The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £138 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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 Engineer
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 33 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.28% 1.55% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £138 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £344 £320
% change year-on-year +9.09% +7.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £34.70 £34.33
% change year-on-year +19.59% +1.07%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 344 304 328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.36% 94.41% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 204 232
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.77% +200.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £50.78 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Cisco Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in Bedfordshire

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Engineer in Bedfordshire

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Engineer in Bedfordshire

Cisco Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Bedford -6 1 £138 - 3
Cisco Engineer
East of England

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) PDA
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V2
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) DameWare
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) PDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V2
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (50.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec