The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Network Engineer
England / East Midlands
Rank 82 91 94
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 12 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.81% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.26% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Median daily rate £300 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £300
% change year-on-year -0.73% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.94 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -43.26% +28.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1421 1565 1599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.47% 96.43% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 917 877
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 62 96
Median hourly rate £13.60 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.29% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the East Midlands

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the East Midlands

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the East Midlands

Cisco Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Northamptonshire - 6 £300 -
Nottinghamshire +11 5 £325 -
Derbyshire -10 1 £300 -7.69% 1
Cisco Network Engineer
England

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Cisco Network 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 East Midlands region featuring Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (76.92%) Firewall
4 19 (73.08%) CCNA
5 13 (50.00%) IP Telephony
6 12 (46.15%) Juniper
6 12 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (46.15%) Meraki
7 11 (42.31%) Cisco IPT
7 11 (42.31%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (42.31%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (42.31%) JNCIA
8 9 (34.62%) CCNP
9 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
11 3 (11.54%) Wireless
11 3 (11.54%) ITIL
11 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
11 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
11 3 (11.54%) IronPort
11 3 (11.54%) F5
11 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
12 2 (7.69%) Network Management
12 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (7.69%) Mitel
12 2 (7.69%) LAN
12 2 (7.69%) WAN
13 1 (3.85%) VPN
13 1 (3.85%) VoIP

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 12 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco IPT
4 11 (42.31%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (11.54%) Wireless
7 2 (7.69%) LAN
7 2 (7.69%) WAN
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.85%) Network Security
8 1 (3.85%) NX-OS
8 1 (3.85%) VLAN
8 1 (3.85%) VoIP
8 1 (3.85%) VPN
General
1 1 (3.85%) Local Government
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Network Management
2 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.85%) Change Control
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (73.08%) CCNA
3 11 (42.31%) JNCIA
4 9 (34.62%) CCNP
5 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) Juniper
2 12 (46.15%) Meraki
3 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.54%) F5
4 3 (11.54%) IronPort
5 2 (7.69%) Mitel
6 1 (3.85%) Draytek
6 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds