The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 129 120 120
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 984 1028 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.99% 1.86% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.72% 9.00% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 637 622
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 29 34
Median hourly rate £25.69 £40.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.57% +102.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.92 £14.92 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £49.35 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £39.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-34.61% +90.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10126 11422 11701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.43% 20.72% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6435 6923 6666
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 552 558
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.49% +53.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 882 £388 +3.33% 249
London -19 287 £423 +5.62% 83
South East +10 239 £400 +6.66% 60
Berkshire +13 87 £425 +21.42% 17
West Midlands +15 77 £375 +15.38% 21
East of England -2 66 £314 -16.33% 18
Hampshire -17 64 £400 - 10
North West +17 62 £325 -10.34% 21
Reading +29 53 £394 +0.96% 12
South West +1 50 £310 -17.33% 14
Yorkshire +4 40 £410 +28.12% 19
Scotland +12 36 £375 +36.36% 7
City of London -21 34 £425 +13.33% 22
East Midlands -9 33 £325 -18.75% 11
Surrey +30 30 £425 +30.76% 18
Buckinghamshire +30 27 £450 +16.12% 3
Hertfordshire -3 27 £434 +44.58% 6
Wales -3 26 £325 +16.07% 3
Manchester +4 25 £320 -11.72% 12
South Wales +5 24 £325 +16.07% 2
Milton Keynes +35 23 £438 +2.94% 1
Wiltshire 0 22 £449 +23.79% 4
Southampton -6 22 £400 - 2
Birmingham +5 19 £360 -24.21% 5
Shropshire +13 18 £375 +36.36%
West Yorkshire +6 18 £410 +23.77% 15
Suffolk +15 17 £200 - 1
Telford +7 16 £375 +50.00%
South Yorkshire -7 16 £258 -10.43%
North East -11 16 £350 +7.69% 2

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 1773 (83.51%) Cisco
2 1283 (60.43%) CCNP
3 1163 (54.78%) CCNA
4 1008 (47.48%) Firewall
5 718 (33.82%) LAN
6 668 (31.46%) WAN
7 485 (22.85%) CheckPoint
8 466 (21.95%) CCIE
9 456 (21.48%) Juniper
10 432 (20.35%) Security Cleared
11 431 (20.30%) Cisco ASA
12 397 (18.70%) Data Centre
13 373 (17.57%) Network Security
14 363 (17.10%) ITIL
15 357 (16.82%) Wireless
16 347 (16.34%) SC Cleared
17 330 (15.54%) VPN
18 318 (14.98%) Cisco Nexus
19 312 (14.70%) OSPF
20 304 (14.32%) Microsoft
21 303 (14.27%) Windows
22 302 (14.23%) BGP
23 289 (13.61%) VMware
23 289 (13.61%) F5
24 276 (13.00%) MPLS
25 255 (12.01%) VoIP
26 247 (11.63%) TCP/IP
26 247 (11.63%) Finance
27 219 (10.32%) Network Design
28 207 (9.75%) DNS

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 67 (3.16%) MS Exchange
2 42 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 24 (1.13%) Apache
4 24 (1.13%) Skype for Business
5 21 (0.99%) OpenStack
6 18 (0.85%) IIS
7 11 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.24%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.19%) Confluence
13 3 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.14%) SAS
14 2 (0.094%) CMS
14 2 (0.094%) JBoss
14 2 (0.094%) nginx
Applications
1 105 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 58 (2.73%) MS Office
3 53 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
5 19 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.047%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (2.45%) Office 365
3 37 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (0.94%) IaaS
5 14 (0.66%) PaaS
5 14 (0.66%) SaaS
6 5 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.047%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.047%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.047%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.047%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.047%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.047%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.047%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1008 (47.48%) Firewall
2 718 (33.82%) LAN
3 668 (31.46%) WAN
4 431 (20.30%) Cisco ASA
5 373 (17.57%) Network Security
6 357 (16.82%) Wireless
7 330 (15.54%) VPN
8 318 (14.98%) Cisco Nexus
9 312 (14.70%) OSPF
10 302 (14.23%) BGP
11 276 (13.00%) MPLS
12 255 (12.01%) VoIP
13 247 (11.63%) TCP/IP
14 207 (9.75%) DNS
15 193 (9.09%) VLAN
16 149 (7.02%) DHCP
17 140 (6.59%) Internet
18 130 (6.12%) EIGRP
19 129 (6.08%) SAN
20 127 (5.98%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.22%) MySQL
3 8 (0.38%) Big Data
4 7 (0.33%) MongoDB
4 7 (0.33%) NoSQL
5 6 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.14%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.094%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.094%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.094%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.047%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.047%) GIS
10 1 (0.047%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.047%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 14 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 10 (0.47%) Subversion
4 9 (0.42%) JIRA
4 9 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (0.38%) PHPUnit
6 5 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (0.24%) StarTeam
6 5 (0.24%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.19%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.14%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.14%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.14%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.094%) Hudson
9 2 (0.094%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.094%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.094%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.047%) GDB
General
1 247 (11.63%) Finance
2 173 (8.15%) Telecoms
3 61 (2.87%) Banking
4 49 (2.31%) Retail
5 30 (1.41%) Back Office
6 28 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 27 (1.27%) Legal
8 16 (0.75%) Local Government
9 15 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.61%) Military
11 9 (0.42%) Advertising
11 9 (0.42%) Law
12 8 (0.38%) Billing
13 7 (0.33%) Automotive
14 6 (0.28%) Electronics
15 5 (0.24%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.19%) German Language
16 4 (0.19%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.19%) Marketing
16 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1014 (47.76%) Network Engineer
2 376 (17.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 288 (13.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 215 (10.13%) Architect
5 152 (7.16%) Security Engineer
6 140 (6.59%) Network Security Engineer
7 138 (6.50%) Consultant
8 131 (6.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 121 (5.70%) Network Architect
10 114 (5.37%) Analyst
11 107 (5.04%) Support Engineer
12 106 (4.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 97 (4.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 82 (3.86%) Network Support
15 77 (3.63%) Network Analyst
16 71 (3.34%) Network Consultant
17 69 (3.25%) Firewall Engineer
18 65 (3.06%) Network Support Engineer
19 62 (2.92%) Voice Engineer
20 59 (2.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (1.98%) 802.1X
2 23 (1.08%) LAMP
2 23 (1.08%) XMPP
3 18 (0.85%) CSS
3 18 (0.85%) Web Services
4 16 (0.75%) Middleware
5 13 (0.61%) REST
6 11 (0.52%) SOAP
7 10 (0.47%) .NET
7 10 (0.47%) ASP.NET
7 10 (0.47%) libvirt
7 10 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (0.42%) jQuery
8 9 (0.42%) XML
9 8 (0.38%) CakePHP
10 7 (0.33%) HTML
10 7 (0.33%) JSON
11 5 (0.24%) COM
11 5 (0.24%) OAuth
11 5 (0.24%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 397 (18.70%) Data Centre
2 97 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 48 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 47 (2.21%) NHS
6 34 (1.60%) Driving Licence
7 32 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
8 29 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 23 (1.08%) IVR
10 21 (0.99%) Private Cloud
11 20 (0.94%) Hedge funds
11 20 (0.94%) PKI
12 16 (0.75%) CESG
13 15 (0.71%) User Experience
13 15 (0.71%) Virtual Team
14 12 (0.57%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.57%) Clustering
14 12 (0.57%) Public Cloud
15 10 (0.47%) Cryptography
15 10 (0.47%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 303 (14.27%) Windows
2 192 (9.04%) Windows Server
3 162 (7.63%) Linux
4 100 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 94 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 75 (3.53%) Unix
7 50 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (1.37%) Windows 7
9 22 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (0.99%) Ubuntu
11 19 (0.89%) CentOS
12 16 (0.75%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.52%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.42%) Solaris
15 8 (0.38%) SUSE
16 5 (0.24%) Android
16 5 (0.24%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.19%) Debian
17 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (17.10%) ITIL
2 219 (10.32%) Network Design
3 161 (7.58%) Migration
4 152 (7.16%) Load Balancing
5 147 (6.92%) Network Management
6 97 (4.57%) Project Management
7 91 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
8 89 (4.19%) Network Architecture
9 76 (3.58%) Information Security
10 71 (3.34%) Change Management
11 67 (3.16%) Service Delivery
11 67 (3.16%) Service Management
12 66 (3.11%) Change Control
12 66 (3.11%) ITIL V3
13 58 (2.73%) PRINCE2
14 57 (2.68%) Problem Management
15 56 (2.64%) Root Cause Analysis
16 54 (2.54%) Disaster Recovery
17 50 (2.36%) Performance Monitoring
18 46 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (3.53%) SQL
2 51 (2.40%) PowerShell
3 36 (1.70%) Python
4 22 (1.04%) C
5 18 (0.85%) JavaScript
6 17 (0.80%) Bash Shell
6 17 (0.80%) Perl
7 15 (0.71%) PHP
8 12 (0.57%) Java
9 9 (0.42%) Ruby
10 8 (0.38%) C#
10 8 (0.38%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.28%) VB
11 6 (0.28%) VBScript
12 5 (0.24%) C++
13 1 (0.047%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1283 (60.43%) CCNP
2 1163 (54.78%) CCNA
3 466 (21.95%) CCIE
4 432 (20.35%) Security Cleared
5 347 (16.34%) SC Cleared
6 194 (9.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 176 (8.29%) MCSE
8 141 (6.64%) CCDP
9 136 (6.41%) Degree
10 83 (3.91%) CCDA
11 80 (3.77%) CISSP
12 69 (3.25%) JNCIA
13 67 (3.16%) MCP
14 65 (3.06%) CCSA
14 65 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 60 (2.83%) CCVP
16 50 (2.36%) CCSP
16 50 (2.36%) DV Cleared
17 47 (2.21%) JNCIP
18 43 (2.03%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (4.71%) SLA
2 71 (3.34%) PCI DSS
3 48 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (1.51%) QA
5 18 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
6 15 (0.71%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.38%) COBIT
7 8 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.14%) HL7
9 3 (0.14%) ISO22301
9 3 (0.14%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.094%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.047%) BS7799
11 1 (0.047%) Def Stans
11 1 (0.047%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 189 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 151 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (2.78%) vSphere
4 53 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 43 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (0.89%) VMware ESX
7 16 (0.75%) Firmware
7 16 (0.75%) XenServer
8 15 (0.71%) XenApp
9 14 (0.66%) KVM
10 12 (0.57%) iptables
10 12 (0.57%) NFS
11 11 (0.52%) vCloud
12 10 (0.47%) ProxySG
13 7 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (0.24%) Docker
14 5 (0.24%) NDS
15 4 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
16 3 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 95 (4.47%) Cisco CUCM
2 67 (3.16%) FortiGate
3 55 (2.59%) Cisco UCCX
4 47 (2.21%) Cisco Prime
5 44 (2.07%) SCCM
6 37 (1.74%) Nagios
7 34 (1.60%) Cisco UCCE
8 32 (1.51%) Puppet
9 23 (1.08%) SCOM
10 22 (1.04%) Backup Exec
11 19 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
12 18 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
13 14 (0.66%) Nessus
13 14 (0.66%) OpenView
14 10 (0.47%) Cacti
14 10 (0.47%) HAProxy
15 8 (0.38%) CA Spectrum
16 7 (0.33%) OPNET
16 7 (0.33%) SmoothWall
16 7 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 1773 (83.51%) Cisco
2 485 (22.85%) CheckPoint
3 456 (21.48%) Juniper
4 304 (14.32%) Microsoft
5 289 (13.61%) F5
5 289 (13.61%) VMware
6 169 (7.96%) Palo Alto
7 137 (6.45%) HP
8 119 (5.61%) Fortinet
9 109 (5.13%) Citrix
10 94 (4.43%) SolarWinds
11 77 (3.63%) Aruba
12 75 (3.53%) Avaya
13 71 (3.34%) Blue Coat
14 63 (2.97%) Riverbed
15 54 (2.54%) Intel Security
16 40 (1.88%) Meraki
17 34 (1.60%) Dell
18 32 (1.51%) Huawei
18 32 (1.51%) Red Hat
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Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 10 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
AAP3
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
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South East
ReThink Recruitment
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Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
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London
Proactive Appointments
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
AAP3
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
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Berkshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £200 to £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
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Rate: £425 - £475 per day
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Livingston, West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
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Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
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West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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Hays Finance Technology
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