Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 764 753 748
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco Wireless 128 124 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 0.93% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 70 64
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £326 £199 £213
90th Percentile £637 £502 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £341 £355
% change year-on-year +17.22% -3.87% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -21.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £25.00

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 13,489 13,277 16,592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.23% 13.63% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,197 8,046 10,097
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £193 £220
90th Percentile £610 £584 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 709 729 829
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.45% +22.50%
10th Percentile £12.20 £10.99 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.86 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.83 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.90% -24.68% +23.85%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -14 117 £450 +7.14% 27
London +11 83 £464 -2.37% 6
UK excluding London -33 37 £400 +17.22% 23
North of England -17 16 £463 +25.42% 7
North West -10 10 £500 +90.48% 2
South West -21 8 £330 +65.00% 4
Yorkshire -16 5 £381 - 4
East of England -8 4 £153 -46.78% 3
Midlands -17 3 £266 -31.42% 3
South East -21 3 £450 +20.00% 4
West Midlands -23 2 £201 -48.26% 2
Wales -30 2 £356 +3.26%
North East -14 1 £500 +25.00% 1
Scotland -25 1 £300 -24.05% 2
East Midlands - 1 £331 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Cisco
1 128 (100.00%) Wireless
2 78 (60.94%) Firewall
3 65 (50.78%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (39.06%) LAN
5 48 (37.50%) WAN
5 48 (37.50%) CCNP
6 40 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
7 39 (30.47%) ITIL
8 35 (27.34%) BGP
9 34 (26.56%) WLAN
10 32 (25.00%) EIGRP
11 31 (24.22%) MPLS
11 31 (24.22%) Cisco Prime
11 31 (24.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 30 (23.44%) Cisco ISE
13 29 (22.66%) 802.1X
13 29 (22.66%) SolarWinds
13 29 (22.66%) VPN
14 27 (21.09%) Internet
15 24 (18.75%) IPsec
15 24 (18.75%) CheckPoint
16 22 (17.19%) CCDP
17 21 (16.41%) CCIE
17 21 (16.41%) Cisco IPT
17 21 (16.41%) Network Security
17 21 (16.41%) Security Cleared
18 20 (15.63%) Network Design
19 19 (14.84%) TCP/IP
19 19 (14.84%) SC Cleared

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:

Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.34%) Office 365
3 2 (1.56%) PaaS
4 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 128 (100.00%) Wireless
2 78 (60.94%) Firewall
3 50 (39.06%) LAN
4 48 (37.50%) WAN
5 40 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 35 (27.34%) BGP
7 34 (26.56%) WLAN
8 32 (25.00%) EIGRP
9 31 (24.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 31 (24.22%) MPLS
10 30 (23.44%) Cisco ISE
11 29 (22.66%) VPN
12 27 (21.09%) Internet
13 24 (18.75%) IPsec
14 21 (16.41%) Cisco IPT
14 21 (16.41%) Network Security
15 19 (14.84%) TCP/IP
16 18 (14.06%) DMVPN
16 18 (14.06%) IP Telephony
17 16 (12.50%) OSPF
General
1 15 (11.72%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Multimedia
3 3 (2.34%) Banking
3 3 (2.34%) German Language
4 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Law
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 76 (59.38%) Network Engineer
2 33 (25.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 29 (22.66%) Architect
4 27 (21.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 23 (17.97%) Network Architect
5 23 (17.97%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (13.28%) Network Security Engineer
6 17 (13.28%) Security Engineer
7 14 (10.94%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 14 (10.94%) Wireless Engineer
8 11 (8.59%) Wireless Network Engineer
9 10 (7.81%) Analyst
10 8 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
10 8 (6.25%) Wireless Architect
11 7 (5.47%) Network Support
11 7 (5.47%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) Senior Security Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) WAN Engineer
12 6 (4.69%) Incident Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.66%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.34%) LDAP
3 1 (0.78%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.16%) Private Cloud
3 7 (5.47%) PKI
4 5 (3.91%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.34%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.56%) CCTV
7 2 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.56%) NHS
8 1 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.78%) RIA
8 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.47%) Linux
2 4 (3.13%) Windows
2 4 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.47%) ITIL
2 20 (15.63%) Network Design
3 13 (10.16%) Load Balancing
4 9 (7.03%) Network Management
4 9 (7.03%) Network Virtualisation
5 8 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.69%) Network Architecture
6 6 (4.69%) Service Management
7 5 (3.91%) Patch Management
8 3 (2.34%) B2B
8 3 (2.34%) Change Control
8 3 (2.34%) Change Management
8 3 (2.34%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (2.34%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (1.56%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (1.56%) Defect Management
9 2 (1.56%) Identity Management
9 2 (1.56%) Migration
9 2 (1.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.34%) Python
2 2 (1.56%) SQL
3 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 65 (50.78%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (37.50%) CCNP
3 22 (17.19%) CCDP
4 21 (16.41%) CCIE
4 21 (16.41%) Security Cleared
5 19 (14.84%) SC Cleared
6 15 (11.72%) Degree
7 12 (9.38%) CCNA
8 3 (2.34%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.56%) CCIE Wireless
9 2 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.78%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (0.78%) CCSE
10 1 (0.78%) CCSM
10 1 (0.78%) CWNA
10 1 (0.78%) CWNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.56%) PMO
3 1 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 6 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.78%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (24.22%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (11.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.34%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.34%) SCCM
4 2 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.56%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 128 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (22.66%) SolarWinds
3 24 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 16 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 15 (11.72%) F5
6 12 (9.38%) Juniper
7 9 (7.03%) Infoblox
7 9 (7.03%) Meraki
7 9 (7.03%) Mercator
7 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
8 8 (6.25%) Aruba
8 8 (6.25%) Riverbed
9 7 (5.47%) VMware
10 5 (3.91%) Snow
11 4 (3.13%) ServiceNow
12 3 (2.34%) Trustwave
13 1 (0.78%) AlgoSec
13 1 (0.78%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.78%) Mitel
13 1 (0.78%) Red Box