The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Kent 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 30 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 5 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.26% 4.68% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.82% 15.53% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 4
Average daily rate £331 £300 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £240 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £325 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £286 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.27% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.44 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.75% +11.11%
Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
39 103 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.65% 30.12% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 46 36
Average daily rate £425 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £338 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £10.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
Cisco Certification
South East

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - - - - 1
Dover - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Cisco Certification
South East

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 7 (100.00%) CCNA
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) CCNP
5 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Advertising
6 2 (28.57%) VoIP
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (28.57%) OSPF
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (14.29%) XenMobile
7 1 (14.29%) vSphere
7 1 (14.29%) CCIA
7 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
7 1 (14.29%) BGP
7 1 (14.29%) MPLS
7 1 (14.29%) OpenView
7 1 (14.29%) HP
7 1 (14.29%) Citrix

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Citrix Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCVP
3 1 (14.29%) CCIA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Xen
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
1 1 (14.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Mitel
4 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix