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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 62 92 76
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 252 181 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.71% 2.07% 2.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.70% 8.54% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 102 51
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£345 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £470 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.98% +0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 22
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £33.93 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -9.27%
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
2356 2119 2333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.30% 24.25% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1197 1081 1047
Average daily rate £365 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 115 153
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.74 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.60 £42.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 21 August 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
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 21 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 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 +43 109 £301 -19.66% 26
Hampshire +26 69 £345 -0.71% 18
Surrey -21 22 £360 +15.20% 17
Oxfordshire +3 16 £338 +12.50% 9
West Sussex +1 10 £255 -7.27% 1
Kent -2 10 £350 +27.27% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £350 +47.36% 9
Middlesex -8 3 - -
East Sussex -14 1 £375 +15.38% 3
Home Counties - - - -
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 380 (81.72%) Cisco
2 228 (49.03%) CCNA
3 225 (48.39%) CCNP
4 224 (48.17%) Firewall
5 139 (29.89%) LAN
6 130 (27.96%) CheckPoint
7 129 (27.74%) WAN
8 128 (27.53%) Security Cleared
9 118 (25.38%) Juniper
10 117 (25.16%) CCIE
11 109 (23.44%) Telecoms
12 107 (23.01%) VPN
12 107 (23.01%) SC Cleared
13 101 (21.72%) MPLS
14 98 (21.08%) Windows
15 96 (20.65%) OSPF
16 95 (20.43%) Cisco ASA
17 88 (18.92%) Microsoft
18 84 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
19 78 (16.77%) VoIP
20 77 (16.56%) HP
21 76 (16.34%) BGP
22 72 (15.48%) Linux
23 69 (14.84%) Network Security
24 66 (14.19%) Network Design
25 64 (13.76%) ITIL
26 63 (13.55%) Active Directory
27 58 (12.47%) UNIX
27 58 (12.47%) IPsec
28 57 (12.26%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 34 (7.31%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (2.58%) IIS
4 11 (2.37%) Apache
5 7 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.86%) Lync
8 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) Moodle
Applications
1 32 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.16%) MS Office
3 15 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 224 (48.17%) Firewall
2 139 (29.89%) LAN
3 129 (27.74%) WAN
4 107 (23.01%) VPN
5 101 (21.72%) MPLS
6 96 (20.65%) OSPF
7 95 (20.43%) Cisco ASA
8 78 (16.77%) VoIP
9 76 (16.34%) BGP
10 69 (14.84%) Network Security
11 58 (12.47%) IPsec
12 57 (12.26%) TCP/IP
12 57 (12.26%) DNS
13 56 (12.04%) Wireless
14 43 (9.25%) Cisco PIX
15 40 (8.60%) SAN
15 40 (8.60%) Ethernet
16 35 (7.53%) VLAN
17 34 (7.31%) SNMP
18 32 (6.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.01%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.65%) MySQL
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.43%) MS Access
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (0.86%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 109 (23.44%) Telecoms
2 28 (6.02%) Finance
3 8 (1.72%) Banking
4 6 (1.29%) Advertising
5 2 (0.43%) Games
5 2 (0.43%) Marketing
5 2 (0.43%) Retail
5 2 (0.43%) Billing
5 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.22%) Electronics
6 1 (0.22%) Local Government
6 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 149 (32.04%) Network Engineer
2 58 (12.47%) Design Engineer
2 58 (12.47%) IP Engineer
3 38 (8.17%) Analyst
4 37 (7.96%) Security Engineer
5 33 (7.10%) Consultant
6 30 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 26 (5.59%) Network Support
8 25 (5.38%) Network Security Engineer
9 24 (5.16%) Architect
10 22 (4.73%) Cisco Engineer
11 20 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (4.09%) Network Consultant
13 17 (3.66%) Network Support Engineer
14 16 (3.44%) Network Design Engineer
15 13 (2.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 13 (2.80%) Security Analyst
15 13 (2.80%) Test Manager
16 12 (2.58%) Network Architect
17 11 (2.37%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.02%) JSP
2 27 (5.81%) .NET
3 22 (4.73%) ASP.NET
3 22 (4.73%) HTML
4 7 (1.51%) SOAP
5 6 (1.29%) WAP
6 5 (1.08%) XML
7 4 (0.86%) WML
8 2 (0.43%) VXML
9 1 (0.22%) WAMP
9 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (2.80%) Management Information System
2 9 (1.94%) Mobile App
3 7 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (1.29%) Smart Meter
5 5 (1.08%) SecurID
6 4 (0.86%) PMI
6 4 (0.86%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.65%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.43%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.43%) NHS
8 2 (0.43%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.43%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.43%) iPad
8 2 (0.43%) Wiki
8 2 (0.43%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.22%) iPhone
9 1 (0.22%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 98 (21.08%) Windows
2 72 (15.48%) Linux
3 58 (12.47%) UNIX
4 48 (10.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (7.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.94%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
8 8 (1.72%) Solaris
9 6 (1.29%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.08%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.22%) CentOS
12 1 (0.22%) VMS
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.22%) AIX
12 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (14.19%) Network Design
2 64 (13.76%) ITIL
3 55 (11.83%) Network Management
4 47 (10.11%) Load Balancing
5 34 (7.31%) Network Architecture
6 28 (6.02%) Incident Management
7 26 (5.59%) Project Management
8 17 (3.66%) Risk Assessment
9 16 (3.44%) Service Delivery
9 16 (3.44%) Change Management
9 16 (3.44%) Security Testing
10 15 (3.23%) Migration
11 14 (3.01%) Validation
11 14 (3.01%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (2.80%) Service Management
12 13 (2.80%) Information Security
13 11 (2.37%) CRM
13 11 (2.37%) Vulnerability Management
13 11 (2.37%) Time Management
14 10 (2.15%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.81%) SQL
2 23 (4.95%) Java
3 22 (4.73%) JavaScript
3 22 (4.73%) PowerShell
4 21 (4.52%) VB
5 18 (3.87%) C#
6 15 (3.23%) Perl
7 12 (2.58%) C
8 8 (1.72%) VBScript
9 6 (1.29%) Python
10 5 (1.08%) C++
11 3 (0.65%) PHP
11 3 (0.65%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 228 (49.03%) CCNA
2 225 (48.39%) CCNP
3 128 (27.53%) Security Cleared
4 117 (25.16%) CCIE
5 107 (23.01%) SC Cleared
6 84 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 52 (11.18%) MCSE
8 44 (9.46%) CISSP
9 43 (9.25%) ISTQB
10 42 (9.03%) CCSP
11 36 (7.74%) MCITP
12 35 (7.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 30 (6.45%) Degree
14 28 (6.02%) DV Cleared
15 27 (5.81%) CCDP
16 22 (4.73%) Check Point Certification
17 21 (4.52%) CCSA
18 20 (4.30%) CCSE
19 18 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 15 (3.23%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.02%) SLA
2 25 (5.38%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.44%) QA
4 6 (1.29%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.65%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) GPG13
System Software
1 63 (13.55%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.30%) vSphere
3 15 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.72%) XenApp
6 7 (1.51%) NFS
7 6 (1.29%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.86%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.65%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.65%) KVM
10 2 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.43%) Nmap
10 2 (0.43%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.43%) Xen
11 1 (0.22%) NLBS
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 18 (3.87%) FortiGate
2 12 (2.58%) Nessus
2 12 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (2.37%) SCCM
4 5 (1.08%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.86%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.86%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.65%) WSUS
7 2 (0.43%) OpenView
7 2 (0.43%) Netcool
7 2 (0.43%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.22%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 380 (81.72%) Cisco
2 130 (27.96%) CheckPoint
3 118 (25.38%) Juniper
4 88 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 77 (16.56%) HP
6 50 (10.75%) F5
7 46 (9.89%) VMware
8 28 (6.02%) Nokia
9 26 (5.59%) Citrix
10 24 (5.16%) McAfee
11 23 (4.95%) Blue Coat
12 21 (4.52%) Redback
12 21 (4.52%) Oracle
12 21 (4.52%) Radware
13 15 (3.23%) Nortel
14 13 (2.80%) Avaya
15 12 (2.58%) Fortinet
15 12 (2.58%) Huawei
16 11 (2.37%) Ericsson
17 10 (2.15%) Brocade
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