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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 118 131 116
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 929 792 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.76% 1.67% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.03% 9.64% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 430 405
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 42 50
Average hourly rate £22.25 £21.50 £25.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.05 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £18.90 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+17.72% -27.30%
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
10293 8217 9360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.51% 17.31% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5746 4698 4947
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 361 547
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £23.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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 2 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 2 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 2 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 +23 390 £375 - 105
South East +5 199 £338 +2.27% 93
West Midlands +3 77 £300 -12.08% 22
South West +12 76 £375 +15.38% 26
North West -5 55 £400 +31.14% 33
East of England -48 49 £345 +25.45% 17
Yorkshire +4 38 £300 -22.58% 37
East Midlands +20 27 £425 +41.66% 5
Midlands +1 3 £500 +48.14%
North East - - - - 2
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 1378 (83.87%) Cisco
2 930 (56.60%) CCNP
3 842 (51.25%) Firewall
4 823 (50.09%) CCNA
5 503 (30.61%) WAN
6 494 (30.07%) LAN
7 401 (24.41%) CheckPoint
8 399 (24.28%) Juniper
9 353 (21.49%) BGP
10 346 (21.06%) CCIE
11 325 (19.78%) ITIL
12 321 (19.54%) OSPF
13 316 (19.23%) VPN
14 294 (17.89%) Cisco ASA
15 292 (17.77%) Windows
16 285 (17.35%) MPLS
17 272 (16.56%) Security Cleared
18 261 (15.89%) F5
19 260 (15.82%) Network Security
20 258 (15.70%) Microsoft
21 243 (14.79%) HP
22 237 (14.42%) Cisco Nexus
23 231 (14.06%) VMware
24 226 (13.76%) Wireless
24 226 (13.76%) SC Cleared
25 212 (12.90%) Linux
26 211 (12.84%) Telecoms
27 198 (12.05%) Finance
28 197 (11.99%) TCP/IP
29 188 (11.44%) Microsoft Certification

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 83 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 49 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (1.77%) Apache
4 25 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (1.46%) IIS
6 17 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (0.67%) SharePoint
8 11 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2000
9 7 (0.43%) Lync
10 5 (0.30%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.24%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.24%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.18%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.18%) nginx
13 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.12%) Zimbra
13 2 (0.12%) Confluence
13 2 (0.12%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 89 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 57 (3.47%) MS Office
3 51 (3.10%) 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 11 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.24%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.12%) Summit
6 1 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.24%) SaaS
3 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.12%) Office 365
5 1 (0.061%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.061%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 842 (51.25%) Firewall
2 503 (30.61%) WAN
3 494 (30.07%) LAN
4 353 (21.49%) BGP
5 321 (19.54%) OSPF
6 316 (19.23%) VPN
7 294 (17.89%) Cisco ASA
8 285 (17.35%) MPLS
9 260 (15.82%) Network Security
10 237 (14.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 226 (13.76%) Wireless
12 197 (11.99%) TCP/IP
13 187 (11.38%) VoIP
14 152 (9.25%) EIGRP
15 144 (8.76%) DNS
16 134 (8.16%) VLAN
17 127 (7.73%) SAN
18 119 (7.24%) Cisco IOS
19 108 (6.57%) Cisco PIX
20 105 (6.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (2.19%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.58%) MySQL
3 12 (0.73%) Relational Database
4 8 (0.49%) MongoDB
4 8 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (0.37%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.24%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.24%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.24%) DB2
8 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.12%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.12%) MS Access
10 1 (0.061%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.061%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (0.61%) Jenkins
2 10 (0.61%) Hudson
3 5 (0.30%) 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%) Subversion
5 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.061%) Ant
6 1 (0.061%) ProC
General
1 211 (12.84%) Telecoms
2 198 (12.05%) Finance
3 102 (6.21%) Banking
4 29 (1.77%) Investment Banking
5 27 (1.64%) Financial Institution
6 20 (1.22%) Retail
7 12 (0.73%) Local Government
7 12 (0.73%) Publishing
8 9 (0.55%) Spanish Language
9 6 (0.37%) German Language
9 6 (0.37%) Marketing
9 6 (0.37%) Advertising
9 6 (0.37%) Law
9 6 (0.37%) Back Office
9 6 (0.37%) Games
10 5 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.24%) Legal
12 3 (0.18%) Billing
12 3 (0.18%) International Banking
13 2 (0.12%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 615 (37.43%) Network Engineer
2 171 (10.41%) Cisco Engineer
3 158 (9.62%) Consultant
4 138 (8.40%) Security Engineer
5 124 (7.55%) Analyst
6 100 (6.09%) Support Engineer
7 99 (6.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 95 (5.78%) Network Support
9 84 (5.11%) Network Consultant
10 83 (5.05%) Architect
11 82 (4.99%) Design Engineer
11 82 (4.99%) Network Security Engineer
12 81 (4.93%) IP Engineer
13 66 (4.02%) Senior Network Engineer
14 60 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 56 (3.41%) Network Specialist
16 50 (3.04%) Security Consultant
17 49 (2.98%) Network Analyst
18 43 (2.62%) Network Architect
19 42 (2.56%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.37%) JSP
2 36 (2.19%) .NET
3 33 (2.01%) HTML
4 30 (1.83%) ASP.NET
5 25 (1.52%) CSS
6 17 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
7 16 (0.97%) Web Services
8 15 (0.91%) LAMP
9 12 (0.73%) XMPP
10 11 (0.67%) WAP
10 11 (0.67%) Middleware
11 9 (0.55%) SOAP
12 6 (0.37%) XML
13 5 (0.30%) WML
14 3 (0.18%) VXML
14 3 (0.18%) Application Packaging
14 3 (0.18%) HTML5
15 2 (0.12%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2 (0.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 2 (0.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 28 (1.70%) Blackberry
4 26 (1.58%) Clustering
5 20 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (1.10%) FlexPod
7 16 (0.97%) Fat Client
7 16 (0.97%) Computer Science
7 16 (0.97%) Thin Client
8 15 (0.91%) NHS
9 14 (0.85%) Visualisation
10 13 (0.79%) Mobile App
11 11 (0.67%) PKI
11 11 (0.67%) SecurID
11 11 (0.67%) User Experience
12 10 (0.61%) Open Source
12 10 (0.61%) CLARiiON
12 10 (0.61%) Replication
13 9 (0.55%) EqualLogic
13 9 (0.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 292 (17.77%) Windows
2 212 (12.90%) Linux
3 136 (8.28%) UNIX
4 108 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (1.95%) Windows 7
8 28 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (1.70%) Solaris
9 27 (1.64%) Windows XP
10 17 (1.03%) CentOS
11 13 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
11 13 (0.79%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.61%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.61%) Windows 2000
13 8 (0.49%) Debian
14 7 (0.43%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.37%) Android
16 4 (0.24%) SUSE
17 2 (0.12%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (19.78%) ITIL
2 185 (11.26%) Network Design
3 171 (10.41%) Load Balancing
4 159 (9.68%) Network Management
5 91 (5.54%) Network Architecture
6 90 (5.48%) Migration
7 83 (5.05%) Project Management
8 80 (4.87%) Mentoring
9 68 (4.14%) Change Control
9 68 (4.14%) Service Delivery
10 66 (4.02%) Network Monitoring
11 56 (3.41%) Incident Management
12 53 (3.23%) Change Management
13 44 (2.68%) Information Security
14 42 (2.56%) Service Management
15 38 (2.31%) Problem Management
16 36 (2.19%) PRINCE2
17 34 (2.07%) Disaster Recovery
18 32 (1.95%) Low Latency
19 31 (1.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 76 (4.63%) SQL
2 64 (3.90%) Perl
3 46 (2.80%) PowerShell
4 31 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 29 (1.77%) Java
6 23 (1.40%) C
6 23 (1.40%) VB
7 21 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 19 (1.16%) C#
8 19 (1.16%) PHP
9 14 (0.85%) Ruby
9 14 (0.85%) VBScript
10 12 (0.73%) Python
11 8 (0.49%) R
12 7 (0.43%) C++
12 7 (0.43%) Tcl
13 6 (0.37%) Lisp
14 3 (0.18%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.18%) Erlang
15 2 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 930 (56.60%) CCNP
2 823 (50.09%) CCNA
3 346 (21.06%) CCIE
4 272 (16.56%) Security Cleared
5 226 (13.76%) SC Cleared
6 188 (11.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 128 (7.79%) MCSE
8 123 (7.49%) CISSP
9 122 (7.43%) CCDP
10 91 (5.54%) CCSE
11 85 (5.17%) CCSA
12 82 (4.99%) MCITP
13 72 (4.38%) CCSP
14 69 (4.20%) Degree
15 57 (3.47%) DV Cleared
16 55 (3.35%) JNCIA
17 52 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 50 (3.04%) MCP
19 49 (2.98%) ISTQB
20 48 (2.92%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.63%) SLA
2 40 (2.43%) PCI DSS
3 28 (1.70%) QA
4 23 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.61%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.49%) COBIT
8 6 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.24%) GPG13
10 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 148 (9.01%) Active Directory
2 99 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (2.50%) vSphere
4 40 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (2.25%) XenApp
6 35 (2.13%) ProxySG
7 33 (2.01%) Hyper-V
8 17 (1.03%) NFS
8 17 (1.03%) Snort
9 16 (0.97%) XenServer
10 13 (0.79%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.61%) Samba
12 8 (0.49%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.49%) Nmap
13 4 (0.24%) vCloud
13 4 (0.24%) Squid
14 3 (0.18%) Firmware
14 3 (0.18%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 68 (4.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 28 (1.70%) SCCM
3 27 (1.64%) FortiGate
4 25 (1.52%) OPNET
5 24 (1.46%) Cisco Prime
5 24 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
5 24 (1.46%) Puppet
6 22 (1.34%) Cisco UCCE
7 20 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (1.16%) Nessus
9 16 (0.97%) CiscoWorks
9 16 (0.97%) OpenView
10 13 (0.79%) RANCID
11 12 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
11 12 (0.73%) OpenNMS
12 11 (0.67%) NetBackup
12 11 (0.67%) Backup Exec
13 10 (0.61%) SCOM
14 9 (0.55%) Salt
14 9 (0.55%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 1378 (83.87%) Cisco
2 401 (24.41%) CheckPoint
3 399 (24.28%) Juniper
4 261 (15.89%) F5
5 258 (15.70%) Microsoft
6 243 (14.79%) HP
7 231 (14.06%) VMware
8 144 (8.76%) Citrix
9 133 (8.09%) Blue Coat
10 81 (4.93%) SolarWinds
11 67 (4.08%) Nokia
12 62 (3.77%) Riverbed
13 58 (3.53%) Nortel
14 57 (3.47%) McAfee
15 49 (2.98%) Fortinet
16 44 (2.68%) Red Hat
17 43 (2.62%) Avaya
18 41 (2.50%) BMC
19 40 (2.43%) Oracle
20 39 (2.37%) EMC
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