Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 472 722 695
Rank change year-on-year +250 -27 +86
Contract jobs citing Cisco ISE 74 126 210
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 1.08% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 77 106
Median daily rate £455 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.75% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £338 £258 £313
90th Percentile £700 £550 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £459 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +22.40% -11.76% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.18 £53.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.00% -52.78% +117.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.18 £53.33
% change year-on-year - -52.78% +117.67%

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 4,658 11,704 13,765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.56% 12.90% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,645 7,141 8,440
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £200 £200 £203
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 283 594 773
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.87% +18.35% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.58 £12.39 £12.20
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate £32.75 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +45.56% +18.42% +2.70%

Cisco ISE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ISE in the UK

Cisco ISE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco ISE.

Daily rate trend for Cisco ISE in the UK

Cisco ISE
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco ISE over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco ISE in the UK

Cisco ISE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco ISE.

Hourly rate trend for Cisco ISE in the UK

Cisco ISE
Top 14 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 13 August 2020. 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 +245 61 £469 +17.19% 11
UK excluding London +209 55 £459 +22.40% 13
Midlands +89 19 £600 +71.43% 6
West Midlands +87 18 £595 +32.22% 6
South East +171 14 £400 +11.11% 1
London +178 13 £463 +4.23%
Work from Home -21 8 £363 +0.69% 2
East of England +80 6 £414 -12.66% 1
North of England +114 5 £408 -14.21%
South West +93 4 £400 -5.88% 3
North West +85 4 - -
Wales +45 4 £263 -30.00% 1
Scotland +71 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +77 1 £408 -16.41%

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 74 (100.00%) Cisco
2 57 (77.03%) Firewall
3 43 (58.11%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (47.30%) WAN
5 33 (44.59%) Juniper
6 31 (41.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 30 (40.54%) LAN
8 29 (39.19%) VPN
8 29 (39.19%) SolarWinds
9 27 (36.49%) Security Cleared
9 27 (36.49%) CCNP
9 27 (36.49%) BGP
10 26 (35.14%) OSPF
10 26 (35.14%) F5
11 25 (33.78%) Wireless
11 25 (33.78%) Network Design
12 24 (32.43%) CheckPoint
12 24 (32.43%) VoIP
13 23 (31.08%) EIGRP
14 22 (29.73%) DV Cleared
15 21 (28.38%) CCIE
16 20 (27.03%) Python
17 19 (25.68%) CCNA
17 19 (25.68%) CCDP
17 19 (25.68%) Palo Alto
18 18 (24.32%) Splunk
19 17 (22.97%) DMVPN
19 17 (22.97%) Dell
19 17 (22.97%) Linux
20 16 (21.62%) Microsoft

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 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) AWS
1 11 (14.86%) Azure
2 6 (8.11%) GCP
3 1 (1.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 57 (77.03%) Firewall
2 35 (47.30%) WAN
3 31 (41.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 30 (40.54%) LAN
5 29 (39.19%) VPN
6 27 (36.49%) BGP
7 26 (35.14%) OSPF
8 25 (33.78%) Wireless
9 24 (32.43%) VoIP
10 23 (31.08%) EIGRP
11 17 (22.97%) DMVPN
12 16 (21.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 13 (17.57%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (16.22%) Network Security
15 10 (13.51%) MPLS
16 9 (12.16%) SNMP
16 9 (12.16%) SSL
16 9 (12.16%) VLAN
17 8 (10.81%) IPsec
17 8 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.05%) Legal
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (52.70%) Network Engineer
2 17 (22.97%) Architect
3 16 (21.62%) Network Architect
4 10 (13.51%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Design Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Network Design Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) Network Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Check Point Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Network Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco Architect
8 2 (2.70%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Network Support
8 2 (2.70%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Senior Network Consultant
8 2 (2.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Linux
2 4 (5.41%) Check Point GAiA
3 3 (4.05%) Windows
4 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Network Design
2 13 (17.57%) MODAF
3 9 (12.16%) Network Architecture
4 7 (9.46%) Cryptography
4 7 (9.46%) ITIL
4 7 (9.46%) SOA
5 6 (8.11%) DNA
5 6 (8.11%) Migration
6 5 (6.76%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (6.76%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (5.41%) Architectural Design
7 4 (5.41%) Architecture Roadmap
7 4 (5.41%) Presales
7 4 (5.41%) Project Delivery
7 4 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.41%) Service Design
7 4 (5.41%) SIEM
7 4 (5.41%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) Python
2 2 (2.70%) Lisp
3 1 (1.35%) C
3 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (58.11%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (36.49%) CCNP
2 27 (36.49%) Security Cleared
3 22 (29.73%) DV Cleared
4 21 (28.38%) CCIE
5 19 (25.68%) CCDP
5 19 (25.68%) CCNA
6 12 (16.22%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 10 (13.51%) Degree
8 6 (8.11%) CCDA
8 6 (8.11%) CCDE
9 3 (4.05%) CCA
9 3 (4.05%) JNCIA
9 3 (4.05%) JNCIE
9 3 (4.05%) JNCIP
9 3 (4.05%) JNCIS
9 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.05%) VMware NSX
2 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (6.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (5.41%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (4.05%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.70%) TrustSec
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) Cisco
2 33 (44.59%) Juniper
3 29 (39.19%) SolarWinds
4 26 (35.14%) F5
5 24 (32.43%) CheckPoint
6 19 (25.68%) Palo Alto
7 18 (24.32%) Splunk
8 17 (22.97%) Dell
9 16 (21.62%) Meraki
9 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
10 6 (8.11%) Fortinet
10 6 (8.11%) Google
10 6 (8.11%) Oracle
11 4 (5.41%) CA
11 4 (5.41%) Citrix
11 4 (5.41%) McAfee
11 4 (5.41%) VMware
12 3 (4.05%) Nortel
13 2 (2.70%) Blue Coat
13 2 (2.70%) Riverbed