The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Network Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 155 175
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 9 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.30% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.31% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 24
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £348 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.10 £34.33
% change year-on-year - -9.41%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3113 3230 5440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.40% 95.93% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2382 2617 4191
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 96
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £14.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the City of London

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in the City of London.

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

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in the City of London.

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

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) LAN
4 7 (43.75%) F5
4 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (25.00%) Juniper
7 4 (25.00%) MPLS
7 4 (25.00%) High Availability
7 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
8 3 (18.75%) VLAN
8 3 (18.75%) HSRP
8 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
8 3 (18.75%) CCNP
8 3 (18.75%) DHCP
8 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) Internet
8 3 (18.75%) Banking
8 3 (18.75%) Retail
9 2 (12.50%) Citrix
9 2 (12.50%) Wireless
9 2 (12.50%) IPsec

Cisco Network 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 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
1 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) MPLS
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
5 3 (18.75%) HSRP
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) VLAN
6 2 (12.50%) BGP
6 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 2 (12.50%) ICMP
6 2 (12.50%) IPsec
6 2 (12.50%) OSPF
6 2 (12.50%) PSTN
6 2 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) High Availability
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Facilities Management
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIE
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cacti
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) F5
3 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) NetScout
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) Arista
6 1 (6.25%) Aruba
6 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
6 1 (6.25%) Meraki
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (6.25%) VMware
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