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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Engineer
Rank 481 473 439
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 119 125 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 59 70
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £39.83 £28.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.54% +59.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.37 £27.75 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £29.75 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.67 - £21.50

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
51835 49864 44801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32680 30673 25940
Average daily rate £400 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% -1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1944 1967 2098
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.51 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -43 109 £325 +8.33% 29
London -44 41 £290 -3.33% 8
South East -19 22 £275 -30.37% 7
West Midlands +8 14 £438 +40.00% 4
Berkshire +18 13 £275 - 2
City of London -30 12 £311 +13.18% 3
Warwickshire +7 10 £580 +45.00% 1
East of England -7 10 £313 +9.82% 3
Yorkshire -18 9 £325 - 2
South West -3 6 £338 +3.84% 2
Warwick - 6 £585 - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 5 - -
North Yorkshire - 5 £250 -
Essex -5 4 £263 +64.06%
West Yorkshire -13 4 £363 - 2
Harrogate - 4 - -
Hampshire -6 3 £336 -36.00% 1
Hertfordshire -8 3 - - 2
Leeds -21 3 £325 - 2
Marlow - 3 - -
Cardiff - 3 £225 - 1
South Wales - 3 £225 - 1
North West - 3 £180 - 2
Wales - 3 £225 - 1
Milton Keynes +1 2 - -
Wiltshire -4 2 £350 +7.69% 1
East Midlands -6 2 £403 +15.00%
Norfolk - 2 £350 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £275 -

Cisco Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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
2 140 (55.34%) Cisco Certification
3 103 (40.71%) CCNP
4 93 (36.76%) Firewall
5 72 (28.46%) CCNA
6 66 (26.09%) WAN
6 66 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
7 59 (23.32%) LAN
8 50 (19.76%) BGP
8 50 (19.76%) Cisco CUCM
9 44 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 41 (16.21%) OSPF
11 40 (15.81%) Wireless
12 39 (15.42%) Cisco UCCE
13 36 (14.23%) F5
14 34 (13.44%) VLAN
14 34 (13.44%) CheckPoint
15 33 (13.04%) EIGRP
16 31 (12.25%) VoIP
16 31 (12.25%) Cisco ICM
17 29 (11.46%) Data Centre
18 28 (11.07%) Load Balancing
18 28 (11.07%) MPLS
19 27 (10.67%) CCIE
20 26 (10.28%) Windows
21 24 (9.49%) Juniper
22 22 (8.70%) TCP/IP
22 22 (8.70%) VPN
22 22 (8.70%) VMware
23 21 (8.30%) Microsoft

Cisco Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 9 (3.56%) Lync
2 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.79%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (36.76%) Firewall
2 66 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
2 66 (26.09%) WAN
3 59 (23.32%) LAN
4 50 (19.76%) BGP
5 44 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
6 41 (16.21%) OSPF
7 40 (15.81%) Wireless
8 34 (13.44%) VLAN
9 33 (13.04%) EIGRP
10 31 (12.25%) Cisco ICM
10 31 (12.25%) VoIP
11 28 (11.07%) MPLS
12 22 (8.70%) TCP/IP
12 22 (8.70%) VPN
13 20 (7.91%) IP Telephony
14 18 (7.11%) DNS
15 17 (6.72%) Network Security
15 17 (6.72%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (4.74%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.40%) Ant
General
1 20 (7.91%) Telecoms
1 20 (7.91%) Finance
2 9 (3.56%) Banking
3 2 (0.79%) Publishing
4 1 (0.40%) Retail
4 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.40%) Local Government
4 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.35%) XMPP
2 1 (0.40%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.46%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.56%) IVR
3 5 (1.98%) NHS
4 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.19%) PKI
4 3 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.19%) Social Media
4 3 (1.19%) EMC VNX
4 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.79%) e-Health
6 1 (0.40%) Handset
6 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.40%) IPTV
6 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.40%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.40%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.28%) Windows
2 10 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (3.16%) Windows XP
4 7 (2.77%) Windows 2000
5 6 (2.37%) Linux
5 6 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.19%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (11.07%) Load Balancing
2 16 (6.32%) Migration
2 16 (6.32%) Network Design
3 13 (5.14%) ITIL
4 11 (4.35%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 9 (3.56%) Data Modelling
5 9 (3.56%) Data Virtualisation
6 7 (2.77%) Project Management
6 7 (2.77%) Change Management
7 6 (2.37%) Service Delivery
7 6 (2.37%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (1.58%) Validation
9 3 (1.19%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (1.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (1.19%) Change Control
9 3 (1.19%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (1.19%) CAD
9 3 (1.19%) Speech Recognition
10 2 (0.79%) Incident Management
10 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.93%) C
2 9 (3.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 140 (55.34%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (40.71%) CCNP
3 72 (28.46%) CCNA
4 27 (10.67%) CCIE
5 21 (8.30%) Security Cleared
6 15 (5.93%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.95%) CCDP
8 7 (2.77%) CCIP
9 5 (1.98%) CCVP
10 4 (1.58%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.19%) BC Cleared
11 3 (1.19%) Degree
11 3 (1.19%) CCSA
11 3 (1.19%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.19%) JNCIE
11 3 (1.19%) CCSP
12 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.79%) MCSE
12 2 (0.79%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.79%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.98%) SLA
2 3 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 50 (19.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 39 (15.42%) Cisco UCCE
3 13 (5.14%) Cisco IPCC
4 12 (4.74%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (1.98%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (1.58%) OPNET
7 3 (1.19%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.79%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.79%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.40%) WSUS
9 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 253 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (14.23%) F5
3 34 (13.44%) CheckPoint
4 24 (9.49%) Juniper
5 22 (8.70%) VMware
6 21 (8.30%) Microsoft
7 15 (5.93%) Avaya
7 15 (5.93%) SolarWinds
8 8 (3.16%) Riverbed
9 7 (2.77%) Aruba
10 5 (1.98%) EMC
10 5 (1.98%) Mitel
11 4 (1.58%) Oracle
11 4 (1.58%) HP
11 4 (1.58%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.19%) Polycom
12 3 (1.19%) BT
12 3 (1.19%) Aerohive Networks
12 3 (1.19%) Verint
12 3 (1.19%) Citrix
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