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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Network Engineer
Rank 519 491 515
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 82 84 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 43
Average daily rate
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£315 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £23.75 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.78% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £32.00 £21.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £32.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.36%

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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -29 78 £315 +5.00% 13
London +31 48 £308 -5.59% 6
City of London +42 18 £325 +8.33% 4
South East -1 13 £338 +3.84%
East of England -18 6 £350 +40.00%
West Midlands -11 4 £300 -11.76% 1
Hampshire -14 4 £375 +9.09%
East Midlands +6 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £338 -
Derbyshire +4 2 - -
Hertfordshire -14 2 £375 +11.11%
Basingstoke +20 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +7 1 - -
Surrey -4 1 £395 +21.53%
North West -7 1 £400 +77.77% 1
South West -42 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £125 - 1
Chesterfield - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Lewes - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Cisco
2 107 (71.81%) Cisco Certification
3 76 (51.01%) CCNP
4 66 (44.30%) Firewall
5 55 (36.91%) CCNA
6 48 (32.21%) WAN
7 44 (29.53%) LAN
8 42 (28.19%) CheckPoint
9 41 (27.52%) Cisco ASA
10 31 (20.81%) Juniper
10 31 (20.81%) VPN
11 30 (20.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 26 (17.45%) Cisco PIX
12 26 (17.45%) Network Security
13 25 (16.78%) BGP
14 23 (15.44%) F5
15 22 (14.77%) VoIP
15 22 (14.77%) Wireless
15 22 (14.77%) Finance
16 19 (12.75%) EIGRP
17 18 (12.08%) Security Cleared
18 17 (11.41%) SC Cleared
19 14 (9.40%) Network Management
20 13 (8.72%) Network Design
21 12 (8.05%) VLAN
21 12 (8.05%) MPLS
21 12 (8.05%) OSPF
21 12 (8.05%) ITIL
22 11 (7.38%) IPsec
22 11 (7.38%) CCVP

Cisco Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (44.30%) Firewall
2 48 (32.21%) WAN
3 44 (29.53%) LAN
4 41 (27.52%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (20.81%) VPN
6 30 (20.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 26 (17.45%) Cisco PIX
7 26 (17.45%) Network Security
8 25 (16.78%) BGP
9 22 (14.77%) VoIP
9 22 (14.77%) Wireless
10 19 (12.75%) EIGRP
11 12 (8.05%) MPLS
11 12 (8.05%) OSPF
11 12 (8.05%) VLAN
12 11 (7.38%) IPsec
13 10 (6.71%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (6.04%) IP Telephony
14 9 (6.04%) Multicast
15 7 (4.70%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Ant
General
1 22 (14.77%) Finance
2 5 (3.36%) Financial Institution
2 5 (3.36%) Banking
3 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.34%) Local Government
4 2 (1.34%) Dutch Language
4 2 (1.34%) Back Office
5 1 (0.67%) Billing
5 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Advertising
5 1 (0.67%) Publishing
5 1 (0.67%) Games
5 1 (0.67%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.68%) Hedge funds
2 3 (2.01%) NHS
3 2 (1.34%) Firmware
4 1 (0.67%) Online Games
4 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.70%) Windows
1 7 (4.70%) Linux
2 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (9.40%) Network Management
2 13 (8.72%) Network Design
3 12 (8.05%) ITIL
4 11 (7.38%) Load Balancing
5 9 (6.04%) Service Delivery
6 8 (5.37%) Change Control
7 5 (3.36%) Migration
7 5 (3.36%) Project Management
8 4 (2.68%) Change Management
8 4 (2.68%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.01%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.01%) Low Latency
10 2 (1.34%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (1.34%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.34%) Time Management
10 2 (1.34%) Reverse Engineering
10 2 (1.34%) Network Architecture
10 2 (1.34%) Service Management
10 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.34%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 107 (71.81%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (51.01%) CCNP
3 55 (36.91%) CCNA
4 18 (12.08%) Security Cleared
5 17 (11.41%) SC Cleared
6 11 (7.38%) CCVP
7 7 (4.70%) CCIE
8 6 (4.03%) CCDP
9 5 (3.36%) CCDA
10 3 (2.01%) CCSA
11 2 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.34%) CCIP
12 1 (0.67%) CCSP
12 1 (0.67%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.67%) Degree
12 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (4.03%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.34%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 149 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (28.19%) CheckPoint
3 31 (20.81%) Juniper
4 23 (15.44%) F5
5 8 (5.37%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.70%) SolarWinds
6 7 (4.70%) VMware
7 6 (4.03%) Mitel
7 6 (4.03%) BT
8 4 (2.68%) Riverbed
8 4 (2.68%) Nokia
8 4 (2.68%) HP
8 4 (2.68%) Avaya
8 4 (2.68%) BMC
9 3 (2.01%) Citrix
10 2 (1.34%) Nortel
10 2 (1.34%) Remedy
10 2 (1.34%) McAfee
10 2 (1.34%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.34%) Fortinet
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