The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 28 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 8 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.32% 3.03% 4.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.22% 18.18% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £381 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
-3.85% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £19.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -21.00%
Cisco Certification
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
36 33 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.94% 16.67% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 46
Average daily rate £350 £425 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +49.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.62 - £23.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 - £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 2015. 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
Dartford - 2 £450 -
Maidstone - 2 £288 -
Cisco Certification
South East

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) Cisco
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) CCNP
3 10 (62.50%) LAN
3 10 (62.50%) WAN
4 9 (56.25%) ITIL
5 8 (50.00%) CCDP
6 7 (43.75%) SLA
6 7 (43.75%) Firmware
6 7 (43.75%) Network Management
7 5 (31.25%) CCVP
8 4 (25.00%) Juniper
8 4 (25.00%) CCNA
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (25.00%) F5
9 3 (18.75%) Network Security
10 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
10 2 (12.50%) NetScout
10 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
10 2 (12.50%) Finance
10 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
10 2 (12.50%) CCIE
10 2 (12.50%) DHCP
10 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 2 (12.50%) DNS
10 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
10 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (6.25%) Junos

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) LAN
2 10 (62.50%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.25%) Junos
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Security Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CCNP
2 8 (50.00%) CCDP
3 5 (31.25%) CCVP
4 4 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (12.50%) CCIE
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Juniper
2 4 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 2 (12.50%) NetScout
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee
4 1 (6.25%) VMware