Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 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 Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 239 258
Rank change year-on-year -78 +19 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 58 143 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.86% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.91% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 113 83
South East median daily rate £375 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +9.85% -5.71%
10th Percentile £225 £193 £204
90th Percentile £483 £488 £475
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £48.00 -
England median hourly rate £29.24 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.21% +88.89% -4.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15902 15635 18500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.94% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9436 9281 10868
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 786 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 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
Thames Valley -57 22 £363 +1.75% 4
Hampshire -2 15 £430 +20.79%
Berkshire -21 12 £300 -25.00% 2
Oxfordshire +4 9 £425 +41.67% 1
Surrey -9 9 £388 +10.71%
Kent -11 6 £306 +53.13%
West Sussex -6 3 £341 -10.49%
Middlesex -6 1 £300 -31.43%
Buckinghamshire -39 1 - - 1
Cisco Engineer
England

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 58 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (39.66%) LAN
4 22 (37.93%) Firewall
5 21 (36.21%) WAN
5 21 (36.21%) CCNP
6 16 (27.59%) CCNA
6 16 (27.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (22.41%) Data Centre
7 13 (22.41%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (22.41%) Juniper
7 13 (22.41%) OSPF
7 13 (22.41%) BGP
7 13 (22.41%) Wireless
8 12 (20.69%) Network Security
9 10 (17.24%) CCIE
9 10 (17.24%) DNS
9 10 (17.24%) ITIL
10 9 (15.52%) F5
10 9 (15.52%) DHCP
10 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
10 9 (15.52%) VPN
10 9 (15.52%) CheckPoint
11 8 (13.79%) MPLS
11 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 8 (13.79%) VoIP
12 7 (12.07%) VMware
12 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
13 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
13 6 (10.34%) SLA

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (6.90%) IIS
1 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (39.66%) LAN
2 22 (37.93%) Firewall
3 21 (36.21%) WAN
4 16 (27.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (22.41%) BGP
5 13 (22.41%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (22.41%) OSPF
5 13 (22.41%) Wireless
6 12 (20.69%) Network Security
7 10 (17.24%) DNS
8 9 (15.52%) DHCP
8 9 (15.52%) VPN
9 8 (13.79%) MPLS
9 8 (13.79%) VoIP
10 6 (10.34%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (8.62%) BIG-IP
11 5 (8.62%) IPsec
11 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
12 4 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (6.90%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Billing
3 1 (1.72%) Law
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.72%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.62%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.17%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.45%) FlexPod
4 2 (3.45%) FMCG
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) BBC
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) e-Health
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Windows
1 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
2 5 (8.62%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Unix
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) ITIL
2 4 (6.90%) Migration
2 4 (6.90%) PRINCE
2 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
2 4 (6.90%) Problem Management
3 3 (5.17%) Change Management
3 3 (5.17%) Load Balancing
3 3 (5.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (5.17%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (5.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.45%) Change Control
4 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.45%) Identity Management
4 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.45%) Network Design
4 2 (3.45%) Patch Management
4 2 (3.45%) Proactive Management
4 2 (3.45%) Project Management
4 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (36.21%) CCNP
3 16 (27.59%) CCNA
4 10 (17.24%) CCIE
5 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
6 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.90%) CCDP
8 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.72%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.72%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.45%) NFS
2 2 (3.45%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) VMware NSX
2 2 (3.45%) vSphere
3 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.45%) Nagios
2 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.72%) Ansible
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.72%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (1.72%) TrustSec
3 1 (1.72%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (22.41%) Juniper
3 9 (15.52%) CheckPoint
3 9 (15.52%) F5
4 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.07%) VMware
6 5 (8.62%) Fortinet
6 5 (8.62%) HP
7 4 (6.90%) Avaya
7 4 (6.90%) NetApp
7 4 (6.90%) Riverbed
7 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat
8 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (3.45%) Brocade
9 2 (3.45%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.72%) FireEye
10 1 (1.72%) Thales
10 1 (1.72%) Virgin Media