The median contractor rate for a Cisco Security Engineer was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies 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 Security Engineer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 626 597
Rank change year-on-year +40 -29  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Security Engineer 19 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.041% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.043% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 14
Median daily rate £369 £345 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.88% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £394 £345
% change year-on-year -12.69% +14.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 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 29 March 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 +47 19 £369 +6.88% 3
London +33 8 £419 +21.37% 2
South East +13 5 £350 +21.73% 1
Yorkshire +18 2 - -
Surrey +2 2 £400 - 1
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
North West +30 1 £338 -
West Midlands +13 1 - -
Hampshire +7 1 £300 -
East of England - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £338 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £338 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 33 (75.00%) Network Security
3 30 (68.18%) Firewall
4 25 (56.82%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (40.91%) CCNP
7 17 (38.64%) CheckPoint
8 15 (34.09%) F5
9 14 (31.82%) Juniper
10 13 (29.55%) WAN
11 12 (27.27%) LAN
12 11 (25.00%) OSPF
12 11 (25.00%) Wireless
12 11 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
13 10 (22.73%) Palo Alto
13 10 (22.73%) BGP
14 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
15 7 (15.91%) VoIP
15 7 (15.91%) CCNA
16 6 (13.64%) SSL
16 6 (13.64%) EIGRP
16 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
16 6 (13.64%) Blue Coat
16 6 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 6 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 5 (11.36%) Spanning Tree
17 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
17 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
17 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing

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 33 (75.00%) Network Security
2 30 (68.18%) Firewall
3 25 (56.82%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (29.55%) WAN
5 12 (27.27%) LAN
6 11 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (25.00%) OSPF
6 11 (25.00%) Wireless
7 10 (22.73%) BGP
8 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 7 (15.91%) VoIP
10 6 (13.64%) EIGRP
10 6 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (13.64%) SSL
11 5 (11.36%) Spanning Tree
11 5 (11.36%) VPN
12 4 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
12 4 (9.09%) VLAN
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
2 4 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (9.09%) Information Security
2 4 (9.09%) ITIL
2 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.82%) SIEM
4 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.55%) Data Management
4 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.55%) Identity Management
4 2 (4.55%) Migration
4 2 (4.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.55%) Security Management
4 2 (4.55%) Security Operations
4 2 (4.55%) Software Licensing
4 2 (4.55%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (40.91%) CCNP
3 7 (15.91%) CCNA
4 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.09%) Degree
6 3 (6.82%) CCIE
7 2 (4.55%) CISSP
7 2 (4.55%) GCIH
7 2 (4.55%) GIAC
8 1 (2.27%) CCVP
8 1 (2.27%) CISA
8 1 (2.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 4 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.55%) HIPAA
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.27%) Nessus
1 1 (2.27%) Pingdom
1 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.27%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (38.64%) CheckPoint
3 15 (34.09%) F5
4 14 (31.82%) Juniper
5 10 (22.73%) Palo Alto
6 6 (13.64%) Blue Coat
7 4 (9.09%) Sourcefire
8 3 (6.82%) Aruba
8 3 (6.82%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.55%) Brocade
9 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.55%) NetApp
9 2 (4.55%) Splunk
9 2 (4.55%) Tufin
10 1 (2.27%) AlgoSec
10 1 (2.27%) Citrix
10 1 (2.27%) FireEye
10 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.27%) ScanSafe
10 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds