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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 116 151 142
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1020 779 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.86% 1.47% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.90% 7.65% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 444 365
Average daily rate
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£354 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £207 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 68
Average hourly rate £26.25 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -27.08%

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
10308 10188 9000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.80% 19.25% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6073 5764 4823
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 461 510
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £44.02 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +38 934 £363 +3.57% 311
London +35 373 £386 +3.00% 98
South East -29 202 £375 +8.69% 90
City of London +12 93 £405 +1.25% 35
North West +32 90 £375 +36.36% 25
Berkshire -8 75 £338 -0.36% 27
Yorkshire +13 66 £350 -4.10% 26
West Midlands +28 57 £318 -9.28% 18
South West +14 54 £350 +7.69% 19
East of England +11 50 £331 +19.36% 22
Hampshire -23 44 £388 +13.97% 8
West Yorkshire +3 43 £350 +7.69% 20
Manchester +13 40 £315 +14.54% 9
Scotland -4 36 £345 -13.75% 7
Leeds -5 36 £350 - 17
Birmingham +15 34 £323 -7.85% 3
East Midlands +10 27 £310 -11.42% 5
Reading -12 26 £279 -17.40% 12
Wales +15 25 £350 -30.00% 5
Wiltshire +24 24 £350 +7.69% 12
Buckinghamshire +9 24 £450 +7.46% 15
Surrey -4 24 £350 -3.44% 22
Cheshire +10 23 £463 -2.63% 10
South Wales +16 17 £313 - 4
Milton Keynes +12 17 £450 +7.46% 6
North Yorkshire +1 17 £293 -24.51% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 14 £313 +5.93% 5
Edinburgh +10 14 £550 +292.85% 2
Southampton -1 14 £388 +49.03%
Swindon - 14 £425 - 6

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1777 (81.81%) Cisco
2 1252 (57.64%) CCNP
3 1137 (52.35%) CCNA
4 1017 (46.82%) Firewall
5 716 (32.97%) WAN
6 698 (32.14%) LAN
7 531 (24.45%) Juniper
8 501 (23.07%) CheckPoint
9 464 (21.36%) BGP
10 461 (21.22%) Cisco ASA
11 437 (20.12%) OSPF
12 433 (19.94%) F5
13 402 (18.51%) Windows
14 401 (18.46%) VPN
14 401 (18.46%) CCIE
15 399 (18.37%) MPLS
16 372 (17.13%) Data Centre
17 366 (16.85%) ITIL
18 359 (16.53%) Network Security
19 351 (16.16%) Wireless
20 348 (16.02%) VMware
21 319 (14.69%) Cisco Nexus
22 306 (14.09%) Finance
22 306 (14.09%) TCP/IP
23 302 (13.90%) Security Cleared
24 293 (13.49%) Microsoft
25 285 (13.12%) Linux
26 266 (12.25%) VoIP
27 264 (12.15%) DNS
28 231 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 87 (4.01%) MS Exchange
2 47 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 34 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (1.34%) IIS
5 28 (1.29%) Lync
6 26 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (0.60%) Apache
9 12 (0.55%) IBM Notes
10 10 (0.46%) CMS
11 9 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (0.41%) nginx
12 8 (0.37%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.28%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.23%) Confluence
14 5 (0.23%) MediaWiki
15 2 (0.092%) CloudStack
15 2 (0.092%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.092%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 114 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 94 (4.33%) MS Office
3 56 (2.58%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.14%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.046%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.01%) SaaS
4 18 (0.83%) Office 365
5 13 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.51%) PaaS
7 9 (0.41%) IaaS
8 1 (0.046%) Yammer
8 1 (0.046%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.046%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1017 (46.82%) Firewall
2 716 (32.97%) WAN
3 698 (32.14%) LAN
4 464 (21.36%) BGP
5 461 (21.22%) Cisco ASA
6 437 (20.12%) OSPF
7 401 (18.46%) VPN
8 399 (18.37%) MPLS
9 359 (16.53%) Network Security
10 351 (16.16%) Wireless
11 319 (14.69%) Cisco Nexus
12 306 (14.09%) TCP/IP
13 266 (12.25%) VoIP
14 264 (12.15%) DNS
15 201 (9.25%) EIGRP
16 195 (8.98%) DHCP
17 187 (8.61%) Cisco IOS
18 170 (7.83%) VLAN
19 151 (6.95%) IPsec
20 143 (6.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (2.39%) SQL Server
2 17 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (0.69%) MySQL
4 10 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (0.41%) MS Access
6 6 (0.28%) Big Data
6 6 (0.28%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.092%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.092%) Informix
10 2 (0.092%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.046%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.046%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.046%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 16 (0.74%) Hudson
3 11 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (0.37%) JIRA
5 7 (0.32%) Metasploit
5 7 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.23%) Subversion
7 5 (0.23%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.092%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.092%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.046%) Ant
General
1 306 (14.09%) Finance
2 215 (9.90%) Telecoms
3 95 (4.37%) Banking
4 37 (1.70%) Investment Banking
5 32 (1.47%) Retail
6 19 (0.87%) Games
7 17 (0.78%) Legal
7 17 (0.78%) Marketing
8 14 (0.64%) Spanish Language
9 10 (0.46%) Publishing
10 9 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.41%) Electronics
10 9 (0.41%) Local Government
11 8 (0.37%) Back Office
12 7 (0.32%) French Language
12 7 (0.32%) German Language
12 7 (0.32%) Billing
13 6 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 945 (43.51%) Network Engineer
2 162 (7.46%) Analyst
3 157 (7.23%) Architect
4 147 (6.77%) Cisco Engineer
5 130 (5.99%) Support Engineer
6 125 (5.76%) Consultant
7 117 (5.39%) Security Engineer
8 114 (5.25%) Senior Network Engineer
9 101 (4.65%) Network Support
10 94 (4.33%) Network Architect
11 82 (3.78%) Network Security Engineer
12 80 (3.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 78 (3.59%) Network Specialist
14 67 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 65 (2.99%) Network Analyst
16 64 (2.95%) Design Engineer
17 60 (2.76%) Network Consultant
18 59 (2.72%) Network Support Engineer
19 58 (2.67%) Voice Engineer
20 57 (2.62%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (1.98%) HTML
2 38 (1.75%) .NET
3 35 (1.61%) JSP
4 33 (1.52%) CSS
5 31 (1.43%) ASP.NET
6 16 (0.74%) XMPP
7 14 (0.64%) Web Services
8 13 (0.60%) Middleware
9 12 (0.55%) XML
10 11 (0.51%) LAMP
11 6 (0.28%) Application Packaging
12 5 (0.23%) REST
13 4 (0.18%) SOAP
14 3 (0.14%) JSON
14 3 (0.14%) VXML
14 3 (0.14%) WAP
15 2 (0.092%) MFC
15 2 (0.092%) Regular Expression
15 2 (0.092%) FIX Protocol
16 1 (0.046%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 372 (17.13%) Data Centre
2 97 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (2.03%) Computer Science
4 41 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
5 40 (1.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 33 (1.52%) PKI
7 30 (1.38%) Management Information System
8 26 (1.20%) NHS
9 23 (1.06%) Thin Client
9 23 (1.06%) Fat Client
10 16 (0.74%) CMDB
10 16 (0.74%) e-Health
11 15 (0.69%) Clustering
12 14 (0.64%) IVR
12 14 (0.64%) Blackberry
12 14 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (0.60%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.51%) Cryptography
14 11 (0.51%) Eurex
15 8 (0.37%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 402 (18.51%) Windows
2 285 (13.12%) Linux
3 159 (7.32%) UNIX
4 129 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 102 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 89 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 64 (2.95%) Windows 7
8 51 (2.35%) Solaris
9 28 (1.29%) Windows XP
10 23 (1.06%) Windows 8
11 20 (0.92%) CentOS
12 17 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (0.78%) Android
12 17 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
13 15 (0.69%) Ubuntu
14 14 (0.64%) Debian
15 13 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (0.41%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.32%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (16.85%) ITIL
2 217 (9.99%) Network Design
3 213 (9.81%) Load Balancing
4 149 (6.86%) Project Management
5 127 (5.85%) Migration
6 119 (5.48%) Network Management
7 113 (5.20%) Service Delivery
8 87 (4.01%) Network Monitoring
9 85 (3.91%) Change Management
10 71 (3.27%) Service Management
11 61 (2.81%) PRINCE2
12 58 (2.67%) Configuration Management
13 55 (2.53%) Incident Management
14 52 (2.39%) Network Architecture
15 49 (2.26%) E-Commerce
16 47 (2.16%) Change Control
17 46 (2.12%) Information Security
18 45 (2.07%) ITIL V3
19 41 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
19 41 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (4.79%) SQL
2 44 (2.03%) Perl
3 41 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 40 (1.84%) JavaScript
5 35 (1.61%) Python
6 25 (1.15%) C
7 20 (0.92%) Bash Shell
8 19 (0.87%) Ruby
9 17 (0.78%) PHP
10 14 (0.64%) Lisp
11 11 (0.51%) VBScript
12 10 (0.46%) VB
13 5 (0.23%) Tcl
13 5 (0.23%) Java
14 3 (0.14%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.092%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.092%) Go
16 1 (0.046%) R
16 1 (0.046%) Erlang
16 1 (0.046%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1252 (57.64%) CCNP
2 1137 (52.35%) CCNA
3 401 (18.46%) CCIE
4 302 (13.90%) Security Cleared
5 231 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 230 (10.59%) SC Cleared
7 143 (6.58%) Degree
8 136 (6.26%) MCSE
9 118 (5.43%) CCDP
10 95 (4.37%) CCSE
11 79 (3.64%) CCSA
12 78 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 78 (3.59%) MCITP
12 78 (3.59%) CISSP
13 65 (2.99%) CCIP
14 59 (2.72%) MCSA
14 59 (2.72%) DV Cleared
15 52 (2.39%) CCVP
16 47 (2.16%) JNCIA
17 46 (2.12%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (4.60%) SLA
2 34 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (1.38%) QA
4 26 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.37%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.14%) GPG13
8 2 (0.092%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.092%) BS7799
9 1 (0.046%) TickIT
9 1 (0.046%) BS25999
9 1 (0.046%) COBIT
System Software
1 207 (9.53%) Active Directory
2 191 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (3.18%) vSphere
4 52 (2.39%) XenApp
5 49 (2.26%) Hyper-V
6 37 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
7 36 (1.66%) ProxySG
8 31 (1.43%) XenServer
9 27 (1.24%) vCloud
10 16 (0.74%) VMware ESX
11 14 (0.64%) XenDesktop
12 12 (0.55%) Firmware
13 10 (0.46%) Snort
14 9 (0.41%) Samba
14 9 (0.41%) VirtualBox
15 8 (0.37%) Postfix
16 7 (0.32%) NFS
16 7 (0.32%) KVM
16 7 (0.32%) iptables
17 6 (0.28%) Squid
Systems Management
1 93 (4.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 42 (1.93%) Cisco UCCX
3 39 (1.80%) SCCM
4 30 (1.38%) Puppet
4 30 (1.38%) FortiGate
5 23 (1.06%) Cisco UCCE
6 22 (1.01%) CiscoWorks
6 22 (1.01%) CA Spectrum
7 20 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
7 20 (0.92%) SCOM
8 18 (0.83%) OPNET
9 17 (0.78%) RANCID
9 17 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (0.64%) BladeLogic
11 13 (0.60%) Control-M
11 13 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 13 (0.60%) Ansible
12 12 (0.55%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.51%) Salt
14 9 (0.41%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1777 (81.81%) Cisco
2 531 (24.45%) Juniper
3 501 (23.07%) CheckPoint
4 433 (19.94%) F5
5 348 (16.02%) VMware
6 293 (13.49%) Microsoft
7 226 (10.41%) Citrix
8 211 (9.71%) HP
9 173 (7.97%) Blue Coat
10 122 (5.62%) SolarWinds
11 81 (3.73%) Avaya
12 66 (3.04%) Fortinet
13 61 (2.81%) Riverbed
14 58 (2.67%) Infoblox
15 52 (2.39%) Nokia
16 51 (2.35%) Oracle
17 50 (2.30%) McAfee
18 49 (2.26%) Dell
19 48 (2.21%) Symantec
20 47 (2.16%) Aruba
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Wiltshire
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Rate: Up to £420 per day
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Bromley, Kent
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