The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 29 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 Engineer
South East / Surrey
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 85 84
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 5 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.42% 1.00% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.04% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Median daily rate £350 £250 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -32.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £160 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £301 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £335 £310
% change year-on-year +4.10% +8.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £47.50 £24.13
% change year-on-year -57.89% +96.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1120 1251 1360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.28% 96.16% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 813 737
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 98 60
Median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £25.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +16.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.13 £51.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in Surrey

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Engineer in Surrey

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer in Surrey over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Engineer in Surrey

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Engineer in Surrey

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 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 Surrey region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
5 4 (44.44%) CCNP
5 4 (44.44%) Wireless
5 4 (44.44%) F5
6 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
6 3 (33.33%) Network Security
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) VoIP
7 2 (22.22%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) SLA
7 2 (22.22%) Juniper
7 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
7 2 (22.22%) MPLS
7 2 (22.22%) OSPF
7 2 (22.22%) BGP
7 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
7 2 (22.22%) VMware
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) VLAN
7 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (22.22%) High Availability
7 2 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (22.22%) Data Centre

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Aruba
5 1 (11.11%) Civica
5 1 (11.11%) Meraki
5 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire