Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 62 69
Rank change year-on-year +18 +7 -30
Contract jobs citing Cisco 48 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.90% 3.14% 3.25%
As % of the Vendors category 9.52% 7.55% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 37
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £315 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.92% +1.61% -17.33%
10th Percentile £158 £157 £175
90th Percentile £475 £468 £443
South East median daily rate £400 £393 £398
% change year-on-year +1.91% -1.26% +8.90%
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 £22.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -23.08% +47.73%

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 504 503 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 40.98% 41.60% 39.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 386 332
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +16.67% -8.54%
10th Percentile £225 £251 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £537
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 27
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.97% -4.62% +3.04%
10th Percentile £15.67 £10.00 £9.52
90th Percentile £25.00 £38.75 £24.14
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.38 £15.85
% change year-on-year -5.04% +9.62% -11.94%

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 October 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 October 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 +29 26 £375 +17.19% 3
Banbury - 5 £455 - 2
Witney -1 2 - - 2
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 29 (60.42%) Firewall
2 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
3 16 (33.33%) WAN
4 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
5 13 (27.08%) Network Security
6 12 (25.00%) CCNP
7 11 (22.92%) Windows
7 11 (22.92%) LAN
7 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (20.83%) Migration
8 10 (20.83%) DNS
8 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 8 (16.67%) DHCP
9 8 (16.67%) Wireless
10 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (14.58%) VoIP
11 6 (12.50%) Windows 10
11 6 (12.50%) Office 365
11 6 (12.50%) F5
11 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (12.50%) VPN
11 6 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (12.50%) SCCM
12 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
12 5 (10.42%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (10.42%) Fortinet
12 5 (10.42%) Banking

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 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.17%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (12.50%) Office 365
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.08%) PaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (60.42%) Firewall
2 16 (33.33%) WAN
3 13 (27.08%) Network Security
4 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (22.92%) LAN
5 10 (20.83%) DNS
6 8 (16.67%) DHCP
6 8 (16.67%) Wireless
7 7 (14.58%) VoIP
8 6 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (12.50%) VPN
9 5 (10.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (6.25%) Cisco Firepower
11 3 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (6.25%) Internet
11 3 (6.25%) IPv4
12 2 (4.17%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
General
1 5 (10.42%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Azure Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Security Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Desktop Support
5 5 (10.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) IT Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) LDAP
2 1 (2.08%) EDI
2 1 (2.08%) JSON
2 1 (2.08%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.08%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.33%) Android
5 3 (6.25%) Linux
6 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Migration
2 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (10.42%) Change Management
3 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
4 4 (8.33%) Network Design
4 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.25%) Commercial Awareness
5 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.17%) IT Strategy
6 2 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.08%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.08%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (25.00%) CCNP
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.33%) MCITP
5 3 (6.25%) Degree
5 3 (6.25%) MCSE
6 2 (4.17%) CCNA
7 1 (2.08%) CCIE
7 1 (2.08%) CCIE Wireless
7 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.08%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.17%) Samba
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.08%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.08%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) F5
3 5 (10.42%) Fortinet
4 4 (8.33%) VMware
5 3 (6.25%) Avaya
5 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.25%) HP
5 3 (6.25%) Meraki
5 3 (6.25%) Sophos
6 2 (4.17%) Apple
6 2 (4.17%) Dell
6 2 (4.17%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.08%) Aruba
7 1 (2.08%) Brocade
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix
7 1 (2.08%) EMC
7 1 (2.08%) Juniper
7 1 (2.08%) Meru Networks
7 1 (2.08%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) SAP