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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 29 39
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.67% 2.16% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 20.00% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £408 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +10.71% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.00 £21.13
% change year-on-year -8.78% +65.68%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 54 35 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 15.04% 10.80% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 37
Median daily rate £429 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -10.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £326 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Luton -3 3 £425 -
Bedford -7 1 £138 - 4
Cisco Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) CCIE
5 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) OSPF
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
6 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
6 3 (33.33%) High Availability
6 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
6 3 (33.33%) BGP
6 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 3 (33.33%) Wireless
6 3 (33.33%) CMMI
6 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint

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 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) OSPF
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) Skype
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) WLAN
5 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) FTP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 3 (33.33%) CMMI
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Web Filtering
3 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V2
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNP
2 5 (55.56%) CCIE
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) CCIE Security
4 2 (22.22%) HP APS
4 2 (22.22%) MCP
4 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) CCIP
5 1 (11.11%) CCSA
5 1 (11.11%) CCSE
5 1 (11.11%) CCSP
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) DameWare
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Avaya
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Meru Networks
4 2 (22.22%) Mitel
4 2 (22.22%) Trustwave
4 2 (22.22%) Virgin Media
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) Nokia
5 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec