIP
13 7 (11.86%) Avaya
13 7 (11.86%) Juniper
14 6 (10.17%) MPLS
14 6 (10.17%) Broadband
14 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
14 6 (10.17%) Cisco ISE
14 6 (10.17%) Network Monitoring
14 6 (10.17%) Meraki

Cisco Support 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.47%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) G Suite
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.76%) Firewall
2 25 (42.37%) Wireless
3 17 (28.81%) WAN
4 15 (25.42%) VPN
5 13 (22.03%) LAN
6 10 (16.95%) DHCP
7 9 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (15.25%) DNS
8 7 (11.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (11.86%) VoIP
9 6 (10.17%) Broadband
9 6 (10.17%) Cisco ISE
9 6 (10.17%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (10.17%) MPLS
10 5 (8.47%) Network Security
10 5 (8.47%) OSPF
10 5 (8.47%) Skype
11 4 (6.78%) EIGRP
11 4 (6.78%) Internet
11 4 (6.78%) SNMP
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.69%) FMCG
3 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.69%) Solaris
6 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) ITIL
2 6 (10.17%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (8.47%) Network Design
3 5 (8.47%) Network Management
4 4 (6.78%) High Availability
5 3 (5.08%) Break/Fix
5 3 (5.08%) Change Control
5 3 (5.08%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (5.08%) Presales
5 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.39%) Change Management
6 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (3.39%) Migration
6 2 (3.39%) PRINCE
6 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (1.69%) Global Marketing
7 1 (1.69%) Line Management
7 1 (1.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.69%) Software-Defined Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (47.46%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (35.59%) CCNA
3 13 (22.03%) CCNP
4 3 (5.08%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) CCDP
5 2 (3.39%) CCIE
5 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) CWNA
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) vSphere
2 2 (3.39%) XenApp
3 1 (1.69%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.69%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.69%) vCloud
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (5.08%) SCCM
2 3 (5.08%) TrustSec
3 2 (3.39%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco CME
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (18.64%) Citrix
3 10 (16.95%) CheckPoint
4 7 (11.86%) Avaya
4 7 (11.86%) Juniper
5 6 (10.17%) Meraki
5 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.78%) Dell
7 3 (5.08%) Aruba
7 3 (5.08%) HP
7 3 (5.08%) NICE Systems
7 3 (5.08%) Nortel
7 3 (5.08%) Red Box
7 3 (5.08%) Verint
8 2 (3.39%) Apple
8 2 (3.39%) Etrali
8 2 (3.39%) NETGEAR
8 2 (3.39%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.39%) Siemens
8 2 (3.39%) SonicWALL