The median contractor rate for a Cisco Support was £319 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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 Support
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 602 596
Rank change year-on-year +25 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support 38 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.080% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.084% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 25
Median daily rate £319 £356 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +28.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £195 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £550 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £330 £280
% change year-on-year +6.52% +17.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Support.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Support in the UK

Cisco Support
Top 25 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 22 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 +40 35 £365 +0.68% 4
London +27 28 £288 -47.72% 2
South East +11 4 £376 +3.79%
City of London +6 4 £250 -52.38%
Yorkshire +26 2 £150 +20.00% 1
Wales - 2 £259 -
South Wales - 2 £259 -
North West - 2 £371 -
Scotland +34 1 £225 +12.50%
West Yorkshire +21 1 - - 1
Leeds +12 1 - -
Hampshire +11 1 £375 +33.92%
Surrey +4 1 £378 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £150 -
Middlesex - 1 £405 -
Cheshire - 1 £378 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £125 -
York - 1 £150 -
Southampton - 1 £375 -
Manchester - 1 £365 -
Edinburgh - 1 £225 -
Chester - 1 £378 -
Cardiff - 1 £338 -
Camberley - 1 £378 -
Caerphilly - 1 £180 -

Cisco Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 58 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (60.34%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (56.90%) Firewall
4 27 (46.55%) CCNP
5 22 (37.93%) CCNA
6 21 (36.21%) VPN
7 18 (31.03%) WAN
8 16 (27.59%) Wireless
8 16 (27.59%) BGP
8 16 (27.59%) LAN
9 15 (25.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (22.41%) Finance
11 11 (18.97%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (18.97%) Data Centre
12 10 (17.24%) OSPF
13 9 (15.52%) Juniper
13 9 (15.52%) ITIL
13 9 (15.52%) Palo Alto
14 8 (13.79%) Windows
14 8 (13.79%) MPLS
14 8 (13.79%) EIGRP
14 8 (13.79%) Migration
15 7 (12.07%) Fortinet
15 7 (12.07%) VMware
15 7 (12.07%) SAN
15 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
15 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
15 7 (12.07%) SolarWinds
15 7 (12.07%) Investment Management
16 6 (10.34%) VXLAN

Cisco Support 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.72%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 33 (56.90%) Firewall
2 21 (36.21%) VPN
3 18 (31.03%) WAN
4 16 (27.59%) BGP
4 16 (27.59%) LAN
4 16 (27.59%) Wireless
5 15 (25.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (18.97%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (17.24%) OSPF
8 8 (13.79%) EIGRP
8 8 (13.79%) MPLS
9 7 (12.07%) SAN
9 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
10 6 (10.34%) Internet
10 6 (10.34%) iSCSI
10 6 (10.34%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (10.34%) Structured Cabling
10 6 (10.34%) VXLAN
11 5 (8.62%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (8.62%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) FileMaker
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Billing
5 1 (1.72%) Local Government
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) XMPP
2 2 (3.45%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.72%) LAMP
3 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.72%) e-Health
3 1 (1.72%) IPTV
3 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.72%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (1.72%) STB
3 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.72%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.72%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (1.72%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) Unix
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Migration
3 7 (12.07%) Investment Management
4 6 (10.34%) Network Management
5 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.90%) High Availability
7 3 (5.17%) Change Management
7 3 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.45%) Change Control
8 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.72%) Analytics
9 1 (1.72%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 1 (1.72%) DDoS Mitigation
9 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.72%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.72%) Presales
9 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.72%) Task Automation
9 1 (1.72%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (60.34%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (46.55%) CCNP
3 22 (37.93%) CCNA
4 5 (8.62%) CCIE
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.72%) CCDA
6 1 (1.72%) CCIP
6 1 (1.72%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) vSphere
3 2 (3.45%) XenApp
4 1 (1.72%) vCloud
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.45%) SCCM
4 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.45%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco CME
5 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (15.52%) Juniper
2 9 (15.52%) Palo Alto
3 7 (12.07%) Fortinet
3 7 (12.07%) SolarWinds
3 7 (12.07%) VMware
4 6 (10.34%) Arista
4 6 (10.34%) F5
5 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.90%) Citrix
7 3 (5.17%) Apple
7 3 (5.17%) HP
7 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.17%) NICE Systems
7 3 (5.17%) Red Box
8 2 (3.45%) EMC
8 2 (3.45%) Etrali
8 2 (3.45%) Google
8 2 (3.45%) Meraki
9 1 (1.72%) Sage
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £250.00 - £288.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £260 - £280 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago