Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Specialist was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Specialist
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 819 822 811
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Specialist 19 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.023% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.025% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 16
England median daily rate £410 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +7.94% +1.61%
10th Percentile £281 £368 £300
90th Percentile £475 £535 £439
UK median daily rate £410 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -3.53% +9.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
England median hourly rate £25.69 - -
UK median hourly rate £25.69 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 87,499 85,538 93,500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.76% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,692 56,349 60,467
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £610 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,538 2,914 3,579
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.39 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.48% -0.61% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.52
% change year-on-year +2.78% -2.81% +12.24%

Cisco Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Cisco Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Specialist in England

Cisco Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Specialist in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Specialist in England

Cisco Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Specialist in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Specialist in England

Cisco Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Specialist in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Specialist in England

Cisco Specialist
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Specialist within the England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -23 8 £415 +3.75% 1
London -30 5 £405 -4.71% 1
West Midlands - 5 £363 - 2
Midlands - 5 £363 - 2
North of England +35 1 £390 +14.71%
Yorkshire +14 1 £390 -
Cisco Specialist
UK

Cisco Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Cisco Specialist 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 across the England region featuring Cisco Specialist in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (42.11%) Wireless
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) CCNP
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (21.05%) CCNA
6 4 (21.05%) VPN
6 4 (21.05%) WAN
6 4 (21.05%) LAN
7 3 (15.79%) SMS
7 3 (15.79%) DHCP
7 3 (15.79%) NHS
7 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) MPLS
7 3 (15.79%) Statistics
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) Validation
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
7 3 (15.79%) Network Management
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
8 2 (10.53%) User Experience
8 2 (10.53%) BMC
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (10.53%) AppDynamics
8 2 (10.53%) Application Performance Monitoring

Cisco Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Wireless
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (21.05%) LAN
4 4 (21.05%) VPN
4 4 (21.05%) WAN
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (15.79%) DHCP
5 3 (15.79%) MPLS
5 3 (15.79%) SMS
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) BGP
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.26%) IPsec
7 1 (5.26%) Multicast
7 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
7 1 (5.26%) Network Security
7 1 (5.26%) VoIP
7 1 (5.26%) WLAN
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.79%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) CMDB
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
1 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
2 3 (15.79%) Network Management
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (15.79%) Statistics
2 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) CCIE
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) AppDynamics
2 2 (10.53%) BMC
2 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
3 1 (5.26%) Arista
3 1 (5.26%) Avaya
3 1 (5.26%) Capita
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) Genesys
3 1 (5.26%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) VMware