Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 797 789 812
Rank change year-on-year -8 +23 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco Prime 82 99 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.095% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.71% 0.86% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 69 31
UK median daily rate £340 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £202 £299 £230
90th Percentile £500 £552 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
UK median hourly rate £26.48 £52.50 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.57% -34.38% -27.27%
10th Percentile £24.50 £51.25 £70.00
90th Percentile £41.00 £53.75 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £52.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year -46.67% -34.38% +100.00%

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 11564 11475 9798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.31% 11.03% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7833 7330 5985
UK median daily rate £475 £441 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.71% +10.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 266 337
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.87 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +9.64% -3.43%
10th Percentile £10.95 £12.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year -30.43% +20.86% -5.13%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Prime over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco Prime in the UK

Cisco Prime
Top 15 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 November 2017. 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 +18 80 £333 -11.92% 6
UK excluding London +23 47 £306 -12.50% 5
London -19 33 £400 -11.85% 1
North of England +64 13 £275 -60.71% 1
Midlands +18 9 £263 -19.23%
East of England -11 9 - - 1
North West +26 8 £270 -69.14% 1
South West +4 8 £450 +25.87%
South East -1 7 £370 -1.33% 3
East Midlands +2 5 £281 -16.67%
West Midlands +22 4 £225 -30.77%
Yorkshire +14 4 £275 -57.69%
North East +62 1 - -
Wales +6 1 £345 -1.43%
Scotland -14 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 81 (98.78%) Cisco
2 57 (69.51%) Firewall
3 52 (63.41%) Wireless
4 48 (58.54%) LAN
5 46 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (45.12%) WAN
7 32 (39.02%) CCNP
8 28 (34.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 28 (34.15%) Cisco Wireless
9 26 (31.71%) Data Centre
10 24 (29.27%) 802.1X
10 24 (29.27%) WLAN
11 23 (28.05%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (26.83%) CCNA
13 21 (25.61%) Cisco ISE
14 19 (23.17%) CheckPoint
14 19 (23.17%) BGP
14 19 (23.17%) VPN
15 17 (20.73%) VoIP
15 17 (20.73%) SolarWinds
16 16 (19.51%) ITIL
16 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
17 15 (18.29%) MPLS
17 15 (18.29%) Wi-Fi
18 14 (17.07%) VMware
18 14 (17.07%) HP
18 14 (17.07%) CCIE
18 14 (17.07%) Network Design
19 13 (15.85%) VLAN
20 12 (14.63%) OSPF

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 3 (3.66%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (69.51%) Firewall
2 52 (63.41%) Wireless
3 48 (58.54%) LAN
4 37 (45.12%) WAN
5 28 (34.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 28 (34.15%) Cisco Wireless
6 24 (29.27%) WLAN
7 23 (28.05%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (25.61%) Cisco ISE
9 19 (23.17%) BGP
9 19 (23.17%) VPN
10 17 (20.73%) VoIP
11 15 (18.29%) MPLS
11 15 (18.29%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (15.85%) VLAN
13 12 (14.63%) 802.11
13 12 (14.63%) OSPF
13 12 (14.63%) SNMP
14 11 (13.41%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (13.41%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) German Language
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (57.32%) Network Engineer
2 23 (28.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (23.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Analyst
4 10 (12.20%) Cisco Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) Cisco Support
5 9 (10.98%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Wireless Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Network Support
8 5 (6.10%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) LAN Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Network Operations Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.32%) FMCG
3 4 (4.88%) BYOD
4 3 (3.66%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.66%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) ITIL
2 14 (17.07%) Network Design
3 11 (13.41%) Network Management
4 9 (10.98%) Capacity Management
4 9 (10.98%) Change Management
4 9 (10.98%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 7 (8.54%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (8.54%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.54%) Security Management
6 6 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (7.32%) Information Security
6 6 (7.32%) Information Security Management
6 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (7.32%) Supplier Management
7 5 (6.10%) Network Architecture
8 4 (4.88%) High Availability
8 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.88%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.88%) Service Management
9 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) Python
2 4 (4.88%) Perl
3 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.22%) PHP
4 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (39.02%) CCNP
3 22 (26.83%) CCNA
4 14 (17.07%) CCIE
5 9 (10.98%) CWNA
5 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.88%) CCDP
7 3 (3.66%) CCSA
7 3 (3.66%) Degree
7 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.44%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (2.44%) VCP5
8 2 (2.44%) VCP6
8 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.22%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.22%) CCIE Wireless
9 1 (1.22%) CCIP
9 1 (1.22%) CCSE
9 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Cacti
2 6 (7.32%) SCCM
2 6 (7.32%) SCOM
3 5 (6.10%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (4.88%) FortiGate
5 3 (3.66%) OpenView
5 3 (3.66%) Opsview
5 3 (3.66%) QRadar
5 3 (3.66%) Stealthwatch
5 3 (3.66%) TrustSec
5 3 (3.66%) vCenter Server
5 3 (3.66%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (2.44%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (2.44%) Netcool
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 81 (98.78%) Cisco
2 19 (23.17%) CheckPoint
3 17 (20.73%) SolarWinds
4 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
5 14 (17.07%) HP
5 14 (17.07%) VMware
6 9 (10.98%) Citrix
7 8 (9.76%) F5
8 7 (8.54%) Blue Coat
8 7 (8.54%) Palo Alto
9 6 (7.32%) CA
10 5 (6.10%) Juniper
11 4 (4.88%) Fortinet
11 4 (4.88%) IBM
11 4 (4.88%) IronPort
12 3 (3.66%) Ensim
12 3 (3.66%) NetScout
12 3 (3.66%) Remedy
13 2 (2.44%) Aruba
13 2 (2.44%) Sonus