The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the 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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 111 159 128
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -31
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 973 672 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.87% 1.41% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.08% 8.27% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 354 380
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £349 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.47% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 36
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £15.00 £16.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.40 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.89 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -21.15%
Cisco Certification
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10712 8126 8353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.54% 17.09% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6104 4653 4436
Average daily rate £397 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 340 511
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £43.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in England

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
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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
London +53 400 £375 - 117
South East +28 221 £340 -3.13% 94
South West +15 94 £375 +16.27% 30
West Midlands +5 70 £338 +3.84% 19
North West +13 64 £340 +11.47% 27
East of England -31 43 £330 +24.52% 28
Yorkshire +8 38 £325 -13.33% 31
East Midlands +21 27 £343 -6.16% 7
North East -33 7 £285 -5.00% 5
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1554 (85.15%) Cisco
2 1039 (56.93%) CCNP
3 931 (51.01%) CCNA
4 917 (50.25%) Firewall
5 572 (31.34%) WAN
6 571 (31.29%) LAN
7 434 (23.78%) CheckPoint
8 396 (21.70%) BGP
9 394 (21.59%) Juniper
10 390 (21.37%) CCIE
11 366 (20.05%) ITIL
12 363 (19.89%) OSPF
13 345 (18.90%) Cisco ASA
14 327 (17.92%) VPN
15 316 (17.32%) Security Cleared
16 305 (16.71%) MPLS
17 302 (16.55%) F5
18 300 (16.44%) Windows
19 299 (16.38%) Cisco Nexus
20 267 (14.63%) Network Security
21 254 (13.92%) Wireless
22 252 (13.81%) SC Cleared
23 245 (13.42%) Telecoms
24 238 (13.04%) VMware
25 237 (12.99%) TCP/IP
26 235 (12.88%) HP
27 230 (12.60%) Microsoft
28 221 (12.11%) Linux
29 217 (11.89%) Network Design
30 207 (11.34%) Finance

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 73 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 38 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (1.21%) IIS
5 21 (1.15%) Apache
6 16 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (0.77%) SharePoint
8 10 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (0.55%) Lync
9 8 (0.44%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.27%) NetWeaver
10 5 (0.27%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.16%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.11%) SAS
12 2 (0.11%) Zimbra
13 1 (0.055%) Moodle
Applications
1 90 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 54 (2.96%) MS Visio
3 43 (2.36%) MS Office
4 10 (0.55%) MS Project
5 8 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.33%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.055%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.27%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.11%) Summit
5 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.22%) Office 365
4 3 (0.16%) SaaS
5 2 (0.11%) IaaS
6 1 (0.055%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 917 (50.25%) Firewall
2 572 (31.34%) WAN
3 571 (31.29%) LAN
4 396 (21.70%) BGP
5 363 (19.89%) OSPF
6 345 (18.90%) Cisco ASA
7 327 (17.92%) VPN
8 305 (16.71%) MPLS
9 299 (16.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 267 (14.63%) Network Security
11 254 (13.92%) Wireless
12 237 (12.99%) TCP/IP
13 198 (10.85%) VoIP
14 181 (9.92%) EIGRP
15 148 (8.11%) SAN
16 136 (7.45%) DNS
17 133 (7.29%) VLAN
18 118 (6.47%) Cisco IOS
19 111 (6.08%) Cisco PIX
20 107 (5.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (1.81%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.10%) MySQL
3 12 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (0.55%) MongoDB
5 9 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.27%) DB2
8 5 (0.27%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.27%) SAP BW
9 4 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.22%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.11%) MS Access
11 2 (0.11%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.055%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (0.055%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 11 (0.60%) Hudson
1 11 (0.60%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.11%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.055%) ProC
3 1 (0.055%) Ant
General
1 245 (13.42%) Telecoms
2 207 (11.34%) Finance
3 108 (5.92%) Banking
4 28 (1.53%) Retail
5 24 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 16 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 11 (0.60%) Back Office
7 11 (0.60%) Spanish Language
8 10 (0.55%) Publishing
9 9 (0.49%) Legal
10 8 (0.44%) Billing
10 8 (0.44%) Local Government
11 7 (0.38%) Games
12 6 (0.33%) Law
12 6 (0.33%) German Language
13 5 (0.27%) Marketing
13 5 (0.27%) Advertising
14 4 (0.22%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.16%) Military
16 2 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 721 (39.51%) Network Engineer
2 179 (9.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 152 (8.33%) Consultant
4 143 (7.84%) Security Engineer
5 142 (7.78%) Analyst
6 107 (5.86%) Support Engineer
7 100 (5.48%) Architect
8 94 (5.15%) Design Engineer
8 94 (5.15%) Network Support
9 90 (4.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 88 (4.82%) Network Security Engineer
11 78 (4.27%) Senior Network Engineer
12 76 (4.16%) IP Engineer
13 72 (3.95%) Network Consultant
14 65 (3.56%) Network Analyst
15 63 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 55 (3.01%) Network Architect
17 54 (2.96%) Network Specialist
18 48 (2.63%) Network Support Engineer
19 40 (2.19%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (1.97%) JSP
2 33 (1.81%) HTML
3 26 (1.42%) .NET
4 24 (1.32%) ASP.NET
4 24 (1.32%) CSS
5 19 (1.04%) Web Services
6 16 (0.88%) LAMP
7 14 (0.77%) Middleware
8 13 (0.71%) WAP
9 10 (0.55%) XMPP
10 9 (0.49%) SOAP
11 6 (0.33%) XML
12 5 (0.27%) WML
13 4 (0.22%) CGI
14 3 (0.16%) VXML
14 3 (0.16%) .NET Framework
14 3 (0.16%) SAP Basis
14 3 (0.16%) HTML5
15 2 (0.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 2 (0.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 69 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (1.86%) Management Information System
3 27 (1.48%) Clustering
3 27 (1.48%) FlexPod
3 27 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
4 21 (1.15%) Blackberry
5 20 (1.10%) IVR
5 20 (1.10%) PKI
6 18 (0.99%) NHS
6 18 (0.99%) Visualisation
7 17 (0.93%) SecurID
8 15 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 14 (0.77%) Computer Science
10 13 (0.71%) Open Source
11 12 (0.66%) User Experience
11 12 (0.66%) Replication
12 11 (0.60%) e-Health
13 8 (0.44%) CLARiiON
13 8 (0.44%) Statistics
13 8 (0.44%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 300 (16.44%) Windows
2 221 (12.11%) Linux
3 163 (8.93%) UNIX
4 109 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (1.97%) Solaris
8 33 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (1.75%) Windows 7
10 28 (1.53%) Windows XP
11 24 (1.32%) CentOS
12 13 (0.71%) Windows 2000
13 11 (0.60%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (0.49%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.38%) Android
16 5 (0.27%) Debian
17 4 (0.22%) SUSE
18 3 (0.16%) Windows NT
18 3 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (20.05%) ITIL
2 217 (11.89%) Network Design
3 185 (10.14%) Load Balancing
4 143 (7.84%) Network Management
5 94 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
5 94 (5.15%) Network Architecture
5 94 (5.15%) Migration
6 88 (4.82%) Project Management
7 76 (4.16%) Change Management
8 73 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 71 (3.89%) Service Delivery
10 58 (3.18%) Incident Management
11 57 (3.12%) Change Control
12 51 (2.79%) Service Management
13 44 (2.41%) Information Security
14 38 (2.08%) PRINCE2
15 34 (1.86%) Problem Management
16 32 (1.75%) Fault Management
17 31 (1.70%) Root Cause Analysis
17 31 (1.70%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 75 (4.11%) Perl
2 72 (3.95%) SQL
3 41 (2.25%) PowerShell
4 31 (1.70%) JavaScript
5 25 (1.37%) Bash Shell
6 24 (1.32%) Python
7 18 (0.99%) PHP
8 17 (0.93%) Java
9 15 (0.82%) Ruby
10 12 (0.66%) VB
11 11 (0.60%) Lisp
11 11 (0.60%) C
12 10 (0.55%) C#
13 8 (0.44%) Tcl
13 8 (0.44%) R
14 7 (0.38%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.33%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.22%) VBScript
16 4 (0.22%) C++
17 3 (0.16%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1039 (56.93%) CCNP
2 931 (51.01%) CCNA
3 390 (21.37%) CCIE
4 316 (17.32%) Security Cleared
5 252 (13.81%) SC Cleared
6 165 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 146 (8.00%) CCDP
8 115 (6.30%) MCSE
9 111 (6.08%) CISSP
10 92 (5.04%) CCSE
11 91 (4.99%) CCSA
12 73 (4.00%) Degree
13 69 (3.78%) MCITP
13 69 (3.78%) DV Cleared
14 66 (3.62%) CCSP
15 55 (3.01%) JNCIA
16 51 (2.79%) CCIP
17 48 (2.63%) CCVP
18 43 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 41 (2.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.04%) SLA
2 39 (2.14%) PCI DSS
3 26 (1.42%) QA
4 23 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.88%) JSP 440
6 9 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.27%) COBIT
8 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.16%) GPG13
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 129 (7.07%) Active Directory
2 102 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (2.96%) vSphere
4 51 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (2.19%) ProxySG
6 33 (1.81%) XenApp
7 30 (1.64%) Hyper-V
8 17 (0.93%) Snort
9 16 (0.88%) NFS
10 14 (0.77%) VMware ESX
11 13 (0.71%) XenServer
12 11 (0.60%) Samba
13 10 (0.55%) XenDesktop
14 9 (0.49%) Nmap
14 9 (0.49%) KVM
15 8 (0.44%) vCloud
16 7 (0.38%) Firmware
17 5 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
18 4 (0.22%) Squid
19 3 (0.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 73 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 34 (1.86%) Cisco UCCE
3 30 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
4 29 (1.59%) Puppet
5 28 (1.53%) Cisco Prime
6 27 (1.48%) FortiGate
7 25 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (1.32%) CA Spectrum
9 22 (1.21%) OPNET
10 21 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
10 21 (1.15%) SCCM
11 19 (1.04%) RANCID
12 18 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
12 18 (0.99%) OpenNMS
13 16 (0.88%) Nessus
13 16 (0.88%) OpenView
14 12 (0.66%) Backup Exec
15 11 (0.60%) Salt
16 9 (0.49%) NetBackup
16 9 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1554 (85.15%) Cisco
2 434 (23.78%) CheckPoint
3 394 (21.59%) Juniper
4 302 (16.55%) F5
5 238 (13.04%) VMware
6 235 (12.88%) HP
7 230 (12.60%) Microsoft
8 136 (7.45%) Citrix
9 124 (6.79%) Blue Coat
10 87 (4.77%) SolarWinds
11 82 (4.49%) Nokia
12 78 (4.27%) Riverbed
13 74 (4.05%) Nortel
14 60 (3.29%) Fortinet
15 56 (3.07%) BMC
16 52 (2.85%) McAfee
17 51 (2.79%) Avaya
18 49 (2.68%) Red Hat
19 41 (2.25%) BT
20 35 (1.92%) EMC
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