The median contractor rate for a Cisco Security Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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 Security Engineer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 629 621
Rank change year-on-year +32 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Security Engineer 10 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.041% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.044% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 16
Median daily rate £300 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +1.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £321 £300
% change year-on-year -6.61% +7.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - -

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 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
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 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
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 £11.42 £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 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Cisco Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Security Engineer in the UK

Cisco Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Security Engineer in the UK

Cisco Security Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Security Engineer in the UK

Cisco Security Engineer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +23 8 £300 -20.00% 3
London -10 4 £230 -58.18%
South East +29 3 £300 -9.43%
Hampshire +10 3 £300 -20.00%
Scotland +34 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 £300 -
Glasgow +9 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £300 -
Cornwall - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Cisco Security 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 Security Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (75.00%) Firewall
3 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (71.43%) Network Security
4 17 (60.71%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (50.00%) CCNP
6 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
7 8 (28.57%) Juniper
8 7 (25.00%) LAN
8 7 (25.00%) WAN
9 6 (21.43%) F5
9 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
9 6 (21.43%) Palo Alto
10 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (17.86%) VPN
10 5 (17.86%) BGP
11 4 (14.29%) OSPF
11 4 (14.29%) Wireless
11 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
12 3 (10.71%) Sourcefire
12 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
12 3 (10.71%) 802.1X
12 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
12 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (10.71%) Migration
12 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
12 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
12 3 (10.71%) ITIL

Cisco Security 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:

Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) Firewall
2 20 (71.43%) Network Security
3 17 (60.71%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (25.00%) LAN
4 7 (25.00%) WAN
5 5 (17.86%) BGP
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (17.86%) VPN
6 4 (14.29%) OSPF
6 4 (14.29%) Wireless
7 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
7 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (10.71%) SSL
7 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (3.57%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
9 1 (3.57%) Spanning Tree
General
1 2 (7.14%) Law
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Solaris
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL
1 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
1 3 (10.71%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) High Availability
2 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
2 2 (7.14%) Security Management
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Change Control
3 1 (3.57%) Change Management
3 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Information Security
3 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Service Management
3 1 (3.57%) Software Licensing
3 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) CCIE
4 3 (10.71%) CCNA
5 2 (7.14%) CISSP
6 1 (3.57%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (3.57%) CCIE Security
6 1 (3.57%) CCSP
6 1 (3.57%) CISA
6 1 (3.57%) CISM
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.57%) HIPAA
3 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
3 8 (28.57%) Juniper
4 6 (21.43%) F5
4 6 (21.43%) Palo Alto
5 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 3 (10.71%) Sourcefire
7 2 (7.14%) Brocade
7 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.14%) McAfee
7 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.57%) Citrix
8 1 (3.57%) FireEye
8 1 (3.57%) IronPort
8 1 (3.57%) Lancope
8 1 (3.57%) Riverbed