Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 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 Network Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 489 492
Rank change year-on-year -47 +3 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 335 419 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.43% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.45% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 250 264
England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £200 £237 £242
90th Percentile £488 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 8
England median hourly rate £29.24 £49.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.33% +117.78% -2.17%
10th Percentile £25.82 £34.63 £11.65
90th Percentile £37.90 £60.00 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £29.24 £48.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -39.09% +113.33% -2.17%

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 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
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 2662 2972 3818
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in England

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 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 -15 155 £401 -0.25% 13
Midlands -2 49 £375 +1.69% 5
North of England +25 48 £410 +15.49% 2
South East -46 45 £388 +6.90% 4
West Midlands +16 44 £375 -3.23% 3
Yorkshire +2 28 £410 +13.89% 1
East of England -9 21 £230 -28.13%
North West +21 19 £410 +9.33% 1
South West -2 17 £325 -13.33%
East Midlands -16 5 £363 +23.40% 2
North East +59 1 - -
Cisco Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 335 (100.00%) Cisco
2 219 (65.37%) Cisco Certification
3 201 (60.00%) Firewall
4 156 (46.57%) CCNP
5 119 (35.52%) WAN
6 116 (34.63%) LAN
7 112 (33.43%) Wireless
8 109 (32.54%) Cisco ASA
9 102 (30.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 100 (29.85%) Data Centre
11 96 (28.66%) CCNA
12 74 (22.09%) VPN
13 73 (21.79%) BGP
14 67 (20.00%) Network Security
15 66 (19.70%) CCIE
16 62 (18.51%) CheckPoint
16 62 (18.51%) MPLS
17 59 (17.61%) OSPF
18 58 (17.31%) F5
19 57 (17.01%) Finance
20 54 (16.12%) Juniper
21 50 (14.93%) Fortinet
22 49 (14.63%) EIGRP
23 42 (12.54%) Network Design
23 42 (12.54%) Palo Alto
24 40 (11.94%) Cisco IOS
25 39 (11.64%) WLAN
26 36 (10.75%) Cisco Wireless
27 34 (10.15%) WAN Optimisation
28 33 (9.85%) VoIP

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 6 (1.79%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.30%) CMS
4 1 (0.30%) IIS
4 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (5.67%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.30%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.49%) Office 365
4 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 201 (60.00%) Firewall
2 119 (35.52%) WAN
3 116 (34.63%) LAN
4 112 (33.43%) Wireless
5 109 (32.54%) Cisco ASA
6 102 (30.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 74 (22.09%) VPN
8 73 (21.79%) BGP
9 67 (20.00%) Network Security
10 62 (18.51%) MPLS
11 59 (17.61%) OSPF
12 49 (14.63%) EIGRP
13 40 (11.94%) Cisco IOS
14 39 (11.64%) WLAN
15 36 (10.75%) Cisco Wireless
16 33 (9.85%) VoIP
17 31 (9.25%) IPsec
18 30 (8.96%) Wi-Fi
19 28 (8.36%) DNS
20 25 (7.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.30%) Blockchain
1 1 (0.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 57 (17.01%) Finance
2 26 (7.76%) Banking
3 12 (3.58%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.19%) Electronics
5 4 (1.19%) Marketing
6 3 (0.90%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.90%) Legal
7 2 (0.60%) Retail
8 1 (0.30%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Military
8 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.99%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.30%) .NET
2 1 (0.30%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.30%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 100 (29.85%) Data Centre
2 8 (2.39%) Driving Licence
3 6 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.79%) NHS
4 5 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.49%) FMCG
4 5 (1.49%) Hedge funds
4 5 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (0.90%) BYOD
5 3 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.90%) Public Cloud
5 3 (0.90%) Replication
6 2 (0.60%) PDA
6 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.30%) CMDB
7 1 (0.30%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.30%) Media Streaming
7 1 (0.30%) PKI
7 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.37%) Windows
2 16 (4.78%) Linux
3 12 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.39%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.19%) Unix
7 3 (0.90%) Debian
7 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.60%) SUSE
9 1 (0.30%) AIX
9 1 (0.30%) CentOS
9 1 (0.30%) HPUX
9 1 (0.30%) Solaris
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (12.54%) Network Design
2 34 (10.15%) WAN Optimisation
3 33 (9.85%) ITIL
4 18 (5.37%) Load Balancing
5 17 (5.07%) Migration
6 12 (3.58%) High Availability
7 11 (3.28%) Change Management
7 11 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (2.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (2.39%) Service Delivery
10 7 (2.09%) Asset Management
10 7 (2.09%) Incident Management
10 7 (2.09%) ITIL V3
11 6 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (1.79%) Change Control
11 6 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (1.49%) Identity Management
12 5 (1.49%) Network Management
12 5 (1.49%) Programme Management
12 5 (1.49%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.90%) Bash Shell
1 3 (0.90%) Python
2 2 (0.60%) C
2 2 (0.60%) Perl
2 2 (0.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 219 (65.37%) Cisco Certification
2 156 (46.57%) CCNP
3 96 (28.66%) CCNA
4 66 (19.70%) CCIE
5 25 (7.46%) Security Cleared
6 20 (5.97%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.69%) Degree
7 9 (2.69%) JNCIA
8 7 (2.09%) CCVP
9 6 (1.79%) CCDP
10 5 (1.49%) CWNA
11 4 (1.19%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (1.19%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.90%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 3 (0.90%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.60%) CCSE
13 2 (0.60%) CISSP
13 2 (0.60%) JNCIP
13 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.79%) SLA
2 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.58%) VMware NSX
3 11 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.79%) vSphere
6 5 (1.49%) iptables
6 5 (1.49%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.30%) Firmware
8 1 (0.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 27 (8.06%) FortiGate
2 19 (5.67%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (4.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (2.09%) Cacti
5 5 (1.49%) SELinux
5 5 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.90%) Nagios
7 3 (0.90%) OpenView
7 3 (0.90%) QRadar
7 3 (0.90%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.60%) Cisco CME
8 2 (0.60%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.60%) DameWare
8 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.30%) Ansible
9 1 (0.30%) Graylog
9 1 (0.30%) Puppet
9 1 (0.30%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 335 (100.00%) Cisco
2 62 (18.51%) CheckPoint
3 58 (17.31%) F5
4 54 (16.12%) Juniper
5 50 (14.93%) Fortinet
6 42 (12.54%) Palo Alto
7 32 (9.55%) VMware
8 27 (8.06%) Microsoft
9 25 (7.46%) Riverbed
10 19 (5.67%) Meraki
11 18 (5.37%) McAfee
11 18 (5.37%) SolarWinds
12 15 (4.48%) Citrix
12 15 (4.48%) HP
13 12 (3.58%) Aruba
14 10 (2.99%) Blue Coat
14 10 (2.99%) Oracle
14 10 (2.99%) Red Box
15 9 (2.69%) Arista
15 9 (2.69%) Nokia