Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 105 100
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 105 80 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.37% 1.84% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.76% 9.37% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 48
East of England median daily rate £350 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +8.70% -1.43%
10th Percentile £178 £198 £191
90th Percentile £510 £550 £488
England median daily rate £400 £395 £363
% change year-on-year +1.27% +8.97% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
East of England median hourly rate £18.73 £27.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.91% -12.00% +89.39%
10th Percentile £9.73 £22.25 £22.88
90th Percentile £32.53 £32.75 £40.63
England median hourly rate £26.44 £27.07 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.33% +8.26% +13.64%

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 893 854 917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.14% 19.68% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 474 482
East of England median daily rate £400 £378 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +3.42% -4.89%
10th Percentile £188 £200 £200
90th Percentile £587 £563 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 97 96
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.43% -1.41% +57.78%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.48 £9.54
90th Percentile £42.00 £48.00 £50.68
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +25.00%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -12 32 £375 -9.09% 13
Cambridgeshire +11 22 £394 -0.94% 6
Suffolk +9 18 £475 +137.50% 4
Norfolk +6 15 £356 +25.00% 3
Bedfordshire -1 9 £268 -30.97% 3
Essex +6 7 £250 -39.39% 14
East Anglia - 1 - -
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 75 (71.43%) Cisco
2 60 (57.14%) CCNA
3 45 (42.86%) Firewall
4 44 (41.90%) CCNP
5 41 (39.05%) LAN
6 38 (36.19%) WAN
7 34 (32.38%) Data Centre
8 27 (25.71%) VMware
9 26 (24.76%) Microsoft
10 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (18.10%) Network Security
12 19 (18.10%) Juniper
13 18 (17.14%) CCIE
13 18 (17.14%) Active Directory
14 17 (16.19%) Windows
14 17 (16.19%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (16.19%) BGP
14 17 (16.19%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (16.19%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (15.24%) Degree
15 16 (15.24%) OSPF
15 16 (15.24%) Migration
15 16 (15.24%) MCSE
16 15 (14.29%) VPN
16 15 (14.29%) Telecoms
16 15 (14.29%) SIEM
16 15 (14.29%) Windows Server
17 13 (12.38%) ITIL
17 13 (12.38%) Load Balancing

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 8 (7.62%) IIS
2 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.95%) Confluence
4 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) Akamai
3 2 (1.90%) Office 365
3 2 (1.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.95%) IaaS
4 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (42.86%) Firewall
2 41 (39.05%) LAN
3 38 (36.19%) WAN
4 19 (18.10%) Network Security
5 17 (16.19%) BGP
5 17 (16.19%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (16.19%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (16.19%) Wi-Fi
6 16 (15.24%) OSPF
7 15 (14.29%) VPN
8 12 (11.43%) MPLS
8 12 (11.43%) SAN
9 10 (9.52%) DNS
9 10 (9.52%) Wireless
10 8 (7.62%) HTTP
10 8 (7.62%) NAS
10 8 (7.62%) TCP/IP
10 8 (7.62%) VLAN
11 7 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.95%) JIRA
3 1 (0.95%) Selenium
3 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.62%) Legal
3 5 (4.76%) Retail
4 3 (2.86%) Finance
4 3 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.90%) Local Government
6 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (44.76%) Network Engineer
2 14 (13.33%) Architect
3 8 (7.62%) Analyst
3 8 (7.62%) Network Architect
3 8 (7.62%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (7.62%) Network Support
3 8 (7.62%) Security Engineer
4 7 (6.67%) Consultant
4 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Core Network Architect
7 4 (3.81%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) IP Architect
7 4 (3.81%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Server Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.62%) Middleware
2 3 (2.86%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.90%) HTML
3 2 (1.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (32.38%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.62%) Clustering
4 6 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.76%) NHS
6 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.86%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 3 (2.86%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.86%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.90%) CMDB
9 1 (0.95%) PMI
9 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.19%) Windows
2 15 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.71%) Linux
4 4 (3.81%) Unix
5 3 (2.86%) CentOS
5 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.24%) Migration
2 15 (14.29%) SIEM
3 13 (12.38%) ITIL
3 13 (12.38%) Load Balancing
4 10 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (7.62%) High Availability
5 8 (7.62%) Identity Management
5 8 (7.62%) Network Design
5 8 (7.62%) Network Optimisation
5 8 (7.62%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (7.62%) Secure Coding
5 8 (7.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
6 7 (6.67%) Security Operations
6 7 (6.67%) Validation
7 6 (5.71%) Business Continuity
7 6 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (5.71%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.71%) Mathematics
7 6 (5.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.57%) SQL
2 4 (3.81%) Python
3 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.90%) Java
4 2 (1.90%) PHP
5 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (57.14%) CCNA
2 44 (41.90%) CCNP
3 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (17.14%) CCIE
5 16 (15.24%) Degree
5 16 (15.24%) MCSE
6 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
7 9 (8.57%) CISSP
7 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
8 7 (6.67%) JNCIE
9 6 (5.71%) CCDA
9 6 (5.71%) CCSA
9 6 (5.71%) MCP
10 5 (4.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (4.76%) CCDP
10 5 (4.76%) CCENT
11 4 (3.81%) A+ Certification
11 4 (3.81%) CEH
11 4 (3.81%) CISA
11 4 (3.81%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.95%) P3O
3 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 21 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (17.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.86%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.90%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (3.81%) QRadar
3 3 (2.86%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.90%) Ansible
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.95%) Puppet
5 1 (0.95%) SCCM
5 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.95%) vRealize
5 1 (0.95%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 75 (71.43%) Cisco
2 27 (25.71%) VMware
3 26 (24.76%) Microsoft
4 19 (18.10%) Juniper
5 12 (11.43%) Citrix
6 10 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.71%) HP
7 6 (5.71%) Meraki
7 6 (5.71%) Mitel
7 6 (5.71%) Palo Alto
8 5 (4.76%) Arista
8 5 (4.76%) BT
8 5 (4.76%) F5
8 5 (4.76%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.81%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.81%) Dell
9 4 (3.81%) IBM
9 4 (3.81%) NETGEAR
9 4 (3.81%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.86%) Riverbed