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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Engineer
Rank 458 474 402
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -72
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 140 125 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 52 78
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% +8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £285
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.88 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% +6.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.06 £20.00 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.83 £30.00 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £21.44 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+58.60% +42.91%

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
51405 50272 44109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.27% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31215 30675 25226
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 1987 2178
Average hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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 +13 131 £350 +6.06% 26
London -20 58 £363 +9.84% 10
City of London +9 25 £388 +34.78%
South East -13 25 £388 +29.16% 2
Berkshire +14 16 £484 +135.97% 2
West Midlands -3 16 £351 +3.08% 4
Yorkshire - 12 £281 - 2
East of England +10 11 £281 -25.00% 2
Essex +7 6 £263 -34.37% 1
Coventry - 6 £345 -
East Midlands -2 5 £425 +21.42%
Hampshire -8 5 £268 -10.66%
West Yorkshire - 5 £325 - 1
Wales -3 4 £275 - 1
South Wales - 4 £275 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £275 -
Sheffield - 4 £275 -
Cardiff - 4 £275 -
Surrey +1 3 £383 +27.50%
Birmingham - 3 £306 - 1
Leeds - 3 £325 - 1
Northampton - 3 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £425 -
Reading +6 2 £484 +29.00%
Scotland +5 2 £300 -45.45%
Hertfordshire +4 2 £288 -23.33% 1
Nottinghamshire -3 2 - -
Nottingham -4 2 - -
South West -6 2 £350 - 2
Canary Wharf - 2 £425 -

Cisco Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 287 (100.00%) Cisco
2 142 (49.48%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (32.75%) CCNP
4 89 (31.01%) Firewall
5 78 (27.18%) Cisco CUCM
6 75 (26.13%) CCNA
7 55 (19.16%) WAN
8 54 (18.82%) Cisco ASA
9 49 (17.07%) BGP
10 46 (16.03%) Cisco UCCE
11 45 (15.68%) Cisco ICM
11 45 (15.68%) OSPF
12 44 (15.33%) LAN
13 37 (12.89%) EIGRP
13 37 (12.89%) Cisco Nexus
14 35 (12.20%) Wireless
15 34 (11.85%) CCIE
16 33 (11.50%) Load Balancing
17 31 (10.80%) Security Cleared
17 31 (10.80%) F5
18 30 (10.45%) VoIP
19 28 (9.76%) XMPP
20 27 (9.41%) VLAN
20 27 (9.41%) SC Cleared
20 27 (9.41%) Microsoft
20 27 (9.41%) CheckPoint
21 26 (9.06%) MPLS
21 26 (9.06%) VMware
21 26 (9.06%) Windows
22 25 (8.71%) TCP/IP

Cisco Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 19 (6.62%) Lync
2 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.05%) MS Office
4 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 89 (31.01%) Firewall
2 55 (19.16%) WAN
3 54 (18.82%) Cisco ASA
4 49 (17.07%) BGP
5 45 (15.68%) OSPF
5 45 (15.68%) Cisco ICM
6 44 (15.33%) LAN
7 37 (12.89%) EIGRP
7 37 (12.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 35 (12.20%) Wireless
9 30 (10.45%) VoIP
10 27 (9.41%) VLAN
11 26 (9.06%) MPLS
12 25 (8.71%) TCP/IP
12 25 (8.71%) DNS
13 23 (8.01%) VPN
13 23 (8.01%) IP Telephony
14 17 (5.92%) Network Security
14 17 (5.92%) Unified Communications
15 15 (5.23%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Ant
General
1 20 (6.97%) Telecoms
2 14 (4.88%) Finance
3 11 (3.83%) Banking
4 2 (0.70%) Publishing
5 1 (0.35%) Legal
5 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.35%) Local Government
5 1 (0.35%) German Language
5 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.18%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (3.48%) IVR
3 6 (2.09%) Social Media
4 5 (1.74%) FlexPod
4 5 (1.74%) Wiki
5 4 (1.39%) NHS
5 4 (1.39%) PKI
6 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.35%) IPTV
8 1 (0.35%) Statistics
8 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.06%) Windows
2 11 (3.83%) UNIX
3 10 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (3.14%) Linux
5 8 (2.79%) Windows XP
6 7 (2.44%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (11.50%) Load Balancing
2 20 (6.97%) Migration
3 16 (5.57%) Change Management
4 15 (5.23%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 13 (4.53%) Network Design
6 12 (4.18%) ITIL
7 11 (3.83%) Service Delivery
8 8 (2.79%) Project Management
9 7 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (2.09%) Speech Recognition
11 5 (1.74%) Knowledge Management
11 5 (1.74%) Problem Management
11 5 (1.74%) Validation
11 5 (1.74%) Time Management
12 4 (1.39%) Change Control
12 4 (1.39%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (1.39%) Release Management
12 4 (1.39%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (1.39%) Contact Management
12 4 (1.39%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.23%) C
2 12 (4.18%) SQL
3 5 (1.74%) Perl
4 1 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 142 (49.48%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (32.75%) CCNP
3 75 (26.13%) CCNA
4 34 (11.85%) CCIE
5 31 (10.80%) Security Cleared
6 27 (9.41%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.79%) CCDP
8 7 (2.44%) CCVP
9 5 (1.74%) CCSP
9 5 (1.74%) JNCIA
10 4 (1.39%) Degree
10 4 (1.39%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.39%) CCIP
10 4 (1.39%) CCSA
10 4 (1.39%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.05%) JNCIE
11 3 (1.05%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.05%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.70%) CCENT
12 2 (0.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.48%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.05%) Firmware
4 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.35%) vCloud
5 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 78 (27.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 46 (16.03%) Cisco UCCE
3 23 (8.01%) Cisco IPCC
4 13 (4.53%) Cisco UCCX
5 11 (3.83%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (1.74%) RANCID
6 5 (1.74%) FortiGate
6 5 (1.74%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (1.39%) OPNET
7 4 (1.39%) OpenNMS
8 2 (0.70%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.35%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 287 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (10.80%) F5
3 27 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 27 (9.41%) CheckPoint
4 26 (9.06%) VMware
5 23 (8.01%) Juniper
6 18 (6.27%) SolarWinds
7 17 (5.92%) Avaya
8 12 (4.18%) Riverbed
9 9 (3.14%) Verint
10 8 (2.79%) Remedy
11 7 (2.44%) HP
12 6 (2.09%) EMC
12 6 (2.09%) BT
12 6 (2.09%) Aruba
12 6 (2.09%) Fortinet
13 5 (1.74%) Mitel
13 5 (1.74%) Nortel
13 5 (1.74%) Citrix
14 4 (1.39%) Oracle
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £12.50 - £13 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Knaresborough
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago