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 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 53 58
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 18 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.43% 1.36% 2.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% 4.97% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 5
Median daily rate £400 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.80% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £385 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +10.71% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Milton Keynes.

Academic & Professional Certification
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 207 181 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 27.94% 27.26% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 130 137
Median daily rate £405 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.99% +4.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.62 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.53% -73.45%  
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 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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 64 (92.75%) Cisco
2 49 (71.01%) Security Cleared
3 45 (65.22%) SC Cleared
3 45 (65.22%) CCNP
4 41 (59.42%) WAN
5 37 (53.62%) LAN
6 36 (52.17%) Firewall
7 29 (42.03%) F5
8 26 (37.68%) ITIL
8 26 (37.68%) Windows
8 26 (37.68%) CCNA
9 22 (31.88%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (27.54%) Juniper
11 17 (24.64%) DHCP
12 16 (23.19%) CCIE
12 16 (23.19%) Data Centre
13 13 (18.84%) BGP
13 13 (18.84%) VPN
13 13 (18.84%) Wireless
14 12 (17.39%) DNS
14 12 (17.39%) Office 365
15 11 (15.94%) Windows 10
15 11 (15.94%) CheckPoint
15 11 (15.94%) Cisco Prime
15 11 (15.94%) VLAN
16 10 (14.49%) DV Cleared
16 10 (14.49%) Change Management
17 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
17 9 (13.04%) Network Security
17 9 (13.04%) VoIP

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring 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 7 (10.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (59.42%) WAN
2 37 (53.62%) LAN
3 36 (52.17%) Firewall
4 22 (31.88%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (24.64%) DHCP
6 13 (18.84%) BGP
6 13 (18.84%) VPN
6 13 (18.84%) Wireless
7 12 (17.39%) DNS
8 11 (15.94%) VLAN
9 9 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (13.04%) Network Security
9 9 (13.04%) VoIP
10 7 (10.14%) Ethernet
10 7 (10.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (10.14%) ICMP
10 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
11 5 (7.25%) EIGRP
11 5 (7.25%) MPLS
11 5 (7.25%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Big Data
1 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) German Language
2 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Architect
2 20 (28.99%) Network Architect
3 16 (23.19%) Network Engineer
4 14 (20.29%) Analyst
5 12 (17.39%) Consultant
6 9 (13.04%) Network Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Cisco Architect
8 6 (8.70%) Cisco Network Architect
9 5 (7.25%) Network Consultant
9 5 (7.25%) Network Operations Analyst
9 5 (7.25%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Principal Consultant
10 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
10 4 (5.80%) Wintel Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) Cisco Consultant
11 3 (4.35%) Network Manager
11 3 (4.35%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.14%) IVR
4 5 (7.25%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (5.80%) Driving Licence
6 3 (4.35%) BYOD
7 2 (2.90%) Clustering
8 1 (1.45%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.68%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Windows 10
3 9 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Change Management
3 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 8 (11.59%) Load Balancing
4 8 (11.59%) Network Design
5 7 (10.14%) ITIL V3
5 7 (10.14%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (10.14%) Workflow
6 6 (8.70%) ITSM
6 6 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (8.70%) Service Management
7 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.90%) Project Management
9 2 (2.90%) TOGAF
10 1 (1.45%) Fault Management
10 1 (1.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (71.01%) Security Cleared
2 45 (65.22%) CCNP
2 45 (65.22%) SC Cleared
3 26 (37.68%) CCNA
4 16 (23.19%) CCIE
5 10 (14.49%) DV Cleared
6 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (10.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (8.70%) MCSA
8 5 (7.25%) CCSA
8 5 (7.25%) CCSE
9 1 (1.45%) CCDP
9 1 (1.45%) CCIE Data Center
9 1 (1.45%) CCSP
9 1 (1.45%) CISSP
9 1 (1.45%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.45%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.45%) MCITP
9 1 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
2 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (7.25%) ISA Server
3 5 (7.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (8.70%) OVSD
3 2 (2.90%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.90%) SCCM
3 2 (2.90%) SCOM
4 1 (1.45%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 64 (92.75%) Cisco
2 29 (42.03%) F5
3 19 (27.54%) Juniper
4 11 (15.94%) CheckPoint
5 9 (13.04%) Avaya
5 9 (13.04%) Remedy
6 8 (11.59%) HP
6 8 (11.59%) VMware
7 7 (10.14%) Blue Coat
8 6 (8.70%) Citrix
8 6 (8.70%) Forcepoint
8 6 (8.70%) Fortinet
8 6 (8.70%) Palo Alto
9 5 (7.25%) Nokia
10 3 (4.35%) Aerohive Networks
10 3 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (4.35%) Aruba
10 3 (4.35%) Brocade
11 2 (2.90%) Computacenter
11 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £50 - £60 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday