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 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 96 160 142
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -18
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1117 711 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.00% 1.31% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.41% 6.71% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 373 335
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £219 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £488 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
-3.85% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 27 70
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -20.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £19.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -21.00%

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
10726 10600 8778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.22% 19.46% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6064 6039 4703
Average daily rate £390 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 536 472
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +67 1032 £340 -2.85% 342
London +41 375 £350 - 123
South East +21 271 £339 -3.21% 75
Berkshire +4 92 £398 +13.57% 28
West Midlands +43 90 £323 -22.28% 22
City of London +9 83 £360 +2.85% 38
Yorkshire +45 82 £300 -25.00% 30
Hampshire +16 74 £350 +8.52% 16
East of England +32 70 £363 -3.97% 20
North West -3 66 £375 +50.00% 26
Birmingham +35 56 £325 -23.52% 6
West Yorkshire +21 40 £350 -6.66% 13
Surrey +15 37 £311 -4.23% 18
East Midlands +16 30 £425 - 11
South West +15 29 £425 +40.49% 32
Manchester -5 29 £280 +3.70% 13
Reading -7 29 £288 -8.00% 12
Leeds +6 28 £350 +26.12% 11
Scotland +3 27 £293 -2.50% 6
Buckinghamshire +2 27 £375 -6.25% 5
Hertfordshire +16 23 £413 +37.50% 5
Milton Keynes +5 23 £413 +3.12% 5
North Yorkshire +1 22 £388 -3.12% 6
Wales +13 21 £265 -30.71% 8
Nottinghamshire +12 18 £400 -15.78% 4
Nottingham +3 16 £400 -15.78% 4
Essex +2 16 £275 -31.25% 2
Cheshire -5 16 £475 +48.43% 9
Cambridgeshire +15 14 £250 -37.50% 4
Oxfordshire -10 14 £225 +50.00%

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1804 (85.74%) Cisco
2 1217 (57.84%) CCNP
3 1076 (51.14%) CCNA
4 1045 (49.67%) Firewall
5 665 (31.61%) LAN
6 660 (31.37%) WAN
7 528 (25.10%) Juniper
8 511 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
9 501 (23.81%) CheckPoint
10 491 (23.34%) BGP
11 478 (22.72%) F5
12 474 (22.53%) OSPF
13 425 (20.20%) MPLS
14 421 (20.01%) VPN
15 399 (18.96%) CCIE
16 386 (18.35%) Network Security
17 364 (17.30%) ITIL
18 353 (16.78%) Windows
19 338 (16.06%) VMware
20 333 (15.83%) Security Cleared
21 306 (14.54%) Wireless
22 303 (14.40%) Microsoft
23 300 (14.26%) Cisco Nexus
24 289 (13.74%) Linux
25 280 (13.31%) TCP/IP
26 271 (12.88%) Finance
27 260 (12.36%) DNS
28 251 (11.93%) SC Cleared
29 249 (11.83%) VoIP
30 244 (11.60%) Telecoms

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 89 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 41 (1.95%) SharePoint
3 36 (1.71%) IIS
4 31 (1.47%) Lync
5 30 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (0.67%) Apache
8 14 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (0.43%) IBM Notes
11 8 (0.38%) nginx
12 7 (0.33%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.29%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.24%) MediaWiki
14 5 (0.24%) Confluence
15 4 (0.19%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.095%) SAS
16 2 (0.095%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.095%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 112 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 78 (3.71%) MS Office
3 52 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.33%) MS Project
7 1 (0.048%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.14%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.095%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (0.76%) Office 365
3 13 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.24%) SaaS
5 4 (0.19%) PaaS
6 3 (0.14%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.095%) IaaS
8 1 (0.048%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1045 (49.67%) Firewall
2 665 (31.61%) LAN
3 660 (31.37%) WAN
4 511 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
5 491 (23.34%) BGP
6 474 (22.53%) OSPF
7 425 (20.20%) MPLS
8 421 (20.01%) VPN
9 386 (18.35%) Network Security
10 306 (14.54%) Wireless
11 300 (14.26%) Cisco Nexus
12 280 (13.31%) TCP/IP
13 260 (12.36%) DNS
14 249 (11.83%) VoIP
15 203 (9.65%) EIGRP
16 188 (8.94%) DHCP
17 184 (8.75%) Cisco IOS
18 152 (7.22%) VLAN
19 145 (6.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 134 (6.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 19 (0.90%) MySQL
3 18 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (0.33%) MS Access
6 6 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.24%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.19%) Big Data
9 2 (0.095%) Informix
9 2 (0.095%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.048%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.048%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.048%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.048%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.048%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (0.86%) Jenkins
2 16 (0.76%) Hudson
3 8 (0.38%) JIRA
4 5 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.24%) StarTeam
4 5 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.24%) Subversion
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.095%) Ant
7 2 (0.095%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.048%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.048%) Metasploit
General
1 271 (12.88%) Finance
2 244 (11.60%) Telecoms
3 105 (4.99%) Banking
4 46 (2.19%) Investment Banking
5 31 (1.47%) Retail
6 27 (1.28%) Games
7 16 (0.76%) Legal
8 15 (0.71%) Marketing
8 15 (0.71%) Back Office
9 12 (0.57%) Spanish Language
10 10 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.43%) Local Government
11 9 (0.43%) Billing
12 7 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.29%) Military
13 6 (0.29%) Electronics
13 6 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.24%) Publishing
15 4 (0.19%) Advertising
15 4 (0.19%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 936 (44.49%) Network Engineer
2 164 (7.79%) Analyst
3 144 (6.84%) Cisco Engineer
4 136 (6.46%) Architect
5 135 (6.42%) Support Engineer
6 130 (6.18%) Consultant
7 122 (5.80%) Security Engineer
8 117 (5.56%) Network Support
9 107 (5.09%) Senior Network Engineer
10 92 (4.37%) Network Security Engineer
11 85 (4.04%) IP Engineer
12 83 (3.94%) Network Architect
13 80 (3.80%) Network Specialist
14 76 (3.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 71 (3.37%) Design Engineer
16 69 (3.28%) Network Analyst
16 69 (3.28%) Network Support Engineer
17 63 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 61 (2.90%) Network Consultant
19 59 (2.80%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (2.99%) HTML
2 51 (2.42%) JSP
3 47 (2.23%) .NET
4 43 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 24 (1.14%) CSS
5 24 (1.14%) XMPP
6 12 (0.57%) XML
7 10 (0.48%) Web Services
8 7 (0.33%) WAP
9 5 (0.24%) Application Packaging
9 5 (0.24%) SOAP
9 5 (0.24%) LAMP
10 4 (0.19%) CGI
10 4 (0.19%) REST
11 3 (0.14%) JSON
11 3 (0.14%) VXML
12 2 (0.095%) MFC
12 2 (0.095%) Middleware
12 2 (0.095%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.095%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 105 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
3 36 (1.71%) PKI
3 36 (1.71%) Fat Client
3 36 (1.71%) Thin Client
4 31 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 27 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 24 (1.14%) NHS
6 24 (1.14%) Blackberry
7 21 (1.00%) Clustering
8 16 (0.76%) SecurID
9 15 (0.71%) Open Source
9 15 (0.71%) CMDB
10 14 (0.67%) IVR
11 13 (0.62%) Wiki
12 11 (0.52%) Online Games
12 11 (0.52%) Raspberry Pi
13 10 (0.48%) FlexPod
13 10 (0.48%) Hedge funds
14 9 (0.43%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 353 (16.78%) Windows
2 289 (13.74%) Linux
3 148 (7.03%) UNIX
4 120 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 91 (4.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 89 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (3.18%) Windows 7
8 32 (1.52%) Solaris
9 29 (1.38%) Windows XP
10 25 (1.19%) CentOS
10 25 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (1.14%) Windows 8
12 15 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
12 15 (0.71%) Android
13 12 (0.57%) Windows 2000
14 9 (0.43%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.43%) Debian
15 7 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.24%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (17.30%) ITIL
2 233 (11.07%) Load Balancing
3 221 (10.50%) Network Design
4 132 (6.27%) Network Management
5 121 (5.75%) Project Management
6 117 (5.56%) Migration
7 103 (4.90%) Service Delivery
8 91 (4.33%) Change Management
9 90 (4.28%) E-Commerce
10 87 (4.13%) Network Monitoring
11 73 (3.47%) Service Management
12 67 (3.18%) Incident Management
13 62 (2.95%) Mentoring
14 57 (2.71%) Configuration Management
15 54 (2.57%) Low Latency
16 49 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
16 49 (2.33%) Validation
17 48 (2.28%) PRINCE2
18 47 (2.23%) ITIL V3
19 46 (2.19%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 89 (4.23%) SQL
2 55 (2.61%) JavaScript
3 53 (2.52%) PowerShell
4 52 (2.47%) Perl
5 40 (1.90%) Python
6 38 (1.81%) C
7 22 (1.05%) Bash Shell
8 20 (0.95%) PHP
9 14 (0.67%) Ruby
10 13 (0.62%) Lisp
11 11 (0.52%) VBScript
12 8 (0.38%) VB
13 7 (0.33%) Java
14 6 (0.29%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.24%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.14%) Tcl
17 2 (0.095%) Objective-C
18 1 (0.048%) R
18 1 (0.048%) Go
18 1 (0.048%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1217 (57.84%) CCNP
2 1076 (51.14%) CCNA
3 399 (18.96%) CCIE
4 333 (15.83%) Security Cleared
5 251 (11.93%) SC Cleared
6 221 (10.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 138 (6.56%) Degree
8 130 (6.18%) MCSE
9 120 (5.70%) CCSE
10 119 (5.66%) CCDP
11 79 (3.75%) CISSP
12 77 (3.66%) CCIP
13 76 (3.61%) DV Cleared
14 73 (3.47%) MCITP
15 67 (3.18%) CCSA
16 51 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 49 (2.33%) MCSA
18 47 (2.23%) JNCIA
18 47 (2.23%) JNCIS
19 45 (2.14%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (5.18%) SLA
2 49 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 23 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.05%) QA
5 15 (0.71%) JSP 440
6 11 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.29%) GPG13
8 2 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.048%) BS25999
9 1 (0.048%) COBIT
9 1 (0.048%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.048%) TickIT
System Software
1 193 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 191 (9.08%) Active Directory
3 49 (2.33%) vSphere
4 38 (1.81%) Hyper-V
5 32 (1.52%) XenServer
6 31 (1.47%) XenApp
7 29 (1.38%) vCloud
8 28 (1.33%) ProxySG
8 28 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (1.28%) Firmware
10 14 (0.67%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.52%) VMware ESX
12 10 (0.48%) Snort
13 9 (0.43%) KVM
14 8 (0.38%) Samba
14 8 (0.38%) Squid
14 8 (0.38%) Postfix
15 5 (0.24%) iptables
15 5 (0.24%) Xen
15 5 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 84 (3.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 43 (2.04%) FortiGate
3 36 (1.71%) SCCM
4 35 (1.66%) Cisco UCCX
5 28 (1.33%) Puppet
6 26 (1.24%) Cisco UCCE
7 24 (1.14%) CiscoWorks
8 22 (1.05%) RANCID
9 20 (0.95%) CA Spectrum
10 18 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (0.81%) OPNET
12 16 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
13 13 (0.62%) Ansible
14 12 (0.57%) NetBackup
14 12 (0.57%) OpenView
15 11 (0.52%) Salt
16 10 (0.48%) SCOM
17 9 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
17 9 (0.43%) Nessus
18 8 (0.38%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 1804 (85.74%) Cisco
2 528 (25.10%) Juniper
3 501 (23.81%) CheckPoint
4 478 (22.72%) F5
5 338 (16.06%) VMware
6 303 (14.40%) Microsoft
7 225 (10.69%) HP
8 223 (10.60%) Citrix
9 199 (9.46%) Blue Coat
10 108 (5.13%) SolarWinds
11 89 (4.23%) Fortinet
12 77 (3.66%) Infoblox
13 63 (2.99%) Riverbed
14 51 (2.42%) McAfee
15 49 (2.33%) BT
15 49 (2.33%) Avaya
16 48 (2.28%) NetApp
17 38 (1.81%) Nokia
18 37 (1.76%) Brocade
19 35 (1.66%) CA
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Great working environment
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £120.00 - £150.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Networking People
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £290 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago