Period
to 19 October 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 19 October 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 58 45
Rank change year-on-year -8 -13 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 15 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.12% 3.01% 3.94%
As % of the Vendors category 5.17% 7.81% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 23
Oxford median daily rate £320 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% -10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £239 £113 £242
90th Percentile £460 £538 £523
Oxfordshire median daily rate £315 £310 £375
% change year-on-year +1.61% -17.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Oxford median hourly rate - £14.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.63% +25.00%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £19.51 £22.00
% change year-on-year +17.87% -11.31% +46.67%

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 Oxford.

All Vendors
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 290 269 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 40.90% 38.54% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 191 213
Oxford median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £320 £213 £258
90th Percentile £575 £488 £534
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £375 £410
% change year-on-year +16.67% -8.54% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 15
Oxford median hourly rate £20.00 £13.13 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.38% -20.45% +17.86%
10th Percentile £10.00 £8.80 £8.35
90th Percentile £40.75 £20.00 £50.50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.77
% change year-on-year -4.62% +3.04% +10.05%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Oxford

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Oxford

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Oxford over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Oxford

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (33.33%) Office 365
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) VPN
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Juniper
3 5 (33.33%) MPLS
4 4 (26.67%) OSPF
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) VLAN
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) DNS

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 5 (33.33%) MPLS
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (26.67%) BGP
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security
3 4 (26.67%) OSPF
3 4 (26.67%) VLAN
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) FTP
5 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (13.33%) PBX
5 2 (13.33%) Symposium
6 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.67%) IPsec
6 1 (6.67%) VRRP
General
1 2 (13.33%) Billing
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Service Design
4 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCIE
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (33.33%) Juniper
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Avaya
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
3 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Meraki
4 1 (6.67%) Qualys