The median contractor rate for a Cisco Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 Analyst
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 607 603
Rank change year-on-year +32 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Analyst 33 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.060% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.063% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 24
Median daily rate £375 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £275 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +8.57% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.84% +9.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +9.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1587 2052
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Cisco Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Cisco Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Analyst in the UK

Cisco Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Analyst in the UK

Cisco Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Analyst over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Analyst in the UK

Cisco Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Analyst in the UK

Cisco Analyst
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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 +34 33 £375 +7.14% 1
London +38 22 £350 - 1
City of London -1 8 £425 +13.33%
Bristol +2 5 £375 +7.14%
South West -8 5 £375 +7.14%
Yorkshire +18 2 £406 -
South East +8 2 £400 +10.72%
West Yorkshire - 2 £406 -
Hampshire +9 1 £450 +33.33%
East of England -1 1 £400 +23.07%
Essex - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £450 -
Halifax - 1 £388 -

Cisco Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Cisco Analyst 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 Cisco Analyst in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (58.18%) Firewall
2 32 (58.18%) WAN
3 31 (56.36%) LAN
4 25 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (38.18%) CCNP
5 21 (38.18%) Wireless
6 20 (36.36%) Data Centre
7 19 (34.55%) BGP
8 18 (32.73%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (30.91%) Network Security
9 17 (30.91%) CCNA
10 16 (29.09%) VPN
10 16 (29.09%) F5
11 15 (27.27%) Citrix
12 13 (23.64%) CheckPoint
12 13 (23.64%) Finance
12 13 (23.64%) Fortinet
12 13 (23.64%) SolarWinds
12 13 (23.64%) Palo Alto
13 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (21.82%) Network Management
13 12 (21.82%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (21.82%) VMware
14 11 (20.00%) Load Balancing
15 10 (18.18%) OSPF
15 10 (18.18%) DNS
15 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
15 10 (18.18%) DHCP
16 9 (16.36%) Cisco CUCM

Cisco Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (58.18%) Firewall
1 32 (58.18%) WAN
2 31 (56.36%) LAN
3 21 (38.18%) Wireless
4 19 (34.55%) BGP
5 18 (32.73%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (30.91%) Network Security
7 16 (29.09%) VPN
8 12 (21.82%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (18.18%) DHCP
9 10 (18.18%) DNS
9 10 (18.18%) OSPF
9 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 9 (16.36%) MPLS
10 9 (16.36%) NetScaler
11 8 (14.55%) Cisco ISE
11 8 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (14.55%) Unified Communications
12 7 (12.73%) SAN
13 6 (10.91%) IPv4
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Local Government
4 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.82%) French Language
4 1 (1.82%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) Clustering
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) PKI
4 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Network Management
2 11 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 9 (16.36%) ITIL
4 7 (12.73%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
4 7 (12.73%) Time Management
5 6 (10.91%) Demand Management
5 6 (10.91%) Network Design
6 5 (9.09%) Investment Management
6 5 (9.09%) Migration
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (7.27%) Project Management
8 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.45%) WAN Optimisation
9 2 (3.64%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (3.64%) Functional Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.64%) SIEM
9 2 (3.64%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 25 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (38.18%) CCNP
3 17 (30.91%) CCNA
4 2 (3.64%) CCSA
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CCSE
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) HIPAA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (10.91%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (3.64%) Nessus
4 2 (3.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.82%) AppManager
5 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (29.09%) F5
3 15 (27.27%) Citrix
4 13 (23.64%) CheckPoint
4 13 (23.64%) Fortinet
4 13 (23.64%) Palo Alto
4 13 (23.64%) SolarWinds
5 12 (21.82%) VMware
6 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.91%) Juniper
7 6 (10.91%) Nokia
8 5 (9.09%) Arista
8 5 (9.09%) HP
8 5 (9.09%) Riverbed
9 4 (7.27%) Brocade
10 3 (5.45%) Aruba
10 3 (5.45%) Intel Security
11 2 (3.64%) Polycom
11 2 (3.64%) ScanSafe
11 2 (3.64%) Splunk