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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 108 136 129
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 981 744 802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.85% 1.57% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.17% 9.25% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 421 392
Average daily rate
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£355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £231 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £324
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 37
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.00 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.89 £21.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+25.08% -17.30%
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
10700 8042 8996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.16% 17.01% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6136 4674 4760
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £545 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 354 517
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.51 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -21.39%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 +31 404 £375 +1.01% 129
South East +18 221 £340 -2.85% 69
South West +15 90 £375 +15.38% 21
North West -1 61 £375 +22.95% 28
West Midlands 0 59 £330 -3.64% 24
East of England -30 51 £341 +24.09% 14
Yorkshire -2 42 £300 -25.00% 33
East Midlands +29 34 £425 +16.43% 12
Midlands +2 3 £500 +53.84%
North East -50 1 - - 2
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 1482 (83.59%) Cisco
2 988 (55.72%) CCNP
3 923 (52.06%) CCNA
4 887 (50.03%) Firewall
5 562 (31.70%) WAN
6 546 (30.80%) LAN
7 417 (23.52%) CheckPoint
8 400 (22.56%) Juniper
9 377 (21.26%) BGP
10 376 (21.21%) CCIE
11 359 (20.25%) ITIL
12 341 (19.23%) OSPF
13 321 (18.10%) Cisco ASA
14 317 (17.88%) VPN
15 315 (17.77%) Windows
16 295 (16.64%) MPLS
17 293 (16.53%) Security Cleared
18 291 (16.41%) F5
19 275 (15.51%) Cisco Nexus
20 258 (14.55%) Network Security
21 251 (14.16%) VMware
22 250 (14.10%) Microsoft
23 248 (13.99%) HP
24 246 (13.87%) Wireless
25 242 (13.65%) SC Cleared
26 227 (12.80%) Telecoms
27 225 (12.69%) Linux
28 215 (12.13%) TCP/IP
29 209 (11.79%) Finance
30 203 (11.45%) Network Design

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 80 (4.51%) MS Exchange
2 45 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 28 (1.58%) Apache
4 26 (1.47%) IIS
5 17 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (0.68%) SharePoint
9 8 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
10 7 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.39%) Lync
11 5 (0.28%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.28%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.17%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.17%) nginx
12 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.11%) MediaWiki
13 2 (0.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 92 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 56 (3.16%) MS Visio
2 56 (3.16%) MS Office
3 10 (0.56%) MS Project
4 8 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.34%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.056%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.11%) Summit
6 1 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.23%) Office 365
3 4 (0.23%) SaaS
4 2 (0.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 887 (50.03%) Firewall
2 562 (31.70%) WAN
3 546 (30.80%) LAN
4 377 (21.26%) BGP
5 341 (19.23%) OSPF
6 321 (18.10%) Cisco ASA
7 317 (17.88%) VPN
8 295 (16.64%) MPLS
9 275 (15.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 258 (14.55%) Network Security
11 246 (13.87%) Wireless
12 215 (12.13%) TCP/IP
13 190 (10.72%) VoIP
14 170 (9.59%) EIGRP
15 150 (8.46%) SAN
16 136 (7.67%) VLAN
17 132 (7.45%) DNS
18 117 (6.60%) Cisco IOS
18 117 (6.60%) Cisco PIX
19 98 (5.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.30%) MySQL
3 13 (0.73%) Relational Database
4 12 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (0.56%) MongoDB
6 9 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.39%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.28%) DB2
9 5 (0.28%) SAP BW
9 5 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.28%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.23%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.17%) MS Access
11 3 (0.17%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (0.73%) Jenkins
1 13 (0.73%) Hudson
2 10 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.28%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.11%) JIRA
5 2 (0.11%) Subversion
5 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.056%) ProC
General
1 227 (12.80%) Telecoms
2 209 (11.79%) Finance
3 106 (5.98%) Banking
4 27 (1.52%) Retail
4 27 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 21 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 12 (0.68%) Publishing
7 11 (0.62%) Spanish Language
8 10 (0.56%) Local Government
9 8 (0.45%) Legal
9 8 (0.45%) Back Office
10 6 (0.34%) German Language
10 6 (0.34%) Games
10 6 (0.34%) Advertising
11 5 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.28%) Law
12 4 (0.23%) Marketing
12 4 (0.23%) Billing
13 3 (0.17%) International Banking
14 2 (0.11%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 671 (37.85%) Network Engineer
2 177 (9.98%) Cisco Engineer
3 160 (9.02%) Consultant
4 145 (8.18%) Analyst
5 132 (7.45%) Security Engineer
6 105 (5.92%) Support Engineer
7 100 (5.64%) Network Support
8 97 (5.47%) Architect
8 97 (5.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 85 (4.79%) Network Consultant
10 84 (4.74%) Design Engineer
11 80 (4.51%) Network Security Engineer
12 74 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
13 72 (4.06%) IP Engineer
14 66 (3.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 61 (3.44%) Network Analyst
16 59 (3.33%) Network Specialist
17 52 (2.93%) Network Architect
18 45 (2.54%) Network Support Engineer
19 44 (2.48%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.92%) JSP
2 33 (1.86%) HTML
3 28 (1.58%) .NET
4 26 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 25 (1.41%) CSS
6 18 (1.02%) LAMP
6 18 (1.02%) Web Services
7 14 (0.79%) Middleware
8 11 (0.62%) WAP
8 11 (0.62%) XMPP
9 8 (0.45%) SOAP
10 7 (0.39%) XML
11 5 (0.28%) WML
12 3 (0.17%) VXML
12 3 (0.17%) SAP Basis
12 3 (0.17%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.17%) HTML5
13 2 (0.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (0.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (2.37%) Management Information System
3 28 (1.58%) Clustering
4 27 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 23 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
5 23 (1.30%) FlexPod
6 17 (0.96%) PKI
7 16 (0.90%) Visualisation
8 14 (0.79%) IVR
9 13 (0.73%) NHS
9 13 (0.73%) Replication
9 13 (0.73%) Computer Science
9 13 (0.73%) Mobile App
10 12 (0.68%) SecurID
10 12 (0.68%) User Experience
11 11 (0.62%) Open Source
12 10 (0.56%) Fat Client
12 10 (0.56%) CLARiiON
12 10 (0.56%) e-Health
12 10 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 315 (17.77%) Windows
2 225 (12.69%) Linux
3 160 (9.02%) UNIX
4 116 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (1.92%) Solaris
8 33 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (1.58%) Windows 7
10 26 (1.47%) Windows XP
11 24 (1.35%) CentOS
12 14 (0.79%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.73%) Windows 2000
13 13 (0.73%) Ubuntu
14 12 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (0.45%) Debian
16 7 (0.39%) Android
17 6 (0.34%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.23%) SUSE
19 3 (0.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (20.25%) ITIL
2 203 (11.45%) Network Design
3 182 (10.27%) Load Balancing
4 152 (8.57%) Network Management
5 100 (5.64%) Migration
6 98 (5.53%) Network Architecture
7 89 (5.02%) Project Management
8 86 (4.85%) Network Monitoring
9 74 (4.17%) Mentoring
10 67 (3.78%) Service Delivery
11 62 (3.50%) Change Management
11 62 (3.50%) Change Control
11 62 (3.50%) Incident Management
12 45 (2.54%) Information Security
13 42 (2.37%) Service Management
14 38 (2.14%) Problem Management
15 35 (1.97%) PRINCE2
16 31 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
17 30 (1.69%) Coaching
18 28 (1.58%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 80 (4.51%) SQL
2 75 (4.23%) Perl
3 46 (2.59%) PowerShell
4 31 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 26 (1.47%) Bash Shell
6 23 (1.30%) Java
7 20 (1.13%) PHP
7 20 (1.13%) Python
8 17 (0.96%) VB
8 17 (0.96%) Ruby
9 14 (0.79%) C#
10 13 (0.73%) C
11 11 (0.62%) Lisp
12 8 (0.45%) R
12 8 (0.45%) Tcl
12 8 (0.45%) VBScript
13 6 (0.34%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.28%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.23%) C++
16 3 (0.17%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 988 (55.72%) CCNP
2 923 (52.06%) CCNA
3 376 (21.21%) CCIE
4 293 (16.53%) Security Cleared
5 242 (13.65%) SC Cleared
6 188 (10.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 137 (7.73%) CCDP
8 133 (7.50%) MCSE
9 119 (6.71%) CISSP
10 99 (5.58%) CCSE
11 91 (5.13%) CCSA
12 79 (4.46%) MCITP
13 71 (4.00%) CCSP
14 64 (3.61%) DV Cleared
15 63 (3.55%) Degree
16 57 (3.21%) JNCIA
17 53 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 49 (2.76%) MCP
19 44 (2.48%) ISTQB
20 43 (2.43%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.30%) SLA
2 34 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 30 (1.69%) QA
4 22 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.56%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.45%) COBIT
8 7 (0.39%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.23%) GPG13
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 144 (8.12%) Active Directory
2 108 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.76%) vSphere
4 48 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (2.26%) ProxySG
6 37 (2.09%) XenApp
7 35 (1.97%) Hyper-V
8 17 (0.96%) Snort
8 17 (0.96%) XenServer
9 16 (0.90%) NFS
10 13 (0.73%) VMware ESX
10 13 (0.73%) Samba
11 11 (0.62%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.51%) Nmap
13 7 (0.39%) vCloud
14 6 (0.34%) KVM
15 5 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.23%) Squid
16 4 (0.23%) Firmware
17 3 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 71 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 29 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
2 29 (1.64%) Puppet
3 28 (1.58%) Cisco UCCE
4 27 (1.52%) OPNET
4 27 (1.52%) FortiGate
5 26 (1.47%) SCCM
6 25 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
8 20 (1.13%) Nessus
9 18 (1.02%) CA Spectrum
10 16 (0.90%) RANCID
11 15 (0.85%) OpenView
11 15 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
11 15 (0.85%) OpenNMS
12 14 (0.79%) NetBackup
12 14 (0.79%) CiscoWorks
13 12 (0.68%) Backup Exec
13 12 (0.68%) Salt
14 10 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1482 (83.59%) Cisco
2 417 (23.52%) CheckPoint
3 400 (22.56%) Juniper
4 291 (16.41%) F5
5 251 (14.16%) VMware
6 250 (14.10%) Microsoft
7 248 (13.99%) HP
8 153 (8.63%) Citrix
9 139 (7.84%) Blue Coat
10 91 (5.13%) SolarWinds
11 83 (4.68%) Nokia
12 76 (4.29%) Riverbed
13 67 (3.78%) Nortel
14 55 (3.10%) Avaya
15 54 (3.05%) BMC
16 52 (2.93%) Fortinet
17 51 (2.88%) Red Hat
18 49 (2.76%) McAfee
19 41 (2.31%) Oracle
20 40 (2.26%) Symantec
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Addlestone, Surrey
Steria
Rate: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Daily rate will be £100 - £110 per d
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Rate: an Hour
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
CFOA
Rate: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £25 to £35 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £325 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £275 to £310 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 to £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £150 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Herefordshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £25 - £27.57 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
CACI Network Services
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago