Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 98 67
Rank change year-on-year +67 -31 -23
Contract jobs citing Cisco 75 54 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.97% 2.42% 2.11%
As % of the Vendors category 15.53% 4.20% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 37 14
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £330 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +55.56% -8.16%
10th Percentile £304 £225 £116
90th Percentile £451 £501 £346
North East median daily rate £330 £350 £275
% change year-on-year -5.71% +27.27% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.38 £14.60 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% - -
North East median hourly rate £11.00 £14.60 -
% change year-on-year -24.66% - -

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 Tyne and Wear.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 483 1287 500
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 51.33% 57.76% 39.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 850 268
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £308 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -2.38% +12.30%
10th Percentile £256 £210 £200
90th Percentile £536 £475 £508
North East median daily rate £360 £310 £325
% change year-on-year +16.13% -4.62% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 97 48
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.50 £28.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.36% +115.38% -5.45%
10th Percentile £9.50 £14.36 £9.50
90th Percentile £42.90 £36.00 £29.50
North East median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +115.38% -8.77%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +73 70 £330 -5.71% 1
Sunderland +5 3 £275 +57.14%
Gateshead - 2 £350 - 2
Cisco
North East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 48 (64.00%) Linux
2 45 (60.00%) Solaris
3 44 (58.67%) HP
4 43 (57.33%) Security Cleared
5 42 (56.00%) AIX
6 40 (53.33%) ITIL
6 40 (53.33%) F5
7 36 (48.00%) Windows
7 36 (48.00%) Firewall
8 35 (46.67%) SC Cleared
9 28 (37.33%) Oracle
10 27 (36.00%) WebLogic
10 27 (36.00%) SAN
10 27 (36.00%) Red Hat
11 26 (34.67%) Veritas
11 26 (34.67%) HPUX
12 25 (33.33%) High Availability
13 24 (32.00%) Load Balancing
13 24 (32.00%) TCP/IP
14 21 (28.00%) Sun
14 21 (28.00%) Unix
14 21 (28.00%) JBoss
14 21 (28.00%) Apache
14 21 (28.00%) Tomcat
14 21 (28.00%) SUSE
14 21 (28.00%) Clustering
14 21 (28.00%) iPlanet
14 21 (28.00%) Oracle Application Server
15 20 (26.67%) J2EE
16 19 (25.33%) EMC

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 27 (36.00%) WebLogic
2 21 (28.00%) Apache
2 21 (28.00%) iPlanet
2 21 (28.00%) JBoss
2 21 (28.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 21 (28.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (6.67%) MQSeries
4 5 (6.67%) OpenStack
4 5 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.00%) Firewall
2 27 (36.00%) SAN
3 24 (32.00%) TCP/IP
4 18 (24.00%) Fibre Channel
4 18 (24.00%) WAN
5 16 (21.33%) LAN
6 11 (14.67%) Wireless
7 10 (13.33%) DNS
8 8 (10.67%) BIG-IP
9 5 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (6.67%) LDAP
9 5 (6.67%) NAS
10 4 (5.33%) FCoE
10 4 (5.33%) iSCSI
10 4 (5.33%) VPN
11 3 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (4.00%) IP Telephony
11 3 (4.00%) VLAN
11 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) BODI
1 6 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Backup Engineer
1 19 (25.33%) Network Engineer
2 11 (14.67%) Architect
2 11 (14.67%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 11 (14.67%) Storage Engineer
2 11 (14.67%) Unix Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) AIX Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Administrator
4 6 (8.00%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.33%) Design Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Solaris Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (4.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.00%) Clustering
2 13 (17.33%) Data Centre
3 12 (16.00%) Replication
4 7 (9.33%) HP Storage
5 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.33%) Grid Computing
7 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 48 (64.00%) Linux
2 45 (60.00%) Solaris
3 42 (56.00%) AIX
4 36 (48.00%) Windows
5 26 (34.67%) HPUX
6 21 (28.00%) SUSE
6 21 (28.00%) Unix
7 9 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (10.67%) Windows Server
8 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) ITIL
2 25 (33.33%) High Availability
3 24 (32.00%) Load Balancing
4 11 (14.67%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (12.00%) ITSM
5 9 (12.00%) Quality Management
5 9 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (12.00%) Service Management
6 8 (10.67%) Network Design
7 7 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (8.00%) Migration
8 6 (8.00%) QMS
8 6 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (5.33%) Change Control
10 4 (5.33%) Project Governance
10 4 (5.33%) Time Management
10 4 (5.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) Perl
2 6 (8.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (8.00%) C-shell
2 6 (8.00%) Korn
2 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (57.33%) Security Cleared
2 35 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 15 (20.00%) CCNP
3 15 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (13.33%) CCDP
5 9 (12.00%) CCIE
5 9 (12.00%) CCIP
5 9 (12.00%) CCSA
5 9 (12.00%) CCSE
5 9 (12.00%) JNCIA
5 9 (12.00%) JNCIE
6 6 (8.00%) Degree
7 5 (6.67%) HP ASE
7 5 (6.67%) HP MASE
8 4 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
9 3 (4.00%) CCNA
10 1 (1.33%) MCSA
10 1 (1.33%) MCSE
10 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (9.33%) Samba
3 5 (6.67%) KVM
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.33%) Firmware
5 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (25.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 19 (25.33%) NetBackup
2 18 (24.00%) HP Data Protector
3 15 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 12 (16.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 12 (16.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 11 (14.67%) FortiGate
6 5 (6.67%) OpenView
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.33%) Netcool
7 1 (1.33%) PureDisk
7 1 (1.33%) SCCM
7 1 (1.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 44 (58.67%) HP
2 40 (53.33%) F5
3 28 (37.33%) Oracle
4 27 (36.00%) Red Hat
5 26 (34.67%) Veritas
6 21 (28.00%) Sun
7 19 (25.33%) Brocade
7 19 (25.33%) EMC
7 19 (25.33%) Symantec
8 15 (20.00%) VMware
9 13 (17.33%) IBM
10 12 (16.00%) CheckPoint
10 12 (16.00%) Veeam
11 11 (14.67%) Juniper
11 11 (14.67%) Riverbed
12 9 (12.00%) Fortinet
13 6 (8.00%) TIBCO
14 5 (6.67%) Cognos
14 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
14 5 (6.67%) PlateSpin