Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 30 73
Rank change year-on-year -6 +43 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 20 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.88% 4.14% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 9.22% 9.45% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 1
Somerset median daily rate £231 £310 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.40% +37.78% -25.00%
10th Percentile £110 £260 £213
90th Percentile £359 £448 £238
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Somerset median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +21.36% +3.00%
10th Percentile £20.50 £19.75 £18.10
90th Percentile £21.50 £42.50 £23.10
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £38.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year -16.88% -15.38% +102.22%

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 217 201 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 42.14% 43.79% 45.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 99 200
Somerset median daily rate £363 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.84% -6.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £144 £207 £260
90th Percentile £534 £491 £490
South West median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 34 29
Somerset median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.63% -43.79% +91.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.30 £10.84
90th Percentile £53.75 £40.55 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% +12.50%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -8 6 £250 -47.37% 1
Taunton -3 3 £325 +4.84%
Yeovil - 3 £110 -
Clevedon -1 2 £200 -27.27%
Street 0 1 £325 +4.00%
Weston-super-Mare - 1 - -
Cisco
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) Wireless
3 7 (35.00%) Firewall
3 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 7 (35.00%) CCNA
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) VPN
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (15.00%) VLAN
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Office 365
5 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 3 (15.00%) Symantec
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) LAN
5 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) DHCP
6 2 (10.00%) Broadband
6 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) MPLS
6 2 (10.00%) OSPF
6 2 (10.00%) Sophos
6 2 (10.00%) BGP

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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Wireless
2 7 (35.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) LAN
4 3 (15.00%) VLAN
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) BGP
5 2 (10.00%) Broadband
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (10.00%) Intelligent Network
5 2 (10.00%) MPLS
5 2 (10.00%) OSPF
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.00%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Deskside Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Deskside Support
3 3 (15.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Support
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Support
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall Support
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) CESG
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Network Management
3 1 (5.00%) OpenUP
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Design
3 1 (5.00%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCNA
2 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (5.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Symantec
2 2 (10.00%) F5
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (10.00%) Sophos
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) Meraki
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.00%) Veeam