Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 97 45
Rank change year-on-year -38 -52 +32
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 69 105 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.40% 2.08% 3.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.98% 10.76% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 53 104
East of England median daily rate £413 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +9.38% -1.54%
10th Percentile £229 £187 £200
90th Percentile £463 £494 £475
England median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
East of England median hourly rate £66.81 £32.50 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.57% +2.36% +47.50%
England median hourly rate £29.00 £26.22 £27.13
% change year-on-year +10.61% -3.35% +13.02%

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 988 976 921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.10% 19.31% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 484 527
East of England median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £220 £192 £205
90th Percentile £575 £563 £536
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 95 92
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £30.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -40.94% +41.66%
10th Percentile £10.58 £11.25 £12.55
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.25 £46.90
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +6.00% -1.96% +9.09%

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 December 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
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 December 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 +26 29 £425 +20.23% 15
Hertfordshire -26 15 £325 -18.75% 18
Bedfordshire +6 10 £369 +37.85% 8
Essex -22 8 £408 +75.27% 7
Suffolk -4 7 £425 -13.27% 2
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 52 (75.36%) Cisco
2 41 (59.42%) CCNP
3 36 (52.17%) Firewall
4 33 (47.83%) CCNA
5 24 (34.78%) LAN
6 22 (31.88%) BGP
6 22 (31.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 21 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (30.43%) WAN
8 19 (27.54%) CheckPoint
9 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
9 18 (26.09%) Data Centre
10 17 (24.64%) OSPF
11 16 (23.19%) Juniper
12 15 (21.74%) Network Security
13 14 (20.29%) Wireless
14 13 (18.84%) VPN
14 13 (18.84%) Linux
14 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
15 11 (15.94%) CCIE
15 11 (15.94%) Cisco ISE
16 10 (14.49%) 802.1X
16 10 (14.49%) Migration
16 10 (14.49%) Cisco Firepower
17 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
17 8 (11.59%) VXLAN
18 7 (10.14%) Python
18 7 (10.14%) Windows
18 7 (10.14%) CCSA
18 7 (10.14%) Wi-Fi

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 (5.80%) IBM Domino
2 2 (2.90%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (52.17%) Firewall
2 24 (34.78%) LAN
3 22 (31.88%) BGP
3 22 (31.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (30.43%) WAN
5 17 (24.64%) OSPF
6 15 (21.74%) Network Security
7 14 (20.29%) Wireless
8 13 (18.84%) VPN
9 11 (15.94%) Cisco ISE
10 10 (14.49%) Cisco Firepower
11 8 (11.59%) VXLAN
12 7 (10.14%) FWSM
12 7 (10.14%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (8.70%) DNS
13 6 (8.70%) TACACS
13 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
13 6 (8.70%) WPA2
14 5 (7.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) Big Data
3 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (7.25%) Selenium
2 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.80%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.45%) CodeSonar
4 1 (1.45%) git-flow
4 1 (1.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.45%) Robot Framework
General
1 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (50.72%) Network Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Security Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Analyst
3 12 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Architect
7 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Administrator
9 5 (7.25%) Network Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Cisco Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Security Architect
10 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) Network Architect
12 2 (2.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.90%) Middleware
3 1 (1.45%) .NET
3 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.45%) Django
3 1 (1.45%) Java EE
3 1 (1.45%) LAMP
3 1 (1.45%) Node.js
3 1 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.45%) REST
3 1 (1.45%) SOAP
3 1 (1.45%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.90%) CESG
4 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) CMDB
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Windows
3 4 (5.80%) CentOS
3 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Unix
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) Migration
2 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.70%) Change Control
3 6 (8.70%) ITIL
3 6 (8.70%) Network Management
4 5 (7.25%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (7.25%) Network Optimisation
4 5 (7.25%) Test Automation
5 4 (5.80%) Information Security
5 4 (5.80%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.80%) SDLC
6 3 (4.35%) Change Management
6 3 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (4.35%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.90%) Network Planning
7 2 (2.90%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.90%) Security Architecture
7 2 (2.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) Bash Shell
1 7 (10.14%) Python
2 6 (8.70%) C
3 1 (1.45%) C#
3 1 (1.45%) C++
3 1 (1.45%) Java
3 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.45%) PHP
3 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.45%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (59.42%) CCNP
2 33 (47.83%) CCNA
3 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
5 11 (15.94%) CCIE
6 7 (10.14%) CCSA
7 6 (8.70%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.80%) CCSE
8 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (4.35%) CCIE Data Center
9 3 (4.35%) CISSP
10 2 (2.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
10 2 (2.90%) CCDA
10 2 (2.90%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (2.90%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (2.90%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (2.90%) Degree
10 2 (2.90%) ISSAP
10 2 (2.90%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) ProxySG
2 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.45%) Docker
4 1 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Stealthwatch
2 3 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.90%) Ansible
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.45%) Puppet
4 1 (1.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 52 (75.36%) Cisco
2 19 (27.54%) CheckPoint
3 16 (23.19%) Juniper
4 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.70%) Blue Coat
6 5 (7.25%) F5
6 5 (7.25%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.80%) Citrix
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle
7 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.80%) Riverbed
7 4 (5.80%) VMware
8 3 (4.35%) Arista
8 3 (4.35%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.90%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (2.90%) Brocade
9 2 (2.90%) Exinda
9 2 (2.90%) Mitel
9 2 (2.90%) WatchGuard