Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 25 15
Rank change year-on-year -20 -10 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 20 53 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.92% 6.00% 8.63%
As % of the Vendors category 8.00% 20.08% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 43
Sheffield median daily rate £329 £353 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.74% +17.50% +15.38%
10th Percentile £202 £175 £202
90th Percentile £433 £483 £414
South Yorkshire median daily rate £320 £323 £300
% change year-on-year -0.78% +7.50% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 - £17.50
10th Percentile £21.79 - £16.75
90th Percentile £24.36 - £18.25
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.54 - £17.50

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 250 264 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 36.50% 29.86% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 174 273
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £381 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% -1.61% +19.23%
10th Percentile £305 £207 £250
90th Percentile £568 £538 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +16.44% -2.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 20
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.99 £17.50 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.94% +41.70% -11.63%
10th Percentile £11.63 £13.62 £8.95
90th Percentile £47.48 £21.18 £19.50
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £16.25 £12.33
% change year-on-year +31.23% +31.85% -18.87%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNA
3 9 (45.00%) CCNP
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (30.00%) Firewall
6 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (20.00%) Financial Institution
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (15.00%) HP
8 3 (15.00%) Information Security
8 3 (15.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
8 3 (15.00%) Security Management
8 3 (15.00%) CISSP
8 3 (15.00%) CISM
8 3 (15.00%) ISO 22301
8 3 (15.00%) Threat Modelling
8 3 (15.00%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (15.00%) GDPR
8 3 (15.00%) OpenDNS
8 3 (15.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 3 (15.00%) People Management

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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) OpenDNS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (10.00%) BGP
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.00%) IPsec
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) NAS
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) NX-OS
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) VoIP
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) FCoE
5 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Security Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Support
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) SUSE
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (15.00%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) People Management
2 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) Security Management
2 3 (15.00%) Threat Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (10.00%) Kanban
3 2 (10.00%) Network Management
3 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNA
3 9 (45.00%) CCNP
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (15.00%) CISM
5 3 (15.00%) CISSP
5 3 (15.00%) CLAS
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) CCSA
7 1 (5.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) GDPR
1 3 (15.00%) ISO 22301
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.00%) GCP
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) NFS
2 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Capita
3 2 (10.00%) EMC
3 2 (10.00%) F5
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (10.00%) Veritas
4 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.00%) Brocade