Period
to 24 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 267 277 216
Rank change year-on-year +10 -61 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 16 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.18% 0.18% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 22
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +11.48%
10th Percentile £331 £363 £313
90th Percentile £523 £497 £486
London median daily rate £400 £400 £415
% change year-on-year - -3.61% +7.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £33.24 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -33.53% -

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 8,328 8,704 6,888
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.49% 94.67% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,300 6,756 5,276
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 141 69
Central London median hourly rate £20.57 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.01% +10.00% -15.00%
10th Percentile £12.53 £11.25 £12.47
90th Percentile £55.15 £45.00 £41.00
London median hourly rate £22.29 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +3.65% -4.44% +15.86%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 +10 16 £450 +5.88% 3
Cisco Network Engineer
London

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (62.50%) Firewall
4 9 (56.25%) CCNP
4 9 (56.25%) WAN
5 8 (50.00%) LAN
5 8 (50.00%) WLAN
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 7 (43.75%) VPN
6 7 (43.75%) CCIE
6 7 (43.75%) Wireless
7 6 (37.50%) IPsec
7 6 (37.50%) OSPF
7 6 (37.50%) BGP
7 6 (37.50%) DHCP
8 5 (31.25%) VoIP
8 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
8 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
9 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (25.00%) CCNA
10 3 (18.75%) FTP
10 3 (18.75%) SNMP
10 3 (18.75%) DNS
10 3 (18.75%) HTTPS
10 3 (18.75%) SSL

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) WLAN
4 7 (43.75%) VPN
4 7 (43.75%) Wireless
5 6 (37.50%) BGP
5 6 (37.50%) DHCP
5 6 (37.50%) IPsec
5 6 (37.50%) OSPF
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (31.25%) VoIP
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) FTP
7 3 (18.75%) HTTPS
7 3 (18.75%) SNMP
7 3 (18.75%) SSL
General
1 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Unix
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Network Design
3 3 (18.75%) Network Management
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNP
3 7 (43.75%) CCIE
4 4 (25.00%) CCNA
5 3 (18.75%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (6.25%) CCDA
6 1 (6.25%) CCDP
6 1 (6.25%) CCIE Collaboration
6 1 (6.25%) CCIE Data Center
6 1 (6.25%) CCIE Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) Aruba
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) Meraki
6 1 (6.25%) AirMagnet
6 1 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (6.25%) CA
6 1 (6.25%) Ekahau
6 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.25%) Radware
6 1 (6.25%) Red Box
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds