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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Specialist
Rank 650 648 612
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Specialist 11 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.024% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.025% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 7
Median daily rate £388 £301 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.63% -19.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £293 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
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
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 2016.

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 15 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 24 August 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 -2 10 £400 +32.78%
South East +15 3 £400 +32.78%
Surrey +6 2 £388 +28.09%
London +3 2 £463 +12.12%
Yorkshire -2 2 £375 -16.66%
West Midlands - 2 - -
South West +11 1 £375 -
South Yorkshire -4 1 £375 -12.17%
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £413 -
Sheffield - 1 £375 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -

Cisco Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 17 (62.96%) Firewall
3 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 8 (29.63%) LAN
6 8 (29.63%) WAN
7 7 (25.93%) Network Security
8 6 (22.22%) Network Management
8 6 (22.22%) ITIL
8 6 (22.22%) Wireless
8 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
9 5 (18.52%) CCNP
9 5 (18.52%) CCNA
9 5 (18.52%) HP
9 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
10 4 (14.81%) IP Telephony
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (14.81%) Unified Communications
10 4 (14.81%) Riverbed
10 4 (14.81%) F5
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.81%) CCIE
10 4 (14.81%) VPN
10 4 (14.81%) Finance
10 4 (14.81%) Nokia
10 4 (14.81%) OSPF
10 4 (14.81%) BGP

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%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) Firewall
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (29.63%) LAN
3 8 (29.63%) WAN
4 7 (25.93%) Network Security
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (22.22%) Wireless
6 4 (14.81%) BGP
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (14.81%) IP Telephony
6 4 (14.81%) OSPF
6 4 (14.81%) Unified Communications
6 4 (14.81%) VPN
7 3 (11.11%) DNS
7 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (11.11%) Internet
7 3 (11.11%) MPLS
7 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (11.11%) VLAN
7 3 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) 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
2 1 (3.70%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.70%) IBM XIV
4 1 (3.70%) IVR
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
1 6 (22.22%) Network Management
2 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
4 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Network Design
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (3.70%) High Availability
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCNA
2 5 (18.52%) CCNP
2 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) CCIE
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) CCVP
6 1 (3.70%) CCDA
6 1 (3.70%) CCDP
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
6 1 (3.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) UAG
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) KVM
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (7.41%) OPNET
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 9 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 5 (18.52%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) F5
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Nokia
5 4 (14.81%) Riverbed
6 3 (11.11%) IBM
6 3 (11.11%) IronPort
7 2 (7.41%) BMC
7 2 (7.41%) Brocade
7 2 (7.41%) CA
7 2 (7.41%) Dell
7 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.41%) Juniper
7 2 (7.41%) Sonus
7 2 (7.41%) VMware
8 1 (3.70%) RightFax
8 1 (3.70%) Verint