Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 67 55
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 40 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.16% 2.52% 3.69%
As % of the Vendors category 7.63% 6.44% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 36
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £245 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.67% -20.97% -11.43%
10th Percentile £186 £156 £194
90th Percentile £488 £458 £444
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £23.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.00% -16.67%
South East median hourly rate £42.42 £26.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year +59.86% +6.14% -

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 524 450 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 41.46% 39.13% 38.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 331 338
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +17.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £243 £209
90th Percentile £611 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +8.93% -26.32%
10th Percentile £13.56 £10.00 £8.80
90th Percentile £24.89 £40.25 £25.00
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.45
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.44% -0.29%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +11 21 £360 +46.94% 3
Banbury - 5 £455 -
Bicester -3 1 £135 -
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 24 (60.00%) Firewall
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.00%) WAN
3 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (27.50%) CCNP
4 11 (27.50%) Migration
4 11 (27.50%) Network Security
5 10 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (25.00%) LAN
5 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (20.00%) F5
6 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (20.00%) Windows
7 7 (17.50%) DNS
7 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (15.00%) SCCM
8 6 (15.00%) Load Balancing
9 5 (12.50%) Banking
9 5 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (12.50%) Change Management
9 5 (12.50%) Wireless
9 5 (12.50%) DHCP
9 5 (12.50%) VoIP
9 5 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (12.50%) Meraki
10 4 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.50%) Office 365
4 2 (5.00%) PaaS
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.50%) IaaS
5 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) Firewall
2 12 (30.00%) WAN
3 11 (27.50%) Network Security
4 10 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (25.00%) LAN
5 7 (17.50%) DNS
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (12.50%) DHCP
6 5 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (12.50%) VoIP
6 5 (12.50%) Wireless
7 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (7.50%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (7.50%) VPN
9 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.00%) EIGRP
9 2 (5.00%) IPsec
9 2 (5.00%) MGCP
9 2 (5.00%) OSPF
9 2 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 5 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) EDI
2 1 (2.50%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Migration
2 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (12.50%) Change Management
5 4 (10.00%) Network Design
6 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
7 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.50%) Application Virtualisation
8 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.50%) Facilities Management
8 1 (2.50%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.50%) Network Virtualisation
8 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.50%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (27.50%) CCNP
3 3 (7.50%) MCITP
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CCIE
5 1 (2.50%) CCIE Wireless
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) CISSP
5 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.50%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.00%) Samba
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) F5
3 5 (12.50%) Meraki
4 3 (7.50%) Fortinet
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Apple
5 2 (5.00%) Brocade
5 2 (5.00%) Sophos
6 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.50%) Aruba
6 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) EMC
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Juniper
6 1 (2.50%) McAfee
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds