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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Network Engineer
Rank 534 515 508
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 83 75 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 40
Average daily rate
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£320 £320 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.08% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £21.20 £28.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
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 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -8 79 £320 -1.53% 18
London +30 46 £315 -16.00% 4
South East -8 17 £338 +3.84% 9
City of London +40 16 £300 -18.64%
Berkshire +17 5 £250 -50.00% 5
East of England -26 5 £350 +27.27% 3
Hampshire - 5 £375 - 1
East Midlands +4 4 £335 +11.66%
Oxfordshire - 3 £338 -
Derbyshire +1 2 - -
Surrey -4 2 £331 +1.92% 1
North West -9 2 £400 +77.77%
West Midlands -21 2 £125 -68.94%
Hertfordshire -27 2 £375 +22.44% 3
Birmingham -6 1 £125 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 5
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
Docklands, London - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - - 1
Chesterfield - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Cisco
2 105 (71.92%) Cisco Certification
3 76 (52.05%) CCNP
4 68 (46.58%) Firewall
5 52 (35.62%) CCNA
6 48 (32.88%) WAN
7 46 (31.51%) CheckPoint
8 41 (28.08%) LAN
9 40 (27.40%) Cisco ASA
10 33 (22.60%) Cisco Nexus
11 31 (21.23%) VPN
11 31 (21.23%) BGP
11 31 (21.23%) Juniper
12 26 (17.81%) Cisco PIX
12 26 (17.81%) F5
13 23 (15.75%) Network Security
13 23 (15.75%) EIGRP
14 22 (15.07%) OSPF
14 22 (15.07%) Finance
15 20 (13.70%) VoIP
16 18 (12.33%) SC Cleared
16 18 (12.33%) Security Cleared
17 17 (11.64%) Network Design
17 17 (11.64%) Wireless
18 14 (9.59%) Network Management
19 13 (8.90%) ITIL
20 12 (8.22%) VLAN
20 12 (8.22%) Load Balancing
21 11 (7.53%) MPLS
21 11 (7.53%) TACACS

Cisco Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (46.58%) Firewall
2 48 (32.88%) WAN
3 41 (28.08%) LAN
4 40 (27.40%) Cisco ASA
5 33 (22.60%) Cisco Nexus
6 31 (21.23%) VPN
6 31 (21.23%) BGP
7 26 (17.81%) Cisco PIX
8 23 (15.75%) Network Security
8 23 (15.75%) EIGRP
9 22 (15.07%) OSPF
10 20 (13.70%) VoIP
11 17 (11.64%) Wireless
12 12 (8.22%) VLAN
13 11 (7.53%) MPLS
13 11 (7.53%) TACACS
13 11 (7.53%) IPsec
14 10 (6.85%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (6.16%) Multicast
15 9 (6.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Ant
General
1 22 (15.07%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.74%) Banking
4 3 (2.05%) Local Government
4 3 (2.05%) Back Office
4 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Games
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.68%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.48%) CSS
2 1 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.42%) Hedge funds
2 3 (2.05%) NHS
3 2 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.68%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.68%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.79%) Linux
2 5 (3.42%) Windows
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.68%) UNIX
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.64%) Network Design
2 14 (9.59%) Network Management
3 13 (8.90%) ITIL
4 12 (8.22%) Load Balancing
5 10 (6.85%) Change Control
6 9 (6.16%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.11%) Project Management
8 5 (3.42%) Migration
9 3 (2.05%) Change Management
9 3 (2.05%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (1.37%) Reverse Engineering
10 2 (1.37%) Network Architecture
10 2 (1.37%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (1.37%) Low Latency
10 2 (1.37%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.37%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.37%) Time Management
10 2 (1.37%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (1.37%) Business Continuity
10 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 105 (71.92%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (52.05%) CCNP
3 52 (35.62%) CCNA
4 18 (12.33%) SC Cleared
4 18 (12.33%) Security Cleared
5 10 (6.85%) CCVP
6 7 (4.79%) CCIE
7 6 (4.11%) CCDP
8 5 (3.42%) CCDA
9 3 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.05%) CCSA
10 2 (1.37%) CCSP
11 1 (0.68%) CCIP
11 1 (0.68%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Firmware
1 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
1 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (2.74%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.68%) RANCID
2 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.68%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.68%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 146 (100.00%) Cisco
2 46 (31.51%) CheckPoint
3 31 (21.23%) Juniper
4 26 (17.81%) F5
5 7 (4.79%) SolarWinds
6 6 (4.11%) Mitel
6 6 (4.11%) VMware
7 5 (3.42%) Citrix
7 5 (3.42%) BMC
7 5 (3.42%) Nokia
7 5 (3.42%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.42%) BT
8 4 (2.74%) Avaya
8 4 (2.74%) HP
9 3 (2.05%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.37%) Aruba
10 2 (1.37%) Aastra
10 2 (1.37%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.37%) Nortel
10 2 (1.37%) Ericsson
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