Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 January 2022 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 58 57 74
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 46 12 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.02% 1.53% 2.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.49% 6.82% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 6 29
10th Percentile £181 £253 £226
25th Percentile £297 £281 £306
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £340 £344 £350
Median % change year-on-year -1.09% -1.79% +11.11%
75th Percentile £400 £469 £450
90th Percentile £450 £494 £508
England median daily rate £450 £438 £410
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.71% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
England median hourly rate £22.79 £23.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year -0.90% -4.64% -26.35%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 236 176 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.50% 22.45% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 124 189
10th Percentile £162 £161 £178
25th Percentile £269 £313 £306
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £425 £413
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +7.14%
75th Percentile £500 £489 £488
90th Percentile £588 £534 £575
England median daily rate £520 £475 £466
% change year-on-year +9.47% +1.99% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 26
10th Percentile £10.38 £14.53 -
25th Percentile £13.58 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate £16.23 £20.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -18.88% +14.29% +12.90%
75th Percentile £46.67 £26.84 -
90th Percentile £63.00 £31.40 £34.38
England median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.75% +23.08% +23.04%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in the East Midlands

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco Certification in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in the East Midlands

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco Certification in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in the East Midlands

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco Certification in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in the East Midlands

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 January 2022. 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
Northamptonshire +9 27 £380 -5.00% 3
Derbyshire - 11 £188 -
Leicestershire -4 4 £400 -17.95% 1
Nottinghamshire -29 4 £300 +4.35% 5
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 34 (73.91%) CCNA
2 28 (60.87%) Firewall
3 22 (47.83%) ITIL
4 21 (45.65%) Windows
4 21 (45.65%) VPN
4 21 (45.65%) HP
4 21 (45.65%) Cisco
4 21 (45.65%) VMware
5 20 (43.48%) Active Directory
5 20 (43.48%) WAN
6 17 (36.96%) Aruba
6 17 (36.96%) Microsoft 365
7 15 (32.61%) MCP
7 15 (32.61%) Palo Alto
8 14 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
9 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
10 12 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (26.09%) Wireless
11 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (19.57%) Azure
12 9 (19.57%) CCNP
12 9 (19.57%) LAN
13 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
13 8 (17.39%) SD-WAN
14 7 (15.22%) IPsec
14 7 (15.22%) Migration
14 7 (15.22%) SSL
14 7 (15.22%) SSH
14 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (19.57%) Azure
3 4 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.35%) IaaS
4 2 (4.35%) Nutanix
4 2 (4.35%) PaaS
4 2 (4.35%) SaaS
4 2 (4.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (60.87%) Firewall
2 21 (45.65%) VPN
3 20 (43.48%) WAN
4 12 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (26.09%) Wireless
5 9 (19.57%) LAN
6 8 (17.39%) SD-WAN
7 7 (15.22%) IPsec
7 7 (15.22%) SSH
7 7 (15.22%) SSL
8 6 (13.04%) Internet
9 3 (6.52%) MPLS
9 3 (6.52%) Network Security
10 2 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
11 1 (2.17%) Cisco Firepower
11 1 (2.17%) DNS
11 1 (2.17%) HTTP
11 1 (2.17%) VoIP
11 1 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Social Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Automotive
4 2 (4.35%) Finance
5 1 (2.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Security Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Field Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Network Field Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) WAN Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Database Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Network Specialist
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Middleware
2 2 (4.35%) OAuth
2 2 (4.35%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (6.52%) NHS
2 2 (4.35%) Cloud Native
2 2 (4.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (4.35%) Fibre Optics
2 2 (4.35%) FMCG
2 2 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (2.17%) BYOD
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) ITIL
2 14 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (15.22%) Migration
4 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.70%) Cryptography
5 4 (8.70%) High Availability
5 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.52%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.35%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (4.35%) DevOps
7 2 (4.35%) Line Management
7 2 (4.35%) OWASP
7 2 (4.35%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (73.91%) CCNA
2 15 (32.61%) MCP
3 9 (19.57%) CCNP
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.70%) Degree
6 3 (6.52%) MCSA
6 3 (6.52%) MCSE
7 2 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (4.35%) CCIE
7 2 (4.35%) CCSP
7 2 (4.35%) CISM
7 2 (4.35%) CISSP
8 1 (2.17%) CCDP
8 1 (2.17%) CCIE Security
8 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) CASB
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Cisco
1 21 (45.65%) HP
1 21 (45.65%) VMware
2 17 (36.96%) Aruba
3 15 (32.61%) Palo Alto
4 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.70%) Meraki
6 3 (6.52%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.52%) Sophos
7 2 (4.35%) EMC
7 2 (4.35%) F5
7 2 (4.35%) Veeam
8 1 (2.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.17%) Brocade
8 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.17%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (2.17%) Facebook
8 1 (2.17%) Juniper
8 1 (2.17%) Ruckus Wireless