Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Cisco Prime skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco Prime over the 6 months to 14 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 Prime (formerly Cisco Works)
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 831 816 803
Rank change year-on-year -15 -13 +35
Contract jobs citing Cisco Prime 72 72 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.070% 0.083%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.47% 0.59% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 36 64
UK median daily rate £400 £319 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.49% -18.01% +11.07%
10th Percentile £325 £175 £300
90th Percentile £478 £525 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £313 £360
% change year-on-year +28.00% -13.19% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 0
UK median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 -

Cisco Prime 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 15,244 12,209 11,721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.53% 11.83% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,264 8,271 7,490
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £301 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +5.33% +5.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 282 270
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.13% +8.31%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.73
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.19 £21.63
% change year-on-year +8.09% -25.13% +13.64%

Cisco Prime
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Prime in the UK

Cisco Prime
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Prime in the UK

Cisco Prime
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Prime over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Prime in the UK

Cisco Prime
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Prime in the UK

Cisco Prime
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 Prime within the UK over the 6 months to 14 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 -1 66 £400 +25.49% 19
UK excluding London -28 46 £400 +28.00% 18
London +12 21 £400 +23.08% 2
North of England -5 18 £400 +30.08% 4
South East +3 17 £428 +6.88% 4
Yorkshire -9 8 £400 +45.45% 1
North West -12 7 £400 +48.15% 3
South West -30 7 £380 -15.56% 1
North East +1 3 - -
Midlands -24 3 £415 +50.91% 7
West Midlands -25 3 £415 +84.44% 4
Scotland -13 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Prime 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 Prime.

1 72 (100.00%) Cisco
2 54 (75.00%) Firewall
3 48 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 47 (65.28%) WAN
5 43 (59.72%) LAN
6 42 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (55.56%) CCNP
8 38 (52.78%) Wireless
9 35 (48.61%) BGP
10 30 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (40.28%) SolarWinds
12 28 (38.89%) Cisco ISE
12 28 (38.89%) EIGRP
12 28 (38.89%) IPsec
13 26 (36.11%) Data Centre
14 25 (34.72%) Cisco Wireless
15 24 (33.33%) OSPF
16 23 (31.94%) MPLS
17 22 (30.56%) VoIP
18 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
18 21 (29.17%) F5
19 20 (27.78%) Network Management
19 20 (27.78%) VPN
20 19 (26.39%) CheckPoint
20 19 (26.39%) SC Cleared
21 18 (25.00%) Internet
22 17 (23.61%) SSL
22 17 (23.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 17 (23.61%) Palo Alto
23 16 (22.22%) VMware

Cisco Prime
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:

Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Office 365
3 2 (2.78%) IaaS
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (75.00%) Firewall
2 48 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 47 (65.28%) WAN
4 43 (59.72%) LAN
5 38 (52.78%) Wireless
6 35 (48.61%) BGP
7 30 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 28 (38.89%) Cisco ISE
8 28 (38.89%) EIGRP
8 28 (38.89%) IPsec
9 25 (34.72%) Cisco Wireless
10 24 (33.33%) OSPF
11 23 (31.94%) MPLS
12 22 (30.56%) VoIP
13 20 (27.78%) VPN
14 18 (25.00%) Internet
15 17 (23.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 17 (23.61%) SSL
16 14 (19.44%) WLAN
17 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Multimedia
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 19 (26.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (19.44%) Consultant
4 12 (16.67%) Network Consultant
5 10 (13.89%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Security Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Network Specialist
9 4 (5.56%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Incident Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) VoIP Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Cisco Voice Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) 802.1X
2 7 (9.72%) CSS
3 2 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.78%) RESTful
3 2 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.33%) PKI
3 5 (6.94%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Windows
1 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) Network Management
2 14 (19.44%) ITIL
3 10 (13.89%) DevOps
3 10 (13.89%) Network Design
4 7 (9.72%) Incident Management
4 7 (9.72%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
6 5 (6.94%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.56%) DNA
8 3 (4.17%) CAD
8 3 (4.17%) Change Control
8 3 (4.17%) Change Management
8 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.17%) High Availability
8 3 (4.17%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.17%) Runbook
8 3 (4.17%) Service Management
9 2 (2.78%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.78%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (1.39%) Perl
2 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (55.56%) CCNP
3 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 19 (26.39%) SC Cleared
5 12 (16.67%) CCNA
6 4 (5.56%) CCDP
7 3 (4.17%) Degree
7 3 (4.17%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.78%) CCIE
9 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.39%) PMO
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (5.56%) vSphere
2 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (6.94%) TrustSec
3 4 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (5.56%) FortiGate
3 4 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.78%) SCCM
5 2 (2.78%) SCOM
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco CME
6 1 (1.39%) Opsview
6 1 (1.39%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (40.28%) SolarWinds
3 21 (29.17%) F5
4 19 (26.39%) CheckPoint
5 17 (23.61%) Palo Alto
6 16 (22.22%) VMware
7 15 (20.83%) Aruba
8 12 (16.67%) Juniper
9 8 (11.11%) Blue Coat
10 7 (9.72%) Fortinet
10 7 (9.72%) Riverbed
11 6 (8.33%) Infoblox
12 5 (6.94%) Splunk
13 4 (5.56%) CA
13 4 (5.56%) Symantec
14 3 (4.17%) Adobe
14 3 (4.17%) Red Box
14 3 (4.17%) Snow
15 2 (2.78%) Meraki
15 2 (2.78%) Twitter