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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Engineer
Rank 433 455 395
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -60
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 179 137 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.28% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 84 106
Average daily rate
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£325 £321 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £414 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.29% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +30.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £24.40 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £42.40 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £32.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.39% +30.61%

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
52339 48993 54685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.05% 92.75% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31928 29282 30681
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2649
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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
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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 +41 172 £330 +1.53% 23
London +76 106 £323 -7.85% 10
City of London +55 50 £313 +25.00% 4
South East -16 23 £338 +3.84% 10
West Midlands -19 12 £330 +2.72%
East of England -28 12 £350 +29.62% 3
East Midlands +8 7 £450 +51.26%
Berkshire +7 7 £260 -36.96% 4
Hampshire +3 5 £375 +15.38%
Birmingham -6 5 £340 +13.33%
Hertfordshire -16 5 £375 +11.11% 3
North West -4 4 £325 +7.43% 1
Oxfordshire -5 3 £338 +12.50%
Essex -7 3 - -
Surrey -8 3 £331 +1.92% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £338 - 1
Reading +8 2 - - 1
Derbyshire +5 2 - -
Scotland -16 2 £218 -37.85%
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £300 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £300 - 2
Glasgow - 2 £218 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Kent -7 1 £400 +33.33%
South Wales -13 1 £375 +50.00%
Wales -24 1 £375 +50.00%
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -

Cisco Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 313 (100.00%) Cisco
2 184 (58.79%) Cisco Certification
3 140 (44.73%) CCNP
4 105 (33.55%) Firewall
5 78 (24.92%) CCNA
6 73 (23.32%) WAN
7 70 (22.36%) CheckPoint
8 69 (22.04%) LAN
9 62 (19.81%) Cisco CUCM
10 54 (17.25%) Cisco ASA
11 53 (16.93%) Finance
12 49 (15.65%) VPN
13 46 (14.70%) EIGRP
14 45 (14.38%) BGP
14 45 (14.38%) VoIP
14 45 (14.38%) Cisco UCCE
15 43 (13.74%) Cisco Nexus
16 40 (12.78%) Juniper
17 35 (11.18%) F5
18 31 (9.90%) MPLS
18 31 (9.90%) OSPF
19 29 (9.27%) Network Security
20 28 (8.95%) Cisco PIX
21 27 (8.63%) CCVP
22 26 (8.31%) Security Cleared
22 26 (8.31%) VLAN
23 25 (7.99%) Wireless
23 25 (7.99%) Cisco UCCX
24 24 (7.67%) Banking
25 23 (7.35%) SC Cleared

Cisco Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (0.96%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.60%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) EPLAN
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (33.55%) Firewall
2 73 (23.32%) WAN
3 69 (22.04%) LAN
4 54 (17.25%) Cisco ASA
5 49 (15.65%) VPN
6 46 (14.70%) EIGRP
7 45 (14.38%) BGP
7 45 (14.38%) VoIP
8 43 (13.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 31 (9.90%) MPLS
9 31 (9.90%) OSPF
10 29 (9.27%) Network Security
11 28 (8.95%) Cisco PIX
12 26 (8.31%) VLAN
13 25 (7.99%) Wireless
14 16 (5.11%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (4.79%) IPsec
16 14 (4.47%) IP Telephony
16 14 (4.47%) TACACS
16 14 (4.47%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.32%) Ant
General
1 53 (16.93%) Finance
2 24 (7.67%) Banking
3 17 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.24%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.96%) Local Government
6 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.64%) Back Office
6 2 (0.64%) Retail
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
7 1 (0.32%) Games
7 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.32%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.79%) VXML
2 10 (3.19%) XMPP
3 8 (2.56%) CSS
4 3 (0.96%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.56%) IVR
2 7 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (1.60%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.28%) Firmware
5 3 (0.96%) FlexPod
5 3 (0.96%) NHS
6 2 (0.64%) CLARiiON
6 2 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.64%) GIS
7 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.32%) e-Health
7 1 (0.32%) SecurID
7 1 (0.32%) Wiki
7 1 (0.32%) Online Games
7 1 (0.32%) Kindle
7 1 (0.32%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.51%) Linux
2 9 (2.88%) Windows
3 6 (1.92%) UNIX
4 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.32%) Solaris
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (7.03%) ITIL
1 22 (7.03%) Network Design
2 17 (5.43%) Project Management
3 15 (4.79%) Network Management
4 14 (4.47%) Migration
5 12 (3.83%) Change Control
6 11 (3.51%) Load Balancing
7 9 (2.88%) Service Delivery
8 8 (2.56%) Change Management
9 6 (1.92%) Cisco ICM Scripting
9 6 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (1.60%) Network Architecture
11 4 (1.28%) Contact Management
11 4 (1.28%) PRINCE2
11 4 (1.28%) Incident Management
11 4 (1.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (0.96%) Service Management
12 3 (0.96%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (0.96%) Low Latency
12 3 (0.96%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.96%) Perl
2 1 (0.32%) SQL
2 1 (0.32%) Python
2 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 184 (58.79%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (44.73%) CCNP
3 78 (24.92%) CCNA
4 27 (8.63%) CCVP
5 26 (8.31%) Security Cleared
6 23 (7.35%) SC Cleared
7 17 (5.43%) CCIE
8 9 (2.88%) CCDP
9 6 (1.92%) CCIP
10 5 (1.60%) CCDA
10 5 (1.60%) CCSP
11 4 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.28%) CCSA
12 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.64%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.32%) MCITP
13 1 (0.32%) Degree
13 1 (0.32%) CCSE
13 1 (0.32%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.32%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.92%) SLA
2 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.64%) Sendmail
2 2 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 62 (19.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 45 (14.38%) Cisco UCCE
3 25 (7.99%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.96%) RANCID
5 3 (0.96%) OpenNMS
6 2 (0.64%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 313 (100.00%) Cisco
2 70 (22.36%) CheckPoint
3 40 (12.78%) Juniper
4 35 (11.18%) F5
5 18 (5.75%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.83%) VMware
7 9 (2.88%) SolarWinds
8 8 (2.56%) BT
9 7 (2.24%) Riverbed
9 7 (2.24%) Mitel
9 7 (2.24%) Avaya
10 6 (1.92%) HP
10 6 (1.92%) Nokia
11 5 (1.60%) BMC
12 4 (1.28%) Citrix
12 4 (1.28%) IronPort
12 4 (1.28%) Zeacom
13 3 (0.96%) Aruba
13 3 (0.96%) Blue Coat
13 3 (0.96%) McAfee
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