Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 59 76
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 -37
Contract jobs citing Cisco 34 98 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.68% 4.83% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 8.37% 9.19% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 67 11
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £330 £335 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +45.65% -42.50%
10th Percentile £175 £273 £125
90th Percentile £438 £413 £388
North East median daily rate £335 £340 £240
% change year-on-year -1.47% +41.67% -34.25%
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% +71.43%
North East median hourly rate - £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +71.43%

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 406 1,066 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 43.94% 52.54% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 739 369
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £254
90th Percentile £550 £525 £575
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +13.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 67 50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.47 £26.58 £23.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.10% +13.45% +31.97%
10th Percentile £8.80 £10.54 £10.05
90th Percentile £45.83 £40.00 £38.08
North East median hourly rate £12.50 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -52.83% +32.50% +8.11%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 +8 33 £335 -1.47% 6
Sunderland -4 1 £330 +20.00% 3
Cisco
North East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 23 (67.65%) ITIL
1 23 (67.65%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) Solaris
2 20 (58.82%) HP
3 18 (52.94%) AIX
4 17 (50.00%) Windows
5 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
6 15 (44.12%) Firewall
7 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
8 12 (35.29%) Unix
8 12 (35.29%) HPUX
8 12 (35.29%) Sun
8 12 (35.29%) SAN
9 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
9 10 (29.41%) iPlanet
9 10 (29.41%) JBoss
9 10 (29.41%) J2EE
9 10 (29.41%) Oracle
9 10 (29.41%) WebLogic
9 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
9 10 (29.41%) Apache
9 10 (29.41%) Tomcat
9 10 (29.41%) Clustering
9 10 (29.41%) Oracle Application Server
9 10 (29.41%) Load Balancing
9 10 (29.41%) F5
9 10 (29.41%) High Availability
10 9 (26.47%) SUSE
11 8 (23.53%) Quality Management
11 8 (23.53%) NetBackup

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 10 (29.41%) Apache
1 10 (29.41%) iPlanet
1 10 (29.41%) JBoss
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle Application Server
1 10 (29.41%) Tomcat
1 10 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) MQSeries
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Datadog
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Firewall
2 12 (35.29%) SAN
3 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 8 (23.53%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.82%) NAS
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security
5 3 (8.82%) WAN
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (5.88%) DNS
6 2 (5.88%) FCoE
6 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.88%) LAN
6 2 (5.88%) Wireless
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (2.94%) Internet
7 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.94%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Solaris Engineer
1 6 (17.65%) Unix Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Backup Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) AIX Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (8.82%) NetBackup Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Storage and Backup Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) EMC Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) J2EE
2 2 (5.88%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Clustering
2 5 (14.71%) Replication
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) Solaris
3 18 (52.94%) AIX
4 17 (50.00%) Windows
5 12 (35.29%) HPUX
5 12 (35.29%) Unix
6 9 (26.47%) SUSE
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
7 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) High Availability
2 10 (29.41%) Load Balancing
3 8 (23.53%) Quality Management
4 7 (20.59%) QMS
5 4 (11.76%) DevOps
5 4 (11.76%) Network Design
5 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Contract Management
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.88%) Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) SFIA
7 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Perl
2 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
3 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.82%) C-shell
4 3 (8.82%) Korn
5 2 (5.88%) C
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (11.76%) CCNP
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.88%) CCDP
4 2 (5.88%) CCIE
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) CISM
4 2 (5.88%) CISSP
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.94%) CCSA
5 1 (2.94%) CCSE
5 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.76%) KVM
2 4 (11.76%) Samba
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Docker
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.94%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (23.53%) HP Data Protector
1 8 (23.53%) NetBackup
2 5 (14.71%) Backup Exec
2 5 (14.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Ansible
4 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.88%) Nagios
4 2 (5.88%) OpenView
4 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.88%) Packer
4 2 (5.88%) Puppet
4 2 (5.88%) Terraform
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) HP
2 12 (35.29%) Sun
3 10 (29.41%) F5
3 10 (29.41%) Oracle
3 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
4 8 (23.53%) Brocade
4 8 (23.53%) EMC
4 8 (23.53%) Symantec
4 8 (23.53%) Veritas
5 6 (17.65%) VMware
6 5 (14.71%) Dell
6 5 (14.71%) IBM
6 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.71%) Veeam
7 4 (11.76%) PlateSpin
8 2 (5.88%) Borland
8 2 (5.88%) Capita
8 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.88%) Cognos
8 2 (5.88%) Juniper