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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 7 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 15.12% - 3.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.15% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Qualifications Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 31.40% 17.24% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 0
Average daily rate £400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Cisco Certification
Essex

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) Firewall
4 10 (66.67%) CCNP
5 9 (60.00%) CCNA
5 9 (60.00%) DNS
5 9 (60.00%) DHCP
5 9 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
6 8 (53.33%) BGP
7 7 (46.67%) Citrix
8 6 (40.00%) Thin Client
8 6 (40.00%) OSPF
8 6 (40.00%) Fat Client
8 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (33.33%) Network Security
9 5 (33.33%) F5
9 5 (33.33%) SAN
10 4 (26.67%) EMC
10 4 (26.67%) VPN
10 4 (26.67%) Linux
10 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
10 4 (26.67%) Migration
10 4 (26.67%) NetScreen
10 4 (26.67%) BIG-IP
10 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
10 4 (26.67%) CCSE
10 4 (26.67%) DMVPN
10 4 (26.67%) Infoblox

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) DNS
2 9 (60.00%) DHCP
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (53.33%) BGP
4 6 (40.00%) OSPF
5 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) NetScreen
6 4 (26.67%) BIG-IP
6 4 (26.67%) DMVPN
6 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) LAN
7 3 (20.00%) SSL
8 2 (13.33%) VoIP
General
1 2 (13.33%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Specialist
2 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) Security Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Server Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (40.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CCNP
2 9 (60.00%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) CCSE
4 3 (20.00%) MCSE
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (13.33%) CCIE
5 2 (13.33%) CCVP
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (13.33%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (6.67%) MCP
6 1 (6.67%) CCA
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (6.67%) CCEA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) XenServer
3 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (46.67%) Citrix
5 5 (33.33%) F5
6 4 (26.67%) EMC
6 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
6 4 (26.67%) Infoblox
6 4 (26.67%) Imperva
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (20.00%) Dell
8 2 (13.33%) Juniper
8 2 (13.33%) Zeacom
9 1 (6.67%) Wyse
9 1 (6.67%) AppSense
9 1 (6.67%) Altiris