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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 103 159 152
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 971 664 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.00% 1.38% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.67% 7.14% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 389 278
Average daily rate
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£350 £359 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +14.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.92% +16.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 23 70
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £15.10 £14.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
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
9097 9302 7795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.78% 19.32% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5496 4195
Average daily rate £399 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 479 435
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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.

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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 +56 376 £359 -4.33% 130
South East 0 227 £350 - 87
West Midlands +47 85 £323 -23.21% 25
North West +29 81 £410 +64.00% 36
East of England +33 64 £350 +16.66% 20
Yorkshire +3 60 £300 -25.00% 28
East Midlands +20 32 £381 -2.24% 9
South West +14 29 £378 +16.15% 25
North East - 8 £288 - 3
Midlands - 1 £275 -
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1611 (83.99%) Cisco
2 1101 (57.40%) CCNP
3 976 (50.89%) CCNA
4 950 (49.53%) Firewall
5 601 (31.33%) WAN
6 590 (30.76%) LAN
7 504 (26.28%) Juniper
8 467 (24.35%) Cisco ASA
9 465 (24.24%) CheckPoint
10 459 (23.93%) F5
11 447 (23.31%) BGP
12 433 (22.58%) OSPF
13 395 (20.59%) MPLS
14 370 (19.29%) VPN
15 354 (18.46%) CCIE
16 350 (18.25%) Network Security
17 337 (17.57%) Data Centre
18 334 (17.41%) Windows
19 333 (17.36%) VMware
20 329 (17.15%) ITIL
21 297 (15.48%) Wireless
22 290 (15.12%) Cisco Nexus
23 287 (14.96%) Finance
24 271 (14.13%) Microsoft
25 265 (13.82%) TCP/IP
26 263 (13.71%) Linux
27 258 (13.45%) Security Cleared
28 251 (13.09%) DNS
29 220 (11.47%) VoIP
30 214 (11.16%) Load Balancing

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 89 (4.64%) MS Exchange
2 37 (1.93%) SharePoint
3 36 (1.88%) IIS
4 32 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (1.30%) Lync
6 24 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (0.68%) Apache
9 12 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (0.47%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.42%) nginx
13 7 (0.36%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.31%) CMS
15 5 (0.26%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.26%) MediaWiki
15 5 (0.26%) Confluence
16 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
17 2 (0.10%) SAS
17 2 (0.10%) TPMS
Applications
1 101 (5.27%) MS Excel
2 77 (4.01%) MS Office
3 58 (3.02%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.16%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.052%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.78%) Office 365
4 13 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.57%) SaaS
6 6 (0.31%) PaaS
7 4 (0.21%) IaaS
8 2 (0.10%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.052%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.052%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 950 (49.53%) Firewall
2 601 (31.33%) WAN
3 590 (30.76%) LAN
4 467 (24.35%) Cisco ASA
5 447 (23.31%) BGP
6 433 (22.58%) OSPF
7 395 (20.59%) MPLS
8 370 (19.29%) VPN
9 350 (18.25%) Network Security
10 297 (15.48%) Wireless
11 290 (15.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 265 (13.82%) TCP/IP
13 251 (13.09%) DNS
14 220 (11.47%) VoIP
15 190 (9.91%) EIGRP
16 186 (9.70%) DHCP
17 182 (9.49%) Cisco IOS
18 148 (7.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 138 (7.19%) VLAN
20 128 (6.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 17 (0.89%) MySQL
3 16 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.26%) Big Data
6 5 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.16%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.16%) MS Access
9 2 (0.10%) Informix
9 2 (0.10%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.052%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.052%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.052%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (0.99%) Jenkins
2 16 (0.83%) Hudson
3 8 (0.42%) JIRA
4 6 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.26%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.26%) Subversion
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.21%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.10%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.052%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.052%) Ant
General
1 287 (14.96%) Finance
2 199 (10.38%) Telecoms
3 98 (5.11%) Banking
4 47 (2.45%) Investment Banking
5 27 (1.41%) Retail
6 25 (1.30%) Games
7 17 (0.89%) Legal
8 14 (0.73%) Marketing
9 12 (0.63%) Spanish Language
10 10 (0.52%) Back Office
10 10 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.52%) Local Government
11 8 (0.42%) Publishing
11 8 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.31%) Billing
13 6 (0.31%) Advertising
13 6 (0.31%) Electronics
14 4 (0.21%) Japanese Language
15 3 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 810 (42.23%) Network Engineer
2 151 (7.87%) Analyst
3 133 (6.93%) Architect
4 125 (6.52%) Consultant
5 117 (6.10%) Support Engineer
5 117 (6.10%) Cisco Engineer
6 108 (5.63%) Network Support
7 103 (5.37%) Security Engineer
8 96 (5.01%) Senior Network Engineer
9 84 (4.38%) Network Architect
10 83 (4.33%) Network Specialist
11 74 (3.86%) IP Engineer
12 71 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
13 64 (3.34%) Network Analyst
14 62 (3.23%) Network Consultant
15 61 (3.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 58 (3.02%) Network Support Engineer
17 57 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 56 (2.92%) Design Engineer
19 53 (2.76%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (2.92%) HTML
2 41 (2.14%) .NET
2 41 (2.14%) JSP
3 38 (1.98%) ASP.NET
4 27 (1.41%) CSS
5 19 (0.99%) XMPP
6 11 (0.57%) Web Services
7 9 (0.47%) XML
8 6 (0.31%) Middleware
8 6 (0.31%) Application Packaging
9 5 (0.26%) REST
9 5 (0.26%) LAMP
10 4 (0.21%) WAP
10 4 (0.21%) SOAP
11 3 (0.16%) JSON
11 3 (0.16%) VXML
12 2 (0.10%) MFC
12 2 (0.10%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.10%) FIX Protocol
13 1 (0.052%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 337 (17.57%) Data Centre
2 91 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 37 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
5 36 (1.88%) Fat Client
5 36 (1.88%) Thin Client
6 35 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 31 (1.62%) PKI
8 29 (1.51%) Management Information System
9 20 (1.04%) Blackberry
10 19 (0.99%) NHS
11 18 (0.94%) Clustering
12 16 (0.83%) CMDB
13 13 (0.68%) SecurID
14 12 (0.63%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.57%) Raspberry Pi
15 11 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (0.52%) Hedge funds
17 9 (0.47%) Wiki
17 9 (0.47%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 334 (17.41%) Windows
2 263 (13.71%) Linux
3 133 (6.93%) UNIX
4 110 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 86 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 79 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (3.13%) Windows 7
8 35 (1.82%) Solaris
9 23 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 22 (1.15%) CentOS
11 20 (1.04%) Windows XP
11 20 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (0.94%) Android
13 15 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
14 13 (0.68%) Debian
15 10 (0.52%) Windows 2000
15 10 (0.52%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.31%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (17.15%) ITIL
2 214 (11.16%) Load Balancing
3 191 (9.96%) Network Design
4 129 (6.73%) Project Management
5 119 (6.20%) Network Management
6 102 (5.32%) Migration
7 95 (4.95%) Service Delivery
8 86 (4.48%) E-Commerce
9 80 (4.17%) Change Management
10 79 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
11 60 (3.13%) Service Management
12 58 (3.02%) Configuration Management
13 57 (2.97%) Incident Management
14 56 (2.92%) Mentoring
15 55 (2.87%) Low Latency
16 50 (2.61%) PRINCE2
17 45 (2.35%) Validation
18 44 (2.29%) ITIL V3
18 44 (2.29%) Root Cause Analysis
19 43 (2.24%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 77 (4.01%) SQL
2 48 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 46 (2.40%) PowerShell
4 38 (1.98%) Perl
5 37 (1.93%) C
6 36 (1.88%) Python
7 21 (1.09%) Bash Shell
8 19 (0.99%) PHP
9 16 (0.83%) Ruby
10 14 (0.73%) Lisp
11 10 (0.52%) VBScript
12 8 (0.42%) Java
13 7 (0.36%) VB
14 3 (0.16%) Tcl
14 3 (0.16%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.16%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.10%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.10%) Go
16 1 (0.052%) Erlang
16 1 (0.052%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1101 (57.40%) CCNP
2 976 (50.89%) CCNA
3 354 (18.46%) CCIE
4 258 (13.45%) Security Cleared
5 201 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 198 (10.32%) SC Cleared
7 135 (7.04%) Degree
8 116 (6.05%) MCSE
9 105 (5.47%) CCDP
10 101 (5.27%) CCSE
11 77 (4.01%) CISSP
12 76 (3.96%) MCITP
13 61 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 57 (2.97%) CCIP
15 53 (2.76%) DV Cleared
16 52 (2.71%) CCSA
17 47 (2.45%) MCSA
18 45 (2.35%) JNCIS
19 44 (2.29%) JNCIA
20 41 (2.14%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (5.21%) SLA
2 40 (2.09%) PCI DSS
3 26 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.20%) QA
5 10 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.36%) JSP 440
7 6 (0.31%) GPG13
8 1 (0.052%) COBIT
8 1 (0.052%) BS25999
8 1 (0.052%) BS7799
8 1 (0.052%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.052%) TickIT
System Software
1 192 (10.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 189 (9.85%) Active Directory
3 53 (2.76%) vSphere
4 35 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 34 (1.77%) XenApp
6 32 (1.67%) XenServer
7 28 (1.46%) ProxySG
7 28 (1.46%) vCloud
8 25 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (1.15%) Firmware
10 13 (0.68%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.57%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.42%) Snort
12 8 (0.42%) Samba
12 8 (0.42%) Postfix
13 6 (0.31%) NFS
13 6 (0.31%) KVM
13 6 (0.31%) Squid
14 5 (0.26%) Xen
14 5 (0.26%) iptables
Systems Management
1 77 (4.01%) Cisco CUCM
2 40 (2.09%) SCCM
3 38 (1.98%) FortiGate
4 35 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
5 27 (1.41%) Puppet
6 20 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
7 19 (0.99%) RANCID
8 18 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (0.94%) Cisco UCCE
9 16 (0.83%) OPNET
9 16 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
10 15 (0.78%) SCOM
10 15 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
11 14 (0.73%) Ansible
12 12 (0.63%) NetBackup
13 11 (0.57%) Salt
14 10 (0.52%) OpenView
14 10 (0.52%) TrustSec
15 8 (0.42%) HP NNM
15 8 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1611 (83.99%) Cisco
2 504 (26.28%) Juniper
3 465 (24.24%) CheckPoint
4 459 (23.93%) F5
5 333 (17.36%) VMware
6 271 (14.13%) Microsoft
7 206 (10.74%) Citrix
8 197 (10.27%) HP
9 182 (9.49%) Blue Coat
10 111 (5.79%) SolarWinds
11 76 (3.96%) Infoblox
12 73 (3.81%) Fortinet
13 56 (2.92%) Riverbed
14 48 (2.50%) Avaya
15 45 (2.35%) NetApp
16 43 (2.24%) BT
17 41 (2.14%) Oracle
18 40 (2.09%) McAfee
19 37 (1.93%) Brocade
20 34 (1.77%) Imperva
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