Period
to 27 September 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 27 September 2020 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 28 20
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 39 120 106
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wiltshire 7.37% 6.29% 7.13%
As % of the Vendors category 13.98% 12.86% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 69 48
Median daily rate £463 £461 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.33% -2.95% +18.75%
10th Percentile £413 £348 £272
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £364
% change year-on-year +5.88% +16.84% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 24 18
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% -9.09% +11.31%
10th Percentile £41.50 £23.75 £38.80
90th Percentile £44.50 £50.55 £47.00
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £42.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% -10.64% +18.99%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Wiltshire.

All Vendors
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 279 933 601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 52.74% 48.87% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 579 363
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £313 £224 £257
90th Percentile £634 £638 £623
South West median daily rate £460 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 33 41
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +1.19% +12.00%
10th Percentile £17.86 £23.75 £17.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.20 £47.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £38.29
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.70% +12.60%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Wiltshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco in Wiltshire.

Daily rate trend for Cisco in Wiltshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco in Wiltshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco in Wiltshire.

Hourly rate trend for Cisco in Wiltshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 27 September 2020. 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
Swindon +17 11 £475 -5.00%
Corsham -3 7 £475 -5.00%
Salisbury +7 2 £500 +5.26%
Cisco
South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco 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 across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 24 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 22 (56.41%) Firewall
3 20 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (48.72%) SC Cleared
5 15 (38.46%) CCNP
6 14 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (33.33%) CCIE
8 12 (30.77%) VMware
8 12 (30.77%) DV Cleared
9 11 (28.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (28.21%) Windows
9 11 (28.21%) WAN
10 10 (25.64%) OSPF
10 10 (25.64%) BGP
11 9 (23.08%) MPLS
11 9 (23.08%) VXLAN
11 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (23.08%) Cisco Firepower
12 8 (20.51%) F5
12 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
12 8 (20.51%) LAN
13 7 (17.95%) EIGRP
13 7 (17.95%) Network Design
14 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
14 6 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
15 5 (12.82%) McAfee
15 5 (12.82%) CCNA
15 5 (12.82%) Active Directory

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (5.13%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) AWS
1 3 (7.69%) Azure
2 2 (5.13%) IaaS
2 2 (5.13%) PaaS
2 2 (5.13%) Power Platform
2 2 (5.13%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Akamai
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) Firewall
2 14 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (28.21%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (28.21%) WAN
4 10 (25.64%) BGP
4 10 (25.64%) OSPF
5 9 (23.08%) Cisco Firepower
5 9 (23.08%) MPLS
5 9 (23.08%) VXLAN
6 8 (20.51%) LAN
7 7 (17.95%) EIGRP
8 6 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (10.26%) DNS
9 4 (10.26%) VPN
10 3 (7.69%) SAN
10 3 (7.69%) VLAN
11 2 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (5.13%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) OLTP
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.13%) Power BI
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Ant
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.56%) Military
2 1 (2.56%) Police
2 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Network Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Network Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared Desktop Support
5 2 (5.13%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) 802.1X
2 3 (7.69%) JSON
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) Middleware
3 2 (5.13%) OAuth
3 2 (5.13%) OpenID
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.13%) REST
3 2 (5.13%) SAML
3 2 (5.13%) SOAP
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) XML Schema
3 2 (5.13%) XSL
3 2 (5.13%) XSLT
4 1 (2.56%) Flash
4 1 (2.56%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.82%) Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (5.13%) VMS
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Network Design
2 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.26%) DevOps
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 3 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
4 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.13%) Analytics
5 2 (5.13%) BPEL
5 2 (5.13%) Critical Thinking
5 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (5.13%) Database Tuning
5 2 (5.13%) Microservices
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Release Management
5 2 (5.13%) Swim Lanes
5 2 (5.13%) System Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Python
2 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.13%) AWK
3 2 (5.13%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) Jython
3 2 (5.13%) Perl
3 2 (5.13%) sed
3 2 (5.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 20 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (48.72%) SC Cleared
4 15 (38.46%) CCNP
5 13 (33.33%) CCIE
6 12 (30.77%) DV Cleared
7 5 (12.82%) CCNA
8 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (5.13%) CISSP
9 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (5.13%) MCSA
9 2 (5.13%) MCSE
10 1 (2.56%) CCDE
10 1 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) OCA
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (2.56%) RHCA
10 1 (2.56%) RHCE
10 1 (2.56%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.13%) NFS
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.13%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.56%) Firmware
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) vCenter Server
2 4 (10.26%) Ansible
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.13%) Data Guard
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (5.13%) Packer
3 2 (5.13%) Puppet
3 2 (5.13%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.56%) OPNET
4 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.56%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) vMotion
4 1 (2.56%) vRealize
4 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) VMware
2 8 (20.51%) F5
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) McAfee
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
5 3 (7.69%) NetApp
6 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) Informatica
6 2 (5.13%) Juniper
6 2 (5.13%) Okta
6 2 (5.13%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.13%) Siebel
6 2 (5.13%) Veeam
7 1 (2.56%) AlgoSec
7 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) Tufin