Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 106 92
Rank change year-on-year +20 -14 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 40 50 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.87% 1.68% 2.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.75% 10.44% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 39
Leeds median daily rate £430 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% +2.86% +5.66%
10th Percentile £368 £301 £210
90th Percentile £556 £466 £420
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +19.44% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £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 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 291 479 426
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 13.60% 16.06% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 311 270
Leeds median daily rate £413 £410 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +13.49% +3.21%
10th Percentile £273 £298 £232
90th Percentile £545 £650 £495
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £410 £368
% change year-on-year -2.44% +11.56% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Leeds median hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -27.78% +16.13%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.85 £11.93
90th Percentile £41.30 £17.35 £19.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £15.29 £17.89
% change year-on-year -7.10% -14.54% +17.28%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 37 (92.50%) Cisco
2 23 (57.50%) CCNP
2 23 (57.50%) Firewall
3 19 (47.50%) BGP
3 19 (47.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (45.00%) F5
4 18 (45.00%) EIGRP
4 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 13 (32.50%) Fortinet
8 12 (30.00%) VMware
8 12 (30.00%) vSphere
9 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Excel
9 11 (27.50%) MS Visio
9 11 (27.50%) FortiGate
9 11 (27.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 11 (27.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 10 (25.00%) CCIE
10 10 (25.00%) CCNA
10 10 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (25.00%) Finance
10 10 (25.00%) Migration
11 9 (22.50%) Marketing
12 8 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (20.00%) Blue Coat
12 8 (20.00%) Programme Management
12 8 (20.00%) Manufacturing
12 8 (20.00%) Electronics
12 8 (20.00%) Telecoms

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 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (27.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) IaaS
1 2 (5.00%) PaaS
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Akamai
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) Firewall
2 19 (47.50%) BGP
2 19 (47.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (45.00%) EIGRP
4 16 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (27.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (27.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (20.00%) WLAN
8 7 (17.50%) DMVPN
8 7 (17.50%) IOS XR
9 6 (15.00%) WAN
10 5 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (10.00%) MPLS
11 4 (10.00%) SNMP
11 4 (10.00%) VLAN
11 4 (10.00%) VPN
12 3 (7.50%) Network Security
12 3 (7.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Marketing
3 8 (20.00%) Electronics
3 8 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 22 (55.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 17 (42.50%) Network Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 10 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Information Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Network Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.50%) DataPower
3 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) iPad
5 1 (2.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) CatOS
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Migration
2 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 6 (15.00%) Network Design
4 5 (12.50%) Change Control
4 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 4 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Information Security
5 4 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (10.00%) Service Management
5 4 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.50%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.00%) Data Management
7 2 (5.00%) Kanban
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) CCNP
2 10 (25.00%) CCIE
2 10 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.00%) AWS Certification
5 2 (5.00%) CCDP
5 2 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) CISM
5 2 (5.00%) CISSP
6 1 (2.50%) CCDA
6 1 (2.50%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) vSphere
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) FortiGate
2 7 (17.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (17.50%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (17.50%) OPNET
3 4 (10.00%) WMI
4 2 (5.00%) Puppet
4 2 (5.00%) Terraform
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 37 (92.50%) Cisco
2 18 (45.00%) F5
2 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (32.50%) Fortinet
4 12 (30.00%) VMware
5 8 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 8 (20.00%) SAP
6 7 (17.50%) BMC
6 7 (17.50%) HP
6 7 (17.50%) IBM
6 7 (17.50%) Motorola
6 7 (17.50%) Splunk
6 7 (17.50%) TippingPoint
7 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (7.50%) BT
8 3 (7.50%) Nokia
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle
9 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.50%) Imperva
10 1 (2.50%) Juniper
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