The table below looks at the statistics for the Cisco Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Network Engineer
Rank 142 129 125
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 14 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.34% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
Average daily rate £338 £326 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +117.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.47%
Cisco Network Engineer
England

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
3579 2967 2567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.16% 94.25% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2155 1669 1303
Average daily rate £375 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 179 191
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £42.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Cisco Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cisco Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer across the North West region.

Cisco Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer across the North West region.

Cisco Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Cisco Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -14 8 £344 -11.85% 2
Cheshire -6 3 - -
Lancashire - 2 £275 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Cisco Network Engineer
England

Cisco Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Cisco Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Cisco Network Engineer in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (61.54%) Firewall
4 15 (57.69%) CCNP
5 14 (53.85%) VPN
6 13 (50.00%) Network Security
7 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (38.46%) CCNA
8 10 (38.46%) Wireless
9 9 (34.62%) DNS
9 9 (34.62%) SSL
9 9 (34.62%) ITIL
9 9 (34.62%) LAN
9 9 (34.62%) VoIP
9 9 (34.62%) WAN
10 8 (30.77%) DHCP
11 7 (26.92%) Windows
11 7 (26.92%) Service Management
11 7 (26.92%) SSH
12 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
12 6 (23.08%) Palo Alto
13 5 (19.23%) Cisco Wireless
13 5 (19.23%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (19.23%) FWSM
13 5 (19.23%) 802.1X
13 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 5 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
13 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
13 5 (19.23%) SAN

Cisco Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Cisco Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Cisco Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) VPN
3 13 (50.00%) Network Security
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (38.46%) Wireless
6 9 (34.62%) DNS
6 9 (34.62%) LAN
6 9 (34.62%) SSL
6 9 (34.62%) VoIP
6 9 (34.62%) WAN
7 8 (30.77%) DHCP
8 7 (26.92%) SSH
9 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
10 5 (19.23%) BGP
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (19.23%) IPsec
10 5 (19.23%) SAN
10 5 (19.23%) WLAN
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) 802.1X
2 2 (7.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Statistics
2 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Service Management
3 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 4 (15.38%) Web Filtering
5 3 (11.54%) Coaching
6 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) Network Design
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.85%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Perl
1 4 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (57.69%) CCNP
3 10 (38.46%) CCNA
4 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) Palo Alto
3 4 (15.38%) Aruba
3 4 (15.38%) Fortinet
4 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.69%) Polycom
4 2 (7.69%) Siemens
4 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) IronPort
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) VMware