Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 34 45
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.95% 0.43% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 5.56% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Chester median daily rate £425 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.41% -32.50% -17.95%
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 28 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 13.27% 7.73% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 19
Chester median daily rate £368 £280 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -30.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £141 £216 £228
90th Percentile £481 £424 £530
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £365 £425
% change year-on-year +9.59% -14.12% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.13 £32.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -24.61% +52.38% +21.18%

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 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 October 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) DMZ
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS

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 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DMZ
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Data Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Data Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper