Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 796 720 787
Rank change year-on-year -76 +67 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco Prime 74 114 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.12% 0.095%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 1.15% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 91 63
UK median daily rate £434 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +16.44% +6.96%
10th Percentile £281 £290 £252
90th Percentile £813 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £370 £360
% change year-on-year +13.51% +2.78% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
UK median hourly rate - £24.86 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.19% +72.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.00

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 13,100 9,935 11,513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.07% 10.88% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,693 6,547 7,356
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £601 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 226 276
UK median hourly rate £19.20 £19.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -15.22% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.83 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00% +23.85%

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 22 June 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
Top 9 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 22 June 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 -82 69 £450 +5.39% 12
UK excluding London -52 36 £420 +13.51% 6
London -58 33 £525 +16.67% 6
South West +10 18 £420 +18.73%
South East -41 15 £475 -9.52% 1
North West -18 2 £250 +14.94% 1
North of England -24 2 £250 -9.09% 1
East Midlands -6 1 - - 3
Midlands -8 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 44 (59.46%) LAN
3 40 (54.05%) Security Cleared
4 37 (50.00%) Wireless
5 35 (47.30%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (43.24%) CCNP
7 29 (39.19%) Firewall
8 26 (35.14%) Cisco Wireless
9 25 (33.78%) WAN
10 24 (32.43%) Wireshark
11 23 (31.08%) SC Cleared
12 22 (29.73%) WLAN
12 22 (29.73%) Cisco ISE
13 21 (28.38%) Cisco Nexus
14 20 (27.03%) VoIP
15 19 (25.68%) Incident Management
15 19 (25.68%) 802.1X
15 19 (25.68%) SolarWinds
16 18 (24.32%) ITIL
17 16 (21.62%) BGP
17 16 (21.62%) 802.11
18 14 (18.92%) Service Management
19 13 (17.57%) VMware
19 13 (17.57%) Cisco ASA
19 13 (17.57%) Security Patching
19 13 (17.57%) Private Cloud
20 12 (16.22%) Capacity Management
20 12 (16.22%) EIGRP
21 11 (14.86%) DV Cleared
21 11 (14.86%) Data Centre

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.35%) IaaS
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
1 1 (1.35%) PaaS
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (59.46%) LAN
2 37 (50.00%) Wireless
3 29 (39.19%) Firewall
4 26 (35.14%) Cisco Wireless
5 25 (33.78%) WAN
6 24 (32.43%) Wireshark
7 22 (29.73%) Cisco ISE
7 22 (29.73%) WLAN
8 21 (28.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (27.03%) VoIP
10 16 (21.62%) 802.11
10 16 (21.62%) BGP
11 13 (17.57%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (16.22%) EIGRP
13 10 (13.51%) NX-OS
14 9 (12.16%) DHCP
15 8 (10.81%) VPN
16 7 (9.46%) Network Security
16 7 (9.46%) OSPF
17 4 (5.41%) Cisco PIX
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
2 2 (2.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Games
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
2 2 (2.70%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (54.05%) Network Engineer
2 22 (29.73%) Architect
3 20 (27.03%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (17.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (14.86%) Network Architect
6 9 (12.16%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Architect
9 6 (8.11%) Cisco Architect
10 4 (5.41%) Incident Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) LAN Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Lead Architect
12 2 (2.70%) Administrator
12 2 (2.70%) Firewall Administrator
12 2 (2.70%) Firewall Specialist
12 2 (2.70%) Network Administrator
12 2 (2.70%) Network Specialist
12 2 (2.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 2 (2.70%) Switch Engineer
12 2 (2.70%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) 802.1X
2 9 (12.16%) RESTful
2 9 (12.16%) XML
3 1 (1.35%) LDAP
3 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Private Cloud
2 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
3 9 (12.16%) CMDB
4 3 (4.05%) NHS
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.35%) BYOD
6 1 (1.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.35%) Android
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Incident Management
2 18 (24.32%) ITIL
3 14 (18.92%) Service Management
4 13 (17.57%) Security Patching
5 12 (16.22%) Capacity Management
6 10 (13.51%) Network Design
7 9 (12.16%) Data Modelling
7 9 (12.16%) Network Management
8 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.46%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.41%) Business Transformation
10 4 (5.41%) DNA
10 4 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (4.05%) Escalation Management
11 3 (4.05%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (4.05%) People Management
11 3 (4.05%) Proactive Monitoring
11 3 (4.05%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) Python
2 9 (12.16%) C
3 1 (1.35%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 40 (54.05%) Security Cleared
2 35 (47.30%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (43.24%) CCNP
4 23 (31.08%) SC Cleared
5 11 (14.86%) DV Cleared
6 10 (13.51%) Degree
7 8 (10.81%) CCNA
8 6 (8.11%) CCDP
9 3 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (2.70%) CCIE
10 2 (2.70%) CWNA
10 2 (2.70%) MCSA
10 2 (2.70%) MCSE
10 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.35%) CCIE Wireless
11 1 (1.35%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) DFS Replication
2 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.70%) vSphere
3 1 (1.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) Opsview
2 4 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.41%) OpenView
3 3 (4.05%) TrustSec
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (25.68%) SolarWinds
3 13 (17.57%) VMware
4 7 (9.46%) HP
4 7 (9.46%) Splunk
5 5 (6.76%) F5
5 5 (6.76%) Meraki
6 4 (5.41%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.05%) Aruba
7 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.05%) FireEye
7 3 (4.05%) Snow
8 2 (2.70%) Dell
8 2 (2.70%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.70%) McAfee
9 1 (1.35%) Adobe
9 1 (1.35%) Brocade
9 1 (1.35%) Citrix
9 1 (1.35%) Nortel
9 1 (1.35%) Sophos