Period
to 24 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 45 20
Rank change year-on-year +1 -25 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 24 22 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.37% 3.61% 7.94%
As % of the Vendors category 8.82% 10.63% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 28
Sheffield median daily rate £375 £450 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +31.87% +24.09%
10th Percentile £215 £345 £168
90th Percentile £455 £560 £540
South Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £290
% change year-on-year +7.14% +20.69% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Sheffield median hourly rate - - £17.50
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £60.00 - £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 272 207 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 38.20% 33.99% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 128 240
Sheffield median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £258 £294 £263
90th Percentile £519 £558 £677
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year - +4.23% +18.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 10
Sheffield median hourly rate £21.33 £14.00 £11.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.32% +23.89% +7.62%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £8.46
90th Percentile £49.25 £24.80 £17.58
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +52.32% - +33.33%

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 June 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 June 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 14 (58.33%) CheckPoint
1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (41.67%) CCNP
4 10 (41.67%) CCNA
5 9 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) NetApp
6 6 (25.00%) DNS
6 6 (25.00%) Internet
6 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) F5
7 5 (20.83%) Splunk
7 5 (20.83%) Change Control
7 5 (20.83%) Ansible
7 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
7 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
7 5 (20.83%) Dell
7 5 (20.83%) EMC
7 5 (20.83%) Symantec
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) Python
7 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat
7 5 (20.83%) ProxySG
8 4 (16.67%) Information Security
8 4 (16.67%) Information Security Management
8 4 (16.67%) Security Management
8 4 (16.67%) CISM
8 4 (16.67%) LAN

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 3 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) GitHub
1 3 (12.50%) OpenDNS
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 6 (25.00%) Internet
3 4 (16.67%) LAN
3 4 (16.67%) Network Security
3 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.67%) VoIP
3 4 (16.67%) VPN
3 4 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (12.50%) BGP
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (8.33%) IPv6
5 2 (8.33%) Junos
5 2 (8.33%) MPLS
5 2 (8.33%) OSPF
6 1 (4.17%) 802.11
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.17%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Python Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Information Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Change Control
2 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (16.67%) Information Security
2 4 (16.67%) Information Security Management
2 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 4 (16.67%) Security Management
2 4 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (12.50%) DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (12.50%) Open Source
3 3 (12.50%) People Management
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Operations
4 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
1 5 (20.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCNA
2 10 (41.67%) CCNP
3 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) CISM
5 4 (16.67%) CISSP
5 4 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (16.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 3 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (12.50%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) GDPR
1 4 (16.67%) ISO 22301
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Ansible
2 4 (16.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) CheckPoint
2 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) F5
3 6 (25.00%) NetApp
4 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat
4 5 (20.83%) Dell
4 5 (20.83%) EMC
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Splunk
4 5 (20.83%) Symantec
5 4 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (12.50%) Capita
7 2 (8.33%) Juniper
8 1 (4.17%) Citrix
8 1 (4.17%) Infoblox