The table below looks at the statistics for the Cisco Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 119 105 100
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 6 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate £450 £370 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +25.42%
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2380 1990 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.00% 92.34% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1114 1021
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 173 141
Average hourly rate £13.85 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
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 West Midlands

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

Cisco Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cisco Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cisco Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands 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
Coventry - 4 £450 -
Birmingham -4 2 - - 1
Cisco Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (65.52%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (44.83%) CCNA
4 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
5 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
5 11 (37.93%) Network Management
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (34.48%) Linux
6 10 (34.48%) Windows
7 9 (31.03%) Solaris
7 9 (31.03%) Perl
7 9 (31.03%) Unix
7 9 (31.03%) EMC
7 9 (31.03%) CiscoWorks
7 9 (31.03%) CA
7 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
7 9 (31.03%) Project Management
7 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (31.03%) System Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (31.03%) CA Spectrum
8 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
8 8 (27.59%) e-Health
8 8 (27.59%) Network Design
8 8 (27.59%) CCNP
8 8 (27.59%) MPLS
9 7 (24.14%) WAN
9 7 (24.14%) Firewall
10 6 (20.69%) VoIP
10 6 (20.69%) Knowledge Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) MPLS
2 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) WAN
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (20.69%) VoIP
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (17.24%) LAN
5 4 (13.79%) Wireless
6 2 (6.90%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) ATM
7 1 (3.45%) BGP
7 1 (3.45%) DMZ
7 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.45%) Frame Relay
7 1 (3.45%) Internet
7 1 (3.45%) ISDN
7 1 (3.45%) OSPF
7 1 (3.45%) PBX
7 1 (3.45%) SSL
7 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) e-Health
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
1 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Solaris
2 9 (31.03%) Unix
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Network Management
2 9 (31.03%) Project Management
2 9 (31.03%) System Testing
3 8 (27.59%) Network Design
3 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
4 6 (20.69%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) BCP
7 1 (3.45%) Change Control
7 1 (3.45%) Information Security
7 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.45%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (44.83%) CCNA
3 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
4 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
5 8 (27.59%) CCNP
6 1 (3.45%) CCDA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) CA Spectrum
1 9 (31.03%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) CA
2 9 (31.03%) EMC
2 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.79%) Juniper
4 2 (6.90%) F5
4 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.45%) BMC
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) McAfee
5 1 (3.45%) VMware