The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 24 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 29 36
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.26% 3.09% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 6.00% 7.48% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £165 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.17% -13.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £273 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £418 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.52% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.76% +21.95%  

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 Leicestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 100 107 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 37.74% 41.31% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 70 65
Median daily rate £308 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.14% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £185 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 16
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £12.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Leicestershire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Leicestershire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Leicester 0 5 £165 -58.75%
Cisco
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) SAN
5 5 (38.46%) CCNA
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (38.46%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) CCNP
6 4 (30.77%) NetApp
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Office 365
6 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) Meraki
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (23.08%) VLAN
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
7 3 (23.08%) MPLS
7 3 (23.08%) OSPF
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) VoIP
7 3 (23.08%) VPN
8 2 (15.38%) DNS

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) G Suite
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
4 3 (23.08%) MPLS
4 3 (23.08%) OSPF
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) ADSL
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) SNMP
5 2 (15.38%) TACACS
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Support
2 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Content Management
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
4 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
4 1 (7.69%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNA
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) BitLocker
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) NetApp
2 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Meraki
4 2 (15.38%) Aruba
4 2 (15.38%) Avaya
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
5 1 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Mitel
5 1 (7.69%) Northgate
5 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) Sophos
5 1 (7.69%) Veeam