Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 121 102
Rank change year-on-year +22 -19 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 27 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.29% 1.07% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.04% 8.18% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 18
Leeds median daily rate £465 £463 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +7.56% +14.67%
10th Percentile £303 £298 £313
90th Percentile £575 £666 £529
West Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +1.11% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.55 - £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 336 330 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.02% 13.11% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 202 174
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £243 £259 £259
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 4
Leeds median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.25% +37.93% +90.16%
10th Percentile £10.40 £13.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.00 £41.60
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £21.99
% change year-on-year -6.67% -14.71% +42.67%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019, 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 23 (85.19%) Cisco
1 23 (85.19%) CCNP
2 20 (74.07%) Firewall
3 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 14 (51.85%) WAN
5 13 (48.15%) Cisco IOS
6 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (40.74%) LAN
8 10 (37.04%) VPN
8 10 (37.04%) CCIE
8 10 (37.04%) OSPF
8 10 (37.04%) BGP
9 9 (33.33%) CCNA
9 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (33.33%) Network Security
9 9 (33.33%) NX-OS
10 8 (29.63%) VoIP
11 7 (25.93%) ITIL
11 7 (25.93%) MPLS
11 7 (25.93%) VPLS
11 7 (25.93%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
12 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (22.22%) SaaS
12 6 (22.22%) PaaS
12 6 (22.22%) IaaS
12 6 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (22.22%) WLAN
13 5 (18.52%) F5

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 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (25.93%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 6 (22.22%) IaaS
4 6 (22.22%) PaaS
4 6 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (7.41%) Office 365
6 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.70%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) WAN
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (40.74%) LAN
6 10 (37.04%) BGP
6 10 (37.04%) OSPF
6 10 (37.04%) VPN
7 9 (33.33%) Network Security
7 9 (33.33%) NX-OS
8 8 (29.63%) VoIP
9 7 (25.93%) MPLS
9 7 (25.93%) VPLS
10 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (22.22%) WLAN
11 4 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 2 (7.41%) Cisco ISE
13 2 (7.41%) DNS
13 2 (7.41%) PBX
General
1 3 (11.11%) Advertising
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Network Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Network Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.70%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 6 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) Network Optimisation
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
4 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (11.11%) Network Design
4 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Design
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Task Automation
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (85.19%) CCNP
2 10 (37.04%) CCIE
3 9 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
5 2 (7.41%) CCDA
5 2 (7.41%) CCSA
5 2 (7.41%) CCSP
5 2 (7.41%) CISSP
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.41%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (3.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (3.70%) CCSE
6 1 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 5 (18.52%) F5
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Huawei
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat