Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 31 45
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14 -18
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.88% 0.90% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.47% 8.33% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Chester median daily rate £425 £270 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.41% +35.00% -46.67%
10th Percentile £368 £245 £194
90th Percentile £465 £295 £250
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £325 £250
% change year-on-year +19.23% +30.00% -40.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Chester median hourly rate £33.75 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.50 £18.75 -
% change year-on-year +73.33% - -

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 34 24 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 14.66% 10.86% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 34
Chester median daily rate £375 £275 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -24.35% -9.13%
10th Percentile £215 £218 £211
90th Percentile £463 £398 £501
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £385 £425
% change year-on-year -2.60% -9.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 £25.62 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.87% +2.47% +33.33%
10th Percentile £24.05 £19.89 £15.92
90th Percentile £37.50 £32.77 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% +58.58%

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 21 May 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) CCNA
3 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 4 (44.44%) Local Government
4 4 (44.44%) OSPF
4 4 (44.44%) BGP
4 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
5 3 (33.33%) MPLS
5 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) HSRP
6 2 (22.22%) Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (22.22%) 802.1X
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Digital Signage
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Server Patching
6 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) XenApp

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 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) 802.11
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) DMZ
5 2 (22.22%) HSRP
5 2 (22.22%) IPsec
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (44.44%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Data Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Data Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Signage
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Server Patching
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
4 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 2 (22.22%) VMware