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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Engineer
Rank 475 421 449
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 147 182 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 89 88
Average daily rate
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£330 £328 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
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 - £36.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +30.35%

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
53327 52003 49532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.78% 92.33% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33998 31446 29411
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
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 1974 1998 2145
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -69 131 £338 +2.27% 22
London -49 49 £388 +22.04% 7
South East -11 29 £328 -9.65% 5
West Midlands +17 17 £325 -1.51% 7
Berkshire +17 13 £310 +24.00%
City of London -40 13 £450 +46.93%
Yorkshire -16 12 £275 -8.33% 2
Warwickshire - 11 £575 - 1
South West -6 8 £325 - 1
Warwick - 8 £388 -
Buckinghamshire -3 6 - - 1
Sheffield - 6 £268 - 1
South Yorkshire - 6 £268 - 1
Wiltshire +3 5 £350 +7.69%
Scotland +3 5 £375 +72.41% 1
North West -22 5 £300 -7.69%
Slough - 5 £309 -
East of England -5 4 £338 -3.57%
Hampshire -8 4 £380 -27.61% 1
East Midlands -11 4 £339 -24.72%
Edinburgh - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 £338 -
Manchester - 4 £325 -
Marlow - 4 - - 1
Reading - 4 £170 -
Belfast +9 3 - -
County Antrim +9 3 - -
Northern Ireland +7 3 - -
Birmingham +6 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire -23 3 £325 +8.33% 1

Cisco Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 272 (100.00%) Cisco
2 173 (63.60%) Cisco Certification
3 132 (48.53%) CCNP
4 113 (41.54%) Firewall
5 88 (32.35%) CCNA
6 85 (31.25%) WAN
7 84 (30.88%) LAN
8 70 (25.74%) Cisco ASA
9 55 (20.22%) BGP
10 51 (18.75%) Wireless
11 49 (18.01%) Cisco CUCM
12 48 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
13 47 (17.28%) CheckPoint
14 46 (16.91%) OSPF
15 42 (15.44%) VoIP
16 41 (15.07%) VLAN
17 40 (14.71%) VPN
17 40 (14.71%) F5
18 37 (13.60%) Cisco UCCE
18 37 (13.60%) EIGRP
19 35 (12.87%) TCP/IP
20 34 (12.50%) MPLS
21 33 (12.13%) Juniper
22 30 (11.03%) CCIE
22 30 (11.03%) Load Balancing
22 30 (11.03%) Data Centre
23 29 (10.66%) Network Security
24 28 (10.29%) Finance
25 26 (9.56%) Cisco IOS
26 24 (8.82%) Migration

Cisco Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (2.21%) Lync
2 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.37%) CMS
3 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (41.54%) Firewall
2 85 (31.25%) WAN
3 84 (30.88%) LAN
4 70 (25.74%) Cisco ASA
5 55 (20.22%) BGP
6 51 (18.75%) Wireless
7 48 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 46 (16.91%) OSPF
9 42 (15.44%) VoIP
10 41 (15.07%) VLAN
11 40 (14.71%) VPN
12 37 (13.60%) EIGRP
13 35 (12.87%) TCP/IP
14 34 (12.50%) MPLS
15 29 (10.66%) Network Security
16 26 (9.56%) Cisco IOS
17 23 (8.46%) DNS
18 16 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
18 16 (5.88%) IP Telephony
19 15 (5.51%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (2.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (10.29%) Finance
2 21 (7.72%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.78%) Banking
4 1 (0.37%) Retail
4 1 (0.37%) Local Government
4 1 (0.37%) Publishing
4 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.88%) XMPP
2 9 (3.31%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.74%) CSS
4 1 (0.37%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.03%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (3.68%) IVR
4 6 (2.21%) NHS
5 5 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.10%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.10%) Social Media
6 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.10%) EPoS
6 3 (1.10%) Clustering
7 2 (0.74%) CESG
7 2 (0.74%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.74%) e-Health
7 2 (0.74%) PKI
8 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.37%) SecurID
8 1 (0.37%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.46%) Windows
2 12 (4.41%) Linux
3 10 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.57%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.21%) Windows 2000
7 5 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.10%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.37%) UNIX
9 1 (0.37%) HPUX
9 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (11.03%) Load Balancing
2 24 (8.82%) ITIL
2 24 (8.82%) Migration
3 17 (6.25%) Network Design
4 10 (3.68%) Data Modelling
4 10 (3.68%) Data Virtualisation
5 9 (3.31%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (2.94%) Mentoring
7 6 (2.21%) Service Delivery
7 6 (2.21%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (2.21%) Incident Management
8 5 (1.84%) Project Management
9 4 (1.47%) Validation
9 4 (1.47%) Asset Management
9 4 (1.47%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (1.10%) Patch Management
10 3 (1.10%) Speech Recognition
10 3 (1.10%) Change Management
10 3 (1.10%) WAN Optimisation
11 2 (0.74%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.21%) C
2 4 (1.47%) SQL
3 2 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 173 (63.60%) Cisco Certification
2 132 (48.53%) CCNP
3 88 (32.35%) CCNA
4 30 (11.03%) CCIE
5 20 (7.35%) Security Cleared
6 19 (6.99%) CCVP
7 13 (4.78%) SC Cleared
8 11 (4.04%) CCDP
9 8 (2.94%) CCSP
10 7 (2.57%) CCIP
11 6 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.21%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.84%) JNCIA
12 5 (1.84%) CCSE
13 4 (1.47%) CCSA
13 4 (1.47%) CCDA
13 4 (1.47%) CCENT
14 3 (1.10%) JNCIS
14 3 (1.10%) Check Point Certification
14 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.21%) SLA
2 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.74%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.10%) vSphere
2 3 (1.10%) VirtualBox
2 3 (1.10%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.74%) KVM
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.37%) XenApp
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 49 (18.01%) Cisco CUCM
2 37 (13.60%) Cisco UCCE
3 23 (8.46%) Cisco UCCX
4 10 (3.68%) Cisco IPCC
5 5 (1.84%) CA Spectrum
5 5 (1.84%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (1.47%) OPNET
7 3 (1.10%) Cacti
8 2 (0.74%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.74%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 272 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (17.28%) CheckPoint
3 40 (14.71%) F5
4 33 (12.13%) Juniper
5 24 (8.82%) VMware
6 22 (8.09%) Microsoft
7 20 (7.35%) SolarWinds
8 11 (4.04%) Aruba
9 7 (2.57%) Riverbed
10 6 (2.21%) Citrix
10 6 (2.21%) Avaya
11 5 (1.84%) CA
11 5 (1.84%) HP
11 5 (1.84%) Fortinet
11 5 (1.84%) Mitel
12 4 (1.47%) Remedy
12 4 (1.47%) McAfee
13 3 (1.10%) Nokia
13 3 (1.10%) EMC
13 3 (1.10%) Red Hat
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