Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 January 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 Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 172 185
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 22 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.56% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.59% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 19
South West median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £218 £214 £237
90th Percentile £455 £423 £420
England median daily rate £388 £373 £350
% change year-on-year +4.03% +6.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
South West median hourly rate - £38.50 -
England median hourly rate £26.48 £38.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -31.23% -10.47% +82.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,008 5,098 5,892
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 95.18% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,130 3,316 3,921
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £213 £210 £225
90th Percentile £550 £544 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.29% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 364 346
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -11.29% +55.00%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £46.94
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £18.25
% change year-on-year +0.68% +0.68% +10.61%

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in the South West

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Engineer in the South West

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Engineer in the South West

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Engineer in the South West

Cisco Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Dorset +9 10 £250 -41.18%
Wiltshire 0 3 £400 +14.29%
Bristol -24 3 - -
Devon +5 2 £338 +110.94% 3
Somerset 0 2 £244 -
Cornwall -6 1 £238 +48.44%
Cisco Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Cisco 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 South West region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 10 (45.45%) CCNA
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (27.27%) Fortinet
6 6 (27.27%) CCNP
7 5 (22.73%) Wireless
8 4 (18.18%) WAN
8 4 (18.18%) Juniper
9 3 (13.64%) DHCP
9 3 (13.64%) VPN
9 3 (13.64%) DNS
9 3 (13.64%) Dell
9 3 (13.64%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (9.09%) vSphere
10 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (9.09%) Telepresence
10 2 (9.09%) Network Security
10 2 (9.09%) CMS
10 2 (9.09%) VMware
10 2 (9.09%) Windows
11 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (4.55%) CWNA
11 1 (4.55%) Migration
11 1 (4.55%) CCIE
11 1 (4.55%) NFS

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 2 (9.09%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (22.73%) Wireless
6 4 (18.18%) WAN
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (13.64%) DHCP
7 3 (13.64%) DNS
7 3 (13.64%) VPN
8 2 (9.09%) Network Security
8 2 (9.09%) Telepresence
9 1 (4.55%) BGP
9 1 (4.55%) OSPF
9 1 (4.55%) VLAN
9 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.55%) FlexPod
1 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.55%) Migration
1 1 (4.55%) Network Design
1 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (45.45%) CCNA
3 6 (27.27%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) CWNA
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) NFS
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.55%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Fortinet
3 4 (18.18%) Juniper
4 3 (13.64%) Dell
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Meraki
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) NETGEAR
6 1 (4.55%) Red Box
6 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.55%) Siemens
6 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL