Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 496 468 481
Rank change year-on-year -28 +13 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 133 155 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.36% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 80 104
London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £206 £299
90th Percentile £541 £514 £538
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
London median hourly rate - £26.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -48.00% +16.28%
England median hourly rate £47.83 £29.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +64.93% -31.76% +88.89%

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 43,807 43,225 42,138
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.99% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,677 31,203 30,056
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 518 549
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.22 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.02% +5.14% +1.21%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.63 £47.83 £52.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Engineer in London

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in London

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer in London over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in London

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in London

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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 -21 28 £400 -5.88% 4
West London +3 19 £405 +6.23% 2
East London -14 3 £550 - 1
South London -26 3 £475 +7.95%
Cisco Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Cisco Network 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 London region featuring Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

1 133 (100.00%) Cisco
2 82 (61.65%) Cisco Certification
3 73 (54.89%) Firewall
4 67 (50.38%) CCNP
5 60 (45.11%) WAN
6 58 (43.61%) Wireless
7 39 (29.32%) LAN
8 36 (27.07%) Cisco ASA
8 36 (27.07%) Data Centre
9 33 (24.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 33 (24.81%) BGP
9 33 (24.81%) Finance
10 26 (19.55%) Juniper
11 24 (18.05%) CCNA
12 23 (17.29%) Network Design
12 23 (17.29%) MPLS
12 23 (17.29%) OSPF
12 23 (17.29%) Cisco Wireless
13 22 (16.54%) CCIE
14 20 (15.04%) ITIL
15 19 (14.29%) VPN
15 19 (14.29%) CheckPoint
15 19 (14.29%) F5
16 18 (13.53%) Palo Alto
16 18 (13.53%) Windows
17 15 (11.28%) Internet
17 15 (11.28%) Banking
17 15 (11.28%) Migration
17 15 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (10.53%) VMware

Cisco Network 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 8 (6.02%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.26%) Office 365
4 2 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (54.89%) Firewall
2 60 (45.11%) WAN
3 58 (43.61%) Wireless
4 39 (29.32%) LAN
5 36 (27.07%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (24.81%) BGP
6 33 (24.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (17.29%) Cisco Wireless
7 23 (17.29%) MPLS
7 23 (17.29%) OSPF
8 19 (14.29%) VPN
9 15 (11.28%) Internet
10 14 (10.53%) EIGRP
11 13 (9.77%) Network Security
12 12 (9.02%) Cisco Firepower
12 12 (9.02%) DHCP
12 12 (9.02%) IP Telephony
13 11 (8.27%) IPsec
13 11 (8.27%) TCP/IP
14 10 (7.52%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (24.81%) Finance
2 15 (11.28%) Banking
3 5 (3.76%) Legal
4 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.50%) Electronics
5 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) German Language
6 1 (0.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.52%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.01%) LDAP
2 4 (3.01%) XMPP
3 2 (1.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.07%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.51%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.01%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.01%) IVR
4 4 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.26%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.50%) Handset
7 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.75%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) PKI
7 1 (0.75%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.53%) Windows
2 7 (5.26%) Linux
3 6 (4.51%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.50%) Unix
5 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.29%) Network Design
2 20 (15.04%) ITIL
3 15 (11.28%) Migration
4 10 (7.52%) Load Balancing
5 8 (6.02%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (5.26%) Network Management
7 6 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.76%) Network Architecture
8 5 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.01%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (3.01%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.01%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (3.01%) Task Automation
10 3 (2.26%) Change Control
10 3 (2.26%) Change Management
10 3 (2.26%) High Availability
10 3 (2.26%) Information Security
10 3 (2.26%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (2.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.51%) Python
2 5 (3.76%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.01%) Perl
4 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (61.65%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (50.38%) CCNP
3 24 (18.05%) CCNA
4 22 (16.54%) CCIE
5 7 (5.26%) CCDP
6 6 (4.51%) Degree
7 5 (3.76%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.01%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.50%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.75%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 1 (0.75%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (0.75%) CCSP
11 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.75%) CWNA
11 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.75%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.01%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.75%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.75%) vSphere
5 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (3.01%) SCCM
3 3 (2.26%) Ansible
3 3 (2.26%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.26%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.50%) Nagios
4 2 (1.50%) Rundeck
4 2 (1.50%) Terraform
5 1 (0.75%) Cacti
5 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.75%) Puppet
5 1 (0.75%) SCOM
5 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 133 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (19.55%) Juniper
3 19 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 19 (14.29%) F5
4 18 (13.53%) Palo Alto
5 14 (10.53%) VMware
6 13 (9.77%) Microsoft
7 12 (9.02%) Meraki
7 12 (9.02%) SolarWinds
8 10 (7.52%) Infoblox
9 7 (5.26%) Arista
9 7 (5.26%) Forcepoint
9 7 (5.26%) Mercator
10 6 (4.51%) Citrix
11 5 (3.76%) Riverbed
12 4 (3.01%) Avaya
12 4 (3.01%) NetApp
13 3 (2.26%) Nokia
14 2 (1.50%) Dell
14 2 (1.50%) HP