Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Cisco IPT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco IPT over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 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 IP Telephony (CIPT)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 810 812
Rank change year-on-year -58 +2 -28
Contract jobs citing Cisco IPT 21 76 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.072% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.46% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 44 50
UK median daily rate £370 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £262 £232 £155
90th Percentile £476 £436 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +5.71% +7.69% -8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
UK median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.31 -

Cisco IPT is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14034 16407 15981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.75% 15.53% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8536 9905 9237
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £215 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 843 1023
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £47.97 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% +21.95% +2.50%

Cisco IPT
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cisco IPT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IPT in the UK

Cisco IPT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco IPT.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IPT in the UK

Cisco IPT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IPT over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco IPT in the UK

Cisco IPT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IPT.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IPT in the UK

Cisco IPT
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IPT within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 0 21 £370 +13.85% 1
UK excluding London -5 14 £370 +5.71% 1
South East +18 10 £375 +7.14%
London -23 7 £365 -2.67%
South West +6 2 £370 +16.54%
North of England +59 1 £150 -62.73% 1
Yorkshire +19 1 £150 -60.53%
East of England -32 1 £320 +28.00%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IPT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cisco IPT.

1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) IP Telephony
3 9 (42.86%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) ITIL
3 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 9 (42.86%) WAN
4 8 (38.10%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (33.33%) Wireless
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) VPN
6 6 (28.57%) VoIP
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 6 (28.57%) MPLS
6 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
6 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
6 6 (28.57%) F5
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (23.81%) Unified Communications
7 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
8 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
8 4 (19.05%) Information Security
8 4 (19.05%) Project Management
8 4 (19.05%) CA
8 4 (19.05%) HP
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (19.05%) Windows
8 4 (19.05%) IBM

Cisco IPT
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 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) IP Telephony
2 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) LAN
2 9 (42.86%) WAN
3 8 (38.10%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (33.33%) Wireless
5 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (28.57%) MPLS
5 6 (28.57%) VoIP
5 6 (28.57%) VPN
6 5 (23.81%) Unified Communications
7 3 (14.29%) Network Security
7 3 (14.29%) Skype
8 2 (9.52%) BGP
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (9.52%) NX-OS
8 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
8 2 (9.52%) WLAN
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Law
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Information Officer
4 4 (19.05%) Information Security Officer
4 4 (19.05%) Network Operations Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Security Officer
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Communications Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security
3 4 (19.05%) Network Management
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Security
5 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (9.52%) Data Privacy
5 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (4.76%) Email Management
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
2 3 (14.29%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) CCIE
3 2 (9.52%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) MBA
4 1 (4.76%) CCDE
4 1 (4.76%) CCDP
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE Wireless
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco CME
3 2 (9.52%) Nagios
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (4.76%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 6 (28.57%) F5
4 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
5 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
5 4 (19.05%) CA
5 4 (19.05%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) IBM
5 4 (19.05%) IronPort
6 2 (9.52%) Avaya
6 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.76%) Clearswift
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec