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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Network Engineer
Rank 451 448 460
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 216 202 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.38% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 133 93
Average daily rate £360 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £28.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £26.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £51.67 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +166.66%

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
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 189 £353 +8.46% 52
London -47 61 £375 +7.14% 16
South East +6 54 £350 +25.00% 9
West Midlands +9 29 £378 +45.19% 8
Hampshire +17 22 £350 +55.55% 3
Berkshire +7 16 £363 +31.81% 1
Southampton +24 11 £350 -
South West +13 11 £255 -21.53% 6
North West -9 11 £363 +1.75% 4
Birmingham +9 10 £325 +15.04% 4
East of England +8 10 £250 -10.71% 3
Scotland -12 10 £251 -16.50%
City of London +29 9 £365 +10.18% 5
Coventry - 9 £450 - 1
Reading +1 7 £283 +2.72% 1
Yorkshire -19 7 £280 -2.60% 6
Hertfordshire +14 6 £250 -24.52% 3
Surrey -13 6 £295 -25.31% 3
Dorset - 6 £255 -
Twickenham - 6 £400 -
Wales +8 5 £140 -49.09% 1
Merseyside +1 5 £400 +28.00%
Liverpool -2 5 £400 -
Stevenage - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £400 +6.66%
East Midlands +2 3 £325 -23.52%
Cheshire -3 3 £425 -
Manchester -4 3 £293 -26.87% 3
South Yorkshire -8 3 £280 +1.81% 1
Crawley -8 3 £450 +66.66% 1

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 417 (100.00%) Cisco
2 280 (67.15%) Cisco Certification
3 237 (56.83%) Firewall
4 191 (45.80%) CCNP
5 166 (39.81%) Cisco ASA
6 160 (38.37%) LAN
7 147 (35.25%) WAN
8 133 (31.89%) CCNA
9 105 (25.18%) Wireless
10 98 (23.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 97 (23.26%) CheckPoint
12 91 (21.82%) MPLS
13 85 (20.38%) F5
14 80 (19.18%) VPN
15 79 (18.94%) BGP
16 78 (18.71%) ITIL
17 77 (18.47%) Network Security
17 77 (18.47%) Data Centre
18 76 (18.23%) Juniper
19 75 (17.99%) OSPF
20 70 (16.79%) Security Cleared
21 59 (14.15%) VoIP
22 55 (13.19%) TCP/IP
22 55 (13.19%) EIGRP
22 55 (13.19%) Load Balancing
23 53 (12.71%) SC Cleared
24 46 (11.03%) Finance
25 43 (10.31%) Palo Alto
26 41 (9.83%) CCIE
27 38 (9.11%) DNS

Cisco Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
1 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
1 2 (0.48%) SAS
1 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.24%) Apache
2 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.24%) IIS
2 1 (0.24%) nginx
2 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (2.40%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.96%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.68%) IaaS
1 7 (1.68%) PaaS
1 7 (1.68%) SaaS
2 4 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 237 (56.83%) Firewall
2 166 (39.81%) Cisco ASA
3 160 (38.37%) LAN
4 147 (35.25%) WAN
5 105 (25.18%) Wireless
6 98 (23.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 91 (21.82%) MPLS
8 80 (19.18%) VPN
9 79 (18.94%) BGP
10 77 (18.47%) Network Security
11 75 (17.99%) OSPF
12 59 (14.15%) VoIP
13 55 (13.19%) EIGRP
13 55 (13.19%) TCP/IP
14 38 (9.11%) DNS
15 36 (8.63%) IPsec
16 35 (8.39%) DHCP
17 31 (7.43%) Internet
18 27 (6.47%) Cisco IOS
18 27 (6.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (2.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (11.03%) Finance
2 22 (5.28%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.92%) Retail
4 4 (0.96%) Banking
5 2 (0.48%) Law
5 2 (0.48%) Legal
5 2 (0.48%) Publishing
6 1 (0.24%) Advertising
6 1 (0.24%) French Language
6 1 (0.24%) Games
6 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.24%) Local Government
6 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.32%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.96%) CSS
2 4 (0.96%) Middleware
2 4 (0.96%) WAP
3 3 (0.72%) CGI
3 3 (0.72%) XMPP
4 1 (0.24%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.24%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 77 (18.47%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.36%) Driving Licence
2 14 (3.36%) e-Health
2 14 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (1.92%) Cryptography
4 8 (1.92%) Statistics
5 6 (1.44%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.20%) FlexPod
6 5 (1.20%) NHS
7 4 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.48%) MPEG
9 1 (0.24%) CMDB
9 1 (0.24%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.24%) iPad
9 1 (0.24%) IVR
9 1 (0.24%) PKI
9 1 (0.24%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.39%) Windows
2 22 (5.28%) Linux
3 15 (3.60%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.16%) Unix
5 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.48%) CatOS
8 2 (0.48%) CentOS
8 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.24%) Android
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (18.71%) ITIL
2 55 (13.19%) Load Balancing
3 35 (8.39%) Network Design
4 32 (7.67%) Network Monitoring
5 29 (6.95%) Migration
6 24 (5.76%) Project Management
7 23 (5.52%) Incident Management
8 21 (5.04%) Change Management
9 19 (4.56%) Network Management
10 14 (3.36%) Problem Management
10 14 (3.36%) Service Delivery
11 10 (2.40%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (2.40%) Service Management
12 8 (1.92%) Information Security
12 8 (1.92%) Network Architecture
12 8 (1.92%) WAN Optimisation
13 7 (1.68%) ITIL V3
14 6 (1.44%) Capacity Management
14 6 (1.44%) Capacity Planning
15 5 (1.20%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.88%) Python
2 9 (2.16%) Perl
2 9 (2.16%) Tcl
3 2 (0.48%) C
3 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.48%) SQL
4 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.24%) Java
4 1 (0.24%) Korn
4 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 280 (67.15%) Cisco Certification
2 191 (45.80%) CCNP
3 133 (31.89%) CCNA
4 70 (16.79%) Security Cleared
5 53 (12.71%) SC Cleared
6 41 (9.83%) CCIE
7 13 (3.12%) CCDP
8 11 (2.64%) CCVP
9 10 (2.40%) Degree
10 9 (2.16%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.44%) CCSA
11 6 (1.44%) CCSE
12 5 (1.20%) JNCIP
13 4 (0.96%) CCDA
13 4 (0.96%) NCDA
14 3 (0.72%) CCNP Voice
14 3 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.72%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.72%) JNCIE
14 3 (0.72%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.12%) SLA
2 11 (2.64%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.72%) QA
4 2 (0.48%) FIPS 140-2
4 2 (0.48%) GLP
4 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.44%) vSphere
4 5 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.48%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.24%) Firmware
7 1 (0.24%) iptables
7 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.24%) Snort
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (3.84%) FortiGate
3 15 (3.60%) CiscoWorks
4 10 (2.40%) OpenView
5 8 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (1.44%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.48%) Endace
7 2 (0.48%) Nagios
7 2 (0.48%) OPNET
7 2 (0.48%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.24%) AppManager
8 1 (0.24%) Cacti
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.24%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.24%) QRadar
8 1 (0.24%) SCCM
8 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 417 (100.00%) Cisco
2 97 (23.26%) CheckPoint
3 85 (20.38%) F5
4 76 (18.23%) Juniper
5 43 (10.31%) Palo Alto
6 37 (8.87%) HP
7 30 (7.19%) SolarWinds
8 29 (6.95%) VMware
9 26 (6.24%) Fortinet
10 16 (3.84%) Riverbed
11 14 (3.36%) Avaya
11 14 (3.36%) Microsoft
12 12 (2.88%) Blue Coat
12 12 (2.88%) Nokia
13 11 (2.64%) Aruba
14 10 (2.40%) Citrix
15 9 (2.16%) Meraki
16 8 (1.92%) NetQoS
17 6 (1.44%) Intel Security
17 6 (1.44%) Siemens
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