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 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 38 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 13 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.71% 2.17% 2.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.57% 11.11% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -27.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.07%
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
74 54 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.42% 19.49% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 26 37
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £38.50 £14.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.51% -44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.63 £24.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £16.00 £27.65
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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 +6 8 £338 +17.39%
Luton -19 1 £300 +9.09% 2
Shefford - - - - 1
Dunstable - - - -
Cisco Certification
East of England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) WAN
3 11 (61.11%) CCNP
4 10 (55.56%) LAN
5 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (44.44%) CCSA
6 8 (44.44%) Firewall
6 8 (44.44%) Network Security
7 7 (38.89%) CCNA
7 7 (38.89%) CCDP
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
8 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
8 6 (33.33%) Change Control
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (27.78%) Riverbed
9 5 (27.78%) Network Management
10 4 (22.22%) F5
10 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
10 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (22.22%) CCSE
11 3 (16.67%) ITIL
11 3 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (16.67%) BGP
11 3 (16.67%) Project Management
11 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
12 2 (11.11%) Aastra
12 2 (11.11%) tcpdump
12 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) WAN
2 10 (55.56%) LAN
3 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) Network Security
4 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (16.67%) BGP
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
7 2 (11.11%) tcpdump
7 2 (11.11%) OSPF
7 2 (11.11%) VPN
7 2 (11.11%) PBX
7 2 (11.11%) Wireless
7 2 (11.11%) VLAN
7 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
8 1 (5.56%) SAN
8 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Network Support
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Change Control
2 5 (27.78%) Network Management
3 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) CCNP
2 8 (44.44%) CCSA
3 7 (38.89%) CCNA
3 7 (38.89%) CCDP
4 4 (22.22%) CCSE
5 3 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.11%) MCSE
7 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
7 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Riverbed
5 4 (22.22%) F5
6 2 (11.11%) Aastra
6 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 2 (11.11%) Ericsson
6 2 (11.11%) BT
7 1 (5.56%) VMware
7 1 (5.56%) Intel
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix