The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 79 104 99
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 47 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.95% 0.87% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.02% 5.54% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 23
Average daily rate £363 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.38 £15.62 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.24% +4.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £18.82 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+103.29% -24.74%
Cisco Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
469 397 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.43% 15.72% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 190 200
Average daily rate £370 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 46 30
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.22 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.23% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.82 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.70 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +17 16 £320 -14.66% 13
Essex +4 13 £273 -31.75% 8
Bedfordshire +11 6 £375 +80.72% 4
Suffolk +4 5 £363 +57.60% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 4 £413 - 5
Norfolk - 2 - - 4
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 102 (90.27%) Cisco
2 71 (62.83%) CCNA
3 68 (60.18%) CCNP
4 66 (58.41%) Firewall
5 44 (38.94%) WAN
6 43 (38.05%) LAN
7 36 (31.86%) Juniper
8 32 (28.32%) CheckPoint
9 31 (27.43%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (25.66%) Network Security
11 28 (24.78%) VPN
12 25 (22.12%) Security Cleared
13 23 (20.35%) MPLS
13 23 (20.35%) OSPF
14 22 (19.47%) BGP
14 22 (19.47%) F5
15 20 (17.70%) TCP/IP
15 20 (17.70%) CCSA
16 19 (16.81%) SC Cleared
16 19 (16.81%) DNS
17 18 (15.93%) SLA
17 18 (15.93%) Cisco PIX
18 17 (15.04%) Blue Coat
18 17 (15.04%) Cisco IOS
18 17 (15.04%) EIGRP
18 17 (15.04%) Data Centre
19 16 (14.16%) Wi-Fi
19 16 (14.16%) CCIE
20 15 (13.27%) VoIP
20 15 (13.27%) Telecoms

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (1.77%) Apache
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Office
2 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (58.41%) Firewall
2 44 (38.94%) WAN
3 43 (38.05%) LAN
4 31 (27.43%) Cisco ASA
5 29 (25.66%) Network Security
6 28 (24.78%) VPN
7 23 (20.35%) MPLS
7 23 (20.35%) OSPF
8 22 (19.47%) BGP
9 20 (17.70%) TCP/IP
10 19 (16.81%) DNS
11 18 (15.93%) Cisco PIX
12 17 (15.04%) Cisco IOS
12 17 (15.04%) EIGRP
13 16 (14.16%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (13.27%) VoIP
15 14 (12.39%) DHCP
16 13 (11.50%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (8.85%) NetScreen
17 10 (8.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.77%) MySQL
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.77%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (13.27%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.50%) Finance
3 4 (3.54%) Local Government
4 3 (2.65%) Retail
5 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 59 (52.21%) Network Engineer
2 18 (15.93%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (15.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 12 (10.62%) Consultant
4 10 (8.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (7.96%) Network Support
6 8 (7.08%) Network Consultant
6 8 (7.08%) Team Leader
7 7 (6.19%) Juniper Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Cisco Support
8 6 (5.31%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Network Design Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Network Operations Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Network Security Consultant
8 6 (5.31%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Security Consultant
8 6 (5.31%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Cisco Consultant
9 5 (4.42%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) 802.1X
1 3 (2.65%) XMPP
2 1 (0.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.19%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.65%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.65%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.77%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.77%) PKI
5 2 (1.77%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.88%) e-Health
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.62%) Linux
2 9 (7.96%) Windows
3 6 (5.31%) Unix
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.27%) Load Balancing
1 15 (13.27%) Network Design
2 12 (10.62%) ITIL
3 9 (7.96%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (6.19%) Migration
5 6 (5.31%) SIEM
6 5 (4.42%) Asset Management
6 5 (4.42%) Network Management
6 5 (4.42%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (4.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (3.54%) High Availability
7 4 (3.54%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (3.54%) Project Management
8 3 (2.65%) Change Control
8 3 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.65%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (2.65%) Presales
9 2 (1.77%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.77%) Information Security
9 2 (1.77%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 71 (62.83%) CCNA
2 68 (60.18%) CCNP
3 25 (22.12%) Security Cleared
4 20 (17.70%) CCSA
5 19 (16.81%) SC Cleared
6 16 (14.16%) CCIE
7 13 (11.50%) CCSE
7 13 (11.50%) JNCIP
8 10 (8.85%) JNCIS
9 9 (7.96%) JNCIA
10 8 (7.08%) JNCIE
11 6 (5.31%) CCDP
11 6 (5.31%) DV Cleared
12 5 (4.42%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (4.42%) Degree
13 3 (2.65%) CCSP
13 3 (2.65%) MCSE
13 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (1.77%) CISSP
14 2 (1.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.93%) SLA
2 5 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.77%) QA
4 1 (0.88%) COBIT
4 1 (0.88%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.77%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.77%) vSphere
3 2 (1.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (4.42%) Nessus
3 4 (3.54%) Nagios
4 2 (1.77%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.77%) Puppet
5 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.88%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.88%) OpenView
5 1 (0.88%) QRadar
5 1 (0.88%) SCCM
5 1 (0.88%) SCOM
5 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 102 (90.27%) Cisco
2 36 (31.86%) Juniper
3 32 (28.32%) CheckPoint
4 22 (19.47%) F5
5 17 (15.04%) Blue Coat
6 14 (12.39%) Citrix
6 14 (12.39%) HP
6 14 (12.39%) VMware
7 13 (11.50%) Remedy
8 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
9 9 (7.96%) Barracuda Networks
9 9 (7.96%) Websense
10 7 (6.19%) Fortinet
11 5 (4.42%) Aruba
11 5 (4.42%) IronPort
11 5 (4.42%) Splunk
11 5 (4.42%) Tufin
12 4 (3.54%) Avaya
12 4 (3.54%) Mitel
13 3 (2.65%) Brocade