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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 26 16 48
Rank change year-on-year -10 +32  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 9 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.47% 9.35% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.07% 31.71% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 1
Median daily rate £425 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +33.56% -8.88%  

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 56 82 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 21.62% 29.50% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 68 48
Median daily rate £425 £369 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.25% -6.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £15.26 £36.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.61% +97.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Southampton

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 25 (80.65%) Cisco
2 22 (70.97%) CCNA
3 20 (64.52%) Security Cleared
4 19 (61.29%) Firewall
5 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
6 15 (48.39%) VoIP
7 14 (45.16%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (41.94%) CCNP
9 12 (38.71%) WAN
9 12 (38.71%) LAN
9 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
10 11 (35.48%) Wireless
11 8 (25.81%) Fortinet
12 6 (19.35%) Avaya
12 6 (19.35%) Juniper
12 6 (19.35%) Network Design
13 5 (16.13%) ITIL
13 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
14 4 (12.90%) VPN
14 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
14 4 (12.90%) Project Management
14 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
14 4 (12.90%) Degree
14 4 (12.90%) Network Security
14 4 (12.90%) Data Integration
15 2 (6.45%) DNS
15 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
15 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (6.45%) DHCP
15 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP

Cisco Certification
Top Related 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 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) Firewall
2 15 (48.39%) VoIP
3 14 (45.16%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (38.71%) LAN
4 12 (38.71%) WAN
5 11 (35.48%) Wireless
6 4 (12.90%) Network Security
6 4 (12.90%) VPN
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (6.45%) DHCP
7 2 (6.45%) DNS
7 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.23%) BGP
8 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (3.23%) MPLS
8 1 (3.23%) OSPF
8 1 (3.23%) SAN
8 1 (3.23%) SNA
8 1 (3.23%) WLAN
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Network Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Firewall Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Network Consultant
5 5 (16.13%) Design Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Network Support
7 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
9 1 (3.23%) Head of Networks
9 1 (3.23%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.23%) FlexPod
1 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Network Design
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.90%) Data Integration
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Network Management
5 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.23%) Line Management
5 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Process Management
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) CCNA
2 20 (64.52%) Security Cleared
3 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
4 13 (41.94%) CCNP
5 4 (12.90%) Degree
6 2 (6.45%) MCSE
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.23%) CCDP
7 1 (3.23%) MCITP
7 1 (3.23%) MCP
7 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
3 8 (25.81%) Fortinet
4 6 (19.35%) Avaya
4 6 (19.35%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) Meraki
6 1 (3.23%) VMware