Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Cisco Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 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.

Senior Cisco Engineer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 822 834
Rank change year-on-year -16 +12 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Cisco Engineer 51 64 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.061% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.064% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 48
UK median daily rate £450 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% -7.06% -
10th Percentile £300 £323 £311
90th Percentile £530 £550 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +14.58% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
UK median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
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 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Senior Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Cisco Engineer in the UK

Senior Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Cisco Engineer in the UK

Senior Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Cisco Engineer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Cisco Engineer in the UK

Senior Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Cisco Engineer in the UK

Senior Cisco 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 Senior Cisco Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 +28 48 £450 +12.50% 4
UK excluding London +33 29 £413 +14.58% 3
London -19 22 £450 +11.11% 1
North of England +69 14 £450 +25.00% 1
West Midlands +41 9 £375 -
Midlands +28 9 £375 +30.43% 1
North West +33 7 £450 -
Yorkshire +20 7 £538 +49.31% 1
East of England -18 3 £360 +2.86%
Scotland 0 2 - -
Wales - 1 £250 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 51 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (54.90%) Firewall
4 27 (52.94%) CCNP
5 17 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (29.41%) CCNA
6 15 (29.41%) CCIE
7 14 (27.45%) F5
8 13 (25.49%) WAN
8 13 (25.49%) Finance
9 12 (23.53%) VMware
9 12 (23.53%) Data Centre
10 11 (21.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (21.57%) Wireless
11 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
11 10 (19.61%) ITIL
11 10 (19.61%) VPN
12 9 (17.65%) Fortinet
13 8 (15.69%) LAN
13 8 (15.69%) BGP
13 8 (15.69%) EIGRP
13 8 (15.69%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
14 7 (13.73%) Juniper
14 7 (13.73%) Network Security
14 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
15 6 (11.76%) SAN
15 6 (11.76%) MPLS
15 6 (11.76%) OSPF
15 6 (11.76%) ISDN

Senior 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 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (54.90%) Firewall
2 17 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (25.49%) WAN
4 11 (21.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (21.57%) Wireless
5 10 (19.61%) VPN
6 8 (15.69%) BGP
6 8 (15.69%) EIGRP
6 8 (15.69%) LAN
7 7 (13.73%) Network Security
8 6 (11.76%) ISDN
8 6 (11.76%) MPLS
8 6 (11.76%) OSPF
8 6 (11.76%) SAN
9 5 (9.80%) DHCP
9 5 (9.80%) DNS
9 5 (9.80%) VLAN
10 4 (7.84%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (7.84%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (7.84%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.84%) Banking
4 4 (7.84%) Electronics
4 4 (7.84%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Military
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) XMPP
2 1 (1.96%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.88%) IVR
3 3 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) SUSE
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) Network Design
2 5 (9.80%) Programme Management
3 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (7.84%) ITIL V3
3 4 (7.84%) Migration
3 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.84%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (5.88%) Business Transformation
4 3 (5.88%) Change Management
4 3 (5.88%) Digital Signal Processing
4 3 (5.88%) DNA
4 3 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (5.88%) Information Management
4 3 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (5.88%) Network Packet Analysis
4 3 (5.88%) Signal Processing
4 3 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) C
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (52.94%) CCNP
3 15 (29.41%) CCIE
3 15 (29.41%) CCNA
4 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.80%) CCVP
5 5 (9.80%) JNCIA
6 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (5.88%) Degree
8 2 (3.92%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (3.92%) CISSP
8 2 (3.92%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.92%) VCP5
8 2 (3.92%) VCP6
8 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.96%) CCDA
9 1 (1.96%) CCIE Collaboration
9 1 (1.96%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (1.96%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) VMware NSX
2 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (7.84%) vSphere
3 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (11.76%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (7.84%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (27.45%) F5
3 12 (23.53%) VMware
4 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
5 9 (17.65%) Fortinet
6 7 (13.73%) Juniper
7 5 (9.80%) Blue Coat
7 5 (9.80%) McAfee
7 5 (9.80%) Palo Alto
8 4 (7.84%) IBM
8 4 (7.84%) SAP
9 3 (5.88%) Avaya
9 3 (5.88%) BMC
9 3 (5.88%) Genesys
9 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.88%) Radware
10 2 (3.92%) Citrix
10 2 (3.92%) Dell
10 2 (3.92%) HP
10 2 (3.92%) Red Box