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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 117 128 140
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1017 875 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.89% 1.74% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.88% 9.31% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 512 426
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £496 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.83% +1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 28 45
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £16.40 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.35 £52.70 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
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
10291 9395 8453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.08% 18.66% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6245 5404 4706
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 386 437
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.36 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.00 £44.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +5 374 £413 +10.00% 117
South East -16 249 £350 +3.32% 65
South West +49 88 £400 +21.21% 25
North West -9 73 £325 -18.75% 25
Yorkshire -6 69 £338 +12.50% 24
East of England +13 58 £300 -6.25% 19
West Midlands -9 47 £315 +16.66% 18
East Midlands +4 31 £350 -9.67% 14
North East -12 16 £294 +30.66% 4
Midlands +6 4 £320 -36.00%
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1595 (80.23%) Cisco
2 1177 (59.21%) CCNP
3 1059 (53.27%) CCNA
4 1000 (50.30%) Firewall
5 718 (36.12%) WAN
6 695 (34.96%) LAN
7 482 (24.25%) Juniper
8 471 (23.69%) CheckPoint
9 417 (20.98%) BGP
10 410 (20.62%) Cisco ASA
11 407 (20.47%) OSPF
12 402 (20.22%) Windows
13 398 (20.02%) F5
14 397 (19.97%) VPN
15 391 (19.67%) Data Centre
16 378 (19.01%) MPLS
17 365 (18.36%) Wireless
18 361 (18.16%) ITIL
19 360 (18.11%) Network Security
20 348 (17.51%) CCIE
21 333 (16.75%) TCP/IP
22 323 (16.25%) VMware
23 314 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
24 270 (13.58%) VoIP
25 269 (13.53%) DNS
26 266 (13.38%) Finance
27 265 (13.33%) Microsoft
28 250 (12.58%) Security Cleared
29 243 (12.22%) Linux
30 219 (11.02%) Network Design

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 47 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 34 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (1.41%) Lync
6 24 (1.21%) IIS
7 18 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (0.50%) CMS
9 9 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (0.45%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.40%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.35%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.35%) Apache
12 4 (0.20%) nginx
12 4 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.10%) iPlanet
14 2 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 98 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 88 (4.43%) MS Office
3 47 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.25%) MS Project
6 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.10%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.10%) BusinessWare
3 2 (0.10%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.050%) RMDS
4 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (1.36%) SaaS
3 19 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (0.96%) Office 365
4 17 (0.86%) PaaS
5 10 (0.50%) IaaS
6 9 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.050%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.050%) Yammer
7 1 (0.050%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.050%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.050%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1000 (50.30%) Firewall
2 718 (36.12%) WAN
3 695 (34.96%) LAN
4 417 (20.98%) BGP
5 410 (20.62%) Cisco ASA
6 407 (20.47%) OSPF
7 397 (19.97%) VPN
8 378 (19.01%) MPLS
9 365 (18.36%) Wireless
10 360 (18.11%) Network Security
11 333 (16.75%) TCP/IP
12 314 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 270 (13.58%) VoIP
14 269 (13.53%) DNS
15 205 (10.31%) DHCP
16 201 (10.11%) EIGRP
17 181 (9.10%) VLAN
18 170 (8.55%) Cisco IOS
19 156 (7.85%) IPsec
20 142 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (2.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (0.65%) Big Data
3 11 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (0.50%) MySQL
5 5 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.25%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.25%) MS Access
5 5 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.20%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.15%) DB2
8 2 (0.10%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (0.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.050%) Informix
9 1 (0.050%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.050%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.050%) Redis
9 1 (0.050%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.050%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 25 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.40%) Metasploit
4 6 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.25%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.15%) JIRA
6 3 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.15%) Hudson
7 2 (0.10%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.10%) StarTeam
General
1 266 (13.38%) Finance
2 197 (9.91%) Telecoms
3 85 (4.28%) Banking
4 32 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 31 (1.56%) Retail
6 15 (0.75%) Legal
6 15 (0.75%) Marketing
7 14 (0.70%) Local Government
7 14 (0.70%) Publishing
8 10 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (0.40%) Billing
9 8 (0.40%) Spanish Language
10 7 (0.35%) Games
10 7 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.35%) Advertising
10 7 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.30%) Back Office
11 6 (0.30%) French Language
12 5 (0.25%) German Language
12 5 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 871 (43.81%) Network Engineer
2 183 (9.21%) Architect
3 148 (7.44%) Cisco Engineer
4 126 (6.34%) Security Engineer
5 123 (6.19%) Support Engineer
6 121 (6.09%) Analyst
7 116 (5.84%) Consultant
8 107 (5.38%) Senior Network Engineer
9 95 (4.78%) Network Support
10 94 (4.73%) Network Architect
11 87 (4.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 82 (4.12%) Network Security Engineer
13 75 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 55 (2.77%) Network Support Engineer
14 55 (2.77%) Network Specialist
15 51 (2.57%) Design Engineer
16 50 (2.52%) Network Analyst
17 48 (2.41%) Voice Engineer
18 45 (2.26%) 3rd Line Support
19 44 (2.21%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (3.37%) 802.1X
2 36 (1.81%) CSS
3 29 (1.46%) .NET
4 23 (1.16%) HTML
5 20 (1.01%) XMPP
6 18 (0.91%) JSP
7 17 (0.86%) ASP.NET
8 15 (0.75%) Middleware
9 14 (0.70%) Web Services
10 12 (0.60%) LAMP
11 8 (0.40%) XML
12 5 (0.25%) REST
13 3 (0.15%) SOAP
13 3 (0.15%) JSON
13 3 (0.15%) Application Packaging
14 2 (0.10%) FIX Protocol
14 2 (0.10%) VXML
14 2 (0.10%) MSMQ
14 2 (0.10%) WAP
14 2 (0.10%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 391 (19.67%) Data Centre
2 69 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (2.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 52 (2.62%) Computer Science
5 51 (2.57%) Video Conferencing
6 36 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 34 (1.71%) PKI
8 28 (1.41%) NHS
9 17 (0.86%) Clustering
10 14 (0.70%) IVR
10 14 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 14 (0.70%) Cryptography
11 13 (0.65%) e-Health
11 13 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (0.60%) Replication
13 11 (0.55%) Thin Client
13 11 (0.55%) Fat Client
14 10 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
14 10 (0.50%) Eurex
14 10 (0.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 402 (20.22%) Windows
2 243 (12.22%) Linux
3 137 (6.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 132 (6.64%) UNIX
5 115 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 74 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 64 (3.22%) Windows 7
8 52 (2.62%) Solaris
9 28 (1.41%) Windows XP
10 22 (1.11%) Android
10 22 (1.11%) CentOS
10 22 (1.11%) Windows 8
11 17 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.70%) Ubuntu
13 13 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
14 12 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (0.45%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.45%) Debian
16 6 (0.30%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (18.16%) ITIL
2 219 (11.02%) Network Design
3 205 (10.31%) Load Balancing
4 133 (6.69%) Project Management
5 124 (6.24%) Migration
6 99 (4.98%) Service Delivery
7 89 (4.48%) Network Management
8 79 (3.97%) Network Monitoring
9 72 (3.62%) Kalman Filter
10 70 (3.52%) Service Management
11 68 (3.42%) Change Management
12 61 (3.07%) Information Security
13 56 (2.82%) Network Architecture
14 53 (2.67%) Configuration Management
14 53 (2.67%) PRINCE2
15 47 (2.36%) Capacity Planning
16 46 (2.31%) WAN Optimisation
17 44 (2.21%) DDoS Mitigation
18 40 (2.01%) SIEM
18 40 (2.01%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 108 (5.43%) SQL
2 35 (1.76%) PowerShell
3 32 (1.61%) Perl
4 28 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 27 (1.36%) Python
6 19 (0.96%) C
7 13 (0.65%) Bash Shell
8 11 (0.55%) VB
8 11 (0.55%) Ruby
9 8 (0.40%) Lisp
9 8 (0.40%) VBScript
10 6 (0.30%) Tcl
10 6 (0.30%) PHP
11 5 (0.25%) Java
12 4 (0.20%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.15%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.10%) Go
15 1 (0.050%) C#
15 1 (0.050%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1177 (59.21%) CCNP
2 1059 (53.27%) CCNA
3 348 (17.51%) CCIE
4 250 (12.58%) Security Cleared
5 214 (10.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 195 (9.81%) SC Cleared
7 159 (8.00%) Degree
8 146 (7.34%) MCSE
9 116 (5.84%) CISSP
10 100 (5.03%) CCDP
11 96 (4.83%) CCSA
12 88 (4.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 68 (3.42%) MCITP
13 68 (3.42%) CCSE
13 68 (3.42%) MCSA
14 65 (3.27%) CCVP
15 56 (2.82%) CCSP
16 51 (2.57%) JNCIA
17 50 (2.52%) DV Cleared
18 47 (2.36%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (5.68%) SLA
2 39 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 23 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 21 (1.06%) QA
6 11 (0.55%) HIPAA
7 6 (0.30%) COBIT
8 3 (0.15%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.10%) BS7799
10 1 (0.050%) TickIT
10 1 (0.050%) BS25999
System Software
1 202 (10.16%) Active Directory
2 176 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (4.38%) vSphere
4 52 (2.62%) XenApp
5 49 (2.46%) ProxySG
6 43 (2.16%) Hyper-V
7 32 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (0.86%) VMware ESX
9 14 (0.70%) NFS
9 14 (0.70%) vCloud
10 13 (0.65%) VirtualBox
11 11 (0.55%) XenDesktop
12 10 (0.50%) KVM
12 10 (0.50%) Snort
13 6 (0.30%) Xen
13 6 (0.30%) iptables
13 6 (0.30%) XenServer
14 5 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.25%) UAG
14 5 (0.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 95 (4.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 40 (2.01%) Cisco UCCX
3 35 (1.76%) SCCM
4 28 (1.41%) FortiGate
5 25 (1.26%) Cisco UCCE
6 24 (1.21%) SCOM
7 20 (1.01%) CiscoWorks
7 20 (1.01%) CA Spectrum
8 19 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
8 19 (0.96%) RANCID
9 17 (0.86%) Puppet
10 14 (0.70%) BladeLogic
11 13 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 13 (0.65%) Control-M
12 12 (0.60%) OpenView
12 12 (0.60%) Cisco IPCC
13 11 (0.55%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.55%) OPNET
14 10 (0.50%) Cacti
14 10 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1595 (80.23%) Cisco
2 482 (24.25%) Juniper
3 471 (23.69%) CheckPoint
4 398 (20.02%) F5
5 323 (16.25%) VMware
6 265 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 179 (9.00%) Citrix
8 161 (8.10%) Blue Coat
9 153 (7.70%) HP
10 114 (5.73%) SolarWinds
11 77 (3.87%) Avaya
11 77 (3.87%) Fortinet
12 64 (3.22%) Riverbed
13 62 (3.12%) McAfee
14 61 (3.07%) Aruba
15 60 (3.02%) Oracle
16 55 (2.77%) Nokia
17 46 (2.31%) Dell
18 43 (2.16%) Symantec
19 42 (2.11%) Brocade
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £220 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £685 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £20 to £25 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £382.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £600.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £300.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Stealth IT Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago