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 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 36 28 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.49% 3.65% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 5.22% 8.33% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Median daily rate £291 £290 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.43% +23.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £278 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £290 £378
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 £20.00 £20.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -1.23% -7.95%  

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 134 120 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 47.69% 43.80% 39.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 50 78
Median daily rate £305 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.90% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 5
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.30% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.82 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Leicestershire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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
Hinckley +2 4 £283 -2.58%
Leicester -12 3 £320 - 5
Cisco
East Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

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

1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) Wireless
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 6 (42.86%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) DHCP
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Network Management
6 3 (21.43%) Meraki
6 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) CCNP
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (21.43%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) VoIP
6 3 (21.43%) Retail

Cisco
Top Related 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
1 7 (50.00%) Wireless
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) DHCP
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) VoIP
6 2 (14.29%) ADSL
6 2 (14.29%) BGP
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (14.29%) OSPF
6 2 (14.29%) SNMP
6 2 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (14.29%) VLAN
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Local Government
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) EPoS
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
4 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNP
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
2 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Meraki
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) EqualLogic
4 2 (14.29%) Sophos
4 2 (14.29%) Sun
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Mitel
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.14%) Remedy