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 3 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 110 146 145
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 994 717 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.89% 1.41% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.54% 7.20% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 372 339
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £332 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +20.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 31 54
Average hourly rate £18.13 £22.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.59% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £55.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £23.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-20.43% -25.00%

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
11644 9954 8325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.15% 19.61% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6740 5367 4429
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 472 493
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -29.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
England +42 947 £347 -0.71% 385
London +43 382 £363 -2.02% 144
South East +30 257 £325 -7.14% 94
Yorkshire +48 106 £325 +8.33% 24
City of London +25 104 £375 +7.14% 51
Berkshire +42 101 £350 +7.69% 25
Hampshire -13 51 £348 +5.09% 19
North West -16 51 £260 +15.55% 35
South West +1 49 £355 +42.00% 37
Surrey +23 44 £313 -6.71% 26
East of England +3 39 £400 - 16
North Yorkshire +22 37 £401 +0.12% 3
York +21 34 £401 +0.12% 1
Reading +23 30 £300 +14.28% 13
West Midlands -16 30 £300 -9.60% 22
West Yorkshire -6 29 £331 +54.06% 16
South Yorkshire +23 27 £275 +4.76% 1
Manchester -8 27 £270 +20.00% 19
East Midlands +11 24 £400 +11.11% 11
Sheffield +18 23 £275 +22.22% 1
Oxfordshire 0 21 £180 -46.26% 9
Leeds -3 21 £338 +50.00% 13
Scotland -10 20 £350 - 9
Cheshire -2 18 £203 -13.82% 9
Hertfordshire +19 17 £475 +8.57% 6
Devon +10 14 £300 - 4
Nottinghamshire +3 14 £400 - 1
Wiltshire -2 14 £321 +28.50% 11
Milton Keynes +3 13 £305 - 3
Buckinghamshire -1 13 £305 -35.78% 6

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1778 (86.82%) Cisco
2 1178 (57.52%) CCNP
3 1056 (51.56%) Firewall
4 1047 (51.12%) CCNA
5 668 (32.62%) WAN
6 642 (31.35%) LAN
7 516 (25.20%) BGP
8 489 (23.88%) CheckPoint
9 477 (23.29%) OSPF
9 477 (23.29%) Cisco ASA
10 469 (22.90%) Juniper
11 446 (21.78%) F5
12 431 (21.04%) CCIE
13 399 (19.48%) MPLS
14 376 (18.36%) VPN
15 370 (18.07%) ITIL
16 366 (17.87%) Windows
17 351 (17.14%) VMware
18 350 (17.09%) Security Cleared
19 342 (16.70%) Network Security
20 328 (16.02%) Cisco Nexus
21 293 (14.31%) Linux
22 278 (13.57%) SC Cleared
23 277 (13.53%) TCP/IP
24 276 (13.48%) Microsoft
25 262 (12.79%) Telecoms
26 258 (12.60%) Wireless
27 246 (12.01%) HP
28 245 (11.96%) Finance
29 244 (11.91%) DNS

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 97 (4.74%) MS Exchange
2 45 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (1.66%) IIS
4 26 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 25 (1.22%) Lync
6 22 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (1.07%) Apache
7 21 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.34%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.24%) MediaWiki
13 5 (0.24%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.24%) nginx
13 5 (0.24%) Confluence
14 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 104 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 54 (2.64%) MS Office
3 43 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.29%) MS Project
7 2 (0.098%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.098%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.098%) Summit
4 2 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.049%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.049%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.59%) Office 365
2 8 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.15%) SaaS
5 3 (0.15%) IaaS
5 3 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1056 (51.56%) Firewall
2 668 (32.62%) WAN
3 642 (31.35%) LAN
4 516 (25.20%) BGP
5 477 (23.29%) OSPF
5 477 (23.29%) Cisco ASA
6 399 (19.48%) MPLS
7 376 (18.36%) VPN
8 342 (16.70%) Network Security
9 328 (16.02%) Cisco Nexus
10 277 (13.53%) TCP/IP
11 258 (12.60%) Wireless
12 244 (11.91%) DNS
13 230 (11.23%) VoIP
13 230 (11.23%) EIGRP
14 182 (8.89%) DHCP
15 168 (8.20%) Cisco IOS
16 153 (7.47%) SAN
17 146 (7.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 123 (6.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (0.98%) MySQL
3 18 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (0.39%) MongoDB
5 8 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.29%) MS Access
8 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.15%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.098%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.098%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.049%) Big Data
11 1 (0.049%) DB2
11 1 (0.049%) Informix
11 1 (0.049%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.049%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (1.03%) Jenkins
2 20 (0.98%) Hudson
3 11 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.24%) Subversion
4 5 (0.24%) JIRA
4 5 (0.24%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.15%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.098%) Ant
7 1 (0.049%) Metasploit
General
1 262 (12.79%) Telecoms
2 245 (11.96%) Finance
3 128 (6.25%) Banking
4 47 (2.29%) Investment Banking
5 27 (1.32%) Retail
6 24 (1.17%) Games
7 18 (0.88%) Legal
8 12 (0.59%) Back Office
9 11 (0.54%) Spanish Language
10 9 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.44%) Local Government
11 7 (0.34%) Marketing
11 7 (0.34%) Billing
12 6 (0.29%) Law
12 6 (0.29%) Electronics
12 6 (0.29%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.24%) German Language
14 4 (0.20%) Publishing
14 4 (0.20%) Military
15 2 (0.098%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 865 (42.24%) Network Engineer
2 187 (9.13%) Analyst
3 146 (7.13%) Cisco Engineer
4 136 (6.64%) Consultant
5 120 (5.86%) Support Engineer
6 115 (5.62%) Architect
7 110 (5.37%) Network Support
8 104 (5.08%) Senior Network Engineer
9 103 (5.03%) Security Engineer
10 97 (4.74%) Network Specialist
11 85 (4.15%) Network Analyst
12 81 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 77 (3.76%) IP Engineer
14 72 (3.52%) Network Consultant
15 69 (3.37%) Network Security Engineer
15 69 (3.37%) Network Architect
16 67 (3.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 67 (3.27%) Design Engineer
17 56 (2.73%) Network Support Engineer
18 55 (2.69%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (2.59%) HTML
2 44 (2.15%) JSP
3 37 (1.81%) .NET
4 34 (1.66%) ASP.NET
5 29 (1.42%) CSS
6 19 (0.93%) XMPP
7 12 (0.59%) Middleware
8 11 (0.54%) LAMP
9 10 (0.49%) WAP
10 8 (0.39%) Web Services
10 8 (0.39%) XML
11 5 (0.24%) Application Packaging
12 4 (0.20%) SOAP
12 4 (0.20%) CGI
13 2 (0.098%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.098%) Regular Expression
14 1 (0.049%) TAPI
14 1 (0.049%) SAP Basis
14 1 (0.049%) VXML
14 1 (0.049%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 99 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
3 36 (1.76%) Thin Client
3 36 (1.76%) Fat Client
4 31 (1.51%) Management Information System
5 26 (1.27%) PKI
6 25 (1.22%) Blackberry
7 24 (1.17%) Clustering
7 24 (1.17%) IVR
8 21 (1.03%) FlexPod
9 19 (0.93%) SecurID
10 18 (0.88%) Visualisation
11 17 (0.83%) NHS
12 16 (0.78%) Computer Science
12 16 (0.78%) Open Source
13 14 (0.68%) Wiki
14 13 (0.63%) Replication
14 13 (0.63%) User Experience
15 12 (0.59%) e-Health
15 12 (0.59%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 366 (17.87%) Windows
2 293 (14.31%) Linux
3 175 (8.54%) UNIX
4 120 (5.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 91 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 79 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (2.93%) Windows 7
8 40 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (1.66%) Windows XP
10 33 (1.61%) CentOS
11 25 (1.22%) Windows 8
11 25 (1.22%) Solaris
12 19 (0.93%) Windows 2000
13 17 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
14 13 (0.63%) Android
15 12 (0.59%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.34%) Debian
17 5 (0.24%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.20%) Mac OS X
19 3 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (18.07%) ITIL
2 222 (10.84%) Load Balancing
3 206 (10.06%) Network Design
4 155 (7.57%) Network Management
5 111 (5.42%) Migration
6 110 (5.37%) Network Monitoring
7 91 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 89 (4.35%) Change Management
9 86 (4.20%) Project Management
10 85 (4.15%) E-Commerce
11 78 (3.81%) Network Architecture
12 77 (3.76%) Mentoring
13 75 (3.66%) Incident Management
14 51 (2.49%) Service Management
15 49 (2.39%) Low Latency
15 49 (2.39%) Root Cause Analysis
16 41 (2.00%) Configuration Management
17 40 (1.95%) Information Security
17 40 (1.95%) Kalman Filter
18 39 (1.90%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 79 (3.86%) SQL
2 71 (3.47%) Perl
3 51 (2.49%) PowerShell
4 43 (2.10%) JavaScript
4 43 (2.10%) Python
5 41 (2.00%) C
6 32 (1.56%) Bash Shell
7 26 (1.27%) PHP
8 17 (0.83%) Ruby
9 13 (0.63%) Lisp
10 12 (0.59%) VBScript
11 10 (0.49%) VB
11 10 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.39%) Java
13 6 (0.29%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.29%) R
14 2 (0.098%) C++
14 2 (0.098%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.098%) Erlang
15 1 (0.049%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1178 (57.52%) CCNP
2 1047 (51.12%) CCNA
3 431 (21.04%) CCIE
4 350 (17.09%) Security Cleared
5 278 (13.57%) SC Cleared
6 197 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 134 (6.54%) CCSE
8 130 (6.35%) MCSE
9 126 (6.15%) CCDP
10 94 (4.59%) Degree
11 90 (4.39%) CISSP
12 75 (3.66%) CCSA
13 73 (3.56%) CCIP
14 69 (3.37%) DV Cleared
15 67 (3.27%) MCITP
16 56 (2.73%) CCSP
17 53 (2.59%) JNCIA
18 40 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 40 (1.95%) MCP
19 37 (1.81%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (5.03%) SLA
2 49 (2.39%) PCI DSS
3 18 (0.88%) QA
4 16 (0.78%) JSP 440
4 16 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.39%) GPG13
7 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.098%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.049%) COBIT
System Software
1 211 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 167 (8.15%) Active Directory
3 55 (2.69%) vSphere
4 42 (2.05%) Hyper-V
5 41 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
6 39 (1.90%) XenServer
7 36 (1.76%) XenApp
8 31 (1.51%) ProxySG
9 26 (1.27%) Firmware
10 25 (1.22%) vCloud
11 17 (0.83%) XenDesktop
12 14 (0.68%) VMware ESX
13 13 (0.63%) Snort
14 12 (0.59%) Samba
14 12 (0.59%) KVM
15 10 (0.49%) NFS
15 10 (0.49%) Squid
16 7 (0.34%) Xen
17 6 (0.29%) UAG
18 5 (0.24%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 73 (3.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 37 (1.81%) FortiGate
3 36 (1.76%) Puppet
3 36 (1.76%) Cisco UCCX
4 34 (1.66%) SCCM
5 29 (1.42%) CA Spectrum
6 28 (1.37%) OPNET
7 26 (1.27%) Cisco UCCE
7 26 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (1.22%) CiscoWorks
9 22 (1.07%) Cisco Prime
10 19 (0.93%) RANCID
11 15 (0.73%) Salt
11 15 (0.73%) OpenView
11 15 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
12 14 (0.68%) OpenNMS
12 14 (0.68%) NetBackup
13 13 (0.63%) SCOM
14 11 (0.54%) Backup Exec
15 9 (0.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1778 (86.82%) Cisco
2 489 (23.88%) CheckPoint
3 469 (22.90%) Juniper
4 446 (21.78%) F5
5 351 (17.14%) VMware
6 276 (13.48%) Microsoft
7 246 (12.01%) HP
8 208 (10.16%) Citrix
9 190 (9.28%) Blue Coat
10 111 (5.42%) SolarWinds
11 94 (4.59%) Fortinet
12 79 (3.86%) Riverbed
13 63 (3.08%) Infoblox
13 63 (3.08%) Nokia
14 60 (2.93%) McAfee
15 55 (2.69%) Nortel
16 52 (2.54%) Avaya
17 50 (2.44%) NetApp
18 45 (2.20%) BMC
18 45 (2.20%) CA
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 2 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £MARKET RATES
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: Up to £535 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Square One Resources
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £240 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £200 - £280 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £315 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 5 days ago