Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 25 99
Rank change year-on-year -25 +74 -24
Contract jobs citing Cisco 47 78 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.74% 8.42% 2.57%
As % of the Vendors category 9.94% 16.63% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 63 40
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £340 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +55.56%
10th Percentile £253 £305 £225
90th Percentile £638 £469 £500
North East median daily rate £335 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +1.52% -5.71% +28.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
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% +8.15%

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 473 469 1,328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 47.68% 50.65% 58.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 309 864
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.75% -6.15%
10th Percentile £252 £256 £209
90th Percentile £545 £532 £462
North East median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year +3.57% +12.90% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 36 108
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £25.50 £32.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.93% +15.18% +107.41%
10th Percentile £12.15 £9.75 £14.42
90th Percentile £37.63 £47.67 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £15.60 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -48.00% +7.14% +107.41%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -24 43 £340 +3.03% 2
Sunderland +3 4 - -
Cisco
North East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 27 (57.45%) ITIL
2 26 (55.32%) HP
3 21 (44.68%) Firewall
4 20 (42.55%) WAN
4 20 (42.55%) Security Cleared
5 16 (34.04%) EMC
5 16 (34.04%) F5
6 15 (31.91%) Network Security
6 15 (31.91%) SAN
6 15 (31.91%) Brocade
7 14 (29.79%) Juniper
7 14 (29.79%) LAN
7 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
8 13 (27.66%) 3PAR
8 13 (27.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 12 (25.53%) Isilon
9 12 (25.53%) EMC VNX
9 12 (25.53%) CheckPoint
10 11 (23.40%) McAfee
10 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (23.40%) Service Management
10 11 (23.40%) Fibre Channel
10 11 (23.40%) EMC VMAX
10 11 (23.40%) Decision-Making
10 11 (23.40%) Celerra
11 10 (21.28%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (21.28%) Network Load Balancing
11 10 (21.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (21.28%) HP Storage

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 (2.13%) Apache
1 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (2.13%) iPlanet
1 1 (2.13%) JBoss
1 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
1 4 (8.51%) PaaS
1 4 (8.51%) SaaS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) Firewall
2 20 (42.55%) WAN
3 15 (31.91%) Network Security
3 15 (31.91%) SAN
4 14 (29.79%) LAN
5 13 (27.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (23.40%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (21.28%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (21.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 7 (14.89%) OSPF
9 5 (10.64%) BGP
9 5 (10.64%) IP Telephony
9 5 (10.64%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (8.51%) DHCP
10 4 (8.51%) DNS
10 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.51%) Unified Communications
10 4 (8.51%) VPN
11 3 (6.38%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.13%) DB2
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Storage Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Network Support
4 5 (10.64%) EMC Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) Backup Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) EMC VNX
2 11 (23.40%) Celerra
2 11 (23.40%) EMC VMAX
3 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (21.28%) HP Storage
3 10 (21.28%) HP StoreVirtual
3 10 (21.28%) Replication
4 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
5 6 (12.77%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.13%) CLARiiON
8 1 (2.13%) Clustering
8 1 (2.13%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) Solaris
4 4 (8.51%) AIX
4 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.26%) HPUX
6 2 (4.26%) Unix
7 1 (2.13%) MVS
7 1 (2.13%) VME
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) Decision-Making
2 11 (23.40%) Service Management
3 10 (21.28%) Network Load Balancing
4 9 (19.15%) Cryptography
4 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
4 9 (19.15%) Problem Management
5 8 (17.02%) Proactive Management
5 8 (17.02%) QMS
5 8 (17.02%) Quality Management
5 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.89%) Escalation Management
6 7 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (14.89%) Time Management
7 6 (12.77%) Network Design
8 5 (10.64%) Network Management
8 5 (10.64%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (8.51%) Contract Management
9 4 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (8.51%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) Perl
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (42.55%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (19.15%) CCNP
5 4 (8.51%) CCDP
5 4 (8.51%) CCIE
5 4 (8.51%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) CISM
5 4 (8.51%) CISSP
5 4 (8.51%) Degree
5 4 (8.51%) HP ASE
5 4 (8.51%) HPE ATP
5 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (6.38%) CCNA
6 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) JSP 440
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Backup Exec
1 3 (6.38%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (6.38%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (6.38%) FortiGate
1 3 (6.38%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
1 3 (6.38%) PureDisk
1 3 (6.38%) Simpana
1 3 (6.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (6.38%) TrustSec
2 1 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) Nagios
2 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) HP
2 16 (34.04%) EMC
2 16 (34.04%) F5
3 15 (31.91%) Brocade
4 14 (29.79%) Juniper
5 13 (27.66%) 3PAR
6 12 (25.53%) CheckPoint
6 12 (25.53%) Isilon
7 11 (23.40%) McAfee
8 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.64%) Oracle
9 5 (10.64%) Sun
10 4 (8.51%) Fortinet
10 4 (8.51%) NetApp
10 4 (8.51%) Remedy
10 4 (8.51%) Veritas
11 3 (6.38%) CA
11 3 (6.38%) CommVault
11 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
11 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds