Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 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.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager (formerly CallManager)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 738 751 748
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 -47
Contract jobs citing Cisco CUCM 148 130 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.03% 1.13% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 78 72
UK median daily rate £400 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +11.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £220 £280 £231
90th Percentile £575 £521 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £370
% change year-on-year +8.93% -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
UK median hourly rate £20.65 - £25.00
10th Percentile £18.13 - £14.00
90th Percentile £23.16 - £31.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.65 - £29.85

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 14,420 11,460 12,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.09% 11.53% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,703 7,648 7,829
UK median daily rate £500 £470 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +9.30% +7.50%
10th Percentile £298 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £413 £393
% change year-on-year +5.45% +5.10% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 267 278
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -22.58% +13.41%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £47.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £26.25
% change year-on-year +0.72% -33.81% +25.00%

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 20 October 2018.

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 12 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 20 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
England -1 126 £400 -5.88% 16
UK excluding London +5 72 £381 +8.93% 8
London -23 63 £420 -6.67% 8
South East -4 21 £388 +3.33% 1
East Midlands +19 15 £320 - 1
Midlands -6 15 £320 - 2
South West -9 15 £294 +38.24%
Wales - 10 £400 -
East of England +2 8 £538 +83.76%
North of England -26 3 £438 +19.86% 5
Yorkshire -21 2 £438 - 1
North West -12 1 £403 +10.27% 3

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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.

1 146 (98.65%) Cisco
2 63 (42.57%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (31.08%) CCNP
4 43 (29.05%) VoIP
5 40 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 36 (24.32%) Unified Communications
7 31 (20.95%) Cisco UCCX
8 29 (19.59%) Firewall
8 29 (19.59%) CCNA
9 28 (18.92%) Wireless
9 28 (18.92%) VMware
10 27 (18.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 26 (17.57%) WAN
12 25 (16.89%) Finance
12 25 (16.89%) Video Conferencing
13 24 (16.22%) LAN
13 24 (16.22%) Active Directory
14 23 (15.54%) Skype for Business
14 23 (15.54%) Skype
15 22 (14.86%) Windows
15 22 (14.86%) XMPP
16 20 (13.51%) IP Telephony
16 20 (13.51%) Security Cleared
16 20 (13.51%) ITIL
16 20 (13.51%) MS Exchange
17 19 (12.84%) Polycom
18 18 (12.16%) SCCM
18 18 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (12.16%) Citrix
18 18 (12.16%) Migration

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 23 (15.54%) Skype for Business
2 20 (13.51%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.73%) CMS
3 7 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.03%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (9.46%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.03%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.46%) Office 365
2 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.35%) IaaS
4 2 (1.35%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (29.05%) VoIP
2 36 (24.32%) Unified Communications
3 29 (19.59%) Firewall
4 28 (18.92%) Wireless
5 27 (18.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 26 (17.57%) WAN
7 24 (16.22%) LAN
8 23 (15.54%) Skype
9 20 (13.51%) IP Telephony
10 16 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (10.81%) DNS
10 16 (10.81%) H.323
10 16 (10.81%) Network Security
10 16 (10.81%) WLAN
11 15 (10.14%) MPLS
12 14 (9.46%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (9.46%) Cisco Wireless
12 14 (9.46%) MGCP
13 13 (8.78%) Telepresence
13 13 (8.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (16.89%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.70%) Electronics
3 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.70%) Marketing
4 3 (2.03%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) International Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 46 (31.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 36 (24.32%) Network Engineer
3 23 (15.54%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 19 (12.84%) Voice Engineer
5 16 (10.81%) Support Engineer
6 14 (9.46%) Telephony Engineer
7 12 (8.11%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 11 (7.43%) Consultant
8 11 (7.43%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (6.76%) IP Engineer
9 10 (6.76%) IP Telephony Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) Unified Communications Consultant
10 8 (5.41%) Voice Network Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) VoIP Engineer
11 7 (4.73%) Cisco Consultant
11 7 (4.73%) Cisco IPT Engineer
11 7 (4.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (4.05%) Analyst
12 6 (4.05%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
12 6 (4.05%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.86%) XMPP
2 6 (4.05%) LDAP
3 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.89%) Video Conferencing
2 17 (11.49%) Data Centre
3 15 (10.14%) Handset
4 12 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (6.76%) Video\Live Streaming
6 7 (4.73%) Smartphone
7 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.38%) Clustering
8 5 (3.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 4 (2.70%) PKI
9 4 (2.70%) Social Media
10 3 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.03%) IVR
11 2 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (1.35%) NHS
11 2 (1.35%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.35%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.68%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.86%) Windows
2 12 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (6.76%) Windows 7
3 10 (6.76%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.08%) Windows 10
4 9 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.05%) Android
6 5 (3.38%) Linux
7 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.51%) ITIL
2 18 (12.16%) Migration
3 10 (6.76%) Incident Management
4 8 (5.41%) Load Balancing
5 7 (4.73%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (4.05%) Identity Management
6 6 (4.05%) Server Management
6 6 (4.05%) Work Breakdown Structure
7 5 (3.38%) Change Management
7 5 (3.38%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (3.38%) Patch Management
7 5 (3.38%) Server Building
7 5 (3.38%) Service Management
7 5 (3.38%) Task Automation
8 4 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (2.70%) Data Security
8 4 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (2.70%) Network Management
8 4 (2.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.11%) SQL
2 7 (4.73%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.38%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (42.57%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (31.08%) CCNP
3 29 (19.59%) CCNA
4 20 (13.51%) Security Cleared
5 15 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (7.43%) SC Cleared
7 8 (5.41%) CCIE
7 8 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (4.05%) CCA
8 6 (4.05%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (4.05%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.38%) CCDP
9 5 (3.38%) CCNP Voice
9 5 (3.38%) Degree
9 5 (3.38%) MCTS
9 5 (3.38%) VCAP
9 5 (3.38%) VCP4
9 5 (3.38%) VCP5
10 3 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (2.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.68%) PMO
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) Solvency II
System Software
1 24 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.41%) XenDesktop
4 7 (4.73%) vSphere
5 6 (4.05%) ProxySG
6 5 (3.38%) vCloud
6 5 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.38%) XenServer
7 4 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.03%) Docker
8 3 (2.03%) Samba
9 2 (1.35%) XenApp
10 1 (0.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (20.95%) Cisco UCCX
2 18 (12.16%) SCCM
3 9 (6.08%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (6.08%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (4.05%) SCVMM
5 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (3.38%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.03%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.03%) Puppet
6 3 (2.03%) SCOM
7 2 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco CME
8 1 (0.68%) DameWare
8 1 (0.68%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.68%) SCSM
8 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 146 (98.65%) Cisco
2 40 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 28 (18.92%) VMware
4 19 (12.84%) Polycom
5 18 (12.16%) Citrix
6 15 (10.14%) F5
7 13 (8.78%) Red Box
8 10 (6.76%) CheckPoint
8 10 (6.76%) SolarWinds
9 9 (6.08%) Apple
10 8 (5.41%) Meraki
11 7 (4.73%) Blue Coat
12 6 (4.05%) NetApp
12 6 (4.05%) Oracle
12 6 (4.05%) Riverbed
13 5 (3.38%) Avaya
13 5 (3.38%) ServiceNow
13 5 (3.38%) Xerox
14 4 (2.70%) Palo Alto
14 4 (2.70%) Snow