Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 89 96
Rank change year-on-year +29 +7 +47
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 23 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.32% 1.21% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.21% 4.21% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 7
North East median daily rate £300 £300 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +71.43%
10th Percentile £206 £239 £280
90th Percentile £428 £412 £750
England median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North East median hourly rate £19.72 - -
England median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £26.22
% change year-on-year +13.79% +10.61% -5.52%

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 280 380 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 28.25% 28.77% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 261 304
North East median daily rate £425 £400 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.50% +5.85%
10th Percentile £185 £285 £263
90th Percentile £520 £550 £525
England median daily rate £465 £450 £437
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.97% +2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 16
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% -64.83% +34.26%
10th Percentile £10.95 £10.49 £9.75
90th Percentile £22.73 £35.00 £50.61
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +32.08% +6.00% -1.96%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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
Durham +19 13 £270 -5.26%
Tyne and Wear +25 8 £338 -12.90% 8
Northumberland - 2 - -
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) CCNP
2 17 (73.91%) Firewall
3 15 (65.22%) CCNA
4 13 (56.52%) LAN
4 13 (56.52%) WAN
5 12 (52.17%) ITIL
5 12 (52.17%) Wireless
5 12 (52.17%) Palo Alto
6 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
7 8 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (30.43%) IP Telephony
8 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
8 7 (30.43%) NetScaler
8 7 (30.43%) Citrix
9 5 (21.74%) HP
9 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
9 5 (21.74%) Migration
9 5 (21.74%) F5
9 5 (21.74%) Data Security
10 4 (17.39%) Network Security
10 4 (17.39%) VoIP
11 3 (13.04%) CCIE
11 3 (13.04%) Juniper
11 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
11 3 (13.04%) VLAN
11 3 (13.04%) Degree
11 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
11 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (13.04%) Network Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) LAN
2 13 (56.52%) WAN
3 12 (52.17%) Wireless
4 7 (30.43%) IP Telephony
4 7 (30.43%) NetScaler
5 4 (17.39%) Network Security
5 4 (17.39%) VoIP
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (13.04%) VLAN
7 2 (8.70%) BGP
7 2 (8.70%) MPLS
7 2 (8.70%) NX-OS
7 2 (8.70%) OSPF
7 2 (8.70%) Skype
7 2 (8.70%) VPN
7 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.35%) IPsec
8 1 (4.35%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Cabling Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
4 5 (21.74%) Data Security
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Network Management
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.35%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (4.35%) Architectural Design
7 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.35%) High Availability
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.35%) Project Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) CCNP
2 15 (65.22%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) CCIE
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) Palo Alto
3 7 (30.43%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) F5
4 5 (21.74%) HP
5 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.04%) Juniper
5 3 (13.04%) Meraki
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.70%) Sonus
6 2 (8.70%) Zscaler
7 1 (4.35%) Aruba
7 1 (4.35%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (4.35%) VMware