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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Specialist
Rank 626 628 619
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Specialist 11 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.038% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.040% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 10
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £285 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £488 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
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
50613 53074 51044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 33356 31218
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1520 2029 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.38 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
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 2 July 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 -8 10 £375 - 2
Yorkshire 0 2 £398 -11.66%
South East -2 2 £395 -1.25% 2
London -3 2 £356 -6.62%
West Midlands -18 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £373 -
South West - 2 £373 -
Sheffield - 2 £398 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £398 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £365 -
Harrow - 1 £322 -
Banbury - 1 £365 -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -

Cisco Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) Firewall
3 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (29.63%) Wireless
7 7 (25.93%) SolarWinds
7 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
8 6 (22.22%) Network Management
8 6 (22.22%) LAN
8 6 (22.22%) HP
8 6 (22.22%) WAN
9 5 (18.52%) ITIL
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) CCNA
9 5 (18.52%) VPN
9 5 (18.52%) DNS
9 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 5 (18.52%) OSPF
9 5 (18.52%) BGP
9 5 (18.52%) Nokia
9 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
9 5 (18.52%) IronPort
9 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (14.81%) Migration
10 4 (14.81%) VMware
10 4 (14.81%) IP Telephony
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (14.81%) Riverbed

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) Firewall
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (29.63%) Wireless
4 6 (22.22%) LAN
4 6 (22.22%) WAN
5 5 (18.52%) BGP
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (18.52%) DNS
5 5 (18.52%) OSPF
5 5 (18.52%) VPN
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (14.81%) DHCP
6 4 (14.81%) IP Telephony
6 4 (14.81%) MPLS
7 3 (11.11%) FWSM
7 3 (11.11%) Internet
7 3 (11.11%) Network Security
7 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
7 3 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) 802.1X
1 2 (7.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.70%) IBM XIV
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Network Management
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Network Design
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Storage Virtualisation
6 1 (3.70%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (3.70%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCNA
2 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) CCIE
3 4 (14.81%) CCNP
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) CCDA
5 1 (3.70%) CCDP
5 1 (3.70%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
5 1 (3.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) UAG
3 1 (3.70%) KVM
3 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (7.41%) OPNET
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 7 (25.93%) SolarWinds
4 6 (22.22%) HP
5 5 (18.52%) IronPort
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) Nokia
6 4 (14.81%) IBM
6 4 (14.81%) Riverbed
6 4 (14.81%) VMware
7 3 (11.11%) Dell
7 3 (11.11%) F5
8 2 (7.41%) BMC
8 2 (7.41%) CA
8 2 (7.41%) EMC
8 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
8 2 (7.41%) Juniper
8 2 (7.41%) RightFax
8 2 (7.41%) Sonus
8 2 (7.41%) Symantec