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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 82 105 75
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -30
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 65 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.03% 1.01% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.96% 3.50% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £416 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £49.19 £18.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.34% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.64 £18.75 £22.86
% change year-on-year
+20.73% -17.96%
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
934 886 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.19% 28.88% 29.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 566 352
Average daily rate £393 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 44
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +20 32 £425 +25.92% 8
Devon +11 12 £263 -34.37%
Gloucestershire +4 12 £450 +55.84% 2
Dorset -1 4 - - 3
Somerset +2 3 - -
Bristol -4 2 £363 -14.70% 2
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 66 (71.74%) Cisco
2 65 (70.65%) CCNA
3 51 (55.43%) Firewall
4 50 (54.35%) CCNP
5 30 (32.61%) WAN
6 29 (31.52%) LAN
6 29 (31.52%) Juniper
7 28 (30.43%) Network Security
7 28 (30.43%) Security Cleared
8 25 (27.17%) Windows
9 23 (25.00%) VPN
10 22 (23.91%) SC Cleared
11 21 (22.83%) ITIL
12 19 (20.65%) Linux
13 15 (16.30%) CheckPoint
13 15 (16.30%) Wireless
13 15 (16.30%) IPsec
13 15 (16.30%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (15.22%) VLAN
14 14 (15.22%) MPLS
14 14 (15.22%) OSPF
14 14 (15.22%) BGP
15 13 (14.13%) TCP/IP
15 13 (14.13%) Data Centre
16 12 (13.04%) SSL
16 12 (13.04%) CCIE
17 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
17 11 (11.96%) DNS
18 9 (9.78%) DV Cleared
18 9 (9.78%) H.323

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (4.35%) nginx
1 4 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) IIS
2 1 (1.09%) Confluence
2 1 (1.09%) Lync
2 1 (1.09%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (55.43%) Firewall
2 30 (32.61%) WAN
3 29 (31.52%) LAN
4 28 (30.43%) Network Security
5 23 (25.00%) VPN
6 15 (16.30%) Wireless
6 15 (16.30%) IPsec
6 15 (16.30%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (15.22%) VLAN
7 14 (15.22%) MPLS
7 14 (15.22%) OSPF
7 14 (15.22%) BGP
8 13 (14.13%) TCP/IP
9 12 (13.04%) SSL
10 11 (11.96%) DNS
11 9 (9.78%) H.323
12 8 (8.70%) IPv6
12 8 (8.70%) Ethernet
12 8 (8.70%) VoIP
12 8 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) MySQL
1 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Metasploit
2 6 (6.52%) Hudson
2 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.09%) Subversion
3 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 4 (4.35%) Finance
1 4 (4.35%) Retail
1 4 (4.35%) Billing
2 3 (3.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.09%) Military
3 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (40.22%) Network Engineer
2 11 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (11.96%) Designer
3 7 (7.61%) Architect
3 7 (7.61%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (6.52%) Analyst
4 6 (6.52%) Network Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) Security Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Network Support
6 4 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Lead Designer
7 3 (3.26%) Network Designer
7 3 (3.26%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Network Architect
7 3 (3.26%) Network Specialist
7 3 (3.26%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) LAMP
2 1 (1.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (7.61%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (6.52%) Cryptography
5 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.35%) BYOD
7 3 (3.26%) IVR
7 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.17%) iPhone
9 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.09%) Wiki
9 1 (1.09%) NHS
9 1 (1.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.17%) Windows
2 19 (20.65%) Linux
3 6 (6.52%) Ubuntu
3 6 (6.52%) CentOS
4 5 (5.43%) UNIX
5 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.35%) Debian
6 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.09%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) ITIL
2 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
3 8 (8.70%) Cyber Security
3 8 (8.70%) DDoS Mitigation
4 7 (7.61%) DevOps
5 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (6.52%) Network Design
6 5 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.43%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.26%) Open Source
8 3 (3.26%) Workforce Management Optimization
9 2 (2.17%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (2.17%) Migration
9 2 (2.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) Perl
1 5 (5.43%) PHP
1 5 (5.43%) Python
1 5 (5.43%) Ruby
1 5 (5.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (70.65%) CCNA
2 50 (54.35%) CCNP
3 28 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 22 (23.91%) SC Cleared
5 12 (13.04%) CCIE
6 9 (9.78%) DV Cleared
7 8 (8.70%) JNCIS
8 3 (3.26%) CCSA
8 3 (3.26%) MCSE
8 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.17%) CCDP
9 2 (2.17%) HNC
9 2 (2.17%) HND
9 2 (2.17%) CCVP
10 1 (1.09%) Degree
10 1 (1.09%) CISSP
10 1 (1.09%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Hyper-V
1 8 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (8.70%) VirtualBox
2 7 (7.61%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.35%) Samba
4 4 (4.35%) Postfix
5 3 (3.26%) XenServer
6 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.09%) iptables
6 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Nmap
1 8 (8.70%) Puppet
2 5 (5.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.43%) Ansible
2 5 (5.43%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (5.43%) Salt
3 3 (3.26%) SCOM
3 3 (3.26%) OpenView
3 3 (3.26%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (3.26%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.09%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.09%) SCCM
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 66 (71.74%) Cisco
2 29 (31.52%) Juniper
3 15 (16.30%) CheckPoint
4 7 (7.61%) Tandberg
4 7 (7.61%) F5
5 6 (6.52%) SolarWinds
5 6 (6.52%) VMware
6 5 (5.43%) Citrix
6 5 (5.43%) Aruba
7 3 (3.26%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (3.26%) Verint
7 3 (3.26%) Meraki
7 3 (3.26%) NetQoS
7 3 (3.26%) HP
7 3 (3.26%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.26%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.17%) Nokia
8 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.09%) Remedy
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