Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 72 84
Rank change year-on-year +33 +12 -29
Contract jobs citing Cisco 69 103 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.67% 3.86% 1.92%
As % of the Vendors category 12.26% 6.68% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 64 15
North East median daily rate £325 £325 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.37% -22.30%
10th Percentile £300 £236 £170
90th Percentile £415 £388 £388
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 9
North East median hourly rate £11.00 £22.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.11% -6.25% +57.38%
10th Percentile £10.25 £17.18 £14.13
90th Percentile £11.75 £28.19 £28.15
England median hourly rate £21.28 £24.50 £21.53
% change year-on-year -13.16% +13.82% +7.63%

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 563 1542 839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 46.26% 57.73% 41.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 1021 451
North East median daily rate £365 £330 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% -8.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £259 £210 £231
90th Percentile £550 £500 £563
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 118 71
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £27.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +25.58% +16.22%
10th Percentile £8.96 £11.16 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.53 £36.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.53% -2.86% +6.06%

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 25 November 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 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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 +42 63 £325 - 3
Northumberland 0 3 - -
Durham -8 2 £313 -13.79%
Teesside - 1 £350 -
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 51 (73.91%) Linux
2 48 (69.57%) AIX
2 48 (69.57%) Solaris
3 43 (62.32%) ITIL
4 41 (59.42%) Windows
4 41 (59.42%) HP
5 38 (55.07%) SAN
6 36 (52.17%) Security Cleared
7 33 (47.83%) SC Cleared
8 29 (42.03%) Firewall
9 27 (39.13%) Symantec
9 27 (39.13%) NetBackup
9 27 (39.13%) EMC
9 27 (39.13%) Brocade
9 27 (39.13%) EMC NetWorker
10 26 (37.68%) HP Data Protector
10 26 (37.68%) Fibre Channel
11 25 (36.23%) F5
11 25 (36.23%) Veritas
12 24 (34.78%) High Availability
12 24 (34.78%) Load Balancing
13 23 (33.33%) Oracle
13 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
14 22 (31.88%) HPUX
14 22 (31.88%) Apache
14 22 (31.88%) Tomcat
14 22 (31.88%) WebLogic
14 22 (31.88%) J2EE
14 22 (31.88%) Unix
14 22 (31.88%) JBoss

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 22 (31.88%) Apache
1 22 (31.88%) iPlanet
1 22 (31.88%) JBoss
1 22 (31.88%) Oracle Application Server
1 22 (31.88%) Tomcat
1 22 (31.88%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.14%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (10.14%) MQSeries
2 7 (10.14%) OpenStack
2 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.14%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Datadog
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) PaaS
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (55.07%) SAN
2 29 (42.03%) Firewall
3 26 (37.68%) Fibre Channel
4 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 10 (14.49%) DNS
6 9 (13.04%) WAN
7 7 (10.14%) LDAP
7 7 (10.14%) NAS
8 6 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (8.70%) FCoE
8 6 (8.70%) iSCSI
9 4 (5.80%) Wireless
10 3 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (4.35%) LAN
10 3 (4.35%) Network Security
10 3 (4.35%) VLAN
11 2 (2.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (2.90%) Unified Communications
11 2 (2.90%) VPN
11 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (4.35%) Finance
1 3 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Backup Engineer
2 15 (21.74%) Unix Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Storage and Backup Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Storage Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) AIX Engineer
5 10 (14.49%) Solaris Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) NetBackup Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) EMC Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) HPUX Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.35%) Service Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Network Design Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.88%) Clustering
2 17 (24.64%) Replication
3 14 (20.29%) Data Centre
4 9 (13.04%) HP Storage
5 4 (5.80%) Grid Computing
6 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (73.91%) Linux
2 48 (69.57%) AIX
2 48 (69.57%) Solaris
3 41 (59.42%) Windows
4 22 (31.88%) HPUX
4 22 (31.88%) Unix
5 21 (30.43%) SUSE
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (62.32%) ITIL
2 24 (34.78%) High Availability
2 24 (34.78%) Load Balancing
3 14 (20.29%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (20.29%) Quality Management
4 13 (18.84%) QMS
5 9 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (11.59%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.70%) Network Design
8 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.25%) Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.80%) DevOps
9 4 (5.80%) Requirements Management
10 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.35%) Change Management
10 3 (4.35%) IT Strategy
11 2 (2.90%) ITSM
11 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) Perl
2 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
3 9 (13.04%) C-shell
3 9 (13.04%) Korn
4 8 (11.59%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.90%) C
5 2 (2.90%) C++
5 2 (2.90%) Java
5 2 (2.90%) Python
5 2 (2.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 33 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (13.04%) CCNP
5 5 (7.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (7.25%) CCNA
6 3 (4.35%) CCDP
6 3 (4.35%) CCIE
7 2 (2.90%) CCSA
7 2 (2.90%) CCSE
7 2 (2.90%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) CISM
7 2 (2.90%) CISSP
7 2 (2.90%) Degree
7 2 (2.90%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.45%) CCIE Security
8 1 (1.45%) CCIP
8 1 (1.45%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.45%) JNCIE
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) Hyper-V
1 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.04%) KVM
2 9 (13.04%) Samba
3 8 (11.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (10.14%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.90%) Docker
7 1 (1.45%) Firmware
7 1 (1.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 27 (39.13%) EMC NetWorker
1 27 (39.13%) NetBackup
2 26 (37.68%) HP Data Protector
3 20 (28.99%) Backup Exec
4 17 (24.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 16 (23.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (10.14%) OpenView
7 2 (2.90%) Ansible
7 2 (2.90%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.90%) Nagios
7 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.90%) Packer
7 2 (2.90%) Puppet
7 2 (2.90%) Terraform
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (1.45%) PureDisk
8 1 (1.45%) Simpana
Vendors
1 41 (59.42%) HP
2 27 (39.13%) Brocade
2 27 (39.13%) EMC
2 27 (39.13%) Symantec
3 25 (36.23%) F5
3 25 (36.23%) Veritas
4 23 (33.33%) Oracle
5 22 (31.88%) Red Hat
5 22 (31.88%) Sun
6 18 (26.09%) IBM
7 17 (24.64%) Veeam
8 12 (17.39%) VMware
9 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 9 (13.04%) PlateSpin
10 7 (10.14%) Cognos
10 7 (10.14%) Opsware
11 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
12 4 (5.80%) Citrix
13 3 (4.35%) Borland
13 3 (4.35%) Dell