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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 114 118 163
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +45
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1118 1036 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.09% 1.85% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.54% 9.76% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 627 435
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 36 27
Median hourly rate £34.85 £28.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.69% +44.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.00 £14.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.92 £49.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+75.00% +14.28%

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
11717 10619 10598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.91% 18.92% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7295 6201 6095
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £548 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 552 495
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +3 1021 £375 +7.14% 255
London -2 365 £400 +6.66% 89
South East +26 246 £375 - 71
South West +48 101 £339 -3.21% 19
Berkshire +12 94 £369 +11.32% 14
Hampshire +37 86 £375 -3.22% 25
West Midlands -13 80 £350 +9.37% 21
Yorkshire -2 65 £355 +1.42% 17
North West -24 64 £325 -13.33% 13
City of London +5 58 £440 +10.00% 21
Scotland -1 57 £310 -10.93% 9
Reading +18 51 £340 +21.97% 7
East of England +14 51 £300 -9.43% 18
West Yorkshire -5 36 £381 +8.92% 14
Wiltshire +10 32 £361 +3.21% 2
Leeds -12 29 £375 +7.14% 6
Birmingham -24 29 £344 +6.58% 9
Manchester -11 28 £300 -0.82% 7
North East -37 27 £239 -15.24% 3
Gloucestershire +12 26 £338 -25.00% 4
Southampton +22 24 £375 -3.22% 11
Surrey -4 23 £380 +8.57% 17
Cheshire -10 22 £388 -18.42% 2
Tyne and Wear -43 20 £252 -10.81% 3
Renfrewshire -28 19 £310 -10.14%
Erskine -31 19 £310 -10.14%
Portsmouth +3 18 £288 +69.11% 3
Swindon +1 18 £340 -24.44%
Newcastle upon Tyne -48 18 £252 -10.81% 2
Northern Ireland +10 17 £315 +50.00% 2

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1759 (80.69%) Cisco
2 1358 (62.29%) CCNP
3 1150 (52.75%) CCNA
4 1041 (47.75%) Firewall
5 792 (36.33%) WAN
6 725 (33.26%) LAN
7 493 (22.61%) Security Cleared
8 469 (21.51%) CheckPoint
9 458 (21.01%) Juniper
10 438 (20.09%) Wireless
10 438 (20.09%) Cisco ASA
11 418 (19.17%) SC Cleared
12 408 (18.72%) MPLS
13 406 (18.62%) Network Security
13 406 (18.62%) Data Centre
14 404 (18.53%) BGP
15 396 (18.17%) CCIE
16 389 (17.84%) ITIL
17 384 (17.61%) VPN
18 333 (15.28%) OSPF
19 315 (14.45%) Cisco Nexus
20 309 (14.17%) Windows
21 302 (13.85%) TCP/IP
22 297 (13.62%) F5
23 273 (12.52%) VMware
23 273 (12.52%) VoIP
24 266 (12.20%) Microsoft
25 256 (11.74%) Linux
26 236 (10.83%) Finance
27 227 (10.41%) Network Design

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 69 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 42 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (1.24%) Apache
3 27 (1.24%) IIS
3 27 (1.24%) OpenStack
3 27 (1.24%) SharePoint
4 22 (1.01%) Skype for Business
5 15 (0.69%) WebSphere
6 12 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (0.32%) nginx
9 6 (0.28%) JBoss
9 6 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.18%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.18%) iPlanet
11 4 (0.18%) MediaWiki
11 4 (0.18%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.18%) SAS
11 4 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 125 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 59 (2.71%) MS Office
3 45 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.41%) MS Project
5 8 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.18%) BusinessWare
3 4 (0.18%) Eikon
3 4 (0.18%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.092%) Primavera
6 1 (0.046%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.046%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.51%) Office 365
2 31 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (0.96%) PaaS
5 18 (0.83%) IaaS
6 17 (0.78%) SaaS
7 12 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.14%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.092%) Yammer
12 1 (0.046%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.046%) IBM PureFlex
12 1 (0.046%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.046%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1041 (47.75%) Firewall
2 792 (36.33%) WAN
3 725 (33.26%) LAN
4 438 (20.09%) Cisco ASA
4 438 (20.09%) Wireless
5 408 (18.72%) MPLS
6 406 (18.62%) Network Security
7 404 (18.53%) BGP
8 384 (17.61%) VPN
9 333 (15.28%) OSPF
10 315 (14.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 302 (13.85%) TCP/IP
12 273 (12.52%) VoIP
13 193 (8.85%) DNS
14 187 (8.58%) EIGRP
15 157 (7.20%) DHCP
16 155 (7.11%) IPsec
17 132 (6.06%) Internet
18 127 (5.83%) VLAN
19 122 (5.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.28%) MySQL
3 13 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (0.50%) MongoDB
4 11 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 10 (0.46%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (0.32%) RDBMS
7 6 (0.28%) DB2
7 6 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.18%) DB2 UDB
8 4 (0.18%) Informix
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.092%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.092%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.092%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.092%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.046%) Redis
11 1 (0.046%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 26 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 20 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
3 18 (0.83%) StarTeam
4 17 (0.78%) LoadRunner
5 13 (0.60%) HP UFT
5 13 (0.60%) Subversion
6 12 (0.55%) Git (software)
7 9 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (0.37%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.32%) PHPUnit
10 6 (0.28%) Hudson
10 6 (0.28%) JIRA
10 6 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.092%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.046%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.046%) Metasploit
12 1 (0.046%) MSI
12 1 (0.046%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.046%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 236 (10.83%) Finance
2 199 (9.13%) Telecoms
3 66 (3.03%) Retail
4 55 (2.52%) Banking
5 28 (1.28%) Legal
6 23 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 19 (0.87%) Marketing
8 18 (0.83%) Back Office
9 17 (0.78%) German Language
9 17 (0.78%) Military
10 16 (0.73%) French Language
11 13 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.55%) Games
12 12 (0.55%) Law
13 11 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.41%) Publishing
15 8 (0.37%) Local Government
16 7 (0.32%) Billing
16 7 (0.32%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1097 (50.32%) Network Engineer
2 350 (16.06%) Cisco Engineer
3 274 (12.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 196 (8.99%) Architect
5 170 (7.80%) Support Engineer
6 167 (7.66%) Senior Network Engineer
7 149 (6.83%) Security Engineer
8 128 (5.87%) Analyst
9 119 (5.46%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 116 (5.32%) Network Support
11 114 (5.23%) Network Security Engineer
12 111 (5.09%) Network Architect
13 105 (4.82%) Consultant
14 99 (4.54%) Network Support Engineer
15 97 (4.45%) Firewall Engineer
16 96 (4.40%) Designer
17 92 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 82 (3.76%) Network Designer
19 74 (3.39%) Network Analyst
20 68 (3.12%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (2.71%) 802.1X
2 26 (1.19%) .NET
2 26 (1.19%) ASP.NET
3 25 (1.15%) HTML
4 17 (0.78%) LAMP
5 16 (0.73%) Middleware
6 15 (0.69%) XMPP
7 13 (0.60%) JSP
8 10 (0.46%) Web Services
9 8 (0.37%) CSS
9 8 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (0.37%) XML
10 7 (0.32%) CakePHP
10 7 (0.32%) jQuery
10 7 (0.32%) JSON
10 7 (0.32%) REST
10 7 (0.32%) SAML
10 7 (0.32%) SOAP
11 4 (0.18%) MSMQ
11 4 (0.18%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 406 (18.62%) Data Centre
2 94 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 67 (3.07%) Computer Science
5 39 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
6 28 (1.28%) Driving Licence
7 24 (1.10%) PKI
8 20 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
8 20 (0.92%) User Experience
9 19 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 19 (0.87%) NHS
10 18 (0.83%) Clustering
11 16 (0.73%) FlexPod
11 16 (0.73%) Virtual Team
12 15 (0.69%) Cryptography
13 13 (0.60%) AS400
13 13 (0.60%) EMC VNX
13 13 (0.60%) Mainframe
14 12 (0.55%) Hedge funds
15 11 (0.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 309 (14.17%) Windows
2 256 (11.74%) Linux
3 168 (7.71%) Windows Server
4 84 (3.85%) Unix
5 78 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 78 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (2.75%) Windows 7
6 60 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (1.19%) CentOS
9 19 (0.87%) Windows 8
10 18 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
11 16 (0.73%) AIX
11 16 (0.73%) Solaris
11 16 (0.73%) Windows 10
12 13 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 11 (0.50%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.46%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.23%) Debian
15 5 (0.23%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (17.84%) ITIL
2 227 (10.41%) Network Design
3 189 (8.67%) Load Balancing
4 149 (6.83%) Migration
4 149 (6.83%) Network Management
5 121 (5.55%) Project Management
6 104 (4.77%) Network Monitoring
7 94 (4.31%) Change Management
8 77 (3.53%) Information Security
9 74 (3.39%) Service Delivery
10 64 (2.94%) Network Architecture
11 61 (2.80%) High Availability
12 59 (2.71%) Incident Management
13 57 (2.61%) Capacity Planning
14 56 (2.57%) Change Control
14 56 (2.57%) PRINCE2
15 52 (2.39%) ITIL V3
16 50 (2.29%) Root Cause Analysis
17 49 (2.25%) Problem Management
18 47 (2.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (4.04%) SQL
2 51 (2.34%) Python
3 40 (1.83%) PowerShell
4 39 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 33 (1.51%) Perl
6 26 (1.19%) C
6 26 (1.19%) Java
7 22 (1.01%) Bash Shell
8 15 (0.69%) PHP
8 15 (0.69%) VB
9 14 (0.64%) C#
9 14 (0.64%) Shell Script
9 14 (0.64%) VBScript
10 9 (0.41%) Tcl
11 7 (0.32%) Ruby
12 3 (0.14%) AWK
13 2 (0.092%) Go
13 2 (0.092%) Lua
13 2 (0.092%) Scala
13 2 (0.092%) sed
Qualifications
1 1358 (62.29%) CCNP
2 1150 (52.75%) CCNA
3 493 (22.61%) Security Cleared
4 418 (19.17%) SC Cleared
5 396 (18.17%) CCIE
6 183 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 163 (7.48%) Degree
8 140 (6.42%) CCDP
9 120 (5.50%) MCSE
10 92 (4.22%) DV Cleared
11 77 (3.53%) CISSP
12 72 (3.30%) CCSE
13 67 (3.07%) MCSA
14 61 (2.80%) JNCIA
15 58 (2.66%) JNCIP
15 58 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 51 (2.34%) CCDA
17 48 (2.20%) CCSA
18 45 (2.06%) MCP
19 40 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (4.63%) SLA
2 49 (2.25%) QA
3 40 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (1.51%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.23%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.23%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.092%) COBIT
8 2 (0.092%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.092%) GLP
8 2 (0.092%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.092%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.046%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.046%) MiFID
9 1 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 163 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 154 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (2.52%) vSphere
4 40 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 26 (1.19%) VMware ESX
6 20 (0.92%) ProxySG
6 20 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (0.73%) vCloud
8 14 (0.64%) XenServer
9 13 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.55%) iptables
11 11 (0.50%) XenApp
12 10 (0.46%) NFS
13 8 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.28%) Ceph
14 6 (0.28%) Firmware
14 6 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.23%) Postfix
16 4 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 80 (3.67%) FortiGate
2 60 (2.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 60 (2.75%) Cisco Prime
3 40 (1.83%) Nagios
4 36 (1.65%) SCCM
5 29 (1.33%) OpenView
6 28 (1.28%) Cisco UCCE
6 28 (1.28%) Puppet
7 22 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
7 22 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
9 17 (0.78%) Cacti
10 12 (0.55%) Ansible
11 11 (0.50%) Backup Exec
11 11 (0.50%) Netcool
12 10 (0.46%) SCOM
13 8 (0.37%) Tivoli
14 7 (0.32%) OPNET
14 7 (0.32%) SmoothWall
14 7 (0.32%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 1759 (80.69%) Cisco
2 469 (21.51%) CheckPoint
3 458 (21.01%) Juniper
4 297 (13.62%) F5
5 273 (12.52%) VMware
6 266 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 198 (9.08%) HP
8 150 (6.88%) Palo Alto
9 130 (5.96%) Fortinet
10 129 (5.92%) Citrix
11 90 (4.13%) SolarWinds
12 63 (2.89%) Aruba
13 60 (2.75%) Blue Coat
14 57 (2.61%) Oracle
15 49 (2.25%) NetApp
16 46 (2.11%) Remedy
16 46 (2.11%) Riverbed
17 44 (2.02%) Avaya
18 40 (1.83%) IBM
18 40 (1.83%) Red Hat
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