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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 116 137 126
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 981 781 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.85% 1.63% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.22% 9.50% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 439 414
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 42
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.75 £25.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £16.80 £16.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.45 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+41.38% -25.19%
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
10644 8224 9366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.04% 17.13% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6025 4756 4964
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 345 528
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.68 £23.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.60 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.35 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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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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
London +29 404 £375 +2.73% 109
South East +11 223 £338 +2.27% 83
South West +16 89 £375 +15.38% 26
West Midlands +6 71 £325 -4.76% 28
North West -12 55 £373 +22.13% 32
East of England -34 53 £345 +33.98% 12
Yorkshire -2 40 £300 -22.58% 24
East Midlands +19 30 £388 +34.78% 16
Midlands +1 3 £500 +53.84%
North East - - - - 3
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1437 (83.60%) Cisco
2 969 (56.37%) CCNP
3 880 (51.19%) CCNA
4 861 (50.09%) Firewall
5 543 (31.59%) WAN
6 533 (31.01%) LAN
7 406 (23.62%) CheckPoint
8 390 (22.69%) Juniper
9 368 (21.41%) BGP
10 364 (21.18%) CCIE
11 345 (20.07%) ITIL
12 330 (19.20%) OSPF
13 310 (18.03%) VPN
14 307 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
15 303 (17.63%) Windows
16 289 (16.81%) MPLS
17 281 (16.35%) Security Cleared
18 279 (16.23%) F5
19 263 (15.30%) Cisco Nexus
20 252 (14.66%) Network Security
21 249 (14.49%) HP
21 249 (14.49%) Wireless
22 248 (14.43%) Microsoft
23 247 (14.37%) VMware
24 234 (13.61%) SC Cleared
25 224 (13.03%) Telecoms
26 220 (12.80%) Linux
27 207 (12.04%) TCP/IP
28 201 (11.69%) Network Design
29 200 (11.63%) Finance

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 78 (4.54%) MS Exchange
2 44 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (1.57%) Apache
3 27 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (1.51%) IIS
5 15 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (0.58%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (0.35%) Lync
9 6 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.29%) NetWeaver
10 5 (0.29%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.17%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.17%) nginx
12 2 (0.12%) Zimbra
12 2 (0.12%) SAS
12 2 (0.12%) Confluence
12 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 92 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 57 (3.32%) MS Office
3 54 (3.14%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.58%) MS Project
5 8 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.35%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.29%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.12%) Summit
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.23%) SaaS
4 3 (0.17%) Office 365
5 2 (0.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.058%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 861 (50.09%) Firewall
2 543 (31.59%) WAN
3 533 (31.01%) LAN
4 368 (21.41%) BGP
5 330 (19.20%) OSPF
6 310 (18.03%) VPN
7 307 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
8 289 (16.81%) MPLS
9 263 (15.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 252 (14.66%) Network Security
11 249 (14.49%) Wireless
12 207 (12.04%) TCP/IP
13 185 (10.76%) VoIP
14 155 (9.02%) EIGRP
15 141 (8.20%) SAN
16 135 (7.85%) VLAN
17 133 (7.74%) DNS
18 114 (6.63%) Cisco IOS
19 111 (6.46%) Cisco PIX
20 98 (5.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (2.09%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.34%) MySQL
3 13 (0.76%) Relational Database
4 11 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 8 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (0.41%) RDBMS
7 7 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.29%) SAP BW
8 5 (0.29%) DB2
9 4 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.23%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.17%) MS Access
10 3 (0.17%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 13 (0.76%) Hudson
1 13 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 10 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.29%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.12%) Subversion
5 2 (0.12%) JIRA
6 1 (0.058%) ProC
6 1 (0.058%) Ant
General
1 224 (13.03%) Telecoms
2 200 (11.63%) Finance
3 102 (5.93%) Banking
4 27 (1.57%) Retail
5 26 (1.51%) Investment Banking
6 21 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 12 (0.70%) Publishing
8 11 (0.64%) Local Government
9 10 (0.58%) Spanish Language
10 7 (0.41%) Back Office
10 7 (0.41%) Legal
11 6 (0.35%) Advertising
11 6 (0.35%) German Language
12 5 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.29%) Games
13 4 (0.23%) Billing
13 4 (0.23%) Marketing
13 4 (0.23%) Law
14 3 (0.17%) International Banking
15 2 (0.12%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 654 (38.05%) Network Engineer
2 178 (10.35%) Cisco Engineer
3 160 (9.31%) Consultant
4 135 (7.85%) Analyst
5 126 (7.33%) Security Engineer
6 100 (5.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 99 (5.76%) Support Engineer
8 95 (5.53%) Network Support
9 91 (5.29%) Architect
10 85 (4.94%) Network Consultant
11 80 (4.65%) Design Engineer
12 76 (4.42%) Network Security Engineer
13 72 (4.19%) Senior Network Engineer
14 70 (4.07%) IP Engineer
15 64 (3.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 60 (3.49%) Network Specialist
17 54 (3.14%) Network Analyst
18 50 (2.91%) Network Architect
19 46 (2.68%) Security Consultant
20 42 (2.44%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.98%) JSP
2 33 (1.92%) HTML
3 28 (1.63%) .NET
4 26 (1.51%) ASP.NET
5 23 (1.34%) CSS
6 18 (1.05%) Web Services
6 18 (1.05%) LAMP
6 18 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
7 14 (0.81%) Middleware
8 11 (0.64%) XMPP
9 10 (0.58%) WAP
10 8 (0.47%) SOAP
11 7 (0.41%) XML
12 5 (0.29%) WML
13 3 (0.17%) VXML
13 3 (0.17%) SAP Basis
13 3 (0.17%) Application Packaging
13 3 (0.17%) HTML5
14 2 (0.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2 (0.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 28 (1.63%) Clustering
4 27 (1.57%) Blackberry
5 23 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
6 21 (1.22%) FlexPod
7 16 (0.93%) Visualisation
8 15 (0.87%) PKI
9 14 (0.81%) Computer Science
9 14 (0.81%) NHS
10 13 (0.76%) Thin Client
10 13 (0.76%) Fat Client
11 12 (0.70%) Replication
11 12 (0.70%) Mobile App
11 12 (0.70%) User Experience
12 11 (0.64%) IVR
12 11 (0.64%) SecurID
13 10 (0.58%) CLARiiON
13 10 (0.58%) Open Source
14 9 (0.52%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 303 (17.63%) Windows
2 220 (12.80%) Linux
3 144 (8.38%) UNIX
4 112 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (1.92%) Solaris
8 32 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (1.63%) Windows 7
10 24 (1.40%) CentOS
10 24 (1.40%) Windows XP
11 14 (0.81%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.76%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (0.47%) Debian
14 8 (0.47%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.41%) Android
16 6 (0.35%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.23%) SUSE
18 3 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (20.07%) ITIL
2 201 (11.69%) Network Design
3 179 (10.41%) Load Balancing
4 149 (8.67%) Network Management
5 97 (5.64%) Migration
6 95 (5.53%) Network Architecture
7 90 (5.24%) Project Management
8 81 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
9 76 (4.42%) Mentoring
10 64 (3.72%) Service Delivery
11 62 (3.61%) Incident Management
11 62 (3.61%) Change Control
12 61 (3.55%) Change Management
13 45 (2.62%) Information Security
14 40 (2.33%) Service Management
15 37 (2.15%) Problem Management
16 34 (1.98%) PRINCE2
17 30 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
17 30 (1.75%) Coaching
18 28 (1.63%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 79 (4.60%) SQL
2 65 (3.78%) Perl
3 46 (2.68%) PowerShell
4 31 (1.80%) JavaScript
5 25 (1.45%) Java
6 24 (1.40%) Bash Shell
7 20 (1.16%) PHP
7 20 (1.16%) VB
8 17 (0.99%) Ruby
9 16 (0.93%) C#
10 14 (0.81%) Python
11 12 (0.70%) C
12 11 (0.64%) Lisp
12 11 (0.64%) VBScript
13 8 (0.47%) Tcl
13 8 (0.47%) R
14 5 (0.29%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.23%) C++
16 3 (0.17%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.17%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 969 (56.37%) CCNP
2 880 (51.19%) CCNA
3 364 (21.18%) CCIE
4 281 (16.35%) Security Cleared
5 234 (13.61%) SC Cleared
6 183 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 132 (7.68%) CCDP
8 129 (7.50%) MCSE
9 117 (6.81%) CISSP
10 98 (5.70%) CCSE
11 88 (5.12%) CCSA
12 80 (4.65%) MCITP
13 67 (3.90%) CCSP
14 60 (3.49%) Degree
14 60 (3.49%) DV Cleared
15 56 (3.26%) JNCIA
16 53 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 49 (2.85%) MCP
18 46 (2.68%) CCVP
19 45 (2.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.18%) SLA
2 34 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 30 (1.75%) QA
4 22 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.58%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.47%) COBIT
8 7 (0.41%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.23%) GPG13
10 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 144 (8.38%) Active Directory
2 107 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (2.50%) vSphere
4 41 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (2.27%) ProxySG
6 37 (2.15%) XenApp
7 35 (2.04%) Hyper-V
8 18 (1.05%) XenServer
9 17 (0.99%) Snort
10 16 (0.93%) NFS
11 13 (0.76%) Samba
11 13 (0.76%) VMware ESX
12 11 (0.64%) XenDesktop
13 8 (0.47%) Nmap
14 7 (0.41%) vCloud
15 4 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.23%) Squid
15 4 (0.23%) Firmware
16 3 (0.17%) Xen
16 3 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 72 (4.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 29 (1.69%) Puppet
3 27 (1.57%) OPNET
4 26 (1.51%) SCCM
4 26 (1.51%) Cisco UCCE
5 25 (1.45%) FortiGate
5 25 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
6 24 (1.40%) Cisco UCCX
7 19 (1.11%) Nessus
8 16 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
8 16 (0.93%) CiscoWorks
8 16 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
9 15 (0.87%) OpenView
10 14 (0.81%) RANCID
11 13 (0.76%) NetBackup
11 13 (0.76%) OpenNMS
12 12 (0.70%) Backup Exec
12 12 (0.70%) Salt
13 10 (0.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1437 (83.60%) Cisco
2 406 (23.62%) CheckPoint
3 390 (22.69%) Juniper
4 279 (16.23%) F5
5 249 (14.49%) HP
6 248 (14.43%) Microsoft
7 247 (14.37%) VMware
8 154 (8.96%) Citrix
9 140 (8.14%) Blue Coat
10 87 (5.06%) SolarWinds
11 81 (4.71%) Nokia
12 71 (4.13%) Riverbed
13 62 (3.61%) Nortel
14 54 (3.14%) BMC
15 51 (2.97%) Fortinet
16 50 (2.91%) Red Hat
17 49 (2.85%) Avaya
17 49 (2.85%) McAfee
18 42 (2.44%) Oracle
19 39 (2.27%) Symantec
City, London
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London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Cititec
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London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £100.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £140 - £160 per annum + Nego
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £150 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Rate: £500 per day
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Surrey
FT Select
Rate: Unspecified Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
FT Select
Rate: Unspecified Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Austin Fraser
Rate: £175 - £225 per annum
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Derbyshire
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Herefordshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
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