The table below looks at the statistics for the Cisco Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Specialist
Rank 596 581 540
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Specialist 13 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.014% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate
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£525 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
+42.37% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -

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
51461 50245 44013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.35% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31311 30831 25140
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2031 2007 2180
Average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Cisco Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
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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 -9 10 £525 +10.52%
South East -9 4 £475 -
West Midlands -9 4 £525 +16.66%
Birmingham - 4 £525 -
Berkshire - 3 £475 -
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Slough - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
East of England +5 1 - -
Bedford - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £475 -
Luton - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Cisco Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cisco Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco UCCE
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (36.36%) CCNP
5 7 (31.82%) VXML
5 7 (31.82%) CCIE
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco ICM
6 6 (27.27%) Firewall
6 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
7 4 (18.18%) Verint
7 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) WAN
7 4 (18.18%) SAP
7 4 (18.18%) CRM
7 4 (18.18%) LAN
7 4 (18.18%) H.323
7 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
7 4 (18.18%) SAP CRM
8 3 (13.64%) VoIP
8 3 (13.64%) Juniper
8 3 (13.64%) CCIP
8 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (9.09%) XMPP
9 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications

Cisco Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cisco Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco ICM
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) WAN
3 4 (18.18%) LAN
3 4 (18.18%) H.323
4 3 (13.64%) VoIP
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
5 2 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) VXML
2 2 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) IVR
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 4 (18.18%) CRM
2 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Information Governance
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) CCNP
3 7 (31.82%) CCIE
3 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) CCIP
5 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) TickIT
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco UCCE
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 4 (18.18%) Verint
3 4 (18.18%) SAP
4 3 (13.64%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft