Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 47 89
Rank change year-on-year -52 +42 +38
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 118 182 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.29% 3.73% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.75% 19.02% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 113 93
East of England median daily rate £350 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £182 £201 £208
90th Percentile £481 £459 £475
England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 14
East of England median hourly rate £24.47 £34.35 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.78% +59.58% -
10th Percentile £15.54 £22.25 £8.58
90th Percentile £38.13 £38.75 £36.88
England median hourly rate £26.48 £28.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -5.45% +17.89% +18.75%

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 1004 957 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.46% 19.63% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 555 537
East of England median daily rate £380 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £179 £205 £210
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 98 147
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £28.56 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.97% +32.84% +16.22%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.79 £11.20
90th Percentile £47.10 £47.15 £49.85
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -27 45 £375 +7.14% 8
Cambridgeshire +6 29 £300 +27.66% 3
Essex -36 17 £190 -28.30% 1
Bedfordshire -32 14 £350 -6.67% 2
Suffolk 0 7 £490 +79.82%
Norfolk 0 5 £450 - 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 81 (68.64%) Cisco
2 58 (49.15%) CCNP
3 57 (48.31%) Firewall
4 51 (43.22%) CCNA
5 49 (41.53%) LAN
6 39 (33.05%) WAN
7 29 (24.58%) Data Centre
8 27 (22.88%) Wireless
9 26 (22.03%) CCIE
9 26 (22.03%) Juniper
10 23 (19.49%) VPN
11 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
11 22 (18.64%) Network Security
11 22 (18.64%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (17.80%) Security Cleared
12 21 (17.80%) CISM
13 20 (16.95%) VMware
13 20 (16.95%) CISSP
14 19 (16.10%) SC Cleared
15 18 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (14.41%) ITIL
16 17 (14.41%) F5
17 16 (13.56%) CheckPoint
17 16 (13.56%) Migration
18 15 (12.71%) Finance
18 15 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (12.71%) Degree
18 15 (12.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
19 14 (11.86%) Network Management
19 14 (11.86%) Cybersecurity

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 5 (4.24%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.69%) IIS
2 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.54%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.85%) IaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Office 365
5 1 (0.85%) PaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Serverless
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (48.31%) Firewall
2 49 (41.53%) LAN
3 39 (33.05%) WAN
4 27 (22.88%) Wireless
5 23 (19.49%) VPN
6 22 (18.64%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (18.64%) Network Security
7 13 (11.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (10.17%) WLAN
9 11 (9.32%) BGP
9 11 (9.32%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (9.32%) DHCP
9 11 (9.32%) OSPF
10 10 (8.47%) VoIP
11 9 (7.63%) TCP/IP
11 9 (7.63%) VLAN
11 9 (7.63%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (6.78%) DNS
12 8 (6.78%) TACACS
13 7 (5.93%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (12.71%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) German Language
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (39.83%) Network Engineer
2 16 (13.56%) Analyst
3 15 (12.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (12.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (9.32%) Network Support
4 11 (9.32%) Network Support Engineer
4 11 (9.32%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.78%) Network Specialist
5 8 (6.78%) Security Analyst
5 8 (6.78%) Security Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) Architect
6 7 (5.93%) Network Security Analyst
6 7 (5.93%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Consultant
7 6 (5.08%) Voice Specialist
8 5 (4.24%) Cisco Support
8 5 (4.24%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.39%) Middleware
1 4 (3.39%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.58%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.63%) NHS
3 7 (5.93%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.93%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.54%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.69%) Clustering
6 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.69%) PDA
6 2 (1.69%) PKI
6 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Handset
7 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.17%) Windows
2 5 (4.24%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.39%) Linux
4 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.69%) Solaris
5 2 (1.69%) Unix
5 2 (1.69%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.41%) ITIL
2 16 (13.56%) Migration
3 14 (11.86%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (11.86%) Network Design
3 14 (11.86%) Network Management
4 13 (11.02%) Change Control
5 12 (10.17%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (9.32%) Information Security
7 10 (8.47%) Data Encryption
7 10 (8.47%) Data Loss Prevention
7 10 (8.47%) Privileged Access Management
8 8 (6.78%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.08%) High Availability
9 6 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (5.08%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (5.08%) SIEM
9 6 (5.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 5 (4.24%) Business Continuity
10 5 (4.24%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.24%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.54%) C
2 2 (1.69%) Java
2 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (49.15%) CCNP
2 51 (43.22%) CCNA
3 26 (22.03%) CCIE
4 21 (17.80%) CISM
4 21 (17.80%) Security Cleared
5 20 (16.95%) CISSP
6 19 (16.10%) SC Cleared
7 18 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (12.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 15 (12.71%) Degree
9 12 (10.17%) MCSE
10 11 (9.32%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (8.47%) CCSA
11 10 (8.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 9 (7.63%) CCA
12 9 (7.63%) CCSP
12 9 (7.63%) MCP
13 8 (6.78%) CCSE
14 7 (5.93%) DV Cleared
14 7 (5.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.63%) SLA
3 5 (4.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (2.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 15 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.69%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.69%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.69%) XenApp
5 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.54%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.69%) Cacti
3 2 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.69%) DameWare
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.69%) Nexpose
3 2 (1.69%) SmokePing
3 2 (1.69%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.85%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 81 (68.64%) Cisco
2 26 (22.03%) Juniper
3 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
4 20 (16.95%) VMware
5 17 (14.41%) F5
6 16 (13.56%) CheckPoint
7 14 (11.86%) Citrix
8 11 (9.32%) Blue Coat
9 8 (6.78%) HP
9 8 (6.78%) Nokia
10 7 (5.93%) Brocade
11 6 (5.08%) Fortinet
12 5 (4.24%) Palo Alto
13 4 (3.39%) Computacenter
14 3 (2.54%) Barracuda Networks
14 3 (2.54%) Forcepoint
14 3 (2.54%) Google
14 3 (2.54%) ProCurve
14 3 (2.54%) Remedy
15 2 (1.69%) McAfee