Period
to 21 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 81 88
Rank change year-on-year -21 +7 +43
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 96 125 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.05% 2.79% 2.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.98% 14.14% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 76 62
East of England median daily rate £300 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -12.16% +12.12%
10th Percentile £155 £195 £250
90th Percentile £475 £500 £475
England median daily rate £375 £382 £365
% change year-on-year -1.90% +4.73% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
East of England median hourly rate £18.09 £34.50 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.57% +54.19% +24.31%
10th Percentile £13.28 £34.10 £13.50
90th Percentile £34.14 £34.90 £35.00
England median hourly rate £25.35 £27.38 £37.73
% change year-on-year -7.43% -27.43% +108.11%

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 962 884 982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.49% 19.75% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 509 477
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £185 £195 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £409
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.91% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 104 141
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +47.37% +21.79%
10th Percentile £11.10 £13.23 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £47.50 £50.68
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.50% +41.21%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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
Hertfordshire -27 32 £300 -27.71% 21
Cambridgeshire -7 15 £413 +29.92% 10
Essex -8 15 £200 -27.27% 16
Norfolk +1 13 £350 +34.62% 3
Bedfordshire -11 10 £268 -28.67% 7
Suffolk -4 9 - - 4
East Anglia - 1 - -
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 67 (69.79%) Cisco
2 63 (65.63%) CCNA
3 43 (44.79%) Firewall
4 36 (37.50%) LAN
5 34 (35.42%) CCNP
6 28 (29.17%) WAN
7 23 (23.96%) Wireless
8 22 (22.92%) Juniper
8 22 (22.92%) Data Centre
9 21 (21.88%) VPN
10 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (19.79%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (18.75%) Security Cleared
12 16 (16.67%) CCIE
13 15 (15.63%) MCSE
13 15 (15.63%) VMware
13 15 (15.63%) Network Security
14 14 (14.58%) Degree
14 14 (14.58%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (14.58%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
15 13 (13.54%) CISSP
15 13 (13.54%) Windows
15 13 (13.54%) Network Design
15 13 (13.54%) SC Cleared
15 13 (13.54%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (12.50%) Migration
16 12 (12.50%) Telecoms
17 11 (11.46%) CISM
17 11 (11.46%) CheckPoint

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 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.04%) IIS
2 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) Office 365
2 2 (2.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 43 (44.79%) Firewall
2 36 (37.50%) LAN
3 28 (29.17%) WAN
4 23 (23.96%) Wireless
5 21 (21.88%) VPN
6 19 (19.79%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (15.63%) Network Security
8 14 (14.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (14.58%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (13.54%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (11.46%) OSPF
11 10 (10.42%) BGP
11 10 (10.42%) Cisco Wireless
11 10 (10.42%) DHCP
12 9 (9.38%) MPLS
13 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
14 7 (7.29%) DNS
15 6 (6.25%) Broadband
15 6 (6.25%) VLAN
16 5 (5.21%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.04%) Selenium
2 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.04%) German Language
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (48.96%) Network Engineer
2 11 (11.46%) Architect
3 10 (10.42%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Network Support
4 8 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Network Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Core Network Architect
8 4 (4.17%) IP Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Project Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) SIEM Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) Core Data
1 1 (1.04%) Middleware
1 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.25%) NHS
4 4 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.13%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.08%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.04%) Clustering
7 1 (1.04%) Handset
7 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Windows
2 6 (6.25%) Linux
2 6 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.13%) CentOS
4 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.54%) Network Design
2 12 (12.50%) Migration
3 10 (10.42%) ITIL
3 10 (10.42%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (9.38%) Change Control
5 8 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
6 7 (7.29%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (7.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (7.29%) SIEM
7 6 (6.25%) Network Management
7 6 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.21%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (5.21%) Presales
9 4 (4.17%) Content Development
9 4 (4.17%) Data Encryption
9 4 (4.17%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.17%) Privileged Access Management
9 4 (4.17%) Security Operations
9 4 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.13%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) Java
2 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.04%) C
3 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 63 (65.63%) CCNA
2 34 (35.42%) CCNP
3 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 16 (16.67%) CCIE
6 15 (15.63%) MCSE
7 14 (14.58%) Degree
8 13 (13.54%) CISSP
8 13 (13.54%) SC Cleared
9 11 (11.46%) CISM
10 10 (10.42%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (8.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 8 (8.33%) CCA
11 8 (8.33%) MCP
12 6 (6.25%) JNCIE
13 5 (5.21%) CCDA
13 5 (5.21%) DV Cleared
14 4 (4.17%) CEH
14 4 (4.17%) CISA
14 4 (4.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
2 5 (5.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.04%) P3O
3 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.21%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.08%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.04%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) QRadar
2 3 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (2.08%) Cacti
3 2 (2.08%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.08%) SmokePing
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (69.79%) Cisco
2 22 (22.92%) Juniper
3 15 (15.63%) VMware
4 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
5 11 (11.46%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.29%) Meraki
7 6 (6.25%) F5
8 5 (5.21%) Citrix
8 5 (5.21%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.17%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.17%) BT
9 4 (4.17%) Forcepoint
9 4 (4.17%) IBM
10 3 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (3.13%) HP
10 3 (3.13%) Mitel
10 3 (3.13%) ProCurve
10 3 (3.13%) Remedy
11 2 (2.08%) McAfee
11 2 (2.08%) Red Hat