Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 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 Engineer
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 388 380
Rank change year-on-year -32 -8 -75
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 216 226 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.53% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 155 161
London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £215 £299 £263
90th Percentile £491 £488 £488
England median daily rate £375 £375 £356
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
London median hourly rate £26.24 £50.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.53% +16.28% +75.51%
England median hourly rate £29.24 £43.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.17% +94.44% -4.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in London

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Engineer in London

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Engineer in London

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Engineer in London

Cisco Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 19 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
Central London +3 45 £415 +3.36% 5
West London -20 17 £375 -11.76%
South London -46 5 £440 +7.98%
North London -9 2 - -
East London -9 2 £450 - 2
Cisco Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 London region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 216 (100.00%) Cisco
2 125 (57.87%) Cisco Certification
3 107 (49.54%) Firewall
4 87 (40.28%) CCNP
5 72 (33.33%) Wireless
6 66 (30.56%) Data Centre
7 64 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 62 (28.70%) WAN
9 61 (28.24%) LAN
9 61 (28.24%) Finance
10 54 (25.00%) BGP
11 52 (24.07%) CCIE
12 49 (22.69%) CCNA
12 49 (22.69%) VoIP
12 49 (22.69%) Cisco ASA
13 47 (21.76%) EIGRP
14 46 (21.30%) MPLS
15 43 (19.91%) OSPF
16 38 (17.59%) Cisco IOS
16 38 (17.59%) Banking
17 37 (17.13%) Network Security
18 35 (16.20%) Cisco CUCM
19 32 (14.81%) Palo Alto
19 32 (14.81%) Juniper
20 31 (14.35%) Cisco Wireless
21 30 (13.89%) Migration
21 30 (13.89%) WLAN
22 29 (13.43%) VPN
22 29 (13.43%) IPsec
23 26 (12.04%) CheckPoint

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 17 (7.87%) Skype for Business
2 10 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (0.46%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 107 (49.54%) Firewall
2 72 (33.33%) Wireless
3 64 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 62 (28.70%) WAN
5 61 (28.24%) LAN
6 54 (25.00%) BGP
7 49 (22.69%) Cisco ASA
7 49 (22.69%) VoIP
8 47 (21.76%) EIGRP
9 46 (21.30%) MPLS
10 43 (19.91%) OSPF
11 38 (17.59%) Cisco IOS
12 37 (17.13%) Network Security
13 31 (14.35%) Cisco Wireless
14 30 (13.89%) WLAN
15 29 (13.43%) IPsec
15 29 (13.43%) VPN
16 24 (11.11%) DNS
17 22 (10.19%) Wi-Fi
18 18 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.46%) Blockchain
1 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.46%) InfluxDB
1 1 (0.46%) MySQL
1 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 61 (28.24%) Finance
2 38 (17.59%) Banking
3 17 (7.87%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.39%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Law
6 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Military
6 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.56%) 802.1X
1 12 (5.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (30.56%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.87%) Clustering
3 10 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.63%) Replication
4 9 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.78%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.31%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.31%) IVR
7 4 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.39%) BYOD
8 3 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.93%) FMCG
9 2 (0.93%) Handset
10 1 (0.46%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.46%) EMC VNXe
10 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.46%) Media Streaming
10 1 (0.46%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.72%) Linux
1 21 (9.72%) Windows
2 15 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (6.48%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.56%) CentOS
5 11 (5.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.93%) SUSE
9 1 (0.46%) Unix
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.89%) Migration
2 21 (9.72%) Network Design
3 18 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 17 (7.87%) WAN Optimisation
5 13 (6.02%) High Availability
5 13 (6.02%) ITIL
6 12 (5.56%) Open Source
7 11 (5.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (4.63%) Patch Management
9 9 (4.17%) DevOps
9 9 (4.17%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.24%) Asset Management
10 7 (3.24%) Service Delivery
11 6 (2.78%) Test Automation
12 5 (2.31%) Collaborative Working
13 4 (1.85%) Digital Signal Processing
13 4 (1.85%) Low Latency
13 4 (1.85%) Presales
13 4 (1.85%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.48%) Bash Shell
2 11 (5.09%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.85%) Perl
3 4 (1.85%) Python
4 3 (1.39%) SQL
5 2 (0.93%) C
6 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 125 (57.87%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (40.28%) CCNP
3 52 (24.07%) CCIE
4 49 (22.69%) CCNA
5 19 (8.80%) CCVP
6 12 (5.56%) Degree
7 9 (4.17%) CCNP Voice
8 5 (2.31%) CCDP
9 4 (1.85%) CWNA
9 4 (1.85%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.39%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.93%) CCIE Collaboration
11 2 (0.93%) CCIE Data Center
11 2 (0.93%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 2 (0.93%) CCSE
11 2 (0.93%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.46%) CCA
12 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.31%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (6.94%) Hyper-V
2 13 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 10 (4.63%) Samba
5 6 (2.78%) iptables
6 5 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (1.39%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.39%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.39%) vSphere
8 1 (0.46%) Docker
8 1 (0.46%) NFS
8 1 (0.46%) vCloud
8 1 (0.46%) XenApp
8 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (16.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (6.94%) Cisco UCCX
3 14 (6.48%) Cisco Prime
4 13 (6.02%) Cisco UCCE
5 11 (5.09%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (4.63%) WMI
7 8 (3.70%) Cacti
8 6 (2.78%) SELinux
9 5 (2.31%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (1.39%) FortiGate
10 3 (1.39%) OpenView
10 3 (1.39%) Puppet
10 3 (1.39%) QRadar
11 2 (0.93%) Ansible
11 2 (0.93%) Nagios
11 2 (0.93%) TrustSec
12 1 (0.46%) Graylog
12 1 (0.46%) Icinga
12 1 (0.46%) Salt
12 1 (0.46%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 216 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (14.81%) Juniper
2 32 (14.81%) Palo Alto
3 26 (12.04%) CheckPoint
4 24 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 23 (10.65%) VMware
6 22 (10.19%) F5
6 22 (10.19%) Fortinet
6 22 (10.19%) Microsoft
7 18 (8.33%) Riverbed
8 17 (7.87%) Citrix
9 16 (7.41%) Meraki
10 14 (6.48%) Red Box
11 12 (5.56%) Red Hat
11 12 (5.56%) Splunk
12 11 (5.09%) Mitel
13 8 (3.70%) Arista
14 7 (3.24%) Avaya
14 7 (3.24%) HP
15 6 (2.78%) NetApp