The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 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.

Cisco Network Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 203 236
Rank change year-on-year -16 +33  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 35 64 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.69% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.73% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 16
Median daily rate £335 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.28% -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £234 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £410 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £345 £300
% change year-on-year -2.53% +15.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -43.26% +28.18%  

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 7373 8823 9388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.09% 95.12% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4191 5395 5019
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 £235 £223 £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 376 382 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
Hampshire -12 9 £300 -20.00%
Berkshire +15 8 £313 -10.71% 3
Middlesex - 6 £336 -
Surrey +12 4 £350 +27.27% 1
Oxfordshire +1 4 £375 +17.18%
Buckinghamshire -7 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £400 -
East Sussex - 1 £350 - 1
Cisco Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South East region featuring Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

1 74 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (55.41%) Firewall
3 37 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (36.49%) CCNP
5 22 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
6 21 (28.38%) WAN
7 20 (27.03%) LAN
8 19 (25.68%) CheckPoint
8 19 (25.68%) Data Centre
8 19 (25.68%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (25.68%) F5
9 17 (22.97%) Network Security
10 16 (21.62%) MPLS
10 16 (21.62%) VoIP
10 16 (21.62%) CCNA
11 15 (20.27%) Juniper
11 15 (20.27%) Telecoms
12 14 (18.92%) OSPF
13 12 (16.22%) Wireless
14 11 (14.86%) Load Balancing
14 11 (14.86%) BGP
15 10 (13.51%) DNS
15 10 (13.51%) VLAN
16 9 (12.16%) VPN
16 9 (12.16%) Unified Communications
17 8 (10.81%) SSL
17 8 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
18 7 (9.46%) Network Design
18 7 (9.46%) SLA
18 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP

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 1 (1.35%) Apache
1 1 (1.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (55.41%) Firewall
2 22 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 21 (28.38%) WAN
4 20 (27.03%) LAN
5 19 (25.68%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (22.97%) Network Security
7 16 (21.62%) MPLS
7 16 (21.62%) VoIP
8 14 (18.92%) OSPF
9 12 (16.22%) Wireless
10 11 (14.86%) BGP
11 10 (13.51%) DNS
11 10 (13.51%) VLAN
12 9 (12.16%) Unified Communications
12 9 (12.16%) VPN
13 8 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (10.81%) SSL
14 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
15 6 (8.11%) DHCP
15 6 (8.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
General
1 15 (20.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.05%) Banking
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Back Office
3 1 (1.35%) Billing
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.35%) CGI
2 1 (1.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) BBC
3 2 (2.70%) FlexPod
3 2 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) Load Balancing
2 7 (9.46%) Network Design
3 6 (8.11%) ITIL
4 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (6.76%) Web Filtering
5 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (5.41%) High Availability
5 4 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.05%) Email Filtering
6 3 (4.05%) Migration
6 3 (4.05%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.05%) Project Management
6 3 (4.05%) Software Licensing
7 2 (2.70%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.70%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (2.70%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.70%) Network Management
7 2 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 37 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (36.49%) CCNP
3 16 (21.62%) CCNA
4 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) CCIE
6 4 (5.41%) CCDP
6 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.70%) CCVP
8 2 (2.70%) Degree
9 1 (1.35%) CCDA
9 1 (1.35%) CCIP
9 1 (1.35%) CISSP
9 1 (1.35%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) SLA
2 5 (6.76%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.70%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (8.11%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (6.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (25.68%) CheckPoint
2 19 (25.68%) F5
3 15 (20.27%) Juniper
4 7 (9.46%) HP
4 7 (9.46%) Riverbed
5 6 (8.11%) Palo Alto
6 5 (6.76%) Dell
7 4 (5.41%) Aruba
7 4 (5.41%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.41%) Brocade
8 3 (4.05%) Citrix
8 3 (4.05%) Extreme Networks
8 3 (4.05%) VMware
9 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.70%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.70%) Virgin Media
10 1 (1.35%) Gemalto
10 1 (1.35%) Splunk
10 1 (1.35%) Tufin