The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 99 128 119
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 94 84 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.73% 1.30% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.51% 7.18% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 51 42
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £233 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £418 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £286
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 13
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -83.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.44 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.89% -5.58%
Cisco Certification
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
817 1170 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.02% 18.06% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 811 648
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 36
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £42.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.45 £39.80 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 190 (90.48%) Cisco
2 139 (66.19%) CCNP
3 117 (55.71%) Firewall
4 67 (31.90%) CCIE
4 67 (31.90%) F5
5 66 (31.43%) CCNA
6 64 (30.48%) Finance
7 62 (29.52%) BGP
8 57 (27.14%) CheckPoint
9 54 (25.71%) Juniper
10 53 (25.24%) OSPF
11 52 (24.76%) LAN
12 49 (23.33%) Network Security
13 47 (22.38%) Cisco ASA
14 45 (21.43%) VMware
14 45 (21.43%) WAN
15 40 (19.05%) VPN
15 40 (19.05%) MPLS
16 35 (16.67%) Citrix
17 34 (16.19%) Cisco Nexus
18 33 (15.71%) Multicast
18 33 (15.71%) EIGRP
19 32 (15.24%) TCP/IP
20 31 (14.76%) DNS
21 28 (13.33%) Windows
21 28 (13.33%) Blue Coat
22 27 (12.86%) Load Balancing
23 26 (12.38%) Linux
24 24 (11.43%) DHCP
25 23 (10.95%) Cisco IOS

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (3.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.43%) IIS
3 3 (1.43%) Apache
3 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.48%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.95%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 117 (55.71%) Firewall
2 62 (29.52%) BGP
3 53 (25.24%) OSPF
4 52 (24.76%) LAN
5 49 (23.33%) Network Security
6 47 (22.38%) Cisco ASA
7 45 (21.43%) WAN
8 40 (19.05%) VPN
8 40 (19.05%) MPLS
9 34 (16.19%) Cisco Nexus
10 33 (15.71%) EIGRP
10 33 (15.71%) Multicast
11 32 (15.24%) TCP/IP
12 31 (14.76%) DNS
13 24 (11.43%) DHCP
14 23 (10.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 23 (10.95%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (10.48%) Wireless
15 22 (10.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 19 (9.05%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.90%) MySQL
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.48%) Big Data
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
General
1 64 (30.48%) Finance
2 21 (10.00%) Banking
3 7 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.90%) Back Office
6 3 (1.43%) Games
7 2 (0.95%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 114 (54.29%) Network Engineer
2 27 (12.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (8.10%) Security Engineer
4 15 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
5 14 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (6.19%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.24%) Security Specialist
8 11 (5.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (5.24%) Support Engineer
8 11 (5.24%) Network Specialist
8 11 (5.24%) Network Security Specialist
9 9 (4.29%) Architect
10 8 (3.81%) Consultant
10 8 (3.81%) Cisco Support
10 8 (3.81%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 8 (3.81%) Cisco Voice Engineer
11 7 (3.33%) Network Support
11 7 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (2.86%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.90%) XMPP
2 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.24%) Thin Client
2 11 (5.24%) Fat Client
3 8 (3.81%) FlexPod
4 4 (1.90%) Celerra
4 4 (1.90%) PDA
4 4 (1.90%) CLARiiON
4 4 (1.90%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.90%) Handset
5 3 (1.43%) NHS
6 2 (0.95%) Clustering
6 2 (0.95%) Interactive TV
6 2 (0.95%) PKI
6 2 (0.95%) Streaming Media
6 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.95%) Eurex
7 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.33%) Windows
2 26 (12.38%) Linux
3 19 (9.05%) UNIX
4 9 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.38%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.90%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.43%) Solaris
9 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.48%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (12.86%) Load Balancing
2 22 (10.48%) ITIL
2 22 (10.48%) Low Latency
3 21 (10.00%) Change Management
4 20 (9.52%) Network Design
5 13 (6.19%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 10 (4.76%) Project Management
7 10 (4.76%) Line Management
8 9 (4.29%) Migration
8 9 (4.29%) Network Architecture
9 8 (3.81%) Service Management
10 7 (3.33%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.86%) Incident Management
12 5 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (2.38%) Contact Management
13 4 (1.90%) Business Continuity
13 4 (1.90%) Deep Packet Inspection
13 4 (1.90%) Performance Analysis
13 4 (1.90%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.24%) Perl
2 9 (4.29%) C
3 5 (2.38%) SQL
4 4 (1.90%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.95%) Objective-C
5 2 (0.95%) Python
5 2 (0.95%) Java
6 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 139 (66.19%) CCNP
2 67 (31.90%) CCIE
3 66 (31.43%) CCNA
4 19 (9.05%) CCSE
5 14 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.76%) MCSE
6 10 (4.76%) Degree
7 9 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (4.29%) CCSA
8 6 (2.86%) CCVP
9 5 (2.38%) CISSP
9 5 (2.38%) CCSP
10 4 (1.90%) MCSA
10 4 (1.90%) CCDP
10 4 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.90%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.43%) NVQ Level 3
11 3 (1.43%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.43%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.43%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.29%) vSphere
4 8 (3.81%) ProxySG
5 3 (1.43%) vCloud
6 2 (0.95%) XenServer
6 2 (0.95%) Firmware
7 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.48%) Xen
7 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.48%) XenApp
7 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.48%) UAG
7 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (10.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (5.24%) Cisco UCCE
3 7 (3.33%) RANCID
4 6 (2.86%) OpenNMS
5 5 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.90%) Puppet
6 4 (1.90%) OPNET
7 3 (1.43%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.95%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.95%) SCCM
8 2 (0.95%) SCOM
8 2 (0.95%) OpenView
9 1 (0.48%) Legato
9 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 190 (90.48%) Cisco
2 67 (31.90%) F5
3 57 (27.14%) CheckPoint
4 54 (25.71%) Juniper
5 45 (21.43%) VMware
6 35 (16.67%) Citrix
7 28 (13.33%) Blue Coat
8 19 (9.05%) HP
9 15 (7.14%) Microsoft
10 12 (5.71%) Infoblox
10 12 (5.71%) Imperva
11 11 (5.24%) SolarWinds
12 10 (4.76%) Riverbed
12 10 (4.76%) Fortinet
13 8 (3.81%) EMC
14 7 (3.33%) Avaya
15 6 (2.86%) NetApp
15 6 (2.86%) BT
16 5 (2.38%) Red Hat
16 5 (2.38%) Brocade
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £400 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
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Rate: £400 - £475 per day
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