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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Engineer
UK
Rank 340 335 298
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 275 315 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.62% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.65% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 184 214
Median daily rate £375 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 12
Median hourly rate £38.50 £50.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.00% +112.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.23 £38.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £50.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-23.00% +117.39%

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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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
England +15 253 £375 +7.14% 64
London -8 79 £400 - 31
South East -5 60 £350 +7.69% 16
West Midlands +10 26 £381 +15.53% 4
South West +18 23 £375 +11.11% 1
Berkshire -1 18 £406 +16.07% 2
Yorkshire -5 18 £375 +29.31% 3
Birmingham +14 16 £388 +19.23% 2
East of England +3 16 £281 +12.50% 2
Reading +4 15 £400 +18.51% 1
East Midlands +10 14 £300 +6.66% 1
City of London -2 13 £433 +11.61% 12
Hampshire -2 13 £339 +35.50% 2
Scotland +23 10 £225 -25.00%
North West +18 10 £320 -11.72% 5
Wiltshire +11 10 £363 -12.12%
West Yorkshire +11 10 £375 +15.38% 3
South Yorkshire -6 9 £326 +16.51%
Milton Keynes +11 8 £373 +60.21% 1
Essex +5 8 £250 -40.47%
Bristol +4 8 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire +2 8 £373 +43.26% 2
Leeds +17 6 £375 +200.00% 2
Surrey +14 6 £350 +27.27% 3
South Wales +10 6 £375 +20.00% 1
Wales -2 6 £375 +20.00% 1
Middlesex - 6 £368 - 1
Edinburgh +15 5 £375 +7.14%
Manchester +13 5 £320 -11.72% 5
Derbyshire +4 5 - -

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 602 (100.00%) Cisco
2 343 (56.98%) Cisco Certification
3 304 (50.50%) Firewall
4 249 (41.36%) CCNP
5 184 (30.56%) CCNA
6 176 (29.24%) Cisco ASA
7 166 (27.57%) LAN
8 153 (25.42%) CheckPoint
9 145 (24.09%) WAN
10 137 (22.76%) Cisco Nexus
11 124 (20.60%) Juniper
12 113 (18.77%) Data Centre
13 102 (16.94%) F5
14 98 (16.28%) Wireless
15 88 (14.62%) Network Security
16 87 (14.45%) OSPF
16 87 (14.45%) VoIP
17 79 (13.12%) VPN
18 77 (12.79%) BGP
19 75 (12.46%) VLAN
20 73 (12.13%) Security Cleared
21 69 (11.46%) Windows
21 69 (11.46%) Cisco CUCM
22 64 (10.63%) MPLS
23 62 (10.30%) VMware
24 60 (9.97%) Finance
25 59 (9.80%) CCIE
26 58 (9.63%) SC Cleared
27 53 (8.80%) Palo Alto
28 52 (8.64%) ITIL

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 19 (3.16%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (1.16%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.17%) Apache
7 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.17%) IIS
7 1 (0.17%) JBoss
7 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.17%) SAS
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.00%) MS Office
3 5 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) assyst
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.66%) Office 365
2 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.33%) Akamai
5 2 (0.33%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) G Suite
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 304 (50.50%) Firewall
2 176 (29.24%) Cisco ASA
3 166 (27.57%) LAN
4 145 (24.09%) WAN
5 137 (22.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 98 (16.28%) Wireless
7 88 (14.62%) Network Security
8 87 (14.45%) OSPF
8 87 (14.45%) VoIP
9 79 (13.12%) VPN
10 77 (12.79%) BGP
11 75 (12.46%) VLAN
12 64 (10.63%) MPLS
13 50 (8.31%) DNS
14 45 (7.48%) TCP/IP
15 42 (6.98%) EIGRP
16 37 (6.15%) Cisco IOS
16 37 (6.15%) Unified Communications
16 37 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
17 36 (5.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.17%) Big Data
3 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (0.83%) JIRA
1 5 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (9.97%) Finance
2 45 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.82%) Banking
4 12 (1.99%) Retail
5 7 (1.16%) Legal
6 5 (0.83%) Law
6 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.50%) Advertising
7 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.33%) Billing
8 2 (0.33%) Electronics
8 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.33%) Publishing
8 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Back Office
9 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Front Office
9 1 (0.17%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.49%) 802.1X
2 14 (2.33%) XMPP
3 5 (0.83%) CSS
4 4 (0.66%) MSMQ
4 4 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (0.66%) Web Services
5 3 (0.50%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.50%) REST
6 1 (0.17%) JSON
6 1 (0.17%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (0.17%) Middleware
6 1 (0.17%) SOAP
6 1 (0.17%) Velocity
6 1 (0.17%) XML
6 1 (0.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 113 (18.77%) Data Centre
2 20 (3.32%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (1.99%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (1.33%) Driving Licence
6 7 (1.16%) NHS
7 6 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.00%) EMC VNX
8 5 (0.83%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.66%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (0.66%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (0.66%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.50%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.50%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.50%) IVR
11 2 (0.33%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.33%) Handset
11 2 (0.33%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 69 (11.46%) Windows
2 43 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 37 (6.15%) Linux
4 31 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (1.99%) Unix
8 8 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.00%) Solaris
10 5 (0.83%) SUSE
10 5 (0.83%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.66%) AIX
11 4 (0.66%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.33%) CentOS
12 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.17%) CatOS
13 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (8.64%) ITIL
2 51 (8.47%) Network Design
3 42 (6.98%) Load Balancing
4 35 (5.81%) Migration
5 32 (5.32%) Network Management
6 25 (4.15%) Network Monitoring
7 24 (3.99%) Change Management
8 18 (2.99%) High Availability
9 17 (2.82%) Service Delivery
10 16 (2.66%) Mentoring
10 16 (2.66%) Network Architecture
10 16 (2.66%) Project Management
11 12 (1.99%) Change Control
12 11 (1.83%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (1.66%) Capacity Management
13 10 (1.66%) Incident Management
14 9 (1.50%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (1.33%) Cybersecurity
15 8 (1.33%) Disaster Recovery
16 7 (1.16%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.33%) SQL
2 9 (1.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.00%) C
3 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.50%) Python
5 2 (0.33%) Perl
6 1 (0.17%) Java
6 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.17%) VB
6 1 (0.17%) VBScript
6 1 (0.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 343 (56.98%) Cisco Certification
2 249 (41.36%) CCNP
3 184 (30.56%) CCNA
4 73 (12.13%) Security Cleared
5 59 (9.80%) CCIE
6 58 (9.63%) SC Cleared
7 37 (6.15%) CCVP
8 27 (4.49%) CCDP
9 18 (2.99%) CCDA
9 18 (2.99%) JNCIA
10 14 (2.33%) Degree
11 12 (1.99%) CCNP Voice
12 10 (1.66%) JNCIP
12 10 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (1.50%) CCSP
13 9 (1.50%) MCSA
13 9 (1.50%) MCSE
14 7 (1.16%) CCSA
14 7 (1.16%) CCSE
15 6 (1.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.16%) SLA
2 15 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.33%) QA
6 1 (0.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 35 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 31 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.82%) Hyper-V
3 17 (2.82%) vSphere
4 7 (1.16%) vCloud
5 5 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.66%) Firmware
6 4 (0.66%) ProxySG
6 4 (0.66%) XenApp
7 3 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 69 (11.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 43 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
3 30 (4.98%) Cisco UCCE
4 11 (1.83%) FortiGate
5 10 (1.66%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.66%) Cisco CME
7 4 (0.66%) OpenView
7 4 (0.66%) SCCM
7 4 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.50%) Nagios
9 2 (0.33%) Cacti
9 2 (0.33%) Nessus
9 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.33%) Puppet
9 2 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.17%) Ansible
10 1 (0.17%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.17%) Salt
10 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 602 (100.00%) Cisco
2 153 (25.42%) CheckPoint
3 124 (20.60%) Juniper
4 102 (16.94%) F5
5 62 (10.30%) VMware
6 53 (8.80%) Palo Alto
7 45 (7.48%) Microsoft
8 34 (5.65%) HP
9 30 (4.98%) Fortinet
10 28 (4.65%) SolarWinds
11 23 (3.82%) Blue Coat
12 22 (3.65%) Citrix
13 20 (3.32%) NetApp
14 18 (2.99%) Riverbed
15 17 (2.82%) Intel Security
16 16 (2.66%) Meraki
17 15 (2.49%) Avaya
17 15 (2.49%) Brocade
17 15 (2.49%) Red Hat
18 14 (2.33%) Aruba
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