Period
to 18 August 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 18 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 Prime (formerly Cisco Works)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 816 763 800
Rank change year-on-year -53 +37 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco Prime 83 96 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.100% 0.097%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 0.87% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 73 70
UK median daily rate £428 £370 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.54% -0.67% +9.16%
10th Percentile £325 £260 £302
90th Percentile £808 £488 £729
UK excluding London median daily rate £462 £338 £360
% change year-on-year +36.74% -6.25% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
UK median hourly rate - £24.86 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.65% +75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year - -38.10% -4.55%

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 14,042 11,023 12,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.63% 11.43% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,395 7,294 7,979
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 245 268
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 £12.13 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £46.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £25.88
% change year-on-year +0.68% -32.82% +26.22%

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 18 August 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 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 18 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 -44 74 £444 +18.33% 22
UK excluding London -20 39 £462 +36.74% 13
London -37 36 £400 -11.11% 10
South East -4 17 £494 +41.07% 2
South West -12 16 £425 +20.14% 2
North of England -18 4 £250 -9.09% 1
North East - 3 - -
East Midlands -9 1 - - 3
North West -11 1 £250 +14.94%
Midlands -19 1 - - 6
Scotland -39 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 83 (100.00%) Cisco
2 49 (59.04%) LAN
3 43 (51.81%) Security Cleared
4 41 (49.40%) Firewall
4 41 (49.40%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (46.99%) Wireless
6 37 (44.58%) CCNP
7 32 (38.55%) WAN
8 30 (36.14%) Cisco Wireless
9 28 (33.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 28 (33.73%) SC Cleared
10 27 (32.53%) SolarWinds
11 26 (31.33%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (31.33%) Cisco ISE
12 25 (30.12%) 802.1X
13 24 (28.92%) WLAN
13 24 (28.92%) Wireshark
13 24 (28.92%) Data Centre
14 21 (25.30%) BGP
15 19 (22.89%) ITIL
16 17 (20.48%) Incident Management
17 16 (19.28%) EIGRP
18 15 (18.07%) 802.11
19 14 (16.87%) VoIP
19 14 (16.87%) Palo Alto
19 14 (16.87%) Network Management
20 13 (15.66%) F5
20 13 (15.66%) Private Cloud
21 12 (14.46%) CCNA
21 12 (14.46%) IPsec

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 (4.82%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (59.04%) LAN
2 41 (49.40%) Firewall
3 39 (46.99%) Wireless
4 32 (38.55%) WAN
5 30 (36.14%) Cisco Wireless
6 28 (33.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 26 (31.33%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (31.33%) Cisco ISE
8 24 (28.92%) Wireshark
8 24 (28.92%) WLAN
9 21 (25.30%) BGP
10 16 (19.28%) EIGRP
11 15 (18.07%) 802.11
12 14 (16.87%) VoIP
13 12 (14.46%) IPsec
14 10 (12.05%) Network Security
14 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
15 9 (10.84%) BIG-IP
15 9 (10.84%) Internet
15 9 (10.84%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Multimedia
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Games
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (55.42%) Network Engineer
2 25 (30.12%) Senior Network Engineer
3 22 (26.51%) Architect
4 14 (16.87%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (13.25%) Network Architect
6 9 (10.84%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (7.23%) Cisco Architect
8 6 (7.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Incident Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Security Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Security Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) LAN Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Network Specialist
11 3 (3.61%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Lead Architect
11 3 (3.61%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.12%) 802.1X
2 11 (13.25%) RESTful
2 11 (13.25%) XML
3 4 (4.82%) CSS
4 2 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.20%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) Data Centre
2 13 (15.66%) Private Cloud
3 9 (10.84%) CMDB
4 5 (6.02%) PKI
5 2 (2.41%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) BYOD
6 1 (1.20%) RIA
6 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.20%) Android
1 1 (1.20%) Windows
1 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) ITIL
2 17 (20.48%) Incident Management
3 14 (16.87%) Network Management
4 11 (13.25%) Security Patching
5 10 (12.05%) Capacity Management
5 10 (12.05%) Service Management
6 9 (10.84%) Data Modelling
6 9 (10.84%) Network Design
7 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (6.02%) Load Balancing
8 5 (6.02%) Network Virtualisation
8 5 (6.02%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.82%) Business Transformation
9 4 (4.82%) DNA
9 4 (4.82%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (3.61%) CAD
10 3 (3.61%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (3.61%) Proactive Monitoring
11 2 (2.41%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) Python
2 7 (8.43%) C
3 1 (1.20%) Lisp
3 1 (1.20%) Perl
3 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (51.81%) Security Cleared
2 41 (49.40%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (44.58%) CCNP
4 28 (33.73%) SC Cleared
5 12 (14.46%) CCNA
6 10 (12.05%) Degree
6 10 (12.05%) DV Cleared
7 7 (8.43%) CCDP
8 3 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.20%) CCIE
9 1 (1.20%) CCIE Wireless
9 1 (1.20%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) Cisco CUCM
1 9 (10.84%) Opsview
2 5 (6.02%) TrustSec
3 4 (4.82%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.61%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (3.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 83 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (32.53%) SolarWinds
3 14 (16.87%) Palo Alto
4 13 (15.66%) F5
5 11 (13.25%) Aruba
6 9 (10.84%) Splunk
7 8 (9.64%) VMware
8 6 (7.23%) Infoblox
9 5 (6.02%) Juniper
9 5 (6.02%) Snow
10 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.82%) Fortinet
10 4 (4.82%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.61%) Adobe
11 3 (3.61%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.61%) Red Box
12 1 (1.20%) Arista
12 1 (1.20%) HP
12 1 (1.20%) Twitter
12 1 (1.20%) Zscaler