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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 95 98 109
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 47 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.54% 1.28% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.65% 4.36% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 15
Average daily rate
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£355 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £160 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £334 £285
% change year-on-year
-2.54% +17.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.25 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-18.27% -27.90%
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
1010 825 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.06% 29.40% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 448 446
Average daily rate £425 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 49
Average hourly rate £43.50 £25.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.00% -33.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%

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 6 March 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
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 6 March 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 +1 14 £321 +11.73% 12
Devon +7 12 £300 - 6
Bristol +1 11 £393 +74.44% 10
Gloucestershire -12 6 £450 +24.13% 11
Dorset 0 3 £215 +22.85% 2
Somerset -6 1 £225 +40.62% 2
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 112 (83.58%) Cisco
2 103 (76.87%) Firewall
3 84 (62.69%) CCNA
4 71 (52.99%) WAN
5 63 (47.01%) CCNP
6 59 (44.03%) LAN
7 56 (41.79%) Security Cleared
8 48 (35.82%) SC Cleared
9 42 (31.34%) Windows
10 35 (26.12%) ITIL
11 33 (24.63%) Juniper
12 30 (22.39%) VPN
12 30 (22.39%) Cisco Nexus
13 28 (20.90%) VoIP
14 27 (20.15%) MPLS
15 25 (18.66%) Network Security
16 24 (17.91%) VMware
16 24 (17.91%) Linux
17 23 (17.16%) OSPF
17 23 (17.16%) BGP
18 22 (16.42%) Network Design
19 19 (14.18%) CheckPoint
20 18 (13.43%) Citrix
20 18 (13.43%) Cisco ASA
20 18 (13.43%) Windows 7
21 17 (12.69%) Telecoms
22 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
23 15 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
23 15 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
24 14 (10.45%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (8.21%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.46%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.46%) Apache
3 7 (5.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (4.48%) IIS
5 3 (2.24%) nginx
5 3 (2.24%) Confluence
5 3 (2.24%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Summit
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (76.87%) Firewall
2 71 (52.99%) WAN
3 59 (44.03%) LAN
4 30 (22.39%) VPN
4 30 (22.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 28 (20.90%) VoIP
6 27 (20.15%) MPLS
7 25 (18.66%) Network Security
8 23 (17.16%) OSPF
8 23 (17.16%) BGP
9 18 (13.43%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (10.45%) TCP/IP
11 12 (8.96%) Wireless
12 11 (8.21%) DNS
13 10 (7.46%) LDAP
13 10 (7.46%) VLAN
14 9 (6.72%) WLAN
14 9 (6.72%) DHCP
15 8 (5.97%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (5.97%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.73%) MySQL
1 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (9.70%) Hudson
1 13 (9.70%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.24%) Subversion
2 3 (2.24%) JIRA
2 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (12.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.99%) Finance
3 3 (2.24%) Military
4 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (40.30%) Network Engineer
2 22 (16.42%) Network Specialist
3 12 (8.96%) Analyst
3 12 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.21%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (8.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (7.46%) Network Support
6 9 (6.72%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) Designer
7 7 (5.22%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Cisco Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.48%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Consultant
9 5 (3.73%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Project Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.48%) LAMP
2 2 (1.49%) JSP
3 1 (0.75%) Web Services
3 1 (0.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.46%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.72%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (5.22%) Open Source
4 5 (3.73%) Clustering
5 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.24%) Wiki
5 3 (2.24%) Handset
5 3 (2.24%) Social Media
5 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.49%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.49%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) DTV
7 1 (0.75%) CESG
7 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.34%) Windows
2 24 (17.91%) Linux
3 18 (13.43%) Windows 7
4 11 (8.21%) Windows 8
5 10 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (6.72%) CentOS
6 9 (6.72%) Ubuntu
7 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.48%) UNIX
9 5 (3.73%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.99%) Debian
11 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.75%) Android
12 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.75%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.12%) ITIL
2 22 (16.42%) Network Design
3 13 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (9.70%) DevOps
4 11 (8.21%) High Availability
5 8 (5.97%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (5.97%) Network Management
6 7 (5.22%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (4.48%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.73%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.99%) Migration
9 4 (2.99%) SIEM
10 3 (2.24%) Build Automation
10 3 (2.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.24%) Project Management
10 3 (2.24%) Problem Management
11 2 (1.49%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.96%) Perl
1 12 (8.96%) PHP
2 11 (8.21%) SQL
2 11 (8.21%) Ruby
2 11 (8.21%) Bash Shell
3 6 (4.48%) Python
4 2 (1.49%) Java
5 1 (0.75%) Erlang
5 1 (0.75%) C
5 1 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 84 (62.69%) CCNA
2 63 (47.01%) CCNP
3 56 (41.79%) Security Cleared
4 48 (35.82%) SC Cleared
5 15 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (8.96%) MCSE
7 11 (8.21%) DV Cleared
8 9 (6.72%) CCIE
9 5 (3.73%) CCSP
9 5 (3.73%) Degree
9 5 (3.73%) CCSE
9 5 (3.73%) JNCIS
10 4 (2.99%) CCSA
11 3 (2.24%) CCVP
12 2 (1.49%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.49%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.75%) MCITP
13 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.75%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.24%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.24%) SLA
3 2 (1.49%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.75%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.70%) XenServer
3 12 (8.96%) Active Directory
4 9 (6.72%) Samba
5 4 (2.99%) Firmware
6 3 (2.24%) Postfix
6 3 (2.24%) XenApp
7 2 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.49%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.49%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.75%) vSphere
8 1 (0.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (9.70%) Puppet
2 10 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (7.46%) Salt
3 4 (2.99%) Ansible
4 3 (2.24%) SCCM
4 3 (2.24%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 112 (83.58%) Cisco
2 33 (24.63%) Juniper
3 24 (17.91%) VMware
4 19 (14.18%) CheckPoint
5 18 (13.43%) Citrix
6 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
7 14 (10.45%) HP
8 12 (8.96%) McAfee
8 12 (8.96%) Red Hat
9 10 (7.46%) Fortinet
10 8 (5.97%) Avaya
10 8 (5.97%) SolarWinds
11 6 (4.48%) Nokia
12 5 (3.73%) SonicWALL
12 5 (3.73%) Polycom
12 5 (3.73%) F5
13 4 (2.99%) Tandberg
13 4 (2.99%) ProCurve
14 3 (2.24%) Blue Coat
15 2 (1.49%) Brocade
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