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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Network Engineer
Rank 525 516 485
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 64 72 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 42
Average daily rate
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£300 £340 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £330 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.87% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.44 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.44 -
% change year-on-year
+51.30% -

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
50807 49213 43153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30874 29577 24780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2026 2213
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -16 58 £340 - 15
London +2 26 £370 +8.82% 5
Yorkshire +2 11 £275 - 1
City of London +17 10 £463 +54.16% 2
South East -36 8 £343 +7.03% 2
East of England +11 6 £288 -22.55% 2
Surrey +8 4 £343 +14.16%
Essex +8 4 £313 -24.24% 1
Wales -4 4 £275 -
South Wales - 4 £275 -
Cardiff - 4 £275 -
West Midlands -7 3 £331 +12.28% 2
Manchester -8 3 £395 +46.29% 1
North West -18 3 £395 +88.09% 2
West Yorkshire -12 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 £225 -
Hertfordshire +3 1 £288 - 1
Berkshire -3 1 - -
Leeds -8 1 - -
Hampshire -9 1 - - 1
South West -11 1 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire -15 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £350 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Cisco
2 83 (69.75%) Cisco Certification
3 73 (61.34%) Firewall
4 69 (57.98%) CCNP
5 57 (47.90%) WAN
6 45 (37.82%) CCNA
7 42 (35.29%) LAN
8 37 (31.09%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (30.25%) BGP
10 30 (25.21%) F5
11 27 (22.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 27 (22.69%) OSPF
11 27 (22.69%) CheckPoint
12 26 (21.85%) Load Balancing
13 24 (20.17%) EIGRP
14 21 (17.65%) Wireless
14 21 (17.65%) VLAN
15 19 (15.97%) VoIP
16 18 (15.13%) DNS
17 16 (13.45%) ITIL
17 16 (13.45%) Network Security
18 14 (11.76%) MPLS
18 14 (11.76%) Juniper
18 14 (11.76%) Service Delivery
19 13 (10.92%) TCP/IP
19 13 (10.92%) SolarWinds
20 12 (10.08%) Cisco IOS
20 12 (10.08%) VPN
20 12 (10.08%) Windows
21 11 (9.24%) HP

Cisco Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (0.84%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (0.84%) Lync
1 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.84%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 73 (61.34%) Firewall
2 57 (47.90%) WAN
3 42 (35.29%) LAN
4 37 (31.09%) Cisco ASA
5 36 (30.25%) BGP
6 27 (22.69%) OSPF
6 27 (22.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (20.17%) EIGRP
8 21 (17.65%) Wireless
8 21 (17.65%) VLAN
9 19 (15.97%) VoIP
10 18 (15.13%) DNS
11 16 (13.45%) Network Security
12 14 (11.76%) MPLS
13 13 (10.92%) TCP/IP
14 12 (10.08%) VPN
14 12 (10.08%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (7.56%) IP Telephony
16 8 (6.72%) Cisco PIX
17 6 (5.04%) Cisco IPT
General
1 10 (8.40%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Banking
3 8 (6.72%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.68%) Local Government
6 1 (0.84%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) XMPP
2 1 (0.84%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.36%) IVR
2 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.84%) NHS
4 1 (0.84%) PKI
4 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.84%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.08%) Windows
2 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.36%) Windows 2000
3 4 (3.36%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.68%) Linux
6 1 (0.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.85%) Load Balancing
2 16 (13.45%) ITIL
3 14 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 7 (5.88%) Migration
5 6 (5.04%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (5.04%) Project Management
6 5 (4.20%) Network Design
7 4 (3.36%) Network Management
8 3 (2.52%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.52%) Capacity Management
9 2 (1.68%) Change Control
9 2 (1.68%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (1.68%) Mentoring
10 1 (0.84%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (0.84%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (0.84%) Business Development
10 1 (0.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (0.84%) Problem Management
10 1 (0.84%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.84%) Python
1 1 (0.84%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 83 (69.75%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (57.98%) CCNP
3 45 (37.82%) CCNA
4 8 (6.72%) CCIE
5 7 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.20%) CCSP
7 5 (4.20%) CCDP
8 4 (3.36%) Degree
9 3 (2.52%) MCSE
9 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.52%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.68%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.68%) MCITP
10 2 (1.68%) CCSA
10 2 (1.68%) CCVP
10 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.84%) NCDA
11 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Firmware
2 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (9.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (6.72%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (4.20%) Cisco IPCC
4 4 (3.36%) OPNET
5 3 (2.52%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.68%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.84%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.84%) Cacti
7 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 119 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (25.21%) F5
3 27 (22.69%) CheckPoint
4 14 (11.76%) Juniper
5 13 (10.92%) SolarWinds
6 11 (9.24%) HP
7 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
8 6 (5.04%) VMware
8 6 (5.04%) Aruba
9 5 (4.20%) Fortinet
9 5 (4.20%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.36%) Mitel
11 3 (2.52%) BT
11 3 (2.52%) ProCurve
12 2 (1.68%) Polycom
12 2 (1.68%) Nokia
12 2 (1.68%) Brocade
12 2 (1.68%) Citrix
12 2 (1.68%) Avaya
13 1 (0.84%) Motorola
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