The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Engineer
Rank 462 409 426
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 141 144 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 79 91
Average daily rate £330 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+19.73% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £16.00 £21.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.00 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -33.96%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -30 134 £330 +8.19% 26
London -10 69 £325 -10.34% 12
South East -19 27 £325 +30.00% 5
City of London -2 24 £288 -17.56% 7
East of England -29 12 £388 +51.96% 1
Berkshire -7 8 £205 -39.48%
Hampshire -7 7 £359 +55.97% 2
South West -15 7 £350 +15.70% 1
West Midlands -10 5 £340 +11.02% 1
North West -23 5 £150 - 3
Oxfordshire +3 4 £320 +6.66%
Cheshire -8 4 £150 - 1
Middlesex -5 3 £475 -
Hertfordshire -6 3 £375 -9.09% 1
East Midlands -9 3 £350 +12.90%
Wiltshire -14 3 £205 -26.78% 1
Yorkshire -24 3 - - 3
Essex - 3 £400 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £350 -
Swindon - 3 £205 - 1
Bracknell - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire +3 2 - -
Warrington -5 2 - -
Reading -11 2 £375 +10.29%
Surrey -17 2 £300 - 1
Buckinghamshire -22 2 £338 +68.75% 2
Glasgow +10 1 £550 -
Scotland -9 1 £550 +57.14%
Manchester -15 1 £270 - 1
Wales -29 1 - - 1

Cisco Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 247 (100.00%) Cisco
2 171 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 127 (51.42%) CCNP
4 100 (40.49%) Firewall
5 65 (26.32%) CCNA
5 65 (26.32%) WAN
6 61 (24.70%) CheckPoint
7 58 (23.48%) LAN
8 49 (19.84%) Cisco ASA
9 48 (19.43%) VoIP
10 46 (18.62%) VPN
11 41 (16.60%) Wireless
12 39 (15.79%) MPLS
12 39 (15.79%) BGP
13 38 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
14 36 (14.57%) OSPF
15 34 (13.77%) Cisco CUCM
16 31 (12.55%) Finance
17 30 (12.15%) EIGRP
18 28 (11.34%) CCIE
19 27 (10.93%) Juniper
19 27 (10.93%) F5
20 26 (10.53%) VLAN
21 25 (10.12%) Network Security
22 23 (9.31%) Cisco UCCX
23 22 (8.91%) Microsoft
24 21 (8.50%) Windows
24 21 (8.50%) Telecoms
25 20 (8.10%) ITIL
25 20 (8.10%) Network Design

Cisco Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (1.62%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.21%) IIS
2 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (1.21%) Lync
3 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.40%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (2.02%) MS Office
2 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 100 (40.49%) Firewall
2 65 (26.32%) WAN
3 58 (23.48%) LAN
4 49 (19.84%) Cisco ASA
5 48 (19.43%) VoIP
6 46 (18.62%) VPN
7 41 (16.60%) Wireless
8 39 (15.79%) MPLS
8 39 (15.79%) BGP
9 38 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 36 (14.57%) OSPF
11 30 (12.15%) EIGRP
12 26 (10.53%) VLAN
13 25 (10.12%) Network Security
14 17 (6.88%) Cisco IOS
15 16 (6.48%) IPsec
15 16 (6.48%) TCP/IP
15 16 (6.48%) MGCP
16 15 (6.07%) H.323
16 15 (6.07%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 2 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (12.55%) Finance
2 21 (8.50%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.29%) Banking
4 5 (2.02%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.21%) Local Government
5 3 (1.21%) Billing
6 2 (0.81%) Retail
6 2 (0.81%) Back Office
6 2 (0.81%) Games
6 2 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.40%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) Norwegian Language
7 1 (0.40%) Romanian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.21%) VXML
1 3 (1.21%) XMPP
2 2 (0.81%) XML
3 1 (0.40%) CSS
3 1 (0.40%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (1.62%) NHS
3 3 (1.21%) Firmware
3 3 (1.21%) IVR
4 2 (0.81%) PKI
5 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.40%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.50%) Windows
2 13 (5.26%) Linux
3 10 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.81%) UNIX
5 2 (0.81%) Solaris
6 1 (0.40%) Debian
6 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) CentOS
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (8.10%) ITIL
1 20 (8.10%) Network Design
2 15 (6.07%) Migration
3 13 (5.26%) Network Management
4 12 (4.86%) Service Delivery
5 9 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (3.24%) Load Balancing
7 6 (2.43%) Change Control
7 6 (2.43%) Change Management
8 3 (1.21%) Information Security
8 3 (1.21%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (0.81%) Network Architecture
9 2 (0.81%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (0.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (0.81%) High Availability
9 2 (0.81%) WAN Optimisation
9 2 (0.81%) Asset Management
9 2 (0.81%) Problem Management
9 2 (0.81%) Performance Testing
9 2 (0.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 171 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 127 (51.42%) CCNP
3 65 (26.32%) CCNA
4 28 (11.34%) CCIE
5 20 (8.10%) CCVP
6 16 (6.48%) Security Cleared
7 10 (4.05%) SC Cleared
8 9 (3.64%) CCDP
9 7 (2.83%) Degree
10 6 (2.43%) CCSA
11 5 (2.02%) CCIP
11 5 (2.02%) JNCIS
12 4 (1.62%) CCSE
13 3 (1.21%) CCSP
13 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.21%) CCDA
13 3 (1.21%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.40%) HND
15 1 (0.40%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.64%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.62%) SLA
4 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 5 (2.02%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.02%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (1.21%) Terminal Services
2 3 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.21%) vSphere
3 2 (0.81%) UAG
3 2 (0.81%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.40%) XenApp
4 1 (0.40%) Squid
Systems Management
1 34 (13.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 23 (9.31%) Cisco UCCX
3 18 (7.29%) Cisco UCCE
4 8 (3.24%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.81%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.40%) Nagios
6 1 (0.40%) SCCM
6 1 (0.40%) SCOM
6 1 (0.40%) Cacti
6 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 247 (100.00%) Cisco
2 61 (24.70%) CheckPoint
3 27 (10.93%) Juniper
3 27 (10.93%) F5
4 22 (8.91%) Microsoft
5 17 (6.88%) SolarWinds
5 17 (6.88%) VMware
6 14 (5.67%) HP
7 11 (4.45%) Avaya
7 11 (4.45%) Blue Coat
8 9 (3.64%) Riverbed
9 8 (3.24%) ProCurve
10 7 (2.83%) McAfee
11 6 (2.43%) Oracle
11 6 (2.43%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 5 (2.02%) Citrix
13 4 (1.62%) Zeacom
13 4 (1.62%) IronPort
13 4 (1.62%) Nokia
14 3 (1.21%) BT
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