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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 103 69 90
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +21
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 31 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.01% 2.10% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.50% 6.99% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 14
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £295 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £216 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £306 £306
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.30 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £23.70 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
886 644 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.91% 30.05% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 362 408
Average daily rate £375 £367 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 63
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £24.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -18.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 10 £338 -22.85% 3
Gloucestershire -21 8 £289 - 7
Dorset +7 5 £306 - 3
Bristol -25 3 £425 +88.88% 3
Somerset - 3 £303 - 3
Devon -14 1 £400 +28.00% 1
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 38 (76.00%) Cisco
2 32 (64.00%) CCNA
3 30 (60.00%) CCNP
4 29 (58.00%) Firewall
5 26 (52.00%) LAN
5 26 (52.00%) WAN
6 19 (38.00%) ITIL
7 17 (34.00%) Telecoms
8 15 (30.00%) Windows
9 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (22.00%) Network Security
10 11 (22.00%) BGP
10 11 (22.00%) Juniper
10 11 (22.00%) Change Management
11 10 (20.00%) VMware
11 10 (20.00%) VPN
12 9 (18.00%) SLA
12 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
12 9 (18.00%) DV Cleared
13 8 (16.00%) Linux
14 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (14.00%) HP
14 7 (14.00%) MPLS
14 7 (14.00%) EIGRP
14 7 (14.00%) Wireless
14 7 (14.00%) Problem Management
14 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (12.00%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (6.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) MediaWiki
2 2 (4.00%) nginx
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.00%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (58.00%) Firewall
2 26 (52.00%) LAN
2 26 (52.00%) WAN
3 11 (22.00%) Network Security
3 11 (22.00%) BGP
4 10 (20.00%) VPN
5 7 (14.00%) MPLS
5 7 (14.00%) EIGRP
5 7 (14.00%) Wireless
5 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (10.00%) OSPF
6 5 (10.00%) ATM
6 5 (10.00%) VLAN
7 4 (8.00%) NetScaler
7 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (6.00%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (6.00%) Multicast
9 2 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (4.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.00%) Hudson
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 17 (34.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (6.00%) Network Supervisor
5 3 (6.00%) Designer
6 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.00%) Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Network Support
6 2 (4.00%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Firmware
2 3 (6.00%) NHS
2 3 (6.00%) Statistics
3 2 (4.00%) Open Source
3 2 (4.00%) Wiki
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Handset
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.00%) CMDB
4 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.00%) Debian
3 3 (6.00%) CentOS
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.00%) Change Management
3 7 (14.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.00%) Change Control
5 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.00%) Project Management
6 3 (6.00%) SSADM
6 3 (6.00%) UML
6 3 (6.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.00%) Network Design
6 3 (6.00%) DoDAF
6 3 (6.00%) MODAF
6 3 (6.00%) SysML
6 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) Perl
1 3 (6.00%) PHP
1 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.00%) Ruby
2 2 (4.00%) Java
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (64.00%) CCNA
2 30 (60.00%) CCNP
3 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (18.00%) DV Cleared
5 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.00%) CCIE
6 4 (8.00%) MCSA
7 2 (4.00%) Degree
7 2 (4.00%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.00%) JNCIP
7 2 (4.00%) CCSP
7 2 (4.00%) MCSE
8 1 (2.00%) CISSP
8 1 (2.00%) CCIP
8 1 (2.00%) CCSA
8 1 (2.00%) CISM
8 1 (2.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.00%) ProxySG
4 2 (4.00%) Postfix
4 2 (4.00%) XenServer
4 2 (4.00%) Samba
5 1 (2.00%) Snort
5 1 (2.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) OpenView
1 3 (6.00%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (6.00%) HP NNM
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.00%) Salt
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (76.00%) Cisco
2 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.00%) Juniper
4 10 (20.00%) VMware
5 7 (14.00%) HP
6 6 (12.00%) Citrix
7 5 (10.00%) Avaya
7 5 (10.00%) F5
8 4 (8.00%) ProCurve
8 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
8 4 (8.00%) Mitel
8 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.00%) BT
9 3 (6.00%) Brocade
10 2 (4.00%) Sourcefire
10 2 (4.00%) Websense
11 1 (2.00%) Nortel
11 1 (2.00%) Riverbed
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Taunton, Somerset
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: Up to £30k+
Posted: 22 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: Up to £30k+
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: Up to £30k+
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago