Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 76 43
Rank change year-on-year +14 -33 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 43 36 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.51% 2.85% 5.22%
As % of the Vendors category 7.79% 7.58% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 44
Oxfordshire median daily rate £320 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% -10.71% +1.82%
10th Percentile £155 £224 £263
90th Percentile £453 £445 £480
South East median daily rate £388 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -3.13% +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £19.51 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.87% -11.31% +37.50%
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -29.58% +14.52% +65.33%

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 552 475 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 45.10% 37.64% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 302 384
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +1.27% -4.24%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £180
90th Percentile £575 £538 £506
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +4.38% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 39
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +3.13% +11.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.00 £11.85
90th Percentile £23.68 £23.71 £50.50
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year +7.81% -14.35% +20.52%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -7 18 £320 +2.40% 2
Abingdon +10 13 £288 +2.68% 1
Witney - 3 - -
Banbury - 1 £473 -
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 23 (53.49%) Firewall
2 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
3 18 (41.86%) Windows
4 15 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
5 14 (32.56%) Network Security
5 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
6 13 (30.23%) Juniper
7 12 (27.91%) CheckPoint
7 12 (27.91%) VPN
7 12 (27.91%) DNS
7 12 (27.91%) WAN
7 12 (27.91%) VMware
7 12 (27.91%) Office 365
8 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
8 9 (20.93%) MPLS
9 8 (18.60%) CCNP
9 8 (18.60%) LAN
9 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
10 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (16.28%) FortiGate
10 7 (16.28%) DHCP
10 7 (16.28%) CCNA
11 6 (13.95%) ITIL
11 6 (13.95%) Avaya
11 6 (13.95%) VLAN
11 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (13.95%) 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 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) Office 365
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.33%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (53.49%) Firewall
2 14 (32.56%) Network Security
3 12 (27.91%) DNS
3 12 (27.91%) VPN
3 12 (27.91%) WAN
4 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (20.93%) MPLS
4 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
5 8 (18.60%) LAN
6 7 (16.28%) DHCP
7 6 (13.95%) VLAN
8 5 (11.63%) BGP
8 5 (11.63%) VoIP
9 4 (9.30%) FTP
9 4 (9.30%) OSPF
9 4 (9.30%) PBX
9 4 (9.30%) Symposium
10 3 (6.98%) Internet
11 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
11 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Security Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) WAN Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 2 (4.65%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) LAN Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) iPad
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.63%) Linux
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (13.95%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Patch Management
3 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
3 4 (9.30%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.98%) Change Management
4 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.98%) Network Design
4 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) Change Control
5 2 (4.65%) Proactive Management
5 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 1 (2.33%) Migration
6 1 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.33%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (2.33%) Service Design
6 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.63%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) VB
4 2 (4.65%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) C++
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.60%) CCNP
3 7 (16.28%) CCNA
4 5 (11.63%) CCIE
5 2 (4.65%) JNCIA
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.33%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.33%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) XenApp
5 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.98%) Nessus
2 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.98%) SCCM
3 2 (4.65%) SCOM
4 1 (2.33%) Nagios
4 1 (2.33%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) Juniper
3 12 (27.91%) CheckPoint
3 12 (27.91%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) Avaya
5 5 (11.63%) Citrix
5 5 (11.63%) Fortinet
6 4 (9.30%) Huawei
6 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.98%) F5
7 3 (6.98%) HP
7 3 (6.98%) NetApp
7 3 (6.98%) Sophos
8 2 (4.65%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.65%) Qualys
9 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.33%) CommVault
9 1 (2.33%) Google
9 1 (2.33%) McAfee
9 1 (2.33%) Meraki