Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 September 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
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 94 66
Rank change year-on-year -33 -28 +35
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 81 113 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.61% 2.33% 2.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.46% 12.58% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 65 89
East of England median daily rate £415 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +20.97% -4.62%
10th Percentile £313 £200 £227
90th Percentile £510 £550 £488
England median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
East of England median hourly rate £18.76 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.29% +1.25% +50.95%
10th Percentile £9.73 £19.26 £18.25
90th Percentile £32.16 £33.75 £42.50
England median hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% +8.65% +12.43%

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 of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 957 898 932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.00% 18.55% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 454 528
East of England median daily rate £415 £386 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.44% +6.55% -3.33%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £205
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £426 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.73% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 102 75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.15% -9.40% +7.14%
10th Percentile £10.34 £11.25 £10.09
90th Percentile £44.50 £46.45 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.65 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -14.00% +5.77% +15.56%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in the East of England

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in the East of England

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in the East of England

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in the East of England

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco Certification in the East of England

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire -2 23 £395 +33.33% 7
Hertfordshire -28 21 £350 -7.28% 18
Suffolk -3 18 £425 -13.27%
Bedfordshire +4 11 £363 -11.04% 5
Norfolk +16 4 - - 1
Essex -13 4 £363 +11.54% 3
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 East of England region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 61 (75.31%) Cisco
2 39 (48.15%) Firewall
3 38 (46.91%) CCNA
3 38 (46.91%) LAN
4 37 (45.68%) CCNP
5 35 (43.21%) WAN
6 30 (37.04%) Data Centre
7 25 (30.86%) Microsoft
8 20 (24.69%) Network Security
9 19 (23.46%) CheckPoint
9 19 (23.46%) BGP
10 18 (22.22%) VMware
10 18 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (19.75%) Migration
12 16 (19.75%) OSPF
13 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
13 14 (17.28%) Citrix
13 14 (17.28%) SAN
14 13 (16.05%) CCIE
14 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
14 13 (16.05%) Load Balancing
15 12 (14.81%) SIEM
15 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (14.81%) Juniper
15 12 (14.81%) Windows
15 12 (14.81%) Windows Server
16 11 (13.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP
16 11 (13.58%) VPN

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) Confluence
3 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) Akamai
4 1 (1.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (48.15%) Firewall
2 38 (46.91%) LAN
3 35 (43.21%) WAN
4 20 (24.69%) Network Security
5 19 (23.46%) BGP
6 18 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (19.75%) OSPF
8 14 (17.28%) SAN
9 11 (13.58%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (13.58%) DNS
9 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP
9 11 (13.58%) VPN
9 11 (13.58%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
10 9 (11.11%) NAS
11 8 (9.88%) MPLS
12 6 (7.41%) Internet
12 6 (7.41%) TACACS
12 6 (7.41%) Wireless
12 6 (7.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.17%) Selenium
1 5 (6.17%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
3 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (8.64%) Legal
2 4 (4.94%) Retail
2 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Local Government
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (40.74%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.52%) Network Security Engineer
2 15 (18.52%) Security Engineer
3 13 (16.05%) Analyst
4 11 (13.58%) Architect
5 10 (12.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Network Support
7 5 (6.17%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) 802.1X
2 9 (11.11%) Middleware
3 2 (2.47%) HTML
3 2 (2.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (37.04%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.11%) Clustering
4 4 (4.94%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.70%) CMDB
5 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 3 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.70%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.47%) CESG
6 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.23%) NHS
7 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Windows
1 12 (14.81%) Windows Server
2 10 (12.35%) Linux
3 5 (6.17%) CentOS
3 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) Migration
2 13 (16.05%) Load Balancing
3 12 (14.81%) SIEM
4 11 (13.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (12.35%) Network Management
5 10 (12.35%) Network Optimisation
6 9 (11.11%) High Availability
6 9 (11.11%) Identity Management
6 9 (11.11%) ITIL
6 9 (11.11%) Secure Coding
6 9 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 8 (9.88%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (9.88%) Validation
8 7 (8.64%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
9 6 (7.41%) Mathematics
10 5 (6.17%) Change Management
10 5 (6.17%) SDLC
10 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) Python
2 7 (8.64%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.17%) C
4 4 (4.94%) SQL
5 2 (2.47%) Java
5 2 (2.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (46.91%) CCNA
2 37 (45.68%) CCNP
3 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
4 13 (16.05%) CCIE
5 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (12.35%) CCSA
7 9 (11.11%) MCSE
7 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 7 (8.64%) DV Cleared
9 6 (7.41%) Degree
10 5 (6.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (6.17%) CCDP
10 5 (6.17%) CCENT
10 5 (6.17%) CCSE
10 5 (6.17%) CISSP
10 5 (6.17%) ISSAP
11 4 (4.94%) CCSP
11 4 (4.94%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (3.70%) A+ Certification
12 3 (3.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.94%) ProxySG
4 3 (3.70%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (4.94%) Ansible
3 3 (3.70%) Stealthwatch
3 3 (3.70%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.47%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.23%) Puppet
5 1 (1.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 61 (75.31%) Cisco
2 25 (30.86%) Microsoft
3 19 (23.46%) CheckPoint
4 18 (22.22%) VMware
5 14 (17.28%) Citrix
6 12 (14.81%) Juniper
7 8 (9.88%) Red Hat
8 7 (8.64%) Arista
9 6 (7.41%) Blue Coat
9 6 (7.41%) Riverbed
10 5 (6.17%) F5
11 4 (4.94%) Palo Alto
12 3 (3.70%) Aruba
12 3 (3.70%) HP
12 3 (3.70%) NETGEAR
12 3 (3.70%) Remedy
12 3 (3.70%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.70%) Symantec
12 3 (3.70%) Virgin Media
13 2 (2.47%) Avaya