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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Engineer
Rank 501 462 434
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 128 153 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 73 76
Average daily rate
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£336 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00

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
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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 -58 118 £338 +8.00% 23
London -52 44 £381 +27.08% 10
South East -5 28 £325 -18.23% 4
West Midlands +10 16 £350 +12.00% 3
Berkshire +18 14 £316 - 1
City of London -42 13 £330 +5.60%
Warwickshire +12 11 £580 +45.00%
Yorkshire -22 8 £325 - 5
South West -4 7 £338 +3.84%
Warwick - 7 £585 -
East of England -3 6 £338 +12.50%
Buckinghamshire +2 5 - -
Reading - 5 £170 -
Hampshire -7 4 £295 -43.80% 1
West Yorkshire -21 4 £325 - 2
Leeds -26 4 £325 - 2
Slough - 4 £308 - 1
Wiltshire +3 3 £350 +7.69%
East Midlands -6 3 £275 -26.66%
West Sussex - 3 £338 - 1
Marlow - 3 - -
Birmingham +6 2 - -
Portsmouth +2 2 £295 - 1
Devon +2 2 £248 -38.12%
Scotland 0 2 - - 3
Milton Keynes 0 2 - -
Exeter -2 2 £248 -38.12%
Hertfordshire -12 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 £350 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 1

Cisco Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 269 (100.00%) Cisco
2 161 (59.85%) Cisco Certification
3 125 (46.47%) CCNP
4 104 (38.66%) Firewall
5 82 (30.48%) CCNA
6 75 (27.88%) WAN
7 71 (26.39%) LAN
8 70 (26.02%) Cisco ASA
9 54 (20.07%) BGP
9 54 (20.07%) Cisco CUCM
10 47 (17.47%) OSPF
11 46 (17.10%) Cisco Nexus
12 44 (16.36%) Wireless
13 43 (15.99%) CheckPoint
14 40 (14.87%) F5
15 37 (13.75%) Cisco UCCE
16 36 (13.38%) VLAN
17 35 (13.01%) VoIP
18 34 (12.64%) EIGRP
19 32 (11.90%) Juniper
19 32 (11.90%) VPN
20 31 (11.52%) CCIE
21 30 (11.15%) Data Centre
22 29 (10.78%) MPLS
23 28 (10.41%) Load Balancing
24 27 (10.04%) TCP/IP
25 26 (9.67%) Windows
25 26 (9.67%) Network Security
26 25 (9.29%) Cisco ICM
27 24 (8.92%) Microsoft

Cisco Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (4.09%) Lync
2 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.74%) MS Office
3 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (38.66%) Firewall
2 75 (27.88%) WAN
3 71 (26.39%) LAN
4 70 (26.02%) Cisco ASA
5 54 (20.07%) BGP
6 47 (17.47%) OSPF
7 46 (17.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 44 (16.36%) Wireless
9 36 (13.38%) VLAN
10 35 (13.01%) VoIP
11 34 (12.64%) EIGRP
12 32 (11.90%) VPN
13 29 (10.78%) MPLS
14 27 (10.04%) TCP/IP
15 26 (9.67%) Network Security
16 25 (9.29%) Cisco ICM
17 23 (8.55%) DNS
17 23 (8.55%) Cisco IOS
18 17 (6.32%) Cisco PIX
18 17 (6.32%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 6 (2.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.37%) Ant
General
1 23 (8.55%) Telecoms
1 23 (8.55%) Finance
2 11 (4.09%) Banking
3 1 (0.37%) Retail
3 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.37%) Local Government
3 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
3 1 (0.37%) Publishing
3 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.20%) XMPP
2 7 (2.60%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.74%) CSS
4 1 (0.37%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.15%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.72%) IVR
3 8 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.23%) NHS
5 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.12%) EPoS
5 3 (1.12%) Social Media
5 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.12%) EMC VNX
6 2 (0.74%) Clustering
6 2 (0.74%) e-Health
6 2 (0.74%) PKI
7 1 (0.37%) IPTV
7 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.37%) Handset
7 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.67%) Windows
2 11 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.97%) Linux
3 8 (2.97%) Windows XP
4 7 (2.60%) Windows 2000
5 5 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.12%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.37%) UNIX
7 1 (0.37%) HPUX
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (10.41%) Load Balancing
2 21 (7.81%) ITIL
3 19 (7.06%) Migration
3 19 (7.06%) Network Design
4 11 (4.09%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 10 (3.72%) Data Virtualisation
5 10 (3.72%) Data Modelling
6 7 (2.60%) Service Delivery
6 7 (2.60%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (2.23%) Project Management
8 4 (1.49%) Incident Management
8 4 (1.49%) Mentoring
8 4 (1.49%) Validation
9 3 (1.12%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (1.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (1.12%) Change Control
9 3 (1.12%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (1.12%) Speech Recognition
9 3 (1.12%) Change Management
10 2 (0.74%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.58%) C
2 4 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 161 (59.85%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (46.47%) CCNP
3 82 (30.48%) CCNA
4 31 (11.52%) CCIE
5 20 (7.43%) Security Cleared
6 14 (5.20%) SC Cleared
7 13 (4.83%) CCVP
8 12 (4.46%) CCDP
9 9 (3.35%) CCSP
10 7 (2.60%) CCIP
11 4 (1.49%) CCDA
11 4 (1.49%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.49%) CCSE
11 4 (1.49%) CCSA
11 4 (1.49%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.12%) Degree
12 3 (1.12%) CCENT
12 3 (1.12%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.23%) SLA
2 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.74%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.12%) ProxySG
3 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.74%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.74%) vSphere
5 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 54 (20.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 37 (13.75%) Cisco UCCE
3 17 (6.32%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (2.97%) Cisco IPCC
5 5 (1.86%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (1.49%) OPNET
6 4 (1.49%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.74%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.74%) Cacti
8 2 (0.74%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.37%) WSUS
9 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 269 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (15.99%) CheckPoint
3 40 (14.87%) F5
4 32 (11.90%) Juniper
5 24 (8.92%) Microsoft
6 23 (8.55%) VMware
7 17 (6.32%) SolarWinds
8 12 (4.46%) Avaya
9 9 (3.35%) Aruba
10 7 (2.60%) Riverbed
11 5 (1.86%) Mitel
11 5 (1.86%) EMC
11 5 (1.86%) Citrix
12 4 (1.49%) CA
12 4 (1.49%) HP
12 4 (1.49%) Remedy
12 4 (1.49%) McAfee
12 4 (1.49%) Fortinet
12 4 (1.49%) Polycom
13 3 (1.12%) Tandberg
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