Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 92 96
Rank change year-on-year -23 +4 -12
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 26 40 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.08% 1.83% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.52% 13.33% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 29
Leeds median daily rate £425 £428 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +20.85% +1.07%
10th Percentile £283 £286 £268
90th Percentile £445 £590 £465
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £352
% change year-on-year -5.88% +20.78% +0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.96 - £15.32

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 399 300 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.58% 13.70% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 175 240
Leeds median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £270 £263
90th Percentile £625 £555 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £407 £400
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 8
Leeds median hourly rate £21.25 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.08% -7.69% -14.75%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.00 £12.13
90th Percentile £33.00 £46.60 £15.69
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.20 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +14.08% -2.07% -5.69%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 20 (76.92%) CCNP
3 16 (61.54%) CCNA
3 16 (61.54%) F5
4 13 (50.00%) WAN
5 10 (38.46%) MPLS
5 10 (38.46%) High Availability
6 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
6 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
6 9 (34.62%) BGP
6 9 (34.62%) Degree
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (30.77%) LAN
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 7 (26.92%) ITIL
8 7 (26.92%) Firewall
8 7 (26.92%) Finance
8 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
8 7 (26.92%) Network Design
9 6 (23.08%) Fortinet
9 6 (23.08%) OSPF
9 6 (23.08%) VoIP
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (19.23%) Translating Business Requirements
10 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
10 5 (19.23%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (19.23%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (19.23%) Linux
10 5 (19.23%) CCIE

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 (3.85%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) WAN
2 10 (38.46%) MPLS
3 9 (34.62%) BGP
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (30.77%) LAN
5 7 (26.92%) Firewall
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (23.08%) OSPF
6 6 (23.08%) VoIP
7 5 (19.23%) DNS
7 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
9 3 (11.54%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (7.69%) Network Security
10 2 (7.69%) VPN
10 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
11 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (3.85%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (3.85%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Project Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Information Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) High Availability
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
2 7 (26.92%) Network Design
3 5 (19.23%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
3 5 (19.23%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security
5 2 (7.69%) Decision-Making
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Availability Management
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) IT Audit
6 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.85%) Resource Allocation
6 1 (3.85%) Runbook
6 1 (3.85%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.85%) Task Automation
6 1 (3.85%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 2 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) CCNP
2 16 (61.54%) CCNA
3 9 (34.62%) Degree
4 5 (19.23%) CCIE
4 5 (19.23%) CCIP
4 5 (19.23%) CCSP
4 5 (19.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (15.38%) CISSP
6 3 (11.54%) CCDP
6 3 (11.54%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (7.69%) CCSA
7 2 (7.69%) CCSE
7 2 (7.69%) CISM
8 1 (3.85%) CEH
8 1 (3.85%) CGEIT
8 1 (3.85%) GIAC
8 1 (3.85%) PCI QSA
8 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
1 1 (3.85%) KVM
1 1 (3.85%) QEMU
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 16 (61.54%) F5
3 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 6 (23.08%) Fortinet
6 5 (19.23%) VMware
7 3 (11.54%) Civica
8 2 (7.69%) Juniper
8 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.85%) Aruba
9 1 (3.85%) CA
9 1 (3.85%) Dell
9 1 (3.85%) HP
9 1 (3.85%) Infoblox
9 1 (3.85%) Mercator
9 1 (3.85%) NetApp
9 1 (3.85%) Splunk
9 1 (3.85%) Veeam
9 1 (3.85%) Zoho