Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 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 Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 454 376 401
Rank change year-on-year -78 +25 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 442 604 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.63% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.66% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 363 367
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £200 £238 £223
90th Percentile £476 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £375 £374 £356
% change year-on-year +0.33% +4.91% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 8
England median hourly rate £29.24 £43.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.17% +94.44% -4.26%
10th Percentile £25.82 £22.50 £11.65
90th Percentile £37.90 £60.00 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -22.42% +83.33% -4.26%

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 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in England

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Engineer in England

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Engineer in England

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Engineer in England

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor 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 20 November 2017. 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 -18 219 £400 +1.27% 17
Midlands -2 58 £375 - 7
North of England +16 57 £400 +11.11% 2
South East -77 57 £375 +3.52% 6
West Midlands +20 50 £375 -3.23% 3
Yorkshire -7 37 £378 +4.86% 1
South West +15 27 £325 -13.33%
East of England -33 24 £260 -7.96%
North West +5 19 £410 +9.33% 1
East Midlands -14 8 £325 +13.04% 4
North East +56 1 - -
Cisco Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 442 (100.00%) Cisco
2 264 (59.73%) Cisco Certification
3 224 (50.68%) Firewall
4 182 (41.18%) CCNP
5 139 (31.45%) WAN
6 135 (30.54%) LAN
7 130 (29.41%) Wireless
8 121 (27.38%) CCNA
9 117 (26.47%) Data Centre
10 114 (25.79%) Cisco ASA
11 110 (24.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 85 (19.23%) CCIE
13 82 (18.55%) BGP
14 76 (17.19%) VPN
15 75 (16.97%) Finance
16 68 (15.38%) MPLS
16 68 (15.38%) Juniper
17 67 (15.16%) OSPF
17 67 (15.16%) Network Security
18 64 (14.48%) CheckPoint
19 63 (14.25%) VoIP
20 61 (13.80%) Fortinet
21 59 (13.35%) F5
22 57 (12.90%) EIGRP
23 54 (12.22%) VMware
24 49 (11.09%) Cisco IOS
25 47 (10.63%) Microsoft
26 44 (9.95%) DNS
26 44 (9.95%) Cisco CUCM
26 44 (9.95%) Cisco Wireless

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 21 (4.75%) Skype for Business
2 11 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.26%) CMS
4 8 (1.81%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.58%) IIS
6 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (4.30%) MS Visio
2 10 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 37 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.58%) Office 365
4 4 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 224 (50.68%) Firewall
2 139 (31.45%) WAN
3 135 (30.54%) LAN
4 130 (29.41%) Wireless
5 114 (25.79%) Cisco ASA
6 110 (24.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 82 (18.55%) BGP
8 76 (17.19%) VPN
9 68 (15.38%) MPLS
10 67 (15.16%) Network Security
10 67 (15.16%) OSPF
11 63 (14.25%) VoIP
12 57 (12.90%) EIGRP
13 49 (11.09%) Cisco IOS
14 44 (9.95%) Cisco Wireless
14 44 (9.95%) DNS
15 42 (9.50%) WLAN
16 38 (8.60%) DHCP
17 36 (8.14%) IPsec
18 33 (7.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.23%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.23%) InfluxDB
2 1 (0.23%) MySQL
2 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 75 (16.97%) Finance
2 40 (9.05%) Banking
3 27 (6.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.13%) Marketing
5 4 (0.90%) Electronics
5 4 (0.90%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.68%) Legal
7 2 (0.45%) Billing
7 2 (0.45%) Law
7 2 (0.45%) Retail
8 1 (0.23%) Military
8 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.39%) 802.1X
1 15 (3.39%) XMPP
2 2 (0.45%) .NET
3 1 (0.23%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 117 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.07%) Clustering
3 14 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.17%) Replication
4 12 (2.71%) Driving Licence
5 10 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.58%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.36%) IVR
8 6 (1.36%) NHS
9 5 (1.13%) FMCG
9 5 (1.13%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.68%) BYOD
11 3 (0.68%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.68%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.45%) Handset
12 2 (0.45%) PDA
12 2 (0.45%) PKI
12 2 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.73%) Windows
2 31 (7.01%) Linux
3 29 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (5.66%) Windows Server
5 14 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (2.94%) CentOS
6 13 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.04%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.90%) Unix
10 3 (0.68%) Debian
11 2 (0.45%) SUSE
11 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.23%) AIX
12 1 (0.23%) HPUX
12 1 (0.23%) Solaris
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (9.73%) Network Design
2 42 (9.50%) ITIL
3 40 (9.05%) Migration
4 34 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
5 22 (4.98%) Network Monitoring
6 20 (4.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 18 (4.07%) Load Balancing
8 14 (3.17%) Patch Management
9 13 (2.94%) High Availability
9 13 (2.94%) Open Source
9 13 (2.94%) Service Delivery
10 11 (2.49%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (2.49%) Change Management
11 10 (2.26%) DevOps
12 8 (1.81%) Time Management
13 7 (1.58%) Asset Management
13 7 (1.58%) Incident Management
13 7 (1.58%) ITIL V3
14 6 (1.36%) PRINCE2
14 6 (1.36%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.62%) Bash Shell
2 12 (2.71%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.13%) Python
3 5 (1.13%) SQL
4 4 (0.90%) Perl
5 2 (0.45%) C
6 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 264 (59.73%) Cisco Certification
2 182 (41.18%) CCNP
3 121 (27.38%) CCNA
4 85 (19.23%) CCIE
5 27 (6.11%) Security Cleared
6 22 (4.98%) SC Cleared
7 21 (4.75%) CCVP
8 15 (3.39%) Degree
9 9 (2.04%) CCDP
9 9 (2.04%) CCNP Voice
9 9 (2.04%) JNCIA
10 6 (1.36%) CWNA
10 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.90%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.90%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.68%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 3 (0.68%) CCIP
12 3 (0.68%) MCSA
12 3 (0.68%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.62%) SLA
2 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (7.01%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.43%) Hyper-V
3 21 (4.75%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (2.71%) VMware NSX
6 11 (2.49%) Samba
6 11 (2.49%) vSphere
7 6 (1.36%) iptables
8 5 (1.13%) ProxySG
9 4 (0.90%) NFS
10 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.23%) Docker
11 1 (0.23%) Firmware
11 1 (0.23%) vCloud
11 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.23%) XenApp
11 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (9.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 29 (6.56%) FortiGate
3 23 (5.20%) Cisco Prime
4 21 (4.75%) Cisco UCCX
5 17 (3.85%) Cisco UCCE
6 12 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (2.49%) WMI
8 8 (1.81%) Cacti
9 6 (1.36%) SELinux
10 5 (1.13%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (0.90%) Nagios
12 3 (0.68%) Ansible
12 3 (0.68%) OpenView
12 3 (0.68%) Puppet
12 3 (0.68%) QRadar
12 3 (0.68%) TrustSec
12 3 (0.68%) vCenter Server
13 2 (0.45%) Cisco CME
13 2 (0.45%) DameWare
13 2 (0.45%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 442 (100.00%) Cisco
2 68 (15.38%) Juniper
3 64 (14.48%) CheckPoint
4 61 (13.80%) Fortinet
5 59 (13.35%) F5
6 54 (12.22%) VMware
7 47 (10.63%) Microsoft
8 42 (9.50%) Palo Alto
9 30 (6.79%) SolarWinds
10 25 (5.66%) Riverbed
11 19 (4.30%) HP
11 19 (4.30%) Meraki
12 18 (4.07%) Citrix
12 18 (4.07%) McAfee
13 17 (3.85%) Red Hat
14 16 (3.62%) Red Box
15 14 (3.17%) Aruba
16 13 (2.94%) Avaya
16 13 (2.94%) Mitel
16 13 (2.94%) Splunk