Period
to 26 October 2021

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

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
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 - 212
Rank change year-on-year - +212 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 6 0 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% - 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 19
10th Percentile £221 " £300
25th Percentile £225 " £335
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 - £363
75th Percentile £425 " £460
90th Percentile £455 " £501
Central London median daily rate £375 £450 £415
% change year-on-year -16.67% +8.43% +1.84%

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 3,620 1,656 5,568
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.82% 91.80% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,748 1,256 4,430
10th Percentile £356 £306 £313
25th Percentile £461 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £511 £513
Median % change year-on-year +7.58% -0.24% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £748 £678 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 68
10th Percentile £13.88 £15.50 £11.93
25th Percentile £21.00 £20.00 £13.44
Median hourly rate £28.50 £35.50 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -19.72% +82.05% +4.28%
75th Percentile £37.75 £46.00 £24.25
90th Percentile £62.15 £47.75 £49.18
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £29.89 £20.50
% change year-on-year +7.06% +45.80% +9.63%

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Cisco Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco Engineer in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Cisco Engineer in the City of London

Cisco Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco Engineer in the City of London

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco Engineer in the City of London.

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 26 October 2021, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (50.00%) Social Skills
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) FCoE
3 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) PBX
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) PMI

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 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) FCoE
1 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (16.67%) PBX
2 1 (16.67%) SNMP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Influencing Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Vendor Relationship Management
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) Dialogic
4 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Neustar
4 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) Polycom
4 1 (16.67%) Siemens
4 1 (16.67%) Sonus
4 1 (16.67%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) Zscaler