Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 August 2019 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
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 98 98
Rank change year-on-year +28 0 -42
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 15 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.96% 0.40% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.25% 1.73% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
Essex median daily rate £375 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -23.08% +25.00%
10th Percentile £126 £250 £208
90th Percentile £550 £440 £430
East of England median daily rate £385 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £16.43
East of England median hourly rate - £22.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year - -19.09% -14.33%

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 Essex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Essex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 207 231 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 27.09% 23.26% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 124 92
Essex median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +33.33%
10th Percentile £293 £240 £265
90th Percentile £575 £613 £558
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £395
% change year-on-year +2.41% +5.20% +5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 13
Essex median hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +36.36% -6.65%
10th Percentile £30.00 £21.10 £17.36
90th Percentile £41.65 £58.25 £45.80
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £20.39
% change year-on-year +76.47% -16.61% -25.71%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Essex

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Certification in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Essex

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Essex over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Essex

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Essex

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. 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
Basildon -1 5 £283 -40.53% 1
Harlow - 5 £500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £400 - 2
Cisco Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) CCNA
3 8 (53.33%) Wireless
4 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) CCNP
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) VPN
6 5 (33.33%) HP
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (33.33%) Public Sector
7 3 (20.00%) NHS
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) IPsec
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) Network Design
7 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (20.00%) Meraki
7 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
8 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Wireless
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (20.00%) IPsec
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
5 2 (13.33%) NX-OS
5 2 (13.33%) OSPF
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (6.67%) Skype
6 1 (6.67%) WLAN
General
1 5 (33.33%) Public Sector
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) NHS
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) CCTV
3 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (6.67%) SCADA
3 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Commercial Awareness
4 1 (6.67%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Forensic Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (6.67%) Threat Detection
4 1 (6.67%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CCNA
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) CCNP
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) CCDP
5 2 (13.33%) CCIE
5 2 (13.33%) CEH
6 1 (6.67%) CHFI
6 1 (6.67%) CISSP
6 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) Meraki
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Forcepoint
4 2 (13.33%) Ivanti
5 1 (6.67%) Aruba
5 1 (6.67%) Brocade
5 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds