The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Network Engineer
Rank 510 488 506
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 78 75 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 43 42
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £396 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £23.75 £32.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.78% +42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £32.00 £20.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £32.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.22%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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 -26 74 £300 - 13
London +33 44 £300 -4.76% 4
City of London +27 19 £319 +15.90% 2
South East -10 12 £375 +13.20% 5
Hampshire -5 6 £375 +9.09% 2
East of England -18 6 £300 +9.09%
West Midlands -11 5 £338 -6.89%
South West -28 3 - - 2
Surrey -2 2 £379 +14.33% 1
Hertfordshire -2 2 £375 +11.11%
Nottinghamshire +11 1 - -
Yorkshire +2 1 - - 2
East Midlands -7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 -
Birmingham - 1 £125 -
Chesterfield - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Leicester - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Rotherham - - - -

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Cisco
2 101 (69.66%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (53.10%) CCNP
4 59 (40.69%) Firewall
5 51 (35.17%) CCNA
6 45 (31.03%) WAN
7 39 (26.90%) LAN
8 37 (25.52%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (24.83%) CheckPoint
10 31 (21.38%) Juniper
10 31 (21.38%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (20.00%) VPN
12 28 (19.31%) Network Security
13 27 (18.62%) BGP
14 25 (17.24%) Wireless
15 24 (16.55%) Cisco PIX
16 21 (14.48%) Finance
16 21 (14.48%) EIGRP
17 20 (13.79%) F5
18 18 (12.41%) VoIP
19 16 (11.03%) Security Cleared
20 15 (10.34%) SC Cleared
20 15 (10.34%) MPLS
21 14 (9.66%) OSPF
21 14 (9.66%) Network Design
22 13 (8.97%) ITIL
23 12 (8.28%) IPsec
24 11 (7.59%) VLAN
25 10 (6.90%) Telecoms
25 10 (6.90%) Microsoft

Cisco Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (40.69%) Firewall
2 45 (31.03%) WAN
3 39 (26.90%) LAN
4 37 (25.52%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (21.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 29 (20.00%) VPN
7 28 (19.31%) Network Security
8 27 (18.62%) BGP
9 25 (17.24%) Wireless
10 24 (16.55%) Cisco PIX
11 21 (14.48%) EIGRP
12 18 (12.41%) VoIP
13 15 (10.34%) MPLS
14 14 (9.66%) OSPF
15 12 (8.28%) IPsec
16 11 (7.59%) VLAN
17 9 (6.21%) Multicast
18 8 (5.52%) Cisco IOS
18 8 (5.52%) TCP/IP
19 6 (4.14%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Ant
General
1 21 (14.48%) Finance
2 10 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.14%) Banking
4 3 (2.07%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.07%) Back Office
4 3 (2.07%) Local Government
5 2 (1.38%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Games
6 1 (0.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
6 1 (0.69%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.07%) CSS
2 1 (0.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.07%) NHS
2 2 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (1.38%) Firmware
3 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
3 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.69%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.21%) Windows
2 4 (2.76%) Linux
3 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (9.66%) Network Design
2 13 (8.97%) ITIL
3 9 (6.21%) Service Delivery
3 9 (6.21%) Network Management
3 9 (6.21%) Change Control
4 8 (5.52%) Load Balancing
4 8 (5.52%) Migration
5 6 (4.14%) Project Management
6 5 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (2.76%) Change Management
8 3 (2.07%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.07%) Service Management
8 3 (2.07%) Information Security
8 3 (2.07%) Low Latency
9 2 (1.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.38%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (1.38%) Time Management
9 2 (1.38%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.38%) Network Architecture
9 2 (1.38%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 101 (69.66%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (53.10%) CCNP
3 51 (35.17%) CCNA
4 16 (11.03%) Security Cleared
5 15 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.83%) CCVP
7 6 (4.14%) CCIE
8 5 (3.45%) Degree
9 4 (2.76%) CCDP
10 3 (2.07%) CCDA
10 3 (2.07%) CCSA
11 2 (1.38%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.69%) CCSP
12 1 (0.69%) HND
12 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.69%) CCIP
12 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) XenApp
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) vSphere
2 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (5.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (4.83%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.38%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.69%) Nagios
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.69%) Cacti
4 1 (0.69%) SCCM
4 1 (0.69%) SCOM
4 1 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 145 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (24.83%) CheckPoint
3 31 (21.38%) Juniper
4 20 (13.79%) F5
5 10 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.21%) VMware
6 9 (6.21%) SolarWinds
7 7 (4.83%) HP
8 6 (4.14%) Riverbed
9 5 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 5 (3.45%) BT
10 4 (2.76%) ProCurve
10 4 (2.76%) Mitel
10 4 (2.76%) Avaya
11 3 (2.07%) Nokia
11 3 (2.07%) McAfee
11 3 (2.07%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.38%) Zeacom
12 2 (1.38%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.38%) Aruba
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