The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 19 22 32
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 3.77% 2.03% 3.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 15.79% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £550 £338 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.96% +33.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +33.56% -8.88%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bradford
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16 19 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 15.09% 12.84% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 18
Median daily rate £450 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £596 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £34.24 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +169.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Bradford

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Certification in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Bradford

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Bradford

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Brocade
2 3 (60.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Vagrant

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Implementation Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk