Period
to 17 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 17 January 2019 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 30 39
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 +30
Contract jobs citing Cisco 16 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.42% 5.07% 2.90%
As % of the Vendors category 9.64% 12.37% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 6
Somerset median daily rate £300 £238 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% -24.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £200 £110 £238
90th Percentile £550 £338 £481
South West median daily rate £378 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +16.15% - -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Somerset median hourly rate - £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.50% +60.00%
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £18.56 £38.50
% change year-on-year +153.20% -51.79% -9.41%

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 Somerset.

All Vendors
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 166 194 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 35.47% 41.01% 36.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 127 86
Somerset median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £159 £187
90th Percentile £572 £538 £481
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 38
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £21.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.05% -39.44% -7.19%
10th Percentile £33.45 £13.00 £15.59
90th Percentile £44.85 £41.88 £42.65
South West median hourly rate £39.75 £23.50 £23.14
% change year-on-year +69.15% +1.57% -13.50%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Somerset

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Somerset

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Somerset

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Somerset

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -3 11 £250 -9.09% 5
Street - 2 £550 -
Taunton -7 1 - - 1
Bridgwater - 1 - -
Cisco
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 10 (62.50%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (50.00%) SAN
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) WLAN
4 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) Juniper
7 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 2 (12.50%) Unix
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) CCNP
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (12.50%) MySQL
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) JSON
7 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) YAML
7 2 (12.50%) Build Automation
7 2 (12.50%) Ansible

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) SAN
4 7 (43.75%) WLAN
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) OSPF
6 1 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Telephony Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) JSON
1 2 (12.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) Nessus
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Aruba
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
4 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat