Period
to 21 October 2018

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 6 months to 21 October 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 32 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 45 30 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.56% 4.42% 7.88%
As % of the Vendors category 13.60% 9.15% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 33
Swindon median daily rate £313 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -3.45% -14.71%
10th Percentile £214 £313 £272
90th Percentile £509 £600 £475
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +26.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Swindon median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.75 £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.02% -8.89% -

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 Swindon.

All Vendors
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 331 328 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 40.91% 48.31% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 229 221
Swindon median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £291 £241
90th Percentile £650 £575 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £415 £365
% change year-on-year +14.46% +13.70% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 3
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +30.95% +10.35%
10th Percentile £16.50 £13.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £20.00 £35.50 £24.70
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.75 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +14.00% -8.54% +99.10%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

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 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 21 (46.67%) Firewall
2 18 (40.00%) VMware
3 15 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
6 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 10 (22.22%) Windows
6 10 (22.22%) Tomcat
7 9 (20.00%) Linux
7 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 9 (20.00%) DevOps
8 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
8 8 (17.78%) CCNP
8 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
9 7 (15.56%) Unix
9 7 (15.56%) WAN
9 7 (15.56%) VPN
9 7 (15.56%) Ansible
9 7 (15.56%) Docker
9 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
9 7 (15.56%) OpenShift
9 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
9 7 (15.56%) Gerrit
9 7 (15.56%) F5
10 6 (13.33%) Cisco UCCE
10 6 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.33%) DNS
10 6 (13.33%) Microsoft

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 10 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.89%) Apache
3 3 (6.67%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) OpenShift
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (15.56%) VPN
2 7 (15.56%) WAN
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco ICM
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (13.33%) DNS
3 6 (13.33%) MPLS
3 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.11%) BGP
4 5 (11.11%) DHCP
4 5 (11.11%) OSPF
4 5 (11.11%) Wireless
5 4 (8.89%) HTTP
5 4 (8.89%) HTTPS
5 4 (8.89%) IP Telephony
5 4 (8.89%) Network Security
5 4 (8.89%) SMTP
5 4 (8.89%) SSH
5 4 (8.89%) Telnet
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Gerrit
1 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
1 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Hudson
3 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Kubernetes Specialist
4 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) JSP
1 6 (13.33%) VXML
2 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) Middleware
3 2 (4.44%) REST
4 1 (2.22%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) IVR
3 5 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
6 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.22%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (2.22%) EMC VNX
7 1 (2.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Linux
3 7 (15.56%) Unix
4 5 (11.11%) AIX
4 5 (11.11%) Solaris
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) DevOps
1 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (13.33%) Speech Recognition
3 5 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.67%) B2B
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (6.67%) ITIL
4 3 (6.67%) Security Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.44%) IT Strategy
5 2 (4.44%) Network Design
5 2 (4.44%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.44%) Security Operations
5 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.44%) Statistics
5 2 (4.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) Java
1 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) Tcl
3 1 (2.22%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
3 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 8 (17.78%) CCNP
5 6 (13.33%) CCNA
6 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
7 4 (8.89%) MCSE
7 4 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (6.67%) CCSA
8 3 (6.67%) CCSE
8 3 (6.67%) Degree
9 2 (4.44%) CCIE
9 2 (4.44%) MCSA
9 2 (4.44%) OCA
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (2.22%) CCDP
10 1 (2.22%) CISSP
10 1 (2.22%) GIAC
10 1 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Docker
2 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.67%) VMware NSX
5 2 (4.44%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Ansible
2 6 (13.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (8.89%) Kubernetes
5 3 (6.67%) vCenter Server
6 2 (4.44%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (4.44%) PowerCLI
7 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) VMware
2 15 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
4 7 (15.56%) F5
5 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.89%) Blue Coat
6 4 (8.89%) HP
6 4 (8.89%) ServiceNow
7 3 (6.67%) Atlassian
7 3 (6.67%) Infoblox
7 3 (6.67%) Juniper
8 2 (4.44%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (4.44%) ArcSight
8 2 (4.44%) Aruba
8 2 (4.44%) Meraki
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle
8 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
9 1 (2.22%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.22%) Twitter