The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Cisco Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Network Engineer
Rank 408 443 454
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 234 226 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.41% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 146 105
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% +45.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £24.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.48 £40.95 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+88.88% -

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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Cisco Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 27 August 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Cisco Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +30 219 £360 -4.00% 45
London -1 74 £375 -11.76% 14
South East +18 50 £350 +3.70% 9
Yorkshire -6 30 £350 - 5
West Yorkshire -3 19 £360 -10.00% 4
East of England +33 18 £320 -3.39% 2
City of London +19 15 £425 +2.04% 5
Leeds -10 15 £350 -12.50% 3
West Midlands -28 15 £388 +29.16% 3
East Midlands +3 11 £276 +0.45% 2
North West +18 10 £375 -0.39% 6
Middlesex - 10 £438 -
Kent +10 9 £200 -42.85% 2
Birmingham -8 9 £400 +33.33% 1
Berkshire +4 8 £413 +29.92%
Manchester +3 8 £375 -3.41% 4
Wales +28 7 £350 +16.66% 1
South Wales +27 7 £350 +7.69%
South West +8 7 £375 +7.14% 2
Hampshire +6 7 £325 -35.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 6 £160 -57.33%
Surrey +2 6 £350 +7.69% 1
Bedfordshire +1 6 - -
South Yorkshire -6 6 - - 1
Milton Keynes +16 5 £160 -57.33%
Essex +7 5 £258 -18.25%
Sheffield -10 5 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -17 5 £300 - 1
North East -20 5 £300 - 1
Bradford +14 4 £360 -

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in the job title.

1 457 (100.00%) Cisco
2 307 (67.18%) Cisco Certification
3 268 (58.64%) Firewall
4 238 (52.08%) CCNP
5 180 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
6 151 (33.04%) WAN
7 143 (31.29%) CheckPoint
8 142 (31.07%) LAN
9 130 (28.45%) CCNA
10 125 (27.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 116 (25.38%) Wireless
12 105 (22.98%) Network Security
13 99 (21.66%) Juniper
14 98 (21.44%) OSPF
15 95 (20.79%) BGP
16 88 (19.26%) F5
17 84 (18.38%) Data Centre
18 80 (17.51%) VPN
19 70 (15.32%) CCIE
20 65 (14.22%) VoIP
20 65 (14.22%) MPLS
21 63 (13.79%) Palo Alto
22 57 (12.47%) EIGRP
22 57 (12.47%) TCP/IP
23 55 (12.04%) ITIL
23 55 (12.04%) Security Cleared
24 50 (10.94%) SC Cleared
25 48 (10.50%) Load Balancing
25 48 (10.50%) Network Design
26 47 (10.28%) Windows

Cisco Network 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 3 (0.66%) MS Exchange
1 3 (0.66%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.44%) IIS
2 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
2 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.22%) Apache
3 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.22%) nginx
3 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (1.53%) MS Office
1 7 (1.53%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.66%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.09%) assyst
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.66%) IaaS
3 3 (0.66%) PaaS
3 3 (0.66%) SaaS
4 2 (0.44%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.22%) Trello
5 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 268 (58.64%) Firewall
2 180 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
3 151 (33.04%) WAN
4 142 (31.07%) LAN
5 125 (27.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 116 (25.38%) Wireless
7 105 (22.98%) Network Security
8 98 (21.44%) OSPF
9 95 (20.79%) BGP
10 80 (17.51%) VPN
11 65 (14.22%) MPLS
11 65 (14.22%) VoIP
12 57 (12.47%) EIGRP
12 57 (12.47%) TCP/IP
13 42 (9.19%) Cisco Wireless
13 42 (9.19%) VLAN
14 38 (8.32%) Cisco IOS
15 37 (8.10%) DNS
16 32 (7.00%) WLAN
17 29 (6.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.44%) JIRA
2 2 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 41 (8.97%) Finance
2 28 (6.13%) Banking
3 21 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.97%) Retail
5 4 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.66%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.44%) French Language
7 2 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.22%) Automotive
8 1 (0.22%) Back Office
8 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.22%) Front Office
8 1 (0.22%) Games
8 1 (0.22%) Local Government
8 1 (0.22%) Military
8 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.94%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.19%) CSS
3 6 (1.31%) Middleware
4 2 (0.44%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.44%) REST
4 2 (0.44%) XMPP
5 1 (0.22%) COM
5 1 (0.22%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 84 (18.38%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.38%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (2.41%) NHS
4 10 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.19%) Driving Licence
5 7 (1.53%) FlexPod
6 6 (1.31%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.09%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.09%) e-Health
7 5 (1.09%) User Experience
8 4 (0.88%) Statistics
9 3 (0.66%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.66%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.44%) IVR
10 2 (0.44%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.22%) CESG
11 1 (0.22%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.28%) Windows
2 34 (7.44%) Linux
3 32 (7.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.31%) Data ONTAP
5 6 (1.31%) Unix
5 6 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (12.04%) ITIL
2 48 (10.50%) Load Balancing
2 48 (10.50%) Network Design
3 42 (9.19%) Network Management
4 35 (7.66%) Network Monitoring
5 23 (5.03%) Change Management
6 21 (4.60%) Migration
7 17 (3.72%) Network Architecture
8 16 (3.50%) Project Management
9 14 (3.06%) Incident Management
10 10 (2.19%) ITIL V3
10 10 (2.19%) WAN Optimisation
11 9 (1.97%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (1.97%) Service Management
12 8 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (1.53%) Patch Management
13 7 (1.53%) Service Delivery
14 6 (1.31%) Time Management
14 6 (1.31%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.31%) Python
2 5 (1.09%) Tcl
3 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
3 4 (0.88%) SQL
4 3 (0.66%) C
4 3 (0.66%) Perl
5 2 (0.44%) Java
6 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.22%) Korn
6 1 (0.22%) Lisp
6 1 (0.22%) PHP
6 1 (0.22%) Ruby
6 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 307 (67.18%) Cisco Certification
2 238 (52.08%) CCNP
3 130 (28.45%) CCNA
4 70 (15.32%) CCIE
5 55 (12.04%) Security Cleared
6 50 (10.94%) SC Cleared
7 34 (7.44%) CCDP
8 21 (4.60%) CCVP
9 15 (3.28%) CCDA
10 10 (2.19%) Degree
11 7 (1.53%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.31%) CCSP
12 6 (1.31%) JNCIE
12 6 (1.31%) NCDA
13 5 (1.09%) Check Point Certification
13 5 (1.09%) JNCIA
13 5 (1.09%) MCSE
13 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.88%) CCSA
14 4 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.28%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.31%) SLA
3 4 (0.88%) QA
4 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.44%) GLP
5 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.22%) RMADS
System Software
1 15 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.63%) vSphere
3 7 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.44%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.22%) Firmware
7 1 (0.22%) iptables
7 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.22%) NFS
7 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.22%) Snort
7 1 (0.22%) vCloud
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.22%) XenApp
7 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (5.47%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (4.60%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (1.75%) FortiGate
5 7 (1.53%) OPNET
5 7 (1.53%) TrustSec
6 4 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (0.66%) Cacti
7 3 (0.66%) OpenView
7 3 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.44%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.44%) Cisco CME
9 1 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco LMS
9 1 (0.22%) Endace
9 1 (0.22%) Nessus
9 1 (0.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.22%) SCCM
9 1 (0.22%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 457 (100.00%) Cisco
2 143 (31.29%) CheckPoint
3 99 (21.66%) Juniper
4 88 (19.26%) F5
5 63 (13.79%) Palo Alto
6 40 (8.75%) VMware
7 32 (7.00%) Fortinet
7 32 (7.00%) SolarWinds
8 27 (5.91%) HP
9 24 (5.25%) Riverbed
10 23 (5.03%) Microsoft
11 18 (3.94%) Meraki
12 17 (3.72%) Nokia
13 15 (3.28%) Aruba
14 14 (3.06%) Citrix
15 11 (2.41%) Intel Security
15 11 (2.41%) Red Hat
16 10 (2.19%) Avaya
17 8 (1.75%) BMC
17 8 (1.75%) NetApp
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