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 3 months to 29 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 West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 55 102
Rank change year-on-year -39 +47  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 46 100 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.68% 3.32% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.28% 10.00% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 67 24
South West median daily rate £381 £343 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.31% +1.48%  
10th Percentile £223 £250 £227
90th Percentile £568 £425 £478
England median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £49.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -49.17%  
England median hourly rate £28.75 £26.00 £28.88
% change year-on-year +10.57% -9.95%  

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 West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 871 1000 871
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.86% 33.21% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1187 1390 1022
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
10th Percentile £273 £269 £247
90th Percentile £613 £600 £550
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 109 94
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £27.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.72% -34.91%  
10th Percentile £17.13 £21.00 £14.24
90th Percentile £50.00 £137.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £32.50 £27.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.90% +23.55%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 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
Wiltshire -8 23 £394 +8.99% 3
Bristol -5 6 £225 +5.88% 4
Dorset -4 5 £475 +18.75% 2
Somerset -13 3 £463 +68.18% 2
Gloucestershire -14 3 £195 -42.22% 1
Devon -16 3 £350 -4.10%
Cornwall - 3 £338 - 1
Cisco Certification
England

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

1 77 (89.53%) Cisco
2 54 (62.79%) CCNA
3 42 (48.84%) Firewall
4 41 (47.67%) CCNP
5 33 (38.37%) Security Cleared
6 30 (34.88%) Wireless
7 21 (24.42%) LAN
8 19 (22.09%) WAN
9 18 (20.93%) ITIL
9 18 (20.93%) SC Cleared
10 16 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (16.28%) VLAN
11 14 (16.28%) Load Balancing
12 13 (15.12%) TCP/IP
12 13 (15.12%) DNS
13 12 (13.95%) Juniper
13 12 (13.95%) TACACS
13 12 (13.95%) DV Cleared
13 12 (13.95%) Cisco Wireless
14 11 (12.79%) F5
14 11 (12.79%) Network Security
14 11 (12.79%) Migration
14 11 (12.79%) VPN
14 11 (12.79%) DHCP
15 10 (11.63%) Data Centre
16 9 (10.47%) BGP
16 9 (10.47%) Broadband
16 9 (10.47%) C
16 9 (10.47%) Windows
16 9 (10.47%) OSPF

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 1 (1.16%) IIS
1 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.16%) IaaS
2 1 (1.16%) PaaS
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (48.84%) Firewall
2 30 (34.88%) Wireless
3 21 (24.42%) LAN
4 19 (22.09%) WAN
5 16 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (16.28%) VLAN
7 13 (15.12%) DNS
7 13 (15.12%) TCP/IP
8 12 (13.95%) Cisco Wireless
8 12 (13.95%) TACACS
9 11 (12.79%) DHCP
9 11 (12.79%) Network Security
9 11 (12.79%) VPN
10 9 (10.47%) BGP
10 9 (10.47%) Broadband
10 9 (10.47%) OSPF
11 8 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (8.14%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (8.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (5.81%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.33%) Electronics
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Billing
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (62.79%) Network Engineer
2 10 (11.63%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (11.63%) NOC Engineer
2 10 (11.63%) Security Engineer
3 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Consultant
5 6 (6.98%) Wireless Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Network Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.49%) Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Wireless Product Manager
9 2 (2.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.16%) WAP
2 1 (1.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.16%) CESG
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) PKI
5 1 (1.16%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.49%) Unix
4 2 (2.33%) Linux
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) ITIL
2 14 (16.28%) Load Balancing
3 11 (12.79%) Migration
4 8 (9.30%) Network Design
5 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.65%) Demand Management
7 4 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (4.65%) SIEM
7 4 (4.65%) Six Sigma
7 4 (4.65%) Time Management
8 3 (3.49%) Network Management
8 3 (3.49%) Service Management
9 2 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.33%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (2.33%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.33%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.33%) Security Operations
9 2 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) C
2 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (62.79%) CCNA
2 41 (47.67%) CCNP
3 33 (38.37%) Security Cleared
4 18 (20.93%) SC Cleared
5 12 (13.95%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.65%) CCENT
6 4 (4.65%) CCIE
6 4 (4.65%) CISSP
6 4 (4.65%) JNCIA
6 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.49%) Degree
7 3 (3.49%) GIAC
7 3 (3.49%) HNC
7 3 (3.49%) ISSAP
7 3 (3.49%) JNCIP
7 3 (3.49%) JNCIS
7 3 (3.49%) MCSE
8 2 (2.33%) APMP
8 2 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.33%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) ProxySG
2 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.16%) UAG
4 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) FortiGate
2 6 (6.98%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.33%) Netcool
3 2 (2.33%) SCCM
4 1 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (89.53%) Cisco
2 12 (13.95%) Juniper
3 11 (12.79%) F5
4 8 (9.30%) CheckPoint
5 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.14%) Palo Alto
5 7 (8.14%) SolarWinds
6 6 (6.98%) Blue Coat
7 5 (5.81%) ArcSight
7 5 (5.81%) Nokia
7 5 (5.81%) Sophos
8 4 (4.65%) Infoblox
9 3 (3.49%) HP
9 3 (3.49%) McAfee
9 3 (3.49%) VMware
10 2 (2.33%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.33%) Nortel
10 2 (2.33%) SAP
11 1 (1.16%) Meraki
11 1 (1.16%) Sun
Somerset
Genium Selection Limited
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £200.0 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Spring Technology
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