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 26 February 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
England / South East
Rank 50 58 78
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 272 284 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.58% 3.23% 2.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.46% 11.66% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 164 123
Median daily rate £380 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £32.94 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.27% +64.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £25.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+9.76% +26.58%

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
2183 2435 2648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.74% 27.71% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1477 1303
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 121 105
Median hourly rate £27.38 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.15% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -6 86 £410 +10.06% 8
Berkshire +16 82 £350 -2.77% 6
Buckinghamshire +34 55 £425 +63.46% 7
Surrey -18 19 £380 +38.18% 14
Oxfordshire -8 7 £213 -22.72% 3
West Sussex - 6 £344 - 2
East Sussex +11 5 - - 7
Kent +3 3 £145 -27.50% 2
Middlesex +3 2 £313 -33.33% 1
Sussex +3 1 - -
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 442 (85.33%) Cisco
2 340 (65.64%) CCNP
3 272 (52.51%) CCNA
4 207 (39.96%) Firewall
5 169 (32.63%) WAN
6 167 (32.24%) LAN
7 166 (32.05%) Security Cleared
8 163 (31.47%) CCIE
9 130 (25.10%) SC Cleared
10 121 (23.36%) Juniper
11 111 (21.43%) MPLS
12 103 (19.88%) F5
13 98 (18.92%) ITIL
14 93 (17.95%) VoIP
15 92 (17.76%) Telecoms
16 89 (17.18%) Data Centre
17 87 (16.80%) CheckPoint
18 84 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
19 81 (15.64%) Cisco Nexus
20 74 (14.29%) Network Design
21 73 (14.09%) Wireless
22 71 (13.71%) Windows
23 69 (13.32%) VPN
23 69 (13.32%) OSPF
23 69 (13.32%) BGP
24 60 (11.58%) VMware
25 56 (10.81%) Network Security
26 50 (9.65%) Unified Communications
27 49 (9.46%) VLAN
28 48 (9.27%) DNS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.74%) Skype for Business
2 6 (1.16%) IIS
3 5 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.58%) JBoss
5 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.74%) MS Office
2 9 (1.74%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (4.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.09%) Office 365
2 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.77%) SaaS
4 3 (0.58%) IaaS
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.19%) G Suite
6 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 207 (39.96%) Firewall
2 169 (32.63%) WAN
3 167 (32.24%) LAN
4 111 (21.43%) MPLS
5 93 (17.95%) VoIP
6 84 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
7 81 (15.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 73 (14.09%) Wireless
9 69 (13.32%) BGP
9 69 (13.32%) OSPF
9 69 (13.32%) VPN
10 56 (10.81%) Network Security
11 50 (9.65%) Unified Communications
12 49 (9.46%) VLAN
13 48 (9.27%) DNS
14 39 (7.53%) DHCP
14 39 (7.53%) Ethernet
14 39 (7.53%) TCP/IP
15 26 (5.02%) SNMP
16 25 (4.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.77%) Big Data
2 4 (0.77%) Star Schema
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.19%) MS Access
3 1 (0.19%) MySQL
3 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (1.16%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.19%) AppScan
3 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.19%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.19%) GDB
3 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.19%) git-flow
3 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.19%) WinDbg
General
1 92 (17.76%) Telecoms
2 24 (4.63%) Finance
3 21 (4.05%) Retail
4 12 (2.32%) Back Office
5 5 (0.97%) Banking
6 4 (0.77%) Legal
7 2 (0.39%) Billing
7 2 (0.39%) Electronics
7 2 (0.39%) Local Government
7 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 222 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 69 (13.32%) Architect
3 65 (12.55%) Cisco Engineer
4 43 (8.30%) Consultant
5 40 (7.72%) Analyst
5 40 (7.72%) Design Engineer
6 39 (7.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 39 (7.53%) Network Architect
7 33 (6.37%) Network Analyst
8 32 (6.18%) Senior Network Engineer
9 26 (5.02%) Cisco Architect
10 25 (4.83%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 24 (4.63%) Network Design Engineer
12 23 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
13 22 (4.25%) Network Consultant
13 22 (4.25%) Network Security Engineer
13 22 (4.25%) Security Engineer
14 19 (3.67%) Support Engineer
15 18 (3.47%) Cisco Network Architect
15 18 (3.47%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.74%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.77%) Middleware
3 3 (0.58%) .NET
3 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.58%) HTML
3 3 (0.58%) XMPP
4 2 (0.39%) CSS
4 2 (0.39%) RFC 2547
4 2 (0.39%) XML
5 1 (0.19%) CGI
5 1 (0.19%) jQuery
5 1 (0.19%) Web Services
5 1 (0.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 89 (17.18%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.63%) IVR
3 21 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.47%) Driving Licence
5 16 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.74%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.35%) e-Health
9 7 (1.35%) PKI
10 6 (1.16%) CESG
11 5 (0.97%) IPTV
11 5 (0.97%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.97%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.77%) Over-the-Top Content
12 4 (0.77%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.77%) STB
12 4 (0.77%) Video on Demand
13 3 (0.58%) BBC
13 3 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (13.71%) Windows
2 39 (7.53%) Windows Server
3 30 (5.79%) Linux
4 19 (3.67%) Unix
5 18 (3.47%) Windows 10
5 18 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.54%) CentOS
8 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.16%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.77%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.58%) Android
12 3 (0.58%) SUSE
13 2 (0.39%) Solaris
14 1 (0.19%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (18.92%) ITIL
2 74 (14.29%) Network Design
3 41 (7.92%) Migration
4 32 (6.18%) Service Management
5 29 (5.60%) Load Balancing
6 24 (4.63%) Change Management
7 23 (4.44%) Project Management
8 21 (4.05%) ITSM
9 18 (3.47%) Customer Requirements
10 14 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (2.70%) High Availability
11 13 (2.51%) Mentoring
11 13 (2.51%) Network Management
11 13 (2.51%) Service Delivery
12 12 (2.32%) Incident Management
12 12 (2.32%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (2.32%) Workflow
13 11 (2.12%) PRINCE2
13 11 (2.12%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (1.93%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (1.93%) Python
2 9 (1.74%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.54%) Ruby
3 8 (1.54%) SQL
4 5 (0.97%) C
5 4 (0.77%) Java
5 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.58%) Perl
7 2 (0.39%) C#
7 2 (0.39%) VBScript
8 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.19%) C++
8 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 340 (65.64%) CCNP
2 272 (52.51%) CCNA
3 166 (32.05%) Security Cleared
4 163 (31.47%) CCIE
5 130 (25.10%) SC Cleared
6 48 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (9.07%) CCDP
8 44 (8.49%) Degree
9 36 (6.95%) MCSE
10 35 (6.76%) JNCIA
11 30 (5.79%) CCIP
12 28 (5.41%) CCSA
12 28 (5.41%) DV Cleared
13 27 (5.21%) CCSE
14 19 (3.67%) HP ASE
15 18 (3.47%) JNCIE
16 16 (3.09%) CCSP
16 16 (3.09%) HP MASE
17 15 (2.90%) CISSP
18 14 (2.70%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (3.28%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.09%) SLA
4 11 (2.12%) QA
5 5 (0.97%) COBIT
6 4 (0.77%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (0.97%) ISA Server
5 5 (0.97%) UAG
6 4 (0.77%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.39%) Firmware
7 2 (0.39%) vSphere
7 2 (0.39%) Xen
7 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.39%) XenServer
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.19%) vCloud
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 28 (5.41%) Cisco UCCE
2 28 (5.41%) Cisco UCCX
3 24 (4.63%) FortiGate
4 18 (3.47%) Cisco Prime
5 13 (2.51%) Nagios
6 12 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (2.32%) Puppet
7 6 (1.16%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.58%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco CME
9 2 (0.39%) Stealthwatch
9 2 (0.39%) TrustSec
10 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.19%) Ansible
10 1 (0.19%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.19%) Nexpose
10 1 (0.19%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 442 (85.33%) Cisco
2 121 (23.36%) Juniper
3 103 (19.88%) F5
4 87 (16.80%) CheckPoint
5 60 (11.58%) VMware
6 37 (7.14%) HP
7 32 (6.18%) Riverbed
8 30 (5.79%) Microsoft
9 29 (5.60%) Fortinet
10 28 (5.41%) Aruba
10 28 (5.41%) Avaya
11 25 (4.83%) Palo Alto
12 21 (4.05%) Nokia
13 20 (3.86%) Huawei
14 18 (3.47%) Blue Coat
15 17 (3.28%) Citrix
16 14 (2.70%) Remedy
17 13 (2.51%) Ericsson
17 13 (2.51%) Red Hat
18 11 (2.12%) Nokia Networks
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