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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 70 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 70 80 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.55% 2.42% 2.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.71% 8.07% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 41 48
Median daily rate £300 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £48.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.52% +76.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £28.85 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.72% -1.12%
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
804 991 1063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.32% 29.93% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 619 696
Median daily rate £375 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 63 45
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.36 £14.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +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 1 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 October 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
Bristol +19 20 £350 +18.64% 3
Wiltshire -18 20 £325 -25.71% 5
Gloucestershire +4 12 £275 -31.25% 5
Somerset - 7 £300 - 1
Devon +2 5 £193 -35.83% 1
Dorset +1 2 £413 +50.00% 1
Cornwall +2 1 - - 1
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (81.87%) Cisco
2 108 (63.16%) CCNA
3 96 (56.14%) CCNP
3 96 (56.14%) Firewall
4 79 (46.20%) Security Cleared
5 72 (42.11%) WAN
6 71 (41.52%) LAN
7 64 (37.43%) SC Cleared
8 42 (24.56%) Juniper
9 40 (23.39%) VPN
10 39 (22.81%) ITIL
10 39 (22.81%) CheckPoint
11 31 (18.13%) Migration
12 30 (17.54%) BGP
13 29 (16.96%) Cisco ASA
14 28 (16.37%) Cisco Nexus
15 27 (15.79%) VLAN
16 26 (15.20%) VoIP
16 26 (15.20%) Data Centre
17 24 (14.04%) MPLS
18 23 (13.45%) OSPF
18 23 (13.45%) Wireless
18 23 (13.45%) F5
19 20 (11.70%) PRINCE2
20 18 (10.53%) Windows
20 18 (10.53%) DHCP
20 18 (10.53%) EIGRP
20 18 (10.53%) Project Management
21 17 (9.94%) Telecoms
21 17 (9.94%) Network Security

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 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.75%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 96 (56.14%) Firewall
2 72 (42.11%) WAN
3 71 (41.52%) LAN
4 40 (23.39%) VPN
5 30 (17.54%) BGP
6 29 (16.96%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (16.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 27 (15.79%) VLAN
9 26 (15.20%) VoIP
10 24 (14.04%) MPLS
11 23 (13.45%) OSPF
11 23 (13.45%) Wireless
12 18 (10.53%) DHCP
12 18 (10.53%) EIGRP
13 17 (9.94%) Network Security
14 16 (9.36%) IPsec
14 16 (9.36%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (8.77%) Internet
16 14 (8.19%) TCP/IP
17 11 (6.43%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 6 (3.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (9.94%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.02%) Finance
3 6 (3.51%) Military
4 3 (1.75%) Billing
5 2 (1.17%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.17%) Banking
5 2 (1.17%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 91 (53.22%) Network Engineer
2 21 (12.28%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (10.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 17 (9.94%) Analyst
5 14 (8.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (8.19%) Network Analyst
6 11 (6.43%) Network Support
7 10 (5.85%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.68%) Network Support Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Architect
9 7 (4.09%) Designer
9 7 (4.09%) Network Designer
9 7 (4.09%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Network Architect
11 5 (2.92%) Consultant
11 5 (2.92%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
11 5 (2.92%) IP Designer
11 5 (2.92%) Juniper Engineer
11 5 (2.92%) Migration Engineer
11 5 (2.92%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.92%) XMPP
2 3 (1.75%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.75%) OCX
2 3 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.20%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.34%) Blog
2 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.75%) CESG
3 3 (1.75%) Driving Licence
3 3 (1.75%) Informatics
3 3 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.75%) PKI
4 2 (1.17%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.58%) BYOD
5 1 (0.58%) IVR
5 1 (0.58%) NHS
5 1 (0.58%) Replication
5 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.58%) Social Media
5 1 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.53%) Windows
2 9 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.68%) Linux
4 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.75%) Windows 2000
5 3 (1.75%) Windows NT
5 3 (1.75%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.81%) ITIL
2 31 (18.13%) Migration
3 20 (11.70%) PRINCE2
4 18 (10.53%) Project Management
5 16 (9.36%) Network Design
6 12 (7.02%) Change Management
7 9 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.68%) Six Sigma
9 7 (4.09%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.09%) Service Management
10 6 (3.51%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.51%) Project Planning
10 6 (3.51%) Risk Management
11 5 (2.92%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (2.92%) Contact Management
11 5 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.92%) Patch Management
11 5 (2.92%) Performance Testing
12 4 (2.34%) High Availability
12 4 (2.34%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.75%) SQL
2 1 (0.58%) C
2 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 108 (63.16%) CCNA
2 96 (56.14%) CCNP
3 79 (46.20%) Security Cleared
4 64 (37.43%) SC Cleared
5 14 (8.19%) CCIE
6 13 (7.60%) DV Cleared
7 10 (5.85%) Degree
8 8 (4.68%) JNCIP
9 7 (4.09%) HNC
10 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.34%) MCSE
12 3 (1.75%) CCDA
12 3 (1.75%) CCDP
12 3 (1.75%) CISSP
12 3 (1.75%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.75%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.75%) MCP
12 3 (1.75%) MCSA
13 2 (1.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.68%) ProxySG
2 7 (4.09%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (2.92%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (2.92%) SCCM
3 4 (2.34%) TrustSec
4 2 (1.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.17%) Netcool
4 2 (1.17%) SCOM
4 2 (1.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 140 (81.87%) Cisco
2 42 (24.56%) Juniper
3 39 (22.81%) CheckPoint
4 23 (13.45%) F5
5 16 (9.36%) Microsoft
6 14 (8.19%) VMware
7 10 (5.85%) Fortinet
8 8 (4.68%) Blue Coat
8 8 (4.68%) HP
8 8 (4.68%) TippingPoint
9 7 (4.09%) Aruba
10 6 (3.51%) Citrix
11 5 (2.92%) Mitel
11 5 (2.92%) SonicWALL
11 5 (2.92%) WatchGuard
12 4 (2.34%) Nortel
13 3 (1.75%) Avaya
13 3 (1.75%) Dell
13 3 (1.75%) Forcepoint
13 3 (1.75%) Palo Alto