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 24 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
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 33 28
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 14 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 6.42% 1.44% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.67% 3.74% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Median daily rate £300 £319 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -31.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £304 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £334 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +10.71% +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -8.78% +66.66%  

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 75 107 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 34.40% 38.49% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 12
Median daily rate £300 £315 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £208 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -67.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Bracknell over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Bracknell

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Bracknell

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Bracknell over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 22 (88.00%) CCNA
2 17 (68.00%) CCNP
3 16 (64.00%) WAN
4 14 (56.00%) Cisco
5 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
6 10 (40.00%) ITIL
6 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (36.00%) VPN
7 9 (36.00%) CCDA
7 9 (36.00%) CCDP
7 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
8 7 (28.00%) Firewall
8 7 (28.00%) eTOM
8 7 (28.00%) VLAN
8 7 (28.00%) MPLS
8 7 (28.00%) DMVPN
9 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
9 6 (24.00%) LAN
10 5 (20.00%) ADSL
10 5 (20.00%) RIP
10 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (20.00%) OSPF
10 5 (20.00%) BGP
10 5 (20.00%) DSL
10 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
10 5 (20.00%) Internet
10 5 (20.00%) Network Security
10 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (20.00%) Migration
10 5 (20.00%) xDSL

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 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) WAN
2 9 (36.00%) VPN
3 7 (28.00%) DMVPN
3 7 (28.00%) Firewall
3 7 (28.00%) MPLS
3 7 (28.00%) VLAN
4 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (24.00%) LAN
5 5 (20.00%) ADSL
5 5 (20.00%) BGP
5 5 (20.00%) DSL
5 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 5 (20.00%) Internet
5 5 (20.00%) Network Security
5 5 (20.00%) OSPF
5 5 (20.00%) RIP
5 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (20.00%) xDSL
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Author
1 7 (28.00%) Technical Author
2 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Provisioning Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (4.00%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Splunk Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Splunk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) eTOM
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (16.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (12.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Validation
7 1 (4.00%) Coaching
7 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) CCNA
2 17 (68.00%) CCNP
3 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (36.00%) CCDA
5 9 (36.00%) CCDP
6 4 (16.00%) CCIE
6 4 (16.00%) CISSP
6 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 3 (12.00%) BC Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (12.00%) Splunk
4 2 (8.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds