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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Support
Rank 602 602 580
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 18 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.099% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 36 42
Median daily rate £256 £293 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.39% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £195 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.82% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 16 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 3 December 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 -24 18 £256 -13.13% 12
London -18 9 £250 -14.52% 4
South East +10 4 £369 +10.82% 3
West Midlands -7 3 - - 2
Shropshire - 3 - -
Telford - 3 - -
East of England +12 2 £215 -2.27%
Slough +4 2 - -
Berkshire -6 2 - - 1
Hampshire +23 1 £362 +62.69%
Surrey +19 1 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire -3 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £215 -
City of London - 1 - - 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £215 -

Cisco Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 63 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (46.03%) Firewall
3 28 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (36.51%) CCNA
4 23 (36.51%) LAN
5 21 (33.33%) WAN
6 19 (30.16%) CCNP
7 15 (23.81%) Windows
7 15 (23.81%) Finance
8 14 (22.22%) OSPF
9 13 (20.63%) VMware
9 13 (20.63%) Wireless
10 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
10 12 (19.05%) Data Centre
11 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
11 11 (17.46%) ITIL
11 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
12 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
12 10 (15.87%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (15.87%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (14.29%) Network Security
13 9 (14.29%) MPLS
13 9 (14.29%) BGP
13 9 (14.29%) CheckPoint
14 8 (12.70%) VPN
14 8 (12.70%) Change Management
14 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (12.70%) Network Monitoring
15 7 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless

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 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (46.03%) Firewall
2 23 (36.51%) LAN
3 21 (33.33%) WAN
4 14 (22.22%) OSPF
5 13 (20.63%) Wireless
6 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
7 10 (15.87%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (15.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (14.29%) BGP
8 9 (14.29%) MPLS
8 9 (14.29%) Network Security
9 8 (12.70%) VPN
10 7 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (11.11%) VoIP
11 6 (9.52%) HSRP
11 6 (9.52%) SSL
12 5 (7.94%) Ethernet
12 5 (7.94%) IPsec
12 5 (7.94%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) NonStop SQL
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.94%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) MSMQ
1 4 (6.35%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) FlexPod
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) e-Health
5 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.17%) Statistics
6 1 (1.59%) CESG
6 1 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) IPTV
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.35%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.17%) Linux
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) ITIL
2 8 (12.70%) Change Management
2 8 (12.70%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (7.94%) Load Balancing
3 5 (7.94%) Network Design
4 4 (6.35%) Network Management
5 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.17%) Project Management
6 2 (3.17%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.59%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.59%) Information Security
7 1 (1.59%) Migration
7 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.59%) Scrum
7 1 (1.59%) Service Management
7 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.59%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (36.51%) CCNA
3 19 (30.16%) CCNP
4 4 (6.35%) CCIE
4 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.76%) CCVP
5 3 (4.76%) NCDA
5 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.17%) CCDE
6 2 (3.17%) CCIP
6 2 (3.17%) Degree
7 1 (1.59%) CISSP
7 1 (1.59%) CLAS
7 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) ISEB
7 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.76%) vSphere
3 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) NFS
4 1 (1.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.59%) OpenView
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (20.63%) VMware
3 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 9 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 6 (9.52%) NetApp
6 5 (7.94%) Citrix
7 4 (6.35%) Juniper
7 4 (6.35%) Palo Alto
7 4 (6.35%) Remedy
8 3 (4.76%) Avaya
8 3 (4.76%) F5
8 3 (4.76%) HP
8 3 (4.76%) Nortel
8 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.76%) Speakerbus
9 2 (3.17%) Meraki
9 2 (3.17%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.17%) Siemens
10 1 (1.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.59%) CA