Period
to 11 December 2017

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 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 Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 19 16
Rank change year-on-year -27 -3 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 20 75 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.82% 7.81% 8.22%
As % of the Vendors category 7.46% 23.36% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 33 52
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +33.93% +7.69%
10th Percentile £169 £175 £184
90th Percentile £583 £549 £407
South Yorkshire median daily rate £418 £375 £283
% change year-on-year +11.33% +32.74% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 268 321 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 37.75% 33.44% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 210 254
Sheffield median daily rate £435 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +10.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £313 £260 £213
90th Percentile £615 £563 £534
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 22
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.66 £13.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.88% +5.26% -17.67%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.78 £9.03
90th Percentile £28.39 £19.60 £18.58
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.83 £15.25 £12.01
% change year-on-year +16.90% +26.95% -21.92%

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 2017.

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 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) CCNA
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Banking
5 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) HP
5 4 (20.00%) EMC
6 3 (15.00%) CCNP
6 3 (15.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) Veritas
6 3 (15.00%) IBM
6 3 (15.00%) GCP
6 3 (15.00%) VPN
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) SUSE
6 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
6 3 (15.00%) Wireless
6 3 (15.00%) DMZ
6 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (15.00%) Network Security
6 3 (15.00%) Kanban

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 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (15.00%) DMZ
2 3 (15.00%) NAS
2 3 (15.00%) Network Security
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (10.00%) FCoE
3 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.00%) BGP
4 1 (5.00%) Broadband
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Network Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Support
3 3 (15.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) BYOD
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) SUSE
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Change Control
2 3 (15.00%) Kanban
2 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) Line Management
3 2 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Development
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) CCNP
5 2 (10.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (10.00%) CCSP
5 2 (10.00%) CISSP
5 2 (10.00%) IISP
5 2 (10.00%) ISSAP
5 2 (10.00%) ISSEP
5 2 (10.00%) SSCP
6 1 (5.00%) CCSA
6 1 (5.00%) CCSE
6 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) GCP
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (10.00%) NFS
2 2 (10.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ionix
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (20.00%) EMC
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.00%) Veritas
4 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (10.00%) Brocade
5 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus
5 1 (5.00%) Reuters
5 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire