Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 17 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 8 11
Rank change year-on-year -63 +3 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 11 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.75% 13.67% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 4.25% 27.15% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 6
Northern Ireland median daily rate £356 £318 £181
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.20% +75.17% -27.50%
10th Percentile £256 £285 £163
90th Percentile £450 £394 £208
UK median daily rate £375 £399 £375
% change year-on-year -5.96% +6.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £12.34 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.45% - -
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £24.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year -7.07% +17.86% +4.84%

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 Northern Ireland.

All Vendors
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 259 151 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 41.11% 50.33% 54.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 81 47
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £315 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £265 £123 £163
90th Percentile £490 £450 £403
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.89 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.83% - -
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Northern Ireland

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Northern Ireland

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Northern Ireland

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Northern Ireland

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 17 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
County Antrim -64 11 £356 +9.62%
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 17 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) Avaya
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) SLA
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Compuware
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) CommVault
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) Mitel
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) CCTV
4 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (9.09%) H.323
4 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
4 1 (9.09%) MGCP
4 1 (9.09%) PABX
4 1 (9.09%) SCCP
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
4 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Voice Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CCTV
2 1 (9.09%) Handset
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCIE
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE Collaboration
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Avaya
1 3 (27.27%) HP
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Altiris
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) CommVault
2 2 (18.18%) Compuware
2 2 (18.18%) Mitel
2 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) NICE Systems
3 1 (9.09%) Polycom
3 1 (9.09%) Tandberg