Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 15 October 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
England > North West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 187 218
Rank change year-on-year -21 +31 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 11 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 9
North West median daily rate £388 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +9.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £341 £335 £323
90th Percentile £461 £475 £408
England median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.83 £32.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +49.47% -24.71% +88.89%

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 5,628 5,292 6,775
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.05% 94.72% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,483 3,270 4,290
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £240 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £553
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 245 257
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +13.24% -9.96%
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.06 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.44% +1.08% +2.89%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 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 -20 7 £388 +1.97% 5
Cheshire -17 4 £400 +5.96% 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 15 October 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 North West region featuring Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) CCNA
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) CCNP
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) F5
6 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (18.18%) DMVPN
6 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (18.18%) Meraki
6 2 (18.18%) NX-OS
6 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (18.18%) OWASP
6 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
6 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) BGP
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 3 (27.27%) OSPF
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (18.18%) DMVPN
3 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (18.18%) NX-OS
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
1 2 (18.18%) OWASP
1 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CCNA
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCENT
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 5 (45.45%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 2 (18.18%) Meraki
4 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Moogsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy