Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Support was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 827 771 788
Rank change year-on-year -56 +17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 35 62 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.070% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.074% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 42 61
England median daily rate £313 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -15.38% +15.04%
10th Percentile £206 £165 £175
90th Percentile £431 £475 £538
UK median daily rate £325 £275 £319
% change year-on-year +18.18% -13.73% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
England median hourly rate £15.00 - £22.50
UK median hourly rate £15.00 - £17.13

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 90,126 83,895 96,718
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.94% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,668 54,743 63,720
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £259
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,912 2,688 2,853
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.14 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -4.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +8.57%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -76 12 £275 - 1
Midlands 0 9 £325 -
South East -16 6 £294 -21.93% 5
West Midlands -22 6 - -
East of England -3 4 - - 1
North of England -17 4 £388 +4.38%
East Midlands - 3 £325 -
North West -12 2 £438 +15.89%
Yorkshire -16 2 £254 +69.17%
Cisco Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) Windows
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (31.43%) Firewall
5 10 (28.57%) VMware
5 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 9 (25.71%) CCNA
6 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
6 9 (25.71%) LAN
7 8 (22.86%) VoIP
7 8 (22.86%) Wireless
8 7 (20.00%) ITIL
8 7 (20.00%) Dell
8 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (17.14%) Juniper
9 6 (17.14%) SAN
9 6 (17.14%) HP
9 6 (17.14%) CCNP
9 6 (17.14%) Finance
10 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 5 (14.29%) VPN
10 5 (14.29%) SQL
10 5 (14.29%) Veeam
11 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
11 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
11 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (11.43%) VLAN
11 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared

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 3 (8.57%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) Firewall
2 9 (25.71%) LAN
2 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
3 8 (22.86%) VoIP
3 8 (22.86%) Wireless
4 6 (17.14%) SAN
5 5 (14.29%) VPN
6 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (11.43%) DHCP
6 4 (11.43%) DNS
6 4 (11.43%) SMTP
6 4 (11.43%) VLAN
6 4 (11.43%) WAN
7 3 (8.57%) BGP
7 3 (8.57%) HTTP
7 3 (8.57%) Network Security
7 3 (8.57%) WLAN
8 2 (5.71%) ICMP
8 2 (5.71%) MGCP
8 2 (5.71%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Handset
2 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) iPhone
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Smart Home
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.43%) Change Management
3 4 (11.43%) Information Security
3 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Network Management
4 3 (8.57%) Network Virtualisation
4 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) Escalation Management
6 1 (2.86%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (2.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.71%) CCNA
3 6 (17.14%) CCNP
4 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) CCIE
5 2 (5.71%) CCIE Collaboration
5 2 (5.71%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.86%) CCENT
6 1 (2.86%) CCIP
6 1 (2.86%) CCSE
6 1 (2.86%) CCSP
6 1 (2.86%) CCVP
6 1 (2.86%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.86%) CISSP
6 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.71%) vSphere
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco CME
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (5.71%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (5.71%) WSUS
4 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) VMware
4 7 (20.00%) Dell
5 6 (17.14%) HP
5 6 (17.14%) Juniper
6 5 (14.29%) Veeam
7 4 (11.43%) Meraki
8 3 (8.57%) F5
9 2 (5.71%) Avaya
9 2 (5.71%) Citrix
9 2 (5.71%) CyberTech
9 2 (5.71%) EqualLogic
9 2 (5.71%) IBM
9 2 (5.71%) Mitel
9 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
9 2 (5.71%) Red Box
9 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.71%) Splunk
9 2 (5.71%) Verint