The table below looks at the statistics for the Cisco Support role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Support in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Support
Rank 629 591 564
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 35 56 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.099% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 36
Average daily rate £250 £275 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £141 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £330 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.13 £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.89% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £20.75 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.43 £36.75 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £23.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-50.52% +21.79%

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
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Cisco Support
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Support in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Support within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 33 £250 -9.09% 11
London -24 12 £210 -17.64% 4
South East -16 11 £275 -2.65% 4
Berkshire +4 6 £363 +27.19% 3
East of England +7 5 £245 -2.00% 1
Surrey - 3 £250 - 1
Hertfordshire +11 2 - - 1
South West +3 2 £325 +7.43% 1
West Midlands -11 2 £450 +125.00%
Kent -26 2 £180 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £450 -
Staffordshire - 2 £450 -
Stevenage - 2 - -
City of London +41 1 £188 +36.36% 1
Slough +11 1 £365 +28.07% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 1 £240 +130.76%
Essex +4 1 £250 -
Norwich -5 1 - -
Norfolk -6 1 - -
North West -9 1 - -
Scotland -21 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £325 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £240 -
Northwich - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £219 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £200 -

Cisco Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cisco Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Cisco Support in their job title.

1 104 (100.00%) Cisco
2 65 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (42.31%) CCNP
3 44 (42.31%) CCNA
4 37 (35.58%) Firewall
5 32 (30.77%) LAN
6 26 (25.00%) ITIL
6 26 (25.00%) Wireless
7 23 (22.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (21.15%) Windows
8 22 (21.15%) WAN
9 21 (20.19%) MPLS
9 21 (20.19%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (17.31%) F5
11 17 (16.35%) BGP
12 16 (15.38%) Juniper
13 14 (13.46%) Finance
13 14 (13.46%) e-Health
13 14 (13.46%) Active Directory
13 14 (13.46%) HP
13 14 (13.46%) Windows Server
14 13 (12.50%) EIGRP
14 13 (12.50%) VMware
14 13 (12.50%) OSPF
14 13 (12.50%) Network Security
15 12 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
15 12 (11.54%) CiscoWorks
15 12 (11.54%) ISDN
15 12 (11.54%) Driving Licence
16 11 (10.58%) Data Centre

Cisco Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cisco Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Cisco Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.92%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (35.58%) Firewall
2 32 (30.77%) LAN
3 26 (25.00%) Wireless
4 23 (22.12%) Cisco Nexus
5 22 (21.15%) WAN
6 21 (20.19%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (20.19%) MPLS
7 17 (16.35%) BGP
8 13 (12.50%) EIGRP
8 13 (12.50%) Network Security
8 13 (12.50%) OSPF
9 12 (11.54%) ISDN
10 11 (10.58%) RIP
10 11 (10.58%) TCP/IP
11 10 (9.62%) VPN
12 9 (8.65%) DHCP
12 9 (8.65%) Ethernet
12 9 (8.65%) VLAN
12 9 (8.65%) VoIP
13 8 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
General
1 14 (13.46%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.92%) Advertising
3 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.92%) Legal
3 2 (1.92%) Local Government
4 1 (0.96%) Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.92%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) e-Health
2 12 (11.54%) Driving Licence
3 11 (10.58%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.81%) Cryptography
4 5 (4.81%) FlexPod
4 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.92%) NHS
6 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.96%) EPoS
6 1 (0.96%) Statistics
6 1 (0.96%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.15%) Windows
2 14 (13.46%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.73%) Linux
4 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.85%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.96%) Android
8 1 (0.96%) Unix
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.00%) ITIL
2 12 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (8.65%) Change Management
3 9 (8.65%) Network Management
4 7 (6.73%) Information Security
4 7 (6.73%) Load Balancing
5 6 (5.77%) Incident Management
5 6 (5.77%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.81%) Capacity Management
6 5 (4.81%) Computer Security
6 5 (4.81%) Problem Management
6 5 (4.81%) Project Management
6 5 (4.81%) Security Patching
7 3 (2.88%) Low Latency
7 3 (2.88%) Network Design
8 2 (1.92%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.92%) Logistics
8 2 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (1.92%) Service Management
8 2 (1.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (42.31%) CCNA
2 44 (42.31%) CCNP
3 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.85%) CCIE
4 4 (3.85%) NCDA
5 3 (2.88%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.92%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (1.92%) CCVP
6 2 (1.92%) Degree
7 1 (0.96%) CEH
7 1 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.96%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.96%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.96%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.96%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.65%) SLA
2 8 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.77%) vSphere
3 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.96%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (0.96%) vCloud
4 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (11.54%) CiscoWorks
2 10 (9.62%) OpenView
3 7 (6.73%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.88%) SCCM
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.92%) OPNET
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.96%) Endace
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.96%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 104 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (17.31%) F5
3 16 (15.38%) Juniper
4 14 (13.46%) HP
5 13 (12.50%) VMware
6 10 (9.62%) Avaya
7 8 (7.69%) Citrix
7 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.69%) NetQoS
8 6 (5.77%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.81%) CA
9 5 (4.81%) Cyberoam
9 5 (4.81%) NetApp
10 4 (3.85%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.88%) IBM
12 2 (1.92%) Aerohive Networks
12 2 (1.92%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.92%) Infoblox
12 2 (1.92%) Mitel
13 1 (0.96%) Google
Berkshire
Networking People
Rate: £330 - £370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago