Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 64 68
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 -31
Contract jobs citing Cisco 29 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.61% 3.47% 3.41%
As % of the Vendors category 6.62% 7.82% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 40
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £323 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.78% +1.18% -8.93%
10th Percentile £298 £155 £256
90th Percentile £483 £464 £439
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.63 £23.00 £19.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.02% +17.87% -11.31%
10th Percentile £16.16 £23.00 £15.35
90th Percentile £20.59 £23.00 £23.78
South East median hourly rate £23.71 £25.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.18% -30.56% +2.86%

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 438 524 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 39.46% 44.41% 38.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 411 311
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +1.27%
10th Percentile £208 £256 £250
90th Percentile £575 £578 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 24
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.94% -2.29% +5.65%
10th Percentile £15.44 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £25.00 £42.63 £22.97
South East median hourly rate £16.10 £17.31 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.00% +15.42% -16.67%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +14 15 £381 +18.22% 5
Witney -3 2 - -
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 (62.07%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 12 (41.38%) WAN
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (27.59%) Windows
6 8 (27.59%) Network Security
6 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (24.14%) LAN
7 7 (24.14%) CCNP
8 6 (20.69%) Migration
8 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
8 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (20.69%) Office 365
9 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
9 5 (17.24%) DNS
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (17.24%) VoIP
9 5 (17.24%) DHCP
10 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
10 4 (13.79%) Avaya
10 4 (13.79%) IPv4
10 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
10 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
10 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 3 (10.34%) Commercial Awareness
11 3 (10.34%) Degree
11 3 (10.34%) Computer Science

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 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) Firewall
2 12 (41.38%) WAN
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (27.59%) Network Security
4 7 (24.14%) LAN
5 5 (17.24%) DHCP
5 5 (17.24%) DNS
5 5 (17.24%) VoIP
6 4 (13.79%) IPv4
7 3 (10.34%) Internet
7 3 (10.34%) VPN
7 3 (10.34%) Wireless
8 2 (6.90%) BGP
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.90%) SAN
9 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.45%) IPv6
9 1 (3.45%) MPLS
9 1 (3.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Azure Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Security Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) IT Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Strategy Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Strategy Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) EDI
1 1 (3.45%) JSON
1 1 (3.45%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) Robotics
3 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.90%) Android
4 2 (6.90%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.34%) Commercial Awareness
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) IT Strategy
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Transformation Strategy
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.45%) Network Management
5 1 (3.45%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Lingo
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (24.14%) CCNP
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.34%) CCNA
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 3 (10.34%) MCSE
5 2 (6.90%) MCITP
6 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.45%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Avaya
3 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.34%) Sophos
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Dell
4 2 (6.90%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Juniper
5 1 (3.45%) Aruba
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Meru Networks
5 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.45%) SAP