The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 62 99 73
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -26
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 90 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.70% 1.36% 1.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.34% 4.63% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 28 17
Average daily rate
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£380 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £48.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.85 £20.00 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £20.00 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.22%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
964 950 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.97% 29.26% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 615 348
Average daily rate £399 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 40 54
Average hourly rate £40.13 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.72 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire +40 56 £425 +21.42% 5
Devon +8 12 £300 -33.33% 1
Gloucestershire -9 12 £420 +60.00% 6
Dorset - 6 £275 -
Bristol -7 3 £325 -27.77% 4
Somerset +7 1 - -
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 87 (71.90%) Cisco
2 75 (61.98%) CCNP
3 71 (58.68%) Firewall
4 70 (57.85%) CCNA
5 45 (37.19%) Juniper
6 44 (36.36%) Network Security
7 36 (29.75%) Security Cleared
8 34 (28.10%) LAN
9 30 (24.79%) WAN
10 29 (23.97%) VPN
11 28 (23.14%) CCIE
11 28 (23.14%) SC Cleared
12 26 (21.49%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (19.83%) Data Centre
14 23 (19.01%) ITIL
15 21 (17.36%) Windows
15 21 (17.36%) CheckPoint
15 21 (17.36%) MPLS
16 20 (16.53%) OSPF
16 20 (16.53%) BGP
16 20 (16.53%) Wireless
17 19 (15.70%) IPsec
17 19 (15.70%) Blue Coat
18 17 (14.05%) Linux
19 16 (13.22%) CISSP
19 16 (13.22%) VLAN
19 16 (13.22%) F5
20 15 (12.40%) IronPort
20 15 (12.40%) Network Design
20 15 (12.40%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (2.48%) Apache
1 3 (2.48%) nginx
2 1 (0.83%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 71 (58.68%) Firewall
2 44 (36.36%) Network Security
3 34 (28.10%) LAN
4 30 (24.79%) WAN
5 29 (23.97%) VPN
6 26 (21.49%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (17.36%) MPLS
8 20 (16.53%) OSPF
8 20 (16.53%) BGP
8 20 (16.53%) Wireless
9 19 (15.70%) IPsec
10 16 (13.22%) VLAN
11 15 (12.40%) SSL
12 14 (11.57%) TCP/IP
12 14 (11.57%) Cisco PIX
13 13 (10.74%) DNS
14 12 (9.92%) VoIP
15 11 (9.09%) Ethernet
15 11 (9.09%) H.323
16 10 (8.26%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Metasploit
2 3 (2.48%) Hudson
2 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.13%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.31%) Finance
3 4 (3.31%) Retail
3 4 (3.31%) Billing
4 1 (0.83%) Military
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (37.19%) Network Engineer
2 11 (9.09%) Designer
3 10 (8.26%) Architect
4 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (6.61%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (5.79%) Analyst
5 7 (5.79%) Network Analyst
6 6 (4.96%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Administrator
7 5 (4.13%) Network Support
7 5 (4.13%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Security Architect
8 4 (3.31%) Network Specialist
8 4 (3.31%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Network Administrator
8 4 (3.31%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (3.31%) Lead Designer
8 4 (3.31%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) LAMP
2 5 (4.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.83%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (6.61%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (4.96%) Cryptography
4 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.13%) BYOD
5 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.48%) IVR
7 2 (1.65%) NHS
7 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.65%) iPhone
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.36%) Windows
2 17 (14.05%) Linux
3 5 (4.13%) Ubuntu
3 5 (4.13%) CentOS
4 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.31%) UNIX
5 3 (2.48%) Debian
5 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.01%) ITIL
2 15 (12.40%) Network Design
2 15 (12.40%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (7.44%) Problem Management
3 9 (7.44%) Configuration Management
3 9 (7.44%) Migration
4 8 (6.61%) CRM
4 8 (6.61%) Load Balancing
4 8 (6.61%) DDoS Mitigation
4 8 (6.61%) Cyber Security
5 6 (4.96%) Network Management
5 6 (4.96%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (4.13%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.31%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.31%) Asset Management
7 4 (3.31%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (3.31%) Time Management
7 4 (3.31%) DevOps
7 4 (3.31%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.31%) Bash Shell
2 3 (2.48%) Perl
2 3 (2.48%) PHP
2 3 (2.48%) Python
2 3 (2.48%) Ruby
3 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (61.98%) CCNP
2 70 (57.85%) CCNA
3 36 (29.75%) Security Cleared
4 28 (23.14%) SC Cleared
4 28 (23.14%) CCIE
5 16 (13.22%) CISSP
6 10 (8.26%) DV Cleared
7 9 (7.44%) JNCIS
8 8 (6.61%) JNCIP
8 8 (6.61%) Degree
9 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (4.13%) MCSE
10 4 (3.31%) JNCIE
11 3 (2.48%) CCSA
11 3 (2.48%) CCVP
11 3 (2.48%) HND
11 3 (2.48%) CCDP
12 2 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.65%) HNC
12 2 (1.65%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.57%) SLA
2 6 (4.96%) QA
3 2 (1.65%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.61%) Hyper-V
1 8 (6.61%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (6.61%) VirtualBox
2 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.48%) Samba
3 3 (2.48%) Postfix
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Nmap
2 6 (4.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (4.13%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (4.13%) Puppet
4 3 (2.48%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.48%) SCOM
4 3 (2.48%) OpenView
4 3 (2.48%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (2.48%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.48%) Ansible
4 3 (2.48%) Salt
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 87 (71.90%) Cisco
2 45 (37.19%) Juniper
3 21 (17.36%) CheckPoint
4 19 (15.70%) Blue Coat
5 16 (13.22%) F5
6 15 (12.40%) IronPort
7 13 (10.74%) McAfee
8 12 (9.92%) Intel
9 8 (6.61%) Microsoft
9 8 (6.61%) Sourcefire
9 8 (6.61%) SolarWinds
10 7 (5.79%) Aruba
10 7 (5.79%) Tandberg
11 4 (3.31%) Remedy
11 4 (3.31%) HP
11 4 (3.31%) Nokia
12 3 (2.48%) Brocade
12 3 (2.48%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.48%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (2.48%) Verint
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