Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 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
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 44 66
Rank change year-on-year +20 +22 -44
Contract jobs citing Cisco 48 43 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.28% 3.82% 2.94%
As % of the Vendors category 12.12% 7.14% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 30
Milton Keynes median daily rate £445 £428 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -14.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £319 £324 £298
90th Percentile £497 £497 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £440 £414 £420
% change year-on-year +6.34% -1.49% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -5.26% -

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 396 602 806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 51.83% 53.42% 49.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 352 431
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £240 £250
90th Percentile £564 £648 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 52 44
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -9.47% +45.90%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £19.00 £35.55 £24.70
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +3.57% -18.84% +50.00%

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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 29 (60.42%) VMware
2 27 (56.25%) Firewall
3 23 (47.92%) Windows
4 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
5 20 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (39.58%) SCCM
7 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 16 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 14 (29.17%) Change Management
9 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
10 13 (27.08%) Security Management
10 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
10 13 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (27.08%) Hyper-V
10 13 (27.08%) Office 365
11 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (22.92%) Splunk
11 11 (22.92%) Meraki
11 11 (22.92%) CCNA
12 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
12 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
12 10 (20.83%) Sony
12 10 (20.83%) CheckPoint
12 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
12 10 (20.83%) Law
12 10 (20.83%) Legal
12 10 (20.83%) Information Security
12 10 (20.83%) Information Security Management

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 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Office 365
2 7 (14.58%) AWS
2 7 (14.58%) Azure
3 2 (4.17%) Akamai
3 2 (4.17%) Azure Stack
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (56.25%) Firewall
2 13 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (18.75%) Wireless
4 8 (16.67%) NaaS
4 8 (16.67%) SAN
4 8 (16.67%) WAN
5 4 (8.33%) BGP
5 4 (8.33%) IP Telephony
5 4 (8.33%) IPsec
5 4 (8.33%) LAN
5 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (6.25%) DHCP
6 3 (6.25%) DNS
6 3 (6.25%) ICMP
6 3 (6.25%) Internet
6 3 (6.25%) OSPF
6 3 (6.25%) PBX
6 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications
6 3 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) JMeter
1 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 10 (20.83%) Law
1 10 (20.83%) Legal
2 5 (10.42%) Publishing
3 3 (6.25%) Public Sector
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Architect
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Azure Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Clustering
3 3 (6.25%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (4.17%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Windows
2 16 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 6 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Change Management
2 13 (27.08%) Security Management
3 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 10 (20.83%) Information Security
3 10 (20.83%) Information Security Management
3 10 (20.83%) ISMS
3 10 (20.83%) Problem Management
4 8 (16.67%) Customer-Centricity
5 7 (14.58%) Network Design
6 6 (12.50%) ITIL
7 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
7 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (8.33%) IT Strategy
8 4 (8.33%) Project Delivery
8 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (6.25%) Patch Management
9 3 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) Java
1 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
5 11 (22.92%) CCNA
6 9 (18.75%) MCSA
7 8 (16.67%) CCNP
7 8 (16.67%) MCITP
8 7 (14.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
9 5 (10.42%) MCSE
10 4 (8.33%) Degree
11 3 (6.25%) CCA
11 3 (6.25%) CCIE
11 3 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (6.25%) MCTS
11 3 (6.25%) VCAP
11 3 (6.25%) VCP4
11 3 (6.25%) VCP5
12 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Hyper-V
2 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (10.42%) vCloud
6 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (6.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (6.25%) vSphere
8 2 (4.17%) VMware NSX
9 1 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.08%) UAG
9 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (39.58%) SCCM
2 10 (20.83%) SCOM
3 8 (16.67%) WSUS
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (6.25%) Netcool
4 3 (6.25%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 3 (6.25%) SCVMM
4 3 (6.25%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.08%) Ansible
5 1 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) VMware
2 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.92%) Meraki
3 11 (22.92%) Splunk
4 10 (20.83%) CheckPoint
4 10 (20.83%) F5
4 10 (20.83%) Sony
5 9 (18.75%) Citrix
6 8 (16.67%) Adobe
6 8 (16.67%) Juniper
6 8 (16.67%) NetApp
7 7 (14.58%) Blue Coat
8 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 4 (8.33%) Mitel
10 3 (6.25%) Capita
10 3 (6.25%) IBM
10 3 (6.25%) IFS
10 3 (6.25%) Palo Alto
10 3 (6.25%) Remedy
11 2 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks