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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 28 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 10 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.13% 4.26% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.64% 42.31% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £333 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £286
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.44 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.89% -5.58%
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
39 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.12% 10.08% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 3
Average daily rate £400 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £223 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £348 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £19.05 £31.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.53% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £35.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.53 £46.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Chester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) CCNA
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco
3 11 (61.11%) CCNP
4 8 (44.44%) HP NNM
4 8 (44.44%) CMDB
4 8 (44.44%) Opsware
4 8 (44.44%) Network Management
4 8 (44.44%) NetScout
4 8 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (44.44%) DHCP
4 8 (44.44%) HP
4 8 (44.44%) CCIE
5 7 (38.89%) Change Management
5 7 (38.89%) VLAN
6 6 (33.33%) Local Government
7 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (22.22%) MPLS
8 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
8 3 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (16.67%) Juniper
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (11.11%) ArcSight
9 2 (11.11%) SIEM
9 2 (11.11%) CISSP
9 2 (11.11%) Firewall
9 2 (11.11%) Information Security
10 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
10 1 (5.56%) GIS
10 1 (5.56%) CEH

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DHCP
2 7 (38.89%) VLAN
3 4 (22.22%) MPLS
4 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) SNMP
6 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Network Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Network Management
1 8 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
1 8 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (38.89%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) SIEM
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) CCNA
2 11 (61.11%) CCNP
3 8 (44.44%) CCIE
4 2 (11.11%) CISSP
5 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CEH
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) NetScout
2 8 (44.44%) Opsware
2 8 (44.44%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec