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 3 months to 26 April 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 Prime (formerly Cisco Works)
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 534 624 588
Rank change year-on-year +90 -36  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Prime 66 31 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.055% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.41% 0.55% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 19 40
Median daily rate £425 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £196 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £735 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £450 £353
% change year-on-year -20.00% +27.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £24.86 £12.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.51% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.72 -

Cisco Prime is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4675 5633 4705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.06% 10.08% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3104 3561 2855
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 135 198
Median hourly rate £23.50 £21.42 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.73% +6.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

Cisco Prime
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Cisco Prime as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 30 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +86 64 £425 -5.55% 6
London +44 34 £450 +155.31% 2
South East +27 12 £500 +48.69%
South West +6 8 £338 -7.53% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £513 -
Croydon - 6 £450 -
Hampshire +14 5 £313 -7.40%
Milton Keynes +1 5 £500 -
East of England +6 4 £386 +54.50%
Bristol +4 4 £348 -4.79% 1
Cornwall - 4 £338 -
City of London -2 3 - -
East Midlands -4 3 £313 - 1
Fareham - 3 £350 -
Cambridge - 2 £399 -
Norwich - 2 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £399 -
Norfolk - 2 £375 -
North West +25 1 - - 2
Manchester +6 1 - - 2
Leicestershire -4 1 £320 -
Leicester -6 1 £320 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £300 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £313 - 1
Northampton - 1 £313 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £300 -
Southampton - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Cisco
2 62 (57.94%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (47.66%) Firewall
4 47 (43.93%) Wireless
5 41 (38.32%) LAN
6 39 (36.45%) CCNP
6 39 (36.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 37 (34.58%) SolarWinds
7 37 (34.58%) CheckPoint
8 33 (30.84%) WAN
9 32 (29.91%) MPLS
10 30 (28.04%) Windows
10 30 (28.04%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (27.10%) Security Cleared
11 29 (27.10%) OSPF
11 29 (27.10%) BGP
12 28 (26.17%) CCIE
12 28 (26.17%) DHCP
13 27 (25.23%) 802.1X
14 26 (24.30%) Data Centre
15 24 (22.43%) SC Cleared
16 23 (21.50%) TCP/IP
17 22 (20.56%) VLAN
18 21 (19.63%) Juniper
19 20 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (15.89%) Windows 10
20 17 (15.89%) Palo Alto
20 17 (15.89%) Cisco Wireless
20 17 (15.89%) F5
21 16 (14.95%) CCNA

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 2 (1.87%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.15%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (47.66%) Firewall
2 47 (43.93%) Wireless
3 41 (38.32%) LAN
4 39 (36.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 33 (30.84%) WAN
6 32 (29.91%) MPLS
7 30 (28.04%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (27.10%) BGP
8 29 (27.10%) OSPF
9 28 (26.17%) DHCP
10 23 (21.50%) TCP/IP
11 22 (20.56%) VLAN
12 17 (15.89%) Cisco Wireless
13 16 (14.95%) VPN
14 15 (14.02%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (13.08%) Cisco ISE
16 13 (12.15%) DNS
17 11 (10.28%) NetScaler
17 11 (10.28%) TACACS
18 9 (8.41%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.93%) PEAR
General
1 6 (5.61%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.87%) Billing
2 2 (1.87%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.93%) French Language
3 1 (0.93%) Local Government
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (46.73%) Network Engineer
2 21 (19.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (17.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (13.08%) Architect
5 12 (11.21%) Network Architect
6 11 (10.28%) Analyst
6 11 (10.28%) Consultant
7 10 (9.35%) Network Analyst
7 10 (9.35%) Wireless Engineer
7 10 (9.35%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) Network Support
9 6 (5.61%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Cisco Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Cisco Support
10 5 (4.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Cisco Consultant
11 4 (3.74%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.23%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.87%) HTML
2 2 (1.87%) XML
2 2 (1.87%) XSLT
3 1 (0.93%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.30%) Data Centre
2 20 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.80%) BYOD
3 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.87%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) e-Health
5 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.04%) Windows
2 17 (15.89%) Windows 10
3 7 (6.54%) Linux
4 6 (5.61%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.80%) Android
6 3 (2.80%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.80%) Unix
7 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.93%) AIX
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.08%) Network Management
2 13 (12.15%) ITIL
3 7 (6.54%) Change Management
4 6 (5.61%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.67%) Problem Management
5 5 (4.67%) Service Management
6 3 (2.80%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (2.80%) High Availability
6 3 (2.80%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.80%) Migration
6 3 (2.80%) Network Design
6 3 (2.80%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (2.80%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (1.87%) Change Control
7 2 (1.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (1.87%) Disk Encryption
7 2 (1.87%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (1.87%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (1.87%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.67%) Python
2 4 (3.74%) Perl
3 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.87%) Ruby
3 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.87%) SQL
4 1 (0.93%) C
4 1 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 62 (57.94%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (36.45%) CCNP
3 29 (27.10%) Security Cleared
4 28 (26.17%) CCIE
5 24 (22.43%) SC Cleared
6 16 (14.95%) CCNA
7 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.93%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (0.93%) CCSE
8 1 (0.93%) CCSP
8 1 (0.93%) CCVP
8 1 (0.93%) CWNA
8 1 (0.93%) Degree
8 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.93%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.87%) KVM
2 2 (1.87%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.93%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (12.15%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.80%) Cacti
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.87%) OpenView
4 2 (1.87%) Puppet
4 2 (1.87%) QRadar
4 2 (1.87%) SCCM
4 2 (1.87%) SCOM
4 2 (1.87%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco CME
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.93%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) Cisco
2 37 (34.58%) CheckPoint
2 37 (34.58%) SolarWinds
3 21 (19.63%) Juniper
4 17 (15.89%) F5
4 17 (15.89%) Palo Alto
5 11 (10.28%) Citrix
6 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.54%) HP
8 6 (5.61%) CA
8 6 (5.61%) IBM
8 6 (5.61%) VMware
9 5 (4.67%) Infoblox
9 5 (4.67%) IronPort
9 5 (4.67%) Nokia
10 4 (3.74%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.80%) EMC
11 3 (2.80%) Hitachi
12 2 (1.87%) NetApp
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