The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Cisco Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Support
Rank 606 604 551
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -53
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 55 38 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.067% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.070% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 38
Median daily rate £350 £300 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £295 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.40% -6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%

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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Cisco Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Cisco Support in the job title.

Cisco Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco Support
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cisco Support Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Support
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Support within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Cisco Support Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco Support
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Cisco Support Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Support
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Support within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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 +10 51 £363 +20.83% 10
London +3 23 £525 +75.00% 2
South East +9 15 £363 +19.83% 6
Berkshire +3 8 £363 +7.40%
City of London +46 4 £525 +61.53% 1
Yorkshire -8 4 £222 -
Scotland - 4 £286 - 1
Slough +8 3 £380 +39.44%
Surrey -2 3 - - 1
South West - 3 £310 -
East of England +21 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire +17 2 - -
West Yorkshire -4 2 £125 -
West Midlands -29 2 £350 +10.95% 1
North East - 2 £300 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £205 - 1
Motherwell - 2 £218 -
Edinburgh - 2 £344 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £218 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £300 -
Abingdon - 2 £205 -
Leeds +1 1 - -
Hampshire +1 1 £280 -5.08% 2
West Sussex - 1 £363 -
Somerset - 1 £310 -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -
Shropshire - 1 £350 - 1
Wakefield - 1 £125 -
Swindon - 1 £375 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £319 -

Cisco Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Cisco Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 95 (100.00%) Cisco
2 51 (53.68%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (43.16%) Firewall
4 31 (32.63%) CCNP
5 27 (28.42%) WAN
6 24 (25.26%) CCNA
7 23 (24.21%) Windows
8 20 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (21.05%) Data Centre
9 19 (20.00%) LAN
10 18 (18.95%) ITIL
11 17 (17.89%) Active Directory
11 17 (17.89%) Wireless
12 16 (16.84%) Windows Server
13 15 (15.79%) VMware
13 15 (15.79%) Network Security
14 14 (14.74%) NetApp
14 14 (14.74%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (13.68%) Juniper
16 12 (12.63%) FlexPod
17 11 (11.58%) CCIE
17 11 (11.58%) Citrix
17 11 (11.58%) Microsoft
18 10 (10.53%) TCP/IP
18 10 (10.53%) VPN
18 10 (10.53%) CheckPoint
18 10 (10.53%) MPLS
18 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
18 10 (10.53%) vSphere
18 10 (10.53%) Data ONTAP

Cisco Support 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 (2.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (43.16%) Firewall
2 27 (28.42%) WAN
3 20 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (20.00%) LAN
5 17 (17.89%) Wireless
6 15 (15.79%) Network Security
7 14 (14.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (10.53%) MPLS
8 10 (10.53%) TCP/IP
8 10 (10.53%) VPN
9 9 (9.47%) BGP
10 8 (8.42%) Broadband
10 8 (8.42%) Ethernet
10 8 (8.42%) OSPF
11 7 (7.37%) DHCP
11 7 (7.37%) VLAN
12 6 (6.32%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (6.32%) DNS
12 6 (6.32%) SAN
12 6 (6.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) NonStop SQL
General
1 9 (9.47%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.42%) Banking
3 5 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (2.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Front Office
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.11%) XMPP
2 1 (1.05%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.63%) FlexPod
3 7 (7.37%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.26%) e-Health
5 2 (2.11%) Clustering
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.11%) NHS
5 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.11%) Statistics
5 2 (2.11%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.05%) CESG
6 1 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Replication
6 1 (1.05%) User Experience
6 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.21%) Windows
2 16 (16.84%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.53%) Data ONTAP
4 9 (9.47%) Linux
5 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.32%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.11%) Unix
8 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) ITIL
2 9 (9.47%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (7.37%) Network Management
4 6 (6.32%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.26%) Network Design
6 4 (4.21%) Change Management
6 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.16%) High Availability
7 3 (3.16%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.16%) Service Management
8 2 (2.11%) Application Packaging
8 2 (2.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.11%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.11%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.11%) Software Licensing
8 2 (2.11%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.05%) Product Management
9 1 (1.05%) QMS
9 1 (1.05%) Time Management
9 1 (1.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (53.68%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (32.63%) CCNP
3 24 (25.26%) CCNA
4 11 (11.58%) CCIE
5 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 9 (9.47%) NCDA
7 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.32%) CCDP
9 5 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (3.16%) CCDE
10 3 (3.16%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.11%) Degree
12 1 (1.05%) CCAA
12 1 (1.05%) CCSE
12 1 (1.05%) CLAS
12 1 (1.05%) ISEB
12 1 (1.05%) JNCIE
12 1 (1.05%) JNCIP
12 1 (1.05%) MCSA
12 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) SLA
2 5 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.05%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (17.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.53%) vSphere
3 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.11%) NFS
5 1 (1.05%) vCloud
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.11%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.11%) SCCM
3 1 (1.05%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.05%) OpenView
3 1 (1.05%) OPNET
3 1 (1.05%) vRealize
3 1 (1.05%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (15.79%) VMware
3 14 (14.74%) NetApp
4 13 (13.68%) Juniper
5 11 (11.58%) Citrix
5 11 (11.58%) Microsoft
6 10 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 9 (9.47%) Avaya
8 6 (6.32%) IBM
8 6 (6.32%) Riverbed
8 6 (6.32%) SolarWinds
9 5 (5.26%) CA
9 5 (5.26%) F5
10 4 (4.21%) Meraki
11 3 (3.16%) Aruba
11 3 (3.16%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.16%) HP
11 3 (3.16%) Siemens
12 2 (2.11%) BMC
12 2 (2.11%) Intel Security