Period
to 10 December 2019

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 10 December 2019 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
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 667 717 823
Rank change year-on-year +50 +106 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco ISE 118 168 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 1.24% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 100 48
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.24% -3.33%
10th Percentile £260 £325 £234
90th Percentile £540 £538 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
UK median hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £26.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.81% -
10th Percentile £27.13 £26.25 £24.48
90th Percentile £34.38 £28.75 £30.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +13.64% +3.77% -

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 11,003 13,532 13,851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.67% 12.88% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,588 8,179 8,515
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £185 £200 £180
90th Percentile £600 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 656 650 705
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.60% +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.38 £47.50 £45.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.06 £18.50
% change year-on-year +24.60% -2.39% -24.18%

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 10 December 2019.

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 13 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 10 December 2019. 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 +81 112 £425 - 29
UK excluding London +34 61 £375 -6.25% 23
London +111 55 £450 - 6
South East +37 28 £450 +2.86% 9
North of England +9 10 £328 -18.13% 2
Midlands +47 9 £300 +11.11% 6
East Midlands +37 9 £300 - 1
South West +3 8 £375 +1.35% 3
North West +15 6 £513 +28.13%
Yorkshire +32 4 £245 -40.61% 1
Scotland +35 2 - -
East of England +32 2 £463 +42.31% 3
Wales +32 2 - -

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Cisco
2 76 (64.41%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (54.24%) CCNP
4 63 (53.39%) Firewall
5 51 (43.22%) LAN
6 47 (39.83%) Cisco ASA
7 44 (37.29%) Wireless
8 37 (31.36%) BGP
8 37 (31.36%) CCNA
9 36 (30.51%) VPN
9 36 (30.51%) Cisco Firepower
10 32 (27.12%) Juniper
10 32 (27.12%) F5
11 31 (26.27%) OSPF
12 30 (25.42%) WLAN
13 29 (24.58%) Cisco Nexus
14 28 (23.73%) WAN
14 28 (23.73%) Palo Alto
15 27 (22.88%) Network Security
16 24 (20.34%) Cisco Prime
16 24 (20.34%) Cisco Wireless
16 24 (20.34%) Data Centre
17 23 (19.49%) CCIE
17 23 (19.49%) Security Cleared
18 22 (18.64%) MPLS
18 22 (18.64%) EIGRP
19 21 (17.80%) CheckPoint
19 21 (17.80%) TCP/IP
20 19 (16.10%) SNMP
21 18 (15.25%) Cisco IOS

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 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) AWS
2 4 (3.39%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (53.39%) Firewall
2 51 (43.22%) LAN
3 47 (39.83%) Cisco ASA
4 44 (37.29%) Wireless
5 37 (31.36%) BGP
6 36 (30.51%) Cisco Firepower
6 36 (30.51%) VPN
7 31 (26.27%) OSPF
8 30 (25.42%) WLAN
9 29 (24.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 28 (23.73%) WAN
11 27 (22.88%) Network Security
12 24 (20.34%) Cisco Wireless
13 22 (18.64%) EIGRP
13 22 (18.64%) MPLS
14 21 (17.80%) TCP/IP
15 19 (16.10%) SNMP
16 18 (15.25%) Cisco IOS
17 15 (12.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 13 (11.02%) Junos
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (5.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 10 (8.47%) Finance
2 9 (7.63%) Banking
2 9 (7.63%) Public Sector
3 8 (6.78%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.93%) Front Office
4 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.39%) Publishing
6 2 (1.69%) Law
6 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.69%) Norwegian Language
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (55.08%) Network Engineer
2 21 (17.80%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (16.10%) Security Engineer
4 16 (13.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (11.86%) Network Security Engineer
6 12 (10.17%) Architect
6 12 (10.17%) Consultant
6 12 (10.17%) Network Architect
7 9 (7.63%) Analyst
7 9 (7.63%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (6.78%) Juniper Engineer
8 8 (6.78%) Network Analyst
9 7 (5.93%) Network Consultant
10 5 (4.24%) Cisco Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Operations Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Data Network Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Network Support
12 3 (2.54%) Network Manager
12 3 (2.54%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.85%) CSS
2 1 (0.85%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.85%) Jinja
2 1 (0.85%) JSON
2 1 (0.85%) XMPP
2 1 (0.85%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.34%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.54%) NHS
4 3 (2.54%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.69%) User Experience
5 2 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.85%) CMDB
6 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.85%) Life Science
6 1 (0.85%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.85%) PMI
6 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.63%) Linux
2 7 (5.93%) Windows
3 4 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.54%) Unix
5 2 (1.69%) Check Point GAiA
6 1 (0.85%) Android
6 1 (0.85%) CentOS
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.56%) Network Design
2 14 (11.86%) ITIL
2 14 (11.86%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (11.02%) Change Management
4 12 (10.17%) Network Architecture
5 11 (9.32%) Service Delivery
6 10 (8.47%) Migration
6 10 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (8.47%) Project Management
7 8 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.78%) DNA
7 8 (6.78%) Problem Management
7 8 (6.78%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (5.93%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.93%) Network Management
8 7 (5.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (5.08%) Change Control
9 6 (5.08%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (5.08%) Project Delivery
9 6 (5.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.47%) PowerShell
1 10 (8.47%) Python
2 8 (6.78%) Perl
3 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.85%) C
3 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 76 (64.41%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (54.24%) CCNP
3 37 (31.36%) CCNA
4 23 (19.49%) CCIE
4 23 (19.49%) Security Cleared
5 13 (11.02%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.93%) DV Cleared
7 6 (5.08%) CCIE Security
7 6 (5.08%) Degree
8 5 (4.24%) CCIP
8 5 (4.24%) CCSA
9 4 (3.39%) CCDP
10 3 (2.54%) CCSE
10 3 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (2.54%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.69%) CCDA
11 2 (1.69%) CCSP
11 2 (1.69%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.69%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.85%) Docker
3 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (20.34%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (6.78%) Cacti
2 8 (6.78%) Nagios
2 8 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.78%) Puppet
2 8 (6.78%) ZABBIX
3 6 (5.08%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (4.24%) Ansible
4 5 (4.24%) QRadar
5 4 (3.39%) Stealthwatch
6 3 (2.54%) Iperf
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.69%) Nessus
7 2 (1.69%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.85%) Salt
8 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 118 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (27.12%) F5
2 32 (27.12%) Juniper
3 28 (23.73%) Palo Alto
4 21 (17.80%) CheckPoint
5 16 (13.56%) Meraki
6 13 (11.02%) VMware
7 12 (10.17%) McAfee
8 10 (8.47%) Fortinet
8 10 (8.47%) SolarWinds
9 8 (6.78%) Citrix
9 8 (6.78%) NetScout
9 8 (6.78%) Riverbed
10 7 (5.93%) Microsoft
11 5 (4.24%) Apple
11 5 (4.24%) Remedy
12 4 (3.39%) Twitter
12 4 (3.39%) WatchGuard
13 3 (2.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 3 (2.54%) AlgoSec