Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Support Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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 Support Engineer
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 859 854
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Support Engineer 39 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.030% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.032% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 24
UK median daily rate £250 £363 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +30.63% -5.53%
10th Percentile £158 £198 £197
90th Percentile £363 £538 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £363 £278
% change year-on-year -44.83% +30.63% +1.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.00

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 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Cisco Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Support Engineer in the UK

Cisco Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Support Engineer in the UK

Cisco Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Support Engineer over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Support Engineer in the UK

Cisco Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Support Engineer in the UK

Cisco Support Engineer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Support Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +23 39 £250 -31.03%
London -4 22 £270 -15.29%
UK excluding London +31 17 £200 -44.83%
East of England - 5 £200 -
South West -2 4 £238 -36.67%
South East -3 4 £170 -53.10%
North of England +60 3 £244 -
Yorkshire +21 3 £244 -
Midlands +22 1 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Cisco Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (46.15%) Wireless
4 16 (41.03%) Firewall
5 13 (33.33%) CCNA
6 10 (25.64%) VPN
6 10 (25.64%) WAN
7 9 (23.08%) LAN
8 8 (20.51%) CCNP
8 8 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (17.95%) VoIP
9 7 (17.95%) ITIL
9 7 (17.95%) CheckPoint
9 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (15.38%) Finance
10 6 (15.38%) Juniper
10 6 (15.38%) Citrix
10 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
11 5 (12.82%) Network Design
11 5 (12.82%) Network Security
11 5 (12.82%) Network Management
11 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
11 5 (12.82%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (12.82%) Windows
11 5 (12.82%) DHCP
12 4 (10.26%) SNMP
12 4 (10.26%) Linux
12 4 (10.26%) DNS

Cisco Support 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 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.13%) IIS
1 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) Wireless
2 16 (41.03%) Firewall
3 10 (25.64%) VPN
3 10 (25.64%) WAN
4 9 (23.08%) LAN
5 8 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (17.95%) VoIP
7 5 (12.82%) DHCP
7 5 (12.82%) Network Security
8 4 (10.26%) DNS
8 4 (10.26%) EIGRP
8 4 (10.26%) SNMP
8 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (7.69%) Broadband
9 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (7.69%) MPLS
9 3 (7.69%) Wireless Security
9 3 (7.69%) WLAN
10 2 (5.13%) VLAN
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (12.82%) Network Design
3 5 (12.82%) Network Management
4 3 (7.69%) Break/Fix
4 3 (7.69%) Change Control
4 3 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
4 3 (7.69%) Presales
4 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (5.13%) PRINCE
5 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) Line Management
6 1 (2.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (33.33%) CCNA
3 8 (20.51%) CCNP
4 2 (5.13%) CCDP
4 2 (5.13%) CCIE
4 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) CWNA
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) vCloud
2 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (7.69%) TrustSec
3 2 (5.13%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (17.95%) CheckPoint
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix
3 6 (15.38%) Juniper
4 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Meraki
5 3 (7.69%) Verint
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) Etrali
6 2 (5.13%) NETGEAR
6 2 (5.13%) NICE Systems
6 2 (5.13%) Red Box
6 2 (5.13%) Siemens
6 2 (5.13%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.56%) Avaya
7 1 (2.56%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) VMware