Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 November 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 Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 220 221
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 39 28 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.42% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.44% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 41
City of London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.84% +10.20% +15.38%
10th Percentile £321 £304 £285
90th Percentile £486 £523 £488
Central London median daily rate £415 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +3.36% +7.07% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6700 6297 8710
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 95.48% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5290 5007 6838
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £678 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 127
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.30
90th Percentile £29.29 £48.40 £39.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.21 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.19% -4.40% +7.46%

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in the City of London

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Engineer in the City of London

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Engineer in the City of London

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Engineer in the City of London

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Cisco Engineer 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 across the City of London region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (38.46%) CCNP
4 11 (28.21%) Firewall
4 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
5 10 (25.64%) Finance
6 9 (23.08%) CCNA
6 9 (23.08%) CCIE
6 9 (23.08%) Meraki
7 7 (17.95%) Wireless
7 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.82%) VPN
9 5 (12.82%) WAN
9 5 (12.82%) Windows
9 5 (12.82%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (10.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (10.26%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (10.26%) F5
10 4 (10.26%) High Availability
10 4 (10.26%) LAN
10 4 (10.26%) Juniper
11 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
11 3 (7.69%) Citrix

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Firewall
2 7 (17.95%) Wireless
3 6 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (12.82%) VPN
4 5 (12.82%) WAN
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (10.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (10.26%) LAN
6 3 (7.69%) BGP
6 3 (7.69%) BIG-IP
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (7.69%) Internet
6 3 (7.69%) MPLS
6 3 (7.69%) Multicast
6 3 (7.69%) Network Security
6 3 (7.69%) Skype
6 3 (7.69%) Telepresence
6 3 (7.69%) VLAN
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) XMPP
2 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.56%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) High Availability
2 3 (7.69%) Low Latency
2 3 (7.69%) Migration
2 3 (7.69%) Statistics
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL
3 2 (5.13%) Network Design
3 2 (5.13%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (2.56%) Change Control
4 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (2.56%) Data Virtualisation
4 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.56%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (2.56%) Microservices
4 1 (2.56%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (2.56%) Power Management
4 1 (2.56%) Presales
4 1 (2.56%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (2.56%) SOA
4 1 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.13%) Perl
1 2 (5.13%) Python
2 1 (2.56%) C
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (38.46%) CCNP
3 9 (23.08%) CCIE
3 9 (23.08%) CCNA
4 2 (5.13%) CCIE Data Center
5 1 (2.56%) CCA
5 1 (2.56%) CCDP
5 1 (2.56%) CCIE Collaboration
5 1 (2.56%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (2.56%) CCSP
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CWNA
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.56%) NCSA
5 1 (2.56%) VCP5
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) vSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
2 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (5.13%) Cacti
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.56%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) Nagios
4 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (2.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (23.08%) Meraki
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.26%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (10.26%) F5
4 4 (10.26%) Juniper
5 3 (7.69%) Arista
5 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix
5 3 (7.69%) Palo Alto
5 3 (7.69%) Polycom
5 3 (7.69%) Red Box
5 3 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) Dynatrace
6 1 (2.56%) EMC
6 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) NetScout
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds