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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 75 82 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 73 68 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.43% 2.10% 2.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.07% 6.79% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 24
Average daily rate £363 £355 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +38.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.50 £26.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.83% +6.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £18.82 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+103.29% -24.74%
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
1033 1001 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 34.35% 30.95% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 609 392
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 54 40
Average hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% +75.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.14 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 36 £363 +2.11% 3
Gloucestershire +19 15 £225 -50.00% 7
Dorset +11 9 £375 +74.41% 2
Bristol -5 7 £356 -5.00% 6
Somerset +1 2 - - 3
Devon -18 2 £361 +11.15%
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 115 (87.12%) Cisco
2 77 (58.33%) CCNP
2 77 (58.33%) CCNA
3 63 (47.73%) Firewall
4 52 (39.39%) Security Cleared
5 44 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 44 (33.33%) Juniper
6 40 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
7 36 (27.27%) WAN
8 33 (25.00%) VPN
9 29 (21.97%) BGP
10 28 (21.21%) MPLS
11 27 (20.45%) ITIL
12 26 (19.70%) Windows
12 26 (19.70%) LAN
12 26 (19.70%) CCIE
13 25 (18.94%) OSPF
14 24 (18.18%) Data Centre
15 22 (16.67%) CheckPoint
15 22 (16.67%) IPsec
15 22 (16.67%) Linux
16 21 (15.91%) DV Cleared
17 17 (12.88%) Network Security
17 17 (12.88%) Blue Coat
17 17 (12.88%) Wireless
17 17 (12.88%) F5
18 15 (11.36%) SLA
18 15 (11.36%) Microsoft
18 15 (11.36%) JNCIS
19 14 (10.61%) Network Design

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (2.27%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) IaaS
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.76%) Office 365
1 1 (0.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 63 (47.73%) Firewall
2 40 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
3 36 (27.27%) WAN
4 33 (25.00%) VPN
5 29 (21.97%) BGP
6 28 (21.21%) MPLS
7 26 (19.70%) LAN
8 25 (18.94%) OSPF
9 22 (16.67%) IPsec
10 17 (12.88%) Network Security
10 17 (12.88%) Wireless
11 12 (9.09%) VoIP
12 10 (7.58%) VLAN
13 9 (6.82%) Cisco ISE
13 9 (6.82%) EIGRP
13 9 (6.82%) TCP/IP
14 8 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (6.06%) Junos
15 7 (5.30%) Cisco PIX
15 7 (5.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (7.58%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.03%) Military
4 2 (1.52%) Banking
4 2 (1.52%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.76%) Billing
5 1 (0.76%) Local Government
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (39.39%) Network Engineer
2 16 (12.12%) Designer
3 15 (11.36%) Network Designer
4 14 (10.61%) Network Support
5 13 (9.85%) Support Engineer
6 12 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 11 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
7 11 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
8 9 (6.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (5.30%) Firewall Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Security Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Analyst
10 6 (4.55%) Architect
10 6 (4.55%) Cisco Support
11 5 (3.79%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.79%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.76%) OCX
2 1 (0.76%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.27%) PKI
6 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.52%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.76%) CCTV
7 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.76%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.76%) Handset
7 1 (0.76%) iPhone
7 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.76%) Physics
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.70%) Windows
2 22 (16.67%) Linux
3 11 (8.33%) Windows 2000
4 10 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (7.58%) Windows XP
5 9 (6.82%) Windows NT
6 7 (5.30%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.79%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.27%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.52%) Unix
11 1 (0.76%) CatOS
11 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.45%) ITIL
2 14 (10.61%) High Availability
2 14 (10.61%) Network Design
3 12 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 11 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 11 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 10 (7.58%) Change Management
6 9 (6.82%) Project Management
7 8 (6.06%) Problem Management
7 8 (6.06%) Six Sigma
8 7 (5.30%) CMMI
8 7 (5.30%) Migration
9 6 (4.55%) Capacity Management
9 6 (4.55%) Network Management
10 5 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.79%) Security Operations
10 5 (3.79%) SIEM
10 5 (3.79%) Time Management
11 4 (3.03%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.52%) SQL
3 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (58.33%) CCNA
1 77 (58.33%) CCNP
2 52 (39.39%) Security Cleared
3 44 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 26 (19.70%) CCIE
5 21 (15.91%) DV Cleared
6 15 (11.36%) JNCIS
7 14 (10.61%) CISSP
8 13 (9.85%) Degree
9 7 (5.30%) HNC
9 7 (5.30%) JNCIP
9 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (4.55%) CCSE
11 5 (3.79%) CCSA
12 4 (3.03%) HND
12 4 (3.03%) JNCIE
12 4 (3.03%) MCSE
13 3 (2.27%) CCDP
13 3 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.76%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.27%) Firmware
3 3 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.27%) XenServer
4 2 (1.52%) vCloud
4 2 (1.52%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.52%) vSphere
5 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.52%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.52%) vMotion
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.76%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 115 (87.12%) Cisco
2 44 (33.33%) Juniper
3 22 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 17 (12.88%) Blue Coat
4 17 (12.88%) F5
5 15 (11.36%) Microsoft
6 13 (9.85%) Intel Security
6 13 (9.85%) VMware
7 12 (9.09%) BT
8 11 (8.33%) IronPort
9 10 (7.58%) HP
10 9 (6.82%) Intel
11 8 (6.06%) Sourcefire
12 7 (5.30%) Nokia
13 6 (4.55%) SonicWALL
14 5 (3.79%) Palo Alto
15 3 (2.27%) Aruba
15 3 (2.27%) Avaya
15 3 (2.27%) Nortel
15 3 (2.27%) Remedy
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 600 per day
Posted: 27 days ago