Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 746 685 756
Rank change year-on-year -61 +71 -107
Contract jobs citing Cisco CUCM 142 160 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.02% 1.47% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 94 87
UK median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £272 £265 £228
90th Percentile £575 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £339 £366
% change year-on-year +18.08% -7.51% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £20.00 £34.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £34.70
% change year-on-year - -42.36% -

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 13,952 10,880 12,434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.63% 11.38% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,335 7,221 8,010
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £390
% change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 231 265
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -22.22% +11.47%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.92 £47.00 £48.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year +7.69% -34.34% +20.73%

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 14 August 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 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 14 August 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 -68 113 £425 - 23
UK excluding London -8 73 £400 +18.08% 18
London -56 57 £420 -3.45% 6
South East -17 30 £425 +6.25% 4
Wales - 17 £400 -
Midlands -1 9 £325 - 5
South West +2 7 £200 -4.19% 2
East Midlands +12 6 £320 - 4
North of England -20 5 £438 +26.81% 4
East of England -11 4 £525 +71.43% 2
West Midlands -20 3 £585 - 1
Yorkshire -21 3 £438 +34.62% 1
North West -12 2 £438 +19.86% 3
Scotland -41 1 £400 +16.36% 1

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 138 (97.18%) Cisco
2 56 (39.44%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (38.03%) Unified Communications
4 41 (28.87%) VoIP
5 40 (28.17%) CCNP
5 40 (28.17%) Firewall
6 36 (25.35%) Skype for Business
7 34 (23.94%) Microsoft
8 32 (22.54%) Skype
9 31 (21.83%) IP Telephony
10 29 (20.42%) Video Conferencing
10 29 (20.42%) CCNA
11 28 (19.72%) LAN
12 27 (19.01%) Finance
13 25 (17.61%) WAN
13 25 (17.61%) Cisco UCCX
14 24 (16.90%) Telepresence
14 24 (16.90%) Wireless
14 24 (16.90%) Polycom
15 23 (16.20%) Security Cleared
16 22 (15.49%) MS Exchange
17 21 (14.79%) Active Directory
18 20 (14.08%) WLAN
18 20 (14.08%) Migration
19 19 (13.38%) SC Cleared
19 19 (13.38%) Cisco Nexus
20 18 (12.68%) ITIL
21 17 (11.97%) Video\Live Streaming
22 16 (11.27%) Cisco Wireless
22 16 (11.27%) Self-Motivation

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 36 (25.35%) Skype for Business
2 22 (15.49%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.93%) CMS
4 3 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.41%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.11%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.52%) Office 365
3 2 (1.41%) PaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 54 (38.03%) Unified Communications
2 41 (28.87%) VoIP
3 40 (28.17%) Firewall
4 32 (22.54%) Skype
5 31 (21.83%) IP Telephony
6 28 (19.72%) LAN
7 25 (17.61%) WAN
8 24 (16.90%) Telepresence
8 24 (16.90%) Wireless
9 20 (14.08%) WLAN
10 19 (13.38%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (11.27%) Cisco Wireless
12 15 (10.56%) H.323
13 13 (9.15%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (9.15%) VPN
14 12 (8.45%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (8.45%) DNS
15 11 (7.75%) MPLS
16 10 (7.04%) OSPF
17 9 (6.34%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (0.70%) Big Data
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (19.01%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.52%) Banking
4 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.41%) Electronics
5 2 (1.41%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) International Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Law
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.70%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (33.80%) Cisco Engineer
2 36 (25.35%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 33 (23.24%) Network Engineer
4 20 (14.08%) Voice Engineer
5 16 (11.27%) Telephony Engineer
6 14 (9.86%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 13 (9.15%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (8.45%) Architect
8 12 (8.45%) IP Engineer
9 11 (7.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 11 (7.75%) IP Telephony Engineer
10 9 (6.34%) Consultant
10 9 (6.34%) Project Manager
10 9 (6.34%) Support Engineer
11 8 (5.63%) Voice Network Engineer
12 6 (4.23%) Incident Engineer
12 6 (4.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 6 (4.23%) Unified Communications Consultant
12 6 (4.23%) Unified Communications Manager
12 6 (4.23%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.86%) XMPP
2 6 (4.23%) LDAP
3 3 (2.11%) VXML
4 1 (0.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.42%) Video Conferencing
2 17 (11.97%) Video\Live Streaming
3 16 (11.27%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (9.86%) Data Centre
5 12 (8.45%) Handset
6 6 (4.23%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.82%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.82%) IVR
8 2 (1.41%) PKI
8 2 (1.41%) PMI
8 2 (1.41%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.41%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.41%) Social Media
8 2 (1.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.70%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.70%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.70%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.86%) Windows
2 7 (4.93%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.11%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.41%) Linux
4 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) Android
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.08%) Migration
2 18 (12.68%) ITIL
3 15 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (7.75%) Network Management
4 11 (7.75%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 9 (6.34%) Project Management
6 6 (4.23%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.23%) Proactive Monitoring
6 6 (4.23%) WFM
7 5 (3.52%) Change Management
7 5 (3.52%) High Availability
7 5 (3.52%) Load Balancing
7 5 (3.52%) PRINCE2
8 4 (2.82%) Identity Management
8 4 (2.82%) Network Design
8 4 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.82%) Service Management
8 4 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.82%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (2.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.63%) C
2 6 (4.23%) SQL
3 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (39.44%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (28.17%) CCNP
3 29 (20.42%) CCNA
4 23 (16.20%) Security Cleared
5 19 (13.38%) SC Cleared
6 14 (9.86%) CCIE
7 8 (5.63%) CCDP
8 6 (4.23%) CCNP Voice
9 5 (3.52%) CCIE Collaboration
10 4 (2.82%) Degree
11 2 (1.41%) CCIP
11 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.41%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.70%) PMO
2 1 (0.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (14.79%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.11%) Samba
3 3 (2.11%) XenApp
4 2 (1.41%) Docker
4 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.41%) vSphere
5 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (17.61%) Cisco UCCX
2 12 (8.45%) Cisco UCCE
3 9 (6.34%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (4.23%) SCCM
5 3 (2.11%) Cisco CME
6 2 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.41%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.41%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.41%) Puppet
6 2 (1.41%) SCOM
6 2 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (0.70%) DameWare
7 1 (0.70%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 138 (97.18%) Cisco
2 34 (23.94%) Microsoft
3 24 (16.90%) Polycom
4 14 (9.86%) VMware
5 13 (9.15%) Red Box
6 12 (8.45%) Citrix
7 11 (7.75%) Avaya
8 9 (6.34%) F5
8 9 (6.34%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.23%) Oracle
9 6 (4.23%) Palo Alto
9 6 (4.23%) Sonus
10 5 (3.52%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.52%) Snow
10 5 (3.52%) Verint
11 4 (2.82%) NetApp
11 4 (2.82%) ServiceNow
12 3 (2.11%) Apple
12 3 (2.11%) Infovista
12 3 (2.11%) Nimble Storage