Period
to 16 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 94 107
Rank change year-on-year -35 +13 -18
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 26 40 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.01% 1.86% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.84% 13.07% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 29
Leeds median daily rate £375 £430 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.79% +19.44% +2.86%
10th Percentile £274 £341 £300
90th Percentile £670 £556 £490
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £430 £368
% change year-on-year -12.79% +17.01% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.96 - £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 380 306 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.83% 14.19% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 178 315
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +13.79%
10th Percentile £300 £273 £293
90th Percentile £575 £545 £648
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +13.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 5 7
Leeds median hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.21% +46.15% -27.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £10.85
90th Percentile £41.00 £41.30 £17.35
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £14.20 £15.29
% change year-on-year +30.28% -7.10% -13.98%

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 July 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 July 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 18 (69.23%) CCNP
3 13 (50.00%) CCNA
3 13 (50.00%) WAN
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 11 (42.31%) MPLS
6 8 (30.77%) CCSP
6 8 (30.77%) LAN
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (26.92%) F5
7 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
7 7 (26.92%) Network Design
8 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (23.08%) VPN
8 6 (23.08%) High Availability
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (19.23%) Network Virtualisation
9 5 (19.23%) CCIP
9 5 (19.23%) VoIP
9 5 (19.23%) Linux
9 5 (19.23%) Juniper
9 5 (19.23%) Wireless
9 5 (19.23%) VMware
9 5 (19.23%) CCDE
10 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (15.38%) CISM
10 4 (15.38%) Firewall
10 4 (15.38%) Information Security
10 4 (15.38%) CISSP
10 4 (15.38%) BGP

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 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) IaaS
2 3 (11.54%) PaaS
2 3 (11.54%) SaaS
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) WAN
2 11 (42.31%) MPLS
3 8 (30.77%) LAN
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (23.08%) VPN
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (19.23%) VoIP
5 5 (19.23%) Wireless
6 4 (15.38%) BGP
6 4 (15.38%) EIGRP
6 4 (15.38%) Firewall
6 4 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (7.69%) Network Security
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.85%) IPsec
8 1 (3.85%) OSPF
8 1 (3.85%) SSH
8 1 (3.85%) VPLS
8 1 (3.85%) VRRP
8 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Project Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Network Design
2 6 (23.08%) High Availability
3 5 (19.23%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (15.38%) Information Security
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) Informatics
7 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
7 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) CCNP
2 13 (50.00%) CCNA
3 8 (30.77%) CCSP
4 5 (19.23%) CCDE
4 5 (19.23%) CCIP
5 4 (15.38%) CISM
5 4 (15.38%) CISSP
5 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (11.54%) GIAC
7 2 (7.69%) CCDP
7 2 (7.69%) CCSA
7 2 (7.69%) CCSE
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.85%) CCIE
8 1 (3.85%) MCSE
8 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
8 1 (3.85%) PMP
8 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (7.69%) SLA
4 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
2 1 (3.85%) KVM
2 1 (3.85%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) F5
4 5 (19.23%) Juniper
4 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.54%) Civica
6 2 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Aruba
7 1 (3.85%) CA
7 1 (3.85%) CommVault
7 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.85%) Mercator
7 1 (3.85%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.85%) Veeam
7 1 (3.85%) Zoho