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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Network Engineer
UK
Rank 417 423 445
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 171 201 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.41% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 120 128
Median daily rate £373 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £19.88 - £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 - £25.00

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
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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 +37 156 £375 +7.14% 47
London +13 47 £425 +9.67% 23
South East -5 42 £350 +5.66% 10
West Midlands +20 19 £363 -19.44% 6
Yorkshire +15 12 £400 +37.93% 1
Birmingham +8 12 £363 - 1
East Midlands +8 11 £300 -4.00% 1
South West +11 10 £375 +8.69%
Hampshire -3 10 £323 +1.17% 1
West Yorkshire +18 9 £450 +55.17% 1
North West +26 8 £329 -2.59% 4
Middlesex - 8 £343 -
City of London +6 7 £450 +13.56% 7
Berkshire +4 7 £313 -14.38% 1
Leeds - 7 £388 - 1
Bristol +17 6 £380 -
Scotland +23 5 £225 -25.00%
Surrey +12 5 £350 +27.27% 1
Reading +3 5 £320 -5.18% 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £300 -
South Wales +20 4 £400 +30.61%
Manchester +12 4 £320 -5.18% 2
Nottinghamshire +10 4 £375 +20.00%
Wales +10 4 £400 +30.61%
Nottingham +4 4 £375 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £400 -
Kettering - 4 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £400 -
Warrington +31 3 £338 - 1
Cheshire +23 3 £338 - 1

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 387 (100.00%) Cisco
2 236 (60.98%) Firewall
3 233 (60.21%) Cisco Certification
4 185 (47.80%) CCNP
5 128 (33.07%) CheckPoint
6 124 (32.04%) CCNA
7 121 (31.27%) Cisco ASA
8 118 (30.49%) LAN
9 115 (29.72%) Juniper
10 108 (27.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 107 (27.65%) WAN
12 102 (26.36%) F5
13 91 (23.51%) Data Centre
14 80 (20.67%) Wireless
15 73 (18.86%) Network Security
16 69 (17.83%) OSPF
17 67 (17.31%) BGP
18 58 (14.99%) VPN
19 56 (14.47%) MPLS
20 53 (13.70%) Security Cleared
20 53 (13.70%) VLAN
21 51 (13.18%) Palo Alto
22 50 (12.92%) VoIP
23 49 (12.66%) Network Design
24 47 (12.14%) SC Cleared
25 45 (11.63%) Finance
26 37 (9.56%) Wi-Fi
26 37 (9.56%) EIGRP
26 37 (9.56%) CCIE
27 36 (9.30%) TCP/IP

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 1 (0.26%) Apache
1 1 (0.26%) JBoss
1 1 (0.26%) SAS
1 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (1.55%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.03%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) assyst
2 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.52%) Akamai
4 2 (0.52%) Office 365
5 1 (0.26%) PaaS
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 236 (60.98%) Firewall
2 121 (31.27%) Cisco ASA
3 118 (30.49%) LAN
4 108 (27.91%) Cisco Nexus
5 107 (27.65%) WAN
6 80 (20.67%) Wireless
7 73 (18.86%) Network Security
8 69 (17.83%) OSPF
9 67 (17.31%) BGP
10 58 (14.99%) VPN
11 56 (14.47%) MPLS
12 53 (13.70%) VLAN
13 50 (12.92%) VoIP
14 37 (9.56%) EIGRP
14 37 (9.56%) Wi-Fi
15 36 (9.30%) TCP/IP
16 34 (8.79%) DNS
17 32 (8.27%) Cisco IOS
18 23 (5.94%) DHCP
18 23 (5.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (11.63%) Finance
2 24 (6.20%) Banking
2 24 (6.20%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.33%) Retail
4 4 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.78%) Advertising
5 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.78%) Law
6 2 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.52%) Electronics
6 2 (0.52%) Local Government
7 1 (0.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Billing
7 1 (0.26%) Marketing
7 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.65%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.07%) CSS
3 3 (0.78%) Regular Expression
3 3 (0.78%) Web Services
4 1 (0.26%) CGI
4 1 (0.26%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (0.26%) Velocity
4 1 (0.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 91 (23.51%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.13%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.33%) Driving Licence
5 7 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.78%) BBC
6 3 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.78%) NHS
7 2 (0.52%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.52%) Handset
7 2 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.52%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.26%) Clustering
8 1 (0.26%) e-Health
8 1 (0.26%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.26%) PKI
8 1 (0.26%) Replication
8 1 (0.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.94%) Windows
2 19 (4.91%) Linux
3 12 (3.10%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.29%) SUSE
5 5 (1.29%) Unix
5 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) CatOS
8 1 (0.26%) Solaris
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (12.66%) Network Design
2 35 (9.04%) ITIL
3 31 (8.01%) Network Management
4 29 (7.49%) Load Balancing
5 22 (5.68%) Migration
6 21 (5.43%) Network Monitoring
7 16 (4.13%) Service Delivery
8 15 (3.88%) Network Architecture
9 13 (3.36%) Change Management
9 13 (3.36%) High Availability
10 12 (3.10%) Change Control
11 11 (2.84%) Project Management
12 10 (2.58%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (2.58%) Mentoring
13 9 (2.33%) Incident Management
13 9 (2.33%) Problem Management
14 8 (2.07%) Capacity Management
15 6 (1.55%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (1.55%) Information Security
15 6 (1.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.81%) SQL
2 3 (0.78%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.52%) VBScript
4 1 (0.26%) Lisp
4 1 (0.26%) Perl
4 1 (0.26%) Python
4 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 233 (60.21%) Cisco Certification
2 185 (47.80%) CCNP
3 124 (32.04%) CCNA
4 53 (13.70%) Security Cleared
5 47 (12.14%) SC Cleared
6 37 (9.56%) CCIE
7 22 (5.68%) CCDP
8 21 (5.43%) CCVP
9 20 (5.17%) CCDA
10 17 (4.39%) JNCIA
11 11 (2.84%) Degree
12 10 (2.58%) JNCIP
13 7 (1.81%) CCSE
14 6 (1.55%) CCSA
14 6 (1.55%) JNCIS
15 5 (1.29%) CCSP
16 4 (1.03%) CISSP
17 3 (0.78%) CCDE
17 3 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.84%) PCI DSS
1 11 (2.84%) SLA
2 5 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.52%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.29%) ProxySG
3 5 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.78%) Firmware
4 3 (0.78%) vSphere
5 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (5.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (3.62%) Cisco UCCE
2 14 (3.62%) Cisco UCCX
2 14 (3.62%) FortiGate
3 11 (2.84%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (1.03%) OpenView
5 2 (0.52%) Forum Sentry
5 2 (0.52%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.26%) Cacti
6 1 (0.26%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.26%) Nagios
6 1 (0.26%) OPNET
6 1 (0.26%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.26%) SCCM
6 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 387 (100.00%) Cisco
2 128 (33.07%) CheckPoint
3 115 (29.72%) Juniper
4 102 (26.36%) F5
5 51 (13.18%) Palo Alto
6 25 (6.46%) Fortinet
7 24 (6.20%) SolarWinds
8 22 (5.68%) Blue Coat
9 20 (5.17%) HP
10 19 (4.91%) Riverbed
11 17 (4.39%) VMware
12 16 (4.13%) Aruba
12 16 (4.13%) Microsoft
13 14 (3.62%) Meraki
13 14 (3.62%) Nokia
14 12 (3.10%) Dell
15 11 (2.84%) Intel Security
16 10 (2.58%) Red Hat
17 9 (2.33%) Brocade
18 8 (2.07%) Red Box
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