The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Engineer
UK / England
Rank 375 367 320
Rank change year-on-year -8 -47  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 215 260 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.53% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.56% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 137 207
Median daily rate £363 £340 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.61% -0.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year +7.69% +5.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +107.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.91 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.95 £60.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £47.50 £24.13
% change year-on-year -57.89% +96.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 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
London +31 78 £400 +14.28% 13
South East -19 49 £350 +3.32% 10
Yorkshire +12 18 £338 +8.87% 3
West Midlands +11 18 £363 -19.44% 3
East of England -2 15 £398 +51.42% 3
East Midlands +2 13 £300 -7.69% 3
South West +4 12 £319 -1.92%
North West +24 10 £338 +5.88% 5
Midlands +9 1 - - 1
North East -13 1 £325 -
Cisco Engineer
UK

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 494 (100.00%) Cisco
2 276 (55.87%) Cisco Certification
3 247 (50.00%) Firewall
4 202 (40.89%) CCNP
5 143 (28.95%) CCNA
6 130 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
7 125 (25.30%) CheckPoint
8 118 (23.89%) Juniper
9 115 (23.28%) F5
10 113 (22.87%) Cisco Nexus
11 107 (21.66%) LAN
11 107 (21.66%) WAN
12 95 (19.23%) Data Centre
13 86 (17.41%) Wireless
14 73 (14.78%) BGP
15 68 (13.77%) OSPF
16 65 (13.16%) VPN
16 65 (13.16%) Network Security
17 64 (12.96%) MPLS
18 62 (12.55%) Cisco CUCM
19 59 (11.94%) Finance
20 58 (11.74%) VoIP
21 53 (10.73%) Security Cleared
22 52 (10.53%) Palo Alto
23 51 (10.32%) VMware
24 50 (10.12%) TCP/IP
25 49 (9.92%) Windows
25 49 (9.92%) CCIE
26 48 (9.72%) VLAN
27 47 (9.51%) ITIL

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (1.62%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.21%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.20%) Apache
5 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.20%) JBoss
5 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.20%) SAS
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 9 (1.82%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) assyst
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.01%) Office 365
3 4 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.40%) Akamai
4 2 (0.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 247 (50.00%) Firewall
2 130 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
3 113 (22.87%) Cisco Nexus
4 107 (21.66%) LAN
4 107 (21.66%) WAN
5 86 (17.41%) Wireless
6 73 (14.78%) BGP
7 68 (13.77%) OSPF
8 65 (13.16%) Network Security
8 65 (13.16%) VPN
9 64 (12.96%) MPLS
10 58 (11.74%) VoIP
11 50 (10.12%) TCP/IP
12 48 (9.72%) VLAN
13 47 (9.51%) Wi-Fi
14 42 (8.50%) DNS
15 38 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
15 38 (7.69%) EIGRP
16 37 (7.49%) Unified Communications
17 32 (6.48%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.20%) Big Data
3 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 59 (11.94%) Finance
2 42 (8.50%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.85%) Banking
4 10 (2.02%) Retail
5 9 (1.82%) Law
5 9 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.81%) Electronics
7 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.61%) Marketing
8 2 (0.40%) Back Office
8 2 (0.40%) Billing
8 2 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.40%) Legal
8 2 (0.40%) Local Government
8 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.05%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.02%) XMPP
3 6 (1.21%) CSS
4 4 (0.81%) MSMQ
4 4 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (0.61%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.61%) Web Services
6 1 (0.20%) CGI
6 1 (0.20%) JSON
6 1 (0.20%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (0.20%) Middleware
6 1 (0.20%) REST
6 1 (0.20%) SOAP
6 1 (0.20%) Velocity
6 1 (0.20%) XML
6 1 (0.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 95 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 17 (3.44%) Video Conferencing
3 15 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (1.21%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.21%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.01%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.01%) EMC VNX
8 4 (0.81%) DataPower
8 4 (0.81%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (0.81%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.61%) FlexPod
9 3 (0.61%) iPad
9 3 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.61%) NHS
9 3 (0.61%) PKI
10 2 (0.40%) BBC
10 2 (0.40%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 49 (9.92%) Windows
2 33 (6.68%) Linux
3 25 (5.06%) Windows Server
4 23 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (3.04%) Unix
7 10 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.82%) Solaris
9 6 (1.21%) SUSE
10 5 (1.01%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.81%) AIX
11 4 (0.81%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.61%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.40%) CentOS
14 1 (0.20%) CatOS
14 1 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (9.51%) ITIL
2 44 (8.91%) Migration
3 43 (8.70%) Network Design
4 34 (6.88%) Load Balancing
5 25 (5.06%) Network Management
6 17 (3.44%) High Availability
7 16 (3.24%) Service Delivery
8 15 (3.04%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (2.63%) Change Management
10 12 (2.43%) Mentoring
10 12 (2.43%) Network Architecture
10 12 (2.43%) Service Management
11 11 (2.23%) Customer Requirements
11 11 (2.23%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (2.23%) Project Management
12 8 (1.62%) Incident Management
12 8 (1.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (1.42%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (1.42%) Change Control
14 6 (1.21%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.23%) SQL
2 8 (1.62%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.21%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.61%) Python
5 2 (0.40%) C
5 2 (0.40%) Perl
5 2 (0.40%) VBScript
6 1 (0.20%) C#
6 1 (0.20%) Java
6 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.20%) VB
6 1 (0.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 276 (55.87%) Cisco Certification
2 202 (40.89%) CCNP
3 143 (28.95%) CCNA
4 53 (10.73%) Security Cleared
5 49 (9.92%) CCIE
6 37 (7.49%) SC Cleared
7 21 (4.25%) CCVP
8 20 (4.05%) JNCIA
9 16 (3.24%) CCDP
10 15 (3.04%) CCDA
11 14 (2.83%) JNCIP
12 13 (2.63%) Degree
13 10 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (1.82%) CCNP Voice
14 9 (1.82%) DV Cleared
14 9 (1.82%) MCSE
15 7 (1.42%) CCSE
15 7 (1.42%) JNCIS
15 7 (1.42%) MCSA
16 6 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.64%) SLA
2 7 (1.42%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.40%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.40%) QA
6 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.25%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.23%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.82%) vSphere
5 8 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.81%) ProxySG
6 4 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.81%) XenApp
7 2 (0.40%) Firmware
7 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 62 (12.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 42 (8.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 31 (6.28%) Cisco UCCE
4 20 (4.05%) FortiGate
5 12 (2.43%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (0.81%) HP UCMDB
6 4 (0.81%) OPNET
6 4 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.61%) Cisco CME
7 3 (0.61%) SCCM
8 2 (0.40%) Cacti
8 2 (0.40%) Forum Sentry
8 2 (0.40%) Nagios
8 2 (0.40%) OpenView
8 2 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.20%) Ansible
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.20%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 494 (100.00%) Cisco
2 125 (25.30%) CheckPoint
3 118 (23.89%) Juniper
4 115 (23.28%) F5
5 52 (10.53%) Palo Alto
6 51 (10.32%) VMware
7 35 (7.09%) Microsoft
8 33 (6.68%) HP
9 27 (5.47%) Blue Coat
9 27 (5.47%) SolarWinds
10 21 (4.25%) Meraki
11 19 (3.85%) Fortinet
11 19 (3.85%) Riverbed
12 18 (3.64%) Aruba
13 14 (2.83%) NetApp
13 14 (2.83%) Red Hat
14 13 (2.63%) Brocade
14 13 (2.63%) Dell
15 11 (2.23%) Citrix
15 11 (2.23%) Nokia
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