The median contractor rate for a Cisco Specialist was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 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 Specialist
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 564 624 606
Rank change year-on-year +60 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Specialist 19 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.030% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.032% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 12
Median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £351 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £478 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Cisco Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Cisco Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Specialist in the UK

Cisco Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Specialist in the UK

Cisco Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Specialist in the UK

Cisco Specialist
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +51 17 £425 +3.03% 1
London +34 6 £450 -2.70%
Yorkshire +18 3 - -
South East +12 3 £418 +4.37%
South West +6 3 - -
City of London +5 3 £425 -5.55%
West Yorkshire +17 2 - -
Leeds +15 2 - -
East of England - 2 £463 -
Berkshire - 2 £425 -
Hampshire +13 1 £410 +2.50%
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -
Essex - 1 £425 -
Chippenham - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £425 -
Colchester - 1 £425 -
York - 1 - -

Cisco Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Cisco Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (26.67%) Firewall
4 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (23.33%) LAN
4 7 (23.33%) WAN
5 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (20.00%) F5
6 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (16.67%) BIG-IP
6 5 (16.67%) Network Security
6 5 (16.67%) Finance
6 5 (16.67%) DNS
6 5 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 5 (16.67%) CCIE
6 5 (16.67%) CCNP
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) CRM
7 4 (13.33%) Banking
7 4 (13.33%) Change Management
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (13.33%) VMware
7 4 (13.33%) IVR
7 4 (13.33%) CTI

Cisco Specialist 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (26.67%) Firewall
3 7 (23.33%) LAN
3 7 (23.33%) WAN
4 5 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 5 (16.67%) DNS
4 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 5 (16.67%) Network Security
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco ICM
5 4 (13.33%) CTI
6 3 (10.00%) ATM
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (10.00%) MPLS
7 2 (6.67%) DMVPN
7 2 (6.67%) PABX
7 2 (6.67%) Telepresence
7 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) IVR
2 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.67%) Handset
2 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) BCP
1 4 (13.33%) Change Management
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
1 4 (13.33%) CRM
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL
1 4 (13.33%) WFM
2 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
3 2 (6.67%) Line Management
3 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.67%) Security Management
4 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CCIE
2 5 (16.67%) CCNP
3 3 (10.00%) CCSE
4 2 (6.67%) CCDA
4 2 (6.67%) CCDP
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) CCVP
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CCSA
5 1 (3.33%) CCSP
5 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco IPCC
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco CME
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (20.00%) F5
4 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) Palo Alto
5 4 (13.33%) Verint
5 4 (13.33%) VMware
6 3 (10.00%) Citrix
6 3 (10.00%) NICE Systems
7 2 (6.67%) Avaya
7 2 (6.67%) Imperva
7 2 (6.67%) Infoblox
7 2 (6.67%) Juniper
7 2 (6.67%) Mitel
7 2 (6.67%) Siemens
8 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.33%) ProCurve
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
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