Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 811 762 794
Rank change year-on-year -49 +32 -20
Contract jobs citing Cisco Prime 59 82 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.085% 0.077%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.79% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 61 43
UK median daily rate £311 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.27% +15.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £300 £258
90th Percentile £450 £560 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £386 £350
% change year-on-year -8.09% +10.36% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 2
UK median hourly rate £26.48 £20.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.38% -54.55% -60.00%
10th Percentile £24.50 £17.00 £41.80
90th Percentile £70.00 £20.00 £45.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -54.55% +10.00%

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 11,401 10,334 9,227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.47% 10.67% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,787 6,588 5,668
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.78% +4.38%
10th Percentile £267 £263 £234
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 250 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.20 £12.73 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.01 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.73 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -19.33% +2.63% -7.32%

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 20 January 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 20 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco Prime in the UK

Cisco Prime
Top 13 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 20 January 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 -22 58 £311 -30.94% 19
UK excluding London -6 36 £355 -8.09% 18
London -29 22 £290 -36.61% 2
North of England +37 10 £340 -29.90% 3
East of England -4 10 - -
South West +3 7 £425 +34.92% 5
North West +10 6 £270 - 1
Midlands +6 6 £225 -32.08% 4
South East -34 5 £400 -20.00% 5
West Midlands +25 4 £225 -25.00% 3
North East +52 2 £600 -
Yorkshire +9 2 - - 2
East Midlands -1 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Prime 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 Prime.

1 58 (98.31%) Cisco
2 38 (64.41%) Wireless
3 36 (61.02%) Firewall
4 35 (59.32%) LAN
5 31 (52.54%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (42.37%) WAN
7 22 (37.29%) Cisco Wireless
8 21 (35.59%) WLAN
9 20 (33.90%) BGP
10 19 (32.20%) CCNP
10 19 (32.20%) CCNA
10 19 (32.20%) Data Centre
11 18 (30.51%) Cisco ISE
12 15 (25.42%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (25.42%) VPN
13 14 (23.73%) MPLS
13 14 (23.73%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (20.34%) 802.1X
15 11 (18.64%) CheckPoint
15 11 (18.64%) Internet
15 11 (18.64%) VoIP
15 11 (18.64%) ITIL
16 10 (16.95%) 802.11
16 10 (16.95%) EIGRP
16 10 (16.95%) Network Design
17 9 (15.25%) VMware
17 9 (15.25%) CWNA
17 9 (15.25%) DHCP
18 8 (13.56%) OSPF
18 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 38 (64.41%) Wireless
2 36 (61.02%) Firewall
3 35 (59.32%) LAN
4 25 (42.37%) WAN
5 22 (37.29%) Cisco Wireless
6 21 (35.59%) WLAN
7 20 (33.90%) BGP
8 18 (30.51%) Cisco ISE
9 15 (25.42%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (25.42%) VPN
10 14 (23.73%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (23.73%) MPLS
11 11 (18.64%) Internet
11 11 (18.64%) VoIP
12 10 (16.95%) 802.11
12 10 (16.95%) EIGRP
13 9 (15.25%) DHCP
14 8 (13.56%) Network Security
14 8 (13.56%) OSPF
15 7 (11.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) French Language
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) Network Engineer
2 15 (25.42%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (22.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Cisco Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Wireless Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco Support
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Network Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Security Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) FMCG
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) CMDB
4 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) Network Design
3 7 (11.86%) Capacity Management
4 6 (10.17%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.47%) Network Architecture
5 5 (8.47%) Service Management
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (6.78%) Project Management
6 4 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.78%) Security Patching
7 3 (5.08%) Change Management
7 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.08%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.39%) Security Management
8 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) Python
2 1 (1.69%) Perl
2 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (52.54%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (32.20%) CCNA
2 19 (32.20%) CCNP
3 9 (15.25%) CWNA
4 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) CCDP
5 3 (5.08%) CCIE
5 3 (5.08%) CCSA
5 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (3.39%) Degree
6 2 (3.39%) MCSA
6 2 (3.39%) MCSE
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.39%) VCP5
6 2 (3.39%) VCP6
6 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.69%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.39%) DFS Replication
3 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.39%) vSphere
4 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) FortiGate
2 4 (6.78%) Opsview
3 3 (5.08%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (3.39%) Netcool
4 2 (3.39%) SCCM
4 2 (3.39%) SCOM
5 1 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.69%) OpenView
5 1 (1.69%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.69%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.69%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 58 (98.31%) Cisco
2 11 (18.64%) CheckPoint
3 9 (15.25%) VMware
4 6 (10.17%) HP
5 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.08%) Aruba
6 3 (5.08%) F5
6 3 (5.08%) Fortinet
6 3 (5.08%) Palo Alto
6 3 (5.08%) Remedy
7 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.39%) CA
7 2 (3.39%) Juniper
7 2 (3.39%) Meraki
7 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.39%) Sonus
8 1 (1.69%) Arista
8 1 (1.69%) Huawei
8 1 (1.69%) IronPort
8 1 (1.69%) Splunk