The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 10 July 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 Essex 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 46 30 47
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 8 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.62% 4.96% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.79% 18.85% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £381 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% -2.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £155 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £413 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £300 £311
% change year-on-year
+12.91% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £23.21 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-24.60% +4.31%
Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
91 122 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.42% 26.29% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 39
Average daily rate £388 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £90 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 24 14
Average hourly rate £39.13 £25.00 £38.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.50% -35.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.88 £9.23 £22.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £43.00 £84.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
Cisco Certification
East of England

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Essex region.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Essex region.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 10 July 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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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
Basildon - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Cisco Certification
East of England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) VMware
3 16 (69.57%) Firewall
4 14 (60.87%) CCNP
5 13 (56.52%) CCNA
5 13 (56.52%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (52.17%) DNS
6 12 (52.17%) DHCP
7 11 (47.83%) CheckPoint
7 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (43.48%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (43.48%) Citrix
9 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
10 8 (34.78%) SAN
10 8 (34.78%) BGP
11 7 (30.43%) Thin Client
11 7 (30.43%) OSPF
11 7 (30.43%) Fat Client
11 7 (30.43%) Network Security
11 7 (30.43%) F5
12 6 (26.09%) EMC
12 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (26.09%) Migration
12 6 (26.09%) HP
12 6 (26.09%) Windows
12 6 (26.09%) Linux
12 6 (26.09%) MCSE
13 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
13 5 (21.74%) Dell
13 5 (21.74%) VPN

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (52.17%) DHCP
3 12 (52.17%) DNS
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (34.78%) BGP
5 8 (34.78%) SAN
6 7 (30.43%) OSPF
6 7 (30.43%) Network Security
7 5 (21.74%) DMVPN
7 5 (21.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (21.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (21.74%) NetScreen
7 5 (21.74%) VPN
7 5 (21.74%) IP Telephony
7 5 (21.74%) BIG-IP
8 4 (17.39%) SSL
8 4 (17.39%) WAN
8 4 (17.39%) LAN
8 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
General
1 2 (8.70%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Network Specialist
2 5 (21.74%) Security Specialist
2 5 (21.74%) Network Security Specialist
2 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Server Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Thin Client
1 7 (30.43%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.70%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) Network Management
5 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) VBScript
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) CCNP
2 13 (56.52%) CCNA
3 6 (26.09%) MCSE
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (21.74%) CCSE
4 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (13.04%) CCA
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (8.70%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (8.70%) CCVP
6 2 (8.70%) CCIE
6 2 (8.70%) CCDP
6 2 (8.70%) MCTS
6 2 (8.70%) MCP
6 2 (8.70%) CCAA
7 1 (4.35%) MCITP
7 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) CCEA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.35%) XenServer
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) CheckPoint
4 10 (43.48%) Citrix
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 7 (30.43%) F5
7 6 (26.09%) HP
7 6 (26.09%) EMC
8 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
8 5 (21.74%) Infoblox
8 5 (21.74%) Imperva
8 5 (21.74%) Dell
9 3 (13.04%) Zeacom
10 2 (8.70%) Splunk
10 2 (8.70%) Juniper
10 2 (8.70%) Altiris
11 1 (4.35%) AppSense
11 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
11 1 (4.35%) Wyse