The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 112 148 151
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 84 77 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.45% 1.08% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.18% 7.11% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 49
Average daily rate
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£420 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £303 £301
% change year-on-year
+12.21% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £41.75 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.07% +49.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £23.21 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-21.90% +5.50%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
915 1083 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.79% 15.23% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 745 667
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 61 38
Average hourly rate £18.10 £23.75 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.78% +32.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £51.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
Cisco Certification
London

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 July 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 July 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.

1 156 (92.86%) Cisco
2 100 (59.52%) CCNP
3 99 (58.93%) Firewall
4 60 (35.71%) CCNA
5 58 (34.52%) CheckPoint
6 55 (32.74%) Juniper
7 53 (31.55%) Finance
8 48 (28.57%) WAN
9 43 (25.60%) LAN
10 37 (22.02%) Banking
11 35 (20.83%) VPN
12 34 (20.24%) Cisco CUCM
13 33 (19.64%) ITIL
13 33 (19.64%) Network Security
14 30 (17.86%) VoIP
15 29 (17.26%) CCIE
15 29 (17.26%) Cisco ASA
16 27 (16.07%) F5
16 27 (16.07%) BGP
16 27 (16.07%) EIGRP
17 26 (15.48%) MPLS
18 25 (14.88%) Wireless
18 25 (14.88%) Cisco Nexus
19 24 (14.29%) VLAN
20 22 (13.10%) Windows
21 21 (12.50%) OSPF
22 18 (10.71%) Multicast
23 17 (10.12%) Microsoft
24 16 (9.52%) TCP/IP
24 16 (9.52%) CISSP

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.19%) IIS
4 2 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.60%) nginx
5 1 (0.60%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (3.57%) MS Office
2 3 (1.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 99 (58.93%) Firewall
2 48 (28.57%) WAN
3 43 (25.60%) LAN
4 35 (20.83%) VPN
5 33 (19.64%) Network Security
6 30 (17.86%) VoIP
7 29 (17.26%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (16.07%) BGP
8 27 (16.07%) EIGRP
9 26 (15.48%) MPLS
10 25 (14.88%) Wireless
10 25 (14.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (14.29%) VLAN
12 21 (12.50%) OSPF
13 18 (10.71%) Multicast
14 16 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (9.52%) TCP/IP
15 12 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
15 12 (7.14%) DNS
16 11 (6.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 53 (31.55%) Finance
2 37 (22.02%) Banking
3 15 (8.93%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.95%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.79%) Law
6 3 (1.79%) Retail
6 3 (1.79%) International Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (40.48%) Network Engineer
2 37 (22.02%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (10.71%) Security Engineer
4 17 (10.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (9.52%) Network Support
5 16 (9.52%) Cisco Support
6 15 (8.93%) Network Security Engineer
6 15 (8.93%) Administrator
7 14 (8.33%) Consultant
8 13 (7.74%) Support Engineer
9 12 (7.14%) Telephony Engineer
9 12 (7.14%) Network Administrator
10 10 (5.95%) Senior Network Engineer
11 9 (5.36%) Network Consultant
12 8 (4.76%) Cisco Administrator
13 7 (4.17%) Architect
13 7 (4.17%) Analyst
14 6 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
14 6 (3.57%) Security Consultant
14 6 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.36%) XMPP
2 1 (0.60%) DCOM
2 1 (0.60%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.19%) SecurID
5 1 (0.60%) NHS
5 1 (0.60%) Firmware
5 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.60%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.60%) Replication
5 1 (0.60%) e-Health
5 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.60%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.10%) Windows
2 12 (7.14%) Linux
3 9 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.57%) UNIX
5 6 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.19%) Solaris
7 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.60%) CentOS
8 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.60%) HPUX
8 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.64%) ITIL
2 13 (7.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (7.74%) Migration
3 11 (6.55%) Load Balancing
4 10 (5.95%) SIEM
5 9 (5.36%) Change Control
5 9 (5.36%) Network Design
6 8 (4.76%) Network Management
7 7 (4.17%) Security Architecture
7 7 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.57%) Service Delivery
9 5 (2.98%) Project Management
9 5 (2.98%) Service Management
9 5 (2.98%) Low Latency
10 4 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.38%) WAN Optimisation
10 4 (2.38%) Problem Management
11 3 (1.79%) PRINCE
11 3 (1.79%) Configuration Management
11 3 (1.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.57%) C
2 4 (2.38%) SQL
3 3 (1.79%) VB
3 3 (1.79%) Perl
4 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.60%) VBScript
5 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 100 (59.52%) CCNP
2 60 (35.71%) CCNA
3 29 (17.26%) CCIE
4 16 (9.52%) CISSP
4 16 (9.52%) CCSE
5 15 (8.93%) CCVP
5 15 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (6.55%) MCSE
7 10 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (5.95%) Security Cleared
8 9 (5.36%) MCSA
8 9 (5.36%) CCSA
8 9 (5.36%) JNCIP
8 9 (5.36%) JNCIE
9 8 (4.76%) SC Cleared
10 7 (4.17%) Degree
10 7 (4.17%) JNCIS
11 6 (3.57%) CCA
11 6 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (2.98%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.98%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.79%) COBIT
4 3 (1.79%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.19%) SLA
5 2 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.38%) XenApp
4 2 (1.19%) Snort
4 2 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.60%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (20.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 14 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (5.95%) OPNET
4 2 (1.19%) WSUS
4 2 (1.19%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.60%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.60%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 156 (92.86%) Cisco
2 58 (34.52%) CheckPoint
3 55 (32.74%) Juniper
4 27 (16.07%) F5
5 17 (10.12%) Microsoft
6 14 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 12 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 12 (7.14%) VMware
8 11 (6.55%) Citrix
9 8 (4.76%) Riverbed
10 7 (4.17%) HP
11 6 (3.57%) McAfee
12 4 (2.38%) Aruba
12 4 (2.38%) ProCurve
12 4 (2.38%) Speakerbus
13 3 (1.79%) Polycom
13 3 (1.79%) TippingPoint
13 3 (1.79%) Remedy
13 3 (1.79%) Avaya
14 2 (1.19%) Oracle
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