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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 127 134 126
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 931 841 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.65% 1.60% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.74% 9.10% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 452 406
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 48 68
Average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £14.55 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.81%

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
10658 9240 10108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.84% 17.53% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6062 5067 5208
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 479 624
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +10 884 £350 +5.26% 318
London +27 352 £375 +4.16% 118
South East +23 253 £338 +1.50% 83
Berkshire +50 110 £301 -22.25% 24
City of London +48 108 £375 +1.69% 48
Hampshire +17 65 £343 -5.19% 16
West Midlands -3 59 £270 -15.62% 19
East of England -42 54 £320 +25.49% 33
North West -7 53 £400 +42.85% 16
Yorkshire -3 43 £300 -22.58% 24
South West -39 34 £321 -1.15% 18
Birmingham +9 29 £278 -19.56% 7
West Yorkshire -8 29 £325 -7.14% 19
Reading +26 27 £358 +7.51% 7
Surrey -21 25 £338 +8.00% 16
Scotland -16 23 £304 -14.36% 9
Manchester -7 22 £388 +39.63% 12
Leeds +2 21 £325 -5.45% 11
Cheshire -4 21 £438 +56.25% 2
East Midlands +6 19 £388 +34.78% 10
Hertfordshire -3 18 £400 +14.69% 18
Oxfordshire +7 16 £338 -6.89% 13
Bedfordshire -9 16 £300 +9.09% 6
Bracknell +12 14 £225 -25.00% 4
Slough +8 14 £375 -3.22% 3
Wiltshire -12 13 £350 +1.44% 8
Gloucestershire -17 13 £263 -51.83% 1
Glasgow - 12 £430 - 2
Bedford +4 10 £338 +17.39% 2
Cambridgeshire -12 10 £325 +13.04% 9

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1359 (83.02%) Cisco
2 922 (56.32%) CCNP
3 831 (50.76%) Firewall
4 800 (48.87%) CCNA
5 509 (31.09%) WAN
6 504 (30.79%) LAN
7 412 (25.17%) CheckPoint
8 381 (23.27%) Juniper
9 319 (19.49%) CCIE
10 309 (18.88%) VPN
11 305 (18.63%) Windows
12 303 (18.51%) BGP
13 294 (17.96%) ITIL
13 294 (17.96%) Cisco ASA
14 271 (16.55%) OSPF
15 269 (16.43%) Network Security
16 256 (15.64%) F5
16 256 (15.64%) Wireless
17 255 (15.58%) Microsoft
18 254 (15.52%) MPLS
19 253 (15.46%) Security Cleared
20 226 (13.81%) VoIP
21 223 (13.62%) HP
21 223 (13.62%) VMware
22 207 (12.65%) Linux
23 206 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
24 204 (12.46%) Telecoms
25 203 (12.40%) Finance
26 200 (12.22%) SC Cleared
27 193 (11.79%) Cisco Nexus

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 89 (5.44%) MS Exchange
2 57 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (1.47%) Apache
5 21 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (1.22%) IIS
7 16 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (0.86%) SharePoint
8 14 (0.86%) Lync
9 9 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (0.24%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.24%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.18%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.18%) nginx
12 3 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.12%) MediaWiki
13 2 (0.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 94 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 57 (3.48%) MS Office
3 46 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.61%) MS Project
5 5 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.24%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.18%) SaaS
4 2 (0.12%) Office 365
5 1 (0.061%) IaaS
5 1 (0.061%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 831 (50.76%) Firewall
2 509 (31.09%) WAN
3 504 (30.79%) LAN
4 309 (18.88%) VPN
5 303 (18.51%) BGP
6 294 (17.96%) Cisco ASA
7 271 (16.55%) OSPF
8 269 (16.43%) Network Security
9 256 (15.64%) Wireless
10 254 (15.52%) MPLS
11 226 (13.81%) VoIP
12 193 (11.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 168 (10.26%) TCP/IP
14 156 (9.53%) DNS
15 146 (8.92%) VLAN
16 143 (8.74%) EIGRP
17 137 (8.37%) Cisco IOS
18 110 (6.72%) SAN
19 101 (6.17%) DHCP
19 101 (6.17%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.34%) MySQL
3 12 (0.73%) Relational Database
4 11 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (0.37%) RDBMS
6 6 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.24%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.24%) DB2
8 4 (0.24%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.24%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.24%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.18%) MS Access
10 2 (0.12%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.061%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.061%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.061%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (0.37%) Hudson
1 6 (0.37%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.31%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.12%) Subversion
4 2 (0.12%) JIRA
5 1 (0.061%) ProC
5 1 (0.061%) Ant
General
1 204 (12.46%) Telecoms
2 203 (12.40%) Finance
3 91 (5.56%) Banking
4 27 (1.65%) Financial Institution
5 24 (1.47%) Investment Banking
6 21 (1.28%) Retail
7 13 (0.79%) Publishing
8 10 (0.61%) Local Government
9 7 (0.43%) Games
9 7 (0.43%) Back Office
10 6 (0.37%) Advertising
10 6 (0.37%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.31%) German Language
12 4 (0.24%) Billing
12 4 (0.24%) Marketing
12 4 (0.24%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.24%) Law
13 3 (0.18%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.18%) International Banking
14 2 (0.12%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 616 (37.63%) Network Engineer
2 186 (11.36%) Cisco Engineer
3 157 (9.59%) Consultant
4 143 (8.74%) Security Engineer
5 110 (6.72%) Analyst
5 110 (6.72%) Support Engineer
6 106 (6.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 106 (6.48%) Network Support
7 102 (6.23%) Architect
8 87 (5.31%) Network Security Engineer
9 79 (4.83%) Design Engineer
10 78 (4.76%) Network Consultant
10 78 (4.76%) IP Engineer
11 56 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 56 (3.42%) Network Architect
11 56 (3.42%) Senior Network Engineer
12 51 (3.12%) Security Consultant
13 48 (2.93%) Network Analyst
14 46 (2.81%) Network Support Engineer
14 46 (2.81%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.87%) .NET
2 46 (2.81%) JSP
3 39 (2.38%) HTML
4 36 (2.20%) ASP.NET
5 18 (1.10%) CSS
6 17 (1.04%) XMPP
7 11 (0.67%) Web Services
8 10 (0.61%) LAMP
8 10 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (0.55%) WAP
10 7 (0.43%) SOAP
11 6 (0.37%) XML
12 5 (0.31%) WML
13 3 (0.18%) Middleware
13 3 (0.18%) VXML
13 3 (0.18%) Application Packaging
13 3 (0.18%) HTML5
14 2 (0.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2 (0.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (0.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 31 (1.89%) Thin Client
2 31 (1.89%) Fat Client
3 26 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 26 (1.59%) Blackberry
4 25 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
5 22 (1.34%) Clustering
6 17 (1.04%) NHS
7 13 (0.79%) FlexPod
8 10 (0.61%) EqualLogic
8 10 (0.61%) Hedge funds
9 9 (0.55%) Open Source
9 9 (0.55%) Mobile App
9 9 (0.55%) Firmware
9 9 (0.55%) Cryptography
9 9 (0.55%) SecurID
10 8 (0.49%) CLARiiON
10 8 (0.49%) CESG
10 8 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 8 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 305 (18.63%) Windows
2 207 (12.65%) Linux
3 134 (8.19%) UNIX
4 113 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.71%) Windows 7
8 20 (1.22%) Solaris
9 19 (1.16%) Windows XP
10 17 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (0.55%) CentOS
12 9 (0.55%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.49%) Windows 2000
14 7 (0.43%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.37%) Debian
15 6 (0.37%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.24%) SUSE
17 2 (0.12%) VMS
17 2 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (17.96%) ITIL
2 172 (10.51%) Network Design
3 151 (9.22%) Load Balancing
4 129 (7.88%) Network Management
5 89 (5.44%) Migration
6 79 (4.83%) Network Architecture
7 76 (4.64%) Project Management
8 60 (3.67%) Service Delivery
9 56 (3.42%) Change Control
10 55 (3.36%) Incident Management
11 53 (3.24%) Change Management
12 52 (3.18%) Disaster Recovery
13 44 (2.69%) Service Management
14 42 (2.57%) Information Security
15 40 (2.44%) E-Commerce
16 38 (2.32%) PRINCE2
17 37 (2.26%) Network Monitoring
18 36 (2.20%) Problem Management
19 34 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
20 30 (1.83%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 65 (3.97%) SQL
2 49 (2.99%) Perl
2 49 (2.99%) PowerShell
3 37 (2.26%) JavaScript
4 31 (1.89%) C
5 29 (1.77%) Java
6 23 (1.41%) C#
6 23 (1.41%) VB
7 13 (0.79%) PHP
8 12 (0.73%) Bash Shell
8 12 (0.73%) VBScript
9 11 (0.67%) Python
10 10 (0.61%) Ruby
11 7 (0.43%) Tcl
11 7 (0.43%) C++
12 6 (0.37%) Lisp
13 4 (0.24%) R
14 2 (0.12%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.12%) Erlang
14 2 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 922 (56.32%) CCNP
2 800 (48.87%) CCNA
3 319 (19.49%) CCIE
4 253 (15.46%) Security Cleared
5 206 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 200 (12.22%) SC Cleared
7 135 (8.25%) MCSE
8 128 (7.82%) CISSP
9 116 (7.09%) CCDP
10 100 (6.11%) CCSE
11 84 (5.13%) MCITP
12 83 (5.07%) CCSA
12 83 (5.07%) Degree
13 80 (4.89%) CCSP
14 61 (3.73%) DV Cleared
15 58 (3.54%) ISTQB
16 57 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 54 (3.30%) CCVP
18 49 (2.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 47 (2.87%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.58%) SLA
2 42 (2.57%) PCI DSS
3 29 (1.77%) QA
4 21 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.61%) JSP 440
7 9 (0.55%) COBIT
8 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.18%) GPG13
System Software
1 154 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 106 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (2.14%) vSphere
4 33 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
5 32 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 32 (1.95%) XenApp
6 26 (1.59%) ProxySG
7 17 (1.04%) Snort
8 12 (0.73%) VMware ESX
9 11 (0.67%) NFS
9 11 (0.67%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.61%) XenServer
11 8 (0.49%) Nmap
12 6 (0.37%) Samba
13 4 (0.24%) vCloud
13 4 (0.24%) KVM
13 4 (0.24%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 3 (0.18%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.18%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 92 (5.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 34 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 29 (1.77%) Cisco UCCE
4 26 (1.59%) SCCM
5 25 (1.53%) FortiGate
5 25 (1.53%) Cisco Prime
6 21 (1.28%) OPNET
7 19 (1.16%) Nessus
8 15 (0.92%) Puppet
9 12 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (0.73%) NetBackup
10 10 (0.61%) CiscoWorks
10 10 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
11 9 (0.55%) OpenView
11 9 (0.55%) Backup Exec
12 8 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.43%) SCOM
13 7 (0.43%) WSUS
14 6 (0.37%) RANCID
15 5 (0.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 1359 (83.02%) Cisco
2 412 (25.17%) CheckPoint
3 381 (23.27%) Juniper
4 256 (15.64%) F5
5 255 (15.58%) Microsoft
6 223 (13.62%) HP
6 223 (13.62%) VMware
7 160 (9.77%) Citrix
8 147 (8.98%) Blue Coat
9 66 (4.03%) SolarWinds
10 64 (3.91%) McAfee
11 57 (3.48%) Nokia
12 48 (2.93%) Avaya
13 47 (2.87%) Riverbed
14 43 (2.63%) Nortel
15 42 (2.57%) Oracle
16 36 (2.20%) Fortinet
17 31 (1.89%) Websense
17 31 (1.89%) BT
17 31 (1.89%) EMC
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Nationwide People Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Netforte Consulting Limited
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £275 - £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £375 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago