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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 109 70 89
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +19
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 34 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 1.72% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.72% 5.79% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 21
Average daily rate
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£321 £325 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.15% -15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.81%
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
914 656 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.32% 29.64% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 356 438
Average daily rate £393 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 54 69
Average hourly rate £35.50 £18.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.89% -37.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 -12 13 £350 +1.44% 8
Gloucestershire -17 13 £263 -51.83% 1
Bristol -21 4 £450 +89.47% 4
Dorset -4 2 £313 - 1
Somerset -13 1 - -
Devon -14 1 £400 +28.00% 5
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 44 (72.13%) Cisco
2 40 (65.57%) CCNP
3 39 (63.93%) Firewall
4 38 (62.30%) CCNA
5 35 (57.38%) LAN
5 35 (57.38%) WAN
6 27 (44.26%) Security Cleared
7 26 (42.62%) ITIL
8 20 (32.79%) Telecoms
9 18 (29.51%) VPN
9 18 (29.51%) BGP
10 17 (27.87%) Juniper
10 17 (27.87%) Windows
11 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
11 16 (26.23%) VMware
12 14 (22.95%) MPLS
12 14 (22.95%) Linux
12 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
13 13 (21.31%) DV Cleared
14 11 (18.03%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (18.03%) Problem Management
14 11 (18.03%) Network Security
14 11 (18.03%) EIGRP
14 11 (18.03%) Change Management
15 10 (16.39%) SLA
16 9 (14.75%) Citrix
16 9 (14.75%) HP
16 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
16 9 (14.75%) VLAN
17 8 (13.11%) F5

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (11.48%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) nginx
2 2 (3.28%) Confluence
2 2 (3.28%) MediaWiki
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.56%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (63.93%) Firewall
2 35 (57.38%) LAN
2 35 (57.38%) WAN
3 18 (29.51%) VPN
3 18 (29.51%) BGP
4 14 (22.95%) MPLS
5 11 (18.03%) EIGRP
5 11 (18.03%) Network Security
5 11 (18.03%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (14.75%) VLAN
7 7 (11.48%) ATM
8 6 (9.84%) LDAP
8 6 (9.84%) OSPF
8 6 (9.84%) Wireless
8 6 (9.84%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (8.20%) BIG-IP
9 5 (8.20%) SSL
10 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
10 4 (6.56%) Multicast
11 3 (4.92%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) MySQL
2 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Hudson
1 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
3 2 (3.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (32.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Team Leader
4 5 (8.20%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (8.20%) Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Network Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (6.56%) Designer
6 3 (4.92%) Operations Team Leader
6 3 (4.92%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Network Supervisor
6 3 (4.92%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Firmware
1 4 (6.56%) Statistics
2 3 (4.92%) NHS
3 2 (3.28%) Clustering
3 2 (3.28%) Wiki
3 2 (3.28%) Open Source
4 1 (1.64%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.64%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 14 (22.95%) Linux
3 7 (11.48%) CentOS
4 6 (9.84%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.92%) Debian
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) ITIL
2 11 (18.03%) Change Management
2 11 (18.03%) Problem Management
3 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (9.84%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (9.84%) DevOps
5 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (8.20%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.56%) DoDAF
6 4 (6.56%) MODAF
6 4 (6.56%) SysML
6 4 (6.56%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.56%) Network Management
6 4 (6.56%) Change Control
6 4 (6.56%) ArchiMate
6 4 (6.56%) UML
6 4 (6.56%) SSADM
6 4 (6.56%) Project Management
6 4 (6.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) Perl
1 7 (11.48%) PHP
1 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
2 6 (9.84%) Ruby
3 2 (3.28%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (65.57%) CCNP
2 38 (62.30%) CCNA
3 27 (44.26%) Security Cleared
4 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
5 13 (21.31%) DV Cleared
6 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (6.56%) CCIE
7 4 (6.56%) CCSP
8 3 (4.92%) MCSA
9 2 (3.28%) MCSE
9 2 (3.28%) JNCIA
9 2 (3.28%) JNCIP
9 2 (3.28%) Degree
10 1 (1.64%) CISM
10 1 (1.64%) CCSA
10 1 (1.64%) CCSE
10 1 (1.64%) CCDA
10 1 (1.64%) CISSP
10 1 (1.64%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.84%) XenServer
2 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) Samba
3 5 (8.20%) ProxySG
4 2 (3.28%) Postfix
5 1 (1.64%) Snort
5 1 (1.64%) Squid
5 1 (1.64%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Puppet
2 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.20%) Salt
3 4 (6.56%) OpenView
3 4 (6.56%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (6.56%) HP NNM
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (3.28%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.64%) Nagios
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 44 (72.13%) Cisco
2 17 (27.87%) Juniper
3 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
3 16 (26.23%) VMware
4 9 (14.75%) HP
4 9 (14.75%) Citrix
5 8 (13.11%) F5
6 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
7 6 (9.84%) Blue Coat
8 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint
8 5 (8.20%) ProCurve
9 4 (6.56%) BT
9 4 (6.56%) Brocade
10 3 (4.92%) Mitel
10 3 (4.92%) Avaya
11 2 (3.28%) NetQoS
12 1 (1.64%) Meraki
12 1 (1.64%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.64%) Nokia
12 1 (1.64%) Dell
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