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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 618 594
Rank change year-on-year +58 -24  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ISE 45 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.056% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.38% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 8
Median daily rate £386 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.84% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £225 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £450 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6545 7942 7919
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.47% 14.76% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4037 4754 4323
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 339 435
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Cisco ISE
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Cisco ISE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 27 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 3 months to 29 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 +61 41 £386 +18.84% 8
London +28 21 £450 +55.17% 3
South West - 6 £375 - 1
Yorkshire +21 4 £400 +88.23% 1
South East +18 4 £325 -20.73% 1
Croydon - 4 £525 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 1
Milton Keynes -1 3 £325 -23.52%
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £325 -23.52%
Cornwall - 3 £375 -
Chesterfield - 3 £300 -
Derbyshire - 3 £300 -
Bradford - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £300 -
Scotland +29 2 £544 +141.66%
Edinburgh - 2 £544 -
North West - 2 - - 2
Manchester - 2 - - 2
Leeds - 1 £400 -
Chippenham - 1 - -
Telford - 1 £395 -
Slough - 1 £413 -
Shropshire - 1 £395 -
West Midlands - 1 £395 -
Berkshire - 1 £413 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £385 - 1

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ISE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cisco ISE.

1 77 (100.00%) Cisco
2 48 (62.34%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (59.74%) Wireless
4 39 (50.65%) Firewall
5 34 (44.16%) WAN
6 32 (41.56%) CCNP
7 31 (40.26%) LAN
7 31 (40.26%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (33.77%) 802.1X
9 24 (31.17%) Network Security
10 23 (29.87%) CCNA
10 23 (29.87%) MPLS
11 20 (25.97%) TCP/IP
11 20 (25.97%) BGP
12 19 (24.68%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (23.38%) CheckPoint
14 17 (22.08%) Cisco Wireless
15 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
16 15 (19.48%) NetScaler
16 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
17 14 (18.18%) DHCP
17 14 (18.18%) ITIL
17 14 (18.18%) VMware
17 14 (18.18%) Fortinet
18 13 (16.88%) Cisco UCCX
18 13 (16.88%) SolarWinds
18 13 (16.88%) DNS
18 13 (16.88%) OSPF
19 12 (15.58%) Cisco Prime
19 12 (15.58%) VPN

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 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (59.74%) Wireless
2 39 (50.65%) Firewall
3 34 (44.16%) WAN
4 31 (40.26%) Cisco ASA
4 31 (40.26%) LAN
5 24 (31.17%) Network Security
6 23 (29.87%) MPLS
7 20 (25.97%) BGP
7 20 (25.97%) TCP/IP
8 19 (24.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (22.08%) Cisco Wireless
10 15 (19.48%) NetScaler
11 14 (18.18%) DHCP
12 13 (16.88%) DNS
12 13 (16.88%) OSPF
13 12 (15.58%) VPN
14 10 (12.99%) WLAN
15 9 (11.69%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (10.39%) IPsec
16 8 (10.39%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
2 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.58%) Analyst
2 12 (15.58%) Network Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Security Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Architect
4 8 (10.39%) Cisco Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Network Architect
5 6 (7.79%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Wireless Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Network Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Network Support
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.77%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.19%) XMPP
3 1 (1.30%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.79%) Clustering
4 4 (5.19%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.90%) NHS
5 3 (3.90%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) ITIL
2 8 (10.39%) Network Design
3 7 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 7 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (7.79%) Time Management
5 5 (6.49%) Change Management
5 5 (6.49%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 5 (6.49%) Network Management
5 5 (6.49%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (5.19%) Project Management
7 3 (3.90%) Application Packaging
7 3 (3.90%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (3.90%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (3.90%) Release Management
8 2 (2.60%) Change Control
8 2 (2.60%) Investment Management
8 2 (2.60%) Manual Testing
8 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.60%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.60%) Perl
3 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (62.34%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (41.56%) CCNP
3 23 (29.87%) CCNA
4 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
5 11 (14.29%) CCIE
6 9 (11.69%) SC Cleared
7 5 (6.49%) CISSP
7 5 (6.49%) MCSE
7 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.90%) CCSA
8 3 (3.90%) CISA
9 2 (2.60%) Degree
9 2 (2.60%) ISEB
9 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.60%) PMP
10 1 (1.30%) CCDA
10 1 (1.30%) CCSE
10 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.60%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (16.88%) Cisco UCCX
2 12 (15.58%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (7.79%) FortiGate
4 5 (6.49%) Backup Exec
5 4 (5.19%) Stealthwatch
6 3 (3.90%) Pingdom
6 3 (3.90%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (2.60%) Cacti
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.60%) Nagios
7 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.60%) Puppet
7 2 (2.60%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.30%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 77 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (23.38%) CheckPoint
3 14 (18.18%) Fortinet
3 14 (18.18%) VMware
4 13 (16.88%) SolarWinds
5 10 (12.99%) Citrix
5 10 (12.99%) Juniper
6 9 (11.69%) Palo Alto
7 8 (10.39%) F5
7 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
7 8 (10.39%) NetApp
8 4 (5.19%) Infoblox
9 3 (3.90%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.90%) Brocade
9 3 (3.90%) CA
9 3 (3.90%) Dell
9 3 (3.90%) Intel
9 3 (3.90%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.90%) Splunk
10 2 (2.60%) Symantec
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