The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 404 365 367
Rank change year-on-year -39 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 202 304 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.56% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.60% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 182 178
Median daily rate £375 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.89% +2.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £252 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £347 £313
% change year-on-year +7.99% +10.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 5
Median hourly rate £41.50 £34.70 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.59% +15.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £34.70 £32.00
% change year-on-year +19.59% +8.43%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Engineer in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Engineer in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Engineer in the UK

Cisco Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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
England -40 183 £388 +6.89% 33
London +24 104 £400 - 13
South East -34 26 £383 +7.36% 5
Yorkshire +22 16 £450 +13.92% 2
Scotland +39 15 £220 -12.00%
West Yorkshire +25 14 £538 +34.37% 2
Leeds +16 14 £538 +34.37% 1
City of London -1 14 £335 -17.53% 2
Edinburgh +24 13 £220 -26.66%
South West -5 10 £394 +14.96% 1
West Midlands -6 9 £381 +12.96% 6
East of England -14 9 £139 -47.54%
North West +9 8 £365 -2.66% 6
Hampshire 0 8 £300 -12.72% 1
Berkshire +3 7 £400 +10.34% 1
West Sussex +16 5 £395 -12.22%
Manchester +6 5 £263 -19.23% 4
Crawley +4 5 £395 -12.22%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £330 -
Birmingham +9 4 £388 +19.23% 2
Feltham +8 4 £375 +78.57%
Cheshire +21 3 £365 -8.75% 1
Reading +13 3 £399 +8.13% 1
Dorset +2 3 £463 +62.28%
Surrey +1 3 £378 +24.27% 1
South Wales -5 3 £313 -8.08%
Wales -6 3 £313 -8.08%
Essex -17 3 £139 -47.54%
St Neots - 3 £330 -
Bristol - 3 £375 - 1

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 436 (100.00%) Cisco
2 241 (55.28%) Cisco Certification
3 207 (47.48%) Firewall
4 169 (38.76%) CCNP
5 123 (28.21%) Cisco Nexus
6 114 (26.15%) Cisco ASA
6 114 (26.15%) WAN
7 110 (25.23%) LAN
8 109 (25.00%) CCNA
9 102 (23.39%) Data Centre
10 93 (21.33%) F5
11 89 (20.41%) CheckPoint
12 87 (19.95%) Wireless
13 77 (17.66%) Juniper
14 72 (16.51%) Finance
15 70 (16.06%) BGP
16 66 (15.14%) VPN
16 66 (15.14%) Cisco CUCM
17 61 (13.99%) CCIE
18 58 (13.30%) MPLS
19 50 (11.47%) EIGRP
20 48 (11.01%) TCP/IP
20 48 (11.01%) Network Security
21 45 (10.32%) Palo Alto
21 45 (10.32%) VoIP
21 45 (10.32%) Wi-Fi
22 44 (10.09%) OSPF
23 42 (9.63%) ITIL
24 41 (9.40%) Network Design
24 41 (9.40%) Migration

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 18 (4.13%) Skype for Business
2 3 (0.69%) CMS
3 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (3.44%) MS Visio
2 11 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) assyst
2 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.15%) Office 365
4 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.23%) G Suite
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 207 (47.48%) Firewall
2 123 (28.21%) Cisco Nexus
3 114 (26.15%) Cisco ASA
3 114 (26.15%) WAN
4 110 (25.23%) LAN
5 87 (19.95%) Wireless
6 70 (16.06%) BGP
7 66 (15.14%) VPN
8 58 (13.30%) MPLS
9 50 (11.47%) EIGRP
10 48 (11.01%) Network Security
10 48 (11.01%) TCP/IP
11 45 (10.32%) VoIP
11 45 (10.32%) Wi-Fi
12 44 (10.09%) OSPF
13 38 (8.72%) DNS
14 36 (8.26%) Cisco IOS
15 35 (8.03%) VLAN
16 27 (6.19%) Unified Communications
17 25 (5.73%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 72 (16.51%) Finance
2 33 (7.57%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.65%) Banking
4 10 (2.29%) Electronics
4 10 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.83%) Marketing
6 6 (1.38%) Law
6 6 (1.38%) Retail
7 5 (1.15%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.69%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.46%) Back Office
9 2 (0.46%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Military
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.50%) 802.1X
2 19 (4.36%) XMPP
3 4 (0.92%) CSS
4 3 (0.69%) Middleware
4 3 (0.69%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.23%) CGI
5 1 (0.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 102 (23.39%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.05%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.52%) Driving Licence
5 7 (1.61%) BBC
5 7 (1.61%) DataPower
6 6 (1.38%) BYOD
6 6 (1.38%) Clustering
7 5 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.15%) NHS
8 3 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.69%) EMC VNX
8 3 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.69%) iPad
8 3 (0.69%) PKI
8 3 (0.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (0.46%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.46%) IVR
9 2 (0.46%) PDA
9 2 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.19%) Windows
2 22 (5.05%) Linux
3 13 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (2.75%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.83%) Unix
7 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.69%) Solaris
9 2 (0.46%) CatOS
9 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.46%) SUSE
9 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.23%) AIX
10 1 (0.23%) CentOS
10 1 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (9.63%) ITIL
2 41 (9.40%) Migration
2 41 (9.40%) Network Design
3 29 (6.65%) Load Balancing
4 26 (5.96%) High Availability
5 20 (4.59%) Network Monitoring
6 14 (3.21%) Service Management
7 11 (2.52%) Change Management
7 11 (2.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (2.29%) Network Management
8 10 (2.29%) Programme Management
9 9 (2.06%) Service Delivery
10 8 (1.83%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (1.83%) Change Control
10 8 (1.83%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (1.83%) Project Management
11 7 (1.61%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (1.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (1.38%) ITIL V3
12 6 (1.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.38%) C
2 5 (1.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (0.92%) SQL
4 3 (0.69%) Python
5 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.46%) Lisp
5 2 (0.46%) Perl
5 2 (0.46%) VBScript
6 1 (0.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 241 (55.28%) Cisco Certification
2 169 (38.76%) CCNP
3 109 (25.00%) CCNA
4 61 (13.99%) CCIE
5 37 (8.49%) Security Cleared
6 31 (7.11%) SC Cleared
7 15 (3.44%) CCDP
8 14 (3.21%) CCVP
9 11 (2.52%) Degree
9 11 (2.52%) JNCIA
10 9 (2.06%) CCDA
11 8 (1.83%) CCNP Voice
12 7 (1.61%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.61%) JNCIP
12 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.15%) MCSE
15 4 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.92%) JNCIS
15 4 (0.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.52%) SLA
2 4 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 18 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.98%) vSphere
4 6 (1.38%) ProxySG
5 5 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.46%) vCloud
7 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.23%) Firmware
7 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 66 (15.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 39 (8.94%) Cisco UCCX
3 25 (5.73%) Cisco Prime
3 25 (5.73%) FortiGate
4 19 (4.36%) Cisco UCCE
5 8 (1.83%) Cacti
6 7 (1.61%) HP UCMDB
6 7 (1.61%) OPNET
7 5 (1.15%) OpenView
7 5 (1.15%) QRadar
7 5 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.69%) Nagios
8 3 (0.69%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.46%) Cisco CME
9 2 (0.46%) DameWare
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.23%) EMC VPLEX
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.23%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 436 (100.00%) Cisco
2 93 (21.33%) F5
3 89 (20.41%) CheckPoint
4 77 (17.66%) Juniper
5 45 (10.32%) Palo Alto
6 39 (8.94%) Microsoft
6 39 (8.94%) VMware
7 31 (7.11%) HP
7 31 (7.11%) SolarWinds
8 30 (6.88%) Fortinet
9 24 (5.50%) Riverbed
10 19 (4.36%) Citrix
11 18 (4.13%) Blue Coat
12 15 (3.44%) Meraki
13 11 (2.52%) Aruba
14 10 (2.29%) Avaya
14 10 (2.29%) IBM
15 9 (2.06%) TippingPoint
16 8 (1.83%) Polycom
16 8 (1.83%) Splunk
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