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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 11 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 4.08% 12.82% 3.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% 38.46% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +17.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%
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
11 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 22.45% 33.33% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 5
Average daily rate £300 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £410 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 1 September 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 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Local Government
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) TickIT
4 1 (25.00%) CCDP
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) 802.11
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) 802.11
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) TickIT
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (25.00%) IronPort
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint