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 27 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 18 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.45% 3.85% -
As % of the Qualifications category 21.05% 29.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £338 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £155.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -8.78% +79.48%  

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 19 24 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 16.38% 13.19% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 11
Median daily rate £450 £325 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £29.00 £155.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.29% +1048.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

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

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Stafford - 2 - -
Lichfield - 1 - -
Cisco Certification
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) ICMP
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCDP
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp