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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 39 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 16 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.78% 0.94% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.16% 5.77% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Average daily rate £320 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £18.82 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+103.29% -24.74%
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
113 104 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.62% 16.38% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 56
Average daily rate £363 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.22% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.72 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% +41.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stevenage - 4 £323 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +7 2 £450 -25.00% 3
Watford -1 2 £225 -35.71% 4
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
St Albans - 1 £250 -
Cisco Certification
East of England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 47 (95.92%) Cisco
2 35 (71.43%) CCNA
3 29 (59.18%) Firewall
4 25 (51.02%) CCNP
5 22 (44.90%) LAN
6 20 (40.82%) Juniper
6 20 (40.82%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (40.82%) Security Cleared
7 15 (30.61%) Cisco PIX
7 15 (30.61%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (30.61%) Blue Coat
7 15 (30.61%) SLA
8 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
9 13 (26.53%) Remedy
10 12 (24.49%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (22.45%) Network Design
11 11 (22.45%) CheckPoint
11 11 (22.45%) DNS
11 11 (22.45%) WAN
12 10 (20.41%) MPLS
12 10 (20.41%) Network Security
12 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
13 9 (18.37%) JNCIS
13 9 (18.37%) Barracuda Networks
13 9 (18.37%) Websense
13 9 (18.37%) DHCP
13 9 (18.37%) VPN
13 9 (18.37%) HP
14 8 (16.33%) Citrix
14 8 (16.33%) BGP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (59.18%) Firewall
2 22 (44.90%) LAN
3 20 (40.82%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (30.61%) Cisco IOS
4 15 (30.61%) Cisco PIX
5 12 (24.49%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (22.45%) DNS
6 11 (22.45%) WAN
7 10 (20.41%) MPLS
7 10 (20.41%) Network Security
8 9 (18.37%) DHCP
8 9 (18.37%) VPN
9 8 (16.33%) BGP
9 8 (16.33%) NetScaler
9 8 (16.33%) OSPF
10 7 (14.29%) EIGRP
10 7 (14.29%) Junos
10 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.24%) NetScreen
11 6 (12.24%) VLAN
General
1 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Network Support
4 6 (12.24%) Juniper Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Design Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Network Design Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Network Operations Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) NOC Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Cisco Support
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
1 5 (10.20%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.08%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (2.04%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Unix
2 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Network Design
2 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
3 8 (16.33%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (14.29%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) Asset Management
5 5 (10.20%) Migration
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.04%) Change Control
7 1 (2.04%) Network Management
7 1 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.04%) Presales
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.04%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (2.04%) Validation
Qualifications
1 35 (71.43%) CCNA
2 25 (51.02%) CCNP
3 20 (40.82%) Security Cleared
4 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 9 (18.37%) JNCIS
6 8 (16.33%) JNCIA
6 8 (16.33%) JNCIE
6 8 (16.33%) JNCIP
7 7 (14.29%) CCIE
7 7 (14.29%) CCSA
8 6 (12.24%) CCSE
9 5 (10.20%) Degree
10 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
11 2 (4.08%) CCDP
11 2 (4.08%) MCITP
11 2 (4.08%) MCSE
11 2 (4.08%) MCTS
11 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (4.08%) VCP5
11 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.61%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 47 (95.92%) Cisco
2 20 (40.82%) Juniper
3 15 (30.61%) Blue Coat
4 13 (26.53%) Remedy
5 11 (22.45%) CheckPoint
6 9 (18.37%) Barracuda Networks
6 9 (18.37%) HP
6 9 (18.37%) Websense
7 8 (16.33%) Citrix
8 7 (14.29%) F5
8 7 (14.29%) Fortinet
8 7 (14.29%) VMware
9 5 (10.20%) IronPort
9 5 (10.20%) Tufin
10 4 (8.16%) Aruba
11 3 (6.12%) Brocade
11 3 (6.12%) Ciena
11 3 (6.12%) Meraki
11 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.04%) ProCurve