Period
to 10 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 431 526 536
Rank change year-on-year +95 +10 -78
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 84 304 357
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.39% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 224 207
Median daily rate £363 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £208 £234 £285
90th Percentile £558 £509 £530
UK median daily rate £375 £390 £400
% change year-on-year -3.85% -2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.25 £31.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.70% -3.71% +20.83%
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £30.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.57% -24.38% +25.00%

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 28,974 78,885 89,522
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 94.32% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,347 52,418 59,250
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £263 £269 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,161 2,598 2,850
Median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.00% +6.95% +1.08%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +35.90% +8.33% -3.74%

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +162 31 £410 -2.09% 4
North of England +68 20 £325 -10.34%
South East +115 14 £200 -52.94% 1
North West +48 13 £338 -3.57%
Midlands +71 9 £475 +31.03% 3
Yorkshire +70 7 £255 -43.96%
South West +75 6 £450 +5.88% 2
West Midlands +60 5 - - 1
East of England +60 4 £225 -41.56% 2
East Midlands +48 4 £475 +93.88% 2
Cisco Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 84 (100.00%) Cisco
2 46 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (48.81%) Firewall
4 28 (33.33%) CCNP
5 25 (29.76%) CCNA
6 23 (27.38%) WAN
7 21 (25.00%) BGP
8 19 (22.62%) LAN
9 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
10 15 (17.86%) VPN
10 15 (17.86%) MPLS
10 15 (17.86%) OSPF
11 14 (16.67%) Palo Alto
12 13 (15.48%) F5
12 13 (15.48%) Wireless
13 11 (13.10%) Juniper
13 11 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (11.90%) CheckPoint
14 10 (11.90%) Migration
15 9 (10.71%) EIGRP
15 9 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (10.71%) Meraki
16 7 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
16 7 (8.33%) Data Centre
16 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
16 7 (8.33%) Network Security
16 7 (8.33%) VLAN
16 7 (8.33%) DV Cleared
16 7 (8.33%) WLAN
17 6 (7.14%) DHCP

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 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) AWS
1 5 (5.95%) Azure
2 4 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.19%) IaaS
3 1 (1.19%) PaaS
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (48.81%) Firewall
2 23 (27.38%) WAN
3 21 (25.00%) BGP
4 19 (22.62%) LAN
5 15 (17.86%) MPLS
5 15 (17.86%) OSPF
5 15 (17.86%) VPN
6 13 (15.48%) Wireless
7 11 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (10.71%) EIGRP
9 7 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
9 7 (8.33%) Network Security
9 7 (8.33%) VLAN
9 7 (8.33%) WLAN
10 6 (7.14%) DHCP
10 6 (7.14%) IPsec
10 6 (7.14%) Multicast
10 6 (7.14%) SSL
10 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.76%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.57%) Advertising
4 2 (2.38%) French Language
4 2 (2.38%) German Language
4 2 (2.38%) Police
5 1 (1.19%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.19%) LDAP
2 1 (1.19%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.19%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.95%) Driving Licence
2 5 (5.95%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.19%) PKI
3 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Solaris
3 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.90%) Migration
2 5 (5.95%) ITIL
2 5 (5.95%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (4.76%) Logistics
3 4 (4.76%) Network Design
4 3 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (3.57%) Network Management
5 2 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.38%) Business Continuity
5 2 (2.38%) Change Control
5 2 (2.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (2.38%) Network Architecture
5 2 (2.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.38%) Time Management
6 1 (1.19%) B2B
6 1 (1.19%) DNA
6 1 (1.19%) Due Diligence
6 1 (1.19%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.38%) C
1 2 (2.38%) Python
2 1 (1.19%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 46 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (33.33%) CCNP
3 25 (29.76%) CCNA
4 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.76%) CCIE
7 2 (2.38%) CCA
7 2 (2.38%) CCSP
8 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.19%) CCDP
8 1 (1.19%) CCIP
8 1 (1.19%) CCSA
8 1 (1.19%) CEH
8 1 (1.19%) CISM
8 1 (1.19%) CISSP
8 1 (1.19%) HP APS
8 1 (1.19%) MCP
8 1 (1.19%) MCSE
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.19%) Ansible
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco CME
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.19%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.19%) Packer
3 1 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.19%) Terraform
3 1 (1.19%) TrustSec
3 1 (1.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 84 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 13 (15.48%) F5
4 11 (13.10%) Juniper
5 10 (11.90%) CheckPoint
6 9 (10.71%) Meraki
7 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.57%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.57%) Citrix
8 3 (3.57%) IronPort
8 3 (3.57%) Okta
8 3 (3.57%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.57%) Symantec
9 2 (2.38%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.38%) McAfee
9 2 (2.38%) Nortel
9 2 (2.38%) Polycom
9 2 (2.38%) Siemens
9 2 (2.38%) VMware