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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Security Engineer
Rank 591 587 553
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Security Engineer 35 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.048% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.051% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 16
Average daily rate £319 £320 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% -18.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £385 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.50% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00

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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 21 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 23 £319 +1.19% 15
South East +12 6 £288 -1.70% 3
London +4 6 £365 +8.14% 9
South Yorkshire -4 6 £280 -11.11%
Sheffield -8 6 £280 -11.11%
Yorkshire -19 6 £280 -18.84% 2
M4 Corridor - 5 £288 -
South West - 2 £365 - 1
City of London +31 1 £365 -5.80% 2
Hampshire +5 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 -
Luton - 1 £375 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £375 -

Cisco Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 57 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (66.67%) Network Security
3 36 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (61.40%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (54.39%) F5
5 31 (54.39%) Firewall
6 28 (49.12%) LAN
6 28 (49.12%) WAN
7 25 (43.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 24 (42.11%) CheckPoint
9 22 (38.60%) CCNA
10 21 (36.84%) Load Balancing
11 20 (35.09%) MPLS
12 19 (33.33%) CCNP
13 16 (28.07%) ITIL
13 16 (28.07%) IPsec
14 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
14 12 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
15 11 (19.30%) Juniper
16 10 (17.54%) Finance
16 10 (17.54%) DNS
16 10 (17.54%) DHCP
16 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
17 9 (15.79%) SSL
17 9 (15.79%) VMware
17 9 (15.79%) EIGRP
17 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
18 8 (14.04%) Blue Coat
18 8 (14.04%) Information Security
19 7 (12.28%) PCI DSS

Cisco Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 38 (66.67%) Network Security
2 35 (61.40%) Cisco ASA
3 31 (54.39%) Firewall
4 28 (49.12%) LAN
4 28 (49.12%) WAN
5 25 (43.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (35.09%) MPLS
7 16 (28.07%) IPsec
8 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 10 (17.54%) DHCP
9 10 (17.54%) DNS
10 9 (15.79%) EIGRP
10 9 (15.79%) SSL
11 7 (12.28%) HSRP
11 7 (12.28%) VPN
11 7 (12.28%) Wireless
12 6 (10.53%) BGP
12 6 (10.53%) Internet
12 6 (10.53%) SNMP
13 5 (8.77%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) Cryptography
2 5 (8.77%) Driving Licence
2 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Linux
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
1 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
1 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
1 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 16 (28.07%) ITIL
3 12 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (14.04%) Information Security
5 7 (12.28%) Change Management
5 7 (12.28%) Network Management
6 6 (10.53%) Project Management
7 5 (8.77%) Capacity Management
7 5 (8.77%) Computer Security
7 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.77%) Security Patching
8 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.26%) Functional Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 1 (1.75%) DDoS Mitigation
10 1 (1.75%) High Availability
10 1 (1.75%) Network Architecture
10 1 (1.75%) Security Operations
10 1 (1.75%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (38.60%) CCNA
3 19 (33.33%) CCNP
4 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
5 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.02%) CCSA
7 3 (5.26%) CCIE
7 3 (5.26%) CCSE
7 3 (5.26%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.75%) CCDA
8 1 (1.75%) CCIP
8 1 (1.75%) CCSP
8 1 (1.75%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.75%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.75%) QRadar
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (54.39%) F5
3 24 (42.11%) CheckPoint
4 11 (19.30%) Juniper
5 9 (15.79%) VMware
6 8 (14.04%) Blue Coat
7 6 (10.53%) Cyberoam
7 6 (10.53%) Fortinet
7 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.02%) Citrix
9 3 (5.26%) IBM
9 3 (5.26%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.51%) Mitel
10 2 (3.51%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.75%) Akamai
11 1 (1.75%) IronPort
11 1 (1.75%) Nokia
11 1 (1.75%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.75%) SonicWALL