Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 42 36
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6 +24
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 10 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.59% 2.35% 3.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% 18.31% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 17
Bedfordshire median daily rate £268 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.67% - +56.25%
10th Percentile £140 £305 £280
90th Percentile £402 £460 £475
East of England median daily rate £300 £325 £370
% change year-on-year -7.69% -12.16% +10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.09 £34.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year -47.57% +54.19% +24.31%

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 115 71 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.31% 12.82% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 54 87
Bedfordshire median daily rate £368 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.53% +14.86% -12.94%
10th Percentile £133 £306 £216
90th Percentile £575 £546 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 35
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.25 £28.90 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.39% -35.78% +100.00%
10th Percentile £13.98 £13.90 £36.25
90th Percentile £23.93 £44.91 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £24.63
% change year-on-year -50.00% +42.13% +17.65%

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018. 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 -6 8 £350 -26.32% 2
Cisco Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Change Control
4 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Validation
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) F5
5 3 (30.00%) Adaptive Security
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) SaaS
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Office 365
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (20.00%) Network Design

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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Support
2 3 (30.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Project Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Field Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Adaptive Security
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (10.00%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCENT
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) BT
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper