Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 825 785 785
Rank change year-on-year -40 0 +32
Contract jobs citing Cisco Prime 75 91 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.80% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 58 80
UK median daily rate £424 £356 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.95% -3.72% +8.82%
10th Percentile £339 £224 £307
90th Percentile £795 £491 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +26.81% -3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
UK median hourly rate - £25.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.38% +75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year - -49.52% -4.55%

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 14,474 11,428 12,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.03% 11.52% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,741 7,597 7,797
UK median daily rate £500 £468 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.84% +8.72% +7.50%
10th Percentile £295 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +4.24% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 271 279
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.00% +23.85%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £46.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -40.74% +28.57%

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 October 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 11 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 October 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 -24 66 £429 +15.81% 10
London -18 36 £438 +2.94% 2
UK excluding London -47 31 £428 +26.81% 8
South West -17 11 £405 +9.46% 1
South East 0 10 £455 +22.97% 1
North of England -27 7 £325 +18.18% 1
Yorkshire -22 4 £325 +18.18% 1
North East - 3 - -
Midlands -22 2 £415 +58.10% 4
West Midlands -26 2 £415 +84.44% 4
Scotland -17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 75 (100.00%) Cisco
2 51 (68.00%) Firewall
3 50 (66.67%) LAN
4 43 (57.33%) Wireless
5 42 (56.00%) WAN
5 42 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (50.67%) CCNP
7 37 (49.33%) Cisco ASA
8 36 (48.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 34 (45.33%) Security Cleared
10 30 (40.00%) SolarWinds
10 30 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
11 28 (37.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 28 (37.33%) WLAN
11 28 (37.33%) BGP
12 27 (36.00%) SC Cleared
13 24 (32.00%) 802.1X
14 23 (30.67%) Data Centre
15 21 (28.00%) IPsec
15 21 (28.00%) ITIL
16 20 (26.67%) VoIP
17 19 (25.33%) EIGRP
17 19 (25.33%) Wireshark
17 19 (25.33%) F5
18 18 (24.00%) Network Management
19 17 (22.67%) Internet
20 16 (21.33%) Palo Alto
21 14 (18.67%) Aruba
21 14 (18.67%) 802.11
21 14 (18.67%) 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:

Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.00%) Office 365
3 2 (2.67%) IaaS
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (68.00%) Firewall
2 50 (66.67%) LAN
3 43 (57.33%) Wireless
4 42 (56.00%) WAN
5 37 (49.33%) Cisco ASA
6 36 (48.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 30 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
8 28 (37.33%) BGP
8 28 (37.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 28 (37.33%) WLAN
9 21 (28.00%) IPsec
10 20 (26.67%) VoIP
11 19 (25.33%) EIGRP
11 19 (25.33%) Wireshark
12 17 (22.67%) Internet
13 14 (18.67%) 802.11
13 14 (18.67%) OSPF
13 14 (18.67%) TCP/IP
14 13 (17.33%) MPLS
14 13 (17.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Multimedia
3 5 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (65.33%) Network Engineer
2 25 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (16.00%) Architect
4 11 (14.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Network Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (8.00%) Incident Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Security Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Security Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Network Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Network Specialist
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Voice Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.00%) 802.1X
2 7 (9.33%) CSS
3 2 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.67%) RESTful
3 2 (2.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.67%) Data Centre
2 13 (17.33%) Private Cloud
3 6 (8.00%) PKI
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) RIA
4 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Windows
1 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) ITIL
2 18 (24.00%) Network Management
3 14 (18.67%) Incident Management
4 11 (14.67%) Network Design
5 8 (10.67%) Security Patching
5 8 (10.67%) Service Management
6 7 (9.33%) Capacity Management
6 7 (9.33%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (8.00%) Network Virtualisation
8 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (5.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (4.00%) CAD
10 3 (4.00%) Change Management
10 3 (4.00%) DevOps
10 3 (4.00%) ITIL V3
10 3 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (4.00%) Runbook
11 2 (2.67%) DNA
11 2 (2.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) Python
2 1 (1.33%) Lisp
2 1 (1.33%) Perl
2 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (50.67%) CCNP
3 34 (45.33%) Security Cleared
4 27 (36.00%) SC Cleared
5 12 (16.00%) CCNA
6 10 (13.33%) Degree
7 7 (9.33%) CCDP
8 6 (8.00%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.67%) CCIE
10 1 (1.33%) CCIE Wireless
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (5.33%) vSphere
3 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (8.00%) Opsview
3 5 (6.67%) TrustSec
4 4 (5.33%) FortiGate
5 3 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.67%) SCCM
6 2 (2.67%) SCOM
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 19 (25.33%) F5
4 16 (21.33%) Palo Alto
5 14 (18.67%) Aruba
6 13 (17.33%) VMware
7 10 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 9 (12.00%) Juniper
9 7 (9.33%) Fortinet
9 7 (9.33%) Infoblox
10 6 (8.00%) Blue Coat
10 6 (8.00%) Riverbed
11 5 (6.67%) Snow
12 3 (4.00%) Adobe
12 3 (4.00%) Red Box
12 3 (4.00%) Splunk
13 2 (2.67%) Meraki
13 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
13 2 (2.67%) NetApp
13 2 (2.67%) Symantec