Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 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 Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 235 213
Rank change year-on-year +20 -22 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 22 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.34% 0.23% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 18
City of London median daily rate £425 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.66% +8.90%
10th Percentile £317 £313 £228
90th Percentile £511 £506 £499
Central London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.23%
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 6,042 6,575 6,001
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.81% 94.81% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,669 5,197 4,598
City of London median daily rate £520 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £688 £670
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 110 69
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +5.23% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.45 £12.52
90th Percentile £56.50 £33.90 £30.07
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% +10.00% -14.99%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019, Cisco 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 City of London region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (50.00%) Firewall
4 10 (45.45%) CCNP
4 10 (45.45%) WAN
5 9 (40.91%) LAN
5 9 (40.91%) Wireless
6 8 (36.36%) WLAN
6 8 (36.36%) VPN
6 8 (36.36%) OSPF
6 8 (36.36%) BGP
7 7 (31.82%) CCIE
7 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
7 7 (31.82%) F5
7 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
8 6 (27.27%) MPLS
8 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
8 6 (27.27%) VoIP
8 6 (27.27%) Technical Leadership
9 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
9 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
9 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
9 5 (22.73%) CCNA
9 5 (22.73%) IPsec
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) Migration
9 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Azure ExpressRoute
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) WAN
3 9 (40.91%) LAN
3 9 (40.91%) Wireless
4 8 (36.36%) BGP
4 8 (36.36%) OSPF
4 8 (36.36%) VPN
4 8 (36.36%) WLAN
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (27.27%) MPLS
6 6 (27.27%) VoIP
7 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
7 5 (22.73%) IPsec
7 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 4 (18.18%) DHCP
8 4 (18.18%) SNMP
9 3 (13.64%) FTP
9 3 (13.64%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
2 6 (27.27%) Technical Leadership
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Network Design
4 4 (18.18%) Network Management
4 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) Product Roadmap
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (45.45%) CCNP
3 7 (31.82%) CCIE
4 5 (22.73%) CCNA
5 2 (9.09%) BC Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (9.09%) CCDA
5 2 (9.09%) CCDP
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) CCIE Collaboration
6 1 (4.55%) CCIE Data Center
6 1 (4.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) KVM
2 1 (4.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (4.55%) Iperf
3 1 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) F5
3 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
5 2 (9.09%) Aruba
5 2 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (9.09%) CA
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Radware
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Meraki
6 1 (4.55%) Red Box
6 1 (4.55%) Riverbed