Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 59 52
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7 -20
Contract jobs citing Cisco 33 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.66% 2.93% 3.58%
As % of the Vendors category 6.31% 7.74% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 27
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £308 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.34% +11.82% -20.75%
10th Percentile £145 £206 £132
90th Percentile £488 £454 £372
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £25.00
South East median hourly rate £42.42 £20.45 £26.50
% change year-on-year +107.43% -22.83% +17.78%

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 523 439 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 42.21% 37.78% 39.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 303 346
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +17.24% -14.25%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £200
90th Percentile £594 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 23
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% -17.14%
10th Percentile £11.13 £12.26 £8.80
90th Percentile £20.33 £35.38 £25.00
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -8.57% +1.63%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -8 15 £375 +20.00% 8
Banbury - 4 £455 -
Bicester -4 1 £135 -
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 16 (48.48%) Firewall
2 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (30.30%) CCNP
3 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
4 9 (27.27%) WAN
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (21.21%) F5
6 7 (21.21%) Meraki
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (18.18%) Migration
7 6 (18.18%) Network Security
8 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
8 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
8 5 (15.15%) Wireless
8 5 (15.15%) LAN
9 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
9 4 (12.12%) CCIE
9 4 (12.12%) Change Management
9 4 (12.12%) Banking
9 4 (12.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (12.12%) Network Design
9 4 (12.12%) SCCM
10 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
10 3 (9.09%) Fortinet
10 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (9.09%) Windows 10

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 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) G Suite
3 2 (6.06%) Office 365
3 2 (6.06%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) Firewall
2 9 (27.27%) WAN
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (18.18%) Network Security
4 6 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (15.15%) LAN
5 5 (15.15%) Wireless
6 4 (12.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (9.09%) DNS
7 3 (9.09%) VoIP
8 2 (6.06%) DHCP
8 2 (6.06%) MPLS
8 2 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (6.06%) VPN
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco Firepower
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (3.03%) Junos
9 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
9 1 (3.03%) PBX
9 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Wireless Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.03%) Unix
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.12%) Change Management
3 4 (12.12%) Network Design
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.03%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) Facilities Management
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.03%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.03%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (30.30%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) CCIE
4 1 (3.03%) CCIE Wireless
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.03%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.03%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) HIPAA
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.03%) Samba
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) F5
1 7 (21.21%) Meraki
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Fortinet
3 2 (6.06%) Google
3 2 (6.06%) Sophos
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Apple
4 1 (3.03%) Aruba
4 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.03%) Brocade
4 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) ForeScout
4 1 (3.03%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee
4 1 (3.03%) NetApp
4 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.03%) Zscaler