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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 117 138 124
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1012 834 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.76% 1.58% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.11% 9.16% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 453 442
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 56
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -17.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £13.95 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.10 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.07%

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
11103 9108 10182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.28% 17.26% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6182 5090 5263
Average daily rate £379 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 432 615
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +24 960 £350 +1.44% 349
London +39 376 £375 +0.67% 123
South East +23 231 £338 +3.05% 80
City of London +65 125 £375 -3.22% 51
Berkshire +38 103 £275 -31.25% 24
West Midlands +12 77 £278 -19.56% 25
South West -7 72 £375 +15.38% 33
North West +5 63 £400 +42.85% 21
East of England -33 55 £331 +20.45% 28
Hampshire +3 50 £340 +2.25% 15
Yorkshire +5 42 £300 -22.58% 29
Surrey -18 31 £360 +15.20% 21
Birmingham +9 30 £278 -19.56% 7
Devon +5 30 £420 +29.23% 2
Manchester -2 29 £350 +26.12% 15
West Yorkshire +4 27 £325 -18.75% 20
East Midlands +13 24 £425 +47.82% 7
Hertfordshire -16 23 £400 +11.11% 15
Cheshire +6 22 £438 +45.83% 3
Scotland -17 22 £315 -10.14% 8
Reading +23 21 £356 -10.93% 9
Leeds +6 19 £331 -14.51% 15
Shropshire -1 18 £294 -24.98% 4
Bracknell +13 17 £231 - 1
Slough +6 15 £375 -4.76% 7
Oxfordshire +5 15 £325 +8.33% 2
Wiltshire -3 15 £350 +7.69% 8
Nottinghamshire +14 14 £445 +61.81% 3
Exeter -3 14 £369 +13.46%
Gloucestershire -10 14 £263 -51.83% 10

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1438 (83.12%) Cisco
2 973 (56.24%) CCNP
3 880 (50.87%) Firewall
4 867 (50.12%) CCNA
5 560 (32.37%) WAN
6 549 (31.73%) LAN
7 422 (24.39%) CheckPoint
8 411 (23.76%) Juniper
9 346 (20.00%) ITIL
10 343 (19.83%) CCIE
11 336 (19.42%) BGP
12 323 (18.67%) VPN
13 318 (18.38%) Windows
14 309 (17.86%) OSPF
15 303 (17.51%) Cisco ASA
16 292 (16.88%) Security Cleared
17 290 (16.76%) MPLS
18 277 (16.01%) F5
19 276 (15.95%) Microsoft
20 274 (15.84%) Network Security
21 261 (15.09%) HP
22 246 (14.22%) SC Cleared
23 245 (14.16%) Wireless
24 241 (13.93%) VMware
25 230 (13.29%) Telecoms
26 226 (13.06%) Cisco Nexus
27 224 (12.95%) VoIP
28 223 (12.89%) Linux
29 214 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
30 205 (11.85%) TCP/IP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (5.09%) MS Exchange
2 54 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (1.68%) Apache
4 27 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (1.33%) IIS
6 17 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (0.75%) SharePoint
9 10 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.40%) Lync
10 7 (0.40%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
11 6 (0.35%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.23%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.23%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.17%) nginx
13 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.12%) SAS
14 2 (0.12%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 99 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 63 (3.64%) MS Office
3 54 (3.12%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.64%) MS Project
5 7 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.35%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.23%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.058%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.23%) SaaS
3 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.058%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.058%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 880 (50.87%) Firewall
2 560 (32.37%) WAN
3 549 (31.73%) LAN
4 336 (19.42%) BGP
5 323 (18.67%) VPN
6 309 (17.86%) OSPF
7 303 (17.51%) Cisco ASA
8 290 (16.76%) MPLS
9 274 (15.84%) Network Security
10 245 (14.16%) Wireless
11 226 (13.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 224 (12.95%) VoIP
13 205 (11.85%) TCP/IP
14 157 (9.08%) DNS
15 150 (8.67%) EIGRP
16 147 (8.50%) VLAN
17 131 (7.57%) Cisco IOS
18 127 (7.34%) SAN
19 108 (6.24%) IPsec
20 106 (6.13%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.62%) MySQL
3 12 (0.69%) Relational Database
4 10 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (0.40%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.35%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.23%) DB2
9 4 (0.23%) SAP BW
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.23%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.17%) MS Access
11 2 (0.12%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.058%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.058%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (0.52%) Hudson
1 9 (0.52%) Jenkins
2 8 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.29%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.17%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.12%) Subversion
5 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.12%) JIRA
6 1 (0.058%) ProC
6 1 (0.058%) Ant
General
1 230 (13.29%) Telecoms
2 203 (11.73%) Finance
3 94 (5.43%) Banking
4 28 (1.62%) Investment Banking
5 25 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 21 (1.21%) Retail
7 12 (0.69%) Publishing
8 11 (0.64%) Local Government
9 8 (0.46%) Spanish Language
10 7 (0.40%) Games
10 7 (0.40%) Advertising
10 7 (0.40%) Back Office
11 6 (0.35%) Law
11 6 (0.35%) German Language
12 5 (0.29%) Marketing
12 5 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.29%) Billing
13 3 (0.17%) International Banking
13 3 (0.17%) Legal
14 2 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 646 (37.34%) Network Engineer
2 179 (10.35%) Cisco Engineer
3 169 (9.77%) Consultant
4 142 (8.21%) Security Engineer
5 137 (7.92%) Analyst
6 118 (6.82%) Network Support
7 112 (6.47%) Support Engineer
8 105 (6.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 87 (5.03%) Network Consultant
10 86 (4.97%) Architect
11 84 (4.86%) Network Security Engineer
12 83 (4.80%) IP Engineer
13 82 (4.74%) Design Engineer
14 67 (3.87%) Senior Network Engineer
15 59 (3.41%) Network Specialist
16 58 (3.35%) Network Analyst
17 56 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 54 (3.12%) Security Consultant
19 47 (2.72%) Network Support Engineer
20 46 (2.66%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (2.77%) JSP
2 44 (2.54%) .NET
3 39 (2.25%) HTML
4 36 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 24 (1.39%) CSS
6 16 (0.92%) LAMP
7 14 (0.81%) Web Services
7 14 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
8 13 (0.75%) XMPP
9 11 (0.64%) Middleware
9 11 (0.64%) WAP
10 9 (0.52%) SOAP
11 6 (0.35%) XML
12 5 (0.29%) WML
13 3 (0.17%) Application Packaging
13 3 (0.17%) HTML5
13 3 (0.17%) VXML
14 2 (0.12%) SAP Basis
14 2 (0.12%) ADO.NET
14 2 (0.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 69 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (2.72%) Management Information System
3 29 (1.68%) Clustering
4 28 (1.62%) Blackberry
5 26 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 24 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
7 23 (1.33%) Fat Client
7 23 (1.33%) Thin Client
8 18 (1.04%) NHS
9 15 (0.87%) Visualisation
10 14 (0.81%) Replication
10 14 (0.81%) FlexPod
11 13 (0.75%) Mobile App
12 12 (0.69%) Open Source
12 12 (0.69%) User Experience
13 11 (0.64%) SecurID
14 10 (0.58%) CLARiiON
14 10 (0.58%) EqualLogic
15 9 (0.52%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 318 (18.38%) Windows
2 223 (12.89%) Linux
3 148 (8.55%) UNIX
4 109 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (1.85%) Windows 7
8 25 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (1.45%) Solaris
9 24 (1.39%) Windows XP
10 13 (0.75%) CentOS
10 13 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (0.64%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.58%) Windows 2000
13 9 (0.52%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.46%) Debian
15 7 (0.40%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.35%) Android
17 5 (0.29%) SUSE
18 2 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (20.00%) ITIL
2 192 (11.10%) Network Design
3 164 (9.48%) Network Management
4 163 (9.42%) Load Balancing
5 98 (5.66%) Migration
6 88 (5.09%) Network Architecture
7 85 (4.91%) Project Management
7 85 (4.91%) Mentoring
8 70 (4.05%) Service Delivery
9 67 (3.87%) Change Control
10 59 (3.41%) Incident Management
11 58 (3.35%) Network Monitoring
12 56 (3.24%) Change Management
13 50 (2.89%) Disaster Recovery
14 46 (2.66%) Information Security
15 44 (2.54%) Service Management
16 40 (2.31%) PRINCE2
17 35 (2.02%) E-Commerce
18 34 (1.97%) Problem Management
19 33 (1.91%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 81 (4.68%) SQL
2 59 (3.41%) Perl
3 50 (2.89%) PowerShell
4 37 (2.14%) JavaScript
5 32 (1.85%) Java
6 31 (1.79%) C
7 25 (1.45%) VB
8 22 (1.27%) C#
9 18 (1.04%) PHP
10 17 (0.98%) Bash Shell
11 13 (0.75%) Ruby
11 13 (0.75%) VBScript
12 12 (0.69%) Python
13 8 (0.46%) C++
13 8 (0.46%) R
14 7 (0.40%) Tcl
15 6 (0.35%) Lisp
16 3 (0.17%) Erlang
17 2 (0.12%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 973 (56.24%) CCNP
2 867 (50.12%) CCNA
3 343 (19.83%) CCIE
4 292 (16.88%) Security Cleared
5 246 (14.22%) SC Cleared
6 214 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 142 (8.21%) MCSE
8 140 (8.09%) CISSP
9 123 (7.11%) CCDP
10 95 (5.49%) CCSE
11 92 (5.32%) MCITP
12 88 (5.09%) CCSP
13 86 (4.97%) Degree
14 84 (4.86%) CCSA
15 62 (3.58%) DV Cleared
16 59 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 58 (3.35%) ISTQB
18 56 (3.24%) JNCIA
19 55 (3.18%) CCVP
20 49 (2.83%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.68%) SLA
2 42 (2.43%) PCI DSS
3 31 (1.79%) QA
4 25 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.64%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.46%) COBIT
8 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.23%) GPG13
10 1 (0.058%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 161 (9.31%) Active Directory
2 105 (6.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
3 40 (2.31%) vSphere
4 37 (2.14%) XenApp
5 36 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 32 (1.85%) ProxySG
7 19 (1.10%) NFS
8 18 (1.04%) Snort
9 17 (0.98%) VMware ESX
10 14 (0.81%) XenServer
11 9 (0.52%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.52%) Samba
12 8 (0.46%) Nmap
13 4 (0.23%) KVM
13 4 (0.23%) vCloud
13 4 (0.23%) Squid
14 3 (0.17%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 3 (0.17%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 81 (4.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 29 (1.68%) OPNET
3 28 (1.62%) Cisco UCCX
4 27 (1.56%) SCCM
5 26 (1.50%) FortiGate
5 26 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
6 25 (1.45%) Cisco UCCE
7 21 (1.21%) Puppet
8 19 (1.10%) Nessus
9 17 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
10 13 (0.75%) Backup Exec
11 12 (0.69%) OpenView
11 12 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
12 11 (0.64%) NetBackup
13 10 (0.58%) MAILsweeper
13 10 (0.58%) RANCID
14 9 (0.52%) SCOM
14 9 (0.52%) OpenNMS
15 8 (0.46%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 1438 (83.12%) Cisco
2 422 (24.39%) CheckPoint
3 411 (23.76%) Juniper
4 277 (16.01%) F5
5 276 (15.95%) Microsoft
6 261 (15.09%) HP
7 241 (13.93%) VMware
8 154 (8.90%) Citrix
9 141 (8.15%) Blue Coat
10 82 (4.74%) SolarWinds
11 70 (4.05%) Nokia
12 65 (3.76%) McAfee
13 62 (3.58%) Riverbed
14 57 (3.29%) Nortel
15 50 (2.89%) Fortinet
16 47 (2.72%) Oracle
17 46 (2.66%) Avaya
18 44 (2.54%) Red Hat
19 41 (2.37%) BMC
20 40 (2.31%) EMC
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Rate: NEG
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Rate: £380 - £427 per day
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