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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Support
Rank 604 592 563
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 44 43 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.078% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.082% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 43
Median daily rate £363 £290 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £368 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £280 £269
% change year-on-year
+19.33% +4.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

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
51146 52265 50988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.79% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33349 32884 31286
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1531 1986 2062
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -4 42 £363 +20.83% 6
South East +12 16 £363 +15.07% 1
London -4 15 £550 +83.33% 2
Berkshire +3 9 £363 -
South West +4 3 £310 -6.06% 1
Yorkshire -2 3 £222 - 1
Surrey -2 3 - - 1
Slough - 3 £380 -
City of London +33 2 £525 +140.00% 1
West Yorkshire -3 2 £125 -
West Midlands -20 2 £350 +10.95% 1
North East -54 2 £300 +9.09%
Tyne and Wear -61 2 £300 +9.09%
Oxfordshire - 2 £205 -
Abingdon - 2 £205 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £218 -
Scotland - 2 £218 - 1
Motherwell - 2 £218 -
Hertfordshire +16 1 - -
East of England +13 1 - -
Hampshire +12 1 £280 -
Leeds -7 1 - -
Wiltshire -7 1 £375 +13.63% 1
West Sussex -11 1 £363 +3.57%
Telford - 1 £350 -
Taunton - 1 £310 -
Wakefield - 1 £125 -
Swindon - 1 £375 - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £319 - 1
Greenwich - 1 - -

Cisco Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 99 (100.00%) Cisco
2 61 (61.62%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (41.41%) CCNP
4 39 (39.39%) Firewall
5 33 (33.33%) CCNA
6 26 (26.26%) WAN
7 21 (21.21%) LAN
7 21 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (20.20%) ITIL
9 19 (19.19%) Windows
9 19 (19.19%) Data Centre
10 17 (17.17%) Network Security
11 16 (16.16%) Wireless
12 15 (15.15%) Juniper
13 13 (13.13%) NetApp
13 13 (13.13%) Windows Server
14 12 (12.12%) FlexPod
14 12 (12.12%) BGP
14 12 (12.12%) MPLS
14 12 (12.12%) Active Directory
15 11 (11.11%) VPN
15 11 (11.11%) VMware
15 11 (11.11%) F5
16 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
16 10 (10.10%) TCP/IP
16 10 (10.10%) Network Monitoring
16 10 (10.10%) Data ONTAP
16 10 (10.10%) Driving Licence
17 9 (9.09%) Ethernet

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 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.04%) MS Office
2 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (39.39%) Firewall
2 26 (26.26%) WAN
3 21 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
3 21 (21.21%) LAN
4 17 (17.17%) Network Security
5 16 (16.16%) Wireless
6 12 (12.12%) BGP
6 12 (12.12%) MPLS
7 11 (11.11%) VPN
8 10 (10.10%) TCP/IP
9 9 (9.09%) Broadband
9 9 (9.09%) Ethernet
9 9 (9.09%) ISDN
10 8 (8.08%) DHCP
10 8 (8.08%) OSPF
11 7 (7.07%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (7.07%) DNS
12 6 (6.06%) EIGRP
13 5 (5.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.01%) NonStop SQL
General
1 9 (9.09%) Finance
1 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.07%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Back Office
3 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.02%) Legal
4 1 (1.01%) Advertising
4 1 (1.01%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.02%) XMPP
3 1 (1.01%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.12%) FlexPod
3 10 (10.10%) Driving Licence
4 9 (9.09%) e-Health
5 2 (2.02%) Clustering
5 2 (2.02%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) NHS
5 2 (2.02%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.02%) Statistics
5 2 (2.02%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.01%) CESG
6 1 (1.01%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) User Experience
6 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.19%) Windows
2 13 (13.13%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.10%) Data ONTAP
4 8 (8.08%) Linux
5 7 (7.07%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.02%) Unix
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.01%) Android
9 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.20%) ITIL
2 10 (10.10%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (9.09%) Network Management
4 8 (8.08%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.06%) Network Design
6 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.04%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.03%) Change Management
8 3 (3.03%) Project Management
9 2 (2.02%) Application Packaging
9 2 (2.02%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.02%) Computer Security
9 2 (2.02%) High Availability
9 2 (2.02%) Information Security
9 2 (2.02%) Logistics
9 2 (2.02%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.02%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.02%) Security Patching
9 2 (2.02%) Service Management
9 2 (2.02%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (61.62%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (41.41%) CCNP
3 33 (33.33%) CCNA
4 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
5 9 (9.09%) CCIE
5 9 (9.09%) NCDA
6 8 (8.08%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.06%) CCDP
8 5 (5.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.02%) CCDE
10 2 (2.02%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (2.02%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.02%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.01%) CCAA
11 1 (1.01%) CCSE
11 1 (1.01%) CLAS
11 1 (1.01%) Degree
11 1 (1.01%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.01%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) PCI DSS
1 7 (7.07%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.09%) vSphere
3 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.02%) NFS
5 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (4.04%) OpenView
3 3 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.02%) SCCM
5 1 (1.01%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.01%) OPNET
5 1 (1.01%) vRealize
5 1 (1.01%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 99 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (15.15%) Juniper
3 13 (13.13%) NetApp
4 11 (11.11%) F5
4 11 (11.11%) VMware
5 9 (9.09%) Avaya
6 8 (8.08%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.07%) Citrix
8 6 (6.06%) IBM
9 5 (5.05%) CA
9 5 (5.05%) Riverbed
9 5 (5.05%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.04%) HP
11 3 (3.03%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.03%) Meraki
11 3 (3.03%) NetQoS
11 3 (3.03%) Siemens
12 2 (2.02%) Cyberoam
12 2 (2.02%) Palo Alto