The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 7 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.33% 5.56% -
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £180 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £18.82 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+103.29% -24.74%
Cisco Certification
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 6.67% 19.44% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate £125 £240 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.91% -9.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) CCSA
3 3 (50.00%) CCSE
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) tcpdump
4 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Presales
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 2 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (33.33%) CCDP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) SLA

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Check Point Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior VoIP Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Network Management
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) CCSA
3 3 (50.00%) CCSE
4 2 (33.33%) CCDP
4 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 2 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) VMware