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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Engineer
Rank 480 463 411
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 118 130 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 58 68
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.67% +3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £224 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% +74.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.25 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £30.00 £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+146.66% -

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
50851 50122 43739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31571 31079 25153
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 £240
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 1990 2044 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -31 109 £325 +3.58% 23
London +4 54 £336 +12.08% 5
City of London +7 24 £338 +14.89% 1
South East -16 17 £331 +1.69% 9
East of England +3 13 £281 -6.63%
Berkshire +19 11 £325 - 3
Yorkshire -8 10 £275 -
Essex +4 7 £263 -34.37%
Hampshire -1 4 £256 - 2
Wales -1 4 £275 -
East Midlands -4 4 £425 +21.42%
Hertfordshire -5 4 £288 +1.76%
West Midlands -7 4 £331 -7.01% 4
South Wales - 4 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £363 -
Cardiff - 4 £275 -
South West +4 3 £350 +3.70% 2
North Yorkshire - 3 £250 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £425 -
Northampton - 3 £425 -
North West -10 2 - - 3
Newbury - 2 £275 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £275 -
Sheffield - 2 £275 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £350 -
Leeds - 2 £325 -
Harrogate - 2 - -
Ilford - 2 £275 -

Cisco Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 253 (100.00%) Cisco
2 129 (50.99%) Cisco Certification
3 88 (34.78%) CCNP
4 83 (32.81%) Firewall
5 69 (27.27%) CCNA
6 65 (25.69%) Cisco CUCM
7 58 (22.92%) WAN
8 57 (22.53%) Cisco ASA
9 45 (17.79%) LAN
10 44 (17.39%) BGP
11 41 (16.21%) OSPF
11 41 (16.21%) Cisco ICM
12 39 (15.42%) Cisco UCCE
13 38 (15.02%) Wireless
14 36 (14.23%) F5
15 35 (13.83%) Cisco Nexus
16 33 (13.04%) EIGRP
16 33 (13.04%) Load Balancing
17 32 (12.65%) Data Centre
18 31 (12.25%) VLAN
19 29 (11.46%) CheckPoint
19 29 (11.46%) VoIP
20 28 (11.07%) Windows
21 27 (10.67%) MPLS
22 26 (10.28%) CCIE
23 25 (9.88%) VMware
24 24 (9.49%) Microsoft
24 24 (9.49%) IP Telephony
25 23 (9.09%) Security Cleared
25 23 (9.09%) Cisco IPCC

Cisco Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 16 (6.32%) Lync
2 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.19%) MS Office
4 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (32.81%) Firewall
2 58 (22.92%) WAN
3 57 (22.53%) Cisco ASA
4 45 (17.79%) LAN
5 44 (17.39%) BGP
6 41 (16.21%) OSPF
6 41 (16.21%) Cisco ICM
7 38 (15.02%) Wireless
8 35 (13.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 33 (13.04%) EIGRP
10 31 (12.25%) VLAN
11 29 (11.46%) VoIP
12 27 (10.67%) MPLS
13 24 (9.49%) IP Telephony
14 22 (8.70%) TCP/IP
14 22 (8.70%) DNS
15 20 (7.91%) VPN
16 16 (6.32%) Network Security
17 14 (5.53%) Cisco IOS
18 13 (5.14%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Ant
General
1 20 (7.91%) Telecoms
2 18 (7.11%) Finance
3 12 (4.74%) Banking
4 2 (0.79%) Publishing
5 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.65%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.16%) IVR
3 6 (2.37%) Social Media
3 6 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.58%) NHS
5 3 (1.19%) PKI
5 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.79%) Wiki
7 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.40%) IPTV
7 1 (0.40%) EPoS
7 1 (0.40%) Handset
7 1 (0.40%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.07%) Windows
2 10 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (3.56%) Linux
4 8 (3.16%) Windows XP
5 7 (2.77%) Windows 2000
6 5 (1.98%) UNIX
7 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.40%) HPUX
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.04%) Load Balancing
2 16 (6.32%) Network Design
3 15 (5.93%) Migration
3 15 (5.93%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 13 (5.14%) ITIL
5 11 (4.35%) Change Management
6 10 (3.95%) Service Delivery
7 8 (3.16%) Project Management
8 7 (2.77%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (2.37%) Speech Recognition
10 4 (1.58%) Validation
10 4 (1.58%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (1.58%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (1.58%) Problem Management
10 4 (1.58%) Release Management
11 3 (1.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (1.19%) CAD
11 3 (1.19%) Contact Management
11 3 (1.19%) Risk Management
11 3 (1.19%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.93%) C
2 12 (4.74%) SQL
3 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 129 (50.99%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (34.78%) CCNP
3 69 (27.27%) CCNA
4 26 (10.28%) CCIE
5 23 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 17 (6.72%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.77%) CCDP
8 5 (1.98%) CCIP
8 5 (1.98%) CCVP
9 4 (1.58%) CCSP
9 4 (1.58%) Degree
10 3 (1.19%) BC Cleared
10 3 (1.19%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.19%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.19%) JNCIE
11 2 (0.79%) CCSA
11 2 (0.79%) MCSE
11 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.79%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.79%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.37%) SLA
2 3 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 65 (25.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 39 (15.42%) Cisco UCCE
3 23 (9.09%) Cisco IPCC
4 11 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
5 9 (3.56%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (1.58%) OPNET
7 3 (1.19%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.79%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.40%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.40%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.40%) RANCID
Vendors
1 253 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (14.23%) F5
3 29 (11.46%) CheckPoint
4 25 (9.88%) VMware
5 24 (9.49%) Microsoft
6 22 (8.70%) Juniper
7 16 (6.32%) SolarWinds
8 14 (5.53%) Avaya
9 12 (4.74%) Riverbed
10 7 (2.77%) Remedy
11 6 (2.37%) Aruba
12 5 (1.98%) Mitel
12 5 (1.98%) Fortinet
12 5 (1.98%) EMC
12 5 (1.98%) BT
13 4 (1.58%) HP
13 4 (1.58%) Citrix
13 4 (1.58%) Oracle
13 4 (1.58%) Polycom
14 3 (1.19%) Tandberg
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