Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 806 724 814
Rank change year-on-year -82 +90 -87
Contract jobs citing Cisco Prime 71 104 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.11% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.55% 1.04% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 78 50
UK median daily rate £393 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.78% +28.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £259 £305 £227
90th Percentile £527 £554 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £403 £358
% change year-on-year +4.35% +12.59% -4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £22.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.24% -48.42% -
10th Percentile £25.84 £18.13 £12.02
90th Percentile £70.00 £25.29 £45.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -53.49% -

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 13,025 9,955 10,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.88% 10.74% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,719 6,592 6,607
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £258
90th Percentile £625 £606 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 234 280
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - +12.30%
10th Percentile £11.61 £12.00 £11.74
90th Percentile £47.35 £53.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.94 £20.00
% change year-on-year -19.75% -0.31% -0.15%

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 19 April 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Prime over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco Prime in the UK

Cisco Prime
Top 11 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 19 April 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 -76 68 £393 -12.78% 15
UK excluding London -36 44 £420 +4.35% 9
London -44 24 £311 -30.94% 6
South East -33 19 £438 -16.67%
South West +11 15 £420 +24.44% 5
North of England -1 6 £250 -48.45% 1
East of England -9 4 - -
North West -16 4 £250 - 1
Midlands +3 2 - - 3
East Midlands -5 2 - - 3
North East - 2 £600 -

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 71 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (54.93%) LAN
2 39 (54.93%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (43.66%) CCNP
3 31 (43.66%) Wireless
4 27 (38.03%) Firewall
5 26 (36.62%) WAN
6 24 (33.80%) Security Cleared
7 20 (28.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (28.17%) BGP
8 18 (25.35%) VoIP
8 18 (25.35%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (23.94%) Cisco Wireless
10 16 (22.54%) CCNA
11 14 (19.72%) WLAN
11 14 (19.72%) Incident Management
11 14 (19.72%) Cisco ISE
12 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
12 13 (18.31%) Wireshark
12 13 (18.31%) EIGRP
13 12 (16.90%) Network Security
14 11 (15.49%) 802.1X
14 11 (15.49%) VMware
14 11 (15.49%) Service Management
15 10 (14.08%) CMDB
15 10 (14.08%) CheckPoint
15 10 (14.08%) DHCP
15 10 (14.08%) VPN
15 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
15 10 (14.08%) NX-OS

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 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) IaaS
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
1 1 (1.41%) PaaS
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (54.93%) LAN
2 31 (43.66%) Wireless
3 27 (38.03%) Firewall
4 26 (36.62%) WAN
5 20 (28.17%) BGP
5 20 (28.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (25.35%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (25.35%) VoIP
7 17 (23.94%) Cisco Wireless
8 14 (19.72%) Cisco ISE
8 14 (19.72%) WLAN
9 13 (18.31%) EIGRP
9 13 (18.31%) Wireshark
10 12 (16.90%) Network Security
11 10 (14.08%) DHCP
11 10 (14.08%) NX-OS
11 10 (14.08%) VPN
12 8 (11.27%) MPLS
13 7 (9.86%) 802.11
14 6 (8.45%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (11.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.82%) Games
2 2 (2.82%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.41%) French Language
3 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (64.79%) Network Engineer
2 17 (23.94%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (18.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 13 (18.31%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) Architect
5 6 (8.45%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Security Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Wireless Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Cisco Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Data Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Data Network Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Lead Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Network Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Firewall Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) 802.1X
2 9 (12.68%) RESTful
2 9 (12.68%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) LDAP
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.08%) CMDB
3 3 (4.23%) NHS
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) BYOD
5 1 (1.41%) FMCG
5 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Incident Management
2 11 (15.49%) Service Management
3 9 (12.68%) Capacity Management
3 9 (12.68%) Data Modelling
3 9 (12.68%) Security Patching
4 8 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (9.86%) ITIL
5 7 (9.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.45%) Network Management
7 5 (7.04%) Network Design
8 4 (5.63%) Business Transformation
8 4 (5.63%) DNA
8 4 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (4.23%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (4.23%) Escalation Management
9 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.23%) People Management
9 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) C
2 8 (11.27%) Python
3 1 (1.41%) Perl
3 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (54.93%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (43.66%) CCNP
3 24 (33.80%) Security Cleared
4 16 (22.54%) CCNA
5 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.27%) DV Cleared
7 7 (9.86%) CWNA
8 4 (5.63%) CCIE
9 3 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (4.23%) CCDP
9 3 (4.23%) CCSA
10 2 (2.82%) MCSA
10 2 (2.82%) MCSE
10 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.41%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 1 (1.41%) CCIE Wireless
11 1 (1.41%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) DFS Replication
2 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.82%) vSphere
3 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.41%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Opsview
2 4 (5.63%) OpenView
3 3 (4.23%) TrustSec
3 3 (4.23%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (2.82%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.41%) SCCM
5 1 (1.41%) SCOM
5 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (15.49%) VMware
3 10 (14.08%) CheckPoint
4 8 (11.27%) SolarWinds
4 8 (11.27%) Splunk
5 7 (9.86%) HP
5 7 (9.86%) Palo Alto
6 6 (8.45%) Aruba
7 5 (7.04%) Fortinet
7 5 (7.04%) Meraki
8 4 (5.63%) F5
9 3 (4.23%) FireEye
10 2 (2.82%) Citrix
10 2 (2.82%) Dell
10 2 (2.82%) McAfee
11 1 (1.41%) Apple
11 1 (1.41%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.41%) Brocade
11 1 (1.41%) Juniper
11 1 (1.41%) Sophos