The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
UK / England
Rank 131 128 104
Rank change year-on-year -3 -24  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 796 908 965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.93% 1.87% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.33% 8.88% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 543 582
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 42
Median hourly rate £27.38 £20.00 £18.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.90% +9.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £10.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.83 £42.90 £36.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +36.90% -  

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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8528 10220 9566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.67% 21.00% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5360 6444 5545
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 375 423
Median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +60.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £60.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in England

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in England

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in England

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco Certification in England

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 23 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
London +16 292 £413 +10.00% 67
South East -2 249 £380 +8.57% 52
North West +22 52 £315 +21.15% 29
South West -30 44 £290 -20.00% 5
East of England -3 39 £375 +3.44% 18
Yorkshire 0 37 £400 +35.02% 18
West Midlands -5 35 £363 -19.44% 15
East Midlands +4 27 £300 -6.97% 12
North East +3 20 £360 +10.76% 6
Midlands - 1 - -
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 1366 (82.34%) Cisco
2 1005 (60.58%) CCNP
3 872 (52.56%) CCNA
4 829 (49.97%) Firewall
5 576 (34.72%) WAN
6 553 (33.33%) LAN
7 415 (25.02%) Security Cleared
8 413 (24.89%) CCIE
9 406 (24.47%) Juniper
10 371 (22.36%) Wireless
11 349 (21.04%) CheckPoint
12 343 (20.68%) ITIL
13 331 (19.95%) SC Cleared
14 330 (19.89%) Cisco ASA
15 292 (17.60%) F5
16 281 (16.94%) Data Centre
17 273 (16.46%) MPLS
18 268 (16.15%) BGP
18 268 (16.15%) Network Security
19 261 (15.73%) OSPF
19 261 (15.73%) VPN
20 246 (14.83%) Cisco Nexus
21 230 (13.86%) Windows
22 216 (13.02%) VMware
23 209 (12.60%) Network Design
24 200 (12.06%) VoIP
25 192 (11.57%) TCP/IP
26 189 (11.39%) Microsoft
27 178 (10.73%) Finance
28 160 (9.64%) VLAN

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 42 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 30 (1.81%) Skype for Business
3 26 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (1.45%) IIS
5 15 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (0.90%) SharePoint
6 11 (0.66%) Apache
6 11 (0.66%) OpenStack
7 8 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.30%) JBoss
8 5 (0.30%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.30%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.24%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.18%) Confluence
11 2 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.12%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.12%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.060%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.060%) SAS
Applications
1 59 (3.56%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.87%) MS Office
3 30 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.060%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.060%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 74 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (3.44%) Office 365
3 52 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.90%) IaaS
5 12 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.72%) SaaS
6 10 (0.60%) PaaS
7 7 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.060%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.060%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.060%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 829 (49.97%) Firewall
2 576 (34.72%) WAN
3 553 (33.33%) LAN
4 371 (22.36%) Wireless
5 330 (19.89%) Cisco ASA
6 273 (16.46%) MPLS
7 268 (16.15%) BGP
7 268 (16.15%) Network Security
8 261 (15.73%) OSPF
8 261 (15.73%) VPN
9 246 (14.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 200 (12.06%) VoIP
11 192 (11.57%) TCP/IP
12 160 (9.64%) VLAN
13 158 (9.52%) DNS
14 127 (7.66%) DHCP
15 119 (7.17%) Cisco IOS
16 100 (6.03%) EIGRP
17 91 (5.49%) Internet
17 91 (5.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 14 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (0.54%) Big Data
4 7 (0.42%) MySQL
4 7 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (0.30%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.12%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.060%) DTS
8 1 (0.060%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.060%) MS Access
8 1 (0.060%) QlikView
8 1 (0.060%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (0.36%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (0.30%) StarTeam
4 4 (0.24%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.24%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.18%) CruiseControl
5 3 (0.18%) JIRA
5 3 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.060%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.060%) git-flow
7 1 (0.060%) JMeter
7 1 (0.060%) JUnit
7 1 (0.060%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.060%) Subversion
7 1 (0.060%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.060%) Visual Studio
General
1 178 (10.73%) Finance
2 159 (9.58%) Telecoms
3 62 (3.74%) Banking
4 32 (1.93%) Retail
5 18 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 16 (0.96%) Back Office
7 11 (0.66%) Electronics
7 11 (0.66%) Local Government
7 11 (0.66%) Marketing
8 9 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 9 (0.54%) Military
9 7 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.42%) Law
10 6 (0.36%) Legal
11 5 (0.30%) Advertising
12 4 (0.24%) Billing
12 4 (0.24%) French Language
13 3 (0.18%) Automotive
13 3 (0.18%) German Language
14 2 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 786 (47.38%) Network Engineer
2 276 (16.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 210 (12.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 161 (9.70%) Architect
5 124 (7.47%) Analyst
6 106 (6.39%) Network Architect
7 99 (5.97%) Senior Network Engineer
8 97 (5.85%) Security Engineer
9 87 (5.24%) Network Security Engineer
10 85 (5.12%) Consultant
11 78 (4.70%) Support Engineer
12 75 (4.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 73 (4.40%) Network Analyst
14 72 (4.34%) Design Engineer
15 69 (4.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 66 (3.98%) Network Support
17 52 (3.13%) Firewall Engineer
18 45 (2.71%) Network Consultant
18 45 (2.71%) Network Support Engineer
19 41 (2.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (3.92%) 802.1X
2 18 (1.08%) XMPP
3 16 (0.96%) Web Services
4 12 (0.72%) CSS
5 9 (0.54%) Middleware
6 5 (0.30%) .NET
6 5 (0.30%) COM
6 5 (0.30%) LAMP
6 5 (0.30%) WAP
7 4 (0.24%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.24%) libvirt
7 4 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.18%) WCF
8 3 (0.18%) WF
9 2 (0.12%) CGI
9 2 (0.12%) RFC 2547
9 2 (0.12%) XML
10 1 (0.060%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (0.060%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (0.060%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 281 (16.94%) Data Centre
2 101 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 49 (2.95%) Management Information System
5 31 (1.87%) Driving Licence
6 29 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
7 27 (1.63%) Clustering
8 24 (1.45%) IVR
9 18 (1.08%) NHS
10 16 (0.96%) Public Cloud
11 14 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 14 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
11 14 (0.84%) PKI
11 14 (0.84%) Private Cloud
12 10 (0.60%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.54%) e-Health
13 9 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (0.54%) Replication
13 9 (0.54%) User Experience
14 8 (0.48%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 230 (13.86%) Windows
2 150 (9.04%) Linux
3 129 (7.78%) Windows Server
4 72 (4.34%) Unix
5 68 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (1.99%) Windows 7
8 32 (1.93%) Windows 10
9 30 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (0.96%) CentOS
11 16 (0.96%) Mac OS X
12 15 (0.90%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.78%) Android
14 12 (0.72%) SUSE
15 5 (0.30%) FreeBSD
15 5 (0.30%) Solaris
16 3 (0.18%) CatOS
16 3 (0.18%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (20.68%) ITIL
2 209 (12.60%) Network Design
3 152 (9.16%) Migration
4 112 (6.75%) Load Balancing
5 106 (6.39%) Network Management
6 103 (6.21%) Service Management
7 73 (4.40%) Project Management
8 64 (3.86%) Change Management
8 64 (3.86%) Network Monitoring
9 62 (3.74%) Network Architecture
10 60 (3.62%) Information Security
11 59 (3.56%) ITSM
12 49 (2.95%) Service Delivery
13 46 (2.77%) Disaster Recovery
14 44 (2.65%) ITIL V3
15 42 (2.53%) Incident Management
16 40 (2.41%) Mentoring
17 38 (2.29%) High Availability
18 36 (2.17%) Customer Requirements
18 36 (2.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 54 (3.25%) PowerShell
2 48 (2.89%) Python
3 46 (2.77%) SQL
4 18 (1.08%) C
5 15 (0.90%) Perl
6 13 (0.78%) Java
7 12 (0.72%) C#
8 11 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 9 (0.54%) Ruby
10 7 (0.42%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.12%) C++
11 2 (0.12%) VBScript
12 1 (0.060%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.060%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.060%) VB
Qualifications
1 1005 (60.58%) CCNP
2 872 (52.56%) CCNA
3 415 (25.02%) Security Cleared
4 413 (24.89%) CCIE
5 331 (19.95%) SC Cleared
6 138 (8.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 127 (7.66%) CCDP
8 114 (6.87%) Degree
9 112 (6.75%) MCSE
10 107 (6.45%) JNCIA
11 82 (4.94%) CCSA
12 76 (4.58%) CCSE
13 70 (4.22%) CCSP
14 69 (4.16%) CISSP
15 62 (3.74%) DV Cleared
16 57 (3.44%) CCDA
17 52 (3.13%) CCIP
17 52 (3.13%) JNCIE
18 41 (2.47%) JNCIS
19 40 (2.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.50%) SLA
2 45 (2.71%) PCI DSS
3 31 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.84%) QA
5 6 (0.36%) COBIT
6 5 (0.30%) ISO22301
7 3 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.060%) BS7799
9 1 (0.060%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.060%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.060%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.060%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 136 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (7.05%) Active Directory
3 76 (4.58%) Hyper-V
4 34 (2.05%) vSphere
5 28 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (0.84%) XenApp
7 12 (0.72%) ProxySG
8 10 (0.60%) Firmware
8 10 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
8 10 (0.60%) KVM
9 8 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.42%) vCloud
10 7 (0.42%) XenServer
11 6 (0.36%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.36%) UAG
12 5 (0.30%) Docker
12 5 (0.30%) NDS
12 5 (0.30%) NFS
12 5 (0.30%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 104 (6.27%) FortiGate
2 88 (5.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 61 (3.68%) Cisco Prime
4 58 (3.50%) Cisco UCCX
5 38 (2.29%) Cisco UCCE
6 27 (1.63%) Puppet
7 25 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (1.39%) Nagios
9 15 (0.90%) SCCM
10 9 (0.54%) Ansible
11 8 (0.48%) Backup Exec
11 8 (0.48%) PowerCLI
11 8 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
12 7 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (0.36%) CA Spectrum
13 6 (0.36%) Cisco CME
13 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (0.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 6 (0.36%) SCOM
13 6 (0.36%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 1366 (82.34%) Cisco
2 406 (24.47%) Juniper
3 349 (21.04%) CheckPoint
4 292 (17.60%) F5
5 216 (13.02%) VMware
6 189 (11.39%) Microsoft
7 156 (9.40%) Palo Alto
8 117 (7.05%) HP
9 112 (6.75%) Fortinet
10 92 (5.55%) Citrix
10 92 (5.55%) SolarWinds
11 84 (5.06%) Aruba
12 80 (4.82%) Riverbed
13 68 (4.10%) Blue Coat
14 46 (2.77%) Avaya
15 45 (2.71%) Red Hat
16 34 (2.05%) Dell
16 34 (2.05%) Nokia
17 32 (1.93%) Meraki
17 32 (1.93%) Remedy
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