The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Oxfordshire 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 38 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 12 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.48% 3.05% 2.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 9.49% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £275 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £23.21 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-21.90% +5.50%
Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
72 158 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.88% 32.11% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 103 37
Average daily rate £338 £365 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 21
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £11.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Cisco Certification
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
Oxford -2 9 £325 +36.84% 3
Banbury - - - -
Cisco Certification
South East

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 14 (77.78%) CCNA
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco
3 11 (61.11%) LAN
3 11 (61.11%) WAN
4 7 (38.89%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) Wireless
7 4 (22.22%) MPLS
7 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 4 (22.22%) CCIE
7 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
8 3 (16.67%) MCITP
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (16.67%) CCNP
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (16.67%) SAN
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) DNS
8 3 (16.67%) VoIP
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 2 (11.11%) MCSE
9 2 (11.11%) MCSA
9 2 (11.11%) C
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 2 (11.11%) ITIL
9 2 (11.11%) DHCP
9 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 2 (11.11%) VPN
9 2 (11.11%) ADSL

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) LAN
1 11 (61.11%) WAN
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) Wireless
4 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 3 (16.67%) VoIP
5 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.11%) VPN
6 2 (11.11%) DHCP
6 2 (11.11%) NAS
6 2 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (11.11%) ADSL
7 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.56%) WLAN
7 1 (5.56%) OSPF
7 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.56%) IPsec
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Installation Technician
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL
1 2 (11.11%) Network Design
1 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
1 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (5.56%) High Availability
2 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) Service Management
2 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) CCNA
2 4 (22.22%) CCIE
3 3 (16.67%) CCNP
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (16.67%) MCITP
4 2 (11.11%) CCENT
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (11.11%) MCSA
5 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CCA
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.56%) ACSA
5 1 (5.56%) MCTS
5 1 (5.56%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) F5
5 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Apple