The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 11 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 +21  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 18 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 8.78% 9.26% 4.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.13% 39.22% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 14
Median daily rate £375 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £375 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £408 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +10.71% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.00 £21.13
% change year-on-year -8.78% +65.68%  

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 Southampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Southampton
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 46 51 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 22.44% 23.61% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 83
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Southampton

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Southampton

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Southampton over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Southampton

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Southampton

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

1 21 (77.78%) Cisco
2 18 (66.67%) CCNP
3 14 (51.85%) LAN
3 14 (51.85%) WAN
3 14 (51.85%) Firewall
4 13 (48.15%) CCNA
4 13 (48.15%) CheckPoint
4 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
5 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
7 10 (37.04%) VoIP
7 10 (37.04%) Wireless
8 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
9 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (22.22%) Network Security
11 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
12 4 (14.81%) Windows
12 4 (14.81%) MCSE
12 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (14.81%) CCDP
12 4 (14.81%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (14.81%) CCSA
13 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
13 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
13 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
13 3 (11.11%) Data Encryption
13 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
13 3 (11.11%) SAN

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) Firewall
1 14 (51.85%) LAN
1 14 (51.85%) WAN
2 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (37.04%) VoIP
3 10 (37.04%) Wireless
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (22.22%) Network Security
6 3 (11.11%) DSL
6 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 3 (11.11%) SAN
6 3 (11.11%) VPN
7 2 (7.41%) BGP
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (7.41%) MPLS
7 2 (7.41%) OSPF
7 2 (7.41%) SS7
8 1 (3.70%) Multicast
8 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Network Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Network Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Network Support
4 6 (22.22%) Security Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) Firewall Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) Network Security Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Support Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.70%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
2 3 (11.11%) Data Encryption
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Network Design
4 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Line Management
4 1 (3.70%) Network Management
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.70%) Process Management
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) CCNP
2 13 (48.15%) CCNA
2 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
3 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) CCDP
4 4 (14.81%) CCSA
4 4 (14.81%) MCSE
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCDA
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE
5 1 (3.70%) CCSE
5 1 (3.70%) CISSP
5 1 (3.70%) MCITP
5 1 (3.70%) VCAP
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) BitLocker
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) CheckPoint
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) NetApp
4 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) BMC
5 1 (3.70%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.70%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.70%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) WatchGuard