The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £429 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Network Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 147 155 177
Rank change year-on-year +8 +22  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 6 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.18% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 15
Median daily rate £429 £365 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.46% -11.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £341 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £300
% change year-on-year -0.73% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -43.26% +41.00%  

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 2852 3136 4830
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.23% 95.38% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2214 2501 3637
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 £313 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.99 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.96% +8.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £47.50 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 9 (60.00%) F5
4 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
5 6 (40.00%) MPLS
5 6 (40.00%) BGP
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (33.33%) CCNP
6 5 (33.33%) OSPF
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Juniper
6 5 (33.33%) High Availability
6 5 (33.33%) Aruba
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (26.67%) NetScout
7 4 (26.67%) Meraki
7 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
7 4 (26.67%) SNMP
7 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
7 4 (26.67%) IGMP
7 4 (26.67%) HSRP
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (20.00%) Wireless
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) BGP
2 6 (40.00%) MPLS
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) OSPF
3 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
4 4 (26.67%) HSRP
4 4 (26.67%) IGMP
4 4 (26.67%) SNMP
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) VLAN
7 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
7 1 (6.67%) VPN
7 1 (6.67%) WAAS
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) High Availability
2 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCNP
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) F5
3 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (33.33%) Aruba
4 5 (33.33%) Juniper
5 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
5 4 (26.67%) Meraki
5 4 (26.67%) NetScout
6 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
6 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
7 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
7 1 (6.67%) Tufin
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