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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 86 73
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 18 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.72% 1.22% 2.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.95% 7.98% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 17
Median daily rate £500 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £306 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £413 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £330
% change year-on-year -2.71% +9.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £23.00 £21.88
% change year-on-year +19.04% +5.14%  

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 Leeds.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leeds
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 139 238 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 13.25% 15.29% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 160 123
Median daily rate £415 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.05% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £39.00 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +225.00% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.83% +37.77%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 27 April 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 19 (73.08%) CCNP
3 15 (57.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (53.85%) BGP
5 12 (46.15%) Firewall
5 12 (46.15%) EIGRP
5 12 (46.15%) CCNA
6 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
6 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (42.31%) F5
7 10 (38.46%) CCIE
8 8 (30.77%) WAN
8 8 (30.77%) Fortinet
8 8 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
9 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
10 6 (23.08%) HP
10 6 (23.08%) BMC
10 6 (23.08%) Motorola
10 6 (23.08%) WLAN
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
10 6 (23.08%) IBM
10 6 (23.08%) OPNET
10 6 (23.08%) Blue Coat
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (23.08%) DMVPN
10 6 (23.08%) FortiGate
10 6 (23.08%) HP UCMDB
10 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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:

Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (53.85%) BGP
3 12 (46.15%) EIGRP
3 12 (46.15%) Firewall
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (30.77%) WAN
6 6 (23.08%) DMVPN
6 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (23.08%) IOS XR
6 6 (23.08%) WLAN
7 5 (19.23%) LAN
7 5 (19.23%) VPN
8 4 (15.38%) OSPF
9 2 (7.69%) FCoE
9 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (7.69%) IPsec
9 2 (7.69%) Network Security
9 2 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
1 5 (19.23%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Electronics
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco Engineer
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Network Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior VMware Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) DataPower
3 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) CatOS
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Change Control
1 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
1 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
2 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (3.85%) Health Informatics
4 1 (3.85%) Informatics
4 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) CCNP
2 12 (46.15%) CCNA
3 10 (38.46%) CCIE
4 5 (19.23%) CCDA
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (23.08%) FortiGate
1 6 (23.08%) HP UCMDB
1 6 (23.08%) OPNET
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) F5
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) Fortinet
4 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
5 6 (23.08%) Blue Coat
5 6 (23.08%) BMC
5 6 (23.08%) HP
5 6 (23.08%) IBM
5 6 (23.08%) Motorola
5 6 (23.08%) Splunk
5 6 (23.08%) TippingPoint
6 4 (15.38%) SAP
6 4 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
7 2 (7.69%) Nokia
8 1 (3.85%) Aruba
8 1 (3.85%) BT
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