Period
to 16 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 16 February 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 Network Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 234 237 212
Rank change year-on-year +3 -25 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 16 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 15
City of London median daily rate £438 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +4.05% +15.33%
10th Percentile £331 £407 £343
90th Percentile £528 £475 £488
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +16.44%
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 6,419 6,723 5,891
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.48% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,022 5,347 4,667
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 97 72
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.00 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -12.81% -7.07%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.53
90th Percentile £35.00 £31.00 £54.51
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.69
% change year-on-year +3.89% +1.74% -9.27%

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Cisco Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 16 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 £250 -
Cisco Network Engineer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (62.50%) Firewall
4 9 (56.25%) Wireless
4 9 (56.25%) CCNP
5 8 (50.00%) BGP
5 8 (50.00%) LAN
5 8 (50.00%) WAN
5 8 (50.00%) VPN
5 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 7 (43.75%) OSPF
7 6 (37.50%) IPsec
7 6 (37.50%) VoIP
7 6 (37.50%) CCNA
8 5 (31.25%) CCIE
8 5 (31.25%) WLAN
8 5 (31.25%) SSL
8 5 (31.25%) DHCP
8 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
9 4 (25.00%) Meraki
9 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (25.00%) F5
9 4 (25.00%) DNS
9 4 (25.00%) Unix
9 4 (25.00%) Windows
10 3 (18.75%) Python
10 3 (18.75%) Juniper

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%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) Wireless
3 8 (50.00%) BGP
3 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) VPN
3 8 (50.00%) WAN
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (43.75%) OSPF
4 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) IPsec
5 6 (37.50%) VoIP
6 5 (31.25%) DHCP
6 5 (31.25%) SSL
6 5 (31.25%) WLAN
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (12.50%) MPLS
9 2 (12.50%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Task Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNP
3 6 (37.50%) CCNA
4 5 (31.25%) CCIE
5 2 (12.50%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (6.25%) CCDA
6 1 (6.25%) CCDP
6 1 (6.25%) CCIE Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) CCSP
6 1 (6.25%) CWNA
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Rundeck
1 2 (12.50%) Terraform
2 1 (6.25%) Cacti
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
3 4 (25.00%) F5
3 4 (25.00%) Meraki
4 3 (18.75%) Arista
4 3 (18.75%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) Aruba
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Google
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) AirMagnet
6 1 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (6.25%) CA
6 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.25%) Radware