Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 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 Wireless
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 771 771 787
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16 -56
Contract jobs citing Cisco Wireless 123 110 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 0.80% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 54 61
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £313 £172 £193
90th Percentile £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £319 £350
% change year-on-year +25.49% -8.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 6
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.73% +29.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £53.75
% change year-on-year - -53.49% +165.43%

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 13,471 13,771 15,984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.05% 13.58% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,093 8,403 9,690
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.29%
10th Percentile £200 £181 £213
90th Percentile £606 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 731 820
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £22.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -17.09% +11.79%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.72
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -24.00% +21.95%

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 19 November 2018.

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
Top 15 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 19 November 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 +15 114 £400 +6.67% 27
London +12 63 £425 +2.41% 10
UK excluding London +4 56 £400 +25.49% 17
North of England +6 27 £400 +18.52% 9
North West -2 17 £400 +52.38% 4
South West -27 11 £406 +132.14% 3
Yorkshire -3 9 £338 - 4
East of England -8 6 £147 -48.78%
South East -25 5 £480 +17.07% 4
Scotland -7 4 £375 +35.14% 1
Midlands -14 2 £266 -
North East -6 1 £500 +35.59% 1
West Midlands -21 1 £201 -
Wales -28 1 £375 +31.58%
East Midlands - 1 £331 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Cisco
1 123 (100.00%) Wireless
2 73 (59.35%) Firewall
3 59 (47.97%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (42.28%) WAN
5 51 (41.46%) LAN
6 47 (38.21%) CCNP
7 36 (29.27%) Cisco ASA
8 35 (28.46%) Cisco Nexus
9 31 (25.20%) BGP
9 31 (25.20%) WLAN
10 27 (21.95%) MPLS
10 27 (21.95%) Internet
11 26 (21.14%) CheckPoint
12 24 (19.51%) Cisco Prime
12 24 (19.51%) EIGRP
12 24 (19.51%) VPN
12 24 (19.51%) Cisco ISE
13 23 (18.70%) IPsec
14 22 (17.89%) ITIL
15 21 (17.07%) TCP/IP
15 21 (17.07%) 802.1X
15 21 (17.07%) SolarWinds
16 20 (16.26%) Palo Alto
16 20 (16.26%) Data Centre
16 20 (16.26%) OSPF
17 19 (15.45%) Network Security
18 18 (14.63%) F5
19 17 (13.82%) Juniper
19 17 (13.82%) CCIE

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 2 (1.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.44%) Office 365
3 2 (1.63%) PaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 123 (100.00%) Wireless
2 73 (59.35%) Firewall
3 52 (42.28%) WAN
4 51 (41.46%) LAN
5 36 (29.27%) Cisco ASA
6 35 (28.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 31 (25.20%) BGP
7 31 (25.20%) WLAN
8 27 (21.95%) Internet
8 27 (21.95%) MPLS
9 24 (19.51%) Cisco ISE
9 24 (19.51%) EIGRP
9 24 (19.51%) VPN
10 23 (18.70%) IPsec
11 21 (17.07%) TCP/IP
12 20 (16.26%) OSPF
13 19 (15.45%) Network Security
14 15 (12.20%) Cisco Firepower
15 14 (11.38%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (11.38%) DNS
General
1 15 (12.20%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Multimedia
3 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.25%) Retail
4 3 (2.44%) Banking
4 3 (2.44%) German Language
5 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Law
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 79 (64.23%) Network Engineer
2 29 (23.58%) Cisco Engineer
3 25 (20.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 23 (18.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (10.57%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 13 (10.57%) Network Security Engineer
5 13 (10.57%) Security Engineer
5 13 (10.57%) Wireless Engineer
6 12 (9.76%) Architect
7 11 (8.94%) Network Architect
8 10 (8.13%) Analyst
8 10 (8.13%) Wireless Network Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Senior Security Engineer
11 6 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (4.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 6 (4.88%) WAN Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) Firewall Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.07%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.44%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.26%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.88%) PKI
3 5 (4.07%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (4.07%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.63%) CCTV
6 2 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.69%) Linux
2 6 (4.88%) Windows
2 6 (4.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.89%) ITIL
2 16 (13.01%) Network Design
3 11 (8.94%) Load Balancing
4 9 (7.32%) Service Management
5 8 (6.50%) Migration
6 7 (5.69%) Network Management
7 6 (4.88%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.88%) Network Virtualisation
8 5 (4.07%) Network Architecture
8 5 (4.07%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (4.07%) Patch Management
9 4 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (3.25%) Service Design
10 3 (2.44%) B2B
10 3 (2.44%) Change Control
10 3 (2.44%) Change Management
10 3 (2.44%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.44%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (1.63%) Identity Management
11 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.69%) Python
2 3 (2.44%) C
3 2 (1.63%) SQL
4 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (47.97%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (38.21%) CCNP
3 17 (13.82%) CCIE
4 14 (11.38%) CCDP
4 14 (11.38%) Security Cleared
5 12 (9.76%) SC Cleared
6 11 (8.94%) CCNA
7 8 (6.50%) Degree
8 3 (2.44%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.63%) CCSE
9 2 (1.63%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.81%) CCDA
10 1 (0.81%) CCSA
10 1 (0.81%) CCSM
10 1 (0.81%) CWNE
10 1 (0.81%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.81%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.81%) MCSA
10 1 (0.81%) MCSE
10 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) SLA
2 3 (2.44%) PMO
3 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.63%) vSphere
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (19.51%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (10.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (4.07%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (4.07%) SCCM
4 2 (1.63%) Cacti
4 2 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.63%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 123 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (21.14%) CheckPoint
3 21 (17.07%) SolarWinds
4 20 (16.26%) Palo Alto
5 18 (14.63%) F5
6 17 (13.82%) Juniper
7 14 (11.38%) Meraki
8 11 (8.94%) Microsoft
9 9 (7.32%) Aruba
9 9 (7.32%) VMware
10 8 (6.50%) Infoblox
10 8 (6.50%) Riverbed
11 6 (4.88%) Aerohive Networks
11 6 (4.88%) Fortinet
12 4 (3.25%) AirMagnet
12 4 (3.25%) Mercator
12 4 (3.25%) ServiceNow
13 3 (2.44%) Citrix
13 3 (2.44%) Snow
13 3 (2.44%) Trustwave