Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Cisco ISE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco ISE over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Identity Services Engine (Cisco ISE)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 697 756 834
Rank change year-on-year +59 +78 -19
Contract jobs citing Cisco ISE 204 95 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.100% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 0.73% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 82 58
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -16.09%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £234
90th Percentile £628 £536 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +11.00% +7.14% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
UK median hourly rate £53.33 - £52.50
10th Percentile £51.67 - £51.25
90th Percentile £55.00 - £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.33 - £52.50

Cisco ISE is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,822 13,011 16,966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.27% 13.66% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,490 7,819 10,276
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £203 £204 £224
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +2.60% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 776 767 788
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -22.00% +21.65%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +19.05%

Cisco ISE
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cisco ISE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ISE in the UK

Cisco ISE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ISE in the UK

Cisco ISE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ISE over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ISE in the UK

Cisco ISE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ISE in the UK

Cisco ISE
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ISE within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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
England +66 185 £425 +6.25% 32
UK excluding London +63 141 £416 +11.00% 27
South East +48 83 £450 +38.46% 11
London -40 58 £463 +2.78% 6
Midlands -1 18 £300 -11.11% 2
West Midlands -10 17 £313 -26.47% 2
East of England +14 13 £360 -34.55% 5
North of England -23 10 £425 - 7
Wales - 10 £348 - 1
North West -12 7 £425 -2.86% 4
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
South West +1 3 - - 1
North East - 2 - -
East Midlands -1 1 £300 -
Yorkshire -27 1 £325 -18.75% 3

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ISE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Cisco ISE.

1 204 (100.00%) Cisco
2 149 (73.04%) Firewall
3 113 (55.39%) Cisco ASA
4 111 (54.41%) Security Cleared
5 105 (51.47%) Cisco Certification
6 98 (48.04%) SC Cleared
7 80 (39.22%) Wireless
8 74 (36.27%) CCNP
9 66 (32.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 60 (29.41%) F5
11 52 (25.49%) Palo Alto
11 52 (25.49%) SolarWinds
12 46 (22.55%) Network Security
13 43 (21.08%) WAN
13 43 (21.08%) OSPF
14 40 (19.61%) BGP
14 40 (19.61%) Juniper
15 38 (18.63%) CCIE
15 38 (18.63%) LAN
16 37 (18.14%) VPN
16 37 (18.14%) ITIL
16 37 (18.14%) Cisco Firepower
17 35 (17.16%) 802.1X
17 35 (17.16%) Network Monitoring
17 35 (17.16%) CheckPoint
18 32 (15.69%) VMware
19 31 (15.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 30 (14.71%) Windows
21 29 (14.22%) DV Cleared
22 28 (13.73%) TCP/IP

Cisco ISE
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 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 2 (0.98%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.94%) IaaS
4 3 (1.47%) PaaS
4 3 (1.47%) SaaS
4 3 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.98%) Akamai
5 2 (0.98%) Office 365
6 1 (0.49%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 149 (73.04%) Firewall
2 113 (55.39%) Cisco ASA
3 80 (39.22%) Wireless
4 66 (32.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 46 (22.55%) Network Security
6 43 (21.08%) OSPF
6 43 (21.08%) WAN
7 40 (19.61%) BGP
8 38 (18.63%) LAN
9 37 (18.14%) Cisco Firepower
9 37 (18.14%) VPN
10 31 (15.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 28 (13.73%) Cisco Wireless
11 28 (13.73%) TCP/IP
12 27 (13.24%) IPsec
13 21 (10.29%) BIG-IP
14 20 (9.80%) MPLS
15 19 (9.31%) WLAN
16 18 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
17 14 (6.86%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.98%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.49%) LoadUI
3 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (7.35%) Retail
2 8 (3.92%) Finance
3 6 (2.94%) Banking
4 2 (0.98%) International Banking
4 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.98%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 92 (45.10%) Network Engineer
2 43 (21.08%) Architect
3 37 (18.14%) Security Engineer
4 29 (14.22%) Cisco Engineer
5 27 (13.24%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 26 (12.75%) Network Architect
7 25 (12.25%) Network Security Engineer
8 19 (9.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 16 (7.84%) Firewall Engineer
9 16 (7.84%) Security Architect
10 12 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
11 11 (5.39%) Deployment Engineer
11 11 (5.39%) Senior Network Engineer
12 10 (4.90%) Cisco Network Architect
12 10 (4.90%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
12 10 (4.90%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
13 9 (4.41%) Analyst
13 9 (4.41%) Network Security Architect
14 8 (3.92%) Network Team Leader
14 8 (3.92%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.16%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.96%) JSON
3 2 (0.98%) Middleware
3 2 (0.98%) OAuth
3 2 (0.98%) SAML
4 1 (0.49%) LDAP
4 1 (0.49%) REST
4 1 (0.49%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.29%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.86%) PKI
4 13 (6.37%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.37%) Private Cloud
5 10 (4.90%) Clustering
6 5 (2.45%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.45%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.96%) e-Health
7 4 (1.96%) NHS
8 3 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.98%) BYOD
9 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.49%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.49%) iPhone
10 1 (0.49%) RIA
10 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.71%) Windows
2 14 (6.86%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.41%) Linux
4 5 (2.45%) Unix
5 2 (0.98%) Solaris
5 2 (0.98%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.49%) Android
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.14%) ITIL
2 35 (17.16%) Network Monitoring
3 26 (12.75%) Network Management
4 24 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 19 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (7.84%) Kalman Filter
6 16 (7.84%) Web Filtering
7 15 (7.35%) Change Management
8 14 (6.86%) Network Design
8 14 (6.86%) Network Virtualisation
8 14 (6.86%) Virtual Environments
9 12 (5.88%) Security Hardening
10 11 (5.39%) ITIL V3
10 11 (5.39%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.90%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (4.90%) Migration
11 10 (4.90%) Service Management
12 9 (4.41%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
13 8 (3.92%) Change Control
13 8 (3.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.90%) Python
3 8 (3.92%) SQL
4 7 (3.43%) VB
5 6 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.94%) VBScript
6 4 (1.96%) Perl
7 2 (0.98%) Lisp
7 2 (0.98%) Ruby
7 2 (0.98%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 111 (54.41%) Security Cleared
2 105 (51.47%) Cisco Certification
3 98 (48.04%) SC Cleared
4 74 (36.27%) CCNP
5 38 (18.63%) CCIE
6 29 (14.22%) DV Cleared
7 25 (12.25%) CCNA
8 17 (8.33%) Degree
9 6 (2.94%) CCIE Security
10 4 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.47%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 2 (0.98%) CCDE
12 2 (0.98%) CCIE Data Center
12 2 (0.98%) CCIP
12 2 (0.98%) CCSA
12 2 (0.98%) CCSE
12 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.98%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.49%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 2 (0.98%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.49%) GDPR
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.86%) vSphere
2 11 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.90%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.90%) VMware NSX
4 9 (4.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.45%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.98%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 25 (12.25%) SCOM
2 22 (10.78%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (4.90%) SCCM
4 8 (3.92%) FortiGate
5 6 (2.94%) OVSD
5 6 (2.94%) TrustSec
6 5 (2.45%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.96%) Stealthwatch
8 3 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.98%) ArcSight ESM
9 2 (0.98%) CASB
9 2 (0.98%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (0.98%) CSIRT
9 2 (0.98%) IBM BigFix
9 2 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.98%) QRadar
9 2 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.98%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 1 (0.49%) Endace
Vendors
1 204 (100.00%) Cisco
2 60 (29.41%) F5
3 52 (25.49%) Palo Alto
3 52 (25.49%) SolarWinds
4 40 (19.61%) Juniper
5 35 (17.16%) CheckPoint
6 32 (15.69%) VMware
7 23 (11.27%) Meraki
8 17 (8.33%) Infoblox
9 16 (7.84%) Microsoft
10 15 (7.35%) NetApp
11 14 (6.86%) Sophos
12 11 (5.39%) Fortinet
12 11 (5.39%) McAfee
13 10 (4.90%) Aruba
13 10 (4.90%) Citrix
14 9 (4.41%) Blue Coat
14 9 (4.41%) ServiceNow
15 8 (3.92%) HP
16 6 (2.94%) Remedy