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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 96 144 150
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 108 73 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.83% 1.01% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.95% 6.67% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 48 40
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £244 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £494 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £48.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.81%
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
904 1094 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.32% 15.09% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 764 704
Average daily rate £440 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.67 £48.00 £38.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 169 (92.35%) Cisco
2 117 (63.93%) CCNP
3 112 (61.20%) Firewall
4 67 (36.61%) CCNA
5 61 (33.33%) Finance
6 55 (30.05%) CheckPoint
7 54 (29.51%) Juniper
8 47 (25.68%) WAN
9 45 (24.59%) VPN
10 41 (22.40%) LAN
11 39 (21.31%) EIGRP
12 36 (19.67%) BGP
13 35 (19.13%) Cisco CUCM
14 34 (18.58%) Cisco Nexus
15 32 (17.49%) VoIP
15 32 (17.49%) CCIE
15 32 (17.49%) Banking
16 31 (16.94%) Network Security
16 31 (16.94%) ITIL
17 30 (16.39%) VLAN
17 30 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
18 27 (14.75%) F5
19 24 (13.11%) Multicast
19 24 (13.11%) OSPF
20 23 (12.57%) Wireless
21 22 (12.02%) MPLS
22 21 (11.48%) CCVP
23 20 (10.93%) Windows
24 18 (9.84%) CISSP
24 18 (9.84%) Cisco UCCX

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (3.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.64%) Apache
5 2 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.09%) Zimbra
6 1 (0.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.55%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (2.73%) MS Office
2 4 (2.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (61.20%) Firewall
2 47 (25.68%) WAN
3 45 (24.59%) VPN
4 41 (22.40%) LAN
5 39 (21.31%) EIGRP
6 36 (19.67%) BGP
7 34 (18.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 32 (17.49%) VoIP
9 31 (16.94%) Network Security
10 30 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
10 30 (16.39%) VLAN
11 24 (13.11%) Multicast
11 24 (13.11%) OSPF
12 23 (12.57%) Wireless
13 22 (12.02%) MPLS
14 16 (8.74%) TCP/IP
15 15 (8.20%) Cisco IPT
16 14 (7.65%) IP Telephony
16 14 (7.65%) HSRP
16 14 (7.65%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.64%) MySQL
2 2 (1.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 61 (33.33%) Finance
2 32 (17.49%) Banking
3 10 (5.46%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.37%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.19%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.19%) Publishing
6 3 (1.64%) International Banking
6 3 (1.64%) Retail
7 2 (1.09%) Law
8 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Marketing
8 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (41.53%) Network Engineer
2 51 (27.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 24 (13.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (12.02%) Network Support
4 22 (12.02%) Cisco Support
5 16 (8.74%) Security Engineer
5 16 (8.74%) Consultant
5 16 (8.74%) Support Engineer
6 15 (8.20%) Telephony Engineer
7 13 (7.10%) Administrator
8 12 (6.56%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (6.01%) Network Administrator
10 10 (5.46%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 9 (4.92%) Network Support Engineer
11 9 (4.92%) Senior Network Engineer
11 9 (4.92%) Architect
12 8 (4.37%) Security Consultant
12 8 (4.37%) Cisco Administrator
13 7 (3.83%) Analyst
13 7 (3.83%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.46%) XMPP
2 3 (1.64%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.73%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.19%) FlexPod
3 3 (1.64%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.64%) SecurID
4 2 (1.09%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.55%) Kindle
5 1 (0.55%) NHS
5 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.55%) Replication
5 1 (0.55%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.93%) Windows
2 11 (6.01%) Linux
3 8 (4.37%) UNIX
4 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.28%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.19%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.09%) Scientific Linux
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.55%) CentOS
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Android
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.94%) ITIL
2 16 (8.74%) Migration
3 12 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (6.56%) Network Management
4 10 (5.46%) Network Design
4 10 (5.46%) Load Balancing
4 10 (5.46%) SIEM
5 9 (4.92%) Change Control
6 7 (3.83%) Security Architecture
6 7 (3.83%) PRINCE2
7 6 (3.28%) Project Management
8 5 (2.73%) Change Management
8 5 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (2.73%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (2.19%) Low Latency
9 4 (2.19%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.19%) Service Management
9 4 (2.19%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.64%) Configuration Management
10 3 (1.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.19%) C
1 4 (2.19%) Perl
2 3 (1.64%) SQL
3 1 (0.55%) VBScript
3 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 117 (63.93%) CCNP
2 67 (36.61%) CCNA
3 32 (17.49%) CCIE
4 21 (11.48%) CCVP
5 18 (9.84%) CISSP
6 15 (8.20%) CCSE
7 12 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (6.01%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (6.01%) Security Cleared
9 9 (4.92%) JNCIP
10 8 (4.37%) SC Cleared
10 8 (4.37%) CCSA
10 8 (4.37%) MCSE
10 8 (4.37%) MCSA
11 7 (3.83%) JNCIS
11 7 (3.83%) JNCIE
12 6 (3.28%) CCDP
13 5 (2.73%) CCA
13 5 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (2.73%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.73%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.19%) SLA
5 3 (1.64%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.64%) COBIT
6 2 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.64%) Snort
4 2 (1.09%) NFS
4 2 (1.09%) XenApp
5 1 (0.55%) Varnish
5 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 35 (19.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (9.84%) Cisco UCCE
2 18 (9.84%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (5.46%) OPNET
4 2 (1.09%) WSUS
4 2 (1.09%) OpenNMS
4 2 (1.09%) ZENworks
4 2 (1.09%) RANCID
4 2 (1.09%) Puppet
5 1 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.55%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 169 (92.35%) Cisco
2 55 (30.05%) CheckPoint
3 54 (29.51%) Juniper
4 27 (14.75%) F5
5 16 (8.74%) Blue Coat
6 14 (7.65%) Microsoft
7 12 (6.56%) SolarWinds
8 10 (5.46%) VMware
9 8 (4.37%) Citrix
10 7 (3.83%) HP
11 5 (2.73%) Speakerbus
11 5 (2.73%) Aruba
12 4 (2.19%) ProCurve
12 4 (2.19%) McAfee
13 3 (1.64%) Avaya
13 3 (1.64%) TippingPoint
13 3 (1.64%) Sourcefire
13 3 (1.64%) Riverbed
14 2 (1.09%) Proofpoint
14 2 (1.09%) Infoblox
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