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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Support
Rank 583 629 580
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 51 35 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.060% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.063% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 34
Median daily rate £350 £291 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% -0.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £208 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £405 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £291 £285
% change year-on-year
+18.02% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 August 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 +29 47 £363 +24.46% 9
London +23 24 £394 +34.61% 1
South East +13 13 £363 +22.88% 4
City of London +36 6 £469 +27.55% 1
Berkshire +9 6 £363 +74.69%
Scotland - 4 £286 -
Yorkshire +5 3 £319 -
Kent - 3 £185 - 2
Slough +5 2 £378 +81.92%
North East -24 2 £300 -
South West - 2 £313 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 2 £300 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £218 -
Motherwell - 2 £218 -
Edinburgh - 2 £344 -
East of England +22 1 - -
North West +11 1 - -
Hertfordshire +8 1 - -
Surrey -1 1 - -
West Midlands -33 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 £319 -
West Sussex - 1 £363 -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £425 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Hull - 1 £319 -

Cisco Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 89 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (52.81%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (43.82%) Firewall
4 31 (34.83%) WAN
5 30 (33.71%) CCNP
6 24 (26.97%) Data Centre
7 23 (25.84%) LAN
7 23 (25.84%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (24.72%) Windows
8 22 (24.72%) CCNA
9 18 (20.22%) Wireless
10 17 (19.10%) Active Directory
11 16 (17.98%) TCP/IP
11 16 (17.98%) Network Security
11 16 (17.98%) Windows Server
12 15 (16.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (16.85%) ITIL
13 14 (15.73%) VPN
13 14 (15.73%) NetApp
13 14 (15.73%) VMware
14 12 (13.48%) OSPF
14 12 (13.48%) FlexPod
15 11 (12.36%) CheckPoint
15 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
15 11 (12.36%) CCIE
15 11 (12.36%) Finance
16 10 (11.24%) BGP
16 10 (11.24%) Banking
16 10 (11.24%) Data ONTAP
17 9 (10.11%) Network Monitoring

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 (3.37%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Office
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (43.82%) Firewall
2 31 (34.83%) WAN
3 23 (25.84%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (25.84%) LAN
4 18 (20.22%) Wireless
5 16 (17.98%) Network Security
5 16 (17.98%) TCP/IP
6 15 (16.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (15.73%) VPN
8 12 (13.48%) OSPF
9 10 (11.24%) BGP
10 8 (8.99%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (8.99%) Ethernet
11 7 (7.87%) Broadband
11 7 (7.87%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (7.87%) MPLS
11 7 (7.87%) SAN
11 7 (7.87%) VoIP
12 6 (6.74%) ISDN
13 5 (5.62%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) NonStop SQL
General
1 11 (12.36%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Banking
3 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.12%) Front Office
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.12%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.48%) FlexPod
3 6 (6.74%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.62%) e-Health
5 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.25%) Clustering
6 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.25%) NHS
6 2 (2.25%) Statistics
7 1 (1.12%) CESG
7 1 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.12%) Replication
7 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.12%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.12%) User Experience
7 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.72%) Windows
2 16 (17.98%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.24%) Data ONTAP
4 8 (8.99%) Linux
5 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.25%) Unix
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.85%) ITIL
2 9 (10.11%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (8.99%) Network Management
4 7 (7.87%) Change Management
5 6 (6.74%) Network Design
6 5 (5.62%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.37%) High Availability
7 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.25%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.25%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.25%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.25%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.12%) Investment Management
9 1 (1.12%) Logistics
9 1 (1.12%) Presales
9 1 (1.12%) SDLC
9 1 (1.12%) Time Management
9 1 (1.12%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (52.81%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (33.71%) CCNP
3 22 (24.72%) CCNA
4 11 (12.36%) CCIE
5 9 (10.11%) NCDA
5 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.74%) CCDP
8 5 (5.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (3.37%) CCDE
9 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.25%) Degree
11 1 (1.12%) CCSE
11 1 (1.12%) CCVP
11 1 (1.12%) CISSP
11 1 (1.12%) CLAS
11 1 (1.12%) ISEB
11 1 (1.12%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.12%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (19.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.11%) vSphere
3 3 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.25%) NFS
5 1 (1.12%) vCloud
5 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.12%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.12%) OpenView
2 1 (1.12%) OPNET
2 1 (1.12%) SCCM
2 1 (1.12%) vRealize
2 1 (1.12%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 89 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (15.73%) NetApp
2 14 (15.73%) VMware
3 11 (12.36%) CheckPoint
3 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.99%) Juniper
5 6 (6.74%) Avaya
5 6 (6.74%) Citrix
5 6 (6.74%) IBM
5 6 (6.74%) Riverbed
6 5 (5.62%) CA
6 5 (5.62%) F5
7 4 (4.49%) Meraki
7 4 (4.49%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.49%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.37%) Aruba
8 3 (3.37%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.37%) HP
8 3 (3.37%) Nortel
8 3 (3.37%) Siemens