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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 14 28
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 30 64 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.50% 9.80% 4.08%
As % of the Vendors category 10.17% 22.94% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 44 11
Median daily rate £353 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.75% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £536 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.18% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.76% +25.00%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 295 279 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 44.23% 42.73% 39.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 182 156
Median daily rate £380 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 23
Median hourly rate £42.00 £23.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.60% +13.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £19.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Wiltshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Wiltshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Wiltshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -21 11 £325 -10.34% 4
Chippenham -2 6 £555 +122.00%
Corsham - 5 - -
Cisco
South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 33 (54.10%) Security Cleared
2 31 (50.82%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (36.07%) CCNA
4 20 (32.79%) Windows
5 19 (31.15%) Firewall
6 18 (29.51%) SC Cleared
7 17 (27.87%) CCNP
8 15 (24.59%) DV Cleared
9 13 (21.31%) Migration
10 12 (19.67%) Load Balancing
10 12 (19.67%) C
11 11 (18.03%) ITIL
11 11 (18.03%) VMware
11 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
12 10 (16.39%) Data Centre
12 10 (16.39%) VLAN
13 9 (14.75%) LAN
13 9 (14.75%) WAN
13 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
13 9 (14.75%) Juniper
13 9 (14.75%) Project Management
14 8 (13.11%) Citrix
14 8 (13.11%) Wireless
14 8 (13.11%) vSphere
14 8 (13.11%) NetScaler
14 8 (13.11%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (11.48%) F5
15 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
15 7 (11.48%) Nokia
15 7 (11.48%) Microsoft

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 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) Firewall
2 10 (16.39%) VLAN
3 9 (14.75%) LAN
3 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
3 9 (14.75%) WAN
4 8 (13.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (13.11%) NetScaler
4 8 (13.11%) Wireless
5 7 (11.48%) DNS
5 7 (11.48%) MPLS
5 7 (11.48%) TACACS
6 6 (9.84%) VPN
7 5 (8.20%) Ethernet
7 5 (8.20%) Network Security
7 5 (8.20%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (6.56%) Broadband
9 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.92%) DHCP
9 3 (4.92%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.28%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) MySQL
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Electronics
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Marketing
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) NOC Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Network Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) Cisco Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Citrix Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Network Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.64%) COM
2 1 (1.64%) LAMP
2 1 (1.64%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) FlexPod
2 5 (8.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
3 7 (11.48%) Unix
4 4 (6.56%) Linux
5 1 (1.64%) CentOS
5 1 (1.64%) Solaris
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Migration
2 12 (19.67%) Load Balancing
3 11 (18.03%) ITIL
4 9 (14.75%) Project Management
5 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
5 6 (9.84%) Service Management
6 5 (8.20%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (8.20%) Network Management
6 5 (8.20%) SIEM
7 4 (6.56%) Demand Management
7 4 (6.56%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.92%) Defect Management
8 3 (4.92%) Functional Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.92%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.92%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.92%) Use Case
8 3 (4.92%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) C
2 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) Perl
3 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (54.10%) Security Cleared
2 31 (50.82%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (36.07%) CCNA
4 18 (29.51%) SC Cleared
5 17 (27.87%) CCNP
6 15 (24.59%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.92%) HNC
7 3 (4.92%) SANS
8 2 (3.28%) CCENT
8 2 (3.28%) CCIE
8 2 (3.28%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (3.28%) CREST Certified
8 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.64%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.64%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) vSphere
2 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.84%) ProxySG
4 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (8.20%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (8.20%) XenDesktop
5 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
6 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (1.64%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) SCVMM
2 3 (4.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.92%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (4.92%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) VMware
2 9 (14.75%) Juniper
3 8 (13.11%) Citrix
4 7 (11.48%) F5
4 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.48%) Nokia
5 6 (9.84%) ArcSight
5 6 (9.84%) Blue Coat
6 5 (8.20%) EMC
6 5 (8.20%) NetApp
6 5 (8.20%) SevOne
7 4 (6.56%) HP
8 3 (4.92%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.92%) Dell
9 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.64%) Gemalto
10 1 (1.64%) Meraki
10 1 (1.64%) Oracle
10 1 (1.64%) Rackspace