Period
to 16 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 16 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 817 779 800
Rank change year-on-year -38 +21 -40
Contract jobs citing Cisco Prime 58 83 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.086% 0.076%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.51% 0.80% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 62 44
UK median daily rate £311 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.80% +15.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £300 £258
90th Percentile £450 £562 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £383 £350
% change year-on-year -7.19% +9.29% -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 11,452 10,341 9,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.42% 10.71% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,814 6,592 5,594
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £269 £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 271 244 336
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.58 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £49.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -13.51% -1.33% -8.54%

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 16 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 16 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 16 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 -29 57 £311 -30.94% 10
UK excluding London -12 36 £355 -7.19% 11
London -42 20 £290 -36.61% 1
North of England +34 10 £340 -47.69%
East of England -8 10 - -
South West +8 7 £425 +34.92% 5
North West +15 6 £270 -58.46%
Midlands +4 6 £225 -32.08% 3
South East -33 5 £400 -11.60% 1
West Midlands +11 4 £225 -25.00% 3
North East +57 2 £600 -
Yorkshire +18 2 - -
East Midlands 0 2 - -

For the 6 months to 16 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 57 (98.28%) Cisco
2 37 (63.79%) Wireless
3 35 (60.34%) Firewall
3 35 (60.34%) LAN
4 31 (53.45%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (41.38%) WAN
6 21 (36.21%) WLAN
6 21 (36.21%) Cisco Wireless
7 19 (32.76%) CCNA
7 19 (32.76%) BGP
8 18 (31.03%) CCNP
8 18 (31.03%) Data Centre
9 17 (29.31%) Cisco ISE
10 15 (25.86%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (24.14%) VPN
12 13 (22.41%) MPLS
13 12 (20.69%) 802.1X
14 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
15 10 (17.24%) Internet
15 10 (17.24%) 802.11
15 10 (17.24%) ITIL
16 9 (15.52%) VoIP
16 9 (15.52%) EIGRP
16 9 (15.52%) VMware
16 9 (15.52%) CWNA
16 9 (15.52%) Network Design
17 8 (13.79%) DHCP
17 8 (13.79%) Network Security
18 7 (12.07%) 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 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (63.79%) Wireless
2 35 (60.34%) Firewall
2 35 (60.34%) LAN
3 24 (41.38%) WAN
4 21 (36.21%) Cisco Wireless
4 21 (36.21%) WLAN
5 19 (32.76%) BGP
6 17 (29.31%) Cisco ISE
7 15 (25.86%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (24.14%) VPN
9 13 (22.41%) MPLS
10 10 (17.24%) 802.11
10 10 (17.24%) Internet
11 9 (15.52%) EIGRP
11 9 (15.52%) VoIP
12 8 (13.79%) DHCP
12 8 (13.79%) Network Security
13 7 (12.07%) OSPF
13 7 (12.07%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) French Language
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Network Engineer
2 16 (27.59%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (24.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Cisco Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Wireless Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Cisco Support
5 6 (10.34%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Network Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Security Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.90%) FMCG
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) CMDB
4 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Network Design
3 7 (12.07%) Capacity Management
4 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
4 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.62%) Network Architecture
4 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (8.62%) Service Management
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (6.90%) Security Patching
6 3 (5.17%) Change Management
6 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.17%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.17%) Project Management
7 2 (3.45%) Security Management
7 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) Python
2 1 (1.72%) Perl
2 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (53.45%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (32.76%) CCNA
3 18 (31.03%) CCNP
4 9 (15.52%) CWNA
5 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.90%) CCIE
7 3 (5.17%) CCSA
8 2 (3.45%) CCDP
8 2 (3.45%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (3.45%) Degree
8 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.45%) VCP5
8 2 (3.45%) VCP6
8 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.72%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.72%) MCSA
9 1 (1.72%) MCSE
9 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
2 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (5.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.72%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) FortiGate
2 4 (6.90%) Opsview
3 3 (5.17%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (3.45%) Netcool
4 2 (3.45%) SCCM
4 2 (3.45%) SCOM
5 1 (1.72%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.72%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.72%) TrustSec
5 1 (1.72%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 57 (98.28%) Cisco
2 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
3 9 (15.52%) VMware
4 5 (8.62%) SolarWinds
5 4 (6.90%) HP
6 3 (5.17%) Aruba
6 3 (5.17%) F5
6 3 (5.17%) Fortinet
6 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.17%) Palo Alto
6 3 (5.17%) Remedy
7 2 (3.45%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.45%) CA
7 2 (3.45%) Juniper
7 2 (3.45%) Sonus
8 1 (1.72%) BT
8 1 (1.72%) Citrix
8 1 (1.72%) Ensim
8 1 (1.72%) Huawei
8 1 (1.72%) McAfee