Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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 Engineer
London > Central London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 242 245
Rank change year-on-year -30 +3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 24 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.26% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 23
Central London median daily rate £420 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £341 £313 £330
90th Percentile £533 £481 £488
London median daily rate £413 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -0.60% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £26.24 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -47.53% +16.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. 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
Central London
Contract vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 8,818 8,176 7,492
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 94.72% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,796 6,364 5,789
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £310
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 115 84
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% +5.96% -5.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £30.80 £33.92 £49.27
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.62
% change year-on-year - +1.96% +3.24%

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Engineer in Central London

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in Central London

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer in Central London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in Central London

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in Central London

Cisco Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer within the Central London region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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
City of London -20 13 £438 +2.94% 3
City of Westminster -2 1 £275 -
Cisco Network Engineer
London

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, Cisco Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region featuring Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) Firewall
2 16 (66.67%) WAN
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (54.17%) Wireless
5 11 (45.83%) BGP
5 11 (45.83%) VPN
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
6 10 (41.67%) CCNP
6 10 (41.67%) LAN
7 9 (37.50%) CCIE
8 8 (33.33%) Windows
8 8 (33.33%) Network Design
9 7 (29.17%) OSPF
9 7 (29.17%) SSL
9 7 (29.17%) IPsec
9 7 (29.17%) Palo Alto
10 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 5 (20.83%) DHCP
11 5 (20.83%) DNS
11 5 (20.83%) Network Security
12 4 (16.67%) F5
12 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (16.67%) Meraki
12 4 (16.67%) 802.1X
12 4 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (16.67%) VMware NSX

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) Firewall
1 16 (66.67%) WAN
2 13 (54.17%) Wireless
3 11 (45.83%) BGP
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (45.83%) VPN
4 10 (41.67%) LAN
5 7 (29.17%) IPsec
5 7 (29.17%) OSPF
5 7 (29.17%) SSL
6 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.83%) DHCP
7 5 (20.83%) DNS
7 5 (20.83%) Network Security
8 4 (16.67%) MPLS
8 4 (16.67%) VoIP
8 4 (16.67%) WLAN
9 3 (12.50%) VLAN
9 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Network Design
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.50%) Task Automation
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security
4 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Critical Thinking
5 1 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
5 1 (4.17%) High-Frequency Trading
5 1 (4.17%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.17%) Power Management
5 1 (4.17%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCNP
3 9 (37.50%) CCIE
4 4 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (8.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (8.33%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.17%) CCIE Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) CCSP
6 1 (4.17%) CWNA
6 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware NSX
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
1 2 (8.33%) Rundeck
1 2 (8.33%) Terraform
2 1 (4.17%) Cacti
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Palo Alto
3 4 (16.67%) F5
3 4 (16.67%) Juniper
3 4 (16.67%) Meraki
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Arista
5 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.33%) Google
5 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
5 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.33%) Trustwave
6 1 (4.17%) AirMagnet
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) Polycom