The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 68 96
Rank change year-on-year -17 +28  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 202 256 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.60% 2.85% 2.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.80% 10.13% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 161 119
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £265 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 4
Median hourly rate £18.09 £47.83 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.17% +185.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.07 £54.00 £34.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -8.78% +79.48%  

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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1871 2528 2322
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 24.13% 28.11% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 1481 1310
Median daily rate £405 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 100 118
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.06 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.18% +11.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.18 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in the South East

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in the South East

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in the South East

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco Certification in the South East

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Hampshire +4 84 £400 +6.66% 14
Berkshire -4 56 £468 +28.96% 10
Buckinghamshire -11 19 £395 -9.71% 8
Kent +8 13 £375 +50.00% 4
Surrey -2 11 £450 +18.42% 2
Oxfordshire -6 11 £350 +9.80% 4
West Sussex +14 8 £395 +8.59% 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 367 (81.02%) Cisco
2 298 (65.78%) CCNP
3 224 (49.45%) Firewall
4 213 (47.02%) CCNA
5 194 (42.83%) Security Cleared
6 166 (36.64%) WAN
7 160 (35.32%) SC Cleared
8 159 (35.10%) LAN
9 114 (25.17%) CCIE
10 97 (21.41%) ITIL
11 94 (20.75%) Juniper
11 94 (20.75%) Wireless
12 93 (20.53%) CheckPoint
12 93 (20.53%) F5
13 90 (19.87%) Cisco ASA
14 87 (19.21%) VPN
14 87 (19.21%) Cisco Nexus
15 86 (18.98%) BGP
16 78 (17.22%) MPLS
17 77 (17.00%) OSPF
18 73 (16.11%) Network Design
19 71 (15.67%) Telecoms
20 69 (15.23%) Data Centre
21 66 (14.57%) CCDP
22 58 (12.80%) VLAN
23 56 (12.36%) Network Security
23 56 (12.36%) VMware
24 51 (11.26%) VoIP
25 50 (11.04%) HP
26 49 (10.82%) Windows

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (2.43%) IIS
2 9 (1.99%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.10%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.88%) JBoss
4 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.44%) Apache
6 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.43%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.08%) Office 365
2 10 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.22%) G Suite
5 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.22%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 224 (49.45%) Firewall
2 166 (36.64%) WAN
3 159 (35.10%) LAN
4 94 (20.75%) Wireless
5 90 (19.87%) Cisco ASA
6 87 (19.21%) Cisco Nexus
6 87 (19.21%) VPN
7 86 (18.98%) BGP
8 78 (17.22%) MPLS
9 77 (17.00%) OSPF
10 58 (12.80%) VLAN
11 56 (12.36%) Network Security
12 51 (11.26%) VoIP
13 43 (9.49%) DHCP
13 43 (9.49%) DNS
13 43 (9.49%) TCP/IP
14 27 (5.96%) IPsec
15 25 (5.52%) BIG-IP
16 22 (4.86%) Ethernet
16 22 (4.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.10%) SQL Server
1 5 (1.10%) Star Schema
2 2 (0.44%) Big Data
2 2 (0.44%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.44%) MS Access
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.22%) MySQL
3 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.44%) StarTeam
General
1 71 (15.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (2.21%) Banking
3 8 (1.77%) Finance
4 6 (1.32%) Marketing
5 5 (1.10%) Retail
6 2 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.22%) German Language
7 1 (0.22%) Law
7 1 (0.22%) Local Government
7 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 180 (39.74%) Network Engineer
2 50 (11.04%) Architect
3 42 (9.27%) Network Architect
4 41 (9.05%) Consultant
5 35 (7.73%) Cisco Engineer
6 31 (6.84%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 28 (6.18%) Analyst
7 28 (6.18%) Senior Network Engineer
8 25 (5.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 22 (4.86%) Support Engineer
10 21 (4.64%) Security Engineer
11 20 (4.42%) Network Consultant
11 20 (4.42%) Network Support
12 19 (4.19%) Design Engineer
13 18 (3.97%) Network Analyst
14 15 (3.31%) Network Design Engineer
14 15 (3.31%) Network Support Engineer
15 14 (3.09%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
15 14 (3.09%) Integration Engineer
15 14 (3.09%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.99%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.10%) XML
3 4 (0.88%) .NET
4 2 (0.44%) RFC 2547
4 2 (0.44%) XSLT
5 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.22%) Middleware
5 1 (0.22%) RESTful
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 69 (15.23%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.42%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.87%) Driving Licence
4 13 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (1.77%) EMC VNX
5 8 (1.77%) IVR
5 8 (1.77%) Smart Meter
6 7 (1.55%) BBC
7 6 (1.32%) CESG
7 6 (1.32%) NHS
7 6 (1.32%) PKI
7 6 (1.32%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.10%) CMDB
8 5 (1.10%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.88%) BYOD
10 3 (0.66%) Clustering
10 3 (0.66%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.44%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.82%) Windows
2 34 (7.51%) Linux
3 18 (3.97%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.75%) Windows 10
5 13 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.21%) CentOS
8 8 (1.77%) Unix
8 8 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.55%) SUSE
10 5 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.44%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.22%) Solaris
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (21.41%) ITIL
2 73 (16.11%) Network Design
3 43 (9.49%) Service Management
4 40 (8.83%) Migration
5 35 (7.73%) ITSM
6 30 (6.62%) Service Delivery
7 24 (5.30%) Load Balancing
8 20 (4.42%) Change Management
9 16 (3.53%) Network Management
10 15 (3.31%) Information Security
11 14 (3.09%) Integration Testing
11 14 (3.09%) ITIL V3
11 14 (3.09%) Mentoring
12 13 (2.87%) DevOps
13 12 (2.65%) eTOM
13 12 (2.65%) High Availability
14 11 (2.43%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (2.43%) Kalman Filter
15 10 (2.21%) Customer Requirements
15 10 (2.21%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.87%) Python
2 12 (2.65%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.32%) Perl
4 5 (1.10%) Java
4 5 (1.10%) Ruby
5 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.66%) C
6 3 (0.66%) SQL
7 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 298 (65.78%) CCNP
2 213 (47.02%) CCNA
3 194 (42.83%) Security Cleared
4 160 (35.32%) SC Cleared
5 114 (25.17%) CCIE
6 66 (14.57%) CCDP
7 43 (9.49%) JNCIA
8 41 (9.05%) CCSA
9 40 (8.83%) Degree
10 38 (8.39%) CCIP
11 37 (8.17%) CISSP
12 36 (7.95%) CCSE
13 32 (7.06%) DV Cleared
14 28 (6.18%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (5.74%) JNCIE
16 23 (5.08%) HP ASE
17 21 (4.64%) HP MASE
17 21 (4.64%) MCSE
18 20 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
19 18 (3.97%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.09%) SLA
3 12 (2.65%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.32%) QA
5 5 (1.10%) COBIT
5 5 (1.10%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.66%) PMO
7 2 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.44%) RMADS
8 1 (0.22%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.22%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 39 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.97%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.10%) Firmware
4 5 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (1.10%) ISA Server
4 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (1.10%) UAG
4 5 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.10%) vSphere
5 4 (0.88%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.66%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.44%) vCloud
8 1 (0.22%) KVM
8 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (6.62%) FortiGate
2 23 (5.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 19 (4.19%) Cisco Prime
4 18 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (3.97%) Puppet
5 13 (2.87%) Cisco UCCX
6 12 (2.65%) Cisco UCCE
7 11 (2.43%) Nagios
8 6 (1.32%) OVSD
8 6 (1.32%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.88%) Ansible
9 4 (0.88%) Cobbler
10 3 (0.66%) SCOM
11 2 (0.44%) SCCM
11 2 (0.44%) vRealize
12 1 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
12 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.22%) Netcool
12 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 367 (81.02%) Cisco
2 94 (20.75%) Juniper
3 93 (20.53%) CheckPoint
3 93 (20.53%) F5
4 56 (12.36%) VMware
5 50 (11.04%) HP
6 48 (10.60%) Riverbed
7 37 (8.17%) Palo Alto
8 35 (7.73%) Fortinet
9 29 (6.40%) Aruba
10 25 (5.52%) Microsoft
11 16 (3.53%) Red Hat
12 15 (3.31%) Blue Coat
13 13 (2.87%) Citrix
13 13 (2.87%) EMC
14 12 (2.65%) Avaya
15 11 (2.43%) Remedy
16 9 (1.99%) Dell
17 7 (1.55%) Forcepoint
17 7 (1.55%) Nokia
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