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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 116 139 122
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1027 842 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.76% 1.60% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.82% 9.34% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 464 434
Average daily rate
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£350 £349 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 48
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £16.00 £16.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £37.50 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.45 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+41.38% -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
11650 9016 10179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.01% 17.15% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6559 5126 5300
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 387 585
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.43 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% -18.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £40.00
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 21 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 21 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 21 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 +21 981 £350 - 351
London +29 404 £375 +2.73% 115
South East +11 223 £338 +2.27% 88
City of London +41 117 £365 -5.80% 41
South West +16 89 £375 +15.38% 28
Berkshire +21 73 £350 -12.50% 31
West Midlands +6 71 £325 -4.76% 29
North West -12 55 £373 +22.13% 34
Hampshire +1 54 £305 -7.57% 17
East of England -34 53 £345 +33.98% 16
Yorkshire -2 40 £300 -22.58% 24
Devon +10 39 £375 +11.33% 3
Surrey +5 36 £368 +17.60% 15
Manchester +5 35 £375 +29.31% 23
East Midlands +19 30 £388 +34.78% 16
Buckinghamshire +12 26 £331 +1.92% 8
Hertfordshire -15 25 £400 +18.51% 7
West Yorkshire -12 24 £325 -21.21% 19
Reading +24 23 £350 -12.50% 15
Exeter +3 23 £295 -12.41% 3
Shropshire -4 21 £320 -20.49% 2
Milton Keynes +6 20 £318 -2.30% 3
Leeds -2 20 £325 -18.75% 16
Birmingham +2 19 £325 -5.79% 9
Telford -2 19 £320 -20.49% 1
Nottinghamshire +19 18 £440 +46.66% 6
Nottingham +20 16 £445 +48.33% 6
Bristol -15 15 £450 +69.81% 7
Scotland -21 15 £299 -9.46% 8
Wiltshire -8 14 £375 +15.38% 9

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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 1519 (83.46%) Cisco
2 1015 (55.77%) CCNP
3 927 (50.93%) CCNA
4 921 (50.60%) Firewall
5 594 (32.64%) WAN
6 579 (31.81%) LAN
7 426 (23.41%) CheckPoint
8 411 (22.58%) Juniper
9 378 (20.77%) BGP
10 372 (20.44%) CCIE
11 366 (20.11%) ITIL
12 337 (18.52%) OSPF
13 334 (18.35%) Windows
14 325 (17.86%) VPN
15 317 (17.42%) Cisco ASA
16 308 (16.92%) Security Cleared
17 303 (16.65%) MPLS
18 291 (15.99%) F5
19 268 (14.73%) HP
20 267 (14.67%) Microsoft
20 267 (14.67%) Cisco Nexus
21 266 (14.62%) Wireless
22 263 (14.45%) Network Security
23 258 (14.18%) SC Cleared
24 256 (14.07%) VMware
25 239 (13.13%) Telecoms
26 233 (12.80%) Linux
27 221 (12.14%) TCP/IP
28 207 (11.37%) Finance
29 206 (11.32%) Network Design

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 81 (4.45%) MS Exchange
2 47 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (1.48%) Apache
5 26 (1.43%) IIS
6 16 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (0.60%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
11 6 (0.33%) Lync
11 6 (0.33%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.27%) NetWeaver
12 5 (0.27%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.16%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.16%) nginx
14 2 (0.11%) Zimbra
14 2 (0.11%) SAS
14 2 (0.11%) Confluence
14 2 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 104 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 65 (3.57%) MS Office
3 56 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.55%) MS Project
5 9 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.33%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.27%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.11%) Summit
5 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.22%) SaaS
4 3 (0.16%) Office 365
5 2 (0.11%) IaaS
6 1 (0.055%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 921 (50.60%) Firewall
2 594 (32.64%) WAN
3 579 (31.81%) LAN
4 378 (20.77%) BGP
5 337 (18.52%) OSPF
6 325 (17.86%) VPN
7 317 (17.42%) Cisco ASA
8 303 (16.65%) MPLS
9 267 (14.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 266 (14.62%) Wireless
11 263 (14.45%) Network Security
12 221 (12.14%) TCP/IP
13 206 (11.32%) VoIP
14 160 (8.79%) EIGRP
15 144 (7.91%) SAN
16 141 (7.75%) DNS
16 141 (7.75%) VLAN
17 118 (6.48%) Cisco IOS
18 114 (6.26%) Cisco PIX
19 102 (5.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (2.14%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.26%) MySQL
3 13 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (0.71%) Relational Database
4 10 (0.55%) MongoDB
5 9 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 7 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.27%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.27%) SAP BW
7 5 (0.27%) DB2
8 4 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.22%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.16%) MS Access
9 3 (0.16%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 13 (0.71%) Hudson
1 13 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.27%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.16%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.11%) Subversion
5 2 (0.11%) JIRA
6 1 (0.055%) ProC
6 1 (0.055%) Ant
General
1 239 (13.13%) Telecoms
2 207 (11.37%) Finance
3 102 (5.60%) Banking
4 27 (1.48%) Retail
5 26 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 21 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 12 (0.66%) Publishing
8 11 (0.60%) Local Government
9 10 (0.55%) Spanish Language
10 8 (0.44%) Back Office
11 7 (0.38%) Legal
12 6 (0.33%) Advertising
12 6 (0.33%) Games
12 6 (0.33%) German Language
13 5 (0.27%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.22%) Law
14 4 (0.22%) Billing
14 4 (0.22%) Marketing
15 3 (0.16%) International Banking
16 2 (0.11%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 697 (38.30%) Network Engineer
2 187 (10.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 168 (9.23%) Consultant
4 152 (8.35%) Analyst
5 135 (7.42%) Security Engineer
6 110 (6.04%) Network Support
7 106 (5.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 106 (5.82%) Support Engineer
8 93 (5.11%) Architect
9 88 (4.84%) Network Consultant
10 82 (4.51%) Design Engineer
11 81 (4.45%) Network Security Engineer
12 73 (4.01%) Senior Network Engineer
13 71 (3.90%) IP Engineer
14 66 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 62 (3.41%) Network Analyst
16 61 (3.35%) Network Specialist
17 51 (2.80%) Security Consultant
18 50 (2.75%) Network Architect
19 46 (2.53%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.31%) JSP
2 40 (2.20%) HTML
3 35 (1.92%) .NET
4 33 (1.81%) ASP.NET
5 23 (1.26%) CSS
6 19 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
7 18 (0.99%) Web Services
7 18 (0.99%) LAMP
8 14 (0.77%) Middleware
9 11 (0.60%) XMPP
10 10 (0.55%) WAP
11 8 (0.44%) SOAP
12 7 (0.38%) XML
13 5 (0.27%) WML
14 3 (0.16%) VXML
14 3 (0.16%) SAP Basis
14 3 (0.16%) Application Packaging
14 3 (0.16%) HTML5
15 2 (0.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 2 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (2.75%) Management Information System
3 29 (1.59%) Clustering
4 27 (1.48%) Blackberry
5 26 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
6 21 (1.15%) FlexPod
7 19 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 17 (0.93%) Visualisation
9 16 (0.88%) PKI
9 16 (0.88%) NHS
10 15 (0.82%) Thin Client
10 15 (0.82%) Fat Client
11 12 (0.66%) Replication
11 12 (0.66%) Open Source
11 12 (0.66%) User Experience
11 12 (0.66%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.60%) IVR
12 11 (0.60%) CESG
12 11 (0.60%) SecurID
13 10 (0.55%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 334 (18.35%) Windows
2 233 (12.80%) Linux
3 164 (9.01%) UNIX
4 114 (6.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 78 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 50 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (1.87%) Solaris
8 32 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (1.70%) Windows 7
10 24 (1.32%) CentOS
10 24 (1.32%) Windows XP
11 14 (0.77%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.71%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (0.44%) Debian
14 8 (0.44%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.38%) Android
16 6 (0.33%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.22%) SUSE
18 3 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (20.11%) ITIL
2 206 (11.32%) Network Design
3 183 (10.05%) Load Balancing
4 155 (8.52%) Network Management
5 101 (5.55%) Migration
6 97 (5.33%) Network Architecture
7 93 (5.11%) Project Management
8 83 (4.56%) Network Monitoring
9 82 (4.51%) Mentoring
10 70 (3.85%) Service Delivery
11 69 (3.79%) Change Management
12 65 (3.57%) Change Control
13 63 (3.46%) Incident Management
14 52 (2.86%) Information Security
15 44 (2.42%) Service Management
16 38 (2.09%) Disaster Recovery
17 37 (2.03%) Problem Management
18 34 (1.87%) PRINCE2
19 32 (1.76%) SIEM
20 31 (1.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (4.56%) SQL
2 65 (3.57%) Perl
3 51 (2.80%) PowerShell
4 38 (2.09%) JavaScript
5 26 (1.43%) Java
6 24 (1.32%) Bash Shell
7 21 (1.15%) VB
8 20 (1.10%) PHP
9 17 (0.93%) C#
9 17 (0.93%) Ruby
10 14 (0.77%) Python
11 12 (0.66%) C
12 11 (0.60%) Lisp
12 11 (0.60%) VBScript
13 9 (0.49%) R
14 8 (0.44%) Tcl
15 5 (0.27%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.22%) C++
17 3 (0.16%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.16%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1015 (55.77%) CCNP
2 927 (50.93%) CCNA
3 372 (20.44%) CCIE
4 308 (16.92%) Security Cleared
5 258 (14.18%) SC Cleared
6 201 (11.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 136 (7.47%) CCDP
7 136 (7.47%) CISSP
8 132 (7.25%) MCSE
9 102 (5.60%) CCSE
10 90 (4.95%) CCSA
11 88 (4.84%) MCITP
12 87 (4.78%) CCSP
13 70 (3.85%) DV Cleared
14 69 (3.79%) Degree
15 57 (3.13%) JNCIA
16 55 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 54 (2.97%) ISTQB
18 50 (2.75%) MCP
19 49 (2.69%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (5.11%) SLA
2 34 (1.87%) PCI DSS
3 33 (1.81%) QA
4 24 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.60%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.44%) COBIT
8 7 (0.38%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.22%) GPG13
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 149 (8.19%) Active Directory
2 112 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.47%) vSphere
4 42 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (2.20%) Hyper-V
6 39 (2.14%) ProxySG
7 38 (2.09%) XenApp
8 22 (1.21%) Snort
9 18 (0.99%) XenServer
10 17 (0.93%) NFS
11 13 (0.71%) Samba
11 13 (0.71%) VMware ESX
12 12 (0.66%) XenDesktop
13 8 (0.44%) Nmap
14 7 (0.38%) vCloud
15 6 (0.33%) Firmware
16 4 (0.22%) Squid
16 4 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
17 3 (0.16%) VMware Server
17 3 (0.16%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 77 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 32 (1.76%) OPNET
3 29 (1.59%) Puppet
4 28 (1.54%) SCCM
5 26 (1.43%) Cisco UCCE
5 26 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
6 25 (1.37%) FortiGate
6 25 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
8 19 (1.04%) Nessus
9 17 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
10 16 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
10 16 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
11 15 (0.82%) OpenView
12 14 (0.77%) SCOM
12 14 (0.77%) RANCID
13 13 (0.71%) NetBackup
13 13 (0.71%) OpenNMS
14 12 (0.66%) Backup Exec
14 12 (0.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 1519 (83.46%) Cisco
2 426 (23.41%) CheckPoint
3 411 (22.58%) Juniper
4 291 (15.99%) F5
5 268 (14.73%) HP
6 267 (14.67%) Microsoft
7 256 (14.07%) VMware
8 159 (8.74%) Citrix
9 144 (7.91%) Blue Coat
10 88 (4.84%) SolarWinds
11 87 (4.78%) Nokia
12 76 (4.18%) Riverbed
13 67 (3.68%) Nortel
14 58 (3.19%) McAfee
15 55 (3.02%) BMC
16 54 (2.97%) Fortinet
17 51 (2.80%) Avaya
18 50 (2.75%) Red Hat
19 45 (2.47%) Oracle
20 40 (2.20%) EMC
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
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Rate: Market related
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London
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Posted: 17 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £100.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
South Yorkshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £140 - £160 per annum + Nego
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £0.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £150 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
FT Select
Rate: Unspecified Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
FT Select
Rate: Unspecified Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Gwalia Housing
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £175 - £225 per annum
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