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 25 September 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 10 25 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +19
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 32 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.33% 3.13% 2.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.38% 15.28% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 6
Median daily rate £375 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £349 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.83% -1.11%
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
69 72 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.12% 20.51% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 46
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £515 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +7 15 £353 +17.50% 2
Luton -4 5 £450 +50.00%
Dunstable - 1 £175 -
Cisco Certification
East of England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 28 (71.79%) Cisco
1 28 (71.79%) Firewall
2 27 (69.23%) LAN
2 27 (69.23%) WAN
3 25 (64.10%) CCNA
4 24 (61.54%) CheckPoint
5 23 (58.97%) Network Security
6 22 (56.41%) CCNP
7 17 (43.59%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 13 (33.33%) OSPF
10 12 (30.77%) CCSA
11 11 (28.21%) F5
11 11 (28.21%) tcpdump
11 11 (28.21%) Wireshark
12 10 (25.64%) Network Management
13 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
13 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
13 9 (23.08%) BGP
14 8 (20.51%) VMware
14 8 (20.51%) Fortinet
14 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
15 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 7 (17.95%) Splunk
15 7 (17.95%) ArcSight
15 7 (17.95%) LogLogic
15 7 (17.95%) SIEM
15 7 (17.95%) LogRhythm
15 7 (17.95%) Spanning Tree

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (71.79%) Firewall
2 27 (69.23%) LAN
2 27 (69.23%) WAN
3 23 (58.97%) Network Security
4 17 (43.59%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (33.33%) OSPF
6 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 11 (28.21%) tcpdump
7 11 (28.21%) Wireshark
8 9 (23.08%) BGP
9 7 (17.95%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (15.38%) VLAN
10 6 (15.38%) VoIP
10 6 (15.38%) Wireless
11 4 (10.26%) VPN
12 3 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
12 3 (7.69%) MPLS
13 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 2 (5.13%) HSRP
General
1 4 (10.26%) Local Government
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Network Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Security Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Consultant
3 7 (17.95%) Information Security Consultant
3 7 (17.95%) Security Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) LAN Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) WAN Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Security Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Security Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Network Management
2 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 7 (17.95%) Information Security
3 7 (17.95%) SIEM
3 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.13%) Change Control
7 2 (5.13%) Network Design
7 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.56%) Change Management
8 1 (2.56%) High Availability
8 1 (2.56%) Internal Audit
8 1 (2.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (2.56%) Network Planning
8 1 (2.56%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) CCNA
2 22 (56.41%) CCNP
3 12 (30.77%) CCSA
4 7 (17.95%) CISSP
5 3 (7.69%) CCDA
5 3 (7.69%) CCDP
5 3 (7.69%) CCIE
6 2 (5.13%) CCDE
6 2 (5.13%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.56%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Nessus
2 3 (7.69%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.56%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Cisco
2 24 (61.54%) CheckPoint
3 11 (28.21%) F5
4 8 (20.51%) Fortinet
4 8 (20.51%) VMware
5 7 (17.95%) ArcSight
5 7 (17.95%) LogLogic
5 7 (17.95%) LogRhythm
5 7 (17.95%) Splunk
6 6 (15.38%) Citrix
6 6 (15.38%) Juniper
7 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.82%) Tripwire
8 3 (7.69%) Sourcefire
9 2 (5.13%) IronPort
9 2 (5.13%) Meru Networks
9 2 (5.13%) Mitel
10 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.56%) Intel
10 1 (2.56%) Progress