The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 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.

Cisco Network Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 441 410
Rank change year-on-year +32 -31  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 158 174 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.37% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 91 139
Median daily rate £350 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £300
% change year-on-year -0.73% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -43.26% +28.18%  

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 39295 46721 46527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.22% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25610 30627 28567
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £263 £248
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 1355 1460 1889
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £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 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Engineer in England

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in England

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in England

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in England

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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 +37 56 £425 +16.43% 10
South East -18 35 £335 -4.28% 5
Yorkshire +24 15 £363 +31.81% 1
West Midlands +13 15 £363 -19.44% 3
East Midlands +4 12 £300 -7.69% 3
East of England -5 9 £398 +55.12% 1
South West +5 8 £228 -48.00%
North West +26 6 £300 +0.41% 4
Midlands +6 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £325 -
Cisco Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in the job title.

1 340 (100.00%) Cisco
2 206 (60.59%) Cisco Certification
2 206 (60.59%) Firewall
3 157 (46.18%) CCNP
4 113 (33.24%) CheckPoint
5 108 (31.76%) Cisco ASA
6 107 (31.47%) CCNA
7 104 (30.59%) F5
8 99 (29.12%) Juniper
9 98 (28.82%) WAN
10 94 (27.65%) Cisco Nexus
11 91 (26.76%) LAN
12 78 (22.94%) Wireless
13 77 (22.65%) Data Centre
14 65 (19.12%) BGP
15 63 (18.53%) Network Security
16 61 (17.94%) OSPF
17 56 (16.47%) MPLS
17 56 (16.47%) VPN
18 51 (15.00%) Palo Alto
19 45 (13.24%) Wi-Fi
19 45 (13.24%) Finance
20 41 (12.06%) TCP/IP
21 40 (11.76%) Network Design
22 38 (11.18%) VLAN
23 36 (10.59%) DNS
23 36 (10.59%) Cisco IOS
24 35 (10.29%) EIGRP
24 35 (10.29%) VoIP
25 34 (10.00%) Security Cleared

Cisco Network 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 (0.29%) Apache
1 1 (0.29%) JBoss
1 1 (0.29%) SAS
1 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (2.65%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) assyst
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.59%) Akamai
3 2 (0.59%) Office 365
4 1 (0.29%) PaaS
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 206 (60.59%) Firewall
2 108 (31.76%) Cisco ASA
3 98 (28.82%) WAN
4 94 (27.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 91 (26.76%) LAN
6 78 (22.94%) Wireless
7 65 (19.12%) BGP
8 63 (18.53%) Network Security
9 61 (17.94%) OSPF
10 56 (16.47%) MPLS
10 56 (16.47%) VPN
11 45 (13.24%) Wi-Fi
12 41 (12.06%) TCP/IP
13 38 (11.18%) VLAN
14 36 (10.59%) Cisco IOS
14 36 (10.59%) DNS
15 35 (10.29%) EIGRP
15 35 (10.29%) VoIP
16 26 (7.65%) DHCP
17 25 (7.35%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (0.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (13.24%) Finance
2 26 (7.65%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.29%) Banking
4 7 (2.06%) Retail
5 6 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.18%) Law
7 3 (0.88%) Electronics
7 3 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.59%) Back Office
8 2 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.59%) Local Government
8 2 (0.59%) Marketing
8 2 (0.59%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.59%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.76%) CSS
3 3 (0.88%) Regular Expression
3 3 (0.88%) Web Services
4 1 (0.29%) CGI
4 1 (0.29%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (0.29%) Velocity
4 1 (0.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 77 (22.65%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (1.47%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.18%) DataPower
7 3 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.88%) iPad
8 2 (0.59%) BBC
8 2 (0.59%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.59%) NHS
8 2 (0.59%) PKI
8 2 (0.59%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.29%) Clustering
9 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.35%) Windows
2 18 (5.29%) Linux
3 13 (3.82%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.76%) SUSE
7 5 (1.47%) Unix
8 3 (0.88%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.29%) CatOS
10 1 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (11.76%) Network Design
2 33 (9.71%) ITIL
3 25 (7.35%) Load Balancing
3 25 (7.35%) Migration
4 24 (7.06%) Network Management
5 15 (4.41%) High Availability
6 13 (3.82%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (3.82%) Service Delivery
7 12 (3.53%) Network Architecture
8 11 (3.24%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (2.94%) Change Management
10 9 (2.65%) Service Management
11 8 (2.35%) Project Management
12 7 (2.06%) Incident Management
12 7 (2.06%) Mentoring
13 6 (1.76%) Problem Management
14 5 (1.47%) Capacity Management
14 5 (1.47%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (1.47%) Change Control
14 5 (1.47%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.35%) SQL
2 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.59%) VBScript
4 1 (0.29%) C
4 1 (0.29%) Perl
4 1 (0.29%) Python
4 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 206 (60.59%) Cisco Certification
2 157 (46.18%) CCNP
3 107 (31.47%) CCNA
4 34 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 30 (8.82%) CCIE
6 26 (7.65%) SC Cleared
7 19 (5.59%) JNCIA
8 15 (4.41%) CCDA
9 13 (3.82%) CCDP
9 13 (3.82%) CCVP
10 10 (2.94%) Degree
10 10 (2.94%) JNCIP
11 7 (2.06%) JNCIS
12 6 (1.76%) CCSE
13 4 (1.18%) CISSP
13 4 (1.18%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.88%) CCSA
14 3 (0.88%) CCSP
14 3 (0.88%) MCSE
14 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.82%) SLA
2 7 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.59%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.18%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.88%) vSphere
5 2 (0.59%) Firmware
5 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (5.59%) Cisco CUCM
1 19 (5.59%) FortiGate
2 11 (3.24%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (3.24%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (2.94%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (1.18%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (1.18%) OPNET
5 2 (0.59%) Forum Sentry
5 2 (0.59%) OpenView
6 1 (0.29%) AppManager
6 1 (0.29%) Cacti
6 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.29%) Nagios
6 1 (0.29%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.29%) SCCM
6 1 (0.29%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 340 (100.00%) Cisco
2 113 (33.24%) CheckPoint
3 104 (30.59%) F5
4 99 (29.12%) Juniper
5 51 (15.00%) Palo Alto
6 24 (7.06%) Blue Coat
7 22 (6.47%) SolarWinds
8 21 (6.18%) HP
8 21 (6.18%) VMware
9 18 (5.29%) Aruba
9 18 (5.29%) Meraki
9 18 (5.29%) Microsoft
10 17 (5.00%) Riverbed
11 15 (4.41%) Fortinet
12 13 (3.82%) Dell
13 11 (3.24%) Nokia
14 10 (2.94%) Brocade
15 8 (2.35%) Red Hat
16 7 (2.06%) NetScout
17 6 (1.76%) TippingPoint
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