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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Specialist
Rank 615 581 581
Rank change year-on-year
-34 0
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Specialist 7 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.006% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.006% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £525 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £525 £375
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
52334 49033 54752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.28% 92.74% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31946 29302 30708
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2035 2098 2640
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 7 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 15 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 7 £375 -28.57% 1
Yorkshire +7 2 - -
West Yorkshire +3 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
London - 1 £375 - 1
Birmingham - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Cisco Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (36.36%) MPLS
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) CCNP
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) ADSL
6 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
6 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 2 (18.18%) Lync
6 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
6 2 (18.18%) F5
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 2 (18.18%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Verint
7 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (9.09%) NAS
7 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE

Cisco Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) MPLS
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (18.18%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (18.18%) ADSL
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) RTP
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Verint
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade