The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 3 months to 22 June 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
England / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 27 64
Rank change year-on-year -17 +37  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 119 190 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.42% 6.34% 2.64%
As % of the Vendors category 10.54% 14.31% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 141 47
Median daily rate £366 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.64% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Median hourly rate £40.75 £25.00 £34.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.00% -28.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £23.80 £23.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.30 £46.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +2.00% +21.95%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1129 1328 1170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 41.89% 44.28% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 827 702
Median daily rate £375 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +3.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 56 103
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.18% +8.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £12.00 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £41.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in the South West

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in the South West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in the South West

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in the South West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in the South West

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -5 47 £373 +2.75% 9
Wiltshire -20 30 £353 -2.75% 4
Dorset +6 15 £450 +20.00% 2
Gloucestershire +1 11 £195 -42.22% 2
Somerset -8 7 £235 -12.55% 1
Cornwall -5 4 £338 +56.97% 2
Devon -19 3 £350 - 1
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 101 (41.56%) Firewall
2 79 (32.51%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (26.75%) Windows
4 62 (25.51%) Security Cleared
5 57 (23.46%) LAN
5 57 (23.46%) Wireless
6 56 (23.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 56 (23.05%) Data Centre
7 53 (21.81%) WAN
8 51 (20.99%) VMware
9 48 (19.75%) CCNA
10 46 (18.93%) F5
11 44 (18.11%) Microsoft
11 44 (18.11%) Finance
12 42 (17.28%) CCNP
13 41 (16.87%) Active Directory
14 40 (16.46%) CheckPoint
15 38 (15.64%) SC Cleared
16 35 (14.40%) DNS
16 35 (14.40%) ITIL
17 34 (13.99%) Wi-Fi
18 32 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
18 32 (13.17%) Cisco ASA
19 29 (11.93%) VPN
20 28 (11.52%) Juniper
21 26 (10.70%) SolarWinds
21 26 (10.70%) Load Balancing
22 25 (10.29%) HP
23 24 (9.88%) DHCP
23 24 (9.88%) Linux

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (5.35%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.12%) Skype for Business
3 8 (3.29%) Apache
3 8 (3.29%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.47%) iPlanet
5 6 (2.47%) JBoss
5 6 (2.47%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (2.47%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.23%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.23%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.23%) SAS
7 2 (0.82%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.41%) IIS
8 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (3.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.35%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 101 (41.56%) Firewall
2 57 (23.46%) LAN
2 57 (23.46%) Wireless
3 56 (23.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 53 (21.81%) WAN
5 35 (14.40%) DNS
6 34 (13.99%) Wi-Fi
7 32 (13.17%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (11.93%) VPN
9 24 (9.88%) DHCP
10 23 (9.47%) TCP/IP
11 22 (9.05%) Unified Communications
12 21 (8.64%) Network Security
13 18 (7.41%) MPLS
13 18 (7.41%) VLAN
14 16 (6.58%) BGP
14 16 (6.58%) VoIP
15 15 (6.17%) OSPF
16 14 (5.76%) Cisco Wireless
17 13 (5.35%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (0.82%) MySQL
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
2 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (18.11%) Finance
2 16 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.53%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.29%) Electronics
4 8 (3.29%) Marketing
5 4 (1.65%) Back Office
5 4 (1.65%) Retail
6 3 (1.23%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 90 (37.04%) Network Engineer
2 28 (11.52%) Analyst
3 22 (9.05%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (7.41%) Architect
4 18 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 17 (7.00%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 13 (5.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (5.35%) Security Engineer
7 12 (4.94%) Network Analyst
7 12 (4.94%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.12%) Cisco Analyst
8 10 (4.12%) Network Security Engineer
8 10 (4.12%) NOC Engineer
9 9 (3.70%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 9 (3.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 8 (3.29%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (3.29%) Network Specialist
10 8 (3.29%) Security Analyst
11 7 (2.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.47%) J2EE
2 4 (1.65%) Web Services
3 2 (0.82%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.82%) LAMP
3 2 (0.82%) SAML
4 1 (0.41%) COM
4 1 (0.41%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (23.05%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (2.88%) Clustering
5 6 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.47%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 5 (2.06%) FlexPod
7 4 (1.65%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.65%) PKI
7 4 (1.65%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.65%) VAX
8 3 (1.23%) FMCG
8 3 (1.23%) Handset
8 3 (1.23%) iPad
8 3 (1.23%) iPhone
8 3 (1.23%) IVR
9 2 (0.82%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (0.82%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 65 (26.75%) Windows
2 24 (9.88%) Linux
3 23 (9.47%) Windows Server
4 18 (7.41%) Unix
5 13 (5.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.12%) Windows 10
7 10 (4.12%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.88%) AIX
8 7 (2.88%) Solaris
9 6 (2.47%) HPUX
10 5 (2.06%) SUSE
11 4 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.65%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.40%) ITIL
2 26 (10.70%) Load Balancing
3 19 (7.82%) Migration
3 19 (7.82%) PRINCE2
4 16 (6.58%) High Availability
4 16 (6.58%) Project Management
4 16 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (6.17%) Network Management
6 14 (5.76%) Service Delivery
7 12 (4.94%) Demand Management
8 11 (4.53%) SIEM
9 10 (4.12%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.12%) Proactive Monitoring
10 8 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (3.29%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (3.29%) Programme Management
10 8 (3.29%) Service Management
11 7 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (2.88%) Incident Management
11 7 (2.88%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.35%) C
2 8 (3.29%) SQL
3 7 (2.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.23%) Perl
5 2 (0.82%) Java
5 2 (0.82%) PHP
6 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.41%) C-shell
6 1 (0.41%) Korn
6 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (32.51%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (25.51%) Security Cleared
3 48 (19.75%) CCNA
4 42 (17.28%) CCNP
5 38 (15.64%) SC Cleared
6 23 (9.47%) DV Cleared
7 11 (4.53%) APMP
8 10 (4.12%) CISSP
8 10 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.06%) Degree
10 5 (2.06%) MCSE
11 4 (1.65%) CCENT
11 4 (1.65%) CISMP
11 4 (1.65%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.23%) CISA
12 3 (1.23%) GIAC
12 3 (1.23%) GSEC
12 3 (1.23%) ISSAP
12 3 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.64%) SLA
2 4 (1.65%) COBIT
2 4 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.82%) GPG13
4 2 (0.82%) RMADS
5 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 41 (16.87%) Active Directory
2 32 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (9.88%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.53%) vSphere
5 9 (3.70%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (2.88%) ProxySG
7 7 (2.88%) XenApp
8 6 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.06%) KVM
9 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (2.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (1.23%) vCloud
12 2 (0.82%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.82%) Samba
12 2 (0.82%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.41%) Firmware
13 1 (0.41%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (5.35%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (4.94%) SCCM
3 11 (4.53%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.06%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.06%) vRealize
5 4 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.65%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.23%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (1.23%) Netcool
6 3 (1.23%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.23%) SCSM
7 2 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.41%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.41%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.41%) SCOM
8 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (20.99%) VMware
2 46 (18.93%) F5
3 44 (18.11%) Microsoft
4 40 (16.46%) CheckPoint
5 28 (11.52%) Juniper
6 26 (10.70%) SolarWinds
7 25 (10.29%) HP
8 20 (8.23%) Nokia
9 17 (7.00%) Citrix
10 16 (6.58%) Oracle
11 14 (5.76%) Palo Alto
12 12 (4.94%) Blue Coat
12 12 (4.94%) Dell
13 11 (4.53%) Red Hat
14 10 (4.12%) EMC
14 10 (4.12%) Sun
15 9 (3.70%) ArcSight
15 9 (3.70%) IBM
15 9 (3.70%) NetApp
16 8 (3.29%) CA
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