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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 97 151 153
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1021 691 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.05% 1.42% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.48% 7.34% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 377 307
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £340 £280
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 32 59
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% -31.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £54.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
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
9738 9410 7633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.56% 19.38% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5635 5289 4085
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £536 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 486 439
Average hourly rate £22.43 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.65
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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +52 398 £363 -3.33% 121
South East +19 265 £320 -8.57% 76
Yorkshire +39 88 £300 -25.00% 24
North West +1 70 £275 +22.22% 28
East of England +33 65 £375 -2.28% 21
West Midlands +5 50 £313 -8.08% 22
South West +4 39 £385 +63.82% 36
East Midlands +18 28 £425 -10.52% 8
North East +17 10 £244 - 3
Midlands - 1 £275 -
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1713 (85.39%) Cisco
2 1156 (57.63%) CCNP
3 1040 (51.84%) CCNA
4 996 (49.65%) Firewall
5 641 (31.95%) WAN
6 634 (31.61%) LAN
7 497 (24.78%) Cisco ASA
8 473 (23.58%) Juniper
9 469 (23.38%) BGP
10 459 (22.88%) CheckPoint
11 458 (22.83%) F5
12 443 (22.08%) OSPF
13 387 (19.29%) MPLS
13 387 (19.29%) VPN
14 383 (19.09%) CCIE
15 366 (18.25%) ITIL
16 359 (17.90%) Windows
17 351 (17.50%) Network Security
18 341 (17.00%) VMware
19 313 (15.60%) Cisco Nexus
20 292 (14.56%) Security Cleared
21 285 (14.21%) Linux
22 274 (13.66%) Microsoft
23 273 (13.61%) Wireless
24 260 (12.96%) Finance
25 256 (12.76%) TCP/IP
26 249 (12.41%) VoIP
27 243 (12.11%) Telecoms
28 240 (11.96%) DNS
29 226 (11.27%) SC Cleared

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 84 (4.19%) MS Exchange
2 35 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 34 (1.69%) IIS
4 33 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (1.35%) Lync
6 22 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (0.90%) Apache
8 12 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (0.40%) nginx
10 7 (0.35%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.30%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.30%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.25%) MediaWiki
12 5 (0.25%) Confluence
13 4 (0.20%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.100%) SAS
Applications
1 105 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 58 (2.89%) MS Office
3 40 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.30%) MS Project
7 2 (0.100%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.100%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.100%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.050%) Summit
5 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.75%) Office 365
2 12 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.15%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.100%) IaaS
6 2 (0.100%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 996 (49.65%) Firewall
2 641 (31.95%) WAN
3 634 (31.61%) LAN
4 497 (24.78%) Cisco ASA
5 469 (23.38%) BGP
6 443 (22.08%) OSPF
7 387 (19.29%) MPLS
7 387 (19.29%) VPN
8 351 (17.50%) Network Security
9 313 (15.60%) Cisco Nexus
10 273 (13.61%) Wireless
11 256 (12.76%) TCP/IP
12 249 (12.41%) VoIP
13 240 (11.96%) DNS
14 213 (10.62%) EIGRP
15 184 (9.17%) DHCP
16 181 (9.02%) Cisco IOS
17 145 (7.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 140 (6.98%) SAN
19 129 (6.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (0.85%) MySQL
2 17 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.25%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.20%) MS Access
8 3 (0.15%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.100%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.100%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.100%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.050%) Big Data
10 1 (0.050%) DB2
10 1 (0.050%) Informix
10 1 (0.050%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (0.95%) Hudson
3 8 (0.40%) JIRA
4 6 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.25%) Subversion
5 5 (0.25%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.15%) StarTeam
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.100%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.100%) Ant
8 1 (0.050%) Metasploit
General
1 260 (12.96%) Finance
2 243 (12.11%) Telecoms
3 118 (5.88%) Banking
4 47 (2.34%) Investment Banking
5 32 (1.60%) Retail
6 27 (1.35%) Games
7 17 (0.85%) Legal
8 15 (0.75%) Back Office
9 11 (0.55%) Spanish Language
10 10 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.35%) Local Government
12 7 (0.35%) Marketing
12 7 (0.35%) Billing
13 6 (0.30%) Publishing
13 6 (0.30%) Electronics
14 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.20%) Advertising
14 4 (0.20%) Japanese Language
15 3 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 882 (43.97%) Network Engineer
2 174 (8.67%) Analyst
3 151 (7.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 134 (6.68%) Support Engineer
5 126 (6.28%) Consultant
6 113 (5.63%) Architect
6 113 (5.63%) Network Support
6 113 (5.63%) Security Engineer
7 105 (5.23%) Senior Network Engineer
8 85 (4.24%) IP Engineer
9 83 (4.14%) Network Specialist
10 80 (3.99%) Network Analyst
11 77 (3.84%) Network Security Engineer
12 76 (3.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 74 (3.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 68 (3.39%) Design Engineer
14 68 (3.39%) Network Support Engineer
15 67 (3.34%) Network Architect
16 65 (3.24%) Network Consultant
17 62 (3.09%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (2.89%) HTML
2 44 (2.19%) JSP
3 40 (1.99%) .NET
4 36 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 25 (1.25%) CSS
6 22 (1.10%) XMPP
7 10 (0.50%) XML
8 8 (0.40%) LAMP
8 8 (0.40%) WAP
8 8 (0.40%) Web Services
9 5 (0.25%) Application Packaging
9 5 (0.25%) SOAP
10 4 (0.20%) CGI
10 4 (0.20%) Middleware
11 3 (0.15%) JSON
11 3 (0.15%) REST
12 2 (0.100%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.100%) VXML
12 2 (0.100%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.050%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 105 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
3 36 (1.79%) Thin Client
3 36 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 29 (1.45%) PKI
5 27 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 25 (1.25%) IVR
7 23 (1.15%) Computer Science
8 22 (1.10%) Blackberry
9 18 (0.90%) NHS
9 18 (0.90%) Clustering
10 17 (0.85%) SecurID
11 16 (0.80%) FlexPod
12 13 (0.65%) Online Games
12 13 (0.65%) e-Health
13 12 (0.60%) CMDB
13 12 (0.60%) Open Source
14 11 (0.55%) Raspberry Pi
14 11 (0.55%) Wiki
15 10 (0.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 359 (17.90%) Windows
2 285 (14.21%) Linux
3 154 (7.68%) UNIX
4 126 (6.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 93 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 59 (2.94%) Windows 7
8 33 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (1.60%) CentOS
10 27 (1.35%) Solaris
11 25 (1.25%) Windows 8
12 24 (1.20%) Windows XP
13 17 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
14 15 (0.75%) Windows 2000
15 13 (0.65%) Android
16 12 (0.60%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.45%) Debian
18 7 (0.35%) Mac OS
19 3 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
19 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (18.25%) ITIL
2 217 (10.82%) Load Balancing
3 208 (10.37%) Network Design
4 114 (5.68%) Network Management
5 107 (5.33%) Migration
6 100 (4.99%) Service Delivery
7 97 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
8 90 (4.49%) Project Management
9 89 (4.44%) Change Management
10 88 (4.39%) E-Commerce
11 73 (3.64%) Incident Management
12 65 (3.24%) Service Management
13 61 (3.04%) Mentoring
14 53 (2.64%) Configuration Management
15 51 (2.54%) Root Cause Analysis
16 50 (2.49%) Low Latency
17 46 (2.29%) Network Architecture
18 42 (2.09%) Kalman Filter
19 40 (1.99%) ITIL V3
20 39 (1.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 78 (3.89%) SQL
2 62 (3.09%) Perl
3 51 (2.54%) PowerShell
4 50 (2.49%) JavaScript
5 48 (2.39%) Python
6 36 (1.79%) C
7 30 (1.50%) Bash Shell
8 23 (1.15%) PHP
9 16 (0.80%) Ruby
10 14 (0.70%) Lisp
11 11 (0.55%) VBScript
12 9 (0.45%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.40%) VB
14 7 (0.35%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.30%) Java
16 2 (0.100%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.050%) Erlang
17 1 (0.050%) Groovy
17 1 (0.050%) Tcl
17 1 (0.050%) C++
Qualifications
1 1156 (57.63%) CCNP
2 1040 (51.84%) CCNA
3 383 (19.09%) CCIE
4 292 (14.56%) Security Cleared
5 226 (11.27%) SC Cleared
6 207 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 127 (6.33%) CCDP
7 127 (6.33%) MCSE
8 124 (6.18%) CCSE
9 118 (5.88%) Degree
10 73 (3.64%) CISSP
11 71 (3.54%) CCIP
12 67 (3.34%) DV Cleared
13 65 (3.24%) MCITP
14 64 (3.19%) CCSA
15 49 (2.44%) JNCIA
16 47 (2.34%) MCSA
17 46 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 44 (2.19%) CCSP
19 42 (2.09%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.68%) SLA
2 46 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.10%) QA
4 14 (0.70%) JSP 440
4 14 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.35%) GPG13
6 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.050%) COBIT
8 1 (0.050%) TickIT
8 1 (0.050%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.050%) BS25999
System Software
1 203 (10.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 170 (8.47%) Active Directory
3 51 (2.54%) vSphere
4 37 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
5 36 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 35 (1.74%) XenApp
7 34 (1.69%) XenServer
8 29 (1.45%) vCloud
9 26 (1.30%) ProxySG
9 26 (1.30%) Firmware
10 18 (0.90%) XenDesktop
11 15 (0.75%) KVM
12 11 (0.55%) Samba
13 9 (0.45%) VMware ESX
13 9 (0.45%) Squid
14 8 (0.40%) Snort
14 8 (0.40%) Postfix
15 7 (0.35%) Xen
15 7 (0.35%) UAG
16 5 (0.25%) iptables
Systems Management
1 84 (4.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 38 (1.89%) FortiGate
3 35 (1.74%) Cisco UCCX
4 32 (1.60%) Puppet
4 32 (1.60%) Cisco UCCE
5 31 (1.55%) SCCM
6 28 (1.40%) CA Spectrum
7 24 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
8 22 (1.10%) RANCID
8 22 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
10 17 (0.85%) OPNET
11 15 (0.75%) NetBackup
12 14 (0.70%) OpenView
12 14 (0.70%) Salt
13 12 (0.60%) Ansible
14 11 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
15 9 (0.45%) SCOM
16 8 (0.40%) OpenNMS
16 8 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1713 (85.39%) Cisco
2 473 (23.58%) Juniper
3 459 (22.88%) CheckPoint
4 458 (22.83%) F5
5 341 (17.00%) VMware
6 274 (13.66%) Microsoft
7 215 (10.72%) HP
8 210 (10.47%) Citrix
9 183 (9.12%) Blue Coat
10 108 (5.38%) SolarWinds
11 85 (4.24%) Fortinet
12 70 (3.49%) Infoblox
13 60 (2.99%) Riverbed
14 52 (2.59%) Avaya
15 49 (2.44%) BT
16 48 (2.39%) McAfee
17 44 (2.19%) CA
17 44 (2.19%) NetApp
18 41 (2.04%) Nokia
18 41 (2.04%) Remedy
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