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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Network Engineer
Rank 537 521 495
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 58 61 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 25
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £273 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £451 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - £30.00

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 54 £325 -5.10% 14
London +23 28 £368 +5.00% 8
South East -23 9 £325 -2.98% 2
City of London +7 8 £425 +17.64% 3
South West -17 8 £300 -14.28% 1
Surrey -2 5 £325 -2.98% 1
South Yorkshire +5 4 £260 -13.33%
Yorkshire -8 4 £260 -30.66%
Bristol -11 4 £300 -14.28%
Sheffield - 4 £260 -
North West -7 2 - -
East of England -18 2 £235 -10.47% 1
Hampshire -20 2 £320 -
Wales -27 2 £223 -43.27%
Manchester - 2 - -
Berkshire +1 1 £325 +52.94% 1
Hertfordshire -1 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Reigate - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 -
Guildford - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 £335 -
North East - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Farnborough - - - -

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Cisco
2 104 (71.72%) Cisco Certification
3 79 (54.48%) Firewall
4 75 (51.72%) CCNP
5 53 (36.55%) WAN
6 51 (35.17%) CCNA
7 42 (28.97%) LAN
8 41 (28.28%) CheckPoint
8 41 (28.28%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (24.83%) BGP
10 32 (22.07%) Cisco Nexus
11 28 (19.31%) OSPF
12 25 (17.24%) Juniper
12 25 (17.24%) VPN
13 22 (15.17%) EIGRP
14 21 (14.48%) Finance
14 21 (14.48%) F5
15 19 (13.10%) VLAN
15 19 (13.10%) Network Security
16 17 (11.72%) VoIP
17 16 (11.03%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (11.03%) Load Balancing
18 15 (10.34%) Cisco PIX
18 15 (10.34%) Wireless
18 15 (10.34%) Network Design
19 14 (9.66%) Service Delivery
19 14 (9.66%) ITIL
19 14 (9.66%) Network Management
20 13 (8.97%) MPLS
21 12 (8.28%) DNS

Cisco Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (54.48%) Firewall
2 53 (36.55%) WAN
3 42 (28.97%) LAN
4 41 (28.28%) Cisco ASA
5 36 (24.83%) BGP
6 32 (22.07%) Cisco Nexus
7 28 (19.31%) OSPF
8 25 (17.24%) VPN
9 22 (15.17%) EIGRP
10 19 (13.10%) VLAN
10 19 (13.10%) Network Security
11 17 (11.72%) VoIP
12 16 (11.03%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (10.34%) Cisco PIX
13 15 (10.34%) Wireless
14 13 (8.97%) MPLS
15 12 (8.28%) DNS
15 12 (8.28%) TCP/IP
16 10 (6.90%) Multicast
17 9 (6.21%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (14.48%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Banking
3 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.07%) Local Government
6 2 (1.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.69%) French Language
7 1 (0.69%) Games
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.45%) Hedge funds
2 2 (1.38%) NHS
2 2 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (1.38%) FlexPod
2 2 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.69%) PKI
3 1 (0.69%) Online Games
3 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.14%) Linux
2 5 (3.45%) Windows
3 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.03%) Load Balancing
2 15 (10.34%) Network Design
3 14 (9.66%) Service Delivery
3 14 (9.66%) ITIL
3 14 (9.66%) Network Management
4 10 (6.90%) Migration
5 8 (5.52%) Change Control
6 4 (2.76%) Project Management
7 3 (2.07%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.38%) Change Management
8 2 (1.38%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (1.38%) Network Architecture
8 2 (1.38%) Time Management
8 2 (1.38%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (1.38%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (0.69%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (0.69%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (0.69%) Problem Management
9 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (0.69%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.69%) R
1 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 104 (71.72%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (51.72%) CCNP
3 51 (35.17%) CCNA
4 12 (8.28%) SC Cleared
4 12 (8.28%) Security Cleared
5 10 (6.90%) CCVP
5 10 (6.90%) CCIE
6 8 (5.52%) CCDP
7 5 (3.45%) CCSP
7 5 (3.45%) CCDA
8 4 (2.76%) CCSA
9 3 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.38%) CCIP
10 2 (1.38%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.69%) Degree
11 1 (0.69%) MCITP
11 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.69%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.69%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) Firmware
2 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.38%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.69%) RANCID
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.69%) Cacti
3 1 (0.69%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 145 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (28.28%) CheckPoint
3 25 (17.24%) Juniper
4 21 (14.48%) F5
5 8 (5.52%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.83%) HP
7 5 (3.45%) Citrix
7 5 (3.45%) BMC
7 5 (3.45%) Nokia
8 4 (2.76%) Avaya
8 4 (2.76%) VMware
8 4 (2.76%) BT
8 4 (2.76%) Mitel
8 4 (2.76%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.07%) ProCurve
9 3 (2.07%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.07%) Remedy
9 3 (2.07%) Nortel
10 1 (0.69%) AlgoSec
10 1 (0.69%) Ruckus Wireless
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