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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 121 136 121
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 962 854 942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.68% 1.62% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.60% 9.39% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 457 436
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 53
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.20 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £19.45 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.39% -25.19%

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
11189 9095 10240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.56% 17.26% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6198 5113 5307
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 404 606
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +20 917 £350 - 337
London +26 382 £375 - 108
South East +7 198 £338 +2.27% 91
City of London +59 126 £375 -3.22% 48
West Midlands +8 77 £300 -12.08% 22
Berkshire +24 74 £288 -28.12% 32
South West +11 74 £375 +15.38% 24
North West -7 54 £400 +31.14% 31
Hampshire -1 49 £340 +2.25% 15
East of England -47 49 £345 +25.45% 20
Yorkshire +4 38 £300 -22.58% 34
Devon +5 30 £420 +29.23% 3
Surrey -9 30 £364 +18.77% 13
East Midlands +21 27 £425 +41.66% 5
Birmingham +7 27 £275 -20.28% 7
Manchester -9 24 £375 +33.92% 20
West Yorkshire -10 22 £325 -18.75% 27
Shropshire 0 21 £320 -20.49% 3
Hertfordshire -22 21 £400 +18.51% 9
Cheshire +1 20 £400 +31.14% 7
Reading +23 19 £288 -28.12% 10
Nottinghamshire +20 17 £445 +48.33% 1
Scotland -15 17 £288 -15.44% 8
Leeds 0 16 £331 -12.82% 20
Nottingham +22 15 £450 +50.00% 1
Wiltshire +1 15 £375 +15.38% 6
Exeter -5 14 £356 +9.61% 3
Gloucestershire -12 14 £263 -51.83% 4
Plymouth - 14 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +8 12 £338 +3.84% 8

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1447 (83.45%) Cisco
2 971 (56.00%) CCNP
3 892 (51.44%) Firewall
4 866 (49.94%) CCNA
5 550 (31.72%) WAN
6 540 (31.14%) LAN
7 423 (24.39%) CheckPoint
8 421 (24.28%) Juniper
9 361 (20.82%) BGP
10 356 (20.53%) CCIE
11 345 (19.90%) ITIL
12 331 (19.09%) VPN
13 328 (18.92%) OSPF
14 319 (18.40%) Windows
15 306 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
16 298 (17.19%) MPLS
17 297 (17.13%) Security Cleared
18 274 (15.80%) F5
19 273 (15.74%) Microsoft
20 268 (15.46%) Network Security
21 260 (14.99%) HP
22 248 (14.30%) SC Cleared
23 244 (14.07%) Wireless
24 238 (13.73%) VMware
25 237 (13.67%) Cisco Nexus
26 224 (12.92%) Telecoms
27 222 (12.80%) Linux
28 212 (12.23%) VoIP
29 207 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
30 204 (11.76%) TCP/IP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 84 (4.84%) MS Exchange
2 51 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (1.73%) Apache
4 27 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (1.38%) IIS
6 17 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 11 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
9 7 (0.40%) Lync
10 5 (0.29%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.23%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.23%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.17%) nginx
12 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.17%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.12%) SAS
13 2 (0.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 98 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 63 (3.63%) MS Office
3 53 (3.06%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.58%) MS Project
5 6 (0.35%) AutoCAD
5 6 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.63%) 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 11 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.23%) SaaS
3 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.058%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.058%) IaaS
4 1 (0.058%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 892 (51.44%) Firewall
2 550 (31.72%) WAN
3 540 (31.14%) LAN
4 361 (20.82%) BGP
5 331 (19.09%) VPN
6 328 (18.92%) OSPF
7 306 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
8 298 (17.19%) MPLS
9 268 (15.46%) Network Security
10 244 (14.07%) Wireless
11 237 (13.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 212 (12.23%) VoIP
13 204 (11.76%) TCP/IP
14 158 (9.11%) EIGRP
15 149 (8.59%) DNS
16 141 (8.13%) VLAN
17 129 (7.44%) SAN
18 123 (7.09%) Cisco IOS
19 112 (6.46%) Cisco PIX
20 109 (6.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (2.31%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.50%) MySQL
3 12 (0.69%) Relational Database
4 11 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (0.46%) 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%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.23%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.12%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.12%) MS Access
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.058%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.058%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 10 (0.58%) Hudson
3 5 (0.29%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.17%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.12%) Subversion
5 2 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.12%) JIRA
6 1 (0.058%) ProC
6 1 (0.058%) Ant
General
1 224 (12.92%) Telecoms
2 203 (11.71%) Finance
3 99 (5.71%) Banking
4 27 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 26 (1.50%) Financial Institution
6 20 (1.15%) Retail
7 12 (0.69%) Publishing
7 12 (0.69%) Local Government
8 9 (0.52%) Spanish Language
9 7 (0.40%) Games
9 7 (0.40%) Back Office
10 6 (0.35%) Law
10 6 (0.35%) Advertising
10 6 (0.35%) German Language
10 6 (0.35%) Marketing
11 5 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.23%) Legal
13 3 (0.17%) International Banking
13 3 (0.17%) Billing
14 2 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 652 (37.60%) Network Engineer
2 180 (10.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 170 (9.80%) Consultant
4 145 (8.36%) Security Engineer
5 135 (7.79%) Analyst
6 112 (6.46%) Network Support
7 108 (6.23%) Support Engineer
8 105 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 90 (5.19%) Network Consultant
10 87 (5.02%) Design Engineer
11 84 (4.84%) Architect
11 84 (4.84%) Network Security Engineer
12 83 (4.79%) IP Engineer
13 66 (3.81%) Senior Network Engineer
14 60 (3.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 56 (3.23%) Network Analyst
16 55 (3.17%) Security Consultant
16 55 (3.17%) Network Specialist
17 46 (2.65%) Network Support Engineer
18 42 (2.42%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.83%) JSP
2 43 (2.48%) .NET
3 40 (2.31%) HTML
4 37 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 25 (1.44%) CSS
6 17 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
7 16 (0.92%) Web Services
8 15 (0.87%) LAMP
9 13 (0.75%) XMPP
10 11 (0.63%) Middleware
10 11 (0.63%) WAP
11 9 (0.52%) SOAP
12 6 (0.35%) XML
13 5 (0.29%) WML
14 3 (0.17%) Application Packaging
14 3 (0.17%) HTML5
14 3 (0.17%) VXML
15 2 (0.12%) ADO.NET
15 2 (0.12%) SAP Basis
15 2 (0.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 66 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (2.65%) Management Information System
3 28 (1.61%) Blackberry
4 27 (1.56%) Clustering
5 23 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
6 20 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.04%) Thin Client
7 18 (1.04%) Fat Client
8 16 (0.92%) NHS
8 16 (0.92%) FlexPod
9 15 (0.87%) Visualisation
10 13 (0.75%) Mobile App
11 12 (0.69%) Open Source
11 12 (0.69%) PKI
11 12 (0.69%) User Experience
12 11 (0.63%) SecurID
12 11 (0.63%) CESG
13 10 (0.58%) Replication
13 10 (0.58%) CLARiiON
14 9 (0.52%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 319 (18.40%) Windows
2 222 (12.80%) Linux
3 153 (8.82%) UNIX
4 107 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (1.96%) Windows 7
8 28 (1.61%) Solaris
9 27 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (1.50%) Windows XP
11 17 (0.98%) CentOS
12 13 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (0.69%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.58%) Windows 2000
14 10 (0.58%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.46%) Debian
16 7 (0.40%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.35%) Android
18 4 (0.23%) SUSE
19 2 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (19.90%) ITIL
2 190 (10.96%) Network Design
3 174 (10.03%) Load Balancing
4 166 (9.57%) Network Management
5 93 (5.36%) Migration
5 93 (5.36%) Network Architecture
6 85 (4.90%) Project Management
7 84 (4.84%) Mentoring
8 73 (4.21%) Service Delivery
9 68 (3.92%) Change Control
9 68 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
10 60 (3.46%) Change Management
11 57 (3.29%) Incident Management
12 47 (2.71%) Information Security
13 46 (2.65%) Service Management
13 46 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
14 38 (2.19%) Problem Management
15 36 (2.08%) PRINCE2
16 32 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
16 32 (1.85%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 79 (4.56%) SQL
2 63 (3.63%) Perl
3 51 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 38 (2.19%) JavaScript
5 30 (1.73%) Java
6 24 (1.38%) C
6 24 (1.38%) VB
7 21 (1.21%) Bash Shell
8 20 (1.15%) C#
9 19 (1.10%) PHP
10 14 (0.81%) VBScript
10 14 (0.81%) Ruby
11 12 (0.69%) Python
12 9 (0.52%) R
13 7 (0.40%) Tcl
13 7 (0.40%) C++
14 6 (0.35%) Lisp
15 3 (0.17%) Erlang
15 3 (0.17%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 971 (56.00%) CCNP
2 866 (49.94%) CCNA
3 356 (20.53%) CCIE
4 297 (17.13%) Security Cleared
5 248 (14.30%) SC Cleared
6 207 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 139 (8.02%) CISSP
8 134 (7.73%) MCSE
9 126 (7.27%) CCDP
10 92 (5.31%) CCSP
11 91 (5.25%) CCSE
12 90 (5.19%) MCITP
13 86 (4.96%) CCSA
14 76 (4.38%) Degree
15 67 (3.86%) DV Cleared
16 58 (3.34%) ISTQB
17 57 (3.29%) JNCIA
18 53 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 52 (3.00%) CCVP
20 51 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.56%) SLA
2 41 (2.36%) PCI DSS
3 31 (1.79%) QA
4 25 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.63%) 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
1 154 (8.88%) Active Directory
2 102 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (2.48%) vSphere
4 41 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (2.19%) Hyper-V
6 37 (2.13%) XenApp
7 35 (2.02%) ProxySG
8 18 (1.04%) NFS
8 18 (1.04%) Snort
9 16 (0.92%) XenServer
10 13 (0.75%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.58%) Samba
12 9 (0.52%) XenDesktop
13 8 (0.46%) Nmap
14 5 (0.29%) Firmware
15 4 (0.23%) vCloud
15 4 (0.23%) KVM
15 4 (0.23%) Squid
16 3 (0.17%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.17%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 74 (4.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 30 (1.73%) SCCM
3 28 (1.61%) FortiGate
4 27 (1.56%) OPNET
5 25 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
5 25 (1.44%) Cisco UCCX
6 24 (1.38%) Puppet
7 23 (1.33%) Cisco UCCE
8 20 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (1.10%) Nessus
10 16 (0.92%) CiscoWorks
11 15 (0.87%) OpenView
12 13 (0.75%) SCOM
12 13 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
13 12 (0.69%) RANCID
14 11 (0.63%) OpenNMS
14 11 (0.63%) NetBackup
14 11 (0.63%) Backup Exec
15 9 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
15 9 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 1447 (83.45%) Cisco
2 423 (24.39%) CheckPoint
3 421 (24.28%) Juniper
4 274 (15.80%) F5
5 273 (15.74%) Microsoft
6 260 (14.99%) HP
7 238 (13.73%) VMware
8 149 (8.59%) Citrix
9 136 (7.84%) Blue Coat
10 82 (4.73%) SolarWinds
11 74 (4.27%) Nokia
12 67 (3.86%) Riverbed
13 66 (3.81%) McAfee
14 63 (3.63%) Nortel
15 51 (2.94%) Fortinet
16 44 (2.54%) Red Hat
17 43 (2.48%) Avaya
17 43 (2.48%) Oracle
18 42 (2.42%) BMC
19 40 (2.31%) EMC
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