The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 27 13
Rank change year-on-year +17 -14  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 6.74% 0.57% 4.92%
As % of the Vendors category 12.00% 1.18% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £390 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +23.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £325 £265
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 £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 Middlesex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 50 85 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 56.18% 48.85% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 56 43
Median daily rate £435 £398 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% +20.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £325 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
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 Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Middlesex

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Middlesex

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Middlesex

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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) MPLS
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (22.22%) Juniper
3 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) CCNP
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) Presales
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) FortiGate
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (11.11%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) Legal
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) WSUS
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.11%) Dell

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (27.78%) MPLS
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) DVB
5 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) Skype
5 1 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (5.56%) Telepresence
5 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Check Point Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) STB
2 1 (5.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Presales
2 2 (11.11%) Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) DRM
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) SIEM
3 1 (5.56%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) FortiGate
1 2 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
1 4 (22.22%) Juniper
2 3 (16.67%) F5
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Dell
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Sophos
4 1 (5.56%) CA
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto