The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 29 20 25
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.88% 4.76% 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category 3.61% 9.33% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £320 - £235
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 - £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 - £307
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.54% -10.00%  

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 Leicester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 83 75 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 51.88% 51.02% 36.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 23 33
Median daily rate £313 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £40.40 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Leicester

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Leicester over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Leicester

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Leicester

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) EPoS
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) VBScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel