Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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 Network Engineer
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 64 54
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.54% 0.15% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.15% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £138 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +172.71% - -
East of England median daily rate £413 £230 £258
% change year-on-year +79.35% -10.68% -20.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £39.85

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 511 655 640
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.57% 96.18% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 453 429
Bedfordshire median daily rate £420 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.89% +1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £161 £264 £217
90th Percentile £584 £575 £603
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 15
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -62.50% +28.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.05 £11.90
90th Percentile £23.00 £22.35 £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £18.00 £20.32
% change year-on-year -3.78% -11.42% -0.88%

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Engineer in Bedfordshire

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in Bedfordshire

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in Bedfordshire

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
Bedford +2 2 - -
Luton - 1 £375 -
Cisco Network Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, Cisco Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) CCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN

Cisco Network 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft