The table below looks at the statistics for the Cisco Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Engineer
Rank 417 448 433
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 177 123 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 73 57
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% +16.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.95 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.20% -40.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.95 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.91% -40.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Cisco Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cisco Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Engineer within the UK.

Cisco Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Cisco Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Cisco Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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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
England +30 170 £325 - 24
London +48 80 £300 -20.00% 12
South East +1 51 £340 +20.88% 7
City of London +29 45 £300 -19.73% 3
Berkshire +16 22 £350 +30.23% 1
Hampshire -8 18 £325 +18.18% 3
Portsmouth - 12 £325 - 3
South West -24 10 £325 -7.14% 2
Yorkshire -11 9 £260 +15.55% 2
Surrey -1 7 £325 +2.36% 2
North West -6 7 £205 -10.00% 1
Bristol -11 6 £325 +4.00% 1
West Midlands -15 6 £375 +20.96%
Reading - 6 £440 -
South Yorkshire +3 5 £260 -13.33%
Manchester - 5 £300 -
Sheffield - 5 £260 -
West Yorkshire -18 4 £275 +15.78% 2
Wales -22 4 £223 -43.27% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £425 -
Birmingham -5 3 £350 -
East of England -15 3 £235 -20.33%
East Midlands - 3 £280 -
Basingstoke -2 2 - -
Cardiff -10 2 - - 1
South Wales -17 2 - - 1
Leeds -18 2 £275 +15.78%
Hertfordshire +5 1 - -
Dorset -1 1 - -

Cisco Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cisco Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 349 (100.00%) Cisco
2 194 (55.59%) Cisco Certification
3 138 (39.54%) CCNP
4 116 (33.24%) Firewall
5 91 (26.07%) CCNA
6 79 (22.64%) WAN
7 74 (21.20%) LAN
8 71 (20.34%) Cisco CUCM
9 64 (18.34%) BGP
10 57 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
11 56 (16.05%) CheckPoint
12 50 (14.33%) OSPF
13 49 (14.04%) EIGRP
14 48 (13.75%) Cisco Nexus
15 45 (12.89%) VPN
16 42 (12.03%) Finance
17 39 (11.17%) Juniper
18 36 (10.32%) CCIE
18 36 (10.32%) Cisco UCCE
19 34 (9.74%) Wireless
20 33 (9.46%) Security Cleared
21 32 (9.17%) SC Cleared
22 31 (8.88%) MPLS
23 29 (8.31%) XMPP
24 28 (8.02%) VoIP
25 25 (7.16%) TCP/IP
25 25 (7.16%) VLAN
25 25 (7.16%) F5
26 24 (6.88%) Cisco UCCX
26 24 (6.88%) Network Security

Cisco Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cisco Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (4.01%) Lync
2 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.72%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) MS Project
3 2 (0.57%) EPLAN
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (33.24%) Firewall
2 79 (22.64%) WAN
3 74 (21.20%) LAN
4 64 (18.34%) BGP
5 57 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
6 50 (14.33%) OSPF
7 49 (14.04%) EIGRP
8 48 (13.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 45 (12.89%) VPN
10 34 (9.74%) Wireless
11 31 (8.88%) MPLS
12 28 (8.02%) VoIP
13 25 (7.16%) TCP/IP
13 25 (7.16%) VLAN
14 24 (6.88%) Network Security
15 23 (6.59%) HSRP
16 22 (6.30%) Unified Communications
16 22 (6.30%) Cisco ICM
16 22 (6.30%) Cisco IOS
17 21 (6.02%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (12.03%) Finance
2 23 (6.59%) Banking
3 11 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.86%) Local Government
6 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.29%) Billing
7 1 (0.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Games
7 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.29%) French Language
7 1 (0.29%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.31%) XMPP
2 8 (2.29%) CSS
3 6 (1.72%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.87%) Video Conferencing
2 13 (3.72%) FlexPod
3 6 (1.72%) Wiki
4 5 (1.43%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.15%) IVR
6 3 (0.86%) Social Media
7 2 (0.57%) NHS
8 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.29%) Online Games
8 1 (0.29%) e-Health
8 1 (0.29%) SecurID
8 1 (0.29%) PKI
8 1 (0.29%) Statistics
8 1 (0.29%) Kindle
8 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.02%) UNIX
2 15 (4.30%) Windows
3 11 (3.15%) Linux
4 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (6.02%) Migration
2 20 (5.73%) ITIL
2 20 (5.73%) Change Management
3 19 (5.44%) Network Design
4 18 (5.16%) Load Balancing
5 15 (4.30%) Network Management
6 14 (4.01%) Service Delivery
7 11 (3.15%) Project Management
8 10 (2.87%) Change Control
9 8 (2.29%) Cisco ICM Scripting
10 7 (2.01%) Time Management
11 5 (1.43%) Problem Management
11 5 (1.43%) Release Management
11 5 (1.43%) Knowledge Management
11 5 (1.43%) Contact Management
11 5 (1.43%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (1.15%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (1.15%) PRINCE2
12 4 (1.15%) Incident Management
12 4 (1.15%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.72%) Perl
2 5 (1.43%) SQL
3 2 (0.57%) Python
4 1 (0.29%) R
4 1 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 194 (55.59%) Cisco Certification
2 138 (39.54%) CCNP
3 91 (26.07%) CCNA
4 36 (10.32%) CCIE
5 33 (9.46%) Security Cleared
6 32 (9.17%) SC Cleared
7 24 (6.88%) CCVP
8 14 (4.01%) CCDP
9 10 (2.87%) CCSP
10 5 (1.43%) CCDA
10 5 (1.43%) CCSA
11 4 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.15%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.57%) MCITP
12 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.57%) CCIP
12 2 (0.57%) MCSE
13 1 (0.29%) MCP
13 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.15%) Firmware
3 3 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.29%) vCloud
5 1 (0.29%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.29%) Snort
5 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 71 (20.34%) Cisco CUCM
2 36 (10.32%) Cisco UCCE
3 24 (6.88%) Cisco UCCX
4 13 (3.72%) RANCID
5 12 (3.44%) OpenNMS
6 11 (3.15%) Cisco IPCC
6 11 (3.15%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (1.15%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.86%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.29%) SCCM
9 1 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.29%) Cacti
9 1 (0.29%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 349 (100.00%) Cisco
2 56 (16.05%) CheckPoint
3 39 (11.17%) Juniper
4 25 (7.16%) F5
5 24 (6.88%) Microsoft
6 15 (4.30%) VMware
7 12 (3.44%) SolarWinds
8 11 (3.15%) Avaya
9 10 (2.87%) BT
9 10 (2.87%) HP
9 10 (2.87%) Verint
10 9 (2.58%) Remedy
11 8 (2.29%) Nortel
11 8 (2.29%) Riverbed
11 8 (2.29%) Nokia
12 7 (2.01%) Citrix
13 6 (1.72%) Mitel
14 5 (1.43%) BMC
15 4 (1.15%) CA
15 4 (1.15%) Fortinet
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