Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 26 50
Rank change year-on-year -32 +24 +17
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 46 73 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.97% 5.29% 3.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.43% 24.41% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 25
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £260 £245 £250
90th Percentile £550 £485 £488
East of England median daily rate £354 £313 £331
% change year-on-year +13.12% -5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 14
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £32.50 - £21.27
10th Percentile £31.25 - £8.50
90th Percentile £33.75 - £23.75
East of England median hourly rate £24.47 £34.35 £21.53
% change year-on-year -28.78% +59.58% -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 370 299 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.86% 21.65% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 175 149
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £228 £249
90th Percentile £575 £525 £528
East of England median daily rate £391 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.79% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 24 58
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -30.85% +29.03%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £46.36 £42.88
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £27.62 £21.50
% change year-on-year -34.83% +28.47% +7.50%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Stevenage -8 12 £338 -18.67%
Hatfield -2 11 £375 - 2
Watford -18 6 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City -4 3 £550 +25.71% 2
Hemel Hempstead +3 2 £400 +14.29%
Borehamwood - 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £300 -
Cisco Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 34 (73.91%) Cisco
2 33 (71.74%) CCNP
3 25 (54.35%) LAN
4 24 (52.17%) Juniper
4 24 (52.17%) Firewall
5 19 (41.30%) CCNA
5 19 (41.30%) Network Security
5 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
6 18 (39.13%) SC Cleared
7 15 (32.61%) WAN
8 14 (30.43%) CCIE
9 12 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (21.74%) Blue Coat
10 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
10 10 (21.74%) Wireless
11 9 (19.57%) VMware
11 9 (19.57%) CCSA
11 9 (19.57%) CISSP
11 9 (19.57%) Citrix
11 9 (19.57%) VPN
11 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
12 8 (17.39%) ITIL
12 8 (17.39%) Migration
12 8 (17.39%) CISM
12 8 (17.39%) CCSE
12 8 (17.39%) Network Design
13 7 (15.22%) Brocade
13 7 (15.22%) Network Management
13 7 (15.22%) F5
13 7 (15.22%) Change Control

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring 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 5 (10.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (54.35%) LAN
2 24 (52.17%) Firewall
3 19 (41.30%) Network Security
4 15 (32.61%) WAN
5 12 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (21.74%) Wireless
7 9 (19.57%) VPN
8 7 (15.22%) TACACS
9 5 (10.87%) BGP
9 5 (10.87%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (10.87%) DHCP
9 5 (10.87%) DNS
9 5 (10.87%) OSPF
9 5 (10.87%) VLAN
10 4 (8.70%) Broadband
10 4 (8.70%) ISDN
10 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (8.70%) WLAN
11 3 (6.52%) DWDM
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Network Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Security Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Security Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Network Security Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Leader
6 4 (8.70%) Network Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Network Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Network Support
6 4 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) ITIL
1 8 (17.39%) Migration
1 8 (17.39%) Network Design
2 7 (15.22%) Change Control
2 7 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (15.22%) Network Management
3 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.70%) Fault Management
5 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.70%) Service Design
6 3 (6.52%) Information Security
6 3 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.35%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (4.35%) Line Management
7 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.35%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (71.74%) CCNP
2 19 (41.30%) CCNA
2 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
3 18 (39.13%) SC Cleared
4 14 (30.43%) CCIE
5 9 (19.57%) CCSA
5 9 (19.57%) CISSP
6 8 (17.39%) CCSE
6 8 (17.39%) CISM
7 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
8 6 (13.04%) CCDP
9 5 (10.87%) Degree
9 5 (10.87%) JNCIP
9 5 (10.87%) JNCIS
10 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (4.35%) CCSP
11 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (4.35%) MCSE
11 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) GPG13
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.35%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Cisco
2 24 (52.17%) Juniper
3 10 (21.74%) Blue Coat
3 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 9 (19.57%) Citrix
4 9 (19.57%) VMware
5 7 (15.22%) Brocade
5 7 (15.22%) F5
5 7 (15.22%) Nokia
6 6 (13.04%) Palo Alto
7 4 (8.70%) Computacenter
7 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.52%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (6.52%) Forcepoint
8 3 (6.52%) Remedy
9 2 (4.35%) HP
9 2 (4.35%) Sourcefire
10 1 (2.17%) Fujitsu
10 1 (2.17%) Google
10 1 (2.17%) Rackspace