The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 96 80
Rank change year-on-year +21 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 13 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.28% 0.14% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.14% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Median daily rate £400 £351 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.87% +8.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £342 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £360 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £331 £313
% change year-on-year +4.90% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 988 1398 1114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.44% 96.81% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 975 733
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 41
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in Leeds

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Engineer in Leeds

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Engineer in Leeds

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leeds region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (58.82%) F5
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (47.06%) CCNP
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (29.41%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) CCNA
7 5 (29.41%) BGP
7 5 (29.41%) Fortinet
8 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
8 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
8 4 (23.53%) OPNET
8 4 (23.53%) BMC
8 4 (23.53%) Motorola
8 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
8 4 (23.53%) WLAN
8 4 (23.53%) IBM
8 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
8 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
8 4 (23.53%) FortiGate
8 4 (23.53%) HP UCMDB
8 4 (23.53%) DMVPN

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
1 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (29.41%) BGP
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 4 (23.53%) DMVPN
5 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
5 4 (23.53%) IOS XR
5 4 (23.53%) WLAN
6 3 (17.65%) IPsec
7 2 (11.76%) Network Security
7 2 (11.76%) VLAN
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (5.88%) FCoE
8 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
8 1 (5.88%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Electronics
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Law
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) DataPower
3 3 (17.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) CatOS
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Solaris
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
1 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
1 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
1 2 (11.76%) Security Management
2 1 (5.88%) Change Control
2 1 (5.88%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (5.88%) High Availability
2 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.88%) Network Design
2 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNP
3 5 (29.41%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) CCIE
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CCDA
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (23.53%) FortiGate
2 4 (23.53%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (23.53%) OPNET
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) F5
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Fortinet
5 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
5 4 (23.53%) BMC
5 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
5 4 (23.53%) HP
5 4 (23.53%) IBM
5 4 (23.53%) Motorola
5 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
5 4 (23.53%) Splunk
5 4 (23.53%) TippingPoint
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) SAP
8 1 (5.88%) Avaya
8 1 (5.88%) Brocade
8 1 (5.88%) Nokia
8 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds