The table below looks at the statistics for the Cisco Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Support Engineer
Rank 579 565 573
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support Engineer 17 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.032% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.035% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 5
Average daily rate
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£285 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £415 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50

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
51582 48912 54385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.74% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31504 29191 30441
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2115 2659
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Cisco Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cisco Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Support Engineer within the UK.

Cisco Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Support Engineer within the UK.

Cisco Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Support Engineer
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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
London +20 16 £281 -2.17%
England -19 16 £281 -13.46% 2
City of London +29 11 £281 +25.00%
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 2
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Guildford - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Lewes - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Cisco Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cisco Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (60.00%) Firewall
4 14 (56.00%) CCNP
5 11 (44.00%) Finance
6 9 (36.00%) BGP
6 9 (36.00%) EIGRP
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
9 6 (24.00%) Linux
9 6 (24.00%) Multicast
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (20.00%) BIG-IP
10 5 (20.00%) Hedge funds
10 5 (20.00%) Network Management
10 5 (20.00%) F5
10 5 (20.00%) CSS
10 5 (20.00%) BMC
10 5 (20.00%) NetScreen
10 5 (20.00%) Financial Institution
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (16.00%) OSPF
11 4 (16.00%) CCNA
11 4 (16.00%) CCIE
11 4 (16.00%) VPN
12 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
12 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (12.00%) Juniper
12 3 (12.00%) HSRP
13 2 (8.00%) FlexPod

Cisco Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cisco Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (36.00%) BGP
2 9 (36.00%) EIGRP
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (24.00%) Multicast
5 5 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 5 (20.00%) NetScreen
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (16.00%) OSPF
6 4 (16.00%) VPN
7 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (12.00%) HSRP
8 2 (8.00%) DMVPN
8 2 (8.00%) TACACS
8 2 (8.00%) VRRP
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco ICM
8 2 (8.00%) SNMP
8 2 (8.00%) PPP
8 2 (8.00%) DNS
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (8.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (8.00%) IVR
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (8.00%) Change Management
2 2 (8.00%) Contact Management
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) CRM
3 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (56.00%) CCNP
3 4 (16.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.00%) CCIE
4 1 (4.00%) CCSP
4 1 (4.00%) CCIP
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.00%) RANCID
2 2 (8.00%) OpenNMS
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (20.00%) F5
3 5 (20.00%) BMC
4 3 (12.00%) Juniper
5 2 (8.00%) Tandberg
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) Ericsson
6 1 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds