Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 July 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 Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 183 207
Rank change year-on-year -20 +24 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 14 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.34% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.36% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 21
North West median daily rate £368 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £250 £161 £275
90th Percentile £438 £458 £438
England median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.75 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +48.75% -27.27% -5.17%

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 5,854 5,343 7,289
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 94.32% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,635 3,239 4,448
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £225 £247
90th Percentile £575 £546 £544
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 289 304
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £21.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.45% +6.00% +8.34%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £11.30
90th Percentile £51.25 £51.50 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 July 2018. 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 -22 6 £368 +63.33% 4
Merseyside +20 4 £425 -
Cheshire -11 2 £290 -17.44% 5
Cisco Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Cisco 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 North West region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (42.86%) CCNA
5 5 (35.71%) VPN
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (28.57%) VoIP
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) CCNP
6 4 (28.57%) Change Management
7 3 (21.43%) MPLS
7 3 (21.43%) Security Management
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (21.43%) Network Management
7 3 (21.43%) High Availability
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (21.43%) VLAN
7 3 (21.43%) Patch Management
7 3 (21.43%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (21.43%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) Task Automation
8 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
8 2 (14.29%) Web Filtering
8 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (14.29%) 802.1X
8 2 (14.29%) Splunk
8 2 (14.29%) Network Security

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) VoIP
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (21.43%) MPLS
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) 802.11
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless Security
5 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
6 1 (7.14%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) CCTV
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) High Availability
2 3 (21.43%) Network Management
2 3 (21.43%) Patch Management
2 3 (21.43%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Security Management
2 3 (21.43%) Task Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (14.29%) Web Filtering
4 1 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
3 4 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (14.29%) CWNA
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) JNCIP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Juniper
2 2 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) BT
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Draytek
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) Meraki
3 1 (7.14%) Radware
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Wyse