The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ISE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ISE over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Identity Services Engine (Cisco ISE)
Rank 567 570 556
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco ISE 28 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.023% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.17% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 1
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£375 £440 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% -16.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £475 £525
% change year-on-year
-26.31% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7932 6951 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.38% 13.47% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4506 3786 3830
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 418 664
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

Cisco ISE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ISE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco ISE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco ISE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco ISE within the UK.

Cisco ISE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco ISE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ISE within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Cisco ISE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco ISE
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ISE within the UK.

Cisco ISE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco ISE
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ISE within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 27 £375 -14.77% 1
South East -5 16 £313 -34.21% 1
London +20 9 £403 +16.66%
South West - 1 £375 -
West Midlands - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -

Cisco ISE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cisco ISE also 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 that cited Cisco ISE.

1 72 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (58.33%) Firewall
3 40 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (45.83%) BGP
5 33 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 31 (43.06%) CheckPoint
7 30 (41.67%) CCNP
7 30 (41.67%) VPN
7 30 (41.67%) Wireless
8 29 (40.28%) Network Security
8 29 (40.28%) LAN
9 25 (34.72%) Internet
9 25 (34.72%) IPsec
10 24 (33.33%) Citrix
10 24 (33.33%) NetScaler
11 23 (31.94%) F5
11 23 (31.94%) WAN
11 23 (31.94%) OSPF
12 21 (29.17%) SAN
12 21 (29.17%) Load Balancing
13 20 (27.78%) DNS
14 19 (26.39%) Ethernet
14 19 (26.39%) ITIL
14 19 (26.39%) Windows
14 19 (26.39%) VLAN
14 19 (26.39%) FreeRADIUS
15 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 18 (25.00%) CA
16 17 (23.61%) Change Management

Cisco ISE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cisco ISE also 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 that cited Cisco ISE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (23.61%) Apache
1 17 (23.61%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
2 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (58.33%) Firewall
2 40 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 33 (45.83%) BGP
3 33 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 30 (41.67%) VPN
4 30 (41.67%) Wireless
5 29 (40.28%) Network Security
5 29 (40.28%) LAN
6 25 (34.72%) Internet
6 25 (34.72%) IPsec
7 24 (33.33%) NetScaler
8 23 (31.94%) WAN
8 23 (31.94%) OSPF
9 21 (29.17%) SAN
10 20 (27.78%) DNS
11 19 (26.39%) Ethernet
11 19 (26.39%) VLAN
12 16 (22.22%) WLAN
13 11 (15.28%) SSL
13 11 (15.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
1 17 (23.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Law
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (47.22%) Network Engineer
2 17 (23.61%) Consultant
3 13 (18.06%) Security Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Network Consultant
6 8 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Design Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Security Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Network Security Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) Cisco Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Network Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Network Design Specialist
10 2 (2.78%) Security Consultant
10 2 (2.78%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) SecurID
2 5 (6.94%) AVVID
3 1 (1.39%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Windows
2 17 (23.61%) AIX
2 17 (23.61%) Linux
2 17 (23.61%) SUSE
2 17 (23.61%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Load Balancing
2 19 (26.39%) ITIL
3 17 (23.61%) Change Management
4 12 (16.67%) Service Management
4 12 (16.67%) Line Management
5 8 (11.11%) Network Design
6 7 (9.72%) Validation
6 7 (9.72%) eTOM
7 6 (8.33%) Analytics
7 6 (8.33%) Identity Management
8 5 (6.94%) Migration
8 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.56%) ITSM
9 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (4.17%) Network Architecture
10 3 (4.17%) Demand Forecasting
11 2 (2.78%) Business Development
12 1 (1.39%) Network Planning
12 1 (1.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (41.67%) CCNP
3 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
5 9 (12.50%) CCIE
5 9 (12.50%) CISSP
6 7 (9.72%) Degree
7 6 (8.33%) HP ASE
7 6 (8.33%) ACSP
8 2 (2.78%) CCNA
9 1 (1.39%) CCSA
9 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (26.39%) FreeRADIUS
2 17 (23.61%) vSphere
3 13 (18.06%) Firmware
4 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (13.89%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (2.78%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.78%) SCCM
4 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (43.06%) CheckPoint
3 24 (33.33%) Citrix
4 23 (31.94%) F5
5 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (25.00%) CA
6 17 (23.61%) IBM
6 17 (23.61%) Oracle
6 17 (23.61%) VMware
7 11 (15.28%) Juniper
8 10 (13.89%) Splunk
9 9 (12.50%) Fortinet
10 8 (11.11%) HP
11 7 (9.72%) AlgoSec
11 7 (9.72%) Tufin
12 6 (8.33%) Aruba
12 6 (8.33%) Meraki
12 6 (8.33%) Motorola
12 6 (8.33%) AirMagnet
13 4 (5.56%) BT