The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 65 97 74
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -23
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 241 157 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.62% 1.85% 2.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.17% 7.52% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 81 62
Average daily rate
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£345 £342 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% +5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £470 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £306 £301
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 21
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £11.85 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.15 £29.32 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2370 2089 2230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.74% 24.64% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1081 985
Average daily rate £353 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 112 148
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.65% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Cisco Certification
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +45 96 £289 -15.57% 23
Hampshire +24 67 £343 -8.66% 15
West Sussex +11 20 £305 -7.92% 2
Surrey -16 20 £363 +1.39% 8
Oxfordshire -1 11 £363 +31.81% 5
Buckinghamshire +2 10 £444 +61.36% 5
Kent -3 10 £350 +27.27% 8
Middlesex -8 2 - - 2
East Sussex -8 1 £375 +15.38% 1
Home Counties - - - -
Cisco Certification
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Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 371 (82.63%) Cisco
2 218 (48.55%) Firewall
3 216 (48.11%) CCNA
4 212 (47.22%) CCNP
5 135 (30.07%) LAN
6 127 (28.29%) CheckPoint
7 124 (27.62%) Security Cleared
8 121 (26.95%) WAN
9 109 (24.28%) Juniper
10 106 (23.61%) Telecoms
11 105 (23.39%) CCIE
12 103 (22.94%) SC Cleared
13 100 (22.27%) VPN
14 99 (22.05%) MPLS
15 96 (21.38%) Windows
16 94 (20.94%) OSPF
17 93 (20.71%) Cisco ASA
18 90 (20.04%) Microsoft
19 83 (18.49%) Microsoft Certification
20 80 (17.82%) BGP
21 79 (17.59%) HP
22 67 (14.92%) VoIP
22 67 (14.92%) Network Security
23 66 (14.70%) Network Design
23 66 (14.70%) Linux
23 66 (14.70%) ITIL
24 63 (14.03%) Active Directory
25 58 (12.92%) TCP/IP
26 56 (12.47%) IPsec
27 54 (12.03%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (8.24%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (2.45%) IIS
3 11 (2.45%) Apache
4 7 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.89%) Lync
7 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.22%) Moodle
Applications
1 31 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.35%) MS Office
3 16 (3.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.23%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 218 (48.55%) Firewall
2 135 (30.07%) LAN
3 121 (26.95%) WAN
4 100 (22.27%) VPN
5 99 (22.05%) MPLS
6 94 (20.94%) OSPF
7 93 (20.71%) Cisco ASA
8 80 (17.82%) BGP
9 67 (14.92%) VoIP
9 67 (14.92%) Network Security
10 58 (12.92%) TCP/IP
11 56 (12.47%) IPsec
12 54 (12.03%) Wireless
12 54 (12.03%) DNS
13 43 (9.58%) Cisco PIX
14 40 (8.91%) SAN
15 38 (8.46%) Ethernet
16 32 (7.13%) SNMP
16 32 (7.13%) VLAN
17 31 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.67%) MySQL
4 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.45%) 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 5 (1.11%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 106 (23.61%) Telecoms
2 30 (6.68%) Finance
3 5 (1.11%) Advertising
3 5 (1.11%) Banking
4 4 (0.89%) Billing
5 3 (0.67%) Marketing
6 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.45%) Retail
6 2 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.22%) Automotive
7 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.22%) Back Office
7 1 (0.22%) Electronics
7 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 143 (31.85%) Network Engineer
2 54 (12.03%) IP Engineer
3 49 (10.91%) Design Engineer
4 41 (9.13%) Security Engineer
5 37 (8.24%) Consultant
6 33 (7.35%) Analyst
7 29 (6.46%) Support Engineer
8 25 (5.57%) Architect
8 25 (5.57%) Network Security Engineer
9 24 (5.35%) Cisco Engineer
9 24 (5.35%) Network Support
10 20 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (4.23%) Network Consultant
12 16 (3.56%) Network Support Engineer
12 16 (3.56%) Network Design Engineer
13 15 (3.34%) Test Manager
14 14 (3.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 13 (2.90%) Network Architect
16 12 (2.67%) Security Analyst
17 11 (2.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.24%) JSP
2 25 (5.57%) .NET
3 20 (4.45%) ASP.NET
3 20 (4.45%) HTML
4 5 (1.11%) XML
4 5 (1.11%) WAP
5 4 (0.89%) WML
5 4 (0.89%) SOAP
6 2 (0.45%) Web Services
6 2 (0.45%) VXML
7 1 (0.22%) XMPP
7 1 (0.22%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (2.90%) Management Information System
2 7 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (1.34%) Smart Meter
3 6 (1.34%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.11%) SecurID
4 5 (1.11%) Mobile App
5 4 (0.89%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.67%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.45%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.45%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.45%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.45%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.45%) iPad
8 1 (0.22%) CMDB
8 1 (0.22%) Wiki
8 1 (0.22%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.22%) iPhone
8 1 (0.22%) e-Health
8 1 (0.22%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 96 (21.38%) Windows
2 66 (14.70%) Linux
3 52 (11.58%) UNIX
4 48 (10.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.23%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.78%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.11%) Solaris
9 5 (1.11%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.89%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.89%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.22%) CentOS
11 1 (0.22%) Android
11 1 (0.22%) VMS
11 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.22%) AIX
11 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (14.70%) ITIL
1 66 (14.70%) Network Design
2 52 (11.58%) Network Management
3 42 (9.35%) Load Balancing
4 30 (6.68%) Network Architecture
5 27 (6.01%) Incident Management
6 22 (4.90%) Project Management
7 17 (3.79%) Risk Assessment
7 17 (3.79%) Migration
8 16 (3.56%) Change Management
9 14 (3.12%) Security Testing
10 13 (2.90%) Service Management
10 13 (2.90%) Service Delivery
10 13 (2.90%) Information Security
11 11 (2.45%) Validation
11 11 (2.45%) CRM
11 11 (2.45%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (2.45%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (2.23%) Time Management
12 10 (2.23%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (6.24%) SQL
2 21 (4.68%) VB
3 20 (4.45%) PowerShell
3 20 (4.45%) JavaScript
4 19 (4.23%) Java
5 18 (4.01%) C#
6 16 (3.56%) C
7 12 (2.67%) Perl
8 8 (1.78%) VBScript
9 5 (1.11%) C++
9 5 (1.11%) Python
10 3 (0.67%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.67%) PHP
11 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 216 (48.11%) CCNA
2 212 (47.22%) CCNP
3 124 (27.62%) Security Cleared
4 105 (23.39%) CCIE
5 103 (22.94%) SC Cleared
6 83 (18.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 53 (11.80%) MCSE
8 43 (9.58%) CISSP
9 42 (9.35%) ISTQB
10 37 (8.24%) CCSP
11 36 (8.02%) MCITP
12 34 (7.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 33 (7.35%) Degree
14 31 (6.90%) CCDP
15 27 (6.01%) DV Cleared
16 21 (4.68%) Check Point Certification
17 19 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 18 (4.01%) CCSA
19 17 (3.79%) CCSE
20 16 (3.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.57%) SLA
2 24 (5.35%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.90%) QA
4 7 (1.56%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.67%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) GPG13
System Software
1 63 (14.03%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.45%) vSphere
4 13 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (2.00%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.78%) XenApp
7 6 (1.34%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.89%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.89%) NFS
9 3 (0.67%) KVM
9 3 (0.67%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.45%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.45%) Xen
11 1 (0.22%) NLBS
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (4.45%) FortiGate
2 14 (3.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (2.67%) SCCM
4 11 (2.45%) Nessus
5 7 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (1.34%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.11%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.89%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.89%) WSUS
9 2 (0.45%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.22%) OpenView
10 1 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.22%) Netcool
10 1 (0.22%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 371 (82.63%) Cisco
2 127 (28.29%) CheckPoint
3 109 (24.28%) Juniper
4 90 (20.04%) Microsoft
5 79 (17.59%) HP
6 54 (12.03%) VMware
7 47 (10.47%) F5
8 27 (6.01%) Citrix
9 26 (5.79%) McAfee
9 26 (5.79%) Nokia
10 24 (5.35%) Blue Coat
11 21 (4.68%) Oracle
12 19 (4.23%) Redback
13 18 (4.01%) Radware
14 14 (3.12%) Nortel
15 13 (2.90%) Fortinet
16 12 (2.67%) SolarWinds
17 10 (2.23%) Qualys
18 9 (2.00%) Huawei
18 9 (2.00%) Brocade
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