Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 82 90
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 8 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.65% 0.90% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.99% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Reading median daily rate £300 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £268 £313 £226
90th Percentile £448 £381 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% +16.67%
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 1,146 1,313 1,849
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.78% 91.18% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 673 1,071
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £257 £216 £226
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 81 122
Reading median hourly rate £14.25 £14.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.79% -47.17% +41.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £32.65 £55.00 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -3.33% -22.08% +13.24%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless Security
5 2 (25.00%) FMCG
5 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) CCIE
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) IPsec
5 2 (25.00%) Network Design
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) OSPF
6 1 (12.50%) BGP
6 1 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) Internet

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 3 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (25.00%) IPsec
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless Security
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Escalation Management
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) People Management
2 1 (12.50%) Runbook
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Arista
2 1 (12.50%) BT
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Meraki
2 1 (12.50%) VMware