Period
to 14 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 14 December 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 68 79
Rank change year-on-year +37 +11 -40
Contract jobs citing Cisco 64 84 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.89% 3.76% 2.04%
As % of the Vendors category 15.24% 6.62% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 55 14
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £325 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.00% -35.48%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £125
90th Percentile £416 £410 £374
North East median daily rate £325 £328 £230
% change year-on-year -0.76% +42.39% -34.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £22.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +57.38%
North East median hourly rate £11.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -51.11% -6.25% +57.38%

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 Tyne and Wear.

All Vendors
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 420 1269 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 45.21% 56.78% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 866 380
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £362 £339 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.72% -4.24% +1.07%
10th Percentile £236 £219 £231
90th Percentile £550 £506 £560
North East median daily rate £363 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +6.62% -9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 96 56
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.50 £27.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.41% +12.50% +41.18%
10th Percentile £8.67 £12.22 £10.63
90th Percentile £46.33 £36.00 £38.75
North East median hourly rate £11.50 £26.50 £20.15
% change year-on-year -56.60% +31.51% +8.92%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Tyne and Wear

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Tyne and Wear

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Tyne and Wear

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Tyne and Wear

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +42 61 £325 -4.41% 1
Sunderland -6 3 £330 +20.00% 1
Cisco
North East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 51 (79.69%) Linux
2 48 (75.00%) AIX
2 48 (75.00%) Solaris
3 42 (65.63%) HP
4 40 (62.50%) ITIL
5 39 (60.94%) SAN
6 38 (59.38%) Windows
7 34 (53.13%) Security Cleared
8 31 (48.44%) SC Cleared
9 28 (43.75%) Firewall
10 27 (42.19%) NetBackup
10 27 (42.19%) Brocade
10 27 (42.19%) EMC
10 27 (42.19%) Symantec
10 27 (42.19%) EMC NetWorker
11 26 (40.63%) HP Data Protector
11 26 (40.63%) Fibre Channel
12 25 (39.06%) Veritas
13 24 (37.50%) Load Balancing
13 24 (37.50%) High Availability
14 23 (35.94%) F5
14 23 (35.94%) Oracle
15 22 (34.38%) WebLogic
15 22 (34.38%) J2EE
15 22 (34.38%) Unix
15 22 (34.38%) HPUX
15 22 (34.38%) JBoss
15 22 (34.38%) TCP/IP
15 22 (34.38%) Sun
15 22 (34.38%) Apache

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 22 (34.38%) Apache
1 22 (34.38%) iPlanet
1 22 (34.38%) JBoss
1 22 (34.38%) Oracle Application Server
1 22 (34.38%) Tomcat
1 22 (34.38%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.94%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (10.94%) MQSeries
2 7 (10.94%) OpenStack
2 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.94%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) Datadog
2 2 (3.13%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (60.94%) SAN
2 28 (43.75%) Firewall
3 26 (40.63%) Fibre Channel
4 22 (34.38%) TCP/IP
5 9 (14.06%) DNS
6 8 (12.50%) NAS
7 7 (10.94%) LDAP
8 6 (9.38%) FCoE
8 6 (9.38%) iSCSI
8 6 (9.38%) WAN
9 4 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.13%) Network Security
10 2 (3.13%) VLAN
11 1 (1.56%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (1.56%) Internet
11 1 (1.56%) MPLS
11 1 (1.56%) VPN
11 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.56%) Wireless
11 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Backup Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) Unix Engineer
3 14 (21.88%) Storage and Backup Engineer
3 14 (21.88%) Storage Engineer
4 11 (17.19%) AIX Engineer
5 10 (15.63%) Solaris Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) NetBackup Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) EMC Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) HPUX Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Network Support
8 2 (3.13%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.38%) Clustering
2 17 (26.56%) Replication
3 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
4 9 (14.06%) HP Storage
5 4 (6.25%) Grid Computing
6 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (79.69%) Linux
2 48 (75.00%) AIX
2 48 (75.00%) Solaris
3 38 (59.38%) Windows
4 22 (34.38%) HPUX
4 22 (34.38%) Unix
5 21 (32.81%) SUSE
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (62.50%) ITIL
2 24 (37.50%) High Availability
2 24 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 14 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (21.88%) Quality Management
4 13 (20.31%) QMS
5 9 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 7 (10.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.81%) Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (6.25%) DevOps
9 4 (6.25%) Network Design
9 4 (6.25%) Requirements Management
10 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.69%) Change Management
10 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) Perl
2 11 (17.19%) Bash Shell
3 9 (14.06%) C-shell
3 9 (14.06%) Korn
4 8 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.13%) C
5 2 (3.13%) C++
5 2 (3.13%) Java
5 2 (3.13%) Python
5 2 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 31 (48.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.94%) CCNP
3 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (6.25%) CCNA
6 2 (3.13%) CCDP
6 2 (3.13%) CCIE
6 2 (3.13%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) CISM
6 2 (3.13%) CISSP
6 2 (3.13%) Degree
6 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.56%) CCSA
7 1 (1.56%) CCSE
7 1 (1.56%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
2 9 (14.06%) KVM
2 9 (14.06%) Samba
2 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.13%) Docker
6 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.56%) Firmware
6 1 (1.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 27 (42.19%) EMC NetWorker
1 27 (42.19%) NetBackup
2 26 (40.63%) HP Data Protector
3 20 (31.25%) Backup Exec
4 17 (26.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 16 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (10.94%) OpenView
7 2 (3.13%) Ansible
7 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.13%) Nagios
7 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.13%) Packer
7 2 (3.13%) Puppet
7 2 (3.13%) Terraform
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (1.56%) PureDisk
8 1 (1.56%) Simpana
8 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (65.63%) HP
2 27 (42.19%) Brocade
2 27 (42.19%) EMC
2 27 (42.19%) Symantec
3 25 (39.06%) Veritas
4 23 (35.94%) F5
4 23 (35.94%) Oracle
5 22 (34.38%) Red Hat
5 22 (34.38%) Sun
6 18 (28.13%) IBM
7 17 (26.56%) Veeam
8 10 (15.63%) VMware
9 9 (14.06%) PlateSpin
10 7 (10.94%) Cognos
10 7 (10.94%) Opsware
11 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
12 4 (6.25%) Dell
13 3 (4.69%) Borland
13 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
14 2 (3.13%) Capita