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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Network Engineer
Rank 510 507 508
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 86 75 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 44 40
Average daily rate
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£320 £318 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £21.20 £28.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £42.40 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-16.39% -7.24%

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
51582 48912 54385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.74% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31504 29191 30441
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2115 2659
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Cisco Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 September 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 -5 82 £320 -0.77% 13
London +36 48 £315 -17.10% 4
City of London +34 17 £300 -18.64%
South East 0 16 £338 +3.84% 6
East of England -21 6 £350 +29.62% 3
Hampshire - 5 £375 -
Berkshire +9 4 £250 -50.00% 4
East Midlands +6 4 - -
West Midlands -17 4 £300 -14.59%
Oxfordshire - 3 £338 -
Nottinghamshire +13 2 - -
Derbyshire +4 2 - -
North West -3 2 £400 +77.77%
Surrey -6 2 £331 +1.92% 1
Hertfordshire -26 2 £375 +11.11% 3
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £125 -
Bishop's Stortford - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - - 1
Chesterfield - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Lewes - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
2 104 (69.80%) Cisco Certification
3 74 (49.66%) CCNP
4 68 (45.64%) Firewall
5 51 (34.23%) CCNA
6 47 (31.54%) CheckPoint
7 46 (30.87%) WAN
8 44 (29.53%) Cisco ASA
9 41 (27.52%) LAN
10 33 (22.15%) Cisco Nexus
11 32 (21.48%) VPN
12 31 (20.81%) Juniper
13 29 (19.46%) BGP
14 27 (18.12%) F5
15 26 (17.45%) Cisco PIX
16 23 (15.44%) Network Security
17 22 (14.77%) EIGRP
17 22 (14.77%) VoIP
17 22 (14.77%) Finance
18 20 (13.42%) OSPF
19 17 (11.41%) Wireless
19 17 (11.41%) Network Design
19 17 (11.41%) SC Cleared
19 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
20 14 (9.40%) Network Management
21 13 (8.72%) VLAN
21 13 (8.72%) MPLS
22 12 (8.05%) ITIL
23 11 (7.38%) TACACS
23 11 (7.38%) IPsec

Cisco Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (45.64%) Firewall
2 46 (30.87%) WAN
3 44 (29.53%) Cisco ASA
4 41 (27.52%) LAN
5 33 (22.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 32 (21.48%) VPN
7 29 (19.46%) BGP
8 26 (17.45%) Cisco PIX
9 23 (15.44%) Network Security
10 22 (14.77%) EIGRP
10 22 (14.77%) VoIP
11 20 (13.42%) OSPF
12 17 (11.41%) Wireless
13 13 (8.72%) VLAN
13 13 (8.72%) MPLS
14 11 (7.38%) TACACS
14 11 (7.38%) IPsec
15 10 (6.71%) Cisco IOS
16 9 (6.04%) IP Telephony
17 8 (5.37%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Ant
General
1 22 (14.77%) Finance
2 6 (4.03%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.36%) Banking
4 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.34%) Local Government
5 2 (1.34%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Billing
6 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.67%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.37%) CSS
2 1 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.36%) Hedge funds
2 3 (2.01%) NHS
3 2 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.67%) Firmware
4 1 (0.67%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.67%) Online Games
4 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.37%) Linux
2 5 (3.36%) Windows
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.67%) UNIX
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.41%) Network Design
2 14 (9.40%) Network Management
3 12 (8.05%) ITIL
4 11 (7.38%) Load Balancing
5 9 (6.04%) Change Control
6 8 (5.37%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.70%) Migration
8 6 (4.03%) Project Management
9 3 (2.01%) Change Management
9 3 (2.01%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.01%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (1.34%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.34%) Time Management
10 2 (1.34%) Network Architecture
10 2 (1.34%) Reverse Engineering
10 2 (1.34%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.34%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (1.34%) Low Latency
10 2 (1.34%) Service Management
10 2 (1.34%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 104 (69.80%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (49.66%) CCNP
3 51 (34.23%) CCNA
4 17 (11.41%) SC Cleared
4 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
5 11 (7.38%) CCVP
6 6 (4.03%) CCIE
6 6 (4.03%) CCDP
7 5 (3.36%) CCDA
8 3 (2.01%) CCSA
9 2 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.67%) CCIP
10 1 (0.67%) CCSP
10 1 (0.67%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) 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 IPCC
4 1 (0.67%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.67%) RANCID
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.67%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 149 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (31.54%) CheckPoint
3 31 (20.81%) Juniper
4 27 (18.12%) F5
5 8 (5.37%) SolarWinds
6 7 (4.70%) VMware
7 6 (4.03%) BT
7 6 (4.03%) Mitel
8 5 (3.36%) BMC
8 5 (3.36%) Nokia
9 4 (2.68%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.68%) Avaya
9 4 (2.68%) Citrix
10 3 (2.01%) HP
10 3 (2.01%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.34%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.34%) Aruba
11 2 (1.34%) Infoblox
11 2 (1.34%) Aastra
11 2 (1.34%) Zeacom
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