Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 29 40
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11 +17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.08% 5.96% 2.95%
As % of the Vendors category 11.02% 12.44% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 8
Somerset median daily rate £258 £319 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.22% +8.97% -8.24%
10th Percentile £196 £189 £254
90th Percentile £475 £429 £324
South West median daily rate £344 £350 £363
% change year-on-year -1.79% -3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Somerset median hourly rate £22.00 £31.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.16% +43.18% +6.80%
10th Percentile £21.35 £28.25 £19.00
90th Percentile £22.65 £34.75 £23.00
South West median hourly rate £46.75 £39.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +18.35% +58.00% -28.36%

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 127 209 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 27.97% 47.94% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 111 125
Somerset median daily rate £325 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £173 £163 £215
90th Percentile £498 £538 £545
South West median daily rate £390 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +0.65% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 29 40
Somerset median hourly rate £21.50 £50.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.00% +48.15% -7.53%
10th Percentile £14.40 £35.25 £14.65
90th Percentile £32.05 £53.75 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £28.00 £39.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -28.66% +57.00% +24.81%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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 0 9 £228 +7.06% 1
Taunton +1 2 - -
Clevedon 0 1 - -
Street -7 1 £450 +26.32%
Cisco
South West

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) SCCM
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) G Suite
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Google
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) DHCP
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) SMS
6 2 (14.29%) McAfee
6 2 (14.29%) Sophos
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (14.29%) NetApp
6 2 (14.29%) Apple
6 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint

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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) G Suite
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) SMS
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) BGP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) OSPF
3 1 (7.14%) RSVP
3 1 (7.14%) VPLS
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
1 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
1 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Server Support
2 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Software Licensing
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Hardening
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 2 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 2 (14.29%) SCSM
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (7.14%) SmoothWall
3 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Barracuda Networks
2 3 (21.43%) Google
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Apple
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Sophos
4 1 (7.14%) Arista
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) Veeam