Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 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 Network Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 196 226
Rank change year-on-year +9 +30 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 19 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.34% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 11
North West median daily rate £410 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% +7.41% +12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £246 £180
90th Percentile £475 £400 £423
England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.24 £49.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -40.33% +117.78% -2.17%

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 5422 6474 8040
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 94.39% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3422 4173 4803
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
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 259 235 401
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.02 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.00 £45.45 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the North West

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the North West

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in the North West

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in the North West

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 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 +8 8 £380 +8.57% 1
Cheshire +9 5 £350 -12.50%
Cumbria - 4 £430 -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Cisco Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 North West region featuring Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (63.16%) CCNA
4 11 (57.89%) CCNP
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) Juniper
6 7 (36.84%) LAN
6 7 (36.84%) WAN
7 5 (26.32%) VPN
7 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
7 5 (26.32%) MPLS
8 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 4 (21.05%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) ADSL
8 4 (21.05%) ISDN
8 4 (21.05%) DHCP
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (21.05%) Network Security
8 4 (21.05%) JNCIA
8 4 (21.05%) Change Management
8 4 (21.05%) Wireless
9 3 (15.79%) Replication
9 3 (15.79%) VMware
9 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
9 3 (15.79%) NAS
9 3 (15.79%) Windows

Cisco Network 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 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (36.84%) LAN
3 7 (36.84%) WAN
4 5 (26.32%) MPLS
4 5 (26.32%) VPN
5 4 (21.05%) ADSL
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (21.05%) DHCP
5 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) ISDN
5 4 (21.05%) Network Security
5 4 (21.05%) Wireless
6 3 (15.79%) Junos
6 3 (15.79%) NAS
6 3 (15.79%) SAN
7 2 (10.53%) VLAN
8 1 (5.26%) TACACS
8 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (5.26%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
2 1 (5.26%) HPUX
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Change Management
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) SIEM
3 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (63.16%) CCNA
3 11 (57.89%) CCNP
4 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) JNCIA
5 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) CCIE
7 1 (5.26%) CWNA
7 1 (5.26%) JNCIP
7 1 (5.26%) JNCIS
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Juniper
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.26%) Sonus