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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 96 150 143
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1041 724 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.06% 1.41% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.67% 7.20% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 375 321
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £286
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 28 74
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -25.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £55.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.44 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.89% -5.58%
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
9759 10051 8023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.28% 19.56% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5581 5743 4289
Average daily rate £395 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £531 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 504 464
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +46 390 £350 - 121
South East +10 270 £325 -7.14% 92
Yorkshire +36 84 £300 -25.00% 38
West Midlands +21 77 £325 -13.33% 27
North West +7 74 £325 +33.33% 22
East of England +41 67 £375 - 24
South West +14 35 £385 +87.80% 30
East Midlands +24 27 £425 -1.73% 11
North East +15 12 £244 - 4
Midlands - - - -
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1700 (85.34%) Cisco
2 1154 (57.93%) CCNP
3 1025 (51.46%) CCNA
4 993 (49.85%) Firewall
5 605 (30.37%) LAN
5 605 (30.37%) WAN
6 495 (24.85%) Juniper
6 495 (24.85%) Cisco ASA
7 469 (23.54%) BGP
8 468 (23.49%) F5
9 462 (23.19%) CheckPoint
10 444 (22.29%) OSPF
11 393 (19.73%) MPLS
12 392 (19.68%) VPN
13 374 (18.78%) CCIE
14 361 (18.12%) Network Security
15 356 (17.87%) ITIL
16 340 (17.07%) Windows
17 332 (16.67%) VMware
18 307 (15.41%) Cisco Nexus
19 286 (14.36%) Security Cleared
20 285 (14.31%) Linux
21 274 (13.76%) Microsoft
22 271 (13.60%) Wireless
23 267 (13.40%) Finance
24 254 (12.75%) TCP/IP
25 251 (12.60%) DNS
26 240 (12.05%) VoIP
27 229 (11.50%) Telecoms
28 219 (10.99%) SC Cleared

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 85 (4.27%) MS Exchange
2 39 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 36 (1.81%) IIS
4 30 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (1.41%) Lync
6 20 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (0.80%) Apache
9 13 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (0.45%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.40%) nginx
13 7 (0.35%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.30%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.25%) Confluence
15 5 (0.25%) MediaWiki
16 4 (0.20%) Tomcat
17 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
17 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
18 2 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 98 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 58 (2.91%) MS Office
3 43 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.40%) MS Project
7 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.15%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (0.75%) Office 365
3 13 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.20%) SaaS
6 3 (0.15%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.10%) PaaS
8 1 (0.050%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 993 (49.85%) Firewall
2 605 (30.37%) LAN
2 605 (30.37%) WAN
3 495 (24.85%) Cisco ASA
4 469 (23.54%) BGP
5 444 (22.29%) OSPF
6 393 (19.73%) MPLS
7 392 (19.68%) VPN
8 361 (18.12%) Network Security
9 307 (15.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 271 (13.60%) Wireless
11 254 (12.75%) TCP/IP
12 251 (12.60%) DNS
13 240 (12.05%) VoIP
14 198 (9.94%) EIGRP
15 185 (9.29%) Cisco IOS
16 184 (9.24%) DHCP
17 147 (7.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 132 (6.63%) VLAN
19 124 (6.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (2.01%) SQL Server
2 18 (0.90%) MySQL
3 16 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.15%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.15%) Big Data
8 3 (0.15%) MS Access
8 3 (0.15%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.10%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.10%) Informix
9 2 (0.10%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.050%) DB2
10 1 (0.050%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (0.90%) Jenkins
2 17 (0.85%) Hudson
3 8 (0.40%) JIRA
4 6 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.25%) Subversion
5 5 (0.25%) StarTeam
5 5 (0.25%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.10%) Ant
8 1 (0.050%) Metasploit
General
1 267 (13.40%) Finance
2 229 (11.50%) Telecoms
3 106 (5.32%) Banking
4 47 (2.36%) Investment Banking
5 31 (1.56%) Retail
6 28 (1.41%) Games
7 16 (0.80%) Legal
8 15 (0.75%) Back Office
9 14 (0.70%) Marketing
10 11 (0.55%) Spanish Language
11 10 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.40%) Local Government
13 7 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.30%) Electronics
14 6 (0.30%) Publishing
14 6 (0.30%) Billing
15 4 (0.20%) Advertising
15 4 (0.20%) Japanese Language
16 3 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 882 (44.28%) Network Engineer
2 166 (8.33%) Analyst
3 138 (6.93%) Cisco Engineer
4 134 (6.73%) Support Engineer
5 125 (6.28%) Consultant
6 119 (5.97%) Security Engineer
7 116 (5.82%) Network Support
7 116 (5.82%) Architect
8 105 (5.27%) Senior Network Engineer
9 86 (4.32%) Network Security Engineer
9 86 (4.32%) IP Engineer
10 76 (3.82%) Network Specialist
11 72 (3.61%) Network Analyst
11 72 (3.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 69 (3.46%) Network Support Engineer
13 68 (3.41%) Design Engineer
14 66 (3.31%) Network Architect
15 65 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 60 (3.01%) Network Consultant
16 60 (3.01%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (2.86%) HTML
2 46 (2.31%) JSP
3 42 (2.11%) .NET
4 38 (1.91%) ASP.NET
5 24 (1.20%) CSS
5 24 (1.20%) XMPP
6 9 (0.45%) Web Services
6 9 (0.45%) XML
7 8 (0.40%) WAP
8 6 (0.30%) LAMP
9 5 (0.25%) SOAP
9 5 (0.25%) Application Packaging
10 4 (0.20%) CGI
11 3 (0.15%) VXML
11 3 (0.15%) REST
11 3 (0.15%) JSON
12 2 (0.10%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.10%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.10%) MFC
12 2 (0.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 99 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
3 36 (1.81%) Thin Client
3 36 (1.81%) Fat Client
4 35 (1.76%) PKI
5 29 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 24 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.15%) Blackberry
8 21 (1.05%) Clustering
9 18 (0.90%) NHS
10 17 (0.85%) SecurID
11 15 (0.75%) IVR
11 15 (0.75%) CMDB
12 13 (0.65%) Online Games
13 12 (0.60%) Wiki
13 12 (0.60%) Open Source
14 11 (0.55%) FlexPod
14 11 (0.55%) Raspberry Pi
15 10 (0.50%) Hedge funds
16 9 (0.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 340 (17.07%) Windows
2 285 (14.31%) Linux
3 152 (7.63%) UNIX
4 115 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 87 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (3.01%) Windows 7
8 30 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (1.46%) CentOS
10 28 (1.41%) Solaris
11 22 (1.10%) Windows XP
11 22 (1.10%) Windows 8
12 15 (0.75%) Windows 2000
12 15 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (0.60%) Android
14 10 (0.50%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.45%) Debian
16 8 (0.40%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (17.87%) ITIL
2 218 (10.94%) Load Balancing
3 204 (10.24%) Network Design
4 117 (5.87%) Network Management
5 103 (5.17%) Migration
6 101 (5.07%) Project Management
7 100 (5.02%) Service Delivery
8 91 (4.57%) Network Monitoring
9 90 (4.52%) E-Commerce
10 87 (4.37%) Change Management
11 67 (3.36%) Incident Management
12 66 (3.31%) Service Management
13 61 (3.06%) Mentoring
14 56 (2.81%) Configuration Management
15 52 (2.61%) Low Latency
16 50 (2.51%) Root Cause Analysis
17 47 (2.36%) PRINCE2
18 46 (2.31%) ITIL V3
19 44 (2.21%) Kalman Filter
20 42 (2.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 76 (3.82%) SQL
2 58 (2.91%) Perl
3 52 (2.61%) PowerShell
4 49 (2.46%) JavaScript
5 46 (2.31%) Python
6 38 (1.91%) C
7 27 (1.36%) Bash Shell
8 21 (1.05%) PHP
9 14 (0.70%) Ruby
10 12 (0.60%) Lisp
11 11 (0.55%) VBScript
12 9 (0.45%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.40%) VB
14 6 (0.30%) Java
15 4 (0.20%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.15%) Tcl
17 2 (0.10%) Objective-C
18 1 (0.050%) Erlang
18 1 (0.050%) Groovy
18 1 (0.050%) C++
Qualifications
1 1154 (57.93%) CCNP
2 1025 (51.46%) CCNA
3 374 (18.78%) CCIE
4 286 (14.36%) Security Cleared
5 219 (10.99%) SC Cleared
6 210 (10.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 127 (6.38%) MCSE
7 127 (6.38%) Degree
8 119 (5.97%) CCDP
9 115 (5.77%) CCSE
10 75 (3.77%) CISSP
11 69 (3.46%) DV Cleared
12 67 (3.36%) MCITP
12 67 (3.36%) CCIP
13 62 (3.11%) CCSA
14 48 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 48 (2.41%) JNCIA
15 47 (2.36%) MCSA
16 44 (2.21%) CCSP
17 43 (2.16%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (5.77%) SLA
2 47 (2.36%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.05%) QA
4 19 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.65%) JSP 440
6 12 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.30%) GPG13
8 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.050%) TickIT
9 1 (0.050%) BS25999
9 1 (0.050%) COBIT
System Software
1 192 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 174 (8.73%) Active Directory
3 51 (2.56%) vSphere
4 35 (1.76%) Hyper-V
5 34 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (1.61%) XenServer
7 29 (1.46%) XenApp
8 28 (1.41%) vCloud
9 26 (1.31%) ProxySG
10 25 (1.26%) Firmware
11 15 (0.75%) XenDesktop
12 14 (0.70%) KVM
13 10 (0.50%) VMware ESX
14 9 (0.45%) Samba
14 9 (0.45%) Snort
15 8 (0.40%) Squid
15 8 (0.40%) Postfix
16 6 (0.30%) UAG
17 5 (0.25%) iptables
17 5 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 82 (4.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 37 (1.86%) FortiGate
3 33 (1.66%) Cisco UCCX
4 32 (1.61%) SCCM
5 28 (1.41%) Puppet
6 27 (1.36%) Cisco UCCE
7 24 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
7 24 (1.20%) RANCID
8 22 (1.10%) CA Spectrum
9 20 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
10 18 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (0.80%) OPNET
12 15 (0.75%) NetBackup
13 12 (0.60%) OpenView
13 12 (0.60%) Ansible
13 12 (0.60%) Salt
14 9 (0.45%) Nagios
15 8 (0.40%) Nessus
15 8 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1700 (85.34%) Cisco
2 495 (24.85%) Juniper
3 468 (23.49%) F5
4 462 (23.19%) CheckPoint
5 332 (16.67%) VMware
6 274 (13.76%) Microsoft
7 202 (10.14%) Citrix
8 200 (10.04%) HP
9 184 (9.24%) Blue Coat
10 109 (5.47%) SolarWinds
11 80 (4.02%) Fortinet
12 74 (3.71%) Infoblox
13 65 (3.26%) Riverbed
14 48 (2.41%) BT
15 46 (2.31%) NetApp
16 45 (2.26%) Avaya
16 45 (2.26%) McAfee
17 37 (1.86%) Remedy
18 35 (1.76%) CA
18 35 (1.76%) Imperva
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
RecruitX
Rate: Competitive + Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Rate: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on skills and experience plus bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Netsource
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £55,000 per annum + car allowance + 12% bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago