The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 East Midlands 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 87 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 8 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.50% 2.17% 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 14.21% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 8
Average daily rate £433 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £311 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
248 197 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.38% 15.26% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 85 102
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 40
Average hourly rate £13.63 £14.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% -57.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £27.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -10 3 £500 - 1
Nottinghamshire -10 3 £475 +46.15% 2
Northamptonshire -15 1 £390 +20.00% 3
Derbyshire - - - -
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England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) CCNA
3 9 (56.25%) CCNP
4 8 (50.00%) LAN
5 7 (43.75%) WAN
5 7 (43.75%) Wireless
6 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 4 (25.00%) Network Management
7 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (18.75%) Network Security
7 3 (18.75%) Time Management
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) Network Security Management
7 3 (18.75%) Security Management
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) VPN
7 3 (18.75%) VoIP
7 3 (18.75%) CCIE
7 3 (18.75%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
8 2 (12.50%) VLAN
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (12.50%) Change Control
8 2 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) Wireless
3 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) VoIP
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Network Management
2 3 (18.75%) Time Management
2 3 (18.75%) Network Security Management
2 3 (18.75%) Security Management
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CCNA
2 9 (56.25%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) VCP4
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper