The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 46 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.69% 2.55% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.91% 11.11% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£235 £413 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.03% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £295 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £425 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £19.45 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+20.82% -30.53%
Cisco Certification
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
44 63 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.63% 22.91% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 38
Average daily rate £338 £370 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £125 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +7 4 £245 -42.35% 2
Dunstable - - - -
Luton - - - -
Shefford - - - -
Cisco Certification
East of England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) WAN
3 13 (61.90%) CCNP
4 12 (57.14%) LAN
5 10 (47.62%) CCNA
5 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
5 10 (47.62%) Firewall
6 9 (42.86%) CCSA
6 9 (42.86%) Network Security
7 7 (33.33%) CCDP
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) MS Visio
8 6 (28.57%) Network Management
8 6 (28.57%) Change Control
9 5 (23.81%) ITIL
9 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
9 5 (23.81%) CCSE
10 4 (19.05%) Windows
10 4 (19.05%) Project Management
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
11 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
11 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
11 3 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (14.29%) BGP
12 2 (9.52%) VMware
12 2 (9.52%) Wireless
12 2 (9.52%) BT
12 2 (9.52%) MCITP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 7 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) WAN
2 12 (57.14%) LAN
3 10 (47.62%) Firewall
4 9 (42.86%) Network Security
5 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
7 3 (14.29%) BGP
8 2 (9.52%) Wireless
8 2 (9.52%) VLAN
8 2 (9.52%) OSPF
8 2 (9.52%) VPN
8 2 (9.52%) PBX
8 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
8 2 (9.52%) tcpdump
9 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (4.76%) VoIP
9 1 (4.76%) DHCP
9 1 (4.76%) DNS
9 1 (4.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
1 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Support
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Network Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) CentOS
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Network Management
1 6 (28.57%) Change Control
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) CCNP
2 10 (47.62%) CCNA
3 9 (42.86%) CCSA
4 7 (33.33%) CCDP
5 5 (23.81%) CCSE
6 3 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (9.52%) MCITP
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
8 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) BT
5 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
5 2 (9.52%) Aastra
5 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.52%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Intel