The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Southampton 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 36 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 6 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.57% 4.10% 7.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.79% 17.74% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 14
Average daily rate £243 £240 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.04% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £240 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £240 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £19.63 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.77% -34.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Qualifications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
77 62 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.16% 23.13% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 38 45
Average daily rate £335 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.83% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.63 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.56% +45.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Cisco Certification
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Intel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) VCP5
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Budget Control
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
3 1 (14.29%) Fault Management

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Designer
1 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Budget Control
2 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) VCP5
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Intel
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft