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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 44 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.04% 1.42% 3.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.43% 8.51% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Average daily rate
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£208 £425 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.17% +112.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £405 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £425 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.76% -28.78%
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
35 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.07% 16.73% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 28
Average daily rate £428 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £125 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £430 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 27 January 2015. 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 +3 2 £180 -57.64% 2
Dunstable - - - -
Luton - - - - 1
Cisco Certification
East of England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) CCNA
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) MCITP
5 2 (16.67%) VLAN
5 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) CCSE
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Network Management
5 2 (16.67%) CCSA
6 1 (8.33%) F5
6 1 (8.33%) MPLS
6 1 (8.33%) OSPF
6 1 (8.33%) BGP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
4 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Support
2 3 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) CCSE
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CCSA
4 1 (8.33%) CCDP
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL