Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 504 458 467
Rank change year-on-year -46 +9 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 121 131 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.33% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 88 102
London median daily rate £415 £403 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.91% +4.06% +19.23%
10th Percentile £272 £300 £263
90th Percentile £480 £488 £488
England median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
London median hourly rate £26.24 £50.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.53% +16.28% +56.36%
England median hourly rate £26.48 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -47.05% +122.22% -10.00%

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 43,998 39,614 41,671
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 94.95% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,007 28,253 29,357
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £669 £640 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 572 557 638
London median hourly rate £19.57 £20.67 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +8.79% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.67 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.29 £18.25
% change year-on-year +1.15% +0.22% +10.61%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -2 29 £425 +2.84% 5
West London -25 6 £325 -27.78% 3
South London -47 6 £440 +32.33%
East London -11 2 £450 -
Cisco Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 London region featuring Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

1 121 (100.00%) Cisco
2 79 (65.29%) Cisco Certification
3 74 (61.16%) Firewall
4 58 (47.93%) CCNP
5 42 (34.71%) Wireless
6 39 (32.23%) BGP
6 39 (32.23%) Cisco ASA
7 37 (30.58%) WAN
8 36 (29.75%) MPLS
8 36 (29.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 35 (28.93%) LAN
10 34 (28.10%) Data Centre
11 33 (27.27%) CCNA
12 32 (26.45%) Finance
13 30 (24.79%) OSPF
14 29 (23.97%) Network Security
15 28 (23.14%) EIGRP
16 27 (22.31%) VPN
17 24 (19.83%) CheckPoint
17 24 (19.83%) CCIE
18 23 (19.01%) Juniper
18 23 (19.01%) F5
19 22 (18.18%) WLAN
20 20 (16.53%) Network Design
20 20 (16.53%) Cisco Wireless
21 19 (15.70%) Palo Alto
21 19 (15.70%) Cisco IOS
21 19 (15.70%) IPsec
22 16 (13.22%) Banking
23 15 (12.40%) VoIP

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 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (61.16%) Firewall
2 42 (34.71%) Wireless
3 39 (32.23%) BGP
3 39 (32.23%) Cisco ASA
4 37 (30.58%) WAN
5 36 (29.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 36 (29.75%) MPLS
6 35 (28.93%) LAN
7 30 (24.79%) OSPF
8 29 (23.97%) Network Security
9 28 (23.14%) EIGRP
10 27 (22.31%) VPN
11 22 (18.18%) WLAN
12 20 (16.53%) Cisco Wireless
13 19 (15.70%) Cisco IOS
13 19 (15.70%) IPsec
14 15 (12.40%) VoIP
15 11 (9.09%) BIG-IP
15 11 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
15 11 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.48%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (26.45%) Finance
2 16 (13.22%) Banking
3 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) French Language
5 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.96%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.10%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.13%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (2.48%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.65%) FMCG
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Media Streaming
5 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.31%) Windows
2 3 (2.48%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) CentOS
3 1 (0.83%) SUSE
3 1 (0.83%) Unix
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.53%) Network Design
2 11 (9.09%) High Availability
2 11 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
3 10 (8.26%) ITIL
4 9 (7.44%) Load Balancing
4 9 (7.44%) Migration
5 6 (4.96%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (4.96%) Asset Management
5 6 (4.96%) Change Management
6 5 (4.13%) Test Automation
7 4 (3.31%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (3.31%) Low Latency
7 4 (3.31%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.48%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (2.48%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.48%) ITIL V3
8 3 (2.48%) Network Architecture
8 3 (2.48%) Process Improvement
8 3 (2.48%) Service Design
8 3 (2.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
1 1 (0.83%) C
1 1 (0.83%) Perl
1 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (65.29%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (47.93%) CCNP
3 33 (27.27%) CCNA
4 24 (19.83%) CCIE
5 9 (7.44%) Degree
6 6 (4.96%) CCVP
7 5 (4.13%) CCDP
8 4 (3.31%) CWNA
9 3 (2.48%) CCSE
9 3 (2.48%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.65%) CCIE Data Center
10 2 (1.65%) CCSP
11 1 (0.83%) CCIE Collaboration
11 1 (0.83%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 1 (0.83%) CCIE Security
11 1 (0.83%) CCIE Wireless
11 1 (0.83%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.83%) MCP
11 1 (0.83%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) iptables
2 3 (2.48%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.65%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (5.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (4.13%) SELinux
4 3 (2.48%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.65%) Cacti
5 2 (1.65%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco CME
6 1 (0.83%) Graylog
6 1 (0.83%) Nagios
6 1 (0.83%) OpenView
6 1 (0.83%) Puppet
6 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.83%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 121 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (19.83%) CheckPoint
3 23 (19.01%) F5
3 23 (19.01%) Juniper
4 19 (15.70%) Palo Alto
5 14 (11.57%) Meraki
5 14 (11.57%) Riverbed
6 9 (7.44%) Citrix
6 9 (7.44%) Fortinet
7 8 (6.61%) HP
8 7 (5.79%) VMware
9 6 (4.96%) Red Box
9 6 (4.96%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.13%) Arista
10 5 (4.13%) Microsoft
11 4 (3.31%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (3.31%) Blue Coat
11 4 (3.31%) BT
11 4 (3.31%) Etrali
11 4 (3.31%) Speakerbus