Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 108 110
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 25 25 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.00% 1.16% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.09% 8.45% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 36
Leeds median daily rate £375 £450 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.81% +6.43%
10th Percentile £213 £313 £259
90th Percentile £663 £534 £420
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £373
% change year-on-year -11.76% +14.09% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £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 309 296 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.33% 13.78% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 178 337
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £254
90th Percentile £575 £538 £621
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 6 14
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £15.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +153.97% +3.28% -15.28%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.75 £9.95
90th Percentile £40.30 £41.00 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £29.38 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +54.61% +22.58% +14.81%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) CCNP
3 10 (40.00%) WAN
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) VPN
5 8 (32.00%) CCSP
5 8 (32.00%) LAN
5 8 (32.00%) MPLS
6 7 (28.00%) BGP
6 7 (28.00%) EIGRP
6 7 (28.00%) CCNA
6 7 (28.00%) Firewall
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (28.00%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (24.00%) Wireless
7 6 (24.00%) Information Security
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) Juniper
8 5 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (20.00%) CCDE
8 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) Network Design
9 4 (16.00%) CCSA
9 4 (16.00%) CEH
9 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (16.00%) Migration

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) IaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) WAN
2 9 (36.00%) VPN
3 8 (32.00%) LAN
3 8 (32.00%) MPLS
4 7 (28.00%) BGP
4 7 (28.00%) EIGRP
4 7 (28.00%) Firewall
4 7 (28.00%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (24.00%) Wireless
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.00%) DNS
7 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.00%) VoIP
8 1 (4.00%) DHCP
8 1 (4.00%) FTP
8 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
8 1 (4.00%) OSPF
8 1 (4.00%) SSL
8 1 (4.00%) VRRP
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Security Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Information Security
2 5 (20.00%) Network Design
2 5 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Email Filtering
4 3 (12.00%) High Availability
4 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (12.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Web Filtering
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) BCP
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) CCNP
2 8 (32.00%) CCSP
3 7 (28.00%) CCNA
4 5 (20.00%) CCDE
4 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) CCSA
5 4 (16.00%) CEH
6 3 (12.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (12.00%) CISM
6 3 (12.00%) CISSP
6 3 (12.00%) GIAC
7 2 (8.00%) CCIP
8 1 (4.00%) CCDP
8 1 (4.00%) CCSE
8 1 (4.00%) CGEIT
8 1 (4.00%) CISA
8 1 (4.00%) CRISC
8 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
8 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (4.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Juniper
4 3 (12.00%) F5
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.00%) Civica
6 1 (4.00%) CommVault
6 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds