The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Cisco Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Engineer
Rank 354 367 384
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 314 293 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.55% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 168 115
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 8
Median hourly rate £34.70 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.92% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £19.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £46.93 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £34.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +37.33%

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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Cisco Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Cisco Engineer in the job title.

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 29 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Cisco Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -4 280 £375 +7.14% 69
London -30 92 £400 +10.34% 28
South East +16 66 £350 +16.66% 15
West Midlands -19 28 £344 +9.04% 6
Berkshire +9 25 £363 +20.83% 5
Yorkshire -9 24 £375 +7.14% 2
North West -2 21 £375 +76.47% 5
South West +11 20 £343 +5.38% 3
East of England +17 17 £265 -15.33% 7
Scotland -1 16 £235 -
Hampshire +15 15 £338 -30.05% 4
City of London +24 14 £425 +13.33% 7
Leeds -15 13 £395 +12.85%
West Yorkshire -27 13 £395 +12.85% 1
Manchester -1 12 £338 +28.57% 3
Surrey -1 11 £304 +1.25% 5
Dorset +3 10 £285 -
Birmingham -3 10 £325 +8.33% 2
Wales +19 9 £340 +18.26% 1
South Wales +18 8 £340 +18.26% 1
East Midlands +7 8 £320 -8.57% 2
South Yorkshire - 8 - - 1
Essex +5 7 £265 -3.63% 1
Sheffield - 7 - - 1
Twickenham +4 6 £400 - 1
Cheshire 0 6 £400 -
Bournemouth - 6 £400 -
Hertfordshire +14 5 £313 -16.66% 4
Cardiff +7 5 £325 +44.44% 1
Devon +7 5 £250 -8.67%

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Cisco Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 593 (100.00%) Cisco
2 351 (59.19%) Cisco Certification
3 280 (47.22%) Firewall
4 255 (43.00%) CCNP
5 165 (27.82%) WAN
6 162 (27.32%) Cisco ASA
7 161 (27.15%) CCNA
8 156 (26.31%) LAN
9 128 (21.59%) CheckPoint
10 114 (19.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 106 (17.88%) Wireless
12 102 (17.20%) BGP
13 101 (17.03%) Juniper
14 95 (16.02%) MPLS
15 93 (15.68%) OSPF
16 89 (15.01%) VoIP
16 89 (15.01%) Data Centre
17 88 (14.84%) Network Security
18 84 (14.17%) F5
19 82 (13.83%) VPN
20 77 (12.98%) Security Cleared
21 76 (12.82%) ITIL
22 74 (12.48%) Windows
23 64 (10.79%) VMware
24 63 (10.62%) CCIE
25 62 (10.46%) TCP/IP
26 60 (10.12%) Finance
27 58 (9.78%) EIGRP
27 58 (9.78%) SC Cleared
28 50 (8.43%) Load Balancing

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.01%) MS Exchange
2 5 (0.84%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.84%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.34%) Apache
4 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.34%) IIS
4 2 (0.34%) SAS
5 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (2.19%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.18%) MS Office
3 4 (0.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) assyst
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.52%) Office 365
2 8 (1.35%) SaaS
3 7 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.18%) IaaS
3 7 (1.18%) PaaS
4 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.34%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 280 (47.22%) Firewall
2 165 (27.82%) WAN
3 162 (27.32%) Cisco ASA
4 156 (26.31%) LAN
5 114 (19.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 106 (17.88%) Wireless
7 102 (17.20%) BGP
8 95 (16.02%) MPLS
9 93 (15.68%) OSPF
10 89 (15.01%) VoIP
11 88 (14.84%) Network Security
12 82 (13.83%) VPN
13 62 (10.46%) TCP/IP
14 58 (9.78%) EIGRP
15 37 (6.24%) Cisco IOS
16 35 (5.90%) Cisco Wireless
17 34 (5.73%) IP Telephony
18 32 (5.40%) DHCP
19 31 (5.23%) IPsec
19 31 (5.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.01%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
General
1 60 (10.12%) Finance
2 48 (8.09%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.20%) Banking
4 13 (2.19%) Retail
5 6 (1.01%) Legal
6 2 (0.34%) Advertising
6 2 (0.34%) Automotive
6 2 (0.34%) Back Office
6 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.34%) French Language
6 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.34%) Military
6 2 (0.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.17%) Electronics
7 1 (0.17%) Local Government
7 1 (0.17%) Marketing
7 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.20%) 802.1X
2 9 (1.52%) CSS
2 9 (1.52%) XMPP
3 4 (0.67%) Middleware
4 3 (0.51%) WAP
4 3 (0.51%) Web Services
5 2 (0.34%) CGI
6 1 (0.17%) COM
6 1 (0.17%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 89 (15.01%) Data Centre
2 22 (3.71%) Video Conferencing
3 15 (2.53%) Driving Licence
4 14 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.19%) FlexPod
6 9 (1.52%) e-Health
7 8 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.35%) NHS
7 8 (1.35%) Statistics
8 5 (0.84%) Cryptography
8 5 (0.84%) User Experience
9 4 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (0.67%) Handset
9 4 (0.67%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.51%) IVR
10 3 (0.51%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.34%) Clustering
11 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.34%) PKI
11 2 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 74 (12.48%) Windows
2 48 (8.09%) Linux
3 46 (7.76%) Windows Server
4 25 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.85%) Data ONTAP
6 11 (1.85%) Unix
6 11 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.84%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.67%) CentOS
10 3 (0.51%) CatOS
11 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.34%) Solaris
11 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (12.82%) ITIL
2 50 (8.43%) Load Balancing
3 48 (8.09%) Network Design
4 44 (7.42%) Migration
5 38 (6.41%) Network Management
6 33 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
7 25 (4.22%) Project Management
8 23 (3.88%) Incident Management
9 13 (2.19%) Change Management
9 13 (2.19%) Network Architecture
10 12 (2.02%) Service Delivery
10 12 (2.02%) WAN Optimisation
11 11 (1.85%) ITIL V3
12 10 (1.69%) Problem Management
13 9 (1.52%) High Availability
13 9 (1.52%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (1.52%) Service Management
14 8 (1.35%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (1.18%) Change Control
15 7 (1.18%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.36%) Python
2 10 (1.69%) PowerShell
3 9 (1.52%) Tcl
4 8 (1.35%) Perl
4 8 (1.35%) SQL
5 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.67%) C
6 3 (0.51%) Java
7 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.17%) Korn
7 1 (0.17%) Lisp
7 1 (0.17%) PHP
7 1 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 351 (59.19%) Cisco Certification
2 255 (43.00%) CCNP
3 161 (27.15%) CCNA
4 77 (12.98%) Security Cleared
5 63 (10.62%) CCIE
6 58 (9.78%) SC Cleared
7 25 (4.22%) CCDP
8 22 (3.71%) CCVP
9 14 (2.36%) Degree
10 11 (1.85%) CCDA
10 11 (1.85%) CCNP Voice
11 9 (1.52%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.52%) NCDA
12 7 (1.18%) Check Point Certification
13 6 (1.01%) CCSA
13 6 (1.01%) JNCIA
13 6 (1.01%) JNCIP
13 6 (1.01%) MCSE
13 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.53%) SLA
2 10 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.84%) QA
4 4 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.34%) FIPS 140-2
6 2 (0.34%) GLP
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.20%) vSphere
4 11 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.84%) XenApp
6 3 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (0.51%) NFS
6 3 (0.51%) vCloud
6 3 (0.51%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.34%) Firmware
7 2 (0.34%) iptables
7 2 (0.34%) XenServer
8 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.17%) Snort
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (8.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 25 (4.22%) Cisco UCCX
3 23 (3.88%) Cisco Prime
4 22 (3.71%) Cisco UCCE
5 14 (2.36%) FortiGate
6 8 (1.35%) OpenView
7 7 (1.18%) TrustSec
8 6 (1.01%) OPNET
9 4 (0.67%) Nagios
9 4 (0.67%) Puppet
9 4 (0.67%) SCCM
10 3 (0.51%) Cobbler
10 3 (0.51%) vRealize
10 3 (0.51%) WhatsUp Gold
11 2 (0.34%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.34%) Cacti
12 1 (0.17%) Endace
12 1 (0.17%) QRadar
12 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 593 (100.00%) Cisco
2 128 (21.59%) CheckPoint
3 101 (17.03%) Juniper
4 84 (14.17%) F5
5 64 (10.79%) VMware
6 46 (7.76%) HP
7 43 (7.25%) Palo Alto
8 38 (6.41%) Fortinet
9 30 (5.06%) SolarWinds
10 27 (4.55%) Microsoft
11 26 (4.38%) Riverbed
12 23 (3.88%) Citrix
13 22 (3.71%) NetApp
14 18 (3.04%) Avaya
14 18 (3.04%) Meraki
15 17 (2.87%) Nokia
16 14 (2.36%) Aruba
17 11 (1.85%) Intel Security
18 10 (1.69%) BMC
18 10 (1.69%) IBM
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