Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 775 812 730
Rank change year-on-year +37 -82 +69
Contract jobs citing Cisco Prime 74 76 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.076% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 0.59% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 85
UK median daily rate £400 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +1.18% +16.44%
10th Percentile £250 £281 £296
90th Percentile £508 £813 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £420 £370
% change year-on-year -16.67% +13.51% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
UK median hourly rate £22.86 - £22.18
10th Percentile £22.61 - £18.13
90th Percentile £23.11 - £25.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.86 - £20.00

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 13,288 12,969 9,900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.66% 13.04% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,845 8,602 6,541
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £270
90th Percentile £675 £638 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 321 225
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -12.09%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.87 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.64
% change year-on-year - -0.77% -26.70%

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 17 June 2019.

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 14 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 17 June 2019. 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 +38 68 £400 -7.78% 5
UK excluding London +23 40 £350 -16.67% 2
London +39 32 £450 -5.26% 3
Midlands +37 14 £350 - 1
East Midlands +33 12 £300 -
North of England +37 8 £295 +18.00%
East of England +8 7 £300 -
North East - 7 £295 -
South West -35 5 £413 -1.79% 1
South East +6 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £505 - 1
Scotland - 2 £183 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £465 -
Yorkshire - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 74 (100.00%) Cisco
2 50 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (55.41%) SolarWinds
4 39 (52.70%) Firewall
5 38 (51.35%) CCNP
5 38 (51.35%) Cisco ASA
6 37 (50.00%) Wireless
7 36 (48.65%) WAN
8 35 (47.30%) LAN
9 29 (39.19%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (35.14%) Cisco ISE
10 26 (35.14%) Data Centre
10 26 (35.14%) OSPF
10 26 (35.14%) Cisco Wireless
11 24 (32.43%) CCNA
11 24 (32.43%) BGP
12 23 (31.08%) F5
13 22 (29.73%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (25.68%) CheckPoint
15 17 (22.97%) ITIL
15 17 (22.97%) BIG-IP
16 15 (20.27%) EIGRP
16 15 (20.27%) Network Management
16 15 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
17 14 (18.92%) Network Monitoring
17 14 (18.92%) Palo Alto
18 13 (17.57%) IP Telephony
18 13 (17.57%) WLAN
19 12 (16.22%) SNMP

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 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.46%) IaaS
3 7 (9.46%) Office 365
3 7 (9.46%) PaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (52.70%) Firewall
2 38 (51.35%) Cisco ASA
3 37 (50.00%) Wireless
4 36 (48.65%) WAN
5 35 (47.30%) LAN
6 29 (39.19%) Cisco Nexus
7 26 (35.14%) Cisco ISE
7 26 (35.14%) Cisco Wireless
7 26 (35.14%) OSPF
8 24 (32.43%) BGP
9 22 (29.73%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (22.97%) BIG-IP
11 15 (20.27%) EIGRP
12 13 (17.57%) IP Telephony
12 13 (17.57%) WLAN
13 12 (16.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 12 (16.22%) MPLS
13 12 (16.22%) SNMP
14 10 (13.51%) IPsec
14 10 (13.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (16.22%) Multimedia
2 9 (12.16%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.81%) Retail
4 5 (6.76%) Finance
5 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (58.11%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) Network Specialist
4 7 (9.46%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 7 (9.46%) Senior Network Specialist
5 6 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Network Team Leader
5 6 (8.11%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Consultant
6 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Network Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Network Support
7 4 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Lead Network Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Network Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.05%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (4.05%) XMPP
3 2 (2.70%) .NET
3 2 (2.70%) JSON
3 2 (2.70%) XML
3 2 (2.70%) YAML
4 1 (1.35%) LDAP
4 1 (1.35%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.35%) WAP
4 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (35.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.46%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (8.11%) CLARiiON
3 6 (8.11%) PKI
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) BYOD
4 2 (2.70%) CCTV
4 2 (2.70%) CMDB
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) e-Health
5 1 (1.35%) LIMS
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) PACS
5 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.35%) Android
2 1 (1.35%) Linux
2 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) ITIL
2 15 (20.27%) Network Management
3 14 (18.92%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (10.81%) Change Management
4 8 (10.81%) DNA
4 8 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (10.81%) Network Load Balancing
4 8 (10.81%) Web Filtering
5 6 (8.11%) Migration
6 5 (6.76%) Project Management
6 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.41%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (5.41%) Statistics
7 4 (5.41%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (4.05%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.05%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.05%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.05%) Runbook
8 3 (4.05%) Security Patching
8 3 (4.05%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) Python
2 3 (4.05%) Perl
3 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.70%) Prolog
3 2 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.35%) PHP
4 1 (1.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 50 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (51.35%) CCNP
3 24 (32.43%) CCNA
4 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
5 12 (16.22%) CCIE
5 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.76%) CCDP
6 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.05%) BC Cleared
7 3 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (4.05%) CCDA
8 2 (2.70%) MOS
8 2 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (1.35%) CCENT
9 1 (1.35%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.35%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) SolarWinds Orion
1 8 (10.81%) TrustSec
2 7 (9.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (9.46%) FortiGate
3 6 (8.11%) OpenView
4 4 (5.41%) Netcool
5 3 (4.05%) Ansible
5 3 (4.05%) Cacti
5 3 (4.05%) Kibana
5 3 (4.05%) logstash
5 3 (4.05%) Nagios
5 3 (4.05%) RANCID
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco CME
6 2 (2.70%) Icinga
6 2 (2.70%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.35%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (1.35%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (1.35%) Opsview
7 1 (1.35%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (55.41%) SolarWinds
3 23 (31.08%) F5
4 19 (25.68%) CheckPoint
5 14 (18.92%) Palo Alto
6 11 (14.86%) Fortinet
7 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
8 8 (10.81%) HP
8 8 (10.81%) Sophos
9 7 (9.46%) Apple
10 6 (8.11%) Aruba
10 6 (8.11%) Dell
10 6 (8.11%) EMC
10 6 (8.11%) Riverbed
11 4 (5.41%) Infoblox
12 3 (4.05%) Citrix
12 3 (4.05%) EqualLogic
12 3 (4.05%) Juniper
12 3 (4.05%) NetScout
12 3 (4.05%) Twitter