Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certification
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 23 36
Rank change year-on-year -31 +13 +19
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 12 40 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.78% 6.46% 3.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.26% 41.24% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 24
Bedfordshire median daily rate £360 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +20.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £187 £264 £281
90th Percentile £458 £538 £464
East of England median daily rate £354 £313 £331
% change year-on-year +13.12% -5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £24.47 £34.35 £21.53
% change year-on-year -28.78% +59.58% -

Cisco Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 117 97 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.38% 15.67% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 51 89
Bedfordshire median daily rate £415 £415 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.28% -10.00%
10th Percentile £127 £275 £258
90th Percentile £575 £600 £523
East of England median daily rate £391 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.79% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 19
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.25 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.53% -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.98 £19.18 £35.50
90th Percentile £23.93 £47.47 £50.80
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £27.62 £21.50
% change year-on-year -34.83% +28.47% +7.50%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Bedfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Bedfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Bedfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Bedfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -2 9 £300 -33.33% 1
Bedford -13 1 £138 -60.99%
Cisco Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) CCNP
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) F5
5 5 (41.67%) Migration
5 5 (41.67%) CCNA
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) Wireless
6 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) High Availability
6 4 (33.33%) Change Control
7 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (25.00%) VLAN
7 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (25.00%) CCIE
7 3 (25.00%) CMMI
7 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (25.00%) Juniper

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (25.00%) VLAN
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) BGP
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) WLAN
6 1 (8.33%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Network Support
2 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Handset
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Solaris
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Change Control
2 4 (33.33%) High Availability
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (25.00%) CMMI
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (16.67%) Adaptive Security
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 2 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Service Design
5 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CCNP
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) CCIE
3 3 (25.00%) MCSA
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CCA
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (16.67%) Sun Certification
4 2 (16.67%) VCAP
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (8.33%) CCENT
5 1 (8.33%) CCSA
5 1 (8.33%) CCSE
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) HP APS
5 1 (8.33%) MCP
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (8.33%) DameWare
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (8.33%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) F5
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (16.67%) CommVault
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 1 (8.33%) Avaya
7 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (8.33%) BT
7 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (8.33%) Meru Networks
7 1 (8.33%) Mitel
7 1 (8.33%) Nokia
7 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds