The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 30 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 0  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 11 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 4.15% 1.10% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.94% 4.35% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -24.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +33.56% -8.88%  

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 Bracknell.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 85 69 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 32.08% 25.27% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 16
Median daily rate £300 £405 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.92% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £249 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 4 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell 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 Bracknell

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Bracknell

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Bracknell

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 14 (87.50%) CCNP
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) CCNA
3 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
4 10 (62.50%) WAN
5 8 (50.00%) VPN
6 6 (37.50%) MPLS
6 6 (37.50%) Migration
7 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
7 5 (31.25%) OSPF
7 5 (31.25%) BGP
7 5 (31.25%) LAN
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (25.00%) xDSL
8 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
8 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 4 (25.00%) DSL
8 4 (25.00%) Internet
8 4 (25.00%) CCDP
8 4 (25.00%) Firewall
8 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
8 4 (25.00%) ProxySG
8 4 (25.00%) Degree
9 3 (18.75%) CCDA
9 3 (18.75%) CCIE
9 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
9 3 (18.75%) RIP
9 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) WAN
2 8 (50.00%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) MPLS
4 5 (31.25%) BGP
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) OSPF
5 4 (25.00%) DSL
5 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) Internet
5 4 (25.00%) xDSL
6 3 (18.75%) ADSL
6 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
6 3 (18.75%) RIP
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) ATM
7 2 (12.50%) DMVPN
7 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
7 2 (12.50%) VLAN
General
1 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Network Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Author
3 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Author
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Chief Technology Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) CISSP Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Provisioning Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) CESG
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (12.50%) eTOM
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Network Design
4 2 (12.50%) Presales
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) CCNP
2 11 (68.75%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) CCDP
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) CCDA
4 3 (18.75%) CCIE
5 2 (12.50%) BC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (6.25%) CCIP
6 1 (6.25%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (6.25%) CISSP
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (6.25%) Aruba
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Tandberg