Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 93 143
Rank change year-on-year +4 +50 -44
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 16 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.26% 0.65% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.57% 1.95% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 17
North East median daily rate £325 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.59% +46.43% +13.09%
10th Percentile £239 £331 £240
90th Percentile £479 £750 £400
England median daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
North East median hourly rate - - £28.00
England median hourly rate £33.75 £27.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year +22.73% -0.90% +16.84%

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 350 410 1,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.65% 33.44% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 317 886
North East median daily rate £400 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £218
90th Percentile £566 £519 £496
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 85
North East median hourly rate £13.61 £36.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.19% +28.57% +41.77%
10th Percentile £10.71 £10.30 £14.48
90th Percentile £23.53 £50.00 £36.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £25.50
% change year-on-year -0.48% -1.49% +10.87%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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
Durham - 10 £285 - 1
Tyne and Wear +7 6 £463 -9.76% 10
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) Firewall
3 14 (87.50%) CCNP
3 14 (87.50%) WAN
4 12 (75.00%) OSPF
4 12 (75.00%) F5
5 11 (68.75%) Palo Alto
6 10 (62.50%) BGP
6 10 (62.50%) LAN
6 10 (62.50%) HP
6 10 (62.50%) CCNA
6 10 (62.50%) Wireless
6 10 (62.50%) Network Security
7 9 (56.25%) VLAN
7 9 (56.25%) Juniper
7 9 (56.25%) MPLS
8 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
8 8 (50.00%) Network Management
9 7 (43.75%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (31.25%) Aruba
11 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
11 5 (31.25%) ITIL
12 4 (25.00%) VPN
12 4 (25.00%) Degree
12 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
13 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
13 3 (18.75%) Office 365

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 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) PaaS
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 14 (87.50%) WAN
3 12 (75.00%) OSPF
4 10 (62.50%) BGP
4 10 (62.50%) LAN
4 10 (62.50%) Network Security
4 10 (62.50%) Wireless
5 9 (56.25%) MPLS
5 9 (56.25%) VLAN
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (18.75%) BIG-IP
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
7 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
9 1 (6.25%) DNS
9 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Network Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) AIX
1 1 (6.25%) HPUX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) MVS
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) VME
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Network Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Availability Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) CCNP
2 10 (62.50%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CCDP
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) CISM
4 1 (6.25%) CISSP
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (18.75%) FortiGate
1 3 (18.75%) TrustSec
2 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) F5
3 11 (68.75%) Palo Alto
4 10 (62.50%) HP
5 9 (56.25%) Juniper
6 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 7 (43.75%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (31.25%) Aruba
9 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
9 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
10 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
10 1 (6.25%) BMC
10 1 (6.25%) EMC
10 1 (6.25%) Meraki
10 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.25%) Oracle
10 1 (6.25%) ProCurve