The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Cisco Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Cisco Engineer
Rank 624 636 629
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Cisco Engineer 25 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.059% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.062% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 12
Median daily rate £360 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £428
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
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 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Cisco Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Cisco Engineer in the job title.

Senior Cisco Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Cisco Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Cisco Engineer within the UK.

Senior Cisco Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Cisco Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Cisco Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Senior Cisco Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Cisco Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Cisco Engineer within the UK.

Senior Cisco Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Cisco Engineer
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Cisco Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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 +17 25 £360 -15.29% 4
London -1 10 £375 -21.05% 2
West Yorkshire +12 7 £360 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire +11 7 £360 +20.00% 1
Leeds +4 4 £350 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -17 4 - -
City of London +14 3 £360 -24.21%
Telford - 3 - -
Shropshire - 3 - -
South East +17 2 £550 +62.96%
Bradford - 2 £360 -
North West +21 1 - -
Berkshire +10 1 £550 +22.22%
East Midlands -5 1 £288 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £288 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £550 -
Stafford - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Edgware - 1 £375 -

Senior Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Senior Cisco Engineer 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 Senior Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (75.44%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (52.63%) Firewall
4 29 (50.88%) CCNP
5 26 (45.61%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (43.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (33.33%) Network Security
8 18 (31.58%) CheckPoint
8 18 (31.58%) Data Centre
9 17 (29.82%) WAN
10 15 (26.32%) BGP
11 14 (24.56%) OSPF
11 14 (24.56%) Wireless
12 12 (21.05%) MPLS
12 12 (21.05%) Palo Alto
13 11 (19.30%) LAN
13 11 (19.30%) CCIE
13 11 (19.30%) CCDP
14 10 (17.54%) CCNA
15 9 (15.79%) VPN
15 9 (15.79%) VMware
16 8 (14.04%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (14.04%) Network Management
16 8 (14.04%) F5
17 7 (12.28%) Network Design
17 7 (12.28%) Juniper
17 7 (12.28%) EIGRP
18 6 (10.53%) 3G
18 6 (10.53%) Banking
18 6 (10.53%) SolarWinds

Senior Cisco Engineer 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 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Mimecast
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (52.63%) Firewall
2 26 (45.61%) Cisco ASA
3 25 (43.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (33.33%) Network Security
5 17 (29.82%) WAN
6 15 (26.32%) BGP
7 14 (24.56%) OSPF
7 14 (24.56%) Wireless
8 12 (21.05%) MPLS
9 11 (19.30%) LAN
10 9 (15.79%) VPN
11 8 (14.04%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (12.28%) EIGRP
13 6 (10.53%) 3G
14 5 (8.77%) Cisco ISE
14 5 (8.77%) Cisco Wireless
14 5 (8.77%) VLAN
15 4 (7.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 4 (7.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 4 (7.02%) NX-OS
General
1 6 (10.53%) Banking
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.51%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.75%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.51%) CentOS
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Unix
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Network Management
2 7 (12.28%) Network Design
3 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.02%) ITIL
5 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.51%) Change Management
5 2 (3.51%) High Availability
5 2 (3.51%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.51%) Project Management
5 2 (3.51%) Service Design
6 1 (1.75%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.75%) Change Control
6 1 (1.75%) Email Filtering
6 1 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.75%) Migration
6 1 (1.75%) Presales
6 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.75%) Service Management
6 1 (1.75%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.26%) Python
2 2 (3.51%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 43 (75.44%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (50.88%) CCNP
3 11 (19.30%) CCDP
3 11 (19.30%) CCIE
4 10 (17.54%) CCNA
5 3 (5.26%) CCSP
5 3 (5.26%) Degree
5 3 (5.26%) JNCIE
6 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.51%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.75%) CCSA
7 1 (1.75%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) vSphere
4 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.75%) vCloud
5 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) TrustSec
2 1 (1.75%) AppManager
2 1 (1.75%) Nagios
2 1 (1.75%) OPNET
2 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (31.58%) CheckPoint
3 12 (21.05%) Palo Alto
4 9 (15.79%) VMware
5 8 (14.04%) F5
6 7 (12.28%) Juniper
7 6 (10.53%) SolarWinds
8 5 (8.77%) Aruba
9 4 (7.02%) HP
10 3 (5.26%) BT
10 3 (5.26%) Citrix
10 3 (5.26%) Fortinet
10 3 (5.26%) Fujitsu
10 3 (5.26%) Meraki
10 3 (5.26%) Riverbed
10 3 (5.26%) TippingPoint
11 2 (3.51%) Avaya
11 2 (3.51%) Blue Coat
11 2 (3.51%) Nokia
12 1 (1.75%) Dell