The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
South West / Dorset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 20 30
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 2.93% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category - 14.89% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £335 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +48.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £352 £320
% change year-on-year -0.56% +10.00%  
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 Dorset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Dorset
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 11 47 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 11.83% 19.67% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 27
Median daily rate £353 £295 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.49% -21.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 4
Median hourly rate £17.39 £42.25 £21.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.85% +100.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Dorset

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) FabricPath
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) VPLS
2 2 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Internet

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) FabricPath
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) VPLS
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (50.00%) WatchGuard