The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 40 41 43
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 16 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.59% 2.53% 3.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.46% 11.04% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 12
Median daily rate £450 £425 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £405 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £465 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £14.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +36.90% -5.88%  

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 Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 153 154 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 24.76% 22.88% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 64 54
Median daily rate £330 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -10.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.41% +30.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.63 £40.00 £36.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Hertfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Hertfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Hertfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Stevenage -2 5 £195 -
Welwyn Garden City -3 2 £500 - 1
Watford - 2 £320 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +6 1 - - 1
Cisco Certification
East of England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 35 (74.47%) Cisco
2 24 (51.06%) Firewall
3 22 (46.81%) LAN
3 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
4 21 (44.68%) SC Cleared
4 21 (44.68%) Juniper
5 20 (42.55%) CCNP
5 20 (42.55%) CCNA
6 18 (38.30%) WAN
7 17 (36.17%) Wireless
8 14 (29.79%) ITIL
8 14 (29.79%) Network Design
9 12 (25.53%) Network Security
9 12 (25.53%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (25.53%) VPN
10 11 (23.40%) CCIE
11 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
12 9 (19.15%) F5
12 9 (19.15%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (19.15%) Broadband
12 9 (19.15%) ISDN
13 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
13 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
14 7 (14.89%) Network Management
15 6 (12.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 6 (12.77%) MPLS
15 6 (12.77%) DNS
16 5 (10.64%) SLA
16 5 (10.64%) Computacenter
16 5 (10.64%) Incident Management

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (51.06%) Firewall
2 22 (46.81%) LAN
3 18 (38.30%) WAN
4 17 (36.17%) Wireless
5 12 (25.53%) Network Security
5 12 (25.53%) VPN
6 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
7 9 (19.15%) Broadband
7 9 (19.15%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (19.15%) ISDN
8 6 (12.77%) DNS
8 6 (12.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (12.77%) MPLS
9 5 (10.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (8.51%) BGP
10 4 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (8.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (8.51%) OSPF
11 3 (6.38%) ATM
11 3 (6.38%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Network Support
3 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Network Specialist
7 4 (8.51%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (6.38%) Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco Specialist
8 3 (6.38%) Design Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.26%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) ITIL
1 14 (29.79%) Network Design
2 12 (25.53%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (14.89%) Network Management
4 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.51%) Fault Management
5 4 (8.51%) Service Design
5 4 (8.51%) Service Management
6 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security
6 3 (6.38%) OWASP
6 3 (6.38%) Process Management
6 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.38%) SABSA
6 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.38%) SIEM
6 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
2 21 (44.68%) SC Cleared
3 20 (42.55%) CCNA
3 20 (42.55%) CCNP
4 11 (23.40%) CCIE
5 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.38%) CISA
6 3 (6.38%) CISM
6 3 (6.38%) CISSP
6 3 (6.38%) GIAC
6 3 (6.38%) GISP
6 3 (6.38%) IISP
7 2 (4.26%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
2 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) Cisco
2 21 (44.68%) Juniper
3 9 (19.15%) F5
4 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
5 5 (10.64%) Computacenter
6 4 (8.51%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.38%) Aruba
7 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.26%) Crossbeam
8 2 (4.26%) Meraki
8 2 (4.26%) Nokia
8 2 (4.26%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.13%) Huawei
9 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.13%) Remedy
9 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.13%) Sourcefire
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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