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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 53 113 128
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +15
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 93 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.22% 0.88% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.13% 3.11% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 12 11
Median daily rate £363 £363 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £295 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £473 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +7.59%
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
918 868 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.82% 28.17% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 499 605
Median daily rate £381 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 35 54
Median hourly rate £42.00 £38.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £18.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
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 3 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 3 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 +29 33 £363 -23.68% 8
Gloucestershire +27 27 £357 -18.40% 4
Dorset +8 15 £305 +35.55% 3
Bristol +5 8 £488 +30.87% 2
Devon -4 4 £400 +33.33% 1
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 140 (85.89%) Cisco
2 104 (63.80%) CCNP
3 96 (58.90%) CCNA
4 81 (49.69%) Security Cleared
5 76 (46.63%) SC Cleared
6 73 (44.79%) WAN
7 70 (42.94%) Firewall
8 54 (33.13%) LAN
9 49 (30.06%) Cisco ASA
10 47 (28.83%) VPN
11 43 (26.38%) Juniper
12 39 (23.93%) CheckPoint
13 35 (21.47%) BGP
14 33 (20.25%) MPLS
14 33 (20.25%) Wireless
15 31 (19.02%) IPsec
16 30 (18.40%) DV Cleared
17 29 (17.79%) OSPF
17 29 (17.79%) Windows
18 28 (17.18%) ITIL
19 27 (16.56%) Linux
20 23 (14.11%) VoIP
21 22 (13.50%) Telecoms
21 22 (13.50%) VMware
22 18 (11.04%) Fortinet
22 18 (11.04%) Project Management
23 17 (10.43%) EIGRP
23 17 (10.43%) Finance
23 17 (10.43%) PRINCE2
23 17 (10.43%) 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 (1.23%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.61%) IBM Domino
2 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.45%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.61%) IaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 73 (44.79%) WAN
2 70 (42.94%) Firewall
3 54 (33.13%) LAN
4 49 (30.06%) Cisco ASA
5 47 (28.83%) VPN
6 35 (21.47%) BGP
7 33 (20.25%) MPLS
7 33 (20.25%) Wireless
8 31 (19.02%) IPsec
9 29 (17.79%) OSPF
10 23 (14.11%) VoIP
11 17 (10.43%) EIGRP
12 13 (7.98%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (6.75%) WLAN
14 10 (6.13%) IP Telephony
14 10 (6.13%) Network Security
14 10 (6.13%) VLAN
15 9 (5.52%) SSL
16 7 (4.29%) SAN
16 7 (4.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.45%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
General
1 22 (13.50%) Telecoms
2 17 (10.43%) Finance
3 4 (2.45%) Military
4 2 (1.23%) Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.61%) Billing
5 1 (0.61%) Local Government
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (45.40%) Network Engineer
2 25 (15.34%) Designer
3 24 (14.72%) Network Designer
3 24 (14.72%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 19 (11.66%) Cisco Engineer
5 15 (9.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (9.20%) Field Engineer
5 15 (9.20%) Network Field Engineer
6 13 (7.98%) Network Support
6 13 (7.98%) Support Engineer
7 12 (7.36%) Network Support Engineer
8 11 (6.75%) Analyst
9 10 (6.13%) Architect
9 10 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.13%) NOC Engineer
10 8 (4.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (4.91%) IP Designer
11 7 (4.29%) Firewall Engineer
11 7 (4.29%) Network Architect
11 7 (4.29%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.45%) Web Services
2 2 (1.23%) OCX
3 1 (0.61%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.98%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.07%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.45%) Blog
5 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.84%) PKI
6 2 (1.23%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.61%) BYOD
7 1 (0.61%) CCTV
7 1 (0.61%) CESG
7 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.61%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.61%) Handset
7 1 (0.61%) iPhone
7 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.79%) Windows
2 27 (16.56%) Linux
3 7 (4.29%) Windows 2000
3 7 (4.29%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.29%) Windows NT
3 7 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (4.29%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.68%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.45%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) CatOS
8 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.18%) ITIL
2 18 (11.04%) Project Management
3 17 (10.43%) PRINCE2
4 14 (8.59%) Service Delivery
5 12 (7.36%) Network Design
6 11 (6.75%) SIEM
7 8 (4.91%) Change Management
7 8 (4.91%) Load Balancing
8 7 (4.29%) ITIL V3
8 7 (4.29%) MODAF
8 7 (4.29%) Performance Testing
8 7 (4.29%) TOGAF
9 6 (3.68%) CMMI
9 6 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (3.68%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (3.68%) Project Planning
9 6 (3.68%) Six Sigma
10 5 (3.07%) Migration
10 5 (3.07%) Translating Business Requirements
11 4 (2.45%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.68%) SQL
2 4 (2.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 104 (63.80%) CCNP
2 96 (58.90%) CCNA
3 81 (49.69%) Security Cleared
4 76 (46.63%) SC Cleared
5 30 (18.40%) DV Cleared
6 17 (10.43%) JNCIS
7 12 (7.36%) CCIE
8 9 (5.52%) Degree
8 9 (5.52%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (4.91%) JNCIP
10 5 (3.07%) HNC
10 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.45%) CCSA
11 4 (2.45%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (2.45%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.84%) CCSE
12 3 (1.84%) MCSE
13 2 (1.23%) CISSP
13 2 (1.23%) CWNE
13 2 (1.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.29%) SLA
2 6 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 6 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.61%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.68%) XenServer
4 3 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.23%) Firmware
5 2 (1.23%) vCloud
5 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.23%) vSphere
6 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.23%) TrustSec
2 2 (1.23%) vMotion
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.61%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.61%) Netcool
Vendors
1 140 (85.89%) Cisco
2 43 (26.38%) Juniper
3 39 (23.93%) CheckPoint
4 22 (13.50%) VMware
5 18 (11.04%) Fortinet
6 16 (9.82%) BT
7 15 (9.20%) Microsoft
8 13 (7.98%) Nortel
9 11 (6.75%) HP
10 9 (5.52%) Citrix
10 9 (5.52%) Palo Alto
11 8 (4.91%) F5
12 6 (3.68%) Intel Security
12 6 (3.68%) SonicWALL
13 5 (3.07%) Nokia
13 5 (3.07%) Polycom
13 5 (3.07%) Sourcefire
14 4 (2.45%) Genesys
14 4 (2.45%) Meraki
14 4 (2.45%) Siemens
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