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 23 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 80 136 135
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 127 82 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.17% 1.14% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 7.78% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 51 58
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £511 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £48.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.83% +86.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £24.90 £22.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £56.40 £30.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.07%
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
889 1054 1071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.18% 14.68% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 728 719
Average daily rate £438 £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 40
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.60 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.02% +9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.98 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.43 £48.00 £34.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014, 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.

1 175 (89.74%) Cisco
2 121 (62.05%) CCNP
3 116 (59.49%) Firewall
4 68 (34.87%) CCNA
5 66 (33.85%) Finance
6 60 (30.77%) Juniper
7 55 (28.21%) CheckPoint
8 51 (26.15%) WAN
9 47 (24.10%) VPN
9 47 (24.10%) BGP
10 46 (23.59%) LAN
11 39 (20.00%) EIGRP
11 39 (20.00%) F5
12 36 (18.46%) CCIE
13 34 (17.44%) Banking
13 34 (17.44%) Cisco Nexus
14 33 (16.92%) ITIL
15 32 (16.41%) OSPF
15 32 (16.41%) Cisco ASA
16 29 (14.87%) Network Security
16 29 (14.87%) Windows
16 29 (14.87%) VoIP
17 27 (13.85%) MPLS
17 27 (13.85%) VLAN
17 27 (13.85%) Cisco CUCM
18 26 (13.33%) TCP/IP
19 25 (12.82%) Multicast
20 24 (12.31%) Wireless
21 20 (10.26%) Microsoft
22 19 (9.74%) Cisco IOS

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 14 (7.18%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.54%) IIS
4 3 (1.54%) Apache
4 3 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.54%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.03%) Zimbra
6 1 (0.51%) nginx
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (5.13%) MS Office
2 6 (3.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.54%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (59.49%) Firewall
2 51 (26.15%) WAN
3 47 (24.10%) VPN
3 47 (24.10%) BGP
4 46 (23.59%) LAN
5 39 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 34 (17.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 32 (16.41%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (16.41%) OSPF
8 29 (14.87%) VoIP
8 29 (14.87%) Network Security
9 27 (13.85%) VLAN
9 27 (13.85%) MPLS
10 26 (13.33%) TCP/IP
11 25 (12.82%) Multicast
12 24 (12.31%) Wireless
13 19 (9.74%) Cisco IOS
14 17 (8.72%) IP Telephony
14 17 (8.72%) Cisco IPT
15 15 (7.69%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.08%) MySQL
1 6 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 66 (33.85%) Finance
2 34 (17.44%) Banking
3 11 (5.64%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.05%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.05%) Publishing
6 3 (1.54%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.54%) International Banking
6 3 (1.54%) Law
7 2 (1.03%) Retail
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (41.54%) Network Engineer
2 47 (24.10%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (11.79%) Network Support
4 22 (11.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (11.28%) Cisco Support
5 17 (8.72%) Consultant
5 17 (8.72%) Support Engineer
6 16 (8.21%) Security Engineer
7 13 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (6.67%) Analyst
8 12 (6.15%) Administrator
9 11 (5.64%) Telephony Engineer
9 11 (5.64%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 10 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
11 9 (4.62%) Architect
11 9 (4.62%) Network Administrator
11 9 (4.62%) Network Support Engineer
12 8 (4.10%) Security Consultant
13 7 (3.59%) Network Consultant
14 6 (3.08%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.10%) XMPP
2 4 (2.05%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (1.54%) LAMP
4 1 (0.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.08%) Blackberry
2 6 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.56%) Replication
3 5 (2.56%) SecurID
3 5 (2.56%) FlexPod
4 4 (2.05%) Clustering
5 2 (1.03%) CESG
5 2 (1.03%) e-Health
5 2 (1.03%) PKI
5 2 (1.03%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.51%) Kindle
6 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.51%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.87%) Windows
2 13 (6.67%) Linux
3 10 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 9 (4.62%) UNIX
5 6 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.08%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.03%) Scientific Linux
7 2 (1.03%) Android
7 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.51%) Solaris
8 1 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.92%) ITIL
2 16 (8.21%) Migration
3 13 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 13 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 12 (6.15%) Network Management
5 10 (5.13%) SIEM
5 10 (5.13%) Network Design
5 10 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (4.62%) Project Management
6 9 (4.62%) Change Control
7 8 (4.10%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.59%) Change Management
8 7 (3.59%) Security Architecture
9 6 (3.08%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.08%) E-Commerce
10 4 (2.05%) Network Architecture
10 4 (2.05%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.05%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (1.54%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (1.54%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.13%) SQL
2 5 (2.56%) C
2 5 (2.56%) Perl
3 3 (1.54%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.03%) VBScript
5 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 121 (62.05%) CCNP
2 68 (34.87%) CCNA
3 36 (18.46%) CCIE
4 18 (9.23%) CCVP
4 18 (9.23%) CCSE
5 17 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (8.21%) CISSP
7 11 (5.64%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (5.13%) MCSE
8 10 (5.13%) Security Cleared
9 9 (4.62%) CCSA
10 8 (4.10%) SC Cleared
10 8 (4.10%) MCSA
11 7 (3.59%) JNCIS
11 7 (3.59%) JNCIP
12 6 (3.08%) JNCIE
13 5 (2.56%) Degree
13 5 (2.56%) CCSP
13 5 (2.56%) CCDP
13 5 (2.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.56%) SLA
4 4 (2.05%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.54%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.54%) COBIT
6 2 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.56%) NFS
3 5 (2.56%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.56%) XenApp
4 3 (1.54%) Snort
5 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.03%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.03%) vSphere
6 1 (0.51%) Varnish
6 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 27 (13.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (7.18%) Cisco UCCX
2 14 (7.18%) Cisco UCCE
3 8 (4.10%) OPNET
4 3 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.54%) WSUS
4 3 (1.54%) OpenNMS
4 3 (1.54%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (1.54%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (1.54%) SCCM
4 3 (1.54%) RANCID
4 3 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.03%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.03%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.03%) SCOM
5 2 (1.03%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.03%) Puppet
5 2 (1.03%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.03%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 175 (89.74%) Cisco
2 60 (30.77%) Juniper
3 55 (28.21%) CheckPoint
4 39 (20.00%) F5
5 20 (10.26%) Microsoft
6 15 (7.69%) HP
6 15 (7.69%) VMware
6 15 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 12 (6.15%) SolarWinds
8 8 (4.10%) Citrix
9 7 (3.59%) McAfee
10 6 (3.08%) Symantec
10 6 (3.08%) Riverbed
11 5 (2.56%) Aruba
11 5 (2.56%) Sourcefire
12 4 (2.05%) Sophos
12 4 (2.05%) ProCurve
12 4 (2.05%) Oracle
12 4 (2.05%) NetApp
13 3 (1.54%) Avaya
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