Period
to 21 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

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 > South East
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 325 342 286
Rank change year-on-year +17 -56 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 40 37 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.23% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 60
South East median daily rate £419 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.64% - -
10th Percentile £335 £313 £284
90th Percentile £483 £530 £439
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £19.00 - -
England median hourly rate £19.75 £33.24 £50.00
% change year-on-year -40.58% -33.53% +81.82%

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 14,771 15,864 14,600
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.51% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,941 9,305 8,375
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £255 £258 £231
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 610 611 739
South East median hourly rate £19.69 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.53% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.59 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.52 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.78 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.43% -1.58% -

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the South East

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the South East

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in the South East

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the South East

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 April 2019. 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
Hampshire -8 13 £398 +13.57%
Surrey +9 10 £455 -9.00% 4
Thames Valley +15 9 £440 +21.38% 2
West Sussex - 6 £413 - 1
Berkshire -27 4 £455 +30.00%
Oxfordshire +28 3 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire +32 2 £350 - 1
East Sussex - 2 - -
Cisco Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 South East region featuring Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (70.00%) Firewall
3 25 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (55.00%) CCNP
5 20 (50.00%) WAN
6 19 (47.50%) LAN
7 13 (32.50%) CCNA
7 13 (32.50%) Network Security
8 12 (30.00%) F5
8 12 (30.00%) MPLS
9 11 (27.50%) Wireless
9 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (25.00%) ITIL
10 10 (25.00%) Palo Alto
11 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
11 9 (22.50%) Juniper
11 9 (22.50%) BGP
11 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
12 8 (20.00%) OSPF
12 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 8 (20.00%) VPN
12 8 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
13 7 (17.50%) VoIP
13 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
13 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
14 6 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (15.00%) VLAN
15 5 (12.50%) Network Design

Cisco Network 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 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) GitHub
3 2 (5.00%) Office 365
3 2 (5.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) IaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (70.00%) Firewall
2 20 (50.00%) WAN
3 19 (47.50%) LAN
4 13 (32.50%) Network Security
5 12 (30.00%) MPLS
6 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (27.50%) Wireless
7 9 (22.50%) BGP
8 8 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (20.00%) OSPF
8 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (20.00%) VPN
9 7 (17.50%) VoIP
10 6 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (15.00%) VLAN
11 5 (12.50%) Ethernet
12 4 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 4 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (10.00%) Internet
12 4 (10.00%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) BBC
2 3 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (12.50%) Network Design
3 5 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.00%) Network Management
4 4 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (7.50%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.00%) DevOps
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.00%) Kanban
6 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Open Source
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (55.00%) CCNP
3 13 (32.50%) CCNA
4 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
4 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) CCDP
5 3 (7.50%) CCIE
5 3 (7.50%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.00%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.50%) CCIP
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
1 2 (5.00%) KVM
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (30.00%) F5
3 10 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
4 9 (22.50%) Juniper
5 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 4 (10.00%) VMware
6 3 (7.50%) Aruba
6 3 (7.50%) Fortinet
6 3 (7.50%) Rackspace
6 3 (7.50%) Virgin Media
7 2 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (5.00%) Meraki
8 1 (2.50%) Avaya
8 1 (2.50%) Brocade
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix
8 1 (2.50%) Nortel
8 1 (2.50%) Tufin