The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 16 25
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 1.14% 9.09% 4.29%
As % of the Vendors category 5.41% 26.53% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Median daily rate £350 £355 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.40% +42.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +28.20%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 37 49 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 21.02% 34.27% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 27
Median daily rate £350 £340 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +37.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £184 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £363 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Exeter

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Exeter

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Exeter region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) WAP
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) CCNP
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) VMware