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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 112 136 121
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 960 779 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.84% 1.62% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.59% 9.36% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 426 415
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £228 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 53
Average hourly rate £22.75 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £48.00 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.07%
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
10011 8323 9416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.16% 17.26% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5633 4713 4945
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 391 564
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.00
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +39 376 £375 +0.67% 123
South East +23 231 £338 +3.05% 80
West Midlands +12 77 £278 -19.56% 25
South West -7 72 £375 +15.38% 33
North West +5 63 £400 +42.85% 21
East of England -33 55 £331 +20.45% 28
Yorkshire +5 42 £300 -22.58% 29
East Midlands +13 24 £425 +47.82% 7
Midlands 0 3 £500 +48.14% 1
North East -37 2 £231 -28.84% 2
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1362 (83.46%) Cisco
2 929 (56.92%) CCNP
3 827 (50.67%) Firewall
4 819 (50.18%) CCNA
5 511 (31.31%) WAN
6 505 (30.94%) LAN
7 402 (24.63%) CheckPoint
8 392 (24.02%) Juniper
9 332 (20.34%) CCIE
10 326 (19.98%) BGP
11 324 (19.85%) ITIL
12 304 (18.63%) VPN
13 301 (18.44%) OSPF
14 291 (17.83%) Cisco ASA
15 289 (17.71%) Windows
16 274 (16.79%) MPLS
17 265 (16.24%) Security Cleared
17 265 (16.24%) Network Security
17 265 (16.24%) F5
18 258 (15.81%) Microsoft
19 243 (14.89%) HP
20 232 (14.22%) VMware
21 229 (14.03%) Wireless
22 222 (13.60%) SC Cleared
23 221 (13.54%) Cisco Nexus
24 217 (13.30%) Telecoms
25 214 (13.11%) Linux
26 202 (12.38%) VoIP
27 197 (12.07%) TCP/IP
28 196 (12.01%) Finance

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 85 (5.21%) MS Exchange
2 51 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (1.72%) Apache
4 24 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (1.41%) IIS
6 17 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (0.67%) SharePoint
9 9 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.43%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
11 6 (0.37%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.37%) Lync
12 4 (0.25%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.25%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.18%) nginx
14 2 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.12%) Zimbra
14 2 (0.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 87 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 54 (3.31%) MS Office
3 51 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.61%) MS Project
5 6 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.37%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.25%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.061%) Summit
6 1 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.25%) SaaS
3 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.061%) IaaS
4 1 (0.061%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 827 (50.67%) Firewall
2 511 (31.31%) WAN
3 505 (30.94%) LAN
4 326 (19.98%) BGP
5 304 (18.63%) VPN
6 301 (18.44%) OSPF
7 291 (17.83%) Cisco ASA
8 274 (16.79%) MPLS
9 265 (16.24%) Network Security
10 229 (14.03%) Wireless
11 221 (13.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 202 (12.38%) VoIP
13 197 (12.07%) TCP/IP
14 152 (9.31%) DNS
15 144 (8.82%) EIGRP
16 140 (8.58%) VLAN
17 127 (7.78%) Cisco IOS
18 123 (7.54%) SAN
19 103 (6.31%) IPsec
20 101 (6.19%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (2.14%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.72%) MySQL
3 12 (0.74%) Relational Database
4 8 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (0.43%) MongoDB
5 7 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.37%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.25%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.25%) DB2
8 4 (0.25%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.12%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.12%) MS Access
11 1 (0.061%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.061%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (0.55%) Hudson
1 9 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 8 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.31%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.12%) JIRA
5 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.12%) Subversion
6 1 (0.061%) ProC
6 1 (0.061%) Ant
General
1 217 (13.30%) Telecoms
2 196 (12.01%) Finance
3 94 (5.76%) Banking
4 28 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 25 (1.53%) Financial Institution
6 21 (1.29%) Retail
7 12 (0.74%) Publishing
8 11 (0.67%) Local Government
9 8 (0.49%) Spanish Language
10 7 (0.43%) Advertising
11 6 (0.37%) German Language
11 6 (0.37%) Back Office
11 6 (0.37%) Law
11 6 (0.37%) Games
12 5 (0.31%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.31%) Billing
12 5 (0.31%) Marketing
13 3 (0.18%) Legal
13 3 (0.18%) International Banking
14 2 (0.12%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 612 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 172 (10.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 159 (9.74%) Consultant
4 134 (8.21%) Security Engineer
5 126 (7.72%) Analyst
6 105 (6.43%) Support Engineer
7 103 (6.31%) Network Support
8 101 (6.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 83 (5.09%) Architect
9 83 (5.09%) Network Consultant
10 81 (4.96%) Network Security Engineer
10 81 (4.96%) IP Engineer
11 77 (4.72%) Design Engineer
12 65 (3.98%) Senior Network Engineer
13 58 (3.55%) Network Specialist
14 54 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 51 (3.13%) Network Analyst
16 49 (3.00%) Security Consultant
17 45 (2.76%) Network Architect
18 43 (2.63%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.33%) JSP
2 37 (2.27%) .NET
3 32 (1.96%) HTML
4 29 (1.78%) ASP.NET
5 24 (1.47%) CSS
6 16 (0.98%) LAMP
7 14 (0.86%) Web Services
8 13 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
8 13 (0.80%) XMPP
9 11 (0.67%) Middleware
9 11 (0.67%) WAP
10 9 (0.55%) SOAP
11 6 (0.37%) XML
12 5 (0.31%) WML
13 3 (0.18%) VXML
13 3 (0.18%) HTML5
13 3 (0.18%) Application Packaging
14 2 (0.12%) WCF
14 2 (0.12%) .NET Framework
14 2 (0.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 69 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 28 (1.72%) Blackberry
3 28 (1.72%) Clustering
4 22 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 21 (1.29%) Thin Client
5 21 (1.29%) Fat Client
5 21 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
6 17 (1.04%) NHS
7 14 (0.86%) FlexPod
7 14 (0.86%) Visualisation
7 14 (0.86%) Replication
8 13 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 11 (0.67%) User Experience
9 11 (0.67%) SecurID
10 10 (0.61%) Open Source
10 10 (0.61%) EqualLogic
10 10 (0.61%) CLARiiON
11 9 (0.55%) Hedge funds
12 8 (0.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 289 (17.71%) Windows
2 214 (13.11%) Linux
3 132 (8.09%) UNIX
4 107 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 82 (5.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (1.78%) Windows 7
8 25 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (1.47%) Windows XP
9 24 (1.47%) Solaris
10 13 (0.80%) CentOS
10 13 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (0.67%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.61%) Windows 2000
13 9 (0.55%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.49%) Debian
15 7 (0.43%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.37%) Android
17 5 (0.31%) SUSE
18 2 (0.12%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (19.85%) ITIL
2 185 (11.34%) Network Design
3 159 (9.74%) Load Balancing
4 156 (9.56%) Network Management
5 93 (5.70%) Migration
6 86 (5.27%) Network Architecture
7 83 (5.09%) Project Management
8 81 (4.96%) Mentoring
9 67 (4.11%) Change Control
10 64 (3.92%) Service Delivery
11 58 (3.55%) Incident Management
12 56 (3.43%) Network Monitoring
13 48 (2.94%) Change Management
14 43 (2.63%) Information Security
15 41 (2.51%) Service Management
16 40 (2.45%) PRINCE2
17 38 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
18 35 (2.14%) E-Commerce
19 34 (2.08%) Problem Management
20 32 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 77 (4.72%) SQL
2 59 (3.62%) Perl
3 45 (2.76%) PowerShell
4 31 (1.90%) Java
5 30 (1.84%) JavaScript
5 30 (1.84%) C
6 24 (1.47%) VB
7 21 (1.29%) C#
8 18 (1.10%) PHP
9 17 (1.04%) Bash Shell
10 13 (0.80%) VBScript
10 13 (0.80%) Ruby
11 12 (0.74%) Python
12 8 (0.49%) C++
13 7 (0.43%) Tcl
13 7 (0.43%) R
14 6 (0.37%) Lisp
15 3 (0.18%) Erlang
16 2 (0.12%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 929 (56.92%) CCNP
2 819 (50.18%) CCNA
3 332 (20.34%) CCIE
4 265 (16.24%) Security Cleared
5 222 (13.60%) SC Cleared
6 193 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 136 (8.33%) MCSE
8 124 (7.60%) CISSP
9 118 (7.23%) CCDP
10 93 (5.70%) CCSE
11 83 (5.09%) MCITP
12 82 (5.02%) CCSA
13 77 (4.72%) Degree
14 68 (4.17%) CCSP
15 57 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 54 (3.31%) JNCIA
17 52 (3.19%) DV Cleared
17 52 (3.19%) CCVP
18 49 (3.00%) ISTQB
19 48 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.72%) SLA
2 41 (2.51%) PCI DSS
3 28 (1.72%) QA
4 23 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.61%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.49%) COBIT
8 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.25%) GPG13
10 1 (0.061%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 155 (9.50%) Active Directory
2 101 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
4 38 (2.33%) vSphere
5 36 (2.21%) XenApp
6 32 (1.96%) ProxySG
7 30 (1.84%) Hyper-V
8 18 (1.10%) NFS
9 17 (1.04%) Snort
9 17 (1.04%) VMware ESX
10 14 (0.86%) XenServer
11 9 (0.55%) Samba
12 8 (0.49%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.49%) Nmap
13 4 (0.25%) Squid
13 4 (0.25%) vCloud
14 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.18%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 3 (0.18%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 76 (4.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 28 (1.72%) OPNET
2 28 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
3 25 (1.53%) Cisco Prime
3 25 (1.53%) FortiGate
3 25 (1.53%) Cisco UCCE
4 24 (1.47%) SCCM
5 21 (1.29%) Puppet
6 19 (1.16%) Nessus
7 17 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (0.80%) Backup Exec
9 12 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
9 12 (0.74%) CiscoWorks
9 12 (0.74%) OpenView
10 11 (0.67%) NetBackup
11 10 (0.61%) RANCID
11 10 (0.61%) MAILsweeper
12 9 (0.55%) OpenNMS
13 8 (0.49%) WSUS
13 8 (0.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 1362 (83.46%) Cisco
2 402 (24.63%) CheckPoint
3 392 (24.02%) Juniper
4 265 (16.24%) F5
5 258 (15.81%) Microsoft
6 243 (14.89%) HP
7 232 (14.22%) VMware
8 149 (9.13%) Citrix
9 137 (8.39%) Blue Coat
10 81 (4.96%) SolarWinds
11 63 (3.86%) Nokia
12 57 (3.49%) Riverbed
13 56 (3.43%) McAfee
14 52 (3.19%) Nortel
15 46 (2.82%) Fortinet
15 46 (2.82%) Avaya
16 44 (2.70%) Red Hat
16 44 (2.70%) Oracle
17 40 (2.45%) BMC
18 37 (2.27%) EMC
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