Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 37 56
Rank change year-on-year -39 +19 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 41 64 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.33% 5.00% 2.93%
As % of the Vendors category 4.92% 10.39% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 39
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £253 £248 £255
90th Percentile £498 £550 £448
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £37.50 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £37.50 - -

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Milton Keynes.

All Vendors
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 833 616 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 47.28% 48.13% 46.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 347 397
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £249 £213 £195
90th Percentile £525 £538 £519
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 37 34
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.09 £10.24 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.98% -32.89% +12.96%
10th Percentile £8.79 £8.80 £9.00
90th Percentile £54.25 £15.35 £22.63
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £10.80 £15.93
% change year-on-year +62.04% -32.20% +27.44%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

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 6 months to 24 November 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

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 18 (43.90%) Firewall
2 15 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
4 11 (26.83%) VMware
4 11 (26.83%) Blue Coat
4 11 (26.83%) DV Cleared
5 10 (24.39%) Network Design
5 10 (24.39%) CCIE
5 10 (24.39%) CCNP
5 10 (24.39%) HP
6 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
6 9 (21.95%) CCNA
6 9 (21.95%) ITIL
7 8 (19.51%) LAN
7 8 (19.51%) NetApp
7 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (19.51%) F5
8 7 (17.07%) SAN
8 7 (17.07%) Firmware
8 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
8 7 (17.07%) Windows
8 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
9 6 (14.63%) SLA
9 6 (14.63%) Network Security
9 6 (14.63%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (14.63%) Fortinet
9 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
9 6 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (14.63%) Office 365

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 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) LAN
3 7 (17.07%) SAN
4 6 (14.63%) Network Security
5 5 (12.20%) MPLS
5 5 (12.20%) WAN
6 4 (9.76%) BGP
6 4 (9.76%) OSPF
6 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (7.32%) DHCP
7 3 (7.32%) DNS
7 3 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.88%) EIGRP
8 2 (4.88%) Internet
8 2 (4.88%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (4.88%) VoIP
8 2 (4.88%) VPN
9 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Network Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Network Security Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.32%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.44%) IBM XIV
2 1 (2.44%) LPAR
2 1 (2.44%) Replication
2 1 (2.44%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Network Design
2 9 (21.95%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
4 4 (9.76%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.32%) Change Management
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
5 3 (7.32%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (7.32%) SIEM
5 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.88%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
3 11 (26.83%) DV Cleared
4 10 (24.39%) CCIE
4 10 (24.39%) CCNP
5 9 (21.95%) CCNA
6 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
7 4 (9.76%) MCSE
8 3 (7.32%) MCP
9 2 (4.88%) CCDA
9 2 (4.88%) CCDE
9 2 (4.88%) CCDP
10 1 (2.44%) GSAE
10 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
2 3 (7.32%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) Firmware
3 6 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (4.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.44%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) Ansible
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (4.88%) OpenView
3 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) OVSD
3 2 (4.88%) Puppet
4 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Blue Coat
2 11 (26.83%) VMware
3 10 (24.39%) HP
4 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
5 8 (19.51%) F5
5 8 (19.51%) NetApp
6 6 (14.63%) Fortinet
7 5 (12.20%) Citrix
7 5 (12.20%) Juniper
7 5 (12.20%) Sourcefire
8 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
9 3 (7.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (7.32%) Brocade
9 3 (7.32%) McAfee
9 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
9 3 (7.32%) Qualys
9 3 (7.32%) Splunk
9 3 (7.32%) Tufin
10 2 (4.88%) CA