The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 34 33 45
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.50% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.96% 2.17% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £229 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.51% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +33.56% -8.88%  

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 Oxford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxford
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 54 46 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 19.29% 19.41% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 76
Median daily rate £375 £320 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.18% -32.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £125 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £493 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Oxford

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Oxford over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Oxford

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Oxford

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) CCNP
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (10.00%) Ciena
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
6 1 (10.00%) Broadband
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) MPLS
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 7

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Broadband
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCNP
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) Ciena