The table below looks at the statistics for the Cisco Security 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 Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Security Engineer
Rank 604 581 585
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Security Engineer 13 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.017% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.018% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
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£350 £393 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +12.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
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 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Cisco Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Security Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cisco Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Security Engineer within the UK.

Cisco Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Security Engineer within the UK.

Cisco Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Security Engineer
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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 -14 13 £350 -10.82%
London +8 3 £315 -21.25%
City of London +31 1 - -
Docklands, London - - - -

Cisco Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cisco Security 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 Security Engineer in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (84.00%) Network Security
3 18 (72.00%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (64.00%) CheckPoint
5 15 (60.00%) Juniper
6 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (44.00%) Firewall
8 9 (36.00%) CCNP
8 9 (36.00%) VPN
8 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (36.00%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (20.00%) WAN
9 5 (20.00%) LAN
10 4 (16.00%) CCSP
10 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (16.00%) F5
11 3 (12.00%) BGP
11 3 (12.00%) CCSA
11 3 (12.00%) Extranet
12 2 (8.00%) MPLS
12 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (8.00%) Citrix
12 2 (8.00%) CCNA
12 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
12 2 (8.00%) ITIL
12 2 (8.00%) Windows
12 2 (8.00%) VLAN

Cisco Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cisco Security 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 Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) Network Security
2 18 (72.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (44.00%) Firewall
4 9 (36.00%) VPN
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (20.00%) WAN
5 5 (20.00%) LAN
6 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (12.00%) BGP
7 3 (12.00%) Extranet
8 2 (8.00%) MPLS
8 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (8.00%) VLAN
9 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
9 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (4.00%) VoIP
9 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
9 1 (4.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (4.00%) Network Management
2 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) CCNP
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.00%) CCSP
4 3 (12.00%) CCSA
5 2 (8.00%) CCNA
6 1 (4.00%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (60.00%) Juniper
4 4 (16.00%) F5
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.00%) Aruba
6 1 (4.00%) AlgoSec
6 1 (4.00%) Meru Networks
6 1 (4.00%) NetScout
6 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Alcatel-Lucent