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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 32 48 31
Rank change year-on-year +16 -17  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 3 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.98% 0.50% 2.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.69% 2.99% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £398 £155 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +156.45% -52.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £155 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £155 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -1.07% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +36.90% -  

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 64 67 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 20.85% 16.71% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 22
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £60.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +179.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £47.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.80 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Cambridge

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Interwoven
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF

Cisco Certification
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Support
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Support
2 2 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Security
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCSA
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Interwoven
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) SAP