Period
to 16 October 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 16 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 22 85
Rank change year-on-year -30 +63 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 39 68 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.40% 7.67% 3.52%
As % of the Vendors category 10.46% 15.21% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 61 63
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £340 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% - +30.00%
10th Percentile £217 £305 £267
90th Percentile £387 £400 £486
North East median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +4.62% - +38.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £18.50 £14.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.71% -43.30%
North East median hourly rate - £14.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -18.06% -25.00%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 373 447 1,483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 42.05% 50.39% 57.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 310 1,005
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £389 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.07% +9.38% -8.57%
10th Percentile £237 £237 £209
90th Percentile £575 £526 £475
North East median daily rate £393 £350 £321
% change year-on-year +12.14% +8.95% -8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 112
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.25 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.83% +7.14% +57.57%
10th Percentile £10.44 £9.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £33.00 £47.50 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.60 £21.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year -32.09% -22.52% +65.03%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -31 32 £343 +5.38% 7
Sunderland +4 6 £215 -21.82% 1
Gateshead -5 1 £360 +2.86% 5
Cisco
North East

For the 6 months to 16 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 23 (58.97%) HP
2 21 (53.85%) Firewall
3 20 (51.28%) ITIL
4 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
4 16 (41.03%) F5
5 15 (38.46%) WAN
6 14 (35.90%) LAN
7 13 (33.33%) EMC
7 13 (33.33%) Juniper
7 13 (33.33%) Network Security
7 13 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 13 (33.33%) 3PAR
8 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
8 12 (30.77%) EMC VMAX
8 12 (30.77%) Service Management
8 12 (30.77%) SAN
8 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
9 11 (28.21%) McAfee
9 11 (28.21%) Replication
9 11 (28.21%) Celerra
9 11 (28.21%) Brocade
9 11 (28.21%) EMC VNX
9 11 (28.21%) Isilon
9 11 (28.21%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Storage
10 10 (25.64%) HP Storage
10 10 (25.64%) HP StoreVirtual
10 10 (25.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 10 (25.64%) Cryptography
10 10 (25.64%) Network Load Balancing

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 1 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) iPlanet
1 1 (2.56%) JBoss
1 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (17.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) PaaS
2 2 (5.13%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) Firewall
2 15 (38.46%) WAN
3 14 (35.90%) LAN
4 13 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (33.33%) Network Security
5 12 (30.77%) SAN
6 11 (28.21%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (25.64%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (25.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (10.26%) OSPF
9 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (7.69%) BIG-IP
10 3 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (7.69%) EIGRP
11 2 (5.13%) BGP
11 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
12 1 (2.56%) DHCP
12 1 (2.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) DB2
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Storage Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Network Support
4 5 (12.82%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) EMC Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Support
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) IT Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) EMC VMAX
2 11 (28.21%) Celerra
2 11 (28.21%) EMC VNX
2 11 (28.21%) Replication
3 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (25.64%) HP Storage
3 10 (25.64%) HP StoreVirtual
4 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
4 5 (12.82%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) AIX
2 1 (2.56%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (2.56%) HPUX
2 1 (2.56%) MVS
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Solaris
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) VME
2 1 (2.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) Service Management
3 10 (25.64%) Cryptography
3 10 (25.64%) Network Load Balancing
4 8 (20.51%) Decision-Making
4 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
4 8 (20.51%) QMS
4 8 (20.51%) Quality Management
5 7 (17.95%) Escalation Management
6 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (12.82%) Network Management
7 5 (12.82%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (12.82%) Proactive Management
7 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.82%) Time Management
8 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity
8 4 (10.26%) Disk Encryption
8 4 (10.26%) High Availability
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.69%) Perl
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (15.38%) CCNP
5 4 (10.26%) HP ASE
5 4 (10.26%) HPE ATP
6 2 (5.13%) CCNA
6 2 (5.13%) CISM
6 2 (5.13%) CISSP
7 1 (2.56%) CCDP
7 1 (2.56%) CCIE
7 1 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) CISA
7 1 (2.56%) Degree
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) JSP 440
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (7.69%) FortiGate
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (7.69%) TrustSec
2 1 (2.56%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
2 1 (2.56%) SnapMirror
2 1 (2.56%) SnapVault
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) HP
2 16 (41.03%) F5
3 13 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 13 (33.33%) EMC
3 13 (33.33%) Juniper
4 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 11 (28.21%) Brocade
5 11 (28.21%) Isilon
5 11 (28.21%) McAfee
6 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.26%) Fortinet
7 4 (10.26%) Remedy
8 3 (7.69%) Palo Alto
8 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.13%) Avaya
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle
10 1 (2.56%) BMC
10 1 (2.56%) NetApp
10 1 (2.56%) Sun
10 1 (2.56%) Veritas