Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 81 90
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.21% 0.32% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.34% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Reading median daily rate £375 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% +91.18%
10th Percentile £323 £267 £300
90th Percentile £458 £313 £375
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +50.00% -7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,306 1,161 1,390
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.46% 93.03% 91.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 660 783
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £190 £255 £228
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 65 76
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.71% +1.64% -29.23%
10th Percentile £10.78 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.78 £45.40 £35.13
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +29.03% +6.90% -32.71%

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Engineer in Reading

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in Reading

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer in Reading over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in Reading

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in Reading

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 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 Reading region featuring Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Tufin
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Firepower
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Tufin