The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 30 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.

Cisco
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 52 35
Rank change year-on-year +37 -17  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 65 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.66% 2.48% 4.27%
As % of the Vendors category 17.47% 5.76% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 11 12
Median daily rate £450 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +13.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £473 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +1.38% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -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 Milton Keynes.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 372 330 400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 49.53% 43.08% 47.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 185 168
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
Median hourly rate £10.80 £19.38 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.25% +21.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £10.27 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Milton Keynes

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Milton Keynes

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 75 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (58.56%) Security Cleared
3 56 (50.45%) SC Cleared
4 54 (48.65%) F5
5 48 (43.24%) CCNP
5 48 (43.24%) Firewall
6 46 (41.44%) WAN
7 37 (33.33%) LAN
8 35 (31.53%) Cisco ASA
9 34 (30.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 34 (30.63%) CCNA
10 31 (27.93%) Windows
11 28 (25.23%) VPN
12 26 (23.42%) Data Centre
13 23 (20.72%) VoIP
14 21 (18.92%) DHCP
15 20 (18.02%) ITIL
15 20 (18.02%) BGP
15 20 (18.02%) Wireless
16 18 (16.22%) Juniper
16 18 (16.22%) CCIE
16 18 (16.22%) CheckPoint
17 17 (15.32%) DNS
17 17 (15.32%) Windows 10
18 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
18 16 (14.41%) VLAN
19 15 (13.51%) Load Balancing
19 15 (13.51%) OSPF
20 14 (12.61%) Citrix
20 14 (12.61%) Ethernet

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 6 (5.41%) IIS
2 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.60%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (43.24%) Firewall
2 46 (41.44%) WAN
3 37 (33.33%) LAN
4 35 (31.53%) Cisco ASA
5 34 (30.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 28 (25.23%) VPN
7 23 (20.72%) VoIP
8 21 (18.92%) DHCP
9 20 (18.02%) BGP
9 20 (18.02%) Wireless
10 17 (15.32%) DNS
11 16 (14.41%) VLAN
12 15 (13.51%) OSPF
13 14 (12.61%) Ethernet
13 14 (12.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 14 (12.61%) Network Security
14 11 (9.91%) BIG-IP
14 11 (9.91%) MPLS
15 10 (9.01%) Fibre Channel
15 10 (9.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) Big Data
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (7.21%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (29.73%) Architect
2 22 (19.82%) Analyst
3 20 (18.02%) Consultant
3 20 (18.02%) Network Engineer
4 18 (16.22%) Network Analyst
5 16 (14.41%) Network Architect
6 10 (9.01%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Network Operations Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Operations Analyst
7 9 (8.11%) Network Consultant
8 8 (7.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Enterprise Architect
8 8 (7.21%) Security Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Principal Consultant
10 6 (5.41%) Cisco Architect
10 6 (5.41%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.50%) Cisco Consultant
11 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 4 (3.60%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.90%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.42%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.81%) IVR
4 9 (8.11%) Fat Client
4 9 (8.11%) Thin Client
5 6 (5.41%) Driving Licence
5 6 (5.41%) e-Health
6 4 (3.60%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.70%) BYOD
7 3 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.80%) Clustering
8 2 (1.80%) IBM XIV
8 2 (1.80%) LPAR
8 2 (1.80%) Replication
9 1 (0.90%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.90%) PKI
9 1 (0.90%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.93%) Windows
2 17 (15.32%) Windows 10
3 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.31%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.50%) Unix
6 5 (4.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.80%) AIX
8 1 (0.90%) Linux
8 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.90%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) ITIL
2 15 (13.51%) Load Balancing
3 10 (9.01%) Change Management
3 10 (9.01%) Network Design
3 10 (9.01%) Workflow
4 9 (8.11%) DevOps
4 9 (8.11%) Protective Monitoring
5 7 (6.31%) ITIL V3
5 7 (6.31%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.50%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.50%) Service Management
6 5 (4.50%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (3.60%) Analytics
7 4 (3.60%) Converged Infrastructure
7 4 (3.60%) Project Management
7 4 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.70%) Information Security
8 3 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (2.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (2.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (58.56%) Security Cleared
3 56 (50.45%) SC Cleared
4 48 (43.24%) CCNP
5 34 (30.63%) CCNA
6 18 (16.22%) CCIE
7 14 (12.61%) DV Cleared
8 10 (9.01%) MCSA
8 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (6.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.60%) CCSA
10 4 (3.60%) CCSE
11 2 (1.80%) Degree
12 1 (0.90%) CCA
12 1 (0.90%) CCAA
12 1 (0.90%) CCDA
12 1 (0.90%) CCDP
12 1 (0.90%) CCVP
12 1 (0.90%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) GPG13
2 6 (5.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.91%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.01%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (9.01%) XenApp
3 10 (9.01%) XenDesktop
4 9 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (5.41%) ISA Server
6 5 (4.50%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (4.50%) UAG
7 3 (2.70%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.90%) vSphere
8 1 (0.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (11.71%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (9.01%) AppDNA
3 7 (6.31%) FortiGate
4 6 (5.41%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (2.70%) Nexpose
5 3 (2.70%) OVSD
6 1 (0.90%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.90%) SCCM
6 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.90%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 54 (48.65%) F5
2 18 (16.22%) CheckPoint
2 18 (16.22%) Juniper
3 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
4 14 (12.61%) Citrix
4 14 (12.61%) Palo Alto
5 13 (11.71%) Avaya
5 13 (11.71%) Remedy
6 11 (9.91%) Blue Coat
6 11 (9.91%) HP
6 11 (9.91%) VMware
7 9 (8.11%) AppSense
8 7 (6.31%) Forcepoint
9 6 (5.41%) Aruba
9 6 (5.41%) CA
10 5 (4.50%) Brocade
10 5 (4.50%) Nokia
11 4 (3.60%) Genesys
11 4 (3.60%) Intel Security
12 3 (2.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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