Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 724 798 806
Rank change year-on-year +74 +8 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco ISE 176 88 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.085% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 0.63% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 55 58
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.97% -16.38%
10th Percentile £325 £256 £306
90th Percentile £528 £515 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £399 £350
% change year-on-year +6.58% +13.93% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
UK median hourly rate - £26.24 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.02% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year - -49.52% -

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 13,680 14,028 16,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.11% 13.62% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,227 8,557 9,829
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £200 £184 £215
90th Percentile £606 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 649 750 827
UK median hourly rate £19.39 £19.32 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% -14.16% +9.76%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.72
90th Percentile £48.35 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -24.00% +21.95%

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 14 November 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 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 ISE within the UK over the 6 months to 14 November 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 +87 166 £425 +6.25% 35
UK excluding London +47 122 £425 +6.58% 28
South East +27 54 £450 +67.29% 15
London +16 53 £450 +14.29% 6
North of England +8 24 £400 -7.25% 8
Midlands +2 17 £325 -23.53% 3
West Midlands -19 16 £325 -23.53% 2
North West 0 14 £400 -7.25% 2
East of England +16 13 £325 -35.00%
South West -29 8 £404 -1.52% 2
Yorkshire -8 7 £400 - 6
Scotland -11 4 £525 -
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
North East - 3 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £375 -
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 176 (100.00%) Cisco
2 113 (64.20%) Firewall
3 106 (60.23%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (46.59%) CCNP
4 82 (46.59%) Cisco ASA
5 72 (40.91%) Cisco Nexus
6 70 (39.77%) Security Cleared
7 69 (39.20%) Wireless
8 68 (38.64%) SC Cleared
9 59 (33.52%) WAN
10 52 (29.55%) BGP
11 51 (28.98%) F5
12 49 (27.84%) CheckPoint
13 47 (26.70%) OSPF
13 47 (26.70%) LAN
14 41 (23.30%) CCNA
15 40 (22.73%) Juniper
16 39 (22.16%) Network Security
16 39 (22.16%) Data Centre
17 38 (21.59%) Palo Alto
18 37 (21.02%) 802.1X
19 36 (20.45%) VPN
20 35 (19.89%) Cisco Firepower
21 32 (18.18%) SolarWinds
21 32 (18.18%) Meraki
22 31 (17.61%) IPsec
23 30 (17.05%) VMware
23 30 (17.05%) CCIE
23 30 (17.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
24 28 (15.91%) Cisco Prime

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 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.11%) IaaS
4 6 (3.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (2.84%) Office 365
6 2 (1.14%) Akamai
7 1 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 113 (64.20%) Firewall
2 82 (46.59%) Cisco ASA
3 72 (40.91%) Cisco Nexus
4 69 (39.20%) Wireless
5 59 (33.52%) WAN
6 52 (29.55%) BGP
7 47 (26.70%) LAN
7 47 (26.70%) OSPF
8 39 (22.16%) Network Security
9 36 (20.45%) VPN
10 35 (19.89%) Cisco Firepower
11 31 (17.61%) IPsec
12 30 (17.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 24 (13.64%) Cisco Wireless
14 23 (13.07%) TCP/IP
15 20 (11.36%) MPLS
16 19 (10.80%) DNS
16 19 (10.80%) EIGRP
16 19 (10.80%) WLAN
17 18 (10.23%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.14%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (6.25%) Retail
2 9 (5.11%) Finance
3 7 (3.98%) Banking
4 3 (1.70%) Legal
5 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.57%) Law
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (51.14%) Network Engineer
2 33 (18.75%) Security Engineer
3 32 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 23 (13.07%) Network Security Engineer
5 20 (11.36%) Architect
5 20 (11.36%) Consultant
6 19 (10.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 18 (10.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 16 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
9 15 (8.52%) Network Architect
10 13 (7.39%) Network Consultant
11 12 (6.82%) Deployment Engineer
12 10 (5.68%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
13 9 (5.11%) Senior Security Engineer
14 8 (4.55%) Cisco Architect
14 8 (4.55%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 7 (3.98%) Analyst
15 7 (3.98%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 7 (3.98%) Firewall Engineer
16 6 (3.41%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.02%) 802.1X
2 7 (3.98%) CSS
3 4 (2.27%) Middleware
4 1 (0.57%) OAuth
4 1 (0.57%) RFC 2544
4 1 (0.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.16%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.68%) PKI
3 9 (5.11%) Private Cloud
4 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.98%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.27%) e-Health
8 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.70%) PMI
9 2 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.14%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.57%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.57%) NHS
10 1 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.64%) Windows
2 18 (10.23%) Linux
3 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.55%) Unix
5 7 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.70%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.14%) Solaris
8 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.91%) ITIL
2 23 (13.07%) Load Balancing
3 19 (10.80%) Network Management
4 18 (10.23%) Network Monitoring
5 17 (9.66%) Migration
6 13 (7.39%) Change Management
7 11 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
8 10 (5.68%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.11%) Network Design
10 8 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (4.55%) Network Virtualisation
10 8 (4.55%) Web Filtering
11 7 (3.98%) Change Control
11 7 (3.98%) DevOps
11 7 (3.98%) Server Virtualisation
12 6 (3.41%) ITIL V3
12 6 (3.41%) Project Management
12 6 (3.41%) Service Management
13 5 (2.84%) DDoS Mitigation
13 5 (2.84%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.95%) Python
2 11 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.84%) Tcl
4 3 (1.70%) Perl
4 3 (1.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.14%) C
5 2 (1.14%) Ruby
5 2 (1.14%) SQL
6 1 (0.57%) VB
6 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 106 (60.23%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (46.59%) CCNP
3 70 (39.77%) Security Cleared
4 68 (38.64%) SC Cleared
5 41 (23.30%) CCNA
6 30 (17.05%) CCIE
7 10 (5.68%) Degree
8 8 (4.55%) CCSE
9 7 (3.98%) CCSA
9 7 (3.98%) DV Cleared
10 6 (3.41%) CCIE Security
11 4 (2.27%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 4 (2.27%) CCIP
11 4 (2.27%) CCSM
12 3 (1.70%) PMI Certification
13 2 (1.14%) CCDE
13 2 (1.14%) CISSP
13 2 (1.14%) MCSE
13 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (1.14%) PMO
3 1 (0.57%) GAMP
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (0.57%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.68%) VMware NSX
3 9 (5.11%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.11%) ProxySG
4 6 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.84%) vSphere
6 4 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.57%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 28 (15.91%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (5.11%) FortiGate
2 9 (5.11%) Stealthwatch
3 7 (3.98%) SCCM
3 7 (3.98%) SCOM
4 6 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.84%) TrustSec
6 4 (2.27%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (1.14%) CSIRT
7 2 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.14%) QRadar
7 2 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.57%) Cacti
8 1 (0.57%) Nagios
8 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.57%) Puppet
8 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 176 (100.00%) Cisco
2 51 (28.98%) F5
3 49 (27.84%) CheckPoint
4 40 (22.73%) Juniper
5 38 (21.59%) Palo Alto
6 32 (18.18%) Meraki
6 32 (18.18%) SolarWinds
7 30 (17.05%) VMware
8 20 (11.36%) Blue Coat
9 13 (7.39%) Fortinet
10 10 (5.68%) Aruba
11 9 (5.11%) Symantec
12 8 (4.55%) Microsoft
12 8 (4.55%) Riverbed
13 7 (3.98%) Forcepoint
13 7 (3.98%) SevOne
13 7 (3.98%) Tufin
14 6 (3.41%) Citrix
15 5 (2.84%) Splunk
16 4 (2.27%) ArcSight