The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 52 109 120
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 107 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.62% 0.95% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.74% 3.45% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 11 18
Median daily rate £363 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £543 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +28.57%
Cisco Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
996 840 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.66% 27.57% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 491 620
Median daily rate £388 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 36 56
Median hourly rate £36.50 £38.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.88 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Certification across the South West region.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire +25 39 £363 -7.05% 2
Gloucestershire +22 28 £350 -22.22% 5
Dorset 0 15 £363 -
Devon +2 9 £375 +36.36%
Somerset +14 5 £310 - 1
Bristol -6 5 £213 -27.96% 2
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 South West region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 150 (84.27%) Cisco
2 118 (66.29%) CCNP
3 90 (50.56%) Firewall
3 90 (50.56%) Security Cleared
4 89 (50.00%) CCNA
5 88 (49.44%) WAN
6 87 (48.88%) SC Cleared
7 65 (36.52%) LAN
8 58 (32.58%) VPN
9 50 (28.09%) Cisco ASA
10 48 (26.97%) Juniper
11 46 (25.84%) CheckPoint
11 46 (25.84%) BGP
12 41 (23.03%) MPLS
13 39 (21.91%) OSPF
14 36 (20.22%) IPsec
15 32 (17.98%) Wireless
16 30 (16.85%) VoIP
16 30 (16.85%) DV Cleared
17 28 (15.73%) ITIL
18 26 (14.61%) Linux
19 25 (14.04%) Telecoms
20 24 (13.48%) EIGRP
20 24 (13.48%) Windows
21 23 (12.92%) VMware
22 21 (11.80%) Project Management
23 20 (11.24%) Finance
23 20 (11.24%) Microsoft
24 19 (10.67%) Fortinet
24 19 (10.67%) JNCIS

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (1.12%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.56%) IBM Domino
2 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.25%) MS Project
3 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.25%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) Office 365
3 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 90 (50.56%) Firewall
2 88 (49.44%) WAN
3 65 (36.52%) LAN
4 58 (32.58%) VPN
5 50 (28.09%) Cisco ASA
6 46 (25.84%) BGP
7 41 (23.03%) MPLS
8 39 (21.91%) OSPF
9 36 (20.22%) IPsec
10 32 (17.98%) Wireless
11 30 (16.85%) VoIP
12 24 (13.48%) EIGRP
13 17 (9.55%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (7.30%) VLAN
14 13 (7.30%) WLAN
15 12 (6.74%) Network Security
16 11 (6.18%) TCP/IP
17 10 (5.62%) IP Telephony
18 9 (5.06%) Internet
18 9 (5.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (2.25%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 25 (14.04%) Telecoms
2 20 (11.24%) Finance
3 5 (2.81%) Military
4 3 (1.69%) Billing
5 2 (1.12%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (41.57%) Network Engineer
2 29 (16.29%) Designer
3 28 (15.73%) Network Designer
4 25 (14.04%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 18 (10.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (8.99%) Field Engineer
6 16 (8.99%) Network Field Engineer
7 15 (8.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 14 (7.87%) Analyst
9 11 (6.18%) IP Designer
10 10 (5.62%) Architect
10 10 (5.62%) Network Support
11 9 (5.06%) Network Analyst
12 8 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (4.49%) Senior Network Engineer
12 8 (4.49%) Support Engineer
13 7 (3.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 7 (3.93%) Network Architect
13 7 (3.93%) Network Support Engineer
13 7 (3.93%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.25%) OCX
1 4 (2.25%) Web Services
2 3 (1.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.37%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.81%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.25%) Blog
5 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.25%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.25%) PKI
6 1 (0.56%) BYOD
6 1 (0.56%) CESG
6 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.56%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.56%) Handset
6 1 (0.56%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.56%) Informatics
6 1 (0.56%) iPhone
6 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.56%) Social Media
6 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.61%) Linux
2 24 (13.48%) Windows
3 7 (3.93%) Windows 7
3 7 (3.93%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.25%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) CatOS
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.73%) ITIL
2 21 (11.80%) Project Management
3 16 (8.99%) PRINCE2
4 14 (7.87%) Network Design
5 13 (7.30%) Migration
6 12 (6.74%) SIEM
7 10 (5.62%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.49%) Project Planning
9 7 (3.93%) ITIL V3
9 7 (3.93%) Load Balancing
9 7 (3.93%) MODAF
9 7 (3.93%) Performance Testing
9 7 (3.93%) TOGAF
10 6 (3.37%) Change Management
10 6 (3.37%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (2.81%) Configuration Management
11 5 (2.81%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (2.81%) Risk Management
11 5 (2.81%) Translating Business Requirements
12 4 (2.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.37%) SQL
2 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 118 (66.29%) CCNP
2 90 (50.56%) Security Cleared
3 89 (50.00%) CCNA
4 87 (48.88%) SC Cleared
5 30 (16.85%) DV Cleared
6 19 (10.67%) JNCIS
7 13 (7.30%) Degree
8 11 (6.18%) CCIE
8 11 (6.18%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (6.18%) JNCIP
9 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.81%) CISSP
11 4 (2.25%) HND
11 4 (2.25%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.69%) CCSA
12 3 (1.69%) CCSE
12 3 (1.69%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (1.69%) MCSE
13 2 (1.12%) CWNE
13 2 (1.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 6 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.62%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.37%) XenServer
4 4 (2.25%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) vCloud
6 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) TrustSec
2 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 150 (84.27%) Cisco
2 48 (26.97%) Juniper
3 46 (25.84%) CheckPoint
4 23 (12.92%) VMware
5 20 (11.24%) Microsoft
6 19 (10.67%) Fortinet
7 17 (9.55%) BT
8 16 (8.99%) F5
9 13 (7.30%) Nortel
10 10 (5.62%) Citrix
11 8 (4.49%) Palo Alto
12 7 (3.93%) Intel Security
13 6 (3.37%) HP
13 6 (3.37%) Sourcefire
14 5 (2.81%) Meraki
14 5 (2.81%) Nokia
14 5 (2.81%) Polycom
15 4 (2.25%) Genesys
15 4 (2.25%) Siemens
15 4 (2.25%) TippingPoint
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