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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 72 83 101
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 71 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.18% 1.52% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.22% 5.30% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 17 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £258 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.07%
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
983 641 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.14% 28.64% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 359 430
Average daily rate £395 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 71
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.36 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.58% -40.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.55 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 17 September 2014.

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
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 17 September 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
Devon +10 30 £420 +29.23% 3
Wiltshire -8 15 £350 +7.69% 9
Gloucestershire -14 13 £263 -51.83% 9
Bristol -12 8 £450 +69.81% 9
Somerset -12 2 £500 +5.26% 2
Dorset - - - - 2
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 76 (79.17%) Cisco
2 73 (76.04%) Firewall
3 72 (75.00%) CCNP
4 67 (69.79%) WAN
5 65 (67.71%) LAN
6 61 (63.54%) Security Cleared
7 47 (48.96%) SC Cleared
8 42 (43.75%) MPLS
9 41 (42.71%) ITIL
10 40 (41.67%) CCNA
11 33 (34.38%) Telecoms
12 32 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 30 (31.25%) OSPF
13 30 (31.25%) BGP
14 26 (27.08%) Juniper
15 21 (21.88%) CCIE
15 21 (21.88%) VPN
16 20 (20.83%) TCP/IP
16 20 (20.83%) VMware
16 20 (20.83%) Network Management
16 20 (20.83%) Network Design
17 19 (19.79%) Network Security
17 19 (19.79%) Linux
18 17 (17.71%) SNMP
19 16 (16.67%) CISSP
20 15 (15.63%) FTP
20 15 (15.63%) Windows
20 15 (15.63%) Telnet
21 14 (14.58%) DV Cleared
21 14 (14.58%) Cisco ASA

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 10 (10.42%) Apache
2 2 (2.08%) nginx
2 2 (2.08%) Confluence
2 2 (2.08%) MediaWiki
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Summit
1 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (76.04%) Firewall
2 67 (69.79%) WAN
3 65 (67.71%) LAN
4 42 (43.75%) MPLS
5 32 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 30 (31.25%) OSPF
6 30 (31.25%) BGP
7 21 (21.88%) VPN
8 20 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 19 (19.79%) Network Security
10 17 (17.71%) SNMP
11 15 (15.63%) FTP
11 15 (15.63%) Telnet
12 14 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (12.50%) EIGRP
14 10 (10.42%) LDAP
14 10 (10.42%) VLAN
15 8 (8.33%) ATM
16 7 (7.29%) Cisco PIX
17 5 (5.21%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) MySQL
2 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Hudson
1 9 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.08%) JIRA
3 2 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 33 (34.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (26.04%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.58%) Network Specialist
3 12 (12.50%) Network Support
4 11 (11.46%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Network Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) Designer
8 5 (5.21%) Network Team Leader
8 5 (5.21%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.21%) Senior Network Specialist
8 5 (5.21%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Designer
10 3 (3.13%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Network Operations Team Leader
10 3 (3.13%) Network Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) LAMP
2 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.17%) Open Source
2 4 (4.17%) Statistics
3 3 (3.13%) Clustering
3 3 (3.13%) Firmware
4 2 (2.08%) Wiki
5 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.04%) CMDB
5 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.04%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.04%) Social Media
5 1 (1.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Linux
2 15 (15.63%) Windows
3 10 (10.42%) CentOS
4 9 (9.38%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.17%) Debian
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.13%) UNIX
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (42.71%) ITIL
2 20 (20.83%) Network Management
2 20 (20.83%) Network Design
3 12 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 11 (11.46%) Problem Management
4 11 (11.46%) High Availability
5 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.38%) DevOps
7 8 (8.33%) Change Management
7 8 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (8.33%) Network Performance Management
7 8 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 8 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (6.25%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.21%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (5.21%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.46%) Perl
1 11 (11.46%) PHP
2 10 (10.42%) Bash Shell
3 9 (9.38%) Ruby
4 3 (3.13%) SQL
4 3 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (1.04%) Erlang
5 1 (1.04%) C
5 1 (1.04%) C++
5 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 72 (75.00%) CCNP
2 61 (63.54%) Security Cleared
3 47 (48.96%) SC Cleared
4 40 (41.67%) CCNA
5 21 (21.88%) CCIE
6 16 (16.67%) CISSP
7 14 (14.58%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.17%) CCSP
9 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.08%) Degree
9 2 (2.08%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.08%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.08%) CCSE
10 1 (1.04%) CISM
10 1 (1.04%) CCSA
10 1 (1.04%) MCSE
10 1 (1.04%) MCSA
10 1 (1.04%) CCDA
10 1 (1.04%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) GPG13
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.04%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) XenServer
1 9 (9.38%) Samba
2 7 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.25%) ProxySG
4 5 (5.21%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.08%) Postfix
5 2 (2.08%) vSphere
5 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.04%) Snort
6 1 (1.04%) Squid
6 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) Puppet
2 8 (8.33%) Salt
2 8 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.17%) OpenView
3 4 (4.17%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (4.17%) HP NNM
4 3 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.08%) Nagios
5 2 (2.08%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 76 (79.17%) Cisco
2 26 (27.08%) Juniper
3 20 (20.83%) VMware
4 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
5 12 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 10 (10.42%) HP
6 10 (10.42%) Citrix
6 10 (10.42%) F5
7 9 (9.38%) CheckPoint
8 8 (8.33%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.21%) Fortinet
9 5 (5.21%) ProCurve
10 4 (4.17%) BT
10 4 (4.17%) Brocade
11 3 (3.13%) Nokia
12 2 (2.08%) Remedy
12 2 (2.08%) Sourcefire
12 2 (2.08%) NetQoS
13 1 (1.04%) Mitel
13 1 (1.04%) Meraki
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