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 26 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 80 70
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 19 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.23% 0.92% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.60% 5.45% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 15
Median daily rate £300 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £273 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £346
% change year-on-year +10.71% +1.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.78% +75.00%  

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 288 257 242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 18.71% 16.94% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 172 129
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -41.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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
Northamptonshire +7 9 £413 +3.12% 6
Leicestershire -8 5 £165 -40.54%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £325 -
Derbyshire -17 1 £300 -40.00%
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 40 (88.89%) Cisco
2 28 (62.22%) Firewall
3 27 (60.00%) CCNA
4 22 (48.89%) ITIL
5 20 (44.44%) CCNP
6 14 (31.11%) Windows
6 14 (31.11%) Juniper
7 13 (28.89%) VMware
7 13 (28.89%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (24.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (22.22%) MCSE
10 10 (22.22%) IP Telephony
11 9 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
11 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (20.00%) ITIL V3
12 8 (17.78%) Meraki
12 8 (17.78%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (17.78%) JNCIA
12 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (15.56%) Degree
13 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
13 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
13 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
14 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
14 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (13.33%) Palo Alto
14 6 (13.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 6 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring 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 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (62.22%) Firewall
2 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (24.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (22.22%) IP Telephony
5 9 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
6 8 (17.78%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (13.33%) LAN
7 6 (13.33%) SAN
8 5 (11.11%) Wireless
9 4 (8.89%) BGP
9 4 (8.89%) ICMP
9 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
9 4 (8.89%) Unified Communications
10 3 (6.67%) WAN
11 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (4.44%) NX-OS
11 2 (4.44%) TACACS
11 2 (4.44%) Wireshark
12 1 (2.22%) Cisco ISE
12 1 (2.22%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (8.89%) Automotive
2 1 (2.22%) Local Government
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Network Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Voice Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Voice Network Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Database Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) IT Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco Network Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) WAP
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Unix
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
4 6 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
4 6 (13.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.33%) ITSM
4 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 6 (13.33%) Service Management
5 5 (11.11%) Fault Management
5 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 5 (11.11%) Service Design
6 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.89%) Network Design
6 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (8.89%) Project Management
6 4 (8.89%) SDLC
6 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.89%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (60.00%) CCNA
2 20 (44.44%) CCNP
3 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (22.22%) MCSE
5 8 (17.78%) JNCIA
6 7 (15.56%) Degree
7 6 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (11.11%) DBS Check
8 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 3 (6.67%) CCIE
10 2 (4.44%) CCDP
10 2 (4.44%) CISSP
10 2 (4.44%) MCP
10 2 (4.44%) VCAP
11 1 (2.22%) CCSA
11 1 (2.22%) CCSE
11 1 (2.22%) HND
11 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) Terminal Server
3 2 (4.44%) XenApp
3 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.22%) vCloud
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (8.89%) OVSD
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 40 (88.89%) Cisco
2 14 (31.11%) Juniper
3 13 (28.89%) VMware
4 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.78%) Meraki
6 6 (13.33%) Palo Alto
7 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 5 (11.11%) Computacenter
7 5 (11.11%) NetApp
8 4 (8.89%) HP
9 3 (6.67%) Blue Coat
9 3 (6.67%) Citrix
10 2 (4.44%) F5
10 2 (4.44%) Mitel
10 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.22%) Dell
11 1 (2.22%) Draytek
11 1 (2.22%) EMC
11 1 (2.22%) Nokia
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