Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 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
England > North East
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 66 62
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 30 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.01% 2.91% 3.31%
As % of the Vendors category 7.23% 8.69% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 30
North East median daily rate £375 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.45% -1.47%
10th Percentile £209 £201 £171
90th Percentile £431 £515 £639
England median daily rate £400 £403 £375
% change year-on-year -0.62% +7.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
North East median hourly rate - £21.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -17.02%
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +30.95% -16.00%

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 the North East.

All Vendors
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 415 472 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 41.67% 33.48% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 321 346
North East median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +5.04%
10th Percentile £185 £226 £250
90th Percentile £556 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 28
North East median hourly rate £16.50 £14.39 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +12.82% -44.57%
10th Percentile £13.39 £10.13 £8.38
90th Percentile £30.00 £26.59 £32.15
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in the North East

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in the North East over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in the North East

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in the North East.

Contractor 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 23 February 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +25 23 £375 +14.50% 12
Durham +5 5 £270 -10.00% 3
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 North East region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (26.67%) ITIL
6 7 (23.33%) VMware
6 7 (23.33%) SCCM
6 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (20.00%) SCOM
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (20.00%) Azure
7 6 (20.00%) Office 365
7 6 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 6 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (20.00%) VPN
7 6 (20.00%) WAN
7 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (20.00%) Juniper
7 6 (20.00%) SAN
8 5 (16.67%) Symantec
8 5 (16.67%) DHCP
8 5 (16.67%) CCNA
8 5 (16.67%) DNS
8 5 (16.67%) LAN
8 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 5 (16.67%) F5
8 5 (16.67%) AWS
9 4 (13.33%) SaaS
9 4 (13.33%) PaaS
9 4 (13.33%) iSCSI

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Azure
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (16.67%) AWS
3 4 (13.33%) IaaS
3 4 (13.33%) PaaS
3 4 (13.33%) SaaS
4 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (20.00%) SAN
2 6 (20.00%) VPN
2 6 (20.00%) WAN
3 5 (16.67%) DHCP
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (13.33%) iSCSI
4 4 (13.33%) Wireless
5 3 (10.00%) BGP
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (10.00%) MPLS
5 3 (10.00%) OSPF
5 3 (10.00%) VLAN
5 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security
6 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (6.67%) Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (6.67%) Network Specialist
3 2 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) IT Support
4 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Support Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) iPhone
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Wealth Management
4 3 (10.00%) Network Management
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (6.67%) Project Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.33%) Line Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CCNA
3 3 (10.00%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) Firmware
4 2 (6.67%) Docker
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
2 6 (20.00%) SCOM
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (13.33%) WSUS
4 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.67%) Statseeker
5 1 (3.33%) Forum Sentry
5 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) VMware
2 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (20.00%) Juniper
2 6 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (16.67%) F5
3 5 (16.67%) Symantec
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) EMC
6 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Meraki
7 1 (3.33%) Adobe
7 1 (3.33%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.33%) Samsung