Period
to 2 April 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 2 April 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 52 44
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 -28
Contract jobs citing Cisco 30 33 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.39% 3.15% 4.63%
As % of the Vendors category 8.20% 6.10% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 49
Median daily rate £410 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.23% +11.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £322 £305
90th Percentile £494 £503 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £473 £400
% change year-on-year -12.17% +18.13% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +110.00% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £42.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +110.00% -

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 366 541 804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 53.59% 51.67% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 297 423
Median daily rate £425 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £277 £253 £249
90th Percentile £574 £650 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 54 30
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.63% +27.55%
10th Percentile £11.26 £9.47 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.32 £33.98 £28.00
Median hourly rate £15.75 £14.05 £16.25
% change year-on-year +12.10% -13.54% +20.37%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Milton Keynes

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Cisco in Milton Keynes

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco in Milton Keynes

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Cisco in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 10 (33.33%) Windows
5 9 (30.00%) ITIL
5 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (30.00%) Citrix
5 9 (30.00%) Juniper
5 9 (30.00%) Wireless
6 8 (26.67%) SCCM
6 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
7 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
7 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
7 7 (23.33%) CCNP
7 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
7 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
8 6 (20.00%) F5
8 6 (20.00%) Office 365
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (20.00%) Change Management
8 6 (20.00%) CCIE
9 5 (16.67%) Security Management
9 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 5 (16.67%) WAN
9 5 (16.67%) Network Design
9 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
9 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 5 (16.67%) Palo Alto

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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Akamai
2 2 (6.67%) AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 9 (30.00%) Wireless
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (16.67%) WAN
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (13.33%) SAN
6 4 (13.33%) VLAN
7 3 (10.00%) BGP
7 3 (10.00%) IPsec
7 3 (10.00%) LAN
7 3 (10.00%) Unified Communications
7 3 (10.00%) VoIP
7 3 (10.00%) VXLAN
8 2 (6.67%) DHCP
8 2 (6.67%) ICMP
8 2 (6.67%) Internet
8 2 (6.67%) MPLS
8 2 (6.67%) OSPF
8 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Law
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
2 3 (10.00%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Network Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (3.33%) Build Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Change Management
3 5 (16.67%) Network Design
3 5 (16.67%) Security Management
4 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (13.33%) Project Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.00%) Due Diligence
5 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (10.00%) ISMS
5 3 (10.00%) IT Strategy
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Presales
5 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) CCNP
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) CCIE
5 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (10.00%) CCNA
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (6.67%) CCA
8 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (6.67%) MCSA
8 2 (6.67%) MCTS
8 2 (6.67%) VCAP
8 2 (6.67%) VCP4
8 2 (6.67%) VCP5
9 1 (3.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 2 (6.67%) vCloud
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (10.00%) Netcool
2 3 (10.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 3 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (6.67%) SCVMM
3 2 (6.67%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.33%) Ansible
4 1 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) Citrix
2 9 (30.00%) Juniper
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (20.00%) F5
5 5 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 4 (13.33%) Blue Coat
6 4 (13.33%) NetApp
7 3 (10.00%) Capita
7 3 (10.00%) IBM
7 3 (10.00%) Meraki
7 3 (10.00%) Mitel
7 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.00%) Sony
7 3 (10.00%) Splunk
8 2 (6.67%) HP
8 2 (6.67%) IFS
8 2 (6.67%) Remedy
9 1 (3.33%) Adobe