Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 672 760 794
Rank change year-on-year +88 +34 -44
Contract jobs citing Cisco CUCM 124 143 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.04% 0.94% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 101 60
UK median daily rate £363 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £233 £258 £270
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £381 £351
% change year-on-year -4.92% +8.62% -12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.65 -

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 11,872 15,151 12,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.57% 14.45% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,996 10,201 8,302
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +6.15%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £419
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.54% +4.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 395 292
UK median hourly rate £20.11 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.89% - -15.58%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.25 £10.88
90th Percentile £49.06 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.71
% change year-on-year +2.86% +11.39% -27.35%

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 6 December 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 15 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 6 December 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 +107 108 £363 -9.38% 32
UK excluding London +70 69 £363 -4.92% 18
London +77 50 £363 -14.71% 15
North of England +45 20 £450 +2.86% 4
South East +41 14 £381 -1.61% 5
Yorkshire +43 13 £450 +2.86% 1
South West -1 12 £350 +19.15% 1
Midlands +45 9 £275 -12.70% 5
Scotland +39 9 £475 - 1
East Midlands +26 8 £260 -17.46% 2
North West +21 7 £473 +17.39% 3
East of England +34 2 £369 -32.95% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £120 -
Wales +25 1 £260 -32.90%
West Midlands - 1 £320 - 3

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 121 (97.58%) Cisco
2 40 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (32.26%) Firewall
3 35 (28.23%) CCNP
4 34 (27.42%) LAN
5 30 (24.19%) WAN
6 28 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 27 (21.77%) VoIP
7 27 (21.77%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (20.16%) Unified Communications
9 24 (19.35%) Telecoms
10 23 (18.55%) Cisco UCCX
11 21 (16.94%) Skype for Business
11 21 (16.94%) Skype
12 20 (16.13%) Cisco UCCE
13 19 (15.32%) VMware
13 19 (15.32%) CheckPoint
13 19 (15.32%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (14.52%) CCNA
14 18 (14.52%) Windows
14 18 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (13.71%) Banking
15 17 (13.71%) Finance
16 16 (12.90%) Wireless
16 16 (12.90%) Network Security
17 13 (10.48%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (10.48%) Data Centre
18 12 (9.68%) Cisco Firepower
18 12 (9.68%) F5
18 12 (9.68%) Video Conferencing

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 21 (16.94%) Skype for Business
2 9 (7.26%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.23%) CMS
5 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.81%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.87%) Office 365
2 7 (5.65%) Azure
3 4 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (3.23%) SaaS
4 2 (1.61%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (32.26%) Firewall
2 34 (27.42%) LAN
3 30 (24.19%) WAN
4 27 (21.77%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (21.77%) VoIP
5 25 (20.16%) Unified Communications
6 21 (16.94%) Skype
7 19 (15.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (12.90%) Network Security
8 16 (12.90%) Wireless
9 13 (10.48%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (9.68%) Cisco Firepower
10 12 (9.68%) MPLS
11 11 (8.87%) IP Telephony
11 11 (8.87%) ISDN
11 11 (8.87%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (8.06%) H.323
13 9 (7.26%) Cisco Wireless
13 9 (7.26%) WebEx
14 8 (6.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Hudson
2 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 17 (13.71%) Banking
2 17 (13.71%) Finance
3 10 (8.06%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Electronics
5 1 (0.81%) Front Office
5 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (28.23%) Network Engineer
2 18 (14.52%) Consultant
3 16 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (8.87%) Telephony Manager
5 10 (8.06%) Voice Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Analyst
6 9 (7.26%) Cisco Consultant
6 9 (7.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) Product Manager
8 7 (5.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Telephony Engineer
10 5 (4.03%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (4.03%) Security Engineer
10 5 (4.03%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.03%) Voice Consultant
11 4 (3.23%) Network Specialist
11 4 (3.23%) Service Analyst
11 4 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (3.23%) Unified Communications Specialist
11 4 (3.23%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.03%) XMPP
2 2 (1.61%) .NET
2 2 (1.61%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.81%) Jinja
3 1 (0.81%) JSON
3 1 (0.81%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (5.65%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.03%) Clustering
5 3 (2.42%) Replication
5 3 (2.42%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.61%) Digital Signage
6 2 (1.61%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.61%) NHS
6 2 (1.61%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.81%) Handset
7 1 (0.81%) iPad
7 1 (0.81%) iPhone
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.81%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Social Network
7 1 (0.81%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.52%) Windows
2 8 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.65%) Linux
4 6 (4.84%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.03%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.42%) Check Point GAiA
8 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.81%) Android
9 1 (0.81%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (9.68%) Migration
2 8 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (6.45%) Load Balancing
3 7 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (5.65%) ITSM
3 7 (5.65%) Technology Roadmap
4 6 (4.84%) DevOps
4 6 (4.84%) ITIL
4 6 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (4.84%) Problem Management
4 6 (4.84%) Service Management
5 5 (4.03%) Change Management
5 5 (4.03%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (4.03%) Mentoring
5 5 (4.03%) Proactive Monitoring
5 5 (4.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (4.03%) Server Management
6 4 (3.23%) Adaptive Security
6 4 (3.23%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.45%) C
1 8 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.84%) SQL
3 2 (1.61%) Lua
3 2 (1.61%) Python
4 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (28.23%) CCNP
3 18 (14.52%) CCNA
4 11 (8.87%) CCIE
5 8 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.03%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.23%) CCIP
8 3 (2.42%) CCA
8 3 (2.42%) CCNP Voice
8 3 (2.42%) CCSA
8 3 (2.42%) CCSE
8 3 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.42%) MCTS
8 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.42%) VCAP
8 3 (2.42%) VCP4
8 3 (2.42%) VCP5
8 3 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.81%) GDPR
3 1 (0.81%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.06%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.84%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.23%) vSphere
5 3 (2.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (2.42%) vCloud
6 2 (1.61%) KVM
6 2 (1.61%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.61%) XenApp
6 2 (1.61%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.81%) Firmware
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (18.55%) Cisco UCCX
2 20 (16.13%) Cisco UCCE
3 7 (5.65%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (5.65%) vCenter Server
4 6 (4.84%) SCCM
5 5 (4.03%) SCVMM
6 4 (3.23%) FortiGate
7 3 (2.42%) SCOM
7 3 (2.42%) Terraform
8 2 (1.61%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.81%) Ansible
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco CME
9 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.81%) Nessus
9 1 (0.81%) Salt
9 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 121 (97.58%) Cisco
2 28 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 19 (15.32%) CheckPoint
3 19 (15.32%) VMware
4 12 (9.68%) F5
5 10 (8.06%) Juniper
6 9 (7.26%) Avaya
7 8 (6.45%) Citrix
8 7 (5.65%) Palo Alto
9 5 (4.03%) Oracle
9 5 (4.03%) Polycom
10 4 (3.23%) Apple
10 4 (3.23%) Bloomberg
10 4 (3.23%) Ensim
10 4 (3.23%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.42%) IFS
11 3 (2.42%) Ivanti
11 3 (2.42%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.42%) Verint
12 2 (1.61%) Riverbed