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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 106 150 160
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 996 665 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.96% 1.37% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.71% 7.29% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 362 291
Average daily rate
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£347 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 51
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.65 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £44.60 £44.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.76% -28.78%

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
10260 9121 8068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.19% 18.73% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5965 4949 4256
Average daily rate £396 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 427 562
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -18.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.00 £44.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +52 952 £344 -1.78% 408
London +67 395 £365 -2.66% 157
South East +36 246 £347 -4.27% 100
City of London +56 124 £375 +2.38% 62
Berkshire +51 94 £335 -4.28% 26
Yorkshire +47 92 £313 +4.16% 34
South West -6 67 £331 +26.19% 45
North West +2 59 £288 -23.33% 23
Hampshire -5 59 £350 -0.99% 28
Surrey +12 37 £325 -18.75% 22
West Midlands -11 36 £325 +8.33% 16
Manchester +12 33 £274 +21.66% 12
North Yorkshire +26 30 £401 +3.35% 8
South Yorkshire +26 28 £260 -0.95%
Wiltshire -4 28 £355 +18.33% 7
York +27 25 £401 +3.35% 2
Reading +25 25 £356 -7.46% 10
Sheffield +22 25 £260 +15.55%
East of England -14 25 £375 -3.22% 23
Scotland -8 24 £363 +3.57% 11
West Yorkshire +1 23 £350 +33.33% 20
Cheshire +7 22 £300 -25.00% 9
East Midlands +23 20 £313 +32.97% 6
Leeds -1 17 £350 +16.66% 14
Buckinghamshire -1 16 £425 -10.52% 10
Devon +11 15 £275 - 2
Milton Keynes +3 15 £425 - 5
Oxfordshire -9 15 £275 -13.04% 3
Portsmouth +11 13 £333 -26.11% 4
Slough +4 12 £283 +32.94% 2

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1746 (86.44%) Cisco
2 1171 (57.97%) CCNP
3 1066 (52.77%) Firewall
4 1044 (51.68%) CCNA
5 649 (32.13%) WAN
6 644 (31.88%) LAN
7 496 (24.55%) BGP
8 481 (23.81%) CheckPoint
9 454 (22.48%) OSPF
10 448 (22.18%) Juniper
11 447 (22.13%) Cisco ASA
12 441 (21.83%) CCIE
13 411 (20.35%) F5
14 390 (19.31%) MPLS
15 389 (19.26%) VPN
16 385 (19.06%) ITIL
17 357 (17.67%) Security Cleared
18 338 (16.73%) Windows
19 331 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
20 327 (16.19%) VMware
21 315 (15.59%) Network Security
22 293 (14.50%) SC Cleared
23 289 (14.31%) Linux
24 273 (13.51%) TCP/IP
25 268 (13.27%) Microsoft
26 267 (13.22%) Wireless
27 260 (12.87%) Telecoms
28 253 (12.52%) HP
29 238 (11.78%) Finance
30 224 (11.09%) EIGRP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (4.46%) MS Exchange
2 42 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (1.49%) IIS
4 25 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (1.24%) Apache
5 23 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 18 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (0.69%) Lync
10 9 (0.45%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.40%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.35%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.25%) NetWeaver
14 4 (0.20%) SAS
15 3 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.15%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.099%) nginx
16 2 (0.099%) Zimbra
16 2 (0.099%) Confluence
Applications
1 104 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 42 (2.08%) MS Office
3 41 (2.03%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.30%) MS Project
5 6 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.099%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.25%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.099%) Summit
4 2 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.35%) Office 365
3 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.15%) IaaS
4 3 (0.15%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.099%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1066 (52.77%) Firewall
2 649 (32.13%) WAN
3 644 (31.88%) LAN
4 496 (24.55%) BGP
5 454 (22.48%) OSPF
6 447 (22.13%) Cisco ASA
7 390 (19.31%) MPLS
8 389 (19.26%) VPN
9 331 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 315 (15.59%) Network Security
11 273 (13.51%) TCP/IP
12 267 (13.22%) Wireless
13 224 (11.09%) EIGRP
14 219 (10.84%) VoIP
15 213 (10.54%) DNS
16 167 (8.27%) Cisco IOS
17 159 (7.87%) DHCP
18 154 (7.62%) SAN
19 137 (6.78%) VLAN
20 117 (5.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.19%) MySQL
3 16 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (0.54%) MongoDB
6 10 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (0.45%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.25%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.25%) MS Access
10 5 (0.25%) DB2
10 5 (0.25%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.20%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.099%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.099%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.099%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.099%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (0.79%) Jenkins
2 15 (0.74%) Hudson
3 12 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.15%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.099%) Subversion
5 2 (0.099%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.099%) JIRA
5 2 (0.099%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.099%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.050%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.050%) Ant
General
1 260 (12.87%) Telecoms
2 238 (11.78%) Finance
3 134 (6.63%) Banking
4 45 (2.23%) Investment Banking
5 20 (0.99%) Retail
5 20 (0.99%) Games
6 17 (0.84%) Back Office
7 15 (0.74%) Legal
8 14 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 12 (0.59%) Spanish Language
10 11 (0.54%) Local Government
10 11 (0.54%) Publishing
11 8 (0.40%) Billing
12 7 (0.35%) German Language
13 6 (0.30%) Law
13 6 (0.30%) Marketing
14 5 (0.25%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.25%) Military
15 4 (0.20%) Advertising
16 2 (0.099%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 869 (43.02%) Network Engineer
2 170 (8.42%) Cisco Engineer
3 163 (8.07%) Analyst
4 150 (7.43%) Consultant
5 134 (6.63%) Security Engineer
6 114 (5.64%) Support Engineer
6 114 (5.64%) Architect
7 109 (5.40%) Network Support
8 100 (4.95%) Senior Network Engineer
9 88 (4.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 83 (4.11%) Network Security Engineer
11 79 (3.91%) IP Engineer
12 78 (3.86%) Design Engineer
12 78 (3.86%) Network Specialist
13 76 (3.76%) Network Consultant
13 76 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 74 (3.66%) Network Analyst
15 64 (3.17%) Network Architect
16 52 (2.57%) Network Support Engineer
17 46 (2.28%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (2.57%) HTML
1 52 (2.57%) JSP
2 40 (1.98%) .NET
3 37 (1.83%) ASP.NET
4 29 (1.44%) CSS
5 18 (0.89%) XMPP
6 17 (0.84%) Web Services
7 15 (0.74%) LAMP
8 14 (0.69%) Middleware
9 12 (0.59%) WAP
10 7 (0.35%) XML
11 6 (0.30%) SOAP
12 4 (0.20%) CGI
12 4 (0.20%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.15%) SAP Basis
14 2 (0.099%) ADO.NET
14 2 (0.099%) Ajax
14 2 (0.099%) Application Packaging
14 2 (0.099%) WCF
14 2 (0.099%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 91 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
3 38 (1.88%) Blackberry
4 33 (1.63%) Management Information System
5 28 (1.39%) Thin Client
5 28 (1.39%) Fat Client
5 28 (1.39%) PKI
5 28 (1.39%) FlexPod
6 25 (1.24%) Clustering
7 22 (1.09%) IVR
8 20 (0.99%) Computer Science
8 20 (0.99%) Open Source
8 20 (0.99%) Visualisation
9 19 (0.94%) SecurID
10 18 (0.89%) NHS
11 13 (0.64%) Replication
11 13 (0.64%) User Experience
12 12 (0.59%) Online Games
13 11 (0.54%) Mobile App
13 11 (0.54%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 338 (16.73%) Windows
2 289 (14.31%) Linux
3 178 (8.81%) UNIX
4 113 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 65 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (2.62%) Windows 7
8 43 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (1.63%) Windows XP
10 32 (1.58%) CentOS
11 30 (1.49%) Solaris
12 18 (0.89%) Windows 2000
13 17 (0.84%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.64%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (0.50%) Android
16 6 (0.30%) Debian
17 4 (0.20%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
18 3 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (19.06%) ITIL
2 222 (10.99%) Load Balancing
3 209 (10.35%) Network Design
4 166 (8.22%) Network Management
5 106 (5.25%) Migration
6 104 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
7 91 (4.50%) Mentoring
8 89 (4.41%) Network Architecture
9 86 (4.26%) Service Delivery
10 85 (4.21%) Change Management
11 82 (4.06%) Project Management
12 73 (3.61%) E-Commerce
13 72 (3.56%) Incident Management
14 55 (2.72%) Change Control
15 53 (2.62%) Information Security
16 51 (2.52%) Service Management
17 48 (2.38%) Low Latency
18 45 (2.23%) Root Cause Analysis
19 44 (2.18%) Kalman Filter
20 40 (1.98%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 78 (3.86%) SQL
2 77 (3.81%) Perl
3 46 (2.28%) JavaScript
4 45 (2.23%) PowerShell
5 39 (1.93%) Python
6 36 (1.78%) C
7 28 (1.39%) Bash Shell
8 22 (1.09%) PHP
9 15 (0.74%) Ruby
10 13 (0.64%) Java
11 9 (0.45%) Shell Script
11 9 (0.45%) Lisp
12 8 (0.40%) VBScript
12 8 (0.40%) R
13 7 (0.35%) VB
14 6 (0.30%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.15%) Erlang
15 3 (0.15%) C++
16 2 (0.099%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.099%) C#
Qualifications
1 1171 (57.97%) CCNP
2 1044 (51.68%) CCNA
3 441 (21.83%) CCIE
4 357 (17.67%) Security Cleared
5 293 (14.50%) SC Cleared
6 188 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 131 (6.49%) CCDP
8 127 (6.29%) MCSE
9 119 (5.89%) CCSE
10 106 (5.25%) CISSP
11 99 (4.90%) Degree
12 90 (4.46%) CCSA
13 69 (3.42%) DV Cleared
14 68 (3.37%) MCITP
15 66 (3.27%) CCSP
15 66 (3.27%) CCIP
16 58 (2.87%) JNCIA
17 46 (2.28%) CCVP
18 38 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 35 (1.73%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.15%) SLA
2 43 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 20 (0.99%) JSP 440
3 20 (0.99%) QA
4 13 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.30%) GPG13
7 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.099%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.050%) COBIT
System Software
1 178 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (6.73%) Active Directory
3 55 (2.72%) vSphere
4 48 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 45 (2.23%) ProxySG
6 42 (2.08%) Hyper-V
7 29 (1.44%) XenServer
8 26 (1.29%) XenApp
9 25 (1.24%) vCloud
10 23 (1.14%) Firmware
11 21 (1.04%) Snort
12 15 (0.74%) NFS
12 15 (0.74%) VMware ESX
13 13 (0.64%) Samba
14 11 (0.54%) KVM
15 10 (0.50%) Nmap
16 9 (0.45%) XenDesktop
17 8 (0.40%) Squid
18 5 (0.25%) UAG
19 3 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (3.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 39 (1.93%) Puppet
3 36 (1.78%) FortiGate
4 31 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (1.44%) Cisco UCCX
6 28 (1.39%) SCCM
7 27 (1.34%) Cisco Prime
8 26 (1.29%) Cisco UCCE
9 25 (1.24%) CA Spectrum
9 25 (1.24%) OPNET
10 23 (1.14%) RANCID
11 21 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
12 19 (0.94%) OpenNMS
13 17 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
14 16 (0.79%) OpenView
15 15 (0.74%) Nessus
16 13 (0.64%) Salt
16 13 (0.64%) SCOM
17 12 (0.59%) NetBackup
17 12 (0.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1746 (86.44%) Cisco
2 481 (23.81%) CheckPoint
3 448 (22.18%) Juniper
4 411 (20.35%) F5
5 327 (16.19%) VMware
6 268 (13.27%) Microsoft
7 253 (12.52%) HP
8 179 (8.86%) Citrix
9 177 (8.76%) Blue Coat
10 103 (5.10%) SolarWinds
11 88 (4.36%) Fortinet
12 82 (4.06%) Riverbed
13 73 (3.61%) Nokia
14 71 (3.51%) Nortel
15 62 (3.07%) McAfee
15 62 (3.07%) Avaya
16 55 (2.72%) Red Hat
17 50 (2.48%) BMC
18 48 (2.38%) Infoblox
19 45 (2.23%) BT
East Riding
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Rate: DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
CRL
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TRG
Rate: £350 - £420 Per Day call for details
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
TRG
Rate: £350 - £420 Per Day call for details
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
QUANTICA
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £315 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Peopleworks
Rate: Negotiable Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £370 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago