The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 415 364 374
Rank change year-on-year -51 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 189 281 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.57% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.60% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 170 161
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.89% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £344 £320
% change year-on-year +9.09% +7.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Median hourly rate - £26.25 £39.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £34.70 £34.33
% change year-on-year +19.59% +1.07%  

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 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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
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 27 June 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 +26 110 £400 - 8
South East -28 25 £391 +11.78% 3
Yorkshire +24 16 £450 +15.38% 2
South West -5 11 £388 +13.13% 2
West Midlands -1 9 £381 +12.96% 5
North West +5 8 £365 +0.68% 7
East of England -10 8 £139 -47.54% 6
North East +71 2 - -
East Midlands -12 1 £375 +17.18% 1
Cisco Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 402 (100.00%) Cisco
2 223 (55.47%) Cisco Certification
3 189 (47.01%) Firewall
4 163 (40.55%) CCNP
5 123 (30.60%) Cisco Nexus
6 111 (27.61%) Cisco ASA
7 99 (24.63%) Data Centre
8 96 (23.88%) CCNA
9 95 (23.63%) WAN
10 91 (22.64%) LAN
11 83 (20.65%) F5
12 80 (19.90%) CheckPoint
13 77 (19.15%) Wireless
14 67 (16.67%) Finance
15 66 (16.42%) Juniper
16 65 (16.17%) Cisco CUCM
17 60 (14.93%) CCIE
18 59 (14.68%) BGP
19 58 (14.43%) VPN
20 54 (13.43%) MPLS
21 46 (11.44%) EIGRP
22 45 (11.19%) Palo Alto
23 44 (10.95%) Wi-Fi
24 42 (10.45%) Migration
24 42 (10.45%) Network Security
25 41 (10.20%) Microsoft
26 39 (9.70%) VoIP
27 38 (9.45%) VMware
27 38 (9.45%) TCP/IP
27 38 (9.45%) DNS

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 14 (3.48%) Skype for Business
2 3 (0.75%) CMS
3 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (3.48%) MS Visio
2 11 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.24%) Office 365
4 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.25%) G Suite
5 1 (0.25%) IaaS
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 189 (47.01%) Firewall
2 123 (30.60%) Cisco Nexus
3 111 (27.61%) Cisco ASA
4 95 (23.63%) WAN
5 91 (22.64%) LAN
6 77 (19.15%) Wireless
7 59 (14.68%) BGP
8 58 (14.43%) VPN
9 54 (13.43%) MPLS
10 46 (11.44%) EIGRP
11 44 (10.95%) Wi-Fi
12 42 (10.45%) Network Security
13 39 (9.70%) VoIP
14 38 (9.45%) DNS
14 38 (9.45%) TCP/IP
15 37 (9.20%) OSPF
16 34 (8.46%) Cisco IOS
17 30 (7.46%) VLAN
18 26 (6.47%) WLAN
19 24 (5.97%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (1.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 67 (16.67%) Finance
2 29 (7.21%) Banking
3 27 (6.72%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.49%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.99%) Electronics
5 8 (1.99%) Marketing
6 6 (1.49%) Law
7 5 (1.24%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.00%) Retail
9 2 (0.50%) Local Government
9 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.97%) 802.1X
2 19 (4.73%) XMPP
3 3 (0.75%) Middleware
3 3 (0.75%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.25%) CGI
4 1 (0.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 99 (24.63%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.98%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.49%) Driving Licence
5 7 (1.74%) BBC
5 7 (1.74%) BYOD
5 7 (1.74%) DataPower
6 6 (1.49%) Clustering
7 5 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.24%) NHS
8 3 (0.75%) EMC VNX
8 3 (0.75%) iPad
8 3 (0.75%) PKI
8 3 (0.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (0.50%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.50%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.50%) IVR
9 2 (0.50%) PDA
9 2 (0.50%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.25%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.47%) Windows
2 22 (5.47%) Linux
3 13 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.75%) Solaris
7 3 (0.75%) Unix
8 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.50%) SUSE
8 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.25%) AIX
9 1 (0.25%) CatOS
9 1 (0.25%) CentOS
9 1 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (10.45%) Migration
2 37 (9.20%) ITIL
3 35 (8.71%) Network Design
4 29 (7.21%) Load Balancing
5 26 (6.47%) High Availability
6 16 (3.98%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (3.23%) Service Management
8 11 (2.74%) Change Management
8 11 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (2.49%) Programme Management
10 9 (2.24%) Network Management
11 8 (1.99%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (1.99%) Change Control
11 8 (1.99%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (1.49%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (1.49%) ITIL V3
12 6 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (1.49%) Problem Management
12 6 (1.49%) Project Management
13 5 (1.24%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.24%) C
1 5 (1.24%) PowerShell
2 4 (1.00%) SQL
3 3 (0.75%) Python
4 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.50%) Perl
4 2 (0.50%) VBScript
5 1 (0.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 223 (55.47%) Cisco Certification
2 163 (40.55%) CCNP
3 96 (23.88%) CCNA
4 60 (14.93%) CCIE
5 33 (8.21%) Security Cleared
6 28 (6.97%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.74%) CCDP
7 11 (2.74%) JNCIA
8 9 (2.24%) Degree
9 8 (1.99%) CCNP Voice
10 7 (1.74%) CCVP
10 7 (1.74%) JNCIP
10 7 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.49%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.24%) CCDA
12 5 (1.24%) MCSE
13 4 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.00%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.00%) MCP
13 4 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.24%) SLA
2 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 18 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.74%) vSphere
4 6 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.24%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.50%) vCloud
8 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.25%) Firmware
8 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 65 (16.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 35 (8.71%) Cisco UCCX
3 27 (6.72%) Cisco Prime
4 25 (6.22%) FortiGate
5 19 (4.73%) Cisco UCCE
6 9 (2.24%) Cacti
7 7 (1.74%) HP UCMDB
7 7 (1.74%) OPNET
8 6 (1.49%) OpenView
8 6 (1.49%) QRadar
8 6 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (1.00%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.50%) Cisco CME
10 2 (0.50%) DameWare
10 2 (0.50%) Nagios
11 1 (0.25%) AppManager
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco IPCC
11 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.25%) SCCM
11 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 402 (100.00%) Cisco
2 83 (20.65%) F5
3 80 (19.90%) CheckPoint
4 66 (16.42%) Juniper
5 45 (11.19%) Palo Alto
6 41 (10.20%) Microsoft
7 38 (9.45%) VMware
8 31 (7.71%) SolarWinds
9 28 (6.97%) Fortinet
9 28 (6.97%) HP
10 23 (5.72%) Riverbed
11 18 (4.48%) Citrix
12 17 (4.23%) Blue Coat
13 15 (3.73%) Meraki
14 10 (2.49%) Aruba
14 10 (2.49%) IBM
15 9 (2.24%) TippingPoint
16 8 (1.99%) SAP
16 8 (1.99%) Splunk
17 7 (1.74%) Dell
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