The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 66 96 94
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 257 152 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.62% 1.70% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.11% 6.69% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 65 81
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £219 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £464 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £332 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +20.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 7
Average hourly rate £16.25 £21.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% -27.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £56.60 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £23.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-20.43% -25.00%
Cisco Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2821 2273 1751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.77% 25.43% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1436 1093 801
Average daily rate £375 £356 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 127 112
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £12.83 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Berkshire +42 101 £350 +7.69% 25
Hampshire -13 51 £348 +5.09% 19
Surrey +23 44 £313 -6.71% 26
Oxfordshire 0 21 £180 -46.26% 9
Buckinghamshire -1 13 £305 -35.78% 6
Kent 0 12 £450 - 4
West Sussex -11 11 £310 -4.61%
East Sussex -7 3 £425 +30.76% 1
Middlesex - - - - 1
Home Counties - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 424 (87.24%) Cisco
2 265 (54.53%) CCNA
3 243 (50.00%) CCNP
4 237 (48.77%) Firewall
5 164 (33.74%) LAN
6 159 (32.72%) WAN
7 142 (29.22%) Security Cleared
8 140 (28.81%) Cisco ASA
9 136 (27.98%) ITIL
10 123 (25.31%) Telecoms
11 111 (22.84%) CheckPoint
12 110 (22.63%) SC Cleared
13 105 (21.60%) Juniper
14 104 (21.40%) Windows
15 97 (19.96%) Microsoft
16 94 (19.34%) VPN
17 91 (18.72%) CCIE
17 91 (18.72%) OSPF
18 90 (18.52%) F5
19 88 (18.11%) MPLS
20 80 (16.46%) BGP
21 77 (15.84%) Network Security
22 75 (15.43%) TCP/IP
22 75 (15.43%) VoIP
23 73 (15.02%) VMware
24 70 (14.40%) Linux
25 67 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
26 61 (12.55%) HP
27 50 (10.29%) Wireless
28 49 (10.08%) Internet

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (3.50%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.09%) IIS
3 11 (2.26%) Lync
4 5 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (0.82%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.62%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (0.41%) SAS
8 1 (0.21%) FileNet
8 1 (0.21%) Apache
Applications
1 44 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.09%) MS Visio
3 14 (2.88%) MS Office
4 10 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.62%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.41%) Office 365
3 2 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 237 (48.77%) Firewall
2 164 (33.74%) LAN
3 159 (32.72%) WAN
4 140 (28.81%) Cisco ASA
5 94 (19.34%) VPN
6 91 (18.72%) OSPF
7 88 (18.11%) MPLS
8 80 (16.46%) BGP
9 77 (15.84%) Network Security
10 75 (15.43%) TCP/IP
10 75 (15.43%) VoIP
11 50 (10.29%) Wireless
12 49 (10.08%) Internet
13 47 (9.67%) DNS
14 44 (9.05%) Cisco Nexus
15 41 (8.44%) VLAN
15 41 (8.44%) DHCP
16 40 (8.23%) Ethernet
16 40 (8.23%) IPsec
17 38 (7.82%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.82%) MySQL
7 2 (0.41%) MS Access
8 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.62%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.21%) Ant
General
1 123 (25.31%) Telecoms
2 28 (5.76%) Finance
3 7 (1.44%) Legal
3 7 (1.44%) Retail
4 6 (1.23%) Banking
5 3 (0.62%) Back Office
6 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.21%) Automotive
7 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.21%) French Language
7 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 172 (35.39%) Network Engineer
2 53 (10.91%) Analyst
3 51 (10.49%) IP Engineer
4 42 (8.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 40 (8.23%) Security Engineer
6 37 (7.61%) Support Engineer
7 33 (6.79%) Design Engineer
8 31 (6.38%) Architect
9 27 (5.56%) Network Analyst
9 27 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (5.14%) Senior Network Engineer
10 25 (5.14%) Network Support
10 25 (5.14%) Network Security Engineer
11 20 (4.12%) Consultant
12 18 (3.70%) Network Architect
13 16 (3.29%) IP Network Engineer
13 16 (3.29%) Test Engineer
14 15 (3.09%) Network Support Engineer
14 15 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support
15 14 (2.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.82%) HTML
2 19 (3.91%) .NET
2 19 (3.91%) ASP.NET
2 19 (3.91%) JSP
3 16 (3.29%) XMPP
4 12 (2.47%) CSS
5 5 (1.03%) XML
5 5 (1.03%) WAP
5 5 (1.03%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.41%) SOAP
7 1 (0.21%) CGI
7 1 (0.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.12%) IVR
2 20 (4.12%) PKI
3 17 (3.50%) SecurID
4 13 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.06%) Raspberry Pi
6 7 (1.44%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.44%) e-Health
7 5 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.03%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.03%) Wiki
8 4 (0.82%) NHS
8 4 (0.82%) AVVID
9 3 (0.62%) Open Source
10 2 (0.41%) CMDB
10 2 (0.41%) Clustering
11 1 (0.21%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.21%) Tandem
11 1 (0.21%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 104 (21.40%) Windows
2 70 (14.40%) Linux
3 46 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (8.23%) UNIX
5 36 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (3.70%) CentOS
9 8 (1.65%) Solaris
10 7 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (1.44%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.23%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.23%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.03%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.21%) SUSE
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (27.98%) ITIL
2 39 (8.02%) Network Management
3 37 (7.61%) Network Design
4 31 (6.38%) Migration
5 30 (6.17%) Validation
5 30 (6.17%) Network Architecture
6 28 (5.76%) Incident Management
7 27 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 24 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
9 23 (4.73%) Fault Management
10 22 (4.53%) Service Delivery
11 21 (4.32%) Change Management
11 21 (4.32%) Knowledge Management
12 20 (4.12%) Project Management
13 19 (3.91%) Security Testing
13 19 (3.91%) Kalman Filter
14 16 (3.29%) eTOM
14 16 (3.29%) Risk Assessment
15 15 (3.09%) Configuration Management
16 14 (2.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.00%) PowerShell
2 28 (5.76%) JavaScript
2 28 (5.76%) SQL
3 14 (2.88%) Bash Shell
4 8 (1.65%) VBScript
4 8 (1.65%) VB
5 6 (1.23%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.03%) Perl
7 4 (0.82%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.62%) PHP
8 3 (0.62%) Python
9 2 (0.41%) C
9 2 (0.41%) Java
10 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 265 (54.53%) CCNA
2 243 (50.00%) CCNP
3 142 (29.22%) Security Cleared
4 110 (22.63%) SC Cleared
5 91 (18.72%) CCIE
6 67 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 45 (9.26%) DV Cleared
8 39 (8.02%) Degree
9 32 (6.58%) CISSP
10 30 (6.17%) MCSE
11 25 (5.14%) CCDP
12 24 (4.94%) MCITP
13 21 (4.32%) CCSA
13 21 (4.32%) CCSE
14 20 (4.12%) ISTQB
15 18 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 18 (3.70%) CCSP
15 18 (3.70%) CCIP
16 16 (3.29%) VCP4
17 15 (3.09%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.88%) SLA
2 31 (6.38%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.23%) QA
4 4 (0.82%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.41%) GPG13
System Software
1 46 (9.47%) Active Directory
2 38 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.50%) Firmware
4 16 (3.29%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.09%) vSphere
5 15 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.23%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.03%) vCloud
8 4 (0.82%) Squid
9 3 (0.62%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.62%) XenApp
10 2 (0.41%) NFS
10 2 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.41%) UAG
10 2 (0.41%) Snort
10 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.21%) Nmap
11 1 (0.21%) Xen
11 1 (0.21%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.21%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 29 (5.97%) FortiGate
2 17 (3.50%) SCCM
3 14 (2.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (2.26%) NetBackup
5 8 (1.65%) Nagios
5 8 (1.65%) OpenView
5 8 (1.65%) CA Spectrum
6 6 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
6 6 (1.23%) Nessus
7 5 (1.03%) WSUS
7 5 (1.03%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (1.03%) Netcool
7 5 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.62%) Foglight
9 3 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.41%) SCOM
10 2 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 424 (87.24%) Cisco
2 111 (22.84%) CheckPoint
3 105 (21.60%) Juniper
4 97 (19.96%) Microsoft
5 90 (18.52%) F5
6 73 (15.02%) VMware
7 61 (12.55%) HP
8 29 (5.97%) Citrix
9 26 (5.35%) Blue Coat
10 25 (5.14%) Fortinet
11 21 (4.32%) CA
12 19 (3.91%) Nokia
13 18 (3.70%) Tufin
14 17 (3.50%) McAfee
15 16 (3.29%) SolarWinds
16 15 (3.09%) AlgoSec
17 14 (2.88%) Radware
17 14 (2.88%) Nortel
18 13 (2.67%) NetApp
19 11 (2.26%) Remedy
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