The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £398 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England 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 Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 114 107 109
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 14 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.65% 0.70% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.73% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Median daily rate £398 £263 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.42% +38.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £253 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £393 £258
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +148.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £23.94
% change year-on-year -60.00% +108.87%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2053 2338 2498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.71% 96.41% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1366 1409
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 168 239
Median hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.78% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Cisco Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in the East of England

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Engineer in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Engineer in the East of England

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Engineer in the East of England

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Engineer in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Engineer in the East of England

Cisco Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +9 6 £398 -
Hertfordshire -8 4 £200 -52.94% 3
Essex -11 2 £500 +100.00%
Bedfordshire -3 1 £310 +18.09% 1
Suffolk -5 1 - -
Cisco Engineer
England

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Cisco 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 East of England region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (43.33%) Firewall
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (33.33%) CCNP
5 10 (33.33%) CCNA
6 9 (30.00%) Cisco IPT
7 8 (26.67%) VoIP
8 7 (23.33%) Wireless
8 7 (23.33%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (20.00%) PBX
10 5 (16.67%) LAN
10 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
11 4 (13.33%) VMware
11 4 (13.33%) WAN
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.33%) Citrix
11 4 (13.33%) Cisco UCCX
11 4 (13.33%) F5
11 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (10.00%) Network Security
12 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (10.00%) SAN
12 3 (10.00%) MPLS
12 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
12 3 (10.00%) HP
12 3 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
12 3 (10.00%) WLAN

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Firewall
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco IPT
3 8 (26.67%) VoIP
4 7 (23.33%) Wireless
5 6 (20.00%) PBX
6 5 (16.67%) LAN
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (13.33%) WAN
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (10.00%) IP Telephony
8 3 (10.00%) MPLS
8 3 (10.00%) Network Security
8 3 (10.00%) SAN
8 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (10.00%) WLAN
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (6.67%) Internet
9 2 (6.67%) VLAN
9 2 (6.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) IVR
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (6.67%) Data Management
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL
2 2 (6.67%) Migration
2 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.33%) Change Management
3 1 (3.33%) High Availability
3 1 (3.33%) ITSM
3 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.33%) Project Management
3 1 (3.33%) Service Management
3 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCNA
2 10 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) MCSA
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (3.33%) CCVP
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
3 4 (13.33%) F5
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.33%) Meraki
6 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.33%) Peregrine
6 1 (3.33%) Virgin Media