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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 603 606
Rank change year-on-year +36 +3  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ISE 47 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.100% 0.086% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 0.53% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 32 24
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -13.79%  
10th Percentile £263 £313 £350
90th Percentile £547 £450 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £365 £450
% change year-on-year +16.43% -18.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 -

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 6455 8694 8061
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.70% 16.19% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10117 13736 12668
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +9.29%  
10th Percentile £208 £228 £206
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 1069 1117
UK median hourly rate £28.27 £28.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.82% +24.83%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.69% +36.95%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 8 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 June 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 +33 47 £425 +13.33% 1
UK excluding London +51 24 £425 +16.43%
London +20 23 £438 -2.77% 1
South East +17 9 £270 -20.00%
North of England +61 6 £438 +25.00%
Midlands +12 5 £425 +30.76%
East of England -5 2 £550 -
South West -11 2 £356 -5.00%

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 92 (100.00%) Cisco
2 61 (66.30%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (61.96%) Firewall
4 48 (52.17%) Wireless
5 46 (50.00%) CCNP
6 43 (46.74%) Cisco ASA
7 35 (38.04%) LAN
8 33 (35.87%) Cisco Nexus
9 32 (34.78%) WAN
10 29 (31.52%) 802.1X
11 28 (30.43%) Network Security
12 26 (28.26%) Cisco Wireless
13 25 (27.17%) Data Centre
13 25 (27.17%) Cisco IOS
14 24 (26.09%) Palo Alto
15 23 (25.00%) CCNA
16 21 (22.83%) CCIE
16 21 (22.83%) Security Cleared
17 20 (21.74%) SolarWinds
17 20 (21.74%) NetScaler
18 19 (20.65%) WLAN
18 19 (20.65%) Cisco Prime
18 19 (20.65%) MPLS
19 18 (19.57%) Citrix
20 17 (18.48%) CheckPoint
20 17 (18.48%) DNS
21 16 (17.39%) TCP/IP
21 16 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
22 15 (16.30%) BGP
22 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared

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 6 (6.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) IaaS
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (61.96%) Firewall
2 48 (52.17%) Wireless
3 43 (46.74%) Cisco ASA
4 35 (38.04%) LAN
5 33 (35.87%) Cisco Nexus
6 32 (34.78%) WAN
7 28 (30.43%) Network Security
8 26 (28.26%) Cisco Wireless
9 25 (27.17%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (21.74%) NetScaler
11 19 (20.65%) MPLS
11 19 (20.65%) WLAN
12 17 (18.48%) DNS
13 16 (17.39%) TCP/IP
13 16 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (16.30%) BGP
15 11 (11.96%) DHCP
16 10 (10.87%) OSPF
17 9 (9.78%) Wireshark
18 7 (7.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (15.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Local Government
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (57.61%) Network Engineer
2 15 (16.30%) Security Engineer
3 13 (14.13%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (10.87%) Analyst
5 10 (10.87%) Network Analyst
5 10 (10.87%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Architect
6 7 (7.61%) Cisco Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) LAN Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Wireless Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Network Architect
7 6 (6.52%) Network Specialist
8 5 (5.43%) Network Support
8 5 (5.43%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (31.52%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.09%) Middleware
2 1 (1.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.17%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.04%) BYOD
3 10 (10.87%) Clustering
4 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.17%) NHS
5 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) Windows
1 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.22%) Network Design
1 14 (15.22%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (14.13%) High Availability
2 13 (14.13%) ITIL
3 10 (10.87%) Change Management
4 9 (9.78%) Network Management
5 8 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 6 (6.52%) Change Control
6 6 (6.52%) Time Management
7 4 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.26%) Application Packaging
8 3 (3.26%) Coaching
8 3 (3.26%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (3.26%) Presales
8 3 (3.26%) Release Management
9 2 (2.17%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.17%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.17%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) SQL
2 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (66.30%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (50.00%) CCNP
3 23 (25.00%) CCNA
4 21 (22.83%) CCIE
4 21 (22.83%) Security Cleared
5 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared
6 11 (11.96%) CISSP
7 5 (5.43%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.35%) CCSE
9 3 (3.26%) CCDP
9 3 (3.26%) CISA
10 2 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.09%) CCDA
11 1 (1.09%) CCIE Security
11 1 (1.09%) CCIE Wireless
11 1 (1.09%) CCSA
11 1 (1.09%) Degree
11 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) SLA
2 5 (5.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.17%) GPG13
3 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (20.65%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (8.70%) Cacti
3 7 (7.61%) Stealthwatch
4 6 (6.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (6.52%) FortiGate
4 6 (6.52%) OpenView
4 6 (6.52%) QRadar
4 6 (6.52%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (5.43%) SCOM
6 4 (4.35%) SCCM
6 4 (4.35%) SCSM
6 4 (4.35%) TrustSec
7 3 (3.26%) Nagios
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.17%) Puppet
8 2 (2.17%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.09%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (26.09%) Palo Alto
3 20 (21.74%) SolarWinds
4 18 (19.57%) Citrix
5 17 (18.48%) CheckPoint
6 14 (15.22%) Juniper
7 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
8 10 (10.87%) VMware
9 9 (9.78%) Fortinet
10 7 (7.61%) F5
10 7 (7.61%) HP
11 5 (5.43%) Sourcefire
12 4 (4.35%) Infoblox
12 4 (4.35%) Symantec
13 3 (3.26%) Brocade
13 3 (3.26%) Dell
13 3 (3.26%) Forcepoint
13 3 (3.26%) Intel
13 3 (3.26%) LANDesk
13 3 (3.26%) NetApp