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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Network Engineer
Rank 424 417 475
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +58
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 209 240 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.46% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 147 114
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 12
Median hourly rate £50.00 £18.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -25.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £8.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £36.40 £34.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £15.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -36.17%

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
46813 52482 53624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.79% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30599 33429 33859
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2038 2200
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -12 185 £375 +7.14% 29
London -7 62 £401 +3.35% 11
South East +9 42 £375 +7.14% 4
West Midlands +5 29 £400 +39.13% 6
Yorkshire +11 16 £375 +17.64% 1
South Wales +13 15 £375 +20.00%
Wales 0 15 £375 +20.00%
Birmingham +1 14 £400 +45.45% 1
North West +4 13 £320 -5.18% 3
Hampshire +22 12 £375 +50.00% 1
East Midlands 0 12 £325 +31.97% 1
West Yorkshire +8 9 £375 +7.14% 1
Manchester +4 9 £320 -5.18% 1
City of London -6 9 £433 +15.33% 5
Buckinghamshire +17 8 £375 +7.14%
Reading +5 8 £325 -27.77% 1
Berkshire -4 8 £325 -10.95% 1
South Yorkshire -7 8 £425 +51.78%
Sheffield -8 8 £425 +51.78%
Scotland +7 6 £225 -25.00% 1
Shropshire +3 6 £388 +29.16% 1
South West +1 6 £375 +2.73% 2
Milton Keynes - 6 £300 -
Telford - 6 £388 - 1
Leeds +11 5 £375 - 1
Derbyshire +5 5 £240 -
New Malden - 5 - -
Bridgend - 5 £403 -
Southampton +9 4 £388 +55.00% 1
Bristol +7 4 £375 - 1

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 442 (100.00%) Cisco
2 280 (63.35%) Cisco Certification
3 266 (60.18%) Firewall
4 228 (51.58%) CCNP
5 157 (35.52%) Cisco ASA
6 147 (33.26%) LAN
7 143 (32.35%) CheckPoint
8 139 (31.45%) CCNA
9 130 (29.41%) WAN
10 112 (25.34%) Juniper
11 110 (24.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 102 (23.08%) Wireless
13 95 (21.49%) Network Security
14 92 (20.81%) F5
15 85 (19.23%) OSPF
16 80 (18.10%) Data Centre
17 76 (17.19%) BGP
18 70 (15.84%) VPN
19 64 (14.48%) Palo Alto
20 61 (13.80%) VLAN
21 59 (13.35%) VoIP
22 55 (12.44%) CCIE
22 55 (12.44%) Network Design
23 52 (11.76%) Security Cleared
24 48 (10.86%) SC Cleared
24 48 (10.86%) MPLS
25 47 (10.63%) Finance
26 44 (9.95%) DNS
27 43 (9.73%) EIGRP
28 41 (9.28%) ITIL

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 3 (0.68%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.23%) Apache
3 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.23%) IIS
3 1 (0.23%) JBoss
3 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (1.58%) MS Office
2 6 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.68%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.13%) assyst
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.45%) Office 365
5 1 (0.23%) G Suite
5 1 (0.23%) Trello
5 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 266 (60.18%) Firewall
2 157 (35.52%) Cisco ASA
3 147 (33.26%) LAN
4 130 (29.41%) WAN
5 110 (24.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 102 (23.08%) Wireless
7 95 (21.49%) Network Security
8 85 (19.23%) OSPF
9 76 (17.19%) BGP
10 70 (15.84%) VPN
11 61 (13.80%) VLAN
12 59 (13.35%) VoIP
13 48 (10.86%) MPLS
14 44 (9.95%) DNS
15 43 (9.73%) EIGRP
16 39 (8.82%) TCP/IP
17 36 (8.14%) SSL
18 35 (7.92%) Cisco Wireless
19 32 (7.24%) Cisco IOS
20 30 (6.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (0.90%) JIRA
2 3 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (10.63%) Finance
2 26 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 24 (5.43%) Banking
4 7 (1.58%) Retail
5 2 (0.45%) Advertising
5 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.45%) Legal
5 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.23%) Automotive
6 1 (0.23%) Back Office
6 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.23%) Front Office
6 1 (0.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.17%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.36%) CSS
3 3 (0.68%) Web Services
4 2 (0.45%) Middleware
4 2 (0.45%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.45%) REST
4 2 (0.45%) XMPP
5 1 (0.23%) COM
5 1 (0.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 80 (18.10%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (1.81%) NHS
4 7 (1.58%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.36%) Driving Licence
6 4 (0.90%) Cryptography
7 3 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.45%) e-Health
8 2 (0.45%) Handset
8 2 (0.45%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.23%) BBC
9 1 (0.23%) CESG
9 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.23%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.23%) IVR
9 1 (0.23%) Replication
9 1 (0.23%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.82%) Windows
2 26 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 24 (5.43%) Linux
4 9 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.13%) SUSE
6 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.90%) Unix
7 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (12.44%) Network Design
2 41 (9.28%) ITIL
2 41 (9.28%) Network Management
3 38 (8.60%) Load Balancing
4 27 (6.11%) Network Monitoring
5 22 (4.98%) Change Management
6 20 (4.52%) Migration
6 20 (4.52%) Network Architecture
7 14 (3.17%) Project Management
8 10 (2.26%) Change Control
9 9 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (1.81%) Capacity Management
10 8 (1.81%) Incident Management
10 8 (1.81%) Mentoring
10 8 (1.81%) Service Delivery
10 8 (1.81%) Service Management
11 7 (1.58%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (1.58%) Information Security
11 7 (1.58%) Patch Management
12 6 (1.36%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.81%) SQL
2 2 (0.45%) C
2 2 (0.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.23%) Perl
3 1 (0.23%) Python
3 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 280 (63.35%) Cisco Certification
2 228 (51.58%) CCNP
3 139 (31.45%) CCNA
4 55 (12.44%) CCIE
5 52 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 48 (10.86%) SC Cleared
7 33 (7.47%) CCDP
8 26 (5.88%) CCVP
9 25 (5.66%) CCDA
10 14 (3.17%) JNCIA
11 9 (2.04%) Degree
12 8 (1.81%) JNCIP
13 7 (1.58%) CCSA
13 7 (1.58%) JNCIS
14 6 (1.36%) CCSP
14 6 (1.36%) JNCIE
15 5 (1.13%) CCDE
15 5 (1.13%) CCSE
15 5 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.62%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.81%) SLA
3 4 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.23%) RMADS
System Software
1 13 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (1.36%) vSphere
4 4 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.68%) Firmware
5 3 (0.68%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.23%) iptables
6 1 (0.23%) NFS
6 1 (0.23%) vCloud
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (7.47%) Cisco CUCM
2 23 (5.20%) Cisco UCCX
3 14 (3.17%) Cisco UCCE
3 14 (3.17%) FortiGate
4 11 (2.49%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (1.36%) OpenView
6 4 (0.90%) Cacti
6 4 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.45%) Cisco CME
7 2 (0.45%) Nagios
7 2 (0.45%) OPNET
8 1 (0.23%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (0.23%) Nessus
8 1 (0.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 442 (100.00%) Cisco
2 143 (32.35%) CheckPoint
3 112 (25.34%) Juniper
4 92 (20.81%) F5
5 64 (14.48%) Palo Alto
6 29 (6.56%) Fortinet
7 27 (6.11%) VMware
8 25 (5.66%) SolarWinds
9 24 (5.43%) HP
10 22 (4.98%) Microsoft
11 18 (4.07%) Aruba
12 17 (3.85%) Riverbed
13 16 (3.62%) Blue Coat
13 16 (3.62%) Meraki
14 15 (3.39%) Red Hat
15 13 (2.94%) Intel Security
16 12 (2.71%) Brocade
17 11 (2.49%) Dell
17 11 (2.49%) Red Box
18 10 (2.26%) Citrix
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