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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 82 66
Rank change year-on-year -5 -16  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 39 42 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.83% 1.69% 2.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.59% 8.50% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 37
Median daily rate £375 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £352 £320
% change year-on-year -0.56% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +33.56% -8.88%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 454 494 478
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 21.35% 19.92% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 263 229
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 43 57
Median hourly rate £31.50 £46.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.52% +104.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.20 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -5 15 £475 +11.76% 4
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £398 +156.45% 4
Norfolk +3 6 £285 -14.92% 1
Bedfordshire -1 5 £375 +25.00% 1
Essex -7 5 £425 +70.00% 1
Suffolk -6 2 - -
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 79 (79.80%) Cisco
2 53 (53.54%) CCNA
3 49 (49.49%) CCNP
3 49 (49.49%) Firewall
4 40 (40.40%) LAN
5 38 (38.38%) WAN
6 34 (34.34%) Wireless
7 26 (26.26%) Juniper
8 25 (25.25%) Security Cleared
9 21 (21.21%) SC Cleared
10 19 (19.19%) CCIE
11 18 (18.18%) CheckPoint
12 17 (17.17%) VPN
12 17 (17.17%) ITIL
12 17 (17.17%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (17.17%) Network Design
13 16 (16.16%) Network Security
14 15 (15.15%) DNS
15 14 (14.14%) TCP/IP
15 14 (14.14%) Network Monitoring
16 13 (13.13%) VoIP
16 13 (13.13%) F5
17 12 (12.12%) WLAN
17 12 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
18 11 (11.11%) Data Centre
18 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
18 11 (11.11%) Telecoms
18 11 (11.11%) MPLS
19 10 (10.10%) VMware
19 10 (10.10%) ISDN

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 4 (4.04%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.01%) CloudStack
2 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.01%) IIS
2 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MS Office
2 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) PaaS
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (49.49%) Firewall
2 40 (40.40%) LAN
3 38 (38.38%) WAN
4 34 (34.34%) Wireless
5 17 (17.17%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (17.17%) VPN
6 16 (16.16%) Network Security
7 15 (15.15%) DNS
8 14 (14.14%) TCP/IP
9 13 (13.13%) VoIP
10 12 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (12.12%) WLAN
11 11 (11.11%) MPLS
12 10 (10.10%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (10.10%) DHCP
12 10 (10.10%) ISDN
13 9 (9.09%) BGP
13 9 (9.09%) Broadband
13 9 (9.09%) OSPF
14 7 (7.07%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.01%) JMeter
2 1 (1.01%) JUnit
General
1 11 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.09%) Finance
3 4 (4.04%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) German Language
4 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Front Office
5 1 (1.01%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (47.47%) Network Engineer
2 17 (17.17%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (12.12%) Network Support
4 9 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 9 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Architect
5 8 (8.08%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) Designer
7 6 (6.06%) Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) Network Architect
8 5 (5.05%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Network Specialist
8 5 (5.05%) Voice Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Check Point Specialist
9 4 (4.04%) Cisco Network Specialist
9 4 (4.04%) Cisco Specialist
9 4 (4.04%) Cisco Support
9 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Designer
9 4 (4.04%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.04%) NHS
4 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.02%) e-Health
5 2 (2.02%) PMI
5 2 (2.02%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.02%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.01%) Handset
6 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.08%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Linux
2 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.02%) Unix
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.17%) ITIL
1 17 (17.17%) Network Design
2 14 (14.14%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (8.08%) Network Management
4 8 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.06%) Service Design
7 5 (5.05%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.05%) Project Management
7 5 (5.05%) Service Management
8 4 (4.04%) Fault Management
8 4 (4.04%) Information Security
8 4 (4.04%) Migration
8 4 (4.04%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.04%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.04%) SIEM
8 4 (4.04%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (3.03%) Business Transformation
9 3 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.01%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (53.54%) CCNA
2 49 (49.49%) CCNP
3 25 (25.25%) Security Cleared
4 21 (21.21%) SC Cleared
5 19 (19.19%) CCIE
6 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (7.07%) MCSE
8 4 (4.04%) CISM
8 4 (4.04%) CISSP
8 4 (4.04%) Degree
8 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.04%) MCP
8 4 (4.04%) MCSA
9 3 (3.03%) CCA
9 3 (3.03%) CCSA
9 3 (3.03%) CISA
9 3 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (3.03%) GIAC
9 3 (3.03%) GISP
9 3 (3.03%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.05%) SLA
3 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.03%) Firmware
4 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.02%) XenApp
5 1 (1.01%) KVM
5 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (10.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (5.05%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.03%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.01%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco CME
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (79.80%) Cisco
2 26 (26.26%) Juniper
3 18 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 13 (13.13%) F5
5 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 10 (10.10%) VMware
7 9 (9.09%) Citrix
8 5 (5.05%) Computacenter
8 5 (5.05%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.04%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.03%) Aruba
10 3 (3.03%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.03%) HP
10 3 (3.03%) Meraki
10 3 (3.03%) Remedy
10 3 (3.03%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.02%) BT
11 2 (2.02%) NetApp
11 2 (2.02%) Nokia
11 2 (2.02%) Peregrine
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