Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 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
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 115 101
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 33 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.40% 1.03% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.21% 8.01% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 24
Leeds median daily rate £425 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £278 £221 £264
90th Percentile £495 £650 £421
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year +14.29% -1.06% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £30.00

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 402 287 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.00% 12.85% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 176 187
Leeds median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £306 £278 £250
90th Percentile £625 £564 £546
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 11
Leeds median hourly rate £18.63 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.44% +220.00% -19.35%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.11 £12.13
90th Percentile £27.40 £40.40 £14.91
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.88 £14.65 £13.00
% change year-on-year +8.36% +12.69% -16.13%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Leeds

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Leeds

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Leeds over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Leeds

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 26 (78.79%) Cisco
2 25 (75.76%) CCNP
3 19 (57.58%) BGP
4 18 (54.55%) CheckPoint
5 17 (51.52%) Firewall
6 16 (48.48%) OSPF
7 15 (45.45%) WAN
8 14 (42.42%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (36.36%) CCNA
10 11 (33.33%) LAN
10 11 (33.33%) MPLS
10 11 (33.33%) CCIE
10 11 (33.33%) Degree
10 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (33.33%) F5
11 10 (30.30%) Finance
11 10 (30.30%) ITIL
12 9 (27.27%) VPN
12 9 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (27.27%) NX-OS
13 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (21.21%) IaaS
14 7 (21.21%) SaaS
14 7 (21.21%) PaaS
14 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
14 7 (21.21%) Network Design
14 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
15 6 (18.18%) DNS
15 6 (18.18%) VoIP

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (3.03%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (21.21%) IaaS
2 7 (21.21%) PaaS
2 7 (21.21%) SaaS
3 3 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) BGP
2 17 (51.52%) Firewall
3 16 (48.48%) OSPF
4 15 (45.45%) WAN
5 14 (42.42%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (33.33%) LAN
6 11 (33.33%) MPLS
7 9 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (27.27%) NX-OS
7 9 (27.27%) VPN
8 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (18.18%) DNS
9 6 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (18.18%) VoIP
9 6 (18.18%) VPLS
10 5 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (9.09%) EIGRP
11 3 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
11 3 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.03%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Information Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
7 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
2 7 (21.21%) Network Design
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 6 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (15.15%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (15.15%) High Availability
4 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
4 5 (15.15%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (12.12%) Information Security
5 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (12.12%) Network Architecture
5 4 (12.12%) Network Optimisation
5 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Python
2 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.06%) Tcl
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) CCNP
2 12 (36.36%) CCNA
3 11 (33.33%) CCIE
3 11 (33.33%) Degree
4 6 (18.18%) CISSP
4 6 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (9.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (9.09%) CCDP
5 3 (9.09%) CCSA
5 3 (9.09%) CCSE
5 3 (9.09%) CISM
5 3 (9.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) GIAC
6 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) CCSM
7 1 (3.03%) CGEIT
7 1 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.03%) Firmware
3 1 (3.03%) KVM
3 1 (3.03%) QEMU
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.06%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 11 (33.33%) F5
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) Fortinet
6 4 (12.12%) VMware
7 2 (6.06%) ArcSight
7 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.06%) Juniper
7 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.03%) Aruba
8 1 (3.03%) CA
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.03%) NetApp
8 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
8 1 (3.03%) Splunk
8 1 (3.03%) Veeam
8 1 (3.03%) Zoho