The median contractor rate for a Cisco Support was £231 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Support
UK
Rank 573 590 586
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 20 54 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.10% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.11% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 41 25
Median daily rate £231 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £200 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £324 £275 £275
% change year-on-year +17.72% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £11.75 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.75 £16.25
% change year-on-year - -27.69%  

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 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
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 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
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 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Cisco Support
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Support in the UK

Cisco Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Support in the UK

Cisco Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Support over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Support in the UK

Cisco Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Support in the UK

Cisco Support
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Support within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 -2 19 £250 -4.76% 3
London +23 9 £189 -22.16%
South East +6 4 - - 1
City of London +4 4 - -
East of England -4 3 £399 +62.75% 1
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £399 +66.14%
Surrey +8 2 - -
Cambridge +7 2 £399 +66.14%
North West +27 1 - -
Berkshire +20 1 - -
Reading +17 1 - -
Yorkshire +14 1 £250 -9.09%
West Midlands +10 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire +3 1 - - 1
Stevenage 0 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £173 -
Leeds - 1 £250 -
Manchester - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £250 -
South Wales - 1 £173 -
Wales - 1 £173 -

Cisco Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Cisco Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (66.67%) Firewall
3 23 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (48.72%) CCNP
5 16 (41.03%) CCNA
5 16 (41.03%) WAN
6 13 (33.33%) Wireless
6 13 (33.33%) Finance
6 13 (33.33%) LAN
6 13 (33.33%) VPN
7 12 (30.77%) OSPF
8 10 (25.64%) BGP
9 9 (23.08%) MPLS
9 9 (23.08%) ITIL
10 8 (20.51%) Windows
10 8 (20.51%) CheckPoint
10 8 (20.51%) VMware
10 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
10 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (20.51%) Load Balancing
10 8 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (17.95%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (17.95%) Palo Alto
11 7 (17.95%) Juniper
11 7 (17.95%) SAN
11 7 (17.95%) Internet
11 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
12 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (15.38%) Network Security

Cisco Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) Firewall
2 16 (41.03%) WAN
3 13 (33.33%) LAN
3 13 (33.33%) VPN
3 13 (33.33%) Wireless
4 12 (30.77%) OSPF
5 10 (25.64%) BGP
6 9 (23.08%) MPLS
7 8 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (17.95%) Internet
8 7 (17.95%) SAN
9 6 (15.38%) Network Security
9 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.26%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (10.26%) Ethernet
10 4 (10.26%) iSCSI
10 4 (10.26%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (10.26%) VXLAN
10 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) FileMaker
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) 802.1X
1 4 (10.26%) MSMQ
1 4 (10.26%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.13%) e-Health
3 2 (5.13%) IPTV
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (2.56%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.56%) STB
4 1 (2.56%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.56%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Load Balancing
3 7 (17.95%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (12.82%) Network Management
5 4 (10.26%) Investment Management
5 4 (10.26%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Network Design
6 3 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (5.13%) High Availability
7 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.13%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (2.56%) CRM
8 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
8 1 (2.56%) Information Security
8 1 (2.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (2.56%) Project Management
8 1 (2.56%) Security Patching
8 1 (2.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (48.72%) CCNP
3 16 (41.03%) CCNA
4 3 (7.69%) CCIP
4 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) CCENT
6 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (5.13%) FortiGate
1 2 (5.13%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.56%) Pingdom
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (20.51%) CheckPoint
2 8 (20.51%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) Juniper
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) Palo Alto
4 6 (15.38%) F5
5 5 (12.82%) Fortinet
6 4 (10.26%) Arista
6 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.69%) Polycom
7 3 (7.69%) Riverbed
8 2 (5.13%) Apple
8 2 (5.13%) Aruba
8 2 (5.13%) Brocade
8 2 (5.13%) Citrix
8 2 (5.13%) HP
8 2 (5.13%) Remedy
9 1 (2.56%) Google
9 1 (2.56%) Sage