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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Cisco Engineer
Rank 606 594 589
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Cisco Engineer 14 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.011% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.012% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
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£338 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £525 £350
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average 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
53327 52003 49532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.78% 92.33% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33998 31446 29411
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1974 1998 2145
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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 27 August 2015.

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 12 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 27 August 2015. 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 -19 13 £338 -28.94% 1
London +16 5 £475 +11.76%
Yorkshire - 4 £268 - 1
Sheffield - 4 £268 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £268 - 1
South East -15 3 £338 -35.71%
West Sussex - 3 £338 -
Crawley - 3 £338 -
City of London +2 2 £475 +11.76%
Lincoln - 1 £403 -
East Midlands - 1 £403 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £403 -

Senior Cisco Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 12 (63.16%) LAN
3 12 (63.16%) WAN
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (57.89%) VLAN
5 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
6 9 (47.37%) VPN
7 7 (36.84%) VoIP
7 7 (36.84%) CCNA
7 7 (36.84%) MPLS
7 7 (36.84%) BGP
8 6 (31.58%) IPsec
8 6 (31.58%) OSPF
8 6 (31.58%) CCNP
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (26.32%) HSRP
9 5 (26.32%) 802.1X
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (26.32%) SNMP
9 5 (26.32%) Juniper
9 5 (26.32%) ITIL
9 5 (26.32%) ADSL
9 5 (26.32%) DNS
9 5 (26.32%) DHCP
9 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
9 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
9 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi

Senior Cisco Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) LAN
2 12 (63.16%) WAN
3 11 (57.89%) VLAN
4 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
5 9 (47.37%) VPN
6 7 (36.84%) MPLS
6 7 (36.84%) VoIP
6 7 (36.84%) BGP
7 6 (31.58%) IPsec
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (31.58%) OSPF
8 5 (26.32%) SNMP
8 5 (26.32%) DNS
8 5 (26.32%) ADSL
8 5 (26.32%) DHCP
8 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
8 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) 802.1X
2 2 (10.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) IVR
2 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
2 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (15.79%) Patch Management
3 3 (15.79%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCNA
3 6 (31.58%) CCNP
4 3 (15.79%) CCSE
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (15.79%) JNCIA
4 3 (15.79%) CCENT
5 2 (10.53%) CCVP
6 1 (5.26%) CCIE
6 1 (5.26%) CCDP
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (15.79%) Cacti
5 2 (10.53%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Juniper
3 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Qualys
3 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
3 3 (15.79%) Aruba
4 2 (10.53%) CA
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya
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