Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £401 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 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 Network Engineer
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 478 467 461
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 154 150 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.35% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 104 118
London median daily rate £401 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% +0.81% +23.08%
10th Percentile £206 £299 £263
90th Percentile £499 £509 £488
England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +11.54%
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 £29.24 £49.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -40.33% +117.78% -2.17%

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 44252 42345 44555
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.99% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 30120 31401
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 548 553 693
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.57
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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 33 £425 - 4
West London -12 11 £375 -11.76%
South London -43 5 £440 +32.33%
East London -5 2 £450 - 1
North London -9 2 - -
Cisco Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Cisco
2 97 (62.99%) Cisco Certification
3 92 (59.74%) Firewall
4 73 (47.40%) CCNP
5 60 (38.96%) Wireless
6 58 (37.66%) Cisco Nexus
7 53 (34.42%) Data Centre
8 50 (32.47%) WAN
9 49 (31.82%) LAN
10 46 (29.87%) Cisco ASA
11 45 (29.22%) BGP
12 44 (28.57%) Finance
13 41 (26.62%) MPLS
13 41 (26.62%) EIGRP
14 37 (24.03%) CCIE
15 36 (23.38%) Network Security
16 35 (22.73%) CCNA
16 35 (22.73%) OSPF
17 32 (20.78%) Palo Alto
18 30 (19.48%) WLAN
18 30 (19.48%) Cisco IOS
19 29 (18.83%) VPN
20 28 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
21 26 (16.88%) CheckPoint
22 25 (16.23%) IPsec
22 25 (16.23%) Banking
23 23 (14.94%) Juniper
23 23 (14.94%) VoIP
24 21 (13.64%) Network Design
24 21 (13.64%) F5

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 4 (2.60%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 92 (59.74%) Firewall
2 60 (38.96%) Wireless
3 58 (37.66%) Cisco Nexus
4 50 (32.47%) WAN
5 49 (31.82%) LAN
6 46 (29.87%) Cisco ASA
7 45 (29.22%) BGP
8 41 (26.62%) EIGRP
8 41 (26.62%) MPLS
9 36 (23.38%) Network Security
10 35 (22.73%) OSPF
11 30 (19.48%) Cisco IOS
11 30 (19.48%) WLAN
12 29 (18.83%) VPN
13 28 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
14 25 (16.23%) IPsec
15 23 (14.94%) VoIP
16 19 (12.34%) Wi-Fi
17 18 (11.69%) Software-Defined Networking
18 15 (9.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.65%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 4 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 44 (28.57%) Finance
2 25 (16.23%) Banking
3 6 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.95%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Military
5 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.19%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 53 (34.42%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.90%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.25%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.95%) BYOD
5 3 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.30%) FMCG
7 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.65%) IVR
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.19%) Linux
2 5 (3.25%) Windows
3 2 (1.30%) SUSE
3 2 (1.30%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.65%) CentOS
4 1 (0.65%) Unix
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.64%) Network Design
2 18 (11.69%) WAN Optimisation
3 12 (7.79%) High Availability
4 11 (7.14%) ITIL
5 9 (5.84%) Load Balancing
5 9 (5.84%) Migration
6 7 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 7 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.25%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (3.25%) Test Automation
9 4 (2.60%) Change Control
9 4 (2.60%) Change Management
9 4 (2.60%) Low Latency
9 4 (2.60%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.95%) Data Protection
10 3 (1.95%) Incident Management
10 3 (1.95%) ITIL V3
10 3 (1.95%) Process Improvement
10 3 (1.95%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
1 2 (1.30%) C
1 2 (1.30%) Perl
1 2 (1.30%) Python
2 1 (0.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (62.99%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (47.40%) CCNP
3 37 (24.03%) CCIE
4 35 (22.73%) CCNA
5 7 (4.55%) CCVP
5 7 (4.55%) Degree
6 4 (2.60%) CWNA
6 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.95%) CCDP
7 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.30%) CCIE Collaboration
8 2 (1.30%) CCIE Data Center
8 2 (1.30%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 2 (1.30%) CCSE
8 2 (1.30%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.65%) CCDA
9 1 (0.65%) CCDE
9 1 (0.65%) CCIE Wireless
9 1 (0.65%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (0.65%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.25%) iptables
1 5 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.95%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.95%) ProxySG
2 3 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.95%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.65%) NFS
3 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (8.44%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (6.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (4.55%) Cacti
4 5 (3.25%) SELinux
4 5 (3.25%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (2.60%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.95%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.95%) OpenView
6 3 (1.95%) QRadar
7 2 (1.30%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco CME
8 1 (0.65%) Graylog
8 1 (0.65%) Nagios
8 1 (0.65%) Puppet
8 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 154 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (20.78%) Palo Alto
3 26 (16.88%) CheckPoint
4 23 (14.94%) Juniper
5 21 (13.64%) F5
6 19 (12.34%) Riverbed
7 16 (10.39%) Meraki
8 14 (9.09%) Citrix
9 12 (7.79%) Fortinet
9 12 (7.79%) SolarWinds
10 11 (7.14%) VMware
11 10 (6.49%) Red Box
12 9 (5.84%) Microsoft
13 8 (5.19%) Arista
14 7 (4.55%) HP
15 6 (3.90%) Etrali
16 4 (2.60%) Barracuda Networks
16 4 (2.60%) BT
16 4 (2.60%) NetApp
16 4 (2.60%) Speakerbus