The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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.

Cisco Certification
South West / Somerset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 38 47
Rank change year-on-year +11 +9  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.48% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 2.00% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £213 £400 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.87% +77.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £352 £320
% change year-on-year -0.56% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +33.56% -8.88%  

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 Somerset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Somerset
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 55 50 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 27.23% 19.01% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 79
Median daily rate £266 £490 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.81% +18.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £1,846 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 6
Median hourly rate £41.50 £57.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.19% +49.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £42.25 £34.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Somerset

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Somerset over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Somerset

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Somerset

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 3 £205 -
Taunton - 1 £245 -
Cisco Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Broadband
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design
1 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos