The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Cisco Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Network Engineer
Rank 435 392 450
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +58
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 213 228 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.44% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 144 101
Median daily rate £363 £340 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £300 £306
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.43 £21.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.67 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +133.33%

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Cisco Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 192 £363 +3.57% 46
London -38 63 £400 +14.28% 22
South East -2 48 £350 +16.66% 7
West Midlands -5 24 £350 +15.53% 5
South West +5 17 £285 -12.30% 3
Hampshire +9 15 £338 +20.53% 2
East of England +7 14 £250 -11.89% 1
Berkshire +4 14 £363 +20.83% 3
North West -16 11 £400 +28.00% 1
Yorkshire -16 10 £395 +43.63% 5
City of London +17 9 £388 +3.33% 11
Dorset -2 9 £270 -
Scotland -10 9 £251 -19.84% 1
Surrey -13 9 £340 +13.33% 2
Hertfordshire +13 8 £250 -33.33% 1
Wales +17 7 £233 -15.45% 2
Birmingham +2 7 £325 +8.33% 4
Twickenham +8 6 £400 -
West Yorkshire -6 6 £395 -5.95% 2
Leeds -15 6 £395 -5.95% 2
Reading -8 5 £325 - 1
Shropshire -29 5 £363 +16.00%
Bournemouth - 5 £400 -
Stevenage - 5 - -
Telford - 5 £363 -
Liverpool +1 4 £400 -
Devon -1 4 - - 2
South Yorkshire -2 4 - - 1
Cheshire -4 4 £425 -
Merseyside -7 4 £400 +28.00%

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Cisco Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

1 409 (100.00%) Cisco
2 272 (66.50%) Cisco Certification
3 235 (57.46%) Firewall
4 191 (46.70%) CCNP
5 151 (36.92%) Cisco ASA
6 146 (35.70%) LAN
7 142 (34.72%) WAN
8 129 (31.54%) CCNA
9 106 (25.92%) CheckPoint
10 98 (23.96%) Wireless
11 97 (23.72%) Cisco Nexus
12 91 (22.25%) MPLS
13 87 (21.27%) BGP
14 83 (20.29%) OSPF
15 82 (20.05%) Network Security
15 82 (20.05%) F5
16 78 (19.07%) Juniper
17 74 (18.09%) VPN
17 74 (18.09%) Data Centre
18 67 (16.38%) VoIP
19 65 (15.89%) ITIL
20 61 (14.91%) Security Cleared
21 56 (13.69%) EIGRP
22 54 (13.20%) TCP/IP
23 49 (11.98%) SC Cleared
24 47 (11.49%) Load Balancing
25 44 (10.76%) CCIE
26 41 (10.02%) Finance
27 40 (9.78%) Network Design
27 40 (9.78%) Palo Alto

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
1 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
1 2 (0.49%) SAS
2 1 (0.24%) Apache
2 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.24%) IIS
2 1 (0.24%) nginx
2 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (2.20%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) assyst
2 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.71%) IaaS
1 7 (1.71%) PaaS
1 7 (1.71%) SaaS
2 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 235 (57.46%) Firewall
2 151 (36.92%) Cisco ASA
3 146 (35.70%) LAN
4 142 (34.72%) WAN
5 98 (23.96%) Wireless
6 97 (23.72%) Cisco Nexus
7 91 (22.25%) MPLS
8 87 (21.27%) BGP
9 83 (20.29%) OSPF
10 82 (20.05%) Network Security
11 74 (18.09%) VPN
12 67 (16.38%) VoIP
13 56 (13.69%) EIGRP
14 54 (13.20%) TCP/IP
15 36 (8.80%) DHCP
16 35 (8.56%) Cisco IOS
16 35 (8.56%) IPsec
17 34 (8.31%) DNS
18 25 (6.11%) Internet
18 25 (6.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (10.02%) Finance
2 21 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.91%) Banking
4 12 (2.93%) Retail
5 2 (0.49%) French Language
5 2 (0.49%) Legal
5 2 (0.49%) Publishing
6 1 (0.24%) Advertising
6 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.24%) Games
6 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.24%) Law
6 1 (0.24%) Local Government
6 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.40%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.71%) CSS
3 4 (0.98%) Middleware
3 4 (0.98%) WAP
4 2 (0.49%) CGI
5 1 (0.24%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.24%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 74 (18.09%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.40%) Driving Licence
3 15 (3.67%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (2.93%) e-Health
5 11 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.20%) Cryptography
7 7 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.47%) NHS
9 5 (1.22%) FlexPod
9 5 (1.22%) Statistics
10 4 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.73%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.73%) User Experience
12 2 (0.49%) MPEG
13 1 (0.24%) IVR
13 1 (0.24%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.24%) PKI
13 1 (0.24%) RSA SecurID
13 1 (0.24%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.54%) Windows
2 25 (6.11%) Linux
3 18 (4.40%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.44%) Unix
5 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.98%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.73%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.49%) CatOS
9 2 (0.49%) CentOS
9 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (15.89%) ITIL
2 47 (11.49%) Load Balancing
3 40 (9.78%) Network Design
4 34 (8.31%) Network Monitoring
5 28 (6.85%) Migration
6 24 (5.87%) Incident Management
7 23 (5.62%) Network Management
7 23 (5.62%) Project Management
8 15 (3.67%) Change Management
9 14 (3.42%) Problem Management
10 13 (3.18%) Service Delivery
11 11 (2.69%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (2.44%) ITIL V3
12 10 (2.44%) Network Architecture
12 10 (2.44%) WAN Optimisation
13 7 (1.71%) Information Security
13 7 (1.71%) Service Management
14 6 (1.47%) Capacity Management
14 6 (1.47%) Change Control
15 5 (1.22%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.93%) Python
2 9 (2.20%) Perl
2 9 (2.20%) Tcl
3 3 (0.73%) C
4 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.49%) SQL
5 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.24%) Java
5 1 (0.24%) Korn
5 1 (0.24%) Lisp
5 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 272 (66.50%) Cisco Certification
2 191 (46.70%) CCNP
3 129 (31.54%) CCNA
4 61 (14.91%) Security Cleared
5 49 (11.98%) SC Cleared
6 44 (10.76%) CCIE
7 17 (4.16%) CCDP
8 13 (3.18%) Degree
9 11 (2.69%) CCVP
10 7 (1.71%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.47%) CCSA
11 6 (1.47%) CCSE
11 6 (1.47%) JNCIP
12 4 (0.98%) CCDA
12 4 (0.98%) JNCIE
12 4 (0.98%) NCDA
13 3 (0.73%) CCNP Voice
13 3 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.73%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.73%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.69%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.96%) SLA
3 4 (0.98%) QA
4 2 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.49%) FIPS 140-2
4 2 (0.49%) GLP
4 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 8 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.71%) vSphere
3 5 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.49%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.49%) XenApp
7 1 (0.24%) Firmware
7 1 (0.24%) iptables
7 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.24%) Snort
7 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (4.65%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (3.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (2.69%) FortiGate
4 9 (2.20%) OpenView
5 7 (1.71%) TrustSec
6 4 (0.98%) OPNET
6 4 (0.98%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.49%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.49%) Nagios
9 1 (0.24%) AppManager
9 1 (0.24%) Cacti
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco LMS
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.24%) Endace
9 1 (0.24%) QRadar
9 1 (0.24%) SCCM
9 1 (0.24%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 409 (100.00%) Cisco
2 106 (25.92%) CheckPoint
3 82 (20.05%) F5
4 78 (19.07%) Juniper
5 40 (9.78%) Palo Alto
6 32 (7.82%) HP
7 31 (7.58%) VMware
8 29 (7.09%) SolarWinds
9 28 (6.85%) Fortinet
10 20 (4.89%) Riverbed
11 15 (3.67%) Nokia
12 14 (3.42%) Microsoft
13 12 (2.93%) Avaya
13 12 (2.93%) Blue Coat
14 10 (2.44%) Aruba
14 10 (2.44%) Meraki
15 9 (2.20%) Citrix
15 9 (2.20%) Intel Security
16 8 (1.96%) NetQoS
17 6 (1.47%) BMC
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