The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Cisco Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Specialist
UK
Rank 567 609 585
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Specialist 15 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.035% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.037% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 12
Median daily rate £448 £394 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.65% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £348 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+27.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Cisco Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cisco Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cisco Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Cisco Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Cisco Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Specialist
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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 +16 11 £448 +11.87% 1
London +10 3 £400 -
Yorkshire +12 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £498 -
East of England - 2 £498 -
South West - 2 - -
North West +28 1 £340 -
Sheffield -4 1 - -
South Yorkshire -9 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £340 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £340 -

Cisco Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Cisco Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (40.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 7 (28.00%) CCNP
5 7 (28.00%) Banking
5 7 (28.00%) Network Security
6 6 (24.00%) LAN
6 6 (24.00%) WAN
6 6 (24.00%) CCIE
7 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (20.00%) CCNA
7 5 (20.00%) CCVP
7 5 (20.00%) F5
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (12.00%) MPLS
9 3 (12.00%) DNS
9 3 (12.00%) ATM
9 3 (12.00%) BIG-IP
9 3 (12.00%) Speakerbus
9 3 (12.00%) WLAN
9 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
9 3 (12.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds

Cisco Specialist 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (28.00%) Network Security
4 6 (24.00%) LAN
4 6 (24.00%) WAN
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (12.00%) ATM
6 3 (12.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (12.00%) DNS
6 3 (12.00%) MPLS
6 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications
6 3 (12.00%) WLAN
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
7 2 (8.00%) SSL
7 2 (8.00%) VoIP
7 2 (8.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) CCNP
3 6 (24.00%) CCIE
4 5 (20.00%) CCNA
4 5 (20.00%) CCVP
5 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) CCDA
6 2 (8.00%) CCDP
6 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (4.00%) CCSA
7 1 (4.00%) CCSE
7 1 (4.00%) CCSP
7 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco CME
4 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (20.00%) F5
3 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (12.00%) Speakerbus
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) VMware