The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 11 29
Rank change year-on-year -17 +18  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 11 37 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.37% 10.66% 2.54%
As % of the Vendors category 7.59% 22.42% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 6
Median daily rate £325 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -12.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
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 Swindon.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 145 165 122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 44.48% 47.55% 34.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 118 81
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% +36.23%  
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 Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Swindon

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Swindon

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 13 (46.43%) Firewall
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) Windows
4 9 (32.14%) Project Management
5 8 (28.57%) Citrix
5 8 (28.57%) C
5 8 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 8 (28.57%) NetScaler
6 7 (25.00%) vSphere
6 7 (25.00%) VMware
6 7 (25.00%) CCNP
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (21.43%) Wireless
7 6 (21.43%) Blue Coat
7 6 (21.43%) ProxySG
7 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 6 (21.43%) ArcSight
8 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (17.86%) FlexPod
8 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
8 5 (17.86%) SCVMM
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (17.86%) TACACS
8 5 (17.86%) CCNA
8 5 (17.86%) LAN
8 5 (17.86%) WAN
8 5 (17.86%) NetApp
8 5 (17.86%) Nokia

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 6 (21.43%) Wireless
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (17.86%) LAN
4 5 (17.86%) TACACS
4 5 (17.86%) WAN
5 4 (14.29%) DNS
6 3 (10.71%) VPN
6 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (7.14%) Broadband
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (7.14%) Internet
7 2 (7.14%) SAN
8 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (3.57%) LDAP
8 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Network Integration Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Field Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) COM
1 1 (3.57%) LAMP
1 1 (3.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) FlexPod
2 3 (10.71%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Unix
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Project Management
2 8 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
3 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (10.71%) SIEM
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
3 3 (10.71%) Use Case
3 3 (10.71%) User Stories
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) DevOps
4 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) CCNP
3 5 (17.86%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) CCIE
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) vSphere
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 6 (21.43%) ProxySG
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (17.86%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Shibboleth
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCVMM
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (10.71%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Citrix
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) ArcSight
3 6 (21.43%) Blue Coat
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) NetApp
4 5 (17.86%) Nokia
5 4 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) F5
6 3 (10.71%) Juniper
7 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) Gemalto
8 1 (3.57%) McAfee
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
8 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard