Period
to 19 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 February 2018 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 62 40
Rank change year-on-year -14 -22 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 36 35 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.94% 2.89% 4.69%
As % of the Vendors category 6.74% 7.20% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 36
Oxfordshire median daily rate £338 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +0.78% -4.02%
10th Percentile £152 £275 £154
90th Percentile £483 £415 £471
South East median daily rate £388 £400 £358
% change year-on-year -3.13% +11.89% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £14.88 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.90% +47.76%
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £27.38 £39.50
% change year-on-year -30.61% -30.68% +107.89%

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 Oxfordshire.

All Vendors
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 534 486 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 43.59% 40.10% 39.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 317 342
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £258 £213 £170
90th Percentile £590 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 24
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.97 £16.38 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.61% +7.38% -1.61%
10th Percentile £10.90 £11.06 £12.90
90th Percentile £18.70 £23.65 £51.00
South East median hourly rate £17.48 £15.36 £18.88
% change year-on-year +13.84% -18.65% +17.97%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Oxfordshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Oxfordshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Oxfordshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Oxfordshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Oxford -15 15 £323 -7.86% 6
Abingdon +11 6 £425 +41.67% 1
Witney - 2 - - 1
Banbury - 1 £473 - 1
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Firewall
3 11 (30.56%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) Network Security
3 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (27.78%) WAN
4 10 (27.78%) Office 365
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
5 9 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (22.22%) Juniper
6 8 (22.22%) CCNP
6 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (19.44%) CCIE
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (16.67%) FortiGate
8 6 (16.67%) LAN
8 6 (16.67%) MPLS
8 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (13.89%) Citrix
9 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
9 5 (13.89%) VoIP
9 5 (13.89%) VPN
9 5 (13.89%) Linux
9 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
9 5 (13.89%) SQL

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Office 365
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.56%) G Suite
5 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) Firewall
2 11 (30.56%) Network Security
3 10 (27.78%) WAN
4 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (16.67%) LAN
5 6 (16.67%) MPLS
6 5 (13.89%) VoIP
6 5 (13.89%) VPN
7 4 (11.11%) DHCP
7 4 (11.11%) DNS
7 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 4 (11.11%) VLAN
8 3 (8.33%) Wireless
9 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (5.56%) FTP
9 2 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (5.56%) OSPF
9 2 (5.56%) PBX
9 2 (5.56%) Symposium
9 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Network Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.78%) Clustering
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.78%) iPad
1 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.89%) Linux
4 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.78%) Unix
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (8.33%) Network Design
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.56%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) DevOps
5 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.78%) Project Management
5 1 (2.78%) Security Operations
5 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.78%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (5.56%) C
4 2 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.22%) CCNP
3 7 (19.44%) CCIE
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.78%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.56%) SCOM
4 1 (2.78%) Nagios
4 1 (2.78%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
1 11 (30.56%) VMware
2 9 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (22.22%) Juniper
4 5 (13.89%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) NetApp
5 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.56%) Avaya
6 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.56%) Google
6 2 (5.56%) Meraki
6 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.56%) Qualys
7 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.78%) CommVault
7 1 (2.78%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) Huawei
7 1 (2.78%) McAfee
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle