Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019.

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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 187 199
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 16 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.37% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 11
North West median daily rate £388 £410 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +28.13% -8.57%
10th Percentile £322 £325 £240
90th Percentile £484 £481 £388
England median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.24% +4.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £26.48 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -47.05% +122.22%

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 5,316 5,113 5,733
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.66% 95.59% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,328 3,263 3,694
North West median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.28% - -
10th Percentile £242 £238 £238
90th Percentile £588 £598 £575
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 263 215
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.74 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.74% +1.37% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.28 £11.25 £11.02
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.46 £46.40
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - -

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -12 9 £388 +1.97% 3
Cheshire -1 4 £475 +35.71%
Merseyside - 3 £340 -
Cisco Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (68.75%) CCNA
4 9 (56.25%) Juniper
5 8 (50.00%) Firewall
6 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
6 7 (43.75%) LAN
7 6 (37.50%) WAN
7 6 (37.50%) Wireless
7 6 (37.50%) Network Security
7 6 (37.50%) F5
8 4 (25.00%) NX-OS
8 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (25.00%) CCNP
9 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 3 (18.75%) VLAN
10 2 (12.50%) CCTV
10 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
10 2 (12.50%) ProxySG
10 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
10 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (12.50%) DMVPN
10 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
10 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared

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 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) Network Security
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) Wireless
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (25.00%) NX-OS
5 3 (18.75%) VLAN
6 2 (12.50%) BGP
6 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (12.50%) DMVPN
6 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (12.50%) OSPF
6 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.25%) DHCP
7 1 (6.25%) DNS
7 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) CCTV
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) OWASP
2 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) CCENT
5 1 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Juniper
3 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
4 6 (37.50%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 2 (12.50%) Meraki
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) Moogsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Remedy
6 1 (6.25%) VMware