Period
to 26 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Support was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 827 753 765
Rank change year-on-year -74 +12 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 27 49 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.058% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.061% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 81
England median daily rate £325 £279 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.59% -0.45% -
10th Percentile £193 £161 £188
90th Percentile £444 £475 £400
UK median daily rate £298 £275 £275
% change year-on-year +8.18% - -3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
England median hourly rate £20.00 - £21.75
10th Percentile £19.00 - £21.03
90th Percentile £21.00 - £23.48
UK median hourly rate £20.00 - £21.00

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 87,787 80,085 93,563
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.87% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,151 52,436 61,237
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £614 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,720 2,700 3,057
England median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% -2.56% +14.71%

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 26 April 2018.

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 26 April 2018. 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 -75 10 £348 +26.36% 5
East of England +1 5 £195 -51.10% 1
Midlands -3 5 £300 - 1
South East -27 4 £350 +32.08% 3
West Midlands -9 3 - - 1
North of England -10 3 £438 +75.00% 2
North West -22 2 £438 +19.86% 1
Yorkshire -25 1 £170 -20.00% 1
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
Cisco Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, Cisco Support contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Cisco Support in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (40.74%) Firewall
3 10 (37.04%) Windows
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 8 (29.63%) HP
5 8 (29.63%) CCNA
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
6 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.93%) LAN
6 7 (25.93%) ITIL
6 7 (25.93%) Wireless
6 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
7 5 (18.52%) Juniper
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
7 5 (18.52%) Dell
8 4 (14.81%) VPN
8 4 (14.81%) HTTP
8 4 (14.81%) SMTP
8 4 (14.81%) BGP
8 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (14.81%) Change Management
8 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (11.11%) Network Management
9 3 (11.11%) F5

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 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) LAN
2 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.93%) Wireless
3 4 (14.81%) BGP
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (14.81%) HTTP
3 4 (14.81%) SMTP
3 4 (14.81%) VPN
4 3 (11.11%) DNS
4 3 (11.11%) IPsec
4 3 (11.11%) OSPF
4 3 (11.11%) SAN
4 3 (11.11%) VoIP
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (7.41%) DHCP
5 2 (7.41%) ICMP
5 2 (7.41%) MPLS
5 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 2 (7.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
1 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) iPad
2 1 (3.70%) iPhone
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Smart Home
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Change Management
2 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) Information Security
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Network Management
3 3 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (3.70%) Break/Fix
5 1 (3.70%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (29.63%) CCNA
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) CCNP
4 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) CCIE
5 2 (7.41%) CCIE Collaboration
6 1 (3.70%) CCENT
6 1 (3.70%) CCIP
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco CME
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (7.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) HP
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Dell
4 5 (18.52%) Juniper
5 3 (11.11%) F5
5 3 (11.11%) Veeam
6 2 (7.41%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (7.41%) Avaya
6 2 (7.41%) CyberTech
6 2 (7.41%) IBM
6 2 (7.41%) Meraki
6 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
6 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.41%) Splunk
6 2 (7.41%) Verint
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
7 1 (3.70%) NetApp