The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 31 26
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 16 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.37% 2.64% 4.02%
As % of the Vendors category 11.68% 6.76% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 8
Median daily rate £338 £394 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -3.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £328 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.50 -
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 Northamptonshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 137 148 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 37.43% 39.05% 40.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 101 84
Median daily rate £375 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £10.50 £11.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% -31.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £32.50 £18.57
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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Northamptonshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Northamptonshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Northamptonshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Northamptonshire 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
Northampton +10 13 £475 +22.58% 4
Cisco
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 19 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (57.69%) ITIL
3 11 (42.31%) Firewall
3 11 (42.31%) ITIL V3
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (34.62%) VMware
4 9 (34.62%) CCNA
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 8 (30.77%) Windows
5 8 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (26.92%) SDLC
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (23.08%) Project Management
7 6 (23.08%) CCNP
7 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
7 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
7 6 (23.08%) Degree
7 6 (23.08%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (19.23%) SAN
8 5 (19.23%) HP
8 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
8 5 (19.23%) MCSE
9 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 4 (15.38%) BGP
9 4 (15.38%) Juniper
9 4 (15.38%) Service Management
9 4 (15.38%) ICMP
9 4 (15.38%) ITSM

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 3 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (19.23%) SAN
5 4 (15.38%) BGP
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (15.38%) ICMP
5 4 (15.38%) IP Telephony
5 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 4 (15.38%) Unified Communications
5 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (15.38%) Wireless
6 3 (11.54%) LAN
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (7.69%) NX-OS
7 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.85%) Network Security
8 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
General
1 4 (15.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Network Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Voice Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Voice Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Designer
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) EMC VNX
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) ITIL
2 11 (42.31%) ITIL V3
3 7 (26.92%) SDLC
4 6 (23.08%) Data Loss Prevention
4 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 4 (15.38%) ITSM
6 4 (15.38%) Network Design
6 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (15.38%) Service Management
6 4 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (11.54%) ERP
7 3 (11.54%) Open Source
7 3 (11.54%) PLM
7 3 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (7.69%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) CCNA
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (23.08%) CCNP
4 6 (23.08%) Degree
5 5 (19.23%) MCSE
6 4 (15.38%) JNCIA
6 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (7.69%) CCIE
7 2 (7.69%) MCP
7 2 (7.69%) VCAP
8 1 (3.85%) MCSA
8 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) vCloud
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) OVSD
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.85%) SCCM
4 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) Juniper
4 4 (15.38%) Meraki
4 4 (15.38%) Palo Alto
5 3 (11.54%) Google
5 3 (11.54%) NetApp
6 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.69%) EMC
6 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.69%) Zerto
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) Draytek
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