The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 23 17 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.47% 2.94% 4.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.48% 8.33% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £325 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +75.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +36.90% -  

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 Portsmouth.

Academic & Professional Certification
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 73 36 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 45.06% 35.29% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 16
Median daily rate £400 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +37.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £286 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 5 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +157.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £13.83 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £49.75 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Portsmouth

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Certification in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Portsmouth

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Portsmouth

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) BGP
3 6 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (41.67%) CCIE
4 5 (41.67%) OSPF
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) MPLS
5 4 (33.33%) Juniper
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) Network Security
6 3 (25.00%) IOS XR
6 3 (25.00%) NX-OS
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (25.00%) Riverbed
6 3 (25.00%) F5
7 2 (16.67%) FlexPod
7 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
7 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (16.67%) Wireless
7 2 (16.67%) Nokia
7 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 2 (16.67%) SNA

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) OSPF
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (25.00%) IOS XR
4 3 (25.00%) NX-OS
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 2 (16.67%) SNA
5 2 (16.67%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) git-flow
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) FlexPod
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
2 1 (8.33%) MVVM
2 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Presales
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) UML
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) CCIE
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) F5
3 3 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (16.67%) Nokia
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Rate: £400 per day
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