Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 696 780 815
Rank change year-on-year +84 +35 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco ISE 195 82 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.083% 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 0.61% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 59 67
UK median daily rate £438 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +10.81% -14.94%
10th Percentile £313 £260 £313
90th Percentile £630 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £410 £360
% change year-on-year +4.27% +13.89% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
UK median hourly rate £53.33 £25.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.32% -52.38% -
10th Percentile £51.67 £24.38 £51.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £34.50 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.33 £25.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year +113.32% -52.38% -

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 13,510 13,455 16,721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.25% 13.63% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,199 8,152 10,194
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £195 £220
90th Percentile £606 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 716 739 832
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +23.85%
10th Percentile £12.21 £10.96 £11.52
90th Percentile £47.92 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.39 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.78% -26.00% +23.85%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +87 180 £450 +9.76% 25
UK excluding London +40 124 £428 +4.27% 16
London +14 70 £470 +13.94% 10
South East +36 62 £450 +66.98% 10
Midlands -3 19 £300 -29.41% 3
West Midlands -14 18 £300 -29.41% 3
East of England -2 15 £325 -38.10%
North of England -20 13 £425 -5.56% 2
Wales - 10 £348 -
North West -20 7 £425 -5.56% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
Yorkshire -16 3 £323 -
North East - 3 - -
South West -12 2 - -
East Midlands +8 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 195 (100.00%) Cisco
2 140 (71.79%) Firewall
3 107 (54.87%) Cisco Certification
4 101 (51.79%) Cisco ASA
5 95 (48.72%) Security Cleared
6 86 (44.10%) SC Cleared
7 82 (42.05%) CCNP
8 81 (41.54%) Wireless
9 73 (37.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 64 (32.82%) F5
11 51 (26.15%) CheckPoint
12 50 (25.64%) Juniper
13 48 (24.62%) WAN
14 47 (24.10%) LAN
15 45 (23.08%) BGP
15 45 (23.08%) Palo Alto
16 43 (22.05%) Network Security
17 41 (21.03%) OSPF
17 41 (21.03%) 802.1X
18 40 (20.51%) VPN
19 38 (19.49%) SolarWinds
20 36 (18.46%) ITIL
20 36 (18.46%) Data Centre
21 34 (17.44%) CCNA
22 33 (16.92%) CCIE
23 32 (16.41%) Cisco Firepower
24 30 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
25 29 (14.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
25 29 (14.87%) Meraki
25 29 (14.87%) 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 (1.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 2 (1.03%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.62%) IaaS
4 5 (2.56%) Office 365
4 5 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.54%) PaaS
5 3 (1.54%) SaaS
6 2 (1.03%) Akamai
7 1 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 140 (71.79%) Firewall
2 101 (51.79%) Cisco ASA
3 81 (41.54%) Wireless
4 73 (37.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 48 (24.62%) WAN
6 47 (24.10%) LAN
7 45 (23.08%) BGP
8 43 (22.05%) Network Security
9 41 (21.03%) OSPF
10 40 (20.51%) VPN
11 32 (16.41%) Cisco Firepower
12 30 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
13 29 (14.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 23 (11.79%) TCP/IP
14 23 (11.79%) WLAN
15 22 (11.28%) IPsec
16 19 (9.74%) BIG-IP
16 19 (9.74%) DNS
17 16 (8.21%) TACACS
18 14 (7.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.51%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.03%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (6.67%) Retail
2 10 (5.13%) Banking
2 10 (5.13%) Finance
3 3 (1.54%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.54%) Legal
4 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.03%) International Banking
4 2 (1.03%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.51%) Law
5 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 104 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 42 (21.54%) Security Engineer
3 34 (17.44%) Cisco Engineer
4 31 (15.90%) Architect
5 28 (14.36%) Network Security Engineer
6 23 (11.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 22 (11.28%) Network Architect
8 20 (10.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 18 (9.23%) Firewall Engineer
10 15 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
11 11 (5.64%) Deployment Engineer
11 11 (5.64%) Senior Security Engineer
12 10 (5.13%) Cisco Architect
12 10 (5.13%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
13 9 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 9 (4.62%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 9 (4.62%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
13 9 (4.62%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 8 (4.10%) Cisco Network Architect
14 8 (4.10%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.03%) 802.1X
2 7 (3.59%) CSS
3 3 (1.54%) JSON
4 2 (1.03%) Middleware
4 2 (1.03%) OAuth
4 2 (1.03%) SAML
5 1 (0.51%) LDAP
5 1 (0.51%) RFC 2544
5 1 (0.51%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.46%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.72%) PKI
3 14 (7.18%) Private Cloud
4 10 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.59%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.05%) e-Health
9 3 (1.54%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.03%) Clustering
10 2 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.03%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.51%) BYOD
11 1 (0.51%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.51%) RIA
11 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.74%) Windows
2 17 (8.72%) Linux
3 8 (4.10%) Unix
4 4 (2.05%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.03%) Solaris
5 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.46%) ITIL
2 29 (14.87%) Load Balancing
3 24 (12.31%) Network Management
4 21 (10.77%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (7.18%) Migration
6 13 (6.67%) Change Management
6 13 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (6.67%) Web Filtering
7 12 (6.15%) Network Design
8 11 (5.64%) Virtual Environments
9 9 (4.62%) Change Control
9 9 (4.62%) Security Hardening
10 8 (4.10%) Project Management
11 7 (3.59%) PRINCE2
12 6 (3.08%) ITIL V3
12 6 (3.08%) Network Segmentation
12 6 (3.08%) Server Virtualisation
12 6 (3.08%) Service Management
13 5 (2.56%) DDoS Mitigation
13 5 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.72%) Python
2 11 (5.64%) Bash Shell
3 9 (4.62%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.05%) Perl
4 4 (2.05%) SQL
4 4 (2.05%) Tcl
5 3 (1.54%) VB
5 3 (1.54%) VBScript
6 2 (1.03%) C
6 2 (1.03%) Ruby
7 1 (0.51%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 107 (54.87%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (48.72%) Security Cleared
3 86 (44.10%) SC Cleared
4 82 (42.05%) CCNP
5 34 (17.44%) CCNA
6 33 (16.92%) CCIE
7 21 (10.77%) DV Cleared
8 18 (9.23%) Degree
9 8 (4.10%) CCIE Security
10 6 (3.08%) CCSA
10 6 (3.08%) CCSE
11 4 (2.05%) CCIP
11 4 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.54%) CCSM
13 2 (1.03%) CCDE
13 2 (1.03%) CCIE Data Center
13 2 (1.03%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 2 (1.03%) CISSP
13 2 (1.03%) MCSE
13 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.54%) Government Security Classifications
1 3 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 2 (1.03%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.51%) GAMP
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (6.67%) VMware NSX
2 10 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.62%) ProxySG
4 8 (4.10%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.03%) OpenAM
5 2 (1.03%) vSphere
6 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (14.87%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (6.15%) SCOM
3 10 (5.13%) FortiGate
4 8 (4.10%) Stealthwatch
5 7 (3.59%) SCCM
6 5 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.56%) TrustSec
7 4 (2.05%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.54%) ArcSight ESM
9 2 (1.03%) CASB
9 2 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (1.03%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (1.03%) CSIRT
9 2 (1.03%) IBM BigFix
9 2 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.03%) QRadar
9 2 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.03%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 1 (0.51%) Puppet
10 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 195 (100.00%) Cisco
2 64 (32.82%) F5
3 51 (26.15%) CheckPoint
4 50 (25.64%) Juniper
5 45 (23.08%) Palo Alto
6 38 (19.49%) SolarWinds
7 29 (14.87%) Meraki
8 23 (11.79%) VMware
9 19 (9.74%) Blue Coat
10 13 (6.67%) Microsoft
11 12 (6.15%) Aruba
12 11 (5.64%) Fortinet
13 8 (4.10%) Citrix
13 8 (4.10%) McAfee
14 7 (3.59%) SevOne
14 7 (3.59%) Symantec
14 7 (3.59%) Tufin
15 6 (3.08%) Forcepoint
15 6 (3.08%) Riverbed
16 5 (2.56%) Infoblox