Period
to 24 February 2018

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 February 2018 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 19 74
Rank change year-on-year -29 +55 -33
Contract jobs citing Cisco 65 99 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.02% 7.79% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 8.09% 15.84% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 70 24
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £304 £275 £162
90th Percentile £550 £538 £438
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 - -

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 803 625 743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 49.66% 49.17% 43.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 365 333
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £396 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.14% +5.47% +12.78%
10th Percentile £237 £263 £207
90th Percentile £538 £550 £566
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 34
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.75 £10.20 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.80% -34.95% +8.14%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.19
90th Percentile £24.90 £20.50 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £10.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year +57.41% -32.50% +18.52%

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 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018, 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 34 (52.31%) Firewall
2 31 (47.69%) Security Cleared
3 27 (41.54%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (38.46%) ITIL
5 22 (33.85%) DV Cleared
6 21 (32.31%) F5
7 19 (29.23%) WAN
7 19 (29.23%) Change Management
8 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
8 18 (27.69%) CCNP
9 17 (26.15%) LAN
9 17 (26.15%) VMware
9 17 (26.15%) Blue Coat
10 16 (24.62%) Citrix
10 16 (24.62%) SC Cleared
10 16 (24.62%) Cisco ISE
11 15 (23.08%) ITIL V3
12 14 (21.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 14 (21.54%) Windows
12 14 (21.54%) Wireless
13 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
14 12 (18.46%) BGP
14 12 (18.46%) OSPF
14 12 (18.46%) Juniper
14 12 (18.46%) CheckPoint
14 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (18.46%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (16.92%) CCIE
16 10 (15.38%) DNS
16 10 (15.38%) HP

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 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.15%) IIS
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Office 365
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (52.31%) Firewall
2 19 (29.23%) WAN
3 17 (26.15%) LAN
4 16 (24.62%) Cisco ISE
5 14 (21.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 14 (21.54%) Wireless
6 12 (18.46%) BGP
6 12 (18.46%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (18.46%) OSPF
7 10 (15.38%) DNS
8 9 (13.85%) BIG-IP
8 9 (13.85%) DHCP
8 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
9 8 (12.31%) ICMP
9 8 (12.31%) IPsec
9 8 (12.31%) VPN
10 7 (10.77%) Internet
11 6 (9.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (7.69%) Network Security
12 5 (7.69%) VLAN
General
1 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.00%) Architect
3 10 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 9 (13.85%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (12.31%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (12.31%) Network Team Leader
5 8 (12.31%) Team Leader
6 7 (10.77%) Consultant
7 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Cisco Consultant
9 4 (6.15%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Data Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) WAP
2 1 (1.54%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.62%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (9.23%) Linux
4 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.54%) Unix
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) ITIL
2 19 (29.23%) Change Management
3 15 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 10 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
5 9 (13.85%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (13.85%) Network Virtualisation
5 9 (13.85%) Service Delivery
6 8 (12.31%) Load Balancing
6 8 (12.31%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 8 (12.31%) Service Management
7 6 (9.23%) ITSM
7 6 (9.23%) Network Design
8 5 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (4.62%) High Availability
9 3 (4.62%) Information Security
9 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.62%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.62%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 5 (7.69%) Python
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (47.69%) Security Cleared
2 27 (41.54%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (33.85%) DV Cleared
4 18 (27.69%) CCNP
5 16 (24.62%) SC Cleared
6 11 (16.92%) CCIE
7 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (12.31%) CCNA
8 8 (12.31%) MCSA
9 5 (7.69%) MCSE
10 4 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (4.62%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (3.08%) CCDA
12 2 (3.08%) CCDE
12 2 (3.08%) CCDP
13 1 (1.54%) MCP
13 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) SLA
2 5 (7.69%) QA
3 3 (4.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.77%) XenApp
3 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.62%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (4.62%) ISA Server
4 3 (4.62%) UAG
5 1 (1.54%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) SCCM
2 5 (7.69%) Ansible
3 4 (6.15%) OVSD
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.08%) Puppet
5 1 (1.54%) Kibana
5 1 (1.54%) logstash
5 1 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) F5
2 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
3 17 (26.15%) Blue Coat
3 17 (26.15%) VMware
4 16 (24.62%) Citrix
5 12 (18.46%) CheckPoint
5 12 (18.46%) Juniper
6 10 (15.38%) HP
6 10 (15.38%) Palo Alto
7 8 (12.31%) McAfee
7 8 (12.31%) NetApp
8 7 (10.77%) ServiceNow
9 6 (9.23%) Fortinet
10 5 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
10 5 (7.69%) Sourcefire
11 4 (6.15%) Computacenter
11 4 (6.15%) Forcepoint
12 3 (4.62%) Brocade
12 3 (4.62%) Qualys