The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 152 133 109
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -24
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 713 632 976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.39% 1.47% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.11% 8.08% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 315 497
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £198 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 67 46
Average hourly rate £22.00 £29.59 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +31.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £19.38 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £135.00 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10027 7817 9702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.53% 18.14% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5749 4178 5093
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 436 528
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £50.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Cisco Certification
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +24 307 £350 - 113
South East -8 212 £350 +25.00% 80
North West +5 50 £244 -12.94% 18
East of England -33 39 £380 +68.88% 16
West Midlands -6 37 £375 +25.00% 10
Yorkshire -18 28 £400 +33.33% 27
South West -24 24 £254 -7.72% 12
East Midlands -28 8 £433 +33.07% 5
North East -28 2 - -
Midlands - - - -
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1143 (86.26%) Cisco
2 737 (55.62%) CCNP
3 653 (49.28%) CCNA
4 606 (45.74%) Firewall
5 460 (34.72%) WAN
6 431 (32.53%) LAN
7 325 (24.53%) CheckPoint
8 278 (20.98%) Juniper
9 261 (19.70%) BGP
10 250 (18.87%) CCIE
11 246 (18.57%) Network Security
12 241 (18.19%) Cisco ASA
13 239 (18.04%) Windows
13 239 (18.04%) OSPF
14 234 (17.66%) MPLS
15 226 (17.06%) VoIP
15 226 (17.06%) VPN
16 215 (16.23%) Wireless
17 212 (16.00%) TCP/IP
18 210 (15.85%) Microsoft
18 210 (15.85%) ITIL
19 206 (15.55%) F5
20 197 (14.87%) Telecoms
21 192 (14.49%) Security Cleared
22 178 (13.43%) Finance
23 175 (13.21%) VMware
24 166 (12.53%) Microsoft Certification
25 155 (11.70%) DNS
25 155 (11.70%) HP
26 147 (11.09%) SC Cleared

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 102 (7.70%) MS Exchange
2 62 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 36 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 29 (2.19%) SharePoint
6 23 (1.74%) Lync
7 20 (1.51%) Apache
8 19 (1.43%) IIS
9 10 (0.75%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.30%) Site Server
12 4 (0.30%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.23%) CMS
14 2 (0.15%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.15%) Documentum
Applications
1 63 (4.75%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.32%) MS Office
3 26 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.075%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.075%) CATIA
5 1 (0.075%) MS Project
5 1 (0.075%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.15%) Tridion
4 1 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.075%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.075%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.45%) Office 365
2 5 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.075%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 606 (45.74%) Firewall
2 460 (34.72%) WAN
3 431 (32.53%) LAN
4 261 (19.70%) BGP
5 246 (18.57%) Network Security
6 241 (18.19%) Cisco ASA
7 239 (18.04%) OSPF
8 234 (17.66%) MPLS
9 226 (17.06%) VoIP
9 226 (17.06%) VPN
10 215 (16.23%) Wireless
11 212 (16.00%) TCP/IP
12 155 (11.70%) DNS
13 146 (11.02%) Cisco Nexus
14 133 (10.04%) EIGRP
15 130 (9.81%) Cisco IOS
16 112 (8.45%) DHCP
17 108 (8.15%) VLAN
18 83 (6.26%) BIG-IP
18 83 (6.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (3.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.68%) MySQL
3 8 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.075%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.075%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.075%) MS Access
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.075%) Selenium
2 1 (0.075%) TestNG
2 1 (0.075%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.075%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.075%) GDB
2 1 (0.075%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.075%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.075%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.075%) JMeter
2 1 (0.075%) Maven
2 1 (0.075%) JUnit
2 1 (0.075%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.075%) LoadRunner
General
1 197 (14.87%) Telecoms
2 178 (13.43%) Finance
3 92 (6.94%) Banking
4 25 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 18 (1.36%) Law
6 16 (1.21%) Retail
6 16 (1.21%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.13%) Legal
8 9 (0.68%) Back Office
9 7 (0.53%) Billing
10 6 (0.45%) Military
10 6 (0.45%) German Language
11 5 (0.38%) Local Government
11 5 (0.38%) Advertising
12 4 (0.30%) Games
12 4 (0.30%) Turkish Language
12 4 (0.30%) Marketing
13 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 524 (39.55%) Network Engineer
2 157 (11.85%) Cisco Engineer
3 132 (9.96%) Architect
4 106 (8.00%) Consultant
5 105 (7.92%) Security Engineer
6 96 (7.25%) Support Engineer
7 93 (7.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 85 (6.42%) Network Architect
9 80 (6.04%) Analyst
10 77 (5.81%) Network Support
11 68 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
12 59 (4.45%) Network Analyst
13 52 (3.92%) Network Consultant
14 49 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 47 (3.55%) Network Specialist
16 46 (3.47%) IP Engineer
17 43 (3.25%) Network Support Engineer
18 41 (3.09%) Design Engineer
19 39 (2.94%) Implementation Engineer
20 37 (2.79%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (1.89%) JSP
2 23 (1.74%) CSS
3 16 (1.21%) .NET
4 15 (1.13%) XMPP
5 12 (0.91%) Web Services
6 7 (0.53%) HTML
6 7 (0.53%) DCOM
7 6 (0.45%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.30%) SOAP
8 4 (0.30%) XML
9 3 (0.23%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.15%) Middleware
10 2 (0.15%) COM
10 2 (0.15%) WAP
10 2 (0.15%) LAMP
10 2 (0.15%) REST
10 2 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.075%) OAuth
11 1 (0.075%) JSON
11 1 (0.075%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 42 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
2 27 (2.04%) Thin Client
2 27 (2.04%) Fat Client
3 20 (1.51%) Computer Science
4 16 (1.21%) NHS
4 16 (1.21%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.06%) Blackberry
6 13 (0.98%) Clustering
7 12 (0.91%) Firmware
7 12 (0.91%) e-Health
8 10 (0.75%) Replication
9 8 (0.60%) Mathematics
9 8 (0.60%) PKI
10 7 (0.53%) IVR
11 6 (0.45%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.45%) CMDB
12 5 (0.38%) CCTV
12 5 (0.38%) SecurID
13 4 (0.30%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 239 (18.04%) Windows
2 137 (10.34%) Linux
3 122 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 91 (6.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 64 (4.83%) UNIX
6 37 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (2.19%) Windows 7
8 24 (1.81%) Solaris
9 22 (1.66%) Windows XP
10 14 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.83%) Windows 2000
12 9 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (0.60%) HPUX
13 8 (0.60%) Android
14 6 (0.45%) AIX
15 5 (0.38%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.38%) SUSE
16 4 (0.30%) VMS
16 4 (0.30%) Debian
17 3 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (15.85%) ITIL
2 146 (11.02%) Network Design
3 103 (7.77%) Network Management
4 82 (6.19%) Load Balancing
5 81 (6.11%) Migration
6 75 (5.66%) Project Management
7 56 (4.23%) Change Management
8 54 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 44 (3.32%) Incident Management
10 43 (3.25%) Network Architecture
11 39 (2.94%) Problem Management
12 38 (2.87%) WAN Optimisation
12 38 (2.87%) Service Delivery
13 36 (2.72%) Network Monitoring
14 33 (2.49%) PRINCE2
15 32 (2.42%) Root Cause Analysis
15 32 (2.42%) Service Management
16 31 (2.34%) E-Commerce
17 30 (2.26%) Capacity Planning
18 27 (2.04%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 54 (4.08%) C
2 30 (2.26%) SQL
3 21 (1.58%) Perl
4 20 (1.51%) PowerShell
5 16 (1.21%) VB
6 9 (0.68%) Java
7 8 (0.60%) VBScript
8 6 (0.45%) PHP
8 6 (0.45%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.45%) C#
9 5 (0.38%) Python
9 5 (0.38%) C++
10 4 (0.30%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.23%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.075%) Korn
12 1 (0.075%) R
12 1 (0.075%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.075%) C-shell
12 1 (0.075%) AWK
12 1 (0.075%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 737 (55.62%) CCNP
2 653 (49.28%) CCNA
3 250 (18.87%) CCIE
4 192 (14.49%) Security Cleared
5 166 (12.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 147 (11.09%) SC Cleared
7 135 (10.19%) MCSE
8 100 (7.55%) CCDP
9 92 (6.94%) Degree
10 56 (4.23%) CCSE
10 56 (4.23%) MCITP
11 52 (3.92%) CCVP
12 47 (3.55%) MCSA
13 46 (3.47%) Citrix Certification
14 44 (3.32%) CISSP
15 42 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 41 (3.09%) CCSA
16 41 (3.09%) CCSP
17 38 (2.87%) MCP
18 32 (2.42%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.72%) SLA
2 23 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.13%) JSP 440
5 9 (0.68%) QA
6 8 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.30%) COBIT
8 3 (0.23%) HL7
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.075%) GPG13
10 1 (0.075%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 139 (10.49%) Active Directory
2 104 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.49%) XenApp
4 28 (2.11%) vSphere
5 22 (1.66%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.28%) VMware ESX
7 13 (0.98%) XenDesktop
7 13 (0.98%) ProxySG
8 9 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.53%) XenServer
10 5 (0.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 5 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.30%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.30%) NFS
11 4 (0.30%) SRDF
12 3 (0.23%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.23%) KVM
12 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.15%) VMware GSX
13 2 (0.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 77 (5.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 44 (3.32%) Cisco UCCX
3 34 (2.57%) CiscoWorks
4 22 (1.66%) Cisco UCCE
5 15 (1.13%) SCCM
6 14 (1.06%) FortiGate
7 11 (0.83%) WSUS
8 10 (0.75%) NetBackup
8 10 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
9 9 (0.68%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.60%) OpenView
10 8 (0.60%) CA Spectrum
11 7 (0.53%) Cacti
11 7 (0.53%) Netcool
12 6 (0.45%) SCOM
13 5 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
14 3 (0.23%) WhatsUp Gold
14 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1143 (86.26%) Cisco
2 325 (24.53%) CheckPoint
3 278 (20.98%) Juniper
4 210 (15.85%) Microsoft
5 206 (15.55%) F5
6 175 (13.21%) VMware
7 155 (11.70%) HP
8 137 (10.34%) Citrix
9 130 (9.81%) Blue Coat
10 73 (5.51%) SolarWinds
11 72 (5.43%) McAfee
12 51 (3.85%) Riverbed
13 47 (3.55%) Avaya
14 37 (2.79%) Fortinet
15 34 (2.57%) Nokia
16 32 (2.42%) Nortel
17 28 (2.11%) EMC
17 28 (2.11%) Oracle
18 24 (1.81%) NetApp
19 22 (1.66%) IBM
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £304 to £304 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Franklin Fitch Limited
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Interactive Intelligence
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Jumar
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Venn Group
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £275 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day Initial 6 month contract, very likely to ext
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £180 to £230 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £350 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago