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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Network Engineer
Rank 426 426 432
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 202 186 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.38% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 136 86
Average daily rate £339 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.41% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £25.75 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.47%

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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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
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 11 February 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
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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 -3 173 £350 +7.69% 66
South East +50 63 £325 - 19
London -15 50 £388 +6.89% 27
Berkshire +22 25 £365 +21.66% 6
Yorkshire -36 22 £290 +1.75% 5
Hampshire +22 19 £225 -29.68% 7
Reading +8 15 £338 -6.89% 3
North West -13 14 £338 +3.44% 2
Scotland +2 11 £300 -7.69%
South West +2 10 £358 +2.14% 3
South Yorkshire -9 10 £290 +10.47%
Sheffield -13 10 £290 +10.47%
City of London +28 9 £396 -3.93% 8
Manchester -13 8 £344 -11.85% 2
West Midlands -11 7 £450 +50.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +17 6 - -
North Yorkshire +5 6 £283 -33.52%
Southampton - 6 £350 - 4
Middlesbrough - 6 £283 -
Glasgow - 6 £300 -
West Yorkshire -10 5 £290 -17.14% 5
Surrey -13 5 £275 -15.38% 3
M4 Corridor - 5 £288 -
Basingstoke - 5 £225 - 2
Marlow - 5 - -
East of England +1 4 £300 +27.65% 3
Wales -9 4 £300 -20.00%
Edinburgh -11 4 £350 +7.69%
South Wales -11 4 £300 -20.00%
East Midlands -12 4 £313 -26.47%

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 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.

1 430 (100.00%) Cisco
2 301 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 251 (58.37%) Firewall
4 199 (46.28%) CCNP
5 173 (40.23%) LAN
6 163 (37.91%) WAN
7 161 (37.44%) CCNA
8 153 (35.58%) Cisco ASA
9 106 (24.65%) Wireless
10 105 (24.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 101 (23.49%) VPN
12 96 (22.33%) Network Security
13 94 (21.86%) BGP
14 93 (21.63%) MPLS
15 92 (21.40%) CheckPoint
16 84 (19.53%) F5
17 78 (18.14%) OSPF
18 71 (16.51%) ITIL
19 68 (15.81%) Juniper
19 68 (15.81%) Load Balancing
19 68 (15.81%) Security Cleared
20 65 (15.12%) EIGRP
21 59 (13.72%) CCIE
21 59 (13.72%) Data Centre
22 58 (13.49%) VoIP
23 53 (12.33%) TCP/IP
24 52 (12.09%) SC Cleared
25 51 (11.86%) Finance
26 46 (10.70%) VLAN
27 45 (10.47%) DNS

Cisco Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 5 (1.16%) Skype for Business
2 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (1.16%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.23%) Office 365
2 1 (0.23%) PaaS
2 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 251 (58.37%) Firewall
2 173 (40.23%) LAN
3 163 (37.91%) WAN
4 153 (35.58%) Cisco ASA
5 106 (24.65%) Wireless
6 105 (24.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 101 (23.49%) VPN
8 96 (22.33%) Network Security
9 94 (21.86%) BGP
10 93 (21.63%) MPLS
11 78 (18.14%) OSPF
12 65 (15.12%) EIGRP
13 58 (13.49%) VoIP
14 53 (12.33%) TCP/IP
15 46 (10.70%) VLAN
16 45 (10.47%) DNS
17 43 (10.00%) DHCP
18 39 (9.07%) IPsec
19 35 (8.14%) Cisco IOS
20 30 (6.98%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (11.86%) Finance
2 33 (7.67%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.33%) Banking
4 8 (1.86%) Retail
5 4 (0.93%) Publishing
6 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.70%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.47%) Advertising
7 2 (0.47%) Electronics
7 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.47%) Law
7 2 (0.47%) Legal
7 2 (0.47%) Marketing
8 1 (0.23%) Front Office
8 1 (0.23%) Games
8 1 (0.23%) Military
8 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.65%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.93%) WAP
3 3 (0.70%) XMPP
4 2 (0.47%) CGI
5 1 (0.23%) CSS
5 1 (0.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.72%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.88%) e-Health
3 17 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.79%) Driving Licence
5 11 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (1.86%) Statistics
8 7 (1.63%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.40%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.16%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.16%) NHS
11 4 (0.93%) Clustering
12 2 (0.47%) Fintech
12 2 (0.47%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.47%) User Experience
13 1 (0.23%) BYOD
13 1 (0.23%) Handset
13 1 (0.23%) iPad
13 1 (0.23%) Life Science
13 1 (0.23%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.77%) Windows
2 29 (6.74%) Linux
3 18 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (3.72%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.49%) Unix
6 14 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.09%) Solaris
9 6 (1.40%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.23%) Android
12 1 (0.23%) CatOS
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (16.51%) ITIL
2 68 (15.81%) Load Balancing
3 39 (9.07%) Network Design
4 33 (7.67%) Migration
5 32 (7.44%) Network Monitoring
6 25 (5.81%) Project Management
7 22 (5.12%) Network Management
8 19 (4.42%) Change Management
9 18 (4.19%) Network Architecture
10 14 (3.26%) Service Delivery
11 13 (3.02%) Information Security
11 13 (3.02%) Problem Management
12 11 (2.56%) Incident Management
12 11 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (2.33%) Risk Management
14 9 (2.09%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (2.09%) DDoS Mitigation
14 9 (2.09%) Kalman Filter
14 9 (2.09%) Service Management
14 9 (2.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.26%) Perl
2 5 (1.16%) Python
3 3 (0.70%) Lisp
3 3 (0.70%) SQL
4 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.23%) C
5 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 301 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 199 (46.28%) CCNP
3 161 (37.44%) CCNA
4 68 (15.81%) Security Cleared
5 59 (13.72%) CCIE
6 52 (12.09%) SC Cleared
7 14 (3.26%) Degree
8 11 (2.56%) CCSA
8 11 (2.56%) CCSE
8 11 (2.56%) JNCIS
9 10 (2.33%) CCDP
9 10 (2.33%) JNCIP
10 9 (2.09%) JNCIE
11 8 (1.86%) JNCIA
12 4 (0.93%) CCNP Voice
12 4 (0.93%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.70%) MCSE
13 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.19%) SLA
2 9 (2.09%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.47%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 17 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.02%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.93%) XenApp
4 3 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.47%) iptables
5 2 (0.47%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.23%) BIND 9
6 1 (0.23%) Docker
6 1 (0.23%) Firmware
6 1 (0.23%) pfSense
6 1 (0.23%) Samba
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (5.58%) CiscoWorks
2 20 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (3.26%) FortiGate
4 12 (2.79%) OpenView
5 11 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
6 9 (2.09%) CA Spectrum
7 6 (1.40%) WhatsUp Gold
8 4 (0.93%) Cacti
8 4 (0.93%) OPNET
9 3 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.23%) Ansible
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco LMS
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.23%) Endace
10 1 (0.23%) Graphite
10 1 (0.23%) HP NNM
10 1 (0.23%) Nagios
10 1 (0.23%) Opsview
10 1 (0.23%) QRadar
10 1 (0.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 430 (100.00%) Cisco
2 92 (21.40%) CheckPoint
3 84 (19.53%) F5
4 68 (15.81%) Juniper
5 35 (8.14%) Palo Alto
6 34 (7.91%) HP
7 33 (7.67%) SolarWinds
8 30 (6.98%) VMware
9 26 (6.05%) Fortinet
10 23 (5.35%) Citrix
11 21 (4.88%) Blue Coat
12 18 (4.19%) Microsoft
13 14 (3.26%) Aruba
14 13 (3.02%) CA
15 11 (2.56%) Avaya
15 11 (2.56%) EMC
15 11 (2.56%) IronPort
15 11 (2.56%) Red Hat
16 10 (2.33%) Riverbed
17 8 (1.86%) NetQoS
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