The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Engineer
England / South East
Rank 192 182 202
Rank change year-on-year -10 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 49 86 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.62% 0.93% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.98% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 35
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £221 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £314
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +58.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £24.13
% change year-on-year -60.00% +107.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7384 8741 9195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.02% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4172 5330 4925
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 376 447
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in the South East

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Engineer in the South East

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Engineer in the South East

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Engineer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Engineer in the South East

Cisco Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +12 14 £313 +25.00% 2
Hampshire -14 11 £308 -18.00%
Middlesex - 6 £336 -
Surrey +4 5 £350 +40.00% 2
Oxfordshire -9 4 £375 +17.18%
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £425 +28.78%
West Sussex - 2 £400 -
Kent +6 1 £210 +16.66% 2
East Sussex - 1 £350 - 4
Cisco Engineer
England

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 113 (100.00%) Cisco
2 59 (52.21%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (38.94%) CCNP
4 43 (38.05%) Firewall
5 29 (25.66%) VoIP
6 27 (23.89%) CCNA
6 27 (23.89%) Data Centre
7 26 (23.01%) LAN
7 26 (23.01%) Cisco Nexus
8 25 (22.12%) WAN
9 24 (21.24%) Unified Communications
10 23 (20.35%) Cisco CUCM
10 23 (20.35%) Telecoms
11 21 (18.58%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (18.58%) Cisco UCCE
12 19 (16.81%) Cisco UCCX
12 19 (16.81%) F5
12 19 (16.81%) CCIE
12 19 (16.81%) CheckPoint
13 18 (15.93%) Juniper
13 18 (15.93%) MPLS
14 17 (15.04%) OSPF
15 16 (14.16%) Network Security
16 14 (12.39%) BGP
17 13 (11.50%) Wireless
18 12 (10.62%) Linux
19 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
19 11 (9.73%) VLAN
19 11 (9.73%) Load Balancing
20 10 (8.85%) VPN

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (0.88%) Apache
1 1 (0.88%) JBoss
1 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.88%) IaaS
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (38.05%) Firewall
2 29 (25.66%) VoIP
3 26 (23.01%) Cisco Nexus
3 26 (23.01%) LAN
4 25 (22.12%) WAN
5 24 (21.24%) Unified Communications
6 21 (18.58%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (15.93%) MPLS
8 17 (15.04%) OSPF
9 16 (14.16%) Network Security
10 14 (12.39%) BGP
11 13 (11.50%) Wireless
12 11 (9.73%) VLAN
13 10 (8.85%) DNS
13 10 (8.85%) VPN
14 9 (7.96%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (7.08%) SSL
16 7 (6.19%) SAN
16 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
17 6 (5.31%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.88%) Big Data
General
1 23 (20.35%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.54%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Law
3 3 (2.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Billing
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.88%) CGI
2 1 (0.88%) CSS
2 1 (0.88%) Middleware
2 1 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.31%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.54%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (3.54%) EMC VNX
3 4 (3.54%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (3.54%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.77%) BBC
5 2 (1.77%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.88%) IPTV
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) STB
6 1 (0.88%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.62%) Linux
2 9 (7.96%) Windows
3 4 (3.54%) AIX
3 4 (3.54%) Solaris
3 4 (3.54%) Unix
4 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.73%) Load Balancing
2 8 (7.08%) ITIL
2 8 (7.08%) Migration
3 7 (6.19%) Network Design
4 6 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.42%) High Availability
5 5 (4.42%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (4.42%) Web Filtering
6 4 (3.54%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (3.54%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.54%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.54%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (3.54%) Service Management
7 3 (2.65%) Capacity Management
7 3 (2.65%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.65%) Email Filtering
7 3 (2.65%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.65%) Project Management
7 3 (2.65%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.54%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.88%) C
2 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (52.21%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (38.94%) CCNP
3 27 (23.89%) CCNA
4 19 (16.81%) CCIE
5 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.31%) CCDP
6 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.54%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.65%) CCVP
9 2 (1.77%) CCIP
9 2 (1.77%) CCNP Voice
9 2 (1.77%) Degree
10 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.88%) CCDA
10 1 (0.88%) CISSP
10 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.88%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.88%) MCSA
10 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) SLA
2 5 (4.42%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.77%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (20.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (18.58%) Cisco UCCE
3 19 (16.81%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (3.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 113 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (16.81%) CheckPoint
2 19 (16.81%) F5
3 18 (15.93%) Juniper
4 10 (8.85%) HP
5 9 (7.96%) VMware
6 8 (7.08%) Riverbed
7 6 (5.31%) Palo Alto
8 5 (4.42%) Brocade
8 5 (4.42%) Dell
8 5 (4.42%) EMC
8 5 (4.42%) NetApp
9 4 (3.54%) Aruba
9 4 (3.54%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.54%) IBM
9 4 (3.54%) Microsoft
10 3 (2.65%) Citrix
10 3 (2.65%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (1.77%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.77%) Virgin Media