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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 35 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 11 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.77% 1.79% -
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 12.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £293
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +19.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -22.00%
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
77 63 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.40% 14.09% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 16
Average daily rate £445 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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
Dunstable -1 5 £413 -13.15%
Bedford -2 2 £375 +97.36% 2
Luton - 1 - - 1
Cisco Certification
East of England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) CCNP
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) CCNA
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (46.67%) F5
5 6 (40.00%) Juniper
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) VoIP
7 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
8 3 (20.00%) VLAN
8 3 (20.00%) Firewall
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
9 2 (13.33%) MS Office
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) DHCP
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (13.33%) OSPF
9 2 (13.33%) VRRP
9 2 (13.33%) DNS
9 2 (13.33%) Wireless
9 2 (13.33%) VMware
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (13.33%) Mitel
9 2 (13.33%) Network Security

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) VLAN
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) DHCP
7 2 (13.33%) OSPF
7 2 (13.33%) VRRP
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) Network Security
8 1 (6.67%) Wireless Security
8 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
8 1 (6.67%) Internet
8 1 (6.67%) 802.11
8 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (6.67%) Broadband
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Information Governance
1 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (6.67%) Network Management
1 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (6.67%) Network Design
1 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
1 1 (6.67%) Change Management
1 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL
1 1 (6.67%) CRM
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) CCNP
2 7 (46.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCSE
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CCSA
3 1 (6.67%) CCDP
3 1 (6.67%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) TickIT
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) F5
3 6 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Mitel
7 1 (6.67%) IronPort
7 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire