The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 45 42 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +27
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 23 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.18% 2.81% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.43% 13.56% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £269 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £365 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-0.93% +8.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.39 £20.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+28.74% -24.07%
Cisco Certification
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
140 118 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.34% 20.70% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 43 72
Average daily rate £400 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 14
Average hourly rate £16.20 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £34.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Hemel Hempstead +6 7 £600 +71.42%
Watford +4 5 £350 -3.44% 2
St Albans 0 4 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £335 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £400 -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Cisco Certification
East of England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 31 (75.61%) Cisco
2 22 (53.66%) CCNP
3 19 (46.34%) Firewall
3 19 (46.34%) CCNA
4 18 (43.90%) ITIL
5 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
5 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
6 11 (26.83%) WAN
7 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
7 9 (21.95%) SolarWinds
7 9 (21.95%) F5
8 8 (19.51%) Network Design
8 8 (19.51%) Coaching
8 8 (19.51%) CCDP
8 8 (19.51%) CCIE
9 7 (17.07%) LAN
9 7 (17.07%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (12.20%) Wireless
11 4 (9.76%) VoIP
11 4 (9.76%) VPN
11 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
11 4 (9.76%) MPLS
12 3 (7.32%) Windows
12 3 (7.32%) McAfee
12 3 (7.32%) Network Security
12 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
12 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
13 2 (4.88%) SonicWALL
13 2 (4.88%) BIG-IP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.44%) Lync
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 19 (46.34%) Firewall
2 11 (26.83%) WAN
3 7 (17.07%) LAN
3 7 (17.07%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (12.20%) Wireless
5 4 (9.76%) VoIP
5 4 (9.76%) VPN
5 4 (9.76%) MPLS
6 3 (7.32%) Network Security
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.88%) BIG-IP
7 2 (4.88%) VLAN
7 2 (4.88%) BGP
7 2 (4.88%) DNS
7 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.44%) SAN
8 1 (2.44%) OSPF
8 1 (2.44%) SSL
8 1 (2.44%) WLAN
8 1 (2.44%) 3GPP
General
1 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Lead Network Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Network Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Network Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Telecoms Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Graduate
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) NHS
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) Network Design
2 8 (19.51%) Coaching
3 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (4.88%) Data Security
4 2 (4.88%) Migration
5 1 (2.44%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) CCNP
2 19 (46.34%) CCNA
3 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
3 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
4 8 (19.51%) CCDP
4 8 (19.51%) CCIE
5 2 (4.88%) CCSE
5 2 (4.88%) CCIP
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.44%) PMP
6 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.44%) MCSE
6 1 (2.44%) MCSA
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
6 1 (2.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Cisco
2 9 (21.95%) SolarWinds
2 9 (21.95%) F5
3 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.32%) McAfee
5 2 (4.88%) SonicWALL
5 2 (4.88%) Sophos
5 2 (4.88%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec
6 1 (2.44%) Mitel
6 1 (2.44%) Veeam
6 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.44%) Fortinet