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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 33 30 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.62% 2.46% 3.53%
As % of the Vendors category 7.35% 5.84% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 12
Median daily rate £300 £313 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -26.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -1.23% -7.95%  

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 136 154 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 35.60% 42.08% 41.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 114 106
Median daily rate £364 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.06% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -24.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £11.00 £21.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 0 5 £313 -10.71% 2
Kettering -1 4 £300 - 1
Cisco
East Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 22 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (58.33%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) CCNA
4 11 (45.83%) ITIL
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (37.50%) CCNP
5 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (25.00%) Juniper
8 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (25.00%) MCSE
8 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (25.00%) VMware
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL V3
8 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
9 5 (20.83%) SDLC
9 5 (20.83%) Data Loss Prevention
9 5 (20.83%) NetApp
9 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.83%) Degree
9 5 (20.83%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (20.83%) Linux
9 5 (20.83%) Unix

Cisco
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (12.50%) LAN
6 3 (12.50%) NX-OS
6 3 (12.50%) SAN
6 3 (12.50%) Wireless
6 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
7 1 (4.17%) BGP
7 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.17%) ICMP
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security
7 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Leader
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Voice Network Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Network Support
6 2 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
1 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (20.83%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
1 5 (20.83%) Unix
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) CAD
3 5 (20.83%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) SDLC
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.17%) ITSM
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Network Design
6 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) CCNA
3 9 (37.50%) CCNP
4 6 (25.00%) MCSE
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) JNCIA
7 2 (8.33%) CCSE
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.17%) OVSD
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
3 6 (25.00%) Juniper
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) NetApp
5 4 (16.67%) F5
5 4 (16.67%) Meraki
6 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.33%) Aruba
7 2 (8.33%) EMC
7 2 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (8.33%) Samsung
8 1 (4.17%) Draytek
8 1 (4.17%) HP
8 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto