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 23 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 28 42
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 42 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.67% 5.27% 4.04%
As % of the Vendors category 11.54% 11.15% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 8
Median daily rate £400 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.13% +7.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £541 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year +6.76% +21.35%  

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 364 314 391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 49.12% 47.29% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 152 191
Median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 19
Median hourly rate £12.02 £9.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.47% -26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.69 £14.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 23 June 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 23 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 69 (62.16%) Security Cleared
2 64 (57.66%) Cisco Certification
3 59 (53.15%) SC Cleared
4 54 (48.65%) Firewall
5 49 (44.14%) F5
6 44 (39.64%) Cisco ASA
6 44 (39.64%) CCNP
7 43 (38.74%) WAN
8 38 (34.23%) LAN
9 30 (27.03%) Windows
10 29 (26.13%) Juniper
11 27 (24.32%) ITIL
12 25 (22.52%) DV Cleared
13 24 (21.62%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (19.82%) Data Centre
14 22 (19.82%) CCNA
15 19 (17.12%) DHCP
15 19 (17.12%) CheckPoint
15 19 (17.12%) Citrix
16 18 (16.22%) VPN
16 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
16 18 (16.22%) Wireless
16 18 (16.22%) VMware
16 18 (16.22%) Palo Alto
17 16 (14.41%) CCIE
17 16 (14.41%) HP
17 16 (14.41%) BGP
18 15 (13.51%) Network Design
19 14 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (12.61%) DNS

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 (6.31%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.41%) IIS
3 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (48.65%) Firewall
2 44 (39.64%) Cisco ASA
3 43 (38.74%) WAN
4 38 (34.23%) LAN
5 24 (21.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (17.12%) DHCP
7 18 (16.22%) VPN
7 18 (16.22%) Wireless
8 16 (14.41%) BGP
9 14 (12.61%) DNS
10 13 (11.71%) VLAN
11 12 (10.81%) TCP/IP
12 11 (9.91%) SAN
12 11 (9.91%) VoIP
13 10 (9.01%) BIG-IP
14 9 (8.11%) ICMP
14 9 (8.11%) Network Security
15 8 (7.21%) Fibre Channel
16 7 (6.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 7 (6.31%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.60%) Finance
3 2 (1.80%) Electronics
4 1 (0.90%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (33.33%) Architect
2 22 (19.82%) Network Engineer
3 21 (18.92%) Network Architect
4 17 (15.32%) Analyst
5 14 (12.61%) Consultant
6 13 (11.71%) Network Analyst
7 9 (8.11%) Technical Architect
8 8 (7.21%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (6.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Cisco Architect
9 7 (6.31%) Cisco Network Architect
9 7 (6.31%) Network Consultant
9 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 5 (4.50%) Network Operations Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Operations Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.50%) Security Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.82%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.11%) Fat Client
3 9 (8.11%) Thin Client
4 7 (6.31%) IVR
5 5 (4.50%) IBM XIV
5 5 (4.50%) LPAR
5 5 (4.50%) Replication
5 5 (4.50%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.60%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.70%) BYOD
8 1 (0.90%) Clustering
8 1 (0.90%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.03%) Windows
2 11 (9.91%) Windows 10
2 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.31%) Unix
5 7 (6.31%) Windows Server
6 6 (5.41%) Linux
7 5 (4.50%) AIX
8 2 (1.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.32%) ITIL
2 15 (13.51%) Network Design
3 12 (10.81%) Change Management
4 11 (9.91%) Service Delivery
4 11 (9.91%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (9.01%) Load Balancing
6 9 (8.11%) DevOps
6 9 (8.11%) ITIL V3
6 9 (8.11%) Protective Monitoring
7 8 (7.21%) Service Management
8 7 (6.31%) Workflow
9 6 (5.41%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.41%) ITSM
9 6 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (4.50%) Capacity Management
10 5 (4.50%) Migration
10 5 (4.50%) Project Management
10 5 (4.50%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.60%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.21%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (62.16%) Security Cleared
2 64 (57.66%) Cisco Certification
3 59 (53.15%) SC Cleared
4 44 (39.64%) CCNP
5 25 (22.52%) DV Cleared
6 22 (19.82%) CCNA
7 16 (14.41%) CCIE
8 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (5.41%) MCSA
9 6 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (4.50%) CCSA
10 5 (4.50%) CCSE
11 4 (3.60%) MCSE
12 3 (2.70%) MCP
13 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.90%) CCDP
14 1 (0.90%) CISSP
14 1 (0.90%) GSAE
14 1 (0.90%) HP ASE
14 1 (0.90%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) SLA
2 9 (8.11%) GPG13
3 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.01%) Hyper-V
2 10 (9.01%) XenApp
3 9 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (8.11%) XenDesktop
4 7 (6.31%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.50%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (4.50%) ISA Server
5 5 (4.50%) UAG
6 2 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.80%) vSphere
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (8.11%) AppDNA
3 8 (7.21%) OVSD
4 4 (3.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.80%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.80%) Nexpose
5 2 (1.80%) OpenView
5 2 (1.80%) SCCM
6 1 (0.90%) Ansible
6 1 (0.90%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (44.14%) F5
2 29 (26.13%) Juniper
3 19 (17.12%) CheckPoint
3 19 (17.12%) Citrix
4 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 18 (16.22%) Palo Alto
4 18 (16.22%) VMware
5 16 (14.41%) HP
6 14 (12.61%) Blue Coat
7 10 (9.01%) Avaya
8 9 (8.11%) AppSense
8 9 (8.11%) Remedy
9 8 (7.21%) Brocade
10 6 (5.41%) Forcepoint
10 6 (5.41%) Fortinet
10 6 (5.41%) NetApp
11 5 (4.50%) IBM
11 5 (4.50%) Nokia
11 5 (4.50%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.60%) Aruba
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