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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 110 140 150
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 91 75 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.57% 1.06% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.96% 6.83% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 42 46
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £306 £306
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 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 £18.75 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
914 1098 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.75% 15.50% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 743 684
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 £225
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 61 39
Average hourly rate £16.16 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.95% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.49 £51.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Cisco Certification
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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 30 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 30 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.

1 161 (94.71%) Cisco
2 104 (61.18%) CCNP
3 101 (59.41%) Firewall
4 58 (34.12%) CheckPoint
4 58 (34.12%) CCNA
5 56 (32.94%) Finance
6 55 (32.35%) Juniper
7 48 (28.24%) WAN
8 43 (25.29%) LAN
9 37 (21.76%) Banking
10 34 (20.00%) Network Security
10 34 (20.00%) VPN
10 34 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
11 31 (18.24%) VoIP
11 31 (18.24%) ITIL
11 31 (18.24%) EIGRP
12 30 (17.65%) BGP
13 29 (17.06%) CCIE
14 28 (16.47%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (15.88%) F5
16 26 (15.29%) VLAN
17 25 (14.71%) MPLS
17 25 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
18 23 (13.53%) Wireless
19 22 (12.94%) Windows
20 21 (12.35%) Multicast
21 20 (11.76%) OSPF
22 17 (10.00%) CCVP
22 17 (10.00%) Microsoft
23 16 (9.41%) CISSP

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 7 (4.12%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.59%) Lync
5 1 (0.59%) nginx
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.59%) Apache
5 1 (0.59%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.94%) MS Office
2 2 (1.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 101 (59.41%) Firewall
2 48 (28.24%) WAN
3 43 (25.29%) LAN
4 34 (20.00%) Network Security
4 34 (20.00%) VPN
5 31 (18.24%) VoIP
5 31 (18.24%) EIGRP
6 30 (17.65%) BGP
7 28 (16.47%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (15.29%) VLAN
9 25 (14.71%) MPLS
9 25 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (13.53%) Wireless
11 21 (12.35%) Multicast
12 20 (11.76%) OSPF
13 16 (9.41%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (8.82%) TCP/IP
15 12 (7.06%) Cisco IPT
16 11 (6.47%) Cisco PIX
16 11 (6.47%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 56 (32.94%) Finance
2 37 (21.76%) Banking
3 13 (7.65%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.29%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.76%) Law
6 3 (1.76%) Retail
6 3 (1.76%) International Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Publishing
7 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (42.35%) Network Engineer
2 42 (24.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 22 (12.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 19 (11.18%) Security Engineer
4 19 (11.18%) Network Support
4 19 (11.18%) Cisco Support
5 16 (9.41%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (9.41%) Administrator
6 15 (8.82%) Support Engineer
7 14 (8.24%) Consultant
8 13 (7.65%) Network Administrator
8 13 (7.65%) Telephony Engineer
9 9 (5.29%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (5.29%) Network Consultant
10 8 (4.71%) Architect
10 8 (4.71%) Network Support Engineer
10 8 (4.71%) Cisco Administrator
10 8 (4.71%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 7 (4.12%) Analyst
12 6 (3.53%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.29%) XMPP
2 1 (0.59%) DCOM
2 1 (0.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.12%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (3.53%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.35%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.18%) SecurID
5 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.59%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.59%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.59%) Replication
5 1 (0.59%) e-Health
5 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.59%) NHS
5 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.94%) Windows
2 11 (6.47%) Linux
3 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.53%) UNIX
5 6 (3.53%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.94%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.18%) Solaris
7 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.59%) Android
8 1 (0.59%) CentOS
8 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.59%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.24%) ITIL
2 13 (7.65%) Migration
3 12 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (7.06%) Load Balancing
4 10 (5.88%) Network Design
4 10 (5.88%) SIEM
4 10 (5.88%) Network Management
5 9 (5.29%) Change Control
6 7 (4.12%) Security Architecture
6 7 (4.12%) PRINCE2
7 6 (3.53%) Service Delivery
8 5 (2.94%) Project Management
9 4 (2.35%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.35%) Service Management
9 4 (2.35%) Low Latency
9 4 (2.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.35%) WAN Optimisation
10 3 (1.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (1.76%) Cyber Security
10 3 (1.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.94%) C
2 4 (2.35%) SQL
3 3 (1.76%) Perl
4 2 (1.18%) VB
5 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.59%) VBScript
5 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 104 (61.18%) CCNP
2 58 (34.12%) CCNA
3 29 (17.06%) CCIE
4 17 (10.00%) CCVP
5 16 (9.41%) CISSP
5 16 (9.41%) CCSE
6 13 (7.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (5.29%) JNCIP
8 9 (5.29%) JNCIE
8 9 (5.29%) CCSA
8 9 (5.29%) MCSE
9 8 (4.71%) MCSA
9 8 (4.71%) Security Cleared
10 7 (4.12%) SC Cleared
10 7 (4.12%) JNCIS
10 7 (4.12%) Degree
11 6 (3.53%) CCA
11 6 (3.53%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (2.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.76%) COBIT
4 3 (1.76%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.18%) SLA
5 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.76%) XenApp
3 2 (1.18%) Snort
4 1 (0.59%) Varnish
4 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 34 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (8.82%) Cisco UCCX
2 15 (8.82%) Cisco UCCE
3 10 (5.88%) OPNET
4 2 (1.18%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.59%) Puppet
5 1 (0.59%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.59%) WSUS
5 1 (0.59%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 161 (94.71%) Cisco
2 58 (34.12%) CheckPoint
3 55 (32.35%) Juniper
4 27 (15.88%) F5
5 17 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (8.24%) Blue Coat
7 12 (7.06%) SolarWinds
8 11 (6.47%) VMware
9 10 (5.88%) Citrix
10 8 (4.71%) Riverbed
11 7 (4.12%) HP
12 6 (3.53%) McAfee
13 4 (2.35%) Speakerbus
13 4 (2.35%) ProCurve
13 4 (2.35%) Aruba
14 3 (1.76%) TippingPoint
14 3 (1.76%) Polycom
14 3 (1.76%) Remedy
15 2 (1.18%) Oracle
15 2 (1.18%) Symantec
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