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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 11 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.13% 4.88% 4.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 20.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£180 £190 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -1.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £340 £280
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
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
6 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 15.38% 24.39% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Average daily rate £475 £325 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +68.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) CCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (16.67%) Linux

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) TickIT
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix