Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Cisco CUCM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco CUCM over the 6 months to 17 July 2019 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.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager (formerly CallManager)
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 695 759 681
Rank change year-on-year +64 -78 +99
Contract jobs citing Cisco CUCM 139 135 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.01% 0.99% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 93 101
UK median daily rate £369 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.81% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £212 £263 £256
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £425 £370
% change year-on-year -29.41% +14.94% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
UK median hourly rate £20.00 - £19.94
10th Percentile £17.36 - £18.91
90th Percentile £22.17 - £20.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 - £19.94

Cisco CUCM is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,763 13,637 10,502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.83% 13.16% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,239 9,074 6,941
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 361 236
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - -15.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -25.53%

Cisco CUCM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cisco CUCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco CUCM in the UK

Cisco CUCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco CUCM.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco CUCM in the UK

Cisco CUCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco CUCM over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco CUCM in the UK

Cisco CUCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco CUCM.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco CUCM in the UK

Cisco CUCM
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco CUCM within the UK over the 6 months to 17 July 2019. 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
England +66 124 £400 -5.88% 32
UK excluding London +31 85 £300 -29.41% 28
London +46 51 £450 +12.50% 6
South East +22 27 £438 +2.94% 8
Midlands +33 23 £260 -49.14% 4
East Midlands +40 19 £260 -40.57% 4
South West -12 12 £325 - 4
North of England +31 8 £318 -27.43% 6
Scotland +33 6 £250 -37.50% 1
Northern Ireland - 6 £118 - 1
Yorkshire +25 5 £318 -27.43% 4
West Midlands +21 4 £410 -29.91%
North West +24 3 - - 2
East of England +5 3 - - 4

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco CUCM 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 with a requirement for Cisco CUCM.

1 139 (100.00%) Cisco
2 68 (48.92%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (40.29%) CCNP
4 44 (31.65%) Firewall
5 38 (27.34%) CCNA
5 38 (27.34%) LAN
6 33 (23.74%) Wireless
6 33 (23.74%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (23.74%) Unified Communications
7 31 (22.30%) Cisco UCCX
8 30 (21.58%) WAN
9 29 (20.86%) VoIP
10 25 (17.99%) OSPF
11 24 (17.27%) CheckPoint
12 21 (15.11%) BGP
12 21 (15.11%) Cisco Nexus
13 19 (13.67%) Data Centre
14 18 (12.95%) Telecoms
14 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
14 18 (12.95%) Windows
14 18 (12.95%) IP Telephony
14 18 (12.95%) Video Conferencing
15 17 (12.23%) F5
15 17 (12.23%) ITIL
15 17 (12.23%) CCIE
16 16 (11.51%) VLAN
16 16 (11.51%) Palo Alto
16 16 (11.51%) Cisco ISE
17 15 (10.79%) Cisco Wireless
17 15 (10.79%) Banking

Cisco CUCM
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (5.76%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (5.04%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.60%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (8.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.32%) Office 365
2 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 44 (31.65%) Firewall
2 38 (27.34%) LAN
3 33 (23.74%) Cisco ASA
3 33 (23.74%) Unified Communications
3 33 (23.74%) Wireless
4 30 (21.58%) WAN
5 29 (20.86%) VoIP
6 25 (17.99%) OSPF
7 21 (15.11%) BGP
7 21 (15.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (12.95%) IP Telephony
9 16 (11.51%) Cisco ISE
9 16 (11.51%) VLAN
10 15 (10.79%) Cisco Wireless
10 15 (10.79%) H.323
10 15 (10.79%) Network Security
11 14 (10.07%) VPN
11 14 (10.07%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (9.35%) EIGRP
13 12 (8.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.72%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Hudson
General
1 18 (12.95%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.79%) Banking
3 11 (7.91%) Finance
4 2 (1.44%) Electronics
4 2 (1.44%) International Banking
4 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.44%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Billing
5 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (33.81%) Network Engineer
2 26 (18.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (10.07%) Analyst
4 13 (9.35%) Voice Engineer
5 12 (8.63%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (7.91%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 10 (7.19%) Telephony Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Consultant
9 8 (5.76%) Service Analyst
9 8 (5.76%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (5.04%) Voice Network Engineer
11 6 (4.32%) Network Specialist
11 6 (4.32%) Voice Specialist
12 5 (3.60%) Architect
12 5 (3.60%) Cisco Consultant
12 5 (3.60%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
12 5 (3.60%) Senior Network Specialist
12 5 (3.60%) Senior Test Engineer
12 5 (3.60%) Senior Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.76%) XMPP
2 3 (2.16%) .NET
2 3 (2.16%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.95%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.16%) Clustering
5 3 (2.16%) IVR
5 3 (2.16%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.16%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (1.44%) CMDB
6 2 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.44%) Digital Signage
6 2 (1.44%) Handset
6 2 (1.44%) IPTV
6 2 (1.44%) NHS
6 2 (1.44%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.44%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.72%) e-Health
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.72%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.95%) Windows
2 11 (7.91%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.76%) Windows 7
3 8 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.04%) Linux
5 6 (4.32%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.44%) Android
7 2 (1.44%) Check Point GAiA
7 2 (1.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.23%) ITIL
2 12 (8.63%) Load Balancing
3 10 (7.19%) Incident Management
4 9 (6.47%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (5.76%) Migration
5 8 (5.76%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (5.76%) Service Management
6 7 (5.04%) DevOps
6 7 (5.04%) High Availability
6 7 (5.04%) Mentoring
6 7 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (4.32%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.32%) Project Management
7 6 (4.32%) Technical Leadership
7 6 (4.32%) Test Scripting
8 5 (3.60%) ITSM
8 5 (3.60%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (3.60%) Server Building
9 4 (2.88%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.47%) C
1 9 (6.47%) Python
2 4 (2.88%) Perl
2 4 (2.88%) SQL
3 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.72%) Lua
4 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (48.92%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (40.29%) CCNP
3 38 (27.34%) CCNA
4 17 (12.23%) CCIE
5 11 (7.91%) Security Cleared
6 9 (6.47%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.32%) CISSP
7 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.88%) CCA
8 4 (2.88%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.16%) CCSA
9 3 (2.16%) CCSE
9 3 (2.16%) CCVP
9 3 (2.16%) Degree
9 3 (2.16%) MCTS
9 3 (2.16%) VCAP
9 3 (2.16%) VCP4
9 3 (2.16%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) SLA
2 3 (2.16%) COBIT
3 1 (0.72%) HL7
3 1 (0.72%) PMO
3 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (7.19%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.76%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.88%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (2.16%) vCloud
5 3 (2.16%) vSphere
5 3 (2.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.72%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 31 (22.30%) Cisco UCCX
2 9 (6.47%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (5.76%) Cisco UCCE
4 7 (5.04%) SCCM
5 4 (2.88%) AirWatch
5 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.16%) Cisco CME
6 3 (2.16%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.16%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.16%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 139 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (17.27%) CheckPoint
3 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
4 17 (12.23%) F5
5 16 (11.51%) Palo Alto
6 14 (10.07%) Juniper
7 9 (6.47%) VMware
8 8 (5.76%) Citrix
9 7 (5.04%) Apple
9 7 (5.04%) Polycom
10 6 (4.32%) Avaya
10 6 (4.32%) Ivanti
10 6 (4.32%) Red Box
11 5 (3.60%) Bloomberg
12 4 (2.88%) McAfee
13 3 (2.16%) Mitel
13 3 (2.16%) Oracle
13 3 (2.16%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 2 (1.44%) SAP