Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 94 79
Rank change year-on-year -13 -15 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 130 114 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.07% 2.05% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.74% 7.19% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 53 71
South West median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% - -16.13%
10th Percentile £270 £163 £200
90th Percentile £563 £540 £450
England median daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 25
South West median hourly rate £46.25 £38.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.35% -3.13% -9.09%
10th Percentile £38.80 £32.58 £20.70
90th Percentile £47.00 £42.63 £47.50
England median hourly rate £32.75 £26.99 £28.00
% change year-on-year +21.35% -3.62% +17.89%

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 the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,928 1,586 1,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.76% 28.49% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 853 1,088
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £273 £215 £239
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 102 105
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.75% +36.36% -30.60%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.38 £13.40
90th Percentile £49.75 £53.38 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £25.50
% change year-on-year -0.48% -1.49% +7.37%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in the South West

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in the South West

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in the South West

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in the South West

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +8 70 £438 +6.06% 8
Bristol +8 33 £364 +61.67% 11
Gloucestershire -20 11 £363 -2.62% 3
Somerset -9 5 £350 +7.69% 3
Devon -4 3 - - 5
Dorset -11 3 £329 +25.84% 5
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 110 (84.62%) Cisco
2 80 (61.54%) CCNA
3 69 (53.08%) Security Cleared
4 63 (48.46%) VMware
5 56 (43.08%) CCNP
6 54 (41.54%) Firewall
7 48 (36.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 47 (36.15%) Windows
9 43 (33.08%) SC Cleared
10 38 (29.23%) Windows Server
10 38 (29.23%) vCenter Server
11 36 (27.69%) Data Centre
12 33 (25.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 29 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (22.31%) Microsoft
14 28 (21.54%) BGP
14 28 (21.54%) OSPF
15 27 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
16 24 (18.46%) MCSE
16 24 (18.46%) LAN
17 23 (17.69%) WAN
17 23 (17.69%) MCSA
17 23 (17.69%) Cisco Nexus
18 22 (16.92%) DV Cleared
19 21 (16.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 21 (16.15%) JIRA
20 20 (15.38%) Confluence
20 20 (15.38%) ITIL
20 20 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 19 (14.62%) Atlassian

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 20 (15.38%) Confluence
2 3 (2.31%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.31%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.77%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.77%) CMS
3 1 (0.77%) IIS
3 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.54%) Office 365
3 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (41.54%) Firewall
2 28 (21.54%) BGP
2 28 (21.54%) OSPF
3 24 (18.46%) LAN
4 23 (17.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 23 (17.69%) WAN
5 18 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (12.31%) Cisco IOS
6 16 (12.31%) VoIP
7 13 (10.00%) VPN
8 11 (8.46%) EIGRP
8 11 (8.46%) Wireless
9 10 (7.69%) MPLS
9 10 (7.69%) Network Security
9 10 (7.69%) VLAN
10 9 (6.92%) DMVPN
10 9 (6.92%) DNS
10 9 (6.92%) Multicast
10 9 (6.92%) SAN
10 9 (6.92%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.54%) MySQL
2 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.77%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.77%) Big Data
3 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (16.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 21 (16.15%) JIRA
2 3 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.77%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.77%) CodeSonar
3 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.77%) git-flow
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.77%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.77%) Selenium
General
1 9 (6.92%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.31%) Electronics
4 2 (1.54%) Law
4 2 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (37.69%) Network Engineer
2 18 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (10.77%) Architect
3 14 (10.77%) PowerShell Engineer
4 13 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 13 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 10 (7.69%) Network Design Architect
6 9 (6.92%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (6.15%) Designer
7 8 (6.15%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) Consultant
8 7 (5.38%) Network Designer
8 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) Voice Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Network Consultant
10 5 (3.85%) Analyst
10 5 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.46%) REST
2 6 (4.62%) Spine.js
3 3 (2.31%) XMPP
4 1 (0.77%) .NET
4 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.77%) Django
4 1 (0.77%) Java EE
4 1 (0.77%) LAMP
4 1 (0.77%) Node.js
4 1 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.77%) SOAP
4 1 (0.77%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.77%) STL
4 1 (0.77%) Velocity
4 1 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.69%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.23%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.85%) Replication
6 4 (3.08%) PKI
7 2 (1.54%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.54%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.54%) RIA
8 1 (0.77%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.77%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.77%) FMCG
8 1 (0.77%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 47 (36.15%) Windows
2 38 (29.23%) Windows Server
3 15 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (8.46%) Linux
5 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.54%) CentOS
6 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.54%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.77%) Android
7 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.77%) Fedora
7 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (15.38%) ITIL
3 17 (13.08%) Network Virtualisation
3 17 (13.08%) NsoIT
4 16 (12.31%) Service Management
5 14 (10.77%) Reverse Engineering
6 13 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (9.23%) Network Design
8 10 (7.69%) Network Architecture
8 10 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 10 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (6.92%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (6.92%) Server Management
10 8 (6.15%) Incident Management
10 8 (6.15%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (6.15%) Programme Management
11 7 (5.38%) DevOps
11 7 (5.38%) Migration
11 7 (5.38%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.85%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.15%) C
2 8 (6.15%) Python
3 5 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.54%) SQL
4 2 (1.54%) Tcl
5 1 (0.77%) C#
5 1 (0.77%) C++
5 1 (0.77%) Java
5 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.77%) PHP
5 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 80 (61.54%) CCNA
2 69 (53.08%) Security Cleared
3 56 (43.08%) CCNP
4 43 (33.08%) SC Cleared
5 33 (25.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 27 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (18.46%) MCSE
8 23 (17.69%) MCSA
9 22 (16.92%) DV Cleared
10 15 (11.54%) CCIE
10 15 (11.54%) OCA
10 15 (11.54%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (7.69%) Degree
12 8 (6.15%) CISSP
13 7 (5.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 5 (3.85%) CCSE
15 4 (3.08%) CCNP Voice
15 4 (3.08%) CompTIA Security+
15 4 (3.08%) HNC
16 3 (2.31%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 48 (36.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (5.38%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.85%) VMware NSX
5 4 (3.08%) Firmware
5 4 (3.08%) XenApp
5 4 (3.08%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.77%) Docker
6 1 (0.77%) KVM
6 1 (0.77%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (29.23%) vCenter Server
2 13 (10.00%) PowerCLI
3 12 (9.23%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (5.38%) SCCM
5 5 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.85%) Opsview
5 5 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (3.08%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.31%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.54%) ArcSight ESM
8 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.54%) Nagios
8 2 (1.54%) Puppet
8 2 (1.54%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.77%) Ansible
9 1 (0.77%) Cisco LMS
9 1 (0.77%) Salt
9 1 (0.77%) SCOM
9 1 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 110 (84.62%) Cisco
2 63 (48.46%) VMware
3 29 (22.31%) Microsoft
4 19 (14.62%) Atlassian
5 17 (13.08%) CheckPoint
6 16 (12.31%) Oracle
7 11 (8.46%) F5
7 11 (8.46%) Juniper
8 7 (5.38%) McAfee
8 7 (5.38%) Palo Alto
8 7 (5.38%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.85%) Blue Coat
9 5 (3.85%) FireEye
9 5 (3.85%) Symantec
9 5 (3.85%) Tripwire
10 4 (3.08%) Citrix
10 4 (3.08%) HP
11 3 (2.31%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.54%) ArcSight