The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 22 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 Colchester 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 20 10 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 5.13% 17.39% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.67% 36.36% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £306 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £23.61 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-23.21% +7.29%
Qualifications Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
15 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 19.23% 47.83% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 5
Average daily rate £388 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £9.23 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
3 13 (76.47%) Firewall
4 11 (64.71%) DNS
4 11 (64.71%) CCNP
4 11 (64.71%) DHCP
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (58.82%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (58.82%) CCNA
6 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
6 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (47.06%) BGP
7 8 (47.06%) Citrix
8 7 (41.18%) SAN
8 7 (41.18%) Thin Client
8 7 (41.18%) OSPF
8 7 (41.18%) Network Security
8 7 (41.18%) Fat Client
8 7 (41.18%) F5
9 6 (35.29%) EMC
10 5 (29.41%) NetScreen
10 5 (29.41%) Migration
10 5 (29.41%) BIG-IP
10 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
10 5 (29.41%) CCSE
10 5 (29.41%) HP
10 5 (29.41%) Dell
10 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 5 (29.41%) VPN
10 5 (29.41%) Linux

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) DNS
2 11 (64.71%) DHCP
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (47.06%) BGP
5 7 (41.18%) SAN
5 7 (41.18%) OSPF
5 7 (41.18%) Network Security
6 5 (29.41%) NetScreen
6 5 (29.41%) BIG-IP
6 5 (29.41%) VPN
6 5 (29.41%) DMVPN
6 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
7 4 (23.53%) SSL
8 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (11.76%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Specialist
2 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Security Specialist
2 5 (29.41%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Thin Client
1 7 (41.18%) Fat Client
2 2 (11.76%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
1 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Software Deployment
3 2 (11.76%) Network Management
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) VBScript
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) CCNP
2 10 (58.82%) CCNA
3 5 (29.41%) CCSE
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (17.65%) MCSE
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (11.76%) CCVP
5 2 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (11.76%) CCIE
6 1 (5.88%) CCA
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.88%) CCEA
6 1 (5.88%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) XenServer
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
4 8 (47.06%) Citrix
5 7 (41.18%) F5
6 6 (35.29%) EMC
7 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
7 5 (29.41%) HP
7 5 (29.41%) Dell
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) Infoblox
7 5 (29.41%) Imperva
8 3 (17.65%) Zeacom
9 2 (11.76%) Altiris
9 2 (11.76%) Juniper
10 1 (5.88%) Wyse
10 1 (5.88%) AppSense