The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 37 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 11 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.28% 2.54% 4.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 12.33% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 13
Average daily rate
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£388 £260 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.03% -44.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.64 £18.75 £22.86
% change year-on-year
+20.73% -17.96%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
110 73 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 32.84% 20.62% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 46 70
Average daily rate £363 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £248 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £22.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.15 £45.00 £30.00
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 Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Southampton region.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Southampton region.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) SC Cleared
2 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
3 12 (54.55%) Firewall
4 11 (50.00%) CCNA
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) HTML
5 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 10 (45.45%) Linux
5 10 (45.45%) LAN
5 10 (45.45%) PowerShell
6 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
6 9 (40.91%) Security Testing
6 9 (40.91%) Wireless
6 9 (40.91%) Knowledge Management
6 9 (40.91%) MCITP
6 9 (40.91%) VoIP
6 9 (40.91%) WAN
6 9 (40.91%) UNIX
6 9 (40.91%) .NET
6 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
6 9 (40.91%) JSP
6 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
6 9 (40.91%) HP
6 9 (40.91%) ISEB
6 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
7 7 (31.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (27.27%) Data Centre

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 9 (40.91%) VoIP
3 9 (40.91%) WAN
3 9 (40.91%) Wireless
4 6 (27.27%) IP Telephony
4 6 (27.27%) Network Security
4 6 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.55%) NAS
6 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.55%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) WLAN
6 1 (4.55%) DHCP
6 1 (4.55%) DNS
6 1 (4.55%) Internet
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Test Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) IT Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
2 9 (40.91%) JSP
3 1 (4.55%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) GIS
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Knowledge Management
1 9 (40.91%) Security Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
3 6 (27.27%) Fault Management
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) CMMI
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
1 10 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) SC Cleared
1 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) CCNA
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (40.91%) MCITP
4 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
4 9 (40.91%) ISEB
4 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (31.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (22.73%) CCNP
7 1 (4.55%) MCP
7 1 (4.55%) MCSE
7 1 (4.55%) CCIE
7 1 (4.55%) Degree
7 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) 3Com
6 1 (4.55%) Intel