The table below looks at the statistics for the Cisco Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Specialist
Rank 611 575 572
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Specialist 16 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.045% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.048% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 18
Average daily rate £395 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.24% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £286 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Cisco Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48697 48044 46983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32114 29627 29164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1932 1948
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Cisco Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cisco Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cisco Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Specialist across the England region.

Cisco Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

Cisco Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Cisco Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cisco Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Cisco Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cisco Specialist
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 5 £420 +20.00%
South East -23 4 £388 -3.12% 1
Yorkshire 0 2 £410 +5.80%
North West -6 2 - -
South West - 2 £368 -
East Midlands +5 1 - -
Cisco Specialist
UK

Cisco Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Cisco Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Cisco Specialist in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (61.29%) Firewall
3 14 (45.16%) CheckPoint
4 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 7 (22.58%) CCNP
8 7 (22.58%) Wireless
9 6 (19.35%) CCNA
9 6 (19.35%) DNS
9 6 (19.35%) ITIL
10 5 (16.13%) LAN
10 5 (16.13%) DHCP
10 5 (16.13%) WAN
10 5 (16.13%) CCIE
10 5 (16.13%) Internet
10 5 (16.13%) Finance
10 5 (16.13%) Banking
10 5 (16.13%) Network Security
11 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
11 4 (12.90%) F5
11 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
11 4 (12.90%) IronPort
11 4 (12.90%) VMware
11 4 (12.90%) OSPF
11 4 (12.90%) BGP
11 4 (12.90%) HP
11 4 (12.90%) VPN

Cisco Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Cisco Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Cisco Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) Firewall
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (22.58%) Wireless
4 6 (19.35%) DNS
5 5 (16.13%) DHCP
5 5 (16.13%) Internet
5 5 (16.13%) LAN
5 5 (16.13%) Network Security
5 5 (16.13%) WAN
6 4 (12.90%) BGP
6 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
6 4 (12.90%) OSPF
6 4 (12.90%) VPN
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (9.68%) MPLS
7 3 (9.68%) SAN
7 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
7 3 (9.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Banking
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) CESG
3 1 (3.23%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.23%) IBM XIV
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
2 3 (9.68%) Migration
2 3 (9.68%) Network Design
2 3 (9.68%) Network Management
3 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (6.45%) Information Security
3 2 (6.45%) Line Management
3 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.45%) Security Management
3 2 (6.45%) Service Management
3 2 (6.45%) SIEM
3 2 (6.45%) Workflow
4 1 (3.23%) Data Security
4 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (22.58%) CCNP
3 6 (19.35%) CCNA
4 5 (16.13%) CCIE
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.45%) CEH
6 2 (6.45%) CISSP
6 2 (6.45%) MCSA
6 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) CCDA
7 1 (3.23%) CCDP
7 1 (3.23%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (3.23%) CCSE
7 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.23%) CISA
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) Sun Certification
7 1 (3.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 9000
2 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) UAG
3 1 (3.23%) KVM
3 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (6.45%) QRadar
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.23%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (45.16%) CheckPoint
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) F5
4 4 (12.90%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) IronPort
4 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
4 4 (12.90%) VMware
5 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
5 3 (9.68%) Dell
5 3 (9.68%) IBM
5 3 (9.68%) Juniper
6 2 (6.45%) Avaya
6 2 (6.45%) Brocade
6 2 (6.45%) EMC
6 2 (6.45%) Nokia
6 2 (6.45%) RightFax
6 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.45%) Sonus
6 2 (6.45%) Symantec