Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 May 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 47 83
Rank change year-on-year -39 +36 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 42 81 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.02% 4.18% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.99% 12.74% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 69 8
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +40.47% -20.00%
10th Percentile £348 £316 £217
90th Percentile £550 £538 £408
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.75% +14.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £17.00
South East median hourly rate £42.96 £19.90 £27.94
% change year-on-year +115.88% -28.77% +24.17%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 467 636 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.44% 32.85% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 394 298
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £395 £413 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.24% -0.30% +12.97%
10th Percentile £235 £263 £279
90th Percentile £511 £550 £523
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 23 13
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% -13.16%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.50 £10.80
90th Percentile £53.65 £30.60 £36.20
South East median hourly rate £27.75 £21.00 £32.88
% change year-on-year +32.14% -36.12% +46.11%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Buckinghamshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Buckinghamshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Buckinghamshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Buckinghamshire

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
Milton Keynes -45 31 £425 -5.50% 8
Buckingham - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £350 - 3
Cisco Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 31 (73.81%) Cisco
2 29 (69.05%) CCNP
3 27 (64.29%) Security Cleared
4 22 (52.38%) ITIL
5 21 (50.00%) Firewall
5 21 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 17 (40.48%) Wireless
7 15 (35.71%) CCNA
7 15 (35.71%) Cisco ISE
8 14 (33.33%) F5
8 14 (33.33%) ITIL V3
8 14 (33.33%) LAN
8 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 13 (30.95%) WAN
10 12 (28.57%) BGP
11 11 (26.19%) OSPF
11 11 (26.19%) Change Management
11 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
11 11 (26.19%) Windows
11 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (26.19%) Virtual Environments
11 11 (26.19%) Network Virtualisation
12 10 (23.81%) Palo Alto
12 10 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (23.81%) MCSE
13 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
13 9 (21.43%) CCIE
13 9 (21.43%) ICMP
13 9 (21.43%) IPsec

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (50.00%) Firewall
2 17 (40.48%) Wireless
3 15 (35.71%) Cisco ISE
4 14 (33.33%) LAN
5 13 (30.95%) WAN
6 12 (28.57%) BGP
7 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (26.19%) OSPF
7 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
8 9 (21.43%) ICMP
8 9 (21.43%) IPsec
9 8 (19.05%) BIG-IP
9 8 (19.05%) DHCP
9 8 (19.05%) DNS
9 8 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (11.90%) VLAN
11 3 (7.14%) MPLS
11 3 (7.14%) SAN
11 3 (7.14%) VPN
12 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Big Data
1 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Network Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Data Network Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Team Leader
5 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Data Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (7.14%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) ITIL
2 14 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 11 (26.19%) Change Management
3 11 (26.19%) Network Virtualisation
3 11 (26.19%) Virtual Environments
4 10 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 7 (16.67%) Service Management
7 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (11.90%) ITSM
9 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
9 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
10 3 (7.14%) DevOps
10 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 4 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (69.05%) CCNP
2 27 (64.29%) Security Cleared
3 21 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 15 (35.71%) CCNA
5 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 10 (23.81%) MCSE
7 9 (21.43%) CCIE
8 8 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (14.29%) MCSA
10 5 (11.90%) CISM
10 5 (11.90%) MCITP
11 4 (9.52%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 4 (9.52%) CCSP
11 4 (9.52%) CISMP
11 4 (9.52%) CISSP
12 3 (7.14%) CCIP
13 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (2.38%) MCP
14 1 (2.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (7.14%) ISA Server
3 3 (7.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Ansible
1 4 (9.52%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) SCOM
3 2 (4.76%) OVSD
4 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Cisco
2 14 (33.33%) F5
3 10 (23.81%) Palo Alto
4 8 (19.05%) VMware
5 7 (16.67%) Juniper
6 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.90%) ServiceNow
7 4 (9.52%) Forcepoint
7 4 (9.52%) HP
8 3 (7.14%) Citrix
8 3 (7.14%) Computacenter
8 3 (7.14%) Remedy
9 2 (4.76%) Aruba
10 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.38%) Facebook
10 1 (2.38%) Kaspersky
10 1 (2.38%) Meraki
10 1 (2.38%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.38%) Twitter
10 1 (2.38%) Veeam