The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 26 44
Rank change year-on-year -16 +18  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 3 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.91% 5.92% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 9.66% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 25 7
Median daily rate £195 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.28% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £346
% change year-on-year +10.71% +1.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Gloucestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 111 290 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 33.64% 61.31% 51.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 152 129
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 7 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.40 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £27.50 £47.50
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Gloucestershire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Gloucestershire

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire 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
Cheltenham -3 1 £195 -40.90%
Gloucester -4 1 - -
Cisco Certification
South West

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 11 (91.67%) LAN
1 11 (91.67%) WAN
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) CCNP
4 7 (58.33%) CCNA
5 5 (41.67%) Juniper
6 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (33.33%) Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) F5
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (25.00%) VoIP
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) SLA
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) WLAN
8 2 (16.67%) Broadband
8 2 (16.67%) ISDN
8 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (16.67%) Sophos
8 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (16.67%) JNCIA
8 2 (16.67%) JNCIS
8 2 (16.67%) JNCIP
8 2 (16.67%) JNCIE
8 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) LAN
1 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) Broadband
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) ISDN
5 2 (16.67%) Junos
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) WLAN
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) IPsec
6 1 (8.33%) SSL
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (16.67%) Demand Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CCNP
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) JNCIA
4 2 (16.67%) JNCIE
4 2 (16.67%) JNCIP
4 2 (16.67%) JNCIS
5 1 (8.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (8.33%) CCSA
5 1 (8.33%) CISSP
5 1 (8.33%) MCSA
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) UAG
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (16.67%) Sophos
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) Computacenter
5 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) VMware