The median contractor rate for a Cisco Support was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Support
UK / England
Rank 566 564 564
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 19 51 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.045% 0.10% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.11% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 40 20
Median daily rate £250 £263 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £199 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £324 £275 £275
% change year-on-year +17.72% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.75 £16.25
% change year-on-year - -27.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Cisco Support
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Cisco Support in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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 9 £189 -22.16%
South East +6 4 - - 1
East of England -4 3 £399 +62.75% 1
North West +27 1 - -
Yorkshire +14 1 £250 -9.09%
West Midlands +10 1 - - 1
Cisco Support
UK

Cisco Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (66.67%) Firewall
3 21 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (52.78%) CCNP
5 14 (38.89%) CCNA
5 14 (38.89%) WAN
6 12 (33.33%) Wireless
6 12 (33.33%) Finance
6 12 (33.33%) VPN
7 11 (30.56%) LAN
8 10 (27.78%) OSPF
9 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
9 8 (22.22%) BGP
9 8 (22.22%) ITIL
9 8 (22.22%) Windows
10 7 (19.44%) MPLS
10 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
10 7 (19.44%) Juniper
10 7 (19.44%) SAN
10 7 (19.44%) VMware
10 7 (19.44%) Palo Alto
10 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (19.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
11 6 (16.67%) F5
11 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (16.67%) Network Security
11 6 (16.67%) Internet
11 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Cisco Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (66.67%) Firewall
2 14 (38.89%) WAN
3 12 (33.33%) VPN
3 12 (33.33%) Wireless
4 11 (30.56%) LAN
5 10 (27.78%) OSPF
6 8 (22.22%) BGP
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (19.44%) MPLS
7 7 (19.44%) SAN
8 6 (16.67%) Internet
8 6 (16.67%) Network Security
8 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (11.11%) iSCSI
9 4 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (11.11%) VXLAN
10 3 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (8.33%) HSRP
10 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) FileMaker
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Local Government
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) MSMQ
1 4 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (8.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.56%) e-Health
3 2 (5.56%) IPTV
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (2.78%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.78%) STB
4 1 (2.78%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.78%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
1 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.89%) Network Management
2 5 (13.89%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (11.11%) Investment Management
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Network Design
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (5.56%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (5.56%) High Availability
4 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.78%) Analytics
5 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Security
5 1 (2.78%) Information Security
5 1 (2.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Security Patching
5 1 (2.78%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (52.78%) CCNP
3 14 (38.89%) CCNA
4 3 (8.33%) CCIP
4 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.78%) Pingdom
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
2 7 (19.44%) Juniper
2 7 (19.44%) Palo Alto
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) F5
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) Fortinet
5 4 (11.11%) Arista
5 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.33%) Polycom
6 3 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.56%) Apple
7 2 (5.56%) Aruba
7 2 (5.56%) Brocade
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix
7 2 (5.56%) Remedy
8 1 (2.78%) Cyberoam
8 1 (2.78%) Meraki
8 1 (2.78%) Splunk