The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Cisco Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Engineer
England / North West
Rank 124 142 118
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 10 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.46% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.49% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
Median daily rate £320 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £381 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £50.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-23.00% +117.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2494 3682 2998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.26% 94.73% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1595 2188 1735
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 170 187
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.80 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Cisco Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Cisco Engineer in the job title.

Cisco Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cisco Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Engineer across the North West region.

Cisco Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cisco Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cisco Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Cisco Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Manchester +13 5 £320 -11.72% 5
Cheshire +23 3 £338 -
Merseyside +1 2 £300 -25.00%
Cisco Engineer
England

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 across the North West region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (55.17%) Firewall
4 12 (41.38%) CCNP
5 10 (34.48%) CCNA
5 10 (34.48%) WAN
5 10 (34.48%) LAN
5 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (31.03%) OSPF
6 9 (31.03%) BGP
7 7 (24.14%) Wireless
7 7 (24.14%) F5
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
8 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
8 6 (20.69%) VoIP
9 5 (17.24%) DNS
9 5 (17.24%) Network Security
10 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (13.79%) Spanning Tree
10 4 (13.79%) DHCP
10 4 (13.79%) NetScreen
10 4 (13.79%) Juniper
10 4 (13.79%) Network Design
10 4 (13.79%) VLAN
11 3 (10.34%) Intel Security
11 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
11 3 (10.34%) H.323
11 3 (10.34%) Forcepoint

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) Firewall
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (34.48%) LAN
2 10 (34.48%) WAN
3 9 (31.03%) BGP
3 9 (31.03%) OSPF
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (24.14%) Wireless
5 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
5 6 (20.69%) VoIP
6 5 (17.24%) DNS
6 5 (17.24%) Network Security
7 4 (13.79%) DHCP
7 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (13.79%) NetScreen
7 4 (13.79%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (13.79%) VLAN
8 3 (10.34%) H.323
9 2 (6.90%) IGRP
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Network Design
2 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Change Control
4 1 (3.45%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (41.38%) CCNP
3 10 (34.48%) CCNA
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) CCDA
5 2 (6.90%) CCDP
6 1 (3.45%) CCIE
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) F5
3 4 (13.79%) Juniper
4 3 (10.34%) Forcepoint
4 3 (10.34%) Intel Security
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.90%) Aruba
5 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.45%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.45%) Splunk
6 1 (3.45%) VMware