Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 839 838
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Analyst 37 49 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.047% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.050% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 28
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +16.79% +0.74%
10th Percentile £263 £261 £243
90th Percentile £488 £494 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £305
% change year-on-year -6.25% +31.15% -8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 1
UK median hourly rate £26.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - £18.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2896 3271 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Cisco Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Analyst.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Analyst in the UK

Cisco Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Analyst over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco Analyst in the UK

Cisco Analyst
Top 9 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
England +19 37 £375 -6.25% 2
UK excluding London +26 24 £375 -6.25%
London -16 13 £375 -21.05% 2
South West +10 8 £450 +12.50%
East of England -12 8 - -
North of England +61 6 £340 -15.00%
South East -3 5 £450 +11.25%
North West +22 4 £340 -
Yorkshire +16 2 - -

Cisco Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (62.16%) Firewall
3 17 (45.95%) Wireless
4 13 (35.14%) CheckPoint
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (29.73%) WAN
6 10 (27.03%) Windows
6 10 (27.03%) CCNA
6 10 (27.03%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (24.32%) Finance
7 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
8 8 (21.62%) LAN
9 7 (18.92%) ITIL
9 7 (18.92%) CCNP
9 7 (18.92%) Internet
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco ISE
10 6 (16.22%) OSPF
10 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
11 5 (13.51%) Avaya
11 5 (13.51%) VPN
11 5 (13.51%) SLA
11 5 (13.51%) McAfee
11 5 (13.51%) F5
11 5 (13.51%) Blue Coat
12 4 (10.81%) Skype for Business
12 4 (10.81%) Network Security
12 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
12 4 (10.81%) Nokia
12 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (62.16%) Firewall
2 17 (45.95%) Wireless
3 11 (29.73%) WAN
4 8 (21.62%) LAN
5 7 (18.92%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (18.92%) Cisco Wireless
5 7 (18.92%) Internet
6 6 (16.22%) OSPF
7 5 (13.51%) VPN
8 4 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (10.81%) Network Security
8 4 (10.81%) Skype
9 3 (8.11%) 4G
9 3 (8.11%) Broadband
9 3 (8.11%) DHCP
9 3 (8.11%) DNS
9 3 (8.11%) HSRP
9 3 (8.11%) IP Telephony
9 3 (8.11%) Nortel Meridian
9 3 (8.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.11%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) IVR
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.11%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Demand Management
2 4 (10.81%) Proactive Monitoring
2 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
2 4 (10.81%) SIEM
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Security
3 3 (8.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (8.11%) High Availability
3 3 (8.11%) Information Assurance
3 3 (8.11%) Information Security
3 3 (8.11%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (8.11%) Threat Intelligence
3 3 (8.11%) Use Case
3 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.03%) CCNA
3 7 (18.92%) CCNP
4 3 (8.11%) GCIA
4 3 (8.11%) GCIH
4 3 (8.11%) GIAC
4 3 (8.11%) SANS
5 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) CCENT
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) ISEB
6 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.70%) MCSA
6 1 (2.70%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) NIST 800
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.41%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (8.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (8.11%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.41%) SCCM
4 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (35.14%) CheckPoint
3 5 (13.51%) Avaya
3 5 (13.51%) Blue Coat
3 5 (13.51%) F5
3 5 (13.51%) McAfee
4 4 (10.81%) Nokia
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix
5 3 (8.11%) Dell
5 3 (8.11%) FireEye
5 3 (8.11%) Juniper
5 3 (8.11%) Meraki
5 3 (8.11%) Nortel
6 2 (5.41%) Apple
6 2 (5.41%) Aruba
6 2 (5.41%) Google
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.70%) IPFX
7 1 (2.70%) Polycom