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 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 119 122
Rank change year-on-year -33 +3  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 726 1024 957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.68% 2.10% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.69% 9.73% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 636 593
Median daily rate £403 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £243 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £346
% change year-on-year +10.71% +1.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 32
Median hourly rate £24.36 £26.00 £29.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.30% -12.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £17.00 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.15 £49.92
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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8358 10527 9571
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.36% 21.60% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 6658 5658
Median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 363 482
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.56 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.92% +19.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £50.00
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 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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 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
London -42 269 £450 +12.50% 63
South East -15 204 £400 +6.66% 47
East of England -6 49 £375 +33.92% 28
South West -39 45 £375 +7.14% 13
West Midlands -8 44 £388 +10.71% 21
Yorkshire +9 42 £425 +18.05% 14
North West -8 40 £385 +18.46% 27
East Midlands -3 19 £300 -14.28% 8
North East +52 12 £369 +39.67% 5
Cisco Certification
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 1235 (81.20%) Cisco
2 928 (61.01%) CCNP
3 775 (50.95%) Firewall
4 682 (44.84%) CCNA
5 506 (33.27%) WAN
6 471 (30.97%) LAN
7 404 (26.56%) CCIE
8 362 (23.80%) Wireless
9 360 (23.67%) Security Cleared
10 317 (20.84%) ITIL
11 316 (20.78%) CheckPoint
12 312 (20.51%) Juniper
13 308 (20.25%) Cisco ASA
14 283 (18.61%) SC Cleared
14 283 (18.61%) Data Centre
15 274 (18.01%) Cisco Nexus
15 274 (18.01%) BGP
16 266 (17.49%) F5
17 253 (16.63%) VPN
18 247 (16.24%) MPLS
19 240 (15.78%) OSPF
20 230 (15.12%) Network Security
21 219 (14.40%) Windows
22 202 (13.28%) VMware
23 201 (13.21%) Network Design
24 181 (11.90%) TCP/IP
25 172 (11.31%) Microsoft
26 164 (10.78%) Palo Alto
27 160 (10.52%) Finance
28 156 (10.26%) Migration

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring 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 53 (3.48%) MS Exchange
2 27 (1.78%) Skype for Business
3 23 (1.51%) IIS
4 20 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (0.66%) SharePoint
7 9 (0.59%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (0.53%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.46%) Apache
10 6 (0.39%) JBoss
11 5 (0.33%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.26%) CMS
12 4 (0.26%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.20%) Confluence
14 2 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.066%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.066%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.066%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.066%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (2.43%) MS Visio
3 34 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.26%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.066%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.066%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 78 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (3.55%) Office 365
4 15 (0.99%) SaaS
5 12 (0.79%) IaaS
6 11 (0.72%) PaaS
7 8 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.13%) Akamai
11 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.066%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.066%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.066%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.066%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 775 (50.95%) Firewall
2 506 (33.27%) WAN
3 471 (30.97%) LAN
4 362 (23.80%) Wireless
5 308 (20.25%) Cisco ASA
6 274 (18.01%) BGP
6 274 (18.01%) Cisco Nexus
7 253 (16.63%) VPN
8 247 (16.24%) MPLS
9 240 (15.78%) OSPF
10 230 (15.12%) Network Security
11 181 (11.90%) TCP/IP
12 152 (9.99%) VoIP
13 146 (9.60%) DNS
14 141 (9.27%) VLAN
15 134 (8.81%) Cisco IOS
16 122 (8.02%) DHCP
17 111 (7.30%) EIGRP
18 84 (5.52%) WLAN
19 82 (5.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (0.53%) Big Data
3 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (0.46%) Hadoop
4 7 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (0.33%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.33%) Star Schema
7 4 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.26%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.26%) MySQL
7 4 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.20%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.13%) MS Access
9 2 (0.13%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.13%) Redis
10 1 (0.066%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.066%) DB2
Development Applications
1 31 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.20%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.20%) JIRA
3 3 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (0.20%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.13%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.13%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.066%) Subversion
General
1 160 (10.52%) Finance
2 147 (9.66%) Telecoms
3 73 (4.80%) Banking
4 21 (1.38%) Retail
5 20 (1.31%) Investment Banking
6 18 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.12%) Marketing
8 13 (0.85%) Military
9 11 (0.72%) Law
10 10 (0.66%) Electronics
10 10 (0.66%) Local Government
11 6 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.33%) Back Office
13 4 (0.26%) Automotive
13 4 (0.26%) French Language
13 4 (0.26%) Legal
14 3 (0.20%) Billing
14 3 (0.20%) Games
14 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 669 (43.98%) Network Engineer
2 222 (14.60%) Cisco Engineer
3 177 (11.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 171 (11.24%) Architect
5 115 (7.56%) Network Architect
6 113 (7.43%) Analyst
7 104 (6.84%) Consultant
8 102 (6.71%) Security Engineer
9 100 (6.57%) Senior Network Engineer
10 84 (5.52%) Support Engineer
11 82 (5.39%) Network Security Engineer
12 64 (4.21%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 61 (4.01%) Network Support
14 59 (3.88%) Network Analyst
15 57 (3.75%) Network Consultant
16 55 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 46 (3.02%) Network Support Engineer
18 45 (2.96%) Design Engineer
19 40 (2.63%) Voice Engineer
20 39 (2.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (4.87%) 802.1X
2 25 (1.64%) XMPP
3 13 (0.85%) Web Services
4 10 (0.66%) .NET
5 9 (0.59%) Middleware
6 5 (0.33%) WAP
6 5 (0.33%) XML
7 4 (0.26%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.26%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (0.20%) CSS
9 2 (0.13%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.13%) CGI
9 2 (0.13%) COM
9 2 (0.13%) JAAS
9 2 (0.13%) JMS
9 2 (0.13%) JMX
9 2 (0.13%) JNDI
9 2 (0.13%) SAML
9 2 (0.13%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 283 (18.61%) Data Centre
2 96 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 55 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 40 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
6 37 (2.43%) Clustering
7 29 (1.91%) Driving Licence
8 17 (1.12%) BYOD
9 16 (1.05%) NHS
9 16 (1.05%) PKI
9 16 (1.05%) Public Cloud
10 13 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (0.79%) Smart Meter
12 11 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (0.66%) EMC VNX
13 10 (0.66%) IVR
13 10 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (0.66%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.59%) CESG
15 8 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 219 (14.40%) Windows
2 126 (8.28%) Linux
3 104 (6.84%) Windows Server
4 60 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (3.09%) Unix
7 37 (2.43%) Windows 10
8 29 (1.91%) Windows 7
9 25 (1.64%) Mac OS X
10 23 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (1.31%) CentOS
13 14 (0.92%) SUSE
13 14 (0.92%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.53%) Solaris
15 7 (0.46%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.33%) Android
17 4 (0.26%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.20%) FreeBSD
18 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (20.84%) ITIL
2 201 (13.21%) Network Design
3 156 (10.26%) Migration
4 115 (7.56%) Network Management
5 106 (6.97%) Service Management
6 92 (6.05%) Load Balancing
7 70 (4.60%) ITSM
8 67 (4.40%) Information Security
9 62 (4.08%) Change Management
10 57 (3.75%) Project Management
11 53 (3.48%) High Availability
12 49 (3.22%) ITIL V3
13 48 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
14 45 (2.96%) Service Delivery
15 43 (2.83%) Mentoring
15 43 (2.83%) PRINCE2
16 41 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
17 38 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
18 37 (2.43%) Network Architecture
19 31 (2.04%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (3.48%) PowerShell
2 45 (2.96%) Python
3 33 (2.17%) SQL
4 22 (1.45%) C
5 21 (1.38%) Perl
6 15 (0.99%) Java
7 14 (0.92%) Bash Shell
8 9 (0.59%) C#
9 8 (0.53%) Ruby
10 6 (0.39%) Lisp
11 4 (0.26%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.20%) C++
13 2 (0.13%) PHP
13 2 (0.13%) VBScript
14 1 (0.066%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.066%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 928 (61.01%) CCNP
2 682 (44.84%) CCNA
3 404 (26.56%) CCIE
4 360 (23.67%) Security Cleared
5 283 (18.61%) SC Cleared
6 137 (9.01%) CCDP
7 116 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 108 (7.10%) Degree
9 103 (6.77%) JNCIA
10 100 (6.57%) CISSP
11 93 (6.11%) CCSA
12 89 (5.85%) MCSE
13 86 (5.65%) CCSE
14 85 (5.59%) JNCIE
15 71 (4.67%) CCSP
16 68 (4.47%) DV Cleared
17 66 (4.34%) CCIP
18 52 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
19 51 (3.35%) CISM
20 49 (3.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.48%) SLA
2 41 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 38 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.99%) QA
5 6 (0.39%) COBIT
5 6 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (0.39%) ISO 22301
6 5 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (0.33%) RMADS
7 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.26%) PMO
8 3 (0.20%) GPG13
8 3 (0.20%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.066%) GCP
10 1 (0.066%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.066%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 120 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (6.31%) Active Directory
3 55 (3.62%) Hyper-V
4 34 (2.24%) vSphere
5 19 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (0.92%) ProxySG
7 11 (0.72%) XenApp
8 9 (0.59%) Firmware
8 9 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.53%) vCloud
9 8 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (0.39%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.39%) UAG
12 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.26%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.20%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.20%) KVM
14 3 (0.20%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 106 (6.97%) FortiGate
2 105 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 68 (4.47%) Cisco Prime
4 52 (3.42%) Cisco UCCX
5 24 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (1.51%) Puppet
7 22 (1.45%) Nagios
8 21 (1.38%) Cisco UCCE
9 20 (1.31%) SCCM
10 15 (0.99%) SCOM
11 13 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
12 11 (0.72%) vCenter Server
13 10 (0.66%) Ansible
14 9 (0.59%) Cacti
15 8 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 7 (0.46%) HP UCMDB
16 7 (0.46%) OPNET
16 7 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
17 6 (0.39%) OpenView
17 6 (0.39%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1235 (81.20%) Cisco
2 316 (20.78%) CheckPoint
3 312 (20.51%) Juniper
4 266 (17.49%) F5
5 202 (13.28%) VMware
6 172 (11.31%) Microsoft
7 164 (10.78%) Palo Alto
8 133 (8.74%) Fortinet
9 124 (8.15%) HP
10 105 (6.90%) Riverbed
11 95 (6.25%) Citrix
12 87 (5.72%) SolarWinds
13 55 (3.62%) Aruba
14 52 (3.42%) Blue Coat
15 46 (3.02%) Red Hat
16 40 (2.63%) Dell
17 32 (2.10%) EMC
18 30 (1.97%) Avaya
18 30 (1.97%) Nokia
19 26 (1.71%) Splunk
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