Period
to 19 June 2021

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 June 2021.

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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 539 482 558
Rank change year-on-year -57 +76 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 105 94 280
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.26% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 63 194
10th Percentile £310 £243 £280
25th Percentile £350 £293 £333
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £405 £350 £413
Median % change year-on-year +15.71% -15.15% +3.13%
75th Percentile £450 £431 £483
90th Percentile £505 £537 £506
UK median daily rate £400 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
10th Percentile £16.60 " £19.03
25th Percentile £23.75 £18.50 £19.81
Median hourly rate £39.50 £19.00 £30.25
Median % change year-on-year +107.89% -37.19% -10.14%
75th Percentile £39.88 £19.50 £46.70
90th Percentile £41.88 " £58.77
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year -9.23% +7.44% -10.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 46,147 35,645 78,408
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.88% 93.74% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,879 24,100 52,942
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
25th Percentile £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £594 £575 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,509 1,188 2,379
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.63 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.00 £14.22 £13.50
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.28% +6.86%
75th Percentile £43.75 £39.43 £42.50
90th Percentile £56.50 £52.50 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £21.28 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +9.10% +4.28% +6.86%

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Cisco Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in England

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco Engineer in England.

Daily rate trend for Cisco Engineer in England

Cisco Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco Engineer in England over the 6 months to 19 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco Engineer in England

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco Engineer in England.

Hourly rate trend for Cisco Engineer in England

Cisco Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Cisco Engineer in England over the 6 months to 19 June 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Cisco Engineer in England

Cisco Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 19 June 2021. 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
London -67 38 £413 -1.20% 8
North of England -1 18 £375 +15.38% 2
South West +22 15 £425 -5.56%
South East -4 15 £378 +51.00% 5
Midlands -11 13 £323 -14.00% 3
North West 0 10 £338 +3.85% 2
West Midlands -12 9 £313 -16.67%
Yorkshire 0 6 £405 +29.08%
East Midlands +2 4 £360 - 3
East of England +1 2 £400 -15.79% 1
North East - 2 £500 -
Cisco Engineer
UK

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, 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 England region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 105 (100.00%) Cisco
2 64 (60.95%) Firewall
3 46 (43.81%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (39.05%) WAN
5 36 (34.29%) CCNP
6 35 (33.33%) LAN
7 25 (23.81%) CheckPoint
8 21 (20.00%) CCNA
8 21 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 19 (18.10%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (16.19%) F5
10 17 (16.19%) Wireless
11 16 (15.24%) OSPF
12 15 (14.29%) VPN
13 14 (13.33%) VLAN
13 14 (13.33%) VMware
14 13 (12.38%) DNS
14 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
15 12 (11.43%) Cisco ISE
15 12 (11.43%) Meraki
15 12 (11.43%) ITIL
15 12 (11.43%) Juniper
16 11 (10.48%) BGP
16 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared
16 11 (10.48%) Cisco Firepower
17 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (9.52%) MPLS
17 10 (9.52%) TCP/IP
18 9 (8.57%) CCIE

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Azure
2 4 (3.81%) AWS
3 2 (1.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.95%) IaaS
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (60.95%) Firewall
2 41 (39.05%) WAN
3 35 (33.33%) LAN
4 21 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (18.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (16.19%) Wireless
7 16 (15.24%) OSPF
8 15 (14.29%) VPN
9 14 (13.33%) VLAN
10 13 (12.38%) DNS
11 12 (11.43%) Cisco ISE
12 11 (10.48%) BGP
12 11 (10.48%) Cisco Firepower
13 10 (9.52%) MPLS
13 10 (9.52%) TCP/IP
14 9 (8.57%) DHCP
14 9 (8.57%) VoIP
15 8 (7.62%) Network Security
15 8 (7.62%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (7.62%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.95%) Hudson
2 1 (0.95%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (7.62%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.71%) Finance
3 5 (4.76%) Banking
4 4 (3.81%) Social Skills
5 3 (2.86%) Retail
6 2 (1.90%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (1.90%) Legal
6 2 (1.90%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.95%) Local Government
7 1 (0.95%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.95%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.90%) JSON
2 2 (1.90%) VXML
3 1 (0.95%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.76%) NHS
2 5 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.95%) BYOD
6 1 (0.95%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.95%) CCTV
6 1 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) Windows
2 6 (5.71%) Linux
3 4 (3.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.43%) ITIL
2 8 (7.62%) Change Control
3 7 (6.67%) Network Management
4 6 (5.71%) Migration
5 5 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.81%) Capacity Management
6 4 (3.81%) DNA
6 4 (3.81%) High Availability
6 4 (3.81%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (3.81%) Project Delivery
7 3 (2.86%) Change Management
7 3 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.86%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.86%) Network Design
7 3 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.86%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (1.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (1.90%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.76%) Python
2 2 (1.90%) Java
3 1 (0.95%) C
3 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (43.81%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (34.29%) CCNP
3 21 (20.00%) CCNA
4 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
5 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared
6 9 (8.57%) CCIE
7 2 (1.90%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (1.90%) CCSE
8 1 (0.95%) CCDP
8 1 (0.95%) CCIE Data Center
8 1 (0.95%) CCIE Security
8 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.95%) Degree
8 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.76%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.86%) vSphere
5 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.90%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.95%) KVM
6 1 (0.95%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (5.71%) Ansible
3 5 (4.76%) FortiGate
4 4 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.81%) Puppet
5 3 (2.86%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.95%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.95%) Salt
6 1 (0.95%) SCCM
6 1 (0.95%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 105 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (23.81%) CheckPoint
3 17 (16.19%) F5
4 14 (13.33%) VMware
5 12 (11.43%) Juniper
5 12 (11.43%) Meraki
6 9 (8.57%) Palo Alto
7 8 (7.62%) Fortinet
7 8 (7.62%) Riverbed
8 7 (6.67%) Aruba
8 7 (6.67%) Citrix
9 6 (5.71%) Blue Coat
10 5 (4.76%) HP
10 5 (4.76%) Infoblox
11 4 (3.81%) Broadcom
11 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
11 4 (3.81%) Zscaler
12 3 (2.86%) McAfee
12 3 (2.86%) Red Box
12 3 (2.86%) Splunk