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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Engineer
Rank 381 363 370
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 291 308 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.55% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.58% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 188 129
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £24.09 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.67 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +120.00%

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
52698 52839 51404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.71% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34350 32058 31435
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1506 2120 2116
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 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 5 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 5 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 -44 256 £350 +7.69% 71
London -51 76 £375 +7.14% 24
South East +4 73 £350 +3.55% 14
West Midlands -4 30 £375 +15.38% 6
Hampshire +21 29 £350 +55.55% 4
Berkshire +2 22 £356 -16.17% 2
North West +2 20 £325 +4.00% 3
South West +4 17 £258 -10.43% 4
Yorkshire -13 17 £354 +23.04% 11
East of England -2 14 £263 -4.54% 6
Surrey -3 13 £250 -36.70% 1
Birmingham +2 12 £325 +15.04% 4
City of London +4 11 £365 +17.74% 4
Scotland -11 11 £251 -16.50%
Wales +15 10 £323 +17.27%
Southampton +26 9 £350 -
Manchester -2 9 £325 +4.00% 2
Coventry +1 8 £450 +30.43% 1
West Yorkshire -7 8 £363 - 9
Hertfordshire +9 7 £338 +1.88% 5
Reading +3 7 £240 -38.06% 2
South Yorkshire -9 7 - - 1
Leeds -12 7 £363 +3.57% 6
Sheffield -22 7 - -
Dorset - 7 £255 -
East Midlands +9 6 £350 -17.64% 3
South Wales +4 6 £324 +17.72%
Cheshire -6 6 £363 -
Twickenham - 6 £400 -
Wiltshire +5 5 £301 +9.54% 1

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 591 (100.00%) Cisco
2 362 (61.25%) Cisco Certification
3 273 (46.19%) Firewall
4 256 (43.32%) CCNP
5 187 (31.64%) LAN
6 180 (30.46%) WAN
7 179 (30.29%) Cisco ASA
8 167 (28.26%) CCNA
9 118 (19.97%) Cisco Nexus
10 115 (19.46%) CheckPoint
11 114 (19.29%) Wireless
12 110 (18.61%) MPLS
13 103 (17.43%) BGP
14 100 (16.92%) Juniper
15 98 (16.58%) F5
16 95 (16.07%) Data Centre
17 93 (15.74%) ITIL
18 92 (15.57%) Security Cleared
19 90 (15.23%) VPN
19 90 (15.23%) OSPF
20 88 (14.89%) Network Security
21 83 (14.04%) VoIP
22 69 (11.68%) Finance
23 68 (11.51%) EIGRP
24 64 (10.83%) CCIE
25 62 (10.49%) TCP/IP
25 62 (10.49%) SC Cleared
26 61 (10.32%) Windows
27 59 (9.98%) Load Balancing
28 58 (9.81%) 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 8 (1.35%) SharePoint
1 8 (1.35%) Skype for Business
2 6 (1.02%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.34%) Apache
4 2 (0.34%) IIS
4 2 (0.34%) SAS
5 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.17%) nginx
5 1 (0.17%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (1.86%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.18%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) assyst
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.35%) IaaS
1 8 (1.35%) SaaS
2 7 (1.18%) Office 365
2 7 (1.18%) PaaS
3 6 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.34%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.17%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 273 (46.19%) Firewall
2 187 (31.64%) LAN
3 180 (30.46%) WAN
4 179 (30.29%) Cisco ASA
5 118 (19.97%) Cisco Nexus
6 114 (19.29%) Wireless
7 110 (18.61%) MPLS
8 103 (17.43%) BGP
9 90 (15.23%) OSPF
9 90 (15.23%) VPN
10 88 (14.89%) Network Security
11 83 (14.04%) VoIP
12 68 (11.51%) EIGRP
13 62 (10.49%) TCP/IP
14 44 (7.45%) DNS
15 41 (6.94%) DHCP
16 38 (6.43%) IPsec
17 36 (6.09%) Internet
18 33 (5.58%) Cisco Wireless
18 33 (5.58%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 69 (11.68%) Finance
2 50 (8.46%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.52%) Banking
3 9 (1.52%) Retail
4 4 (0.68%) Legal
5 3 (0.51%) Advertising
5 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.51%) Law
6 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.17%) Back Office
7 1 (0.17%) French Language
7 1 (0.17%) Games
7 1 (0.17%) German Language
7 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.17%) Local Government
7 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.17%) Marketing
7 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.72%) 802.1X
2 14 (2.37%) XMPP
3 4 (0.68%) CSS
3 4 (0.68%) Middleware
3 4 (0.68%) WAP
4 3 (0.51%) CGI
5 1 (0.17%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.17%) MAPI
5 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.17%) RSS
5 1 (0.17%) Web Services
5 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 95 (16.07%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.06%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.88%) Driving Licence
4 14 (2.37%) e-Health
5 11 (1.86%) Statistics
6 8 (1.35%) Cryptography
7 7 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.18%) FlexPod
7 7 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.18%) NHS
8 4 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.51%) Handset
9 3 (0.51%) IVR
9 3 (0.51%) PKI
10 2 (0.34%) iPad
10 2 (0.34%) MPEG
11 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (10.32%) Windows
2 37 (6.26%) Windows Server
3 34 (5.75%) Linux
4 21 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.03%) Unix
7 10 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.52%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.18%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.02%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.51%) CatOS
12 3 (0.51%) CentOS
13 2 (0.34%) Android
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.17%) Solaris
14 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (15.74%) ITIL
2 59 (9.98%) Load Balancing
3 58 (9.81%) Migration
4 40 (6.77%) Network Design
5 34 (5.75%) Network Monitoring
6 30 (5.08%) Project Management
7 27 (4.57%) Network Management
8 24 (4.06%) Incident Management
9 23 (3.89%) Change Management
10 15 (2.54%) Service Delivery
11 14 (2.37%) Problem Management
12 13 (2.20%) High Availability
13 11 (1.86%) Service Management
13 11 (1.86%) WAN Optimisation
14 10 (1.69%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (1.69%) Network Architecture
15 9 (1.52%) Information Security
16 8 (1.35%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (1.35%) Validation
17 7 (1.18%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.20%) Python
2 9 (1.52%) Perl
2 9 (1.52%) PowerShell
2 9 (1.52%) Tcl
3 6 (1.02%) SQL
4 4 (0.68%) C
5 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.17%) Java
6 1 (0.17%) Korn
6 1 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 362 (61.25%) Cisco Certification
2 256 (43.32%) CCNP
3 167 (28.26%) CCNA
4 92 (15.57%) Security Cleared
5 64 (10.83%) CCIE
6 62 (10.49%) SC Cleared
7 25 (4.23%) CCVP
8 18 (3.05%) Degree
9 15 (2.54%) CCNP Voice
10 14 (2.37%) CCDP
11 10 (1.69%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.52%) CCSA
13 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.02%) CCSE
14 6 (1.02%) Check Point Certification
14 6 (1.02%) MCSE
14 6 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.85%) JNCIA
15 5 (0.85%) JNCIP
15 5 (0.85%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.05%) SLA
2 12 (2.03%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.68%) QA
4 3 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.34%) FIPS 140-2
5 2 (0.34%) GLP
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 23 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.05%) vSphere
4 10 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.85%) XenApp
6 4 (0.68%) vCloud
6 4 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.51%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.51%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.34%) Firmware
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%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 51 (8.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 36 (6.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 27 (4.57%) Cisco UCCE
4 17 (2.88%) FortiGate
5 15 (2.54%) CiscoWorks
6 10 (1.69%) OpenView
7 7 (1.18%) WhatsUp Gold
8 5 (0.85%) SCCM
9 4 (0.68%) vRealize
10 3 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.51%) Nagios
10 3 (0.51%) TrustSec
11 2 (0.34%) OPNET
11 2 (0.34%) QRadar
12 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.17%) Cisco IPCC
12 1 (0.17%) Cisco LMS
12 1 (0.17%) Endace
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 591 (100.00%) Cisco
2 115 (19.46%) CheckPoint
3 100 (16.92%) Juniper
4 98 (16.58%) F5
5 55 (9.31%) HP
6 50 (8.46%) VMware
7 48 (8.12%) Palo Alto
8 32 (5.41%) SolarWinds
9 29 (4.91%) Fortinet
10 24 (4.06%) Microsoft
11 22 (3.72%) Citrix
12 21 (3.55%) Avaya
13 19 (3.21%) Riverbed
14 16 (2.71%) NetApp
15 14 (2.37%) Blue Coat
16 12 (2.03%) Nokia
17 11 (1.86%) Aruba
17 11 (1.86%) Meraki
18 10 (1.69%) Tandberg
19 9 (1.52%) Polycom
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