Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 115 95
Rank change year-on-year +39 -20 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 129 91 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.48% 1.66% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.42% 5.10% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 47 68
South West median daily rate £325 £315 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.17% -13.10% +2.11%
10th Percentile £214 £178 £213
90th Percentile £509 £476 £441
England median daily rate £375 £382 £365
% change year-on-year -1.90% +4.73% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 26 14
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -4.94% +72.34%
England median hourly rate £25.35 £27.38 £37.73
% change year-on-year -7.43% -27.43% +108.11%

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 1,369 1,783 2,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.35% 32.54% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 1,144 1,274
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £213 £227 £255
90th Percentile £600 £575 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £409
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.91% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 149 131
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% -7.23% +14.01%
10th Percentile £17.50 £14.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.50% +41.21%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +6 35 £500 +23.46% 9
Gloucestershire +18 24 £350 +20.69% 9
Bristol +2 20 £338 -4.93% 10
Devon +6 15 £195 +21.88% 12
Somerset +6 13 £305 +35.56% 5
Dorset -1 13 £250 -42.03% 7
Cornwall -5 1 - - 5
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 103 (79.84%) Cisco
2 70 (54.26%) CCNP
3 59 (45.74%) CCNA
4 57 (44.19%) Firewall
5 49 (37.98%) Security Cleared
6 38 (29.46%) LAN
7 31 (24.03%) ITIL
7 31 (24.03%) SC Cleared
8 30 (23.26%) WAN
9 26 (20.16%) Windows
10 23 (17.83%) DV Cleared
11 21 (16.28%) HP
12 19 (14.73%) DNS
12 19 (14.73%) CCIE
12 19 (14.73%) Wireless
12 19 (14.73%) Fortinet
13 18 (13.95%) CISSP
14 17 (13.18%) Service Management
14 17 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (13.18%) Skype for Business
15 15 (11.63%) Internet
15 15 (11.63%) DHCP
15 15 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (11.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 14 (10.85%) VPN
16 14 (10.85%) Active Directory
17 13 (10.08%) McAfee
17 13 (10.08%) Information Security
17 13 (10.08%) Telecoms
17 13 (10.08%) Windows Server

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 (13.18%) Skype for Business
2 9 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.78%) CMS
3 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.78%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (44.19%) Firewall
2 38 (29.46%) LAN
3 30 (23.26%) WAN
4 19 (14.73%) DNS
4 19 (14.73%) Wireless
5 15 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (11.63%) DHCP
5 15 (11.63%) Internet
6 14 (10.85%) VPN
7 13 (10.08%) Network Security
7 13 (10.08%) Unified Communications
8 12 (9.30%) BGP
8 12 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (9.30%) Skype
9 11 (8.53%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (7.75%) TCP/IP
11 8 (6.20%) DMZ
11 8 (6.20%) VoIP
12 7 (5.43%) EIGRP
General
1 13 (10.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.33%) Finance
2 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.78%) Electronics
3 1 (0.78%) Law
3 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (55.81%) Network Engineer
2 16 (12.40%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (10.85%) Architect
4 13 (10.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (9.30%) Security Engineer
6 11 (8.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 11 (8.53%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.75%) Network Support
8 9 (6.98%) Operations Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) Wireless Engineer
10 7 (5.43%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
10 7 (5.43%) Network Support Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Consultant
11 6 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Unified Communications Specialist
12 5 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (3.88%) Security Architect
12 5 (3.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.55%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
1 6 (4.65%) PKI
2 4 (3.10%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.55%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.78%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.16%) Windows
2 13 (10.08%) Windows 10
2 13 (10.08%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.10%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.03%) ITIL
2 17 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (13.18%) Service Management
3 13 (10.08%) Incident Management
3 13 (10.08%) Information Security
4 12 (9.30%) Capacity Management
4 12 (9.30%) Migration
4 12 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (8.53%) SIEM
6 10 (7.75%) Network Design
6 10 (7.75%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (7.75%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (6.98%) Business Transformation
7 9 (6.98%) DNA
8 8 (6.20%) Security Architecture
9 6 (4.65%) Proactive Monitoring
9 6 (4.65%) Security Patching
10 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (3.88%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (3.88%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.65%) C
1 6 (4.65%) Python
2 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (54.26%) CCNP
2 59 (45.74%) CCNA
3 49 (37.98%) Security Cleared
4 31 (24.03%) SC Cleared
5 23 (17.83%) DV Cleared
6 19 (14.73%) CCIE
7 18 (13.95%) CISSP
8 15 (11.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 10 (7.75%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (5.43%) CCDP
11 6 (4.65%) CCDA
12 5 (3.88%) CEH
12 5 (3.88%) CISM
12 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (3.10%) CCDE
13 4 (3.10%) CCENT
14 3 (2.33%) CWNA
14 3 (2.33%) ISSAP
14 3 (2.33%) JNCIA
14 3 (2.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (3.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (10.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.33%) Firmware
5 2 (1.55%) vSphere
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (7.75%) FortiGate
1 10 (7.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (4.65%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (4.65%) Opsview
3 4 (3.10%) QRadar
3 4 (3.10%) RSA enVision
4 2 (1.55%) Cacti
4 2 (1.55%) Kibana
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.78%) SCCM
5 1 (0.78%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 103 (79.84%) Cisco
2 21 (16.28%) HP
3 19 (14.73%) Fortinet
4 13 (10.08%) McAfee
5 10 (7.75%) ArcSight
5 10 (7.75%) FireEye
5 10 (7.75%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.75%) Symantec
5 10 (7.75%) VMware
6 9 (6.98%) Bluefish Communications
6 9 (6.98%) Palo Alto
7 7 (5.43%) Remedy
7 7 (5.43%) SonicWALL
7 7 (5.43%) Sophos
8 6 (4.65%) F5
8 6 (4.65%) Juniper
8 6 (4.65%) Meraki
9 5 (3.88%) Aruba
9 5 (3.88%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.10%) Dell