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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Support
Rank 600 624 579
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 36 40 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.069% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.073% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 39
Median daily rate £350 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £291 £313
% change year-on-year
+18.02% -6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -26.74%

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
49823 54841 54102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.99% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32593 35082 33109
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 2085 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 25 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 1 October 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 +14 34 £350 +20.68% 7
London +16 19 £363 +25.00%
South East +5 7 £350 +25.00% 6
City of London +26 5 £381 -15.27%
West Midlands -18 3 - -
Telford - 3 - -
Kent - 3 £185 - 1
Shropshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire +16 2 - -
East of England +13 2 £215 -9.94%
Edinburgh - 2 £344 -
Scotland - 2 £344 -
Hampshire +11 1 £362 +22.71%
Surrey +8 1 £375 +23.96% 1
North West +2 1 - -
Hertfordshire -3 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £215 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £425 -
York - 1 - -
Wirral - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £350 -
Ipswich - 1 £215 -

Cisco Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 81 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (53.09%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (44.44%) Firewall
4 32 (39.51%) WAN
5 30 (37.04%) CCNP
6 26 (32.10%) LAN
7 24 (29.63%) CCNA
8 21 (25.93%) Data Centre
9 20 (24.69%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (20.99%) Network Security
11 16 (19.75%) Windows
11 16 (19.75%) Wireless
12 15 (18.52%) OSPF
13 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
13 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
13 14 (17.28%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (14.81%) Finance
14 12 (14.81%) Banking
14 12 (14.81%) Windows Server
15 11 (13.58%) VMware
15 11 (13.58%) VPN
15 11 (13.58%) CCIE
15 11 (13.58%) ITIL
15 11 (13.58%) BGP
15 11 (13.58%) CheckPoint
16 10 (12.35%) NetApp
16 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
16 10 (12.35%) Network Monitoring
17 9 (11.11%) MPLS
18 8 (9.88%) Telecoms

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 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Office
2 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (44.44%) Firewall
2 32 (39.51%) WAN
3 26 (32.10%) LAN
4 20 (24.69%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (20.99%) Network Security
6 16 (19.75%) Wireless
7 15 (18.52%) OSPF
8 14 (17.28%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
9 11 (13.58%) BGP
9 11 (13.58%) VPN
10 9 (11.11%) MPLS
11 8 (9.88%) VoIP
12 7 (8.64%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (8.64%) Cisco Wireless
12 7 (8.64%) Ethernet
13 6 (7.41%) HSRP
13 6 (7.41%) IPsec
13 6 (7.41%) SSL
14 5 (6.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) NonStop SQL
General
1 12 (14.81%) Banking
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Back Office
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.88%) FlexPod
3 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.94%) e-Health
4 2 (2.47%) Clustering
4 2 (2.47%) Statistics
5 1 (1.23%) CESG
5 1 (1.23%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Windows
2 12 (14.81%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.64%) Data ONTAP
3 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.17%) Linux
6 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.58%) ITIL
2 10 (12.35%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (9.88%) Change Management
4 7 (8.64%) Network Management
5 6 (7.41%) Network Design
6 5 (6.17%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.70%) High Availability
8 3 (3.70%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.47%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.47%) Project Management
9 2 (2.47%) Supplier Management
10 1 (1.23%) Migration
10 1 (1.23%) PRINCE
10 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.23%) Scrum
10 1 (1.23%) Service Management
10 1 (1.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (53.09%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (37.04%) CCNP
3 24 (29.63%) CCNA
4 11 (13.58%) CCIE
5 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
6 6 (7.41%) CCDP
6 6 (7.41%) NCDA
7 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.70%) CCDE
8 3 (3.70%) CCVP
8 3 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.47%) Degree
9 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.23%) CCSE
10 1 (1.23%) CISSP
10 1 (1.23%) CLAS
10 1 (1.23%) ISEB
10 1 (1.23%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) vSphere
3 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.47%) NFS
5 1 (1.23%) vCloud
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.47%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (2.47%) OpenView
2 1 (1.23%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.23%) OPNET
2 1 (1.23%) vRealize
2 1 (1.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 81 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (13.58%) CheckPoint
2 11 (13.58%) VMware
3 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.35%) NetApp
4 5 (6.17%) Citrix
4 5 (6.17%) F5
4 5 (6.17%) Juniper
4 5 (6.17%) Palo Alto
4 5 (6.17%) Riverbed
5 4 (4.94%) Avaya
5 4 (4.94%) HP
5 4 (4.94%) IBM
5 4 (4.94%) Meraki
5 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds
6 3 (3.70%) CA
6 3 (3.70%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.70%) Nortel
6 3 (3.70%) Siemens
6 3 (3.70%) Speakerbus