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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Network Engineer
Rank 552 526 502
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 79 86 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 46 52
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£310 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £28.25 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
- +44.55%

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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 -43 69 £325 +1.56% 12
London -22 24 £350 +11.11%
South East -31 15 £330 -2.22% 2
Yorkshire - 12 £260 - 3
Berkshire +3 9 £305 +22.00% 1
South Yorkshire - 8 £235 - 1
Sheffield - 8 £235 - 1
City of London -16 7 £285 -12.30%
East of England +4 4 £338 -3.57%
South West -1 4 £325 - 1
Scotland - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 £338 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
West Midlands -4 3 £300 - 6
East Midlands -8 3 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £325 - 1
Crawley - 3 £338 -
Reading - 3 £170 -
Leeds - 3 £325 - 1
Slough - 3 £305 - 1
Birmingham +6 2 - - 1
Derbyshire -2 2 £275 -
Norfolk - 2 £350 -
Wiltshire - 2 £350 -
Norwich - 2 £350 -
Bedfordshire +13 1 £338 +12.50%
Surrey -4 1 £338 -7.84% 1
Tyne and Wear -24 1 - -
North East -25 1 - -
Oxfordshire -26 1 £330 -2.22%

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Cisco
2 102 (74.45%) Cisco Certification
3 83 (60.58%) Firewall
4 82 (59.85%) CCNP
5 68 (49.64%) LAN
6 65 (47.45%) WAN
7 60 (43.80%) CCNA
8 58 (42.34%) Cisco ASA
9 41 (29.93%) BGP
10 38 (27.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 34 (24.82%) F5
11 34 (24.82%) OSPF
12 32 (23.36%) Wireless
12 32 (23.36%) VPN
13 30 (21.90%) Network Security
13 30 (21.90%) VLAN
14 29 (21.17%) CheckPoint
15 28 (20.44%) Juniper
15 28 (20.44%) TCP/IP
16 26 (18.98%) MPLS
17 25 (18.25%) EIGRP
18 24 (17.52%) VoIP
19 21 (15.33%) ITIL
19 21 (15.33%) Data Centre
20 20 (14.60%) Load Balancing
21 19 (13.87%) DNS
22 18 (13.14%) CCIE
23 16 (11.68%) Cisco IOS
23 16 (11.68%) Cisco PIX
24 15 (10.95%) SolarWinds

Cisco Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (60.58%) Firewall
2 68 (49.64%) LAN
3 65 (47.45%) WAN
4 58 (42.34%) Cisco ASA
5 41 (29.93%) BGP
6 38 (27.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 34 (24.82%) OSPF
8 32 (23.36%) VPN
8 32 (23.36%) Wireless
9 30 (21.90%) Network Security
9 30 (21.90%) VLAN
10 28 (20.44%) TCP/IP
11 26 (18.98%) MPLS
12 25 (18.25%) EIGRP
13 24 (17.52%) VoIP
14 19 (13.87%) DNS
15 16 (11.68%) Cisco IOS
15 16 (11.68%) Cisco PIX
16 14 (10.22%) DHCP
17 10 (7.30%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (9.49%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.11%) Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.38%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.92%) XMPP
3 2 (1.46%) CSS
4 1 (0.73%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.92%) IVR
3 3 (2.19%) EPoS
3 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.19%) Clustering
4 2 (1.46%) EMC VNX
4 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.73%) NHS
5 1 (0.73%) SecurID
5 1 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.95%) Windows
2 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (4.38%) Linux
3 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.92%) Windows 2000
4 4 (2.92%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.73%) HPUX
5 1 (0.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.33%) ITIL
2 20 (14.60%) Load Balancing
3 11 (8.03%) Network Design
4 9 (6.57%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (5.11%) Migration
6 6 (4.38%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.65%) Project Management
8 4 (2.92%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (2.92%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.92%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.92%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.19%) Patch Management
10 2 (1.46%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.46%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.46%) Configuration Management
11 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2
11 1 (0.73%) CRM
11 1 (0.73%) Change Management
11 1 (0.73%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (0.73%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.73%) C
1 1 (0.73%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 102 (74.45%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (59.85%) CCNP
3 60 (43.80%) CCNA
4 18 (13.14%) CCIE
5 8 (5.84%) CCSP
6 7 (5.11%) CCDP
7 4 (2.92%) CCDA
7 4 (2.92%) CCIP
7 4 (2.92%) CCSE
7 4 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.92%) CCSA
8 3 (2.19%) CCVP
8 3 (2.19%) CCENT
8 3 (2.19%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.19%) JNCIS
8 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.46%) MCSE
9 2 (1.46%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.73%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.19%) VirtualBox
2 3 (2.19%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.73%) XenApp
3 1 (0.73%) vSphere
3 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (10.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (8.03%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (2.92%) OPNET
4 3 (2.19%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (2.19%) Cacti
5 2 (1.46%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.46%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.73%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 137 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (24.82%) F5
3 29 (21.17%) CheckPoint
4 28 (20.44%) Juniper
5 15 (10.95%) SolarWinds
6 13 (9.49%) VMware
7 12 (8.76%) Microsoft
8 11 (8.03%) Aruba
9 4 (2.92%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.92%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.19%) BT
10 3 (2.19%) Qualys
10 3 (2.19%) HP
10 3 (2.19%) Mitel
10 3 (2.19%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.46%) Brocade
11 2 (1.46%) Nokia
11 2 (1.46%) EMC
11 2 (1.46%) Citrix
11 2 (1.46%) McAfee
Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
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