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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 63 111 104
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 263 125 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.67% 1.46% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.22% 6.01% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 59 62
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £207 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £20.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+9.87% -27.67%
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
2854 2080 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.02% 24.37% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1051 771
Average daily rate £375 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £486 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 91 160
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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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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 +40 88 £350 -9.67% 18
Hampshire +17 74 £338 -10.00% 24
Surrey +16 39 £350 -7.89% 5
Buckinghamshire +8 29 £400 +7.02% 12
Kent +5 9 £425 +84.78% 3
West Sussex -1 8 £303 - 2
East Sussex -6 7 £400 +23.07%
Oxfordshire -17 6 £373 +148.33% 3
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 407 (85.50%) Cisco
2 268 (56.30%) CCNA
3 239 (50.21%) Firewall
4 236 (49.58%) CCNP
5 153 (32.14%) Security Cleared
6 148 (31.09%) LAN
7 144 (30.25%) WAN
8 127 (26.68%) Telecoms
8 127 (26.68%) Cisco ASA
9 122 (25.63%) Juniper
10 119 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 118 (24.79%) SC Cleared
12 113 (23.74%) ITIL
13 106 (22.27%) CCIE
14 100 (21.01%) Windows
15 97 (20.38%) VPN
15 97 (20.38%) MPLS
15 97 (20.38%) OSPF
16 82 (17.23%) F5
17 81 (17.02%) Microsoft
17 81 (17.02%) VoIP
18 77 (16.18%) TCP/IP
19 76 (15.97%) BGP
20 74 (15.55%) HP
21 72 (15.13%) Linux
22 67 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
22 67 (14.08%) VMware
23 64 (13.45%) Network Security
24 51 (10.71%) UNIX
24 51 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.94%) IIS
3 5 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.84%) SAS
5 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.63%) Lync
6 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (0.42%) Apache
7 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.21%) FileNet
Applications
1 42 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.15%) MS Visio
2 15 (3.15%) MS Office
3 4 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.63%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 239 (50.21%) Firewall
2 148 (31.09%) LAN
3 144 (30.25%) WAN
4 127 (26.68%) Cisco ASA
5 97 (20.38%) VPN
5 97 (20.38%) MPLS
5 97 (20.38%) OSPF
6 81 (17.02%) VoIP
7 77 (16.18%) TCP/IP
8 76 (15.97%) BGP
9 64 (13.45%) Network Security
10 49 (10.29%) Wireless
11 47 (9.87%) IPsec
11 47 (9.87%) DNS
12 46 (9.66%) Ethernet
13 43 (9.03%) SAN
14 38 (7.98%) VLAN
15 37 (7.77%) Cisco Nexus
16 35 (7.35%) Internet
16 35 (7.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.84%) MySQL
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.21%) MS Access
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (0.63%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.42%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.21%) Ant
General
1 127 (26.68%) Telecoms
2 30 (6.30%) Finance
3 11 (2.31%) Banking
4 7 (1.47%) Retail
5 5 (1.05%) Legal
5 5 (1.05%) Advertising
6 3 (0.63%) Back Office
6 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.21%) Automotive
7 1 (0.21%) Billing
7 1 (0.21%) French Language
7 1 (0.21%) German Language
7 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 154 (32.35%) Network Engineer
2 60 (12.61%) IP Engineer
3 52 (10.92%) Analyst
4 46 (9.66%) Design Engineer
5 39 (8.19%) Support Engineer
6 37 (7.77%) Cisco Engineer
7 32 (6.72%) Architect
8 31 (6.51%) Security Engineer
9 25 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 24 (5.04%) Network Support
11 22 (4.62%) Network Security Engineer
12 20 (4.20%) Network Analyst
13 17 (3.57%) Network Architect
14 16 (3.36%) Network Support Engineer
14 16 (3.36%) Senior Network Engineer
14 16 (3.36%) Consultant
15 14 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 13 (2.73%) Network Design Engineer
16 13 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support
17 12 (2.52%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.51%) HTML
2 26 (5.46%) JSP
3 21 (4.41%) .NET
3 21 (4.41%) ASP.NET
4 13 (2.73%) XMPP
5 8 (1.68%) WAP
6 7 (1.47%) SOAP
7 5 (1.05%) XML
8 3 (0.63%) CSS
9 1 (0.21%) WML
9 1 (0.21%) Web Services
9 1 (0.21%) CGI
9 1 (0.21%) Middleware
9 1 (0.21%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.78%) IVR
3 17 (3.57%) PKI
4 14 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.52%) SecurID
6 6 (1.26%) Wiki
7 5 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.05%) e-Health
7 5 (1.05%) NHS
8 4 (0.84%) PMI
8 4 (0.84%) AVVID
8 4 (0.84%) Clustering
9 3 (0.63%) Open Source
10 2 (0.42%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.21%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.21%) Tandem
11 1 (0.21%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.21%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 100 (21.01%) Windows
2 72 (15.13%) Linux
3 51 (10.71%) UNIX
3 51 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (8.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (3.15%) CentOS
8 12 (2.52%) Solaris
9 9 (1.89%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.68%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (1.26%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.05%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.42%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (23.74%) ITIL
2 50 (10.50%) Network Design
3 42 (8.82%) Network Management
4 38 (7.98%) Network Architecture
5 37 (7.77%) Load Balancing
6 30 (6.30%) Incident Management
7 29 (6.09%) Project Management
8 26 (5.46%) Change Management
8 26 (5.46%) Fault Management
9 25 (5.25%) Network Monitoring
10 23 (4.83%) Validation
11 21 (4.41%) Mentoring
12 20 (4.20%) Service Delivery
12 20 (4.20%) Knowledge Management
13 19 (3.99%) Security Testing
14 17 (3.57%) Migration
14 17 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
15 16 (3.36%) Coaching
16 14 (2.94%) Time Management
16 14 (2.94%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.35%) PowerShell
2 30 (6.30%) JavaScript
3 28 (5.88%) SQL
4 14 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 10 (2.10%) Perl
6 9 (1.89%) Java
7 8 (1.68%) VB
8 6 (1.26%) Python
8 6 (1.26%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.05%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.84%) VBScript
10 4 (0.84%) C#
11 3 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.21%) C++
12 1 (0.21%) C
Qualifications
1 268 (56.30%) CCNA
2 236 (49.58%) CCNP
3 153 (32.14%) Security Cleared
4 118 (24.79%) SC Cleared
5 106 (22.27%) CCIE
6 67 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (9.66%) DV Cleared
8 42 (8.82%) MCSE
9 38 (7.98%) CISSP
10 35 (7.35%) Degree
11 27 (5.67%) MCITP
12 26 (5.46%) ISTQB
12 26 (5.46%) CCSP
12 26 (5.46%) CCIP
13 23 (4.83%) CCDP
14 22 (4.62%) CCSA
15 21 (4.41%) CCSE
16 19 (3.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 16 (3.36%) MCP
18 12 (2.52%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.45%) SLA
2 30 (6.30%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.10%) QA
4 6 (1.26%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (9.66%) Active Directory
2 35 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 17 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (2.94%) vSphere
5 9 (1.89%) Firmware
6 7 (1.47%) NFS
6 7 (1.47%) vCloud
7 4 (0.84%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.63%) Snort
8 3 (0.63%) Nmap
8 3 (0.63%) XenApp
8 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.42%) UAG
9 2 (0.42%) Squid
9 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.21%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.21%) Xen
10 1 (0.21%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 28 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 18 (3.78%) SCCM
3 10 (2.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (2.10%) OpenView
3 10 (2.10%) Nagios
3 10 (2.10%) Nessus
4 8 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (1.47%) Netcool
6 6 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.26%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.26%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (1.05%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.63%) Foglight
9 3 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
9 3 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.42%) MIMEsweeper
10 2 (0.42%) WSUS
10 2 (0.42%) SCOM
10 2 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 407 (85.50%) Cisco
2 122 (25.63%) Juniper
3 119 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 82 (17.23%) F5
5 81 (17.02%) Microsoft
6 74 (15.55%) HP
7 67 (14.08%) VMware
8 30 (6.30%) Citrix
9 25 (5.25%) Nokia
10 24 (5.04%) Blue Coat
10 24 (5.04%) Fortinet
11 22 (4.62%) Nortel
12 21 (4.41%) Radware
12 21 (4.41%) McAfee
13 15 (3.15%) Red Hat
13 15 (3.15%) Redback
13 15 (3.15%) Tufin
14 14 (2.94%) SolarWinds
14 14 (2.94%) Oracle
14 14 (2.94%) CA
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