The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 66 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 15 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.48% 0.67% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.30% 2.76% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £265 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.81% +32.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -23.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
238 145 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.47% 24.29% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 104 77
Average daily rate £380 £367 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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%) Firewall
2 16 (88.89%) CCNA
3 14 (77.78%) LAN
3 14 (77.78%) WAN
4 12 (66.67%) Perl
4 12 (66.67%) PHP
4 12 (66.67%) Linux
4 12 (66.67%) Apache
4 12 (66.67%) LDAP
4 12 (66.67%) Citrix
4 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 12 (66.67%) LAMP
4 12 (66.67%) Samba
4 12 (66.67%) VMware
4 12 (66.67%) Ruby
4 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 12 (66.67%) CentOS
4 12 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (66.67%) XenServer
4 12 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 12 (66.67%) Puppet
4 12 (66.67%) Hudson
4 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 12 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (66.67%) DevOps
4 12 (66.67%) Salt
5 11 (61.11%) Ubuntu
5 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 12 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 14 (77.78%) LAN
2 14 (77.78%) WAN
3 12 (66.67%) LDAP
4 2 (11.11%) OSPF
4 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) IPsec
5 1 (5.56%) IPv6
5 1 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Hudson
1 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 2 (11.11%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Wiki
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
1 12 (66.67%) CentOS
2 11 (61.11%) Ubuntu
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Debian
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) B2B
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Perl
1 12 (66.67%) PHP
1 12 (66.67%) Ruby
1 12 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) CCNA
2 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) CCNP
4 2 (11.11%) CCIE
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Samba
1 12 (66.67%) XenServer
2 1 (5.56%) Postfix
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) Puppet
1 12 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (66.67%) Salt
2 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Citrix
1 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) F5