Period
to 24 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 June 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
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 632 537 518
Rank change year-on-year -95 -19 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 254 319 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.37% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 223 227
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.81% +7.00% -
10th Percentile £284 £206 £249
90th Percentile £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 18
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £19.94 £31.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.63% -35.89% +11.07%
10th Percentile £23.00 £18.91 £22.16
90th Percentile £46.26 £20.86 £47.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.67 £19.94 £27.50
% change year-on-year +68.85% -27.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,076 86,968 101,571
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.95% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,247 56,247 65,952
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,065 2,875 3,102
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.14 £50.00 £48.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.74% -11.85% +18.96%

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in the UK

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 24 June 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
England -89 245 £400 +6.67% 49
UK excluding London -93 130 £403 +15.00% 35
London -45 121 £400 - 16
Midlands -15 40 £485 +33.79% 6
West Midlands -6 36 £485 +33.79% 3
South East -47 34 £406 +16.07% 13
North of England -35 27 £300 -9.43% 12
Yorkshire -32 15 £281 -29.69% 2
South West +1 13 £258 -31.33% 2
North West -21 11 £368 +15.29% 9
East of England -5 10 £450 +20.16%
Wales -13 5 £375 +5.26% 1
East Midlands -9 4 £225 -25.00% 3
North East +1 1 - - 1
Scotland -57 1 - -

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 featuring Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

1 254 (100.00%) Cisco
2 145 (57.09%) Firewall
3 134 (52.76%) Cisco Certification
4 108 (42.52%) CCNP
5 105 (41.34%) WAN
6 84 (33.07%) Wireless
7 75 (29.53%) LAN
8 73 (28.74%) Cisco ASA
9 70 (27.56%) Data Centre
10 55 (21.65%) Network Design
10 55 (21.65%) CheckPoint
11 48 (18.90%) Finance
11 48 (18.90%) VPN
11 48 (18.90%) CCNA
12 46 (18.11%) Security Cleared
12 46 (18.11%) Cisco Nexus
13 45 (17.72%) BGP
14 38 (14.96%) F5
15 37 (14.57%) SC Cleared
16 36 (14.17%) Juniper
17 35 (13.78%) MPLS
17 35 (13.78%) OSPF
18 34 (13.39%) ITIL
18 34 (13.39%) Fortinet
19 32 (12.60%) Migration
20 31 (12.20%) Network Security
20 31 (12.20%) FortiGate
21 30 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
22 28 (11.02%) Aruba
23 26 (10.24%) Internet

Cisco Network 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 4 (1.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.39%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (1.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.18%) OpenDNS
4 2 (0.79%) Office 365
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 145 (57.09%) Firewall
2 105 (41.34%) WAN
3 84 (33.07%) Wireless
4 75 (29.53%) LAN
5 73 (28.74%) Cisco ASA
6 48 (18.90%) VPN
7 46 (18.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 45 (17.72%) BGP
9 35 (13.78%) MPLS
9 35 (13.78%) OSPF
10 31 (12.20%) Network Security
11 26 (10.24%) Internet
12 25 (9.84%) DHCP
12 25 (9.84%) EIGRP
13 24 (9.45%) TCP/IP
14 23 (9.06%) DNS
15 22 (8.66%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (7.09%) VoIP
17 17 (6.69%) Cisco IOS
18 16 (6.30%) Cisco Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (18.90%) Finance
2 16 (6.30%) Banking
3 9 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.97%) Legal
5 3 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) German Language
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.54%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.18%) LDAP
3 2 (0.79%) XMPP
4 1 (0.39%) .NET
4 1 (0.39%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 70 (27.56%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.57%) Driving Licence
4 4 (1.57%) PKI
5 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.79%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.79%) e-Health
6 2 (0.79%) Eurex
6 2 (0.79%) IVR
6 2 (0.79%) NHS
6 2 (0.79%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.79%) User Experience
7 1 (0.39%) CCTV
7 1 (0.39%) Clustering
7 1 (0.39%) FMCG
7 1 (0.39%) IPTV
7 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.39%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.51%) Windows
2 7 (2.76%) Linux
3 2 (0.79%) Unix
3 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.79%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (21.65%) Network Design
2 34 (13.39%) ITIL
3 32 (12.60%) Migration
4 19 (7.48%) WAN Optimisation
5 18 (7.09%) Load Balancing
6 14 (5.51%) Network Management
7 11 (4.33%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (3.94%) Change Management
9 9 (3.54%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.15%) High Availability
11 7 (2.76%) Change Control
11 7 (2.76%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (2.36%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (2.36%) Threat Management
13 5 (1.97%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (1.97%) Incident Management
13 5 (1.97%) Patch Management
13 5 (1.97%) Runbook
13 5 (1.97%) Service Design
13 5 (1.97%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.97%) Perl
1 5 (1.97%) Python
2 3 (1.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.79%) SQL
4 1 (0.39%) Lisp
4 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 134 (52.76%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (42.52%) CCNP
3 48 (18.90%) CCNA
4 46 (18.11%) Security Cleared
5 37 (14.57%) SC Cleared
6 24 (9.45%) CCIE
7 18 (7.09%) CCDP
8 13 (5.12%) DV Cleared
9 8 (3.15%) Degree
10 7 (2.76%) CCDE
11 6 (2.36%) CCDA
11 6 (2.36%) CCENT
12 5 (1.97%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (1.57%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 4 (1.57%) CCSE
13 4 (1.57%) JNCIP
14 3 (1.18%) CCIP
14 3 (1.18%) CCSA
14 3 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (1.18%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
1 2 (0.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.15%) Active Directory
1 8 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.18%) VMware NSX
3 2 (0.79%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.39%) Firmware
4 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.39%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (12.20%) FortiGate
2 8 (3.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (3.15%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (2.76%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.79%) Ansible
4 2 (0.79%) OpenView
4 2 (0.79%) Puppet
4 2 (0.79%) SCCM
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco CME
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 254 (100.00%) Cisco
2 55 (21.65%) CheckPoint
3 38 (14.96%) F5
4 36 (14.17%) Juniper
5 34 (13.39%) Fortinet
6 28 (11.02%) Aruba
7 23 (9.06%) Palo Alto
8 20 (7.87%) McAfee
8 20 (7.87%) Nokia
8 20 (7.87%) VMware
9 19 (7.48%) Oracle
10 16 (6.30%) Citrix
11 15 (5.91%) Microsoft
12 12 (4.72%) HP
12 12 (4.72%) Meraki
12 12 (4.72%) SolarWinds
13 10 (3.94%) NetApp
13 10 (3.94%) Splunk
14 9 (3.54%) Dell
15 8 (3.15%) EMC