The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 23 13 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 2 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.69% 9.35% 2.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.00% 46.43% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate £155 £243 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.97% -42.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+106.83% -12.62%
Cisco Certification
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 21.19% 20.14% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 13
Average daily rate £250 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £180 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £36.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -50.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Chester region.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Chester region.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco Certification.

1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) NHS
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Local Government
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Local Government
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Technician
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Technician
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) VMware