The table below looks at the statistics for the Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Network Engineer
Rank 528 486 492
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 55 67 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 27
Average daily rate
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£315 £356 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +23.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £272 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £259
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +35.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -19.35%

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Cisco Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cisco Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cisco Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Cisco Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Cisco Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -27 51 £310 -11.42% 13
London -7 21 £363 -3.33% 6
South East -11 10 £325 -16.12% 2
South Yorkshire +7 9 £261 -12.91%
Yorkshire -2 9 £261 -30.33%
Sheffield - 9 £261 -
South West -16 5 £325 +4.00% 1
City of London +8 4 £450 +24.13% 1
Surrey -1 4 £334 +21.36% 2
North West -10 3 £390 +160.00% 3
Manchester - 3 £390 - 2
Birmingham -1 2 £225 -
West Midlands -3 2 £225 -23.72% 1
Hampshire -25 2 £320 -17.41%
Berkshire +2 1 £325 +52.94%
Oxfordshire -17 1 - -
East of England - 1 £235 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 - -
Barnsley - - - -
Reading - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 1
Halifax - - - -

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title.

1 121 (100.00%) Cisco
2 86 (71.07%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (63.64%) Firewall
4 61 (50.41%) CCNP
5 50 (41.32%) WAN
6 45 (37.19%) CCNA
7 36 (29.75%) LAN
8 35 (28.93%) Cisco ASA
9 33 (27.27%) BGP
10 32 (26.45%) CheckPoint
11 26 (21.49%) OSPF
12 25 (20.66%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (18.18%) F5
14 20 (16.53%) EIGRP
15 18 (14.88%) Load Balancing
16 17 (14.05%) VPN
17 16 (13.22%) VoIP
18 15 (12.40%) DNS
18 15 (12.40%) Wireless
18 15 (12.40%) Service Delivery
18 15 (12.40%) VLAN
18 15 (12.40%) Cisco IOS
19 14 (11.57%) Finance
19 14 (11.57%) ITIL
19 14 (11.57%) Juniper
20 11 (9.09%) MPLS
20 11 (9.09%) Network Design
20 11 (9.09%) Network Security
20 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
21 10 (8.26%) SC Cleared

Cisco Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Project
1 1 (0.83%) MS Office
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (63.64%) Firewall
2 50 (41.32%) WAN
3 36 (29.75%) LAN
4 35 (28.93%) Cisco ASA
5 33 (27.27%) BGP
6 26 (21.49%) OSPF
7 25 (20.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (16.53%) EIGRP
9 17 (14.05%) VPN
10 16 (13.22%) VoIP
11 15 (12.40%) DNS
11 15 (12.40%) Wireless
11 15 (12.40%) VLAN
11 15 (12.40%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (9.09%) MPLS
12 11 (9.09%) Network Security
13 10 (8.26%) TCP/IP
14 9 (7.44%) HSRP
15 8 (6.61%) SAN
15 8 (6.61%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (11.57%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Banking
3 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.31%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.48%) Local Government
6 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.31%) Hedge funds
2 2 (1.65%) FlexPod
3 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.83%) PKI
3 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.96%) Windows
2 5 (4.13%) Linux
3 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.88%) Load Balancing
2 15 (12.40%) Service Delivery
3 14 (11.57%) ITIL
4 11 (9.09%) Network Design
5 10 (8.26%) Network Management
6 8 (6.61%) Migration
7 5 (4.13%) Change Control
8 3 (2.48%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.65%) Project Management
9 2 (1.65%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (1.65%) Capacity Management
9 2 (1.65%) Reverse Engineering
10 1 (0.83%) Network Architecture
10 1 (0.83%) Fault Management
10 1 (0.83%) Problem Management
10 1 (0.83%) Time Management
10 1 (0.83%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (0.83%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (0.83%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (0.83%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 86 (71.07%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (50.41%) CCNP
3 45 (37.19%) CCNA
4 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 10 (8.26%) SC Cleared
5 10 (8.26%) CCIE
6 7 (5.79%) CCVP
6 7 (5.79%) CCDP
7 5 (4.13%) CCSP
8 4 (3.31%) CCDA
9 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.65%) CCIP
10 2 (1.65%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.65%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.83%) CCSA
11 1 (0.83%) Degree
11 1 (0.83%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.83%) MCITP
11 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) SLA
1 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Firmware
2 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.83%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.83%) Cacti
2 1 (0.83%) OpenNMS
2 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.83%) RANCID
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 121 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (26.45%) CheckPoint
3 22 (18.18%) F5
4 14 (11.57%) Juniper
5 9 (7.44%) HP
6 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.13%) Fortinet
7 5 (4.13%) Citrix
8 4 (3.31%) BMC
8 4 (3.31%) Nokia
8 4 (3.31%) Avaya
8 4 (3.31%) Mitel
8 4 (3.31%) VMware
8 4 (3.31%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.48%) ProCurve
9 3 (2.48%) Nortel
10 2 (1.65%) Remedy
10 2 (1.65%) BT
11 1 (0.83%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.83%) Foundry
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