Period
to 19 February 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 19 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 36 90
Rank change year-on-year -54 +54 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 40 82 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.82% 4.76% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.55% 14.72% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 63 10
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £450 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +55.17% -8.66%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £240
90th Percentile £550 £548 £438
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £23.17 £21.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +7.78% -49.71% +114.72%

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 468 557 490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.30% 32.33% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 388 309
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £238 £293 £256
90th Percentile £538 £566 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 9 12
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £16.74 £15.25 £12.10
90th Percentile £45.54 £45.50 £30.10
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% -27.14% +100.00%

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 19 February 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 19 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
Milton Keynes -51 33 £425 - 12
High Wycombe -7 1 £350 -26.32% 4
Cisco Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 29 (72.50%) Cisco
2 23 (57.50%) CCNP
2 23 (57.50%) Security Cleared
3 20 (50.00%) ITIL
4 17 (42.50%) LAN
4 17 (42.50%) Firewall
5 16 (40.00%) WAN
5 16 (40.00%) DV Cleared
6 15 (37.50%) CCNA
6 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (35.00%) Windows
8 13 (32.50%) F5
9 12 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
9 12 (30.00%) CCIE
10 11 (27.50%) ITIL V3
10 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
11 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 10 (25.00%) MCSE
11 10 (25.00%) Wireless
11 10 (25.00%) VMware
12 9 (22.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
12 9 (22.50%) DHCP
12 9 (22.50%) DNS
12 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
13 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
14 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS

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 7 (17.50%) IIS
2 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (17.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) Firewall
1 17 (42.50%) LAN
2 16 (40.00%) WAN
3 12 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
4 10 (25.00%) Wireless
5 9 (22.50%) DHCP
5 9 (22.50%) DNS
6 6 (15.00%) BGP
6 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (15.00%) OSPF
7 5 (12.50%) BIG-IP
7 5 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (12.50%) SAN
8 4 (10.00%) ICMP
8 4 (10.00%) IPsec
8 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.00%) VLAN
8 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (5.00%) VPN
9 2 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (7.50%) Big Data
3 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Technical Architect
4 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Data Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Data Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Head of Infrastructure
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Data Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.50%) RIA
5 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) Solaris
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.00%) Android
7 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) ITIL
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL V3
3 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
4 7 (17.50%) Change Management
5 6 (15.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (15.00%) TOGAF
6 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.50%) DevOps
6 5 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
6 5 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (10.00%) ITSM
7 4 (10.00%) Network Design
7 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.00%) Service Management
8 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (7.50%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Python
2 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) CCNP
1 23 (57.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 15 (37.50%) CCNA
3 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (30.00%) CCIE
5 10 (25.00%) MCSE
6 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
6 9 (22.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (15.00%) CCSP
7 6 (15.00%) MCITP
7 6 (15.00%) MCSA
8 4 (10.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 3 (7.50%) CISM
9 3 (7.50%) CISMP
9 3 (7.50%) CISSP
9 3 (7.50%) Degree
10 2 (5.00%) CCDA
10 2 (5.00%) CCDE
10 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (7.50%) ISA Server
3 3 (7.50%) UAG
4 1 (2.50%) XenApp
4 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 5 (12.50%) Ansible
2 5 (12.50%) SCOM
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.00%) OVSD
4 2 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Cisco
2 13 (32.50%) F5
3 10 (25.00%) VMware
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.00%) Citrix
5 6 (15.00%) Juniper
6 5 (12.50%) HP
7 4 (10.00%) Forcepoint
7 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow
8 3 (7.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat
8 3 (7.50%) Computacenter
8 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
8 3 (7.50%) Remedy
8 3 (7.50%) Sun
9 2 (5.00%) Apple
9 2 (5.00%) Aruba
9 2 (5.00%) CA
9 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.00%) StorageTek