Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 102 87
Rank change year-on-year -6 -15 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 97 105 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.04% 2.23% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.26% 11.23% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 68 62
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £228 £200 £225
90th Percentile £510 £512 £488
England median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
East of England median hourly rate £20.45 £27.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.64% -14.33% +94.55%
10th Percentile £9.73 £17.76 £18.25
90th Percentile £32.80 £33.75 £42.50
England median hourly rate £31.38 £31.47 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.30% +25.88% +11.11%

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 945 935 951
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.84% 19.86% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 515 521
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 106 71
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £27.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.09% -16.67% +28.37%
10th Percentile £11.16 £10.75 £10.09
90th Percentile £43.40 £47.50 £49.90
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.50 £27.44
% change year-on-year -15.25% +7.51% +21.96%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -6 26 £415 +38.33% 9
Hertfordshire -18 25 £400 +6.67% 22
Suffolk 0 20 £425 -13.27% 2
Bedfordshire +1 10 £363 - 3
Norfolk +13 9 £350 -6.67% 2
Essex +3 6 £250 -32.20% 1
East Anglia -6 1 - -
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 73 (75.26%) Cisco
2 47 (48.45%) CCNA
3 46 (47.42%) CCNP
4 42 (43.30%) Firewall
5 40 (41.24%) LAN
5 40 (41.24%) WAN
6 38 (39.18%) Data Centre
7 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
8 28 (28.87%) VMware
9 24 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (23.71%) Network Security
11 20 (20.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (18.56%) CCIE
12 18 (18.56%) BGP
13 17 (17.53%) OSPF
13 17 (17.53%) Active Directory
13 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (16.49%) Citrix
15 15 (15.46%) SAN
15 15 (15.46%) Windows
15 15 (15.46%) CheckPoint
15 15 (15.46%) Load Balancing
15 15 (15.46%) Windows Server
16 14 (14.43%) ITIL
17 13 (13.40%) Degree
17 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (12.37%) SIEM
18 12 (12.37%) Cisco ASA
18 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
18 12 (12.37%) Migration

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 (9.28%) IIS
2 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (4.12%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.06%) Akamai
4 1 (1.03%) IaaS
4 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (43.30%) Firewall
2 40 (41.24%) LAN
2 40 (41.24%) WAN
3 23 (23.71%) Network Security
4 20 (20.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (18.56%) BGP
6 17 (17.53%) OSPF
7 15 (15.46%) SAN
8 12 (12.37%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (11.34%) DNS
9 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
10 10 (10.31%) VPN
10 10 (10.31%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (9.28%) NAS
12 8 (8.25%) DHCP
12 8 (8.25%) HTTP
12 8 (8.25%) MPLS
12 8 (8.25%) VXLAN
12 8 (8.25%) Wireshark
13 7 (7.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.12%) Selenium
1 4 (4.12%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.03%) JIRA
4 1 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.25%) Legal
3 6 (6.19%) Retail
4 3 (3.09%) Finance
4 3 (3.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.06%) Local Government
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (39.18%) Network Engineer
2 15 (15.46%) Architect
3 13 (13.40%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (13.40%) Security Engineer
4 11 (11.34%) Analyst
5 9 (9.28%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Consultant
7 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Network Architect
7 7 (7.22%) Network Support
8 6 (6.19%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Technician
9 4 (4.12%) Security Architect
9 4 (4.12%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.12%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) LAN Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.28%) Middleware
2 6 (6.19%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.06%) HTML
3 2 (2.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (39.18%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.28%) Clustering
4 6 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (5.15%) Driving Licence
6 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.09%) CMDB
7 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.09%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 3 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (3.09%) NHS
7 3 (3.09%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.03%) CESG
9 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.46%) Windows
1 15 (15.46%) Windows Server
2 11 (11.34%) Linux
3 6 (6.19%) CentOS
3 6 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.46%) Load Balancing
2 14 (14.43%) ITIL
3 12 (12.37%) Migration
3 12 (12.37%) SIEM
4 10 (10.31%) Network Optimisation
5 9 (9.28%) High Availability
5 9 (9.28%) Identity Management
5 9 (9.28%) Network Management
5 9 (9.28%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (9.28%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (9.28%) Secure Coding
5 9 (9.28%) Validation
5 9 (9.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 8 (8.25%) Change Management
7 6 (6.19%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.19%) Mathematics
8 5 (5.15%) ITIL V3
8 5 (5.15%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (5.15%) SDLC
8 5 (5.15%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.31%) SQL
2 9 (9.28%) Python
3 6 (6.19%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.09%) C
5 2 (2.06%) Java
5 2 (2.06%) PHP
6 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.03%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (48.45%) CCNA
2 46 (47.42%) CCNP
3 18 (18.56%) CCIE
4 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (13.40%) Degree
6 11 (11.34%) MCSE
7 9 (9.28%) CCSA
7 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
8 6 (6.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (6.19%) CCDP
8 6 (6.19%) CISSP
8 6 (6.19%) DV Cleared
9 5 (5.15%) CCENT
9 5 (5.15%) CCSE
9 5 (5.15%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (5.15%) MCP
10 4 (4.12%) A+ Certification
10 4 (4.12%) CCSP
10 4 (4.12%) ISSAP
10 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 24 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (17.53%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.15%) VMware NSX
4 4 (4.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.06%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.06%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (4.12%) Ansible
3 3 (3.09%) Stealthwatch
3 3 (3.09%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.03%) Puppet
5 1 (1.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 73 (75.26%) Cisco
2 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
3 28 (28.87%) VMware
4 16 (16.49%) Citrix
5 15 (15.46%) CheckPoint
6 9 (9.28%) Juniper
7 8 (8.25%) Arista
7 8 (8.25%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.22%) F5
8 7 (7.22%) HP
9 6 (6.19%) Palo Alto
9 6 (6.19%) Riverbed
10 5 (5.15%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.12%) Blue Coat
11 4 (4.12%) Dell
11 4 (4.12%) Mitel
11 4 (4.12%) NETGEAR
11 4 (4.12%) Symantec
12 3 (3.09%) BT
12 3 (3.09%) Remedy