The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Cisco Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Cisco Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Cisco Engineer
Rank 583 572 558
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Cisco Engineer 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.008% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£500 £356 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -40.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £294 -
% change year-on-year
+70.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00

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
50176 47637 45728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.03% 92.46% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32014 28679 25821
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2025 2106 2605
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Cisco Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Cisco Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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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 -31 3 £500 +40.35% 4
South East -19 2 £500 +70.21% 2
Berkshire - 2 £500 -
London +15 1 £600 +51.89%
Reading - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Derby - - - -
Halifax - - - - 2
Leeds - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -

Senior Cisco Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Cisco Engineer 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 Senior Cisco Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) Lync
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) PPP
4 1 (12.50%) SNMP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) IPv6
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) VRRP
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi

Senior Cisco Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Cisco Engineer 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 Senior Cisco Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) OSPF
2 2 (25.00%) BGP
2 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) VRRP
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) PPP
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) IPv6
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (12.50%) VPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Dutch Language
1 1 (12.50%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCVP
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
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