Period
to 18 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 352 338 271
Rank change year-on-year -14 -67 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 39 45 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.27% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.28% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 81
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.59% +6.86%
10th Percentile £273 £270 £193
90th Percentile £458 £475 £475
England median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £29.24 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -41.53% +122.22%

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 15,884 15,963 15,085
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 94.40% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,571 9,526 8,963
South East median daily rate £425 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.18% +6.06% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £241 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £556
England median daily rate £462 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 601 628 758
South East median hourly rate £20.08 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.29
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.93 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.05% +3.89% -

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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 2018. 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 +19 14 £438 +25.00% 4
Berkshire -2 9 £413 +37.50% 3
West Sussex -9 8 £413 +50.00%
Hampshire -27 8 £445 +11.60% 1
Surrey -11 7 £375 - 2
Oxfordshire +6 3 £425 -
Buckinghamshire +25 2 £450 - 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 18 December 2018, 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 39 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (58.97%) Firewall
4 22 (56.41%) CCNP
5 17 (43.59%) WAN
6 16 (41.03%) LAN
7 14 (35.90%) CCNA
8 13 (33.33%) MPLS
8 13 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (30.77%) F5
10 11 (28.21%) Juniper
10 11 (28.21%) CheckPoint
10 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
11 10 (25.64%) Wireless
11 10 (25.64%) VPN
12 9 (23.08%) VoIP
12 9 (23.08%) OSPF
12 9 (23.08%) BGP
12 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
12 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
12 9 (23.08%) Network Design
12 9 (23.08%) Palo Alto
13 7 (17.95%) VLAN
13 7 (17.95%) Riverbed
13 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
13 7 (17.95%) CCIE
13 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
14 6 (15.38%) CCDP
14 6 (15.38%) ITIL

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 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (58.97%) Firewall
2 17 (43.59%) WAN
3 16 (41.03%) LAN
4 13 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (33.33%) MPLS
5 12 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (25.64%) VPN
6 10 (25.64%) Wireless
7 9 (23.08%) BGP
7 9 (23.08%) OSPF
7 9 (23.08%) VoIP
8 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
8 7 (17.95%) VLAN
9 6 (15.38%) NetScaler
9 6 (15.38%) Network Security
10 5 (12.82%) Cisco Firepower
10 5 (12.82%) Multicast
11 4 (10.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (10.26%) Skype
11 4 (10.26%) WLAN
General
1 6 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.56%) Ajax
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.56%) RESTful
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.38%) BBC
2 6 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Network Design
2 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.69%) Validation
6 2 (5.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (5.13%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 1 (2.56%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.56%) Coaching
7 1 (2.56%) Decision-Making
7 1 (2.56%) Due Diligence
7 1 (2.56%) Innovative Thinking
7 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.56%) Service Design
7 1 (2.56%) Tech Ops
7 1 (2.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.13%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) Korn
3 1 (2.56%) PHP
3 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (56.41%) CCNP
3 14 (35.90%) CCNA
4 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 7 (17.95%) CCIE
6 6 (15.38%) CCDP
7 3 (7.69%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.56%) CCIP
8 1 (2.56%) CCSA
8 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
1 1 (2.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (30.77%) F5
3 11 (28.21%) CheckPoint
3 11 (28.21%) Juniper
4 9 (23.08%) Palo Alto
5 7 (17.95%) Riverbed
6 6 (15.38%) Rackspace
6 6 (15.38%) Virgin Media
7 4 (10.26%) Meraki
8 2 (5.13%) Avaya
8 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.56%) Dell
9 1 (2.56%) EMC
9 1 (2.56%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.56%) Nortel
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle
9 1 (2.56%) Progress
9 1 (2.56%) VMware