Period
to 15 May 2021

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 15 May 2021 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
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 632 596 727
Rank change year-on-year -36 +131 +63
Contract jobs citing Cisco CUCM 46 39 131
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.078% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.50% 0.53% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 75
10th Percentile £203 £251 £230
25th Percentile £306 £325 £316
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £350 £425
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% +6.25%
75th Percentile £494 £447 £497
90th Percentile £550 £511 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £275
% change year-on-year -10.71% +27.27% -35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year - +58.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year - +58.54% -

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 9,124 7,334 13,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.96% 14.69% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,484 5,057 9,049
10th Percentile £341 £280 £313
25th Percentile £413 £400 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £600 £594 £600
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 210 310
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.49 £12.00
25th Percentile £18.00 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £18.60
Median % change year-on-year +79.49% +4.84% +6.29%
75th Percentile £53.00 £32.81 £36.67
90th Percentile £63.00 £48.68 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £17.06
% change year-on-year +18.92% +8.44% +8.46%

Cisco CUCM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco CUCM in the UK

Cisco CUCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco CUCM.

Daily rate trend for Cisco CUCM in the UK

Cisco CUCM
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco CUCM over the 6 months to 15 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco CUCM in the UK

Cisco CUCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco CUCM.

Hourly rate trend for Cisco CUCM in the UK

Cisco CUCM
Top 13 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 15 May 2021. 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 -5 36 £330 -5.71% 9
London -28 25 £375 -2.60% 2
UK excluding London +30 13 £313 -10.71% 7
Work from Home -262 12 £500 +257.14% 4
South East +22 4 £315 -23.64% 3
Midlands - 3 £313 - 2
East of England +32 2 £145 -58.57%
Wales +9 2 £425 -
West Midlands - 2 £313 -
South West +31 1 £190 -60.00% 1
North of England +27 1 £375 -23.08% 1
North West +9 1 £375 -23.08% 1
East Midlands - 1 £475 - 2

For the 6 months to 15 May 2021, 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 36 (78.26%) Cisco
2 19 (41.30%) Unified Communications
3 17 (36.96%) Microsoft 365
4 15 (32.61%) Video Conferencing
4 15 (32.61%) Finance
4 15 (32.61%) WAN
5 14 (30.43%) LAN
5 14 (30.43%) Skype
6 13 (28.26%) Firewall
7 12 (26.09%) Skype for Business
8 11 (23.91%) Sonus
8 11 (23.91%) DNS
8 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (21.74%) VoIP
9 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
9 10 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (19.57%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (19.57%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (19.57%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (19.57%) Internet
10 9 (19.57%) Ethernet
10 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
10 9 (19.57%) Asset Management
10 9 (19.57%) Tandem
10 9 (19.57%) Resource Management
11 8 (17.39%) Migration
11 8 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (15.22%) CCNP
12 7 (15.22%) ISDN

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 12 (26.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (6.52%) Azure
3 2 (4.35%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (41.30%) Unified Communications
2 15 (32.61%) WAN
3 14 (30.43%) LAN
3 14 (30.43%) Skype
4 13 (28.26%) Firewall
5 11 (23.91%) DNS
6 10 (21.74%) VoIP
7 9 (19.57%) Ethernet
7 9 (19.57%) Internet
8 7 (15.22%) H.323
8 7 (15.22%) ISDN
9 5 (10.87%) PBX
10 4 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (8.70%) MGCP
10 4 (8.70%) SCCP
10 4 (8.70%) Telepresence
11 3 (6.52%) IP Telephony
11 3 (6.52%) WebEx
12 2 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (4.35%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.87%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Social Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.35%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Electronics
6 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.17%) German Language
6 1 (2.17%) Italian Language
6 1 (2.17%) Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (2.17%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Voice Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Network Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Voice Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Telephony Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Telephony Project Manager
8 1 (2.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) XMPP
2 1 (2.17%) SAML
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (19.57%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (19.57%) Tandem
3 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) IVR
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.17%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (19.57%) Asset Management
3 9 (19.57%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (19.57%) Collaborative Working
3 9 (19.57%) Resource Management
4 8 (17.39%) Migration
5 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Business Case
7 3 (6.52%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.52%) High Availability
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security
7 3 (6.52%) Network Management
7 3 (6.52%) Presales
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Red Team
7 3 (6.52%) Service Management
8 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) C
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.22%) CCNP
3 4 (8.70%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (4.35%) CCIE
4 2 (4.35%) CCNA
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) CCIE Collaboration
5 1 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Cisco
2 11 (23.91%) Sonus
3 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.04%) Polycom
6 3 (6.52%) Mitel
6 3 (6.52%) Red Box
7 2 (4.35%) Avaya
7 2 (4.35%) BroadSoft
7 2 (4.35%) BT
7 2 (4.35%) Genesys
7 2 (4.35%) SAP
7 2 (4.35%) Speakerbus
7 2 (4.35%) Tandberg
7 2 (4.35%) Verint
7 2 (4.35%) VMware
8 1 (2.17%) Apple
8 1 (2.17%) Nortel
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.17%) Siemens