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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 104 159 141
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -18
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1059 688 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.94% 1.34% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.48% 7.43% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 376 340
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 48
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.70 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.80 £44.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.45 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+7.96% -30.53%

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
11172 9259 8839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.49% 17.97% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6548 5156 4631
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 395 605
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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
England +60 1012 £350 - 323
London +72 424 £365 -2.66% 111
South East +51 262 £347 -2.46% 81
City of London +25 113 £353 -6.00% 50
Berkshire +47 86 £350 -9.67% 22
South West +2 76 £275 - 27
Hampshire +13 73 £338 -8.47% 29
Yorkshire +38 72 £325 +8.33% 36
North West +11 65 £320 -20.00% 20
West Midlands -11 45 £325 +9.24% 22
Manchester +17 42 £363 +3.57% 10
Surrey +14 39 £350 -7.89% 6
East of England -26 34 £325 +8.33% 19
Buckinghamshire +19 31 £400 +7.02% 10
Reading +26 29 £355 -11.25% 7
Milton Keynes +11 28 £400 -3.03% 6
West Yorkshire -4 28 £325 +8.33% 21
Wiltshire -1 26 £375 +34.52% 5
East Midlands +15 24 £313 +25.00% 4
South Yorkshire +21 23 £250 -16.66% 3
Leeds -1 23 £325 -9.72% 17
Devon +12 22 £250 -28.28% 3
North Yorkshire +17 21 £401 +6.80% 8
Sheffield +16 20 £250 - 3
Cheshire +2 20 £300 -25.00% 8
York +21 18 £401 +6.80% 1
Hertfordshire +11 17 £400 +10.34% 5
Scotland -3 17 £338 -6.89% 13
Wales -21 16 £363 -11.58% 9
Birmingham +10 15 £300 +62.16% 8

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1778 (86.48%) Cisco
2 1176 (57.20%) CCNP
3 1082 (52.63%) Firewall
4 1053 (51.22%) CCNA
5 667 (32.44%) WAN
6 659 (32.05%) LAN
7 493 (23.98%) CheckPoint
8 480 (23.35%) BGP
9 472 (22.96%) Juniper
10 442 (21.50%) CCIE
11 438 (21.30%) OSPF
12 425 (20.67%) Cisco ASA
13 405 (19.70%) ITIL
14 400 (19.46%) F5
15 380 (18.48%) VPN
16 377 (18.34%) Security Cleared
17 367 (17.85%) MPLS
18 341 (16.59%) Cisco Nexus
19 335 (16.29%) Windows
20 313 (15.22%) Network Security
21 305 (14.83%) SC Cleared
22 286 (13.91%) VMware
23 278 (13.52%) Wireless
24 274 (13.33%) Telecoms
25 270 (13.13%) TCP/IP
26 267 (12.99%) Microsoft
27 263 (12.79%) Linux
28 254 (12.35%) HP
29 239 (11.62%) VoIP
30 237 (11.53%) Finance

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 81 (3.94%) MS Exchange
2 40 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (1.36%) IIS
4 26 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (1.07%) Apache
6 18 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 14 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (0.63%) Lync
9 8 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.24%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.19%) SAS
12 4 (0.19%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.15%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.097%) Zimbra
14 2 (0.097%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.097%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 109 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 53 (2.58%) MS Visio
3 51 (2.48%) MS Office
4 7 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.29%) MS Project
6 5 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.097%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.097%) Summit
5 1 (0.049%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.24%) Office 365
4 4 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.15%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.097%) IaaS
6 2 (0.097%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1082 (52.63%) Firewall
2 667 (32.44%) WAN
3 659 (32.05%) LAN
4 480 (23.35%) BGP
5 438 (21.30%) OSPF
6 425 (20.67%) Cisco ASA
7 380 (18.48%) VPN
8 367 (17.85%) MPLS
9 341 (16.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 313 (15.22%) Network Security
11 278 (13.52%) Wireless
12 270 (13.13%) TCP/IP
13 239 (11.62%) VoIP
14 228 (11.09%) EIGRP
15 189 (9.19%) DNS
16 158 (7.68%) SAN
17 150 (7.30%) Cisco IOS
18 148 (7.20%) VLAN
19 137 (6.66%) DHCP
20 124 (6.03%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (1.02%) MySQL
3 17 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (0.49%) MongoDB
5 10 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 8 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.24%) DB2
9 5 (0.24%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.24%) SAP BW
10 4 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.19%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.097%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.097%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.097%) MS Access
11 2 (0.097%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.097%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (0.58%) Jenkins
3 11 (0.54%) Hudson
4 3 (0.15%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.097%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.097%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.097%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.097%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.049%) Ant
6 1 (0.049%) Metasploit
General
1 274 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 237 (11.53%) Finance
3 138 (6.71%) Banking
4 38 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 26 (1.26%) Retail
6 17 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 15 (0.73%) Back Office
8 14 (0.68%) Games
9 12 (0.58%) Legal
10 11 (0.54%) Local Government
10 11 (0.54%) Publishing
10 11 (0.54%) Spanish Language
11 8 (0.39%) Billing
12 6 (0.29%) Law
12 6 (0.29%) German Language
13 5 (0.24%) Advertising
13 5 (0.24%) Military
14 4 (0.19%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.15%) Marketing
16 2 (0.097%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 861 (41.88%) Network Engineer
2 197 (9.58%) Cisco Engineer
3 175 (8.51%) Analyst
4 170 (8.27%) Consultant
5 143 (6.96%) Security Engineer
6 127 (6.18%) Support Engineer
7 125 (6.08%) Network Support
8 114 (5.54%) Architect
9 105 (5.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 95 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
11 92 (4.47%) Network Security Engineer
12 84 (4.09%) Design Engineer
13 83 (4.04%) Network Consultant
14 79 (3.84%) IP Engineer
15 77 (3.75%) Network Analyst
16 70 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 67 (3.26%) Network Specialist
18 65 (3.16%) Network Support Engineer
18 65 (3.16%) Network Architect
19 44 (2.14%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.38%) JSP
2 46 (2.24%) HTML
3 37 (1.80%) .NET
4 35 (1.70%) ASP.NET
5 27 (1.31%) CSS
6 19 (0.92%) Web Services
7 18 (0.88%) XMPP
8 15 (0.73%) LAMP
9 14 (0.68%) Middleware
10 13 (0.63%) WAP
11 8 (0.39%) SOAP
12 6 (0.29%) XML
13 4 (0.19%) CGI
13 4 (0.19%) .NET Framework
14 3 (0.15%) SAP Basis
15 2 (0.097%) Ajax
15 2 (0.097%) WCF
15 2 (0.097%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2 (0.097%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 2 (0.097%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 83 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
3 40 (1.95%) Management Information System
4 30 (1.46%) Blackberry
4 30 (1.46%) Clustering
4 30 (1.46%) FlexPod
5 27 (1.31%) PKI
6 21 (1.02%) Open Source
7 20 (0.97%) IVR
7 20 (0.97%) NHS
8 19 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 19 (0.92%) Visualisation
9 18 (0.88%) Fat Client
9 18 (0.88%) SecurID
9 18 (0.88%) Thin Client
10 14 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 13 (0.63%) User Experience
12 12 (0.58%) Online Games
13 11 (0.54%) Statistics
13 11 (0.54%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 335 (16.29%) Windows
2 263 (12.79%) Linux
3 180 (8.75%) UNIX
4 111 (5.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 56 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (2.29%) Windows 7
8 41 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (1.75%) Solaris
10 33 (1.61%) Windows XP
11 28 (1.36%) CentOS
12 18 (0.88%) Windows 8
13 17 (0.83%) Windows 2000
14 12 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (0.54%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.49%) Android
17 5 (0.24%) Debian
18 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
19 3 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
19 3 (0.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (19.70%) ITIL
2 227 (11.04%) Load Balancing
3 226 (10.99%) Network Design
4 168 (8.17%) Network Management
5 102 (4.96%) Network Monitoring
6 99 (4.82%) Migration
7 96 (4.67%) Network Architecture
8 93 (4.52%) Mentoring
9 89 (4.33%) Service Delivery
10 88 (4.28%) Project Management
11 85 (4.13%) Change Management
12 71 (3.45%) Incident Management
13 67 (3.26%) Change Control
14 58 (2.82%) Service Management
15 57 (2.77%) E-Commerce
15 57 (2.77%) Information Security
16 39 (1.90%) Root Cause Analysis
17 38 (1.85%) Kalman Filter
18 36 (1.75%) Low Latency
19 35 (1.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (3.99%) SQL
2 78 (3.79%) Perl
3 50 (2.43%) PowerShell
4 45 (2.19%) JavaScript
5 33 (1.61%) Python
6 26 (1.26%) Bash Shell
7 24 (1.17%) C
8 21 (1.02%) PHP
9 15 (0.73%) Java
10 13 (0.63%) Ruby
11 12 (0.58%) Lisp
12 11 (0.54%) VB
13 10 (0.49%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.44%) R
15 8 (0.39%) Tcl
16 7 (0.34%) C#
16 7 (0.34%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.34%) VBScript
17 4 (0.19%) C++
18 3 (0.15%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1176 (57.20%) CCNP
2 1053 (51.22%) CCNA
3 442 (21.50%) CCIE
4 377 (18.34%) Security Cleared
5 305 (14.83%) SC Cleared
6 191 (9.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 153 (7.44%) CCDP
8 132 (6.42%) MCSE
9 118 (5.74%) CISSP
10 109 (5.30%) CCSE
11 98 (4.77%) CCSA
12 94 (4.57%) Degree
13 81 (3.94%) DV Cleared
14 76 (3.70%) CCSP
15 73 (3.55%) MCITP
16 60 (2.92%) JNCIA
17 59 (2.87%) CCIP
18 49 (2.38%) CCVP
19 42 (2.04%) MCP
20 38 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (5.45%) SLA
2 44 (2.14%) PCI DSS
3 26 (1.26%) QA
4 20 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.92%) JSP 440
6 12 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.24%) GPG13
8 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.097%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.097%) COBIT
System Software
1 145 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 139 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 50 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
4 47 (2.29%) vSphere
5 43 (2.09%) Hyper-V
6 42 (2.04%) ProxySG
7 25 (1.22%) Snort
7 25 (1.22%) XenApp
8 17 (0.83%) XenServer
8 17 (0.83%) NFS
9 15 (0.73%) Firmware
10 14 (0.68%) VMware ESX
11 11 (0.54%) Samba
12 10 (0.49%) vCloud
12 10 (0.49%) KVM
13 9 (0.44%) Nmap
14 7 (0.34%) Squid
14 7 (0.34%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.24%) UAG
16 3 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 75 (3.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 37 (1.80%) FortiGate
3 34 (1.65%) Cisco UCCE
4 32 (1.56%) SCCM
4 32 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
5 30 (1.46%) Puppet
6 29 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
6 29 (1.41%) OPNET
7 26 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (1.26%) CA Spectrum
8 22 (1.07%) RANCID
9 21 (1.02%) CiscoWorks
10 19 (0.92%) OpenNMS
11 18 (0.88%) OpenView
11 18 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
12 17 (0.83%) Nessus
13 14 (0.68%) SCOM
14 12 (0.58%) Backup Exec
14 12 (0.58%) Nagios
15 11 (0.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 1778 (86.48%) Cisco
2 493 (23.98%) CheckPoint
3 472 (22.96%) Juniper
4 400 (19.46%) F5
5 286 (13.91%) VMware
6 267 (12.99%) Microsoft
7 254 (12.35%) HP
8 172 (8.37%) Blue Coat
9 162 (7.88%) Citrix
10 97 (4.72%) SolarWinds
11 93 (4.52%) Riverbed
12 86 (4.18%) Fortinet
13 82 (3.99%) Nokia
14 78 (3.79%) Nortel
15 72 (3.50%) McAfee
16 57 (2.77%) Avaya
17 56 (2.72%) BMC
18 51 (2.48%) Red Hat
19 47 (2.29%) BT
20 37 (1.80%) CA
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 month contract - Closing date 5th January
Posted: 7 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £280 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: Up to £30k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: Up to £30k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: Up to £30k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Scarborough, North Yorkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: Up to £30k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: Up to £30k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: Up to £30k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: Up to £30k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Llanidloes, Powys
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: Up to £30k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Inverness, Inverness-Shire
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: Up to £30k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: Up to £30k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: Up to £30k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Dumfries, Dumfriesshire
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: Up to £30k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Isle of Anglesey
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: Up to £30k+
Posted: 3 days ago