The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 40 47
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.66% 1.65% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.35% 10.17% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £204 £475 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.10% +50.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £219 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £475 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +10.71% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.00 £21.13
% change year-on-year -8.78% +65.68%  

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 Cambridge.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 68 59 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 22.59% 16.25% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 42
Median daily rate £331 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.18% +22.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +142.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £10.18 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £111.25 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Cambridge

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (25.00%) Aruba
5 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (12.50%) Information Security
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) Data Protection

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 1 (12.50%) IPv4
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Support
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
4 2 (25.00%) Aruba
4 2 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (25.00%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper