Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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 West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 81 95
Rank change year-on-year -16 +14 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 116 136 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.05% 2.38% 2.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.30% 7.75% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 69 73
South West median daily rate £325 £325 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.20% +12.14%
10th Percentile £163 £196 £241
90th Percentile £525 £455 £488
England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 13
South West median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +95.40%
10th Percentile £32.58 £20.65 £37.00
90th Percentile £42.63 £47.50 £50.04
England median hourly rate £26.48 £28.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -5.45% +17.89% +18.75%

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 1590 1755 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.10% 30.69% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 1085 1225
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £213 £233 £250
90th Percentile £600 £573 £532
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 106 131
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.18% -32.10% +15.71%
10th Percentile £16.38 £13.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.38 £47.50 £50.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -15 34 £475 +31.03% 1
Bristol -17 19 £225 -30.77% 5
Gloucestershire +12 17 £372 +24.08%
Dorset +9 15 £261 -39.42% 2
Somerset -5 11 £325 +18.18% 1
Devon -4 9 £199 +7.43% 1
Cornwall -6 4 £335 +109.38%
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 84 (72.41%) Cisco
2 60 (51.72%) CCNA
3 48 (41.38%) Firewall
4 45 (38.79%) CCNP
5 39 (33.62%) Security Cleared
6 33 (28.45%) LAN
7 29 (25.00%) WAN
8 24 (20.69%) Wireless
9 23 (19.83%) Windows
9 23 (19.83%) SC Cleared
10 21 (18.10%) ITIL
11 20 (17.24%) CISSP
12 18 (15.52%) HP
12 18 (15.52%) DNS
13 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
13 17 (14.66%) Skype for Business
14 16 (13.79%) DV Cleared
14 16 (13.79%) VPN
14 16 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (13.79%) Network Design
15 15 (12.93%) DHCP
15 15 (12.93%) Network Security
15 15 (12.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 14 (12.07%) Active Directory
16 14 (12.07%) CCIE
16 14 (12.07%) McAfee
17 13 (11.21%) Service Management
17 13 (11.21%) Juniper
17 13 (11.21%) Incident Management
17 13 (11.21%) Unified Communications

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 17 (14.66%) Skype for Business
2 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.86%) IaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Office 365
2 1 (0.86%) PaaS
2 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (41.38%) Firewall
2 33 (28.45%) LAN
3 29 (25.00%) WAN
4 24 (20.69%) Wireless
5 18 (15.52%) DNS
6 16 (13.79%) VPN
7 15 (12.93%) DHCP
7 15 (12.93%) Network Security
8 13 (11.21%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (11.21%) Unified Communications
9 12 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (10.34%) Skype
9 12 (10.34%) TCP/IP
10 11 (9.48%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (8.62%) Broadband
12 8 (6.90%) BGP
12 8 (6.90%) IPsec
12 8 (6.90%) MPLS
12 8 (6.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (9.48%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.72%) Finance
4 1 (0.86%) Back Office
4 1 (0.86%) Electronics
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (58.62%) Network Engineer
2 14 (12.07%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (11.21%) Architect
4 11 (9.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Security Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) Analyst
6 9 (7.76%) Network Support
7 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Wireless Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Consultant
9 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Security Architect
9 6 (5.17%) Unified Communications Specialist
10 5 (4.31%) Security Consultant
10 5 (4.31%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.31%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.45%) PKI
2 4 (3.45%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.59%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.86%) CESG
5 1 (0.86%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.86%) VAX
5 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.83%) Windows
2 13 (11.21%) Windows 10
3 9 (7.76%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.86%) Linux
6 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.10%) ITIL
2 16 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.79%) Network Design
3 13 (11.21%) Incident Management
3 13 (11.21%) Service Management
4 11 (9.48%) Information Security
4 11 (9.48%) SIEM
5 10 (8.62%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (8.62%) Security Architecture
6 9 (7.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (7.76%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (6.90%) Business Transformation
7 8 (6.90%) Capacity Management
7 8 (6.90%) DNA
8 6 (5.17%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (5.17%) Risk Management
8 6 (5.17%) Security Operations
9 5 (4.31%) Information Security Management
9 5 (4.31%) Migration
9 5 (4.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.17%) C
2 3 (2.59%) Python
3 1 (0.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (51.72%) CCNA
2 45 (38.79%) CCNP
3 39 (33.62%) Security Cleared
4 23 (19.83%) SC Cleared
5 20 (17.24%) CISSP
6 16 (13.79%) DV Cleared
7 15 (12.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 14 (12.07%) CCIE
9 7 (6.03%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (4.31%) CEH
10 5 (4.31%) CISM
10 5 (4.31%) GIAC
10 5 (4.31%) ISSAP
10 5 (4.31%) MCSE
11 3 (2.59%) Degree
11 3 (2.59%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.59%) JNCIE
11 3 (2.59%) JNCIP
11 3 (2.59%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (4.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.72%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.59%) Opsview
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.86%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.86%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (72.41%) Cisco
2 18 (15.52%) HP
3 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
4 14 (12.07%) McAfee
5 13 (11.21%) Juniper
6 11 (9.48%) ArcSight
7 10 (8.62%) CheckPoint
8 9 (7.76%) FireEye
8 9 (7.76%) Symantec
9 8 (6.90%) Bluefish Communications
10 7 (6.03%) Palo Alto
10 7 (6.03%) Remedy
11 6 (5.17%) Fortinet
11 6 (5.17%) Meraki
12 5 (4.31%) F5
12 5 (4.31%) VMware
13 4 (3.45%) Avaya
13 4 (3.45%) Dell
13 4 (3.45%) Forcepoint
13 4 (3.45%) SolarWinds