Period
to 5 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 252 208
Rank change year-on-year +49 -44 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 19 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.22% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.23% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 30
City of London median daily rate £363 £441 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.85% +3.82% +2.84%
10th Percentile £300 £380 £316
90th Percentile £501 £522 £491
Central London median daily rate £389 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -8.53% +2.41% +3.36%
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 5,363 6,829 6,801
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.29% 95.38% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,192 5,409 5,389
City of London median daily rate £511 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.20% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 112 91
City of London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.29% +3.89% +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.95 £27.30 £30.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.67 £18.70 £18.40
% change year-on-year +10.51% +1.63% +6.67%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (68.42%) LAN
2 13 (68.42%) Firewall
3 11 (57.89%) VPN
3 11 (57.89%) WAN
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (47.37%) OSPF
4 9 (47.37%) BGP
5 8 (42.11%) MPLS
5 8 (42.11%) BIG-IP
5 8 (42.11%) CCNP
6 7 (36.84%) Ethernet
6 7 (36.84%) VoIP
6 7 (36.84%) WLAN
6 7 (36.84%) Wireless
6 7 (36.84%) F5
7 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (31.58%) CCIE
8 5 (26.32%) Migration
8 5 (26.32%) VMware
8 5 (26.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
8 5 (26.32%) Technical Leadership
9 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (21.05%) IPsec
9 4 (21.05%) Network Design
9 4 (21.05%) Degree
9 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (21.05%) ITIL

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Azure
1 3 (15.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) AWS
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Firewall
1 13 (68.42%) LAN
2 11 (57.89%) VPN
2 11 (57.89%) WAN
3 9 (47.37%) BGP
3 9 (47.37%) OSPF
4 8 (42.11%) BIG-IP
4 8 (42.11%) MPLS
5 7 (36.84%) Ethernet
5 7 (36.84%) VoIP
5 7 (36.84%) Wireless
5 7 (36.84%) WLAN
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (26.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (21.05%) IPsec
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
9 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
9 3 (15.79%) RIP
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Leadership
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Network Design
4 3 (15.79%) Network Management
4 3 (15.79%) Product Roadmap
4 3 (15.79%) Project Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Runbook
5 2 (10.53%) Statistics
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) CCNP
3 6 (31.58%) CCIE
4 4 (21.05%) CCNA
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) BC Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (15.79%) CCDA
5 3 (15.79%) CCDP
5 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) CCIE Routing and Switching
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.53%) VMware NSX
1 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (10.53%) Iperf
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) F5
3 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.53%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (10.53%) CA
6 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
6 2 (10.53%) Radware
6 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper