Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 725 805 782
Rank change year-on-year +80 -23 +32
Contract jobs citing Cisco Prime 115 105 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.096% 0.095%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.14% 0.89% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 68 63
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -5.71%
10th Percentile £263 £298 £250
90th Percentile £525 £736 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £323
% change year-on-year -2.78% +11.63% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
UK median hourly rate £24.86 £43.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.19% +43.33% +71.43%
10th Percentile £23.98 £12.02 £22.00
90th Percentile £41.00 £53.75 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -21.82% +214.29%

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 10130 11767 9741
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.65% 10.71% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6700 7604 5936
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +7.59% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £216
90th Percentile £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +8.39% +6.90% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 258 344
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.82% +3.19%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.68 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -22.22% +11.47% +0.93%

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 25 July 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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 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 +86 108 £413 +8.55% 1
London +49 55 £450 -18.18% 1
UK excluding London +35 55 £350 -2.78% 1
South East +25 18 £438 +25.00%
South West +6 13 £354 -1.74%
Midlands +17 8 £313 -10.71%
East Midlands 0 8 £313 -10.71%
North of England +64 6 £275 -64.52%
North West +35 4 £218 -71.94%
Wales 0 4 £345 -1.43%
East of England -13 4 £386 +10.36%
Scotland +45 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +22 2 £275 -

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Cisco
2 77 (66.96%) Firewall
3 72 (62.61%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (56.52%) Wireless
5 55 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 54 (46.96%) CCNP
7 51 (44.35%) Cisco ASA
8 49 (42.61%) SolarWinds
9 48 (41.74%) LAN
10 46 (40.00%) CheckPoint
11 44 (38.26%) WAN
12 39 (33.91%) Data Centre
13 37 (32.17%) 802.1X
14 35 (30.43%) MPLS
15 33 (28.70%) BGP
15 33 (28.70%) CCIE
16 32 (27.83%) OSPF
17 31 (26.96%) Cisco Wireless
18 25 (21.74%) Microsoft
18 25 (21.74%) TCP/IP
19 24 (20.87%) Windows
19 24 (20.87%) ITIL
20 22 (19.13%) Network Management
20 22 (19.13%) Cisco IOS
20 22 (19.13%) Palo Alto
21 21 (18.26%) Cisco ISE
21 21 (18.26%) HP
21 21 (18.26%) Juniper
22 20 (17.39%) Citrix
22 20 (17.39%) F5

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 6 (5.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Office 365
2 3 (2.61%) SaaS
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (66.96%) Firewall
2 65 (56.52%) Wireless
3 55 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 51 (44.35%) Cisco ASA
5 48 (41.74%) LAN
6 44 (38.26%) WAN
7 35 (30.43%) MPLS
8 33 (28.70%) BGP
9 32 (27.83%) OSPF
10 31 (26.96%) Cisco Wireless
11 25 (21.74%) TCP/IP
12 22 (19.13%) Cisco IOS
13 21 (18.26%) Cisco ISE
14 19 (16.52%) VPN
14 19 (16.52%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (15.65%) NetScaler
16 16 (13.91%) DHCP
16 16 (13.91%) VLAN
17 15 (13.04%) DNS
17 15 (13.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (11.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (7.83%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.74%) Marketing
4 1 (0.87%) German Language
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (62.61%) Network Engineer
2 30 (26.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 27 (23.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (12.17%) Support Engineer
4 14 (12.17%) Wireless Engineer
4 14 (12.17%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 12 (10.43%) Analyst
5 12 (10.43%) Network Support
5 12 (10.43%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) Architect
6 11 (9.57%) Network Analyst
7 10 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
8 9 (7.83%) Cisco Support
9 8 (6.96%) Network Architect
10 7 (6.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (6.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 7 (6.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 7 (6.09%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
11 6 (5.22%) Cisco Analyst
11 6 (5.22%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.17%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.74%) HTML
2 2 (1.74%) XML
2 2 (1.74%) XSLT
3 1 (0.87%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (33.91%) Data Centre
2 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.96%) BYOD
4 3 (2.61%) Clustering
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.74%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.74%) FMCG
5 2 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.74%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.74%) NHS
6 1 (0.87%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.87%) e-Health
6 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.87%) PKI
6 1 (0.87%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.87%) Windows
2 10 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.96%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.48%) Linux
5 2 (1.74%) Android
5 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.74%) Unix
6 1 (0.87%) AIX
6 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.87%) ITIL
2 22 (19.13%) Network Management
3 15 (13.04%) Change Management
4 10 (8.70%) Network Design
5 9 (7.83%) High Availability
5 9 (7.83%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (6.96%) Problem Management
7 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 7 (6.09%) Load Balancing
8 6 (5.22%) Information Security
8 6 (5.22%) Information Security Management
8 6 (5.22%) Security Management
8 6 (5.22%) Service Management
8 6 (5.22%) Supplier Management
9 5 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.48%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.48%) Change Control
11 3 (2.61%) Algorithmic Trading
11 3 (2.61%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.61%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.22%) Perl
1 6 (5.22%) Python
2 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.74%) Ruby
3 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.74%) SQL
4 1 (0.87%) C
4 1 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 72 (62.61%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (46.96%) CCNP
3 33 (28.70%) CCIE
4 17 (14.78%) CCNA
4 17 (14.78%) Security Cleared
5 11 (9.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.48%) CCDP
6 4 (3.48%) Degree
7 2 (1.74%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (1.74%) CCIE Wireless
7 2 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.87%) CCIP
8 1 (0.87%) CCSA
8 1 (0.87%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.74%) KVM
5 1 (0.87%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.87%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (9.57%) Cacti
1 11 (9.57%) FortiGate
2 7 (6.09%) SCCM
2 7 (6.09%) SCOM
2 7 (6.09%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (5.22%) OpenView
3 6 (5.22%) QRadar
4 5 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (3.48%) Stealthwatch
6 3 (2.61%) TrustSec
6 3 (2.61%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.74%) Puppet
8 1 (0.87%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.87%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.87%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 115 (100.00%) Cisco
2 49 (42.61%) SolarWinds
3 46 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 25 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 22 (19.13%) Palo Alto
6 21 (18.26%) HP
6 21 (18.26%) Juniper
7 20 (17.39%) Citrix
7 20 (17.39%) F5
8 14 (12.17%) VMware
9 11 (9.57%) CA
10 10 (8.70%) Blue Coat
10 10 (8.70%) IBM
11 9 (7.83%) IronPort
12 5 (4.35%) Fortinet
12 5 (4.35%) Infoblox
12 5 (4.35%) Nokia
13 3 (2.61%) EMC
13 3 (2.61%) Ensim
13 3 (2.61%) Hitachi