Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 56 79
Rank change year-on-year -12 +23 -47
Contract jobs citing Cisco 30 71 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.98% 5.13% 1.97%
As % of the Vendors category 6.77% 9.94% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 17
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +13.85% -10.96%
10th Percentile £130 £263 £144
90th Percentile £638 £488 £371
North East median daily rate £400 £363 £330
% change year-on-year +10.34% +9.85% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £14.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +54.11% -
North East median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £14.60
% change year-on-year -13.33% +54.11% -

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 443 714 720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 44.04% 51.59% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 478 448
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £361 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.67% +15.38% -7.55%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £233
90th Percentile £538 £550 £545
North East median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 54 35
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.25 £26.79 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.54% +27.56% +80.88%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £10.02
90th Percentile £31.40 £43.00 £28.45
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £25.54 £19.50
% change year-on-year -45.18% +30.96% +57.83%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -10 29 £406 +9.06% 9
Sunderland +6 1 £330 +20.00% 5
Cisco
North East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 17 (56.67%) ITIL
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 12 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 9 (30.00%) Firewall
4 9 (30.00%) Linux
4 9 (30.00%) Perl
4 9 (30.00%) WAN
4 9 (30.00%) HP
5 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (26.67%) Network Design
6 7 (23.33%) Finance
6 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) Project Management
6 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
6 7 (23.33%) Dell
6 7 (23.33%) CCNP
6 7 (23.33%) Sun
6 7 (23.33%) Solaris
6 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
6 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (20.00%) Degree
7 6 (20.00%) Network Security
7 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (20.00%) Chartered Engineer
7 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (20.00%) SFIA
7 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (20.00%) Contract Management
7 6 (20.00%) IT Strategy

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 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) iPlanet
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
1 4 (13.33%) SaaS
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) PaaS
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.67%) Datadog
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Firewall
1 9 (30.00%) WAN
2 6 (20.00%) Network Security
2 6 (20.00%) SAN
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) LAN
3 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 4 (13.33%) BGP
4 4 (13.33%) DHCP
4 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
4 4 (13.33%) OSPF
4 4 (13.33%) VPN
5 3 (10.00%) WinSCP
5 3 (10.00%) Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) X.500
7 1 (3.33%) Internet
7 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SAP HANA
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Backup Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Services Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.33%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) Solaris
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (13.33%) AIX
5 4 (13.33%) HPUX
5 4 (13.33%) Unix
6 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) ITIL
2 12 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 8 (26.67%) Network Design
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
4 7 (23.33%) Project Management
5 6 (20.00%) Contract Management
5 6 (20.00%) Data Management
5 6 (20.00%) Decision-Making
5 6 (20.00%) IT Strategy
5 6 (20.00%) SFIA
6 5 (16.67%) DevOps
6 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 5 (16.67%) Product Management
6 5 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Perl
2 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.67%) C
3 2 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) C-shell
4 1 (3.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) CCNP
2 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) CCDP
3 6 (20.00%) CCIE
3 6 (20.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) CISM
3 6 (20.00%) CISSP
3 6 (20.00%) Degree
3 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Samba
2 3 (10.00%) Firmware
3 2 (6.67%) Docker
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (10.00%) PureDisk
1 3 (10.00%) Simpana
1 3 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.67%) Ansible
2 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.67%) Nagios
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Packer
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Terraform
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) HP
3 7 (23.33%) Dell
3 7 (23.33%) Sun
4 4 (13.33%) Brocade
4 4 (13.33%) EMC
4 4 (13.33%) NetApp
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) arcserve
5 3 (10.00%) CA
5 3 (10.00%) Capita
5 3 (10.00%) CommVault
5 3 (10.00%) IBM
5 3 (10.00%) SAP
5 3 (10.00%) Symantec
5 3 (10.00%) Veritas
6 2 (6.67%) Juniper
6 2 (6.67%) New Relic
6 2 (6.67%) Splunk
6 2 (6.67%) VMware