Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 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
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 96 115
Rank change year-on-year +8 +19 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 20 7 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.50% 0.58% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.42% 2.04% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 27
North East median daily rate £300 £600 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +71.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £251 £280 £263
90th Percentile £537 £750 £420
England median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North East median hourly rate - - £22.38
England median hourly rate £33.20 £25.69 £25.50
% change year-on-year +29.23% +0.75% -30.10%

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 the North East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 369 343 894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.70% 28.65% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 261 630
North East median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £225
90th Percentile £540 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 54
North East median hourly rate £12.00 £36.25 £26.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.90% +35.96% +11.09%
10th Percentile £10.47 £9.88 £12.21
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.61 £40.00
England median hourly rate £27.53 £23.88 £26.25
% change year-on-year +15.31% -9.05% -2.47%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in the North East

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in the North East

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in the North East over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in the North East

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in the North East

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Tyne and Wear +5 10 £388 -41.51% 8
Durham -4 10 £285 -2.15% 3
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North East region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 18 (90.00%) CCNA
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco
3 16 (80.00%) CCNP
4 15 (75.00%) F5
5 14 (70.00%) WAN
5 14 (70.00%) Firewall
6 13 (65.00%) Juniper
6 13 (65.00%) CheckPoint
7 12 (60.00%) Network Security
8 10 (50.00%) LAN
9 9 (45.00%) OSPF
9 9 (45.00%) HP
9 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (45.00%) Wireless
9 9 (45.00%) Palo Alto
10 8 (40.00%) Network Management
10 8 (40.00%) VLAN
10 8 (40.00%) BGP
10 8 (40.00%) MPLS
11 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
11 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
11 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
12 6 (30.00%) Extreme Networks
12 6 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
12 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (30.00%) Migration
12 6 (30.00%) VPN
13 5 (25.00%) ATM

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) iPaaS
3 4 (20.00%) Office 365
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (5.00%) IaaS
5 1 (5.00%) PaaS
5 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
1 14 (70.00%) WAN
2 12 (60.00%) Network Security
3 10 (50.00%) LAN
4 9 (45.00%) OSPF
4 9 (45.00%) Wireless
5 8 (40.00%) BGP
5 8 (40.00%) MPLS
5 8 (40.00%) VLAN
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (30.00%) VPN
7 5 (25.00%) ATM
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower
7 5 (25.00%) VSAT
8 3 (15.00%) DHCP
8 3 (15.00%) DNS
9 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
9 1 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) HPUX
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) MVS
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) VME
3 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Network Management
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Network Design
3 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (5.00%) ITSM
7 1 (5.00%) Open Source
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) CCNA
2 16 (80.00%) CCNP
3 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) MCSA
5 3 (15.00%) MCSE
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) TrustSec
1 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) F5
3 13 (65.00%) CheckPoint
3 13 (65.00%) Juniper
4 9 (45.00%) HP
4 9 (45.00%) Palo Alto
5 6 (30.00%) Extreme Networks
6 5 (25.00%) Gemalto
7 4 (20.00%) Aruba
8 3 (15.00%) Google
9 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
9 1 (5.00%) BMC
9 1 (5.00%) EMC
9 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle
9 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds