The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 120 96 79
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 24 27 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 1.16% 1.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.32% 4.05% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 48
Average daily rate £254 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.72% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £151 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £379 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1034 666 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.22% 28.63% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 365 597
Average daily rate £350 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 42 94
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Cisco Certification
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +6 5 £350 - 6
Wiltshire -19 5 £363 +61.11% 5
Bristol -16 4 £138 -54.16% 4
Devon -5 3 - - 1
Somerset - 3 £150 - 3
Dorset -7 1 £303 +0.83%
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 60 (78.95%) Cisco
2 48 (63.16%) CCNA
3 46 (60.53%) CCNP
4 39 (51.32%) Firewall
5 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
5 29 (38.16%) Security Cleared
6 24 (31.58%) WAN
6 24 (31.58%) SC Cleared
7 22 (28.95%) Network Security
8 21 (27.63%) Telecoms
9 19 (25.00%) LAN
10 15 (19.74%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (18.42%) Juniper
11 14 (18.42%) BGP
12 13 (17.11%) Windows
12 13 (17.11%) VPN
13 12 (15.79%) VoIP
13 12 (15.79%) Linux
13 12 (15.79%) CheckPoint
14 11 (14.47%) OSPF
14 11 (14.47%) MCSE
15 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
15 10 (13.16%) ITIL
15 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
16 9 (11.84%) MPLS
16 9 (11.84%) Citrix
17 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
17 8 (10.53%) IPv4
17 8 (10.53%) Network Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.63%) Lync
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Office 365
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (51.32%) Firewall
2 24 (31.58%) WAN
3 22 (28.95%) Network Security
4 19 (25.00%) LAN
5 15 (19.74%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (18.42%) BGP
7 13 (17.11%) VPN
8 12 (15.79%) VoIP
9 11 (14.47%) OSPF
10 9 (11.84%) MPLS
11 8 (10.53%) IPv4
12 7 (9.21%) Wireless
13 6 (7.89%) IPsec
13 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
14 5 (6.58%) EIGRP
14 5 (6.58%) DHCP
14 5 (6.58%) DNS
15 4 (5.26%) SNMP
15 4 (5.26%) ICMP
15 4 (5.26%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 21 (27.63%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.89%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Military
4 2 (2.63%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Network Engineer
2 17 (22.37%) Designer
3 12 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Network Designer
7 6 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Security Designer
9 3 (3.95%) Network Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.95%) Administrator
10 2 (2.63%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (2.63%) Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (3.95%) Open Source
2 3 (3.95%) NHS
3 2 (2.63%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.63%) Firmware
4 1 (1.32%) CMDB
4 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.32%) CESG
4 1 (1.32%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) Linux
3 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.26%) Android
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.32%) HPUX
7 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) ITIL
2 8 (10.53%) Network Management
3 7 (9.21%) Network Design
4 5 (6.58%) Change Management
5 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.95%) Risk Management
5 3 (3.95%) Migration
5 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.63%) Quality Management
6 2 (2.63%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.63%) Performance Testing
6 2 (2.63%) QMS
7 1 (1.32%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.32%) WFM
7 1 (1.32%) Use Case
7 1 (1.32%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) C
2 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (63.16%) CCNA
2 46 (60.53%) CCNP
3 29 (38.16%) Security Cleared
4 24 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (14.47%) MCSE
7 7 (9.21%) CCIE
8 6 (7.89%) JNCIS
8 6 (7.89%) CCSP
9 5 (6.58%) MCSA
9 5 (6.58%) MCP
10 4 (5.26%) CCDA
10 4 (5.26%) MCITP
11 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
11 3 (3.95%) CCDP
11 3 (3.95%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (3.95%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (2.63%) A+ Certification
12 2 (2.63%) CISSP
12 2 (2.63%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
1 4 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.95%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) GPG13
3 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.63%) UAG
4 2 (2.63%) XenApp
5 1 (1.32%) Squid
5 1 (1.32%) vSphere
5 1 (1.32%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.32%) Snort
5 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (2.63%) ARCserve
2 2 (2.63%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) SCOM
2 2 (2.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 60 (78.95%) Cisco
2 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.42%) Juniper
4 12 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 9 (11.84%) Citrix
6 6 (7.89%) Sourcefire
6 6 (7.89%) VMware
6 6 (7.89%) Avaya
7 5 (6.58%) Nortel
8 4 (5.26%) McAfee
8 4 (5.26%) HP
8 4 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.95%) Tandberg
9 3 (3.95%) Mitel
10 2 (2.63%) Websense
10 2 (2.63%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.63%) IBM
10 2 (2.63%) Veeam
10 2 (2.63%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.32%) ProCurve
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
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