The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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.

Cisco Certification
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 43 50
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 15 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.70% 2.00% 2.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.39% 8.93% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 17
Median daily rate £335 £275 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.81% +52.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £352 £320
% change year-on-year -0.56% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
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 Oxfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 112 112 172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 20.18% 22.44% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 78 116
Median daily rate £417 £345 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.94% -23.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 12
Median hourly rate £17.77 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.92% -16.66%  
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Oxfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Oxfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Oxfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford 0 7 £229 -28.51%
Bicester - 3 - -
Abingdon - 1 £425 -
Cisco Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 16 (66.67%) CCNP
2 15 (62.50%) Cisco
3 14 (58.33%) CCNA
4 8 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (29.17%) WAN
5 7 (29.17%) Firewall
6 6 (25.00%) LAN
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (25.00%) ITIL
6 6 (25.00%) Juniper
7 5 (20.83%) BGP
7 5 (20.83%) CCIE
7 5 (20.83%) VMware
7 5 (20.83%) Network Security
7 5 (20.83%) Office 365
8 4 (16.67%) Dell
8 4 (16.67%) DNS
9 3 (12.50%) OSPF
9 3 (12.50%) Internet
9 3 (12.50%) EMC
9 3 (12.50%) VPN
9 3 (12.50%) VoIP
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (12.50%) EMC VNX
9 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
9 3 (12.50%) Palo Alto
10 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 5 (20.83%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
1 7 (29.17%) WAN
2 6 (25.00%) LAN
3 5 (20.83%) BGP
3 5 (20.83%) Network Security
4 4 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) Internet
5 3 (12.50%) OSPF
5 3 (12.50%) VoIP
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.33%) MPLS
6 2 (8.33%) SMTP
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.17%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 3 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 3 (12.50%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Web Filtering
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) Fault Management
4 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.17%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) CCNP
2 14 (58.33%) CCNA
3 5 (20.83%) CCIE
4 2 (8.33%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.17%) CCDP
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.17%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) Juniper
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) Dell
5 3 (12.50%) EMC
5 3 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Ciena
6 1 (4.17%) HP