Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 46 19
Rank change year-on-year +17 -27 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 37 20 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 5.68% 2.82% 7.81%
As % of the Vendors category 13.91% 7.43% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 33
Sheffield median daily rate £355 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.47% +13.33% +33.93%
10th Percentile £268 £169 £175
90th Percentile £638 £583 £549
South Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £418 £375
% change year-on-year -18.56% +11.33% +32.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - £23.08 -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £23.08 -

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 266 269 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 40.86% 37.89% 33.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 155 210
Sheffield median daily rate £400 £435 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.05% +4.82% +10.67%
10th Percentile £258 £313 £260
90th Percentile £538 £615 £563
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 7
Sheffield median hourly rate £11.64 £20.66 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.63% +58.88% +5.26%
10th Percentile £9.18 £12.25 £10.78
90th Percentile £32.75 £28.39 £19.60
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.83 £15.25
% change year-on-year -21.47% +16.90% +26.95%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) SAN
2 18 (48.65%) NetApp
3 17 (45.95%) WAN
4 16 (43.24%) LAN
4 16 (43.24%) Firewall
5 15 (40.54%) VMware
6 14 (37.84%) Finance
6 14 (37.84%) Linux
7 13 (35.14%) EMC
7 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (35.14%) NAS
8 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (32.43%) Google
8 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
9 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
10 10 (27.03%) SQL
10 10 (27.03%) Oracle
11 9 (24.32%) IBM
11 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
11 9 (24.32%) Hadoop
11 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
11 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
12 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
12 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
12 8 (21.62%) VLAN
12 8 (21.62%) NetBackup
12 8 (21.62%) Project Management
12 8 (21.62%) VoIP

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 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
1 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
1 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.92%) IaaS
2 7 (18.92%) PaaS
3 3 (8.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) SAN
2 17 (45.95%) WAN
3 16 (43.24%) Firewall
3 16 (43.24%) LAN
4 13 (35.14%) NAS
5 8 (21.62%) VLAN
5 8 (21.62%) VoIP
6 7 (18.92%) VPN
6 7 (18.92%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
8 5 (13.51%) Network Security
9 4 (10.81%) FCoE
9 4 (10.81%) iSCSI
9 4 (10.81%) VSAN
10 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (8.11%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (5.41%) WebEx
12 1 (2.70%) Cisco ISE
12 1 (2.70%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Hadoop
2 6 (16.22%) Big Data
2 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
2 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Project Manager
2 8 (21.62%) Network Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) NetBackup Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.81%) NetApp Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Junior
5 3 (8.11%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) NAS Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.70%) Migration Manager
7 1 (2.70%) NetApp Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Public Sector Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Flash
1 4 (10.81%) Middleware
2 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 3 (8.11%) XML
2 3 (8.11%) XSLT
3 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) iSeries
3 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.81%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
4 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (16.22%) Change Management
4 6 (16.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.81%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (10.81%) DevOps
6 4 (10.81%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.81%) Thought Leadership
7 3 (8.11%) Benchmarking
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) CCNA
4 6 (16.22%) CCNP
5 3 (8.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (5.41%) DBS Check
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.70%) MCTS
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) Firmware
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) NFS
3 4 (10.81%) SRDF
3 4 (10.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (10.81%) Xen
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) NetBackup
2 4 (10.81%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) NetApp
2 15 (40.54%) VMware
3 13 (35.14%) EMC
4 12 (32.43%) Google
5 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
6 10 (27.03%) Oracle
7 9 (24.32%) IBM
8 6 (16.22%) Veritas
9 4 (10.81%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
10 3 (8.11%) MuleSoft
11 1 (2.70%) Aruba
11 1 (2.70%) Dell
11 1 (2.70%) Forcepoint
11 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.70%) HP
11 1 (2.70%) Meraki
11 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto