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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Specialist
Rank 630 632 621
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Specialist 8 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.031% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.033% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Median daily rate £438 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £314 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £404 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+41.42% -3.44%
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
48175 51856 52713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31544 33013 33319
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1684 2028 2169
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 10 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 6 December 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 -1 8 £438 +12.90% 2
London -5 4 £425 +6.25%
Hertfordshire - 2 £495 - 1
East of England - 2 £495 - 1
Yorkshire +6 1 - -
North West +1 1 £340 -
South Yorkshire -9 1 - -
Sheffield -11 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £340 -
Merseyside - 1 £340 -

Cisco Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) CCNP
4 6 (33.33%) CCVP
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Network Security
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (33.33%) LAN
4 6 (33.33%) WAN
5 5 (27.78%) CCNA
5 5 (27.78%) CCIE
5 5 (27.78%) Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 4 (22.22%) F5
6 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 4 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
7 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
7 3 (16.67%) VPN
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) Speakerbus
7 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP

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 (55.56%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (33.33%) LAN
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security
2 6 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 3 (16.67%) VPN
4 3 (16.67%) WLAN
5 2 (11.11%) ATM
5 2 (11.11%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 2 (11.11%) SSL
5 2 (11.11%) Telepresence
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XMPP
2 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) IVR
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.11%) Service Management
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCNP
3 6 (33.33%) CCVP
4 5 (27.78%) CCIE
4 5 (27.78%) CCNA
5 2 (11.11%) CCDA
5 2 (11.11%) CCDP
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco CME
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (5.56%) OPNET
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 4 (22.22%) F5
2 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 3 (16.67%) Speakerbus
4 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) Aruba
5 1 (5.56%) BMC
5 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Nokia
5 1 (5.56%) Riverbed