The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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.

Cisco Certification
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 21 31
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.71% 3.38% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 17.86% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £325 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.77% +63.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £352 £320
% change year-on-year -0.56% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Staffordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21 28 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 15.00% 18.92% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 28
Median daily rate £325 £401 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.85% -5.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
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 Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Staffordshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Staffordshire

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

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (100.00%) ICMP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) Modbus
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) ICMP
1 1 (100.00%) Modbus
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
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