The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Suffolk 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 38 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 4 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.50% 6.96% 6.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 45.83% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 12
Average daily rate
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£220 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £305 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
70 24 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.22% 15.19% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 14 20
Average daily rate £375 £255 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £411 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.63 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Cisco Certification
East of England

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 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
Ipswich -11 3 £198 -52.97%
Newmarket - - - -
Cisco Certification
East of England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 2 (28.57%) CCIP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) PSTN
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) OpenView
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) PSTN
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Support
3 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Support
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) CCIP
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (14.29%) OpenView
2 1 (14.29%) Netcool
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) IBM