Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 132 137
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 8 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.25% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Manchester median daily rate £381 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.45% +4.29% -9.85%
10th Percentile £361 £243 £273
90th Percentile £428 £451 £388
North West median daily rate £381 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +0.33% +1.33% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 3,037 2,763 3,436
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 94.79% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,901 1,679 2,088
Manchester median daily rate £400 £390 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -0.38% +4.40%
10th Percentile £235 £225 £233
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 103 84
Manchester median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.26% +5.08% -1.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £9.65
90th Percentile £38.75 £44.75 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.33 £18.84 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.57% +10.82% -9.33%

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Engineer in Manchester

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in Manchester

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Manchester region featuring Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) DMVPN
4 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (25.00%) Meraki
4 2 (25.00%) NX-OS
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) OWASP
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
4 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) BGP
2 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (25.00%) DMVPN
2 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (25.00%) OSPF
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (25.00%) OWASP
1 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCENT
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Meraki
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Moogsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Radware
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy