The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 25 63 53
Rank change year-on-year +38 -10  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 52 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.96% 0.67% 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.48% 2.81% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £345 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% +35.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £389 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +36.90% -5.88%  

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 Milton Keynes.

Academic & Professional Certification
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 336 178 223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 44.98% 23.70% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 125 133
Median daily rate £425 £415 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +22.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -35.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Milton Keynes

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Milton Keynes

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Milton Keynes

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

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

1 75 (97.40%) Cisco
2 50 (64.94%) Security Cleared
3 49 (63.64%) CCNP
4 47 (61.04%) SC Cleared
5 43 (55.84%) WAN
6 35 (45.45%) CCNA
6 35 (45.45%) Firewall
7 34 (44.16%) F5
8 33 (42.86%) LAN
9 24 (31.17%) Windows
9 24 (31.17%) Data Centre
10 21 (27.27%) ITIL
10 21 (27.27%) VPN
10 21 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (24.68%) VoIP
12 18 (23.38%) CCIE
13 17 (22.08%) DHCP
14 16 (20.78%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (19.48%) DNS
15 15 (19.48%) Windows 10
16 14 (18.18%) BGP
17 13 (16.88%) Remedy
17 13 (16.88%) Avaya
17 13 (16.88%) Ethernet
17 13 (16.88%) Load Balancing
17 13 (16.88%) VLAN
17 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (15.58%) IVR
18 12 (15.58%) Wireless
18 12 (15.58%) MPLS

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (7.79%) IIS
2 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (55.84%) WAN
2 35 (45.45%) Firewall
3 33 (42.86%) LAN
4 21 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (27.27%) VPN
5 19 (24.68%) VoIP
6 17 (22.08%) DHCP
7 16 (20.78%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (19.48%) DNS
9 14 (18.18%) BGP
10 13 (16.88%) Ethernet
10 13 (16.88%) VLAN
11 12 (15.58%) MPLS
11 12 (15.58%) Wireless
12 10 (12.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (12.99%) Network Security
13 9 (11.69%) EIGRP
13 9 (11.69%) FCoE
13 9 (11.69%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (11.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Big Data
General
1 5 (6.49%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Analyst
2 19 (24.68%) Architect
3 18 (23.38%) Network Analyst
4 15 (19.48%) Network Architect
4 15 (19.48%) Network Engineer
5 14 (18.18%) Consultant
6 10 (12.99%) Network Operations Analyst
6 10 (12.99%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Cisco Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Network Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Cisco Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Principal Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Cisco Network Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Wintel Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Design Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.17%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (15.58%) IVR
4 6 (7.79%) Driving Licence
4 6 (7.79%) e-Health
5 4 (5.19%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.90%) BYOD
6 3 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.30%) Clustering
7 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Windows
2 15 (19.48%) Windows 10
3 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) ITIL
2 13 (16.88%) Load Balancing
3 10 (12.99%) Change Management
3 10 (12.99%) Workflow
4 7 (9.09%) Network Design
4 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.79%) ITIL V3
6 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.49%) Service Management
7 4 (5.19%) Analytics
7 4 (5.19%) Converged Infrastructure
7 4 (5.19%) Project Management
7 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.19%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (3.90%) ITSM
8 3 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.30%) Line Management
10 1 (1.30%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (64.94%) Security Cleared
2 49 (63.64%) CCNP
3 47 (61.04%) SC Cleared
4 35 (45.45%) CCNA
5 18 (23.38%) CCIE
6 10 (12.99%) MCSA
6 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (9.09%) DV Cleared
8 6 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (5.19%) CCSA
9 4 (5.19%) CCSE
10 2 (2.60%) Degree
11 1 (1.30%) CCDA
11 1 (1.30%) CCDP
11 1 (1.30%) CCVP
11 1 (1.30%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
1 10 (12.99%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.49%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (6.49%) ISA Server
2 5 (6.49%) UAG
2 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (7.79%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (6.49%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.90%) OVSD
5 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 75 (97.40%) Cisco
2 34 (44.16%) F5
3 13 (16.88%) Avaya
3 13 (16.88%) Remedy
4 11 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 11 (14.29%) Juniper
5 6 (7.79%) CA
5 6 (7.79%) Forcepoint
5 6 (7.79%) VMware
6 5 (6.49%) Aruba
6 5 (6.49%) Blue Coat
6 5 (6.49%) HP
6 5 (6.49%) Nokia
7 4 (5.19%) Citrix
7 4 (5.19%) Genesys
8 3 (3.90%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (3.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (3.90%) Brocade
8 3 (3.90%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.60%) Computacenter