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The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 16 August 2022 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
England > North East
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 41 49 35
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 22 9 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North East 3.85% 1.55% 3.08%
As % of the Vendors category 9.36% 4.57% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 6
10th Percentile £359 £196 £264
25th Percentile £400 £200 £372
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £202 £425
Median % change year-on-year +166.09% -52.47% +41.67%
75th Percentile £550 £438 £478
90th Percentile £578 £510 £494
England median daily rate £465 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +13.41% -3.53% +6.25%

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 the North East.

All Vendors
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 235 197 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 41.08% 34.02% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 125 82
10th Percentile £173 £235 £205
25th Percentile £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £600 £581 £538
90th Percentile £738 £641 £627
England median daily rate £530 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 6
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £12.72
25th Percentile £13.89 £12.39 £15.27
Median hourly rate £16.84 £16.00 £18.75
Median % change year-on-year +5.22% -14.67% +18.97%
75th Percentile £42.29 £17.00 £38.06
90th Percentile £52.75 £17.30 £45.63
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.83 £20.00
% change year-on-year +19.47% -5.84% +6.95%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in the North East

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco in the North East.

Daily rate trend for Cisco in the North East

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco in the North East over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco in the North East

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco in the North East.

Hourly rate trend for Cisco in the North East

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the North East region over the 6 months to 16 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Tyne and Wear +9 21 £538 +19.44% 3
Durham +4 1 - -
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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 North East region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 16 (72.73%) Wi-Fi
2 16 (72.73%) Azure
3 15 (68.18%) Meraki
4 14 (63.64%) AWS
4 14 (63.64%) LAN
4 14 (63.64%) WAN
4 14 (63.64%) VPN
5 13 (59.09%) Microsoft 365
6 12 (54.55%) 802.1X
7 11 (50.00%) Network Security
8 10 (45.45%) Project Management
9 9 (40.91%) Windows
9 9 (40.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
10 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
10 8 (36.36%) SD-WAN
10 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
10 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
10 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
10 8 (36.36%) CCNP
10 8 (36.36%) CCDP
10 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
11 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
11 7 (31.82%) Google
11 7 (31.82%) Project Delivery
11 7 (31.82%) Palo Alto
11 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (31.82%) F5

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 16 (72.73%) Azure
2 14 (63.64%) AWS
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (4.55%) Anthos
4 1 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) GCP
4 1 (4.55%) Google Kubernetes Engine
4 1 (4.55%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 16 (72.73%) Wi-Fi
3 14 (63.64%) LAN
3 14 (63.64%) VPN
3 14 (63.64%) WAN
4 11 (50.00%) Network Security
5 8 (36.36%) SD-WAN
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (27.27%) BGP
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco Firepower
7 6 (27.27%) NGFW
7 6 (27.27%) OSPF
7 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 6 (27.27%) VLAN
8 3 (13.64%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (13.64%) Wireless
9 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
9 2 (9.09%) DHCP
9 2 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
4 7 (31.82%) Project Delivery
5 6 (27.27%) Network Segmentation
6 4 (18.18%) Information Security
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Operational Stability
7 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (13.64%) Network Design
7 3 (13.64%) Network Management
7 3 (13.64%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
9 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (4.55%) DevOps
9 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure as Code
9 1 (4.55%) Preventative Maintenance
9 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (4.55%) Technology Transformation
9 1 (4.55%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CCDP
1 8 (36.36%) CCNP
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) CCIE
3 2 (9.09%) AWS Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CISA
4 1 (4.55%) CISM
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) CRISC
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
4 1 (4.55%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Meraki
2 7 (31.82%) F5
2 7 (31.82%) Google
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Palo Alto
3 3 (13.64%) Aruba
3 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
3 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper