Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 35 50
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.51% 0.80% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.35% 8.33% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Chester median daily rate £425 £270 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.41% +8.00% -50.00%
10th Percentile £368 £245 £200
90th Percentile £465 £295 £400
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £393 £315
% change year-on-year +1.91% +24.60% -33.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Chester median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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 31 24 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 12.97% 9.56% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 32
Chester median daily rate £388 £295 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.36% -21.33% -10.45%
10th Percentile £158 £219 £241
90th Percentile £474 £450 £475
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £365 £425
% change year-on-year +9.59% -14.12% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Chester median hourly rate £35.00 £18.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.37% - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +52.38% +27.27%

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 16 August 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 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) GIS
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) DMZ
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 2 (33.33%) 802.11
4 2 (33.33%) IPsec
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (33.33%) HSRP
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics

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 (66.67%) BGP
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) OSPF
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) 802.11
3 2 (33.33%) DMZ
3 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) HSRP
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Data Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Data Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Network Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Signage
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Server Management
2 2 (33.33%) Server Patching
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft