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 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 42 41
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.23% 0.68% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 3.92% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £350 £313 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -32.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £313 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +10.71% +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -8.78% +66.66%  

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 44 51 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 13.54% 17.29% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 33
Median daily rate £450 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -4.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.77 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Oxford

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

1 8 (72.73%) CCNA
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) CCNP
4 4 (36.36%) BGP
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) Juniper
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Office 365
6 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) OSPF
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 1 (9.09%) Network Design
7 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) CCIE

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring 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 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) BGP
2 3 (27.27%) MPLS
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Broadband
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Project Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CCNA
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto