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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 9 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 11.94% 4.62% -
As % of the Qualifications category 47.06% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.07%
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
17 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 25.37% 9.23% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 3
Average daily rate £338 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) CCDP
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) CCSA
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 5 (50.00%) Network Management
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) F5
4 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) Change Control
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (20.00%) tcpdump
6 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) CCSE
6 2 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (20.00%) Wireshark

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Management
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCNP
2 5 (50.00%) CCDP
2 5 (50.00%) CCSA
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CCSE
4 2 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 4 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds