Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Cisco Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco Wireless over the 6 months to 16 January 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 Wireless
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 766 785 765
Rank change year-on-year +19 -20 -31
Contract jobs citing Cisco Wireless 112 104 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.77% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 50 64
UK median daily rate £425 £319 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.36% +14.36%
10th Percentile £321 £180 £230
90th Percentile £538 £488 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £355
% change year-on-year +18.52% -4.93% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 6
UK median hourly rate £35.50 £25.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.22% -53.64% +27.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +80.00% -54.55% +161.90%

Cisco Wireless is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,762 13,447 14,523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.83% 13.41% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,669 8,327 8,826
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £200 £181 £213
90th Percentile £608 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 618 680 744
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% -16.89% +2.27%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £11.47
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% -15.56% +7.12%

Cisco Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cisco Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Wireless in the UK

Cisco Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Wireless.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Wireless in the UK

Cisco Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Wireless over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Wireless in the UK

Cisco Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Wireless.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Wireless in the UK

Cisco Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Wireless over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco Wireless in the UK

Cisco Wireless
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 Wireless within the UK over the 6 months to 16 January 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 +2 107 £425 +25.93% 32
London +25 57 £438 +40.24% 14
UK excluding London -14 54 £400 +18.52% 19
North of England +17 25 £400 +16.36% 7
North West +12 18 £400 +52.38% 3
South West -25 13 £419 +139.29% 4
South East -7 7 £465 +13.41% 5
Yorkshire -5 6 £375 - 3
East of England -15 4 £126 -51.63% 1
Scotland -3 3 £375 +108.33% 1
North East -4 1 £500 +17.65% 1
Midlands -10 1 £201 -38.31% 1
Wales -10 1 £375 -
West Midlands -22 1 £201 -35.84%

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 112 (100.00%) Cisco
1 112 (100.00%) Wireless
2 68 (60.71%) Firewall
3 57 (50.89%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (50.00%) LAN
5 47 (41.96%) WAN
6 40 (35.71%) CCNP
7 31 (27.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 29 (25.89%) Cisco ISE
9 28 (25.00%) BGP
9 28 (25.00%) WLAN
10 25 (22.32%) CheckPoint
10 25 (22.32%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (21.43%) OSPF
12 22 (19.64%) MPLS
12 22 (19.64%) Juniper
12 22 (19.64%) CCIE
12 22 (19.64%) F5
13 21 (18.75%) Data Centre
14 20 (17.86%) Cisco Prime
15 19 (16.96%) TCP/IP
16 18 (16.07%) CCNA
17 17 (15.18%) EIGRP
17 17 (15.18%) SolarWinds
18 16 (14.29%) 802.1X
18 16 (14.29%) VPN
19 15 (13.39%) ITIL
19 15 (13.39%) Internet
19 15 (13.39%) IPsec
19 15 (13.39%) Meraki

Cisco Wireless
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 8 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.79%) Office 365
4 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 112 (100.00%) Wireless
2 68 (60.71%) Firewall
3 56 (50.00%) LAN
4 47 (41.96%) WAN
5 31 (27.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 29 (25.89%) Cisco ISE
7 28 (25.00%) BGP
7 28 (25.00%) WLAN
8 25 (22.32%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (21.43%) OSPF
10 22 (19.64%) MPLS
11 19 (16.96%) TCP/IP
12 17 (15.18%) EIGRP
13 16 (14.29%) VPN
14 15 (13.39%) Internet
14 15 (13.39%) IPsec
15 14 (12.50%) Network Security
15 14 (12.50%) VoIP
16 13 (11.61%) Cisco Firepower
17 10 (8.93%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (8.93%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.46%) Retail
3 3 (2.68%) German Language
3 3 (2.68%) Law
3 3 (2.68%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (58.04%) Network Engineer
2 21 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (17.86%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (13.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
6 12 (10.71%) Architect
7 11 (9.82%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 11 (9.82%) Network Architect
7 11 (9.82%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 10 (8.93%) Operations Engineer
9 9 (8.04%) Analyst
10 8 (7.14%) Consultant
10 8 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
10 8 (7.14%) Security Engineer
10 8 (7.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 7 (6.25%) Network Consultant
11 7 (6.25%) Network Operations Engineer
11 7 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
12 6 (5.36%) Network Specialist
12 6 (5.36%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.89%) LDAP
2 1 (0.89%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.46%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (4.46%) Private Cloud
2 5 (4.46%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.68%) PKI
5 2 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.79%) CCTV
5 2 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.04%) Linux
2 6 (5.36%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.89%) Android
3 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.39%) ITIL
2 14 (12.50%) Network Design
3 13 (11.61%) Load Balancing
4 10 (8.93%) Migration
5 8 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (7.14%) Service Management
6 7 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.36%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.36%) Network Management
7 6 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (5.36%) Service Design
8 5 (4.46%) Patch Management
9 4 (3.57%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.68%) B2B
10 3 (2.68%) Change Control
10 3 (2.68%) Network Virtualisation
10 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.68%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (1.79%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (1.79%) Due Diligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.14%) Python
2 3 (2.68%) C
3 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (50.89%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (35.71%) CCNP
3 22 (19.64%) CCIE
4 18 (16.07%) CCNA
5 13 (11.61%) Security Cleared
6 12 (10.71%) Degree
6 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.46%) CCDP
7 5 (4.46%) MCSA
7 5 (4.46%) MCSE
7 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.68%) CCIE Wireless
8 3 (2.68%) CCSE
8 3 (2.68%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.79%) CCDA
9 2 (1.79%) CCSA
9 2 (1.79%) JNCIE
9 2 (1.79%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.89%) CCSM
10 1 (0.89%) CWNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) PMO
3 1 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.79%) vSphere
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (17.86%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (3.57%) SCCM
3 3 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.79%) Cacti
4 2 (1.79%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.89%) Nagios
5 1 (0.89%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 112 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (22.32%) CheckPoint
3 22 (19.64%) F5
3 22 (19.64%) Juniper
4 17 (15.18%) SolarWinds
5 15 (13.39%) Meraki
6 14 (12.50%) Palo Alto
7 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
8 10 (8.93%) Aerohive Networks
9 7 (6.25%) VMware
10 6 (5.36%) Aruba
10 6 (5.36%) Fortinet
11 5 (4.46%) AirMagnet
11 5 (4.46%) Polycom
12 4 (3.57%) Citrix
12 4 (3.57%) Riverbed
13 3 (2.68%) Avaya
13 3 (2.68%) Infoblox
14 2 (1.79%) ServiceNow
15 1 (0.89%) AlgoSec