Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Certification
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 67 69
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 16 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.28% 2.02% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.90% 13.57% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 13
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £438 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +29.63% +3.85%
10th Percentile £287 £316 £157
90th Percentile £473 £675 £640
North West median daily rate £388 £405 £350
% change year-on-year -4.32% +15.71% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £92.50
North West median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.50% +77.78% -

Cisco Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 232 199 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.62% 14.90% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 139 143
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% -
10th Percentile £195 £213 £155
90th Percentile £594 £550 £675
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £423
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 5 11
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.25 £21.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +1.82% +16.07%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.24 £14.43
90th Percentile £47.50 £30.20 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -21.25% +45.45% -7.47%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Cheshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Cheshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Cheshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Cheshire

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
Warrington -9 6 £300 -29.41% 2
Macclesfield -6 5 £431 -13.75% 1
Knutsford - 2 - - 1
Cisco Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) CCNP
3 11 (68.75%) WAN
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
4 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (56.25%) LAN
5 9 (56.25%) CCIE
5 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
6 8 (50.00%) Network Security
6 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
7 7 (43.75%) F5
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (43.75%) OSPF
7 7 (43.75%) BGP
7 7 (43.75%) CCNA
8 6 (37.50%) WLAN
8 6 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (37.50%) NetScaler
8 6 (37.50%) NX-OS
8 6 (37.50%) CCIE Security
8 6 (37.50%) Cisco Firepower
8 6 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (31.25%) Tufin
9 5 (31.25%) Stealthwatch
9 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
9 5 (31.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (31.25%) Wireless
10 4 (25.00%) Finance
11 3 (18.75%) Meraki

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 11 (68.75%) Firewall
1 11 (68.75%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) Network Security
4 7 (43.75%) BGP
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (43.75%) OSPF
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco Firepower
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
5 6 (37.50%) NetScaler
5 6 (37.50%) NX-OS
5 6 (37.50%) WLAN
6 5 (31.25%) Wireless
7 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 2 (12.50%) Extranet
7 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 1 (6.25%) MPLS
8 1 (6.25%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (6.25%) Hudson
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Network Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Security Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Check Point Support
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 2 (12.50%) Wealth Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Runbook
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) CCNP
2 9 (56.25%) CCIE
3 7 (43.75%) CCNA
4 6 (37.50%) CCIE Security
5 2 (12.50%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 7 (43.75%) F5
4 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
4 5 (31.25%) Tufin
5 3 (18.75%) Meraki
6 2 (12.50%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) Twitter
7 1 (6.25%) Facebook