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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 98 148 153
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1069 734 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.99% 1.41% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.13% 7.31% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 396 324
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £224 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £340 £280
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 32 61
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% -31.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £54.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%

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
10555 10047 8332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.67% 19.35% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6006 5532 4420
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 509 477
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
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 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 +54 1010 £338 -3.57% 365
London +48 391 £363 -3.33% 136
South East +21 262 £313 -10.71% 86
City of London +42 110 £375 +4.96% 45
Berkshire +24 102 £363 +9.43% 32
Yorkshire +33 88 £300 -25.00% 19
North West +6 71 £275 +22.22% 31
East of England +27 64 £381 -1.61% 22
Hampshire -3 58 £275 -17.10% 16
West Midlands +7 49 £319 -6.25% 21
Surrey +26 40 £313 -6.71% 14
South West +2 39 £385 +54.00% 40
Reading +22 37 £300 +19.40% 13
West Yorkshire +11 33 £325 +8.78% 14
Manchester +1 33 £270 +20.00% 18
East Midlands +14 28 £425 -10.52% 8
Hertfordshire +17 22 £453 +50.83% 6
North Yorkshire +7 22 £401 +0.12% 2
Leeds 0 22 £325 +44.44% 10
Buckinghamshire +5 19 £295 -37.89% 8
Oxfordshire -5 19 £180 -43.75% 5
South Yorkshire +17 18 £300 +33.33% 1
York +9 18 £401 +0.12% 1
Birmingham +4 18 £313 -21.87% 5
Milton Keynes +7 17 £255 -51.42% 2
Cheshire -3 17 £238 +58.33% 8
Sheffield +15 15 £300 +33.33%
Essex +8 15 £350 -12.50% 5
Scotland -23 15 £350 +7.69% 8
Nottinghamshire +3 14 £400 -15.78% 1

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1811 (85.51%) Cisco
2 1216 (57.41%) CCNP
3 1092 (51.56%) CCNA
4 1039 (49.06%) Firewall
5 668 (31.54%) WAN
6 663 (31.30%) LAN
7 508 (23.98%) Cisco ASA
8 489 (23.09%) Juniper
9 483 (22.80%) BGP
10 482 (22.76%) CheckPoint
11 468 (22.10%) F5
12 457 (21.58%) OSPF
13 412 (19.45%) CCIE
14 402 (18.98%) VPN
15 398 (18.79%) MPLS
16 376 (17.75%) ITIL
17 372 (17.56%) Windows
18 361 (17.04%) Network Security
19 343 (16.19%) VMware
20 325 (15.34%) Security Cleared
21 319 (15.06%) Cisco Nexus
22 298 (14.07%) Linux
23 293 (13.83%) Wireless
24 289 (13.64%) Microsoft
25 269 (12.70%) TCP/IP
26 261 (12.32%) Telecoms
26 261 (12.32%) Finance
27 260 (12.28%) VoIP
28 253 (11.95%) DNS
29 247 (11.66%) SC Cleared

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 88 (4.15%) MS Exchange
2 36 (1.70%) SharePoint
3 35 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (1.61%) IIS
5 30 (1.42%) Lync
6 22 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (0.90%) Apache
8 13 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.38%) nginx
11 7 (0.33%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.28%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.24%) Confluence
13 5 (0.24%) MediaWiki
14 4 (0.19%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.094%) SAS
Applications
1 115 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 63 (2.97%) MS Office
3 42 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.28%) MS Project
7 2 (0.094%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.094%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.094%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.047%) Summit
5 1 (0.047%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.71%) Office 365
2 12 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.14%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.094%) IaaS
6 2 (0.094%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1039 (49.06%) Firewall
2 668 (31.54%) WAN
3 663 (31.30%) LAN
4 508 (23.98%) Cisco ASA
5 483 (22.80%) BGP
6 457 (21.58%) OSPF
7 402 (18.98%) VPN
8 398 (18.79%) MPLS
9 361 (17.04%) Network Security
10 319 (15.06%) Cisco Nexus
11 293 (13.83%) Wireless
12 269 (12.70%) TCP/IP
13 260 (12.28%) VoIP
14 253 (11.95%) DNS
15 217 (10.25%) EIGRP
16 190 (8.97%) DHCP
17 183 (8.64%) Cisco IOS
18 149 (7.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 146 (6.89%) SAN
20 129 (6.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 17 (0.80%) MySQL
2 17 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (0.38%) MS Access
5 8 (0.38%) MongoDB
5 8 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.14%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.094%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.094%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.094%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.047%) Big Data
10 1 (0.047%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.047%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.047%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 19 (0.90%) Hudson
3 8 (0.38%) JIRA
4 7 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.24%) Subversion
5 5 (0.24%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.14%) StarTeam
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.094%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.094%) Ant
8 1 (0.047%) Metasploit
General
1 261 (12.32%) Telecoms
1 261 (12.32%) Finance
2 122 (5.76%) Banking
3 47 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 32 (1.51%) Retail
5 27 (1.27%) Games
6 17 (0.80%) Legal
7 16 (0.76%) Back Office
8 13 (0.61%) Spanish Language
9 10 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.38%) Marketing
11 7 (0.33%) Local Government
11 7 (0.33%) Billing
12 6 (0.28%) Publishing
12 6 (0.28%) Electronics
13 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.19%) Advertising
13 4 (0.19%) Military
13 4 (0.19%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 934 (44.10%) Network Engineer
2 185 (8.73%) Analyst
3 158 (7.46%) Cisco Engineer
4 141 (6.66%) Support Engineer
5 134 (6.33%) Consultant
6 122 (5.76%) Architect
7 119 (5.62%) Network Support
8 116 (5.48%) Security Engineer
9 112 (5.29%) Senior Network Engineer
10 86 (4.06%) Network Specialist
10 86 (4.06%) IP Engineer
11 82 (3.87%) Network Analyst
12 80 (3.78%) Network Security Engineer
12 80 (3.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 75 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 73 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
15 72 (3.40%) Network Architect
16 69 (3.26%) Design Engineer
16 69 (3.26%) Network Consultant
17 63 (2.97%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (2.88%) HTML
2 47 (2.22%) JSP
3 43 (2.03%) .NET
4 39 (1.84%) ASP.NET
5 26 (1.23%) CSS
6 22 (1.04%) XMPP
7 13 (0.61%) XML
8 8 (0.38%) LAMP
8 8 (0.38%) WAP
8 8 (0.38%) Web Services
9 5 (0.24%) Application Packaging
9 5 (0.24%) SOAP
10 4 (0.19%) CGI
10 4 (0.19%) Middleware
11 3 (0.14%) JSON
11 3 (0.14%) REST
12 2 (0.094%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.094%) VXML
12 2 (0.094%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.047%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 110 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
3 36 (1.70%) Thin Client
3 36 (1.70%) Fat Client
4 32 (1.51%) Management Information System
5 29 (1.37%) PKI
6 25 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 25 (1.18%) IVR
7 22 (1.04%) Blackberry
8 19 (0.90%) NHS
9 18 (0.85%) Clustering
10 17 (0.80%) SecurID
11 16 (0.76%) FlexPod
12 14 (0.66%) e-Health
13 13 (0.61%) Online Games
13 13 (0.61%) Open Source
14 12 (0.57%) CMDB
14 12 (0.57%) Wiki
15 11 (0.52%) Raspberry Pi
16 10 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 372 (17.56%) Windows
2 298 (14.07%) Linux
3 169 (7.98%) UNIX
4 130 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 98 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 96 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (2.83%) Windows 7
8 34 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (1.51%) CentOS
10 29 (1.37%) Solaris
11 28 (1.32%) Windows XP
12 25 (1.18%) Windows 8
13 18 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
14 17 (0.80%) Windows 2000
15 13 (0.61%) Android
16 12 (0.57%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.42%) Debian
18 7 (0.33%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.19%) Mac OS X
20 3 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (17.75%) ITIL
2 223 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 218 (10.29%) Network Design
4 122 (5.76%) Network Management
5 112 (5.29%) Migration
6 107 (5.05%) Service Delivery
7 104 (4.91%) Project Management
8 98 (4.63%) Network Monitoring
9 93 (4.39%) Change Management
10 88 (4.15%) E-Commerce
11 74 (3.49%) Incident Management
12 68 (3.21%) Service Management
13 67 (3.16%) Mentoring
14 54 (2.55%) Configuration Management
14 54 (2.55%) Network Architecture
15 52 (2.46%) Root Cause Analysis
16 50 (2.36%) Low Latency
17 43 (2.03%) ITIL V3
17 43 (2.03%) Change Control
18 42 (1.98%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 85 (4.01%) SQL
2 66 (3.12%) Perl
3 53 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 52 (2.46%) PowerShell
5 48 (2.27%) Python
6 38 (1.79%) C
7 30 (1.42%) Bash Shell
8 24 (1.13%) PHP
9 16 (0.76%) Ruby
10 14 (0.66%) Lisp
11 11 (0.52%) VBScript
12 9 (0.42%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.38%) VB
14 7 (0.33%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.28%) Java
16 2 (0.094%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.047%) Erlang
17 1 (0.047%) Groovy
17 1 (0.047%) VBA
17 1 (0.047%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1216 (57.41%) CCNP
2 1092 (51.56%) CCNA
3 412 (19.45%) CCIE
4 325 (15.34%) Security Cleared
5 247 (11.66%) SC Cleared
6 218 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 134 (6.33%) MCSE
8 130 (6.14%) CCSE
9 128 (6.04%) CCDP
10 125 (5.90%) Degree
11 80 (3.78%) CISSP
12 78 (3.68%) DV Cleared
13 73 (3.45%) CCIP
14 66 (3.12%) CCSA
14 66 (3.12%) MCITP
15 49 (2.31%) CCSP
15 49 (2.31%) MCSA
16 48 (2.27%) JNCIA
17 45 (2.12%) JNCIP
17 45 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (5.52%) SLA
2 46 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.04%) QA
4 15 (0.71%) JSP 440
5 14 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.33%) GPG13
8 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.047%) COBIT
10 1 (0.047%) TickIT
10 1 (0.047%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.047%) BS25999
System Software
1 204 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 180 (8.50%) Active Directory
3 51 (2.41%) vSphere
4 37 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
4 37 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 34 (1.61%) XenApp
5 34 (1.61%) XenServer
6 29 (1.37%) vCloud
7 27 (1.27%) ProxySG
8 26 (1.23%) Firmware
9 18 (0.85%) XenDesktop
10 15 (0.71%) KVM
11 13 (0.61%) Snort
12 11 (0.52%) Samba
13 9 (0.42%) VMware ESX
13 9 (0.42%) Squid
14 8 (0.38%) Postfix
15 7 (0.33%) Xen
15 7 (0.33%) UAG
16 5 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 88 (4.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 38 (1.79%) FortiGate
3 37 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
4 32 (1.51%) Puppet
4 32 (1.51%) SCCM
4 32 (1.51%) Cisco UCCE
5 29 (1.37%) CA Spectrum
6 24 (1.13%) CiscoWorks
7 22 (1.04%) OPNET
7 22 (1.04%) RANCID
7 22 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
9 16 (0.76%) OpenView
10 15 (0.71%) NetBackup
11 14 (0.66%) Salt
12 12 (0.57%) Ansible
12 12 (0.57%) SCOM
13 11 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
14 9 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (0.38%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 1811 (85.51%) Cisco
2 489 (23.09%) Juniper
3 482 (22.76%) CheckPoint
4 468 (22.10%) F5
5 343 (16.19%) VMware
6 289 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 226 (10.67%) HP
8 217 (10.25%) Citrix
9 191 (9.02%) Blue Coat
10 111 (5.24%) SolarWinds
11 87 (4.11%) Fortinet
12 70 (3.31%) Infoblox
13 64 (3.02%) Riverbed
14 59 (2.79%) Avaya
15 55 (2.60%) McAfee
16 49 (2.31%) BT
17 45 (2.12%) CA
18 44 (2.08%) NetApp
19 43 (2.03%) Nokia
20 41 (1.94%) Remedy
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Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Inverness, Inverness-Shire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £225 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
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