Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 752 783 716
Rank change year-on-year +31 -67 -48
Contract jobs citing Cisco CUCM 143 112 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.94% 0.91% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 58 79
UK median daily rate £400 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.31% +0.31% -
10th Percentile £257 £248 £224
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
UK median hourly rate £20.65 - £25.00
10th Percentile £18.13 - £14.00
90th Percentile £23.16 - £34.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.65 - £25.00

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 15,194 12,250 11,620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.51% 11.87% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,215 8,314 7,417
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £304 £264 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 281 271
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.58% +3.65%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.09 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.45 £20.73
% change year-on-year +6.37% -20.63% +8.93%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +34 130 £400 -2.14% 23
UK excluding London +20 68 £375 +7.14% 14
London 0 66 £425 -10.53% 10
South East -7 26 £388 +6.75% 4
South West -13 17 £300 -40.00% 5
East Midlands +29 15 £315 -
Midlands -3 15 £315 - 1
East of England -6 5 £550 +46.47%
Wales -18 3 £375 +50.00%
North West -11 1 £403 +34.17% 2
Scotland -21 1 - - 1
North of England -26 1 £403 +34.17% 3

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 140 (97.90%) Cisco
2 61 (42.66%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 44 (30.77%) CCNP
4 42 (29.37%) VoIP
5 35 (24.48%) Unified Communications
6 32 (22.38%) Cisco UCCX
7 31 (21.68%) VMware
8 29 (20.28%) WAN
9 26 (18.18%) LAN
10 25 (17.48%) CCNA
10 25 (17.48%) Citrix
10 25 (17.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (16.78%) ITIL
11 24 (16.78%) Windows
12 23 (16.08%) Active Directory
13 22 (15.38%) Migration
13 22 (15.38%) Firewall
14 21 (14.69%) Wireless
14 21 (14.69%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (13.99%) XMPP
15 20 (13.99%) Finance
15 20 (13.99%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (13.99%) Office 365
16 18 (12.59%) Data Centre
16 18 (12.59%) Microsoft Office
16 18 (12.59%) SCCM
17 17 (11.89%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (11.89%) IP Telephony
17 17 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure

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 17 (11.89%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 10 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.29%) CMS
5 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (12.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.99%) Office 365
2 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.80%) Mimecast
4 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.40%) GitHub
5 2 (1.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (29.37%) VoIP
2 35 (24.48%) Unified Communications
3 29 (20.28%) WAN
4 26 (18.18%) LAN
5 25 (17.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 22 (15.38%) Firewall
7 21 (14.69%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (14.69%) Wireless
8 17 (11.89%) Cisco IOS
8 17 (11.89%) H.323
8 17 (11.89%) IP Telephony
8 17 (11.89%) Network Security
9 16 (11.19%) MPLS
10 15 (10.49%) Skype
11 14 (9.79%) WebEx
12 13 (9.09%) DNS
13 12 (8.39%) ISDN
13 12 (8.39%) MGCP
13 12 (8.39%) OSPF
13 12 (8.39%) WLAN
General
1 20 (13.99%) Finance
2 9 (6.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.80%) Electronics
3 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.80%) Marketing
4 2 (1.40%) Banking
4 2 (1.40%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Law
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (28.67%) Network Engineer
2 34 (23.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (11.19%) Voice Engineer
4 14 (9.79%) Consultant
5 12 (8.39%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.39%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (5.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (5.59%) Voice Network Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Telephony Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) VoIP Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.20%) Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Cisco Consultant
9 6 (4.20%) Cisco IPT Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Desktop Support
9 6 (4.20%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.99%) XMPP
2 4 (2.80%) VXML
3 3 (2.10%) LDAP
4 1 (0.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.59%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.89%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (6.29%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (6.29%) Smartphone
4 7 (4.90%) Clustering
4 7 (4.90%) Handset
4 7 (4.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 6 (4.20%) IVR
6 4 (2.80%) Social Media
7 3 (2.10%) PKI
7 3 (2.10%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (1.40%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.40%) NHS
8 2 (1.40%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.70%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.78%) Windows
2 15 (10.49%) Windows 7
3 14 (9.79%) Windows Server
3 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (6.99%) Windows 10
5 8 (5.59%) Android
6 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.50%) Linux
8 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.78%) ITIL
2 22 (15.38%) Migration
3 11 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 8 (5.59%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.59%) Load Balancing
5 7 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (4.90%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (4.90%) Patch Management
5 7 (4.90%) Server Building
5 7 (4.90%) Server Management
5 7 (4.90%) Service Management
5 7 (4.90%) Task Automation
6 6 (4.20%) Change Management
6 6 (4.20%) Data Security
6 6 (4.20%) ITIL V3
7 5 (3.50%) High Availability
7 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (2.80%) Programme Management
8 4 (2.80%) Project Management
8 4 (2.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.99%) PowerShell
1 10 (6.99%) SQL
2 4 (2.80%) C
3 2 (1.40%) Perl
3 2 (1.40%) Python
4 1 (0.70%) Lua
Qualifications
1 61 (42.66%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (30.77%) CCNP
3 25 (17.48%) CCNA
4 20 (13.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (9.79%) Security Cleared
6 11 (7.69%) CCIE
6 11 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (6.99%) DV Cleared
8 9 (6.29%) CCA
8 9 (6.29%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (6.29%) Degree
9 7 (4.90%) MCTS
9 7 (4.90%) VCAP
9 7 (4.90%) VCP4
9 7 (4.90%) VCP5
10 5 (3.50%) MCSE
11 4 (2.80%) CCDP
11 4 (2.80%) MCSA
12 3 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (16.08%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.39%) XenDesktop
4 10 (6.99%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.29%) vSphere
6 7 (4.90%) vCloud
6 7 (4.90%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (4.90%) XenServer
7 6 (4.20%) ProxySG
7 6 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.80%) XenApp
9 2 (1.40%) Docker
10 1 (0.70%) NFS
10 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (22.38%) Cisco UCCX
2 18 (12.59%) SCCM
3 15 (10.49%) Cisco UCCE
4 9 (6.29%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (5.59%) SCVMM
6 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (4.90%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.10%) AirWatch
7 3 (2.10%) Cisco CME
7 3 (2.10%) SCOM
7 3 (2.10%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.40%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.40%) Puppet
8 2 (1.40%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 140 (97.90%) Cisco
2 44 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 31 (21.68%) VMware
4 25 (17.48%) Citrix
5 16 (11.19%) F5
6 13 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 12 (8.39%) CheckPoint
7 12 (8.39%) Polycom
8 9 (6.29%) Apple
9 8 (5.59%) Meraki
10 7 (4.90%) Ivanti
10 7 (4.90%) Oracle
10 7 (4.90%) Palo Alto
10 7 (4.90%) Red Box
10 7 (4.90%) Xerox
11 6 (4.20%) Avaya
11 6 (4.20%) Blue Coat
12 5 (3.50%) NetApp
12 5 (3.50%) Riverbed
12 5 (3.50%) Veeam