The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Cisco Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Engineer
UK
Rank 362 345 334
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 249 293 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.57% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.60% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 166 212
Median daily rate £370 £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.69% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 11
Median hourly rate £38.50 £55.00 £23.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +129.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.04 £50.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £60.00 £28.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £55.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +131.57%

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
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Cisco Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Cisco Engineer in the job title.

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 228 £366 +8.11% 66
London -6 75 £400 +4.23% 29
South East -10 60 £350 +10.67% 18
West Midlands +13 20 £363 -12.12% 7
South West +17 18 £375 +15.38%
Berkshire +7 18 £400 +9.58% 4
Yorkshire +8 17 £376 +29.74% 3
Birmingham +7 13 £363 -3.33% 1
West Yorkshire +15 12 £400 +10.34% 3
East Midlands +9 12 £300 -4.00% 1
Reading +4 12 £400 +39.13% 4
East of England -2 11 £355 +57.77% 3
Hampshire -11 11 £323 +1.17% 2
Wiltshire +8 10 £350 -
Leeds +17 9 £375 +3.44% 2
North West +7 9 £320 -5.18% 5
City of London -3 9 £425 +11.47% 10
Middlesex - 8 £343 -
South Wales +21 7 £388 +26.53% 1
Wales +13 7 £388 +26.53% 1
Surrey +11 7 £350 +33.33% 4
Scotland +13 6 £225 -25.00%
Bristol +5 6 £380 -
South Yorkshire -8 5 £275 -5.17%
Northamptonshire - 5 £300 -
Slough +10 4 £313 -15.54%
Nottinghamshire +9 4 £375 +20.00%
Nottingham +7 4 £375 +20.00%
Manchester +5 4 £320 -5.18% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £400 +53.84% 1

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Cisco Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 569 (100.00%) Cisco
2 316 (55.54%) Cisco Certification
3 283 (49.74%) Firewall
4 233 (40.95%) CCNP
5 173 (30.40%) CCNA
6 149 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
7 147 (25.83%) LAN
8 143 (25.13%) CheckPoint
9 128 (22.50%) Juniper
10 127 (22.32%) WAN
11 122 (21.44%) Cisco Nexus
12 112 (19.68%) Data Centre
13 110 (19.33%) F5
14 89 (15.64%) Wireless
15 82 (14.41%) VoIP
16 78 (13.71%) Network Security
17 76 (13.36%) OSPF
17 76 (13.36%) BGP
18 75 (13.18%) Security Cleared
19 71 (12.48%) VPN
20 68 (11.95%) MPLS
20 68 (11.95%) Cisco CUCM
21 66 (11.60%) VLAN
22 61 (10.72%) Finance
23 57 (10.02%) SC Cleared
24 56 (9.84%) CCIE
25 55 (9.67%) Windows
26 53 (9.31%) Palo Alto
27 51 (8.96%) Network Design
28 50 (8.79%) VMware

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (2.81%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (1.41%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.18%) Apache
6 1 (0.18%) JBoss
6 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.18%) SAS
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.35%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) assyst
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.41%) Office 365
2 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.35%) Akamai
5 2 (0.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 283 (49.74%) Firewall
2 149 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
3 147 (25.83%) LAN
4 127 (22.32%) WAN
5 122 (21.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 89 (15.64%) Wireless
7 82 (14.41%) VoIP
8 78 (13.71%) Network Security
9 76 (13.36%) BGP
9 76 (13.36%) OSPF
10 71 (12.48%) VPN
11 68 (11.95%) MPLS
12 66 (11.60%) VLAN
13 49 (8.61%) TCP/IP
14 44 (7.73%) Unified Communications
15 41 (7.21%) DNS
15 41 (7.21%) EIGRP
15 41 (7.21%) Wi-Fi
16 37 (6.50%) Cisco IOS
17 29 (5.10%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.18%) Big Data
3 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.53%) JIRA
1 3 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 61 (10.72%) Finance
2 43 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.39%) Banking
4 12 (2.11%) Retail
5 7 (1.23%) Law
6 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.88%) Legal
8 3 (0.53%) Advertising
8 3 (0.53%) Electronics
8 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.35%) Billing
9 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.35%) Local Government
9 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.51%) 802.1X
2 13 (2.28%) XMPP
3 8 (1.41%) CSS
4 4 (0.70%) MSMQ
4 4 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (0.53%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.53%) Web Services
6 1 (0.18%) CGI
6 1 (0.18%) JSON
6 1 (0.18%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (0.18%) Middleware
6 1 (0.18%) REST
6 1 (0.18%) SOAP
6 1 (0.18%) Velocity
6 1 (0.18%) XML
6 1 (0.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 112 (19.68%) Data Centre
2 19 (3.34%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.28%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.58%) Driving Licence
5 7 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (1.05%) Virtual Team
7 5 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.88%) EMC VNX
8 4 (0.70%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (0.70%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.70%) NHS
9 3 (0.53%) BBC
9 3 (0.53%) FlexPod
9 3 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.53%) PKI
10 2 (0.35%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.35%) Handset
10 2 (0.35%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.67%) Windows
2 33 (5.80%) Linux
3 29 (5.10%) Windows Server
4 26 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.64%) Unix
6 15 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.58%) Solaris
8 5 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.88%) SUSE
8 5 (0.88%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.70%) AIX
10 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.53%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.53%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.35%) CatOS
12 1 (0.18%) CentOS
12 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (8.96%) Network Design
2 50 (8.79%) ITIL
3 40 (7.03%) Migration
4 36 (6.33%) Load Balancing
5 32 (5.62%) Network Management
6 24 (4.22%) Network Monitoring
7 21 (3.69%) Service Delivery
8 18 (3.16%) High Availability
9 16 (2.81%) Change Management
10 15 (2.64%) Mentoring
10 15 (2.64%) Network Architecture
11 14 (2.46%) Change Control
11 14 (2.46%) Project Management
12 11 (1.93%) Incident Management
12 11 (1.93%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (1.58%) Capacity Management
13 9 (1.58%) Problem Management
14 8 (1.41%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (1.41%) Cybersecurity
14 8 (1.41%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (1.93%) SQL
2 7 (1.23%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.05%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.35%) C
4 2 (0.35%) Perl
4 2 (0.35%) Python
4 2 (0.35%) VBScript
5 1 (0.18%) Java
5 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.18%) Lisp
5 1 (0.18%) VB
5 1 (0.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 316 (55.54%) Cisco Certification
2 233 (40.95%) CCNP
3 173 (30.40%) CCNA
4 75 (13.18%) Security Cleared
5 57 (10.02%) SC Cleared
6 56 (9.84%) CCIE
7 32 (5.62%) CCVP
8 25 (4.39%) CCDP
9 20 (3.51%) CCDA
10 18 (3.16%) JNCIA
11 14 (2.46%) Degree
12 10 (1.76%) CCNP Voice
12 10 (1.76%) JNCIP
12 10 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (1.58%) MCSA
13 9 (1.58%) MCSE
14 8 (1.41%) CCSA
14 8 (1.41%) CCSE
14 8 (1.41%) DV Cleared
15 6 (1.05%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.16%) SLA
2 11 (1.93%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.35%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 28 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.11%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.11%) vSphere
4 5 (0.88%) ProxySG
4 5 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.70%) vCloud
6 3 (0.53%) Firmware
6 3 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.53%) XenApp
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 68 (11.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 44 (7.73%) Cisco UCCX
3 35 (6.15%) Cisco UCCE
4 15 (2.64%) FortiGate
5 12 (2.11%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (0.70%) OpenView
6 4 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.53%) Cisco CME
7 3 (0.53%) SCCM
8 2 (0.35%) Forum Sentry
8 2 (0.35%) Nagios
8 2 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.35%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.18%) Cacti
9 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.18%) Nessus
9 1 (0.18%) OPNET
9 1 (0.18%) Puppet
9 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.18%) WMI
Vendors
1 569 (100.00%) Cisco
2 143 (25.13%) CheckPoint
3 128 (22.50%) Juniper
4 110 (19.33%) F5
5 53 (9.31%) Palo Alto
6 50 (8.79%) VMware
7 39 (6.85%) Microsoft
8 32 (5.62%) HP
9 31 (5.45%) Fortinet
10 29 (5.10%) SolarWinds
11 25 (4.39%) Blue Coat
12 20 (3.51%) Riverbed
13 17 (2.99%) Aruba
13 17 (2.99%) Citrix
14 16 (2.81%) Meraki
14 16 (2.81%) NetApp
15 15 (2.64%) Intel Security
15 15 (2.64%) Red Hat
16 14 (2.46%) Avaya
16 14 (2.46%) Nokia
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