Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 29 32
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.58% 0.91% 2.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 8.33% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Chester median daily rate £288 £238 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -23.69% +28.35%
10th Percentile £191 £206 £155
90th Percentile £394 £269 £498
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £338 £225
% change year-on-year +11.11% +50.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 - £16.01
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.50 £21.25 £16.01
% change year-on-year +52.94% +32.73% -11.45%

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 Chester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Chester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 30 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 15.46% 10.91% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 23
Chester median daily rate £280 £243 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.35% -35.27% +7.14%
10th Percentile £209 £213 £204
90th Percentile £405 £552 £513
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 14
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 £32.56 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.17% +30.22% +23.06%
10th Percentile £19.95 £30.78 £15.92
90th Percentile £36.00 £34.33 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £17.87
% change year-on-year +41.25% +11.92% -5.95%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Chester

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Chester

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Chester over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Chester

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Chester region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) Local Government
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) 802.11
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) 802.11
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) HSRP
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) SMS
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (60.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Signage
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft