Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 60 63
Rank change year-on-year +23 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 29 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.09% 3.42% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 10.58% 8.25% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 19
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £450 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +73.08% -16.47%
10th Percentile £149 £215 £155
90th Percentile £472 £488 £466
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £127.50 - £23.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.42 £25.35
% change year-on-year +6.08% +67.37% -1.57%

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 274 521 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 38.65% 41.48% 39.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 361 333
Oxfordshire median daily rate £420 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £143 £250 £244
90th Percentile £600 £613 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 15
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.86% +12.90% +6.90%
10th Percentile £16.95 £13.55 £10.00
90th Percentile £86.28 £24.94 £32.75
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year +17.65% +1.49% -4.29%

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 +12 19 £288 -23.33% 10
Bicester +1 1 £160 +18.52% 2
Kidlington - 1 £525 - 1
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 25 (86.21%) LAN
1 25 (86.21%) WAN
2 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
3 11 (37.93%) ITIL
3 11 (37.93%) Office 365
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
4 10 (34.48%) Palo Alto
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (34.48%) Data Protection
4 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
4 10 (34.48%) Firewall
5 9 (31.03%) OSPF
5 9 (31.03%) BGP
5 9 (31.03%) VMware
5 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
5 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
6 8 (27.59%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (27.59%) EIGRP
6 8 (27.59%) IPsec
7 7 (24.14%) Network Security
8 6 (20.69%) SCOM
8 6 (20.69%) VoIP
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) VPN
9 5 (17.24%) MPLS
9 5 (17.24%) Azure
10 4 (13.79%) AWS
10 4 (13.79%) High Availability

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 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Office 365
2 5 (17.24%) Azure
3 4 (13.79%) AWS
4 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) LAN
1 25 (86.21%) WAN
2 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
3 10 (34.48%) Firewall
4 9 (31.03%) BGP
4 9 (31.03%) OSPF
5 8 (27.59%) EIGRP
5 8 (27.59%) IPsec
6 7 (24.14%) Network Security
7 6 (20.69%) VoIP
8 5 (17.24%) MPLS
8 5 (17.24%) VPN
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
9 4 (13.79%) HSRP
9 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (13.79%) VRRP
10 2 (6.90%) Internet
10 2 (6.90%) Wireless
General
1 2 (6.90%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Network Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) IT Support
3 9 (31.03%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (31.03%) Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) IT Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) IT Support Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Support Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (17.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Security Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 10 (34.48%) Data Protection
3 4 (13.79%) High Availability
3 4 (13.79%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.45%) Coaching
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Information Governance
4 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Network Management
4 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Service Design
4 1 (3.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
1 2 (6.90%) Python
1 2 (6.90%) Ruby
2 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) CCNA
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) CCENT
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCOM
2 4 (13.79%) Nagios
2 4 (13.79%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
1 10 (34.48%) Palo Alto
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.45%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (3.45%) BT
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) NETGEAR
5 1 (3.45%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard