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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 30 7 30
Rank change year-on-year -23 +23  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 15 41 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.40% 12.69% 4.11%
As % of the Vendors category 11.54% 29.93% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 16
Median daily rate £253 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.34% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £268 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £363 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £19.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00%  

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 130 137 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 38.12% 42.41% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 93 112
Median daily rate £410 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Median hourly rate £31.50 £13.50 £16.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -17.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £25.10 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco in Swindon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Swindon

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 19 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (44.74%) Firewall
2 17 (44.74%) VMware
3 16 (42.11%) vSphere
4 11 (28.95%) Unix
5 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (26.32%) Windows
6 9 (23.68%) C
7 8 (21.05%) Project Management
7 8 (21.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
8 7 (18.42%) HP
9 6 (15.79%) CCNA
9 6 (15.79%) LAN
9 6 (15.79%) WAN
9 6 (15.79%) Solaris
9 6 (15.79%) Wireless
9 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
10 5 (13.16%) CCNP
10 5 (13.16%) Juniper
10 5 (13.16%) F5
11 4 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (10.53%) Internet
11 4 (10.53%) Citrix
11 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
11 4 (10.53%) DNS
11 4 (10.53%) Blue Coat

Cisco
Top Related 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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Firewall
2 6 (15.79%) LAN
2 6 (15.79%) WAN
2 6 (15.79%) Wireless
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (10.53%) DNS
3 4 (10.53%) Internet
3 4 (10.53%) Network Security
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
4 3 (7.89%) SAN
4 3 (7.89%) VPN
4 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.26%) Broadband
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (2.63%) DWDM
6 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.63%) LDAP
6 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Network Integration Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) LAMP
1 1 (2.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Unix
2 10 (26.32%) Windows
3 6 (15.79%) Solaris
4 3 (7.89%) Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Android
6 1 (2.63%) CentOS
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Project Management
2 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.89%) Change Management
4 3 (7.89%) Defect Management
4 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing
4 3 (7.89%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.89%) SIEM
4 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
4 3 (7.89%) Use Case
4 3 (7.89%) User Stories
5 2 (5.26%) Manual Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.63%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.63%) Open Source
6 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) C
2 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (15.79%) CCNA
4 5 (13.16%) CCNP
5 2 (5.26%) CCIE
5 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) ISEB
5 2 (5.26%) JNCIE
5 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 2 (5.26%) PMP
6 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) vSphere
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.89%) ProxySG
5 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) Shibboleth
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (5.26%) vRealize
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) VMware
2 7 (18.42%) HP
2 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.16%) F5
3 5 (13.16%) Juniper
4 4 (10.53%) Blue Coat
4 4 (10.53%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) Intel Security
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) ArcSight
6 2 (5.26%) Brocade
6 2 (5.26%) CA
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.26%) Sun
6 2 (5.26%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.63%) Ciena
7 1 (2.63%) Gemalto
7 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds