The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
England / East Midlands
Rank 73 76 72
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 27 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.81% 1.30% 1.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.75% 7.02% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 12
Median daily rate £300 £323 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% -24.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £206 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £363 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.94 £11.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.25% -51.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +36.90% -5.88%  

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 the East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 277 299 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 18.55% 18.47% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 192 154
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.87 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £20.25
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 the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in the East Midlands

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in the East Midlands

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in the East Midlands

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire +13 12 £325 -18.75% 4
Northamptonshire +7 12 £300 +31.86% 3
Leicestershire -9 2 £320 +16.36% 4
Derbyshire -16 1 £300 -7.69% 3
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 49 (74.24%) Cisco
2 45 (68.18%) CCNA
2 45 (68.18%) Firewall
3 33 (50.00%) CCNP
4 29 (43.94%) ITIL
5 23 (34.85%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (33.33%) Juniper
7 19 (28.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (24.24%) IP Telephony
10 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (21.21%) MCSE
11 13 (19.70%) LAN
11 13 (19.70%) Cisco IPT
12 12 (18.18%) VMware
12 12 (18.18%) Meraki
12 12 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (16.67%) JNCIA
13 11 (16.67%) WAN
13 11 (16.67%) CheckPoint
14 10 (15.15%) VLAN
14 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (15.15%) Data Centre
15 9 (13.64%) Windows
16 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
16 8 (12.12%) F5
17 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
17 7 (10.61%) Mentoring
17 7 (10.61%) Degree
17 7 (10.61%) Wireless

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.03%) OpenStack
1 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (68.18%) Firewall
2 23 (34.85%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (28.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (24.24%) IP Telephony
6 13 (19.70%) Cisco IPT
6 13 (19.70%) LAN
7 11 (16.67%) WAN
8 10 (15.15%) VLAN
9 7 (10.61%) Wireless
10 6 (9.09%) MPLS
11 5 (7.58%) VoIP
12 4 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (6.06%) NX-OS
12 4 (6.06%) VPN
13 3 (4.55%) EIGRP
13 3 (4.55%) SAN
13 3 (4.55%) Wireshark
14 2 (3.03%) IPsec
14 2 (3.03%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.03%) Local Government
1 2 (3.03%) Retail
1 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Network Engineer
2 22 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 22 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Voice Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Voice Network Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Network Support
5 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Database Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Telephony Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Cisco IPT Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) IP Network Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.06%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.06%) iPad
4 4 (6.06%) NHS
5 2 (3.03%) Handset
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Unix
3 4 (6.06%) Android
3 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) ITIL
2 7 (10.61%) Mentoring
2 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
3 6 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (9.09%) Fault Management
3 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 6 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 6 (9.09%) Project Management
3 6 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 6 (9.09%) Service Design
4 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.58%) CAD
4 5 (7.58%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (7.58%) ITSM
4 5 (7.58%) SDLC
4 5 (7.58%) Service Management
5 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.55%) Network Design
6 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (68.18%) CCNA
2 33 (50.00%) CCNP
3 14 (21.21%) MCSE
3 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (16.67%) JNCIA
5 7 (10.61%) Degree
5 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
6 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 5 (7.58%) DBS Check
8 4 (6.06%) CCSE
9 3 (4.55%) CCDP
9 3 (4.55%) CCIE
10 2 (3.03%) CCSA
10 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.52%) Avaya Certification
11 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.52%) CISSP
11 1 (1.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.03%) Terminal Server
3 2 (3.03%) vCloud
3 2 (3.03%) XenApp
3 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.06%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.52%) OVSD
3 1 (1.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 49 (74.24%) Cisco
2 22 (33.33%) Juniper
3 12 (18.18%) Meraki
3 12 (18.18%) VMware
4 11 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 8 (12.12%) F5
5 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.09%) Computacenter
7 5 (7.58%) Citrix
7 5 (7.58%) NetApp
7 5 (7.58%) Palo Alto
8 4 (6.06%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.55%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.03%) Aruba
10 2 (3.03%) Avaya
10 2 (3.03%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (3.03%) Mitel
10 2 (3.03%) Nokia
10 2 (3.03%) Samsung
11 1 (1.52%) Draytek