The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
South East / Kent
Rank 42 54 31
Rank change year-on-year +12 -23  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 4 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.41% 1.35% 3.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% 6.67% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Median daily rate £145 £200 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% -55.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.38 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +36.90% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 48 90 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 16.90% 20.18% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 69 22
Median daily rate £350 £270 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.62% -36.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Median hourly rate £29.92 £170.00 £37.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.40% +351.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Kent

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Kent

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 23 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
Maidstone - 2 £145 -
Cisco Certification
South East

Cisco Certification
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kent region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WLAN
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (50.00%) High Availability
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Health Informatics
5 2 (33.33%) CCNP
5 2 (33.33%) Huawei
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Informatics
5 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
5 2 (33.33%) NHS

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) WLAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Technician
1 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Health Informatics
2 2 (33.33%) Informatics
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Huawei
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