Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 70 53
Rank change year-on-year -27 -17 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 9 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.90% 2.04% 3.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.13% 10.69% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 15
Essex median daily rate £413 £233 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.42% -15.45% -27.87%
10th Percentile £337 £159 £211
90th Percentile £419 £300 £345
East of England median daily rate £400 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +23.08% +1.56% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Essex median hourly rate - - £34.50
East of England median hourly rate £66.81 £15.73 £34.00
% change year-on-year +324.73% -53.74% +54.90%

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 288 131 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 28.71% 19.12% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 66 156
Essex median daily rate £475 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +16.36% -9.84%
10th Percentile £325 £189 £223
90th Percentile £613 £593 £503
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £356
% change year-on-year +13.33% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 30
Essex median hourly rate £16.00 £39.01 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.98% +13.06% -18.82%
10th Percentile £12.55 £29.99 £15.75
90th Percentile £40.00 £39.93 £43.88
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -50.00% +52.17%

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 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 17 January 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 -2 1 £403 +73.12%
Cisco Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 6 (66.67%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) OSPF
4 4 (44.44%) BGP
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) SSL
5 3 (33.33%) SNMP
5 3 (33.33%) CCNA
5 3 (33.33%) VRRP
5 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 3 (33.33%) IPsec
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) HSRP
5 3 (33.33%) NX-OS
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) 802.1X
5 3 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) CCIE
6 2 (22.22%) WatchGuard

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) BGP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) OSPF
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Firepower
3 3 (33.33%) HSRP
3 3 (33.33%) IPsec
3 3 (33.33%) NX-OS
3 3 (33.33%) SNMP
3 3 (33.33%) SSL
3 3 (33.33%) VRRP
3 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
5 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Network Operations Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Network Operations Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 3 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (22.22%) WatchGuard
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Meraki
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft