The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Engineer
England / London
Rank 328 359 302
Rank change year-on-year +31 -57  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 78 81 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.37% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.39% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 48 91
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £217 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year +7.69% +5.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £47.50 £24.13
% change year-on-year -57.89% +96.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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
City of London +2 8 £425 +16.43% 7
Hillingdon 0 1 £315 +14.54%
Croydon - 1 £450 -
New Malden - 1 - -
Cisco Engineer
England

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 168 (100.00%) Cisco
2 89 (52.98%) Firewall
3 86 (51.19%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (42.86%) CCNP
5 51 (30.36%) Juniper
6 49 (29.17%) CheckPoint
7 44 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
8 41 (24.40%) WAN
9 39 (23.21%) LAN
10 38 (22.62%) CCNA
11 36 (21.43%) Finance
12 34 (20.24%) TCP/IP
12 34 (20.24%) F5
13 33 (19.64%) Palo Alto
13 33 (19.64%) Wireless
14 32 (19.05%) Data Centre
15 30 (17.86%) MPLS
15 30 (17.86%) BGP
16 28 (16.67%) Network Security
16 28 (16.67%) Windows
16 28 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
17 27 (16.07%) OSPF
17 27 (16.07%) VMware
18 26 (15.48%) VPN
19 25 (14.88%) ITIL
20 21 (12.50%) DNS
21 20 (11.90%) Cisco CUCM
21 20 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
21 20 (11.90%) Windows Server
22 17 (10.12%) SolarWinds

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.98%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.38%) Office 365
3 2 (1.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (52.98%) Firewall
2 44 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
3 41 (24.40%) WAN
4 39 (23.21%) LAN
5 34 (20.24%) TCP/IP
6 33 (19.64%) Wireless
7 30 (17.86%) BGP
7 30 (17.86%) MPLS
8 28 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 28 (16.67%) Network Security
9 27 (16.07%) OSPF
10 26 (15.48%) VPN
11 21 (12.50%) DNS
12 17 (10.12%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (9.52%) DHCP
13 16 (9.52%) EIGRP
13 16 (9.52%) VLAN
14 15 (8.93%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (7.74%) SAN
16 12 (7.14%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 36 (21.43%) Finance
2 14 (8.33%) Banking
3 6 (3.57%) Retail
4 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.79%) Law
6 2 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.19%) Legal
6 2 (1.19%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.60%) Billing
7 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 9 (5.36%) XMPP
3 4 (2.38%) MSMQ
3 4 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.79%) PKI
4 3 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.19%) Clustering
5 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.19%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.60%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.60%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.67%) Windows
2 20 (11.90%) Windows Server
2 20 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (9.52%) Linux
4 11 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.57%) SUSE
7 5 (2.98%) Unix
8 4 (2.38%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.79%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.79%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.19%) CentOS
10 2 (1.19%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.88%) ITIL
2 14 (8.33%) Network Management
3 12 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 11 (6.55%) Migration
4 11 (6.55%) Network Design
5 8 (4.76%) Network Architecture
5 8 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (4.17%) High Availability
6 7 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.57%) Change Management
8 5 (2.98%) Configuration Management
8 5 (2.98%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (2.98%) Project Management
8 5 (2.98%) Service Management
9 3 (1.79%) Incident Management
9 3 (1.79%) Programme Management
9 3 (1.79%) SIEM
10 2 (1.19%) Change Control
10 2 (1.19%) Information Security
10 2 (1.19%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.36%) SQL
2 7 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.19%) VBScript
4 1 (0.60%) C
4 1 (0.60%) C#
4 1 (0.60%) Python
4 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (51.19%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (42.86%) CCNP
3 38 (22.62%) CCNA
4 14 (8.33%) CCIE
5 12 (7.14%) CCVP
6 11 (6.55%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.76%) JNCIP
8 7 (4.17%) JNCIA
8 7 (4.17%) SC Cleared
9 6 (3.57%) CCDA
9 6 (3.57%) JNCIS
9 6 (3.57%) MCSE
9 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.98%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.38%) CCNP Voice
11 4 (2.38%) CCSE
11 4 (2.38%) Degree
11 4 (2.38%) MCP
11 4 (2.38%) MCSA
12 3 (1.79%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.79%) SLA
2 2 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 15 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.36%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.38%) ProxySG
6 3 (1.79%) vSphere
7 2 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.60%) Firmware
8 1 (0.60%) vCloud
8 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (11.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (10.12%) Cisco UCCX
3 11 (6.55%) FortiGate
4 8 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.19%) Cacti
6 2 (1.19%) Forum Sentry
6 2 (1.19%) Nagios
6 2 (1.19%) SCCM
6 2 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.60%) AppManager
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco CME
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.60%) Nessus
7 1 (0.60%) OpenView
7 1 (0.60%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.60%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.60%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 168 (100.00%) Cisco
2 51 (30.36%) Juniper
3 49 (29.17%) CheckPoint
4 34 (20.24%) F5
5 33 (19.64%) Palo Alto
6 27 (16.07%) VMware
7 17 (10.12%) SolarWinds
8 13 (7.74%) Microsoft
9 10 (5.95%) Blue Coat
10 9 (5.36%) Aruba
10 9 (5.36%) Fortinet
10 9 (5.36%) Red Hat
11 8 (4.76%) HP
12 7 (4.17%) Meraki
12 7 (4.17%) NetScout
13 6 (3.57%) Dell
14 5 (2.98%) Forcepoint
14 5 (2.98%) Riverbed
15 4 (2.38%) Mitel
15 4 (2.38%) Polycom
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