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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 127 135 127
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 852 768 835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.67% 1.60% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.04% 9.10% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 428 379
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.98% +0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 68
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.75 £22.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% +0.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £14.25 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £46.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -9.27%
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
9426 8436 9335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.53% 17.61% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5398 4671 4875
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 438 580
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.18 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.36 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +26 336 £375 +7.14% 118
South East +30 252 £345 +4.54% 88
West Midlands -9 52 £275 -14.06% 16
North West +3 50 £400 +42.85% 23
East of England -49 49 £323 +26.47% 32
Yorkshire +2 46 £300 -20.00% 25
South West -46 33 £325 -10.34% 13
East Midlands +7 19 £388 +31.35% 8
North East -21 3 £225 -35.71% 1
Midlands - - - - 1
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1290 (84.37%) Cisco
2 870 (56.90%) CCNP
3 762 (49.84%) Firewall
4 738 (48.27%) CCNA
5 467 (30.54%) LAN
6 464 (30.35%) WAN
7 390 (25.51%) CheckPoint
8 374 (24.46%) Juniper
9 296 (19.36%) CCIE
10 282 (18.44%) VPN
10 282 (18.44%) BGP
11 278 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
12 269 (17.59%) Windows
12 269 (17.59%) Network Security
13 261 (17.07%) ITIL
14 254 (16.61%) OSPF
15 247 (16.15%) F5
16 243 (15.89%) Wireless
17 241 (15.76%) MPLS
18 234 (15.30%) Microsoft
19 222 (14.52%) Security Cleared
20 206 (13.47%) VoIP
20 206 (13.47%) VMware
21 204 (13.34%) HP
22 199 (13.02%) Telecoms
23 198 (12.95%) Finance
24 193 (12.62%) Linux
25 178 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
26 175 (11.45%) Cisco Nexus
27 171 (11.18%) SC Cleared

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (5.43%) MS Exchange
2 54 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (1.50%) IIS
5 20 (1.31%) Apache
6 19 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (0.85%) Lync
9 11 (0.72%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
10 7 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.26%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.26%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.20%) nginx
13 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.13%) MediaWiki
13 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 80 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 48 (3.14%) MS Office
3 42 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.59%) MS Project
5 4 (0.26%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.26%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.13%) SaaS
3 2 (0.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.065%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 762 (49.84%) Firewall
2 467 (30.54%) LAN
3 464 (30.35%) WAN
4 282 (18.44%) VPN
4 282 (18.44%) BGP
5 278 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 269 (17.59%) Network Security
7 254 (16.61%) OSPF
8 243 (15.89%) Wireless
9 241 (15.76%) MPLS
10 206 (13.47%) VoIP
11 175 (11.45%) Cisco Nexus
12 152 (9.94%) TCP/IP
13 145 (9.48%) DNS
14 140 (9.16%) VLAN
15 133 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
16 130 (8.50%) EIGRP
17 98 (6.41%) IPsec
18 97 (6.34%) Cisco PIX
19 96 (6.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (2.09%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.24%) MySQL
3 12 (0.78%) Relational Database
4 7 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (0.39%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.26%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.26%) DB2
7 4 (0.26%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.26%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.26%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.13%) MS Access
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.065%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.065%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.065%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.065%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (0.33%) LoadRunner
1 5 (0.33%) Hudson
1 5 (0.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.13%) Subversion
4 2 (0.13%) JIRA
5 1 (0.065%) ProC
5 1 (0.065%) Ant
General
1 199 (13.02%) Telecoms
2 198 (12.95%) Finance
3 94 (6.15%) Banking
4 27 (1.77%) Financial Institution
4 27 (1.77%) Investment Banking
5 21 (1.37%) Retail
6 13 (0.85%) Publishing
7 10 (0.65%) Local Government
8 6 (0.39%) Games
8 6 (0.39%) Advertising
8 6 (0.39%) Back Office
8 6 (0.39%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.26%) Billing
9 4 (0.26%) German Language
9 4 (0.26%) Marketing
9 4 (0.26%) Law
9 4 (0.26%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.20%) International Banking
11 2 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 575 (37.61%) Network Engineer
2 174 (11.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 146 (9.55%) Consultant
4 132 (8.63%) Security Engineer
5 107 (7.00%) Architect
6 106 (6.93%) Support Engineer
7 102 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 97 (6.34%) Network Support
9 95 (6.21%) Analyst
10 83 (5.43%) Network Security Engineer
11 76 (4.97%) IP Engineer
12 73 (4.77%) Design Engineer
13 72 (4.71%) Network Consultant
14 61 (3.99%) Network Architect
15 55 (3.60%) Senior Network Engineer
16 54 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 46 (3.01%) Security Consultant
17 46 (3.01%) Network Specialist
18 45 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
19 42 (2.75%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.49%) .NET
2 35 (2.29%) JSP
3 30 (1.96%) HTML
4 27 (1.77%) ASP.NET
5 20 (1.31%) CSS
6 19 (1.24%) XMPP
7 9 (0.59%) LAMP
7 9 (0.59%) Web Services
7 9 (0.59%) WAP
8 7 (0.46%) SOAP
9 6 (0.39%) XML
10 5 (0.33%) WML
11 3 (0.20%) Middleware
11 3 (0.20%) VXML
11 3 (0.20%) HTML5
11 3 (0.20%) Application Packaging
11 3 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.13%) WCF
12 2 (0.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (0.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (2.35%) Management Information System
2 30 (1.96%) Thin Client
2 30 (1.96%) Fat Client
3 26 (1.70%) Blackberry
4 24 (1.57%) Computer Science
5 23 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (1.18%) Clustering
7 16 (1.05%) NHS
8 11 (0.72%) Replication
8 11 (0.72%) Hedge funds
9 10 (0.65%) EqualLogic
10 9 (0.59%) Mobile App
10 9 (0.59%) Firmware
10 9 (0.59%) SecurID
11 8 (0.52%) FlexPod
12 7 (0.46%) Smart Meter
12 7 (0.46%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.39%) Statistics
13 6 (0.39%) Open Source
14 5 (0.33%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 269 (17.59%) Windows
2 193 (12.62%) Linux
3 115 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 109 (7.13%) UNIX
5 78 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (1.57%) Windows 7
8 20 (1.31%) Solaris
9 18 (1.18%) Windows XP
9 18 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (0.59%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.52%) CentOS
13 7 (0.46%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.46%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.33%) SUSE
14 5 (0.33%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.26%) Debian
16 3 (0.20%) AIX
17 2 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (17.07%) ITIL
2 168 (10.99%) Network Design
3 143 (9.35%) Load Balancing
4 121 (7.91%) Network Management
5 84 (5.49%) Migration
6 76 (4.97%) Project Management
7 74 (4.84%) Network Architecture
8 56 (3.66%) Incident Management
9 55 (3.60%) Change Control
10 51 (3.34%) Service Delivery
11 44 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
12 40 (2.62%) Change Management
12 40 (2.62%) Service Management
12 40 (2.62%) E-Commerce
13 39 (2.55%) Information Security
14 37 (2.42%) PRINCE2
15 35 (2.29%) Problem Management
16 33 (2.16%) Root Cause Analysis
17 32 (2.09%) Capacity Planning
18 31 (2.03%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (3.53%) SQL
2 42 (2.75%) PowerShell
3 41 (2.68%) Perl
4 30 (1.96%) C
5 28 (1.83%) JavaScript
6 27 (1.77%) Java
7 22 (1.44%) C#
7 22 (1.44%) VB
8 12 (0.78%) VBScript
9 11 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 11 (0.72%) PHP
10 10 (0.65%) Python
11 9 (0.59%) Ruby
12 7 (0.46%) Tcl
13 6 (0.39%) Lisp
13 6 (0.39%) C++
14 2 (0.13%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.13%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.065%) Erlang
15 1 (0.065%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 870 (56.90%) CCNP
2 738 (48.27%) CCNA
3 296 (19.36%) CCIE
4 222 (14.52%) Security Cleared
5 178 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 171 (11.18%) SC Cleared
7 124 (8.11%) MCSE
8 114 (7.46%) CCDP
9 110 (7.19%) CISSP
10 99 (6.47%) CCSE
11 78 (5.10%) CCSA
12 73 (4.77%) MCITP
13 72 (4.71%) Degree
14 63 (4.12%) CCSP
15 55 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 53 (3.47%) CCVP
17 49 (3.20%) DV Cleared
18 47 (3.07%) ISTQB
19 42 (2.75%) MCP
20 41 (2.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.38%) SLA
2 41 (2.68%) PCI DSS
3 25 (1.64%) QA
4 20 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.59%) COBIT
6 9 (0.59%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.20%) GPG13
System Software
1 150 (9.81%) Active Directory
2 105 (6.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.09%) vSphere
4 30 (1.96%) XenApp
5 27 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (1.70%) Hyper-V
7 24 (1.57%) ProxySG
8 14 (0.92%) Snort
8 14 (0.92%) VMware ESX
9 11 (0.72%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.65%) NFS
11 9 (0.59%) XenServer
12 6 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 6 (0.39%) Nmap
13 5 (0.33%) Samba
14 4 (0.26%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.26%) SRDF
15 3 (0.20%) KVM
15 3 (0.20%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.20%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 91 (5.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 35 (2.29%) Cisco UCCX
3 30 (1.96%) Cisco UCCE
4 24 (1.57%) FortiGate
5 21 (1.37%) SCCM
6 20 (1.31%) OPNET
6 20 (1.31%) Cisco Prime
7 17 (1.11%) Nessus
8 12 (0.78%) NetBackup
8 12 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
8 12 (0.78%) Puppet
9 10 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (0.65%) OpenView
10 9 (0.59%) Backup Exec
10 9 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (0.39%) WSUS
12 5 (0.33%) MAILsweeper
13 4 (0.26%) HP NNM
13 4 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1290 (84.37%) Cisco
2 390 (25.51%) CheckPoint
3 374 (24.46%) Juniper
4 247 (16.15%) F5
5 234 (15.30%) Microsoft
6 206 (13.47%) VMware
7 204 (13.34%) HP
8 156 (10.20%) Citrix
9 146 (9.55%) Blue Coat
10 59 (3.86%) McAfee
10 59 (3.86%) SolarWinds
11 49 (3.20%) Avaya
12 48 (3.14%) Nokia
13 40 (2.62%) Riverbed
14 39 (2.55%) Nortel
15 37 (2.42%) Oracle
16 34 (2.22%) Fortinet
17 32 (2.09%) Symantec
18 29 (1.90%) Websense
19 28 (1.83%) EMC
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Rate: £275 to £300 per annum
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West London
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Rate: Up to £150 per day
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £275 - £315 per annum
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