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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 97 159 153
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1073 706 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.00% 1.35% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.56% 6.93% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 410 295
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £354 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +17.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 24 70
Average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £15.15 £14.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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
10163 10186 8507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.99% 19.49% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5836 5927 4549
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £542
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 527 461
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £48.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -18.18%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 +60 986 £350 -3.44% 367
London +63 385 £363 -3.33% 126
South East -5 228 £350 - 98
City of London +19 91 £361 -3.66% 44
West Midlands +47 85 £323 -23.21% 21
North West +32 83 £410 +64.00% 33
Berkshire +6 75 £398 +13.57% 28
East of England +35 67 £350 +8.94% 17
Hampshire +6 66 £375 +11.94% 16
Yorkshire +10 61 £300 -25.00% 28
Birmingham +31 56 £325 -27.77% 9
Manchester +11 34 £325 +20.37% 17
West Yorkshire +5 33 £350 -2.09% 17
East Midlands +11 31 £400 +2.56% 7
Scotland -6 31 £285 -12.30% 7
South West +4 29 £378 +16.15% 33
Surrey +11 28 £300 -21.56% 17
Wales +17 26 £275 -24.65% 6
Buckinghamshire +4 26 £450 +12.50% 15
Leeds +4 26 £350 - 12
Cheshire 0 25 £475 +16.56% 11
Milton Keynes +10 21 £450 +2.85% 8
Reading -15 21 £314 -3.46% 9
Essex +3 18 £400 - 3
South Wales +8 16 £250 -31.50% 6
Cambridgeshire +13 15 £314 +18.39% 5
North Yorkshire -5 15 £293 -26.87% 6
Hertfordshire 0 14 £375 +32.74% 6
Southampton +3 13 £413 +26.92% 1
Maidenhead +12 12 £398 - 1

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 1723 (83.64%) Cisco
2 1175 (57.04%) CCNP
3 1046 (50.78%) CCNA
4 997 (48.40%) Firewall
5 642 (31.17%) WAN
6 630 (30.58%) LAN
7 534 (25.92%) Juniper
8 491 (23.83%) CheckPoint
9 479 (23.25%) Cisco ASA
10 465 (22.57%) F5
11 462 (22.43%) BGP
12 446 (21.65%) OSPF
13 409 (19.85%) MPLS
14 393 (19.08%) CCIE
15 389 (18.88%) VPN
16 372 (18.06%) Network Security
17 358 (17.38%) ITIL
18 357 (17.33%) Data Centre
19 350 (16.99%) Windows
20 345 (16.75%) VMware
21 321 (15.58%) Wireless
22 301 (14.61%) Finance
23 295 (14.32%) Microsoft
23 295 (14.32%) Cisco Nexus
24 294 (14.27%) Security Cleared
25 278 (13.50%) Linux
26 275 (13.35%) TCP/IP
27 257 (12.48%) DNS
28 227 (11.02%) VoIP
29 226 (10.97%) Citrix

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 90 (4.37%) MS Exchange
2 41 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 36 (1.75%) IIS
4 31 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (1.31%) Lync
6 23 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (0.63%) Apache
8 13 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (0.44%) IBM Notes
10 9 (0.44%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.39%) nginx
12 6 (0.29%) CMS
13 5 (0.24%) MediaWiki
13 5 (0.24%) Confluence
13 5 (0.24%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.15%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.097%) TPMS
15 2 (0.097%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 110 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 83 (4.03%) MS Office
3 60 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.15%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.049%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.73%) Office 365
3 15 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.68%) SaaS
5 7 (0.34%) PaaS
6 5 (0.24%) IaaS
7 2 (0.097%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.049%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.049%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 997 (48.40%) Firewall
2 642 (31.17%) WAN
3 630 (30.58%) LAN
4 479 (23.25%) Cisco ASA
5 462 (22.43%) BGP
6 446 (21.65%) OSPF
7 409 (19.85%) MPLS
8 389 (18.88%) VPN
9 372 (18.06%) Network Security
10 321 (15.58%) Wireless
11 295 (14.32%) Cisco Nexus
12 275 (13.35%) TCP/IP
13 257 (12.48%) DNS
14 227 (11.02%) VoIP
15 197 (9.56%) EIGRP
16 189 (9.17%) DHCP
17 180 (8.74%) Cisco IOS
18 155 (7.52%) VLAN
19 145 (7.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 139 (6.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (0.83%) MySQL
4 11 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (0.29%) MS Access
7 5 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.24%) Big Data
7 5 (0.24%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.097%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.097%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.097%) Informix
11 1 (0.049%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.049%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.049%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 19 (0.92%) Jenkins
2 16 (0.78%) Hudson
3 8 (0.39%) JIRA
4 6 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.24%) Subversion
5 5 (0.24%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.19%) StarTeam
6 4 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.097%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.097%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.049%) Ant
9 1 (0.049%) Metasploit
General
1 301 (14.61%) Finance
2 213 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 103 (5.00%) Banking
4 45 (2.18%) Investment Banking
5 27 (1.31%) Retail
6 24 (1.17%) Games
7 19 (0.92%) Legal
8 14 (0.68%) Marketing
8 14 (0.68%) Spanish Language
9 11 (0.53%) Back Office
10 10 (0.49%) Local Government
10 10 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.44%) Publishing
12 8 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.29%) Billing
14 6 (0.29%) Electronics
14 6 (0.29%) Advertising
15 4 (0.19%) Japanese Language
16 3 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 876 (42.52%) Network Engineer
2 160 (7.77%) Analyst
3 145 (7.04%) Architect
4 131 (6.36%) Consultant
5 127 (6.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 123 (5.97%) Support Engineer
7 114 (5.53%) Network Support
8 112 (5.44%) Security Engineer
9 105 (5.10%) Senior Network Engineer
10 93 (4.51%) Network Architect
11 88 (4.27%) Network Specialist
12 79 (3.83%) Network Security Engineer
13 75 (3.64%) IP Engineer
14 68 (3.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 65 (3.16%) Network Analyst
15 65 (3.16%) Network Consultant
16 63 (3.06%) Design Engineer
17 62 (3.01%) Network Support Engineer
18 60 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 55 (2.67%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (2.91%) HTML
2 45 (2.18%) .NET
2 45 (2.18%) JSP
3 42 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 27 (1.31%) CSS
5 19 (0.92%) XMPP
6 12 (0.58%) XML
7 11 (0.53%) Web Services
8 6 (0.29%) Application Packaging
8 6 (0.29%) Middleware
9 5 (0.24%) LAMP
9 5 (0.24%) REST
10 4 (0.19%) SOAP
10 4 (0.19%) WAP
11 3 (0.15%) VXML
11 3 (0.15%) JSON
12 2 (0.097%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.097%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.097%) MFC
13 1 (0.049%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 357 (17.33%) Data Centre
2 103 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
4 39 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 37 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 34 (1.65%) Fat Client
6 34 (1.65%) Thin Client
7 31 (1.50%) PKI
8 30 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 20 (0.97%) NHS
9 20 (0.97%) Blackberry
10 18 (0.87%) Clustering
11 16 (0.78%) CMDB
12 13 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (0.63%) SecurID
13 12 (0.58%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.53%) Raspberry Pi
15 10 (0.49%) Wiki
15 10 (0.49%) Hedge funds
15 10 (0.49%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 350 (16.99%) Windows
2 278 (13.50%) Linux
3 142 (6.89%) UNIX
4 116 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 81 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (3.06%) Windows 7
8 35 (1.70%) Solaris
9 26 (1.26%) Windows XP
10 23 (1.12%) Windows 8
11 22 (1.07%) CentOS
12 20 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (0.87%) Android
14 16 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
15 13 (0.63%) Debian
16 12 (0.58%) Windows 2000
17 10 (0.49%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.34%) Mac OS X
19 6 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
20 5 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (17.38%) ITIL
2 225 (10.92%) Load Balancing
3 206 (10.00%) Network Design
4 138 (6.70%) Project Management
5 133 (6.46%) Network Management
6 109 (5.29%) Migration
7 101 (4.90%) Service Delivery
8 84 (4.08%) Change Management
9 82 (3.98%) Network Monitoring
10 80 (3.88%) E-Commerce
11 68 (3.30%) Service Management
12 67 (3.25%) Incident Management
13 58 (2.82%) Mentoring
13 58 (2.82%) Configuration Management
14 52 (2.52%) Low Latency
15 50 (2.43%) PRINCE2
16 47 (2.28%) Validation
16 47 (2.28%) Information Security
17 46 (2.23%) Root Cause Analysis
18 45 (2.18%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 85 (4.13%) SQL
2 52 (2.52%) JavaScript
3 49 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 42 (2.04%) Perl
5 37 (1.80%) Python
6 35 (1.70%) C
7 21 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 19 (0.92%) PHP
9 16 (0.78%) Ruby
10 14 (0.68%) Lisp
11 10 (0.49%) VBScript
12 8 (0.39%) Java
13 7 (0.34%) VB
14 3 (0.15%) Tcl
14 3 (0.15%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.15%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.097%) Go
15 2 (0.097%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.049%) C#
16 1 (0.049%) R
Qualifications
1 1175 (57.04%) CCNP
2 1046 (50.78%) CCNA
3 393 (19.08%) CCIE
4 294 (14.27%) Security Cleared
5 220 (10.68%) SC Cleared
6 215 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 144 (6.99%) Degree
8 123 (5.97%) MCSE
9 111 (5.39%) CCDP
10 109 (5.29%) CCSE
11 81 (3.93%) CISSP
12 79 (3.83%) MCITP
13 65 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 64 (3.11%) CCSA
14 64 (3.11%) DV Cleared
15 58 (2.82%) CCIP
16 50 (2.43%) JNCIS
16 50 (2.43%) MCSA
17 46 (2.23%) JNCIA
18 43 (2.09%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (5.00%) SLA
2 40 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 28 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.21%) QA
5 11 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.34%) JSP 440
7 6 (0.29%) GPG13
8 1 (0.049%) TickIT
8 1 (0.049%) BS7799
8 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.049%) COBIT
8 1 (0.049%) BS25999
System Software
1 204 (9.90%) Active Directory
2 195 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (2.57%) vSphere
4 40 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 35 (1.70%) XenApp
6 30 (1.46%) vCloud
6 30 (1.46%) XenServer
7 29 (1.41%) ProxySG
8 27 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (1.07%) Firmware
10 13 (0.63%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.53%) VMware ESX
12 9 (0.44%) Snort
13 8 (0.39%) Postfix
13 8 (0.39%) Samba
14 6 (0.29%) Squid
14 6 (0.29%) KVM
14 6 (0.29%) NFS
15 5 (0.24%) Xen
15 5 (0.24%) iptables
Systems Management
1 79 (3.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 43 (2.09%) FortiGate
3 42 (2.04%) SCCM
4 35 (1.70%) Cisco UCCX
5 27 (1.31%) Puppet
6 20 (0.97%) CiscoWorks
7 19 (0.92%) RANCID
7 19 (0.92%) Cisco UCCE
8 18 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (0.83%) OPNET
9 17 (0.83%) SCOM
10 16 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
11 15 (0.73%) CA Spectrum
12 14 (0.68%) Ansible
13 12 (0.58%) NetBackup
14 11 (0.53%) Salt
15 10 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (0.49%) OpenView
15 10 (0.49%) TrustSec
16 8 (0.39%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 1723 (83.64%) Cisco
2 534 (25.92%) Juniper
3 491 (23.83%) CheckPoint
4 465 (22.57%) F5
5 345 (16.75%) VMware
6 295 (14.32%) Microsoft
7 226 (10.97%) Citrix
8 218 (10.58%) HP
9 189 (9.17%) Blue Coat
10 116 (5.63%) SolarWinds
11 78 (3.79%) Fortinet
12 72 (3.50%) Infoblox
13 60 (2.91%) Riverbed
14 56 (2.72%) Avaya
15 46 (2.23%) McAfee
16 44 (2.14%) NetApp
17 43 (2.09%) Oracle
17 43 (2.09%) BT
18 41 (1.99%) Nokia
19 40 (1.94%) Brocade
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Venn Group
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Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day + MARKET RATE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
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Networking People
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West Midlands
Circle Recruitment
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Burns Sheehan
Rate: £480.00 - £500.00 per day
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Talent International
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Data Idols
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