The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 29 March 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
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 102 113
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 13 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.71% 1.01% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.09% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 10
Median daily rate £313 £250 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £335 £310
% change year-on-year +4.10% +8.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £47.50 £24.13
% change year-on-year -57.89% +96.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1708 2303 2739
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.38% 92.68% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 1188 1408
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 76 85
Median hourly rate £15.70 £21.33 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.39% +21.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in Berkshire

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Engineer in Berkshire

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Engineer in Berkshire

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Engineer in Berkshire

Cisco Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Reading +5 6 £400 +68.42% 1
Slough +11 5 £313 -14.38%
Newbury - 1 £213 -
Cisco Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Berkshire region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 19 (47.50%) Cisco UCCX
4 19 (47.50%) Unified Communications
4 19 (47.50%) CCNP
5 18 (45.00%) Cisco UCCE
6 16 (40.00%) VoIP
7 14 (35.00%) CCNA
8 12 (30.00%) CCIE
8 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (15.00%) Firewall
9 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (15.00%) Virtual Team
10 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (12.50%) Juniper
10 5 (12.50%) SAN
10 5 (12.50%) Migration
10 5 (12.50%) VMware
10 5 (12.50%) WAN
11 4 (10.00%) LAN
11 4 (10.00%) Unix
11 4 (10.00%) Windows
11 4 (10.00%) AIX
11 4 (10.00%) Solaris
11 4 (10.00%) Linux
11 4 (10.00%) IBM
11 4 (10.00%) Law
11 4 (10.00%) NetApp
11 4 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) Unified Communications
2 16 (40.00%) VoIP
3 6 (15.00%) Firewall
4 5 (12.50%) SAN
4 5 (12.50%) WAN
5 4 (10.00%) LAN
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (7.50%) MPLS
7 2 (5.00%) BGP
7 2 (5.00%) Broadband
7 2 (5.00%) OSPF
7 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.00%) VPN
8 1 (2.50%) ATM
8 1 (2.50%) DNS
8 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.50%) HTTP
8 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
8 1 (2.50%) SNMP
General
1 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Billing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (15.00%) Virtual Team
2 4 (10.00%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (10.00%) EMC VNX
2 4 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) AIX
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
1 4 (10.00%) Solaris
1 4 (10.00%) Unix
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Migration
2 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (10.00%) Network Design
2 4 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (5.00%) Presales
4 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.50%) CRM
4 1 (2.50%) High Availability
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (47.50%) CCNP
3 14 (35.00%) CCNA
4 12 (30.00%) CCIE
5 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.50%) CCDP
7 2 (5.00%) CCIP
7 2 (5.00%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (5.00%) CCVP
8 1 (2.50%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (47.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 18 (45.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (12.50%) Juniper
2 5 (12.50%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) EMC
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
3 4 (10.00%) NetApp
4 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (2.50%) Brocade
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Nokia