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 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 48 41
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 5 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.23% 1.12% 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.85% 6.17% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 11
Median daily rate £425 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £350 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £352 £320
% change year-on-year -0.56% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 103 81 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 25.25% 18.08% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 45 54
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £830 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.13% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £43.25 £35.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £150.00 £50.50
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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 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
Chelmsford - 2 £363 - 1
Colchester +2 1 £425 -
Basildon - 1 £135 -
Cisco Certification
East of 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 Essex region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) CCNA
3 9 (50.00%) CCNP
4 8 (44.44%) VoIP
4 8 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco IPT
5 7 (38.89%) PBX
6 6 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (27.78%) Firewall
8 4 (22.22%) Citrix
9 3 (16.67%) DNS
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) Wireless
9 3 (16.67%) MPLS
9 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
9 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) VMware
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (11.11%) WebEx
10 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
10 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
10 2 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (11.11%) Network Security
10 2 (11.11%) F5
10 2 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (11.11%) Waterfall

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) VoIP
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco IPT
2 7 (38.89%) PBX
3 5 (27.78%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) MPLS
4 3 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) DSL
5 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.11%) Frame Relay
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) OSPF
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) WebEx
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless Product Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Planner
4 1 (5.56%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Line Management
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) CCNA
2 9 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (5.56%) CCSE
4 1 (5.56%) CCVP
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco CME
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) F5
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) Imperva
5 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Meraki
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds