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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Network Engineer
Rank 544 506 508
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 69 71 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 34
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.38% +15.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £21.15 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £42.35 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £31.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-25.98% +15.45%

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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
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 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 -24 67 £335 +3.07% 20
London +8 36 £320 -5.18% 3
South East -15 16 £331 +1.92% 2
City of London +19 10 £338 -9.39%
South West -33 5 £275 +10.00% 3
Berkshire +10 4 £250 -50.00%
East Midlands +4 4 £335 +11.66%
Surrey -11 4 £331 +1.92%
North West -6 3 £400 -
East of England -20 3 £350 +33.33% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £338 -
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
Wales -23 2 £223 -35.03%
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Manchester -2 1 - -
Bristol -24 1 £275 +4.76%
Hertfordshire -29 1 - -
Kent - 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £315 -
Reading - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £315 -
Oxford - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Derby - - - -
Dorking - - - -

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Cisco
2 106 (72.11%) Cisco Certification
3 75 (51.02%) CCNP
4 68 (46.26%) Firewall
5 55 (37.41%) CCNA
6 50 (34.01%) WAN
7 42 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 41 (27.89%) LAN
9 37 (25.17%) Cisco ASA
10 35 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 31 (21.09%) VPN
12 30 (20.41%) BGP
13 25 (17.01%) Juniper
13 25 (17.01%) F5
14 24 (16.33%) Cisco PIX
15 22 (14.97%) Finance
15 22 (14.97%) EIGRP
15 22 (14.97%) OSPF
16 19 (12.93%) VoIP
17 18 (12.24%) Network Design
17 18 (12.24%) Wireless
17 18 (12.24%) Network Security
18 16 (10.88%) ITIL
19 15 (10.20%) VLAN
19 15 (10.20%) SC Cleared
19 15 (10.20%) Security Cleared
20 14 (9.52%) Network Management
21 13 (8.84%) TACACS
22 12 (8.16%) Load Balancing
23 11 (7.48%) Cisco IOS

Cisco Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.04%) 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 (46.26%) Firewall
2 50 (34.01%) WAN
3 41 (27.89%) LAN
4 37 (25.17%) Cisco ASA
5 35 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 31 (21.09%) VPN
7 30 (20.41%) BGP
8 24 (16.33%) Cisco PIX
9 22 (14.97%) EIGRP
9 22 (14.97%) OSPF
10 19 (12.93%) VoIP
11 18 (12.24%) Wireless
11 18 (12.24%) Network Security
12 15 (10.20%) VLAN
13 13 (8.84%) TACACS
14 11 (7.48%) MPLS
14 11 (7.48%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (6.80%) IPsec
16 9 (6.12%) IP Telephony
16 9 (6.12%) 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 (14.97%) Finance
2 5 (3.40%) Financial Institution
2 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.72%) Local Government
3 4 (2.72%) Back Office
3 4 (2.72%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Publishing
4 1 (0.68%) Games
4 1 (0.68%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.68%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.12%) CSS
2 1 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.40%) Hedge funds
2 3 (2.04%) NHS
3 2 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.68%) Online Games
4 1 (0.68%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.08%) Windows
1 6 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.24%) Network Design
2 16 (10.88%) ITIL
3 14 (9.52%) Network Management
4 12 (8.16%) Load Balancing
5 10 (6.80%) Change Control
5 10 (6.80%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.08%) Project Management
6 6 (4.08%) Migration
7 4 (2.72%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (2.04%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.04%) Time Management
8 3 (2.04%) Change Management
9 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.36%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (1.36%) Network Architecture
9 2 (1.36%) Business Continuity
9 2 (1.36%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.36%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (1.36%) Low Latency
10 1 (0.68%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 106 (72.11%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (51.02%) CCNP
3 55 (37.41%) CCNA
4 15 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 15 (10.20%) Security Cleared
5 11 (7.48%) CCVP
6 8 (5.44%) CCDP
7 6 (4.08%) CCDA
7 6 (4.08%) CCIE
8 4 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.04%) CCSA
9 3 (2.04%) CCSP
10 1 (0.68%) CCIP
10 1 (0.68%) MCSE
10 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.68%) MCITP
10 1 (0.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Firmware
2 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (2.72%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.68%) RANCID
2 1 (0.68%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.68%) Cacti
2 1 (0.68%) OpenNMS
2 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 147 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 25 (17.01%) Juniper
3 25 (17.01%) F5
4 8 (5.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.76%) Mitel
5 7 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 6 (4.08%) VMware
6 6 (4.08%) Nokia
7 5 (3.40%) BMC
7 5 (3.40%) BT
7 5 (3.40%) HP
7 5 (3.40%) Citrix
7 5 (3.40%) Avaya
8 3 (2.04%) Nortel
8 3 (2.04%) Remedy
9 2 (1.36%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.36%) Aastra
9 2 (1.36%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.68%) Infoblox
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