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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 117 131 136
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1077 932 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.84% 1.67% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.74% 8.86% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 547 442
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £489 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 33 48
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -3.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £14.46 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £50.00 £45.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.22%

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
11059 10517 9039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.92% 18.83% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6665 5953 4982
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 450 469
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +9 985 £350 - 315
London +3 349 £413 +10.00% 116
South East -11 245 £350 +5.66% 64
South West +37 90 £380 -10.58% 17
City of London -27 79 £417 +11.20% 32
Berkshire -18 75 £300 +4.34% 21
North West -18 71 £325 -18.75% 21
Yorkshire -3 68 £325 +8.33% 30
Wiltshire +40 56 £425 +21.42% 5
East of England +2 54 £300 -7.69% 22
West Midlands -4 46 £305 +10.90% 29
West Yorkshire -16 40 £350 +7.69% 13
Swindon +30 38 £425 +70.00% 4
Reading +5 36 £273 -35.88% 17
Hampshire -26 36 £375 +11.94% 11
Leeds -14 35 £375 +15.38% 11
Buckinghamshire +15 34 £400 +16.36% 6
East Midlands +3 33 £350 -9.67% 10
Oxfordshire +1 33 £350 +5.66% 2
Manchester -8 33 £325 -16.12% 9
Scotland -2 32 £375 +23.35% 16
Wales +2 28 £300 -40.00% 10
Surrey +2 26 £375 +13.20% 19
South Wales +6 22 £250 -42.85% 7
Hertfordshire +4 21 £600 +50.00% 10
South Yorkshire -6 20 £263 -4.54% 10
West Sussex 0 19 £350 +59.09% 1
Milton Keynes +6 18 £375 +11.11% 2
Sheffield -12 18 £263 -4.54% 8
North East -15 17 £294 +30.66% 6

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1773 (81.14%) Cisco
2 1310 (59.95%) CCNP
3 1167 (53.41%) CCNA
4 1100 (50.34%) Firewall
5 789 (36.11%) WAN
6 760 (34.78%) LAN
7 539 (24.67%) Juniper
8 525 (24.03%) CheckPoint
9 466 (21.33%) BGP
10 448 (20.50%) Cisco ASA
11 443 (20.27%) OSPF
12 435 (19.91%) Windows
13 428 (19.59%) VPN
14 422 (19.31%) F5
15 419 (19.18%) MPLS
16 415 (18.99%) Data Centre
17 400 (18.31%) ITIL
18 393 (17.99%) Network Security
19 391 (17.89%) CCIE
20 388 (17.76%) Wireless
21 353 (16.16%) TCP/IP
22 347 (15.88%) VMware
23 330 (15.10%) Cisco Nexus
24 296 (13.55%) Finance
24 296 (13.55%) Microsoft
25 292 (13.36%) DNS
26 285 (13.04%) Security Cleared
27 280 (12.81%) VoIP
28 263 (12.04%) Linux
29 241 (11.03%) Network Design

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 91 (4.16%) MS Exchange
2 50 (2.29%) SharePoint
3 35 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (1.28%) Lync
6 23 (1.05%) IIS
7 19 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (0.46%) CMS
10 9 (0.41%) IBM Notes
11 8 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.37%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.37%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.32%) Apache
13 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.18%) nginx
14 4 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.14%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 103 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 94 (4.30%) MS Office
3 47 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.092%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.092%) BusinessWare
3 2 (0.092%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.046%) RMDS
4 1 (0.046%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (1.51%) SaaS
3 19 (0.87%) PaaS
3 19 (0.87%) Office 365
3 19 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.55%) IaaS
5 9 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.092%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.046%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.046%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.046%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.046%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1100 (50.34%) Firewall
2 789 (36.11%) WAN
3 760 (34.78%) LAN
4 466 (21.33%) BGP
5 448 (20.50%) Cisco ASA
6 443 (20.27%) OSPF
7 428 (19.59%) VPN
8 419 (19.18%) MPLS
9 393 (17.99%) Network Security
10 388 (17.76%) Wireless
11 353 (16.16%) TCP/IP
12 330 (15.10%) Cisco Nexus
13 292 (13.36%) DNS
14 280 (12.81%) VoIP
15 231 (10.57%) EIGRP
16 223 (10.21%) DHCP
17 203 (9.29%) VLAN
18 185 (8.47%) Cisco IOS
19 172 (7.87%) IPsec
20 149 (6.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 14 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (0.59%) Big Data
4 10 (0.46%) MySQL
5 5 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.23%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (0.23%) MS Access
5 5 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.18%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.14%) DB2
8 2 (0.092%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (0.092%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.046%) Informix
9 1 (0.046%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.046%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.046%) Redis
9 1 (0.046%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.046%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 29 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.37%) Metasploit
4 6 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (0.23%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.14%) Hudson
6 3 (0.14%) JIRA
7 2 (0.092%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.092%) Gerrit
General
1 296 (13.55%) Finance
2 209 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 89 (4.07%) Banking
4 32 (1.46%) Investment Banking
5 31 (1.42%) Retail
6 16 (0.73%) Legal
6 16 (0.73%) Marketing
7 13 (0.59%) Publishing
7 13 (0.59%) Local Government
8 10 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (0.46%) Back Office
9 8 (0.37%) Advertising
9 8 (0.37%) Games
9 8 (0.37%) Billing
9 8 (0.37%) Spanish Language
10 7 (0.32%) French Language
10 7 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.27%) Electronics
11 6 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 986 (45.13%) Network Engineer
2 191 (8.74%) Architect
3 168 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 145 (6.64%) Security Engineer
5 135 (6.18%) Analyst
6 134 (6.13%) Support Engineer
7 131 (6.00%) Consultant
8 122 (5.58%) Senior Network Engineer
9 104 (4.76%) Network Support
10 102 (4.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 101 (4.62%) Network Architect
12 99 (4.53%) Network Security Engineer
13 79 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 60 (2.75%) Network Support Engineer
15 58 (2.65%) Design Engineer
16 55 (2.52%) Network Analyst
16 55 (2.52%) Network Specialist
17 52 (2.38%) Network Consultant
18 50 (2.29%) 3rd Line Support
19 47 (2.15%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (3.30%) 802.1X
2 35 (1.60%) CSS
3 31 (1.42%) .NET
4 24 (1.10%) HTML
5 20 (0.92%) JSP
6 19 (0.87%) XMPP
6 19 (0.87%) ASP.NET
7 16 (0.73%) Middleware
8 15 (0.69%) Web Services
9 12 (0.55%) LAMP
10 8 (0.37%) XML
11 5 (0.23%) REST
12 3 (0.14%) SOAP
12 3 (0.14%) JSON
12 3 (0.14%) Application Packaging
13 2 (0.092%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.092%) MSMQ
13 2 (0.092%) WAP
13 2 (0.092%) MFC
13 2 (0.092%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 415 (18.99%) Data Centre
2 83 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 58 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 53 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
6 35 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 32 (1.46%) PKI
8 29 (1.33%) NHS
9 17 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 17 (0.78%) Clustering
9 17 (0.78%) e-Health
9 17 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (0.69%) IVR
11 14 (0.64%) Cryptography
12 12 (0.55%) Replication
13 11 (0.50%) Thin Client
13 11 (0.50%) Fat Client
14 10 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
14 10 (0.46%) SecurID
14 10 (0.46%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 435 (19.91%) Windows
2 263 (12.04%) Linux
3 148 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 143 (6.54%) UNIX
5 121 (5.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 89 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 71 (3.25%) Windows 7
8 53 (2.43%) Solaris
9 34 (1.56%) Windows XP
10 25 (1.14%) Windows 8
11 22 (1.01%) CentOS
11 22 (1.01%) Android
12 17 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
14 15 (0.69%) Ubuntu
15 13 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
16 11 (0.50%) AIX
17 9 (0.41%) Debian
17 9 (0.41%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (18.31%) ITIL
2 241 (11.03%) Network Design
3 221 (10.11%) Load Balancing
4 141 (6.45%) Project Management
5 139 (6.36%) Migration
6 106 (4.85%) Service Delivery
7 100 (4.58%) Network Management
8 86 (3.94%) Network Monitoring
9 79 (3.62%) Service Management
10 74 (3.39%) Change Management
11 73 (3.34%) Kalman Filter
12 65 (2.97%) Information Security
13 61 (2.79%) Network Architecture
14 56 (2.56%) PRINCE2
15 53 (2.43%) Configuration Management
16 48 (2.20%) Capacity Planning
17 47 (2.15%) DDoS Mitigation
18 46 (2.11%) WAN Optimisation
19 45 (2.06%) Change Control
19 45 (2.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (5.08%) SQL
2 39 (1.78%) PowerShell
3 35 (1.60%) Python
4 34 (1.56%) Perl
5 30 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 21 (0.96%) C
7 13 (0.59%) Bash Shell
8 11 (0.50%) VB
8 11 (0.50%) Ruby
9 8 (0.37%) Lisp
9 8 (0.37%) VBScript
10 7 (0.32%) PHP
11 6 (0.27%) Java
11 6 (0.27%) Tcl
12 4 (0.18%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.14%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.092%) Go
15 1 (0.046%) C#
15 1 (0.046%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1310 (59.95%) CCNP
2 1167 (53.41%) CCNA
3 391 (17.89%) CCIE
4 285 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 234 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 220 (10.07%) SC Cleared
7 173 (7.92%) Degree
8 159 (7.28%) MCSE
9 122 (5.58%) CISSP
10 117 (5.35%) CCSA
11 108 (4.94%) CCDP
12 95 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 85 (3.89%) CCSE
14 80 (3.66%) MCSA
15 78 (3.57%) MCITP
16 68 (3.11%) CCVP
17 62 (2.84%) CCSP
18 55 (2.52%) DV Cleared
19 54 (2.47%) JNCIA
20 50 (2.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (5.54%) SLA
2 40 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 25 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 24 (1.10%) QA
5 12 (0.55%) HIPAA
6 6 (0.27%) COBIT
7 3 (0.14%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.092%) BS7799
9 1 (0.046%) TickIT
9 1 (0.046%) BS25999
System Software
1 216 (9.89%) Active Directory
2 190 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (4.12%) vSphere
4 55 (2.52%) XenApp
5 50 (2.29%) ProxySG
6 49 (2.24%) Hyper-V
7 32 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (0.78%) VMware ESX
9 15 (0.69%) NFS
10 13 (0.59%) VirtualBox
10 13 (0.59%) vCloud
11 12 (0.55%) XenDesktop
12 11 (0.50%) Snort
13 10 (0.46%) KVM
14 8 (0.37%) ISA Server
15 7 (0.32%) Xen
16 6 (0.27%) Firmware
16 6 (0.27%) iptables
17 5 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
17 5 (0.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 97 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 41 (1.88%) Cisco UCCX
3 40 (1.83%) SCCM
4 35 (1.60%) FortiGate
5 28 (1.28%) SCOM
6 26 (1.19%) Cisco UCCE
7 21 (0.96%) CA Spectrum
8 20 (0.92%) CiscoWorks
9 19 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
9 19 (0.87%) RANCID
10 17 (0.78%) Backup Exec
10 17 (0.78%) Puppet
11 14 (0.64%) BladeLogic
12 13 (0.59%) Cisco IPCC
12 13 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 13 (0.59%) Control-M
13 12 (0.55%) OpenView
14 11 (0.50%) OPNET
14 11 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
15 10 (0.46%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1773 (81.14%) Cisco
2 539 (24.67%) Juniper
3 525 (24.03%) CheckPoint
4 422 (19.31%) F5
5 347 (15.88%) VMware
6 296 (13.55%) Microsoft
7 204 (9.34%) Citrix
8 180 (8.24%) HP
9 174 (7.96%) Blue Coat
10 119 (5.45%) SolarWinds
11 89 (4.07%) Fortinet
12 82 (3.75%) Avaya
13 72 (3.30%) Aruba
14 68 (3.11%) McAfee
15 67 (3.07%) Riverbed
16 64 (2.93%) Nokia
17 60 (2.75%) Oracle
18 50 (2.29%) Symantec
19 47 (2.15%) Dell
19 47 (2.15%) Nortel
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £21.75 per hour
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
FT Select
Rate: From £90 to £100 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £14.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum £400-500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £140 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Motherwell, Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Motherwell, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £220 - £310 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago