The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 41 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 32 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.48% 2.85% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.83% 18.75% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 2
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£350 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £293 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £413 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £22.25 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.40 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.00 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
Cisco Certification
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
111 80 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.55% 15.18% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 44 79
Average daily rate £350 £338 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £260 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 16
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £13.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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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
Oxford -23 6 £323 -0.76% 2
Banbury - 3 £180 -
Thame - 1 - -
Cisco Certification
South East

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 36 (85.71%) Cisco
2 33 (78.57%) CCNA
3 29 (69.05%) WAN
4 27 (64.29%) Firewall
5 20 (47.62%) CCNP
5 20 (47.62%) Juniper
6 18 (42.86%) Windows
6 18 (42.86%) LAN
6 18 (42.86%) Data Centre
7 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 15 (35.71%) VPN
7 15 (35.71%) CheckPoint
8 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 14 (33.33%) ITIL
8 14 (33.33%) Network Design
8 14 (33.33%) Fortinet
8 14 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 14 (33.33%) F5
9 13 (30.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (30.95%) NX-OS
9 13 (30.95%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (30.95%) Network Security
9 13 (30.95%) Blue Coat
9 13 (30.95%) ProxySG
9 13 (30.95%) CCSA
9 13 (30.95%) SSL
9 13 (30.95%) CCSP
10 12 (28.57%) McAfee
10 12 (28.57%) Nokia
10 12 (28.57%) CISSP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) Lync
3 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 29 (69.05%) WAN
2 27 (64.29%) Firewall
3 18 (42.86%) LAN
4 15 (35.71%) VPN
5 13 (30.95%) SSL
5 13 (30.95%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (30.95%) Network Security
5 13 (30.95%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (30.95%) NX-OS
6 7 (16.67%) Wireless
7 6 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (14.29%) DNS
7 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.90%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (11.90%) Skype
8 5 (11.90%) WebEx
9 3 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (7.14%) SAN
10 2 (4.76%) MPLS
10 2 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 9 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Network Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Consultant
3 6 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.76%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.29%) CentOS
4 6 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
1 14 (33.33%) Network Design
1 14 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 11 (26.19%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (23.81%) Strategic Planning
4 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Open Source
4 6 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 4 (9.52%) DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) Service Management
7 2 (4.76%) Change Management
7 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.38%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.38%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.38%) Web Design
8 1 (2.38%) OO
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (78.57%) CCNA
2 20 (47.62%) CCNP
3 13 (30.95%) CCSP
3 13 (30.95%) CCSA
4 12 (28.57%) CCSE
4 12 (28.57%) CCDP
4 12 (28.57%) CISSP
5 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (16.67%) MCSE
6 6 (14.29%) RHCE
6 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (7.14%) MCSA
7 3 (7.14%) Degree
8 2 (4.76%) CCVP
9 1 (2.38%) CCENT
9 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.38%) ACSA
9 1 (2.38%) MCTS
9 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 11 (26.19%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.95%) ProxySG
3 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (14.29%) iptables
5 4 (9.52%) vSphere
6 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (85.71%) Cisco
2 20 (47.62%) Juniper
3 15 (35.71%) CheckPoint
4 14 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (33.33%) F5
5 13 (30.95%) Blue Coat
6 12 (28.57%) TippingPoint
6 12 (28.57%) Tufin
6 12 (28.57%) Nokia
6 12 (28.57%) McAfee
7 11 (26.19%) VMware
8 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
9 5 (11.90%) NetApp
9 5 (11.90%) SonicWALL
9 5 (11.90%) Polycom
9 5 (11.90%) Tandberg
9 5 (11.90%) QNAP
9 5 (11.90%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (9.52%) Spiceworks
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