The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 currently tracked.

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 153 144 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -36
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 763 689 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.36% 1.44% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.95% 7.95% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 337 534
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 69 47
Average hourly rate £22.00 £29.59 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +31.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £19.00 £16.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £135.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10976 8669 10495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.50% 18.17% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6208 4593 5416
Average daily rate £375 £363 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 472 579
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -19 713 £350 +16.66% 282
London +24 307 £350 - 110
South East -8 212 £350 +25.00% 78
City of London -11 87 £350 -5.08% 45
Berkshire +6 78 £350 +11.11% 23
Hampshire -4 59 £353 +34.92% 9
North West +5 50 £244 -12.94% 18
East of England -33 39 £380 +68.88% 17
West Midlands -6 37 £375 +25.00% 10
Reading +21 31 £313 -8.08% 7
Yorkshire -18 28 £400 +33.33% 29
Scotland -10 27 £313 -5.30% 12
Surrey +3 25 £335 -0.74% 15
South West -24 24 £254 -7.72% 13
Manchester -5 22 £248 -10.81% 7
Cheshire -2 19 £150 - 7
Shropshire +10 18 £350 +9.80%
Telford +12 16 £350 +9.80%
North Yorkshire +11 16 £400 +33.41% 4
Buckinghamshire -16 16 £325 +18.18% 13
York - 16 £400 - 1
Essex -22 15 £400 +122.22%
Colchester - 13 £400 -
Hook +14 12 £250 -33.33%
Milton Keynes -14 12 £463 +37.03% 6
West Yorkshire -25 12 £363 +20.83% 19
Chester -7 11 £333 -
Edinburgh -19 11 £250 +33.33% 3
West Sussex +2 8 £438 +34.61% 2
Slough 0 8 £238 -28.03% 7

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1221 (86.11%) Cisco
2 787 (55.50%) CCNP
3 689 (48.59%) CCNA
4 647 (45.63%) Firewall
5 518 (36.53%) WAN
6 484 (34.13%) LAN
7 353 (24.89%) CheckPoint
8 290 (20.45%) Juniper
9 283 (19.96%) BGP
10 282 (19.89%) CCIE
11 265 (18.69%) Cisco ASA
12 262 (18.48%) VPN
13 255 (17.98%) Windows
13 255 (17.98%) OSPF
14 254 (17.91%) MPLS
14 254 (17.91%) Network Security
15 245 (17.28%) VoIP
16 240 (16.93%) Wireless
17 220 (15.51%) ITIL
18 219 (15.44%) Microsoft
19 218 (15.37%) TCP/IP
20 216 (15.23%) Telecoms
21 212 (14.95%) F5
22 205 (14.46%) Security Cleared
23 187 (13.19%) Finance
24 184 (12.98%) VMware
25 171 (12.06%) DNS
25 171 (12.06%) Microsoft Certification
25 171 (12.06%) Cisco Nexus
26 162 (11.42%) Network Design

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 102 (7.19%) MS Exchange
2 62 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 36 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 29 (2.05%) SharePoint
6 25 (1.76%) Lync
7 21 (1.48%) Apache
8 19 (1.34%) IIS
9 10 (0.71%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.28%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.28%) Site Server
13 3 (0.21%) CMS
13 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.21%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.14%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.14%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.14%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 65 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 49 (3.46%) MS Office
3 32 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.071%) CATIA
6 1 (0.071%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.071%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.14%) Tridion
4 1 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.071%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.42%) Office 365
2 5 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.071%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.071%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 647 (45.63%) Firewall
2 518 (36.53%) WAN
3 484 (34.13%) LAN
4 283 (19.96%) BGP
5 265 (18.69%) Cisco ASA
6 262 (18.48%) VPN
7 255 (17.98%) OSPF
8 254 (17.91%) MPLS
8 254 (17.91%) Network Security
9 245 (17.28%) VoIP
10 240 (16.93%) Wireless
11 218 (15.37%) TCP/IP
12 171 (12.06%) DNS
12 171 (12.06%) Cisco Nexus
13 147 (10.37%) EIGRP
14 137 (9.66%) Cisco IOS
15 122 (8.60%) DHCP
16 120 (8.46%) VLAN
17 88 (6.21%) BIG-IP
18 87 (6.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.63%) MySQL
2 9 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.14%) MS Access
5 2 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.071%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.071%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.071%) JMeter
2 1 (0.071%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.071%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.071%) JUnit
2 1 (0.071%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.071%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.071%) GDB
2 1 (0.071%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.071%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.071%) Maven
2 1 (0.071%) Selenium
2 1 (0.071%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.071%) TestNG
General
1 216 (15.23%) Telecoms
2 187 (13.19%) Finance
3 93 (6.56%) Banking
4 25 (1.76%) Investment Banking
5 18 (1.27%) Law
6 17 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 17 (1.20%) Retail
7 15 (1.06%) Legal
8 9 (0.63%) Back Office
9 8 (0.56%) Games
10 7 (0.49%) Billing
10 7 (0.49%) German Language
11 6 (0.42%) Military
12 5 (0.35%) Advertising
12 5 (0.35%) Local Government
13 4 (0.28%) Turkish Language
13 4 (0.28%) Marketing
14 3 (0.21%) French Language
15 2 (0.14%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 577 (40.69%) Network Engineer
2 169 (11.92%) Cisco Engineer
3 139 (9.80%) Architect
4 113 (7.97%) Security Engineer
5 111 (7.83%) Consultant
6 102 (7.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 98 (6.91%) Support Engineer
8 92 (6.49%) Network Architect
9 86 (6.06%) Analyst
10 79 (5.57%) Network Support
11 71 (5.01%) Network Security Engineer
12 65 (4.58%) Network Analyst
13 53 (3.74%) Network Consultant
14 51 (3.60%) Senior Network Engineer
14 51 (3.60%) IP Engineer
15 50 (3.53%) Network Specialist
16 49 (3.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 45 (3.17%) Design Engineer
18 44 (3.10%) Network Support Engineer
19 39 (2.75%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.26%) JSP
2 23 (1.62%) CSS
3 16 (1.13%) .NET
4 15 (1.06%) XMPP
5 12 (0.85%) Web Services
6 7 (0.49%) HTML
6 7 (0.49%) DCOM
7 6 (0.42%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.28%) SOAP
8 4 (0.28%) XML
9 3 (0.21%) EDI
9 3 (0.21%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.14%) REST
10 2 (0.14%) COM
10 2 (0.14%) WAP
10 2 (0.14%) Middleware
10 2 (0.14%) LAMP
11 1 (0.071%) SAML
11 1 (0.071%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 44 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
2 27 (1.90%) Thin Client
2 27 (1.90%) Fat Client
3 22 (1.55%) Computer Science
4 20 (1.41%) NHS
5 16 (1.13%) Management Information System
6 14 (0.99%) Blackberry
7 13 (0.92%) Clustering
8 12 (0.85%) Firmware
8 12 (0.85%) e-Health
9 10 (0.71%) Replication
10 8 (0.56%) Mathematics
10 8 (0.56%) PKI
11 7 (0.49%) IVR
11 7 (0.49%) CMDB
12 6 (0.42%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.35%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.35%) CCTV
13 5 (0.35%) SecurID
14 4 (0.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 255 (17.98%) Windows
2 138 (9.73%) Linux
3 126 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 96 (6.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 70 (4.94%) UNIX
6 37 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (2.12%) Windows 7
8 24 (1.69%) Solaris
9 22 (1.55%) Windows XP
10 14 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.78%) Windows 2000
12 9 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (0.56%) Android
13 8 (0.56%) HPUX
14 6 (0.42%) AIX
15 5 (0.35%) SUSE
15 5 (0.35%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.28%) VMS
16 4 (0.28%) Debian
17 3 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (15.51%) ITIL
2 162 (11.42%) Network Design
3 106 (7.48%) Network Management
4 83 (5.85%) Migration
4 83 (5.85%) Load Balancing
5 75 (5.29%) Project Management
6 57 (4.02%) Change Management
7 55 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 46 (3.24%) Service Delivery
9 44 (3.10%) Incident Management
10 43 (3.03%) Problem Management
10 43 (3.03%) Network Architecture
10 43 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
11 39 (2.75%) WAN Optimisation
12 34 (2.40%) Capacity Planning
13 33 (2.33%) PRINCE2
14 32 (2.26%) Service Management
14 32 (2.26%) Root Cause Analysis
15 31 (2.19%) E-Commerce
16 27 (1.90%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 56 (3.95%) C
2 31 (2.19%) SQL
3 21 (1.48%) Perl
3 21 (1.48%) PowerShell
4 16 (1.13%) VB
5 9 (0.63%) Java
6 8 (0.56%) VBScript
7 6 (0.42%) PHP
7 6 (0.42%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.42%) C#
8 5 (0.35%) Python
8 5 (0.35%) C++
9 4 (0.28%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.21%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.071%) AWK
11 1 (0.071%) Tcl
11 1 (0.071%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.071%) C-shell
11 1 (0.071%) R
11 1 (0.071%) Korn
Qualifications
1 787 (55.50%) CCNP
2 689 (48.59%) CCNA
3 282 (19.89%) CCIE
4 205 (14.46%) Security Cleared
5 171 (12.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 160 (11.28%) SC Cleared
7 140 (9.87%) MCSE
8 105 (7.40%) CCDP
9 101 (7.12%) Degree
10 58 (4.09%) MCITP
11 56 (3.95%) CCSE
12 54 (3.81%) CCVP
13 51 (3.60%) CISSP
14 47 (3.31%) MCSA
15 46 (3.24%) CCSP
15 46 (3.24%) Citrix Certification
16 44 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 41 (2.89%) CCSA
18 38 (2.68%) MCP
19 35 (2.47%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.75%) SLA
2 27 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.34%) JSP 440
5 10 (0.71%) QA
6 8 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.28%) COBIT
7 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.21%) HL7
9 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.071%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.071%) GPG13
System Software
1 141 (9.94%) Active Directory
2 107 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (2.40%) XenApp
4 30 (2.12%) vSphere
5 23 (1.62%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.20%) VMware ESX
7 13 (0.92%) ProxySG
7 13 (0.92%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.49%) XenServer
10 5 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 4 (0.28%) SRDF
11 4 (0.28%) NFS
11 4 (0.28%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.21%) KVM
12 3 (0.21%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.14%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 77 (5.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 44 (3.10%) Cisco UCCX
3 36 (2.54%) CiscoWorks
4 22 (1.55%) Cisco UCCE
5 16 (1.13%) SCCM
6 15 (1.06%) FortiGate
7 11 (0.78%) NetBackup
7 11 (0.78%) WSUS
8 10 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
9 9 (0.63%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
10 8 (0.56%) Netcool
10 8 (0.56%) OpenView
11 7 (0.49%) SCOM
11 7 (0.49%) Cacti
12 5 (0.35%) MAILsweeper
13 4 (0.28%) WhatsUp Gold
13 4 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
14 3 (0.21%) Nagios
14 3 (0.21%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1221 (86.11%) Cisco
2 353 (24.89%) CheckPoint
3 290 (20.45%) Juniper
4 219 (15.44%) Microsoft
5 212 (14.95%) F5
6 184 (12.98%) VMware
7 162 (11.42%) HP
8 141 (9.94%) Citrix
9 136 (9.59%) Blue Coat
10 82 (5.78%) SolarWinds
11 78 (5.50%) McAfee
12 55 (3.88%) Riverbed
13 50 (3.53%) Avaya
14 39 (2.75%) Fortinet
15 35 (2.47%) Nortel
15 35 (2.47%) Nokia
16 29 (2.05%) EMC
17 28 (1.97%) Oracle
18 25 (1.76%) NetApp
18 25 (1.76%) Mitel
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £304 to £304 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Franklin Fitch Limited
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Interactive Intelligence
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Jumar
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Venn Group
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £275 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £650 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day Initial 6 month contract, very likely to ext
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £180 to £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago