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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Engineer
Rank 355 305 355
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 286 332 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.65% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.69% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 221 132
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £23.94 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.76% -12.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £12.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £29.65 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £23.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+131.57% +13.09%

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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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
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 13 February 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
England -43 253 £338 +3.84% 95
South East +20 85 £323 -0.76% 25
London -46 82 £388 +10.71% 36
Berkshire +14 31 £365 +12.30% 8
Hampshire +22 29 £319 -1.92% 9
Yorkshire -29 27 £285 -5.00% 7
North West -3 18 £344 -5.82% 3
Reading +10 17 £288 -7.25% 3
City of London +26 12 £381 -4.68% 8
Scotland +4 12 £300 -7.69%
South West -11 12 £350 +66.66% 6
East of England +1 11 £183 -28.98% 6
Manchester -9 11 £344 -11.85% 3
South Yorkshire -18 10 £290 +10.47%
Sheffield -20 10 £290 +10.47%
West Midlands -27 10 £375 +8.69% 7
Southampton +20 8 £350 - 5
Buckinghamshire +17 8 £260 -38.82%
Surrey -9 8 £275 -10.93% 6
West Yorkshire -9 8 £290 -10.76% 7
North Yorkshire +7 7 £275 -35.29%
Middlesbrough - 7 £275 -
Glasgow +14 6 £300 -
Hertfordshire +13 6 £225 -14.28% 3
Northern Ireland - 6 - -
Basingstoke - 6 £225 - 2
East Midlands -4 5 £281 -13.46% 3
Portsmouth -9 5 £225 -30.76%
North East -18 5 £325 -15.03%
M4 Corridor - 5 £288 -

Cisco Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 601 (100.00%) Cisco
2 388 (64.56%) Cisco Certification
3 276 (45.92%) Firewall
4 270 (44.93%) CCNP
5 199 (33.11%) CCNA
6 193 (32.11%) LAN
7 182 (30.28%) WAN
8 162 (26.96%) Cisco ASA
9 123 (20.47%) Cisco Nexus
10 117 (19.47%) Wireless
11 113 (18.80%) BGP
12 105 (17.47%) MPLS
12 105 (17.47%) VPN
13 102 (16.97%) CheckPoint
14 101 (16.81%) Network Security
15 94 (15.64%) Security Cleared
16 92 (15.31%) OSPF
17 91 (15.14%) ITIL
18 88 (14.64%) Juniper
19 87 (14.48%) F5
20 84 (13.98%) CCIE
20 84 (13.98%) Data Centre
21 77 (12.81%) Finance
22 73 (12.15%) EIGRP
23 70 (11.65%) VoIP
24 67 (11.15%) Load Balancing
25 64 (10.65%) SC Cleared
25 64 (10.65%) Cisco CUCM
26 58 (9.65%) Windows
26 58 (9.65%) TCP/IP

Cisco Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.83%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.00%) OpenStack
4 4 (0.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.33%) IIS
6 1 (0.17%) Apache
6 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.17%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (1.33%) MS Office
2 6 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.83%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.83%) Office 365
1 5 (0.83%) SaaS
2 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
3 1 (0.17%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 276 (45.92%) Firewall
2 193 (32.11%) LAN
3 182 (30.28%) WAN
4 162 (26.96%) Cisco ASA
5 123 (20.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 117 (19.47%) Wireless
7 113 (18.80%) BGP
8 105 (17.47%) MPLS
8 105 (17.47%) VPN
9 101 (16.81%) Network Security
10 92 (15.31%) OSPF
11 73 (12.15%) EIGRP
12 70 (11.65%) VoIP
13 58 (9.65%) TCP/IP
14 52 (8.65%) DNS
15 49 (8.15%) DHCP
16 48 (7.99%) VLAN
17 39 (6.49%) IPsec
18 38 (6.32%) Cisco Wireless
19 36 (5.99%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.83%) Big Data
2 4 (0.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.17%) ClearCase
General
1 77 (12.81%) Finance
2 53 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.50%) Banking
4 8 (1.33%) Retail
5 7 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.16%) Multimedia
6 4 (0.67%) Advertising
6 4 (0.67%) Law
6 4 (0.67%) Publishing
7 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.50%) Legal
7 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.33%) Electronics
8 2 (0.33%) Marketing
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Back Office
9 1 (0.17%) Front Office
9 1 (0.17%) Games
9 1 (0.17%) Military
9 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.83%) 802.1X
2 16 (2.66%) XMPP
3 4 (0.67%) WAP
4 3 (0.50%) CSS
5 2 (0.33%) CGI
6 1 (0.17%) MAPI
6 1 (0.17%) Middleware
6 1 (0.17%) RSS
6 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.98%) Data Centre
2 23 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.83%) Video Conferencing
3 21 (3.49%) e-Health
4 15 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 13 (2.16%) Statistics
6 10 (1.66%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (1.33%) NHS
9 6 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.83%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.67%) Clustering
12 3 (0.50%) PKI
13 2 (0.33%) Fintech
13 2 (0.33%) Handset
13 2 (0.33%) iPad
13 2 (0.33%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.33%) Streaming Video
13 2 (0.33%) User Experience
13 2 (0.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 58 (9.65%) Windows
2 46 (7.65%) Linux
3 28 (4.66%) Windows Server
4 27 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (3.33%) Unix
6 19 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.66%) Windows 8
8 9 (1.50%) Solaris
9 7 (1.16%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.33%) Android
11 2 (0.33%) CatOS
12 1 (0.17%) CentOS
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (15.14%) ITIL
2 67 (11.15%) Load Balancing
3 57 (9.48%) Migration
4 39 (6.49%) Network Design
5 33 (5.49%) Network Monitoring
6 29 (4.83%) Project Management
7 26 (4.33%) Network Management
8 21 (3.49%) Change Management
9 18 (3.00%) Network Architecture
10 16 (2.66%) Incident Management
10 16 (2.66%) Service Delivery
11 15 (2.50%) High Availability
12 14 (2.33%) Information Security
12 14 (2.33%) Problem Management
12 14 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (1.83%) Service Management
13 11 (1.83%) Validation
14 10 (1.66%) Performance Analysis
14 10 (1.66%) Risk Management
15 9 (1.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.33%) Perl
2 11 (1.83%) Python
3 9 (1.50%) C
4 8 (1.33%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.16%) SQL
6 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.50%) Lisp
7 1 (0.17%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 388 (64.56%) Cisco Certification
2 270 (44.93%) CCNP
3 199 (33.11%) CCNA
4 94 (15.64%) Security Cleared
5 84 (13.98%) CCIE
6 64 (10.65%) SC Cleared
7 23 (3.83%) Degree
8 21 (3.49%) CCNP Voice
9 20 (3.33%) CCVP
10 14 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (2.00%) CCDP
11 12 (2.00%) CCSA
11 12 (2.00%) JNCIS
12 11 (1.83%) CCSE
13 10 (1.66%) JNCIE
13 10 (1.66%) JNCIP
14 9 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (1.33%) JNCIA
15 8 (1.33%) MCSE
16 5 (0.83%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.83%) SLA
2 9 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.83%) QA
4 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 35 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (3.99%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.83%) vSphere
4 7 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.16%) XenApp
5 5 (0.83%) KVM
6 3 (0.50%) Firmware
6 3 (0.50%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.50%) vCloud
7 2 (0.33%) iptables
7 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.17%) BIND 9
8 1 (0.17%) Docker
8 1 (0.17%) pfSense
8 1 (0.17%) Samba
8 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 64 (10.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 38 (6.32%) Cisco UCCX
3 33 (5.49%) Cisco UCCE
4 24 (3.99%) CiscoWorks
5 15 (2.50%) FortiGate
6 14 (2.33%) OpenView
7 9 (1.50%) CA Spectrum
8 8 (1.33%) WhatsUp Gold
9 6 (1.00%) Cacti
10 4 (0.67%) OPNET
10 4 (0.67%) SCCM
11 3 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.50%) vRealize
12 2 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
12 2 (0.33%) Nagios
12 2 (0.33%) QRadar
12 2 (0.33%) Zenoss
13 1 (0.17%) EMC Navisphere
13 1 (0.17%) Nmap
Vendors
1 601 (100.00%) Cisco
2 102 (16.97%) CheckPoint
3 88 (14.64%) Juniper
4 87 (14.48%) F5
5 54 (8.99%) VMware
6 51 (8.49%) HP
7 42 (6.99%) Palo Alto
8 39 (6.49%) SolarWinds
9 28 (4.66%) Citrix
10 26 (4.33%) Fortinet
10 26 (4.33%) Microsoft
11 23 (3.83%) Blue Coat
12 17 (2.83%) EMC
12 17 (2.83%) Red Hat
13 16 (2.66%) Avaya
13 16 (2.66%) CA
14 13 (2.16%) Aruba
14 13 (2.16%) IPFX
15 12 (2.00%) IronPort
15 12 (2.00%) Riverbed
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