Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 193 210
Rank change year-on-year +10 +17 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 18 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.51% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.54% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 21
North West median daily rate £410 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +15.38% +13.04%
10th Percentile £325 £224 £180
90th Percentile £475 £450 £423
England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £25.00 -
England median hourly rate £29.24 £43.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.17% +94.44% -4.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5392 6506 8112
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.36% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3395 4186 4845
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £234
90th Percentile £588 £550 £571
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 240 403
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.11 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.41% -21.43% +28.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.04 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.91 £50.06
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in the North West

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Engineer in the North West

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Engineer in the North West

Cisco Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Manchester +7 8 £380 +4.83%
Cheshire +6 4 £388 -3.13%
Cumbria - 4 £430 -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Cisco Engineer
England

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 North West region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (61.11%) CCNA
4 10 (55.56%) CCNP
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (38.89%) Juniper
6 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) WAN
7 6 (33.33%) LAN
8 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
8 5 (27.78%) MPLS
9 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 4 (22.22%) Change Management
9 4 (22.22%) ADSL
9 4 (22.22%) ISDN
9 4 (22.22%) ITIL
9 4 (22.22%) VPN
9 4 (22.22%) DNS
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (22.22%) Network Security
9 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) JNCIA
10 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
10 3 (16.67%) NAS
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (16.67%) Junos
10 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (16.67%) Replication

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (33.33%) LAN
3 6 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (27.78%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) ADSL
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (22.22%) DNS
5 4 (22.22%) ISDN
5 4 (22.22%) Network Security
5 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 3 (16.67%) DHCP
6 3 (16.67%) Junos
6 3 (16.67%) NAS
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) Wireless
7 1 (5.56%) PSTN
7 1 (5.56%) TACACS
7 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.56%) WLAN
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) HPUX
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Change Management
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (61.11%) CCNA
3 10 (55.56%) CCNP
4 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) JNCIA
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) CCIE
7 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
7 1 (5.56%) JNCIS
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Juniper
3 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (5.56%) F5
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.56%) Sonus