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 3 months to 26 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
England / North East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 76 53
Rank change year-on-year +54 -23  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 36 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.33% 3.18% 2.29%
As % of the Vendors category 12.33% 5.32% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 13
Median daily rate £328 £344 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.72% +26.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.38 £14.60 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.76% +25.00%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 292 959 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 51.32% 59.86% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 611 178
Median daily rate £330 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 75 31
Median hourly rate £28.75 £28.00 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +104.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £36.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +60 34 £328 -6.42% 11
Durham -3 2 - - 2
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North East region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 47 (62.67%) HP
2 45 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 40 (53.33%) F5
3 40 (53.33%) ITIL
4 37 (49.33%) Firewall
4 37 (49.33%) SC Cleared
5 31 (41.33%) LAN
6 30 (40.00%) Linux
7 29 (38.67%) WAN
8 27 (36.00%) Solaris
9 26 (34.67%) CCNP
9 26 (34.67%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (33.33%) Juniper
10 25 (33.33%) CheckPoint
10 25 (33.33%) Windows
11 24 (32.00%) AIX
11 24 (32.00%) Wireless
11 24 (32.00%) Riverbed
11 24 (32.00%) FortiGate
12 23 (30.67%) Service Management
13 22 (29.33%) CCSE
13 22 (29.33%) CCDP
13 22 (29.33%) JNCIA
13 22 (29.33%) Fortinet
14 21 (28.00%) JNCIE
14 21 (28.00%) CCIP
14 21 (28.00%) CCIE
14 21 (28.00%) Network Design
14 21 (28.00%) CCSA
14 21 (28.00%) ITSM

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 15 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (12.00%) Apache
2 9 (12.00%) iPlanet
2 9 (12.00%) JBoss
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (49.33%) Firewall
2 31 (41.33%) LAN
3 29 (38.67%) WAN
4 24 (32.00%) Wireless
5 17 (22.67%) BIG-IP
6 12 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (16.00%) SAN
6 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (5.33%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (5.33%) VPN
9 3 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (4.00%) DNS
9 3 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (4.00%) IP Telephony
9 3 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (2.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.67%) NX-OS
10 2 (2.67%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) BODI
1 6 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (38.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Architect
2 12 (16.00%) Backup Engineer
3 7 (9.33%) Storage and Backup Engineer
3 7 (9.33%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Administrator
4 6 (8.00%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.33%) Design Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Integration Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (4.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Clustering
1 9 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.67%) Replication
3 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.00%) HP Storage
4 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.00%) Linux
2 27 (36.00%) Solaris
3 25 (33.33%) Windows
4 24 (32.00%) AIX
5 14 (18.67%) HPUX
6 9 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (12.00%) SUSE
6 9 (12.00%) Unix
7 8 (10.67%) Windows Server
7 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) ITIL
2 23 (30.67%) Service Management
3 21 (28.00%) ITSM
3 21 (28.00%) Network Design
4 11 (14.67%) High Availability
5 10 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 8 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (9.33%) Migration
8 6 (8.00%) Project Management
8 6 (8.00%) Quality Management
8 6 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (5.33%) Change Control
10 4 (5.33%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (5.33%) Project Governance
10 4 (5.33%) Time Management
10 4 (5.33%) TOGAF
11 3 (4.00%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.67%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (49.33%) SC Cleared
3 26 (34.67%) CCNP
3 26 (34.67%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (29.33%) CCDP
4 22 (29.33%) CCSE
4 22 (29.33%) JNCIA
5 21 (28.00%) CCIE
5 21 (28.00%) CCIP
5 21 (28.00%) CCSA
5 21 (28.00%) JNCIE
6 14 (18.67%) HP ASE
6 14 (18.67%) HP MASE
7 12 (16.00%) Degree
8 9 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.67%) CCNA
10 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
10 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.67%) XenApp
4 1 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (32.00%) FortiGate
2 12 (16.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 12 (16.00%) HP Data Protector
2 12 (16.00%) NetBackup
3 10 (13.33%) Backup Exec
4 9 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (10.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (5.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.33%) Netcool
8 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (62.67%) HP
2 40 (53.33%) F5
3 25 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 25 (33.33%) Juniper
4 24 (32.00%) Riverbed
5 22 (29.33%) Fortinet
6 17 (22.67%) Veritas
7 16 (21.33%) Oracle
8 15 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 13 (17.33%) Aruba
10 12 (16.00%) Brocade
10 12 (16.00%) EMC
10 12 (16.00%) Symantec
10 12 (16.00%) VMware
11 9 (12.00%) Sun
12 8 (10.67%) IBM
12 8 (10.67%) Veeam
13 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (8.00%) TIBCO
14 4 (5.33%) TippingPoint
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