The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 26 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 20 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.90% 6.42% 2.37%
As % of the Vendors category 4.08% 10.53% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Median daily rate £363 £475 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% +47.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £170 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £540 £325
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 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.76% +25.00%  

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 the Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 49 114 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 46.67% 60.96% 53.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 68 42
Median daily rate £400 £475 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +16.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in the Midlands

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) PlateSpin
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) iPlanet
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Application Server

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) iPlanet
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) HPUX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) SUSE
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) HND
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) KVM
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) PlateSpin
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Sun
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel