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 30 May 2016 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 115 102 165
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +63
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1122 1094 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.09% 1.99% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.70% 10.25% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 640 428
Median daily rate £363 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 52 25
Median hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £9.48 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £21.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%

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
11571 10671 10727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.56% 19.37% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7152 6129 6238
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 545 552
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.70 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 1012 £363 +3.57% 256
London -23 343 £400 +12.28% 91
South East +5 275 £363 +3.57% 58
South West +58 106 £363 -3.97% 10
Berkshire +6 102 £350 -11.94% 16
Hampshire +18 100 £400 +12.28% 12
West Midlands -24 74 £350 +7.69% 19
North West -24 73 £305 -25.60% 19
Scotland +16 63 £321 +12.63% 14
City of London +11 55 £400 +11.11% 23
Reading +15 49 £350 +11.55% 6
Yorkshire -12 46 £350 +16.66% 31
East of England -15 44 £300 -14.28% 16
Wiltshire +22 38 £363 -7.05% 2
Manchester -14 30 £200 -38.46% 9
North East -30 29 £252 +3.38% 1
Gloucestershire +28 28 £350 -22.22% 5
Birmingham -18 27 £338 +3.84% 11
Cheshire -7 26 £323 -32.10% 7
Surrey -11 25 £380 +26.66% 15
Tyne and Wear -27 24 £350 -
Swindon +19 23 £343 -27.89% 2
West Yorkshire -12 23 £375 +7.14% 20
South Yorkshire +12 21 £288 -4.16% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne - 21 £350 -
Leeds -8 20 £363 +3.57% 16
Renfrewshire -25 19 £310 -10.14%
Erskine -26 19 £310 -10.14%
Wales +6 18 £325 +18.18% 1
Basingstoke -1 18 £225 -43.75% 4

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 1735 (81.84%) Cisco
2 1262 (59.53%) CCNP
3 1127 (53.16%) CCNA
4 982 (46.32%) Firewall
5 757 (35.71%) WAN
6 682 (32.17%) LAN
7 457 (21.56%) Security Cleared
8 434 (20.47%) Juniper
9 420 (19.81%) Wireless
10 416 (19.62%) CheckPoint
11 409 (19.29%) MPLS
12 402 (18.96%) ITIL
13 392 (18.49%) Cisco ASA
14 390 (18.40%) BGP
15 387 (18.25%) CCIE
16 379 (17.88%) SC Cleared
17 374 (17.64%) Network Security
18 356 (16.79%) VPN
19 347 (16.37%) Data Centre
20 327 (15.42%) Cisco Nexus
21 318 (15.00%) Windows
22 306 (14.43%) OSPF
23 291 (13.73%) F5
24 281 (13.25%) Microsoft
25 280 (13.21%) TCP/IP
26 270 (12.74%) VMware
27 252 (11.89%) VoIP
28 251 (11.84%) Linux
28 251 (11.84%) Finance
29 216 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 74 (3.49%) MS Exchange
2 33 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (1.27%) IIS
4 24 (1.13%) OpenStack
5 22 (1.04%) SharePoint
6 20 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (0.85%) WebSphere
8 16 (0.75%) Apache
9 14 (0.66%) Skype for Business
10 8 (0.38%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.28%) iPlanet
12 6 (0.28%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.19%) JBoss
13 4 (0.19%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.14%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.14%) nginx
14 3 (0.14%) Zimbra
Applications
1 141 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 56 (2.64%) MS Office
3 38 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.33%) MS Project
5 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.28%) BusinessWare
2 6 (0.28%) SAP R/3
3 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.14%) Eikon
5 2 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.094%) Primavera
6 1 (0.047%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.047%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (1.27%) Office 365
3 20 (0.94%) PaaS
4 18 (0.85%) SaaS
5 15 (0.71%) IaaS
6 11 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.14%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.047%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.047%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.047%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.047%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 982 (46.32%) Firewall
2 757 (35.71%) WAN
3 682 (32.17%) LAN
4 420 (19.81%) Wireless
5 409 (19.29%) MPLS
6 392 (18.49%) Cisco ASA
7 390 (18.40%) BGP
8 374 (17.64%) Network Security
9 356 (16.79%) VPN
10 327 (15.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 306 (14.43%) OSPF
12 280 (13.21%) TCP/IP
13 252 (11.89%) VoIP
14 200 (9.43%) DNS
15 191 (9.01%) EIGRP
16 166 (7.83%) DHCP
17 151 (7.12%) IPsec
18 135 (6.37%) Internet
19 112 (5.28%) SAN
20 104 (4.91%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (1.93%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.04%) MySQL
3 13 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (0.47%) DB2
4 10 (0.47%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.33%) MongoDB
5 7 (0.33%) RDBMS
6 6 (0.28%) DB2 UDB
6 6 (0.28%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.19%) Informix
7 4 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.094%) Big Data
9 2 (0.094%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.094%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.094%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.094%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 22 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
3 20 (0.94%) StarTeam
4 14 (0.66%) LoadRunner
5 10 (0.47%) HP UFT
6 7 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.28%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.24%) Subversion
9 4 (0.19%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.14%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.094%) Hudson
11 2 (0.094%) JIRA
11 2 (0.094%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.047%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.047%) Metasploit
12 1 (0.047%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.047%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 251 (11.84%) Finance
2 215 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 70 (3.30%) Retail
4 55 (2.59%) Banking
5 25 (1.18%) Legal
6 20 (0.94%) Back Office
7 18 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 17 (0.80%) Marketing
9 16 (0.75%) French Language
9 16 (0.75%) German Language
10 14 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 14 (0.66%) Military
11 13 (0.61%) Law
12 12 (0.57%) Games
13 11 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.42%) Local Government
15 8 (0.38%) Billing
15 8 (0.38%) Publishing
16 7 (0.33%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 1040 (49.06%) Network Engineer
2 353 (16.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 276 (13.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 194 (9.15%) Architect
5 178 (8.40%) Support Engineer
6 161 (7.59%) Senior Network Engineer
7 136 (6.42%) Security Engineer
8 135 (6.37%) Analyst
9 134 (6.32%) Network Support
10 111 (5.24%) Network Support Engineer
11 108 (5.09%) Network Architect
12 104 (4.91%) Network Security Engineer
12 104 (4.91%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 89 (4.20%) Designer
14 86 (4.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 85 (4.01%) Consultant
16 75 (3.54%) Network Analyst
16 75 (3.54%) Network Designer
17 72 (3.40%) Firewall Engineer
18 68 (3.21%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (2.92%) 802.1X
2 29 (1.37%) .NET
2 29 (1.37%) ASP.NET
3 28 (1.32%) HTML
4 18 (0.85%) XMPP
5 12 (0.57%) Middleware
5 12 (0.57%) Web Services
6 11 (0.52%) LAMP
7 10 (0.47%) JSP
8 8 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (0.33%) CSS
10 6 (0.28%) MSMQ
10 6 (0.28%) SAML
11 5 (0.24%) WAP
12 4 (0.19%) OCX
12 4 (0.19%) XML
13 3 (0.14%) CakePHP
13 3 (0.14%) JSON
13 3 (0.14%) REST
13 3 (0.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 347 (16.37%) Data Centre
2 94 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 74 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 45 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
6 32 (1.51%) Driving Licence
7 23 (1.08%) PKI
8 19 (0.90%) Cryptography
8 19 (0.90%) EMC VNX
8 19 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
9 17 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 15 (0.71%) Clustering
11 14 (0.66%) e-Health
11 14 (0.66%) NHS
11 14 (0.66%) Replication
12 12 (0.57%) FlexPod
12 12 (0.57%) User Experience
13 11 (0.52%) Mathematics
13 11 (0.52%) Private Cloud
13 11 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 318 (15.00%) Windows
2 251 (11.84%) Linux
3 159 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 93 (4.39%) Unix
5 85 (4.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (3.07%) Windows 7
8 64 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (1.13%) AIX
11 19 (0.90%) Windows 10
12 18 (0.85%) CentOS
13 17 (0.80%) Solaris
14 15 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
14 15 (0.71%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.61%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.38%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.33%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.28%) SUSE
18 6 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (18.96%) ITIL
2 210 (9.91%) Network Design
3 179 (8.44%) Load Balancing
4 139 (6.56%) Migration
5 133 (6.27%) Network Management
6 123 (5.80%) Project Management
7 104 (4.91%) Network Monitoring
8 98 (4.62%) Change Management
9 84 (3.96%) Information Security
10 78 (3.68%) Incident Management
11 66 (3.11%) Service Delivery
12 65 (3.07%) Network Architecture
13 54 (2.55%) PRINCE2
14 52 (2.45%) High Availability
15 50 (2.36%) Change Control
15 50 (2.36%) Problem Management
15 50 (2.36%) TOGAF
16 48 (2.26%) ITIL V3
17 45 (2.12%) Root Cause Analysis
18 44 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 81 (3.82%) SQL
2 43 (2.03%) PowerShell
2 43 (2.03%) Python
3 36 (1.70%) JavaScript
4 35 (1.65%) C
5 27 (1.27%) Perl
6 23 (1.08%) Java
7 20 (0.94%) Bash Shell
8 15 (0.71%) Shell Script
9 14 (0.66%) VBScript
10 12 (0.57%) VB
11 11 (0.52%) C#
12 9 (0.42%) Tcl
13 7 (0.33%) PHP
14 6 (0.28%) Ruby
15 3 (0.14%) AWK
16 2 (0.094%) Go
16 2 (0.094%) Lua
16 2 (0.094%) Scala
16 2 (0.094%) sed
Qualifications
1 1262 (59.53%) CCNP
2 1127 (53.16%) CCNA
3 457 (21.56%) Security Cleared
4 387 (18.25%) CCIE
5 379 (17.88%) SC Cleared
6 216 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 175 (8.25%) Degree
8 132 (6.23%) MCSE
9 123 (5.80%) CCDP
10 94 (4.43%) CISSP
11 93 (4.39%) DV Cleared
12 80 (3.77%) MCSA
13 62 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 61 (2.88%) JNCIA
15 58 (2.74%) CCSE
16 57 (2.69%) JNCIP
17 51 (2.41%) CCSA
18 48 (2.26%) CCDA
18 48 (2.26%) MCITP
19 43 (2.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (4.76%) SLA
2 45 (2.12%) PCI DSS
3 41 (1.93%) QA
4 33 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.28%) COBIT
6 6 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.24%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.19%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.14%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.094%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.094%) GLP
10 2 (0.094%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.094%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.047%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 174 (8.21%) Active Directory
2 156 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (2.55%) vSphere
4 44 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 27 (1.27%) VMware ESX
6 20 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (0.80%) ProxySG
8 16 (0.75%) XenApp
9 14 (0.66%) vCloud
10 13 (0.61%) NFS
11 11 (0.52%) XenServer
12 9 (0.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 8 (0.38%) iptables
14 6 (0.28%) ClearTrust
15 4 (0.19%) Ceph
15 4 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.19%) Samba
15 4 (0.19%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 58 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
1 58 (2.74%) FortiGate
2 53 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
3 34 (1.60%) Cisco UCCX
4 33 (1.56%) SCCM
5 26 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
6 23 (1.08%) Nagios
7 21 (0.99%) NetBackup
8 20 (0.94%) SCOM
9 18 (0.85%) OpenView
10 17 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
11 15 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (0.71%) Puppet
12 14 (0.66%) Tivoli
13 13 (0.61%) Cacti
14 10 (0.47%) Backup Exec
14 10 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 9 (0.42%) Ansible
15 9 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
15 9 (0.42%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1735 (81.84%) Cisco
2 434 (20.47%) Juniper
3 416 (19.62%) CheckPoint
4 291 (13.73%) F5
5 281 (13.25%) Microsoft
6 270 (12.74%) VMware
7 198 (9.34%) HP
8 133 (6.27%) Palo Alto
9 127 (5.99%) Citrix
10 105 (4.95%) Fortinet
11 99 (4.67%) SolarWinds
12 64 (3.02%) Aruba
13 54 (2.55%) Blue Coat
14 52 (2.45%) NetApp
15 51 (2.41%) Oracle
15 51 (2.41%) Remedy
16 50 (2.36%) Riverbed
17 49 (2.31%) EMC
18 47 (2.22%) Avaya
19 44 (2.08%) IBM
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