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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Engineer
Rank 378 357 356
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 300 321 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.58% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.61% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 195 133
Median daily rate £350 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £189 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 7
Median hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £23.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.67 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-17.91% +123.33%

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
51670 52282 49893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33730 32289 30871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1487 2076 2100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -32 263 £363 +6.61% 71
London -81 79 £400 +14.28% 30
South East +20 72 £350 +5.90% 14
West Midlands +8 30 £350 +16.66% 7
Berkshire -1 23 £356 +14.00% 6
Hampshire +4 22 £350 +45.83% 2
Yorkshire +2 20 £395 +43.63% 7
South West +4 19 £273 -14.84% 3
North West +2 18 £325 +4.00% 4
Surrey -3 16 £250 -30.06% 3
East of England +3 15 £256 -8.48% 2
Wales +22 14 £324 +17.72% 2
Scotland -10 13 £275 -11.92% 1
City of London -1 11 £365 +6.18% 12
South Wales +9 10 £325 +18.18% 2
Birmingham +7 10 £325 +8.33% 4
West Yorkshire -7 10 £395 -1.25% 2
Leeds -10 10 £395 +2.59% 2
South Yorkshire 0 9 - - 2
Dorset 0 9 £270 -
Hertfordshire +6 8 £250 -33.33% 2
Cardiff +3 8 £325 +18.18%
Manchester -9 8 £325 +4.00% 3
Sheffield -14 8 - - 2
East Midlands +9 7 £338 -20.58% 3
Twickenham +8 6 £400 -
Reading +6 6 £306 -38.75% 1
Liverpool 0 5 £363 -
Merseyside -3 5 £363 +16.00%
Cheshire -5 5 £363 -

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 579 (100.00%) Cisco
2 353 (60.97%) Cisco Certification
3 274 (47.32%) Firewall
4 246 (42.49%) CCNP
5 173 (29.88%) Cisco ASA
6 170 (29.36%) LAN
6 170 (29.36%) WAN
7 169 (29.19%) CCNA
8 123 (21.24%) CheckPoint
9 115 (19.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 109 (18.83%) Wireless
11 107 (18.48%) BGP
12 105 (18.13%) MPLS
13 99 (17.10%) Juniper
14 95 (16.41%) OSPF
15 92 (15.89%) F5
16 89 (15.37%) Network Security
17 87 (15.03%) VoIP
17 87 (15.03%) VPN
17 87 (15.03%) Data Centre
18 86 (14.85%) Security Cleared
19 81 (13.99%) ITIL
20 66 (11.40%) EIGRP
21 64 (11.05%) Finance
22 63 (10.88%) TCP/IP
23 62 (10.71%) Windows
24 60 (10.36%) SC Cleared
25 59 (10.19%) CCIE
26 53 (9.15%) Load Balancing
26 53 (9.15%) Migration

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 7 (1.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (0.86%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.35%) Apache
4 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.35%) IIS
4 2 (0.35%) SAS
5 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.17%) nginx
5 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (1.73%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.69%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) assyst
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.38%) SaaS
2 7 (1.21%) IaaS
2 7 (1.21%) PaaS
3 6 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.86%) Office 365
5 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 274 (47.32%) Firewall
2 173 (29.88%) Cisco ASA
3 170 (29.36%) LAN
3 170 (29.36%) WAN
4 115 (19.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 109 (18.83%) Wireless
6 107 (18.48%) BGP
7 105 (18.13%) MPLS
8 95 (16.41%) OSPF
9 89 (15.37%) Network Security
10 87 (15.03%) VoIP
10 87 (15.03%) VPN
11 66 (11.40%) EIGRP
12 63 (10.88%) TCP/IP
13 40 (6.91%) DNS
14 39 (6.74%) DHCP
15 37 (6.39%) IPsec
16 34 (5.87%) Cisco IOS
17 32 (5.53%) IP Telephony
18 30 (5.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
General
1 64 (11.05%) Finance
2 50 (8.64%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.76%) Banking
4 12 (2.07%) Retail
5 6 (1.04%) Legal
6 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.35%) Advertising
7 2 (0.35%) French Language
7 2 (0.35%) Publishing
8 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.17%) Games
8 1 (0.17%) German Language
8 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Local Government
8 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.17%) Marketing
8 1 (0.17%) Military
8 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.63%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.73%) XMPP
3 7 (1.21%) CSS
4 4 (0.69%) Middleware
4 4 (0.69%) WAP
5 2 (0.35%) CGI
5 2 (0.35%) Web Services
6 1 (0.17%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (15.03%) Data Centre
2 21 (3.63%) Video Conferencing
3 18 (3.11%) Driving Licence
4 14 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.07%) e-Health
6 9 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.55%) Cryptography
6 9 (1.55%) Statistics
7 8 (1.38%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.21%) FlexPod
8 7 (1.21%) NHS
9 4 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.52%) Handset
10 3 (0.52%) IVR
10 3 (0.52%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.52%) User Experience
11 2 (0.35%) Clustering
11 2 (0.35%) MPEG
11 2 (0.35%) PKI
11 2 (0.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 62 (10.71%) Windows
2 39 (6.74%) Linux
2 39 (6.74%) Windows Server
3 23 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (2.25%) Unix
6 11 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.73%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.04%) Data ONTAP
8 6 (1.04%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.69%) CentOS
11 3 (0.52%) CatOS
12 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.17%) Solaris
13 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (13.99%) ITIL
2 53 (9.15%) Load Balancing
2 53 (9.15%) Migration
3 44 (7.60%) Network Design
4 34 (5.87%) Network Monitoring
5 30 (5.18%) Network Management
6 27 (4.66%) Project Management
7 25 (4.32%) Incident Management
8 15 (2.59%) Change Management
9 14 (2.42%) Problem Management
9 14 (2.42%) Service Delivery
10 12 (2.07%) Network Architecture
10 12 (2.07%) WAN Optimisation
11 11 (1.90%) High Availability
11 11 (1.90%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (1.73%) ITIL V3
13 8 (1.38%) Information Security
13 8 (1.38%) Service Management
14 7 (1.21%) Functional Testing
14 7 (1.21%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.59%) Python
2 9 (1.55%) Perl
2 9 (1.55%) PowerShell
2 9 (1.55%) Tcl
3 6 (1.04%) SQL
4 4 (0.69%) Bash Shell
4 4 (0.69%) C
5 1 (0.17%) Java
5 1 (0.17%) Korn
5 1 (0.17%) Lisp
5 1 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 353 (60.97%) Cisco Certification
2 246 (42.49%) CCNP
3 169 (29.19%) CCNA
4 86 (14.85%) Security Cleared
5 60 (10.36%) SC Cleared
6 59 (10.19%) CCIE
7 23 (3.97%) CCVP
8 18 (3.11%) Degree
9 16 (2.76%) CCDP
10 12 (2.07%) CCNP Voice
11 9 (1.55%) CCSA
11 9 (1.55%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.21%) MCSE
12 7 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.04%) CCSE
13 6 (1.04%) Check Point Certification
13 6 (1.04%) JNCIP
14 5 (0.86%) JNCIA
14 5 (0.86%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.28%) SLA
2 12 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.86%) QA
4 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.35%) FIPS 140-2
6 2 (0.35%) GLP
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 24 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.76%) vSphere
4 10 (1.73%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.69%) XenApp
7 3 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.52%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.52%) vCloud
8 2 (0.35%) Firmware
8 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.17%) iptables
9 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.17%) NFS
9 1 (0.17%) Snort
9 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (7.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 33 (5.70%) Cisco UCCX
3 22 (3.80%) Cisco Prime
4 20 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
5 13 (2.25%) FortiGate
6 9 (1.55%) OpenView
7 7 (1.21%) TrustSec
8 5 (0.86%) WhatsUp Gold
9 4 (0.69%) OPNET
9 4 (0.69%) SCCM
9 4 (0.69%) vRealize
10 3 (0.52%) Nagios
11 2 (0.35%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.35%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.35%) Puppet
11 2 (0.35%) QRadar
12 1 (0.17%) Cisco LMS
12 1 (0.17%) Endace
12 1 (0.17%) SCDPM
12 1 (0.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 579 (100.00%) Cisco
2 123 (21.24%) CheckPoint
3 99 (17.10%) Juniper
4 92 (15.89%) F5
5 53 (9.15%) VMware
6 47 (8.12%) HP
7 46 (7.94%) Palo Alto
8 31 (5.35%) SolarWinds
9 29 (5.01%) Fortinet
10 24 (4.15%) Microsoft
10 24 (4.15%) Riverbed
11 22 (3.80%) Avaya
12 19 (3.28%) Citrix
13 17 (2.94%) NetApp
14 15 (2.59%) Blue Coat
14 15 (2.59%) Nokia
15 13 (2.25%) Aruba
15 13 (2.25%) Meraki
16 10 (1.73%) Intel Security
17 9 (1.55%) Remedy
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