Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Network Consultant
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 863 853
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Consultant 22 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.024% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.025% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 20
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £294 £395 £354
90th Percentile £500 £533 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2896 3271 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Cisco Network Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Cisco Network Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Consultant in the UK

Cisco Network Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Network Consultant.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Network Consultant in the UK

Cisco Network Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Consultant over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Network Consultant in the UK

Cisco Network Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Network Consultant.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Network Consultant in the UK

Cisco Network Consultant
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Network Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +29 21 £450 -
UK excluding London +36 15 £450 +5.88%
North of England - 8 £450 -
London -18 7 £388 -12.92%
North West - 6 £450 -
West Midlands +26 3 £413 -
Midlands +22 3 £413 -
South East +1 2 £403 -5.29%
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Scotland -16 1 £450 -
East of England -16 1 £550 +10.00%
South West - 1 - -

Cisco Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Cisco Network Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Cisco Network Consultant in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (40.91%) WAN
3 9 (40.91%) Network Security
4 8 (36.36%) LAN
4 8 (36.36%) CCNP
5 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
6 6 (27.27%) Network Design
7 5 (22.73%) Juniper
7 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
7 5 (22.73%) CCNA
7 5 (22.73%) VPN
8 4 (18.18%) Wireless
8 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 4 (18.18%) BGP
9 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
9 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
9 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
9 3 (13.64%) SAML
9 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
9 3 (13.64%) VoIP
9 3 (13.64%) Citrix
9 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
9 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (13.64%) F5
9 3 (13.64%) Back Office
10 2 (9.09%) Migration
10 2 (9.09%) Network Planning

Cisco Network Consultant Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) Network Security
2 9 (40.91%) WAN
3 8 (36.36%) LAN
4 5 (22.73%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) BGP
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (18.18%) Wireless
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
6 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
6 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
6 3 (13.64%) VoIP
7 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (9.09%) Wireless Security
7 2 (9.09%) WLAN
8 1 (4.55%) Internet
8 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (4.55%) SSH
8 1 (4.55%) VLAN
General
1 3 (13.64%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
1 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
2 6 (27.27%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Network Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) CCNP
3 5 (22.73%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (4.55%) CCDA
5 1 (4.55%) CCDP
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE Security
5 1 (4.55%) CCIP
5 1 (4.55%) CCSP
5 1 (4.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
2 5 (22.73%) Juniper
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) F5
3 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.09%) Mercator
5 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.55%) CyberArk
5 1 (4.55%) Meraki
5 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.55%) Radware
5 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk