Period
to 20 September 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 6 months to 20 September 2019 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 37 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 50 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.81% 4.35% 4.03%
As % of the Vendors category 14.33% 10.61% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 12
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £288 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.52% +43.75% -39.39%
10th Percentile £206 £205 £185
90th Percentile £713 £545 £380
South West median daily rate £425 £340 £353
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.55% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.75 - £18.00
10th Percentile £18.63 - £16.75
90th Percentile £37.88 - £20.05
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £47.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -10.64% +18.99% +56.44%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Gloucestershire.

All Vendors
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 349 264 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 40.58% 41.06% 43.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 160 140
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £431 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% +23.21% -6.67%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £176
90th Percentile £575 £563 £475
South West median daily rate £440 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 20
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £44.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.73% +155.71% +29.63%
10th Percentile £29.50 £16.18 £10.13
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.63 £49.75
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +52.17%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Gloucestershire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Gloucestershire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 20 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Gloucestershire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Gloucestershire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 20 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in Gloucestershire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2019. 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
Cheltenham -5 15 £500 +81.82% 2
Gloucester +9 8 £238 -25.78% 7
Cisco
South West

For the 6 months to 20 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 35 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (64.00%) DV Cleared
3 30 (60.00%) VMware
4 26 (52.00%) Data Centre
5 24 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (48.00%) Load Balancing
6 23 (46.00%) Firewall
6 23 (46.00%) Linux
6 23 (46.00%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (44.00%) WAN
7 22 (44.00%) LAN
8 21 (42.00%) Windows
9 18 (36.00%) Migration
10 17 (34.00%) BGP
11 16 (32.00%) SAN
11 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
11 16 (32.00%) CCNP
11 16 (32.00%) Unix
11 16 (32.00%) Puppet
11 16 (32.00%) Kubernetes
11 16 (32.00%) Ansible
11 16 (32.00%) Docker
12 15 (30.00%) C
13 14 (28.00%) DNS
13 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (28.00%) Azure
13 14 (28.00%) VMware NSX
14 13 (26.00%) AWS
14 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
14 13 (26.00%) OSPF

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 12 (24.00%) OpenStack
2 11 (22.00%) JBoss
3 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.00%) Confluence
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.00%) Azure
2 13 (26.00%) AWS
3 12 (24.00%) Azure Stack
3 12 (24.00%) IaaS
3 12 (24.00%) OpenShift
3 12 (24.00%) PaaS
4 4 (8.00%) Office 365
5 2 (4.00%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (4.00%) SoftLayer
6 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) Firewall
2 22 (44.00%) LAN
2 22 (44.00%) WAN
3 17 (34.00%) BGP
4 16 (32.00%) SAN
5 14 (28.00%) DNS
6 13 (26.00%) OSPF
7 12 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (22.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 11 (22.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (22.00%) NX-OS
9 6 (12.00%) Network Security
10 5 (10.00%) MPLS
10 5 (10.00%) VoIP
11 4 (8.00%) NAS
11 4 (8.00%) Skype
11 4 (8.00%) Wireless
11 4 (8.00%) Wireshark
12 3 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (6.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) TestRail
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
1 3 (6.00%) Public Sector
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Games
2 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (32.00%) Architect
3 11 (22.00%) Technical Architect
4 9 (18.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Network Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) WAN Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Collaboration Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Technical Architect
7 2 (4.00%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) Middleware
2 11 (22.00%) J2EE
3 4 (8.00%) Django
4 2 (4.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (52.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (24.00%) Replication
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (6.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.00%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.00%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) Linux
2 21 (42.00%) Windows
3 16 (32.00%) Unix
4 12 (24.00%) CentOS
4 12 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (24.00%) Solaris
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Load Balancing
2 18 (36.00%) Migration
3 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.00%) Data Deduplication
4 12 (24.00%) Data Migration
5 11 (22.00%) Service Management
6 10 (20.00%) DevOps
7 8 (16.00%) Matrix Management
7 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
8 7 (14.00%) Minimum Viable Product
9 6 (12.00%) Decision-Making
9 6 (12.00%) Information Security
9 6 (12.00%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (12.00%) Sprint Planning
9 6 (12.00%) Technical Leadership
10 5 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure as Code
11 4 (8.00%) SIEM
11 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) C
2 11 (22.00%) Java
3 9 (18.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (64.00%) DV Cleared
3 23 (46.00%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (32.00%) CCNP
5 5 (10.00%) RHCE
6 4 (8.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (8.00%) CISSP
7 3 (6.00%) Degree
8 2 (4.00%) CCNA
8 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.00%) CCA
9 1 (2.00%) CCIE
9 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (32.00%) Docker
3 14 (28.00%) VMware NSX
4 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (8.00%) Gluster
6 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (32.00%) Ansible
1 16 (32.00%) Kubernetes
1 16 (32.00%) Puppet
2 11 (22.00%) vRealize
3 5 (10.00%) Nessus
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.00%) SCCM
6 1 (2.00%) SCOM
6 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) VMware
2 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
4 11 (22.00%) F5
4 11 (22.00%) Micro Focus
4 11 (22.00%) ServiceNow
5 8 (16.00%) Juniper
6 5 (10.00%) Atlassian
6 5 (10.00%) Dell
6 5 (10.00%) HP
7 4 (8.00%) McAfee
8 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.00%) Apple
9 2 (4.00%) AVG
9 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.00%) Meraki
10 1 (2.00%) BT
10 1 (2.00%) Citrix
10 1 (2.00%) IronPort
10 1 (2.00%) Symantec