Period
to 24 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 September 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 Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 32 22
Rank change year-on-year -9 -10 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 21 27 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.49% 4.74% 7.13%
As % of the Vendors category 7.92% 12.80% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 36
Sheffield median daily rate £413 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +8.75% +45.45%
10th Percentile £251 £213 £196
90th Percentile £485 £538 £556
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £394
% change year-on-year +0.61% +4.13% +43.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Sheffield.

All Vendors
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 265 211 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 44.09% 37.02% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 127 212
Sheffield median daily rate £400 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +25.71%
10th Percentile £226 £313 £275
90th Percentile £525 £633 £599
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 7
Sheffield median hourly rate £17.51 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.45% +53.85% +5.26%
10th Percentile £9.67 £10.50 £8.50
90th Percentile £27.48 £39.40 £15.40
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% - +13.36%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Sheffield

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Sheffield

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Sheffield over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Sheffield

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 15 (71.43%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (42.86%) CCNA
4 8 (38.10%) CCNP
4 8 (38.10%) LAN
4 8 (38.10%) WAN
4 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
4 8 (38.10%) VMware
5 7 (33.33%) Network Security
5 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
5 7 (33.33%) FortiGate
6 5 (23.81%) NetApp
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) EMC
7 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
8 3 (14.29%) ProxySG
8 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 3 (14.29%) F5
8 3 (14.29%) Splunk
8 3 (14.29%) Change Control
8 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (14.29%) Ansible
8 3 (14.29%) Dell
8 3 (14.29%) Python
8 3 (14.29%) Internet

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (9.52%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) GitHub
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) LAN
2 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
2 8 (38.10%) WAN
3 7 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) Internet
4 3 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (9.52%) 802.11
5 2 (9.52%) BGP
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (9.52%) IPv6
5 2 (9.52%) Junos
5 2 (9.52%) MPLS
5 2 (9.52%) OSPF
5 2 (9.52%) VoIP
6 1 (4.76%) Multicast
6 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Python Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) iSeries
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Change Control
1 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Operations
2 2 (9.52%) DevOps
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
2 2 (9.52%) Network Design
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Security Management
3 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.76%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 3 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CCNA
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) CCNP
3 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (4.76%) MCTS
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 22301
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) ProxySG
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) KVM
3 1 (4.76%) NFS
3 1 (4.76%) SRDF
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) VMware NSX
3 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 3 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 5 (23.81%) NetApp
5 4 (19.05%) EMC
6 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 3 (14.29%) Dell
6 3 (14.29%) F5
6 3 (14.29%) Splunk
6 3 (14.29%) Symantec
7 2 (9.52%) Juniper
8 1 (4.76%) Aruba
8 1 (4.76%) Citrix
8 1 (4.76%) Forcepoint
8 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle
8 1 (4.76%) Veritas