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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 35 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 9 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.60% 4.85% 5.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.00% 15.63% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 12
Average daily rate
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£260 £470 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.68% +39.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £363 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £470 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £23.21 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-21.90% +5.50%
Qualifications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
75 96 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.68% 31.07% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 69 42
Average daily rate £330 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £134 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 35
Average hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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
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 25 July 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 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) CCNA
3 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
3 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) CCNP
4 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) VPN
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) MCSE
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) Intel
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (26.67%) VCP5
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Budget Control
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) CCSE
7 3 (20.00%) CCIE
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) OSPF
6 1 (6.67%) BGP
6 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
6 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Designer
2 4 (26.67%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Network Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) SecurID
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Budget Control
2 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Fault Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CCNA
2 6 (40.00%) CCNP
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) VCP5
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (26.67%) MCSE
4 3 (20.00%) CCIE
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) CCSE
5 2 (13.33%) CCSP
5 2 (13.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Intel
4 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (13.33%) Websense
5 1 (6.67%) Nokia
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft