The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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.

Cisco Certification
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 34 36
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.28% 3.24% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.75% 23.53% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Median daily rate - £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +44.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
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 Coventry.

Academic & Professional Certification
Coventry
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 57 51 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 16.06% 13.78% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 11
Median daily rate £445 £410 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.41% +49.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £280 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +105.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Coventry

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) OSPF
3 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (50.00%) DMZ
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) Network Architecture
4 4 (50.00%) FortiGate
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) BGP
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) CCA
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) NetApp
6 1 (12.50%) Veritas
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) CCIE
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) MCSE
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
6 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (50.00%) DMZ
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Switch Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (12.50%) CCA
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) VMware