The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Oxford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 21 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 9 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.23% 4.83% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.08% 14.93% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £23.21 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-21.90% +5.50%
Qualifications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
39 67 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.31% 32.37% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 42 22
Average daily rate £325 £360 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £256 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 16
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Cisco Certification
Oxfordshire

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Oxford region.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Oxford region.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region 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 7 (77.78%) WAN
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (22.22%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) NAS
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) ADSL
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) CCIE
6 1 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Network Design

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 2 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) ADSL
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) WLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless Security
4 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Help Desk Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Service Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Help Desk Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Help Desk Support
2 4 (44.44%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCENT
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft