Period
to 23 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 515 460 484
Rank change year-on-year -55 +24 -55
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 130 142 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 93 88
London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.23% +2.33%
10th Percentile £313 £206 £299
90th Percentile £500 £509 £538
England median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% -27.27% -21.43%

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 43,660 39,786 43,331
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 95.07% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,638 28,297 31,177
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 516 493
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.02 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.31% +10.61% -2.60%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.76
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +8.57%

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 July 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 July 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 -44 20 £378 -5.63% 3
West London -29 14 £375 - 2
East London - 8 £500 - 1
South London -34 4 £475 +5.56%
Cisco Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Cisco
2 77 (59.23%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (51.54%) Firewall
4 66 (50.77%) WAN
5 65 (50.00%) CCNP
6 57 (43.85%) Wireless
7 46 (35.38%) Finance
8 44 (33.85%) LAN
9 42 (32.31%) Data Centre
10 31 (23.85%) Cisco ASA
10 31 (23.85%) Cisco Nexus
10 31 (23.85%) BGP
11 30 (23.08%) Network Design
12 25 (19.23%) MPLS
13 23 (17.69%) OSPF
13 23 (17.69%) F5
14 22 (16.92%) ITIL
15 21 (16.15%) Internet
16 20 (15.38%) Juniper
16 20 (15.38%) CCNA
17 19 (14.62%) EIGRP
17 19 (14.62%) Migration
18 18 (13.85%) Banking
18 18 (13.85%) DHCP
18 18 (13.85%) Cisco Wireless
19 17 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (12.31%) Palo Alto
20 16 (12.31%) CheckPoint
20 16 (12.31%) Citrix
21 15 (11.54%) TCP/IP

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 6 (4.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (51.54%) Firewall
2 66 (50.77%) WAN
3 57 (43.85%) Wireless
4 44 (33.85%) LAN
5 31 (23.85%) BGP
5 31 (23.85%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (23.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 25 (19.23%) MPLS
7 23 (17.69%) OSPF
8 21 (16.15%) Internet
9 19 (14.62%) EIGRP
10 18 (13.85%) Cisco Wireless
10 18 (13.85%) DHCP
11 15 (11.54%) DNS
11 15 (11.54%) TCP/IP
12 14 (10.77%) VPN
13 12 (9.23%) NetScaler
13 12 (9.23%) Network Security
13 12 (9.23%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (8.46%) IP Telephony
General
1 46 (35.38%) Finance
2 18 (13.85%) Banking
3 5 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.77%) German Language
4 1 (0.77%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.54%) LDAP
2 2 (1.54%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (32.31%) Data Centre
2 17 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.31%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.54%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.54%) e-Health
5 2 (1.54%) Eurex
5 2 (1.54%) IVR
5 2 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.77%) Clustering
6 1 (0.77%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.54%) Windows
2 4 (3.08%) Linux
3 2 (1.54%) Unix
4 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.08%) Network Design
2 22 (16.92%) ITIL
3 19 (14.62%) Migration
4 13 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 7 (5.38%) Network Management
5 7 (5.38%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (3.85%) Analytics
6 5 (3.85%) Change Control
6 5 (3.85%) High Availability
6 5 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (3.08%) Low Latency
8 3 (2.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.31%) Network Architecture
8 3 (2.31%) Project Planning
8 3 (2.31%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.54%) ITIL V3
9 2 (1.54%) Operations Management
9 2 (1.54%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.54%) Service Management
9 2 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.54%) Perl
1 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.77%) Python
2 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (59.23%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (50.00%) CCNP
3 20 (15.38%) CCNA
4 12 (9.23%) CCIE
5 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.62%) CCDP
7 5 (3.85%) Degree
8 3 (2.31%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 3 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.54%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.77%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.54%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (6.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (3.08%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.54%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.77%) Ansible
4 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.77%) Puppet
4 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 130 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (17.69%) F5
3 20 (15.38%) Juniper
4 16 (12.31%) CheckPoint
4 16 (12.31%) Citrix
4 16 (12.31%) Palo Alto
5 14 (10.77%) VMware
6 12 (9.23%) SolarWinds
7 10 (7.69%) NetApp
8 8 (6.15%) Arista
8 8 (6.15%) Dell
8 8 (6.15%) EMC
8 8 (6.15%) Microsoft
8 8 (6.15%) Splunk
9 7 (5.38%) Meraki
9 7 (5.38%) Mercator
10 6 (4.62%) Infoblox
11 5 (3.85%) Riverbed
12 4 (3.08%) Blue Coat
13 3 (2.31%) Fortinet