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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Network Engineer
Rank 554 532 487
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 58 62 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 35
Average daily rate
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£305 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £285 £265
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +7.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.94 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.83 £27.88 -
% change year-on-year
+64.42% -

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
51545 49678 43330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.37% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31452 30529 24746
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2047 1994 2137
Average hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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
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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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 -20 54 £338 +12.50% 8
London -7 28 £370 +19.35% 1
City of London +23 13 £438 +59.09%
Yorkshire - 11 £275 - 1
East of England +3 7 £288 -12.54%
Essex +6 5 £313 -21.87%
South East -12 5 £383 +68.13% 2
South Yorkshire - 5 £275 -
Sheffield - 5 £275 -
Berkshire -5 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Colchester +12 2 £350 -12.50%
Surrey +8 2 £383 +39.09%
Wales -1 2 £275 -
South Wales - 2 £275 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £275 -
Chelmsford - 2 - -
Harrogate - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - - 1
South West +5 1 £350 - 2
Scotland +1 1 £300 -45.45%
Hertfordshire -5 1 £288 -
Twickenham -8 1 - -
West Midlands -14 1 £438 +75.00% 2
North West -19 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £300 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £350 -

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Cisco
2 74 (67.89%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (60.55%) Firewall
4 61 (55.96%) CCNP
5 52 (47.71%) WAN
6 40 (36.70%) CCNA
7 39 (35.78%) LAN
8 37 (33.94%) Cisco ASA
9 31 (28.44%) F5
10 30 (27.52%) BGP
11 27 (24.77%) Load Balancing
12 24 (22.02%) OSPF
12 24 (22.02%) CheckPoint
13 23 (21.10%) EIGRP
13 23 (21.10%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (20.18%) VLAN
15 19 (17.43%) Wireless
15 19 (17.43%) VoIP
16 18 (16.51%) DNS
17 16 (14.68%) TCP/IP
18 15 (13.76%) MPLS
19 14 (12.84%) Network Security
20 13 (11.93%) Cisco CUCM
20 13 (11.93%) Juniper
20 13 (11.93%) VPN
20 13 (11.93%) ITIL
21 12 (11.01%) Cisco UCCE
21 12 (11.01%) SolarWinds
22 11 (10.09%) Service Delivery
22 11 (10.09%) Windows

Cisco Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (0.92%) Lync
1 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) MS Excel
1 7 (6.42%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 66 (60.55%) Firewall
2 52 (47.71%) WAN
3 39 (35.78%) LAN
4 37 (33.94%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (27.52%) BGP
6 24 (22.02%) OSPF
7 23 (21.10%) EIGRP
7 23 (21.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (20.18%) VLAN
9 19 (17.43%) Wireless
9 19 (17.43%) VoIP
10 18 (16.51%) DNS
11 16 (14.68%) TCP/IP
12 15 (13.76%) MPLS
13 14 (12.84%) Network Security
14 13 (11.93%) VPN
15 7 (6.42%) RIP
15 7 (6.42%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (6.42%) Cisco PIX
15 7 (6.42%) IP Telephony
General
1 9 (8.26%) Banking
2 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.42%) Finance
4 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.50%) IVR
2 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.92%) PKI
4 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.92%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.09%) Windows
2 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (5.50%) Windows 2000
3 6 (5.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.92%) Linux
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.77%) Load Balancing
2 13 (11.93%) ITIL
3 11 (10.09%) Service Delivery
4 6 (5.50%) Migration
4 6 (5.50%) Network Design
4 6 (5.50%) Project Management
5 5 (4.59%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (2.75%) Capacity Management
6 3 (2.75%) Network Management
7 2 (1.83%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.83%) Mentoring
8 1 (0.92%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (0.92%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (0.92%) Business Development
8 1 (0.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (0.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (0.92%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.92%) Fault Management
8 1 (0.92%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.92%) Python
1 1 (0.92%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 74 (67.89%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (55.96%) CCNP
3 40 (36.70%) CCNA
4 7 (6.42%) CCIE
4 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.59%) CCDP
7 4 (3.67%) Degree
7 4 (3.67%) CCSP
8 3 (2.75%) CCIP
8 3 (2.75%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.83%) MCSE
9 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.92%) NCDA
10 1 (0.92%) CCSA
10 1 (0.92%) CCVP
10 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.92%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.92%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (11.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (11.01%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (4.59%) Cisco IPCC
4 4 (3.67%) OPNET
5 3 (2.75%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.83%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.92%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 109 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (28.44%) F5
3 24 (22.02%) CheckPoint
4 13 (11.93%) Juniper
5 12 (11.01%) SolarWinds
6 9 (8.26%) HP
7 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
8 7 (6.42%) VMware
9 6 (5.50%) Aruba
10 5 (4.59%) Riverbed
10 5 (4.59%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.75%) Mitel
11 3 (2.75%) BT
12 2 (1.83%) ProCurve
12 2 (1.83%) Aerohive Networks
12 2 (1.83%) Brocade
12 2 (1.83%) EMC
12 2 (1.83%) Citrix
13 1 (0.92%) Avaya
13 1 (0.92%) Motorola
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