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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 117 128 124
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1124 1046 997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.09% 1.83% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.17% 9.37% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 621 589
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 58 30
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.40 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.64 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £22.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+34.83% -

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
11049 11166 11439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 19.52% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6828 6732 6334
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 528 490
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £47.30 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 1029 £375 +6.99% 248
London +4 338 £420 +5.00% 72
South East +15 238 £400 +14.28% 67
East of England +45 107 £320 +6.66% 12
Yorkshire +21 83 £338 +8.87% 14
West Midlands -3 79 £400 +33.33% 26
Hampshire +25 74 £402 +7.06% 16
South West 0 71 £325 -18.75% 17
City of London +20 69 £450 +12.50% 18
North West +14 67 £400 +3.02% 21
Berkshire +5 62 £388 +29.16% 9
West Yorkshire +22 54 £350 -12.50% 11
Surrey +33 46 £425 +25.92% 17
Hertfordshire +15 45 £320 -28.88% 6
Scotland +9 43 £315 +21.15% 7
Leeds +2 34 £350 -12.50% 7
Reading +20 32 £388 +40.90% 3
Bedfordshire +17 32 £375 +25.00% 2
Birmingham +12 31 £400 +23.07% 10
Manchester -6 24 £375 -6.25% 14
East Midlands -19 22 £281 -29.68% 15
Wales +15 21 £369 +63.88% 5
Northern Ireland +9 21 £316 -
Shropshire -8 21 £600 +118.18% 4
Wiltshire -15 21 £325 -23.52% 3
Bristol +18 20 £350 +7.69% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 20 £356 -10.93% 7
Telford -9 20 £600 +140.00% 4
County Antrim +10 19 £324 -
Belfast +9 19 £324 -

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1847 (82.16%) Cisco
2 1387 (61.70%) CCNP
3 1194 (53.11%) CCNA
4 1109 (49.33%) Firewall
5 737 (32.78%) LAN
6 726 (32.30%) WAN
7 548 (24.38%) CheckPoint
8 480 (21.35%) Juniper
9 477 (21.22%) CCIE
10 466 (20.73%) Cisco ASA
11 452 (20.11%) Security Cleared
12 448 (19.93%) Network Security
13 425 (18.91%) Data Centre
14 407 (18.10%) Wireless
15 373 (16.59%) ITIL
16 369 (16.41%) SC Cleared
17 348 (15.48%) Cisco Nexus
18 347 (15.44%) BGP
19 343 (15.26%) VPN
20 340 (15.12%) Windows
21 330 (14.68%) OSPF
22 327 (14.55%) F5
23 326 (14.50%) Microsoft
24 299 (13.30%) TCP/IP
25 293 (13.03%) VMware
26 289 (12.86%) MPLS
27 262 (11.65%) Finance
28 234 (10.41%) Network Design
29 233 (10.36%) VoIP
30 210 (9.34%) 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 71 (3.16%) MS Exchange
2 47 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 34 (1.51%) Apache
5 32 (1.42%) OpenStack
6 25 (1.11%) IIS
7 15 (0.67%) Skype for Business
8 14 (0.62%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.22%) JBoss
12 5 (0.22%) nginx
12 5 (0.22%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.18%) Confluence
13 4 (0.18%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.18%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 141 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 62 (2.76%) MS Office
3 51 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.089%) Eikon
5 1 (0.044%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.044%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 49 (2.18%) Office 365
2 43 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (0.89%) IaaS
5 19 (0.85%) PaaS
6 18 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (0.76%) SaaS
8 7 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.089%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.089%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.089%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.044%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.044%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.044%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1109 (49.33%) Firewall
2 737 (32.78%) LAN
3 726 (32.30%) WAN
4 466 (20.73%) Cisco ASA
5 448 (19.93%) Network Security
6 407 (18.10%) Wireless
7 348 (15.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 347 (15.44%) BGP
9 343 (15.26%) VPN
10 330 (14.68%) OSPF
11 299 (13.30%) TCP/IP
12 289 (12.86%) MPLS
13 233 (10.36%) VoIP
14 210 (9.34%) DNS
15 170 (7.56%) VLAN
16 162 (7.21%) EIGRP
17 161 (7.16%) DHCP
18 148 (6.58%) Internet
19 143 (6.36%) SAN
20 118 (5.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (3.07%) SQL Server
2 33 (1.47%) MySQL
3 14 (0.62%) MongoDB
4 12 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (0.49%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.31%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.18%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.13%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.089%) Big Data
11 2 (0.089%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.089%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.089%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 17 (0.76%) LoadRunner
2 17 (0.76%) Subversion
3 15 (0.67%) Git (software)
4 14 (0.62%) HP UFT
5 13 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (0.53%) PHPUnit
7 10 (0.44%) JIRA
8 8 (0.36%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (0.31%) StarTeam
10 5 (0.22%) Hudson
11 3 (0.13%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.089%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.089%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.089%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.044%) AppScan
13 1 (0.044%) GDB
13 1 (0.044%) MSI
13 1 (0.044%) WinDbg
General
1 262 (11.65%) Finance
2 178 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 80 (3.56%) Banking
4 59 (2.62%) Retail
5 32 (1.42%) Legal
6 27 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 20 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 19 (0.85%) Back Office
9 14 (0.62%) Military
10 13 (0.58%) Local Government
11 11 (0.49%) Billing
11 11 (0.49%) Law
12 10 (0.44%) German Language
13 9 (0.40%) Marketing
13 9 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.31%) Advertising
16 6 (0.27%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.27%) Automotive
16 6 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 1132 (50.36%) Network Engineer
2 377 (16.77%) Cisco Engineer
3 304 (13.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 224 (9.96%) Architect
5 181 (8.05%) Security Engineer
6 149 (6.63%) Network Security Engineer
7 143 (6.36%) Consultant
7 143 (6.36%) Senior Network Engineer
8 139 (6.18%) Support Engineer
9 122 (5.43%) Analyst
10 120 (5.34%) Network Architect
11 116 (5.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 108 (4.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 102 (4.54%) Firewall Engineer
14 99 (4.40%) Network Support
15 82 (3.65%) Network Support Engineer
16 78 (3.47%) Network Analyst
17 77 (3.43%) Network Consultant
18 60 (2.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 55 (2.45%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (2.22%) 802.1X
2 30 (1.33%) .NET
2 30 (1.33%) ASP.NET
3 29 (1.29%) HTML
4 28 (1.25%) LAMP
5 19 (0.85%) XMPP
6 18 (0.80%) Middleware
7 16 (0.71%) CSS
7 16 (0.71%) REST
8 15 (0.67%) Web Services
9 14 (0.62%) JSP
9 14 (0.62%) SOAP
10 13 (0.58%) jQuery
11 12 (0.53%) CakePHP
11 12 (0.53%) XML
12 11 (0.49%) JSON
13 9 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (0.36%) libvirt
15 4 (0.18%) ELK Stack
15 4 (0.18%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 425 (18.91%) Data Centre
2 107 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (2.98%) Management Information System
4 61 (2.71%) Computer Science
5 41 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
6 30 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 30 (1.33%) Driving Licence
6 30 (1.33%) NHS
7 25 (1.11%) Hedge funds
7 25 (1.11%) PKI
8 23 (1.02%) User Experience
9 18 (0.80%) Clustering
10 17 (0.76%) IVR
11 16 (0.71%) Private Cloud
12 15 (0.67%) CESG
12 15 (0.67%) Public Cloud
13 14 (0.62%) Cryptography
13 14 (0.62%) Virtual Team
14 11 (0.49%) EMC VNX
14 11 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 340 (15.12%) Windows
2 209 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 190 (8.45%) Linux
4 94 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 90 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 82 (3.65%) Unix
7 59 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (1.82%) Windows 7
9 24 (1.07%) CentOS
10 23 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (1.02%) Ubuntu
11 15 (0.67%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.62%) Solaris
13 11 (0.49%) Windows 10
14 7 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
14 7 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.31%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.27%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.22%) Debian
16 5 (0.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (16.59%) ITIL
2 234 (10.41%) Network Design
3 185 (8.23%) Load Balancing
4 182 (8.10%) Network Management
5 153 (6.81%) Migration
6 98 (4.36%) Network Monitoring
7 96 (4.27%) Project Management
8 89 (3.96%) Change Management
9 74 (3.29%) Capacity Planning
9 74 (3.29%) Change Control
10 70 (3.11%) Service Delivery
11 69 (3.07%) Information Security
11 69 (3.07%) Network Architecture
12 66 (2.94%) ITIL V3
13 61 (2.71%) PRINCE2
14 60 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
15 53 (2.36%) Problem Management
15 53 (2.36%) Service Management
16 46 (2.05%) Incident Management
17 45 (2.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 98 (4.36%) SQL
2 58 (2.58%) PowerShell
3 47 (2.09%) JavaScript
4 36 (1.60%) Python
5 28 (1.25%) Java
6 25 (1.11%) PHP
7 21 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 21 (0.93%) Perl
8 18 (0.80%) C
8 18 (0.80%) VB
8 18 (0.80%) VBScript
9 17 (0.76%) C#
10 11 (0.49%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.27%) Ruby
12 5 (0.22%) C++
13 3 (0.13%) Tcl
14 1 (0.044%) Korn
14 1 (0.044%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1387 (61.70%) CCNP
2 1194 (53.11%) CCNA
3 477 (21.22%) CCIE
4 452 (20.11%) Security Cleared
5 369 (16.41%) SC Cleared
6 210 (9.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 164 (7.30%) MCSE
8 152 (6.76%) Degree
9 144 (6.41%) CCDP
10 88 (3.91%) CISSP
11 78 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 65 (2.89%) CCSE
13 64 (2.85%) CCSA
14 63 (2.80%) MCP
15 53 (2.36%) CCDA
16 52 (2.31%) DV Cleared
17 50 (2.22%) JNCIA
17 50 (2.22%) JNCIP
18 49 (2.18%) CCVP
19 48 (2.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.31%) SLA
2 64 (2.85%) PCI DSS
3 55 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (1.96%) QA
5 19 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
6 14 (0.62%) JSP 440
7 9 (0.40%) COBIT
8 8 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.18%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.18%) ISO22301
11 3 (0.13%) HL7
11 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.13%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.089%) Def Stans
13 1 (0.044%) MiFID
System Software
1 191 (8.50%) Active Directory
2 149 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (2.62%) vSphere
4 43 (1.91%) Hyper-V
5 33 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (1.25%) VMware ESX
7 21 (0.93%) ProxySG
8 18 (0.80%) vCloud
9 15 (0.67%) Firmware
10 13 (0.58%) XenServer
11 12 (0.53%) iptables
12 11 (0.49%) NFS
12 11 (0.49%) XenApp
13 8 (0.36%) KVM
13 8 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.18%) Postfix
14 4 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 84 (3.74%) FortiGate
2 72 (3.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 66 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
4 52 (2.31%) SCCM
5 48 (2.14%) Nagios
6 41 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
7 29 (1.29%) Cisco UCCE
8 27 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
9 26 (1.16%) Puppet
10 25 (1.11%) OpenView
11 24 (1.07%) SCOM
12 22 (0.98%) Backup Exec
13 19 (0.85%) Cacti
14 14 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (0.53%) Nessus
16 11 (0.49%) OPNET
17 10 (0.44%) SmoothWall
18 8 (0.36%) HAProxy
19 7 (0.31%) SmokePing
20 6 (0.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1847 (82.16%) Cisco
2 548 (24.38%) CheckPoint
3 480 (21.35%) Juniper
4 327 (14.55%) F5
5 326 (14.50%) Microsoft
6 293 (13.03%) VMware
7 193 (8.59%) HP
8 181 (8.05%) Palo Alto
9 161 (7.16%) Fortinet
10 126 (5.60%) Citrix
11 99 (4.40%) SolarWinds
12 71 (3.16%) Aruba
13 66 (2.94%) Blue Coat
14 62 (2.76%) Riverbed
15 51 (2.27%) Avaya
16 49 (2.18%) Intel Security
17 48 (2.14%) Oracle
18 46 (2.05%) TippingPoint
19 36 (1.60%) Meraki
20 35 (1.56%) Dell
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East Sussex
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Posted: 4 days ago
Jersey, Channel Isles
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Horsham, West Sussex
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The Bridge Ltd
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London
Hays Finance Technology
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Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
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South East
Venn Group
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Posted: 6 days ago
Morden, Surrey
Candidate Source
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Croydon, Surrey
First Point
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Posted: 6 days ago
London
Head Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
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Berkshire
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Fleet, Hampshire
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Chesterfield, Derbyshire
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London
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West Yorkshire
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Bath
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