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 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Engineer
Rank 430 431 370
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 178 144 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.29% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 89 113
Average daily rate
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£330 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
Average hourly rate £28.25 £28.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% +30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £23.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £31.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £28.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+30.35% +30.23%

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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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 £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +18 171 £330 +3.12% 28
London +60 110 £320 -6.90% 18
City of London +60 54 £306 +2.08% 10
South East -23 23 £363 +5.45% 8
East of England -19 10 £350 +29.62% 1
West Midlands -6 9 £330 +3.12% 1
Hampshire -2 8 £525 +47.36% 2
South West -38 7 £400 +39.13% 1
East Midlands +2 6 £450 +51.26%
Berkshire +6 4 £250 -41.17% 2
Birmingham -2 4 £330 +10.00%
Oxfordshire +1 3 £338 +12.50%
Essex -4 3 - -
North West -6 3 £325 -3.70% 1
Hertfordshire -13 3 £375 +11.11% 1
Surrey -14 3 £366 +10.56% 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £300 -
Yorkshire +8 2 £300 +14.28%
West Yorkshire +5 2 £300 +14.28%
Derbyshire +5 2 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £350 +37.25% 1
Scotland -23 2 £218 -37.85% 1
Glasgow - 2 £218 -
Basingstoke +20 1 - -
Leeds +3 1 - -
South Wales -8 1 £375 -
Kent -9 1 £400 +33.33%
Middlesex -9 1 - -
Devon -12 1 £400 +33.33%
Exeter -14 1 £400 +33.33%

Cisco Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 308 (100.00%) Cisco
2 187 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
3 141 (45.78%) CCNP
4 103 (33.44%) Firewall
5 82 (26.62%) CCNA
6 73 (23.70%) WAN
7 70 (22.73%) CheckPoint
8 67 (21.75%) LAN
9 63 (20.45%) Cisco CUCM
10 52 (16.88%) Finance
11 51 (16.56%) Cisco ASA
12 48 (15.58%) VoIP
12 48 (15.58%) VPN
13 46 (14.94%) Cisco UCCE
14 45 (14.61%) EIGRP
15 42 (13.64%) BGP
15 42 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
16 40 (12.99%) Juniper
17 34 (11.04%) F5
18 31 (10.06%) Network Security
19 30 (9.74%) MPLS
20 29 (9.42%) Cisco PIX
21 28 (9.09%) Wireless
22 27 (8.77%) Banking
22 27 (8.77%) CCVP
22 27 (8.77%) VLAN
22 27 (8.77%) Security Cleared
23 25 (8.12%) Cisco UCCX
23 25 (8.12%) OSPF
24 24 (7.79%) ITIL

Cisco Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (0.97%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.62%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) EPLAN
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.97%) Office 365
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (33.44%) Firewall
2 73 (23.70%) WAN
3 67 (21.75%) LAN
4 51 (16.56%) Cisco ASA
5 48 (15.58%) VoIP
5 48 (15.58%) VPN
6 45 (14.61%) EIGRP
7 42 (13.64%) BGP
7 42 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 31 (10.06%) Network Security
9 30 (9.74%) MPLS
10 29 (9.42%) Cisco PIX
11 28 (9.09%) Wireless
12 27 (8.77%) VLAN
13 25 (8.12%) OSPF
14 16 (5.19%) IPsec
15 15 (4.87%) IP Telephony
15 15 (4.87%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (4.87%) Multicast
16 13 (4.22%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.32%) Ant
General
1 52 (16.88%) Finance
2 27 (8.77%) Banking
3 16 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.65%) Back Office
5 2 (0.65%) Retail
5 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.65%) Local Government
6 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.32%) French Language
6 1 (0.32%) Billing
6 1 (0.32%) Advertising
6 1 (0.32%) Publishing
6 1 (0.32%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.87%) VXML
2 9 (2.92%) XMPP
3 8 (2.60%) CSS
4 2 (0.65%) XML
4 2 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.60%) IVR
2 7 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (1.62%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.30%) NHS
4 4 (1.30%) Firmware
5 2 (0.65%) GIS
5 2 (0.65%) CLARiiON
5 2 (0.65%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.32%) Kindle
6 1 (0.32%) FMCG
6 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.32%) e-Health
6 1 (0.32%) SecurID
6 1 (0.32%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.90%) Linux
2 9 (2.92%) Windows
3 5 (1.62%) UNIX
4 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.65%) Solaris
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (7.79%) ITIL
2 20 (6.49%) Network Design
3 16 (5.19%) Project Management
4 15 (4.87%) Network Management
5 12 (3.90%) Migration
6 11 (3.57%) Load Balancing
6 11 (3.57%) Change Control
7 9 (2.92%) Service Delivery
8 8 (2.60%) Change Management
9 6 (1.95%) Cisco ICM Scripting
9 6 (1.95%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (1.62%) Network Architecture
11 4 (1.30%) Contact Management
11 4 (1.30%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (1.30%) Incident Management
11 4 (1.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (0.97%) Service Management
12 3 (0.97%) PRINCE2
12 3 (0.97%) Low Latency
12 3 (0.97%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.65%) Perl
2 1 (0.32%) SQL
2 1 (0.32%) Python
2 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 187 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 141 (45.78%) CCNP
3 82 (26.62%) CCNA
4 27 (8.77%) CCVP
4 27 (8.77%) Security Cleared
5 22 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 18 (5.84%) CCIE
7 10 (3.25%) CCDP
8 8 (2.60%) CCIP
9 4 (1.30%) CCSP
9 4 (1.30%) CCDA
9 4 (1.30%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.30%) CCSA
10 2 (0.65%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.32%) Degree
11 1 (0.32%) CCSE
11 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.27%) SLA
2 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.65%) Sendmail
3 2 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 63 (20.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 46 (14.94%) Cisco UCCE
3 25 (8.12%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (2.60%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.65%) RANCID
5 2 (0.65%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.65%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 308 (100.00%) Cisco
2 70 (22.73%) CheckPoint
3 40 (12.99%) Juniper
4 34 (11.04%) F5
5 20 (6.49%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.90%) VMware
7 8 (2.60%) BT
7 8 (2.60%) SolarWinds
8 7 (2.27%) Mitel
8 7 (2.27%) Avaya
9 6 (1.95%) HP
9 6 (1.95%) Riverbed
10 5 (1.62%) Citrix
10 5 (1.62%) BMC
10 5 (1.62%) Nokia
11 4 (1.30%) IronPort
11 4 (1.30%) Zeacom
12 3 (0.97%) Aruba
12 3 (0.97%) Blue Coat
12 3 (0.97%) McAfee
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