Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 113 66
Rank change year-on-year +22 -47 +60
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 111 87 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.18% 1.68% 2.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.84% 5.30% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 52 124
South West median daily rate £325 £315 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.17% -13.10% +4.69%
10th Percentile £202 £205 £250
90th Percentile £500 £495 £411
England median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 9
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +54.00% -5.66%
England median hourly rate £26.97 £27.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.51% +9.52% +13.64%

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 1,415 1,642 2,007
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.77% 31.68% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 1,047 1,225
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £219 £239 £256
90th Percentile £563 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 144 131
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -3.61% +6.41%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.04 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £51.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +25.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +5 31 £475 +40.74% 6
Gloucestershire +25 26 £288 -8.00% 3
Bristol +3 19 £325 +34.72% 10
Devon +2 13 £193 -16.40% 5
Somerset +9 10 £305 +43.53% 6
Dorset -4 8 £375 -16.67% 10
Cornwall -8 1 £190 -43.70% 3
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 99 (89.19%) Cisco
2 67 (60.36%) CCNA
3 64 (57.66%) CCNP
4 50 (45.05%) Firewall
5 42 (37.84%) LAN
6 40 (36.04%) Security Cleared
7 34 (30.63%) WAN
8 29 (26.13%) SC Cleared
9 24 (21.62%) ITIL
10 23 (20.72%) Windows
11 22 (19.82%) Fortinet
12 20 (18.02%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (17.12%) Windows Server
14 18 (16.22%) FortiGate
14 18 (16.22%) BGP
15 17 (15.32%) VMware
16 16 (14.41%) Internet
16 16 (14.41%) DV Cleared
17 15 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (13.51%) DMZ
17 15 (13.51%) Service Management
18 14 (12.61%) Telecoms
19 13 (11.71%) Wireless
19 13 (11.71%) VLAN
20 12 (10.81%) Incident Management
20 12 (10.81%) Migration
20 12 (10.81%) EIGRP
20 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
20 12 (10.81%) VoIP
20 12 (10.81%) Microsoft

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 10 (9.01%) IIS
2 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.90%) CMS
3 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (45.05%) Firewall
2 42 (37.84%) LAN
3 34 (30.63%) WAN
4 20 (18.02%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (16.22%) BGP
6 16 (14.41%) Internet
7 15 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (13.51%) DMZ
8 13 (11.71%) VLAN
8 13 (11.71%) Wireless
9 12 (10.81%) DNS
9 12 (10.81%) EIGRP
9 12 (10.81%) VoIP
10 10 (9.01%) TCP/IP
11 8 (7.21%) NX-OS
11 8 (7.21%) OSPF
11 8 (7.21%) Wireshark
12 7 (6.31%) Network Security
13 6 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (12.61%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.21%) Finance
3 2 (1.80%) Law
4 1 (0.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (59.46%) Network Engineer
2 15 (13.51%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 12 (10.81%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 11 (9.91%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Analyst
5 9 (8.11%) Network Analyst
5 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Firewall Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Wireless Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Network Support
8 4 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) IT Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.60%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) WAP
2 1 (0.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) PKI
2 6 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.60%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.72%) Windows
2 19 (17.12%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.62%) ITIL
2 15 (13.51%) Service Management
3 12 (10.81%) Incident Management
3 12 (10.81%) Migration
4 11 (9.91%) Capacity Management
5 10 (9.01%) Security Patching
6 7 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.41%) Threat Management
8 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.60%) Business Transformation
9 4 (3.60%) DNA
9 4 (3.60%) Network Architecture
9 4 (3.60%) SIEM
9 4 (3.60%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (2.70%) Change Control
10 3 (2.70%) Project Management
11 2 (1.80%) Information Security
11 2 (1.80%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.91%) SQL
2 8 (7.21%) Python
3 2 (1.80%) C
4 1 (0.90%) Lisp
4 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (60.36%) CCNA
2 64 (57.66%) CCNP
3 40 (36.04%) Security Cleared
4 29 (26.13%) SC Cleared
5 16 (14.41%) DV Cleared
6 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (9.91%) CCDP
8 9 (8.11%) CCIE
9 8 (7.21%) CCDA
10 7 (6.31%) MCSA
11 6 (5.41%) CCDE
11 6 (5.41%) CCENT
12 4 (3.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (3.60%) CISSP
13 3 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (2.70%) CWNA
14 2 (1.80%) Degree
14 2 (1.80%) HNC
14 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.80%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.21%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (16.22%) FortiGate
2 11 (9.91%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (7.21%) Opsview
4 7 (6.31%) SCCM
5 6 (5.41%) WSUS
6 4 (3.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.70%) QRadar
7 3 (2.70%) RSA enVision
7 3 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.80%) Cacti
8 2 (1.80%) Kibana
9 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 99 (89.19%) Cisco
2 22 (19.82%) Fortinet
3 17 (15.32%) VMware
4 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 10 (9.01%) HP
6 8 (7.21%) F5
6 8 (7.21%) Sophos
7 6 (5.41%) SolarWinds
7 6 (5.41%) Splunk
8 5 (4.50%) Aruba
8 5 (4.50%) McAfee
8 5 (4.50%) Palo Alto
8 5 (4.50%) SonicWALL
9 4 (3.60%) FireEye
9 4 (3.60%) Juniper
9 4 (3.60%) Symantec
10 3 (2.70%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.70%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.70%) Tripwire
11 2 (1.80%) Zscaler