The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Hertfordshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 49 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 13 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.93% 1.65% 2.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 8.70% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 11
Average daily rate
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£326 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £369 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
117 115 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.33% 19.01% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 77
Average daily rate £375 £373 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £455 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -52.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £34.40 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Cisco Certification
East of England

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 1 August 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 1 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
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £538 - 3
Watford +1 3 £278 -17.77% 7
Stevenage - 1 £170 -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Cisco Certification
East of England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) CCNP
3 13 (54.17%) Firewall
4 12 (50.00%) CCNA
5 8 (33.33%) ITIL
5 8 (33.33%) WAN
6 6 (25.00%) LAN
6 6 (25.00%) Wireless
7 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
7 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
7 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (12.50%) CCSE
9 3 (12.50%) WLAN
9 3 (12.50%) VPN
9 3 (12.50%) Windows
9 3 (12.50%) Linux
9 3 (12.50%) F5
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (12.50%) Network Security
10 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
10 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
10 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
10 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
10 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.17%) Lync
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) WAN
3 6 (25.00%) LAN
3 6 (25.00%) Wireless
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (12.50%) WLAN
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
5 3 (12.50%) Network Security
6 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
6 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.17%) IPsec
7 1 (4.17%) BGP
7 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.17%) TACACS
7 1 (4.17%) SAN
7 1 (4.17%) Internet
7 1 (4.17%) MPLS
7 1 (4.17%) OSPF
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Support
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Support
4 3 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (8.33%) Data Security
2 2 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (4.17%) Network Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) CCNP
2 12 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) CCSE
5 2 (8.33%) MCSE
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.33%) CCIE
5 2 (8.33%) CCSA
6 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (4.17%) CCDP
6 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.17%) MCP
6 1 (4.17%) MCSA
6 1 (4.17%) VCAP
6 1 (4.17%) MCTS
6 1 (4.17%) MCITP
6 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.17%) NCDA
6 1 (4.17%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
1 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
3 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 3 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Sophos
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.17%) Crossbeam
6 1 (4.17%) Veeam
6 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
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