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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Cisco Engineer
Rank 612 600 607
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Cisco Engineer 31 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.064% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.068% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 10
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £416 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 18 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 29 June 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 -3 31 £413 -2.94% 4
London +4 15 £450 +5.88% 4
South East 0 7 £413 -21.42%
South West - 4 £400 -
Berkshire - 4 £413 -
Dorset - 4 £400 -
Bournemouth - 4 £400 -
Redhill - 3 £383 -
Surrey - 3 £383 -
City of London +42 2 £438 +2.94% 1
East Midlands +8 2 £278 -31.05%
West Midlands -24 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £278 -
North West -14 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £413 -
Ascot - 1 £413 -

Senior Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (76.60%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (55.32%) Firewall
4 25 (53.19%) CCNP
5 21 (44.68%) WAN
6 16 (34.04%) Network Security
6 16 (34.04%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (27.66%) Wireless
7 13 (27.66%) MPLS
7 13 (27.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (25.53%) CheckPoint
8 12 (25.53%) LAN
9 11 (23.40%) OSPF
9 11 (23.40%) BGP
10 10 (21.28%) VMware
11 9 (19.15%) CCNA
11 9 (19.15%) CCIE
11 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
12 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
12 8 (17.02%) VPN
13 7 (14.89%) DNS
13 7 (14.89%) CCDP
13 7 (14.89%) VoIP
13 7 (14.89%) ITIL
13 7 (14.89%) Juniper
13 7 (14.89%) IPsec
13 7 (14.89%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (12.77%) Banking
14 6 (12.77%) EIGRP
14 6 (12.77%) Windows

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 (4.26%) IIS
1 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.13%) nginx
2 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (55.32%) Firewall
2 21 (44.68%) WAN
3 16 (34.04%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (34.04%) Network Security
4 13 (27.66%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (27.66%) MPLS
4 13 (27.66%) Wireless
5 12 (25.53%) LAN
6 11 (23.40%) BGP
6 11 (23.40%) OSPF
7 8 (17.02%) VPN
8 7 (14.89%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (14.89%) DNS
8 7 (14.89%) IPsec
8 7 (14.89%) VoIP
9 6 (12.77%) DHCP
9 6 (12.77%) EIGRP
10 4 (8.51%) NetScaler
10 4 (8.51%) SAN
10 4 (8.51%) WLAN
General
1 6 (12.77%) Banking
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) CMDB
3 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.13%) IVR
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) Statistics
3 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) CentOS
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) CatOS
5 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.13%) Unix
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.38%) Network Design
3 3 (6.38%) Network Management
4 2 (4.26%) High Availability
4 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.26%) QMS
5 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.13%) Coaching
5 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.13%) Email Filtering
5 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.13%) Open Source
5 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.13%) Release Management
5 1 (2.13%) Service Design
5 1 (2.13%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) C
3 2 (4.26%) Python
3 2 (4.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 36 (76.60%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (53.19%) CCNP
3 9 (19.15%) CCIE
3 9 (19.15%) CCNA
4 7 (14.89%) CCDP
5 3 (6.38%) Degree
6 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.13%) CCSA
7 1 (2.13%) CCSE
7 1 (2.13%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) vCloud
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.26%) vSphere
4 2 (4.26%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) Firmware
5 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) TrustSec
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.26%) SCCM
4 1 (2.13%) AppManager
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.13%) Nagios
4 1 (2.13%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (25.53%) CheckPoint
3 10 (21.28%) VMware
4 7 (14.89%) Juniper
5 5 (10.64%) Palo Alto
6 4 (8.51%) Aruba
6 4 (8.51%) F5
6 4 (8.51%) HP
6 4 (8.51%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.38%) Avaya
7 3 (6.38%) Citrix
7 3 (6.38%) Siemens
8 2 (4.26%) BT
8 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.26%) Meraki
8 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.26%) Nokia
9 1 (2.13%) Dell
9 1 (2.13%) EMC
9 1 (2.13%) Nortel