The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bedford region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 14 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 8.97% 2.33% -
As % of the Qualifications category 23.33% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £306 £301
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
Qualifications Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 38.46% 6.98% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 2
Average daily rate £300 £275 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -40.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £250 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £323 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Cisco Certification
Bedfordshire

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 31 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
2 5 (55.56%) MS Visio
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) CCDP
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) CCSA
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) Network Management
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) Change Control
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) iPhone
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Management
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) CCDP
2 4 (44.44%) CCSA
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) CCSE
5 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
1 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 3 (33.33%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) IBM