The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Cisco Certification
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 14 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.25% 8.94% 4.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 15.94% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 6
Median daily rate £195 £330 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.90% -24.13%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -8.78% +79.48%  

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 Cheltenham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 26 69 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 32.50% 56.10% 57.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 60
Median daily rate £263 £330 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Median hourly rate £17.25 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.69% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Cheltenham

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5